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William C. Doub-Kerr Collection

Identifier: DC0194s

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Doub-Kerr's correspondence with Willa Cather, Chalmers Davidson, and Henry T. Lilly.


  • Creation: 1937 - 1957

Biographical / Historical

Dr. William C. Doub-Kerr attended Davidson College in 1911-1913. He transferred to the University of North Carolina and was graduated in 1915. He became a professor of Languages at the University of California and Glendale College. Doub-Kerr established the Willa Cather Creative Writing Award and the Woodrow Wilson Creative Research Award at Davidson College for members of Sigma Upsilon. He co-founded the Blue Pencil Chapter of Sigma Upsilon with Frank Price in 1915. Funding for the awards ceased in 1958.


1 folders (1 folder)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of W.C. Doub-Kerr, 1958.

Processing Information

Processed on Sep-94

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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository