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Robert Ross Collection

Identifier: MS204

Scope and Contents

Subject files, ephemera, and published material document the research interests of Robert Ross, a specialist in Australian literature. The collection contains mostly books by Australian authors and about Australia. Ross founded the literary journal Antipodes, and the collection contains a full run of the publication. The collection also contains research files on Australian author Thea Astley.


  • 1964-2012

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Professor Robert Ross was a TCU graduate and the founder of the American Association of Australian Literary Studies (AAALS) and the academic journal Antipodes.


3 Linear feet

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject and in two series. The first series is records, the second series in audiovisual: audiotapes, photos, slides.

Physical Location

Vault: HC 4

Separated Materials

Books about Australia and by Australian authors have been separated from the collection, cataloged, and added to the general circulation collection of the library, with a note that they are part of the Robert Ross Collection. These will be stored at our Bolt Street warehouse.
Robert Ross Collection
Lisa Pena
February, 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

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