Sackett, Samuel J. (Samuel John), 1928-

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Samuel John Sackett was born on Jan. 23, 1928 in Redlands, CA; AB (1948), MA (1949), Univ. of Redlands; graduate study, Stanford Univ., 1950; Ph. D, UCLA, 1956; instructor in English and journalism, Hastings College, 1949-51; asst. professor (1954-57), assoc. professor (1957-65), professor (1965-77), and in 1977 professor emeritus of English, Fort Hays State Univ.; in 1978 he became dean of Salt City Business College; contributed articles and poems to folklore and literary journals; published works include Kansas folklore (1961), Cowboys and the songs they sang (1967), and Edgar Watson Howe (1972).

From the description of Papers, 1954-1958. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40858458

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Samuel John Sackett was born on January 23, 1928 in Redlands, California. After receiving his B.A. (1948) and M.A. (1949) from the University of Redlands, he pursued graduate study at Stanford University (1950) and received his Ph.D, from UCLA (1956). He served as an instructor in English and journalism at Hastings College (1949-51); and assistant professor (1954-57), associate professor (1957-65), professor (1965-77), and professor emeritus (1977) of English at Fort Hays State University. In 1978 he became dean of Salt City Business College. Throughout his career he contributed articles and poems to folklore and literary journals. His published works include Kansas Folklore (1961), Cowboys and the Songs They Sang (1967), and Edgar Watson Howe (1972).

From the guide to the Samuel J. Sackett papers, 1954-1958, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.)

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referencedIn Dorson mss., 1925-1981 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Samuel J. Sackett papers, 1954-1958 University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
referencedIn Sackett family. Papers, 1776-1814. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan), Individual Photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1960s Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Sackett, Samuel J. (Samuel John), 1928-. Papers, 1954-1958. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn E. W. (Edgar Watson) Howe additional papers, 1872-1969. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Dorson, Richard Mercer, 1916-1981 person
correspondedWith Howe, E. W. (Edgar Watson), 1853-1937 person
associatedWith Sackett family. family
associatedWith Samuel John), 1928- person
associatedWith University of Michigan. Alumni Association. corporateBody
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Birth 1928

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