Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
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,
Scope and Contents This collection consists of only a single newspaper series (Series I.).
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...
Dates: 1896-1975, inclusive
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)....
Dates: 1939 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1986
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...
Dates: 1907-1990, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1909-1911,
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
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...
Dates: 1924-1970, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1940-1950,
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,
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...
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.
Dates: 1922-1926, inclusive
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...
Dates: 1949 - 2000