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Virginia Authors Collection

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

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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 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Haislip, Harvey, circa 1957Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Lodestar", circa 1957Add to your cart.
Manuscript of Haislip's first novel, published by Doubleday & Company in 1957, with a letter accompanying the gift written by Haislip on September 6, 1970.
Folder 2: Hardy, William M., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Ship They Called the Fat Lady", undatedAdd to your cart.
From the beginning to page 143 of the manuscript of the book, The Ship They Called the Fat Lady.
Folder 3: Hardy, William M., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Ship They Called the Fat Lady", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages 144 to 256, or the completion, of the manuscript of the book, The Ship They Called the Fat Lady.
Folder 4: Harris, Kenneth, 1966, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Speech, "How to Run a Supermarket-Monastery-Bombshelter in Grand Central Station", 1966Add to your cart.
Speech given by Harris at the VLA in Williamsburg.
Item 2: Speech, "The Necessity for NonConformity", undatedAdd to your cart.
Speech given to school principals.
Folder 5: Horner, Dave, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Flier, "Shipwrecks, Skin Divers and Sunken Gold", undatedAdd to your cart.
Flier advertising Horner's book Shipwrecks, Skin Divers and Sunken Gold, with an order form attached.
Item 2: Book Jacket, "The Blockade-Runners: True Tales of Running the Yankee Blockade of the Confederate Coast", undatedAdd to your cart.
Book jacket includes a summary and an About the Author feature.
Folder 6: Hume, Ivor Noel, 1966Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "1775: Another Part of the Field", 1966 OctoberAdd to your cart.
From the beginning to page 237 of the original manuscript for 1775: Another Part of the Field, with pencil corrections, drafted prior to Hume's submission to Knopf publishers. The book was published November 14, 1966.

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235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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