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J. D. Giddings Collection
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
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
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
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
Found in: SU University Archives
Jessie Daniel Ames Papers
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
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
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...
Johnson Family Collection
Scope and Contents The Johnson Family Collection was donated to Southwestern University by John E. Shelton, grandson of Emma Johnson, sister of Lizzie Johnson. It consists of letters, personal notes, announcements, newspaper clippings, magazines, books, and personal objects from the entire Johnson family. The majority of the collection dates from the years 1859-1887. Overall, the collection gives us a clear picture of the family’s experience living in Texas from the mid 19th to early 20th century. Topics...
Julia E. Stewart Papers
Scope and Contents Writings, certificates, poem booklets, school storybook, school papers, and a Southwestern University magazine make up the scope of this collection. Most materials are Stewart’s school papers, which she wrote during her school days at Southwestern University. The bulk of these papers are from 1935-1941. They consist of prose, poems, and critiques of other written works. Stewart wrote a partial novel entitled Ebb Lange, which seems to be about a family’s life on their farm. She wrote...
Found in: SU University Archives
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