Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
The papers document the career of Dave Oliphant. The majority of the papers consist of correspondence, Oliphant's writings, and the publications produced by Prickly Pear Press.
This collection contains correspondence, diaries, record books, manuscript drafts, photographs, and scrapbooks. The bulk of the papers are dedicated to the Character Research Project founded by Ligon. There is also extensive correspondence between Ligon and Eli Lilly, who supported his research.
Correspondence (87 letters and fragments) and a Dallas Morning News article. Letters are arranged chronologically, individually enclosed and then organized into folders by decade. The folders lay flat in an oversized box.
The correspondence deals primarily with the daily life of soldiers, troop movements and battles fought. Requests are often made for news from home. The newspaper article gives a detailed description of the assassination of Robert Love.