M86-04 - EVA MAE BURKETT COLLECTION

Ms. Burkett was born April 9, 1903, in Tennessee. She received both her M. A.and Ph. D. from George Peabody College for Teachers. After several positions at home and abroad, she came to Arkansas State Teachers College in 1963, retiring in 1971. In 1970, the Archives received the first of her donated collection. After her death on June 17, 1994, the Archives received enough materials to fill 12 boxes.

This collection contains four series in twelve boxes and is arranged by chapter or alphabetically. Note: When requesting material, please specify collection number M86-4, Series number, Box number and file number.

 

Ms. Burett also has five books located in the Archives. The books are:

Call Number        Title

PE1611 .B7          American Dictionaries of the English Language Before 1861

Z1234.D5 B87     American English Dialects in Literature

PE1408 .B88384 Prose; a Systematic Approach to Writing

PE1404 .B87       Writing in Subject-mater Fields; A Bibliograpic Guide, With Annotations and Writing Assignments

PN501 .S7           Introductory Readings in Literary Criticism

 

Arrangement

Series I - Personal writings and material.

Series II - Poets and Writers.

Series III - Materials on Language and Dialects.

Series IV - Class Materials.

 

 

Series I - Personal Writings and Materials

Box I

File 1 - Biological Information

File 2 - Miscellaneous Personal

File 3 - Teacher Retirement

File 4 - Collaboration with Joyce Steward on "Introductory Readings in Literary Criticism".

File 5 - Publishing Company Correspondence

File 6 - Information Related to English Department and Teaching

File 7 - English Language Institute - Teaching English as a Foreign Language

File 8 - Miscellaneous Teaching Materials on English and Literature

File 9 - Information on Southern Literature

File 10 - "The Bell Witch of Tennessee and Mississippi"

File 11 - Miscellaneous Historical Literature

File 12 - Miscellaneous Reviews and Information Books

File 13 - Miscellaneous Notes on Authors

File 14 - Looking Back: Cumberland Homesteads Golden Anniversary Album

File 15 - General Miscellaneous

End of Box 1

 

Series I

Box 2

File 1 - Chapter 1: Approaches to Writing, 1970

File 2 - Chapter 2: Preparatory Essays on Reading and Writing, 1970

File 3 - Chapter 3: Narrative and Descriptive Wrutubg, 1970

File 4 - Chapter 4: Expository Writing, 1970

File 5 - Chapter 5: Arguments and Opinions, 1970

File 6 - Chapter 6: The American Language, 1970

File 7 - Chapter 7: Comparison of the use of materials, 1970

File 8 - Prose - Draft, 1970

File 9 - Materials on Prose

File 10 - Materials on Prose

File 11 - American English Dialects in Literature (1978), General notes

File 12 - American English Dialects in Literature (1978), General notes

File 13 - American English Dialects in Literature (1978), Copy of Draft 1

File 14 - American English Dialects in Literature (1978), Copy of Draft 2

File 15 - American English Dialects in Literature (1978), General Materials

End of Box 2

 

Series I

Box 3

File 1 - Masters Thesis: "Virginia Life As Portrayed by Ellen Glasgow"

File 2 - Manuscript on Ellen Glasgow

File 3 - "Writing in Subject-matter Fields": A Bibliographic Guide

File 4 - Materials on "Writing in Subject-matter Fields"

File 5 - "Directions for Writing, with Writing Assignments and Students Papers"

File 6 - "Writing in Subject-matter Fields for Advanced Students"

File 7 - Research Papers

File 8 - Research on the Development of the Dictionary in America

File 9 - Chinese Literature

File 10 - Folk Material as a Basis of Literature

File 11 - Reports of Humanities Division (1957 - 1963)

End of Box 3

 

Series I

Box 4

File 1 - Unpublished Manuscript - "Thoreau on Writing" - Part I Chap.1

File 2 - Unpublished Manuscript - "Thoreau on Writing" - Part I Chap. 2

File 3 - Unpublished Manuscript - "Thoreau on Writing" - Part I Chap. 3

File 4 - Unpublished Manuscript - "Thoreau on Writing" - Part I Chap. 4

File 5 - Unpublished Manuscript - "Thoreau on Writing" - Part I Chap. 5

File 6 - Unpublished Manuscript - "Thoreau on Writing" - Part II Ch.1

File 7 - Unpublished Manuscript - "Thoreau on Writing" - Part II Ch. 2

File 8 - Unpublished Manuscript - "Thoreau on Writing" - Part II Ch. 3

File 9 - Unpublished Manuscript - "Thoreau on Writing" - Part II Chs. 4 & 5

File 10 - Unpublished Manuscript - "Thoreau on Writing" - Part II Ch. 6

File 11 - "Thoreau on Writing": Notes and Chapter Drafts - 1 of 6

File 12 - "Thoreau on Writing": Notes and Chapter Drafts - 2 of 6

File 13 - "Thoreau on Writing": Notes and Chapter Drafts - 3 of 6

File 14 - "Thoreau on Writing": Notes and Chapter Drafts - 4 of 6

File 15 - "Thoreau on Writing": Notes and Chapter Drafts - 5 of 6

File 16 - "Thoreau on Writing": Notes and Chapter Drafts - 6 of 6

File 17 - Correspondence of Thoreau

File 18 - Quotes from Journal: Material for "Thoreau on Writing"

File 19 - Miscellaneous Articles and Chapters on Thoreau

File 20 - Thoreau and Poetry

File 21 - Material on Writing in a Journal

File 22 - References and Notes on "Thoreau on Writing"

End of Box 4

End of Series I

 

Series II - Poets and Writers

Box 1 ( A - E)

File 1 - James Agee

File 2 - Anne Armstrong

File 3 - Harriet Arnow

File 4 - William Malone Baskerville

File 5 - Richard Croom Beatly

File 6 - Stephen V. Benet

File 7 - Lester Berry

File 8 - Harold Bond

File 9 - Virginia Frazer Boyle

File 10 - Roarkk Bradford

File 11 - James Buchanan

File 12 - Pearl Buck

File 13 - Ben Lucien Burman

File 14 - Frances Hodgson Burnett

File 15 - Taylor Caldwell

File 16 - Frances Boyd Calhoun

File 17 - Marie Campbell

File 18 - W. S. Cash

File 19 - Brainard Cheyney

File 20 - Maristan Chapman

File 21 - Stuart Chase

File 22 - Samuel Clemons

File 23 - Joseph Conrad

File 24 - John William Corrington

File 25 - Alfred Leland Crabb

File 26 - David Crockett

File 27 - Walter Clyde Curry

File 28 - Robert Daniel

File 29 - Donald Davidson

File 30 - Maria Thompson Daviess

File 31 - George H. Douglas

File 32 - Robert Drake

File 33 - Will Allen Dramgoole

File 34 - Elizabeth Dunn

File 35 - Wilma Dykeman (Stokely)

File 36 - Sarah Barnwell Elliott

File 37 - Paul Engle

End of Box 1

 

Series II

Box 2 (F - L)

File 1- William Faulkner

File 2 - Jesse Hill Ford

File 3 - John Fox, Jr.

File 4 - Margaret Fuller (OSSOLI)

File 5 - Zona Gale

File 6 - John Galsworth

File 7 - Nikki Giovann

File 8 - Charles Givens

File 9 - Caroline Gordon

File 10 - Emmett Gowen

File 11 - Herschel Grower

Fiel 12 - Shirley Ann Grau

File 13 - Paul Green

File 14 - Alex Haley

File 15 - William Harben

File 16 - D. W. Harding

File 17 - Cora Harris

File 18 - George Washington Harris

File 19 - Joel Chandler Harris

File 20 - Mildred Haun

File 21 - Robert Heilman

File 22 - Roy Helton

File 23 - Ernest Hemingway

File 24 - John Hersey

File 25 - Gilbert Highet

File 26 - Cecilia Holland

File 27 - Sam Houston

File 28 - Cordell Hull

File 29 - Andrew Jackson

File 30 - Randell Jarrell

File 31 - Andrew Johnson

File 32 - James Weldon Johnson

File 33 - Madison Jones

File 34 - Edith Summers Kelly

File 35 - Harry Harrison Kroll

File 36 - Joseph Wood Krutch

File 37 - Sidney Lanier

File 38 - Roy Larson

File 39 - Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

File 40 - Louise Preston Looney

File 41 - Andrew Lytle

End of Box 2

 

Series II

Box 3 ( M - S)

File 1 - H. K. Mackensen

File 2 - David Madden

File 3 - Richard Marius

File 4 - Cormac McCarthy

File 5 - George Marion McClellan

File 6 - Emma Bell Miles

File 7 - J. Hillis Miller

File 8 - John Milton

File 9 - Grace Moore

File 10 - John Trotwood Moore

File 11 - Merrill Moore

File 12 - Charles Morgan

File 13 - David Morton

File 14 - Mary N. Murfree

File 15 - Chalmers S Murray

File 16 - Flannery O'Connor

File 17 - Eugene O'Neill

File 18 - Edd Winfield Parks

File 19 - Joseph Howard Parks

File 20 - Robert Partin

File 21 - William Alexander Perry

File 22 - Katherine Anne Porter

File 23 - Joseph Raben

File 24 - Paul Ramsey

File 25 - Vance Randolph

File 26 - John Crowe Ransom

File 27 - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

File 28 - Elizabeth Madox Roberts

File 29 - George Scarbrough

File 30 - Evelyn Scott

File 31 - Margaret Shedd and George Orwell

File 32 - Elsie Singmaster

File 33 - Freya Stark

File 34 - Randall Stewart

File 35 - James Still

File 36 - T. S. Stribling

File 37 - Jesse Stuart

File 38 - Walter Sullivan

End of Box 3

 

Series II

Box 4 ( T - Z)

File 1 - Allen Tate

File 2 - Allen Tate

File 3 - Peter Taylor

File 4 - Robert Love Taylor

File 5 - Alice Toklas

File 6 - Lulu Vollmer

File 7 - Robert Penn Warren

File 8 - George Savary Wasson

File 9 - Sam Watkins

File 10 - Robert Welker

File 11 - Eudora Welty

File 12 - Glenway Wescott

File 13 - Thornton Wilder

File 14 - Bell Irvin Wiley

File 15 - Thames Williamson

File 16 - Ann Goodwin Winslow

File 17 - Thomas Wolfe

File 18 - Virginia Woolf

File 19 - Thomas Daniel Young

File 20 - Cleanth Brooks, John Thibaut, & Robert Penn Warren

File 21 - Miscellaneous Poets and Writers Information

End of Box 4

End of Series II

 

Series III - Materials on Language and Dialects

Box 1

File 1 - Materials on Japanese Language and Dialect

File 2 - Materials on Japanese Language and Dialect

File 3 - Materials on Japanese Language and Dialect

File 4 - Materials on Japanese Language and Dialect

File 5 - Materials on Japanese Language and Dialect

File 6 - Materials on Japanese Language and Dialect

File 7 - Material on Southern Mountaineers

File 8 - Material on Southern Mountaineers

File 9 - The Southern Mountain Dialect

File 10 - Southern Mountain, Creole, Cajun, and Mid-Atlantic Dialects

File 11 - Writers of Cajun Dialects

File 12 - Creole and Cajun Dialects

File 13 - American English Dialects

File 14 - Negro Dialects by White Writers

File 15 - American Language

File 16 - Mark Twain and Other Writers' use of Dialect

File 17 - Dialects and Language

File 18 - Dialectic Analysis on Five Riley Poems

File 19 - General Dialect Material

File 20 - Dialects of Minority Groups

File 21 - The Development of Language: Aryan and Semitic Groups

File 22 - Anglo-Saxon Literature Information

File 23 - New York City Speech and Pennsylvania Dutch

File 24 - The Language of Politics

End of Box 1

End of Series III

 

Series IV - Class Materials

Box 1

File 1 - English 1310, 2324 - Evaluation and Preparation of Student Papers

File 2 - English 4355, 5355, 4335 - Literary Criticism

File 3 - English 2324 - Emily Dickinson

File 4 - English 4335 - Literary Criticism

File 5 - Education 5380 Method in Research

File 6 - English 4335 - Literary Criticism

File 7 - Literary Criticism - Poetry - Aristotle

File 8 - English 3370 - Novel I

File 9 - English 113, 123, 1310, & 1320

File 10 - English 3300, 1320, - Poetry

File 11 - English 1320 - Poetry

File 12 - English 3300 - Creative Writings

File 13 - English 220, 335, 3350, & 4350 - American Lit.

File 14 - Publications

File 15 - English 3301 - Miscellaneous Material for Teaching

File 16 - English 3300 - Student Writings

File 17 - Miscellaneous English - Composition Material

File 18 - English 3321 - Victorian Lit.

File 19 - Miscellaneous Teaching Material, NDEA Institute 1967

File 20 - English 330, 1310, 1320 - Creative Writings

File 21 - Teacher Education Committee

File 22 - English 3380, 4350, 3350 & 1320 - Poetry

File 23 - English 2310 - American Lit., Novel II

File 24 - English 335 & 4350 - American Lit.

File 25 - English 3351 & 3380 - Poetry

File 26 - English 1310 - Language

File 27 - English 1320 & 1310 - Poetry

File 28 - English 3300

File 29 - English 1320

File 30 - English 1310

File 31 - Graduate Exam

File 32 - English 1320

File 33 - English 3351 - American Lit.

File 34 - English 3371 - Novel I & II

File 35 - English 1320 - Greek Tragedy

File 36 - English 3351 - American Lit.

File 37 - English 3370 - Novel I

File 38 - NDEA - Report

File 39 - Old British English

File 40 - English 1320

File 41 - English 1310

File 42 - English 338 & 213 - Poetry

File 43 - Graduate Students

File 44 - English 3300

File 45 - English 338 - Poetry

File 46 - English 3321 - Victorian Lit. - Browning, Tennyson

File 47 - English 1310 & 1320 - Freshman English

File 48 - English 3371 - Novel II

File 49 - English 1310

File 50 - English 3321 - Victorian Lit.

File 51 - English 413 - Chaucer ( 1 of 2 ).

File 52 - English 413 - Chaucer ( 2 of 2 ).

File 53 - English 1310 & 330 - American Lit.

File 54 - English 3301 & 3370 - Rhetoric & Comp. & Novel I

File 55 - English 3371 - Novel II

File 56 - English 3350 - American Lit.

End of Box 1

 

Series IV

Box 2

File 1 - English 203 - Intro to Lit. ( 1 of 2 ).

File 2 - English 203 - Intro to Lit. ( 2 of 2 ).

File 3 - Freshman English

File 4 - English 203 - Final Exam (Peggy Lloyd).

File 5 - Short Stories

File 6 - English 413 & 3340 - Chaucer

File 7 - English 323 - Shakespeare

File 8 - Thoreau - Emerson - Whitman

File 9 - Hawthorne & Melville ( 1 0f 5 ).

File 10 - Hawthorne & Melville ( 2 of 5 ).

File 11 - Hawthorne & Melville ( 3 of 5 ).

File 12 - Hawthorne & Melville ( 4 of 5 ).

File 13 - Hawthorne & Melville ( 5 of 5 ).

File 14 - Melville - Bibliography

File 15 - Huckleberry Finn

File 16 - Honors English

File 17 - English 213 & 443

File 18 - English 144, 392, & 146 - American Writers

File 19 - Shakespeare

File 20 - School of Letter

File 21 - English 403 - Victorian Lit. - (Tennyson ) 1 of 2.

File 22 - English 403 - Victorian Lit. - 2 of 2.

File 23 - Freshman English - Honors

File 24 - English 453 - Great World Novels

File 25 - Freshman English - Methods of Analysis

File 26 - English 313 - English Language & Grammar

File 27 - English 203 - Intro. to Lit.

File 28 - English 213 - Poetry & Drama

File 29 - English 313 - Language & Grammar

File 30 - English 383 - Emerson, Thoreau & Whitman

File 31 - English 431 & 3340 - Chaucer

File 32 - Dante - Divine Comedy

File 33 - English 313

File 34 - English 212, 222 & 223 - Lit.

File 35 - English 330 & 331 - American Lit.

File 36 - Teaching English Writings

End of Box 2

 

Series IV

Box 3

File 1 - Student Composition

File 2 - English 313

File 3 - English 383 - Emerson, Thoreau & Whitman

File 4 - Hawthorne & Melville

File 5 - English 231 - Poetry

File 6 - English 403 - Victorian Lit.

File 7 - English 473 - American Writers

File 8 - English 453 - Great World Novels

File 9 - English 213 - Intro. to Lit.

File 10 - English 113 & 123 - Rhetoric & Composition

File 11 - English 453 - Great World Novels

File 12 - English 203 - Prose - Intro. to Lit.

File 13 - English 453 - Great World Novels

File 14 - Novel

File 15 - English 473 & 5380 - American Fiction

File 16 - English 453 - Novel

File 17 - English 203 - Prose

File 18 - English 413 & 3340 - Poetry of Chaucer

File 19 - English 403 - Victorian Age

File 20 - English 473 - American Writers

File 21 - English 204 - Prose

File 22 - English 313 - Language and Grammar

File 23 - Miscellaneous Teaching Material

File 24 - Miscellaneous Teaching Material

File 25 - Miscellaneous Teaching Material

File 26 - Middle Tennessee State Material

File 27 - Miscellaneous

End of Box 3

End of Series IV

End of Collection