The Benson Latin American Collection

Robert Meckel Papers

Preliminary Inventory



Descriptive Summary

Creator Meckel, Robert D.
Title Robert Meckel Papers
Dates: 1979-
Abstract Papers document the work of journalist Robert Meckel, with focus on Latino subjects. Includes a collection of material relating to folklorist and UT professor Américo Paredes.
Accession No. 2014-37
OCLC Record No.
Extent 2 linear feet
Language English
Repository Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Journalist Robert D. Meckel has worked with the Texarkana Gazette and the Houston Post, and is currently Director of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.


Scope and Contents Note

The papers of journalist Robert Meckel document his work, with focus on his time at the Houston Post and on Latino subjects. Also includes a collection of documents, clippings, photographs, books, and AV materials on folklorist and UT professor Américo Paredes.

Final processing of the Meckel Papers is not yet complete, but the papers are available for research in the Benson Collection rare books and manuscripts reading room.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.


Index Terms

The Robert Meckel Papers are classified under the following Subject Headings:
Meckel, Robert -- Archives.
Paredes, Américo -- Sources.
Hispanic Americans and mass media -- United States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Robert Meckel Papers, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, the University of Texas at Austin.


Box and Folder Inventory

 

Journalism Materials

box folder
1 1-2 Houston Post log books, 1979-1981
3-9 News article clippings, 1979-1981
10-14
box folder
2 1 News article clippings
2 Cantinflas
3 César Chávez



 

Américo Paredes Materials

box folder
2 4- Collection of Materials on Américo Paredes
Includes documents, clippings, photographs, books, and AV material.



 

Accession 2015-10: News Article Clippings

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3-7 Houston Post clips
Some Houston Post material culture artifacts (t-shirt, etc.) are also in Box 4
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7 San Angelo Standard Times clips
Greenville Herald Banner clips
Edinburg Daily Review clips
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8 Texarkana Daily News clips
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9 Corsicana Daily Sun clips