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Virginia Authors Collection

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Virginia Authors Collection, circa 1950s-1970s | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Virginia Authors Collection, circa 1950s-1970sAdd to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-158

Primary Creator: Norfolk Public Library (Va.) (1894-)

Extent: 9.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in alphabetical order by last name of author.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: American literature--Virginia, Authors, American Virginia

Forms of Material: Book jackets, Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Fliers (printed matter), Manuscripts, Pamphlets, Plays (performed works), Poems, Résumés (personnel records), Short stories, Speeches (documents)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Original manuscripts for previously published materials, copies of newspaper clippings, and letters.

Subject/Index Terms

American literature--Virginia
Authors, American Virginia

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Acquisition Source: Various

Preferred Citation: Virginia Authors Collection, MSS 0000-158, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed May to October 2015.


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Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Campbell, Elizabeth A., 1974Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Jamestown: The Beginning", 1974Add to your cart.
Manuscript for the 1974 publication of the book Jamestown: The Beginning with author's notes.
Folder 2: Carpenter, Margaret Haley, 1972Add to your cart.
Item 1: List, "Enclosures from Margaret Carpenter", undatedAdd to your cart.
List of items sent for inclusion in Margaret Carpenter's author folder, with note from author.
Item 2: Correspondence, R. B. to Mrs. Jordan, 1972 July 7Add to your cart.
Letter written to Mrs. Fenton Jordan of the Norfolk Public Library from an "R. B." (?)
Item 3: Poem, "Music by Debussy", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Poem, "Requiem", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Poem, "September Afternoon", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Poem, "A Patch of Old Snow", undatedAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of a poem penned by Robert Frost for Carpenter.
Item 7: Correspondence, David Morton to Margaret Carpenter, 1953 December 11Add to your cart.
Photocopy of a letter written to Carpenter from David Morton, with a poem included in text.
Folder 3: Carpenter, Nan Cooke, 1950-1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "Ronsard's Preface Sur La Musique", 1960 February 2Add to your cart.
Article reprinted from Modern Language Notes, Volume LXXV.
Item 2: Article, "The Study of Music at the University of Paris in the Middle Ages", undatedAdd to your cart.
Article from The Journal of Research in Musical Education.
Item 3: Article, "Christopher Tye and the Musical Dialogue in Samuel Rowley's 'When you See me, You Know Me'", 1960Add to your cart.
Article reprinted from The Journal of Research in Music Education, Volume VIII, Number 2, Fall 1960.
Item 4: Article, "Rabelais and Musical Ideas", 1950 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Article reprinted from The Romantic Review, Volume XLI, Number 1, February 1950.
Item 5: Article, "Skelton's Hand in William Cornish's Musical Parable", 1970Add to your cart.
Article reprinted from Comparative Literature, Volume XXII, Number 2, Spring 1970.
Item 6: Review, "Tragedy in the Art of Music. By Leo Schrade.", 1967Add to your cart.
Book review of Leo Schrade's book Tragedy in the Art of Music, found on pages 362 to 364 of Comparative Literature, Volume XIX, Number 4, Fall 1967.
Item 7: Book Jacket, "John Skelton", undatedAdd to your cart.
Book jacket for John Skelton with a summary and an About the Author feature.
Item 8: Book Jacket, "Music in the Medieval and Renaissance Universities", undatedAdd to your cart.
Book jacket for the book Music in the Medieval and Renaissance Universities with a summary and an About the Author feature.
Item 9: Clipping, "Missoula's Dorothy Johnson Has Three Jobs but.. Western Fiction is Tops", 1958 February 2Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of an article by Carpenter from The Spokesman- Review regarding the writing of Dorothy Johnson.
Item 10: Clipping, "College Students and Also Babes", 1956 July 28Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of an article by Carpenter from The Christian Science Monitor regarding Russian language classes at Montana University.
Item 11: Clipping, "Mt. Sentinel Looks On", 1958 April 29Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of an article by Carpenter from The Christian Science Monitor regarding Montana University students' interaction with Mt. Sentinel.
Item 12: Clipping, "A Generous Sampling of John Ruskin's Work", 1965 March 14Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of a review written by Carpenter on the book Ruskin Today by Kenneth Clark from the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Item 13: Clipping, "Study of Mind, Art of Thomas Wolfe", 1962 December 23Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of a review written by Carpenter on the book The Window of Memory by Richard S. Kennedy from the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Item 14: Clipping, "Epics and Comic Epics: Quiz", 1963 March 18Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of a feature by Carpenter from The Christian Science Monitor of a quiz which gives the opening lines of 12 different epic poems and asks readers to identify the author of each.
Folder 4: Carr, Jess, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Flavor of the Tea", undatedAdd to your cart.
Manuscript of the short story "The Flavor of the Tea."
Folder 5: Carter, Leslie R., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "Untitled", undatedAdd to your cart.
Handwritten and edited poem.
Folder 6: Carter, Margaret L., 1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Demon Lover: Introduction", 1969Add to your cart.
Handwritten manuscript of the introduction for the book The Demon Lover.
Folder 7: Chambers, Mary Jane, 1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Don't Launch Him -- He's Mine!", 1969 JulyAdd to your cart.
Manuscript of an article for Reader's Digest.
Folder 8: Childs, J. Rives, 1963Add to your cart.
Item 1: Publication, "Casanova Gleanings", 1963Add to your cart.
Volume 6 of the journal titled Casanova Gleanings edited by J. Rives Childs. Written in French.
Item 2: Manuscript, "The Ragged Edge", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages one through 103 of the manuscript of the book The Ragged Edge.
Folder 9: Childs, J. Rives, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Ragged Edge", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages 104 through 242, or the completion, of the manuscript of the book The Ragged Edge.
Folder 10: Crittenden, Henry Temple, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Record, "H. Temple Crittenden", undatedAdd to your cart.
Professional vitae and brief personal information on Henry Temple Crittenden.
Folder 11: Dunham, Joan E., 1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Paned is My Fear", 1969Add to your cart.
Manuscript of the short story "Paned is My Fear," which was awarded first prize in The Eileen Leache Memorial Contest in 1969.
Folder 12: Eaton, Evelyn, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "The Small Hour", 1970 September 17Add to your cart.
Five short poems form the composition "The Small Hour." This item includes four signed copies of this composition.
Folder 13: Edmonds, W. B., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "Untitled", undatedAdd to your cart.
Handwritten pages of canto number 12 from an incomplete manuscript of a long poem.
Folder 14: Edmunds, Murrell, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Flier, "Laurel for the Undefeated: Short Stories", undatedAdd to your cart.
Flier advertising for Edmunds' book Laurel for the Undefeated, including a summary, an About the Author feature and a coupon for mail-in order of the book.
Item 2: Flier, "Passionate Journey to Winter", undatedAdd to your cart.
Flier advertising for Edmunds' book Passionate Journey to Winter, including a summary, critical acclaim for Edmunds' previous books and a coupon for mail-in order of the book.
Item 3: Poem, "Lament", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Poem, "A .C. E.", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Poem, "The Bright Morninggface", undatedAdd to your cart.
Title may be intended as "The Bright Morningface," but typed as "..Morninggface."
Folder 15: Edmunds, Pocahontas Wight, 1941-1973, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Pocahontas-John Smith Story", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Manuscript, "Land of Sand: Five Tales of the North Carolina Coast", 1941Add to your cart.
Item 3: Book Jacket, "Tar Heels Track the Century", undatedAdd to your cart.
Book jacket including an About the Author feature, critical acclaim for the book and a mail-in order form.
Item 4: Book Jacket, "Legends of the North Carolina Coast", undatedAdd to your cart.
Book jacket including an About the Author feature, critical acclaim for the book and a mail-in order form.
Item 5: Review, "Tar Heels Track the Century", undatedAdd to your cart.
Two copies of an article featuring quotes from reviews of the book Tar Heels Track the Century.
Item 6: Review, "Tar Heels Track the Century", 1967 February 15Add to your cart.
Photocopy of a book review written by "B. S." from "The State" on Tar Heels Track the Century.
Item 7: Correspondence, Edmunds to Manuscript Division Norfolk Public Library, 1973 June 14Add to your cart.
Letter written by Edmunds to Norfolk Public Library concerning the Library's intention to permanently keep her manuscripts.
Item 8: Correspondence, Mrs. William S. Portlock to Edmunds, 1973 June 26Add to your cart.
Letter written in response to Edmunds' correspondence regarding the intention to permanently keep Edmund's manuscripts.
Item 9: Clippings, Various Reviews of Edmunds, 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Various reviews of Edmunds' writing, clipped from different publications, compiled and photocopied onto one sheet. Clipping details: Review from book jacket of Virginians Out Front; "Illuminating Biographies Insight Into Lives of 11," Durham Morning Herald, March 18, 1973; "The Virginians," by Duncan G. Groner, Suffolk News Herald, February 18, 1973; untitled, undated review, Richmond Times Dispatch; untitled review, Petersburg's Progress Index, January 8, 1973; untitled, undated review, Richmond News Ledger; untitled review, Danville Register, December 29, 1972.
Folder 16: Fahey, John A., 1967-1969, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Record, "Russian Language and Soviet Area Experience of John A. Fahey", undatedAdd to your cart.
Professional vitae, specifically in reference to Russian and Soviet-related experience, of Fahey from 1949 to 1969.
Item 2: List, "Publications, Articles, and Technical Papers of John A. Fahey", undatedAdd to your cart.
Bibliography of Fahey's published, and certain unpublished, works including brief descriptions of each; arranged by publication type and chronologically, earliest to most recent, with dates from December 1958 to August 1969.
Item 3: Article, "A Vocabulary Analysis of Secondary School Russian Textbooks", 1967 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Article published in the Russian Language Journal, Volume XXI, Number 80.
Item 4: Manuscript, "The Russian Pause on the Oder", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Article, "A Soviet Character Study", 1967 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Article begins on page 136 of the publication United States Naval Institute Proceedings.
Item 6: Article, "The Last Flight of the ZTF-817", 1968 JuneAdd to your cart.
Article begins on page six of the publication Our Navy: The Navyman's Magazine.
Item 7: Article, "A Profile of Soviet Military/Naval Schools", 1969 AugustAdd to your cart.
Article begins on page 134 of the publication United States Naval Institute Proceedings.

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