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Erskine Caldwell Crown-Fire typescript

Erskine Caldwell Crown-Fire typescript

Descriptive Summary

Title: Erskine Caldwell Crown-Fire typescript
Creator: Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987
Inclusive Dates: 1940
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2330
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Erskine Caldwell (1903–1987) was an author who grew up in the American South. He is most famous for his novels Tobacco Road and God's Little Acre, which won him critical acclaim because of his writings about poverty, racism and social problems in the South.

For more information, see the article "Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987)" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a short story titled Crown-Fire by Erskine Caldwell. Written in the first person, the story recalls young passion and love. Page six contains Caldwell's autograph.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Erskine Caldwell Crown-Fire typescript, ms2330, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Short stories.

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