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Robert L. Savage Papers

Identifier: MC 1526

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains professional correspondence and materials of University of Arkansas Political Science professor Robert L. Savage.


  • Creation: 1966-2001


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Robert Lynn Savage, was born February 26, 1939, in Fort Worth, Texas, to Henry and Helen Savage. He served in the United States Air Force from 1956-1959 as a weather observer before earning a B.A. from Tarleton College. He then continued to pursue an M.A. from the University of Houston and a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri. Savage started his teaching career as an Assistant Professor of Government at Auburn University at Montgomery from 1971-1974. Savage began teaching at the University of Arkansas in 1974. In 1980, Savage married Barbara Grace Brown. Savage has two daughters named Naomi Lynn and Georgia Faye.

Savage specialized in the subjects of political communication and political culture. He served in leadership positions in professional organizations such as Chair of the International Communication Associations Political Communication Division as well as President of the Southwestern Social Science Association and the Arkansas Political Science Association. From 1989-1998, Savage served as Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Arkansas.


15 Linear Feet (15 boxes and 1 oversized folder)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by topic.

Acquisition Information

Robert L. Savage Papers were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, in 2003 by Robert L. Savage of Fort Worth, Texas.

Processing Information

Processed by Nick Cannella; completed in January 2009.

Robert L. Savage Papers
Nick Cannella
January 2009
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444