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Jared A. Stallings Papers

Identifier: MS 139
Scope and Contents One biographical sketch of Jared Stallings and eighteen letters written by Jared Stallings to his wife Lizzie during the Civil War. Stallings' letters to his wife span from April 1862 to March 1865. He provides details on his location as well as comrades in his unit, the 41st Georgia Regiment. His wartime movements were limited to the deep south, specifically the states of Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina. He references Sherman's Vicksburg campaign, as well as the Battle of...
Dates: 1862-1865

Jarvis-Van Zandt Family Papers

Identifier: MS04
Scope and Contents The Jarvis – Van Zandt Family papers include legal documents, land titles, photographs, personal correspondence, news clippings, genealogy notes, and ephemera covering a period of more than one hundred seventy years. Letters, diaries, and reminiscences written in the 19th and 20th centuries found in the papers offer insights on the life of Texas pioneers. Other materials, such as business, tax, and real estate records shed light on some aspects of Fort Worth’s economic history. The...
Dates: 1841-1974

Jerome A. Moore papers, 1882-1974 (inclusive), 1952-1973 (bulk).

Identifier: MS 7
Collection Scope and Content Summary The majority of the papers are research materials compiled by Moore for his writing of Texas Christian University: a hundred years of history (1974). The documents include partial histories of TCU's offices, schools and departments; interviews with faculty, staff, and alumni; biographies of distinguished community members; official and personal correspondence; advertising materials; news clippings; data cards; and the original manuscript of ...
Dates: 1882-1974

Jerome Davidson Alcon materials

 Collection — Box: 4
Identifier: 2019-034

Jim Wright Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-1385
Identifier: MS 2
Scope and Contents The papers document Jim Wright’s career in the U.S. House of Representatives. Wright’s House committee work, in particular as a member of the Public Works Committee, is most thoroughly detailed in Series I. The constituent correspondence contained in Series I provides insight into Wright’s constituents’ opinions about the issues of the day. Wright’s relationship with his colleagues in the House is best-documented by the correspondence in Series II. The subject files in Series II provide...
Dates: 1911-2004; Majority of material found in 1960-1989

Joan and Johnny Swaim Papers

Identifier: MS 157
Scope and Contents

The majority of the papers are related to Joan Swaim's book, Walking TCU, published in 1991. There are also some historic photographs of TCU's campus, as well as ephemera and correspondence. The 2015-015 accession is a collection of essays written for This is TCU and TCU Magazine.

Dates: 1910-1911; 1921-2002

John F. (Spade) Evans Papers

Identifier: MS 221
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, legal documents, and family geneaology document the life and career of John F. "Spade" Evans, founder of the Spade Ranch in West Texas. Manuscript writings include personal recollections of Spade on the early days of ranching in West Texas.

Dates: 1874-1938; 2018

John R. Payne Collection

Identifier: MS 135
Scope and Contents The collection includes two rare British manuscripts. The first is a legal document of indenture of property dated December 23, 1720, involving George Bright, the descendants of Frances Lyne, James Labe, William Walton and others. The document also mentions “William Pitt the Elder of Burley in the parish of Kingwood.” The handwritten document on vellum measures 9 x 20 inches. There is a transcript alongside the original. The second item in the collection is an Agreement of Three Annuities...
Dates: 1720, 1850

John S. Mosby Collection

Identifier: MS134
Collection Scope and Content Summary A handwritten, seventeen page, unpublished manuscript titled "Longstreet and Stuart" was written in 1896 by John S. Mosby, a Confederate officer in the Civil War. In it, Mosby defends Stuart against criticism of General James Longstreet, after Longstreet published the book "From Manassas to Appomattox." Also included in the papers are published chapters from Munsey's Magazine entitled "Recollections of a Mosby...
Dates: 1896-1904

John Wilson Photographs

Identifier: MS 168
Scope and Contents The John Wilson Photographs collection consists of over 400 printed photographs with captions, negatives, and glass lantern slides. The collection also includes four small paper photo albums. The photographs document the work of US Expeditionary Force in North Russia in 1919. The captions retain John Wilson's original spellings. The North Russia Transportation Corps Expeditionary Forces, consisting of the 167th (Operations) and 168th (Maintenance) companies, were sent to Murmansk in March...
Dates: 1919

Joseph Colin Murphey papers, 1939-1993 (inclusive), 1950-1992 (bulk).

Identifier: MS 19
Collection Scope and Content Summary The papers document Joseph Colin Murphey's career as a writer, teacher and publisher. He wrote poetry, plays and prose, the manuscripts of which are featured here in their various evolutions and stages in Series I. Personal journals, containing mostly poetry and some photographs, dated from 1948 to 1992, are also part of this first series. Series II contains correspondence between Murphey and other writers, friends and family members. He corresponded with many well-known poets, particularly...
Dates: 1950-1992

Joseph Lynn Clark Papers

Identifier: MS 156
Scope and Contents Correspondence, manuscripts, legal documents, financial records, pamphlets, teaching materials, sermons, photographs, and artifacts document the life and work of Joseph Lynn Clark and the Clark family from 1751-1969.  The first series, Race Relations, 1910-1967, contains correspondence related to the Texas Commission on Interracial Cooperation. Other material in the series includes pamphlets, book reviews, manuscripts, and assorted correspondence.  The second and largest series, Clark...
Dates: 1751-1974; undated

Joseph Warren Hays Papers

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

June Hoffman Freeman Papers

Identifier: MS 161
Scope and Contents

This collection contains loose items from a Women's Exes scrapbook including photographs and ephemera.The items range from 1990-2007 and undated.

Dates: 1990-2007; undated

Kappa Kappa Psi Scrapbooks [four scrapbooks]

Identifier: 2016-025
Dates: 1981; 2008-2009; 2010-2012

Kathleen Crow-Morris Papers

Identifier: MS 209
Scope and Contents

Photos, poetry, short stories, journaling notebooks regarding psychiatry, domestic abuse, writing techniques, algebra classes, correspondence. Some of the writing is Kathleen Crow-Morris, and some of her husband Tony Morris.

Dates: 1965-1990

Kathleen Knight (Keith Lane) Alcon Materials

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: 2019-027

Kathleen Woodier Lutz Collection

Identifier: MS 114
Scope and Contents The collection includes a Harris School of Nursing cape and nurse’s cap worn by Kathleen Woodier Lutz when she attended the school and worked at Harris Hospital in Fort Worth from 1942 until 1944. Upon her graduation she received a Bible from the Women’s Auxiliary of the Harris Memorial Methodist Hospital. Also included are two photographs of Kathleen Woodier Lutz, one as a student and one post-graduation, in her nurse’s uniform, and a certificate of registration from the Board of Examiners...
Dates: 1942-1944, 1980

Lee Wright Alcon materials

 Collection — Box: 5
Identifier: 2019-035

Lena Carosh Materials

Identifier: MS 223
Dates: c. 1880-1937; 1968-1976

Leo Hendricks Collection

Identifier: MS 246
Content Description

Two 16mm films, shot by Dr. Leo Hendricks of the Geology Department at TCU document a research trip to Scott, Texas in 1938, and scenes around campus in 1947 and 1948. A CD-ROM copy of the films is included. Also in the collection are color photographs taken at TCU documenting President Lyndon Johnson's visit in 1971. Separated from the collection is a book by M. Cuvier. It was cataloged and added to the rare book collection.

Dates: 1938, 1947-48

Lew Gillis Papers

Identifier: MS 180
Scope and Contents Original works of music, arrangements, jingles, compilations, study books and etudes, and business records document the career of composer Lew Gillis from the 1950s through the 1980s. Contained in the first series are many arrangements scored in Jazz settings. The second series contains works written for specific events such as multiple beauty pageants for towns around the DFW area. There are several jingles written for multiple television and radio stations, along with jingles written for...
Dates: 1950-1980

Lewis B. Miller papers, 1881-1948 (inclusive), 1896-1933 (bulk).

 Collection — Box: 1-20
Identifier: MS 16
Abstract The papers document Miller's writing career and personal pursuits.  The bulk of the collection consists of materials related to Miller's writings, including manuscripts, publications, illustrations, promotional material, and correspondence with fans and publishers.  The personal papers document Miller's education, family, and personal interests and include material from Miller's time at Add-Ran College, correspondence, photographs, and materials related to Miller's interests in politics,...
Dates: 1881-1948

Library Manuscript Collection

Identifier: MS 194
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters and documents dating from 1696 though 1983 collected by TCU library staff. Many of the letters were written by notable public figures, politicians, authors, and educators. Of note are letters written by Stephen F. Austin, Pearl Buck, Mary Couts Burnett, Alexander Campbell, T.S. Eliot, Tom Conally, John Nance Garner, John F. Kennedy, and Nelson Rockefeller among others. The collection also contains two documents related to colonial Mexico written by...
Dates: 1696-1983

Lili Kraus Collection

Identifier: MS 128
Collection Scope and Content Summary The collection includes articles, newspaper clippings, and news releases related to her career. The collection also contains master class brochures, concert notices, and papers related to Kraus' teaching at TCU. The bulk of the material concerns the preparation for the 1983 gala TCU hosted in her honor and the production of the Lili Kraus video broadcast. Gala budget sheets, invitations, speeches, scripts, and publicity plans are all included. The broadcast information includes news...
Dates: 1968-1986; Majority of material found in 1968-1986 inclusive, 1968-1983

Linda Kaye Collection

Identifier: MS 103
Scope and Contents The collection documents Linda Kaye's career, particularly her time spent photographing TCU events from 1962-2007. Series I consists of images taken at TCU events or of TCU faculty, staff, and students. Photos of sporting events and the performing arts comprise the majority of the series. TCU athletics are thoroughly represented. Even though photos of football, basketball, and baseball are most common, this collection includes photos from nearly all men's and women's sports in which TCU...
Dates: 1962-2007 inclusive, 1985-2007 bulk; 1985 - 2007

Linda Loftis Tobias Papers

Identifier: MS 125
Scope and Contents

The papers include correspondence, student records and recitals, performance programs, and news clippings.

Dates: Other: 1961-2003

Lorraine Sherley Papers, 1953-1979.

 Collection — Box: 1-6
Identifier: MS 9
Scope and Contents The papers range from 1953 through 1979 and document Sherley's research and teaching interests.  The papers include correspondence, lecture materials, and research materials.  The vast majority of the correspondence relates to Sherley's research on Queen Elizabeth I and was written circa 1954, when Sherley lived in England. Approximately half of the collection is made up of research materials for Sherley's doctoral thesis on portraits of Queen Elizabeth. The other half of the...
Dates: 1953-1979

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

Lucille Trent Montgomery Collection

Identifier: MS178-2016-009
Content Description

Correspondence, photographs, TCU ephemera, scrapbooks, and other personal material documents the life of Lucille Trent Montgomery, a TCU student in the 1930s and longtime Fort Worth resident.

Dates: 1917-1999; Majority of material found in 1925-1935

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