J. Kerker Quinn Papers, 1926-69 | University of Illinois Archives
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Papers of J. Kerker Quinn (1911-69), assistant to 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); copies of Direction and Accent; 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.
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