Dean Cadle collection, 1919-1997

Abstract

Dean Cadle, bio-bibliographer of Kentucky author James Still, was also a librarian, author, and accomplished photographer. Many of his stories, essays and poems are present in this collection as well as reviews and critical papers on the works of James Still. The collection also contains articles, interviews, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and a few miscellaneous materials which include programs of workshops, festivals, and conferences, promotional materials, and memorabilia.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Dean Cadle collection, 1919-1997
Creator
Cadle, Dean, 1920-1998
Extent
15 boxes
Subjects
Cadle, Dean, 1920-1998.
Still, James, 1906-
Stuart, Jesse, 1907-
Arnow, Harriette Louisa Simpson, 1908-
Caudill, Rebecca, 1899-
Authors, American.
Librarians.
Appalachian Region.
Articles.
Interviews.
Memorabilia.
Photographic prints.
Programs.
Reviews.
Typescripts.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by Kate Black and Amy Reid; machine-readable finding aid created by Beth Eifler
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Dean Cadle, bio-bibliographer of well known Kentucky author James Still, was born in Middlesboro, Ky., on January 16, 1920. Cadle attended Berea College, Berea, Ky. (1938-1941), received his undergraduate degree from the State University of Iowa in 1947, an MS in Library Science from Stanford University (1948) and an MA from the University of Kentucky in 1957. He held positions at the Kentucky State Department of Libraries (1957-1959), the University of Kentucky Libraries (1959-1960), and until his retirement in 1987, was Associate Librarian for Technical Services at the University of North Carolina, Asheville. Besides writing and collecting extensively on author James Still, Cadle had numerous articles and poems published in national and regional journals and was an accomplished photographer as well. He died on June 10, 1998.
Scope and Content
Many of Dean Cadle's stories, essays and poems are present in this collection as well as reviews written by Cadle and critical papers on the works of James Still. Included in the materials are manuscripts by Dean Cadle such as "Dance By the Sea" and "Deep Furrow", and short stories by James Still that were published in national magazines such as The Atlantic, Better Homes, and the Yale Review. The paste-up and publisher's drafts of River of Earth are present as well as critical papers on Still by other authors including Sidney Saylor Farr, Joe Creason, Dayton Kohler and Albert Stewart. Works about James Still include the final draft of "Man on Troublesome", a collection of essays edited and compiled by Dean Cadle (as of 1987 it has not been published); and other critical works collected by Cadle. Also present are articles, interviews and reviews as well as biographical information, newspaper clippings and correspondence. Miscellaneous materials include programs of workshops, festivals and conferences, promotional materials and memorabilia.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Contents of the Collection

WORKS BY CADLE, 1945-1991, undated

See also the section, "Works about Still", where other works by Cadle are listed.

ESSAYS

"Dark Wisdom." Opportunity -- Journal of Negro Life. Summer 1945, p. 128.

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"Dark Wisdom." Mountain Life and Work. Fall 1945, p. 18.

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"My Little Genius of the Malayan Spell." The New Mexico Quarterly Review. Winter 1946, p. 458.

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"The Man Behind the Signs." Courier-Journal Magazine. Louisville, Kentucky. January 22, 1949, p. 5.

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"Joe Clark, H.B.S.S." Courier-Journal Magazine. Louisville, Kentucky. February 27, 1955, p. 38.

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"Credit for Extracurricular Reading; or Comrade Krushchev's 'Cooperative'?" Wilson Library Bulletin. November 1957, p. 216.

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"Better Than a Grocery." Wilson Library Bulletin. March 1958, p. 496.

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"That All May Read." Better Roads. March 1958, p. 23.

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"Margaret Ann Hubbard." Wilson Library Bulletin. October 1958, p. 94.

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"Bernard Malamud." Wilson Library Bulletin. December 1958, p. 94.

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"Man of Two Worlds." Courier-Journal Magazine. Louisville, Kentucky. August 30, 1959, p. 30.

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"Brainard Cheney." Wilson Library Bulletin. September 1959, p. 20.

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Foreword to The High Cost of Writing by Rebecca Caudill. 1965.

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"Three Writers Abroad." Unpublished typescript. 1969.

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"Tom Wolfe at 75." Interview with Fred Wolfe. Appalachian Heritage. Summer 1975, p. 45. [Photocopies of Cadle's accompanying photographs in Box 1, Folder 27]

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"Writing for the Saturday Evening Post." Unpublished typescript. Undated.

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"Old Kentucky Home in North Carolina." Unpublished typescript. Undated.

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"A Rare Collector." Unpublished typescript. Undated.

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JOURNAL NOTES

Miscellaneous, undated.

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PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHS

The Opportunities That Books Offer. Children's Book Council, Inc. Pamphlet and calendar. January, February, March, 1960, cover.

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Images. Summer 1967, pp. 8, 26. Photocopies. [Original publication in Box 3, Folder 3]

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Images. No. 12 (Spring 1971), pp. 9, 26.

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Appalachian Heritage. Winter 1973, pp. 3, 40, 43.

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Appalachian Heritage. Fall 1973, pp. 4, 10, 25, 39.

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Appalachian Heritage. Winter 1974, pp. 4, 18, 27, 29, 34, 49, 50, 54.

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Appalachian Heritage. Fall 1974/Winter 1975, p. 141. Photocopy.

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Appalachian Heritage. Spring 1975, pp. 3, 34, 35, 48-53.

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Appalachian Heritage. Summer 1975, inside front cover, pp. 14, 46. Photocopies. [Original publication in Box 1 Folder 15]

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Appalachian Heritage. Fall 1975, inside front and inside back covers, pp. 4, 9-14, 20, 23, 25, 27, 41-43.

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"A Portfolio of Pictures." Appalachian Heritage. Winter 1976, front and back covers, inside front and inside back covers, pp. 15, 32, 35-46. Photocopies. [Original publication in Box 10, Folder 6]

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Newsletter. Appalachian Center, Berea College. Vol. 5, no. 4 (Fall 1976), p. 3.

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Newsletter. Appalachian Center, Berea College. Vol. 7, no. 1 (Winter 1978), p. 3.

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Appalachian Journal. Vol. 6, no. 2 (Winter 1979), pp. 120, 124, 128, 133, 136. Photocopies.

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Appalachia. March-April 1981, p. 38.

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Newsletter. Appalachian Center. Berea College. Vol. 16, no. 4 (Fall 1987), p. 3.

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Images. Undated, p. 7.

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"The James Still Collection." Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky. Pamphlet. March 1991.

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POEMS

"Images." Images. Summer 1967, p. 30. Photocopy. [Original publication in Box 3, Folder 3]

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"Tale of a Bald Fisherman" and "Vassal..." Unpublished typescript. Undated.

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REVIEWS

"Tales from the Plum Grove Hills." Mountain Life and Work. Winter 1946, p. 29.

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"Stegner Pursues His Theme of Pioneering in the West." Herald-Leader. Lexington, Kentucky. April 17, 1955, p. [?].

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"Stegner's Lectures Appraise Writers in U.S." Herald-Leader. Lexington, Kentucky. July 10, 1955, p. [?].

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"Man and Ozymandias." Western Review. Autumn 1955, p. 75.

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"Making of American Writers." Southwest Review. Spring 1956, p. 204.

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"S-E College Librarian Reviews Student Publication." Harlan (Ky.) Daily Enterprise. January 17, 1966, p. 3.

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"House Divided." Southwest Review. Autumn 1969, p. 436.

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"Review of Symposium Magazine." Typescript. The Mountaineer. Waynesville, North Carolina. March 3, 1971.

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"Sad-Delightful Reading." Southwest Review. Summer 1977, p. 323. [Galley proof included]

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STORIES

"The Bootleggers." Stateside. 1946, p. 5.

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"We Have Returned." Tomorrow. January 1947, p. 31.

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"Deep Furrow." Matrix. Spring/Summer 1949, p. 29.

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"The Wedding Warriors" and "Anthem of the Locusts." Stanford Short Stories 1949. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1949, p. 74.

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"The Bootleggers." Today. November 1951, p. 16.

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"Deep Furrow." Today. October 1952, p. 16.

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"Proposal of the Republic." Northern Review. Summer 1955, p. 28.

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"Cry in the Wilderness." The Carolina Quarterly. Winter-Spring 1956, p. 5.

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"Dance by the Sea." Various drafts including two published versions: Southwest Review, Autumn 1958, p. 338; Deep Summer, 1963, p. 60.

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"Proposal of the Republic." Images. Summer 1967, p. 35. [Photocopies of Cadle's accompanying photographs in Box 1, Folder 21]

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"We Have Returned." Appalachian Heritage. Summer 1977, p. 23.

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"Cry in the Wilderness." Appalachian Heritage. Summer 1979, p. 42.

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"The Wedding Warriors." Appalachian Heritage. Winter 1980, p. 48.

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"Anthem of the Locusts." Appalachian Heritage. Summer 1981, p. 4.

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"Deep Furrow." Short Story International. 1982, p. 59.

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"The Bootleggers." Appalachian Heritage. Fall 1984, p. 62.

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"Homage to a Vital Skirmish." Undated. [Manuscript; never published]

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RELATED MATERIALS

"Journal, Notebook, Lists, Quotations, Titles, People." 1983-1996.

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Photograph exhibit for "27th Annual Kingdom Come Swappin' Meetin'," Southeast Community College, Cumberland, Kentucky. October 4-5, 1991.

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WORKS ABOUT CADLE, 1961-1991

ARTICLES AND BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Baber, Lynne. "Dean Cadle." Critical Survey of Short Fiction. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Salem Press, 1981, p. 2535.

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"Dean Cadle." Two Thousand Men of Achievement. Cambridge, England: Melrose Press Limited, 1972, p. 157.

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"Dean Cadle." Biographical and critical statements used in the Southern Appalachian Writers Exhibit at the University of North Carolina at Asheville Library. September-December, 1982.

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Evans, Paula. "Dean Cadle." Typescript. 1984.

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Molz, Kathleen. "A Report from Pikeville, Kentucky." Wilson Library Bulletin. December 1967, p. 399.

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Niles, Rena. "Do-It-Yourself Librarian." Courier-Journal Magazine. Louisville, Kentucky. May 21, 1961, p. 34.

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Ward, William S. "Dean Cadle." A Literary History of Kentucky. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1988, p. 247.

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Miscellaneous Clippings; resume, August 1991.

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Berea College Class of 1947, 50th Reunion, "Some Notes for a Future Historian." June 27-29, 1997. Essays edited by Dean Cadle. [Also includes an article about Dean Cadle.]

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WORKS BY STILL, 1935-1991, undated

JAMES STILL'S NOTES

Notes for a poem.

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Early version of "On Quicksand Creek" from On Troublesome Creek. New York: Viking Press, 1941.

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Statement for a limited edition of poems.

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Miscellaneous notes.

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"A Recollection." Typescript. Undated.

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POEMS

"Child in the Hills." The Atlantic. February 1936, p. 226.

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"Spring Foal." Mountain Life and Work. April 1936, p. 11.

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"Sun-Ball on the Mountain." North Georgia Review. Summer 1937, p. 6.

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"Eyes in the Grass," "Spring on Troublesome Creek," "White Highways." Scholastic. September 18, 1937, p. 27.

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"Child in the Hills," "Epitaph for Uncle Ira Combs," "On Troublesome Creek." Poems by James Still. [Brochure for the Hindman Settlement School, Hindman, Kentucky] ca. late 1930's.

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"Death in the Forest." Chattahoochee Valley Times. Lannett, Alabama. January 31, 1940, [p. 3]

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"Beloved Place." Saturday Evening Post. July 17, 1954, [p. 78]

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"Apple Trip." Mountain Life and Work. Fall 1963, p. 45.

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"Granny Frolic on Wolfpen." Mountain Life and Work. February 1968, p. 23.

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"Heritage." Broadside. 1968

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"Wolfpen Creek." Autographed broadside. 1986.

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"The Wolfpen Poems." Excerpts from The Wolfpen Poems. Appalachian Heritage. Summer 1985, p. 5.

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"Those I Want in Heaven With Me Should There Be Such a Place." Broadside. [Published in Appalachian Journal, Winter 1991, p. 222]

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STORIES

"These Goodly Things." [Better Home] July, August, September 1935, p. 15.

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"A Bell on Troublesome Creek." [Better Home] October, November, December, 1936, p. 3.

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"The Egg Tree." The Yale Review. Autumn 1937, p. 100.

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"Lost Brother." Frontier and Midland. Autumn 1937, p. 14.

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"Journey to the Settlement." Pamphlet published by Hindman Settlement School, Inc. Fall 1938.

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"Mole-Bane." The Atlantic. March 1938, p. 372.

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"Uncle Jolly." The Atlantic. July 1938, p. 68.

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"The Ploughing." The Atlantic. December 1939, p. 776.

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"The Stir-off." Mountain Life and Work. Fall 1941, p. 1.

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"Hit Like to 'a' Killed Me." The Courier-Journal Roto Magazine. Louisville, Kentucky. [April 19, 1942] p. 22.

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"Cedar of Lebanon." The American Mercury. March 1946, p. 292.

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"School Butter." The Virginia Quarterly Review. Autumn 1946, p. 561.

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"A Master's Time." The Atlantic. January 1949, p. 43.

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"A Ride on the Short Dog." The Atlantic. July 1951, p. 55.

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"Fun Fox." Woman's Day. September 1953, p. 101.

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"Mrs. Razor." [with preface] Mountain Life and Work. Summer 1954, p. 32.

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"The Burning of the Waters." The Atlantic. October 1956, p. 55.

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"The Run for the Elbertas." The Atlantic. July 1959, p. 46.

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"The Run for the Elbertas." The Landrum Leader. April 21, 1960, p. 6.

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"Mrs. Razor." Deep Summer. 1963, p. 30.

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"Mrs. Razor." The World of Psychoanalysis. [1965] p. 1084.

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"Mrs. Razor." Statement. Spring 1967, p. 25.

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"The Nest." Mountain Life and Work. November 1968, p. 13.

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"Encounter on Keg Branch." Mountain Life and Work. February 1969, p. 15.

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"The Run for the Elbertas." Appalachian Journal. Winter 1979, p. 142.

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River of Earth. Promotional newsletter. New York: Viking Press, January 26, 1940.

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On Troublesome Creek. Bookcover. New York: Viking Press, 1941.

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Pattern of a Man and Other Stories. Promotional card. Frankfort, Kentucky: Gnomon Press, 1976.

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Sporty Creek: A Novel About an Appalachian Boyhood. Publication announcement. New York: G.P. Putnam, 1977.

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River of Earth. Paste-up and publisher's drafts. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1978.

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River of Earth. Promotional materials. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1978.

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The Run for the Elbertas. Bookcover. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1980.

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A Green Place. Promotional flyer. New York: Delacorte, 1982. [Collection in which six of Still's poems were published]

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WORKS ABOUT STILL, 1919-1984, undated

RESEARCH AND CRITICAL ESSAYS

The first part of this series contains the final draft of Man on Troublesome, a collection of essays edited and compiled by Dean Cadle; as of 2006 it had not been published. Folders 5-9 of Box 8 include published copies or typescripts of essays which are included in the final draft of Man on Troublesome. Box 9 contains other critical works collected by Cadle.

Man on Troublesome: James Still and His Work

Cadle, Dean, ed. Man on Troublesome: James Still and His Work. Parts 1-4.

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Part 1: Preface

Part 2: Chronology

Part 3: Cadle, Dean. "Pattern of a Writer: Attitudes of James Still."

Part 4: Creason, Joe. "'Some Things a Man Does For Himself'."

Cadle, Dean, ed. Man on Troublesome: James Still and His Work. Parts 5-13.

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Part 5: Stewart, Albert. "At Home with James Still on Dead Mare Branch."

Part 6: Holmes, John. "A Poet from the Rugged Hills of the South."

Part 7: Napier, John. "The Melody of the Spoken Word: A Study of James Still's Hounds on the Mountain."

Part 8: Benet, Stephen Vincent. "In the Coal Hills of Kentucky."

Part 9: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan. "An Epic of Kentucky."

Part 10: Kohler, Dayton. "Jesse Stuart and James Still: Mountain Regionalists."

Part 11: Clarke, Mary Washington. "Cumberland Dialect as an Element in James Still's Narrative Art."

Part 12: Cadle, Dean. "Man on Troublesome."

Part 13: Cadle, Dean. "Bibliography."

Cadle, Dead, ed. "Man on Troublesome: James Still and his Work" Typescript of Part 13.

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Draft of part 13.

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Clarke, Mary Washington. "Cumberland Dialect as an Element in James Still's Narrative Art." Western Kentucky University Faculty Research Bulletin. May 1969, p. 27.

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Creason, Joe. "'Some Things a Man Does for Himself'." Courier-Journal Magazine. Louisville, Kentucky. February 14, 1960, p. 7. [Typescript included.]

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Kohler, Dayton. "Jesse Stuart and James Still: Mountain Regionalists." The English Journal. March 1942, p. 173. [Typescript included.]

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Napier, John. "The Melody of the Spoken Word: A Study of James Still's Hounds on the Mountain." Typescript. Undated.

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Stewart, Albert. "At Home with James Still on Dead Mare Branch." Typescript. [September 26, 1961]

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Other Critical Essays

Craf, Katherine L. "The Fiction and Poetry of James Still as a Kentucky Writer." Thesis. University of Louisville, 1966.

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Craf, Katherine L. "A Widely Known Writer--James Still: His Life and Literature." Kentucky Association of School Librarians Bulletin. Spring 1968, p. 8.

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Farr, Sidney S. "The Appalachian Woman as Portrayed by James Still." Paper prepared for an independent study at Berea College., undated.

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Farr, Sidney S. "One Aspect of Form and One Aspect of Content as Found in the Poetry of James Still."

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The Iron Mountain Review: James Still Issue. Summer 1984.

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Roberts, Leonard. "Additional Notes on Archer Taylor's On Troublesome Creek." Kentucky Folklore Record. October-December 1962, p. 142.

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Taylor, Archer. "Proverbial Comparisons and Similes in On Troublesome Creek." Kentucky Folklore Record. July-September 1962, p. 87.

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Walker, Edith C. "Folk Elements in the Fiction of James Still." Thesis. Western Kentucky University, June 1969.

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Wells, Betty Jean. "James Still, the Man." Typescript. Undated.

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ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS, REVIEWS

Articles

Cadle, Dean. "Man on Troublesome." Appalachian Heritage. Winter 1976, p. 47.

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Cadle, Dean. "Pattern of a Man and Other Stories." Appalachian Heritage. Summer 1977, p. 82. [Original publication in Box 3, Folder 4]

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Cadle, Dean. Foreword to River of Earth. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1978. [Draft, galley sheets, and books.]

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Cadle, Dean. "Man on Troublesome." The Yale Review. Winter 1968, p. 236. [Photocopy of typescript, galley sheets, and publication announcements included.]

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Cadle, Dean. "Pattern of a Writer: Attitudes of James Still." Appalachian Journal. Winter 1988, p. 104. [Various drafts included.]

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"Four Receive Weatherford Awards." Appalachian Center Newsletter. Berea College. Spring 1978, p. 1.

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"James Still, 1906- ." Contemporary Literary Criticism. Detroit , Michigan: Gale Research, 1988, Vol. 49, p. 362. [With entries by Dean Cadle and others]

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Stokely, Wilma Dykeman. "The Literature of the Southern Appalachian Mountains." Mountain Life and Work. Winter 1964, p. 7.

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Williams, Shirley. "Still Writing After All These Years." Courier-Journal Magazine. Louisville, Kentucky. July 9, 1978, p. 23. [Photocopy of map on theme of "Jack and the Wonder Beans" by Courier-Journal staff artist Erin Osborn included].

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Interviews

Interview with James Still. Appalachian Journal. Winter 1979, p. 120. [Includes unedited transcript and letter from Jerry Williamson, Appalachian Journal editor, to Dean Cadle]

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Questions for Unidentified Interview. Undated.

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Reviews

Cadle, Dean. "Pattern of a Man and Other Stories." Undated.

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Collett, Dexter. "Lament for the Land: A Review of River of Earth." Mountain Review. Vol. 4, no. 2 (September 1978), p. 42.

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Derleth, August. "Still Writes of Kentucky." Typescript of copy published in The Capital Times. Madison, Wisconsin. December 7, 1941, p. 15.

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Dykeman, Wilma. "River of Earth." South Atlantic Bulletin. May 1979.

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Fields, Jim. "A Pattern of a Book: A Review of Pattern of a Man and Other Stories." Mountain Review. Vol. 4, no. 3 (January 1979), p. 40.

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Foster, Ruel E. "Flowing On." West Virginia Alumnus. November [1979?], p. 24.

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Gilpin, Pete. "Book is dedicated to Local 'Kentuckians'." Asheville Citizen-Times. February 13, 1978.

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Higgs, Robert J. "River of Earth." Tennessee Folklore Society Bulletin. December 1978, [p. 4]

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Hyde, Ralph W. "The Run for the Elbertas." Tennessee Folklore Society Bulletin. June 1981, [p. 4]

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Kohler, Dayton. "River of Earth." Southern Literary Messenger. March 1940, p. 204. [Typescript included]

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Kohler, Dayton. "On Troublesome Creek." Southern Literary Messenger. January 1942, p. 43. [Typescript included]

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Warren, John W. "River of Earth." Tennessee Historical Quarterly. Undated, p. 361.

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Publications

Kentucky Authors of the 20th Century. Department of Community Services , College of Adult and Extension Education, University of Kentucky. 1955, [p. ?]

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Kentucky English Bulletin: Literary Landmarks of Kentucky. Fall 1961, p. 32. [Typescript included]

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Appalachian Writers. Booklet. July 17-October 5, 1979. [Television series produced at WSJK-TV, Knoxville]

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Cadle, Dean. "James Still." Southern Writers: A Biographical Dictionary. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1979, p. 428.

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Driskell, Leon. "James Still." Dictionary of Literary Biography. Vol. 9. Detroit: Gale research Co., 1981, p. 68.

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[Statements on writing from writers involved in the Southern Appalachian Writers Exhibit, University of North Carolina at Asheville Library. September-December, 1982]

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Miscellaneous

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Newspaper Clippings

While primarily biographical in nature, the clippings include some brief reviews of Still's books.

1930s

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1940s

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1950s

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1960s

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1970s

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1980s

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1990s and undated

  • Box 12, Folder 14
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RELATED MATERIALS

Events

Programs of workshops, festivals, conferences, readings, and exhibits.

Writers' Workshop. Morehead State College. Morehead, Kentucky. August 7-August 18, 1961.

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Writers' Workshop. Morehead State College. Morehead, Kentucky. July 22-August 2, 1963.

  • Box 13, Folder 2
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Appalachian Arts Festival. Alice Lloyd College. Pippa Passes, Kentucky. April 26-30, 1966.

  • Box 13, Folder 3
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Schedule for a class of Cadle's to which Still spoke. [July 12, 1972]

  • Box 13, Folder 4
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Appalachian Writers Workshop. Hindman, Kentucky. August 1-12, 1977.

  • Box 13, Folder 5
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Appalachian Writers Workshop. Hindman, Kentucky. August 5-17, 1979.

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Elizabeth Maddox Roberts Centenary Conference. Saint Catherine College. Springfield, Kentucky. October 30-31, 1981.

  • Box 13, Folder 7
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South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA). Session 13: Appalachian Literature. Atlanta, Georgia. November 1982.

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Common Ground. Poetry reading. James Still and James Sherburne. Investors Heritage Auditorium. Frankfort, Kentucky. May 8, 1982.

  • Box 13, Folder 9
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Southern Appalachian Writers Exhibit. University of North Carolina at Asheville Library. September-November [December] 1982.

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James Still Festival. Emory and Henry College. Emory, Virginia. October 19-21, 1983.

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James Still Exhibit. Mars Hill College Library. Mars Hill, North Carolina. March-April 1987.

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Prose and Poetry Reading. University of North Carolina at Asheville. April 11, [?]

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Memorabilia

Honors and Awards

Alice Lloyd College Poetry Award. Statement read by Cadle at the presentation. April 29, 1966.

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Morehead State University 55th Annual Commencement. Program. [Still received an Honorary Doctorate] May 17, 1978.

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Phi Beta Kappa certificate. University of Kentucky. Photocopy. December 3, 1978.

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Marjorie Peabody Waite Award. American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Photocopy. May 23, 1979.

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Milner Award certificate. Kentucky Arts Council. Photocopy. 1981.

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Kentucky Humanities Council. Membership list. 1982.

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Miscellaneous

Combs, Josiah H. "Old, Early, and Elizabethan English in the Southern Mountains." Dialect Notes. [1919], p. 285.

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Combs, Josiah H. "A Word List from the South." Dialect Notes. Vol. 5, Part II, 1919, p. [31]

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Hindman Settlement School and Decoy School pamphlets. [Knott County, Kentucky], 1963 and undated.

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Poems written for James Still

  • Box 13, folder 23

William Howard Cohen. "Mountain Poets." October 3, 1965.

James T. Farrell. "James Still." Undated.

James Goode. "Laborers in the Field of Muses." Broadside. Undated.

Edd Presnell. Untitled. Undated.

Bernard Stallard. "James Still" from The Summer of the Dulcimer. 1967.

Void check from Still to Cadle for .0001 cents. April 15, 1972

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McCoy, Lola Love. "Thomas Wolfe's 'Dixieland'." Booklet of the Thomas Wolfe Memorial in Asheville, N.C. with note to Still from Fred Wolfe, Thomas Wolfe's brother, April 24, 1975.

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Invitation to birthday party for Still. Appalachian Center, University of Kentucky. July 6, [?]

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"The Appalachian Dulcimer." Jethro Amburgey. Promotional flyer. undated.

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Photograph of tub on Still's cabin wall by Linc Fisch. Photocopy. Undated.

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Photographs of Still and home. Photocopies. Undated.

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Still Fellowship pamphlets. Appalachian Center, University of Kentucky, undated.

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River of Earth. Anniversary Reception, April 3, 1990.

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Works About Others

Articles and postcards about other authors. 1952-1996, undated.

  • Box 13, Folder 32
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CORRESPONDENCE, 1937-1997, undated

CORRESPONDENCE WITH AUTHORS

These letters are primarily between Cadle and the authors listed, with Still often being their subject. One exception, however, is the group of photocopied letters from Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings to Still. Folders 8-9 contain letters between Cadle and others about topics noted.

Harriette Arnow

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Rebecca Caudill

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Wilma Dykeman

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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

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Albert Stewart [some correspondence between Cadle and Stewart concerning Cadle's Man on Troublesome is located in "General" correspondence in Box 15, folders 3-4, 1960-1966]

  • Box 14, Folder 5
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James Still

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Jesse Stuart

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"...And members of the pack:" Still's denials of statements printed by Cadle [Includes a long letter submitted by Cadle to Appalachian Journal which was never published]. March 1979-July 1987.

  • Box 14, Folder 8
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"On the misuse by James Still and others of photographs taken by Dean Cadle." October-December 1986.

  • Box 14, Folder 9
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GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE

The early general correspondence is primarily between Cadle and publishers regarding his fiction. Beginning about 1960, this correspondence consists mainly of letters between Cadle and others concerning his manuscript Man on Troublesome and his other writings about Still.

1937-1949

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1950-1959

  • Box 15, Folder 2
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1960-1965

  • Box 15, Folder 3
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1966-1969

  • Box 15, Folder 4
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1970-1975

  • Box 15, Folder 5
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1976-1979

  • Box 15, Folder 6
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1980-1989

  • Box 15, Folder 7
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1990-1997; undated

  • Box 15, Folder 8
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