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Wendell Berry letters to Mr. Kingston, 1971

Part of Wendell Berry letters to Mr. Kingston

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2012MS190 Wendell Berry letters to Mr. Kingston, 1971, 1973 2012MS190 Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2012 March 5 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-27T11:25-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Wendell Berry letters to Mr. Kingston 2012MS190 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1 10 0.01 Cubic feet 3 items 1971, 1973 Housed with multiple collections. Berry, Wendell, 1934- Scope and Contents note The collection consists of two letters from Wendell Berry to an unknown poet referred to as Mr. Kingston. The first letter mentions his inability to contribute to a Thoreau project due to other commitments. Berry says that he would like to write on Thoreau in the future and encloses a prospectus for his recently published volume Findings. In the second letter, he mentions his recent purchase of fifty acres of land to save it from development and thanks Kingston for sending him a photograph. The collection also includes a postcard from Tanya Berry to Mr. Kingston. Arrangement note Collection is arranged chronologically. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Preferred Citation note 2012MS190: [identification of item], Wendell Berry letters to Mr. Kingston, 1971, 1973, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note Wendell Berry (b. 1934) is a Kentucky born writer, poet, essayist, and activist whose works focus on the theme of harmony with nature. Berry received both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree from the University of Kentucky and later taught creative writing at his alma mater (1964-1977; 1987-1992). His major works include Nathan Coulter: A Novel, Recollected Essays, 1965-1980, and The Broken Ground. Wendell Berry. Poetry Foundation. Poetry Foundation. n.d. Web. 21 November 2011. In Our Time (Firm). Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 Authors, American--Kentucky. Authors--Correspondence. Port Royal (Ky.)