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Wallace McElroy Kelly papers
University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506
Letters (70M19) arranged chronologically.
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Wallace McElroy Kelly papers, 1935-1957, 1M52M60, AAM5205LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.
.4 cubic ft.
This collection contains the manuscript of DAYS ARE AS GRASS and other writings and letters of Wallace McElroy Kelly. Besides the manuscript of the novel, the collection contains the original of the chapter Kelly submitted to the fellowship contest and a single page proof. Also included are some children's poems written by Kelly, and his 1941 letters to Frances Smith Dugan, a Lexington, Ky. bookseller, about promoting DAYS ARE AS GRASS.