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Collection Number: 04287

Collection Title: Guy Owen Papers (#4287) 1951-1981

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Size About 3400 items (15.0 linear feet)
Abstract Guy Owen (1925- ), novelist, poet, literary critic, editor, and professor of English at North Carolina State University. The collection includes writings, research material, correspondence, subject files, and other papers. More than half of the collection consists of material produced Owen during writing projects, including handwritten or typed drafts of novels, short stories, poems, and articles. Many of the drafts were never published. Correspondence, chiefly professional in nature, subject files, news clippings about Owen and his work, photographs, audiotapes comprise the rest of the collection.
Creator Owen, Guy, 1925- .
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
Retained by Dorothy Owen for writings by Guy Owen, and by the writers or the descendants of the writers of other items in these papers, as stipulated by United States copyright law
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Guy Owen Papers #4287, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

Clicking on a subject heading below will take you into the University Library's online catalog.

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Guy Owen, Jr., was born on February 24, 1925, in Clarkton, Bladen County, North Carolina. He graduated from Clarkton High School in 1942, and worked at assorted odd jobs before joining the Army in 1943, serving in France and Germany. He returned to the United States in 1945 to attend the University of North Carolina, where he majored in English. In 1952, Owen married Dorothy Meadows Jennings of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina. He received his Ph.D. in 1955.

Owen's first teaching experience was as instructor of English at Davidson College from 1949 to 1951. He also taught part-time at UNC from 1951 to 1954, while completing his dissertation, and was associate professor of English at Elon College during the 1954-1955 school year.

In 1955, Owen accepted the position of associate professor of English at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida; he taught there until 1961. During this time, he wrote his first novel, Season of Fear, which was published in 1960.

Owen became a member of the faculty at North Carolina State College in Raleigh in 1961, remaining there until his death twenty years later. While teaching American literature and creative writing courses, he completed and published three novels, two volumes of poems, and a collection of short stories. He also helped edit two anthologies of verse: New Southern Poets: Selected Poems from Southern Poetry Review, and Contemporary Poets of North Carolina.

In 1958, Owen co-founded the poetry magazine Impetus, which in 1965 became Southern Poetry Review. He was also an editor of North Carolina Folklore.

Owen died of cancer in July 1981, at age 56.

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Well over half of this collection consists of material produced by Owen during his various writing projects. Many of these items are handwritten or typed drafts of novels, short stories, poems, articles, and the texts of speeches, and many of these drafts are unpublished.

Correspondence, chiefly professional in nature, subject files, news clippings about Owen and his work, photographs, and audio tapes, comprise the rest of the collection. Duplicate materials and widely available printed materials were separated and transferred or discarded during processing.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Novels, 1952-1981.

About 760 items.

Arrangement: by novel, then by type of item.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.1. Season of Fear, 1960.

About 35 items.

Notes (7 pages); complete and partial drafts (7 items, totaling about 3000 pages); galley proofs; and reviews and promotional material (25 items). Also included is a screenplay not written by Guy Owen.

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Folder 11

Season of Fear #04287, Subseries: "1.1. Season of Fear, 1960." Folder 1-11

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.2. The Ballad of the Flim Flam Man, 1965.

About 375 items.

Research on con games (about 60 items); scattered chapters, pages, and notes (about 2000 pages); complete and partial drafts (5 items, totaling about 1400 pages); and reviews, promotional material, and correspondence about the book, movie, and television versions of BFFM (about 300 items). Also included is the script of a stage musical adaptation of BFFM not written by Owen.

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The Ballad of the Flim Flam Man #04287, Subseries: "1.2. The Ballad of the Flim Flam Man, 1965." Folder 12-58

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.3. Journey for Joedel, 1970.

About 225 items.

Scattered chapters, pages and notes (about 500 pages); complete and partial drafts (2 items, totaling about 400 pages); and galley proofs, reviews, promotional material, and correspondence (about 215 items).

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Journey for Joedel #04287, Subseries: "1.3. Journey for Joedel, 1970." Folder 59-80

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.4. The Flim-Flam Man and the Apprentice Grifter, 1972.

About 50 items.

Scattered chapters, pages, and notes (about 4000 pages); complete drafts (4 items, totaling about 1200 pages); page proofs, reviews, and promotional material (about 30 items).

Folder 81-107

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The Flim-Flam Man and the Apprentice Grifter #04287, Subseries: "1.4. The Flim-Flam Man and the Apprentice Grifter, 1972." Folder 81-107

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.5. Joel Jarman (unpublished).

About 35 items.

Scattered chapters, pages and notes (about 4500 pages); complete drafts (2 items, totaling about 800 pages); published chapters (8 items); and early draft material (1 item).

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Scattered chapters, pages and notes (about 4500 pages); complete drafts (2 items, totaling about 800 pages); published chapters (8 items) #04287, Subseries: "1.5. Joel Jarman (unpublished)." Folder 108-137

Box 16

"Joel Jarman" early draft #04287, Subseries: "1.5. Joel Jarman (unpublished)." Box 16

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.6. KKK novel (unpublished), ca. 1952-1955.

About 40 items.

Scattered chapters, pages and notes (about 500 pages) and research material (about 30 items). These items were accompanied by a note explicitly stating that this novel is not Season of Fear (1960).

Folder 138-143

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"KKK novel" #04287, Subseries: "1.6. KKK novel (unpublished), ca. 1952-1955." Folder 138-143

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Short Stories, 1951-1981.

About 290 items.

Arrangement: Subseries 2.1 and 2.2 by type of item. Subseries 2.3 largely alphabetically by title.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.1. The Flim-Flam Man and Other Stories, 1980.

About 110 items.

Notes and outlines (about 5 items); collection of 22 short stories (3-5 versions of most stories); complete draft of book (about 300 pages); and reviews (about 12 items).

Folder 144-165

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The Flim-Flam Man and Other Stories #04287, Subseries: "2.1. The Flim-Flam Man and Other Stories, 1980." Folder 144-165

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.2. The Blue Darter and Other Selected Stories, 1981.

1 item.

Draft of a collection of 14 short stories, most previously published (about 200 pages).

Folder 166

The Blue Darter and Other Selected Stories #04287, Subseries: "2.2. The Blue Darter and Other Selected Stories, 1981." Folder 166

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.3. Other Short Stories, 1951-1981.

About 180 items.

Notes and outlines (about 50 items, totaling about 120 pages); and complete and partial drafts of about 40 short stories (3-5 versions of most stories).

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Notes and Outlines #04287, Subseries: "2.3. Other Short Stories, 1951-1981." Folder 167-169

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Short Stories #04287, Subseries: "2.3. Other Short Stories, 1951-1981." Folder 170-197

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Poems, ca. 1952-1981.

About 570 items.

Arrangement: Subseries 3.1 and 3.2 by published volume, then by type of item. Subseries 3.3 by type.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1. Cape Fear Country, 1958.

About 90 items.

Notes, draft and page proofs (about 60 items); reviews (about 6 items); orders and correspondence (about 25 items).

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Cape Fear Country #04287, Subseries: "3.1. Cape Fear Country, 1958." Folder 198-201

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2. The White Stallion, 1969.

About 170 items.

Notes, draft and page proofs (about 100 items), a copy of the published version, reviews (about 60 items), and correspondence (about 13 items).

Folder 202-205

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The White Stallion #04287, Subseries: "3.2. The White Stallion, 1969." Folder 202-205

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.3. Other Poems, ca. 1952-1981.

About 310 items.

Notes (about 10 items); and complete and partial poems, including one file of about 200 items arranged, as it was received, in alphabetical order (about 300 items).

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Other Poems #04287, Subseries: "3.3. Other Poems, ca. 1952-1981." Folder 206-210

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. Essays, Speeches, and Other Writings, ca. 1951-1981.

About 480 items.

Arrangement: 4.1 alphabetically by title. 4.2 by type of writing.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.1. Essays and Speeches.

About 180 items.

Manuscript, typescript, and/or published versions of addresses and non-fiction writings by Guy Owen. Major topics include Southern literature and poetry, Erskine Caldwell, Thomas Wolfe, Southern speech, and Thomas Middleton (thesubject of Owen's 373-page dissertation, in folders 224-228).

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A #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 211-214

Folder 215-216

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B #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 215-216

Folder 217-221

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C #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 217-221

Folder 222-228

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D #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 222-228

Folder 229-235

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E #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 229-235

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F #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 236-237

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H #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 238-241

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I #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 242-246

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J #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 247-248

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L #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 249-250

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M #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 251

Folder 252-258

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N #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 252-258

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O #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 259-261

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P #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 262-268

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R #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 269-274

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S #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 275-286

Folder 287-292

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T #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 287-292

Folder 293

U #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 293

Folder 294-296

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V #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 294-296

Folder 297-303

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W #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 297-303

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Untitled Essays #04287, Subseries: "4.1. Essays and Speeches." Folder 304

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About 300 items.

A collection of about 60 brief biographical sketches of Southern writers by Guy Owen; about 160 book reviews by Owen; a typescript of and letter about an anthology edited and introduced by Owen titled Contemporary Southern Poetry: The Post-Fugitive Era; research and draft material for a non-fiction book on North Carolina by Owen (never published); and about 20 pieces that Owen labelled "sketches and fragments."

Folder 305

Biographical Notes #04287, Subseries: "4.2. Other Writings." Folder 305

Folder 306-309

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Folder 307

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Book Reviews #04287, Subseries: "4.2. Other Writings." Folder 306-309

Folder 310

Contemporary Southern Poetry #04287, Subseries: "4.2. Other Writings." Folder 310

Folder 311-312

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Folder 312

North Carolina Book #04287, Subseries: "4.2. Other Writings." Folder 311-312

Folder 313

Sketches and Fragments #04287, Subseries: "4.2. Other Writings." Folder 313

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 5. Correspondence, 1960-1981.

About 400 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical by correspondent.

Letters to Owen from friends, acquaintances, editors, and literary agents. There is very little of a personal nature; most correspondence relates to Owen's writing, or to the work of other writers. Among the more notable correspondents are Erskine Caldwell, John Ciardi, James Dickey, Paul Green, and Denise Levertov. Almost all items are letters to Owen; there are only a few copies of outgoing letters.

Separate folders are devoted to individuals represented by three or more letters and to a few others. Other correspondence follows.

Folder 314

Abbot, Mary Squire #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 314

Folder 315

Ammons, Archie R. #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 315

Folder 316

Armstrong, Robert G. #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 316

Folder 317

Baker, Donald W. #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 317

Folder 318

Bartlett, Elizabeth #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 318

Folder 319

Blair, John Frier #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 319

Folder 320

Books Abroad #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 320

Folder 321

Caldwell, Erskine and Virginia #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 321

Folder 322

Carter, W. Horace #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 322

Folder 323

Champion, Larry S. #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 323

Folder 324

Ciardi, John #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 324

Folder 325

Delgado, Ramon #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 325

Folder 326

Dickey, James #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 326

Folder 327

Dokey, Richard #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 327

Folder 328

Eaton, Charles Edward #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 328

Folder 329

Fox, William Price #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 329

Folder 330

French, Warren #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 330

Folder 331

Ganett, George #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 331

Folder 332

Green, Paul #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 332

Folder 333

Hardison, O.B. #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 333

Folder 334

Heathcote, Mary T. #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 334

Folder 335

Hudson, Arthur Palmer #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 335

Folder 336-A

Ives, Elizabeth (Buffie) S. #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 336-A

Folder 336-B

Kahn, Sy #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 336-B

Folder 337

Levertov, Denise #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 337

Folder 338

Lilly, Henry #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 338

Folder 339

McDowell, David #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 339

Folder 340

McEniry, William Hugh, Jr. #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 340

Folder 341

Morgan, Robert #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 341

Folder 342

Pennington, Lee #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 342

Folder 343

Phillipson, John S. #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 343

Folder 344

Ragan, Sam #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 344

Folder 345

Ramsay, Paul #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 345

Folder 346

Sauer, Caroline #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 346

Folder 347

Smith, William Jay #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 347

Folder 348

Spearman, Walter #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 348

Folder 349

Stem, Thad, Jr. #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 349

Folder 350

Stephenson, Shelby #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 350

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Taylor, William E. #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 351

Folder 352

Thorne, Evelyn #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 352

Folder 353

Turman, Lawrence #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 353

Folder 354

Turner, Kermit #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 354

Folder 355

Walser, Richard #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 355

Folder 356

Wellman, Manly Wade #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 356

Folder 357

Miscellaneous Correspondence: A-B #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 357

Folder 358

Miscellaneous Correspondence: C-E #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 358

Folder 359

Miscellaneous Correspondence: F-G #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 359

Folder 360

Miscellaneous Correspondence: H-K #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 360

Folder 361

Miscellaneous Correspondence: L-Q #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 361

Folder 362

Miscellaneous Correspondence: R #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 362

Folder 363

Miscellaneous Correspondence: S #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 363

Folder 364

Miscellaneous Correspondence: T-Z #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 364

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Miscellaneous Correspondence: No Last Names #04287, Series: "5. Correspondence, 1960-1981. " Folder 365

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 6. Subject Files, 1958-1961.

About 350 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical by topic.

Files established by Owen, relating to his activities as a teacher and a writer. They include his teaching materials for various classes; notes on Southern authors, including Erskine Caldwell and Eudora Welty, apparently as the bases for articles; and subject files on such topics as North Carolina geography, writers' conferences, and Southern folklore and folk expressions.

Folder 366

Acceptances: 1957-1961 and undated #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 366

Folder 367

"America's Indians " #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 367

Folder 368

Appalachian State University #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 368

Folder 369

Appearances: 1958-1959 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 369

Folder 370

Appearances: 1966 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 370

Folder 371

Appearances: 1967-1968 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 371

Folder 372

Appearances: 1969 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 372

Folder 373

Appearances: 1970 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 373

Folder 374

Appearances: 1971-1972 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 374

Folder 375

Appearances: 1973-1975 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 375

Folder 376

Barton, Lew #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 376

Folder 377

Bibliography, 1959-1963 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 377

Folder 378

Black Mountain College #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 378

Folder 379

Bladen County Folk Speech: Notes for Use in Writing #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 379

Folder 380

Boyd, Joe Dan (editor, Farm Journal) #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 380

Folder 381

Bread Loaf Writers' Conference,1960: Addresses of Participants #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 381

Folder 382

Brown Marsh Church #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 382

Folder 383

Caldwell, Erskine--Book Reviews #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 383

Folder 384

Caldwell, Erskine--Copies of Interviews #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 384

Folder 385

Caldwell, Erskine--Materials re Bibliography #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 385

Folder 386

Clarkton High School #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 386

Folder 387

Country Stores #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 387

Folder 388

Dickey, James #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 388

Folder 389

Eastern North Carolina #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 389

Folder 390

Fiddlers' Grove #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 390

Folder 391

Flim-Flam Clippings #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 391

Folder 392

Folk Expressions--Notes #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 392

Folder 393

Foxfire #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 393

Folder 394

Frost, Robert #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 394

Folder 395

Frost, Robert--Folklore in #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 395

Folder 396

Geography of North Carolina #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 396

Folder 397

Governor's Awards Committee, 1977 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 397

Folder 398

Guy Owen Day, Clarkton, N.C.: October 1967 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 398

Folder 399

"Ideas" #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 399

Folder 400

Indians--Articles #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 400

Folder 401

Mast General Stores #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 401

Folder 402

Melungeons #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 402

Folder 403

Memo Books #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 403

Folder 404

Modern American Poetry: Correspondence, Notes, etc. #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 404

Folder 405

Modern American Poetry: Page Proofs #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 405

Folder 406

Moonshining & Bootlegging #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 406

Folder 407

Mountain Men #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 407

Folder 408

North Carolina Committee to End the Indochina War #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 408

Folder 409

North Carolina Short Stories (Anthology): Outline #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 409

Folder 410

North Carolina Writers: Reviews, etc. #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 410

Folder 411

North Carolina Writers' Panel--Boone #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 411

Folder 412-A

Outer Banks #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 412-A

Folder 412-B

Notes, Miscellaneous #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 412-B

Folder 413

Owen, Guy--Miscellany #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 413

Folder 414

Pearson, James Larkin #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 414

Folder 415

Plants of North Carolina (research) #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 415

Folder 416

Pleasures of Southernese #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 416

Folder 417

Poetry in Schools, 1971-1972 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 417

Folder 418

Poetry Writing: Notes #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 418

Folder 419

Poor People (Wake County) #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 419

Folder 420

Spearman, Walter #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 420

Folder 421

Stetson University #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 421

Folder 422

Teaching Materials: Introduction to American Folklore (Eng. 391) #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 422

Folder 423

Teaching Materials: The Novel (Eng. 471) #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 423

Folder 424

Teaching Materials: The Modern Novel (Eng. 548) #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 424

Folder 425

Teaching Materials: Southern American Literature (Eng. 552) #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 425

Folder 426

Teaching Materials: 20th Century American Prose (Eng. 675) #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 426

Folder 427

Teaching Materials: Romantic Poetry #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 427

Folder 428

Teaching Materials: Notes on Mark Twain #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 428

Folder 429

Teaching Materials: Creative Writing--The Novel #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 429

Folder 430

Teaching Materials: Miscellany #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 430

Folder 431

University of West Virginia Writers' Conference, 1969 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 431

Folder 432

Vanderbilt University Press #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 432

Folder 433

Virginia Polytechnic Institute, July 13-14, 1969 #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 433

Folder 434

Water Witching #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 434

Folder 435-A

Eudora Welty: Notes #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 435-A

Folder 435-B

Williams, David Marshall ("Carbine") #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 435-B

Folder 436

Yaddo #04287, Series: "6. Subject Files, 1958-1961. " Folder 436

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981.

About 500 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Newspaper and magazine clippings including articles about talks and readings given by Owen, interviews with him, and reviews of his work.

Folder 437

1959-1960 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 437

Folder 438

1961 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 438

Folder 439-440

Folder 439

Folder 440

1962 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 439-440

Folder 441

1963 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 441

Folder 442

1964-1965 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 442

Folder 443

1966 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 443

Folder 444

1967 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 444

Folder 445

1968 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 445

Folder 446-447

Folder 446

Folder 447

1969 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 446-447

Folder 448

1970 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 448

Folder 449

1971 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 449

Folder 450

1972 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 450

Folder 451

1973 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 451

Folder 452

1974 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 452

Folder 453

1975 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 453

Folder 454

1976 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 454

Folder 455

1977 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 455

Folder 456

1978 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 456

Folder 457

1979 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 457

Folder 458-459

Folder 458

Folder 459

1980 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 458-459

Folder 460-461

Folder 460

Folder 461

1981 #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 460-461

Folder 462-463

Folder 462

Folder 463

Undated #04287, Series: "7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981. " Folder 462-463

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 8. Audio-Visual Materials, ca. 1933-1980.

51 items.

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47 items.
Image P-4287/1

Guy Owen in his study, ca. 1959-1962. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/1

Image P-4287/2A

Guy Owen at lectern, in front of a class, ca. 1970-1972. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/2A

Image P-4287/2B

GO and John Foster West at creative writing work-shop, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 1972. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/2B

Image P-4287/3

GO and two unidentified men at Eastern Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, 1968. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/3

Image P-4287/4-5

P-4287/4

P-4287/5

GO and James Larkin Pearson; and Pearson alone, ca. 1963-1968. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/4-5

Image P-4287/6

Eight men and women seated outdoors on steps; GO is probably in rear, second from left. Ca. 1959-1960. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/6

Image P-4287/7

Unidentified group of about 35 school children; possibly GO's grade-school class, ca. 1933-1936. Photo. (copy of vintage print). #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/7

Image P-4287/8-12

P-4287/8

P-4287/9

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P-4287/11

P-4287/12

Snapshots taken of attendees at GO's thirty-year high school reunion, Clarkton, NC, 1972. Guy and Dorothy Owen are in P-4287/8. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/8-12

Image P-4287/13

Miller Williams, writer, ca. 1936. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/13

Image P-4287/14-15

P-4287/14

P-4287/15

Margaret Randall and her 9-month-old son Gregory, ca. 1961. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/14-15

Image P-4287/16

James Larkin Pearson, n.d. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/16

Image P-4287/17-19

P-4287/17

P-4287/18

P-4287/19

Three pictures of Walter Spearman: in profile; in costume for Dark of the Moon; and with his wife Jean, at the typewriter, ca. 1975-1978. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/17-19

Image P-4287/20

Eight participants in the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Middlebury, VT, 1960. Robert Frost is in center of group; GO is at his left. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/20

Image P-4287/21-39

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P-4287/25

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P-4287/27

P-4287/28

P-4287/29

P-4287/30

P-4287/31

P-4287/32

P-4287/33

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P-4287/35

P-4287/36

P-4287/37

P-4287/38

P-4287/39

Publicity stills from the film "The Flim-Flam Man," Lawrenceburg, KY, 1966. Includes pictures of film's stars: George C.Scott, Sue Lyon, and Michael Sarrazin. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/21-39

Image P-4287/40-47

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P-4287/47

P-4287/40-47. Promotional stills for the pilot of the tele-vision series "The Flim-Flam Man," 1968. #04287, Subseries: "8.1. Pictures." P-4287/40-47

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 8.2. Audio Tapes.

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