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East Texas State Normal College Collection

Identifier: 2008.197-C
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single series documenting the history of East Texas State Normal College: Series I. Newspaper. It also includes an individual file for Cadman Choral Club and commencement programs.

Dates: 1920, undated

East Texas State Teachers College Collection

Identifier: 2008.197-D
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two series documenting the history of East Texas State Teachers College: Series I. Commencement invitations and Series II. Programs. It also includes individual files for letters and letterhead.

Dates: 1924-1948, undated

East Texas State University History Collection

Identifier: 2008.197-E
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three separate series documenting the history of East Texas State University: Series I. "The East Texas Story" by William E. Sawyer, Series II. Lists, and Series III. Photographs.

Dates: 1965-1973, undated

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

Ernestine Sewell Collection

Identifier: 2008.76
Scope and Contents The Ernestine Sewell Collection documents the professional career of Ernestine Sewell with emphasis on her book Eats: A Folk History of Texas Foods and other publications in the field of English.Series I. Eats Papers contains materials that discuss the development and research of the book and the attempts to get the book published. It includes permissions and inquiries into using materials for the book, bibliographies, drafts of chapters, recipes, and other related...
Dates: 1972 - 1988

ETSTC Training School Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2008.91
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a variety of material related to the Training School. Included is a manuscript which describes the history of the Training School, student directories, various ephemera, and materials related to the 50th Class Reunion in 1990.

Dates: 1917 - 1948

ETSU Drama Student Photographs Collection

Identifier: 2008.158
Content Description

Photographs of ETSU Drama Students on trip to Washington D.C. to perform The Time of Your Life at Ford’s Theater, 1972.

Dates: 1972, undated

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,

Flannery O’Conner ETSC Speech Manuscript

 Collection — Box: Small Collections 3
Identifier: 2019.01
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one manuscript for a speech delivered by Flannery O'Conner for the Forum Arts Program at East Texas State College. The program was held on November 16, 1962 and her speech was titled “Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Literature.”

Dates: 1962

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

Gretchen Howell Letters

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...
Dates: 1941-1985, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1942-1945,

Guy P. Hill 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.

Dates: 1927-1930

H. E. King 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,"...
Dates: 1863-1990, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1895-1955,

Helen Douglas Collection

Identifier: 2008.72
Scope and Contents The Helen Douglas collection provides information that grants understanding of Douglas' career, research, talent, and interests. The collection spans from 1860 to 1998. There are 6 different series in this collection, ordered alphabetically.Series I: Books and Publications includes 13 different folders. These folders contain published items donated with the collection, including published material of the Barbour Family, Children's Books, materials that...
Dates: 1860 - 1998

Henry J. Hefner, Jr. 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...
Dates: 1917-1919, inclusive

History of the University Dames

 Collection — Box: Small Collections 2
Identifier: 2012.08
Scope and Contents

This collection includes one handwritten manuscript documenting the history of the University Dames. The document was written by a committee appointed by Elaine Jones, president of the University Dames, in 1989. Committee members included Dr. Edna Stephens, Mrs. Paul Street, and Norma Jane Johnson.

Dates: 1917 - 1989

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.

Dates: 1904-1948, inclusive

Inactive Campus Organizations Records

Identifier: 2019.09
Scope and Contents The Inactive Campus Organizations Records includes a multitude of different files containing records kept by organization presidents and sponsors. The range of different organizations includes academic groups such as the Earth Science Club, ETSU Archaeological Society, Psychology Club, and Society for the Study of Political and Social Philosophy. Social clubs included are the Third Floor Photo Society, Veterans Club, Skydivers Club, ET Duplicate Bridge Club, and the Afro-...
Dates: 1960 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1979

Intercultural Services Collection

Identifier: 2018.36-B
Content Description The Intercultural Services Collection documents the efforts and impacts of Intercultural and Multicultural offices on campus. The series includes: a folder of brochures used to assist students; a folder dedicated to the Cinco de Mayo celebrations of 1993 to 1994; the guest visitor and comedian Gabriel Iglesias; the "In a Different Voice" Newsletter utilized by students and faculty to engage with the intercultural campus community; a folder dedicated to the Multicultural Affairs on campus; a...
Dates: 1974-2003

Ivory and Lennie Moore Collection

Identifier: 2012.01
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents, correspondence, photographs, publications, artifacts, and ephemera that depict the personal and professional lives of Ivory and Lennie Moore and their family. The collection includes 15 series: Personal Papers, Family Papers, Professional Papers, Government, Legal, Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Clubs and Organizations, Town and Gown, Newspapers, Publications, Programs, Photographs and Negatives, Scrapbooks, Framed Items, and Audio Visual Materials. ...
Dates: 1935 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1972 - 2004

J. Mason Brewer 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...
Dates: 1896-1975, inclusive

James A. Grimshaw, Sr. 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...
Dates: 1931-1948, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1945-1946,

James H. "Cyclone" Davis 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...
Dates: 1891-1964, undated, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1910-1940,

Japanese Invasion Money

Identifier: 2008.040
Scope and Contents

Collection includes two notes, a ten pesos note and a ten centavos note.

Dates: circa 1942

Jeana Yeager 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.

Dates: 1960 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1989

Jesse J. Hawthorne 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...
Dates: 1939 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1986

Joe and Arthur "Bud" McMahan 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...
Dates: 1941-2013, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1943-1945,