The Resource J. Frank Dobie Papers

J. Frank Dobie Papers

Label
J. Frank Dobie Papers, 1890s-1991
Title
J. Frank Dobie Papers
Inclusive dates
1890s-1991
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drafts of Dobie's posthumous books, research material, drafts of newspaper columns, magazine articles, lectures, transcriptions of radio broadcasts, correspondence, photographs of family and friends, property deeds, income tax records, personal items (pipes, clothes, a favorite chair), wills, and clippings about Dobie as well as articles, clippings and photographs that had belonged to Bertha McKee Dobie and/or Edgar Kincaid. The correspondence series includes letters to Bertha Dobie, as well as letters from authors Roy Bedicheck and Isabel Gaddis, among others. There is a good representation of Dobie's research interest, his later books and articles, his stint in the army as chronicled in his letters home to his wife, and his lectures on American History at Cambridge University in England. There are many personal photographs of Dobie, his wife and friends as well as an album of 19th century photographs of the Dobie family
Action
Processed May 1994.
Biographical or historical data
Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin, Secretary-editor of the Texas Folklore Society, author of many books and articles on Southwestern folklore.
Cataloging source
TXI
J. Frank Dobie Papers
Label
J. Frank Dobie Papers
Link
http://www.library.txstate.edu/swwc/archives/writers/dobie.html
Note
Books from the collection cataloged separately
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Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Control code
48243518
Cumulative index finding aids
Unpublished finding aid available in repository.
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'Wittliff Collections': 'http://catalog.library.txstate.edu/record=b1506949'}
Extent
  • 25
  • (12.5
Immediate source of acquisition
Gifts since 1988 from Bill and Sally Wittliff.
Organization method
  • Organized into the following series: 1. Works; 2. Personal; 3. Bertha McKee Dobie and Edgar Kincaid Papers.
  • Organized into the following series: 1. Works; 2. Personal; 3. Bertha McKee Dobie and Edgar Kincaid Papers.
Type of unit
  • boxes plus oversize
  • linear ft.)

Library Locations

    • The Wittliff CollectionsBorrow it
      601 University Drive, 7th Floor, San Marcos, TX, 78666, US
      29.888873 -97.943078
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