80. Collected Materials
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Aquarena Springs was an amusement park in San Marcos, Texas, located on Spring Lake. In 1994, Texas State University purchased the land. The materials in this collection relate to the promotion and marketing of Aquarena Springs and mostly cover the 1980s and 1990s when the University was transitioning the amusement park into what it is today, The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment.
This collection consists of historical band uniforms, consisting primarily of shirts, from the later half of the 20th century. The origins of the Texas State Bobcat Marching Band reaches back to the formation of The Southwest Normal School Band in 1919. Band members received their first uniforms in 1928.
A collection of university themed holiday ornaments, produced by the University Marketing department with proceeds supporting student scholarships.
Digital images of photographs picturing Dan Garcia and Lyndon B. Johnson. Garcia was a student of Lyndon Johnson's during the time that he taught school in Cotulla, Texas. Images consists of Dan meeting with Johnson as well as images of Johnson's visit to Cotulla in 1966. Also includes a group portrait from 1928 of LBJ with some of the students he taught.
Collection consists of three artifacts unearthed during various construction projects managed by Facilities Planning, Design and Construction (FPDC) on campus property. Each provides historical information about San Marcos's past.
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).
The collection was primarily created and compiled by the University News and Information Service and the Office of Media Relations and Publications. Materials include planning materials for the presidential selection and Supple’s installation, media coverage of events, Supple’s cancer diagnosis and research, and items related to his legacy including photographs.
The collection was compiled by the University News and Information Service and the Office of Media Relations and Publications. It contains copies of biographical notes, speeches, press releases, clippings, photographs, negatives, as well as reel to reel tape recordings of administration reports and presumably interviews for KCNY radio.
The San Marcos 10, a group of students who were suspended from Texas State University in 1969 after refusing to leave an unauthorized protest of the Vietnam War. The San Marcos 10 took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, only to have the justices rule against them. Material consist of compiled materials largely from the Office of Media Relations and Publications.
This collection includes legal records pertaining to the case former University President Robert L. Hardesty and Mary R. Hardesty against the Board of Regents of Texas State University System after his sudden and controversial dismissal. The case led to a $1.1 million dollar settlement for Mr. Hardesty.
This early 20th century art collection was given to the University by distinguished alumnus and Houston businessman Roy J. Beard, along with several other individuals. The collection consists of 38 artworks: sixteen oil paintings on canvas, one oil painting on masonite, twenty sepia-toned engravings, and one pressed repousse copper plaque.
Collection of certificates and diplomas from Texas State University alumni.
Collection documents the history of the defunct University Museum of Art and History. Materials include correspondence, accession records books, newspaper clippings, photographs, artifacts, and financial records. The University Museum of Art and History opened in 1937 and closed in 1965 after the State Legislature cut off funding for the maintenance and upkeep.