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The Autocrat of a Great Railway System

Description: Essay discussing the wrongs committed by the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company in Texas and advocating for legislation to protect the citizens of Texas from exploitation by national railroad companies. This document is a draft and has corrections is red pencil.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sayles, Henry
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Autocrat of a Great Railway System

Description: Essay discussing the wrongs committed by the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company in Texas and advocating for legislation to protect the citizens of Texas from exploitation by national railroad companies. This document is a draft and has corrections is red pencil.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sayles, Henry
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Biography of James Winford Hunt (1875-1934)]

Description: A biographical sketch of the life of James Winford Hunt (1875-1934) written by Xanna Carr Oates on the occasion of Hunt's death.
Date: 1934
Creator: Oates, Xanna Carr
Partner: McMurry University Library

[A Brief History of My Experiences at McMurry]

Description: A four-page essay describing Jewel Posey's experiences at McMurry College. Posey was a student at McMurry (Class of 1927) and later was a faculty member.
Date: June 29, 1995
Creator: Posey, Jewel
Partner: McMurry University Library

[Comparative Dimensional Data on 450 WASPS and 2961 Aviation Cadets]

Description: A study on WASP and Aviation Cadets reporting the medical and physiological dispositions of WASP cadets and how they compared to their male counterparts in areas of health, safety, and pilot qualification. The paper also reports the standards of army medical care and examination practices for WASP during the years of the program's operation.
Date: 1945?
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Document Discussing the Proposed Santa Fe Railroad in Abilene, Texas]

Description: Document describing the City of Abilene's Railroad Committee's dealings with the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. The text details the company's reneging on agreements to build a new line to Abilene and the committee's attempts at securing the new railroad, ending with an appeal to the people of Texas to lobby for regulations protect the state's residents from the whims of large companies. This is possibly an editorial or open letter.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sayles, Henry
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Draft of A Document Discussing the Proposed Santa Fe Railroad in Abilene, Texas]

Description: Draft of a document, possibly an editorial or open letter, describing the City of Abilene's Railroad Committee's dealings with the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. The text details the company's reneging on agreements to build a new line to Abilene and the committee's attempts at securing the new railroad, ending with an appeal to the people of Texas to lobby for regulations protect the state's residents from the whims of large companies. There are edits in red pencil on several pages of the document.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sayles, Henry
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Essay on Education]

Description: An essay on the subject of church-sponsored education and the funding of it.
Date: 1925/1935
Creator: Hunt, James Winford
Partner: McMurry University Library

[Fifinella 1943-1944]

Description: English class report on the history of Women Airforce Service Pilots by Jill Wilkinson.
Date: January 27, 1977
Creator: Wilkinson, Jill
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Handwritten Notes on Pieces of Classical Music]

Description: One page of handwritten notes related to various pieces of classical music. Underneath a title about "theme and variation," the notes say "I. Beethoven; Eroica Sym, 4th move, 2 part - form - both repeats not identical - melodic, harmonic, classic school; mode same; new theme, juxtaposition of melody, rhythm is varied in the counter melody - heavier instrumentation with outstanding color in woodwinds. II. Haydn - ___ Sym - 2nd move - 2 part form with repetition of both parts - harmonic style, classic school, 4) mode same, theme same with counter melody; rhythm basically the same, instrumentation same in color, heavier." On the back is "Harmonious Blacksmith, _____, 2nd surprise, 2nd Beet 7th, 4th Eroica, 2nd Sohera -, (crossed out) Bolero -, Show how music has style & style is determined by elem, Theme & Variation form, design - use of the elements - Both help to distinguish, origin of theme & variation, Thompson Dictionary."
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Hunt Family Tree]

Description: A handwritten representation of the Hunt family tree in the United States from 1635.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hunt Family
Partner: McMurry University Library

[Members of the Haynes Family]

Description: List of the names of several members of the Haynes family including the names of those who passed away.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

A New Railroad

Description: This paper, titled "A New Railroad," discusses the merits of a new railroad being constructed from Abilene, Texas to the Northwest or Northeast.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sayles, Henry
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Notes on the McMurry Alma Mater Song]

Description: A two-page essay containing information on the origin of the various versions of the McMurry University Alma Mater Song, compiled by Libby Croft, Assistant Catalog Librarian at McMurry's Jay-Rollins Library.
Date: 1992
Creator: Craft, Libby
Partner: McMurry University Library

[The Order of the Fifinella]

Description: Paper written on the time Women Airforce Service Pilots spent in training at Avenger Field. Corrections to the writing can be seen penciled on the pages.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gliddon, Cheryl
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Paper Advocating Building a Railroad From Abilene, Texas to Cross Plains, Texas]

Description: Paper proposing a new railroad from Abilene, Texas to Cross Plains, Texas, discussing the projected revenue of a new line and the best places to locate depots. The paper also extolls the virtues of the country between Cross Plains and Abilene, stating it's likely to become more populated and need more freight capabilities due to the fertile farm land in the region. There are some corrections to the text and handwritten notes on the first and last pages.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Power of the Railways Against the the Power of the People

Description: Paper, possibly an editorial, advocating new legislation to protect the citizens of Texas from the greed of national railway companies. It discusses the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company's intention to build a railroad which would injure existing towns by avoiding them and compete with Texas short line railroads. It includes quotes from Governor T. M. Campbell to Edward P. Ripley, the president of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company.
Date: July 1909
Creator: Sayles, Henry
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Psychological Warfare

Description: Paper written on methods and uses of psychological warfare that includes an examination at the end with true/false questions on the reading.
Date: April 1962
Creator: United States. Air Force.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

A Question of Equity: The WASP in World War II

Description: Essay by former Women Airforce Service Pilot, Eleanor Brown, discussing the history and importance of the WASP and their long struggle for militarization. Included are a photocopied newspaper clipping describing the resistance to militarization and a small note about the essay. Various grammatical and syntactical corrections are handwritten in pen throughout the piece.
Date: December 2, 1982
Creator: Brown, Eleanor
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Reaching For The Stars: Jacqueline Cochran and the WASPs]

Description: Research presentation paper on Jacqueline Cochran and the Women Airforce Service Pilots, with a bibliography, list of display items, and list of closing music.
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnston, Tracie
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Roy Crane Economics Paper

Description: A college economics paper dealing with the price of fish, written by noted cartoonist Roy Crane during his time at either Simmons College (now Hardin-Simmons University) or the University of Texas.
Date: 1916/1925
Creator: Roy, Crane, Jr.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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