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Faye Carr Adams Collection

 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...

Fletcher Warren Collection

 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, maps,...

Gretchen Howell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.058
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 ...

Guy P. Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.062
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one ledger containing a list of names of Amicable Life Insurance Company policy holders. The ledger was created by Guy P. Hill, General Agent of Mt. Vernon, Texas. The ledger includes registrants' names, occupations, cities of residence, policy amounts, and an Amicable Life Insurance Policy brochure from 1930.

H. E. King Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.035
Scope and Contents The H. E King Collection consists of papers pertaining to various individuals and entities, some of whom lived in or around Greenville, but who have no or unknown relations to each other. These identities include Dr. and Mrs. H. E. King, Malory Hale, the City of Greenville, the Greenville National Bank, the Woman's Parsonage and Home Mission Society, and Arthur West. The collection is organized into eleven folders. The first folder, "Bank Books: Greenville National Bank," contains...

Henry J. Hefner, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.033
Scope and Contents The Henry J. Hefner, Jr. Collection consists of his World War I scrapbook and his written description of the journey from Texas to France, titled "From Texas to France Is the Subject." The collection has been organized into six folders. The first folder contains the photocopy and the original copy of "From Texas to France Is the Subject." The manuscript is 12 typed pages long, and covers the dates from July 8, 1918 to October 8, 1918. It begins with Camp Bowie, describes the trip...

Hunt County, Texas Bond Documents Filed in the Office of the Attorney General of Texas

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2008.129
Scope and Contents Information in this finding aid was abstracted from files sent to Hunt County, Texas officials from the Office of the Attorney General of Texas. Information from the documents was abstracted and transcribed by Dorothy Wood Moore, 29 March 1988.

J. Mason Brewer Collection

 Collection
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...

James A. Grimshaw, Sr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009.05
Scope and Contents The James A. Grimshaw, Sr. Collection contains correspondence and personal papers that pertain to Grimshaw's service in the United States Army from May 1945 to August 1946, including his basic training at Fort Hood and his tour in Italy in 1946. The collection also describes his family's lives on the homefront in Corpus Christi, Texas, and in the northern midwest.The collection is organized into two series. The largest series is Correspondence, 1938-1946, undated. The bulk of the...

James H. "Cyclone" Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.051
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into six series: correspondence, magazines, newspapers, other documents, photographs, and publications. It also includes a separate scrapbook.Series I. Correspondence contains letters, telegrams, and other forms of correspondence between Davis and his family, friends, political colleagues, newspaper editors, and others. It also includes correspondence materials sent on Davis' behalf by family members as well as materials...

Japanese Invasion Money

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.040
Scope and Contents Collection includes two notes, a ten pesos note and a ten centavos note.

Jeana Yeager Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.001
Scope and Content Note Jeana Yeager's collection documents the construction of the Voyager aircraft, from inception through the successful world flight and subsequent whirlwind press tour. Sketches, drawings, material testing, fundraising, extensive correspondence, volunteer support, press/media, congratulations and awards are all represented in the collection. Particularly strong are the photographs, slides, documentation, maps, awards and plane parts/materials.

Jesse J. Hawthorne Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010.06
Scope and Contents Series I, Correspondence, contains correspondence between Dr. Jesse J. Hawthorne from numerous people (including friends, family, colleagues, and former students), as well as national and foreign organizations (such as the United States Olympic Committee). The bulk of the correspondence was contained within a now-separated binder titled, “Letters for J.J.,” which contains the elements of the binder in their original order (including newspaper articles, photographs, and award certificates)....

Joe and Arthur "Bud" McMahan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014.28
Scope and Contents The Joe and Arthur "Bud" McMahan Collection is mainly comprised of incomplete army uniforms and patches dating from 1941-1947. The collection is organized into three series: clothes, patches, and three-dimensional objects.Series I. Clothes, 1941-1945, undated, contains the Officer’s Winter Service uniform jackets of Joe and Arthur Bud McMahan, three garrison caps, one pair of M-1938 Dismounted Leggings, one Officer’s visor...

John and Lillian Gibbs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013.05-B
Scope and Contents Several themes are found throughout this collection. Descriptions of France and the customs of the French run throughout John’s letters to Lillian. In her letters to John, Lillian speaks of the Spanish Influenza and its effects on both herself and the rest of their community. She also writes often of her deceased sister, Kate, and the children she left behind. Both John and Lillian express their love for each other in almost every letter and look forward to the life they will have when John...

John Black Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.025
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is made up of JB’s column "Remember When?" both newspaper clippings and drafts. The collection is organized into five series: Biographical Materials, Manuscripts, Newspaper Clippings, Photographs and Negatives, and Research Files. The collection does not include any materials related to JB's career as an insurance agent or his antique store except for one brochure included in Biographical Materials. Series I. Biographical...

John "Elmer" Martin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015.05
Scope and Contents The John "Elmer" Martin Collection consists of eleven letters to the Martin Family in Oklahoma during World War I. Ten are from Elmer, and one is from his friend Herbert A. Norris. The collection also consists of transcriptions of the letters, with archivist’s edits, created by the collection’s donor, Mr. Bob Martin, Elmer’s nephew. The collection is arranged with the letters in chronological order, starting in 1917 and ending in 1919, with the donor’s transcriptions at the end. The letters...

J.R. McIlroy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014.06-B
Scope and Contents This is a small collection of various newspaper clippings, which make mention of the 99th Infantry Division, collected by J.R. McIlroy. This collection also includes a photograph of J.R. McIlroy and a postcard of his Chevy dealership, dates unknown, and bunker assignment lists for the ASTP Unit at East Texas State Teacher’s College. The collection also has two very large pictures, and a large army informational poster. The clippings, picture, and postcard are in two folders, and the large...

June Tuck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2012.05
Scope and Contents The June Tuck Collection is divided into the following series: Vertical Files, Genealogy Files, Notebooks, Books and Printed Materials, Realia, and Electronic Media.Series I, Vertical Files, contains all subject-based research files maintained by Mrs. Tuck. Most relate to Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County history, events, people, places, organizations, businesses and industry, families, and landmarks. The files include her research, assorted primary...

Ledo Road Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2008.018
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs divided into two groups: those documenting the construction of the Ledo Road and those documenting Burmese life and people during World War II. The majority of the photographs contain handwritten descriptions on the back.

Local History Vertical File Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.015
Scope and Contents The Local History Vertical File Collection consists of topical files regarding individuals, families, businesses, communities, and events in historic and present-day Northeast Texas. The collection consists of essays, family histories, news clippings, directories, pamphlets, letters, maps, and other manuscript materials. The files were compiled by Dr. James Conrad through his personal research and through small donations to the Special Collections Department. This collection is on-going and as...

Louise Tobin and Peanuts Hucko Jazz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.003
Scope and Contents The Louise Tobin and Peanuts Hucko Jazz Collection documents almost seventy years of jazz history from the early 1930s to the late 1990s. While the collection is heavily centered in the late 1960s-1990s, many valuable artifacts survive from Tobin and Hucko's early careers.Series I, Concerts, Tours, and Other Public Appearances includes all paperwork, programs, and ephemeral items related to Tobin and Hucko's numerous concerts and tours throughout the...

Mayo Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.197-A
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two series documenting the history of the W. L. Mayo family: Series I. General family history and Series II. Individual family members. Series I. consists of correspondence, documents, family trees, newspaper, notes, and photographs and negatives relating to the family generally or as a whole. Series II. consists of sub-series on the Mayo family members Henry Charles Booth, Aileen Mayo, Beatrix "Trixie" Mayo (Thompkins), Booth Mayo, Douglas Mayo, Gladys Mayo (del...

Mayo Memorial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.197-F
Scope and Contents This collection consists of files in three series relating to memorialization of William L. Mayo: Series I. Mayo Day proclamation, Series II. Newspapers, and Series III. Programs. It also includes individual files for death announcements and funeral notices.

Meier Collection

 Collection
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...

Minutes of the Texas State-Supported Colleges Council of Presidents

 Collection
Identifier: 2011.09-B
Scope and Contents This collection, which is not subdivided into series, consists principally of the meeting minutes of the Texas State-Supported Colleges Council of Presidents. It also includes related correspondence and various other related materials such as bills, bond payment tables, and resolutions. It is organized chronologically, with separate files for each calendar year.

Minutes of the Texas State Teachers Colleges Council of Presidents

 Collection
Identifier: 2011.09-A
Scope and Contents This collection, which is not subdivided into series, consists principally of the meeting minutes of the Texas State Teachers Colleges Council of Presidents. It also includes related correspondence and various other related materials such as resolutions and statements. It is organized chronologically, with separate files for each calendar year.

New York Theatre Programs

 Collection — Box: Small Collections 1, Folder: 4-5
Identifier: 2008.048
Scope and Contents Collection consists of twelve theatre programs from New York City theatre organizations in the years 1920, 1926, 1928, and 1929. This collection is oganized chronologically. Some of the programs are incomplete with the front portion of ads torn out. Programs consist of advertisements, short articles, and program information for specific plays.

The majority, if not all, of these theatres were demolished in the 1980s.