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1970s Comic Book Collection

Identifier: 2008.031
Scope and Contents Collection includes over 350 comic books from the following publishers: Archie, Charlton, DC, Dell, Gold Key/Whitman, Harvey, Marvel, and Sad Sac. Titles include: Action Comics, Archie and Me, Archie and Riverdale High, Attack, Barney and Betty Rubble, The Brave and the Bold, Brothers of the Spear, Captain America and the Falcon, Combat, Dagar the Incincible, DC Special Series, DC Super-Stars, Detective Comics, Fightin' Army, Fightin' Marines, The Flash, GI Combat, Grimm's Ghost Stories,...
Dates: 1969-1987, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1974-1976,

Adelle Clark Collection

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...
Dates: 1920-1972, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1940-1972,

A.M. Aikin, Jr. Papers

Identifier: 2008.028
Scope and Contents

The A.M. Aikin, Jr. Papers consists of six broad series: Press Files, Correspondence, Legislative Files, Bills and Amendments, Resolutions, and Speeches from Mr. Aikin's career as as Texas state senator. His papers are incomplete, only covering his first twenty years in the State Senate, 1939-1959.

Dates: 1939-1959, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1947-1959,

Arni Cole Collection

Identifier: 2008.001-B
Scope and Contents The Arni Cole Collection consists of photographs, personal papers, and three dimensional objects that pertain to Arni's and his brothers' careers in aeronautics (particularly their careers in the Cole Brothers Air Show) and to general aeronautical history.The collection is organized into three series. The first series is Personal Papers, 1946-1991, undated. It includes printed material, pilot logs, correspondence, and literary productions. The printed materials includes four...
Dates: 1928-1991, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1946-1990,

Arthur Robertson Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections 2
Identifier: 2015.13
Scope and Contents This collection comprises one letter written by Arthur Robertson in 2005. The letter includes recollections of his memories of East Texas State College (ETSC) from 1957-1961 along with information about his personal life. Regarding his time as a student, Robertson provides information about the various student religious groups on campus, including the Baptist Student Center, the Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, and the Wesley Student Foundation. Robertson discusses racial...
Dates: 2005

Bill Martin, Jr. Collection

Identifier: 2008.027
Scope and Contents Series I, Correspondence, is the second largest series in the collection. It contains correspondence between Bill Martin, Jr. and numerous individuals (including friends, acquaintances, and colleagues) as well as organizations (including companies, non-profit organizations, and government agencies). It includes a major sub-series for art-related correspondence. Note that photographs originally filed in this series have been moved to separate photograph-only...
Dates: 1819 - 2001, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1992,

Bowman Papers

Identifier: 2008.004
Scope and Contents The Bowman Collection is a mixture of oral histories, newspaper clippings, and copies of primary and secondary sources documenting nineteenth century Texas. Almost all of the oral histories are represented in the collection as handwritten, typed and copies – all three are often stapled together. The collection is organized in three series, professional papers including speeches and articles as well as correspondence, research files organized geographically, and research files organized by...
Dates: c. 1810 - 1940, inclusive

Brenda Black White Collection

Identifier: 2011.13
Scope and Contents The Brenda Black White collection is mostly composed of correspondence and poetry. The collection is organized into eleven series: Correspondence, Poetry, Manuscripts, Activity Files, Biographical Files, Medical Files, Photographic Materials, Drawings and Paintings, Audio and Audiovisual Materials, Clothing, and Books. Series I, Correspondence, n.d., 1925, 1944, 1955-2009, professional and personal correspondence received and sent by BBW. She frequently photocopied her outgoing...
Dates: 1914-2009, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1962-2009,

Bruening Family Materials

Identifier: 2013.03
Scope and Contents The Bruening Family Materials consists of photographic materials and printed materials related to naval service in the 1940s. The majority of the materials are related to the eldest brother, Private Edward J. Bruening. The collection does not include correspondence from either of the brothers or family members.Series I. Biographical Materials (1940-45) contains materials related to the life of Private Edward J. Bruening during the early 1940s...
Dates: 1940-1961, inclusive

Buckner Orphans' Home Collection

Identifier: 2008.021
Scope and Contents This collection contains historical matter, publications, and photographs from Buckner Orphans' Home and Buckner Children's Home in Dallas, Texas. Historical Matter includes published histories regarding R.C. Buckner and the orphans' home. Also included is a dramatic work titled Buckner: An Unfolding Vision of Caring by former Buckner President Dr....
Dates: undated, 1940-1982, inclusive

Catherine Neal Collection

Identifier: 2008.078-B
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a few personal correspondences, personal financial records, one newspaper article on John Sloan, class materials such as notes and tests, faculty news, a faculty directory and general education files (which pertain to East Texas State's General Education Program).

Dates: 1947-1958, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1947-1953,

Celeste High School Graduation Lists

Identifier: 2008.038
Scope and Contents

This collection of graduation lists from Celeste High School includes the following information for each class: class roll, motto, flower, colors, and details regarding graduation ceremonies.

Dates: 1929-1949, inclusive

Celia Wright Collection

Identifier: 2008.010
Scope and Contents The Celia Wright Collection contains historical research on Hopkins County, Texas, and Hopkins County families collected during Mrs. Wright's career as a genealogical researcher and historical author. The collection contains newspaper articles authored by Celia Wright, correspondence with researchers, photographs and negatives, and research notes.Series I, Historical Research, is divided into two sub-series, Families and Locations. The Families...
Dates: 1910-1978, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1974-1978,

Charles Francis Wheeler Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2016.17
Scope and Contents This collection contains 136 letters written by Charles Francis Wheeler to his mother Florence Wheeler during his service in WWI. The letters are arranged chronologically by year and month. Many of Wheeler's letters describe the French and German countryside along with the towns that his company marches through. He also refers to conversations with French an German citizens and their views and experiences with the war. Wheeler often discusses which letters from family he has recieved and...
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Clarence Pittard Collection

Identifier: 2008.014
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection created from Clarence Pittard's correspondence and writtings sent to Dr. James Conrad, former University Archivist at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Clarence Pittard corresponded regularly with Dr. Conrad in the late 1990s and sent him multiple versions of his book, The Golden Age of Baseball in Hunt County, Texas for review. This collection consists of several drafts of his book, one unbound final copy, letters from...
Dates: 1993-2003, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1996-1998,

Commerce Independent School District Collection

Identifier: 2008.197-H
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of only a single newspaper series (Series I.).

Dates: 1919

Cornelius Bradford Marsh Jr. Collection

Identifier: 2013.05-A
Scope and Contents Two primary themes are found in this collection. First, Lt. Capt. Marsh provides numerous descriptions of his surroundings in Leyte, as well as general accounts of day-to-day activities for American soldiers on the island. Second, he expresses his deepest wishes to return home to his wife, even at the onset of his travels. Marsh’s letters recount the difficulties of waiting for orders to get to work and orders to go home. The collection is divided into two series. The first...
Dates: 1942-1959, unclusive; Majority of material found in 1945,

Dallas Theater Programs Collection

Identifier: 2008.114
Scope and Contents

This collection spans the 30 years from 1956 to 1986, with a bulk of the programs taking place throughout the 1960's in Dallas, Texas. The collection is arranged alphabetically by title for each of the plays performed, with note of what theater held the performance and the year if available. The collection also contains a few other performance or theatre records, such as the Macy's parade, single-act performances, and a folder on Shakespeare's work.

Dates: 1956-1986

Dr. David A. Talbot Papers

Identifier: 2008.043
Scope and Contents The David A. Talbot Papers consists primarily of papers related to the business of the Center for Counseling and Student Development Services, colleagues and fellow staff members at the Center, and other administrative and teaching roles Dr. Talbot maintained at East Texas State University. The collection is divided into eight series: Professional Papers, Student Papers, Essays, Administrative Papers, Correspondence and News, Publications and Presentations, Student Papers (Accrual), and...
Dates: 1966 - 2002

Dr. H.M. "Jim" Lafferty Collection

Identifier: 2012.07
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,

Dr. James A. Grimshaw Jr. Collection

Identifier: 2009.04
Scope and Contents James A. Grimshaw, Jr. (1940-2018), taught in higher education for thirty-five years and published his first academic work in 1971. The material in this collection documents his teaching through academic records, scholarship, and service. Divided into six series, this material includes correspondence, Grimshaw's writing and oral presentations, materials associated with his teaching, personal items, writing by others, and a series named Exceptions which is explained below in the...
Dates: 1940 - 2000, inclusive

Dr. Nannie Tilley Collection

Identifier: 2008.078-A
Scope and Contents Series I, Correspondence, is the larger of the two series in the collection. It consists of three sub-series: "Organizational correspondence," "Personal correspondence," and "University correspondence." The "Organizational correspondence" sub-series contains correspondence with the American Association of University Women, the university's International Relations Club, the Texas Academy of Science, and the Texas State...
Dates: 1947-1958, undated

Dr. Paul Barrus Collection

Identifier: 2008.022
Scope and Contents

Materials donated by Dr. Paul Barrus documenting his teaching career at East Texas State University and his duties as an ordained minister at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Materials include typed sermons and speeches, newspaper clippings, photographs, serials, and correspondence.

Dates: 1949-1976, inclusive

Dr. William "Bill" Edwards McCarron Collection

Identifier: 2008.002
Scope and Contents The Dr. William "Bill" Edwards McCarron Collection documents aspects of his military service, his teaching and writing career and his family life.The materials are divided into four series, including his own graduate student college notebooks, his fiction and nonfiction works, documents on his period of service in Vietnam, and material on his teaching career.The first series, McCarron’s college notebooks, is subdivided into three sections, dealing with his...
Dates: 1964-2008, inclusive

Dr. William E. Sawyer Collection

Identifier: 2008.055
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into two series.Series I, A Young Man Comes to Texas, 1852-1866 Files; consists of letters from the Tennessee State Archives in Nashville and transcribed by Dr. William E. Sawyer.Alfred wrote regularly to his brother Morton prior to 1856. There are a few letters to his parents and other members of the family as well. The letters are full of interesting descriptions of Texas during...
Dates: n.d., c. 1979

East Texas War Information Center Collection

Identifier: 2008.088
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,

E.H. Watson Papers

Identifier: 2008.097
Scope and Contents The E.H. Watson Collection consists of correspondence from E.H. Watson to a friend Ervin, E.E., who served in the United States Navy, and one letter written by Dr. D.C. Butler D.C. of the Department of English at East Texas State Teachers College dated December 15, 1953. E.H.W. wrote of subjects related to Commerce, Northeast Texas, ETSTC, and general gratitude towards E.E. and his gifts. In the letter dated June 11, 1945, E.H.W. described...
Dates: n.d., 1944-1954

Euphronius Kirtley Family Collection

Identifier: 2008.034
Scope and Contents The Euphronius Kirtley Family Collection consists primarily of correspondence written by Kirtley's family members and a few acquaintances and addressed to Kirtley. The collection also contains a few financial documents.The collection is organized into fifteen folders. The first fourteen folders contain correspondence from 1882-1904 and undated. The letters are addressed to Euphronius Kirtley and most were written by his siblings, including his brothers Lycurgus "Curg" Kirtley...
Dates: 1882-1904, inclusive

Faye Carr Adams Collection

Identifier: 2008.077
Scope and Contents The Faye Carr Adams collection consists of materials pertaining to Adams’ poetry, publications, personal life and interests, and career as secretary to the Poetry Society of Texas. It serves as a snapshot not only of Adams’ life, but the lives and successes of many Texas poets – in news clippings, poetry, and notes from the Poetry Society of Texas. The collection is organized into five series: Activity Files, Correspondence, Manuscripts, Printed Materials, and The Poetry Society of...
Dates: 1920-1995, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1940-1990,

Fletcher Warren Collection

Identifier: 2008.037
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into seven series: Activity Files, Biographical Materials, Correspondence, Newspaper Clippings, Photographs, Scrapbooks, and Speeches, Writings. The bulk of the materials are in English with some materials in Spanish. The collection consists of materials related to his foreign service in eight different countries and life in Texas after retirement. Series I. Activity Files, 1926-1975; consists of itineraries, programs,...
Dates: 1921-1975, inclusive