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Adelle Clark Collection

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Identifier: 2008.133
Scope and Contents The Adelle Clark collection consists of materials pertaining to Clarks’ career as professor of English and Spanish at East Texas State Teachers College and Texas Christian University, her literary works, and her personal life and interests. The collection is organized into three series: materials related to the Commerce Civic Music Association, Manuscripts, and Biographical Materials, with a subseries containing Certifications.

Series I, Commerce Civic Music ...

Commerce Independent School District Collection

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Identifier: 2008.197-H
Scope and Contents This collection consists of only a single newspaper series (Series I.).

Eusibia Lutz Collection

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Identifier: 2008.194
Scope and Contents The Eusibia Lutz Collection contains a variety included Lutz's unpublished drafts, family letters, diaries, travel guides, menus, postcards, and photographs. The collection is arranged in five series, each with sub and sub-sub-series.

Series I. Manuscripts is broken down into three sub-series of: Books; Diaries, Ledger, Journals, and Unknown Writings. This series contains the many rough drafts of Lutz’s novels Stranger in ...

J. Mason Brewer Collection

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Identifier: 2008.111
Scope and Contents The J. Mason Brewer Collection consists of materials related to Dr. Brewer’s career as an academic and teacher, author of African American folklore & history, and personal life. The collection is organized into eight series: Biographical Materials, Correspondence, Activity Files, Newspaper Clippings, Literary Works, Photographs, Three dimensional objects & Scrapbooks, & Books.

Series I, Biographical Materials, 1896-1975, consists of materials ...

Meier Collection

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Identifier: 2008.019
Scope and Contents The Meier Collection consists of correspondence from Ada Lawrence Meier, wife of Edwin Meier, to her sister-in-law, Irene. The letters, envelopes, and postcards are decorated with advertisements for local merchants and scenes from downtown Commerce. The Miscellaneous Items folder contains a brief genealogical sketch of the Meier family, newspaper clippings, and a receipt made out to East Texas Normal College founder, W.L. Mayo, for a week's supply of bread for the ...

Northeast Texas Church History Collection

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Identifier: 2008.197-G
Scope and Contents This collection is not divided into series and consists of just two files: one on the history of the Church of Christ in Commerce (and Elder H. C. Booth) and the other on First United Methodist Church in Cooper (and Rev. Christopher Mayhew Harless).

Office of the President: Arthur C. Ferguson Papers

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Identifier: 2008.085
Scope and Contents This collection primarily contains Dr. Ferguson's personal and professional correspondence. Personal letters, Series I, range from 1931 to 1970, and are primarily between Ferguson and his siblings related to management of family agricultural properties and finances. The professional correspondence, Series II, is primarily related to publications of his grammar/spelling books and the operations of East Texas State Teachers College. In addition to correspondence, the collection contains speeches ...

Office of the President: Randolph B. Binnion Papers

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Identifier: 2008.042
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers produced by President Randolph B. Binnion from 1917-1924.

Series I, Correspondence, is the largest series. The correspondence contains rich descriptions of the school, the faculty members, and student body. Each correspondence folder contains letters to prospective students and faculty members as well as correspondence with the Board of Regents discussing fiscal, academic, and campus needs. Of particular interest is the ...

Office of the President: Samuel H. Whitley Papers

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Identifier: 2008.079
Scope and Contents Subgroup 1. President's Office Records contains correspondence, business files, printed materials, speeches and writings.

Series I, Correspondence contains all correspondence from Whitley's career at East Texas beginning in 1919 when he came to the College as dean of faculty and registrar. This series includes all correspondence between President Whitley and President Binnion beginning in 1919 until Binnion's death. Also ...

Ruby Bell Collection

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Identifier: 2008.009
Scope and Content Note This collection consists of programs, invitations, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera collected by ETSTC graduate Ruby Bell. It includes programs from theatrical events, choral concerts, graduation ceremonies, and other events on campus. Folder 4 contains Ruby Bell's class schedules and permission forms signed by the Dean of Women granting Miss Bell permission to receive a male visitor in her boarding house and another granting permission to travel off-campus.

William "Jack" Bell Papers

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Identifier: 2008.131
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents produced and collected by William "Jack" Bell from 1949 to 2000.

Series I. Correspondence and publications contains correspondence between Jack Bell and his former students, friends, colleagues, local government officials, and city residents, including handwritten documents, typewritten documents, and photographs, as well as various publications collected by Bell, including newsletters, newspapers, and the ...