Nash Buckingham Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains correspondence (1963-1967), clippings (1910s), and the short story "Uncle Willis, Skimpy, and the Cotton Bale" by Nash Buckingham (1900). This is the first appearance in print of this Buckingham story. There are also two typed letters, signed by Buckingham, to Henry Cox commenting on his writings, the story, book collecting, and outdoor matters. Another letter by Frank Pemberton as managing editor of Harvard Today comments on earlier iterations of the story. There are also clippings about Buckingham from the Memphis Commercial from the 1910s.
- 1900 - 1967
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biographical Note - Nash Buckingham
Theophilus Nash Buckingham was born on May 31, 1880 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was an author, conservationist, and avid outdoorsman. He wrote nine books and hundreds of articles on the outdoors. He played football for the University of Tennessee in 1902 where he was captain and an All-Southern tackle. He died on March 10, 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
.4 Linear Feet (4 folders)
Language of Materials
This collection contains correspondence (1963-1967), clippings (1910s), and the short story "Uncle Willis, Skimpy, and the Cotton Bale" by Nash Buckingham (1900).
Special Collections & Archives
- Finding Aid for the Nash Buckingham Collection
- Zach Johnson
- March 2020
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