University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Jerome H. Parker Papers, 1985-1998



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Parker IV, Jerome H.
Title: Parker, Jerome, Papers
Dates: 1985-1998
Abstract: The Jerome H. Parker IV Papers, 1985-1998, consist of essays and poems by Parker from Inside Texas Running, Austin Writer and self-published poetry booklets. The Jerome H. Parker IV Papers, 1985-1998, consist of essays and poems by Parker from Inside Texas Running, Austin Writer and self-published poetry booklets.
Accession No.: 1999-215
Extent: 3 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Jerome H. Parker IV received his B.A. from the University of Texas in 1972 and his Master’s of Professional Accountancy in 1975. Parker worked in the oil and gas industry as an accountant, auditor and business writer and was also active in the Texas writing community. Parker wrote poetry—largely for soldiers—as well as essays for the Austin Writer and served as contributing editor of Inside Texas Running from 1985-1987.


Scope and Contents

The Jerome H. Parker IV Papers, 1985-1998, consist of essays and poems by Parker from Inside Texas Running, Austin Writer and self-published poetry booklets. Parker’s poetry generally deals with soldiers and military themes while his prose covers running or the finer points of writing, depending on the publication.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Parker, Jerome H.--Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
Austin Writers' League (Tex.)
Subjects
Poetry--Amateur

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jerome H. Parker Papers1985-1998, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3C142 Works by Parker
"Passwords of Our Lives"
"Soldiers' Pockets
"What More Can I Do?"
Borders' "Poetry Group Anthology," 1996
Austin Writer, newsletter of the Austin Writers' League, 1996
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3So46 Inside Texas Running, 1985-1987