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TCU Alumni Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RU 35
Collection Scope and Content Summary

Artifacts, ephemera, correspondence, certificates of achievement, photographs, printed material, and other items document the TCU Alumni Association from 1906 through 1999. Alumnae Vera Turbeville Edelbrock, Mary Jane Howell, Dot McLean Mallicote, and Mary Jane Sunkel donated a significant portion of the collection. This includes the records of the TCU Quinq Club, a special group within the Alumni Association marking 50 years since their class's graduation. The Texas Christian University Alumni Association also donated audio reels of speeches given on campus, campus promotional videos and film reels with football game coverage. The collection also contains materials and items gathered and donated over several years to the TCU Library Special Collections department. Some of the additional material relates to the first location of TCU in Thorp Spring, Texas.

Dates

  • 1906-1999

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

9.50 Linear feet

Summary

Artifacts, ephemera, correspondence, certificates, photographs and printed material document the TCU Alumni Association from 1906 through 1999. Separate items from the TCU Alumni Association include audio reels of speeches and 16mm film footage of football games. The collection also contains Alumni Association items gathered and donated over several years to the TCU Library Special Collections department. Some of the additional material relates to the first location of TCU in Thorp Spring, Texas.

Administrative History

The TCU Alumni Association was established in the 1890s. Alumnae Vera Turbeville Edelbrock, Mary Jane Howell, Dot McLean Mallicote, and Mary Jane Sunkel donated collected ephemera, correspondence, photographs, certificates of achievement, as well as records of the Quinq Club, a special group within the Alumni Association marking 50 years since their class’s graduation. Separate items such and audio and video reels were donated separately from the TCU Alumni Association. Over the years, other TCU Alumni Association items and archival materials have been donated to the TCU Library Special Collections department.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by donor name, miscellaneous items, and audiovisual material.

Physical Location

Vault AD 3-5

Vault GB 1

Provenance

Vera Turbeville Edelbrock, Mary Jane Howell, Dot McLean Mallicote, and Mary Jane Sunkel, TCU Alumni Association and other sources.
Author
Compiled by Lisa Pena
Date
January 2014

Repository Details

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

Contact:
TCU Box 298400
2800 S. University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76129-0001
Fort Worth Texas 76129
(817) 257-7108
(817) 257-7282 (Fax)