J. Kerker Quinn Papers, 1926-69
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Brief Description:

Papers of J. Kerker Quinn (1911-69), assistant professor of English (1936-69) and editor of Direction (1934-35) and Accent (1940-60), including personal and business correspondence with contributors, subscribers and colleagues; manuscripts of poetry, stories and plays; student papers from Bradley College (1930-34); contributions record (1940-61); files on "little magazines;" financial records; lecture and research notes; Ford Foundation fellowship program for creative writers files (1953-63); sheet music; playbills; poetry and fiction bibliographies; newspaper clippings; course materials; class records and student papers. Correspondents include Nelson Algren, Eric Bentley, Walter Van Tillburg Clark, Malcom Cowley, E. E. Cummings, Bill Gass, Henry Miller, Marianne Moore, Katherine Anne Porter, J. F. Powers, George Scouffas, Charles Shattuck, Wallace Stevens, Eudora Welty and Richard Wright.

This series includes published copies (1934-35, 1940-60) of Direction and Accent.

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Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 15/7/30
Created by: Quinn, J. Kerker (1911-1969)
Volume: 24.4 cubic feet
Acquired: 12/8/1969
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1507030.pdf
Arrangement: By type of material and alphabetical or chronological thereunder.
Subject Index
Accent
Bradley University
Creative Writing
Faculty Papers
Fiction
Ford Foundation
Little Magazines
Plays
Poetry
Short Stories
Stories
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]