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Collection Number: 04175

Collection Title: Victor Dalmas Papers, 1974-2002

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Size About 11,000 items (14.0 linear feet)
Abstract Victor Dalmas was born in Kentucky and moved to Fayetteville, N.C., in 1954. He served in the Army in Korea and Vietnam, retiring in 1968. He received a degree in political science from the University of Maryland and studied English at Pembroke State University and North Carolina State University, 1974-1979. Dalmas served as associate editor of the literary quarterly, Pembroke Magazine, published at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He was also a freelance writer and publisher. Dalmas died on 23 April 2001. The collection includes correspondence relating to draft manuscripts and edited copy for issues of Pembroke Magazine during Dalmas's tenure as editor, 1974-1979, among which are issues on Paul Green and Erskine Caldwell. Also included are letters to and from various writers, especially from North Carolina, and materials relating to books edited and published by Dalmas through Dalmas/Ricour, Publishers.
Creator Dalmas, Victor.
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
RESTRICTED: Materials received from Victor Dalmas are closed pending processing, except with permission from heirs.
No restrictions on access to addition of August 2002 (Acc. 99318).
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Victor Dalmas Papers #4175, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Provenance
Received from Victor Dalmas of Fayetteville, N.C., in 1979 and 1982 and from Sanford J. Smoller of Miami, Fla., in August 2002 (Acc. 99318).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Victor Dalmas was born in Kentucky and moved to Fayetteville, N.C., in 1954. He served in the Army in Korea and Vietnam, retiring in 1968. He received a degree in political science from the University of Maryland and studied English at Pembroke State University and North Carolina State University, 1974-1979. Dalmas served as associate editor of the literary quarterly, Pembroke Magazine, published at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He was also a freelance writer and publisher. Dalmas died on 23 April 2001.

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Papers of author and editor  Victor Dalmas include correspondence relating to draft manuscripts and edited copy for issues of Pembroke Magazine during Dalmas's tenure as editor, 1974-1979, among which are issues on Paul Green and Erskine Caldwell. Also included are letters to and from various writers, especially from North Carolina, and materials relating to books edited and published by Dalmas through Dalmas/Ricour, Publishers. The addition of August 2002 contains letters, 1977-1994, from Dalmas to Sanford J. Smoller and typescript of a tribute to Dalmas by Smoller.

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Contents list

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About 11,000 items.

Papers of author and editor  Victor Dalmas include correspondence relating to draft manuscripts and edited copy for issues of Pembroke Magazine during Dalmas's tenure as editor, 1974-1979, among which are issues on Paul Green and Erskine Caldwell. Also included are letters to and from various writers, especially from North Carolina, and materials relating to books edited and published by Dalmas through Dalmas/Ricour, Publishers.

Box 1

Correspondence, draft articles, and other material relating to Pembroke Magazine, ca. 1973-1979 #04175, Series: "Papers, 1974-1982." Box 1

Box 2

Correspondence and copy for the Paul Green issue, Pembroke Magazine, Issue 10, 1978 #04175, Series: "Papers, 1974-1982." Box 2

Box 3

Correspondence with North Carolina writers and others, ca. 1970-1980 #04175, Series: "Papers, 1974-1982." Box 3

Box 4

Correspondence and copy for Erskine Caldwell issue, Pembroke Magazine, Issue 11, 1979 #04175, Series: "Papers, 1974-1982." Box 4

Box 5

Fiscal records; grant applications; Pembroke Magazine #04175, Series: "Papers, 1974-1982." Box 5

Box 6

Correspondence with North Carolina writers and others #04175, Series: "Papers, 1974-1982." Box 6

Box 7

Correspondence relating to and copy for books published by Dalmas #04175, Series: "Papers, 1974-1982." Box 7

Box 8

Miscellaneous correspondence and other papers #04175, Series: "Papers, 1974-1982." Box 8

Box 9

Miscellaneous correspondence, ca. 1975-1980; issues of small press publications and Pembroke Magazine #04175, Series: "Papers, 1974-1982." Box 9

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About 75 items (0.5 linear ft.).

Arrangement: chronological.

Received from Sanford J. Smoller of Miami, Fla., in August 2002 (Acc. 99318).

Letters from Victor Dalmas to Sanford Smoller and typescript of a tribute to Dalmas by Smoller. Entitled " Adieu, Victor," this article was published in Pembroke Magazine in 2003.

Box 10

Letters, 1977-1994, and article, 2002. #04175, Subseries: "Addition of August 2002 (Acc. 99318)." Box 10

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