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|Size||0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1,500 items)|
|Abstract||Travis Tuck Jordan was the author of poems, essays, and articles, and head of the Federal Writers Project in Durham County, N.C. The collection includes about one thousand poems, published and unpublished, by Jordan, and correspondence, 1928-1941, concerning her writings.|
|Creator||Jordan, Travis Tuck.|
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Travis Tuck Jordan (fl. 1928-1941) was the author of poems, essays, and articles, and head of the Federal Writers Project in Durham County, N.C. She sometimes wrote under the psuedonymns Cherry Wilkins, Mary McLynch, and Ida Wilkins.Back to Top
About one thousand poems, published and unpublished, by Travis Tuck Jordan, and correspondence concerning her writings. The poems are typed, usually of one to four stanzas, occasionally with notes as to whether or not they had been published. The correspondence concerns awards, memberships in creative writing societies, publication in magazines and anthologies, and professional criticism from Edith Mirick, of Manuscript Club and Star Dust, Washington, D.C.Back to Top
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top