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Series 41. Awards, Honors and Tributes

1951-2001; n.d.
6.00 cubic ft.

This series documents honors and tributes bestowed on Eudora Welty. It includes diplomas and certificates of her honorary degrees, local, national, and international awards and honors, and memorabilia of these events. This series also contains documents relating to occasions held in her honor and special events that she attended. Since being invited to speak or teach may also be considered an honor, memorabilia of conferences at which Welty spoke or read, and lectures or classes which she gave, are included as well.

This series is generally organized by the awarding entity, and then by year. However, if the occasion is a special event, such as the birthday of Eudora Welty or Thomas Jefferson, the material will be organized by the name of the person celebrated, or of the event. Whenever possible, both the location and dates of the events to which the documents and memorabilia relate will be listed in the appropriate columns below.

Honors, Awards, Honorary Degrees, and Memorabilia

n.d. indicates no date was given
* indicates the information was supplied

Awarding / Sponsoring Entity Honor/ Award/ Honorary Degree / Event Location Documents / Memorabilia Month / Day Year Box
92nd Street Y Poetry Center Reading by Eudora Welty New York, New York Memorabilia: program printed in 1984 (2 copies) April 22, 1985 394
Academy of Southern Arts and Letters Doctor of Philosophy in Arts Hollow Creek, Kentucky Certificate with letter and information sheet October 20, 1993 394
Alcorn State University Greetings and congratulations Lorman, Miss. Honoring her work and the National Portrait Gallery's selection of Mildred Wolfe' portrait of Welty December 8, 1988 394 (Cover: 405)
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Election as Fellow Boston, Mass. Announcement May 14, 1969 394
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Election as Fellow Boston,* Mass. Certificate May 14, 1969 401
American Association of University Women Educational Foundation Achievement Award Columbus, Ohio Certificate and citation June 25, 1985 401
American Association of University Women Educational Foundation Achievement Award Columbus, Ohio Memorabilia: program for Foundation Night presentation of award June 25, 1985 394
Belhaven College "Eudora Welty: A Tribute" Jackson, Miss. Memorabilia: Announcements November 12 1978 394
Belhaven CollegeDoctor of LettersJackson, Miss.DiplomaMay 11, 1980394 (Cover: 405)
Birmingham-Southern Writers' ConferenceGrand Master awardBirmingham, AlabamaMemorabilia: program flier for Sixth Annual Writer's Conference presenting award [March 8, 1986]March 7-8,1986394
Books-Across-the-Sea of the English-Speaking Union of the United StatesAmbassador of Honor award for The Collected Stories of Eudora WeltyNew York, New York*Certificaten.d.n.d.394
Bourgogne, L'Université deDocteur Honoris CausaDijon, France*DiplomaNovember 25,1993398
Brandeis UniversityDoctor of Humane LettersWaltham, Mass.DiplomaMay 27,1979401 (Cover: 406)
Brandeis University Creative Arts Awards CommissionMedal of achievement in FictionWaltham, Mass.*Citationn.d.1966*400
Brigham Young University.Doctor of HumanitiesProvo, UtahDiplomaAugust 15,1980394
Bryn Mawr College.M. Carey Thomas AwardBryn Mawr, PennsylvaniaInvitations to presentation and receptionMay 5,1966394
California, University of, San DiegoEudora Welty lecture at the Price CenterSan Diego, CaliforniaMemorabilia: schedule of visit (2 copies)November 8-13,1989394
Cambridge UniversityFulbright Conference on American StudiesCambridge, EnglandMemorabilia: cultural and theatrical programs and guides 1951-1954394
Cambridge UniversityFulbright Conference on American StudiesCambridge, EnglandMemorabilia: papers related to Welty's lectures and classesJuly1954394
Cambridge UniversityFulbright Conference on American StudiesCambridge, EnglandPaper presented by Welty: "Place in Fiction"July-August1954394
Cambridge UniversityFulbright Conference on American StudiesCambridge, EnglandMemorabilia related to Cambridge and the UniversityJuly-August1954394
Cambridge UniversityFulbright Conference on American StudiesCambridge, EnglandMemorabilia: Edinburgh Festival, ScotlandJuly-August*1954394
Centenary CollegeDoctor of Humane LettersShreveport, Louisiana*Memorabilia: order of commencement exercises with conferral of degreeMay 4,1991394
Charleston, University ofDoctor of Letters and Appalachian Gold Medallion AwardCharleston, West VirginiaCitation, diploma and award booklet (2 copies)May 8,1987400 (Cover: 406)
Chestnut Hill College. Doctor of Humane LettersPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaMemorabilia: presentation speech, introduction, photographMay 13,1989394
Chicago, University of"Eudora Welty Making the Record: Photography & Writing," The William Vaughn Moody LectureChicago, Illinois*Memorabilia: announcement and unsigned, hand-corrected introduction of WeltyMay 27,1992394
Colonial Dames of AmericaCitation to Harvard University PressNew York, New YorkCitation for One Writer's BeginningsApril 25, 1985394
Columbia UniversityDoctor of Humane LettersNew York, New YorkCitation and photographsMay 19,1982404 (Cover: 407)
Columbia University: The Writer's Voice of the Center for the Arts at the West Side YBenefit for Columbia, a magazine of poetry and proseNew York, New YorkMemorabilia: Program listing Welty as speakerMarch 271990404
Cornell UniversityAndrew D. White Professor-at-LargeIthaca, New YorkCertificate of election and introduction by James McConkey at Welty's first visit as professor-at-large. July Spring1984-1985400 (Folder also in 400)
Cornell UniversityAndrew D. White Professors-at-Large ProgramIthaca, New YorkMemorabilia: announcement for Welty "Reading Her Own Stories"March 27,1985394
Cum Laude Society with the Jackson Prep Chapter. [Jackson Preparatory School]Fellow of the SocietyJackson, Miss.CertificateApril 22,1996394
Drew UniversityDoctor of Humane LettersMadison, New JerseyDiplomaMay 17, 1980394 (Cover: 405)
Dungannon FoundationRea AwardNew York, New YorkMemorabilia: two folders of press kits, one with photograph and biographical sheet on Michael M. Rea; one with letter from Lisl CadeApril 13,1992; n.d.394
Dungannon Foundation and Lisl CadeRea AwardNew York, New YorkMemorabilia: press clippings, bound into a volumeSeptember 21, 1992394
Edith Wharton RestorationWomen of Achievement AwardsThe Mount, Lenox, Mass.*Programn.d.1996394
Emory UniversityLitterarum humanarum DoctorisAtlanta, GeorgiaDiploma, citation, ribbon and card for degreeJune 14, 1982401
Epcot Poll Person of the Century 1900-2000Orlando, Florida*Certificate of nominationJanuary1990394
Mississippi Governor William WallerEudora Welty Day (May 2, 1973)Jackson, Miss.ProclamationFebruary 21,1973394
 Eudora Welty Day (May 2, 1973)Jackson, Miss.Welty's guest lists, and arrival and hotel scheduleMay 2,*1973*394
State of Mississippi and Governor William WallerEudora Welty Day*Jackson, Miss.Governor's Outstanding Mississippian Award May 2,1973400
Jackson Mayor Dale Danks, Jr Eudora Welty Day (October 27, 1977)Jackson, Miss.Proclamation of "Miss Eudora Welty Day"n.d.1977*400
Mississippi Governor William A. AllainEudora Welty Day (April 13, 1984)Jackson, Miss.Proclamation April 10, 1984394
Columbus Mayor Fred M. HayslettEudora Welty Day (October 14, 1989)Columbus, Miss.ProclamationOctober 14,1989401
Mississippi LegislatureEudora Welty Day (March 29, 1994)Jackson, Miss.Resolution of commendation and congratulations March 28-29, 1994394
Mississippi Governor Kirk FordiceEudora Welty Day (May 2, 1994)Jackson, Miss.Letter of invitation and proclamationMarch 23-25,1994394
Mrs. Warren D. Reimers and the Univeristy of Mississippi Center for the Study of Southern CultureEudora Welty's 75th birthdayJackson, Miss.Invitation to the champagne supper for Welty's birthday hostedApril 13,1984394
 Eudora Welty's 80th birthdayJackson, Miss.Memorabilia of gala concert, Governor Mabus' reception, and Manship House celebration with Jane Reid-Petty as Edna Earle March 15-April 30,*1989394
Lemuria bookstore and Willie Morris and various friends of WeltyEudora Welty's 85th birthdayJackson, Miss.A birthday celebration with letters or faxes of greetings from several of Welty's friends, including Robert MacNeil, Roger Mudd, Jim Lehrer, Anne Tyler, Elizabeth Spencer, President William J. Clinton. With presentation box and coverApril 5-16, 1994399
University Press of MississippiEudora Welty's 90th birthday Bookmarks printed for the occasion and for the publication of a limited edition of The First StoryApril 13,*1999*394
Jackson mayor Dale Danks, Jr., Commissioners Luther Roan, Jr., and George R. PorterCreation of the Eudora Welty library Jackson, Miss.Resolution creating "the Eudora A. Welty branch"April 16,1985395
City of Jackson; Jackson Metropolitan Library System board of trustees; Friends of the LibraryEudora Welty Library OpeningJackson, Miss.Memorabilia: invitation, reservation card for preview party; silent auction announcement; dedication programFebruary 8-10,1986395
 Eudora Welty Library OpeningJackson, Miss.Two newspaper sections (three copies each) from The Clarion-Ledger / Jackson Daily News on the Eudora Welty library and its opening February 10, originally found with the "Keep E. W. Library Opening..." folder by Welty (now in two folders)February 9,1986403
 Eudora Welty Library OpeningJackson, Miss.Memorabilia: envelope labeled by Welty "Keep E. W. Library Opening February 3, 10, 14, 1986," including draft and typed copy of Charlotte Capers' introduction of Welty; program; newsclipping; February 1986 Tattler issue. See also newspaper sections above.February 10,1986; n.d.395
France (République Française)Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Légion d'HonneurParis, FranceDecree of nomination (official copy)May 12,1995402
France (République Française)Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Légion d'HonneurVariousMemorabilia: programs, invitations, correspondence including letters from the French ambassador and the president of the Université de Bourgogne; speech by Daniéle Pithavy-SouquesJanuary 17-25,1996; n.d.395
France (République Française)Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des LettresParis, FranceNomination as Chevalier, copy of envelope (and empty envelope for photographs).May 21,1987401
France (République Française)Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des LettresJackson, Miss.Memorabilia: photocopies of newsclippings concerning Welty's nomination as Chevalier.September 12, 1987; n.d.404
France (République Française)Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres ("Chevalier Award")VariousFolder of memorabilia created by Welty on the honor, including correspondence from Daniéle Pithavy-Souques; a program and unsigned remarks from the ceremony [possibly by William Ferris]September 24-December 18,1987; n.d.395
France, Embassy and Ministry of Culture and CommunicationChevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des LettresParis, France; and Various.Correspondence and photographs that accompanied the nomination as ChevalierMay 25-July 22,1987-1988; n.d.395
France, Ministry of Culture and Communications; Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History; Mississippi Governor William A. AllainChevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et LettresJackson, Miss.Memorabilia: invitations to the presentation of the honor of at the Old Capitol Museum and to the Governor's Mansion receptionOctober 18,1987395
Harvard University*Doctor of Letters*Cambridge, Mass.*Fragment of citation 1977*395
Harvard UniversityDoctor of Letters*Cambridge, Mass.Memorabilia: photographs [Welty's honorary doctorate ceremony?] 1977*395 (Cover: 401)
Harvard UniversityThe William E. Massey, Sr., LecturesCambridge, MassachusettsMemorabilia: poster for "One Writer's Beginnings" lecturesApril 25-28,1983395
Hollins CollegeHollins medalRoanoke, VirginiaCitationFebruary 21,1967395
Hollins College, English Department"A celebration for Eudora Welty"Roanoke, VirginiaMemorabilia: program listing Welty's readingFebruary 14-15,1974395
Illinois, University ofDoctor of LettersUrbana-ChampaignDiplomaMay 20,1979395 (Cover: 405)
Jackson, Mississippi, Mayor Harvey Johnson and Arts Alliance Executive Director Janet J. ScottMayor's Arts Achievement Honors (first annual)Jackson, Miss.Announcement of Welty's selectionJanuary 28,1998401
Junior League of Jackson"A Celebration of the Arts and A Tribute to Eudora Welty"Jackson, Miss.Memorabilia: program of the celebration at the Palette RestaurantOctober 26, 1992395
Katonah Gallery, TheExhibit opening ("Eudora Welty: The Creative Process"), reception and reading by Welty (The Charles E. Merrill Lecture)Katonah, New YorkMemorabilia: announcements, reservation cards and envelopesSeptember 26-271981395
Kenyon CollegeLitterarum DoctorisGambier,* OhioDiplomaMay 25,1980402
Kenyon CollegeLitterarum DoctorisGambier, Ohio*Citation with handwritten note by Robert DanielMay 25,1980395
Kenyon CollegeLitterarum DoctorisGambier, OhioMemorabilia: ceremony instructionsMay 25*1980*395
Library of AmericaInaugural Evening at the Pierpont Morgan LibraryNew York, New YorkMemorabilia: correspondence, agenda, and invitation to May 12, 1982, readings by Eudora Welty, Richard Wilbur, Robert Penn Warren, and Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.April 23-May 13,1982395
Library of AmericaInaugural Evening at the Pierpont Morgan LibraryNew York, New YorkMemorabilia: The Library of America Press Kit with material dating from January 1981-May 2, 1982; n.d.May 12, 1982395
Maryland, University of*"An Evening with Eudora Welty" in "The Roots of Creativity in Infancy: The Beginnings of Imaginative Life" ConferenceBaltimore, Maryland*Memorabilia: conference programOctober 14-15,1988395
Millsaps College"An Evening with Eudora Welty" (Reading at the College Arts and Lecture series)Jackson, Miss.Memorabilia: invitations, programs, and announcement cardsMarch 2,1982395
Millsaps CollegeCitizen Citation for "outstanding achievements and services" in literatureJackson, Miss.Citation and certificateFebruary 24,1967395 (Cover: 405)
Millsaps CollegeDoctor of Humane LettersJackson, Miss.DiplomaJune 1,1969395
Millsaps CollegeDoctor of Humane Letters degree Jackson, Miss.Copies of citations (with letter)June 2, 1969; n.d.395
Millsaps CollegeInauguration of the Eudora Welty Chair in Southern StudiesJackson, Miss.Memorabilia: invitations to the lecture by Walker PercyMarch 15,1982*395
Millsaps College Inauguration of the Eudora Welty Chair in Southern Studies; Reading at the College Arts and Lecture seriesJackson, Miss.Programs and newsclippings for both events grouped with an envelope marked "Millsaps Welty Chair"February 16-May 9,1982395
Millsaps CollegeThe 1984 Southern Literary Festival honoring the 75th birthday of Eudora WeltyJackson, Miss.Memorabilia: programs and proof copyApril 12-141984395
Millsaps College: The Millsaps Singers50th Anniversary Concert including "The Trumpet of the Swan" based on Welty's "The Wanderers"Jackson, Miss.Memorabilia: program (2 copies)October 29,1985395
Millsaps College, Alpha of MississippiPhi Beta Kappa membershipJackson, Miss.Certificate March 4,1989395
Mississippi Department of Archives and History Board of Trustees.CommendationJackson, Miss.ResolutionOctober 17, 1986395
Mississippi House of RepresentativesMayor's Arts Achievement HonorsJackson, Miss.Commendation on this tribute July 27,1998395
Mississippi Humanities CouncilAppreciationJackson, Miss.CertificateSeptember 21,1997395
Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Lifetime Achievement AwardJackson, Miss.*Awards banquet invitationMay 26,1988395
Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters23rd Annual Awards Banquet; Mississippi Museum of Art Award in PhotographJackson, Miss.Memorabilia: program listing Welty as the winner in photography for Country ChurchyardsJune 1,2001395
Mississippi Legislature and Governor William WinterMedal of Freedom recipientJackson, Miss.Resolution of commendation for her selection with a letter from the governorMay 8-23, 1980395
Mississippi Legislature and Governor Kirk FordiceEudora Welty Writers CenterJackson, Miss.Copy of bill authorizing purchase of land for the centerMarch 22,1995395
Mississippi Library AssociationHonorary membership CertificateOctober 21,1966395
Mississippi State UniversitySymposium: "Eudora Welty: A Writer and Her Work"Mississippi State, MississippiMemorabilia: Invitation, program, and publicity announcementsOctober 81987395
Mississippi University for WomenDoctor of Humane LettersColumbus, Miss.DiplomaMay 9,1998398
Mississippi State College [University] for WomenThe Silver Inky AwardColumbus, Miss.*CertificateApril 18,1974400
Mississippi, University ofFirst Federal Foundation AwardOxford, Miss.*CitationJanuary 30,1965400
Mississippi, University ofSymposium honoring WeltyOxford, Miss.Introduction of Welty by Charlotte CapersNovember 12, 1977395
Mississippi, University of, Special CollectionsExhibit: "Eudora Welty: a keepsake"Oxford, MississippiPoster of exhibit during Faukner conference: Welty spoke on the occasion of the issue of the Faulkner stampAugust 3,1987395
Mississippi's National Library Week ProgramRecognitionJackson, Miss.?*Certificate n.d.395
Mississippians for Educational Broadcasting. Board of DirectorsAppointment as honorary member of the Board of DirectorsJackson, Miss.*Resolution n.d.n.d.395
Modern Language Association of America and Common Wealth TrustCommon Wealth Award [in Literature]New York, New York and Wilmington, DelawareLetter and information sheet, invitations; informational notice on the awards held October 31, 1984August 31-October 31,1984; n.d.395
Modern Language Association of AmericaCommon Wealth Award [in Literature]New York, New YorkMemorabilia: letter, photographs, MLA newsletterOctober 31-November 16,1984395
Mount Holyoke CollegeDoctor of LettersSouth Hadley, Mass.Citation (with a copy)November 9,1975395
Mount Holyoke CollegeLitterarum DoctorisSouth Hadley, Mass.DiplomaNovember 9,1975394 (Cover: 405)
Mount Holyoke CollegeSesquicentennial Medal of HonorSouth Hadley, Mass.*Program for Founder's Day and presentation of medalNovember 8, 1987395
Mystery Writers of AmericaEdgar Allan Poe Special Award for Reader of the YearNew York, New YorkCertificaten.d.1985*395
Natchez Literary Celebration, 1990"An Evening with Eudora Welty"Natchez, Miss.Memorabilia: letter and announcementJune 6-91990396
Natchez Literary Celebration, 1994The Richard Wright Literary Excellence AwardNatchez, Miss.CertificateJune 4,1994398
Natchez Trace Parkway; Superintendent James R. BainbridgePost Rider Award CertificateJune 8,1990396
Natchez, Mississippi, Mayor David ArmstrongHonorary citizenNatchez, Miss.Certificate of appointmentJune 9,1990400
National Arts ClubMedal of Honor for LiteratureNew York, New YorkInvitation with program of the Seventh Annual Literary Award DinnerFebruary 21,1974396
National Book Critics CircleNomination for distinguished work of autobiographyNew York, New York*Nomination for One Writer's Beginnings n.d.1984396
National Book FoundationMedal for Distinguished Contribution to American LettersNew York, New YorkBooklet for the National Book AwardsNovember 20,1991396
National Institute of Arts and LettersElection to membershipNew York, New YorkCertificate with ceremonial programMay 28, 1952396
National Museum of Women in the Arts. Mississippi State CommitteeTreasured Artist Award CertificateAugust 7,2001396
National Museum of Women in the Arts. Mississippi State CommitteeTreasured Artist Award Citation and memorabilia (artists' biographies and card)n.d.2001396
National Women's Hall of FameInductionSeneca Falls, New YorkDraft of article by Fran Ivy; photocopied biographies of members 2000396
Nebraska, University of"The Art of Willa Cather: An International Seminar"Lincoln, NebraskaAssorted memorabilia including booklet of The Willa Cather Centennial Festival noting Welty's participation; first day-of-issue Willa Cather coverSeptember 20,1973; n.d.396
Nebraska, University of"The Art of Willa Cather: An International Seminar"Lincoln, NebraskaMemorabilia: program summary mentioning Welty's October 26th paper "Willa Cather and Her Landscape"; dinner menu and first day-of-issue Willa Cather stamped envelopeSeptember 20; October 25-28,1973396
New Stage Theatre"An Evening with Eudora Welty"Jackson, Miss.Memorabilia: program, invitation, reservation cardSeptember 241978396
New York UniversityElmer Holmes Bobst Award in Arts and LettersNew York, New YorkCitation, program, menuDecember 4,1984396 (Cover: 405)
North Carolina, University ofDoctor of LettersChapel Hill, North CarolinaDiploma and citationMay 9,1976400 (Cover: 406)
North Carolina, University ofRetirement of Louis D. Rubin, Jr.Chapel Hill, North Carolina"Oktoberfest" poster announcing Welty as major speaker at event; post-it note from Elizabeth [Spencer]October 3,1988401
PEN Congress, 48th InternationalThe PEN CelebrationNew York, New YorkProgram with insert listing Welty's readingSeptember 22, 1985396
PEN/Faulkner FoundationPEN/Malamud AwardWashington, D.C.*Introduction of Welty by Susan ShreveDecember 4,1992396
Phi Beta Kappa AssociatesPhi Beta Kappa Associate AwardBrandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PennsylvaniaMemorabilia: correspondence, program, memorandum, information on Phi Beta Kappa and the AssociatesAugust 1 - October 22,1988396
President of the United StatesPresidential Medal of FreedomWashington, D.C.A group of memorabilia of the White House ceremony, including souvenirs, correspondence and information on the Medal; Welty's guest list; and photographs from the ceremony, including some of Welty and Robert Penn Warren sent by Bill Ferris; and newsclippingsApril 21-June 10,1980396
United States Senator John StennisPresidential Medal of FreedomWashington, D.C.Congratulatory letter June 10,1980396
Mississippi Governor William Winter and Mrs. WinterPresidential Medal of FreedomJackson, Miss.Invitation for celebratory dinnerJuly 17,1980396
President of the United StatesNational Medal of ArtsWashington, D.C.Memorabilia from envelope marked by Welty: "Washington, NY July 13-22": notes for Welty's itinerary; souvenirs of the White House ceremony including a luncheon invitation from President and Mrs. Reagan; correspondence from Vice President George H. W. Bush and from Pamela Russell JessupJune 20-July 25,1986396
President of the United StatesNational Medals of Arts and the National Humanities MedalWashington, D.C.President and Mrs. Clinton's invitations to the presentation ceremony and holiday tour in honor of the recipientsDecember 11-20,2000, n.d.396
Princeton UniversityLitterarum DoctorisPrinceton, New JerseyCitation and diplomaJune 7,1988401
Queens CollegeDoctor of Humane LettersNew York, New YorkDiploma and citationNovember 6,1986396
Queens CollegeDoctor of Humanities and LettersCharlotte, North CarolinaPresentation and citationMay 20,1973396 (Cover: 405)
Queens CollegeDoctor of Humanities and LettersCharlotte, North CarolinaDiplomaMay 20,1973396
Radcliffe College (Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library)Lifetime Achievement AwardCambridge, Mass.Certificate and citationOctober 28,1983397 (Cover: 405)
Radcliffe College (Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library)Lifetime Achievement AwardCambridge, Mass.Memorabilia: publicity releases; flyer; invitation; greeting cards from Lucy Somerville HoworthSeptember 30-October 29,1983397
Randolph-Macon Woman's College"Celebrating Women for the Century" Inaugural SymposiumLynchburg, VirginiaProgram listing Welty's readingApril 9,1988397
Randolph-Macon Woman's CollegeDoctor of LettersLynchburg, VirginiaDiploma with ribbon and citation May 10,1981401
Randolph-Macon Woman's CollegeDoctor of LettersLynchburg, VirginiaCommencement program for conferral of degreeMay 10,1981397
Rutgers UniversityLitterarum DoctorisNew Brunswick, New JerseyDiploma"VIII Kal Jun" [May 25],1978404
Rutgers, State University of New JerseyDoctor of LettersNew Brunswick, New Jersey*CitationMay 25,1978397 (Cover: 405)
Saint James, The Cathedral - Basilica ofThe Compostela AwardBrooklyn, New YorkMemorabilia: invitation to dinner; postcards; flier; booklet 1982-1984397
Saint James, The Cathedral - Basilica of The Compostela AwardBrooklyn, New YorkCertificateJune 1, 1984400 (Cover: 407)
Saint Louis University Library Associates1983 Saint Louis Literary AwardPius XII Memorial Library, Saint Louis, Missouri*CertificateDecember 4,1983404
Saint Louis University Library Associates1983 Saint Louis Literary AwardPius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis, MissouriPrograms for citation and presentationDecember 4,1983397
Smith CollegeDoctor of LettersNorthampton, Mass.*Citationn.d.1956*397
South, University of theUnspecified degree [Doctor of Letters]Sewanee, TennesseeCitationJune 6, 1971397
Southern Academy of Letters, Arts and Sciences, IncorporatedOrder of the South, First CommanderJacksonville, FloridaCertificateFebruary 14,1973402
Southern Academy of Letters, Arts, and SciencesAcademicianJacksonville, FloridaCommission March 21,1973400
Southern Book Critics CircleDistinguished Achievement AwardNashville, TennesseeCertificateOctober*1999397
Southern Conference on English in the Two-Year College [SCETC]Honorary membershipJackson, Miss.CertificateFebruary 20, 1987397
Southern Conference on English in the Two-Year CollegeSpecial award and honorary membershipJackson, MississippiMemorabilia: program of SCETC conferenceFebruary 19-21, 1987397
Southern Methodist UniversityDoctor of Humane LettersDallas, TexasDiplomaMay 18,1975397
Southern Quarterly, The and The University Press of Missisippi"The Artistic World of Eudora Welty" A Soviet-American SymposiumJackson, Miss.Program listing Welty's reading from her workMay 16-171991397
Southern Regional CouncilThe Lillian Smith Award (Fiction)Atlanta, Georgia*CertificateNovember 16, 1984397
Southwestern at Memphis, Tennessee [Rhodes College]Doctoris Litterarium HumanarumMemphis, TennesseeDiplomaJune 7* “seventh day before the ides of June”1980400
Theta Sigma Phi: National Organization for Women in Journalism and CommunicationsNational Headliner AwardHouston, TexasCertificateOctober 7, 1972397
Virginia, University ofThomas Jefferson's Birthday CelebrationCharlottesville, VirginiaPrinted material on Monticello and Poplar Forest accompanying governor's remarks and memorabilia 1982; n.d.397
Virginia, University ofThomas Jefferson's Birthday CelebrationCharlottesville, VirginiaContents of green folder of memorabilia: three folders of printed material related to Jefferson's homes of Monticello and Poplar Forest and the University of Virginia (now contained in three folders) n.d.397
Virginia, University ofThomas Jefferson's Birthday Celebration.Charlottesville, VirginiaContents of green folder of memorabilia: programsApril 13,1988397
Virginia, University of, and Governor Gerald L. Baliles Thomas Jefferson's Birthday CelebrationCharlottesville, VirginiaGovernor's remarks; booklet; menus; invitation and newsclippingsApril 11-14,1988397
Tulane University Doctor of LettersNew Orleans, LouisianaDiplomaMay 17, 1975400
Tulsa Library TrustPeggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author AwardTulsa, OklahomaGovernor of Oklahoma's commendation, invitation, and program of award dinnerDecember 6-7,1991397 (Cover: 407)
Various Institutions Multiple including Washington, D. C. and Northampton, Mass.*Photographs of Welty honored at several institutions including: The Library of Congress, Smith College, and the Southern Academy of Arts and Letters 1956-1973; n.d..397
Wake Forest UniversityDoctor of LettersWinston-Salem, North Carolina*Citation May 21,1984397
Wake Forest UniversityDoctor of LettersWinston-Salem, North CarolinaDiplomaMay 21,1984401
Washington and Lee UniversityDoctor of LettersLexington, VirginiaDiplomaJune 1,1972402
Washington and Lee UniversityDoctor of LettersLexington, Virginia*Citationn.d.1972*392 (Cover: 405)
Washington UniversityLitterarum doctorisSaint Louis, MissouriDiplomaMay 20,1977394 (Cover: 400)
West Florida, University ofDoctor of LiteraturePensacola, Florida*DiplomaJune 13,1981397 (Cover: 405)
Western College [for Women]Doctor of LettersOxford, Ohio*Citation 1955397
Who's Who in the South and Southwest, Editors ofContribution in the field of literature CitationJuly 16,1963397
William and Mary CollegeLitterarum DoctoremWilliamsburg,* VirginiaDiplomaMay 12,1985401
William Carey CollegeDoctor of LiteratureHattiesburg, Miss.Diploma [citation is affixed to cover]April 2,1981397 (Cover: 405)
William Carey CollegeDoctor of LiteratureHattiesburg, Miss.Diamond Jubilee Celebration and conferral of degree memorabilia: program; invitation, reply card for dinnerApril 2,1981397
Wisconsin, University of Doctor of Letters Madison, Wisconsin* Notes for presentation and citation   n.d. 397
Yale University Associate Fellow in Silliman College New Haven, Connecticut Appointment September 23, 1978 397
Yale University Doctor of Letters New Haven, Connecticut Program for commencement and awarding of degree May 19, 1975 397 (Cover: 407)