Collection inventory

Finding Aids

Ethel Bruce Papers

An inventory of her papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: -
Date: Jan 1967

Revision history:
15 Jan 2010 converted to EAD (MRC)
4 Jan 2011 updated bio (MRC)
16 Jul 2013 updated bio (MRC)

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Bruce, Ethel.
Title: Ethel Bruce Papers
Dates: 1959-1964
Quantity: 0.5 linear ft.
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, subject files, published material of the American writer and poet.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Ethel Bruce (1911-2013) was an American housewife, writer and poet from Dix, Illinois. A member of the American Poetry League, Bruce wrote poetry, articles, and a column for the local newspaper, The Sentinel.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Ethel Bruce Papers contains correspondence (incoming only), writings (manuscript poems), a subject file of photographs, and published material (articles, clippings, and poems).

Arrangement of the Collection

All material is arranged alphabetically.


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Subject Headings


Bruce, Ethel.


Women authors, American.
Women poets, American.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Ethel Bruce Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Table of Contents



Subject files

Published material


Box 1 B-W and unidentified
Box 1 Poems
Subject files
Box 1 Photographs
Published material
Box 1 Articles by
Box 1 Newspaper clippings about
Box 1 Newspaper clippings by
Box 1 Poems