Kay Baker Gaston research notes, manuscripts, and correspondence
Scope and Contents
This ollection 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.
- Gaston, Kay Baker (Person)
Language of Materials
This collection contains materials in English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The copyright status of this collection has not been evaluated.
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.
2.92 Linear Feet (11 Boxes)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated by Kay Baker Gaston to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on 1992 May 1.
Processing of this collection is complete.
- Kay Baker Gaston research notes, manuscripts, and correspondence
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