Texas Christian University -- History
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Addison Clark Family Letters
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
Colby Dixon Hall and Beatrice Tomlinson Hall Papers
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
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).
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.
Jarvis-Van Zandt Family Papers
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...
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 ...
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 Family...
Dates: 1751-1974; undated
Mamie Douthit Crane Correspondence
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.
Marguerite Potter Papers
Mary Elizabeth Waits Scott Williams Papers
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,...
Dates: 1916-1978, undated