Southern Appalachian Poetry records

Abstract

The Southern Appalachian Poetry records (dated 1989-2010; 2 cubic feet; 4 legal document boxes and 1 slim document box) consists of correspondence with and submissions by poets; drafts of the manuscript; and grant, publication, and publicity materials for Southern Appalachian Poetry: An Anthology of Works by 37 Poets (McFarland, 2008), edited by Marita Garin.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Southern Appalachian Poetry records
Creator
Garin, Marita
Extent
2 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Drafts.
Poets, American -- 20th century.
Authors -- Correspondence.
Poetry.
Authors and publishers.
Arrangement
Collection is organized by subject into 7 series and retains its original order. The only exception is that the poetry and biographies written by the poets have been placed in separate folders for ease of access. Where possible original file names were retained and the editors annotations have been kept with the materials as she arranged them.
Finding Aid Author
Archives Staff
Preferred Citation
2012ms077: [identification of item], Southern Appalachian Poetry, 1989-2010, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Marita Garin (b. 1936, Missoula, Montana) is a poet and teacher of writing. She has spent the majority of her adult life in Appalachia, including Johnson City, Tennessee; Henderson, North Carolina; and Black Mountain, North Carolina. She received her BA in English Literature from Auburn University (1959), her MA in English from Lamar State College of Technology (1962), and her MFA in creative writing from Goddard College (1979). She was awarded an Arts Fellowship by the Tennessee Arts Commission and a Writers Fellowship by the North Carolina Arts Council. She is the editor of Southern Appalachian Poetry: An Anthology of Works by 27 Poets (McFarland and Co., 2008). Her work on the anthology began in 1989.
Scope and Content
The Southern Appalachian Poetry records (dated 1989-2010; 2 cubic feet; 4 legal document boxes and 1 slim document box) consists of correspondence with and submissions by poets; drafts of the manuscript; and grant, publication, and publicity materials for Southern Appalachian Poetry: An Anthology of Works by 37 Poets (McFarland, 2008), edited by Marita Garin. The collection includes explanatory notes in folders written by editor and donor Garin. Approximately half of this collection contains the poetry and biographies of the participating poets, while the remainder of the collection contains the records created in the editorial and publishing process. Editorial and publishing records include correspondence obtaining permissions for previously published poetry to be included in the anthology, in addition to negoaions and details surrounding the publication. There is also a small amount of the collection that contains materials related to publicity after the book was published.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.Collection contains materials redacted due to privacy concerns, such as social security numbers or personal health information. Access to the original documents is restricted.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Anthology grant application, reviews and publications regarding the anthology and publicity, 1989-2010

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Anthology letters, 1989-2010

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Poets included in the anthology, 1989-2010

Baber, Bob Henry - correspondence

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Baber, Bob Henry - poetry and biography

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Barrett, Joseph - correspondence

  • Box 1, folder 5-6
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Barrett, Joseph - poetry and biography

  • Box 1, folder 6
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Byer, Katherine - correspondence

  • Box 1, folder 7
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Byer, Katherine - poetry and biography

  • Box 1, folder 8
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Chappell, Fred - correspondence

  • Box 1, folder 9
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Chappell, Fred - poetry and biography

  • Box 1, folder 10
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DeFoe, Mark - correspondence

  • Box 1, folder 11
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DeFoe, Mark - poetry and biography

  • Box 1, folder 12
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Dickson, Charles - correspondence

  • Box 1, folder 13
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Dickson, Charles - poetry and biography

  • Box 1, folder 14
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Downer, Hilda - correspondence

  • Box 1, folder 15
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Downer, Hilda - poetry and biography

  • Box 1, folder 16
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Dykes, Gregory - correspondence

  • Box 1, folder 17
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Dykes, Gregory - poetry and biography

  • Box 1, folder 18
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Garin, Marita - poetry, photograph and biography

  • Box 1, folder 19
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Hague, Richard - correspondence

  • Box 1, folder 20
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Hague, Richard - poetry and biography

  • Box 1, folder 21
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Harshman, Marc - correspondence

  • Box 1, folder 22
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Harshman, Marc - poetry and biography

  • Box 1, folder 23
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Johnson, Don - correspondence and photograph

  • Box 2, folder 1
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Johnson, Don - poetry and biography

  • Box 2, folder 2
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Knauth, Stephen - correspondence

  • Box 2, folder 3
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Knauth, Stephen - poetry and biography

  • Box 2, folder 4
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Kratt, Mary - correspondence

  • Box 2, folder 5
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Kratt, Mary - poetry and biography

  • Box 2, folder 6
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Laska, P.J. - correspondence

  • Box 2, folder 7
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Laska, P.J. - poetry and biography

  • Box 2, folder 8
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Lyon, George Ella - correspondence

  • Box 2, folder 9
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Lyon, George Ella - poetry and biography

  • Box 2, folder 10
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Marion, Jeff Daniel - correspondence

  • Box 2, folder 11
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Marion, Jeff Daniel - poetry and biography

  • Box 2, folder 12
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McFee, Michael - correspondence

  • Box 2, folder 13
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McFee, Michael - poetry and biography

  • Box 2, folder 14
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McKernan, Llwellyn - correspondence

  • Box 2, folder 15
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McKernan, Llwellyn - poetry and biography

  • Box 2, folder 16
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McKinney, Irene - correspondence

  • Box 2, folder 17
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McKinney - poetry and biography

  • Box 2, folder 18
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McNeil, Louise - correspondence

  • Box 2, folder 19
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McNeil, Louise - poetry and biography

  • Box 2, folder 20
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Miller, Jim Wane - correspondence

  • Box 2, folder 21
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Miller, Jim Wane - poetry and biography

  • Box 2, folder 22
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Morgan, Robert - correspondence

  • Box 3, folder 1
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Morgan, Robert - poetry and biography

  • Box 3, folder 2
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Nieman, Valierie - correspondence

  • Box 3, folder 3
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Nieman, Valerie - poetry and biography

  • Box 3, folder 4
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Pennington, Lee - correspondence

  • Box 3, folder 5
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Pennington, Lee - poetry and biography

  • Box 3, folder 6
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Rash, Ron - correspondence

  • Box 3, folder 7
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Rash, Ron - poetry and biography

  • Box 3, folder 8
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Scarborough, George - correspondence and photograph

  • Box 3, folder 9
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Scarborough, George - poetry and biography

  • Box 3, folder 10
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Sellers, Bettie - correspondence

  • Box 3, folder 11
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Sellers, Bettie - poetry and biography

  • Box 3, folder 12
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Shipley, Vivian - correspondence and photograph

  • Box 3, folder 13
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Shipley, Vivian - poetry and biography

  • Box 3, folder 14
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Simpson, Nancy - correspondence

  • Box 3, folder 15
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Simpson, Nancy - poetry and biography

  • Box 3, folder 16
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Smith, R.T. - correspondence

  • Box 3, folder 17
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Smith, R.T. - poetry and biography

  • Box 3, folder 18
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Snyder, Bob - correspondence

  • Box 3, folder 19
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Snyder, Bob - poetry and biography

  • Box 3, folder 20
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Soniat, Katherine - correspondence

  • Box 3, folder 21
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Soniat, Katherine - poetry and biography

  • Box 3, folder 22
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Still, James - correspondence and photgraph

  • Box 4, folder 1
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Still, James - poetry and biography

  • Box 4, folder 2
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West, John Foster - correspondence

  • Box 4, folder 3
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West, John Foster - poetry and biography

  • Box 4, folder 4
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Wright, Charles - correspondence

  • Box 4, folder 5
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Wright, Charles - poetry and biography

  • Box 4, folder 6
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Zuber, Isabel - correspondence

  • Box 4, folder 7
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Zuber, Isabel - poetry and biography

  • Box 4, folder 8
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Original manuscript, 2008

  • Box 4, folder 9
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Checklists, 1989-2010

  • Box 4, folder 10
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Permissions, 1989-2007

Major Presses - permissions to use previously published poetry, 1989-2007

  • Box 4, folder 11
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Major Presses - permissions to use previously published poetry, 1989-2007

  • Box 4, folder 12
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Major Presses - permissions to use previously published poetry, 1989-2007

  • Box 5, folder 1
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Small Presses - permissions to use previously published materials, 1989-2007

  • Box 5, folder 2
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Journals - permissions to use previously published poetry, 1989-2007

  • Box 5, folder 3
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McFarland Publishers correspondence, 2006-2008

2006 April-2007 July 13

  • Box 5, folder 4
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2007 July 23-2008 October 14

  • Box 5, folder 5
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Contract and related correspondence, 2006

  • Box 5, folder 6
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Reviews, 2008-2010

  • Box 5, folder 7
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Researchers are required to have an SCRC Researcher Account in order to request or order digital copies of materials. Research Account set-up and use instructions can be found at: http://libguides.uky.edu/SCRCaccount

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