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Legette Blythe papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0064
Abstract

Contains typescripts, recordings and other material documenting Blythe's outdoor dramas. Also contains interviews between Blythe and several notable North Carolinians.

Dates: 1948 - 1976

Ralph Waldo Emerson letter

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 126
Identifier: MS0126
Abstract

Letter to Allen Thorndike Rice, publisher of the North American Review, concerning an article (probably "Perpetual Forces") he expected to have ready for the September, 1877 issue.

Dates: 1877

Harry Golden papers - pt. 1

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Identifier: MS0020.1
Abstract Papers of a journalist, best selling author, and civil libertarian. Consists chiefly of material generated as editor (1944-68) of the Charlotte-based Carolina Israelite but also documenting his involvement in the Democratic Party, the civil rights movement, and Jewish issues. Includes extensive correspondence files, manuscripts and research materials for books and articles, speeches, financial records, publications, photographs, and material by and about Carl Sandburg and his family. ...
Dates: 1898 - 1970; 1941 - 1968

Harry Golden papers - pt. 2

 Collection
Identifier: MS0020.2
Abstract

Part two of papers of a journalist, best selling author, and civil libertarian. Consists chiefly of material generated as editor (1944-68) of the Charlotte-based Carolina Israelite but also documenting his involvement in the Democratic Party, the civil rights movement, and Jewish issues. Includes extensive correspondence files, manuscripts and research materials for books and articles, speeches, financial records, publications, and photographs.

Dates: 1944 - 1987; 1950 - 1981

Gail Haley Oral History Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: OH-GH
Abstract In this series of sixteen interviews, Gail E. Haley, a prolific author born in Charlotte, North Carolina and the first of only two authors to win the American Caldecott Medal and the British Kate Greenaway Medal for picture book illustration, discusses her life and career as a children’s author and illustrator. Throughout the interviews, Ms. Haley describes her artistic process, detailing her inspirations and research as well as techniques she employed and pioneered in order to illustrate...
Dates: 2005 - 2009

Bertha Harris papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.066.03.01]
Identifier: MS0048
Abstract

Comprised of 4 items and 1 bound volume which are two typescript drafts with holograph corrections, excerpts from a handwritten draft, one set of galley proofs, and one published copy of Catching Saradove (New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1969).

Dates: 1969

Dubose Heyward letter

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 18
Identifier: MS0018
Abstract

Collection consists of a letter from DuBose Heyward to Thompson Brown, an English professor at Winthrop College.

Dates: undated

Belinda Hurmence papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0176
Abstract

Papers of a winner of the Juvenile Literature Award presented annually by the North Carolina American Association of University Women. Includes correspondence with publisher relating to Tancy (1984) and the manuscript and galleys of The Nightwalker (1989).

Dates: 1982 - 1989

James Lineberger papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0099
Abstract

Primarily drafts and revisions of screenplays of North Carolina writer James Lineberger. Also includes poetry, lyric sheets for a musical, and manuscripts for a stage play and a novel.

Dates: 1964 - 1998; 1977 - 1998

Amon Liner collection

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 142
Identifier: MS0142
Abstract

Material relating to this poet and native Charlottean and his appearance on "New Voices," a program on WUNC-FM radio about seven young North Carolina writers.

Dates: 1978

H. L. Mencken essay and review typescript drafts

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 306
Identifier: MS0306
Abstract

Typescript drafts of five essays and one book review, dated January-March 1939, by H. L. Mencken. All bear extensive corrections in Mencken's own hand in pencil or pen.

Dates: 1939

Anne Royall Newman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0387
Abstract

Though the collection was accumulated by Anne Newman, a faculty member in the UNC Charlotte English Department, the materials mostly concern other writers—Adrienne Rich, in particular.

Dates: 1976 - 1979; 1979

North Carolina writers photographs (lists in folders)

 Collection
Identifier: MS0032
Abstract

Black and white photographs of 54 writers with North Carolina connections.

Dates: 1960 - 1987; 1960

Marian McCamy Sims papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0005
Abstract

Chiefly printed copies of short stories by a Charlotte writer. Also includes an incomplete typescript of her novel, Beyond Surrender, drafts of an untitled and unfinished novel, manuscript and typed copies of 15 short stories, articles about her writing, and obituaries.

Dates: 1922 - 1961

R. T. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0105
Abstract

Literary manuscripts of a poet, teacher, and UNC Charlotte graduate. Includes correspondence, promotional material, and drafts, typescripts, and printed copies of poems, stories, and reviews.

Dates: 1972 - 1995

Nancy Tilly papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0242
Abstract Papers relating to her novel, Golden Girl (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1985), which won the 1986 Juvenile Literature Award presented by the North Carolina division of the American Association of University Women. Includes drafts, correspondence with and notes of her editor, pages and galley proofs, and cassette recordings of the author reading her work. The earliest draft (1979) includes notes made by novelist Lee Smith, in whose class Tilly began the work. Also includes manuscripts of...
Dates: 1979-1985

Julia Willis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0427
Abstract

The collection consists of the writings of Julia Willis, of Charlotte, North Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts from the late 1960s to the late 1990s. Willis writes short stories, articles, short plays, books, contributions to various anthologies and poetry. The subject matter of her writing is almost exclusively dedicated to lesbian issues and politics. Most of her plays have been produced and some of her writings have earned awards.

Dates: 1972 - 2002

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