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Straughan's Book Shop records, 1930-1962, bulk 1945-1962.

Author: Straughan's Book Shop.
Edition/Format:   Book : Picture : Manuscript   Archival Material   Visual material : English
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The Straughan's Book Shop Records date from 1930-1962, with the bulk of the collection covering the period 1945-1962. The papers include correspondence with patrons, publishers, and authors; advertising and promotional material; reviews and articles. Authors associated with the State of North Carolina or the American South in general represent the bulk of the autographed correspondence. There are also photographs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Mattie Straughan; Alice Straughan; Mabel Straughan; Mattie Straughan; Alice Straughan; Mabel Straughan; Ethel Stephens Arnett; Harriette Louisa Simpson Arnow; Richard Bardolph; Doris Betts; Helen Smith Bevington; LeGette Blythe; Elizabeth Chesley Baity; Mebane Holoman Burgwyn; Ruth Carroll; Lenoir Chambers; Margaret L Coit; Burke Davis; Wilma Dykeman; Inglis Fletcher; Ina B Forbus; Paul Green; John Harden; Bernice Kelly Harris; O Henry; Margaret Mitchell; Anne Carroll Moore; James Larkin Pearson; Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings; Frank G Slaughter; Elizabeth Gray Vining; Manly Wade Wellman
Material Type: Manuscript, Picture
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Straughan's Book Shop.
OCLC Number: 303292982
Description: 16 boxes (7.25 linear feet)
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The Straughan's Book Shop Records date from 1930-1962, with the bulk of the collection covering the period 1945-1962. The papers include correspondence with patrons, publishers, and authors; advertising and promotional material; reviews and articles. Authors associated with the State of North Carolina or the American South in general represent the bulk of the autographed correspondence. There are also photographs and radio scripts for the promotion of authors and books. Other notable items in this collection include: promotional booklets for Carl Sandburg's "Always the Young Stranger" and "Remembrance Rock"; Peter Beagle's "A Fine and Private Place" (filed under Viking); Elizabeth Gray Vining's "Country Life of Nippon"; and Van Wycke Brook's "Makers and Finders." There are also booklists for the White House Library dating from 1929 and copies of some National Book Awards speeches from the 1950s.

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