Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
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Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
Finding aid created by Archives Staff 06/03. Last Revised 04/17.
ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.
USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.
EXTENT: 0.42 linear feet
SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains the poems of Ken Hinkle (2003-present) which deal with a variety of subjects and events that have affected his life.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Ken Hinkle is a long time resident of Winchester, VA and has been writing poetry since he was in high school.
CITE AS: Kenneth S. Hinkle Papers, #1536 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
ORGANIZATION: Poems arranged in order received by archives, index available
Index to Poetry, compiled by archives staff, 2014, 4 leaves, typescript,
Poems by Kenneth S. Hinkle , undated, typescript, 214 + leaves,
Poetry published in The Old Town Compass,
unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy)
The Old Time Compass was published monthly by Master Media Group
Poetry published in Collected Whispers, The International Library of Poetry, 2008
“Our Judgment is Flawed” 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)
Poetry published in Poetry Corner [Martinsburg Journal), 2010
“Fools Court: 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)
“Betsey Boot Hill” 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)
“The Good Thief” 2 leaves, printed (photocopy)
Proofs – For poem “My Faithful Cats” by Kenneth S. Hinkle, 2014, for Eber and Wein Publishing, New Freedom, PA, 2 leaves (2 copies), printed
Beyond All Understanding by Kenneth S. Hinkle, 1988, 86 leaves, typescript
Autobiography of his time spent in psychiatric facilities, interspersed with poems of his experience.
Kenneth S. Hinkle, “Our Judgement is Flawed,” in Howard Ely, ed., Collected Whispers (Owings Mills, MD: International Library of poetry, 2008), p. 1 [811.54 Poe]
Kenneth S. Hinkle, “You Don’t Know Me,” in John T. Eber, ed., In My Lifetime: Solicitude (Shrewsbury, PA: Eber & Wein Publishing, 2013), p. 236 [811.32 Ebe]
Kenneth S. Hinkle, “Explain,” in John T. Eber, ed., Who’s Who in American Poetry (Shrewsbury, PA: Eber & Wein Publishing, 2013), p. 228 [811.54 Ebe]