Texas A & M University--Commerce -- History
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence from Dr. (Lt.) Lafferty to his wife, Rachel, throughout his service during World War II. A portion of the letters was written after Dr. Lafferty joined the Navy, but prior to his July 1942 marriage to Rachel. His correspondence varies based on the multiple stations at which he was deployed. The stations include Texas A&M College Station Naval Training School, the United States Naval Reserve Midshipman School in Chicago, Illinois, the...
Dates: 1927-1984, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1942-1945,
Scope and Contents This collection includes publications, brochures, newsletters, posters, maps, ration coupons, speeches, and pamphlets detailing the events of World War II. The collection dates from 1935-1945 with the bulk of the materials dating from the United States' war years of 1942-1945. The files are arranged alphabetically by the name of the distributing or publishing agency that created or commissioned the material. This collection documents the war activities of the United States, Canada, Great...
Dates: 1935-1945, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1942-1945,
Scope and Contents Several common themes are found throughout this correspondence collection. Descriptions of the hardships of war, combat, and weather conditions, be it in North Africa, Europe, or the Pacific are common throughout. Most of the correspondents ask a great deal about the state of East Texas State Teachers College during the war and inquire after their friends and colleagues at home. All of the correspondents were very thankful for receiving copies of the local newspapers, and especially the ...
Dates: 1941-1985, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1942-1945,
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...
Dates: 1924-1970, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1940-1950,
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...
Dates: 1917-1924, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1920-1924,
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...
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...
Dates: 1949 - 2000