Lee, Nelle Harper (1926-2016)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The collection consists of two notecards from Nelle Harper Lee, the book John Singer Sargent by Carter Ratcliff, and a pair of Airoldi earrings in the shape of leopard heads with the original Brighton jewelry bag in which they were sent. The materials were gifts to the Leapards from Nelle Harper Lee.
Dates: circa 1980s
Overview Cleophus (Cleo) Thomas Jr. is an Alabama attorney and was the first African American president of the Student Government Association at The University of Alabama. The collection contains letters sent to Thomas by noted authors and artists, materials related to special events on The University of Alabama campus, and a map and photographs presented to politician Nicholas Katzenbach.
Abstract This collection consists of the correspondence, manuscripts, and galley proofs, as well as reviews and notices of Elise Ayers Sanguinetti, the Alabama author of The Last of the Whitfields (1962), The New Girl (1964), The Dowager (1968), and McBee's Station (1972).
Dates: 1929 - 2003
Overview The collection chiefly consists of correspondence between O. B. Emerson and various individuals including authors, former students, and other faculty and staff from The University of Alabama. The collection also includes materials about different authors and subjects on which Dr. Emerson either taught or published, as well as a significant amount of materials related to professional organizations in which he was involved.
Abstract Ralph Hammond was the author of numerous books, press secretary to Alabama governor James ("Big Jim") Folsom, and poet laureate of Alabama from 1992 to 1995. This collection contains clippings, correspondence, legislative documents, recordings, photographs, negatives, poetry, memorabilia, and other items related to his activities, including a large number of materials about the Folsom administration and about antebellum mansions in Alabama.
Overview Correspondence, writings, sermons, church bulletins, and personal financial papers relating to this Methodist minister and his wife in Alabama.
Dates: 1826 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1978
Overview The John Cowardin Collection on Nelle Harper Lee contains letters between Florida author John (Jack) Cowardin and Pulitzer-Prize winning Alabama author Nelle Harper Lee. It also includes supplemental materials related to Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.
Dates: 1960-1962, 2004-2009
Overview This collection chiefly consists of correspondence from Sue Spencer to her family and friends during the time she spent with her husband and three sons living in Africa, an experience from which she published African Creeks I Have Been Up. Both the manuscript and galley proofs are included in this collection, as well as notes and observations for Mrs. Spencer's other publications, and newspaper clippings and other items related to Mrs. Spencer's life as an...
Dates: 1956 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1964
Overview Hudson Strode (1892-1976) was a literature and creative writing professor at The University of Alabama from 1916-1963, and a writer of more than a dozen nonfiction books. This collection includes correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, artifacts, prints, newspaper clippings, and other materials related to his travels and literary career.
Overview Ann Waldron was born on December 14, 1924, in Birmingham, Alabama. She attended the University of Alabama, serving as editor of the Crimson White and earning a degree in journalism in 1945. She went on to work forThe Atlanta Constitution, where she met her husband Martin Waldron. The collection predominantly consists of correspondence between Ann Waldron and various individuals, as well as materials related to her work as an...
Dates: 1945 - 2010