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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...
Dates: 1941-2013, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1943-1945,

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...
Dates: 1914-1919, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1918-1919,

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....
Dates: 1937-1988

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...
Dates: 1917-2010, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1917-1919,

J.P. Maxwell Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: 2019.26
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single series made up of individual, handwritten diaries spanning 1943-1945, 1947-1951, 1953-1957 and belonging to James P. Maxwell, a farmer and businessman from Roxton,Texas in Lamar County. Also contains a file folder with a handwritten homemade family sausage recipe from a diary.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1957

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...
Dates: 1943-1996, 2014, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1992-1996,

Julia Hubbell Letter

 Collection — Box: Small Collections 3
Identifier: 2008.93
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one letter from Julia Hubbell to O.L. Scudder, concerning his daughter Virginia. In this letter Hubbell expresses concern for Virginia's education and explains the standards for women attending East Texas State Teachers College.

Dates: 1924

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...
Dates: 1850-2009, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1975-2005,

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.

Dates: circa 1944

L.F. Sanders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.108
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents produced and collected by L. F. Sanders between 1937 and 1944. It is a collection of 45 bound volumes and all of its documents remain organized exactly as they were bound. Volumes are numbered 3-31, 35-38, and 43-53. All series and subseries retain their original titles as they appear in the bound volumes.Series I. Miscellaneous contains four volumes, for various miscellaneous documents from 1937, 1938, and 1939, as well as undated...
Dates: 1937-1944, inclusive

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...
Dates: c. 1900 - present

Lone Oak Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: Small Collections 2
Identifier: 2008.101
Scope and Contents

This collection is seperated into two sections: 1 folder of negatives and a series of photographs. The photographs are organized by topic.

Dates: 1880 - 1930

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...
Dates: 1925-2011, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1967-1998,

Lula Mullins ETSTC Scrapbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.173
Content Description This collection consists principally of Lula A. Mullins’ scrapbook, which includes various materials from her four years as a student at East Texas State Teachers College between 1927 and 1930. The scrapbook itself is titled “Leaves of Yesterday”, and was clearly designed and published by Shrewsbury Publishing Co. of Chicago, to be a school scrapbook. While many of the pages were used in the way the publisher intended (for example, the author affixed portrait photographs to a “Portraits”...
Dates: (inclusive) 1927-circa 2002; Majority of material found within 1927-1930

March Family Letter

 Collection — Box: Small Collections 2
Identifier: 2014.04
Scope and Contents

One letter from Edward H. Wray, Dean of Men at East Texas State Normal College, to Mr. H.R. March. The letter describes the admirable qualities of Jessie, H.R. March's son, along with the expenses Jessie will incur during the semester.

Dates: 1923-07-10

Margie Ethel Presley Clifton Photographs

 Collection — Box: Small Collections 2
Identifier: 2014.20
Scope and Contents

This collection includes two photographs. The first is of College Hall while work is being done on its facade. The second is of the First Dormitory, when it was a boys dormitory.

Dates: 1904 - 1905

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...
Dates: 1880-1987, undated

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.

Dates: 1917-1967, undated

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...
Dates: 1907-1990, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1909-1911,

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.

Dates: 1926 - 1948, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1948,

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.

Dates: 1922 - 1948

Mitchell Grenadiers Photograph Collection

 File — Box: Small Collections 2
Identifier: 2018.01
Scope and Contents

One folder that contains three photographs of the Mitchell Grenadiers in parades in Gainsville and Leonard, Texas in 1954.

Dates: 1954

Mrs. H.H.J. Fling Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.065
Scope and Contents The Mrs. H.H.J. Postcard Collection includes personal correspondance on post cards from 1903 to 1921. The collection is heavily centered in the 1910's. It documents historical landmark and celebratory post cards collected and received by Mrs. H.H.J. Fling. Series I, Decorative Post Cards includes decorative holiday and general celebratory post cards with personal correspondence. This series ranges from 1909-1919, and includes Christmas, New Year, Easter,...
Dates: 1903-1921

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.

Dates: 1920, 1926, 1928, 1929

Northeast Texas Church History Collection

 Collection
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).

Dates: 1971 - 1973

Office of the President: Arthur C. Ferguson Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1924-1970, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1940-1950,

Office of the President: Dr. D. Whitney Halladay Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.087
Scope and Contents This collection contains the professional office papers of Dr. D Whitney Halladay during his time as President of East Texas State University from 1966-1972. The papers include correspondence, faculty and staff papers, policies and procedures, governing documents, items related to professional organizations, photographs, and other documents. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order by topic or subject. Each series is labeled with a letter that matches the first letter of...
Dates: 1931 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1972

Office of the President: James G. Gee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.086
Scope and Contents The Office of the President: James G. Gee Papers contains the official records of Gee's Presidency from 1947-1966 and consists of correspondence, university administrative materials, papers related to club and organizations, and publications grouped into twelve series. Series I. Correspondence contains official and personal correspondence for James Gee during his time in office. Series II. East Texas State includes all professional documents from the President's...
Dates: 1939 - 1967

Office of the President: Randolph B. Binnion Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1917-1924, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1920-1924,

Office of the President: Samuel H. Whitley Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1917-1960