The Ward Briggs Collection of James Dickey
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).
- Creation: 1940 - 2013
- Briggs, Ward Wright, Jr., Dr. (Collector, Person)
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 and Lee University 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.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Ward Briggs, Washington and Lee University class of 1967, between 2014 and 2017.
- 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.
- Yolanda Merrill
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