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Finding-Aid for the Will Campbell Collection (MUM00062)

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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00062/
Creator:
Campbell, Will
Title:
Will Campbell Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
1972-1981
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
Collection consists of manuscripts and various documents related to the life and work of Will Campbell written from 1972-1981.
Quantity:
7 boxes.
Number:
MUM00062
Location:
B-10.
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
E-Mail: archive@olemiss.edu
URL: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/archives/
Cite as:
Will Campbell Collection (MUM00062). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Biographical Note
Born in 1924 in Liberty Mississippi, Campbell received an A.B. from Wake Forest in 1948 and a B.D. from Yale in 1952. He served as pastor of the Baptist church in Taylor, LA from 1952-1954 and was director of religious life at the University of Mississippi from 1954-1956. From 1956 to 1963 he worked for the National Council of Churches. He wrote Race and the Renewal of the Church in 1962.After 1963 he became a preacher-at-large for the Committee of Southern Churchmen and eventually served as the director of the Committee. He was actively involved in the civil rights movement in Mississippi.
Later in life he published widely.Some of his most significant are: The Failure and the Hope: Essays of Southern Churchmen (1972), ... and the criminals with him ... (1972), Brother to a Dragonfly (1977), The Glad River (1982), Cecelia's Sin (1983), The Lord's Prayer for Our Time (1983), Forty Acres and a Goat (1986), The Convention: A Parable (1988), Covenant: Faces, Voices, Places (1989), Chester and Chun Ling (1989), Providence (1992), The Stem of Jesse: The Costs of Community at a 1960's Southern School (1995), The Pear Tree That Bloomed in the Fall (1996), And Also With You: Duncan Gray and the American Dilemma (1997), Bluebirds Always Come on Sunday (1997), Shugah and Doops (1997), Soul Among Lions: Musings of a Bootleg Preacher (1999), Robert G. Clark's Journey to the House (2003), Up to Our Steeples in Politics (2005).

Scope and Contents Note
Collection consists of manuscripts and various documents related to the life and work of Will Campbell written from 1972-1981.

Restrictions
Access Restrictions
Open.
Use Restriction
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Container List
BOX 1
Brother to a Dragonfly


Folder No.:

1. Typed manuscript original with holographic notes of author and [editor]. Pages 1-101.

2. Ibid. Pages 102-199.

3. Ibid. Pages 200-301.

4. Ibid. Pages 302-342 (end).


BOX 2
Brother to a Dragonfly


Folder No.:

1. Typed manuscript original and xeroxed pages with holographic notes of author. Pages 1-101.

2. Ibid. Pages 102-283.

3. Ibid. Pages 284-400.

4. Ibid. Pages 401-503 (end).

5. Author's set of galleys with holographic notations by author.

6. Publisher's set of galleys with notations by editor. Dated 9-3-81.


BOX 3
Brother to a Dragonfly


Folder No.:

1. Master pages with corrections dated 7-12-77.

2. Corrected proof dated 6-29-77.

3. Galley with corrections dated 7-12-77.


4. Corrected proof dated 8-8-77.

5. Galley with corrections, n. d.


BOX 4
The Glad River


Folder No.:

1. Typed manuscript original and xerox with holographic notations by author. Pages 1-101.

2. Ibid. Pages 102-200.

3. Ibid. Pages 201-300.

4. Ibid. Pages 301-425 (end).

5. Xerox copy of typescript with notations by author. Pages 1- 101.

6. Ibid. Pages 102-244.

7. Ibid. Pages 411-451.


BOX 5
The Glad River

Folder No.:

1. Typed manuscript original (in binder) on pages with numbered lines with holographic notations by author. Pages 1-101.

2. Ibid. Pages 102-193.

3. Ibid. Pages 194-283.

4. Ibid. Pages 284-376.

5. Ibid. Pages 377-503.


BOX 6
The Glad River


Folder No.:

1. Setting typescript. Xerographic copy with holographic notations by author and [editor]. Pages 1-100.

2. Ibid. Pages 101-200.

3. Ibid. Pages 201-305.

4. Ibid. Pages 305-405.

5. Ibid. Pages 406-451 (end).

6. Dust Jacket.

7. Typed memo from Trent to Marian, 16 July 1981 re: manuscript "The Remnant" (The Glad River).

8. Style sheets for "The Remnant" (The Glad River).

9. List of place names from "The Remnant" (The Glad River).

10. List of characters from "The Remnant" (The Glad River).

11. Chronology of "The Remnant" (The Glad River).

12. Model-T dialect work sheet from "The Remnant" (The Glad River).

13. List of possible titles for "The Remnant" (The Glad River).

14. Description of "The Remnant" (The Glad River).

15. Typed manuscript original with holographic notations by author. Pages 1-100.

16. Ibid. Part II, Pages 1-118.

17. Master proof with notations by [editor]. Dated 10-14-81.


BOX 7

Folder No.:

1. Cecelia's Sin. Typed manuscript ("Introduction") original with notations by [Eric W. Gritsch, author].

2. Cecelia's Sin. Typed manuscript ("Foreword") original with notations by author.

3. Marian Wood's notes from Holt re: Cecelia's Sin.

4. Cecelia's Sin. Loose pages from spiral bound galley with holographic notations of author.

5. Race and the Renewal of the Church. Typed manuscript original with holographic notations by author.

6. Race and the Renewal of the Church, 1972.

7. Clippings re: Will Campbell.

8. Press kit from Peachtree Publishers for Forty Acres and a Goat.

9. Renewal (April/May 1964) with article by Campbell, page 11.

10. Untitled typed manuscript original with holographic notations by author (God on Earth).

11. God on Earth. Reader's First Proof with holographic notations by author. 1983.