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Southwest Texas State College

 Organization

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

African-American presence at SWT, celebrating 40 years records

 Collection
Identifier: 35.300-LibArt-CMGS-AfAm40
Abstract African-American Presence at SWT: Celebrating 40 Years was a series of events in 2003 led by the College of Liberal Arts and the Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies. The purpose was to highlight and celebrate the contributions to the campus community by African-American students, alumni, faculty, and staff over the previous 40 years, beginning with the integration of the college in 1963. Materials in this collection include meeting agendas, minutes and notes, progress reports and...
Dates: 1963-2003; Majority of material found within 2002-2003

Budget and financial reports

 Collection
Identifier: 03.200-200-001
Abstract

This collection ties together the many different types of budget and financial reports Texas State University produces. Materials include recommended budgets, operating budgets, salary reports, financial reports mandated by the State of Texas.

Dates: 1929-2022

Commencement records

 Collection
Identifier: 11.200-Commencement
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of commencement programs. With a small amount of additional materials and recordings. Texas State University was established by the 26th Legislature in 1899 as the Southwest Texas State Normal School; 313 pupils were enrolled in 1903-04, the first year classes were held.

Dates: 1908-2021

Craddock oral history project records

 Collection
Identifier: 70.100-Craddock
Abstract

This collection consists of fifty-nine oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Emmie Craddock and her students as part of her graduate seminar. Topic vary widely and pertain to the local and regional history of San Marcos and the surrounding area, families and genealogy as well as experiences working or attending the at the university.

Dates: 1974-1978, undated

Higher Education Act Signing Anniversary collection

 Collection
Identifier: 80.5001
Abstract

Collection with materials related to multiple anniversaries of the signing of the Higher Education Act, which was signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson at Southwest Texas State College (now Texas State University).

Dates: circa 1965-2015

James H. McCrocklin and Billy Mac Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: 21-900-04-05-McC-Jones
Abstract These papers document the presidencies of four individuals who served as president during a 10-year period from 1965-1974 consists of the merged files . The merged files encompass the internal workings of the university, such as administrative departments, internal correspondence, student groups, and university government. External documents contain records, documents, and correspondence pertaining to the university’s relationship with local communities, other colleges and universities, and...
Dates: 1935-1988; Majority of material found within 1964-1974

John Garland Flowers papers

 Collection
Identifier: 21.900-03-Flowers
Abstract

John Garland Flowers became the third president of Southwest Texas State Teachers College in 1942; he held this position for twenty-two years until his retirement in August 1964. The Flowers papers document his professional activities during the years of his presidency, including topics related to his administrative duties as a college president and his leadership role in education at both state and national levels.

Dates: 1936-1965, undated

Lyndon Baines Johnson collection

 Collection
Identifier: 80.300-LBJ
Abstract Lyndon B. Johnson attended Southwest Texas State Teachers College from 1927-1930. Throughout his political career, Johnson maintained a close relationship with the college in San Marcos, in all its incarnations. He visited the campus frequently, often several times per year, until his death in 1973. This collection was largely compiled by the University News Service and consists of materials about President Lyndon Baines Johnson and his relationship to his alma mater. The bulk of the...
Dates: 1926-2012; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1973

Linnea Smith collection of Oscar Strahan memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: 90.200-Faculty-2007-Strahan
Abstract

Collection of memorabilia related to Oscar Strahan and his lengthy athletic career at Southwest Texas State University.

Dates: 1907-1977

Oscar Strahan photographs and papers

 Collection
Identifier: 90.200-Faculty-2016-Strahan
Abstract

Oscar Strahan served as the first professional coach and first Athletic Director for Southwest Texas State (now Texas State University) from 1919 to 1961. Largely photographs, the collection contains noteworthy images of early Southwest Texas State Normal College sports teams, World War I training camp Camp Logan, and mass produced battlefield views from France. Also includes Strahan’s family history materials.

Dates: circa 1860s - 1980s

Pedagog staff and Press Club photographic negative collection

 Collection
Identifier: 70.201-unid
Abstract

Black and white photographic negatives used in the student yearbook, the Pedagog, and other university publications in the 1960s at Southwest Texas State College (now Texas State University). Subjects of the images include scenes of campus, faculty and staff portraits, sporting events, and student events including beauty pageants.

Dates: 1961-1969, undated

Postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: 70.300-Postcards
Abstract

This is artificial collection is comprised of postcards related to Texas State University and the surrounding area.

Dates: circa 1900-2004, undated

Rodeo Association records

 Collection
Identifier: 42.500-Rodeo
Abstract

The Southwest Texas State University Rodeo Association was a nonprofit student organization active from the mid-1950s to the late 1990s. This collection includes ephemera and promotional materials, as well as administrative records. Noteworthy are architectural drawings and records related to the project to build a rodeo arena structure at the Freeman Ranch.

Dates: 1962-1999

Ronald C. Brown manuscript collection

 Collection
Identifier: 90.200-Faculty-2016-Brown
Abstract

This collection is comprised of research material compiled by Dr. Ronald Brown while writing books on the history of Texas State University. Material includes correspondence, research files and notes, drafts, project file and copy photographs from the University News Service of images used in the publications.

Dates: 1978-1999

Snowball fight collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 42.500-SnowballFight
Abstract

This collection documents the annual snowball that happened 1964 until 1979. Materials include press releases, fact sheets, news clippings, correspondence, photographs and other printed matter originating from both the Southwest Texas State College and Michigan Technological University campus administrations and news services.

Dates: 1966-1979

Southwest Texas State University institutional reports to the Texas Education Agency

 Collection
Identifier: AS36.T4 I5
Abstract

Institutional self-study reports and institutional responses created by Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University) for accrediting agency.

Dates: 1969-1982

Student beauty pageant collection

 Collection
Identifier: 42.500-BeautyPageant
Abstract

Materials compiled largely by the University News Service on the various beauty pageants that were held from the 1950s to the mid-1970s at Texas State University. Pageants often were held in conjunction with campus events such as homecoming. Included are photographs of contestants, a calendar, event programs, press releases, news clippings, and administrative records.

Dates: 1950-1975

University Archives artifact collection

 Collection
Identifier: 70.5000
Abstract

Inventory of artifacts in the University Archives, Texas State University.

Dates: 1908-2015, undated

University faculty bulletins

 Collection
Identifier: AS36.T4 F14
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials that were published weekly and then bimonthly by the Office of the President dated 1951-1981. The faculty bulletin provided faculty with official notices from the President, administrative offices, and department heads. Topics include: faculty meetings; faculty and department highlights; programs sponsored by the college or various departments; scholarship and grant opportunities; and athletic events. Materials are arranged roughly chronologically, as...
Dates: 1951 - 1981

University faculty handbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AS36.T4 F2
Scope and Contents Published periodically by the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the faculty handbook assists faculty in navigating the policies of the university. Early editions of the handbook focused on policies and welcoming new faculty to campus. Later editions attempt to provide a wide range of up-to-date information on significant university policies, procedures, and activities. The most current edition is also available online through the Office of the Provost and the...
Dates: 1964 - 2006