Creator: Society for the Study of Southern Literature.
Collection number: 4986
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Abstract: The Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1968 to further scholarship on the writings and writers of the American South. Records of the Society for the Study of Southern Literature include minutes of executive council meetings, newsletters, correspondence, and a few other files all relating to the SSSL’s interest in southern literature, southern authors, southern culture, and African-American studies. Correspondence of the organization’s secretary-treasurers, Louis D. Rubin, Robert L. Phillips, and Susan Snell, comprises the bulk of the collection.
Repository: Southern Historical Collection
Collection Highlights: Part of the Society’s interest are in African American studies. Box 1 contains newsletters from 1985 to 1990, as well as correspondence from 1967 to 1991 (See Box 2-5 for additional correspondence).