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R. T. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0105

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised primarily of drafts of poetry, literary manuscripts of a poet, teacher, and UNC Charlotte graduate. Includes correspondence, promotional material, and drafts, typescripts, and printed copies of poems, stories, and reviews.

Dates

  • 1972 - 1995

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright retained by author.

Biographical / Historical

Rodney T. Smith was born in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 1947 and grew up in Georgia and North Carolina. He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology and was graduated from UNC Charlotte (B.A., Philosophy, 1970) and Appalachian State University (M.A., English, 1976). Smith served as a professor of English and Alumni Writer-in-Residence at Auburn University (1975-1995) and is currently the editor of Shenandoah at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va. Among his many honors are the Emily Dickinson and John Masefield awards from the Poetry Society of America, the Carl Sandburg Award from the North Carolina Poetry Society, an NEA Fellowship in Poetry, and Alabama Governor's Award for Achievement by an Artist. Smith is the author of nineteen volumes of poetry and his has been published in numerous periodicals. [For additional information, see box 3:13, Biographical.]

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Literary manuscripts of a poet, teacher, and UNC Charlotte graduate. Includes correspondence, promotional material, and drafts, typescripts, and printed copies of poems, stories, and reviews.

Physical Location

Auburn (Ala.); Boone (N.C.); Charlotte (N.C.).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifts of R. T. Smith, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1995.

Related Materials

University Archives--Publications--Sanskrit.

Creator

Title
R. T. Smith papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated