George Hendricks Papers, 1894-1978Add to your cart.

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Title: George Hendricks Papers, 1894-1978Add to your cart.
ID: 02/ UG13
Primary Creator: Hendricks, George David (1914-1993)
Extent: 34.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Arranged by material type.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1977. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English


Papers of George David Hendricks concerning material on the American West and Folklore including articles, bibliography, book jackets, publications, drawings, maps, and photographs.

Biographical Note

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 Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

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:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Accruals: 77-011
Acquisition Source: George Hendricks
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: George Hendricks Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections
Processing Information: This collection is minimally processed.


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