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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement of Materials

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

A College Forum

University of Houston Libraries, Special Collections

Professor Joseph Doggett Papers

An Inventory of Holdings at the University of Houston Libraries



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Doggett, Joseph
Title: Professor Joseph Doggett Papers
Abstract: The Collection contains materials related to the book, A College Forum, edited by Joseph Doggett, Everett Gillis, and Rosa Bludworth, published by The Odyssey Press in 1963. In the Preface, the editors' arrived at what they considered a special design for their work, seeing a twofold need: "the need of the student for readings that will stimulate his own expression; the need of the instructor for a text that is adaptable to either a subject matter or a types of approach."
Identification: 1969-068
Quantity: 0.50 Linear Feet
Language of Materials The papers are in:English
Repository: Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries

Biographical Note

Professor Joseph M. Doggett joined the university's English Department faculty during the fall of 1954 as a Visiting Professor, becoming an Associate Professor in 1955, and a Professor in 1958. Before coming to the University of Houston, Professor Doggett served as an assistant professor at Florida State University. He was affiliated with many organizations including Torch International, the Modern Language Association, and the local chapter of the Civil War Round Table and as an active board member of the American Red Cross of Harris County.

Professor Doggett obtained a B.A., from Wofford College in 1930, an M.A., from Peabody College in 1937, and a Ph.D., from Peabody College in 1950. For further information see the U.H. Faculty Vita Records, 1969-077.

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Scope and Contents

The Collection contains materials related to the book, A College Forum, edited by Joseph Doggett, Everett Gillis, and Rosa Bludworth, published by The Odyssey Press in 1963. In the Preface, the editors' arrived at what they considered a special design for their work, seeing a twofold need: "the need of the student for readings that will stimulate his own expression; the need of the instructor for a text that is adaptable to either a subject matter or a types of approach."

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Arrangement of Materials

The Collection consists of one box and includes the preliminary drafts of the textbook along with the editor's corrections.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use Restrictions

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, locating copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian.

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Index Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Corporate Name:
University of Houston
University of Houston. Dept. of English
Genre/Form of Material:
Typescript drafts

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Professor Joseph Doggett Papers, Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries

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Detailed Description

 

A College Forum

Box Folder
1 1 Edited - Bludworth Sections, Dead Material
2 Edited - Bludworth Sections, Footnotes
3 Edited - Bludworth Sections, Replaced Material
4 Edited - Bludworth Sections, Retyped - Questions/Exercises
5 Edited - Doggett Sections, Draft Manuscript Material
6 Edited - Doggett Sections, Misc.
7 Edited - Doggett Sections, Omitted Material
8 Edited - Doggett Sections, Replaced Material
9 Edited - Doggett Sections, Replaced Material
10 Edited - Doggett Sections, Retyped - Questions/Exercises
11 Edited - Doggett Sections, Revised Material
12 Edited - Gillis Sections, Retyped - Questions/Exercises
13 Manuscript - Joys of the Mind
14 Manuscript - By Dreams Possessed
15 Manuscript - Quest to Live
16 Manuscript - Constant Challenge
17 Manuscript - The Urge to Create
18 Manuscript - Not By Bread Alone

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