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John Gould Fletcher/Charlie May Simon photograph collection

John Gould Fletcher/Charlie May Simon photograph collection

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Finding aid for the John Gould Fletcher/Charlie May Simon photograph collection

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700

June 6, 2013



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-14T13:58-0600
Language: English

Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Central Arkansas Library System. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. (Little Rock, Ark.)
Title: John Gould Fletcher/Charlie May Simon photograph collection
Dates: 1899-1970
Quantity: 1.25 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains photographs related to John Gould Fletcher and Charlie May Simon.
Identification: BC.PHO.32
Language: English

Arrangement

Photographs are added to this collection in the order they are accessioned.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs related to John Gould Fletcher and Charlie May Simon.


Biographical Information

John Gould Fletcher, poet and essayist, is widely acknowledged as one of the state's most notable literary figures. He enjoyed an international reputation for much of his long career, earned the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, and participated in movements that shaped twentieth century-literature.

Continue reading about Fletcher at the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture, http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=1646.

Charlie May Simon is among the state's most prolific major authors. Known primarily for her children's literature, with just under thirty books and with numerous short stories to her credit, Simon had a long career writing for adults as well. Additionally, she is known as the wife of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, John Gould Fletcher. Her work in the field of children's literature has been honored in Arkansas since 1971 by the annual presentation of the Charlie May Simon Book Award.

Continue reading about Simon at the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture, http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=41.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Artists -- Arkansas.
Authors -- Arkansas.
Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1950
Japan.
Simon, Charlie May, 1897-1977

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. To avoid excessive handling of the photographs, researchers should utilize the photocopies available in the Arkansas Studies Institute research room before requesting original items.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.

Photographs from the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies' collections are publicly available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Items may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) or additional restrictions. Any transmission or reproduction of a protected item requires the express permission of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Photograph Title], PHO.32.[#], Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Photographs in this collection were donated by various donors and purchased by the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies.


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