Byron Herbert Reece papers

Byron Herbert Reece papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Reece, Byron Herbert, 1917-1958
Title: Byron Herbert Reece papers
Dates: 1937-1958
Quantity: 9.4 Linear feet (14 document boxes, 1 half box, 3 oversized boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of the papers of Byron Herbert Reece from 1937-1958. The collection includes correspondence (1945-1958); lecture notes on composition, poetry, English and American literature relating to his work at Young Harris College; publications in which his works appear; published and unpublished manuscript poems and prose; and scrapbooks containing correspondence, newsclippings, reviews, and press releases.
Coll. Number: ms56

Biographical/Historical Note

Byron Herbert Reece (1917-1958) was an American poet, novelist, farmer, and teacher, and resided in Blairsville, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Byron Herbert Reece (1917-1958)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

American literature--20th century
Authors, American--Georgia.
Blairsville (Ga.)
Manuscripts (document genre)
Poems.
Poets, American--Georgia.
Young Harris College.

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

Byron Herbert Reece papers, MS 56. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related materials located in other repositories: Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Correspondence, 1945-1953
 
2Correspondence, 1954-1959
 
3Contests
 
4Correspondence, Guggenheim Fellowships
 
5Correspondence, Huntington Hartford Fellowship
 
6Correspondence, William Tate Gift
 
7Christmas Cards
 
8Christmas Cards
 
9Christmas Cards
 
10Christmas Cards, "If I Had A Little Coat."
 
11Clippings
 
12Clippings
 
BoxFolder
21Clippings, re. Georgia Writers' Conference
 
2Music, Printed
 
3Pictures
 
4Programs, Georgia Writers' Conference
 
5Programs, General
 
6Printed Material, Misc.
 
7Young Harris College
 
8Young Harris College, Memoranda to Faculty, 1956-1957
 
9Young Harris College, Printed Material
 
10Young Harris College, Programs, 1956-1957
 
11Young Harris College, Rules & Schedules, 1956-1957
 
12Young Harris College, Students, Writings, Rolls, etc.
 
13Young Harris College, Students
 
BoxFolder
31Young Harris College, Misc.
 
2Periodicals, Aerend - California Quarterly
 
3Periodicals, Chestatee - Fawnlight
 
4Periodicals, Georgia Magazine
 
5Periodicals, Georgia Review
 
6Periodicals, Georgia Review
 
BoxFolder
41Periodicals, Georgia Review
 
2Periodicals, Georgia Review
 
3Periodicals, Kaleidograph (G.S.C.W.)
 
4Periodicals, The Land
 
5Periodicals, The Lyric
 
6Periodicals, New Mexico Quarterly Review
 
BoxFolder
51Periodicals, New Mexico Quarterly Review
 
2Periodicals, New Orleans Poetry Review
 
3Periodicals, Newsweek - Olivant Quarterly
 
4Periodicals, People - Quatrain Digest
 
5Periodicals, Saturday Review
 
6Periodicals, Saturday Review
 
7Periodicals, Scenic South - Voice
 
8Lecture Notes, English 101B- Composition
 
9Lecture Notes, English 101B
 
BoxFolder
61Lecture Notes, English 101B
 
2Lecture Notes, English 201
 
3Lecture Notes, English 201
 
4Lecture Notes, English 3B-American Literature
 
5Lecture Notes, English 3B
 
6Lecture Notes, English 4B-English Literature
 
7Lecture Notes, Short Story
 
8Poetry Notes, General
 
9Notes, Miscellaneous
 
BoxFolder
71Poetry, Notes: Vachel Lindsay
 
2Poetry, Notes: Poet Laureates
 
3Poetry, Notes: Imagist poetry
 
4Poetry, Notes: Lew Sarett
 
5Poetry, Notes: Edward Arlington Robinson
 
6Poetry, Notes: Women Poets
 
7Shakespeare, Notes: "Hamlet," "Lear"
 
8Mss. Poetry: Season of Flesh work sheets
 
9Mss. Poetry: Season of Flesh work sheets
 
10Mss. Poetry: Season of Flesh work sheets
 
11Mss. Poetry: Season of Flesh work carbon
 
BoxFolder
81Mss. Poetry: The Hills Not Home (incomplete)
 
2Mss. Poetry: Not the Full Harvest
 
3Mss. Poetry: Remembrance of Moab
 
4Mss. Poetry: Bow Down in Jericho, work sheets
 
5Mss. Poetry: Bow Down in Jericho, work sheets
 
6Mss. Poetry: Bow Down in Jericho, work sheets
 
7Mss. Poetry: Bow Down in Jericho, work sheets
 
8Mss. Poetry: Bow Down in Jericho, work sheets
 
9Mss. Poetry: Ballad of the Bones
 
BoxFolder
91Mss. Poetry: Song of Joy, work sheets
 
2Mss. Poetry: Song of Joy, work sheets
 
3Mss. Poetry: Song of Joy, work sheets
 
4Mss. Poetry: Song of Joy, work sheets
 
5Mss. Poetry: Song of Joy, work sheets
 
6Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun, rough draft, Vol. 1
 
7Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun, rough draft, Vol. 2
 
8Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun, rough draft, Vol. 2
 
BoxFolder
101Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun, rough draft, Vol. 3
 
2Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun, rough draft, Vol. 3
 
3Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun - copy for press, 1955
 
4Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun - rough draft, 1955
 
5Mss. Prose: Better a Dinner of Herbs, rough draft
 
6Mss. Prose: Better a Dinner of Herbs, rough draft
 
7Mss. Prose: Better a Dinner of Herbs, rough draft
 
8Mss. Prose: Better a Dinner of Herbs, rough draft
 
BoxFolder
111Articles, published and unpublished, rough drafts
 
2Articles, published and unpublished, rough drafts
 
3Book reviews
 
4 "A Logical Jew", short story, rough draft
 
5 "The Barlow Knife", short story
 
6 "The Face of Vengeance", short story
 
7 "A Logical Jew", "The Barlow Knife" and "The Face of Vengeance", final drafts
 
8Talks
 
9 "No Fences Make Good Neighbors", short story, rough draft
 
10Mss. Notes on Children's Literature
 
11Mss. Notes on Conservation
 
12Mss. Miscellaneous
 
BoxFolder
121 "Remembrance of Moab" - American Weave Publication Award, 1949
 
2Poem "Lilies", The Aerend, Summer 1940
 
2Story "The Return" The Aerend, Summer 1940
 
2Poem "The Pearl", American Weave, Summer '48
Not published elsewhere.
 
2Poem "Conversation Concerning Kings", American Weave, Summer '48
Not published elsewhere.
 
2Poem "Contentment", American Weave, Spring 1953
Not published elsewhere.
 
2Poem "The Farewell," American Weave, Winter 1949
 
2Poem "A Platitude of Plato," American Weave, Spring 1952
 
3Story "A Logical Jew," Chicago Review, Autumn 1949
 
3Poems "The Heart as a Bird," Destinies, Vol. 1, No. 4
 
3Poem "The Snows Have Gone," Golden Oak Leaves, Vol . 1 No. 1
Not published elsewhere.
 
4Poem "The Inward Eye," Living Poetry, Autumn 1945
 
4Poem "The Enormous Landscape," Living Poetry, Winter 1946
 
4Poem "Three Sonnets," The Lyric, Spring 1949
 
4Poem "Preference," The Lyric, Winter '54
Not published elsewhere.
 
4Poems "The Headland" and "In Absence," The Lyric, Fall 1974
 
5Poem "Whence Fares The Heart," New Mexico Quarterly Review, Autumn 1944
 
5Poems "Three Poems," New Mexico Quarterly Review, Summer 1945
 
5Poem "The Ghost," New Orleans Poetry Journal, January 1955
 
5Poem "The Tree, The Bird, The Leaf," New Orleans Poetry Journal, April 1955
 
5Note, New Orleans Poetry Journal, July 1955
 
5Poem "We Shall Not Eat," North Georgia Review, Fall & Winter 1938-39
 
6Note, People Today, 15 August 1951
 
6Poems "Eleven Poems", Poetry World, April 1940 July 1940 August 1940
Not published elsewhere.
 
6Review "Poetry & the Pamphlet", Poetry World, April 1940 August 1940
Not published elsewhere.
 
6Poem "Escape," Prairie Schooner, Fall 1939
 
6Poem "Ballad of Night," Prairie Schooner, Winter 1940
 
6Poem "Fox Hunters of Hell," Prairie Schooner, Summer 1941
 
6Poem "The Wet and the Cold," Prairie Schooner - No .2, 1954
 
7Poem "The Mask," Quatrain Digest, June 1953
 
7Poem "The Wind of Life," Quatrain Digest, June 1953
Not published elsewhere.
 
7Poem "Makes Perfect," Quatrain Digest, August 1953
 
7Poem "Lenses," Quatrain Digest, August 1953
Not published elsewhere.
 
7Poems "Nursery Rhymes"
 
7"Fiddler"
 
7"Intimation"
 
7"Hound and Hunter"
 
7"If Evil Were a Little Road"
 
7"Wisdom"
 
7"Intonation"
 
7"In Orchards Hung With Fruit"
 
7"Query"
 
7"The Beautiful Unuttered"
 
7"Portrait"
 
7"Question"
 
7"For a Group"
 
7"House in the Wind"
 
7"Windy Morning"
 
7"Sea Shells"
 
7"Prayer Against Hunters"
 
7All in Quill Club Anthology, Vol. Vol. 33
 
8Poem "Lie Not So Lonely," The Sonneteer, Summer 1944
Not published elsewhere.
 
8Poem "The Snows Have Come," Stor-I- Verse - Vol. 1, No. 2
Not published elsewhere.
 
9Poem "The Earth In March," Think Tank, 4 April 1946
Not published elsewhere.
 
9Poem "As I Came Out," Trails, Summer 1945
 
9Poem "By Other Eyes," Trails, Fall 1945
 
9Poem "I Could Wish Them a Longer Stay," Trails, Winter 1946
 
BoxFolder
131 Arizona Quarterly, Summer 1951
 
1 Arizona Quarterly, Summer 1954
 
1 Arizona Quarterly, Winter 1954
 
1 American Weave Vol. XX, No. 3
 
1 American Weave Vol. XX, No. 4
 
1 American Weave, Vol. XXI, No. 1
 
1 American Weave, Vol. XXI, No. 2
 
1 American Weave, Vol. XXI, No. 3
 
1 American Weave, Vol. XXII, No. 1
 
2 Compass, Spring 1949
 
2 Echoes, 1st Quarter 1954
 
2 Emory University Quarterly, Vol. XII, No. 2, 1956
 
2 Experiment, Winter 1945-46
 
2 Gifts to Emory University Library, 1955-1956
 
2 The Goal, Autumn 1955
 
2 The Goal, Spring 1956
 
2 The Goal, Autumn 1956
 
2 A Houyhnhnm's Scrapbook, Vol. 1 No . 1, 1956-57
 
2 A Houyhnhnm's Scrapbook, No. 2, 1957
 
2 Inferno, No. 4
 
3 Key Poets Sitwell, Barker, Swingler, Denwood, Snaith, Cooke, Lindsay, Carpenter, Beeching, Cameron. (10 v. in cover)
 
4 Kaleidograph, Vol. XXIII, July 1951
 
4 Kaleidograph, Vol. XXIV, March 1953
 
4 Kaleidograph, Vol. XXV, September 1953
 
4 Kaleidograph, Vol. XXV, October 1953
 
4 Kaleidograph, Vol. XXV, November 1953
 
4 Kaleidograph, Vol. XXV, March 1954
 
4 The Lyric, Vol. 35, No. 2
 
4 Manuscript Lab, Vol. 1 No. 1, February 1956
 
4 The Monthly Scrapper, February 1945
 
4 New Orleans Poetry Journal, Vol. 2 No. 2, April 1956
 
BoxFolder
141 Prayers, Opening of Congress, 1949
 
1 Poetry, No. 20 (Australian), 1946
 
1 Poetry Digest, Vol. 1 No. 5, December 1953
 
1 Rocky Mountain Stories, Sage Books, '41
 
2 Sonnets from the Portuguese
 
2 Scenic South, October 1953
 
2 Self-Realization, January-February 1949
 
2 Survey Report of Six Georgia Colleges, September 1955
 
3 To Comfort You
 
3 Trails, Summer 1948
 
3 Trails, Winter 1948
 
3 Trails, Summer 1951
 
3 Under the Big Beech, by Robert Kincaid
 
4 Wings, A Quarterly, Winter 1954
 
4 With Letters from Housman
 
Box
15Scrapbook, 1941
Clippings from The Citizen, columns by Reece contain poem and brief essay
 
Scrapbook, 1945-1946
Articles, Photos reviews, Press Releases re. Ballad of the Bones, reviews by Reece
 
Scrapbook, 1945-1947
Reviews, Clips, Photos, Invitations, Letters re. The Monthly Scrapper
 
Scrapbook, 1946
22nd Annual Breakfast of the Macon Writers' Club
 
Scrapbook, undated
Clips of Atlanta Journal book reviews by Reece
 
Box
16Scrapbook, 1950
Correspondence with U. of C.
 
Scrapbook, 1950-1951
Clips, Photos, Reviews re. Bow Down in Jericho and Not the Full Harvest
 
Scrapbook, 1950-1951
Sketches, Reviews, News Releases, re. Better a Dinner of Herbs, speeches
 
Scrapbook, 1952
Clips, Programs, etc. re. General Material
 
Box
17Scrapbook, 1955
Photos, Reviews, Press releases re. The Season of the Flesh, also speeches
 
Scrapbook, 1955-1956
Clips, etc. re. The Hawk and The Sun, also re. professorship at Emory
 
Briefcase
 
Newspaper
 
BoxItem
181Bound manuscript: Better a Dinner of Herbs
 
2Young Harris college Students, re
 
3Young Harris College Students, Writings, Rolls, etc.
 
4Rules & Schedules, Young Harris College, 1956 - 1957