Date of this Version
Documentary Editing, Volume 23, Number 1, March 2001.
ISSN 2476-1796 (electronic); ISSN 2167-1451 (print)
Robert Allen Rutland, professor emeritus at the University of Virginia and research professor of history at the University of Tulsa, died at his home in Tulsa on 30 December 2000 at the age of seventy-eight. He made original contributions in several fields-in early American politics, the Constitution, and documentary editing. As a mentor he inspired and encouraged his colleagues, particularly those who worked with him on the Papers of James Madison.