02/UG13 Guide to the George Hendricks Papers Hendricks, George

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Guide to the George Hendricks Papers 1894/1978 University Archives Overview of the Collection George Hendricks Papers 1894-1978 02/UG13 Hendricks, George David, 1914-1993 34.00 English University Archives Papers of George David Hendricks concerning material on the American West and Folklore including articles, bibliography, book jackets, publications, drawings, maps, and photographs. Biographical Information:

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]

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