Robert Emmett McDowell papers, ca. 1961-1962

Descriptive Summary

Title
Robert Emmett McDowell papers, ca. 1961-1962
Creator
McDowell, Robert Emmett, 1914-1975.
Extent
.8 cubic ft
Subjects
Drafts (preliminary versions)
Manuscripts (for publication)
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Historian, novelist.
Scope and Content
This collection consists of drafts of two of McDowell's works: the novel TIDEWATER SPRIG (61M262) and CITY OF CONFLICT, a history of Louisville, Ky. during the Civil War (63M5). The novel is based on family stories about pioneer saltmakers in Kentucky. CITY OF CONFLICT outlines the social, political, military, and economic effects of the war, as well as chronicling day-to-day events. Both drafts are typescripts with emendations.

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