Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Wendell Berry papers
University of Kentucky Special Collections
Collection is arranged by format.
Housed with multiple collections.
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
2012MS191: [identification of item], Wendell Berry papers, 1976-1980, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
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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.
The Wendell Berry papers consist of his correspondence and two poems. The correspondence contains two letters to Wendell Berry from the editors of a poetry magazine from the Catholic Worker Movement and two letters from Berry in return. The poems include A thought of David Ignatow and We Who Prayed and Wept.