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Finding Aid for the Henry & Katherine Bellamann Collection. (MUM00031)

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Finding Aid for the Henry & Katherine Bellamann Collection.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry & Katherine Bellamann Collection.
Quantity: 42 boxes.
Repository The University of MississippiJ.D. Williams LibraryDepartment of Archives and Special CollectionsP.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USAPhone: 662.915.7408 Fax: 662.915.5734E-Mail: archive@olemiss.eduURL:
Identification: MUM00031
Location: F-11 & F-12.
Language: Languages: English

Administrative Information

Source of Collection

Custodial History

Processing Information

Processed by University of Mississippi Department Special Collections Staff . EAD encoded finding-aid begun September 2005.


Biographical Note

Henry, a native of Missouri, authored several novels including Kings Row (1940), Crescendo (1928), The Richest Woman in Town (1932), The Gray Man Walks (1936) and others. He was at work on a sequel to the popular Kings Row at the time of his death. Katherine a native of Carthage, Mississippi, was also a novelist and a poet. Among other publications, Katherine wrote My Husband's Friends (1931) and A Poet Passed Away (1958). Katherine finished her husband's sequel entitled Parris Mitchell of Kings Row (1948).

Scope and Contents Note

The collection contains annotated manuscripts of many of these works, correspondence, and other materials relating to the life and work of these two authors. 42 boxes. Typed inventory available.

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Preferred Citation

Henry & Katherine Bellamann Collection (MUM00031). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

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