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Finding Aid for the Samuel J. Sackett papers, 1954-1958
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Samuel J. Sackett papers
    Date (inclusive): 1954-1958
    Collection number: 178
    Creator: Samuel J. Sackett
    Extent: 1 boxes (0.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: 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.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    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.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Samuel J. Sackett, ca. 1958.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Yasmin Damshenas in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, August 2011.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Samuel J. Sackett papers (Collection Number 178). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    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).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of book drafts and journals containing writings by Sackett.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    (Samuel John), 1928- --Archives.
    Literature teachers--United States--Archival resources.
    Authors, American--Archival resources.