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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).

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 speeches...

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...

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...

Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.032
Scope and Contents The Special Collections Department collects oral histories related to the history of Northeast Texas and Texas A&M University-Commerce. The department also serves as a repository for oral histories conducted by students and faculty in the course of their research.

Paul Wakefield Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.141
Scope and Contents The Paul L. Wakefield collection mainly consists of photographs, correspondence, and newspaper articles. There are also poems, a map of France, and other personal items belonging to Wakefield. The collection is divided into four series. Series I, Personal, includes biographical information, speeches, poems, personal notes, sketches of the Normandy House he built, printed materials, photographs after World War I, and miscellaneous personal items such as...

Peniel High School Girl's Basketball Team Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.041
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 7x9 photograph of the Peniel High School Girl's Basketball Team, the Kittens, posing around a championship trophy. The photograph is dated March 18, 1933. Also included are two undated headshots of the same individual, one of a basketball player wearing a Penial Kittens sweatshirt and the other a formal yearbook photograph. The basketball headshot contains the following inscription: "Les ye forget- B. Almon (old cat) 1932-1933, Term at Peniel."

Peyton McKnight Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.29
Scope and Contents The Peyton McKnight Papers document the activity and work of Texas State Senator Peyton McKnight (1925-1995). Serving as a state senator from 1973-1983 this collection contains McKnight's general correspondence, legislative notes, newspaper clippings, and speech materials. Additionally, the collection contains several types of records common to a state senator's office. These include copies of house and senate bills, notes and schedules pertaining to legislative committees, a subset of files...

Records of Greenville, Texas

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.118
Scope and Contents This collection of original Greenville city records includes City Council Minutes, Ordinances, and Resolutions; Corporation Court Dockets and Finance Ledgers; Real and Personal Property Rendered for Taxation; Tax Assessor's Abstract of City Lots; and Tax Rolls.

Records of Gregg County, Texas

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.132
Scope and Contents This collection of original Gregg County records includes marriage records from 1873-1930. An index is available upon request.

Records of Marion County, Texas

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.126
Scope and Contents This collection of original Marion County records includes bound volumes of Chattel Mortgage, Civil Docket, Criminal Docket, Criminal Execution Docket, Criminal Minutes, Employees Lien, Marks/Brands/Estrays, Minutes of Commissioners Court, Probate Claim Docket, Probate Docket, Animals Found of Railroad Right of Way, Notice Intention to Marry, and Scire Facias Minutes records.

Records of the Air Force Association, Northeast Texas Chapter 416

 Collection
Identifier: 2014.09
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into four series: Administrative Records, Community Activities, Publications, and Photographs and Electronic Media.Series I, Administrative Records, is the largest series in the collection and contains all official chapter records. This series includes executive minutes, rosters, financial reports and plans, activity reports and plans, as well as records from AFA National Headquarters, AFA Texas, and AFA Texoma...

Roland Boyd Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.039
Scope and Contents This collection contains a disc of digitized campaign speeches from the 1948 Congressional and Senate elections in Texas. It includes speeches from Roland Boyd (for Sam Rayburn), G.C. Morris, David H. Brown, Frank Davis (for Sam Rayburn), G.C. Harris (for Sam Rayburn), and Coke Stevenson. The speeches date from July 16-28, 1948. Also included in this collection is a transcription of an oral history interview with Roland Boyd conducted by Michael L. Gillette and Dave McNeely on June...

Ruby Allmond Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009.06
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into ten series. Series I, Awards, contains music awards and recognitions awarded to Ruby over her musical career. Series II, Books and Publications, contains books, magazines, and various clippings pertaining to Ruby's career. Included in this series is a copy of Today I'll Think About the Rain, a complete anthology of Ruby's works.Series III, Clothing, includes Ruby's performance attire such as belts,...

Ruby Bell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.009
Scope and Content Note This collection consists of programs, invitations, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera collected by ETSTC graduate Ruby Bell. It includes programs from theatrical events, choral concerts, graduation ceremonies, and other events on campus. Folder 4 contains Ruby Bell's class schedules and permission forms signed by the Dean of Women granting Miss Bell permission to receive a male visitor in her boarding house and another granting permission to travel off-campus.

Sarah Frances Weatherbee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010.03
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, correspondence, and news items related to ETNC. Most importantly, the collection includes a scrapbook of the 1914 class with event programs and candid photographs of students and professors. Additionally, there are two panoramic photographs of the 1911 Oratory Class and another of the student body, undated.

Skipper Steely Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.07
Scope and Contents While this collection contains materials related to Texas and United States history, the majority of the materials concern Paris and Lamar County, Texas. The collection is divided into three broad series: subject files, research files, and family files. The collection is defined to the file level

Texas County Maps

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.012
Scope and Contents Collection includes records from Texas county land surveyor offices including county maps, county school district maps, land ownership maps, and school bond information. Included in the collection is a map index, which includes the following information for each map: title, date, name of draftsman and surveyor, scale, condition, dimension, and a general description.

The Checkerboard

 Collection
Identifier: 2014.06-A
Scope and Contents This is a collection of The Checkerboard newspaper from 1971-2011. The Checkerboard is the official newsprint of the 99th Infantry Division Association, dedicated and distributed to members of the 99th Infantry who served from 1942-1945, and their families.

Tuttle Family Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.098
Scope and Contents The Tuttle Family Materials consists of legal papers, photographs, a newspaper clipping, and correspondence. The bulk of the materials are those of Mrs. J.A. Tuttle.

University History Vertical File Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.013
Scope and Contents The University History Vertical File Collection consists of topical files regarding organizations, departments, employees, students, and events. 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 such, this finding aid is subject to change.

Wendell L. Willkie Campaign Buttons

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2009.08
Scope and Content Note This collection includes approximately 180 campaign buttons, badges, and pendants from Wendell L. Willkie's failed 1940 presidential campaign with running mate Charles McNary. The materials were obtained from an exhibit that was dismantled.

The collection exhibits the tenacity in which Willkie and his suppporters opposed President Roosevelt's third term, referring to him as a tyrant and a self-imposed monarch. Others buttons attack Roosevelt's New Deal and his international policies.

Wilhelmina Kuenstler Warren Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.089
Scope and Contents The Wilhelmina Kuenstler Warren Papers is arranged into two series, Correspondence and Newspaper Clippings. Series I, Correspondence consists of photocopies of WKW's mail to friends and relatives. The only incoming mail occurs in 1945. The correspondence consists of descriptions of WKW activities during her husband's Foreign Service beginning in 1921 at their first appointed station in Havana, Cuba. Correspondence from 1929 consists of WKW's everyday activities of Spanish lessons, playing golf...

William Edward McCarron Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.006
Scope and Contents Divided into five series, this collection includes McCarron's correspondence, writings, student materials, papers relating to legal matters, and miscellaneous papers.The first series, Correspondence, contains correspondence from 1990-1998,Series II, Writings, consist mostly of autobiographical manuscript material beginning in 1930s and ending in 1998. The order of the materials was largely determined by McCarron’s own organization of his works into ten large, numbered,...

William "Jack" Bell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.131
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...