CARR, VIRGINIA SPENCER.
Virgina Spencer Carr collection

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z3hk


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Carr, Virginia Spencer.
Title: Virgina Spencer Carr collection
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1067
Extent: 1 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Collection of papers of Virginia Spencer Carr, English professor and author, including photographs, printed material, correspondence, subject files, and audio recordings.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access audio-visual materials in this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in Other Repositories

Virginia Spencer Carr papers, Special Collections, University of Delaware and Virginia Spencer Carr papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Source

Purchased from Virginia Spencer Carr, 2007.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Virginia Spencer Carr collection, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Appraisal Note

Acquired by Director of the Rose Library, Stephen Enniss, as part of the Rose Library's holdings in American literature.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Virginia Spencer Carr (1929-), English professor and author of biographies of Carson McCullers (1975) and Dos Passos (1984). Her other books include Understanding Carson McCullers and Katherine Anne Porter’s ‘Flowering Judas’; Women Writers Texts and Contexts, and Paul Bowles: A Life.

Virginia Spencer Carr (1929-), English professor and author of biographies of Carson McCullers (1975) and Dos Passos (1984). Her other books include Understanding Carson McCullers and Katherine Anne Porter’s ‘Flowering Judas’; Women Writers Texts and Contexts, and Paul Bowles: A Life.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Virginia Spencer Carr, including correspondence from James Dickey and Cleanth Brooks to Carr and Mary Robbins, photographs, printed material, audio recordings, and subject files concerning the Emory University Creative Writing Institute.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 - Cassette tapes, photographs, undated correspondence, newspaper clippings, Emory Creative Writing Institute materials, June 21 to July 19, 1977
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