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Edgar Schollmaier Alcon Material

Identifier: MS 215-2019-009

Edgar Scudder Hamilton Papers

Identifier: MS122
Collection Scope and Content Summary The papers contain primarily personal correspondence from Edgar to his family, expressing the concerns, aspirations, and lifestyle of a struggling portrait artist. There are also some photographs of Hamilton and other family members, also photographs and photocopies of art works by Hamilton. Also there is a biographical sketch of Hamilton, excerpted from a family history, a San Antonio newspaper clipping, and one article concerning the Paris prize won by Hamilton. The papers were donated...
Dates: 1815-1978

Edith Deen Collection

Identifier: MS 191
Scope and Contents

The books have been absorbed into Special Collections. This collection contains Collector's edition postage stamps, coins, correspondence, magazines and news clippings.

Dates: 1957-1982

Edwin Lee Stiles papers, 1836-2000 (inclusive), 1900-2000 (bulk).

Identifier: MS 102

The papers document the lives and careers of various members of the Clark family.  The papers in the first two boxes consist of materials related to the history of TCU, including letters, reminiscences, photographs, programs, and news clippings.  The papers also include genealogical research and other general material.

Dates: 1836-2000

Edwin T. Cornelius Collection

Identifier: MS 112
Content Description

Audiovisual language programs, scripts, correspondence, business files, research material, books, and artifacts document the life and work of English as a Second Language educator Edwin T. Cornelius from 1940-2012. Cornelius was a TCU grad and linguist who developed and wrote numerous ESL courses for Greek, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese audiences.

Dates: 1940-2012

Ellis Amburn Papers

Identifier: MS 12
Scope and Contents The papers document Ellis Amburn’s career in the publishing industry and as a biographer. The papers are arranged into two series, titled Subject Files and Writings. Series I includes correspondence, press clippings, photographs, and promotional materials related to Amburn’s career. Series II is comprised of manuscripts of Amburn’s published works. Although a majority of the materials in the collection focus on Amburn’s career and his biographical works, there is a small amount of...
Dates: 1916-2005 (inclusive), 1973-2000 (bulk)

Ernest M. Ligon Papers

Identifier: MS137

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

Ernie Pyle Manuscript

Identifier: MS 141
Scope and Contents

Typed manuscript of a series of war stories published in 1943 and 1944 titled Brave Men. The manuscript has annotations and corrections made by an unknown editor. A catalogued copy of Brave Men is also available in the TCU circulating collection.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Papers

Identifier: MS 118
Scope and Contents The papers are arranged in four series: Business/Government, Community Betterment, Economic Development, and Organizational Relations. The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Papers includes correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and publications related to the growth, history, and economic development of Fort Worth. There is notably a large section on aviation with the development of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Also, a large part of this collection includes air service...
Dates: 1873-1982 (inclusive); 1955-1968 (bulk)

Francis Oliver McKinsey and Josephine Scott McKinsey Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-006-MS 228
Scope and Contents This collection includes, essays, correspondence, pictures, diplomas, and photographs documenting Francis Oliver McKinsey and Josephine Scott McKinsey as students and professionals from 1879-1936. The bulk of the material relate to Francis and Josephine and their school work as students at Texas Christian University. These essays range from opinion pieces to Geometry and Greek examinations. There is also a large portion of the collection related to Francis McKinsey's professional life in...
Dates: 1879 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1930; Majority of material found within 1879 - 1882

George T. Abell Map Collection

Identifier: MS 165
Scope and Contents This cartographic collection was the gift of the estate of the late Midland oilman, George T. Abell. Mr Abell was interested travel, geography, the geology of the petroleum industry, and the history of the Southwest and the maps reflect these as well as other subjects. The collection contains over a hundred maps which range in date from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. Notably, the collection also contains a 1573 copy of Abraham Ortelius's Theatrvm orbis terrarvm, considered by some...
Dates: 1550-1840

Grace Halsell Papers

Identifier: MS 6

The papers document the life and career of Grace Halsell. The papers consist of materials related to Halsell’s published and unpublished works, as well as personal correspondence and research material. Halsell’s writings and research material provide insight into racial and sexual relations during the 1960s and 1970s.

Dates: 1876-2001 (inclusive); Majority of material found in 1960-2000

TCU Theater Collection

Identifier: MS 174
Dates: 1905-1977; Majority of material found in 1940-59

H. G. Heine Prinzing Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 231
Content Description

A 1918 and 1919 Horned Frog Yearbook, five graduation and school portrait photographs of unidentified TCU students, and one large team photo of the 1919 Horned Frogs Football team document the college athletic career of H. G. "Heine" Prinzing. The team photo is a print version of what appeared in the yearbook, and players are identified on the back of the image. The yearbooks are signed by dozens of students, including Prinzing's teammate and future TCU football coach Dutch Meyer.

Dates: 1918-1919

Harold Maples Editorial Cartoon Collection

Identifier: MS 133

Original drawings of Harold Maples' editorial cartoons published in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in 1954 through 1981.

Dates: 1954-1981

Harris College of Nursing Collection

Identifier: RU 084
Content Description This collection documents the history of Harris College of Nursing from 1940 to 2019, starting from the beginning of the college's affiliation with TCU to present day. Included in the collection are photographs of students, newspaper articles relating to the history of the college, bulletins, and ephemera. Ephemera consists of newsletters, pamphlets, commencement programs, advertisements, magazine articles and memorabilia. The collection focuses on student life and recruitment, it does not...
Dates: 1948-2019

Harris College of Nursing Self-Study Reports, 1999-2010

Identifier: RU 083
Scope and Contents

Self-Study Reports pertaining to the Harris College of Nursing document it's development and accreditation by the The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges from the years 1999 through 2010.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1999 - 2010

Helen Spurck Walts Collection

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...
Dates: 1867-1978 (inclusive); Majority of material found in 1932-1962

Helmut W. Horchler materials

Identifier: MS 218-2019-012

Henry A. Foster Papers

Identifier: MS 5
Summary The papers consist largely of personal and business correspondence to and from Henry A. Foster, roughly covering the period between 1836 and 1870. Some correspondence pertains to the Fosters and their relatives still living in Mississippi. Other letters, as well as notes, receipts, invoices, lists of purchases, and sales accounts, relate to Foster’s business endeavors with trading firms operating in Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana, especially during the 1850s and 1860s. The...
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Henry B. Hardt Papers

Identifier: MS 104
Scope and Contents The papers include materials related to Hardt’s career as a chemistry professor and to his service as a college athletic administrator. The papers are arranged alphabetically by subject. Materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, transcripts of Hardt’s talks, and a few samples of his publications. Roughly half of the papers relate to Hardt’s involvement in college athletics. Materials included in the athletics administration folders document Hardt’s involvement with the SSA...
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Henry C. Kelly Papers

Identifier: MS 105
Collection Scope and Content Summary The strength of the papers is the documentation of Kelly's professional career at TCU.  The collection documents Kelly's scholarly activities, especially in the areas of researching and teaching.  The papers reflect Kelly's dedication to TCU and to the field of chemistry.  Roughly a quarter of the papers consist of course materials, including tests and notes from courses taught at TCU.  Another quarter consists of grant-related proposals and research.  This material includes a list of the...
Dates: 1964-2004

Geoffrey Hobday Scrapbooks and Photographs

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...
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Robert Cannon Horn Papers

Identifier: MS 144
Scope and Contents Diaries, notes, and records document the life and ministry of Robert Cannon Horn from 1868-1935. The first series includes the diaries of Mr. Horn from 1868-1935. These are mostly day-to-day accounts of his farming and ministry and provide information regarding marriage, funerals, cattle acquisition and breeding records. The diaries describe events in Lebanon and Hartsville, Tennessee and McKinney and Vineland, Texas. The second series contains scholarly notes and records from his years of...
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

I.O. Lehman Papers

Identifier: MS 100
Description of Papers

The Lehman Papers are a compilation of books, correspondence, research, and memorabilia from his career as rabbi, lecturer, scholar and writer. His hobbies were book collecting, stamp collecting, and music. Some of these items are included in his papers.

Dates: 1926-2003 (inclusive); Majority of material found in 1963-1975

Irvin Farman Collection

Identifier: MS 195
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of interviews for Irvin Farman's 1992 book, Tandy's Money Machine, about Charles Tandy and the development of the Radio Shack electronics chain. These interviews are in text form and audio microcassettes. It also includes history, news clippings, news releases, and ephemera related to the history and development of the Tandy Corporation and clippings relating to the death of Charles Tandy.

Dates: 1959-1992

J. R. Record Papers

Identifier: MS 136
Scope and Contents J. R. Record donated a collection of dime novel reproductions, from 1878-1909, and a catalog from 1946. Additionally, he donated several volumes of works about leading American newspapers that are now part of the library circulating collection. A complete list of donated books is contained in the donor file. Dime novel reproductions include Beadles Pocket Library, Beadles New York Dime Library, Diamond Dick, Jr., Five Cent Wide Awake Library, Young Klondike, The Liberty Boys of 76, and...
Dates: 1878-1909; 1946

Jack White Papers

Identifier: MS 138

James Standifer Papers

Identifier: MS 20

The papers mostly consist of his instruction in both physical education, safety in schools, and driver’s education from 1957 through 1978. These are correspondence, curriculum, student records, and speeches and lectures given on these subjects. He also has records from working with the Texas Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association and the Texas Safety Association. The papers are divided into three series: Driver’s Education, Physical Education, and Subject Files.

Dates: 1958-1978, Inclusive; 1962-1968, Bulk

Janet Campbell Alcon materials

 Collection — Box: 3
Identifier:  2019-028

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