Olive Ann Burns Sparks postcard to Emily B. Calhoun

Olive Ann Burns Sparks postcard to Emily B. Calhoun

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Burns, Olive Ann
Title: Olive Ann Burns Sparks postcard to Emily B. Calhoun
Dates: 1985 August 30
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 postcard)
Coll. Number: ms2867

Biographical/Historical Note

"Olive Ann Burns was a professional writer, journalist, and columnist for most of her life. She published two novels, one posthumously, and for many years was a staff writer for Atlanta newspapers and the Atlanta Journal Magazine. Her most notable achievement was Cold Sassy Tree, a novel that describes rural southern life and a young boy's coming-of-age at the turn of the century." - "Olive Ann Burns." New Georgia Encyclopedia. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved July 31, 2008)


Scope and Content Note

A postcard from Olive Ann Burn Sparks to Emily Calhoun in Atlanta. She thanked Ms. Calhoun for writing her about Cold Sassy Tree and mentions the art of journal writing. The postcard is dated August 30, 1985.


Index Terms

Calhoun, Emily B. -- Correspondence
Correspondence
Diaries--Authorship.
Postcards.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Olive Ann Burns Sparks postcard to Emily B. Calhoun, ms 2867. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Olive Ann Burns papers, 1945-1990.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Postcard, 1985 August 30