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Robert E. Hayes Collection

Identifier: DC019

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, printed materials, and literary materials. The correspondence is primarily personal letters from friends (1955-1959). The printed materials are copies of articles about Hayes. The literary material from his years as a student at Davidson College includes poetry and prose. The post-Davidson material includes an epic poem, a short story, a paper he gave on "Aphasia," a bound copy of his various publications, and a poetry journal.


  • Creation: 1951 - 1965

Biographical / Historical

Robert E. Hayes was a member of the Davidson College class of 1955 and won election to Phi Beta Kappa. Upon graduation he won a full scholarship to Harvard Medical School. Hayes graduated with honors from Harvard in 1959, after which he served on the staff of Massassachusetts General Hospital in Boston, as a pathoneurologist. He conducted special research studies in diseases of the brain. Dr. Hayes died unexpectedly in 1965.


0.83 Linear Feet (2 boxes)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dr. Allan Hobson.

Processing Information

Processed on Oct-94

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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository