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Robert Liddle Lowe papers


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Poetry and Letters

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Robert Liddle Lowe papers, 1955-1981 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

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Primary Creator: Lowe, Robert Liddell (1908-)

Extent: 1.0 Folders. More info below.

Arrangement: Chronological

Subjects: Purdue University--Faculty

Forms of Material: Letters (Correspondence)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of one folder containing poems and letters by Robert Lowe.

Biographical Note

Robert Liddell Lowe was born in Cameron, Texas, October 25, 1908. He received an A.B. from Baylor University in 1927; A.M. from University of Colorado in 1929, and an A.M. from Princeton in 1942, followed by a Ph.D. in 1947. He became an instructor of English at Purdue University and was later promoted to assistant professor, 1929-1940. He was on leave from Purdue from 1941-1948, as an officer-instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy, from 1942-1946. He was a visiting assistant professor at Williams College, 1947-1948. He returned to Purdue in 1948 and was later promoted from associate professor to professor and taught until 1975. He became emeritus professor of English 1975-.

Professor Lowe's main areas of research were nineteenth century and modern English literature; Matthew Arnold. He published the Liable Tree and Other Poems in 1981, and he authored many scholarly publications.

Professor Lowe died May 23, 1983.

Subject/Index Terms

Purdue University--Faculty

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 folder

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: MSF 231, Robert Liddell Lowe papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Other URL: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/fa/pdf/lowe_r.pdf

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[Folder 1: Poetry and Letters, 1955-1981],