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Office of Media Relations presidential speeches

 Collection
Identifier: 21.200-Speeches

Scope and Contents

Materials consist of speeches and remarks given by the University President at a wide variety of events. Also includes some speeches and remarks by other University personnel who spoke at those events. The records begin in 1977 with speeches by president by Lee H. Smith. The filing structure become more standardized during the Robert L. Hardesty administration, and an annual index of speeches is included at the beginning of each calendar year. Organized chronologically by presidential administraton.

Dates

  • 1977-2004

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; 303 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

4 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Speeches and remarks given by the University President at a wide variety of events. Also includes some speeches and remarks by other University personnel who spoke at those events.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by T.Cay Rowe, who wrote many of the speeches for the Office of the President.

Title
Office of Media Relations presidential speeches
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2021 June: Revised for DACS compliance, Nicole Critchley

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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