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Records of James M. Moudy, 1948-1980 (inclusive), 1965-1979 (bulk).

 Collection
Identifier: RU 16

Correspondence, subject files, and speeches document James M. Moudy's administrative career at Texas Christian University. Most of the materials document his time as chancellor from 1965-1970, while some document his work in other administrative positions at TCU. The collection is arranged in two series and one addition. The first series, Subject files, 1948-1980, includes subject files and correspondence documenting Dr. Moudy‟s time as an administrator at TCU. The second series contains speeches delivered by Moudy, arranged chronologically. The final accession relates to the planning and construction of several buildings on campus including the Moudy building, School of Fine Arts, Starpoint School, and a library expansion.

Dates

  • 1948-1980

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

10.0 Linear feet

Overview

The records consist of correspondence, subject files, and drafts of speeches documenting James M. Moudy's administrative career at Texas Christian University. Most of the materials document his time as chancellor (1965-1979), though some, in particular the materials in the 2010 accession, document Moudy's work in other administrative positions at TCU.

Summary Biography

Dr. James M. Moudy (1916-2004) served as chancellor of TCU from 1965-1979. He held several positions during his long career at TCU, including dean of the graduate school, vice chancellor for academic affairs, and executive vice chancellor. Campus expansion and the advancement of graduate education highlighted Dr. Moudy's tenure as chancellor (1965-1979).

Physical Location

Vault: DA5-DB3
Title
Guide to the Records of James M. Moudy
Author
Compiled by Claire C. Galloway, Mike Strom, and Special Collections staff
Date
October 2008

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)