Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Simon, Charlie May Hogue
- Charlie May Hogue Simon Letters
- Inclusive Dates
- MC 1134
- .1 linear feet (1 folder)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries
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The Charlie May Hogue Simon Letters were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries in 1991 by Earle Leighton Rudolph of Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Vera Ekechukwu; completed in December 1998.
Preferred Form of Citation
"Charlie May Hogue Simon Letters (MC 1134), Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection."
Charlie May Hogue Simon, one of Arkansas's leading literary figures, was born in Monticello, Arkansas, on August 17, 1897. She attended Memphis State University in Tennessee. She also studied at Stanford University, California, the Chicago Art Institute, Illinois, and the Grande Chaumiere in Paris, France. Simon taught courses in creative writing at the University of Arkansas and appeared as a lecturer and teacher in creative writing seminars all over the country. She also taught English for three years at the Women's University of Tokyo, Japan. Simon is the author of twenty-seven books. Although she is most famous for her children's books, she was also a biographer, receiving the 1958 Albert Schweitzer Book Prize for A Seed Shall Serve, the story of Toyohiko Kagawa, spiritual leader of Modern Japan. In 1970, the State Education Department honored Simon by establishing the Charlie May Simon Award for Children's Literature. Simon was married to John Gould Fletcher, Arkansas's 1939 Pulitzer prize-winning poet. Charlie May Hogue Simon died in 1977.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of twelve letters written by Simon to donor, Earle Leighton Rudolph, pertaining mostly to the John Gould Fletcher literary works and the plans to donate her husband's manuscripts and personal papers to the Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Arrangement of the Papers
The collection consists of a single folder, housed in a box with other smaller manuscript collections.
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection
Box Small Manuscripts Box 7
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 7||Folder MC 1134||Item 1||
Correspondence, May 20, 1967
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 7||Folder MC 1134||Item 2||
Correspondence, July 7, 1971
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 7||Folder MC 1134||Item 3||
Correspondence, January 31, 1974
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 7||Folder MC 1134||Item 4||
Correspondence, February 8, 1974
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 7||Folder MC 1134||Item 5||
Correspondence, December 30, 1974
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 7||Folder MC 1134||Item 6||
Correspondence, March 14, 1975
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 7||Folder MC 1134||Item 7||
Correspondence, June 16, 1975
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 7||Folder MC 1134||Item 8||
Correspondence, June 28, 1975
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 7||Folder MC 1134||Item 9||
Correspondence, August 10, 1975
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 7||Folder MC 1134||Item 10||
Correspondence, September 30, 1975
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 7||Folder MC 1134||Item 11||
Correspondence, November 8, 1975
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 7||Folder MC 1134||Item 12||
Correspondence, March 8, 1976
END OF COLLECTION