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Cochran, Robert, 1943-


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Beckett Materials

Identifier: MC 2224
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two handwritten thank-you notes from Beckett to Robert Cochran (a writer and a professor in the University of Arkansas Department of English), as well as a copy of a book review. Cochran is the author of Samuel Beckett: A Study of the Short Fiction (1991), and also wrote his doctoral thesis, "'Unmakable Love': A Study of the Plays of Samuel Beckett" (1973) on Beckett's work.

Dates: 1971-1982

Booth Campbell Scrapbook

Identifier: MC 1392
Scope and Content Note

Collection is a loose leaf binder containing correspondence, literary works by Campbell, and newspaper articles written about Campbell.

Dates: circa 1954

Robert Cochran Collection - Vance Randolph Research Materials, 1865-1980

Identifier: MC 818
Scope and Content Note

The collection has been divided into two series. Series one, topical files, contains letters, photocopies, and documents pertaining to the individual folder subject title. Series two, photographs, contains 35 identified photographs and drawings of Randolph, his family, and his acquaintances.

Dates: 1865-1980

Thomas Gibbs Ballads and Story

Identifier: MC 443
Scope and Content Note

"When I Started A Courting," "The Old Fox," "Missouri Girls," "Southern Soldiers," and two untitled songs (words only) handwritten by Thomas Gibbs, Whiterock Church, Farmington, Arkansas. Also story of 1836 frontier life as told by Gibbs's great-grandmother.

Dates: circa 1914

Vance Randolph "The Songs Grandfather Sang" Typescripts

Identifier: MS R15s 303
Scope and Contents

Typewritten transcripts of the contents of Vance Randolph's column, "The Songs Grandfather Sang," in 12 issues (Feb. 18, Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr. 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 20, 1927 and Feb. 25, 1930) of The Pineville (Mo.) Democrat.

Dates: 1927-1930

Almeda Riddle Letters

Identifier: MC 1521
Scope and Content Note

Dr. Robert Cochran, professor of English and director of the Center for Arkansas and Regional Studies, collected this correspondence regarding arrangements for Almeda Riddle to visit the University of Arkansas and perform for his folklore class.

Dates: 1976-1977

University Folklore Collection

Identifier: MS F1-30
Scope and Content Note The core of the collection consists of 8 linear feet (442 reels) of tape-recorded sound captured by field workers of the University Folklore Research Project, 1949-1965, under the direction of Mary Celestia Parler Randolph. While most of the 137,400 tape-feet of recorded sound preserves Arkansas and/or Ozark folk-songs sung by the indigenous folk of the area and recorded "live" in their native locales, a few of the reels also record instrumental music performed without vocal...
Dates: 1949-1998, 2009

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Folk musicians -- Arkansas 3
Folk music 2
Authors, Irish 1
Folk songs 1
Folklore 1