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Finding-Aid for the Henry Dalton Collection (MUM00099)

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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00099/
Creator:
Dalton, Henry
Title:
Henry Dalton Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
1930-1977
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
Collection consists of correspondence, various manuscripts, documents, and ephemera related to the life of Henry Dalton created from 1930-1977.
Quantity:
29 boxes.
Number:
MUM00099
Location:
D-12 (28 boxes) & G-9 (1 oversized box).
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:
Henry Dalton Collection (MUM00099). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Biographical Note
Henry Conn Dalton was born in Rienzi, MS in 1909. He earned a B.A. in English from Union University in 1930. From 1930-39 he taught English and mathematics in teh Alcorn County high schools. He also taught piano. From 1939-1969 he workied as a clerk in the Corinth post office. His first book of poetry, Hill Born , won the Kaleidograph Book Publication Contest and cam out in 1954.

Scope and Contents Note
Collection consists of correspondence, various manuscripts, documents, and ephemera related to the life of Henry Dalton created from 1930-1977.

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.

Partial Bibliograpy
The Various Light Drake/Muses
American Writing 1942 Swallow
Golden Quill Anthology 1956 Abbe, et.al.
American Writing 1944 Caukin/Swallow
Varied Verses Dierkes
Golden Quill Anthology 1962 Williams, et.al.
Poetry Society of America Anthology Adams
Golden Quill Anthology 1958 Abbe, et al
Golden Quill Anthology 1966 Mowrer/Farra
Hill Born 1954 Kaleidograph Press
The Process of Becoming 1954 Kaleidograph Press
"Henry Dalton: North Mississippi Poet" Notes on Mississippi Writers, 3 (Fall 1970), 81-86.

Container List
Box Folder Item

Box 1, Folder 1 Correspondence A

Box 1, Folder 2 Correspondence B Be

Box 1, Folder 3 Correspondence Bf Bz

Box 1, Folder 4 Correspondence Barney, William D.

Box 1, Folder 5 Correspondence C Cook

Box 1, Folder 6 Correspondence Cooper Cz


Box 1, Folder 7 Correspondence D

Box 2, Folder 1 Correspondence E

Box 2, Folder 2 Correspondence F

Box 2, Folder 3 Correspondence G

Box 2, Folder 4 Correspondence H Hd

Box 2, Folder 5 Correspondence He Hz

Box 2, Folder 6 Correspondence I - J - K

Box 2, Folder 7 Correspondence L

Box 3, Folder 1 Correspondence M - Mc

Box 3, Folder 2 Correspondence Me Mz

Box 3, Folder 3 Correspondence N

Box 3, Folder 4 Correspondence O Per

Box 3, Folder 5 Correspondence Pes - Pz.

Box 4, Folder 1 Correspondence R

Box 4, Folder 2 Correspondence S

Box 4, Folder 3 Correspondence T Tra

Box 4, Folder 4 Correspondence Tre Tz


Box 4, Folder 5 Correspondence Tillinghast, Richard

Box 4, Folder 6 Correspondence U Walk

Box 5, Folder 1 Correspondence Wals - Z

Box 5, Folder 2 Correspondence First Names Only

Box 5, Folder 3 Correspondence Later Additions

Box 6, Folder 1 Manuscript Notebook 1930

Box 6, Folder 2 Notebooks 1936 39

Box 6, Folder 3 Poem 1939?

Box 6, Folder 4 Poems 1930-47

Box 6, Folder 5 Notebook Summer 1947

Box 6, Folder 6 Poems accepted for publication 1948 52

Box 7, Folder 1 New Poems 1948 50

Box 7, Folder 2 New Poems June 1950

Box 7, Folder 3 "Final" Versions Summer 1952

Box 7, Folder 4 Good Copies (Duplicates) 1953

Box 7, Folder 5 Poems to work on 1953

Box 7, Folder 6 For the record Summer 1953

Box 7, Folder 7 Poems accepted for publication 1953 59/60

Box 7, Folder 8 Misc. 1953 54

Box 7, Folder 9 Misc. 1953 54

Box 7, Folder 10 Worksheets 1954

Box 7, Folder 11 "Final" copies 1954

Box 7, Folder 12 For the record 1954

Box 8, Folder 1 "The Ungifted" 1954

Box 8, Folder 2 Misc. 1954

Box 8, Folder 3 Misc. 1954

Box 8, Folder 4 Extra copies 1955

Box 8, Folder 5 Worksheets 1955

Box 8, Folder 6 "Dry Branches" Summer 1955

Box 8, Folder 7 Poem Ideas 1956

Box 8, Folder 8 Misc. Summer 1956

Box 8, Folder 9 Worksheets on unpublished poems Summer 1956

Box 9, Folder 1 New versions of published poems & Summer 1956 1956

Box 9, Folder 2 Summer (2) 1956

Box 9, Folder 3 Summer (3) 1956

Box 9, Folder 4 New poems/new versions of old poems Summer 1956

Box 9, Folder 5 Misc. 1956

Box 9, Folder 6 Poems to send out 1956

Box 9, Folder 7 Working folder 1956

Box 9, Folder 8 Misc. 1956 58

Box 9, Folder 9 Misc. 1957

Box 9, Folder 10 Revisions of old poems 1959

Box 9, Folder 11 More or less finished 1959

Box 10, Folder 1 Revisions of published poems 1959

Box 10, Folder 2 Light verse 1959

Box 10, Folder 3 New poems Summer 1959

Box 10, Folder 4 Misc. 1959

Box 10, Folder 5 Misc. 1959

Box 10, Folder 6 Misc. 1959 60

Box 10, Folder 7 Misc. 1960

Box 10, Folder 8 Misc. 1960(1)

Box 10, Folder 9 Misc. 1960(2)

Box 10 10 "Cold Day in August" worksheets 1961

Box 11, Folder 1 Misc. 1961

Box 11, Folder 2 Revision project 1961

Box 11, Folder 3 Misc. 1962

Box 11, Folder 3 Misc. 1962

Box 11, Folder 4 Poetry Notebook 1963

Box 11, Folder 5 Unpublished poems old & new 1963

Box 11, Folder 6 Misc. 1963(1)

Box 11, Folder 7 Misc. 1963(2)

Box 11, Folder 8 From Bloomburg, PA Morning Press & worksheets 1963

Box 11, Folder 9 To File 1964

Box 11, Folder 10 Extra copies 1964

Box 11, Folder 7 Misc. 1975

Box 12, Folder 1 Misc. 1964

Box 12, Folder 2 "Cold Day in August" 1964

Box 12, Folder 3 "Cold Day in August" 1964

Box 12, Folder 4 Poems to send out 1964 65

Box 12, Folder 5 Misc. 1965

Box 12, Folder 6 Misc. 1965

Box 12, Folder 7 "Final" versions contain typing errors 1973

Box 12, Folder 8 Misc. 1973 74

Box 12, Folder 9 Undated pages 1974

Box 12, Folder 1 Extra copies, published poems 1974

Box 13, Folder 1 Sewanee 1974

Box 13, Folder 2 Misc. 1974

Box 13, Folder 3 Misc. 1974

Box 13, Folder 4 Final worksheets 1974

Box 13, Folder 5 Misc. 1974

Box 13, Folder 6 Misc. 1974

Box 13, Folder 7 Misc. 1975

Box 13, Folder 7 Misc. 1975

Box 13, Folder 8 Misc. 1975

Box 13, Folder 9 Misc. 1975

Box 14, Folder 1 Misc. 1975

Box 14, Folder 2 Misc. 1975

Box 14, Folder 3 Misc. 1975

Box 14, Folder 3 Misc. 1975

Box 14, Folder 4 Misc. 1975

Box 14, Folder 5 Misc. 1975

Box 14, Folder 6 Misc. 1976

Box 14, Folder 7 Misc. 1976

Box 15, Folder 1 Misc. 1976

Box 15, Folder 2 Misc. 1977

Box 15, Folder 3 Misc. 1975

Box 15, Folder 4 Misc. 1977

Box 15, Folder 5 Misc. 1977

Box 15, Folder 6 Misc. 1977

Box 15, Folder 7 Misc. 1978

Box 16, Folder 1 "For the record"

Box 16, Folder 2 Dead file

Box 16, Folder 3 Early poems(?)

Box 16, Folder 4 Acceptances

Box 16, Folder 5 Acceptances (cont)

Box 16, Folder 6 Good News

Box 16, Folder 7 Scrapbook on poetry of Henry Dalton

Box 16, Folder 8 Old poems all published

Box 16, Folder 9 Misc. Manuscripts

Box 16, Folder 10 Misc. Manuscript

Box 16, Folder 11 Short stories, prose

Box 17 Hill Born 2 copies of 2nd addition

Box 17, Folder 1 Hill Born Galleys

Box 17, Folder 2 Hill Born 1954 TMs

Box 17, Folder 3 Revisions of poems from Hill Born 1956

Box 17, Folder 4 New version of poems from Hill Born 1956

Box 17, Folder 5 Hill Born new versions 1974

Box 18, Folder 1 Process of Becoming worksheets

Box 18, Folder 2 Possible poems for Process of Becoming

Box 18, Folder 3 Worksheets on Process of Becoming 1973

Box 18, Folder 4 Poems for Process of Becoming 1974

Box 18, Folder 5 Process of Becoming 2nd version 1974

Box 18, Folder 6 Process of Becoming working copy 1975

Box 18, Folder 7 Process of Becoming version accepted 1976

Box 18, Folder 8 Process of Becoming 1977

Box 18, Folder 9 Process of Becoming (?)

Box 18, Folder 10 Process of Becoming proof sheets

Box 19, Folder 1 Misc.

Box 19, Folder 2 Misc.

Box 19, Folder 3 Clippings

Box 19, Folder 4 Concert programs

Box 19, Folder 5 National Guild of Piano Teachers misc.

Box 19, Folder 6 Lab work in physics

Box 19, Folder 7 Sewanee Summer Music Center 1974, 1975

Box 19, Folder 8 "Venture Into Poetry" 5th grade, Corinth, MS

Box 20 The American Bard. Vol. 12, No. 1, 1953

Box 20 American Poet. Vol. 3, No. 7, Oct. 1943


Box 20 American Prefaces. Vol. 7, No. 1, Autumn 1941

Box 20 American Weave. Vol. 21, No. 2, Autumn 1956

Box 20 American Weave. Vol. 26, No. 2, 1961 62

Box 20 American Weave. Vol. 27, No. 2, 1963 64

Box 20 The Bard. Vol. 8, No. 1, Spring 1941

Box 20 Blue Moon. Vol. 12, No. 3, 1941

Box 20 Chapter in Your Life Entitled San Francisco.

Box 20 The Churchman. 1/15/1950

Box 20 The Churchman. 6/1/1950

Box 20 The Churchman. 6/15/1950

Box 20 The Churchman. 10/15/1952

Box 20 Compass. No. 9, 1948

Box 20 Compass. No. 13, 1950

Box 20 Corinth Centennial. 1954

Box 20 Elizabeth. No. 3, Mar-62

Box 20 The English Journal. Vol. 30, No. 8, Oct. 1941

Box 20 Epos. Vol. 16, No. 1, Fall 1964

Box 20 Experiment. Vol. 1, No. 4, Jan. 1945

Box 20 Fiddlehead. No. 64, 1965

Box 20 Florida Education. Vol. 42, No.5, Jan. 1965

Box 20 Florida Education. Vol. 42, No. 6, Feb. 1965

Box 20 Florida Magazine of Verse. Vol. 11, No. 1, Nov. 1950

Box 20 The Garnet. Vol. 6, No. 3, Dec. 1948

Box 20 The Goliards. Third Edition, 1964

Box 20 The Goliards. Fourth Edition, 1965

Box 20 Hawk and Whippoorwhill. Vol. 3, No. 1, 1962

Box 20 Hawk and Whippoorwill. Vol. 4, No. 2, 1965

Box 20 A Houyhnhnm's Scrapbook. No. 2, Feb. 1957

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 11, No. 10, Feb. 1941

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 13, No. 11, Mar. 1942

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 14, No. 10, Feb. 1943

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 17, No. 3, Jul-45

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 20, No. 7, Nov. 1948

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 21, No. 7, Nov. 1949

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 21, No. 11, Mar. 1950

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 23, No. 8, Dec. 1951

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 25, No. 1, May-53

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 25, No. 12, Apr. 1954


Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 27, No. 1, 1955

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 28, No. 1, 1956

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 29, No. 4, 1958

Box 20 Kaleidograph. Vol. 30, No. 4, 1959

Box 21 The Lantern. Vol. 23, No. 2, 1949

Box 21 The Lantern. Vol. 23, No. 4, 1949

Box 21 The Lyric. Vol. 34, No. 2, 1954

Box 21 The Lyric. Vol. 41, No. 4, 1961

Box 21 The Lyric. Vol. 43, No. 3, 1963

Box 21 The Lyric. Vol. 44, No. 4, 1964

Box 21 The Lyric. Vol. 50, No. 4, 1970

Box 21 The Lyric. Vol. 53, No. 4, 1973

Box 21 The Lyric. Vol. 54, No. 4, 1974

Box 21 Mississippi Poetry Journal. Vol. 1, No. 1, 1957

Box 21 Mississippi Poetry Journal. Vol. 1, No. 2, 1957

Box 21 Mississippi Poetry Journal. Vol. 1, No. 4, 1958

Box 21 Mississippi Poetry Journal. Vol. 2, No. 1, 1958

Box 21 Mississippi Poetry Journal. Vol. 2, No. 3, 1959

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Box 21 Mississippi Poetry Journal. Vol. 2, No. 4, 1959

Box 21 Mississippi Poetry Journa]. Vol. 4, No. 1, 1961

Box 21 New Athenaeum. 1954

Box 21 The New Orleans Poetry Journal. Vol. 1, No. 4, 1955

Box 21 The New Orleans Poetry Journal. Vol. 3, No. 1, 1957

Box 21 The New Orleans Poetry Journal. Vol. 4, No.3, 1958

Box 21 Notes on Mississippi Writers. Vol. 3, No. 2, 1970

Box 21 Notes on Mississippi Writers. Vol. 6, No. 1, 1973

Box 21 One Hundred Poems. Book 1, 1956

Box 21 Poetry. Vol. 31, No. 5, 1943

Box 21 The Poetry Chap Book. Vol. 8, No. 1, 1949

Box 21 Poetry Society of Texas, Monthly Report. Apr. 1950

Box 21 Quicksilver. Vol. 5, No. 2, 1952
Box

Box 21 Quicksilver. Vol. 7, No. 1, 1954

Box 21 Sam Houston Literary Review. Vol. 1, No. 2, 1976

Box 21 Science of Mind. Vol. 32, No. 3, 1959


Box 21 Scimitar and Song. Vol. 12, No. 3, 1949

Box 21 South and West. Vol. 3, No. 3, 1964 65


Box 21 The Southern Literary Messenger. Vol. 6, No. 2, 1944

Box 21 Sparrow. 1964

Box 22 Talaria. Vol. 8, No. 3, 1943

Box 22 Talaria. Vol. 14, No. 3, 1949

Box 22 Tomorrow. Vol. 1, No. 4, 1941

Box 22 Tomorrow. Vol. 1, No. 5, 1942

Box 22 Tomorrow. Vol. 1, No. 11, 1942

Box 22 Verse Craft. Vol. 12, No. 5, 1942

Box 22 Verse Craft. Vol. 13, No. 2, 1943

Box 22 Verse Craft. Vol. 14, No. 5, 1944

Box 22 Virginia Quarterly Review. Vol. 25, No. 1, 1949

Box 22 Virginia Quarterly Review. Vol. 29, No. 3, 1953

Box 22 Virginia Quarterly Review. Vol. 32, No. 1, 1956

Box 22 Voices. No. 106, 1941

Box 22 Voices. No. 114, 1943

Box 22 Voices. No. 157, 1955

Box 22 Voices. No. 182, 1963

Box 22 The Writer. Mar. 1962

Box 23 Misc. Assorted photos, Spiral Notebooks

Box 24 Oversize Materials, includes scrapbooks