Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Harry Harrison Kroll Manuscripts
This collection consists of a single correspondence, a photograph of Harry Kroll, manuscript copies, and galley proofs of Harry Harrison Kroll's book, Riders in the Night, Rogue Company, and The Rider on the Bronze Horse.
James Agee Letters
This collection houses three postcards (dating from 1939 and 1952) and a letter (dating from circa 1939) that James Agee sent to Selden Rodman. Two of the postcards are addressed to Rodman at Common Sense and list a return address of Monks Farm, Stockton, New Jersey. The majority of the correspondence documents Agee's financial struggles and issues attendant upon the completion and publication of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.
James Agee Papers
This collection houses several items documenting Tennessee author James Agee, including typed and handwritten letters, a review of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by Selden Rodman (1941), a copy of Agee's short story Dedication Day (1946), and numerous magazine clippings. All of these items originally belonged to Selden Rodman and were rescued from a fire at his estate.
James Perkins Papers
This collection houses manuscript materials, correspondence, notes, and page proofs for three of James Perkins' books: Snakes, Butterbeans, and the Discovery of Electricity (1990), Selected Letters of Robert Penn Warren (Volume 4) (forthcoming), and David Madden: A Writer for All Genres (2007).
James Perkins Papers
This collection houses correspondence, book reviews, grade books, a manuscript copy of Snakes, Butterbeans, and the Discovery of Electricity, research notes, and other materials documenting James Perkins' work at Westminster College and his 1972 dissertation on poet Kenneth Fearing.
Jeanette Lanning Payne Davis Collection
This collection consists of audio tapes Jeanette used for background information when writing her novel, “Okeeheedee Country,” as well as the release forms to use them, a photograph of Jeanette in her cap and gown, a copy of her short work, “Wild Flowers in Hog Branch,” a summary of her life, a copy of a photo of Alcoa High School Central Office (1983-1984) she appears in, and a copy of a letter she wrote to Random House Publishing Group requesting they publish a book of her poetry.
L. Gaylord Clark Letters
In the first of these two letters, Lewis Gaylord Clark asks William Shouler, editor of the Boston Daily Atlas, to print a piece he has written in the Atlas in order to increase its credibility. Clark wrote the second letter to Francis H. Underwood to discuss an essay (probably regarding the question of slavery) that Underwood had submitted to him.
Rufus Wilmot Griswold Letter and Engraving
This collection consists primarily of a letter that Rufus W. Griswold wrote to rising Southern novelist John Esten Cooke on July 14, 1851. In it, he asks Cooke's pardon for not having acknowledged the biographical information that Cooke sent regarding Philip Pendelton Cooke (John Esten's brother) sooner, notes that he enjoyed his recent visit to Richmond, and mentions having received a note from Miss Talley. Also included is a woodcut depicting Rufus Griswold.
Scrapbook Regarding John Burroughs
This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, and a scrapbook related to John Burroughs, an author and conservationist.
Washington Irving Letter
This collection is correspondence with George Putnam consisting of them exchanging Christmas and New Years greetings.
William Wertenbaker on Edgar Allan Poe
This collection includes a reproduction of a handwritten page by William Wertenbaker in 1869 about his time with Edgar Allan Poe at the University of Virginia in 1826. Wertenbaker comments on Poe's temperament and work as a student. At the end of the writing, Wertenbaker includes a brief list of the books Poe borrowed from the library during the semester. The letter in this collection is not an original.
Writings of Katherine Keogh White
This collection of writings by Katherine Keogh White includes one bound typed manuscript titled “The Battle of King’s Mountain,” a published bound book with uncut pages titled The King's Mountain Men (1924), and two pages of notes on the order of pagination of the manuscripts.