November 12, 1969, ca. 650 items, correspondence, clippings, genealogical data and a literary manuscript.
December 29, 1969, ca. 350 items, correspondence; complete file of all books, articles, and stories written by the author; reviews; uncorrected proofs of
The Plantation and
The Devil's Half; typescript of dramatic adaptation of
The Plantation; and biographical publications which include the author.
December 31, 1969, 115 items, containing correspondence, speeches, clippings, and miscellaneous.
February 24, 1970, 74 items, correspondence (1890-1967), manuscript of "Death of a Novel" speech, and miscellaneous.
April 14, 1970, 11 items, correspondence, a photograph, and clippings.
February 5, 1973, 4 volumes, scrapbooks containing reviews of Pierce novels.
September 6, 1973, 3 items, original manuscript and planning books for
The Wedding Guest.
December 12, 1973, 5 items, a speech, a book review, preface to new edition of
The Plantation, and miscellaneous.
October 10, 1974, ca. 200 items, photographs.
April 30, 1975, 132 items, correspondence (1969-1974).
September 25, 1975, (addition) 3 items, typescript and galley proofs of
The Wedding Guest.
March 25, 1976, ca. 200 items, correspondence (1975-1976),
The Wedding Guest scrapbook, speeches, page proofs for
Old Man's Gold and Other Stories, and miscellaneous.
April 5, 1978, 10 items, page proofs for
Old Man's Gold and Other Stories and copies of correspondence from Lee Barker (1960-1973).
March 31, 1981, ca. 500 items, papers (1925-1981), including correspondence, literary manuscripts and planning book for
Judge Buell's Legacy, student composition books, literary manuscript drafts, clippings, and miscellaneous.
November 11, 1983, 55 items, literary manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous.
October 25, 1985, 1 cubic foot, containing correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous.
April 6, 1987, ca. 300 items, correspondence, clippings, photographs, speeches, literary manuscripts, and miscellaneous. Gift of Ovid W. Pierce, Greenville, N.C.
May 16, 2002, (unprocessed addition 1), 2 items; "Dies Irae," recorded by Ovid W. Pierce, including one audiocassette and one recordable compact disc copied from the audiocassette, (Time: 1:39 min.) undated. Donor: Ovid W. Pierce
May 7, 2003, (unprocessed addition 2), 17 items; Letters and post card (1938 - 1956) from Ovid Williams Pierce to his childhood and lifelong friend Kate Fenner Urquhart, dated Weldon, NC, 1938-1941, 1956; Miami, FL, 1944-1945; Dallas, TX, 1945; Rome, Italy, 1953. Donor: Molly Urquhart.
November 30, 2005, (unprocessed addition 3), 1 items, 0.053 cubic feet; Portrait (1974) of Ovid Williams Pierce, by Betty Petteway. Photographic print glued to matte. Black & white. Matted. Photo dimensions: 10.5" x 13.5" Matted dimensions: 16.75" x 22" 1 item 1 p. (ca. 0.053 cubic feet) Recd. 12/31/1999. RESTRICTION. Donor: Unknown.
Gift of Ovid W. Pierce
Gift of Molly Urquhart
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Ovid Williams Pierce Papers (#101), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by L. Sterlock; W. Grant, May 1988
Encoded by Apex Data Services