Lucia Clark Markham papers, 1901-1962

Descriptive Summary

Title
Lucia Clark Markham papers, 1901-1962
Creator
Markham, Lucia Clark, 1870-1967.
Extent
1.2 cubic ft.
Subjects
Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925.
Cawein, Madison Julius, 1865-1914.
Colman, Ronald, 1891-1958.
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920.
Huston, Walter, 1884-1850.
Markham, Lucia Clark, 1870-1967.
Rice, Alice Caldwell Hegan, 1870-1942.
Roberts, Elizabeth Madox, 1881-1941.
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
Actors.
Authors.
Poets.
Drafts (preliminary versions)
Poems.
Scrapbooks.
Kentucky author
Arrangement
Organized by accession number; 54M7, 61M282 arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Lucia Clark Markham, a physician and teacher in addition to being a poet, lived in Lexington, Ky. most of her life.
Scope and Content
This is a collection, the product of several accessions, of the correspondence and poetry of Lucia Clark Markham. It contains her manuscript draft of SONNETS TO THE BELOVED, a book of poetry (60M116), and MEADOW BEYOND THE MOUNTAIN, a novel told in verse (62M83). There are also a number of letters from literary and theatrical personalities, including James Lane Allen, Madison Cawein, Ronald Colman, William Dean Howells, Walter Huston, Alice Hegan Rice, Elizabeth Madox Roberts and H.G. Wells (54M7). The collection contains a volume of clippings of Ms. Markham's poetry published from 1903 to 1929 (61M282), and 12 scrapbooks about Kentucky (53M93).

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