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Commencement records

 Collection
Identifier: 11.200-Commencement

Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of commencement programs. Some files may contain additional materials such as press releases, transcripts of commencement addresses, some commencement speaker biographical information, invitations, and baccalaureate programs. Arranged chronologically.

Dates

  • 1908-2022

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by Texas State University. Educational reproduction is allowed without permission. Authorization to publish must be obtained from the University Archives. Please contact univarchives@txstate.edu.

Historical note

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. The school name changed to Southwest Texas State Normal College in 1918, to Southwest Texas State Teachers College in 1925, to Southwest Texas State College in 1959, to Southwest Texas State University in 1969, to Texas State University-San Marcos in 2003, and to Texas State University in 2013.

Extent

12.5 Linear Feet (29 containers)

Language of Materials

English

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.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Provenance from multiple sources or unknown. Continually added to on a rolling basis.

Title
Commencement records
Status
In Progress
Date
2019-06-20
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives, Texas State University Repository

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