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Michael Reed Papers

Identifier: MSS-0047
Scope and Contents This collection features records of Michael Reed’s business endeavors in the Robertson Colony, including promissory notes, receipts, records of payments and bills, and correspondence concerning requests for Reed’s corn and other goods. Included are many bills of sale for slaves as well as Michael Reed’s ledger of the daily activities of his slaves. Other documents include court documents, affidavits, ledgers, petitions, currency, and newspapers.The materials cover Reed’s life and...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1818-1874, includes items from 1932, 1962, and 1991.

Neal Calnan Collection of Texas Young Republicans

Identifier: MSS-0043
Scope and Contents This collection houses three different Texas Young Republican’s leaders papers: Neil Calnan, George Darby, and Linda Underwood. They are arranged in that order. Both Darby and Underwood gave their papers to Neil Calnan with the understanding that they would be donated along with his to the John G. Tower Library. The collections include papers dealing with Young Republican groups and issues in Texas that tie these young Republicans to more well known names such as John Tower and George H.W....
Dates: Majority of material found in March 22, 1956 – January 1992

Olin W. Nail Papers

Identifier: MSS-0018
Scope and Contents Correspondence, sermons, church publications, printed materials, and photographs, 1888-1969 (2.9 linear feet). The majority of the materials are sermons that Nail delivered at Texas churches between 1915 and 1964. Among the places he preached were China Springs, Smiley, Lavernia, Kempner, Harlandale, Pearsall, Travis Park Church, Elgin, Weslaco, Lampassas, Sterling City, Carrizo Springs, Mathis, Donna, Denver Heights, Aldersgate, Falfurrias, Cordele, SMU, and St. John’s Baptist Church. Each...
Dates: 1888 - 1970

Oscar A. Ullrich

Identifier: MSS-0028
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, speeches, articles, programs, and news clippings. The papers were received in no particular order and were sorted into subject groups within document cases.One item of interest is a book containing minutes for the Faculty Women’s Forum that was in the possession of Otha Horger Ullrich, a member of the group. There is one folder of material related to Dean Ullrich’s work toward Southwestern faculty paying into the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1917 - 2003

Pearl A. Neas Collection

Identifier: MSS-0019
Scope and Contents Correspondence, printed material, personal files, photographs, artifacts and textiles, 1914–1962 (3.3 linear feet). The bulk of the correspondence is between Ms. Neas and Lyndon Baines Johnson, conducted throughout the 1940s and 1950s. Most of this correspondence concerns the Naval V-12 Unit, a military training program instituted at Southwestern for the duration of World War II. Other correspondents include Lady Bird Johnson, Rebekah (Mrs. Sam) Johnson, Coke Stevenson, W. Angie Smith, and...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1914-1962

Priscilla B. Roberts Papers

Identifier: MSS-0070
Dates: Majority of material found within 1981 - 1982

Ray Pearl Condry Collection of J. Frank and Bertha Dobie

Identifier: MSS-0039
Scope and Contents The Ray Pearl Condry Collection consists of two document cases and a hat box containing the hat that Bertha Dobie wears in a photographic portrait also held by the university. The collection consists of correspondence (handwritten and typed) newspaper articles, postcards, notebooks, travel diaries, photographs, and Bertha Dobie’s diploma from the University of Texas. Most of the collection is correspondence to and from family members, especially J. Frank Dobie, Ray Pearl Condry, and Bertha...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 1990

Reba McMinn Letters

Identifier: MSS-0034
Scope and Contents

The collection contains McMinn’s letters to hometown friend Mary Biggerstaff throughout McMinn’s college experiences. Biggerstaff, who was approximately a year behind McMinn, studied at TCU in Fort Worth. Most of the letters were written consistently once a week (Thursdays for the most part.) Several letters from her friends Intha, Frieda Wirtz, and May accompany the collection.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1917

Robert Gibbs Mood Collection

Identifier: MSS-0062
Abstract This collection encompasses the personal records of Robert Mood, a Methodist circuit rider based in North Texas, whose active pastoral service spanned from 1890 to 1940. Notably, the latter part of his life was marked by a transition to more clerical duties. Between 1894 and 1912, Mood traversed the open roads, dedicating himself to preaching and establishing congregations in rural areas of the state. A distinctive feature in his journals is the evolution of his responsibilities, with a...
Dates: 1894 - 1938

Ruth Goddard Jackson Collection

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 16
Identifier: MSS-0064

This collection contains correspondence and other materials related to Ruth Goddard Jackson.

Dates: 1930 - 1969