Preliminary Guide to the Jody Jones Hunter Collection of Works by Reynolds Price, 1954-2001
This collection documents Price's career as a prolific and versatile author. Items include his works of fiction, books containing his contributions, books containing printed encomia, books entirely about Price, books and periodicals containing interviews with and/or articles about Price, books and periodicals formerly owned by Price, audio and video recordings, typescripts, letters, postcards, self-portraits, and photographs.
The addition (2001-0057) (90 items, 1.7 linear feet; dated 1955-2001) consists largely of books and printed material either written by or containing reference to or contributions from Price. Also includes his professional and personal correspondence, 1962-1990; a printer's proof, with editing marks, of Clear Pictures: First Loves, First Guides (1989); the original typescript of his senior honors thesis on John Milton (1955); and five self-portraits in various media.
Addition (2008-0082) (3 items, 2 lin. ft.; dated 1998 and undated) comprises one poster and two black-and-white photographs of Price. One photograph features Price and William Styron.
- Jody Jones Hunter Collection of Works by Reynolds Price 1954-2001
- Hunter, Jody Jones
- 21.7 Linear Feet, 550 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
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Collection is open for research.
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Includes correspondence from Price to various recipients.
Contains an article about Price (Accession 2009-0071).
Hunter is a collector of works by certain southern authors taught by William Blackburn. Reynolds Price is creator of fiction, poetry, essays, plays, memoirs, Biblical translations, and drawings among other things. He is the James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University, Durham, NC, where he has taught since 1958.
[Identification of item], Jody Jones Hunter Collection of Works by Reynolds Price, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
Collection was received as a gift from Hunter in 1999, 2001, and 2008-2009.
Preliminary processing by Library Staff
Completed October 27, 1999
Additions minimally processed by Elizabeth Arnold
Last updated April 10, 2009
Encoded by Lisa Stark; Elizabeth Arnold; Meghan Lyon
This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.
This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.