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Kay Baker Gaston research notes, manuscripts, and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-057
The Kay Baker Gaston research notes, manuscripts, and correspondence collection contains research notes, letters, and drafts regarding her eponymous biography of Appalachian author, naturalist, and artist Emma Bell Miles ranging from 1972 to 2011 The collection also includes short stories, poetry, essays, illustrations, and other material by Emma Bell Miles that range from 1902 to 1921.

Dates

  • 1902-2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The Kay Baker Gaston research notes, manuscripts, and correspondence collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Kay Baker Gaston's correspondence and manuscripts in the Kay Baker Gaston research notes, manuscripts, and correspondence collection are under copyright. The Emma Bell Miles correspondence, publications, illustrations, and other material in the Kay Baker Gaston research notes, manuscripts, and correspondence collection.

Extent

2.92 Linear Feet (11 Boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Kay Baker Gaston is a historian and writer who lives in Springfield, Tennessee. The Walden's Ridge Historical Association published her biography of Appalachian naturalist, artist, and author Emma Bell Miles in 1985. During the course of researching the book, Gaston gathered a collection of correspondence with Miles' children, clippings of Miles' short stories, newspaper columns, and short stories, and a variety of records, illustrations, and other material that document the life of Emma Bell Miles.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Kay Baker Gaston donated her collection of research notes, manuscripts, and corresopndence to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on 1992 May 1.
Title
Kay Baker Gaston research notes, manuscripts, and correspondence
Status
under_revision
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Special Collections repository

Contact:
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 USA