Literature

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works dealing with literature in general, not limited to aesthetics, philosophy, history or any one aspect.

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

The John M. Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0209
Description of Series Correspondence - Incoming. Incoming correspondence of 2 letters and 5 post cards, dating from 1916 to 1931. The correspondence is alphabetically arranged: Cabre, Ramon, Jan. 25, 1916; Faudo, Jose Manuel Lope, Aug., 1916; The Hispanic Society of America, Oct. 8, 1931; Sarpy, Melletta, Apr. 4, 1922; 2 illegible signatures, May 4, 1922, Apr. 8, 1929. Memorial Resolution. There is a xeroxed copy of this resolution, marked “Fac. Counc. Doc. No. 13 1966-1967”, which was prepared by...
Dates: multiple

Sidney M. Hirsch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0556

Frances Horovitz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0214

I’ll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition by Twelve Southerners - Original Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0222
Abstract

This small collection contains the original manuscript of I’ll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition that belonged to Donald Davidson, one of the authors. There are eleven chapters, each by a different Agrarian.

Dates: 1930

William Inge Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0623
Scope and Content The William Inge Collection consists of 17 folders is contained in one archival box (.42 linear feet.) There are three series. The Independence Collection series contains newspaper clippings, photographs, and one item of correspondence related to the addition of the Collection to Independence Community College and its Dedication even which took place October 25, 1981. The News Clippings series includes selections from...
Dates: 1953 - 1981

James F. Kilroy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0868

Jon Krampner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0882
Abstract

The Jon Krampner Papers (created from 1992-1997) are comprised of research materials pertaining to his published biography of Fred Coe. The papers include notes (both written and highlighted photocopies), clippings, photocopies of clippings, photographs, cassette tapes with interviews (recorded from 1992-1995), typed transcripts of these interviews, notes prior to the interviews and post interview notes, occasionally with follow up questions.

Dates: 1992 - 1997

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0267
Abstract

The Papers of Andrew Nelson Lytle (1902-1995), author, educator, editor, critic and Vanderbilt University alumnus (B.A. 1925), were acquired from Mr. Lytle in three segments. Lytle was a member of the Agrarian literary movement and was close colleagues with Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, and Allen Tate.

Dates: Inclusive: 1873-1988; Bulk: 1920-1960

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers - 1988 Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0603
Abstract

The Papers of Andrew Nelson Lytle (1902-1995), author, educator, editor, critic and Vanderbilt University alumnus (B.A. 1925), were acquired from Mr. Lytle in three segments. Lytle was a member of the Agrarian literary movement and was close colleagues with Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, and Allen Tate.

Dates: 1922 - 1988

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers - Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0599
Abstract

The Papers of Andrew Nelson Lytle (1902-1995), author, educator, editor, critic and Vanderbilt University alumnus (B.A. 1925), were acquired from Mr. Lytle in three segments. Lytle was a member of the Agrarian literary movement and was close colleagues with Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, and Allen Tate.

Dates: 1853 - 1995

David McDowell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0272
Scope and Content Note The papers of David McDowell, editor, were acquired by Speical Collections in 1983. The collection, consisting mostly of incoming correspondence, covers a period of 1939-1980. While attending St. Andrew's in Sewanee, Vanderbilt, and Kenyon College, McDowell became acquainted with many of the laureates of Southern literature whose letters can be found in this collection. David McDowell strengthened these ties when he served as an editor for several of the writers at Random House and...
Dates: undated; 1939-1980

Arthur Mizener Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0295
Abstract

This collection is an exchange of letters between Arthur Mizener and John Crowe Ransom, Mizener and Robert Penn Warren, and Mizener and Allen Tate. It covers the years 1938 through 1974. Literature, criticism, research, publishing, and employment possibilities are the major subjects of the letters.

Dates: 1938 - 1974

Margaret Moore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0717
Abstract

This collection contains mostly original poetry by Margaret Moore dating from the 1930s to 1990s.

Dates: circa 1933-1990s

Merrill Moore and Louise Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0302
Scope and Contents

The Merrill Moore and Louise Davis Collection, 1943-1956, includes an Autobiographical sketch of Merrill Moore, correspondence, poetry, bibliography and articles, publication materials, articles about Merrill Moore, and personal and biographical materials. The collection is small, only 1/3 of a cubic foot. The majority of this collection is focused on the person of Merrill Moore, both as a doctor and a poet.

Dates: 1943 - 1956

Merrill Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0301
Abstract

This three-box collection contains materials relating to the life of Merrill Moore. Merrill Moore (1903-1957) was a native Tennessean, neurological physician, veteran, and poet. The collection is primarily comprised of his poetry, manuscripts, and letters (both incoming and outgoing) about and by Merrill Moore. It also includes photographs, programs, newspaper clippings, biographical materials, tape recordings, and miscellaneous documents all pertaining to Merrill Moore’s life.

Dates: 1929 - 1955

Ralph G. Morrissey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0305
Scope and Contents Series II contains photographs mainly of authors who were written about during his tenure as a literary critic for the Nashville Tennessean newspaper, and the Nashville Tennessean Magazine. Ralph Morrissey took some of the photographs while others were acquired through the book publishers. The majority of photographs are identified, but not dated with the actual date taken. Date references are...
Dates: multiple

Robert Manson Myers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0308

Eugene Paul Nassar/Arthur Mizener Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0571
Scope and Content

This .21 linear feet collection contains 28 pieces of correspondence either by or about Arthur Mizener. The correspondence is arranged by year in 13 file folders. The subject matter ranges from publishing, to literary criticism, to poetry, to family, and health.

Dates: 1965-1991

 

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