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[Photograph of Donors of Jay-Rollins Library at Formal Opening]

Description: A photograph of four women donors at the formal opening of the Jay-Rollins Library at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas. From left to right - Mrs. E. T. Pittard of Anson, niece of the late Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Rollins; Mrs. Gordon Bennett, wife of the president of McMurry; MayBelle McDaniel, relative of the late Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Jay; and, seated, Mrs. Dallas Scarborough, who has given hundreds of books to the library.
Date: unknown
Creator: Casteline, Barry
Partner: McMurry University Library

[Photograph of Boy's Dormitory for McMurry College - Abilene]

Description: A photograph of the architect David S. Castle's rendering for the proposed Gold Star Memorial Dormitory at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas." This version of the dorm is U-shaped, has a wide set of entrance steps, and has no identifying lettering on the facade. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Draft for McMurry's Gold Star Mem'l Dorm."
Date: unknown
Creator: Castle, David S.
Location Info:
Partner: McMurry University Library

[Photograph of Men's Dormitory for McMurry College Abilene]

Description: A photograph of a drawing of a proposed men's dormitory for McMurry College by architect David S. Castle. The dormitory is a brick building of three stories; a large lawn with several mature trees can be seen surrounding the building. Large capital lettering on the fa├žade of the building reads, "Memorial Hall."
Date: unknown
Creator: Castle, David S.
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Partner: McMurry University Library

Oral History Interview with Bervin Caswell, February 15, 2001

Description: A video interview with Dr. Bervin O. Caswell (McMurry class of 1938) in which Dr. Caswell discusses his memories of McMurry. Dr. Caswell was a long-time United Methodist minister in New Mexico and West Texas, and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity from McMurry in 1964 and a lifetime achievement award from McMurry in 2004.
Date: February 15, 2001
Creator: Caswell, Bervin O.
Partner: McMurry University Library

Oral History Interview with Darris Egger, February 20, 2001

Description: A video interview with Dr. Darris Egger (McMurry class of 1942) in which Dr. Egger discusses his experiences with McMurry. Dr. Egger was an ordained Methodist minister and served in a number of churches in Northwest Texas and North Texas Annual Conferences. From 1970 to 1975 and 1978 to 1984, Darris served as the District Superintendent of the Abilene District of United Methodist Churches. He was the Program Council Director for the Northwest Conference from 1975 to 1978. Dr. Egger also served as Trustee of McMurry University, Sears Methodist Retirement Centers, Methodist Hospital in Lubbock, Butman Methodist Camp, and the Methodist Mission Home in San Antonio.
Date: February 20, 2001
Creator: Egger, Darris
Partner: McMurry University Library