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Women authors, American.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Advocate and Family Guardian Newspapers

Identifier: MS-3111

This collection consists of four Advocate and Family Guardian dating from 1864. They include articles, poetry, and stories with a focus on Christian teachings as well as a series describing East Tennessee and how it was being affected by the Civil War.

Dates: 1864 January-March

Anne Romaine Collection

Identifier: MS-2032

Anne Romaine was the official biographer of Alex Haley. The collection consists of her research material gathered for the never-completed biography.

Dates: 1958-1995

Barbara Cueter Papers

Identifier: MS-3300

This collection houses original letters, poems, photographs, and drawings documenting Nettie Alma (Blevins) Buttram, formerly of Oneida, Tennessee and the subject of Barbara Cueter's historical fiction memoir entitled Sand Against the Wind. Additionally, this collection contains the notes and drafts that Cueter created while writing and editing the book.

Dates: circa 1970s-2000s

Evelyn Scott Collection

Identifier: MS-2015

This collection houses correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, manuscripts, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting the lives of authors Evelyn Scott and John Metcalfe, Scott's mother, Maude Dunn, and Scott's friend and biographer, Robert Welker.

Dates: 1880-1980; Majority of material found within 1920-1965

Evelyn Scott Letter

Identifier: MS-1952

In this letter, Evelyn Scott informs Mr. Northwall (an admirer of her work in Chicago) that she has received his special delivery.

Dates: circa 1937

Jeanette Lanning Payne Davis Collection

Identifier: MS-3773

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.

Dates: 1982 May 23-2009 December 27, undated

Writings of Katherine Keogh White

Identifier: MS-0750

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.

Dates: circa 1924