xt7wwp9t262r https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7wwp9t262r/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7wwp9t262r/data/kukm1m50m39.xml Burman, Ben Lucien, 1896- 19401963 7.5 cubic ft. collections  English University of Kentucky This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed.  Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically.  Physical rights are retained by the owning repository.  Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.  For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center. Ben Lucien Burman papers, ca. 1940 - ca. 1963 Ben Lucien Burman papers, ca. 1940 - ca. 1963 text Ben Lucien Burman papers, ca. 1940 - ca. 1963 1940 2002 true xt7wwp9t262r collection false kukm1m50m39 Guide to the Ben Lucien Burman papers, ca. 1940-ca. 1960 Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig Special Collections Manuscripts University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 USA Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3  Copyright 2002 University 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 Ben Lucien Burman papers, ca. 1940-ca. 1960 Collection number: 1M50M39, 1M51M28, 1M52M11, 1M52M58, 1M55M72, 1M57M27, 1M58M28, 1M59M12, 1M61M1, #160, AAK0186LM Contact Information Special Collections Manuscripts University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email:  sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL:  http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Processed by: Archives Staff Encoded by: Eric Weig  Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved. Ben Lucien Burman papers,  ca. 1940 - ca. 1963  1M50M39, 1M51M28, 1M52M11, 1M52M58, 1M55M72, 1M57M27, 1M58M28, 1M59M12, 1M61M1, #160, AAK0186LM Burman, Ben Lucien, 1896- 7.5 cubic ft. None online. Must visit contributing institution. The materials are in  English. University of Kentucky Special Collections Lexington, Kentucky 40506 Burman, Ben Lucien. Gifts, ca. 1940-ca. 1960. Collection is open for research. Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. [Identification of item], Ben Lucien Burman papers, ca. 1940-ca. 1960, 1M50M39, 1M51M28, 1M52M11, 1M52M58, 1M55M72, 1M57M27, 1M58M28, 1M59M12, 1M61M1, #160, AAK0186LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky. Author, journalist. Ben Lucien Burman was born in Covington, Ky, served in World War I, and graduated from Harvard in 1920. He was a reporter with newspapers in Boston, Cincinnati, and New York, and was a correspondent from Africa and the Middle East during World War II. He also wrote books, both fiction and non-fiction, depicting life along the Mississippi River. He married Alice Caddy, the illustrator of many of his books, in 1927. Burman died in 1984. These papers consist mainly of drafts of articles, short stories, and novels written by Burman. Included are drafts and/or proofs of many of Burman's works, including THE FOUR LIVES OF MUNDY TOLLIVER; ROOSTER CROWS FOR DAY; CHILDREN OF NOAH; IT'S A BIG COUNTRY; SEVEN STARS FOR CATFISH BEND; BLOW FOR A LANDING; HIGH WATER AT CATFISH BEND; THE STREET OF THE LAUGHING CAMEL; IT'S A BIG CONTINENT; and THE OWL HOOTS TWICE AT CATFISH BEND; also of several articles published in THE SATURDAY REVIEW OF LITERATURE, including "The Cult of Unintelligibility", "Music on the Mississippi", "Tolliver's Travels", and "Unnatural Natural History"; and several other articles, including "This I Believe." Also included are a number of original drawings by Alice Caddy. Also included (in 61M1) are a microfilm copy (negative, 16mm) of one of the manuscript copies of THE STREET OF THE LAUGHING CAMEL, and a set of phonograph records containing a copy of the manuscript dictated by Burman. Minimal level of organization. Caddy, Alice illustrator. American fiction--20th century. Mississippi River in literature.