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Robert W. Watson Papers


Collection Description:

The Robert W. Watson Manuscripts date from 1948 to 1980 and contain manuscripts, typescripts, publisher's proofs and galleys, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and reviews. His manuscripts include poems, novels, lectures, essays, short stories, and reviews. Also included is correspondence, mainly with publishers. Materials included in this project relate to several articles Watson wrote about the 1979 Death to the Klan march in Greensboro that left five protestors dead, along with reader responses to those articles.

For more information on this collection, please consult the collection finding aid.

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro


Items from this collection included in the CRG digital archive

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Item thumbnail image Letter from Barry Fagen to Harper's magazine
Date: March 23, 1980
By: Barry Fagen
From: Robert W. Watson Papers
Two page letter from Barry Fagen to the editors of Harper's magazine regarding Robert Watson's essay "Media Martyrdom", published in the March 1980 issue, about the murde...
Item thumbnail image The shootings and after: A CWP response
Date: March 30, 1980
By: Signe Waller
From: Robert W. Watson Papers
A letter from Signe Waller published in the Viewpoint section of the Greensboro News & Record, on March 30, 1980. The letter is in regards to an essay by Robert Watson o...