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A Guide to the R. S. Gwynn Papers, 1976-1994



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gwynn, R. S.
Title: R. S. Gwynn Papers
Dates: 1976-1994
Abstract: This collection is comprised of annotated typescripts and page mock-ups for Gwynn’s three books of poetry, and one poem written for a wedding ceremony. Dates range from ca. 1976-1994.
Extent: 5 folders (0.25 linear feet)
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos

Biographical Sketch

Robert Samuel Gwynn was born May 13, 1948, in Leaksville, North Carolina, and earned his Masters’ in Fine Arts from the University of Arkansas in 1973. He taught English at Southwest Texas State University from 1973-1976, and since then has taught at Lamar University, in Beaumont, Texas. He has published several books of poetry and contributed to many poetry anthologies and dictionaries of literary biography.


Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of annotated typescripts and page mock-ups for Gwynn’s three books of poetry, and one poem written for a wedding ceremony. Dates range from ca. 1976-1994.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.


Index Terms

Gwynn, R. S. --Manuscripts.
Gwynn, R. S., donor

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

R. S. Gwynn Papers, Southwestern Writers Collection/Texas State University-San Marcos

Acquisition Information

Gift donated by R.S. Gwynn, 1991.

Processing Information

Processed by Amanda Oates, 1999.


 Books Published 

Bearing and Distance. New Braunfels, TX: Cedar Rock Publishers, 1977; The Narcissiad. New Braunfels, TX: Cedar Rock Publishers, 1981; The Drive-In. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1986.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

The inventory for this collection is currently unavailable. Please contact the Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos for more information regarding this collection.