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Civic Responsibility and the Legacy of LBJ, 2008-2009


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Collection consists of background materials, such as descriptions of the event and proposals for themes. Also includes materials used and saved from each theme, such as newspaper clippings and press releases, posters, calendars of events, etc. Each year's theme also featured a book, and these are kept with the series. Each series various in documentation; after 2017, the documentation is limited.


  • 2008-2009


Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

August 27, 2008, marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States and the most distinguished alumnus of Texas State. As part of the LBJ Centennial Celebration, the 2008-2009 Common Experience theme, 'Civic Responsibility and the Legacy of LBJ,' focuses on Johnson's devotion to public service and his contributions that continue to impact American society.

--from Common Experience Website


From the Collection: 8.33 Linear Feet (Foldered items and books in six letter hollinger boxes, one legal hollinger box, and one carton; posters in one flat 11x17 box and two flat 16x20 boxes. )

From the Collection: 4.45 Gigabytes

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the University Archives, Texas State University Repository

Alkek Library Room 580
601 University Drive
San Marcos Texas 78666 USA