Mabel M. Kuykendall Papers:
Mabel M. Kuykendall (1906-1994) was a poet active in Fort Worth, Texas and Taos, New Mexico. A lifelong advocate of poets and poetry, she served as president of the Fort Worth Poetry Society for several years and served as editor for Quicksilver, a poetry magazine, for 15 years. She also supported labor causes and was a member of the National Religion and Labor Foundation.
Papers consist of a book, booklets, manuscript, and poems. The book, Out Where the West Begins, is a collection of poetry by Fort Worth authors compiled by Grace Ross and Mabel M. Kuykendall. Two poems by Kuykendall that were composed for the Boiler Makers Local 96 are included. The typed manuscript, The Christian and Labor Problems, was written by Herbert R. Mundhenke, professor of economics at Texas Christian University. The booklet, Fan of the Feathers, is a collection of poems by Grace Ross.
Open for research.
Gift of Mabel M. Kuykendall, 1976.
Mabel M. Kuykendall Papers, AR138, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.
The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.