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Arthur McCullough Sampley Papers, 1934-1973 | University Archives

By Perri Hamilton

Collection Overview

Title: Arthur McCullough Sampley Papers, 1934-1973Add to your cart.
ID: 02/17/UG.1
Primary Creator: Sampley, Arthur McCullough (1903-1975)
Extent: 11.0 Boxes

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers concerning his career as English professor and poet at North Texas State University including articles, biographies, book reviews, clippings, correspondence, essays, lectures, letters, manuscripts, memorabilia, memorial, notes, novels, outline, photographs, poems, publications, scrapbooks, short stories and a speech.

Biographical Note

English professor and poet at North Texas State University, Director of the Libraries and Department of Library Service from 1944 – 1953, and later Vice President for Academic Affairs. Served as Poet Laureate of Texas (1951-1953).

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Access Restrictions: No restictions. These materials are open for reserach use during normal business hours of the UNT Archives and Rare Books Department
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: These materials are stored off-site and require advanced notice for use. Please contact an archives staff member to arrange access to this collection.
Acquisition Source: Jane Logue; David A Kayler
Acquisition Method: Gift
Separated Materials: Selected Poems 1937-1971
Related Materials: The Smedley Family Papers were donated with the papers of Arthur McCullough Sampley and apparently were family members. For more information please see
Preferred Citation: Arthur McCullough Sampley Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 450Add to your cart.
Barcode: 706092
Item 1Add to your cart.
Correspondence, biographies, professional record form, publications, lectures, letter
Box 451Add to your cart.
Barcode: 706093
Item 1Add to your cart.
Scrapbooks of clippings
Box 452Add to your cart.
Barcode: 706094
Item 1Add to your cart.
Scrapbook of clippings, Campus Chat, manuscripts for stories and poems, essays.
Box 453Add to your cart.
Barcode: 706095
Box 454Add to your cart.
Barcode: 706096
Box 455Add to your cart.
Barcode: 706097
Box 456Add to your cart.
Barcode: 706098
Box 1573Add to your cart.
Barcode: 706099
Box 1573a: OversizeAdd to your cart.
NOTE: This box contains the Charles B. Moore and Claude D. White Collection as well as the Arthur McCoullough Sampley Papers. This box is housed in the Special Collections Department in the Willis Library and it is shelved in flat storage (oversize) under the Collection Number HM.40.
Barcode: 706391
Box 452A: Oversize MaterialAdd to your cart.
This item is housed in a box that has oversize material from multiple collections.
Barcode: 708121
Item 1: Scrapbook of Clippings, 1972/03 - 1975/01Add to your cart.
Box 11: ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Barcode: 703226
Folder 1: Poetry, undatedAdd to your cart.
A xerox copy of a handwritten poem with the picture of a woman.
Folder 2: Poetry, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Prose and Poetry, 1946-1951, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Publication, 1954Add to your cart.
"A Book of the Year, 1954" a publication of the Poetry Society of Texas.

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