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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

The O.W. Moerner Collection

Identifier: MSS-0016
Scope and Contents The O.W. Moerner Collection includes several of Moerner’s personal belongings acquired during his years at Southwestern University and Cherokee Junior College. The collection reflects Moerner’s involvement at both institutions. A majority of this collection was donated by his daughter, Alyce Phillips.From Moerner’s first years at Southwestern University, the collection includes an SU Student handbook, debate programs, a debate speech by Moerner, and a track meet program. A...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1909 - 1969

The Senior

Identifier: 2020-11-16-002
Dates: 1905-06-01 - 1916-06-19

The Southwestern Bulletin

Identifier: 2020-11-16-001
Dates: Publication: 1914-06-03 - 1915-09

Thomas Quirk Collection of Young Republicans

Identifier: MSS-0049
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection is correspondence between Quirk and other organizers and members for the YR. These provide valuable insight into how the group was run and what they were doing. Much of it pertains to money management. There is also quite a bit of material curculated for the YRs and the Republican party, such as newspapers, pamphlets, informational flyers, etc. There are also several different iterations and revisions of the Young Republican National Federation and Texas...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960 - 2002

Walter V. Hankla Collection

Identifier: MSS-0061

This collection contains postcards documenting various landmarks and buildings in the United States, Mexico, and Japan. Also included in this collection is a souvenir book of photographs from Paris.

Dates: 1870 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1950

W.E. Orgain Papers

Identifier: MSS-0020
Scope and Contents

Bulk of papers is correspondence, both personal and business-related. Most of his correspondence consists of business and financial dealings of the university, including several pieces of correspondence concerning land in Brazoria County that the Standard Oil Company purchased from the university. The collection also contains minutes from Board of Trustees meetings throughout Orgain’s years of service to the university.

Dates: 1938-1953

W.E. Thompson Papers

Identifier: MSS-0025
Scope and Contents Outgoing and incoming correspondence, a written reminiscence, and newspaper clipping articles both by and about him portray the interests, memories, and biographical information of W. E. Thompson (158 items). The first correspondence series is organized in five folders by subject. The first two folders concern his contact with former Southwestern University President, Dr. Durwood Fleming (108 items). They include outgoing and incoming correspondence relating daily events and news,...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1839 [1960-1970] 1973

Wilcox Photography Studio

Identifier: MSS
Abstract This collection consists of photographs taken by Nathan Miles Wilcox at his studio in Georgetown, Texas, between 1887 and 1921. Wilcox was a photographer and historian who worked independently and at times for Southwestern University and the Old Settlers Association. The majority of the photographs in this collection are believed to have a connection to Southwestern University. The collection consists of women’s portraits, men’s portraits, photographs of student organizations at Southwestern...
Dates: 1887 - 1921

Williamson County Historical Marker Research Files

Identifier: MSS-0060

The Williamson County Historical Marker Research Files consist of papers, clippings, photographs and publications compiled by Dan K. Utley between 1984 and 1996. The papers contain historical and architectural information that was used for the official State Historical Marker Program.

Dates: 1984 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1989