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Series 14
Honors and awards, 1949-1993
Boxes 407-408; OP64-65, 134-136, 144-154

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of diplomas for earned and honorary degrees Dickey received as well as certificates and proclamations honoring him for his work. See Series 15 for plaques that Dickey received.

Diplomas
Box Folder Content
407 1 Diploma, Master of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1950
407 2 Diploma, honorary Doctor of Literature, Wesleyan College, 1971
OP19 20 Diploma, honorary Doctor of Letters from The College of Charleston, 1971
OP16 20 Diploma, honorary Doctor of Letters from Hamilton College, 1972
407 3 Diploma, honorary Doctor of Letters from Moravian College, 1973
407 4 Diploma, honorary Doctor of Literature from Northwestern University, 1975
407 5 Diploma, honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from University of Idaho, 1980
407 6 Citation for honorary Doctor of Letters from Kenyon College, 1982
OP20 1 Diploma, honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Arizona State University, 1982
407 7 Diploma, honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Appalachian State University, 1984
407 8 Diploma, honorary Doctor of Laws from University of Arkansas, 1984
407 9 Diploma, honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Clemson University, 1986
OP16 20 Diploma, honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, 1988
OP16 20 Diploma, honorary Litterarum Doctor from Oglethorpe University, 1988
Certificates and Correspondence
408 1 Certificate of Membership, Phi Beta Kappa, 1949
OP16 19 Literary Achievement Award for Poetry, presented by the Georgia Writers Association [for Into the Stone and Other Poems], 1960
OP16 19 Literary Achievement Award for Poetry, presented by the Georgia Writers Association [for Drowning With Others], 1962
OP16 19 Literary Achievement Award for Poetry, presented by the Georgia Writers Association [for Buckdancer's Choice], 1965
408 2 Citation for contribution in field of literature by Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 1969
408 3 Proclamation by Atlanta mayor declaring 14 November 1969 Atlanta Poets' Day in honor of James Dickey's poetry readings in the city on that date [4 photocopies]
408 4 Certificate for placement in Outstanding Educators of America, 1970 edition
408 5 Certificate of honorary membership in Omicron Delta Kappa, University of South Carolina, 1970
OP16 19 Literary Achievement Award for Poetry, presented by the Georgia Writers Association [for Deliverance], 1970
OP16 19 Certificate of Membership in American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1970
OP16 19 Certificate of Award of the Order of the South, presented by the Southern Academy of Letters, Arts and Sciences, 1973
OP16 19 NYQ Poetry Day Award, 1977
OP16 19 Citation of Appreciation to James Dickey an Marvin Hayes by Laymen's National Bible Committee for God's Images, 1977
408 6 Navigator's Certificates, 1981 (2copies)
408 7 State of South Carolina Certificate of Service, 1982 and 1991
408 8 Certificate of Recognition, guest speaker, National Sigma Tau Delta convention, Athens State College, March 1984
408 9 Certificate from University of South Carolina football staff, recognition of contribution to Gamecock football program, 1985
OP17 3 Awards: certificate of honorary citizenship of Jackson, Mississippi, 29 April 1985
OP17 4 Awards: proclamation making 29 April 1985 James Dickey Day in Jackson, Mississippi
OP20 2 Proclamation by Andrew Young declaring October 20, 1988 James Dickey Day in Atlanta, GA
408 10 Certificate of honorary membership in Pi Delta Phi, 1990
408 11 Certificate of honorary life membership, Greater University of South Carolina Alumni Association, 1993
408 12 James Dickey at 70: A Tribute, program and flyer, 17-18 September 1993
408 13 Certificate of honorary membership in Golden Key National Honor Society, n.d.
408 14 Miscellaneous certificates and awards 1970s
408 15 Correspondence re awards and honors, 1962-1973
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