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Diane di Prima papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2019_003
Scope and Contents The University of Louisville purchased various collections of papers belonging to feminist poet and writer Diane di Prima from the Phoenix Book Store in New York City, in four separate acquisitions made in 1966, 1967, and 1968. Negotiations for later acquisitions were made by telephone and were not documented. The papers in the collection date from 1934 to 1992, beginning with ephemera from di Prima's childhood. The bulk of the 9.5 linear foot collection, which is divided into eight series, is...

Hortense Flexner King Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2009_004-RB
Scope and Contents The papers of poet and writer Hortense Flexner King (1885-1973) consist of four series: correspondence, legal/financial/medical paperwork, literary production, and scrapbook materials. The correspondence is mainly incoming, but a small amount of outgoing is also present. Additionally, there is some third party correspondence. Legal, financial, and medical paperwork includes the power of attorney making Elizabeth Y. Schubert her guardian, trust information from the estate of Carolin Flexner,...

Ben B. Kelly papers (microfilm)

 Collection — Reel: Project 71, reel 1
Identifier: 1973_417-UA
Content Description This microfilm reproduces two clipping scrapbooks compiled by Ben Kelly in the 1890s, which contain poetry, documents relating to social functions sponsored by Louisville fraternal and labor organizations, a typescript recollection of the history of Kentucky's whiskey gaugers from the 1870s to the 1910s and clippings, with some correspondence concerning local Republican Party activities. Some of the latter material discusses the participation of the American Protective Association, an...

Frank Delano Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018_179
Scope and Contents The papers of Frank D. Moore, educator and poet, include his published works, uncollected poems, correspondence, legal documents, and photographs. The collection also holds items from a memorial service held after his death. The correspondence files consist of personal letters, mostly to Moore's friend and fellow poet Carol Rainey, whom Moore named Executor of his Literary Estate. Printed emails document the posthumous publication of his works The Night Singer and The Cedar Chest. Literary...

Edith G. Oldham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992_106-UA
Scope and Contents The papers of Edith George Oldham include genealogical information and photos that pre-date her birth in 1923 and extend through 1992. Consisting mainly of her literary output, this small collection tells quite a bit about her because her writings reflected her life and personality. The bulk of the material covers the years after Oldham's retirement from teaching in 1975 when writing became her outlet and means of communicating with the world.The collection has been divided into six...