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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 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Hume, Ivor Noel, 1966Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "1775: Another Part of the Field", 1966 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Page 238 to the completion of the manuscript.
Folder 2: Inge, M. Thomas, 1967-1970, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Speech, "John Donald Wade and the Art of Biography", undatedAdd to your cart.
Script for a lecture given at Michigan State University, on March 29, 1969. The date does not appear on the document, but is listed on Inge's professional vitae.
Item 2: Article, "The Legacy of John Donald Wade", undatedAdd to your cart.
Article from The Georgia Review. This document is undated, but the manuscript for the article includes a note mentioning January 11, 1967 as the date of submission to the publication.
Item 3: Manuscript, "The Legacy of John Donald Wade", 1967 January 11Add to your cart.
Manuscript for the article which appeared in The Georgia Review.
Item 4: Record, "Professional Vita: M. Thomas Inge", 1970 August 31Add to your cart.
The resume or curriculum vitae of Inge, listing his education, career and other experience including courses taught and publications.
Folder 3: Jones, Virgil Carrington, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Civil War at Sea", undatedAdd to your cart.
Beginning to page 129 of the manuscript for the book The Civil War at Sea. Manuscript is undated but a letter from the author to the library, dated November 25, 1970, is enclosed with the document.
Folder 4: Jones, Virgil Carrington, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Civil War at Sea", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages 130 to 263 of the manuscript for the book The Civil War at Sea.
Folder 5: Jones, Virgil Carrington, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Civil War at Sea", undatedAdd to your cart.
Page 263 to 406 of the manuscript for the book The Civil War at Sea.
Folder 6: Jones, Virgil Carrington, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Civil War At Sea", undatedAdd to your cart.
Page 407 to the completion of the manuscript of the book The Civil War at Sea.
Folder 7: King, Irene Lawrence, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Strong One", 1957Add to your cart.
Manuscript for the short story, "The Strong One" which was awarded first place in the short story category in the Virginia Division American Association of University Women and the Virginia Highlands Festival held in Abingdon in 1957.
Item 2: Certificate, "Creative Writing Project", 1957Add to your cart.
Certificate for the first place award in the short story category at The Virginia Division American Association of University Women and The Virginia Highlands Festival. Award given for the short story "The Strong One."
Item 3: Note, "Irene Lawrence King", undatedAdd to your cart.
Note of address and phone number for Irene Lawrence King.
Folder 8: Knight, Karl F., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Poetry of John Crowe Ransom: A Study of Diction, Metaphor, and Symbol", undatedAdd to your cart.

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Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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