Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel Papers MSS.001

University of California, Merced Library
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA, 95343
(209) 228-4444
library@ucmerced.edu
Copyright 2013


Title: Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel Papers
Identifier/Call Number: MSS.001
Contributing Institution: University of California, Merced Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 12.0 linear ft. (24 archives boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1936-2007
Abstract: Papers of Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel, Central Valley, California poet.
creator: McDaniel, Wilma Elizabeth, 1918-2007

Access

Collection is open for research

Biography

Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel was born in 1918 in Stroud, Oklahoma, and moved with her family to the Central Valley of California in 1936 as part of the Dust Bowl migration. She lived in the Central Valley, primarily in Tulare, for the remainder of her life. Known as an “Okie Folk poet,” she is the author of over fifteen collections of poetry and prose, most dealing with aspects of life in the Central Valley. She was the subject of a film documentary by Chris Simon, “Down an Old Road: the Poetic Life of Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel.” She died April 13, 2007.

Scope and Contents of Collection

This collection includes personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, photographs, newspaper clippings and audio-visual materials documenting the life and career of Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel. Also included are publications containing poetry by Wilma McDaniel and select publications from her personal library. The audio-visual materials include interviews and scenes of Wilma McDaniel reading her poetry.

Preferred Citation

The Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel Papers, MSS 001, Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Merced Library, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lillian Vallee, Trustee of the Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel Literary Estate, 2008.

Publication Rights

Publication rights to Wilma McDaniel's literary works are held by Jim Chlebda.

 

Correspondence

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 12.0 boxes 12 boxes, 261 folders
 

Personal Correspondence

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 10.0 boxes 10 boxes, 206 folders
 

Adamson, Marie

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Alexie, Sherman

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Allen, Elise D.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Allen, Gladys Pear and Ken

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Andes, Katherine (Kathy)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Antheil, Theo (Oldhand Bindery Books)

Language of Material: English
 

Arthur, Timothy (Provincial Archives)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Bailey, Clay

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Ball, Julie

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Beers, Terry

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Blain, John

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Blessing, Loren

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Brady, Charles

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Brook, Myra

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Broun, Betty

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Buckley, Charles

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Buxman, Annarie

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Buxman, Paul and Ruth

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Carter, Marie

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Castleman, David

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Catlin, Alan

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Chapman, Lee Roy

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Chlebda, Jim and Kathleen (Kay Robbiano)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Coelho, Art

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Coleman, Audrey

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Coleman, Kenneth E. (Ken) and Carmelita

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Contoski, Victor

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Coodley, Lauren

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Cooper, John

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Cory, Jim

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Croughan, Caitlin

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Daniels, Ruth

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Davis, Opal Dale

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Davis, Todd and Liz

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Dial, Anita M.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Dokey, Richard (Dick)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Douglas, Diane

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Dutton, Milly (cousin) and David

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Ferrell, Donald F. and Sally (Bourne)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Ferrell, Donald and Sally

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Finney, Ernest and Nancy

Language of Material: English
 

Finster, Pauline (cousin) and Henry and Martha (uncle and aunt)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Fjeldsted, Steve (City of Nevada Library)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Gerst, Ann

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Gerst, Rev. Larry

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.0 folders
 

Gillan, Maria Mazziotti

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Goodman, Ellen (The Boston Globe)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Goodrich, Pat "the Hat"

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Giffith, Cleo

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Grossman, Susan and Kim

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Hagerty, Jim

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Hansen, Lynn M.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Harjo, Joy

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Harris/Huff, Jeanie

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Haslam, Gerald (Gerry) and Jan

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Hathaway, Michael (Chiron Review)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Henderson, Ray

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Henn, Mary A.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Hennon, Tom R.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Hershon, Robert (Bob)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Hix, Blacky

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Houston, James D.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Howard, Bill

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Howarth, Will (Princeton University)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Hillinger, Charles

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Hightman, Jan

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Isom, Joan S.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Jade, Savory

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Jarvis, Michael T.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Jennings, Melanie

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Karmiya (?), Mary

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Kennedy, Edward M.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Kleist, Frank W.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Knudsen, Morissa

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Lacroix, Bill and Daniel

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Lagier, Jennifer

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Lak, Paul

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Lenhart, Gary

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Lenihan, Dan

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Levine, Phil

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Lourie, Dick

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Lovett, Gladys

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Lowry, Judith

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Loyd, Debbie

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Lynch, Audry

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Lyons, Marilyn

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Mace, Varian

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Malone, Christa (Wormwood Review)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Malone, Marvin (Wormwood Review)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Malone, Shirely

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

O'Conner, Waunell

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Oliver, Louis

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Oliver, Mary

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Oliveira, David

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Orique, Dolores

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Ortiz, Simon

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Osborne, Mildred (Millie)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Ostrowski, Andy

Language of Material: English
 

Owens, Mildred

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Parks, Julie

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Pawlak, Mark

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Pestoni, Louise

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Peters, Robert (UC Irvine)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.0 folders
 

Piccolo, Lisa and Brad

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Pittser, N.A.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Pooley, Dorris

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Markmann, Pamela and Ed

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Masumoto, Mas

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

McCarthy, Lee

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

McCollum, Luella and Allen

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

McDaniel, Anna (mom)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

McDaniel, Eunice

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

McDaniel, Harol and Evelyn

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

McDaniel, Lester G.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

McDaniel, Rose (aunt)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

McDaris, Steven C. "Catfish"

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.0 folders
 

McNutt, Robert (Bob) and Colleen

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Meinhardt, Dona S.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Mello, John and Maxine

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Mnebroker, Ann (Annie)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folder
 

Mitchell, Helen June

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Moore, Michael Jeffery and Megan Louise Sheer

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Moore, Todd

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Moores, Caroline

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Morris, Andrea

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Morris, Anna

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Morris Means, Joan

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Nelson, Steve and Janice

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Nessier, Shannon

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Newell, Michael L.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Nicholson, James (Jim)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Nicholson, Lee

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Norman, Ron

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Prather, Linda

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Quentin, B.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Rawhauser, Kurt J.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Renzo, Cole

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Richards, Ann W. (Governor of Texas)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Rintoul (?), Bill

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Robertson, Kell

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Rogers, Ruth B.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Rozal, Glenna S.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Russell-Curry, Pattee and John

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Russell-Synder, Donna

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Sanders, Janice (Jana)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Schmidt, Tom

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Peter and Toshi

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Simon, Chris

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Simon, John Oliver

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Sleman, Cindy (Cindy Lou, Adam and Benjamin McD)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Smith, Joan J.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Smith, Robert

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Sunder, Colleen (Kings River Community College)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Soto, Gary (UC Berkeley)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Spiel, ?

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Stein, Julia

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Stinger, R.L.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Sullivan, Maggie

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Sussman, Irving and Cornelia

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Syms, Rebecca Ann (Becky)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Tallmountain, Mary

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Taniguchi, Nancy

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Thompson, Alma

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Toomer, Ginger

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Turner, Clayton

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Vallee, Lillian

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.0 folders
 

Voss, Fred and Joan Joan Smith

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Wagner, Bernis

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Walsh, Susan

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Way, Howard

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Weber, Mark

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Weddell, Doris M.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Weekley, Richard

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Welchman, Susan

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.0 folder
 

Wenzel, Dorothea

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Wheeler, Jackson

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Winans, A.D.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Wischemann, Trudy

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Wixson, Douglas

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Womack, Jack

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Wright, C.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Yogi, Stan1

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Zandy, Janet (Rochester Institute of Technology)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folder
 

FrancEyE (last name unknown)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Correspondence written by Wilma McDaniel

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

First name only/illegible/unsigned

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Professional Correspondence

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 boxes 2 boxes, 55 folders
 

Wormwood Review

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Welcome Enterprises, Inc.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Way

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Valley Publishers

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

University of Nevada

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

UC Davis

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Tulare Historical Museum

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Tucumcari Literary Review

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Spectrum

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Song of the San Joaquin

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Solo

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Rutgers University Press

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Pudding house

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Promise

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Poetry NZ

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Permbroke Magizine

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Pearl

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Oxford University Press

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

One Dog Press

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Nerve Cowboy

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Mother Road publications

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Merced County Arts Council Inc.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Merced College

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Merced County Courthouse Museum

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Mille Graze Press

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

McGraw-Hill

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Los Angeles Times

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Livingston Historical Museum

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Lincoln County Historical Society

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Kingston Digital Recording

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Illuminati

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Heyday books

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Hedgebrook

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Hardpan

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Harbor Review

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Hanging Loose Press

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.0 folders
 

Full Moon

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Free Lunch

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Feminist Press

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Fresno Art Councils

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Dusty Dog Reviews

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Dry Crik Press (John C. Dofflemeyer)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

CSU Stanislaus (Renny Christopher)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Cimarron Review

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

California Council for the Humanities (Susan J. Gordon)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Bristlecone

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Bridge

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Boston University

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Blue Cloud Quarterly

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Askew

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Amelia

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Loose leaf writings (poems and short stories) by W.E.M.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 box 1 box, 25 folders
 

A

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

B

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

C

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

D

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

E

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

F

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

G

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

H

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

I

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

J

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

K

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

L

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

M

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

N

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

O

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

P

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Q

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

R

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

S

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

T

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

U

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

V

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

W

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Y

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Untitled writings (poems and short stories)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Loose leaf notes

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Manuscripts of poems and short stories

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.0 boxes 3 boxes, 40 folders
 

List of Publications

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Book Reviews

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Apparitions of My Father and other Poems

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Borrowed Coats

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

A Brief Romance in Black Oak County

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Clothes Dryer and other poems

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Dance with a Ragamuffin

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Enchanted Pond and other stories

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Getting Love Down Right

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

A Girl from Buttonwillow (with annotated bibliography)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Higher Education

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Hoeing Cotton in High Heels

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Last Dust Storm

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Life Net

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Manager of Sundown Motel

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Moving Away

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

A Primer for Buford

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

A Prince Albert Wind

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Prophecy and other poems

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Poor Street Journal

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

A River They Call Merced

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Saturday Night Man

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Sister Vayda's Song

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Sleeping in a Truck

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

A Small Handfull of Poems

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Tatted Lace

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Tumbleweed Devotions and other poems

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Tumbleweed Devotions and other poems

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Vito and Zona

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

We Live or Die in Pixley

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Why Are Willie's Songs So Blue

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Wind Rocked Our Babies to Sleep

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Saved Women Wear White- Rough Draft

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Saved Women Wear White- Final Draft

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

1960s-1980s- Rough Draft

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

1960s- 1980s- Final Draft

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

1990s-2002- Rough Draft

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

1990s-2002- Final Draft

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Critical Literature

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Photographs

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 box 1 box, 32 folders
 

Photocopies of photos with names

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Early Family Photos

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4.0 folders
 

Family Photos

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 6.0 folders
 

Family Photos (1960s)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Misc. Photos

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 5.0 folders
 

W.E.M and Anna McDaniel

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Wilma McDaniel Week Oct. 7-13 1984

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

W.E.M. at Music Performance 1998

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Tea Party photos 1998

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Tea Party photos 1998/2003

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Photos of W.E.M. at Crystal Palace 2001

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Photos of W.E.M. 2007

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 5.0 folders
 

Computer printed photos

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Large photo of young girl

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Enlargements

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Negatives

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 box 1 box
 

Negatives

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Artwork

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 box 1 box, 9 folders
 

Artwork by Anna McDaniel

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Artwork by W.E.M

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Artwork by Opal McDaniel

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Unsigned artwork

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Illustrated manuscripts

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4.0 folders
 

Diaries

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 boxes 2 boxes, 16 folders
 

Notes to W.E.M. (c.1938-1945)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entries (January 1, 1946-December 31, 1946)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entries and poems (c. 1973-1989)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entries and poems (1973-1991)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entries and poems (c.1975-1996)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entries (c. 1976-1987)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entries and poems (c. 1981, undated)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entries and newspaper clippings (c. 1984-2003)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entries and poems (c. 1985-1998)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entries and poems (c. 1991-1996)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entries and poems (c. 1995-1997)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entires and writings (poems, short stories0 (c. 1998-2000)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entries August 10-September 24, 1998; February 21, 2001

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Diary entries and poems 2003

Language of Material: English
 

Diary entries undated

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Loose leaf diary entries

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Miscellaneous Notes and Poems

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 boxes 2 boxes, 24 folders
 

Misc. Notes

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 folder
 

Misc. Poems

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Short Stories and Poems c. 1994

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Misc Poems. (2001-2005)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Writings about W.E.M.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Poems written for W.E.M./referncing W.E.M.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The W.E.M. collection at the Tulare Historical Museum

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The W.E.M. collection Memorial/Funeral Program

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Promotional material for books

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Materials regarding Down An Old Road - Film

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Book signing material

Language of Material: English
 

A Journey with the Voices and Faces of Highway 99 - Exhibition

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

W.E.M. - Hanford Library - April 20, ?

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Tulare Portuguese Festa - May 2-3, 1975

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

W.E.M. Week October 7-13, 1984 - Stroud Public Library, OK

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Girl from Buttonwill - College of Sequoias - April 16, 1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

A Poet in a Small Town - Reception at Tulare Historical Museum - April 17, 1994

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

An evening of the Central Valley Poetry - The State theater - October 14, 2000

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Down An Old Road: The Poetic Life of W.E.M. - Merced College - April 18, 2002

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Down An Old Road - College of Sequoias - April 26, 2002

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Grapes of Wrath - Kings County Library - October 11, 2002

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

A Celebration of Poetry and Life in Pixley - PIxley Women's Club - March 20, 2004

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Okies - Beyond the Dust Bowl - National geographic - September 1984

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Newspaper clippings

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 box 1 box
 

Articles about W.E.M.

Language of Material: English
 

Peter H. King columns

Language of Material: English
 

Shirley Philpot columns

Language of Material: English
 

Pieces by W.E.M. and Isabela Gulerma

Language of Material: English
 

Reflections...Walking on an Old Road

Language of Material: English
 

Audiovisual materials

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 box 6 folders, 13 CDs
 

Audio Material

Physical Description: 1.0 box 3 folders, 13 CDs
 

Wilma McDaniel talking to herself

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

"A Poet in a Small Town" - III Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel Tribute (4/94)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

W.E.M. reading the "Magnolia Tree"

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Meandering- W.E.M. reading poetry/short stories and responding to critics

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

W.E.M. reading "Big Muddy Mementos"

Language of Material: English
 

W.E.M. reading poems - includingpoems fom "I Killed a Bee for You" and "Paint Job"

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

"Cousins"- Poems by W.E.M. - Produced by Bill La Croix

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

"Simpler Times" by Bill LaCroix with poems by W.E.M.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Valley Public Radio- Trudy Wishermann featured- W.E.M. featured in "Poets Corner" read by John Myers- return to Tagus Ranch and Viewing Kern County Desolation

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

California-Okie Gal Sessions 1&2

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Select readings from "Hoeing Cotton in High Heels" by W.E.M. - 5/27/2002

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

W.E.M. reading from "This Old Notebook"

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Visual Media

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 box 3 folders
 

Girl from Buttonwillow: Friday April 21, 1993 (50 minutes) - The Poetry of W.E.M. presented by Lita and Jim Nicholson- Part of the "Tonight at the College series." The ARTLIFE Video Project and Poetry series presents: ASKEW featuring: Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel and Peter Money Raw footage/uncut from Down An Old Road- interview selects WEM-Simon-Roxane-Gerry-Trudy Tulare Historical Society and the California Council for humanities present a reception for "Tulare's Poet Laureate" Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel Down an Old Road - The Poetic Life of Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel- a film by Chis Simon WEM reading at the Pixley's Women's Club

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Above the Valley-celebrates the diversity of California's Central Valley and features the poetry of WEM, among others, 2000 Work-in-progress--Interview with WEM, at the Tulare Historical Musuem, WEM looks through her work in the archive Work-in-progres 3/99--Interview with WEM, sections incorporated into Down an Old Road WEM reading poetry 9/12/2001-Howard Finster interview 1984 Interview with WEM, Lillian Valle and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (be aware of black holes in the tape) WEM reading poetry eith Red Dirt rangers Work-in-progress 3/99-Interview with WEM, sections incorporated into Down an Old Road (be aware of black holes in tape)

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Work-in-progress 5/99-Interview with WEM, WEM reading poems-sections incorporated into Down an Old Road Work-in-progress-Wilma's Friends Only Cut- interview with WEM, scences from the Dust Bowl Days- sections incorporated into Down An Old Road Work-in-progress-Interview with WEM in her apartment-reading poems, "Unorganized", "Winter Laundry 19255", "Spiritual Direction" to explain inspiration to write, discuss "A Prince Albert Wind", "To Live and Die in Pixley"

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Serial publications containing work by W.E.M. (non-circulating)

Language of Material: English
 

Publications by W.E.M. (non-circulating)

Language of Material: English
 

A Bowl of Sopas

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

The Carousel Would Haunt Me

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Cooking for Eli

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Hoeing Cotton in High Heels

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Junkyard Sculpture

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

House with a Gold Door

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Martha and Mary

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
 

Circulating materials (227 items)

Language of Material: English

Catalog

In local catalog, search "Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel" in note field
 

Publications by W.E.M./publications with work by W.E.M.

Language of Material: English
 

Select publications from W.E.M.'s personal library

Language of Material: English