George Hendricks Papers, 1894-1978
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Held at:
University Archives
Record Series Number: 02/UG13
Created by: Hendricks, George David (1914-1993)
Volume: 34.0 Boxes
Acquired: 00/00/1977. 77-011
Arrangement: Arranged by material type.
Biographical Note for Hendricks, George David (1914-1993) :

Hendricks served as an Army colonel during World War II and received a Bronze Star while under the command of General George S. Patton.

            He earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. He was a teacher in the Fort Worth and Austin school districts, a teaching fellow at the University of Texas at Austin and a teaching assistant at the University of California at Berkeley. He became a member of the UNT English Department in 1951. He retired in 1978. He was then named  a Professor Emeritus.

            Hendricks published the books Bad Man of the West; Mirrors, Mice and Moustaches; and Rhymes and Railroad Tracks. He was president of the Texas Folklore Society, councilor of the American Folklore Society, and a member of Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa and Kappa Sigma.

            [North Texan, March 1993]

Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/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 Notes: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.
Acquisition Notes: George Hendricks  Gift
PreferredCitation: George Hendricks Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections