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Series 4
Academic career
Boxes 49 - 63

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of materials produced by or collected by Floyd Watkins relating to his academic career. Includes teaching notes, professional/academic correspondence, correspondence with other writers, correspondence from students, printed material, subject files, writings by students of Watkins', and audiovisual material. Of particular interest are early writings by Watkins, teaching notes on particular authors, and correspondence with authors whom interested him. Correspondees include Donald Davidson, James Dickey, Jesse Hill Ford, Caroline Gordon, Paul Green, Mary Hood, Andrew Lytle, John Crowe Ransom, Byron Herbert Reece, Sarah Shankman, James Still, and Allen Tate. Also of special note is a cassette tape recording of Floyd Watkins' interview with Caroline Gordon and a video cassette on Willa Cather (Willa Cather's America).

Arrangement Note

Organized into nine subseries (4.1) Student writings by Floyd Watkins, (4.2) Teaching notes, (4.3) Professional/Academic correspondence, (4.4) Correspondence with other writers, (4.5) Student correspondence, (4.6) Printed material, (4.7) Subject files, (4.8) Writings by students of Floyd Watkins, and (4.9) Audiovisual materials.

Description of Subseries