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Stuart, Jesse, 1906-1984


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Jesse Stuart, Author, Audio Cassettes and Microfilm

Collection Number: A&M.4451
Content Description Works of author and poet Jesse Stuart in audio recording and microfilm formats. Includes two copies of no. 158 of the series "Contemporary American Poets Read Their Work" featuring Jesse Stuart within the "Cassette Curriculum in American Literature" published in 1970. Also includes one reel of microfilm containing "Harvest of Youth", published by The Scroll Press in 1930.For additional information regarding Jesse Stuart see: A&M 3347, Jesse...
Dates: 1930, 1970

Jesse Stuart, Author, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3347
Overview Letters, books, clippings, biographical and literary articles, and other papers regarding Appalachian poet and author, Jesse Stuart, gathered by family friend, Maryan Dahmer. There are over 90 letters from Stuart to Dahmer, dating from 1966 to 1976, which discuss travel, speaking engagements, publishers, opinions of authors and scholars, teaching, personal matters, etc. The collection also includes a large number of Stuart's books, many of which are first editions inscribed to Dahmer, as well...
Dates: 1934-1982

Jesse Stuart, Author, Scrapbooks

Collection Number: A&M.3448
Overview Contains microfilm copies (on 11 reels) of 219 scrapbooks compiled by Appalachian author Jesse Stuart from 1932 to 1970. The scrapbooks include clippings from newspapers, magazines, journals, and books; published and unpublished poems, articles, and short stories; critical reviews; letters to Stuart; personal writings; programs; schedules; contracts; stamps and postmarks; telegrams; and tear sheets. Topics include Kentucky; education; Stuart's family and friends; contemporary authors, poets,...
Dates: 1932-1970

Jim Comstock, Newspaper Editor and Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2600
Overview Papers of James ("Jim") Franklin Comstock of Richwood, West Virginia, whose position as editor of the West Virginia Hillbilly and avocation as collector and advocate of all things West Virginia led to the preservation of much of the state's physical, visual, and textual history. The collection includes materials Comstock collected about West Virginia history as well as his own personal and professional papers. Materials include: general series of...
Dates: 1650-1671, 1717-2003, undated; Majority of material found within ca. 1850-1995

Ruel Foster, Professor of English, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3461
Overview Papers of Ruel Foster, a former professor of English and Chairman of the English Department, West Virginia University. Includes material related to author Thomas Wolfe (box 6); an extensive series of correspondence with acclaimed Appalachian writer Jesse Stuart (boxes 1-3 and 8); and letters from Helen Pancake, mother of Breece D'J Pancake (box 6). Also includes records related to the publication of Foster's book on Jesse Stuart in Twayne's United States Author Series, a photographic portrait...
Dates: 1906-2000; Majority of material found in 1940-2000