Annie Louise Blackwell Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the 174 page typescript draft with handwritten edits of The Men around Hurley, dating June 22 to July 2, 1931, by Annie Louise Blackwell.
- Majority of material found in June 22-July 2, 1931
- Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1963
- Blackwell, Louise, 1919-1977 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to all researchers.
Conditions Governing Use
All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Biographical or Historical Information
Annie Louise Blackwell was born on May 7, 1919 in Benmore, Mississippi. She attended Twentieth Century Business College, 1937-39, and Tulane University 1948-9; University of Houston, B.A., 1951; graduate study at Johns Hopkins University, 1952-54, Vanderbilt University, 1957-58, and University of Tennessee, 1962-63. From Florida State University, she received an M.A. in 1964 and a Ph.D. in 1966. She served in the U.S. Army Forces, Ninth Air Force, Bombardment Division as a court reporter from 1943-45 and received a Bronze Star Medal.
She had a varied career that included positions of associate professor of English at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), Tallahassee 1966-77; instructor in creative writing at Watkins Institute, 1959-60; Fulbright lecturer in American literature at the University of Sao Paulo, 1972-73. Blackwell contributed many articles and short stories to various literary journals and authored several books. She died in December 1977.
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Source of Acquisition
Gift of the author. Blackwell was a graduate student of Florida State University at time of gift. A copy of the book was also given.
- Creative writing. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections Subject Source: Local sources
- Annie Louise Blackwell Collection
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