Dr. and Mrs. E.R. Cockrell Papers
Scope and Contents
The papers include correspondence, ephemera, photographs, obituary program of E.R. Cockrell, and scrapbook of Dura Cockrell, consisting of news clippings.
- Majority of material found in 1924-1940
- Cockrell, Dura B. (Person)
- Cockrell, E.R. (Person)
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
Language of Materials
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.
- Texas Christian University -- Faculty Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Dr. and Mrs. E.R. Cockrell Papers
- Lisa Pena
- August, 2015
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository
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Fort Worth Texas 76129
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