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Dr. and Mrs. E.R. Cockrell Papers

Identifier: MS 164

Scope and Contents

The papers include correspondence, ephemera, photographs, obituary program of E.R. Cockrell, and scrapbook of Dura Cockrell, consisting of news clippings.


  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1924-1940
  • Creation: 1912
  • Creation: 1975


Conditions Governing Use

The collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Mrs. Dura Brakow Cockrell was the head of the TCU Art Department from 1899-1924. She was married to E.R. Cockrell, who was an alum of TCU, Professor of Government from 1899-1921, and later served as the dean of TCU's College of Law as well as Mayor of Fort Worth.


0.209 Linear feet

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The E.R.Cockrell papers were donated by Mr. Alfred Jones in July, 2009. Dura B. Cockrell's provenance is unknown.

Guide to the Dr. and Mrs. E.R. Cockrell Papers
Lisa Pena
August, 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

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Fort Worth, Texas 76129-0001
Fort Worth Texas 76129
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