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Dobie also received many letters from his readers and the general public, especially fellow Texans. The letters are arranged alphabetically by recipient name.The correspondence spans major historical events such as the two World Wars, the Great Depression, the fight for academic freedom at The University of Texas, and the fight for civil rights in the 1940s. They consist of other Dobie family members including his father, Richard Jonathan Dobie, and sisters Martha Dobie and Fannie Dobie Stanford, as well as Tom Lea, Herbert Faulkner West, John Young, the publisher Little, Brown and Company, and various University of Texas at Austin departments.Works from this period include , and published articles in several other publications.On September 14, 1964, Dobie was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civil honor, by President Lyndon B. Dobie died just days later, on September 18, 1964, in his home in Austin.Longer works from the 1940s forward are also present including (1967). The , which was published posthumously, contain revisions and insertions by Bertha Mc Kee Dobie. A complete index of titles is included in the Index of Works in this finding aid. Letters The Letters subseries spans 1903-1964 (24.25 boxes) and contains Dobie's outgoing correspondence to 863 colleagues, students, organizations, family members, and friends.Also present are materials for unpublished works, such as an unrealized reader called "Heritage of West and Southwest" and a collection of off-color tales with the working title "Piss and Vinegar." Chief correspondents include his wife, Bertha Mc Kee Dobie; his mother, Ella Byler Dobie; and his publisher, Little, Brown and Company. The bulk of the Letters are written to Bertha Mc Kee Dobie, his wife, and Ella Byler Dobie, his mother.
In 1913, he enrolled at Columbia University and received a Master of Arts degree in 1914.As with the Letters series, the bulk of the correspondence in this series comes from Bertha Mc Kee Dobie and Ella Byler Dobie.