Wallace McElroy Kelly papers, 1935-1957

Descriptive Summary

Title
Wallace McElroy Kelly papers, 1935-1957
Creator
Kelly, Wallace McElroy, 1910-
Extent
.4 cubic ft.
Subjects
Kelly, Wallace McElroy, 1910-
Shine, Frances Lathrop Dugan, 1903-1977.
Manuscripts (for publication)
Kentucky author
Arrangement
Letters (70M19) arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
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.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
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