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Yates Family memorabilia

Identifier: 90.100-Alumni-2008-Yates

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a class ring, pledge cap, and photograph. The class ring belonged to Dora Anna Koch McCall and signifies her graduation in 1918. The cap belonged to Patricia Ruth McCall, from when she pledged the Sallie Beretta Literary Society circa 1949. The photograph is a framed panoramic image of Southwest Texas State Normal College community dated, February 17, 1922.


  • 1917-1950

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Biographical note

Dora Anna Koch McCall received a Diploma and State Permanent Teachers Certificate from Southwest Texas State Normal College on June 4, 1918. She earned the Bachelor of Science degree on August 20, 1941 from Southwest Texas State Teachers College. Her daughter, Patricia Ruth McCall Yates, also attended Southwest Texas State Teachers College, receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1951.


0.75 Linear Feet (1 artifact box. One 1918 class ring in exhibit case, and one 1922 panoramic photograph in reading room.) : 1 pledge cap, 1918 class ring, and 1922 panoramic all in good condition

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Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice may be required for use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Pat Yates, 2008 June 11.

Separated Materials

Following volumes were moved to the Pedagog collection:
1917, 1920, 1922, 1927, and 1950.

July 31, 2013: Wendy Thompson Revised July 12, 2019: Sonya Prado
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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