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  • Collection: Walter Harding and William M Kelley

In this New York Times review, "A Drop of Patience" is called terse and vivid.

A letter to an BOOK magazine in New York City from a Geneseo student about Kelley's time spent as an instructor. The letter goes into students' initial expectations about what Kelley would be like, what he was actually like, and his extremely popular…

Letter written by Professor Harding to Barbara McCusker, a former student, who had inquired about Kelley's current situation. Harding provides her with the insight that Kelley only stayed at the school for one semester, gives her the reasoning that…

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A black and white photo of Jessica and Cira Kelley, William Melvin Kelley's two daughters, in Jamaica November 1974. This picture was posted to Jessica's instagram on April 11, 2019.

Walter Harding and William Kelley together at some sort of public function. An unknown woman (possibly Harding's wife) stands between them. (1).pdf
Announcement that Kelley will be reading from his book "A Drop of Patience", as well as distributing autographed copies.

A photo of William Melvin Kelley in 2012
Brief announcement of Kelley's seminar "The Influence of Modern Novelists Upon a Writer". (2).pdf
Brief announcement that Kelley would be interviewed on WGSU, the Genseo Radio Station. The interview in question was of the author's experiences in life and of his opinions of Geneseo.

A letter from August 1965 in which Kelley writes to Harding about using him as a reference on a resume and sends back a key he forgot to return.
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