Women authors, American.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of the original copy-edited manuscript of Mother of Pearl (1999) by Melinda Haynes, a Hattiesburg native. The collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi authors and fiction with themes of race.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 24 cubic feet of materials that document the life and career of Charles F. Heartman from about 1893 until his death in 1953. His wife, Martha, continued to run the bookselling business after her husband's death, and some materials in the collection relate to that time period. This collection should be of interest to researchers of antiquarian books, rare Americana, or the rare book and manuscript business. In addition it provides insight...
Dates: circa 1893-1990; Majority of material found within circa 1913-1963
Form of Material Packet titled "Featuring Twenty Noted Authors from the Cradle of Storytellers Mississippi Writers A Portfolio of Portraits". Contains two sets of twenty black and white portraits and a list of biographical facts of nineteen of the authors measuring 11x14 ½ inches. The packet is copyrighted by the University Press of Mississippi in 1981, ISBN 0-87805-145-7, and lists a cost of $10.00. The authors included:1. Sherwood Bonner2. Hodding Carter3. Ellen...
Dates: Copyright 1981
Scope and Contents The heart of the Rose Budd Stevens Papers is copies of her newspaper articles which she began writing in 1947 and continued to write until 1994. The articles colorfully depict everyday life in rural Mississippi and provide a rich source of information about southern culture and heritage, language, expressions, anecdotes, and the role of women in southern society. Recurring topics in the articles are arts and crafts, cooking, family life, farm life, canning, home remedies, poetry and...
Dates: circa 1908-1996
Scope and Contents The Augusta Jane Evans Wilson Collection consists of a signed autograph letter addressed to Major Walthall and dated Mobile, January 4, 1889.The letter expresses Evans' appreciation of Confederate Major-General Edward Cary Walthall's compliments of Infelice. In passing, Evans mentioned the translation of Infelice into Italian.Several interesting references to American history may be gleaned from this letter. Evans mentioned the election of Benjamin Harrison to the...
Dates: January 4, 1889