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Ben Procter Papers

 Collection
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 University,...
Dates: 1840-2007

Colby Dixon Hall and Beatrice Tomlinson Hall Papers

 Collection
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

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS15
Overview

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

Ernest M. Ligon Papers

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1910-1980; Majority of material found in 1910-1980 inclusive, 1923-1975

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...
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Joseph Warren Hays Papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1941-1962; 2010; Majority of material found in 1943-1945

Linda Loftis Tobias Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 125
Scope and Contents The papers include correspondence, student records and recitals, performance programs, and news clippings.
Dates: Other: 1961-2003

Love Family Letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 001
Scope and Contents

Correspondence (87 letters and fragments) and a Dallas Morning News article. Letters are arranged chronologically, individually enclosed and then organized into folders by decade. The folders lay flat in an oversized box.



The correspondence deals primarily with the daily life of soldiers, troop movements and battles fought. Requests are often made for news from home. The newspaper article gives a detailed description of the assassination of Robert Love.

Dates: 1859-1903; Majority of material found in 1859-1866

Mamie Douthit Crane Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 121
Scope and Contents The collection is one folder of notes received from classmates. The notes are often invitations to social or religious events. They depict the active social life of a young college student at AddRan College in Thorp Spring in the late 1880s.
Dates: 1885-1890

Oscar Monnig Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 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...
Dates: 1878-1978 (inclusive), 1901-1978 (bulk)

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