Reid and Susan Overcash Literary Collection: Vida Ammons Cox Papers, 1918, 1935-2012

(Manuscript Collection #1096-002)

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Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 20
    • Folder a
      Correspondence chiefly from A. R. Ammons to his sister Vida A. Cox but also from other correspondents, 1944-1998.
    • Folder b
      Correspondence chiefly from A. R. Ammons to his sister Vida A. Cox but also from other correspondents, 2000-2012, undated.
    • Folder c
      Watercolor paintings by A. R. Ammons, 1949-1983.
    • Folder d
      Magazine/journal articles re A. R. Ammons and published poems by A. R. Ammons, 1973-1985.
    • Folder e
      Magazine/journal articles re A. R. Ammons and published poems by A. R. Ammons, 2001-2002.
    • Folder f
      Magazine/journal articles re A. R. Ammons and published poems by A. R. Ammons. 2007-2012, undated.
  • Box 21
    • Folder a
      Country Club Woman (November/December 1960, March/April 1962).
    • Folder b
      Documents concerning the A. R. Ammons Poetry Contest, 2000-2011: awards programs, The News Reporter newspaper of Whiteville, NC (June 3, 2004, pp. 1C, 7C).
    • Folder c
      American Academy of Arts and Letters members roster, 2000-2001.
    • Folder d
      Printed material related to art exhibitiions and publications involving A. R. Ammons, 1982-2004.
    • Folder e
      CD audio recordings by or about A. R. Ammons, 1995-2001, undated.
    • Folder f
      Book reviews of publications by A. R. Ammons, 1965, 1973, undated.
    • Folder g
      Broadsides related to poetry by A. R. Ammons, 1985, 1994, undated.
    • Folder h
      Clippings and a publication related to the National Book Awards received by A. R. Ammons in 1972 and 1993.
    • Folder i
      Booklet, clipping, newsletter and photograph concerning the induction of A. R. Ammons into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame, 2000.
    • Folder j
      Photographs, ca. 1918-2000.
    • Folder k
      Publications by or dedicated to A. R. Ammons, 1977-1982, undated.
    • Folder l
      Programs/posters related to events in the life of A. R. Ammons, 1949-2004.
    • Folder m
      School report cards and reports about A. R. Ammons' childhood, 1935-1939.
    • Folder n
      Publications and promotional material related to the "Single Braids Unthreaded" Symposium in honor of alumnus A. R. Ammons' poetry and artwork, Wake Forest University, 2010.
  • Box 22
    • Folder a
      Newspaper clippings re A. R. Ammons, ca. 1986-2011, undated.
    • Folder b
      Newspaper clippings re A. R. Ammons, ca. 1976-2002, undated.
    • Folder c
      Newspaper clippings re A. R. Ammons, ca. 1971-2001, undated.
    • Folder d
      Newspapers clippings re A. R. Ammons, ca. 1974-1995, undated.
Oversize Folder 20os1
A. R. Ammons watercolor (1977) with inset depicting Ammons homeplace. [Stored in the vault.]
Oversize Folder 20os2
Issue of National Glass Budget (a weekly review of the American Glass Industry), December 31, 1949, containing a wedding photo of Phyllis Ammons, (Mrs. A. R. Ammons).

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