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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

John Wesley Hardin Papers

Identifier: SWWC-088

The letters in this collection date from 1874 to 1931 and the bulk of them concern John Wesley Hardin's arrest and imprisonement.

Dates: 1874-1950

Larry L. King Papers

Identifier: SWWC-006

The Larry L. King papers document his writing career and span the years from 1929 to 1993 with most of the material dating from the late 1950s.

Dates: 1929-1993

Nancie Austin Collection of Elithe Hamilton Kirkland

Identifier: SWWC-036

This collection is comprised of handwritten and typed letters from Texas author Elithe Hamilton Kirkland to her friend Nancie Austin, of Wimberley, Texas.

Dates: 1979-1983, undated

Woolmer Collection of Cormac McCarthy

Identifier: SWWC-092

The Woolmer Collection of Cormac McCarthy spans 1969-2006 and documents the professional and personal friendship between the book collector and McCarthy. The collection is arranged in four series: Correspondence, Writings by McCarthy, Writings about McCarthy, and Woolmer’s Bibliography Files.

Dates: 1969 - 2006

Ralph Sipper Collection of Larry McMurtry

Identifier: SWWC-145

The Sipper Collection is comprised of over 100 letters from Larry McMurtry to Ralph Sipper ranging from 1982-2018. Arranged chronologically, they document McMurtry’s practice of and thoughts on book selling and buying. Frequent topics include the sale of screenplays, his work in the film business, and mutual acquaintances in the literary world.

Dates: 1982 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1988 - 2018

Aubra Nooncaster Collection

Identifier: SWWC-122

The Aubra Nooncaster Papers span 1938-1992, and document the writings of coach, poet, and mentor to Larry L. King, Aubra Nooncaster. The collection is arranged into four series: Correspondence, Writings about Coach Nooncaster, Nooncaster’s Writings, and Larry L. King. The bulk of the collection is correspondence from Larry L. King to Nooncaster. The collection also includes published poems and unpublished drafts of poems written by Nooncaster

Dates: 1938-1990

Office of the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs records

Identifier:  31.1001

Collection contains records, correspondence, and meeting information from the Office of the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. Includes meeting information from the President's Cabinet (2007-2019) and Council of Academic Deans (2012 – 2019).

Dates: 1974-2019

Paul Porter Collection of Katherine Anne Porter

Identifier: SWWC-032

This collection ranges in date from 1940-1998 (bulk 1980-1990) and features correspondence, recipes, notes, photographs, invitations to Katherine Anne Porter conferences and dinners, published materials, and an artifact.

Dates: 1940-1998; Majority of material found within 1980-1990

Roger L. Brooks Collection of Katherine Anne Porter

Identifier: SWWC-031

This collection of correspondence, photographs, and two interviews lends an insight into Katherine Anne Porter's relationship to her home state of Texas in the last years of her life.  Also included are several letters to Dr. Brooks from famous writers regarding Porter’s work.

Dates: 1972-1977

Private Percival D. Whipple Letters Collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 0112222283163]
Identifier: 34.160-PH-Projects-2017-Whipple

Small collection of letters written by Private Percival Whipple, who served in the Aviation Section Signal Corps in Texas during World War I.

Dates: 1917-1919

Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark Collection

Identifier: SWWC-106

The Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark Collection spans 1972-2011 and documents the men’s forty-plus year friendship. The collection is arranged in five series: Correspondence, Dialogues, Photographs, Audio Material, and Video Material.

Dates: 1972-2011