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Guide to the Jesse Stuart Collection, Part A, Series I-III
 

Accession Number: 12
The Jesse Stuart Collection, 1933-1979
3 linear feet
Online Catalog Record (BANC)

Overview
History
Part A
     Part A, Series I - Correspondence
     Part A, Series II - Manuscripts
     Part A, Series III - Articles and clippings

     Part A, Series IV - Photographs (Some autographed)
     Part A, Series V - Miscellany
     Part A, Series VI - Stories in Esquire
Part B
     Part B, Series I - Stuart-Thompson correspondence
Part C
     Part C, Series I - Typescripts of Books
     Part C, Series II - Typescripts of Poems
     Part C, Series III - Finished Poems
     Part C, Series IV - Correspondence
     Part C, Series V - Photographs and slides
     Part C, Series VI - Envelopes
     Part C, Series VII - Miscellaneous
     Part C, Series VIII - Jane Stuart
Part D
     Part D, Series I - Christmas cards
     Part D, Series II - Correspondence
     Part D, Series III - Miscellaneous
     Part D, Series IV - Dobbs' Correspondence

Access and Use:

Provenance:

Part A of the Jesse Stuart collection includes documents collected over a period of years by the library staff of Berea College.

Part B of the collection was copied from documents owned by Lawrence Thompson of the University of Kentucky.

Part C was donated by William Plumley, former Director of Morris Harvey College Publications, in Charleston, West Virginia. These papers were received on June 30, 1998 and opened for research in May of 2000.

Part D was given by Carolyn Dobbs, who founded the magazine, The Pointer, to help teachers and parents of mentally handicapped children. Carolyn and her husband, Tom, had become personal friends of Jesse Stuart and Naomi Dean, and after Stuart's death Carolyn Dobbs donated these items to Berea College. The papers were received on December 28, 1999, and were opened for research in June of 2000.

Access: The only restrictions are Federal copyright requirements.

Preferred Citation: The Jesse Stuart Collection, Special Collections & Archives, Berea College, Berea, Ky.

7 Manuscript Boxes

Part A, Series I Correspondence Box 1

Correspondence, mainly from Jesse Stuart, to various people: Francis S. Hutchins, president of Berea College, John Townsend and George M. Adams, both authors, Loyal Jones, director of the Appalachian Center, Berea College, and others.

Box 1

  1. Correspondence 1935-1962
  2. Correspondence 1962-1973
Part A, Series II Manuscripts Box 1, Cont.

Poetry and prose by Stuart, in typewritten manuscript form.

Box 1, cont.

  1. Manuscripts
Part A, Series III Articles and clippings Boxes 1-2

A variety of newspaper clippings and magazine articles by Stuart and about Stuart.

Box 1, cont.

  1. Articles and clippings - by Jesse Stuart
  2. Articles and clippings - by Jesse Stuart
  3. Articles and clippings - by Jesse Stuart

Box 2

  1. Articles and clippings - by Jesse Stuart
  2. Articles and clippings - by Jesse Stuart
  3. Articles and clippings - by Jesse Stuart

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