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A Consultation on Creative Writing in the Appalachians Conference Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: AC-886

Scope and Contents

A Consultation on Creative Writing in the Appalachian Conference was held in Berea, Kentucky July 20-21, 1959. Related papers in this collection include the agenda for July 20 and 21, a list of the names and addresses of attendees (70), and a paper presented by Wilma Dykeman and James Stokley.

Dates

  • July 20-21, 1959

Language

The materials are in English.

Access restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions.

Historical note

This conference, A Consultation on Creative Writing in the Appalachians, was sponsored by Southern Appalachian Studies at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky and by the Ford Foundation in July 1959.

This collection contains the conference agenda, attendees list, and a paper presented by Wilma Dykeman and James Stokley. There were seven more topics of discussion by various authors, historians, and educators. Other topic leaders included Jesse Stuart, Elihu J. Sutherland, Kermit Hunter, Rebecca Caudill Ayars, Beulah Campbell, Harriette Simpson Arnow, and Aron M. Mathieu.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection is a variety of papers from the conference, A Consultation on Creative Writing in the Appalachians held in Berea, Kentucky, July 1959.

Arrangement

All papers are filed in one folder.

Acquisitions

This collection was purchased from Appalachian Mountain Books in 2014.

Processing information

This was processed by Anita Elliott in July 2015 with assistance from Claire Stamper.
Title
AC.886: A Consultation on Creative Writing in the Appalachians Conference Papers, July 20-21, 1959
Status
Completed
Author
Anita Elliott
Date
July 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

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