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Edd Winfield Parks papers

Edd Winfield Parks papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edd Winfield Parks papers
Creator: Parks, Edd Winfield, 1906-1968
Creator: Parks, Aileen West
Inclusive Dates: 1925-1970
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet 4 boxes
Collection Number: ms2415
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. Edd Winfield Parks (1906-1968) was a literary scholar and a professor at the University of Georgia from 1935-1968. Dr. Parks received a bachelor's degree from Harvard and a master's and doctorate from Vanderbilt University. He served as a captain in U.S. Army intelligence during World War II.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence and typed manuscripts of Parks' writings, research notes, and tax materials. The correspondence is mostly between Parks, fellow critics, and southern literary scholars particularly those involved in the fugitive/agrarian movement. The collection also contains correspondence between Parks, his publishers, and editors as well as letters from his wife, Aileen Wells Parks.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edd Winfield Parks papers, ms2415, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 October 16.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Agrarians (Group of writers)
American literature.
Authors, American -- Georgia.
Manuscripts (documents)

Related Collections in this Repository

For related materials at the Hargrett Library, see also Edd Winfield Parks papers, ms290.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Subject Files

11Alice Stockell Bookshop
12Biology / genealogy
13Book covers/ promo material
16Class notes: criticism
17Class notes: drama
19Cocking-Talmadge Affair, 1941
110Correspondence: A-B
111Correspondence: AAUP
112Correspondence: Allen, John D.
113Correspondence: American Book Company
114Correspondence: Beatty, Richmond C.
115Correspondence: Binkley, W.C.
116Correspondence: Blodgett, Harold
117Correspondence: Boone, Jack
118Correspondence: Brown, Calvin
119Correspondence: C
120Correspondence: Caldwell, Harmon
121Correspondence: Campbell, Harry
122Correspondence: Cappon, Lester J.
123Correspondence: Cardwell, Guy
124Correspondence: Cargill, Oscar
125Correspondence: Cheney, Fannie
126Correspondence: Clark, Harry
127Correspondence: Coleman, Kenneth
128Correspondence: Coons, Arthur G.
129Correspondence: Craddock, Charles E.
130Correspondence: Cumberland University
131Correspondence: Curry, Walter C.
132Correspondence: D-G
133Correspondence: Davidson, Donald
134Correspondence: Davidson, Philip
135Correspondence: Davis, Carroll
136Correspondence: Decker, Betty
137Correspondence: Dickerson, L.M.
138Correspondence: Dictionary of American Biography
139Correspondence: English, Thomas H.
140Correspondence: Farrar & Rinehart
21Correspondence: Fidler, William
22Correspondence: Forque, Norman W.
23Correspondence: Frierson, Cynthia
24Correspondence: Frost, Robert
25Correspondence: Fuller, Sue
26Correspondence: Gale Research
27Correspondence: Gilbert, Allan
28Correspondence: Gohdes, Clarence
29Correspondence: H-K
210Correspondence: Haddon
211Correspondence: Head, Cloyd
212Correspondence: Hightower, John D.
213Correspondence: Holton, Holland
214Correspondence: Hubbell, Jay
215Correspondence: Knickerbocker, William
216Correspondence: Knight, Grant
217Correspondence: L-Ma
218Correspondence: Lawrence, Elwood
219Correspondence: Leeper, Mary
220Correspondence: Leisy, Ernest
221Correspondence: Magazines
222Correspondence: Me-O
223Correspondence: Meine, Franklin
224Correspondence: Moore, Frazier
225Correspondence: Neely, Rae S.
226Correspondence: Ogden, Carroll
227Correspondence: Owsley, Frank
228Correspondence: P-R
229Correspondence: Paine, Gregory
230Correspondence: Parks, Aileen Wells
231Correspondence: Parks, Aileen Wells
232Correspondence: Parks, Bill
233Correspondence: Parks, Mrs. E.W. Sr.
234Correspondence: Parks, E.W. Sr.
235Correspondence: Parks, Jack
236Correspondence: Parks, Sherrill
237Correspondence: Peale, Marjorie
238Correspondence: Percy, William A.
239Correspondence: Pindyck, Frances
240Correspondence: Powell, B.E.
241Correspondence: Prentice-Hall
242Correspondence: S
243Correspondence: school children
244Correspondence: Signal Corps
245Correspondence: Smith, Harry
246Correspondence: Smith, Lillian
247Correspondence: Southall, Maycie
248Correspondence: Stirling, Alison
249Correspondence: T-W
250Correspondence: Tate, Allen
251Correspondence: Taft, Kendall
252Correspondence: Thompson, Eva
253Correspondence: unidentified
254Correspondence: Walker, Jack
255Correspondence: Walker, Roosevelt
256Correspondence: Walsh, Tom
257Correspondence: Warren, Austin
258Correspondence: Warren, Robert Penn
31Correspondence: Webb, William R.
32Correspondence: Wilson, William
33Correspondence: Young, Stark
34Craddock, Charles Egbert
35Essays on Southern literature; by others
36Fellowships/grant applications
37Fugitive/Agrarian movement
38Legal papers
39Macon Writers' Club
311 The New Southern Argonaut
314Poems; Aileen Parks
316Scrapbook (copies)
317Simms, William Gilmore; research
318Southeastern American Studies Assn.
319Southern Humanities Conference; letterhead
324Timrod, Henry; research

2. Writings

41Writings: Black Bear and Puppy
42Writings: The Choice
43Writings: College Beowulf
44Writings : Craddock, Charles Egbert
45Writings: Dawn in the Woods
46Writings: Facts Relating to William Gilmore Simm' 'Mother Goose'
47Writings: The Faded Banners...; review
48Writings: History of Negro Education in Georgia
49Writings: A Matter of Success
410Writings: Memory of Days
411Writings: Ninth Inning Pete
412Writings: On Visiting Bornholm
413Writings: poems
414Writings: Poetic Justice
415Writings: reviews
416Writings: Sut Lovingood's Travels...; introduction
417Writings: The Study of Southern Literature
418Writings: Teddy Roosevelt's First Dear Hunt
419Writings: Three Scandinavian Sculptors
420Writings: The Three Streams of Southern Humor
421Writings: Timrod, Henry