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Donald J. and Ellen Greiner collection of Frederick Busch

Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2013-2
Scope and Contents

Frederick Busch (1941-20016) was an American writer known primarily for his short stories. He also taught at Colgate University. This collection is composed primarily of the correspondence between Busch and Donald J. Greiner, literary scholar and professor at the University of South Carolina, which started in 1976 and ended with Busch’s death in 2006. The rest of the collection includes manuscript drafts, photographs, and other biographical material.

Dates: 1976-2007

Donald J. and Ellen Greiner collection of James Dickey

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

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