A Guide to the Robert David Rhode Essay, 1936
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).
"Rhode, Robert D. (Dr.)." Vertical File. Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. The University of Texas at Austin.
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.
This collection is open for research use.
Robert David Rhode Essay, 1936, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The 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.
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