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Memorial walking stick at the Robert E. Howard Museum

Memorial walking stick at the Robert E. Howard Museum

Date: June 9, 2007
Creator: Kelly, Melody Specht
Description: Photograph of a memorial walking stick at the Robert E. Howard Museum.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Robert Howard's Mother's Room

Robert Howard's Mother's Room

Date: June 9, 2007
Creator: Kelly, Melody Specht
Description: Robert Howard's Mother's room at the Robert Howard Museum.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Mesquite tree with a memorial to Robert E. Howards dog Patch

Mesquite tree with a memorial to Robert E. Howards dog Patch

Date: June 9, 2007
Creator: Kelly, Melody Specht
Description: Photograph of a mesquite tree with a memorial for Howard E. Robert's dog Patch. Howard was a pulp writer known for creating the Conan the Barbarian character.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Memorial plaque for Robert E. Howards dog Patch

Memorial plaque for Robert E. Howards dog Patch

Date: June 9, 2007
Creator: Kelly, Melody Specht
Description: Photograph of a memorial plaque for Robert E. Howard's dog Patch. It says "In memory of 'Patch' Howard's faithful friend."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A view of Robert Howard's Bedroom

A view of Robert Howard's Bedroom

Date: June 9, 2007
Creator: Kelly, Melody Specht
Description: Robert Howard's bedroom at the Robert Howard Museum. Robert Howard was a writer of pulp fiction, and is well known for creating the character of Conan the Barbarian.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Home of Robert E. Howard, Butler Park

The Home of Robert E. Howard, Butler Park

Date: June 9, 2007
Creator: Kelly, Melody Specht
Description: Photograph of a sign that says, "Museum, The Home of . . . Robert E. Howard, Butler Park," at the Robert E. Howard Museum in Cross Plains, Texas. Howard was a pulp writer known for his creation of the character Conan the Barbarian.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Cleopatra bust at the Robert E. Howard Museum

Cleopatra bust at the Robert E. Howard Museum

Date: June 9, 2007
Creator: Kelly, Melody Specht
Description: Photograph of a Cleopatra bust at the Robert E. Howard Museum in Callahan County. The bust is housed in a glass case. There is a snake crawling up the bust's chest, and the base says "Cleopatre."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A view of Robert Howard's Bedroom

A view of Robert Howard's Bedroom

Date: June 9, 2007
Creator: Kelly, Melody Specht
Description: Robert Howard's bedroom at the Robert Howard Museum.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A view of Robert Howard's Bedroom

A view of Robert Howard's Bedroom

Date: June 9, 2007
Creator: Kelly, Melody Specht
Description: Robert Howard's bedroom at the Robert Howard Museum. Robert Howard was a writer of pulp fiction, and is well known for creating the character of Conan the Barbarian.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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