MS-45

INTRODUCTION:

Size: .5 linear feet (5 folders)

Span Dates: 1995                          

Accession Number(s):
M1996-0316

Creator: Holbrook, Chris

Summary: The Chris Holbrook Papers consist of a few items from Holbrook’s first collection of short stories about his native Appalachia, Hell and Ohio: Stories of Southern Appalachia. These are the final drafts of the stories in the order Holbrook had originally conceived for them and a set of corrected page proofs. 
 

ACCESS AND USE:

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research access.

Use Restrictions: The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, US Code) governs the reproduction of copyrighted material. The User assumes full responsibility and any attendant liability for the fair use of materials requested in total compliance with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) that may arise through the use of any requested materials.

Preferred Citation: [Box #, Folder #], MS-45, Chris Holbrook Papers, Eva G. Farris Special Collections, W. Frank Steely Library, Northern Kentucky University.

Processing Information: processed by Staff, 1996.
Finding aid migrated to new layout in Fall 2015.
 

ACCESS POINTS:

Subject(s): 
Kentucky author: Chris Holbrook
Kentucky—Fiction
Appalachian Region. Southern—Fiction

Person(s):   
Holbrook, Chris

SCOPE AND CONTENT:

The Chris Holbrook Papers consist of items from Holbrook’s first collection of short stories, Hell and Ohio: Stories of Southern Appalachia, published in 1995 by Gnomon Press, about his native Appalachia. The papers include the final drafts of the stories in the order Holbrook had originally conceived for them, a set of corrected page proofs, an event schedule for the 30th anniversary of Gnomon Press, and correspondence. 
 

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL SKETCH:

Holbrook was raised in Soft Shell, Knott County, Kentucky. He received an MFA from the University of Iowa and is an associate professor of English at Morehead State University. He has also taught at Alice Lloyd College.
 

CONTAINER LISTING: 

Description             

Date  

Box

Folder

Series 1: Hell and Ohio: Stories of Southern Appalachia

 

 

 

Hell and Ohio manuscript

circa 1995

1

1-3

Corrected page proof of "Advance Praise for Hell and Ohio"; Event schedule for 30th Anniversary of Gnomon Press; correspondence Jonathan Green [Frankfort, KY] to Chris Holbrook regarding final corrections to manuscript of Hell and Ohio; sheet listing final usages for questionable words and phrases in Hell and Ohio.

August 16, 1995

1

4

Page proofs with a few author's notes and marks in red ink

August 16, 1995

1

5