University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert David Rhode Essay, 1936



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Rhode, Robert David, 1911-
Title: Rhode, Robert David, Essay
Dates: 1936
Abstract: A typescript composes the Robert David Rhode Essay, 1936, documenting his research on Mirabeau B. Lamar’s literary endeavors.
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A native of Texas, Robert David Rhode (1911-) received his bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. In addition to teaching English at Texas A & M University-Kingsville, Rhode also authored several novels as well as The Function of Setting in the American Short Story of Local Color, 1865-1900 (1975).

Source:

"Rhode, Robert D. (Dr.)." Vertical File. Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. The University of Texas at Austin.


Scope and Contents

A typescript composes the Robert David Rhode Essay, 1936, documenting his research on Mirabeau B. Lamar’s literary endeavors. The essay contains a biographical sketch of Lamar, his ideas about literature, a study of his various historical works, his poetry, correspondence, orations, and political views.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Lamar, Mirabeau Buonaparte, 1798-1859.
Rhode, Robert David, 1911- -- Archives.
Places
Texas -- Politics and government.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert David Rhode Essay, 1936, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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.


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2R161 Essay, 1936