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Summers and Still papers, 1950s

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Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey


Summers and Still papers




University of Kentucky Special Collections


Collection is arranged by format.

Preferred Citation Note

2010ms011: [identification of item], Hollis and Summers papers, 1950s, University of Kentucky Special Collections.


0.1 Cubic feet

1 box


Hollis Summers (1916-1987) was a Kentucky born author, poet, and English professor at Georgetown College, University of Kentucky, and Ohio University.

James Still (1906-2001) was a poet, short story writer, children's author, novelist, folklorist, teacher and librarian. Although born in Alabama, Still spent most of his life in Kentucky and centered many of his writings around the coal fields of eastern Kentucky.

Hollis Summers papers. OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository. OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository. n.d. Web. 7 November 2011.

Scope and Content

The Summers and Still papers consist of five Hollis Summers poems and James Still's Mrs. Razor. All five poems are signed and include Sing a Song for Easter, For Distinguished Service, La Hora de la Verdad, King's X, and Advice to Another Man's Son. James Still's manuscript is inscribed For Laura Roberts - who will remember how we laughed on July 24, 1952. James Still.


  • Short stories, American--Kentucky
  • Kentucky--Authors.
  • McCormick, Fred M.
  • Poetry.

User Restrictions

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Collection Inventory

Summer, Hollis poems, 1950s
[Box: 1, Folder: 3]
Still, James manuscript of Mrs. Razor,, 1950s
[Box: 1, Folder: 4]

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