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Interview with Walt McDonald, 1985

Description: Interview with Walt McDonald, poet and professor at Texas Tech University. In the interview, McDonald discusses the importance of creative writing and teaching children to write.
Date: 1985
Creator: McDonald, Walt & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Anthology, Volume 22, Spring 2016

Description: Anthology, the literary journal of Tarleton State University, is produced by students and sponsored by the English department. The publication provides a student forum for literary and visual expression, including original short stories, essays, poetry, artwork, musical compositions, and other creative works.
Date: Spring 2016
Creator: Tarleton State University
Partner: Tarleton State University

[Letter: Dearest Bill]

Description: A letter from Jean Nelson to her deceased son, Bill Nelson, describing how proud she is of him and all of his achievements and telling him how much she misses him.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Nelson, Jean
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Speech: Jean Nelson]

Description: A handwritten speech from Jean Nelson addressing the congregation of the John Wesley United Methodist Church during their World AIDS Day Service. The speech is followed by a flyer announcing the event.
Date: November 2001
Creator: Jean Nelson
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

All's Well (A Pillow Prayer)

Description: Hymnal created by Harriet McEwen Kimball entitled "All's Well (A Pillow Prayer)." This copy is typed on a piece of paper and cut out to a smaller rectangular shape.
Date: 1866
Creator: Kimball, Harriet McEwen
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

Kerr County Album

Description: Book discussing the history of people and places in Kerr County, Texas. It is organized into several sections: Kerrville and County Communities; Kerr County; What Binds Them Together; Churches of Kerr County; Schools; Medical Institutions; Clubs and Organizations; Life and Living on the Land; Riversides, Hillsides and Countrysides; Military Service Members; Summer Camps; Poems, Rhymes and Verses; Families; Tributes and Memorials; Businesses. Index starts on page 544.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Kerr County Historical Commission
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[English department class at North Texas State College]

Description: Photograph of people in an English classroom at North Texas State College sometime in the 1950s or 1960s. In the left foreground, a young female student is sitting on a long table and is speaking with an older female instructor. A miniature model of the Globe Theatre is visible on the table near the instructor, along with books on English literature. On the wall next to the table are posters related to Shakespeare's Hamlet, Julius Caesar, and Macbeth. In the right of the photograph, a young female student is sitting in a chair at the long table, sharing a copy of "The English Journal" with a young male student who is standing. A window is open behind the young woman and man, and a wooden desk and chair are also visible in the lower right. The women in the photograph are wearing skirts and blouses; the young man wears a short-sleeved shirt and trousers. On the back of the photograph is a copy instruction sticker from "Shreveport Engraving Co., Inc.", along with handwritten notes reading "English", "120 zinc", and "English dept classes c1960s?".
Date: 196u
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Golden Log

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular Texas folklore, including information about unusual Texas place names, folktales about spiders, folktales about witchcraft, ghosts and superstitions, and information about early petroleum geologists. The index begins on page 167.
Date: 2017
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press

A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains miscellaneous folklore about Texas and Mexico, including Mexican folktales, Texas folk songs, information about Texas streams and information about racial discrimination in the South. The index begins on page 273.
Date: 2017
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press

Folk Travelers: Ballads, Tales and Talk

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including traveling anecdotes, folk ballads, folklore in natural history, as well as information about black and white magic, Western animals, and cattle brands. The index begins on page 259.
Date: 2017
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press

The Folklore of Texan Cultures

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of various ethnic and religious groups residing in Texas, including songs, myths, legends, and other essays. The index begins on page 363.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press