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Donald J. and Ellen Greiner collection of James Dickey

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2005-9
Scope and Contents James Dickey won the 1966 National Book Award for poetry and held the office of Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1966-1968. Dickey read his poem, "The Strength of Fields," at the Carter inaugural in 1976. He is perhaps best known for the novel Deliverance. Dickey, a native of Georgia, lived and taught at the University of South Carolina for over 30 years before his death in 1997. While at the university, he developed a strong friendship with the literary scholar,...
Dates: 1954 - 2005

Donald J. and Ellen Greiner collection of John Hawkes

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2013-1
Scope and Contents The Donald J. and Ellen Greiner Collection of John Hawkes chronicles the professional and personal relationship between the American novelist John Hawkes and Don Greiner, English faculty member at The University of South Carolina. Dr. Greiner has written several bibliographic and commentary works on Dr. Hawkes’ writings, including Comic Terror: The Novels of John Hawkes.John Hawkes (1925-1998) was a prolific American novelist, writing in the postmodern tradition. His works are...
Dates: 1963 - 2009

Donald J. and Ellen Greiner Collection of John Hawkes: Herb Yellin related material

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2015-4
Scope and Contents Archive includes two checks written by Herb Yellin to John Hawkes, correspondence from Hawkes to Yellin during the years 1973-1978, one letter from Yellin to Hawkes dated March 24, 1978, a contract between Lord John Press and John Hawkes to publish The Universal Fears 1978, copyright registration of The Universal Fears, 1979 and two partial sets of gally proofs for The Universal Fears with corrections.
Dates: 1973-1979

Ed Grady Screenplay collection

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Identifier: SCU-RB-2002-1
Scope and Contents American actor Edward “Ed” Grady was born on August 31, 1923 in Kinston, North Carolina to Eddie and Maude Grady. After graduating high school, Grady entered the Air Force Cadet Program and was trained as a cryptographer in World War II. He served on Ie shima and received the Soldier’s Medal for heroism after pulling a pilot from a burning plane. Following the end of the war, Grady attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Theater and English and...
Dates: 1983 - 2001

Edwin C. Epps collection of Pat Conroy

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Identifier: SCU-RB-2016-1
Scope and Contents This collection documents Dr. Edwin C. Epps’ research process for his dissertation on Pat Conroy’s year teaching on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, as well as presentations of that research at various University of South Carolina locations. Epps attended the University of South Carolina for both his Masters in English and his Doctorate in Education. While pursuing his doctorate, Epps worked with Dr. Craig Kridel, E. S. Gambrell Professor of Educational Studies, for his dissertation, titled,...
Dates: 1983 - 1994

Elizabeth Knight Hinckley Sturgis collection

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2017-5
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents related to the life of Elizabeth Knight Hinckley Sturgis (1809-1849) of Hingham, Massachusetts. The daughter of Isaac and Hannah Sturgis Hinckley, Elizabeth spent much of her time with relatives on the family property, visiting local landmarks like Plymouth Rock or attending lectures given by local and regional speakers including Ralph Waldo Emerson. Much of this collection consists of correspondence between Elizabeth Knight Hinckley Sturgis and...
Dates: 1827 - 1866; Majority of material found within 1828 - 1830

Elmore Leonard archive

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2014-2
Scope and Contents Elmore Leonard (1925-2013) is an American author of western and crime fiction. Leonard published 46 novels in addition to short stories and the screenplay adaptations of many of his works.Leonard was born in Louisiana in 1925 but Leonard’s father worked for General Motors and the family moved frequently, ultimately settling in Detroit in 1934. Leonard graduated from high school and joined the Navy in 1943. He served for 3 years during World War II then enrolled in Detroit University...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 - 2013

Erwin Ford collection of George V. Higgins

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2014-6
Scope and Contents The Erwin Ford Collection of George V. Higgins contains materials collected by Erwin Ford, George V. Higgins scholar and author of George V. Higgins: The Life and Writings, 2014. This collection contains correspondence written by Higgins to Ford and interviews of Higgins conducted by Ford. Interviews are located in the audio/video series with the corresponding notes located in a different series. Also included is an extensive collection of materials that Higgins wrote including manuscript...
Dates: 1963 - 2007

Florence Fetz Mansfield papers

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Identifier: SCU-RB-2005-4
Scope and Contents This collection comprises correspondence, photographs and a scrapbook associated with the American actress Minnie Maddern Fiske (1865-1932) and collected by her niece Florence Fetz Mansfield. The correspondence, both from Mrs. Fiske and her husband Harrison Grey Fiske (1861-1942) was to Florence Mansfield. Most of it is from the mid 1920s. Photographs are of the Fiskes, Florence Mansfield, and Mrs. Fiske’s first husband Legrand White. The scrapbook is devoted to Mrs. Fiske’s professional career...
Dates: 1924 - 1955

Flynn Harrell papers

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-1981-1
Scope and Contents Collection of photographs and letters from political and other national figures throughout the United States mainly during the Truman Administration: includes cabinet members, senators, congressmen, state governors, Supreme Court justices, and other miscellaneous leaders. Prominent national figures include Dean Acheson, George C. Marshall, Margaret Chase Smith, Hubert H. Humphrey, John Foster Dulles, Olin D. Johnston, Lyndon B. Johnson, Omar N. Bradley, J. Edgar Hoover, Dwight D. Eisenhower,...
Dates: 1948 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1950

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AIDS (Disease) in mass media. 1
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Dickey, James 5
Heller, Joseph 4
Bruccoli, Matthew Joseph, 1931-2008 3
Greiner, Donald J. 3
Conroy, Pat 2
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Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 2
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 2
Furthman, Jules 2
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961 2
Hawkes, John, 1925-1988 2
Higgins, George V., 1939-1999 2
Layman, Richard, 1947- 2
SC Pride 2
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 2
AIDS and Its Impact Collection. 1
Acheson, Dean 1
Allen, Clifford 1
Alvan Clark & Sons 1
Anderson Galleries, Inc. 1
Angus, William Craibe 1
Ariail, Robert B. 1
Ballou, Robert O. (Robert Oleson) 1
Barrus, Clara 1
Bixby, William K. (William Keeney), 1857-1931 1
Bloom, Samuel, 1895-1976 1
Bradley, Omar Nelson, 1893-1981 1
Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-1994 1
Broughton, Rhoda, 1840-1920 1
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 1
Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 1
Busch, Frederick 1
Carolina Playmakers 1
Chamberlain, Robert S., 1903-1981 1
Chesnutt, David R. 1
Clark, Alvan Graham, 1832-1897 1
Clark, C. E. Frazer 1
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 1
Copeland, Charles Townsend, 1860-1952 1
Cousins, Ralph Pittman, 1891-1964 1
De Bellis, Jack 1
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 1
Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937 1
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959 1
Edgett, Edwin Francis, 1867-1937 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Eliot, George, 1819-1880 1
Ellis, Richard W. (Richard Williamson), 1895-1946 1
Ellroy, James, 1948- 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Epps, Edwin C., 1948- 1
Fiske, Harrison Grey, 1861-1942 1
Fiske, Minnie Maddern, 1865-1932 1
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940 1
Ford, Erwin H., 1950- 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Fox, William Price 1
Franklin, Malcolm 1
Geckle, George L. 1
Gibbons, Kaye, 1960- 1
Gomme, Laurence 1
Grady, Ed 1
Great Britain. Army 1
Gurian, Sylvia Heller 1
Hammett 1
Hancock 1
Hancock, Charles L. 1
Hancock, Ebenezer, 1741-1819 1
Hancock, John, 1737-1793 1
Harrell, Flynn T., 1934- 1
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 1
Henham, Ernest G. (Ernest George), 1870- 1
Hinckley Sturgis, Elizabeth Knight 1
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 1
Howard, Benedict 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 1
Iggulden, John 1
Jakes, John, 1932- 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 1
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 1
Karl, Frederick R. (Frederick Robert), 1927-2004 1
Kennedy family 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 1
Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950 1
Kennerley, Morley 1
Lemay, Richard Joseph 1
Leonard, Elmore, 1925-2013 1
Logan, Marian 1
Logan, Richard F. 1
Mansfield, Florence Fetz 1
Markfield, Wallace 1
Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 1
Middendorf, Robert 1
Mitchell Kennerley (Firm) 1
Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592 1
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 1
Muir, John, 1838-1914 1
Myerson, Joel 1
National Endowment for the Arts 1
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