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David Madden Collection

Identifier: MS-0276
Abstract This collection contains manuscripts, articles, essays, and book reviews pertaining to Southeastern author David Madden.

David Madden Manuscripts

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.

David Madden Papers

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.

David Madden Papers

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.

David Madden Papers

Identifier: MS-0515
Abstract This collection houses short story and poetry manuscripts written by Southern author David Madden.

David Madden Tapes

Identifier: MS-2994
Abstract This collection houses audiotapes and video tapes documenting interviews and public presentations given by David Madden.

Evelyn Scott, A Rediscovery

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.

Evelyn Scott Letters

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.

George Garrett Papers

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).

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

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.

Kathryn Worth Correspondence

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.

Laura Thornburgh 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.

Maria Thompson Daviess Manuscript/Autograph

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.

Peggy Bach Collection

Identifier: MS-2047
Abstract This collection houses materials documenting Peggy Bach's scholarly work, including her unfinished biography of Evelyn Scott.

Peggy Bach 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.

Richard Beale Davis Introduction

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.

Robert Drake Reel-to-reel Audiotapes

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.

Robert W. Daniel Letters

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.

Stephen L. Mooney Papers

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.

Tennessee Library Association Letters

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.

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