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

 Collection
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

  • Creation: 1865-1980

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu 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 Cochran (1943- ) is a University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, professor of English and folklore specialist. He met Vance Randolph in 1976 and eventually published two books about the famous Ozark folklorist: For Love and For Money: The Writings of Vance Randolph (1979) and Vance Randolph, an Ozark Life (1983). Cochran visited with Randolph frequently during the final years of Randolph's life and from him received much of the materials in this research collection. As a result, the collection contains materials written and received by both Vance Randolph and Robert Cochran.

Extent

0.6 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

Material is arranged and described in two series:

  1. Topical files
  2. Photographs

Acquisition Information

The Robert Cochran Collection was donated to the Special Collections Department by Robert Cochran of Fayetteville, Arkansas, on July 31, 1986.

Processing Information

Processed by Kim Allen Scott, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in February, 1992.

Title
Robert Cochran Collection - Vance Randolph Research Materials, 1865-1980
Status
Completed
Author
Kim Allen Scott
Date
1992
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

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