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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Clyde Chew Glascock Papers, 1891-1946



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Glascock, Clyde Chew, 1872-1944
Title: Clyde Chew Glascock papers
Dates: 1891-1946
Abstract: Clyde Chew Glascock was a Professor of Romance Languages at the University of Texas at Austin from 1923 until his death in 1944. He also served as President of the Texas Folklore Society for two terms. The papers include correspondence, student papers, printed material, lecture notes, and writings.
Accession No.: 63-146
OCLC No.: 961118747
Extent: 7 ft., 6 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Clyde Chew Glascock was born May 17, 1872 in Buckland, Virginia. He attended the University of Virginia for one session, then left to attend Johns Hopkins University on a Hopkins Scholarship. He taught at Yale University and Rice Institute, Houston, and visited Cuba in 1914, 1916, 1918, and 1920, before joining the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin in 1923. He served as a Professor of Romance Languages at UT until his death in 1944. Glascock also served as President of the Texas Folklore Society from 1915 to 1916 and again from 1921 to 1922. He was active in Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest honor society for the liberal arts and sciences in the United States. He is the author of various publications, including Two modern Spanish novelists: Emilia Pardo Bazán and Armando Palacio Valdés, The Preterit Tense of the Verb Habeu in Prime-position in Middle High German, and "Weimar and its Environs", in The Texas Review, Volume 3, October 1917-July 1918.

Sources:

Clyde Chew Glascock, Find A Grave

Clyde Chew Glascock entry on Virgina Glee Club Wiki

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Scope and Contents

The Clyde Chew Glascock Papers, 1891-1946, include correspondence, writings, lecture notes, manuscript and printed materials, student essays and exams, and bibliographical notes. The papers pertain to Spanish and German literature and to Glascock's career at Rice Institute and at the University of Texas at Austin. Special items of note include the signed letter of appointment of Glascock to the UT faculty, 1925, and Juan Valera's Critical Essays on The Art of Fiction, translated by Glascock in 1928. A variety of printed material includes maps, guidebooks, and picture postcards pertaining to Germany, Cuba, Spain, and Paris. The collection also includes printed material related to the Rice Institute University Extension Lectures of 1914-1915, 1917-1918, and 1920-1922. Furthermore, the papers pertain to Phi Beta Kappa, and contain personal and professional correspondence of Glascock's, particulary from Miss Lora S. Glascock of Gainesville, Virginia.

The bulk of the collection is comprised of lecture notes and writings that were originally found in envelopes labeled by subject by Glascock. These notes and writings pertain to such authors, notable people, and subjects as Spanish and German literature; Countess Emilia Pardo Bazán; Esteban de Arteaga y López; Johann Joachim Winckelmann; Don José Nicolás de Azara; Anton Raphael Mengs; Weimar, Germany; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Juan Valera y Alcalá-Galiano; Vicente Blasco Ibáñez; Concha Espina; and Armando Palacio Valdés.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

These papers are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Glascock, Clyde Chew, 1872-1944
Glascock, Lora S.
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin
William M. Rice Institute
Yale University.
Phi Beta Kappa.
Subjects
Romance languages.
German literature.
Spanish literature.
Places
Austin (Tex.)
Houston (Tex.)
Germany
Cuba

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Clyde Chew Glascock Papers, 1891-1946, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Walter Hanak, July 1963.

Subsequent revisions were made by Jessi Fishman, August 2016.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2K188 UT appointment letter and application to present paper, 1925
Published articles, 1926, 1931
Phi Beta Kappa - correspondence, clippings, printed material, 1939-1941
Personal and professional correspondence, 1925, 1928, 1936-1937
Student exams, essays, and assignments, 1926, 1934, 1946, undated
Newspaper clippings and notes, 1920s
Rice Institute University Extension lectures - printed material, 1914-1915, 1917-1918, 1920-1922
Literary History of Latin America, Spanish writings, undated
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2K187 Spanish books printed material, ca. 1930s-1940s
Maps, guides, tourist books, printed material, picture postcards - Germany, Paris, Spain, Europe, ca. 1900s-1920s
Standard Guide to Havana, Standard Guide to Cuba, ca. 1900s-1920s
Modern Foreign Language Study - Bulletins No. 1 and 2, undated
Corks & Curls published by the Fraternities of the University of Virginia, 1891-1892
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2D212 Lectures on Mexican literature and early Spanish influence in Texas, 1937, undated
Materials on Cuba
Lecture notes, undated
Picture postcards, 1920-1929, undated
Manuscripts of talks in German and Spanish, undated
Notes, undated
Vicente Blasco Ibáñez - notes, printed material
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2K182 Lecture notes and writings
Juan Valera - Critical Essays on The Art of Fiction, translated by Glascock, 1928
Juan Valera - Critica Literaria
Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings
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2K183 Lecture notes and writings
Speech for Dining Hall, Rice Institute, not delivered, 1914
The second of six Rice Institute University Extension lectures - Traditional Folk Tales, 1916
Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings
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2K175 Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings
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2K176 Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings
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2K177 Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings
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2K178 Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings
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2K179 Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings
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2K180 Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings
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2K181 Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings
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2K184 Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings
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2K185 Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings
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2K186 Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings
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2K189 Miscellaneous lecture notes and writings

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