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02. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: 02

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Amon G. Carter papers, 1806-1997 (inclusive), 1935-1955 (bulk).

 Collection
Identifier: MS 014
Collection Scope and Content Summary The papers document the life and career of Amon G. Carter, Sr. Subject files make up the largest portion of the papers and include correspondence, financial information, programs, photos, and news clippings. These files reside in two series. The majority of the subject files are in Series I, while the rest are listed as correspondence in Series III. The papers document Carter's involvement with a wide variety of people and interests. They contain a large amount of correspondence documenting...
Dates: 1806-1997; Majority of material found in 1935-1955

Dave Oliphant papers, 1939-2013 (inclusive), 1970-2013 (bulk).

 Collection
Identifier: MS15
Overview

The papers document the career of Dave Oliphant. The majority of the papers consist of correspondence, Oliphant's writings, and the publications produced by Prickly Pear Press.

Dates: 1939-2013

Grace Halsell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 6
Overview The papers document the life and career of Grace Halsell. The papers consist of materials related to Halsell’s published and unpublished works, as well as personal correspondence and research material. Halsell’s writings and research material provide insight into racial and sexual relations during the 1960s and 1970s.
Dates: 1876-2001 (inclusive); Majority of material found in 1960-2000

Lew Gillis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 180
Scope and Contents Original works of music, arrangements, jingles, compilations, study books and etudes, and business records document the career of composer Lew Gillis from the 1950s through the 1980s. Contained in the first series are many arrangements scored in Jazz settings. The second series contains works written for specific events such as multiple beauty pageants for towns around the DFW area. There are several jingles written for multiple television and radio stations, along with jingles written for...
Dates: 1950-1980

Siddie Joe Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 169
Scope and Contents The collection includes mostly drafts of her poems and children's books. Also included are correspondence, photographs, news clippings, notes, and miscellaneous poetry publications.
Dates: 1930-1950; 1967-1974