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William Alfred Letter

Identifier: MSS 0012

William Alfred (1922-1999) was a playwright, poet and beloved Harvard professor specializing in early English literature.

This letter is from Alfred in London to the poet Robert Lowell and his wife, on the occasion of the birth of their child.

Dates: 1957

Olive Tilford Dargan Manuscript

Identifier: MSS 0016

Olive Tilford Dargan (1869-1968) was an award-winning author of novels, dramas, and books of poetry.

This manuscript is of a book of poems, The Spotted Hawk.

Dates: 1958

Linda Flowers Letters

Identifier: MSS 0245
Content Description

This collection contains correspondence from Linda Flowers to U.T. and Joe Summers. Dr. Flowers met the Summers family during her time as a student at the University of Rochester. She was a student of Dr. Summers and eventually rented a room in U.T. and Joe Summers' house. Also included is biographical material.

Dates: 1978-2004, and undated

Lois Lenski Papers

Identifier: MSS 0015

Lois Lenski (1893-1974) was a Newbery Medal-winning children's author and illustrator.

The Lois Lenski Papers date from circa 1800-1974 and contain research notes, correspondence, sketches, manuscripts, illustrations, proofs, book jackets, publicity materials, artifacts, articles, toys and other items documenting Lenski's life and career.

Dates: 1800 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1974

Katharine Anne Porter Letter

Identifier: MSS 0413
Content Description

Letter about "Ship of Fools", written to a reader.

Dates: 1976

Frances Gibson Satterfield Papers

Identifier: MSS 0036

Frances Gibson Satterfield was a freelance journalist and an active alumna of the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro).

The Frances Gibson Satterfield Papers date from 1889 to 1988 and contain research material and manuscript copies of her commemorative booklet about Charles Duncan McIver, a travel journal, personal correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1889 - 1988

Eve Shelnutt Papers

Identifier: MSS 0431

James Sterling Tippett Papers

Identifier: MSS 0017

James S. Tippett (1885-1958) was a teacher, administrator, professor, poet, and author of children's books.

The James Sterling Tippett Papers date from 1924 to 1966 and contain manuscripts, illustrations, correspondence, notes, cards, clippings, and toys.

Dates: 1924 - 1966

Augusta Walker Manuscript

Identifier: MSS 0137

Augusta Walker (1914-2000) was a fiction writer and served as an Instructor of English at Woman's College (now UNCG) from 1945 to 1947.

Included in this collection is the carbon typescript for Walker's novel, Around a Rusty God (New York: Dial, 1954), which contains handwritten notes and corrections.

Dates: 1954

Helen Wells Letter

Identifier: MSS 0394
Content Description

This collection consists of one letter from Helen Wells to two young readers. Wells was the author of many of the Cherry Ames books, a series of 27 mystery novels for young teens.

Dates: 1963

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