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William Alfred Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0012
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0016
Abstract

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

 Collection
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

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Identifier: MSS 0015
Abstract

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

Michael F. Parker Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0148
Abstract Michael Fleming Parker was a professor in the MFA Creative Writing program at UNCG from 1992-2019. He received his Bachelor of Arts from UNC Chapel Hill in 1984 and his Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Virginia in 1988. Over the course of his career, Parker published ten books and dozens of articles and essays. He was the first to hold the UNCG Nicholas and Nancy Vacc Distinguished Professorship and won many awards, including the Mary Hobson Award in Arts and...
Dates: 1962 - 2021

Katharine Anne Porter Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0413
Content Description

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

Dates: 1976

Frances Gibson Satterfield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0036
Abstract

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

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Identifier: MSS 0431
Abstract Evelyn B. "Eve" Shelnutt was born in 1941 in Spartanburg, South Carolina to James M. and Evelyn B. Waldrop. She published three collections of short stories with Black Sparrow Press; and four poetry collections plus a fourth short story collection with Carnegie Mellon University Press. With the Randall Jarrell Fellowship, she studied creative writing with Fred Chappell at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), receiving her M.F.A. in 1973. After graduating, she had a career...
Dates: 1959 - 2014

James Sterling Tippett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0017
Abstract

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

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Identifier: MSS 0137
Abstract

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

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