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Robert Liddell Lowe papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 28, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 231

Scope and Contents

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


  • 1955 - 1981


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Some material in this collection are in the public domain, while other material copyrights are held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

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.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

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Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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