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Edwin Carlile Litsey papers, 1898-1970, 1898

Part of Edwin Carlile Litsey papers, 1898-1970

kukm1m70m12Guide to the Edwin Carlile Litsey papers, 1898-1970Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Edwin Carlile Litsey papers, 1898-1970Collection number: 1M70M12Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Edwin Carlile Litsey papers, 1898-19701M70M12Litsey, Edwin Carlile, 1874-1970. 3.4 cubic ft.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Nye, Sarah Litsey. Gift, 1970.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Edwin Carlile Litsey papers, 1898-1970, 1M70M12, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Author, Poet. Edwin Carlile Litsey worked for more than seventy years as a banker with the Marion National Bank of Lebanon, Kentucky. As an avocation he wrote poetry, short stories and novels. A prolific writer, Litsey was chosen by the state legislature as Poet Laureate of Central Kentucky in 1954. Author Jesse Stuart was selected Poet Laureate of Eastern Kentucky that same year.This collection consists of typescripts for 174 short stories, 218 poems and nine novels by author Edwin Carlile Litsey. Among the holdings are typescripts for the novels GRIST (1927) and STONES FOR BREAD, considered two of Litsey's best works.No discernible arrangement.Litsey, Edwin Carlile 1874-1970.Poets laureate.Poets.Authors.Kentucky authorClippings.Poems.Manuscripts (for publication)Edwin Carlile Litsey papers, 1898-1970