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Texas Christian University -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Collection
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

Joseph Lynn Clark Papers

 Collection
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

 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

Mary Elizabeth Waits Scott Williams Papers

 Collection
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

Mattie Cooper Harlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 120
Scope and Contents The collection includes a photo of Add Ran College at Thorp Springs, Texas. Of particular interest is her diary from 1890 as a student and an autograph book from 1885. There is also a program from Add-Ran College, a receipt for a Cotton Bowl ticket, a Fort Worth Press news clipping, and a poem, signed by ‘Lela.’
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Records of Denton Ray Lindley, vice president of Texas Christian University

 Collection
Identifier: RU 7
Overview

The records include general correspondence and administrative documents related to personnel and other managerial functions of the offices of vice president, executive vice president, and president.

Dates: 1953-1961

Records of Edward McShane Waits, 1906-1950 (inclusive), 1925-1940 (bulk).

 Collection
Identifier: RU 11
Collection Scope and Content Summary The papers document the life and career of Edward McShane Waits as President of TCU.  The papers in Series I contain information related to his personal life and career as a minister and a university administrator, as well as his active involvement in the local community.  The administrative material in Series II covers all aspects of his administrative duties at TCU, including student life, academic departments, Brite Divinity School, alumni, and the Board of Trustees.  Other components of...
Dates: 1906-1950

Records of James M. Moudy, 1948-1980 (inclusive), 1965-1979 (bulk).

 Collection
Identifier: RU 16
Overview

The records consist of correspondence, subject files, and drafts of speeches documenting James M. Moudy's administrative career at Texas Christian University. Most of the materials document his time as chancellor (1965-1979), though some, in particular the materials in the 2010 accession, document Moudy's work in other administrative positions at TCU.

Dates: 1948-1980

Records of M. E. Sadler

 Collection
Identifier: RU 14
Scope and Contents

The records document M. E. Sadler’s life and career. The records include Dr. Sadler’s writings, sermons, and speeches, as well as business correspondence and a limited amount of biographical information.

Dates: 1912-1971 (inclusive), 1945-1960 (bulk)