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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 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Knorr, Lester, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Before I Go", undatedAdd to your cart.
Manuscript for the novel Before I Go.
Folder 2: Kyle, Louisa Venable, 1950, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The History of Eastern Shore Chapel and Lynnhaven Parish (1642-1969)", undatedAdd to your cart.
Incomplete manuscript including one chapter from the book The History of Eastern Shore Chapel and Lynnhaven Parish (1642-1969). This chapter is titled "Adam Thoroughgood...Founder of the Anglican Church in Lynnhaven Parish Virginia."
Item 2: Manuscript, "The Eastern Shore of Lynnhaven River prior to 1750", 1950Add to your cart.
Manuscript of a newspaper article which won the first prize in a literary contest sponsored by Princess Anne County Woman's Club in the fall of 1950 and was later published in the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot on Sunday October 8, 1950.
Folder 3: Lewis, Anne Spiller, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Short story, "My Childhood Street", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Poem, "100 Years", undatedAdd to your cart.
Poem written in honor of Norfolk Public Library's centennial celebration.
Folder 4: Link, Arthur S., 1968-1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner", 1970 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Article reprinted from The Journal of Southern History, Volume XXXVI, Number 1.
Item 2: Manuscript, "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner", 1969 MayAdd to your cart.
Second draft of the article "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner."
Item 3: Manuscript, "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner", 1969 June-JulyAdd to your cart.
Third draft of the article "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner."
Item 4: Manuscript, "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner", 1968 OctoberAdd to your cart.
First draft of the article "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner."
Folder 5: Loomis, Edward, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Turgenev's Rye", undatedAdd to your cart.
Manuscript of the poem titled "Turgenev's Rye."
Folder 6: Lumpkin, William Latane, 1963, 1968Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Doctor Sparks", 1963Add to your cart.
Manuscript of the book Doctor Sparks, a biography of Sparks White Melton.
Item 2: Manuscript, "Meditations for Communion Occasions", 1968Add to your cart.
Manuscript of the book Meditations for Communion Occasions.
Folder 7: Madgett, Naomi Long, 1967Add to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "Sunny", 1967Add to your cart.
Poem copyrighted in 1965 by Madgett, with this copy published in 1967 and signed by Madgett August 7, 1970.
Folder 8: Martin, Fran, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Nine Tales of Raven", 1951Add to your cart.
Manuscript of the book of Native American folklore stories titled Nine Tales of Raven.
Folder 9: Masengill, Harold, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "The Peace of Ghent", undatedAdd to your cart.
Poem in three parts: first part titled "The Hague;" second "Ghent Bridge: Summer of 1965;" third "The Human Condition."
Folder 10: Mason, Mildred A., 1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing", 1959Add to your cart.
Up to page 98 of the manuscript of the book Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing. Includes a frontispiece photograph.
Folder 11: Mason, Mildred A., 1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing", 1959Add to your cart.
Pages 99 through 254 of the book manuscript.

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