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Comic Book Collection

Identifier: MSS-0069
Dates: Majority of material found within 1979 - 2022

Committee For Better Schools: Georgetown, Texas

Identifier: MSS-0029
Scope and Contents Materials related to the desegregation of Georgetown public schools. Dr. Norman Spellman; Betty Spellman; Price Ashten; John Orgain; Harvey Miller; Committee for Better Schools, minutes; Georgetown Independent School District; Carver School, minutes; The Role of Southwestern University Faculty in the Desegregation of Georgetown’s Public Schools: 1962-1965, a presentation for Martin Luther King Day, 1997; Information Bulletin by the Committee for Better Schools; Committee for Better Schools,...
Dates: Majority of material found in n.d. 1917-1921, 1926-1967, 1970, 2003

F. D. Love Collection

Identifier: MSS-0014
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is composed of correspondence between F.D. Love and his wife Mellie (Lockett)Love, written between 1903 and 1910. The majority of these letters describe F.D. Love’s experiences as a Texas legislator, including his work on specific committees, the ad valorum tax, and the passage of the City Depository Bill, which he authored and proposed. These letters provide a candid look at many Texas politicians, such as Governor Lanham, Judge Glasscock, Senator Bailey, and J....
Dates: 1887 - 1923

Farley Snell Papers

Identifier: MSS-0031
Scope and Contents

Printed sermons and sermons in audio tape dating from 1978 to 1999. The papers also include the book that the university published at the time of his retirement, Sometimes a Surprising Word.

Dates: 1978-1999

George W. Foster Family Correspondence

Identifier: MSS-0041
Scope and Contents The collection is almost exclusively correspondence, much of it between Dr. Foster and his second and third wives. The two largest folders are 1) Correspondence written from Dr. Foster to his second wife (Bettie) while Foster was in medical school in Louisiana, 1867-1869 and 2) correspondence between Foster and his future wife (Mattie), all written during 1873 when Hoskins lived in Oyster Creek, Brazoria County, Texas, and Foster resided in Wesley, Texas.Correspondence from...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1922

G.W. McClanahan Sr. Paine Female Institute Collection

Identifier: MSS-0033
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three folders that contain G.W. McClanahan Sr.’s correspondence dating from 1854 to 1857 concerning the Paine Institute, including three versions of an article he wrote about his journey from Virginia to Texas, a small bound notebook containing a curriculum and an attendance log from the 1855 Spring semester at the Paine Institute, a Bible questions and Answers booklet written by McClanahan’s son, G.W. McClanahan Jr., an article in the Lutheran newspaper The...
Dates: Majority of material found in n.d., 1854-1857

Hardt Family Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-0055
Abstract The Hardt Family Collection contains correspondence and various other materials from the 20th century. The dates of this collection are from 1942 to 1988. Examples of items found in the collection include correspondence, Statement of Service from the State of Texas Adjutant General's Department in Austin, honorable discharge from the Army, Students Army Training Corps Camp certification, certification of military service, obituary, a Houston Chronicle Magazine, and Southwestern University...
Dates: 1942 - 1988

Henry Matthews Diaries

Identifier: MSS-0015
Scope and Contents The five-volume set of diaries includes transcriptions of letters written by Matthews to various family members and friends in Ohio; student rosters and progress reports; descriptions of medical services rendered and patients’ progress and conditions; and sermon notes and copies of scriptural passages. The earliest of the diaries traces Matthews’s life on the Fairfield Circuit in Ohio and as a schoolteacher in rural Ohio. In later diary entries, Matthews’s commentary focuses on daily life in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1806 - 1844

Ida Lenora Wilson Hardt Collection

Identifier: MSS-0054

The Ida Lenora Wilson Hardt Collection contains correspondence from the early 20th century. The inclusive dates of this collection are from 1909 to 1965; the bulk dates are from 1909 to 1921. Examples of items found in the collection include letters and their respective envelopes, postcards, photographs, an exam from a correspondence course, handwritten essays, diary, receipts, a wedding invitation, and Southwestern University materials.

Dates: 1909 - 1964; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1921

Isabel Gaddis Collection

Identifier: MSS-0037
Scope and Contents The Isabel Gaddis Collection extensively covers Dobie’s lengthy career from the early 1920s to his death on September 18th, 1964. The collection contains hundreds of newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and books, all of which are written by or are about J. Frank Dobie. Also included in the collection are photos, correspondence both to and from Dobie, smaller pamphlets, an extensive collection of Dobie’s weekly Sunday column in San Antonio Light, excerpts by Dobie, manuscripts, and photos...
Dates: 1923-1981