Summers and Still papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
Summers and Still papers
Date
1950s
Creator
Still, James, 1906-2001
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Subjects
Poetry.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2010ms011: [identification of item], Hollis and Summers papers, 1950s, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Hollis Summers (1916-1987) was a Kentucky born author, poet, and English professor at Georgetown College, University of Kentucky, and Ohio University.
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.
Hollis Summers papers. OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository. OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository. n.d. Web. 7 November 2011.
Scope and Content
The Summers and Still papers consist of five Hollis Summers poems and James Still's Mrs. Razor. All five poems are signed and include Sing a Song for Easter, For Distinguished Service, La Hora de la Verdad, King's X, and Advice to Another Man's Son. James Still's manuscript is inscribed For Laura Roberts - who will remember how we laughed on July 24, 1952. James Still.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Use Restrictions
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Contents of the Collection

Summer, Hollis poems,, 1950s

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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Still, James manuscript of Mrs. Razor,, 1950s

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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