Jesse Hill Ford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0150

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a selection of short stories and materials related to the play "The Conversion of Buster Drumwright" by Jesse Hill Ford.

Dates

  • 1954 - 2000

Conditions Governing Access

This collection may be viewed only in the reading room of Special Collections in the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. Collections should be requested 2-3 days prior to visiting in order to facilitate easier access. For questions or to request a collection, contact specialcollections@vanderbilt.edu.

This collection is restricted for certain materials. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Extent

1.67 Linear Feet (1 Paige box, 1 Hollinger box) : Audiovisual materials stored in cold room

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains a selection of short stories and materials related to the play "The Conversion of Buster Drumwright" by Jesse Hill Ford.

Physical Location

Offsite Storage, Special Collections & Archives

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated January-March 2003 by Mrs. Lillian Pellettieri Ford. The gift is given in the memory of the late Thomas L. Hudson, Sr., Trustee, who recommended Jesse Hill Ford for lectures and write in residence at Vanderbilt University.

Title
Finding Aid for the Jesse Hill Ford Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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