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Addison Clark Family Letters

Identifier: MS - 224
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Addison Clark and the Clark family from 1867-1910. The first box contains strictly letters from Addison Clark and his wife Sallie McQuigg Clark. In this correspondence, there is mention of Addran College, Thorp Springs, and their children: Addison (Addie) Jr., Jessie May, Bessie Clark, and Carlton Clark. These letters detail Addison Clark's travels throughout the United States as he preaches and visits various churches. He also mentions the progress of AddRan College over...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1867 - 1910

Records of Alpha Phi Omega, 1950-2010 (inclusive), 1981-2010 (bulk).

Identifier: RU 30
Collection Scope and Content Summary

The records include scrapbooks and miscellaneous publications such as pledge manuals, national bylaws, pamphlets, and other pledge information.

Dates: 1950-2010

A.M. Pate Presidential and Vice-Presidential Collection

Identifier: MS-225
Scope and Contents

The Pate Collection consists of Inaguration speeches, invitations, and correspondence of spanning over 1829-1982. These papers are from past Vice Presidents, Presidents, and Vice Presidential Candidates of the United States.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1836 - 1982

Amon G. Carter papers, 1806-1997 (inclusive), 1935-1955 (bulk).

Identifier: MS 014
Collection Scope and Content Summary The papers document the life and career of Amon G. Carter, Sr. Subject files make up the largest portion of the papers and include correspondence, financial information, programs, photos, and news clippings. These files reside in two series. The majority of the subject files are in Series I, while the rest are listed as correspondence in Series III. The papers document Carter's involvement with a wide variety of people and interests. They contain a large amount of correspondence documenting...
Dates: 1806-1997; Majority of material found in 1935-1955

Anne Sanders Notebook

Identifier: MS 235
Scope and Contents

Notebook from Anne Sanders in 1963 documenting her class "The Role of the Minister's Wife" taught by Mrs. Granville Walker.

Dates: 1963

Assorted Art in Special Collections

Identifier: MS 186
Scope and Contents

Assorted Art in Special Collections consists of miscellaneous pieces of unframed art and photography that has been aquired over several years. The various pieces do not belong to a larger collection.

Dates: 1/5/2017

Athletic Training Photographs

Identifier: RU 078
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Texas Christian Athletic Trainers spanning from 1954 to 2006.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1954-2006

August Wehe Collection

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: MS 189
Scope and Contents

Book: journal/ledger beginning in 1851; Book: journal, no date; Letter: verses (fragmented), from August Wehe in Bielefeld, Germany to Bertha Stein, 9/21/1845); 2 "books" of verses; Note to Ann Day McDermott (head of Special Collections) from Bill Pohl (faculty)

Dates: Majority of material found in ca 1850s

Autobiography of B.F. Hall

Identifier: MS 199
Content Description

The collection contains an handwritten autobiographical manuscript by B. F. Hall. The work is titled The Proud Preacher. The manuscript is approximately 150 pages, undated and unpublished. A typewritten transcript by Newell Williams is included in the collection.

Dates: c1869

Barber Family Letters

Identifier: MS-237
Scope and Contents

Family correspondence July 1944 to December 1944. Senders include JP Barber, his parents, Bill, Theda, and Mat Bell. These letters written to JP Barber during his time in the V-12 Navy Training Program at TCU, Fortworth.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-07 - 1944-12

Barry Schlech Alcon Records

Identifier: MS 216-2019-010

Bell Family Papers

Identifier: MS 11
Scope and Content

The papers document, largely with photographs, the careers of the members of the Bell Vaudeville company. Series I contains the photographs and other information on the Bell family, while series II and III are small collections of the personal papers of Edward André Bell, Jr. and his wife, Harriet Griffith Inniss, respectively.

Dates: Other: 1870-1985

Belle Evans Collection

Identifier: MS 172
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one cassette tape recording of an interview with Belle Evans by TCU librarian Paul Parham and a bound volume detailing the Clabe and Laura Burnett Family history.

Dates: 1982

Ben Procter Papers

Identifier: MS 151
Scope and Contents Correspondence, photographs, collected research, notes, manuscripts, interviews, book drafts, and lecture notes document the scholarly career of Dr. Ben Procter.  The material dates from 1840 through 2006 and covers Dr. Procter's major areas of scholarly interest, William Randolph Hearst, the Texas Rangers (law enforcement agency), and John H. Reagan, Postmaster General of the Confederate States of America.  Also part of the collection are class notes from Procter's time at Harvard...
Dates: 1840-2007

Bob Bolen Papers

Identifier: MS214-2019-001
Scope and Contents

Appointment calendars, correspondence, office files, newspaper clippings, printed material, notes, audiovisual material, and scrapbooks document the life and career of Bob Bolen, Fort Worth businessman, mayor, and advisor to the TCU Chancellor, from 1991 through 2014. The bulk of the papers document his activity as senior advisor at TCU.

Dates: 1932; 1948-1957; 1978-2015

Bob Grantham Alcon materials

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: 2019-023

Bradford Kling Collection

Identifier: MS-241
Scope and Contents

The collection contains Alcon annual reports from 1994 to 2008, as well as assorted papers from 1972 to 2009. Box 2 contains issues of the Alcon World News, from 1986 to 2009, as well as Alcon Surgical Insights, 1989-1990.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1972 - 2009

Cecil B. Williams Papers

Identifier: MS 18
Collection Scope and Content Summary

Correspondence, course material, office files, photographs, and writings document the life and career of TCU English professor Cecil Williams, between 1925 and 1972. The bulk of the material covers the years 1939-1959. The writings make up the majority of the collection and include drafts of stories and articles published by Williams.

Most of the papers document his career before arriving at Texas Christian University.

Dates: 1925-1972; Majority of material found in 1939-1959

Colby Dixon Hall and Beatrice Tomlinson Hall Papers

Identifier: MS 190
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence documents two years in the courtship of Colby Hall and Beatrice Tomlinson, who married in August of 1909. During that time, Beatrice was an undergraduate at TCU in Waco and Colby served as Educational Secretary at TCU. In this role, Hall traveled throughout Texas to promote TCU among Disciples of Christ congregations. The letters between the couple are affectionate, and describe their daily lives while apart. The collection also includes letters to Colby and...
Dates: 1892-1960 Inclusive; Majority of material found within 1907-1909 Bulk

Daryl Schmidt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-227
Content Description This collection contains the personal files of Dr. Daryl Schmidt all pertaining to the apartheid controversy in South Africa from the years of 1985 to 1989. This collection is in two series. The first documenting the 1980's divestiture controversy at TCU. There are various articles from the Skiff, the Harvard newsletter, and the Star Telegram documenting the regional reaction to this world event.Dr. Schmidt also had files from TCU and the Faculty Senate's action on the events in Africa...
Dates: 1985 - 1989

Dave Oliphant papers, 1939-2013 (inclusive), 1970-2013 (bulk).

Identifier: MS15

The papers document the career of Dave Oliphant. The majority of the papers consist of correspondence, Oliphant's writings, and the publications produced by Prickly Pear Press.

Dates: 1939-2013

Dave Sattler Alcon materials

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: 2019-032

David Grant Papers

Identifier: MS-238
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, and other records document the university service of Professor Emeritus David Grant from 1983 through 2020. While on the faculty of TCU, Dr. Grant served on the Core Curriculum Review, the Academic Excellence Committee, and in the Faculty Senate, where he served on the Excellence subcommittee. The records were stored in binders and have been transferred to folders and boxes. Dr. Grant donated the materials to Special Collections upon his...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983 - 2020

Dean and Loral Cobb Alcon Materials

Identifier: MS 232-2021-011
Scope and Contents

This collection contains individual interviews and written stories from Alcon employees. These interviews are mainly recorded on cassettes and floppy disks while the stories and rough drafts are all on paper. The interviews took place from January to October of 2004.

Dates: 2004 - 2006-04-25

Disciples of Christ Church Collection

Identifier: MS 149
Scope and Contents

This collection contains clippings, photographs, directories, histories, brochures, and other records of Disciples of Christ church congregations in Texas. Many are listed as the city in Texas that correlates to a Disciples of Christ church.

Dates: 1898-1968; Majority of material found in 1953-1965

Donna Jean Billington Collection 2021-023

Identifier: MS-233

This collection includes the books of stamps, postcards, envelopes, and letters of Donna Jean Billington. Donna was a TCU Alumna and collecting stamps and postcards were her hobby.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1901 - 1920

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.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1924-1940; 1912; 1975

Dr. Glenn C. Routt and Ruth W. Routt Papers

Identifier: MS 236
Scope and Contents

Essays, notes, correspondence,pamphlets, photographs, and a book chapter draft. These items document Dr. Glenn C. Routt's teaching career at Brite Divinity College from 1948-1966.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1948 - 1966

Dr. H.M. Moseley photographs

Identifier: MS 211-2018-016

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