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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

Florence Lydia Snow scrapbook

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1096
Overview

This bound scrapbook contains news clippings and tearsheets of published articles and short stories by Kansas poet and author Florence L. Snow. The scrapbook, compiled by the author, includes manuscript segments of her writings. Housed separately are two photographs--one of Miss Snow at her Lawrence, Kansas home, and one of the home of her sister Ella Snow (Mrs. W. W.) Sain at Neosho Falls, Kansas.

Dates: 1884-1898, photographs: approximately 1920-1941

Letter from Kate Chopin to publisher

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P572
Overview

Letter from the American author to the publisher "Dear Mr Stone," of Chicago, probably Herbert Stuart Stone (1871-1915). H.S. Stone & Co. (Chicago & NY) published her The Awakening in 1899.

Dates: October 26 [approximately 1899-1904?]

Letter from Violet Fane

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P603
Overview Letter written by Violet Fane (literary pseudonym of Mrs. Mary Montgomerie Lamb Singleton, later Lady Currie, 1843-1905) from 22 Grosvenor Place [London] accompanying gift of her book, Collected Verses (London, 1880) to Lady Feversham (Mabel Violet Dunscombe Feversham, countess of, died 1915). Lady Feversham was the wife of William Ernest Dunscombe, 1st Earl of Feversham. Subject: Why the book I'm sending you [presumably Fane's ...
Dates: 1880?

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

Personal papers of Gladys Baker

 Collection
Call Number: PP 199
Overview

This collection contains correspondence with Helen Rhoda Hoopes, a University of Kansas professor in English and poet, as well as the first woman student editor of the University Daily Kansan; newspaper clippings; photographs; scrapbooks; and other related materials.

Dates: 1898 - 1957

Personal papers of Helen R. Hoopes

 Collection
Call Number: PP 26
Overview

Hoopes taught rhetoric and English at the University of Kansas from 1914-1947. This collection contains scrapbooks, poetry, clippings, correspondence and a copy of her graduate thesis.

Dates: 1829 - 1973

Robert Southey collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS P295
Overview

This collection consists of 2 letters by English Romantic poet Robert Southey (1774-1843), collected from various sources by Spencer Research Library staff.

Dates: 1797, 1834