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Robert D. Jacobus Research Notes

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-012
The Robert D. Jacobus Research Notes collection consists of 12 legal pads of notes used for research for his book Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century. The notebooks are arranged by Jacobus's original numbering system and primarily contain notes from interviews with notable figures in UH sports conducted between 2007 and 2013.

Dates

  • 2007-2013

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for Research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

Robert D. Jacobus is a UH graduate, former high school volleyball, basketball, and tennis coach. He is currently a professor of history at Lone Star College in Houston. Jacobus is also the author of "Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century" (2015), and "Black Man in the Huddle: Stories from the Integration of Texas Football" (2019). This collection consists of the notes Jacobus took when conducting research for "Houston Cougars in the 1960s."

Custodial History

This collection was donated by Robert Jacobus in 2019.
Title
Guide to the Robert D. Jacobus Research Notes
Status
completed
Author
John Brundrett
Date
May 2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
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Houston TX 77204-2000 USA
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