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Bettie Sellers papers

Bettie Sellers papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Bettie Sellers papers
Creator: Sellers, Bettie M.
Inclusive Dates: 1970-2004
Language: English
Extent: 11.5 Linear Feet 20 boxes
Collection Number: ms3263
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Bettie Sellers (1926-2013) was a Georgia poet and professor of English at Young Harris College who is best known for her poems about life in southern Appalachia. She received her B.A. from LaGrange College, and M.A. from the University of Georgia. For additional information see the article Bettie Sellers in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

This collection of materials from the Georgia poet Bettie Sellers, and consists of her poetry, as well as writings by those influenced by Bettie Sellers. Also included are materials from workshops and conferences she taught and attended. These also contain teaching materials which appear to be for younger students. The personal materials consist of photographs, calendars, correspondence about publications, scrapbooks, and awards. The printed materials include journals and magazines that published her writings.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bettie Sellers papers, ms3263, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Books.
Correspondence.
Notebooks.
Papers (document genre)
Poetry -- Georgia.
Poets -- Georgia.
Proofs (Printing)
Scrapbooks
Sellers, Bettie M. -- Correspondence
Sellers, Bettie M. -- Photographs

Related Collections in this Repository

Published materials from this collection have been cataloged individually and are available through the GIL catalog.

Related audiovisual materials from this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archive: http://purl.libs.uga.edu/brown/har-ms3263/bmac-coll


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Writings



Poetry Notebooks

boxitem
111972-1985
111972-1973
121973
121973-1974
131974
131976
141977
141978
151978-1980
151981
161982-1985
17undated
boxfolder
21undated
22undated
23undated
21undated
22undated
23undated
24undated
25undated
26undated



Poetry

boxfolder
31A
32B
33C
34D
35E
36F
37G
38H
39I
310J
311K
312L
313M
314N
3150
boxfolder
41P,Q
42R
43S
44T
45U,V
46W-Z
47untitled
41index cards



Poetry Collections

boxfolder
51 Appalachian Carol
52 Bitter Berry
53 Carousel for Catherine
54 Complaint to Betelgeuse
55 Journey Proud
56 The Minotaur's Meal
57 Morning of the Red-tailed Hawk
boxfolder
61 Nor Things to Come
62 Out of the Hills of Habersham
63 The Search
64 Spring Onions and Cornbread
oversized_folder
1Spring Onions and Corn Bread [print layout and proof] [oversize]
boxfolder
65 These Battlements are Ours
66 Wild Ginger
67 Westward from Bald Mountain



Miscellaneous Writings

boxfolder
71Prose
71Thesis manuscript
72Thesis - Beyond Uncle Remus: A Study of Some of Joel Chandler Harris' Negro Characters
73Liza's Monday and Other Poems
74 Satan's Playhouse
75 Satan's Playhouse
76 Satan's Playhouse
77 Satan's Playhouse
78 Satan's Playhouse
79 Satan's Playhouse
710 Satan's Playhouse
711 Satan's Playhouse
712 Satan's Playhouse
72Satan's Playhouse manuscripts
73Satan's Playhouse correspondence
74Satan's Playhouse cover art
boxfolder
81Annabel Alderman
82Gunther Kleeman
81Satan's Playhouse by Sally Russell
83Satan's Playhouse by Sally Russell
84Poems by Molly Sellers
85Satan's Playhouse by Teresa Thomas
86Satan's Playhouse by Robin Warren
87 Satan's Playhouse
 

2. Workshops, Conferences, and Classes

box
91972-1975
box
101975-1979
box
111979-1987
box
121991-2001
box
132002-2003
box
14Miscellaneous
 

3. Personal

boxfolder
151Photographs
152University of Georgia and LaGrange records
153Awards and Achievements
154Interview with Bettie Sellers by William Walsh
155Miscellaneous
151Calendar 1979
152Calendar 1979-1980
153Calendar 1980
154Calendar 1980-1981
155Calendar 1981-1982
156Calendar 1982-1983
157Calendar 1983
158Calendar 1983-1984
159Calendar 1984
1510Calendar 1984-1985
1511Calendar 1985
1512Calendar 1985-1986
1513Calendar 1986-1987
1514Calendar 1987
1515Calendar 1987-1988
1516Calendar 1988-1989
1517Calendar 1989-1990
1518Calendar 1990
1519Calendar 1990-1991
1520Calendar 1991
1521Calendar 1991-1992
1522Calendar 1992-1993
1523Calendar 1993-1994
1524Calendar 1994
1525Calendar 1994-1995
1526Calendar 1995
1527Calendar 1997
1528Calendar 1998
1529Calendar 1999
1530Calendar 2000
1531Calendar 2001
1533Calendar 2004
boxfolder
161Byron Ashley Parker correspondence
162Byron Herbert Reece correspondence
163Sarah Anne Shope correspondence
164Publication correspondence, 1972-1982
165Publication correspondence, 1985-2000
166Book reviews
167Birthday cards and tribute
cartonitem
11Scrapbook - Newspaper articles , 1970-1976
12Scrapbook - Newspaper articles and photographs, 1974-1979
13Scrapbook - Newspaper articles and photographs, 1979
14Scrapbook - Newspaper articles and photographs, 1981
15Scrapbook - Newspaper articles and photographs, 1981
16Scrapbook - Letters and book covers, 1982
17Scrapbook - Letters and newspaper articles, 1982-1983
18Scrapbook - Newspaper articles , 1983
19Scrapbook - Letters and newspaper articles, 1984
110Scrapbook - Newspaper articles and photographs, 1984-1985
oversized_boxitem
11Scrapbook - Newspaper articles , 1987-1989
12Scrapbook - Letters, photographs, and programs, 1989-1991
13Posters
14Poetry award
15Collage picture frame
11Poems, newspaper articles, sheet music
 

4. Printed Materials

boxfolder
171Printed material, 1971-1979
172Printed material, 1980-1987
173Printed material, 1990-1991
174Printed material - undated
175Byron Herbert Reece clippings
176Miscellaneous