Guide to the James McConkey Papers,
[ca. 1948-1990]

Collection Number: 14-12-2937

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
S. Kayfetz, P. McCray
Date completed:
March 1998
EAD encoding:
Martin Heggestad, April 2003

© 2002 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
James McConkey papers, (ca. 1948-1990)
Collection Number:
14-12-2937
Creator:
James McConkey.
Quantity:
5.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, manuscripts, class lecture notes, reviews, photographs, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, manuscripts, class lecture notes, reviews, photographs, and other papers of an author and professor of English. Works include Kayo and Rowan's Progress; University papers relate to the Faculty Committee on Student Affairs. Correspondence consists of literary fan mail, letters relating to literature, publishing, humanity and literary foundations, and recommendations. Correspondents include James Dickey, Archie Ammons, John Cheever, Stephen Jay Gould, E. M. Forster, Denise Levertov, Walker Percy, and Eudora Welty.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

James McConkey is an author and professor emeritus of English at Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, manuscripts, class lecture notes, reviews, photographs, and other papers of an author and professor of English. Works include Kayo and Rowan's Progress; University papers relate to the Faculty Committee on Student Affairs. Correspondence consists of literary fan mail, letters relating to literature, publishing, humanity and literary foundations, and recommendations. Correspondents include James Dickey, Archie Ammons, John Cheever, Stephen Jay Gould, E. M. Forster, Denise Levertov, Walker Percy, and Eudora Welty.

CORRESPONDENTS IN THE JAMES McCONKEY PAPERS


SUBJECTS

Names:
McConkey, James.
Ammons, A. R., 1926-
Cheever, John.
Dickey, James.
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970
Gould, Stephen Jay.
Levertov, Denise, 1923-
Percy, Walker, 1916-
Welty, Eudora, 1909-
Cornell University--Faculty.
Cornell University.Faculty Committee on Student Affairs.

Subjects:
Authors.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
James McConkey papers, #14-12-2937. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Description
Container
Correspondence A-K
Box 1
Correspondence L-Z
Box 2
Correspondence not yet identified
Box 3
Rowan's Progress notes
Box 4
Kayo manuscript
Box 5
Kayo galleys
Box 6
Miscellaneous manuscripts, nd-1980
Box 7
Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1984-1990
Box 8
Cornell University: speeches, lecture notes
Box 9
Cornell University: Faculty Committee on Student Affairs
Box 10
Reviews
Box 11-12
Photographs
Box 13
Publications including work by McConkey
Box 14