Roch C. Smith Papers
Scope and Contents
The Roch C. Smith Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts and drafts, photographs, and interviews on both cassette and VHS tapes. The audiovisual materials focus on Smith's writings and scholarly work about the French author and filmmaker Alain Robbe-Grillet, particularly his work with co-author Anthony Fragola, The Erotic Dream Machine. The audiovisual materials also include interviews with Robbe-Grillet.
- 1982 - 2016
- Other: Date acquired: 2012 December 18
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Collection is open for research.
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Biographical or Historical Information
Roch C. Smith was a professor of French at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) for 33 years. Smith received his Ph.D. in French from Emory University in 1971. Prior to his obtaining his Ph.D., Smith received an M.A. in French from Emory University, and an M.A.T. and B.A. in Spanish from the University of Florida. Smith retired from UNCG in 2003.
12.00 Linear Feet (7 Boxes)
Language of Materials
Roch C. Smith was a professor of French at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) for 33 years. Smith studied the works of Alain Robbe-Grillet and published several works on Robbe-Grillet's novels and films..
The collection contains drafts, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual materials. The materials in the collection primarily relate to Smith's scholarly works.
Boxes 1-3 contain paper materials, including manuscrips, notes, correspondence, photographs, interviews, and articles. Box 4 contains video and audio cassettes.
Method of Acquisition
Gift of Roch C. Smith in 2012.
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