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[Photograph of Caldwell Hall]

Description: Photograph of Caldwell Hall at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. The back of the photo includes notes related to using the picture in the newspaper.
Date: April 1978
Creator: Adams, Billy
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Men in Dorm Room]

Description: Photograph of two students studying at a desk in their shared dorm room at Simmons College in Abilene, Texas. Note on the back of the photo reads, “Picture taken ca 1918, Simmons College Dorm, by James M. Bates; donated to HSU, 10-1980, by Bill Bates, Corpus Christi.”
Date: 1918
Creator: Bates, James M.
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from John C. Beasley]

Description: Letter written by John C. Beasley, lawyer and land agent, concerning his client and Mrs. Glasscock's land.
Date: 188u
Creator: Beasley, John C.
Item Type: Text

[Will of Joseph H. Beck]

Description: Handwritten will of Joseph H. Beck, giving detailed instructions regarding treatment of his estate following his death.
Date: October 25, 1880
Creator: Beck, Joseph H.
Item Type: Text

[Photograph of Check Ceremony that Establishes Scholarship]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Don Kimball, the former Karen Swartz and 1963 music graduate, presenting a $10,000 check to Dr. Jesse C. Fletcher, Hardin-Simmons University president, to begin an endowed scholarship in honor of the late Edward H. Hamilton, a former acting dean and music professor.
Date: unknown
Creator: Best, Calvin
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Behrens Chapel Fire]

Description: Photograph of the Behrens Chapel fire at Hardin-Simmons University, showing fire trucks parked along the street and firefighters unrolling fire hoses.
Date: 1957
Creator: Blevins, Stan
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Old Behrens Chapel Fire]

Description: Photograph of the original Behrens Chapel on fire, showing a large crowd of onlookers watching as firefighters attempt to put out the fire with fire hoses. A fire truck can be seen parked in to grass, with a firefighter climbing up the ladder to the roof of the building.
Date: Autumn 1957
Creator: Blevins, Stan
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Dr. Fletcher in His Office]

Description: Photograph of Jesse C. Fletcher posed in his campus office at Hardin-Simmons University. He is shown sitting in a chair in front of his desk with his hands clasped together.
Date: June 29, 1984
Creator: Butman, S.
Item Type: Photograph

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1933-1934]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, over the year with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The activities of two Abilene art clubs, the Art Forum and the Abilene Art League are highlighted. The Art Forum theme for the year was "Art in Texas - Art in America." Traveling exhibits shown in Abilene and provided by Texas Fine Arts Association are described.
Date: 1933/1934
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1934-1935]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, over the year with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The Art Forum theme for the year was "Miscellaneous Studies in Art." One of the mentioned events was the First Annual Art exhibit of the Forum. Memorabilia from the District Meeting of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs and memos from the Annual Meeting of the Texas Fine Arts organization are included. Several exhibit brochures of events held in Abilene are pasted to the book pages.
Date: 1934/1935
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1935-1936]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, over the year with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The theme for the Art unit for this year was listed as "Art in Our Daily Lives." This scrapbook contains the bylaws of the Forum Club as well as art unit clippings and a year-end report. Speakers and programs of the Abilene Art League are included in the clippings.
Date: 1935/1936
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book