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David Madden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0276
Abstract

This collection contains manuscripts, articles, essays, and book reviews pertaining to Southeastern author David Madden.

Dates: 1961-1972

David Madden Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3144
Abstract

This collection houses manuscripts that David Madden edited and promoted as well as advance copies of publications that David Madden reviewed. The manuscripts, all of which were meant to published as books, concern such Civil War topics as the battle of Gettysburg, black soldiers, Confederate submarines, and the lives of individual soldiers. Also included is a copy of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Palmetto Days.

Dates: 1862-1865, 1995-2000

David Madden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3188
Abstract

This collection consists of manuscripts dated 1995 and 1998 that were reviewed, and in some cases published, by David Madden while he was director of the United States Civil War Center at Louisiana State University. These works include non-fictional accounts of the Battles of Chancellorsville and Ulyesses and fictional works with Civil War or Southern themes.

Dates: 1995, 1998, undated

David Madden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2637
Abstract

This collection consists of notes, manuscripts, page proofs, and galley proofs relating to author David Madden. The works most prominently represented are Madden's collection of short stories entitled The Shadow Knows (originally published by LSU Press in 1970) and two series that he edited: Classics of Civil War Fiction and Beyond the Battlefield.

Dates: 1968-2001

David Madden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0515
Abstract

This collection houses short story and poetry manuscripts written by Southern author David Madden.

Dates: undated

David Madden Tapes

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2994
Abstract

This collection houses audiotapes and video tapes documenting interviews and public presentations given by David Madden.

Dates: 1984-1989

Evelyn Scott, A Rediscovery

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1991
Abstract

This reel-to-reel tape, entitled Evelyn Scott, A Rediscovery, contains a recording of Peggy Bach, David Madden, and Louis Simpson discussing Bach's biography of Tennessee author Evelyn Scott. The tape was recorded by LSU's Television-Radio Service in 1984.

Dates: 1984

Evelyn Scott Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2300
Abstract

The Evelyn Scott Letters, 1946-1949, contains two letters to Bob Evans, one concerning Scott's whereabouts from director of Yaddo, Elizabeth Ames, and the other from Scott herself.

Dates: 1946-1949

George Garrett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3297
Abstract

This collection houses a variety of material documenting George Garrett's scholarly and literary career. Although some of these items show Garrett's early work, the majority of the material is more recent. Of particular interest is the material documenting Garrett's Southern Excursions: Views on Southern Letters in My Time (2003).

Dates: 1966-2003 (bulk 2001-2003)

James Perkins' Selected Letters of Robert Penn Warren (Volume 3) Material

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Identifier: MS-3057
Abstract

This collection contains material for the 2006 publication Selected Letters of Robert Penn Warren: Triumph and Transition, 1943-1952 (Volume 3), edited by Randy Hendricks, James A. Perkins, and William Bradford Clark. Most of the material is copies of Warren's letters with edits by Perkins. There are also drafts and a page proof of the manuscript, as well as correspondence with the publisher, Louisiana State University Press.

Dates: 2004-2006, undated

Kathryn Worth Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1440
Abstract

Kathryn Worth wrote nineteen of the letters and cards in this collection to her publicist and friend Helen Fay. In them, she thanks Fay for her work and her kindness, tells stories about her daughter Josephine, and occasionally refers to her books. One letter, dated February 13, 1949, refuses a visit from Fay due to intense spiritual struggle beyond her inherent shyness. The collection also houses a letter from Esther to Fay dated June 22, 1960.

Dates: 1943 April 2-1952 December

Laura Thornburgh Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0195
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, articles, newsclippings, pamphlets, and books concerning author Laura Thornburgh and her book, The Great Smoky Mountains.

Dates: 1921-1960, undated

Maria Thompson Daviess Manuscript/Autograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2350
Abstract

This collection consists of a single manuscript page from The Dundine. Attached is a photo of Maria Thompson Daviess, autographed to John J. Wood.

Dates: undated

Peggy Bach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2047
Abstract

This collection houses materials documenting Peggy Bach's scholarly work, including her unfinished biography of Evelyn Scott.

Dates: 1919-1996

Peggy Bach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2050
Abstract

This manuscript collection constitutes an addition to MS.2047: Peggy Bach Collection, 1919-1996. Box 1 houses Bach's professional and personal correspondence, arranged alphabetically. Box 2 contains materials documenting Bach's scholarly writing and the grants and fellowships that she applied for. Box 3 shows with Bach's efforts to gather Evelyn Scott-related material from other institutions.

Dates: 1976-1990

Richard Beale Davis Introduction

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0716
Abstract

Richard Beale Davis wrote this introduction for the 1970 edition of William Wirt's Letters of the British Spy. In it, he discusses each of the ten letters in detail, places them in the context of Wirt's early 19th century Virginia, and examines how they were received when they were first published in the Virginia Argus in 1803.

Dates: circa 1970

Robert Drake Reel-to-reel Audiotapes

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2524
Abstract

This collection contains two reel-to-reel audiotapes of Dr. Robert Drake, a 1963/1965 broadcasted reading of stories from his first book, Amazing Grace, and a panel discussion recording from the 1969 Southern Literary Festival.

Dates: 1963-1969

Robert W. Daniel Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0354
Abstract

This collection includes 11 handwritten and typed letters from 1937-1953. The earliest letters, from the 1930s, are addressed to Henry J. W. Milley and are in relation to his work on English author Wilkie Collins. The remaining letters are addressed to Robert W. Daniel about his work. Notable correspondents to Daniel include American authors Eudora Welty, Allen Tate, and John Crowe Ransom.

Dates: 1937-1953

Stephen L. Mooney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0989
Abstract

The Stephen L. Mooney Papers, 1949-1971, house poetry and essay manuscripts, correspondence with other poets concerning the Tennessee Poetry Journal, personal and professional correspondence, teaching materials, and other files relating to Mooney's life and career as a poet, editor and English professor.

Dates: 1949-1971

Tennessee Library Association Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0353
Abstract

This collection includes 27 handwritten and typewritten letters sent to officers in the Tennessee Library Association between 1958 and 1964. Several of the letters are written to TLA presidents Ruth Ringo and Dorothy Ryan in response to requests for appearances. Notable correspondents include authors Eudora Welty, Wilma Dykeman Stokely, and Bergen Evans. A photograph of Evans and newspaper clippings from Nashville papers on Evans' appearance at the 1959 TLA convention are also included.

Dates: 1958 October 28-1964 April 24