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Manuscripts, American -- North Carolina -- Greensboro

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Ruth and Latrobe Carroll Papers

Identifier: MSS 0008

Ruth Robinson Carroll (1899-1999) and "Archer" Latrobe Carroll (1894-1996) together wrote many books for children, with illustrations done by Ruth.

The Ruth and Latrobe Carroll Papers date from 1952 to 1960 and contain manuscripts, typescripts, and original drawings.

Dates: 1952 - 1960

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

Sue Ramsey Johnston Ferguson Papers

Identifier: MSS 0019

Sue Ramsey Johnston Ferguson (1897-1977) was an alumna of Woman's College (now UNCG) and an educational and political leader in the Democratic Party of North Carolina.

The Sue Ramsey Johnston Ferguson Papers date from 1945 to 1947 and contain correspondence and clippings.

Dates: 1945 - 1947

Randall Jarrell Papers

Identifier: MSS 0009

Randall Jarrell (1914-1965) was a poet and professor of English at Woman's College (now UNCG).

The Randall Jarrell Papers date from 1929 to 1969 and contain manuscripts, photographs, teaching and biographical materials, correspondence, galley proofs, binding samples, dust jackets, tape recordings, audiovisual materials, microfilm and news clippings.

Dates: 1915 - 1969

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

Lettie Hamlett Rogers Papers

Identifier: MSS 0005

Lettie Hamlett Rogers (1917-1957), the child of missionaries, spent her girlhood in China and Japan, before attending Woman's College (now UNCG), where she later became a professor of creative writing. She published four novels in her lifetime.

The Lettie Hamlett Rogers Papers date from 1940 to 1957 and contain typed manuscripts of her works.

Dates: 1940 - 1957

Jan Cox Speas Manuscript

Identifier: MSS 0011

Jan Cox Speas, an alumna of Woman's College (now UNCG), was well known for her historical romances during the 1950s and 1960s.

This collection includes the typescript carbon for Speas' novel, Bride of the MacHugh.

Dates: 1954

Peter Hillsman Taylor Papers

Identifier: MSS 0021

Peter Hillsman Taylor (1917-1994) was a professor of creative writing and an acclaimed author, best known for his short stories published in the New Yorker and for the 1967 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Summons to Memphis.

Dates: 1955 - 1966