Tag: Ernest Hemingway

Collection Opening: Michael S. Reynolds Personal Papers

  by Kelly Francis, Processing Archivist We are pleased to announce the opening of the Michael S. Reynolds Personal Papers. Reynolds was an author and a leading scholar on Ernest Hemingway as well as a professor of English at North Carolina State University.     This collection consists primarily of research materials and notes related…

Bunkyo Gakuin University Students Research the Ernest Hemingway Collection

  by Stephen Plotkin, Textual Collections Archivist One of the best things about working in research is having somebody whom you first knew as a hard-working student come back as a full-fledged professional scholar. Professor Kaori Sugimoto Fairbanks first came to visit the Ernest Hemingway Collection at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in 2000.…

Archival Detective Work in the Hemingway Collection

  by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist During the recent project to update the finding aid for the Ernest Hemingway Personal Papers, we noticed several folders of “unidentified” incoming letters where the author was not known. Naturally, this piqued our interest and we decided to do some sleuthing. In the current age of online search…

Introducing the Updated Finding Aid (Guide) to the Ernest Hemingway Papers

  by Stacey Chandler, Reference Archivist, and Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist The Kennedy Library recently released an updated finding aid (guide) to the Ernest Hemingway Personal Papers to improve organization and to enable better access to the collection. We are excited to share the results of this work: nine separate series (that function like…