A Guide to the Chelsea Adams Papers: Highland Summer Conference Collection , 1997-2007 AC 002 01

A Guide to the Chelsea Adams Papers: Highland Summer Conference Collection , 1997-2007

A Collection in
University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University
Collection number AC 002 01


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Processed by: Gene Hyde

Repository
University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University
Collection number
AC 002 01
Title
Chelsea Adams Papers: Highland Summer Conference Collection , 1997-2007
Physical Characteristics
0.5 Linear feet.
Creator
Chelsea Adams
Location
Locked in compact shelving, level 1.
Language
English
Abstract
Contains unpublished drafts and completed poems and short stories by Radford University faculty and students, as well as various chapbooks and regional poetry collections. Writers and poets represented include Laurie Cubbison, Julia Delbridge, Willie Everhart, Barbara Ewell, Louis Gallo, Opal Moore, Parks Lanier, Rich Murphy, Tim Poland, and Rita Riddle. Part of the Highland Summer Conference Collection.For full details see the collection finding aid.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

An appointment for research is required. Collection is open for research. No interlibrary loan.

Use Restrictions

Copyright Notice: Unpublished materials are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Chelsea Adams Papers, Highland Summer Conference Collection, Radford University Appalachian Collection, McConnell Library, Radford University, Radford, VA. Chelsea Adams Papers: Highland Summer Conference Collection , Accession # AC 002 01, University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University

Acquisition Information

Collection was donated by Chelsea Adams, poet and faculty member of the Radford University English Department.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Gene Hyde


Biographical Information

Chelsea Adams grew up in Connecticut and completed a BA in English at the University of Connecticut. She received her MA from Hollins College in Creative Writing and English.

She, her husband and two daughters moved from Vermont to Floyd, VA in 1980. Chelsea then worked for New River Community Action as a home visitor. The next year she and her family bought land in Rhiner, VA and built a house there.

Professor Adams would then go on to teach at Radford University for over 24 years.

Scope and Content

Includes drafts and published copies of poetry, short stories, essays, as well as poetry and literature publications, and correspondence by Chelsea Adams. Various other authors that have items held in this collection include Laurie Cubbison, Julia Delbridge, Willie Everhart, Barbara Ewell, Louis Gallo, Opal Moore, Parks Lanier, Rich Murphy, Tim Poland and Rita Riddle. A video entitled Telling the Sum of It is also included as well as a photograph of the Selu Sisters and an audio recording entitled Voices of Appalachia.

Arrangement

Folder 1: Laurie Cubbison - One poem, an essay, and correspondence.

Folder 2: Julia Delbridge - Poetry and correspondence.

Folder 3: Julia Delbridge - Slam poetry chapbook, article, audio recording on CD.

Folder 4: Willie Everhart - Essay.

Folder 5: Barbara Ewell - Published and unpublished poetry.

Folder 6: Louis Gallo - Poetry and a short story.

Folder 7: Opal Moore - Short story

Folder 8: Parks Lanier - Poetry

Folder 9: Rich Murphy - Short Story

Folder 10: Tim Poland - Poem.

Folder 11: Rita Riddle - Poetry and a short story.

Folder 12: Selu Sisters photograph - 2002.

Folder 13: Various poetry publications: Tales from Hollins, Flood Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 1 and Vol. 1, no. 2; Chapbook: A Bitter Taste of the Night: Bedtime Stories by J. Michael King; Grab-a-Nickel poetry newsletter; and The Third Log, Hollins poetry newsletter.

Folder 14: Artemis - five issues of Artemis: Artists and Writers from the Blue Ridge Mountains (1977, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1986)

Folder 15: Voices of Appalachia: 1988

Folder 16: Video: Telling the Sum of It by Michael White. An attempt to bring to the screen (White's) version of (poet Rita Sizemore) Riddle's work. VHS.