Ronald Kimber Papers, 1980s

Manuscript Collection #1299

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Ronald Kimber Papers
    Creator: Kimber, Ronald
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection contains a selection of seventy-two poems entitled Diary of a Downtown Cat that is a portion of his collection titled “Eccentric City.” Mr. Kimber is a native of Greenville, North Carolina, now residing in Durham, N.C. The selection is divided into eight sections and Section I, titled “Migration from Mars to Downtown,” relates to his experience growing up in the Shore Drive community in downtown Greenville. Those poems were written in the 1980s. Kimber, born in 1950, lived in this community until 1965 at which time the buildings in this community were beginning to be demolished as part of the Urban Renewal Plan and the location is now the Town Common on the Tar River.
    Extent: 0.054 Cubic feet, 1 archival box, consisting of poetry
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    July 3, 2017, (unprocessed), 0.054 cubic feet; This collection contains a selection of seventy-two poems entitled Diary of a Downtown Cat that is a portion of his collection titled “Eccentric City.” Mr. Kimber is a native of Greenville, North Carolina, now residing in Durham, N.C. The selection is divided into eight sections and Section I, titled “Migration from Mars to Downtown,” relates to his experience growing up in the Shore Drive community in downtown Greenville. Those poems were written in the 1980s. Kimber, born in 1950, lived in this community until 1965 at which time the buildings in this community were beginning to be demolished as part of the Urban Renewal Plan and the location is now the Town Common on the Tar River. Gift of Ronald Kimber.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Ronald Kimber

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    For educational purposes only. Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Ronald Kimber Papers (#1299), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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