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The Ward Briggs Collection of James Dickey

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0511

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 1st editions of a selection of James Dickey's publications (some signed and/or inscribed); Dickey's contributions to books and pamphlets; journal articles by Dickey; interviews; criticism; anthologies; multimedia; photographs; broadsides (some framed, signed); miscellaneous items on his book and the film Deliverance; and publications related to Ward Briggs' book The Complete Poems of James Dickey (U. South Carolina, 2013).

Dates

  • 1940 - 2013

Creator

Language of Materials

These materials are in English, except for translations of Dickey's novels.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington & Lee University's Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Extent

52 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Ward Briggs, Washington and Lee University class of 1967, between 2014 and 2017.
Title
A paper finding aid was included with the gift. This finding aid, however, includes materials that were not donated to Washington and Lee. The online finding aid is therefore more accurate.
Status
Completed
Author
Yolanda Merrill
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA