Charlie May Hogue Simon Letters

MC 1134

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

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Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Heath Robinson, 2020.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Simon, Charlie May Hogue
Title
Charlie May Hogue Simon Letters
Inclusive Dates
1967-1976
Identification
MC 1134
Extent
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

"No Use Restrictions Apply. No Interlibrary Loan. Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17)."

Acquisition Information

The Charlie May Hogue Simon Letters were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries in 1991 by Earle Leighton Rudolph of Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Processing Information

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."

Biographical Note

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

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