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Bobby and Lee Merrill Byrd papers

Identifier: RG-2022-043

Content Description

Papers of El Paso writers Bobby and Lee Merrill Byrd. Bobby Byrd was a Memphis born poet who published at least eight volumes of poetry during his lifetime, He died in 2022 at the age of 80. Lee Merrill Byrd is a novelist and story writer. The Byrds moved to El Paso in 1978 and started Cinco Puntos Press in 1985. The Byrds' papers contain materials related to their work as authors and literary figures.

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  • 1960 - 2022


33 Linear Feet : Located in range 32 A: 4-6