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[Letter from Eddie Good to Hardin-Simmons University Archives Department – March 13, 1993]

Description: Letter from Eddie Good to the Hardin-Simmons University Archives Department describing the Abilene Hall fire and the photos he took while on the university as a student. He further inquiries about the status of the cowboy statue that used to stand in front of Abilene Hall.
Date: March 13, 1947
Creator: Good, Eddie
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Newspaper Clipping: E. T. Ambler, Investments]

Description: Clipping of an article concerning the business investments of Mr. Emory T. Ambler, a well-know Ft. Worth businessman. The article details many of his acquired and sold holdings throughout his career and a bit about his personal life. Includes a portrait of Mr. Ambler, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and satin tie with tack.
Date: [1918..]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Text of Old Main Description]

Description: Photograph and description of the Old Main at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. The origins and remodeling of the building are discussed. The campus as a whole is also talked about in relation to the other campuses in Abilene.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Craig Turner Inauguration Program]

Description: Presidential inauguration program for W. Craig Turner, who was president of Hardin-Simmons University from 2001 to 2009. A pen and ink drawing of one of the campus buildings is showcased in the interior section.
Date: 2001
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from J. D. Sandefer Jr. to H. A. Pender, E. F. Pittard, Dan Moody, Claude McAden, and Barney Carter - February 9, 1950]

Description: Letter from J. D. Sandefer Jr. to Mrs. Pender, Mrs. Pittard, Mrs. Moody, Mrs. McAden, and Mr. Carter concerning a photo he found while at his mother’s house in Abilene. He includes a limerick that he describes as “unfair to use.”
Date: February 9, 1950
Creator: Sandefer, J. D., Jr.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of East Vs. West Football Art]

Description: Photograph of a chalkboard drawing promoting a Hardin-Simmons University football game, showing a West Texas football player with an “East Texas” knife in his back. The text reads, “East Texas vs. West Texas -- Memorial Stadium 8:00m 2 Aug. -- *Oxygen Furnished -- ‘Entertainment’ By: Homer Leonard.”
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hardin-Simmons University Building and Endowment Campaign

Description: Brochure about how the appropriated funds from the Baptist General Convention of Texas, amounting to $500,000, will be used to create and make improvements to buildings on the Hardin-Simmons University campus. The brochure asks that readers mail monetary donations in order that the university be ready to construct new buildings and meet the needs of an increased enrollment total after the end of World War II.
Date: 1943?
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library