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Thomas E. Skidmore papers

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Title:Thomas E. Skidmore papers
Date range:1878-2005, (bulk 1950-2005)
Creator:Skidmore, Thomas E.
Extent:19.0 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection documents the career of Thomas E. Skidmore who was a professor in the Latin American Studies department at the University of Wisconsin (1967-1987) and then at Brown University (1988-1999). His area of focus was Brazil and he was the pre-eminent expert in the United States on the topic of its history and politics. The collection relates primarily to his professional life as a student, professor and scholar. Materials related to his personal life are interspersed throughout with the highest concentration in Series 5. Correspondence.
Language of materials:English
Repository:John Hay Library , Special Collections
Collection number:MS.1UF.S4