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Lillian Parks Steele Collection of Hoch Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-0051
Scope and Contents This collection has a variety of papers in relation to the lineage of Lillian Parks Steele, specifically the Schwabs and the Hochs. The papers include land documents and legal documents of the earliest immigrants in her family history, papers “in the matter of Josie Schwab,” bills, checks and receipts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and notes and a book draft written by Steele. There is also one folder that contains photographs and prints of various family members as well as one of the...
Dates: 1845 - 2003

Steelman, Edmund - Fossil and Artifact Collection

Identifier: MSS-0023
Dates: no date

Stone Photography Studio

Identifier: MSS-0053
Abstract This collection consists of photographs taken by Robert James Stone during the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Stone owned and operated a studio in Georgetown, Texas from 1896 to 1942. Marketed as “Southwestern’s Photographer,” he captured hundreds, possibly thousands, of photographs of Southwestern University’s campus, faculty, and students, and was hired to photograph many of the university’s organizations and events. This collection of nearly 400 photographs primarily...
Dates: 1893 - 1934

Sue Stanford Collection

Identifier: MSS-0022
Dates: 1912-1995

The Anne Cole Collection

Identifier: MSS-0007
Scope and Contents Materials in this collection consist of papers dealing with the 1960 and 1966 campaigns, a large scrapbook of the 1966 campaign, and a red vinyl briefcase use by the women involved in Tower’s campaign effort. The “Vote for Tower” scrapbook chronicles the 1966 Campaign with campaign literature (posters, flyers, mailers, bumper stickers, and lapel buttons), newspaper clippings, and form letters to different voter groups such as Oilmen for Tower and Aggies for Tower. This collection also has...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1978

The Glamazons Papers

Identifier: MSS-0010
Scope and Contents The collection includes two slightly different constitutions, a brief history of the organization written by the Dean of Women, Mrs. Ruth M. Ferguson, and a copy of “Regulations Governing Student Organizations at Southwestern University.” All of these items are undated and are filed at the beginning of the collection. Other items, arranged chronologically according to school year, include membership lists, speeches, correspondence, invitations, annual reports, miscellaneous items, and a...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1946 - 1956

The Ladder

Identifier: MSS-0068
Dates: 1957 - 1968

The May Esther Peterson Thompson Collection

Identifier: MSS-0021
Scope and Contents The May Esther Peterson Thompson Collection is divided into two sections, personal papers and sheet music. The personal papers include correspondence to and from May Peterson and Col. Thompson, relatives, composers, friends, and her lawyer. The collection also contains recital and concert programs; travel brochures from Europe and America; recital planning and repertoire ideas; advertisements for Peterson’s performances and recordings; newspaper clippings and articles related to May Peterson...
Dates: 1896-1953

The Orceneth Fisher Papers

Identifier: MSS-0008
Scope and Contents

The papers include letters of courtship, letters to children with “good advice,” letters to and from his wife and family while traveling from parish to parish, sermons, tax receipts, and materials related to Methodist churches. Fisher’s son, O. A. Fisher was also a Texas Methodist minister, and a published copy of his diary is in Special Collections, call number 287.633 F535d. See also Clark 917.64 T3124F: “Sketches of Texas in 1840” by O. A. Fisher.

Dates: n.d. 1855-1881

The Osborne Collection of Herman Melville Materials

Identifier: MSS-0000
Scope and Contents The Duncan E. Osborne Collection of papers and memorabilia pertaining to his great-great-grandfather, Herman Melville, came to Southwestern University as a loan in 1984. The University is indebted to Mr. Osborne, of Austin, Texas, for allowing the documents and mementos in the collection to be housed in the Special Collections department of the University’s A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center. Among the items in the Osborne Collection, of particular note is a letter from Melville...
Dates: Majority of material found in n.d., 1799-1972