Historical photograph collection
Scope and Contents
This is an artificial collection containing a wide variety of print photographs covering many subjects. Many of these photographs came to the library before the official creation of the University Archives. Images include campus buildings, student and staff portraits, student groups, and sports teams. Also includes photographs of Ladybird Johnson. Arranged topically, as many of these images are undated.
- 1911-2004, undated
- University Archives, Texas State University (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Open to researchers without restriction.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply. University Archives owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies.
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.
2.5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Historical print photographs covering many university related subjects, including campus buildings, student and staff portraits, student groups, and sports teams.
Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice may be required for use.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This is an artificial collection, most items have different provenance. If known, provenance will be noted at the individual level.
Minimally processed by Nicole Critchley, 2020 August.
- Historical photograph collection
- In Progress
- Nicole Critchley
- 2020 August
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description