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Name of Collection: Mississippi Writers A Portfolio of Portraits               

Accession Number: AM15-108                             

Given By: Oral History Department       

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt: August 31, 2015        

Extent: .25 cubic foot 

Inclusive Dates: Copyright 1981          

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Packet titled Featuring Twenty Noted Authors from the Cradle of Storytellers Mississippi Writers A Portfolio of Portraits. Contains two sets of twenty black and white portraits and a list of biographical facts of nineteen of the authors measuring 11x14 ½ inches. The packet is copyrighted by the University Press of Mississippi in 1981, ISBN 0-87805-145-7, and lists a cost of $10.00. The authors included:

  1. Sherwood Bonner
  2. Hodding Carter
  3. Ellen Douglas
  4. John Faulkner
  5. William Faulkner
  6. Shelby Foote
  7. Barry Hannah
  8. Dumas Malone
  9. Berry Morgan
  10. Willie Morris
  11. Walker Percy
  12. William Alexander Percy
  13. Irwin Russell (no biographical data)
  14. Elizabeth Spencer
  15. James Street
  16. Margaret Walker
  17. Eudora Welty
  18. Tennessee Williams
  19. Richard Wright
  20. Stark Young


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