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Sand Roots Manuscript
Scope and Contents This collection contains the photocopy of a corrected typescript of Ben Dixon MacNeill's (1889-1960) manuscript originally titled, By So Many Roots. Although this draft is dated "11:20 A.M., Monday, October 27, 1944, Buxton, Cape Hatteras" on the final page, Sand Roots, his first and only novel, was published posthumously in 1963. MacNeil did not show the manuscript to his publisher until ...
Dates: 1944 October 27
The Beachcomber's Handbook of Seafood Cookery Manuscript and Proofsheets
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Hugh Zachery wrote and Claude Howell illustrated The Beachcomber's Handbook of Seafood Cookery in 1969. This collection contains the proof sheets and a photocopy of a corrected typescript of the book, neither of which is a final draft. An autographed copy of the final publication is available in Randall Library Special Collections. The sketches for the manuscript were retained by the author.
The Black Poet Manuscript
Scope and Contents The Black Poet was the 1865 annouced title of a work to be published that was to contain "a concise history of the life" of George Moses Horton, bard and recently freed enslaved individual. Richard Walser used the 1865 title for his 1996 work on Horton, since no evidence exists that the 1865 book was ever written. Walser wrote his "concise history" during part of a year he spent on a Guggenheim Fellowship. Claude Howell created the drawings for the book. This collection contains the...
- African American men -- Poetry 1
- African Americans -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- photocopies 1
- Gatlin, H. Leon, III 1
- Horton, George Moses, 1798?-approximately 1880 1
- MacNeill, Ben Dixon, 1889-1960 1
- Walser, Richard, 1908-1988 1
- Zachary, Hugh, 1928-2016 1