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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

J. D. Giddings Collection

Identifier: MSS-0045
Scope and Contents This small collection is almost exclusively correspondence from Texas Methodists to J.D. Giddings with some to his son-in-law, Heber Stone along with a few items to and from other family members. The correspondence regards the financial struggles of Soule University, fundraising and issuing stock for Texas University Company, the founding of Southwestern University, Southwestern business and financial matters, and family members and their activities. The letters were donated to Southwestern...
Dates: 1871 - 1905

J. French Hill Papers

Identifier: MSS-0009
Scope and Contents Correspondence, printed material, creative works, maps, and legal documents, 1981-1986 (2 linear ft./1,068 items), created and maintained by J. French Hill, primarily document the activities of United States Senator John G. Tower (R-Texas) as a member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee and as chairman of the Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs.A relatively small body of materials (185 items) relate to other activities of Tower’s public service, such...
Dates: 1981 - 1991

Will W. Jackson Papers

Identifier: MSS- 0011
Scope and Contents

This small collection contains biographical information, photographs, speeches, clippings, awards and other materials related to Jackson’s life and career. Included are several reminiscences of Mexican students who attended the Wesleyan Institute during Jackson’s presidency. The folder of Jackson’s speeches reflects his educational philosophy, and addresses issues such as higher education for African-Americans.

Dates: Majority of material found in late 19th century - 1971

James C. Oberwetter Papers

Identifier: MSS-0030
Scope and Contents The collection contains primarily correspondence among important Texas Young Republicans and campaign brochures. The brochures cover local, state, and national campaigns throughout the 1960s and early 1970s. Also found are membership directories as well as news clippings and publications about both the Young Republicans and GOP, including a large section on the 1968 national and state elections. Other media include radio and television commercials and photographs from the 1968 Paul Eggers...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1963-1972 |Bulk: 1967-1969|

James Samuel Barcus

Identifier: MSS-003
Scope and Contents Papers of J. Samuel Barcus (1865-1948), President of Southwestern University from 1924 to 1928, and other members of his family. Barcus was a Methodist minister as well as a teacher at Southwestern University. J. Samuel Barcus created most of the papers, including memoirs, correspondence, sermon notes, daily journals, and brief histories of Texas Methodist churches. Other materials, mostly created by his family members, include family photographs, Southwestern University memorabilia and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1865 - 1964

Jessie Daniel Ames Papers

Identifier: MSS-0042
Scope and Contents The papers, which are mostly from her retirement years, consist mainly of scrapbooks and clippings related to her political activities and subjects that interested her (e.g. politics, health care, race relations) as well as correspondence, reports, a family photograph album, and materials regarding her donation to Southwestern University. The correspondence includes season’s greetings and birthday cards and letters from friends and family, as well as letters from editors, authors...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1986

John Cowper Granbery Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-0035
Scope and Contents The Granbery Papers are part of the Jackson-Greenwood Collection donated to Southwestern by Mrs. Ruth G. Jackson of San Antonio in 1975. W. W. Jackson and his wife, Ruth Jackson, were friends of the Granberys. He invited Granbery to teach in San Antonio after Granbery was dismissed from Southwestern. Apparently May Granbery gave the collection to Ruth Jackson, who in turn donated it to Southwestern.The collection is primarily family correspondence but also includes genealogical...
Dates: 1839-1952 (no dates)

John Knaggs Papers

Identifier: MSS-0013
Scope and Contents Materials are those Knaggs used to write Two Party Texas (1986). Included are background materials such as campaign materials, voter surveys, notes, memos, Republican party items, correspondence, and photographs, as well as drafts and galleys of his work.The materials collected by Knaggs as part of his research also include a set of papers given to him by Marvin Collins and Jim Leonard. Collins was Director of the Dallas G.O.P, 1962 Director of the Texas G.O.P., and 1970 campaign...
Dates: 1952-1986

John Nelson Russell Score (J. N. R. Score)

Identifier: UA-2023-10-25-003
Dates: Majority of material found within 1899 - 1976