Guy Owen Papers (#4287) 1951-1981

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Guy Owen Papers (#4287) 1951-1981

Guy Owen (1925- ), novelist, poet, literary critic, editor, and professor of English at North Carolina State University. The collection includes writings, research material, correspondence, subject files, and other papers. More than half of the collection consists of material produced Owen during writing projects, including handwritten or typed drafts of novels, short stories, poems, and articles. Many of the drafts were never published. Correspondence, chiefly professional in nature, subject files, news clippings about Owen and his work, photographs, audiotapes comprise the rest of the collection.

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