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Inventory of the Virginia Perry Wilson Collection on Jesse Stuart
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  • Creator: Wilson, Virginia Perry
    Title: Virginia Perry Wilson Collection on Jesse Stuart
    Date (inclusive): 1953-1984
    Extent: 0.2 linear feet
    Abstract: This small collection, assembled by Virginia Perry Wilson, contains correspondence and works by and about Jesse Stuart, author of short stories, novels, and poetry.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: MC047
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Jesse Hilton Stuart, author of short stories, novels, and poetry, was born August 8, 1906, in W-Hollow, Kentucky. He received a B.A. from Lincoln Memorial University. His works include: Best-loved Short Stories of Jesse Stuart, Clearing in the Sky & other Stories, The Kingdom Within: a Spiritual Autobiography, Men of the Mountains, The World of Jesse Stuart: Selected Poems, among others.
    Stuart passed away February 17, 1984.
    Virginia Perry Wilson (January 5, 1905-June 1, 1989) was a Napa, California school teacher and collector of Stuart's works.

    Scope and Content

    This small collection, assembled by Virginia Perry Wilson, contains correspondence and works by and about Jesse Stuart, author of short stories, novels, and poetry.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in three series: 1. Correspondence, 2. Broadsides by Jesse Stuart, 3. About Jesse Stuart and His Works.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Stuart, Jesse, 1906-1984
    Wilson, Virginia Perry

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Virginia Perry Wilson in 1986.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid with assistance from student employee Michelle Xie.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Virginia Perry Wilson Collection on Jesse Stuart, MC047, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.