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William Stanley Hoole letters, 1935

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2011MS136 William Stanley Hoole letters, 1935-1936 2011MS136 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 2011 December 1 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-21T11:47-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard William Stanley Hoole letters 2011MS136 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1 5 0.1 Cubic feet 1 box 1935-1936 Housed with multiple collections. Scope and Contents note The William Stanley Hoole letters consist of two letters to William Stanley Hoole, one from James Still, the other from Jesse Stuart. The letter from Jesse Stuart includes a photograph and discusses Stuarts likes and dislikes regarding food, such as parsnips, turnips, and whiskey. Additionally, Stuart talks about how his love of writing. The letter from James Still thanks Hoole for his kind words in his book column and discusses Still's fledgling writing career. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by format. 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 2011MS136: [identification of item], William Stanley Hoole letters, 1935-1936, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note William Stanley Hoole (1903-1990) was an author, educator, and librarian. He served as Director of Libraries for the University of Alabama and produced more than 50 books and 100 articles. Jesse Hilton Stuart (1906-1984), Kentucky born author and poet, attended Lincoln Memorial University, receiving an A.B. degree in 1929, and Vanderbilt University from 1931 to 1932, studying when "The Fugitives" were active. In 1954 Stuart was chosen by the Kentucky legislature as Poet Laureate of Eastern Kentucky. James Still (1906-2001) was a poet, short story writer, children's author, novelist, folklorist, teacher and librarian. Although born in Alabama, Still spent most of his life in Kentucky and centered many of his writings around the coal fields of eastern Kentucky. William Stanley Hoole. Encyclopedia of Alabama. Encyclopedia of Alabama. 28 October 2008. Web. 1 December 2011. Hoole, William Stanley, 1903- Still, James, 1906-2001 Stuart, Jesse, 1906-1984 Authors, American--Kentucky. Correspondence.