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Alice Walker party invitation

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P752
Overview

Invitation to a book party celebrating the publication of Alice Walker's collection of short stories, You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down, at the Women's Building in San Francisco, California.

Dates: May 23, 1981

Correspondence of Robert Graves and Laura Riding

 Collection
Call Number: MS 100
Overview This is a group of several separately acquired collections of letters (a total of 62 letters) by the writers Robert Graves (1895-1985) and Laura Riding (1901-1991), largely to their literary agents. The correspondents include: Harold Monro (1879-1932), Alfred Perceval Graves (1846-1931) [Robert Graves' father], Pinker (of James B. Pinker & Son, literary agents), Wicken (of James B. Pinker & Son), James Burton Pond (1890?-1961), lecture agent, Thomas R. Buckman, librarian. Most of the...
Dates: 1916 - 1966

Diane Di Prima collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 71
Overview

The journal is the author's archives, presumably from when she was located in New York City: collection of carbons and drafts of letters, notes, journals, editorial work, etc. Includes much personal material. The two reel to reel tapes are recordings of Di Prima's poetry, and the "absurd" play was written in the round during the fall or winter of 1959 in pencil in several hands (bookseller indicates the play was by "Diane Di Prima, Freddie Herko, and James Waring").

Dates: 1953-1961, 1964?

John C. Tibbetts' portraits collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS Q74
Overview

John C. Tibbetts was a University of Kansas alumnus and later taught in the Department of Film and Media Studies at the University. This collection consists of over 200 portraits of musicians, writers, and other notable figures, in gouache and pen and ink, done by Tibbetts. Each portrait is signed or inscribed by its subject(s). Tibbetts painted thousands of portraits of the subjects he interviewed during his time working in television and radio.

Dates: 1966 - 2016

Letter from Frances Parkinson Keyes to Alice H. Dains

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P750
Overview

Letter from writer Frances Parkinson Keyes to Miss Alice H. Dains of Lawrence, Kansas. The letter appears to be in response to a letter of Dains' and concerns the "flounder house" style of building that appears in one of Keyes' novels. 1 sheet, with envelope.

Dates: June 29, 1938

Literary manuscripts by David Ohle

 Collection
Call Number: PP 9
Overview David Ohle, an alum of the University of Kansas, has written and edited novels, short stories, poetry, and other works of fiction, as well as some non-fiction. Included in this collection is a manuscript of The Whole Moldenke (titled Motorman on publication) and a galley sheet (printer's proof) of a work titled The Moldenke. It also includes manuscripts of The...
Dates: 1970-2010s

M. Whitcomb Hess, a bibliographical checklist of fifty years

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P322
Overview

This bibliographical checklist covers the years 1924-1974 and was prepared by her daughter, likely in Columbus, Ohio in 1976.

Dates: 1976

Papers of Henry Miller

 Collection
Call Number: MS P216
Overview

Author's archives: fair copies (typed). Includes manuscripts and correspondence. Topics include Paris, D. H. Lawrence, philosophy, etc.; the correspondence is mostly letters from Henry Miller to Graham Ackroyd.

Dates: 1930s?-1954

Papers of Philip Kimball

 Collection
Call Number: MS 243
Overview This collection consists of papers of fiction writer and poet Philip Kimball (1941-2014), best known for his novels Harvesting Ballads (1984) and Liar’s Moon (1999). The papers contain correspondence with fellow writers, critics, and translators, such as Roberta Bienvenu, George Garrett, Hortense Spillers, and Breon Mitchell, as well as with family members and friends. Also present are drafts and typescripts for Harvesting Ballads, Liar’s Moon, The Dirt of Other...
Dates: 1956 - 2001

William S. Burroughs collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 63
Overview

William Burroughs (1914-1997) was a prominent writer and countercultural figure associated with the "Beats." This collection includes correspondence, copies of the My Own Mag magazine and materials related to its production, and other related materials.

Dates: 1957 - 1967