A Guide to the R. S. Gwynn Papers, 1976-1994
Robert Samuel Gwynn was born May 13, 1948, in Leaksville, North Carolina, and earned his Masters’ in Fine Arts from the University of Arkansas in 1973. He taught English at Southwest Texas State University from 1973-1976, and since then has taught at Lamar University, in Beaumont, Texas. He has published several books of poetry and contributed to many poetry anthologies and dictionaries of literary biography.
This collection is comprised of annotated typescripts and page mock-ups for Gwynn’s three books of poetry, and one poem written for a wedding ceremony. Dates range from ca. 1976-1994.
Open for research.
R. S. Gwynn Papers, Southwestern Writers Collection/Texas State University-San Marcos
Gift donated by R.S. Gwynn, 1991.
Processed by Amanda Oates, 1999.
Bearing and Distance. New Braunfels, TX: Cedar Rock Publishers, 1977; The Narcissiad. New Braunfels, TX: Cedar Rock Publishers, 1981; The Drive-In. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1986.
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