Creator

Date Original

1960-2016

Description

This collection contains thousands of handwritten poetry manuscripts by Curtis Lee Sulcer on legal pads, notebooks, and loose papers as well as one published pamphlet of the poet's work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Curtis Lee Sulcer was born in Forrest City, Arkansas, on June 9, 1937. He was one of 14 children of Mack and Nannie Sulcer. He attended Shawnee High School in Joiner, Arkansas, and graduated from Memphis Technical High School in Memphis, Tennessee. He served in the Army for two years and in the Army Reserve for three years. He lived in Memphis, working at the Health Department, and in Alabama, working as an industrial painter. He retired in Osceola, Arkansas, where he continued to write poetry. He died on September 9, 2016 in Osceola.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000899

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Curtis Lee Sulcer papers, MS.000899

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Curtis Lee Sulcer papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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