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Young/Ella Somerville Collection



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Summary Information

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Young, Stark, 1881-1963
Young/Ella Somerville Collection
Date [inclusive]
1.0 Linear foot (1 box)
The Young/Somerville Collection is made up of correspondence between Stark Young and Ella Somerville, and ranges between 1934 and 1960.

Preferred Citation

Young/Ella Somerville Collection (MUM00505). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

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Biographical Note

Ella Somerville of Oxford, Mississippi was a longtime friend of Stark Young. A native of Como, Mississippi, Stark Young was a teacher, playwright, novelist, painter, literary critic and essayist.

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Material arranged chronologically.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use Restriction

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No further additions are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by University of Mississippi Department Special Collections staff.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • correspondence

Personal Name(s)

  • Young, Stark, 1881-1963


  • American literature -- 20th century
  • American literature -- Mississippi

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

Folder 1: Correspondence 1934 

Folder 2: Correspondence 1935 

Folder 3: Correspondence 1936 

Folder 4: Correspondence 1937 

Folder 5: Correspondence 1938-1939 

Folder 6: Correspondence 1944-1947 

Folder 7: Correspondence 1948-1949 

Folder 8: Correspondence 1950-1951 

Folder 9: Correspondence 1954-1955 

Folder 10: Correspondence 1956-1960 

Folder 11: Correspondence undated 

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