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Byron Herbert Reece papers

Byron Herbert Reece papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Byron Herbert Reece papers
Creator: Reece, Byron Herbert, 1917-1958
Inclusive Dates: 1937-1958
Language: English
Extent: 9.4 Linear Feet (14 document boxes, 1 half box, 3 oversized boxes)
Collection Number: ms56
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Byron Herbert Reece (1917-1958) was an American poet, novelist, farmer, and teacher, and resided in Blairsville, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Byron Herbert Reece (1917-1958)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the papers of Byron Herbert Reece from 1937-1958. The collection includes correspondence (1945-1958); lecture notes on composition, poetry, English and American literature relating to his work at Young Harris College; publications in which his works appear; published and unpublished manuscript poems and prose; and scrapbooks containing correspondence, newsclippings, reviews, and press releases.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Byron Herbert Reece papers, ms56, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 March 18.

General Notes

Donated by Eva Reece in 1959.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American literature.
Authors, American -- Georgia.
Blairsville (Ga.)
Manuscripts (documents)
Poetry.
Poets, American -- Georgia.
Young Harris College

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials located in other repositories: Byron Herbert Reece Collection, Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Correspondence, 1945-1953
 
12Correspondence, 1954-1959
 
13Contests
 
14Correspondence, Guggenheim Fellowships
 
15Correspondence, Huntington Hartford Fellowship
 
16Correspondence, William Tate Gift
 
17Christmas Cards
 
18Christmas Cards
 
19Christmas Cards
 
110Christmas Cards, "If I Had A Little Coat."
 
111Clippings
 
112Clippings
 
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21Clippings, re. Georgia Writers' Conference
 
22Music, Printed
 
23Pictures
 
24Programs, Georgia Writers' Conference
 
25Programs, General
 
26Printed Material, Misc.
 
27Young Harris College
 
28Young Harris College, Memoranda to Faculty, 1956-1957
 
29Young Harris College, Printed Material
 
210Young Harris College, Programs, 1956-1957
 
211Young Harris College, Rules & Schedules, 1956-1957
 
212Young Harris College, Students, Writings, Rolls, etc.
 
213Young Harris College, Students
 
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31Young Harris College, Misc.
 
32Periodicals, Aerend - California Quarterly
 
33Periodicals, Chestatee - Fawnlight
 
34Periodicals, Georgia Magazine
 
35Periodicals, Georgia Review
 
36Periodicals, Georgia Review
 
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41Periodicals, Georgia Review
 
42Periodicals, Georgia Review
 
43Periodicals, Kaleidograph (G.S.C.W.)
 
44Periodicals, The Land
 
45Periodicals, The Lyric
 
46Periodicals, New Mexico Quarterly Review
 
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51Periodicals, New Mexico Quarterly Review
 
52Periodicals, New Orleans Poetry Review
 
53Periodicals, Newsweek - Olivant Quarterly
 
54Periodicals, People - Quatrain Digest
 
55Periodicals, Saturday Review
 
56Periodicals, Saturday Review
 
57Periodicals, Scenic South - Voice
 
58Lecture Notes, English 101B- Composition
 
59Lecture Notes, English 101B
 
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61Lecture Notes, English 101B
 
62Lecture Notes, English 201
 
63Lecture Notes, English 201
 
64Lecture Notes, English 3B-American Literature
 
65Lecture Notes, English 3B
 
66Lecture Notes, English 4B-English Literature
 
67Lecture Notes, Short Story
 
68Poetry Notes, General
 
69Notes, Miscellaneous
 
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71Poetry, Notes: Vachel Lindsay
 
72Poetry, Notes: Poet Laureates
 
73Poetry, Notes: Imagist poetry
 
74Poetry, Notes: Lew Sarett
 
75Poetry, Notes: Edward Arlington Robinson
 
76Poetry, Notes: Women Poets
 
77Shakespeare, Notes: "Hamlet," "Lear"
 
78Mss. Poetry: Season of Flesh work sheets
 
79Mss. Poetry: Season of Flesh work sheets
 
710Mss. Poetry: Season of Flesh work sheets
 
711Mss. Poetry: Season of Flesh work carbon
 
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81Mss. Poetry: The Hills Not Home (incomplete)
 
82Mss. Poetry: Not the Full Harvest
 
83Mss. Poetry: Remembrance of Moab
 
84Mss. Poetry: Bow Down in Jericho, work sheets
 
85Mss. Poetry: Bow Down in Jericho, work sheets
 
86Mss. Poetry: Bow Down in Jericho, work sheets
 
87Mss. Poetry: Bow Down in Jericho, work sheets
 
88Mss. Poetry: Bow Down in Jericho, work sheets
 
89Mss. Poetry: Ballad of the Bones
 
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91Mss. Poetry: Song of Joy, work sheets
 
92Mss. Poetry: Song of Joy, work sheets
 
93Mss. Poetry: Song of Joy, work sheets
 
94Mss. Poetry: Song of Joy, work sheets
 
95Mss. Poetry: Song of Joy, work sheets
 
96Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun, rough draft, Vol. 1
 
97Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun, rough draft, Vol. 2
 
98Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun, rough draft, Vol. 2
 
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101Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun, rough draft, Vol. 3
 
102Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun, rough draft, Vol. 3
 
103Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun - copy for press, 1955
 
104Mss. Prose: The Hawk & The Sun - rough draft, 1955
 
105Mss. Prose: Better a Dinner of Herbs, rough draft
 
106Mss. Prose: Better a Dinner of Herbs, rough draft
 
107Mss. Prose: Better a Dinner of Herbs, rough draft
 
108Mss. Prose: Better a Dinner of Herbs, rough draft
 
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111Articles, published and unpublished, rough drafts
 
112Articles, published and unpublished, rough drafts
 
113Book reviews
 
114"A Logical Jew", short story, rough draft
 
115"The Barlow Knife", short story
 
116"The Face of Vengeance", short story
 
117"A Logical Jew", "The Barlow Knife" and "The Face of Vengeance", final drafts
 
118Talks
 
119"No Fences Make Good Neighbors", short story, rough draft
 
1110Mss. Notes on Children's Literature
 
1111Mss. Notes on Conservation
 
1112Mss. Miscellaneous
 
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121"Remembrance of Moab" - American Weave Publication Award, 1949
 
122Poem "Lilies", The Aerend, Summer 1940
 
122Story "The Return" The Aerend, Summer 1940
 
122Poem "The Pearl", American Weave, Summer '48
Not published elsewhere.
 
122Poem "Conversation Concerning Kings", American Weave, Summer '48
Not published elsewhere.
 
122Poem "Contentment", American Weave, Spring 1953
Not published elsewhere.
 
122Poem "The Farewell," American Weave, Winter 1949
 
122Poem "A Platitude of Plato," American Weave, Spring 1952
 
123Story "A Logical Jew," Chicago Review, Autumn 1949
 
123Poems "The Heart as a Bird," Destinies, Vol. 1, No. 4
 
123Poem "The Snows Have Gone," Golden Oak Leaves, Vol . 1 No. 1
Not published elsewhere.
 
124Poem "The Inward Eye," Living Poetry, Autumn 1945
 
124Poem "The Enormous Landscape," Living Poetry, Winter 1946
 
124Poem "Three Sonnets," The Lyric, Spring 1949
 
124Poem "Preference," The Lyric, Winter '54
Not published elsewhere.
 
124Poems "The Headland" and "In Absence," The Lyric, Fall 1974
 
125Poem "Whence Fares The Heart," New Mexico Quarterly Review, Autumn 1944
 
125Poems "Three Poems," New Mexico Quarterly Review, Summer 1945
 
125Poem "The Ghost," New Orleans Poetry Journal, January 1955
 
125Poem "The Tree, The Bird, The Leaf," New Orleans Poetry Journal, April 1955
 
125Note, New Orleans Poetry Journal, July 1955
 
125Poem "We Shall Not Eat," North Georgia Review, Fall & Winter 1938-39
 
126Note, People Today, 15 August 1951
 
126Poems "Eleven Poems", Poetry World, April 1940 July 1940 August 1940
Not published elsewhere.
 
126Review "Poetry & the Pamphlet", Poetry World, April 1940 August 1940
Not published elsewhere.
 
126Poem "Escape," Prairie Schooner, Fall 1939
 
126Poem "Ballad of Night," Prairie Schooner, Winter 1940
 
126Poem "Fox Hunters of Hell," Prairie Schooner, Summer 1941
 
126Poem "The Wet and the Cold," Prairie Schooner - No .2, 1954
 
127Poem "The Mask," Quatrain Digest, June 1953
 
127Poem "The Wind of Life," Quatrain Digest, June 1953
Not published elsewhere.
 
127Poem "Makes Perfect," Quatrain Digest, August 1953
 
127Poem "Lenses," Quatrain Digest, August 1953
Not published elsewhere.
 
127Poems "Nursery Rhymes"
 
127"Fiddler"
 
127"Intimation"
 
127"Hound and Hunter"
 
127"If Evil Were a Little Road"
 
127"Wisdom"
 
127"Intonation"
 
127"In Orchards Hung With Fruit"
 
127"Query"
 
127"The Beautiful Unuttered"
 
127"Portrait"
 
127"Question"
 
127"For a Group"
 
127"House in the Wind"
 
127"Windy Morning"
 
127"Sea Shells"
 
127"Prayer Against Hunters"
 
127All in Quill Club Anthology, Vol. Vol. 33
 
128Poem "Lie Not So Lonely," The Sonneteer, Summer 1944
Not published elsewhere.
 
128Poem "The Snows Have Come," Stor-I- Verse - Vol. 1, No. 2
Not published elsewhere.
 
129Poem "The Earth In March," Think Tank, 4 April 1946
Not published elsewhere.
 
129Poem "As I Came Out," Trails, Summer 1945
 
129Poem "By Other Eyes," Trails, Fall 1945
 
129Poem "I Could Wish Them a Longer Stay," Trails, Winter 1946
 
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131 Arizona Quarterly , Summer 1951
 
131 Arizona Quarterly , Summer 1954
 
131 Arizona Quarterly , Winter 1954
 
131American Weave Vol. XX, No. 3
 
131American Weave Vol. XX, No. 4
 
131American Weave, Vol. XXI, No. 1
 
131American Weave, Vol. XXI, No. 2
 
131American Weave, Vol. XXI, No. 3
 
131American Weave, Vol. XXII, No. 1
 
132 Compass , Spring 1949
 
132 Echoes , 1st Quarter 1954
 
132Emory University Quarterly, Vol. XII, No. 2, 1956
 
132 Experiment , Winter 1945-46
 
132 Gifts to Emory University Library , 1955-1956
 
132 The Goal , Autumn 1955
 
132 The Goal , Spring 1956
 
132 The Goal , Autumn 1956
 
132A Houyhnhnm's Scrapbook, Vol. 1 No . 1, 1956-57
 
132A Houyhnhnm's Scrapbook, No. 2, 1957
 
132Inferno, No. 4
 
133Key Poets Sitwell, Barker, Swingler, Denwood, Snaith, Cooke, Lindsay, Carpenter, Beeching, Cameron. (10 v. in cover)
 
134Kaleidograph, Vol. XXIII, July 1951
 
134Kaleidograph, Vol. XXIV, March 1953
 
134Kaleidograph, Vol. XXV, September 1953
 
134Kaleidograph, Vol. XXV, October 1953
 
134Kaleidograph, Vol. XXV, November 1953
 
134Kaleidograph, Vol. XXV, March 1954
 
134The Lyric, Vol. 35, No. 2
 
134Manuscript Lab, Vol. 1 No. 1, February 1956
 
134 The Monthly Scrapper , February 1945
 
134New Orleans Poetry Journal, Vol. 2 No. 2, April 1956
 
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141 Prayers, Opening of Congress , 1949
 
141Poetry, No. 20 (Australian), 1946
 
141Poetry Digest, Vol. 1 No. 5, December 1953
 
141Rocky Mountain Stories, Sage Books, '41
 
142 Sonnets from the Portuguese
 
142 Scenic South , October 1953
 
142 Self-Realization , January-February 1949
 
142 Survey Report of Six Georgia Colleges , September 1955
 
143 To Comfort You
 
143 Trails , Summer 1948
 
143 Trails , Winter 1948
 
143 Trails , Summer 1951
 
143Under the Big Beech, by Robert Kincaid
 
144Wings, A Quarterly, Winter 1954
 
144 With Letters from Housman
 
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15Scrapbook, 1941
Clippings from The Citizen, columns by Reece contain poem and brief essay
 
15Scrapbook, 1945-1946
Articles, Photos reviews, Press Releases re.Ballad of the Bones, reviews by Reece
 
15Scrapbook, 1945-1947
Reviews, Clips, Photos, Invitations, Letters re. The Monthly Scrapper
 
15Scrapbook, 1946
22nd Annual Breakfast of the Macon Writers' Club
 
15Scrapbook, undated
Clips of Atlanta Journal book reviews by Reece
 
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16Scrapbook, 1950
Correspondence with U. of C.
 
16Scrapbook, 1950-1951
Clips, Photos, Reviews re. Bow Down in Jericho and Not the Full Harvest
 
16Scrapbook, 1950-1951
Sketches, Reviews, News Releases, re. Better a Dinner of Herbs, speeches
 
16Scrapbook, 1952
Clips, Programs, etc. re. General Material
 
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17Scrapbook, 1955
Photos, Reviews, Press releases re. The Season of the Flesh, also speeches
 
17Scrapbook, 1955-1956
Clips, etc. re. The Hawk and The Sun, also re. professorship at Emory
 
17Briefcase
 
17Newspaper
 
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181Bound manuscript: Better a Dinner of Herbs
 
182Young Harris college Students, re
 
183Young Harris College Students, Writings, Rolls, etc.
 
184Rules & Schedules, Young Harris College, 1956 - 1957