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Finding Aid for the Samuel J. Sackett papers, 1954-1958
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Description
Samuel John Sackett (1928- ) was a professor of English at Hastings College (1949-51) and Fort Hays State University (1954-1977). In 1978, he became the dean of Salt City Business College. His published works include Kansas Folklore (1961), Cowboys and the Songs They Sang (1967), and Edgar Watson Howe (1972). The collection consists of book drafts and journals containing writings by Sackett.
Background
Samuel John Sackett was born on January 23, 1928 in Redlands, California. After receiving his B.A. (1948) and M.A. (1949) from the University of Redlands, he pursued graduate study at Stanford University (1950) and received his Ph.D, from UCLA (1956). He served as an instructor in English and journalism at Hastings College (1949-51); and assistant professor (1954-57), associate professor (1957-65), professor (1965-77), and professor emeritus (1977) of English at Fort Hays State University. In 1978 he became dean of Salt City Business College. Throughout his career he contributed articles and poems to folklore and literary journals. His published works include Kansas Folklore (1961), Cowboys and the Songs They Sang (1967), and Edgar Watson Howe (1972).
Extent
1 boxes (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.