C. Hugh Holman, The Roots of Southern Writing : essays on literature of the American South

C. Hugh Holman, The Roots of Southern Writing : essays on literature of the American South

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Holman, C. Hugh, (Clarence Hugh), 1914-1981
Title: C. Hugh Holman, The Roots of Southern Writing : essays on literature of the American South
Dates: 1970s
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (4 folders; MS 806 - MS 808 in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of an edited typescript of the book The Roots of Southern Writing: Essays on the Literature of the American South published by the University of Georgia Press, 1972.
Coll. Number: ms807
Location: 32108050814949

Biographical/Historical Note

In his 30 years at the University of North Carolina, Dr. Holman won fame for his studies of Southern literature, particularly involving Thomas Wolfe, the author,who was from North Carolina. In 1977 he won the O. Max Gardner Award, given each year to a member of the University of North Carolina system for contributions to the welfare of the human race. Dr. Holman played a key role in creating the National Humanities Center and then bringing it to North Carolina's Research Triangle Park. The center gives scholars the chance to spend a year researching and writing on history, literature, philosophy or any other subject in the humanities. Dr. Holman served as vice president of the center.


Index Terms

American literature--Southern States--History and criticism.
Typescripts.
University of Georgia. Press.
University press publications--Georgia.

General Notes

Published edition of "The Roots of Southern Writing: essays of the literature of the American South" is available from the University of Georgia Libraries.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

C. Hugh Holman, The Roots of Southern Writing : essays on literature of the American South. MS 807. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.