A very small selection of the papers of Randall Ackley, poet, scholar, professor of English at the University of Alaska-Juneau
and Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan. Ackley collected materials from key figures in Chicano and Indigenous poetry movements,
including Ricardo Sánchez, Simon Ortiz, and others.
Randall William Ackley was born on August 9, 1931. He graduated magna cum laude with an A. B. in English from the University
of Minnesota in 1962, and earned his Doctoral degree in American Studies & Creative Writing from Union Graduate School in
Cincinnati, Ohio in 1974. His dissertation was titled "Southwest Native American Tellers, Singers, & Writers."
.4 Linear feet
(1 archives box)
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.