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Judy Broadus Bullock Papers

Identifier: DG1113

Scope and Contents

The collection contains material for one book and those materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. In Uncle Wiley Whiskers Tells How the Catfish Got Its Name, a crafty old catfish tells a group of young fish how his breed got its name. Holdings for this title include eight typescripts, and several newspaper clippings about the book and its author.


  • 1992

Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; Available for research

Conditions Governing Use

The collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). Reproductions can be made only if they are to be used for "private study, scholarship, or research." It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.

Biographical / Historical

Judy Broadus Bullock graduated from The University of Southern Mississippi with degrees in elementary and secondary education. She taught school in McComb, Mississippi before retiring to write full-time. At a writer's club meeting in Hattiesburg, a local publisher announced that he was looking for a children's series about a southern animal character. Ms. Bullock began researching children's literature at the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection and published her first book a year and a half later.


Newspaper articles.


.25 Cubic Feet (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material was donated by Judy Bullock in 1992.

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This finding aid is the product of a grant funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

Part of the de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection Repository

118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001