James E. Crisp Accessions
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of archival materials relating to the personal life and career of author, James Crisp from 1967-2017. Majority of the collection consists of correspondence with peers and readers of his works; awards such as The CHASS Award; reviews of Crisp’s and other’s works; legal documents concerning Denise McVea suing Crisp over reviews of Making Myth of Emily: Emily West de Zavala and the Yellow Rose of Texas Legend.
- Crisp, James E., 1946- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Materials from the Wittliff Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user assumes responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish, and abiding by U.S. copyright laws. https://www.thewittliffcollections.txstate.edu/research/visit/policies/publication.html
Historian James E. Crisp is an author, winner of the T. R. Fehrenbach Book Award for 2005 from the Texas Historical Commission] and he is Emeritus Professor of History at North Carolina State University.
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Language of Materials
Correspondence, awards,reviews and legal documents pertaining to the personal life and career of James E. Crisp
Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use: https://www.thewittliffcollections.txstate.edu/research/makearesearchappointment.html.
James Crisp Accession 2017-112 is located offsite at the ARC
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of James E. Crisp, 2017
- Guide to the James E. Crisp Accessions
- Tabitha Henderson
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- 2021: Revised for ArchivesSpace by Sherri Turner-Herrmann.