WATKINS, FLOYD C.
Floyd C. Watkins papers, circa 1940-1998

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:/25593/900ww

Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Watkins, Floyd C.
Title: Floyd C. Watkins papers, circa 1940-1998
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 534
Extent: 44.25 linear feet (91 boxes), 1 oversized papers box and 2 oversized papers folders (OP), and AV Masters: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of author and literature professor Floyd C. Watkins including correspondence, literary writings by Watkins, other writings by Watkins, and materials relating to his academic career.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

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Special restrictions apply: Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

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

Related Materials in This Repository

Floyd C. Watkins American Literary Manuscripts Collection

Source

Gift, 1983, with subsequent additions.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Floyd C. Watkins papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Floyd C. Watkins (1920- ) was born in Cherokee County, Georgia, son of Charles H. and Clera Wheeler Watkins. He married Anna E. Braziel in 1942 following his service as a public school teacher in Pitts, Georgia, and they had three children. At the end of his military service in the Aleutian Islands during World War II, he attended Emory University (A.M., 1947) and Vanderbilt University (Ph.D., 1952). He was on the faculty of Emory University from 1949 until his retirement as Candler Professor of American Literature in 1988. He has authored numerous books relating to people and places in the southern literature.

Floyd C. Watkins (1920- ) was born in Cherokee County, Georgia, son of Charles H. and Clera Wheeler Watkins. He married Anna E. Braziel in 1942 following his service as a public school teacher in Pitts, Georgia, and they had three children. At the end of his military service in the Aleutian Islands during World War II, he attended Emory University (A.M., 1947) and Vanderbilt University (Ph.D., 1952). He was on the faculty of Emory University from 1949 until his retirement as Candler Professor of American Literature in 1988. He has authored numerous books relating to people and places in the southern literature.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Floyd C. Watkins from circa 1940 to1998. The papers contain correspondence, literary writings by Watkins, other writings by Watkins, and materials relating to his academic career.

The majority of the collection relates to the literary writings of Floyd C. Watkins. The materials include writings, correspondence, subject files, printed material, and audiovisual material relating to his writings on William Faulkner, Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, Thomas Wolfe and his books, In Time and Place and Yesterday in the Hills.

Arrangement Note

Organized into five series: (1) Correspondence and general material, (2) Literary writings, (3) Other writings, (4) Academic career, and (5) Unprocessed additions.


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