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Ben Procter Papers

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Identifier: 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...

Ernest M. Ligon Papers

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Identifier: MS137
Overview

This collection contains correspondence, diaries, record books, manuscript drafts, photographs, and scrapbooks. The bulk of the papers are dedicated to the Character Research Project founded by Ligon. There is also extensive correspondence between Ligon and Eli Lilly, who supported his research.

Helen Spurck Walts Collection

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Identifier: MS 117
Scope and Contents Postcards, photographs, menus and other ephemera collected by Helen Spurck Walts during her travels around the world. Postcards, many of them blank, are views of Italy and North Africa. The photographs are buildings and monuments from Washington D.C. and the Northeastern United States. Snapshots document Mary Pickford and artist James Montgomery Flagg (artist who created iconic Uncle Sam “I Want YOU for the U.S. Army poster) promoting War Bonds in 1918. There are 45 menus from her...

Geoffrey Hobday Scrapbooks and Photographs

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Identifier: MS 127
Scope and Contents The collection is divided into two series: I. Scrapbooks 1934-1961; II. Photographs 1950- 1960. The first series, Scrapbooks, 1934-1961 includes three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, magazines, playbills, programs, pictures, and letters related to his career as a conductor. The first scrapbook [large one] chronicles his life’s work from 1934 to 1957 and focuses on Hobday’s performances in Great Britain, France, and Italy. One-third of the first scrapbook concerns his time in Fort Worth and...

Joseph Warren Hays Papers

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Identifier: MS 159
Scope and Contents The collection includes a complete set of letters written by Joseph Warren Hays to his family while serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II. The letters detail his aviation training across the United States and his service in Europe toward the end of the war. In his later years, Mr. Hays wrote recollections of his missions over Europe. The collection also includes printed publications, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, a photograph of Hays, and ephemera.

Lili Kraus Collection

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Identifier: MS 128
Overview This collection contains articles on Kraus, Master Class Brochures, concert notices, papers related to her teaching at TCU, and news releases. The bulk of the papers are dedicated to the 1983 Gala for her retirement and the 1985 Lili Kraus video broadcast.   The collection does not contain Kraus's personal papers.

Mary Elizabeth Waits Scott Williams Papers

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Identifier: MS 147
Scope and Contents Photographs, clippings, ephemera, scrapbooks, writings, legal documents, and other material document the life of Mary Elizabeth Waits Scott Williams, daughter of TCU president E. M. Waits. The collection is divided into four series. The first series includes Mary Beth’s biography, clippings, ephemera, photographs, scrapbook, and writings, including her school reports and papers, as well as speeches and writings. The second series includes material related to the death of her first husband,...

Oscar Monnig Papers

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Identifier: 124
Collection Scope and Content Summary The collection includes correspondence, booklets, articles, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, catalogues, tax receipts, leases, advertisement flyers, brochures, and minutes from the Monnig Dry Goods Company. The photographs of the building, located in news clippings, dated from 1912-1962 provided the best documentation to illustrate the various stages of growth and change of the building interior and exterior. Most of the correspondence and legal documents are dated from the late 1920s through...

Records of the TCU Department of Ballet and Modern Dance

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Identifier: RU 33
Overview

Scrapbooks, photos, negatives, TCU and non-TCU ballet programs, dance magazines, dance step books, posters, and TCU performance videotapes from 1914-1996. Includes documents of the Fort Worth Ballet Association.