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Florence Lydia Snow papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 969
Overview

Florence Snow (1861-1955) was a poet and author who lived most of her life in Kansas. These papers include her journals and notebooks, correspondence, poems and other writings, public proofs and notes, and studies of the human hand.

Dates: 1895 - 1954

Guanetta Gordon literary manuscripts

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 14
Overview

The Guanetta Gordon Collection contains the work of a native Kansas poet and author, who was both that state's poet laureate and Arizona's Poet of the Year. The collection dates from 1953 to 1992 and is comprised of original manuscripts, worksheets, and drafts for the poems, articles, essays, and short stories written by Guanetta Gordon since 1953. The manuscripts in boxes 1-4 are arranged alphabetically by literary type.

Dates: 1953 - 1992

Gwendolyn Brooks correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 152
Overview

Correspondence between Gwendolyn Brooks and Van Allen Bradley, literary editor of the Chicago Daily News, 1949-1967, and between Bradley and others about Brooks. In addition, there is an unsigned autobiographical sketch written by Brooks, clippings collected by her, and a photograph. The letters are primarily about book reviewing and her writing.

Dates: 1949 - 1967

Hester Buell papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 367
Overview

This collection contains the many poems and other writings of Tescott, Kansas librarian Hester Buell (1900-1993), which include her remembrances and memorabilia of her brother Harold and sister Helen. Within the collection correspondence are Miss Buell's letters from Wint Smith (U.S. Congressman from Kansas, 1947-1961).

Dates: approximately 1940s and 1979-1987

William Stanley Beaumont Braithwaite correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P229
Overview

Correspondence received from various Kansas authors in response to Braithwaite's request for poems to be anthologized, or in some instances authors offering poetry for publication. Some of the poets were members of The Kansas Authors Club.

Dates: 1914-1927