Clyde Edgerton Papers, 1918-2004


Clyde Edgerton Papers, 1918-2004

Clyde Edgerton is a writer and educator of Durham County, N.C. Literary material includes annotated and revised drafts, galleys, notes, and correspondence relating to Edgerton's novels , , , , , , , and and his short stories and essays, as well as his notebooks and journals. Personal material includes correspondence with family members, friends, and military personnel during Edgerton's service, 1966-1971, as an Air Force pilot during the Vietnam War. There are also a few letters from his uncle Clem R. Warren as a soldier in World War I. Also included is correspondence with Edgerton's publisher Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, his editor Shannon Ravenel, agents, other literary figures, and fans. Among Edgerton's literary correspondents are Rick Bass, Allan Gurganus, Michael McFee, Lee Smith, Louis Rubin, and Doug Marlette. Also included are materials relating to the controversy surrounding Edgerton's departure from the teaching staff of Campbell University over objections to the portrayal of Free Will Baptists in ; subject files with materials about Edgerton's work and activities and about subjects that interested him; photographs; and materials relating to Edgerton's work in audio, film, video, and CD formats. Raney Walking Across Egypt The Floatplane Notebooks Killer Diller In Memory of Junior Redeye: A Western Where Trouble Sleeps Lunch at the Piccadilly, Raney

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