Robert T. Oliver was an American author, professor, specialist in Asian rhetoric and communication, and advisor to South Korean
President Syngman Rhee. This small collection consists of his professional and personal correspondence during his life and
career, as well as articles, clippings, and some photographs.
Robert Tarbell Oliver, born on July 7, 1909, was an American author, lecturer, and specialist in public speaking, debate,
and Asian rhetoric and communication. In 1936 he received a Ph.D. in Speech from the University of Wisconsin and thereafter
served as Assistant Director of Victory Speakers Bureau in the Office of Civilian Defense in Washington, D.C. during World
War II, as well as Chief of the National Food Conservation office in the War Foods Department.
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