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Finding Aid for the Borden Deal Periodicals, 1950-1962 (MUM00102)

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Finding Aid for the Borden Deal Periodicals, 1950-1962

Descriptive Summary

Title: Borden Deal Periodicals, 1950-1962
Dates: 1950-1962
Creator: Deal, Borden, 1922-1985
Physical Extent: 1 oversize box (1.0 linear foot)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00102
Location: General Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Abstract: The collection consists of periodicals containing stories written by Borden Deal.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Kathryn Michaelis, November 2011.


No further additions are expected to this collection.

Subject Terms

Deal, Borden, 1922-1985
Authors, American -- Mississippi


magazines (periodicals)

Biographical Note

Borden Deal was born in Pontotoc, Miss., in 1922. He worked as a firefighter, at a lumber mill, harvesting wheat, and at assorted other occupations before before deciding to dedicate himself to writing full time in 1956. He wrote numerous short stories that appeared in national publications. Deal also authored twenty-one novels, including Walk Through The Valley (1956) and The Tobacco Men (1965). He died of a heart attack in Sarasota, Fla., in 1985.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains issues of magazines in which stories written by Borden Deal appear.

User Information

Preferred Citation

Borden Deal Periodicals, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Borden Deal Periodicals are open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

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

"This is the Road." In Prairie Schooner, Spring 1950. Pp. 80-86
"The Taste of Melon." In the Saturday Evening Post, 25 August-1 September 1962. Pp. 50-55
"Antaeus." In the Southwest Review, Spring 1961. Pp. 89-96