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The Arvin William Turner Collection

Identifier: MS 176

Scope and Contents

Series 1 contains newspaper clippings, photocopies from books, and written notes pertaining to Mr. Turner's research into Major General William Jenkins Worth, Edward H. Tarrant and Lyndon B. Johnson. Series 2 are correspondences with Lyndon B. Johnson from 1933-1967. Also included in the collections a books, correspondences with Jim Wright and Mr. Turner's personal history.


  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1970-1995

Conditions Governing Use

The collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Arvin William Turner, born 10/16/1927 and died 07/30/1992, was a scholar who's particular interests included Major General William Jenkins Worth and the history of Fort Worth, Texas.


.75 Linear feet

Language of Materials



Arranged in two series: Correspondences with Lyndon B. Johnson and Research Papers.

Physical Location

Vault BC2

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The materials were donated by Mr. Bill Turner in 1983.

The Guide To The Arvin William Turner Collection
Kerri Menchaca
March 2016
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Repository Details

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

TCU Box 298400
2800 S. University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76129-0001
Fort Worth Texas 76129
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