Chelsea Adams Papers
AC 002 01

 Highland Summer Conference Collection

Summary Information

McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections
Adams, Chelsea
Chelsea Adams Papers
AC 002 01
Date [inclusive]
0.5 Linear feet
Locked in compact shelving, level 1.
Material created by Chelsea Adams and other writers.
Text [Box]
Contains unpublished drafts and completed poems and short stories by Radford University faculty and students, as well as various chapbooks and regional poetry collections. Writers and poets represented include Laurie Cubbison, Julia Delbridge, Willie Everhart, Barbara Ewell, Louis Gallo, Opal Moore, Parks Lanier, Rich Murphy, Tim Poland, and Rita Riddle. Part of the Highland Summer Conference Collection.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Chelsea Adams Papers, Highland Summer Conference Collection, Radford University Appalachian Collection, McConnell Library, Radford University, Radford, VA.

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Scope and Contents

Includes drafts and published copies of poetry, short stories, essays, as well as a video recording, an audio recording, poetry and literature publications, and correspondence by various authors.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections

McConnell Library
PO Box 6881
Radford, Virginia

Restrictions to Access

An appointment for research is required. Collection is open for research. No interlibrary loan.

Copyright Notice: Unpublished materials are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the copyright holders.


Collection was donated by Chelsea Adams, poet and faculty member of the Radford University English Department.

Processing Information

Processed by: Gene Hyde, July 2009

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Controlled Access Headings


  • College students' writings, American Virginia Radford.
  • Highland Summer Conference--Appalachian Studies--Radford University.

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Collection Inventory

Folder 1: Laurie Cubbison – One poem, an essay, and correspondence. 

Folder 2: Julia Delbridge – Poetry and correspondence. 

Folder 3: Julia Delbridge – Slam poetry chapbook, article, audio recording on CD. 

Folder 4: Willie Everhart – Essay. 

Folder 5: Barbara Ewell - Published and unpublished poetry. 

Folder 6: Louis Gallo – Poetry and a short story. 

Folder 7: Opal Moore – Short story 

Folder 8: Parks Lanier – Poetry 

Folder 9: Rich Murphy – Short Story 

Folder 10: Tim Poland – Poem. 

Folder 11: Rita Riddle – Poetry and a short story. 

Folder 12: Selu Sisters photograph – 2002. 

Folder 13: Various poetry publications: Tales from Hollins, Flood Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 1 and Vol. 1, no. 2; Chapbook: A Bitter Taste of the Night: Bedtime Stories by J. Michael King; Grab-a-Nickel poetry newsletter; and The Third Log, Hollins poetry newsletter. 

Folder 14: Artemis – five issues of Artemis: Artists and Writers from the Blue Ridge Mountains (1977, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1986) 

Folder 15: Voices of Appalachia: 1988 

Folder 16: Video: Telling the Sum of It by Michael White. “An attempt to bring to the screen (White’s) version of (poet Rita Sizemore) Riddle’s work.” VHS.