William Alfred Sutton papers

William Alfred Sutton papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Sutton, William Alfred, 1915-
Title: William Alfred Sutton papers
Dates: Bulk, 1970-1971
Dates: 1930-1974
Quantity: 1.4 Linear feet (3 document boxes, 1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of William A. Sutton documenting his relationship with Erskine and Virginia Caldwell from 1930-1974. The papers include correspondence to and from Erskine and Virginia Caldwell as Sutton prepares to write a biography on Caldwell. The collection also contains both personal and professional information about Caldwell, a few copies of Caldwell manuscripts, and some newspaper clippings.
Coll. Number: ms2383

Biographical/Historical Note

William Alfred Sutton (1915- ), professor of English at Ball State University (Muncie, Ind.).


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

American literature--20th century
Authors, American.
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987
Caldwell, Virginia
Manuscripts (document genre)

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Alfred Sutton papers. MS 2383. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1930-1970
2Correspondence, 1968-1969
3Correspondence, Jan-Feb 1970
4Correspondence, March 1970
5Correspondence, April-May 1970
6Correspondence, June 1960
7Correspondence, July 1970
8Correspondence, August 1970
9Correspondence, September 1970
10Correspondence, October 1970
11Correspondence, November 1970
12Correspondence, December 1970
21Correspondence, Jan-Feb 1971
2Correspondence, March 1971
3Correspondence, April-May 1971
4Correspondence, June-July 1971
5Correspondence, August 1971
6Correspondence, Sept. 1971
7Correspondence, Oct-Nov 1971
8Correspondence, December 1971
9Correspondence, 1972
10Correspondence, 1973-1974
31Typescript; If Only to Remember the Flatlands
2Typescript; The Bogus Ones
3Typescript; Southern Tenant Farmers
4Typescript; "A Recollection" by C. Bell Caldwell
5Typescript; "Three...E.C. Manuscripts" by W. Sutton
3Church Report