A Guide to the Curtis Bishop Papers, 1933-1953, 1967, undated.
A native of Austin, Texas, Curtis Bishop (1912-1967) was a student at the University of Texas at Austin, a newspaper writer for the Austin American-Statesman, and a local author. Sometimes using the pseudonyms “Curt Brandon” and “Curt Carroll”, Bishop wrote more than fifty books and several hundred magazine articles for youth concerning sports and western lore.
Comprising magazines, short story transcripts, and photographs containing Bishop’s work, the Curtis Bishop Papers, 1933-1953, 1967, undated, document his career as a short story and magazine author. The collection includes his short stories: “Give a Halfback Wings” and “The Lost Eleven.” Additionally, the papers contain a Texas Senate Resolution (1967) in the aftermath of Bishop’s death and a 1953 Austin American-Statesman article concerning a new book he had published.
This collection is open for research use.
Curtis Bishop Papers, 1933-1953, 1967, undated, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers