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Series IV: Swarthmore College, 1971-1982


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Course materials, notes, correspondence and administrative papers of Dr. Robert L. Patten, Lynette S. Autrey Professor in Humanities at Rice University, Houston, Texas. Also included is material, correspondence, chapter material and notes relating to the publication, Palgrave Advances in Charles Dickens Studies (2006), edited by Robert L. Patten. Papers, correspondence and notes regarding Rice University, English Department business are part of the collection.


  • Creation: 1963-2015

Restrictions on Access

This material is open for research with the exception of these restricted materials: box 11, folders 4-8; correspondence, classes, student papers, and Rice-related boxes 12-81; Phi Beta Kappa materials box 87, folder 7 through box 89, folder 6; oversize box 111. Please see Woodson Research Center Director for information on access.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via or call 713-348-2586.


From the Collection: 103.5 Linear Feet (117 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA