Guide to the Ima Honaker Herron Papers, 1958-1985


Herron taught American literature at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. The collection includes correspondence, manuscript articles, and other material.

Collection Details

Collection Number
Ima Honaker Herron papers
Herron, Ima Honaker, 1899-
1.2 Linear Feet, 16 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

Collection Overview

This collection consists of two letters, two manuscript articles paying tribute to Jay B. Hubbell and Ernest Erwin Leisy, reprints of Herron's articles, and clippings and reports pertaining to Southern Methodist University. A copy of the SOUTHWEST REVIEW, Spring 1979, which contains an obituary of Jay B. Hubbell, and a copy of "The Academic Writings of Ima Honaker Herron: A Checklist" by Eddie Gay Cone were added to the collection in 1986.

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[Identification of item], Ima Honaker Herron Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Box 1
Academic Writings: Checklist
Box 1
Printed Material
Box 1

Historical Note

Ima Honaker Herron was professor emeritus of American literature from Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX). Herron received her Ph.D. from Duke University in 1935.

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The provenance of the Ima Honaker Herron Papers is unknown.

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Processed by Kimberly Sims, May 2011

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2011