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80. Collected Materials

 Record Group
Identifier: 80
Artificial collections of information about a person, place, or other topic related to the university. The vast majority of materials originated with the university news service, which maintained publication morgue files for approximately three decades.

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Aquarena Springs Records

Identifier: 80.300-Aquarena

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.

Dates: 1929-2010, undated; Majority of material found within 1983-2001

Art (University Archives)

Identifier: 70.502

Inventory of art pieces belonging to the University Archives, Texas State University.

Dates: 1881, 1969, 1986, 2010, 2019, undated

Bobcat Marching Band uniform collection

Identifier: 34.140-MUSIC-MarchingBand-Uniforms

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.

Dates: Usage: circa 1967-2005, undated

Commemorative Texas State University ornaments

Identifier: 2013-002

A collection of university themed holiday ornaments, produced by the University Marketing department with proceeds supporting student scholarships.

Dates: 2008-2021

Daniel Garcia collection of LBJ images

Identifier: 2015-002

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.

Dates: 1960s and undated

Excavated artifacts

Identifier: 02.300-Artifacts-2016-FPDC

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.

Dates: circa 1900-1940, undated

Fighting Stallions statue collection

Identifier: 2017-001

This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, press releases, and news clipping about Fighting Stallions statue.

Dates: 1951-1995

Greeting cards from the Office of the President

Identifier: 21.800-Cards

Collection of greeting cards sent on behalf of the University President.

Dates: circa 1981-2019, undated

Higher Education Act Signing Anniversary collection

Identifier: 80.5001

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 Persyn LBJ memorabilia

Identifier: 80.300-LBJ-2014-Persyn

Collection of memorabilia related to President Lyndon B. Johnson.

Dates: 1960s

Lyndon Baines Johnson 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

Miscellaneous AV materials inventory

Identifier: 80.100-av

Miscellaneous unprocessed audio-visual materials.

Dates: 1963-2004

Museum of art and history collection

Identifier: 2013-003
Abstract Collection documents part of the defunct Museum of Art and History. Materials include correspondence, accession records books, newspaper clippings, photographs, artifacts, and financial records. The museum, established on the campus of Southwest Texas State Teachers College in 1937, closed suddenly in 1965 after the State Legislature cut off funding for the maintenance and upkeep. The collection was then transferred to the Hays County Historical Survey Committee which intended to create a...
Dates: 1937-1957, 1982, undated; Majority of material found within 1940-1957

News Service collection on Jerome H. Supple

Identifier: 21.900-08-Supple

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.

Dates: 1988-2004, undated

News Service collection on Lee H. Smith

Identifier: 12.3004

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.

Dates: 1974-1986

News Service collection on the San Marcos 10

Identifier: 2017-002

A group of ten students, who became known as the San Marcos 10, were suspended from Southwest Texas State University in 1969 after refusing to leave a student-led protest of the Vietnam War. Collection consists of compiled materials largely from the News Service/Media Relations and contains photographs from 1969 as well as information related to subsequent on-campus reunions.

Dates: 1969-2019; Majority of material found in 2001

Robert Hardesty termination litigation records

Identifier: 21.900-07-Hardesty-2008.Legal

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.

Dates: 1981-1991

Roy J. Beard art collection

Identifier: 2022-007

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.

Dates: early 20th century

University Archives artifact collection

Identifier: 70.5000

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

Dates: 1908-2015, undated

University Archives Certificate and Diploma Collection

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Identifier: 90.100-diplomas

Collection of certificates and diplomas from Texas State University alumni.

Dates: 1902-1927, 2006