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Texas Christian University -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Addison Clark Family Letters

 Collection
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 time...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1867 - 1910

AddRan Christian University [see also: Charters and By-Laws], 1895-1902; 1965; 1978; 1985

 File — Drawer 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The honors program files were removed September, 2015 to start a collection, The Records of the John V. Roach Honors College. Also, the Inter-University Council file was removed and added to an Accession of the J.M. Moudy Papers.
Dates: 1895-1902; 1965; 1978; 1985

AddRan College, 1873-1889

 File — Drawer 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The honors program files were removed September, 2015 to start a collection, The Records of the John V. Roach Honors College. Also, the Inter-University Council file was removed and added to an Accession of the J.M. Moudy Papers.
Dates: 1873-1889

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

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

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 102
Overview

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

History: Ephemera, Timelines, and Lists [see also: AddRan Christian University folder, AddRan College folder, various anniversary folders; includes "An Open Letter to My First TCU Roommate at the Old College Campus at Waco, Texas in September, 1906"], 1903-1972

 File — Drawer 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The honors program files were removed September, 2015 to start a collection, The Records of the John V. Roach Honors College. Also, the Inter-University Council file was removed and added to an Accession of the J.M. Moudy Papers.
Dates: 1903-1972

History: Folder "Historical Papers" received from Public Relations, 1910;1934; 1960

 File — Drawer 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The honors program files were removed September, 2015 to start a collection, The Records of the John V. Roach Honors College. Also, the Inter-University Council file was removed and added to an Accession of the J.M. Moudy Papers.
Dates: 1910;1934; 1960

History: News clippings [see also: AddRan Christian University folder, AddRan College folder, various anniversary folders], 1922-1977

 File — Drawer 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The honors program files were removed September, 2015 to start a collection, The Records of the John V. Roach Honors College. Also, the Inter-University Council file was removed and added to an Accession of the J.M. Moudy Papers.
Dates: 1922-1977

Jarvis-Van Zandt Family Papers

 Collection
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 collection...
Dates: 1841-1974