Jesse Ely Wills, 1899-1977, a Nashville native, was a member of the group of poets who met in Nashville in the early 1920's to write and publish the influential literary magazine The Fugitive. He was an officer and executive of the National Life and Accident Insurance company during his business career and was active in Vanderbilt University affairs as a member of the Board of Trust and chairman of the Board of the Joint University Libraries.
This collection contains literary correspondence and manuscripts of poet and businessman Jesse Ely Wills.
Overview | Box Listing | Fugitive Poems | Poems by Jesse Ely Wills
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