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125th Anniversary Celebration Events Outline

Description: Document created for UNT's 125th Anniversary that lists upcoming celebration events. Special notice is paid towards Founder's Week, Family Weekend, Homecoming Week, and the Wingspan Gala.
Date: 2015
Creator: University of North Texas 125th Anniversary Steering Committee
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

125th Anniversary Committees/ Sub-Committees/ Department Assignments

Description: Document created to assign responsibilities to certain committee, sub-committee, and department members. The individual's name, position title, and responsibilities are listed in a table.
Date: 201u
Creator: University of North Texas 125th Anniversary Steering Committee
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

About the Work

Description: Notes on the Texas Wesleyan University exhibit, as well as prices for various art pieces.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Air Raid Warden George Gondron]

Description: Card certifying George Gondron as an air raid warden in Port Arthur, Texas. The front of the card has a head shot of Gondron next to his fingerprint. The text on the back of the card reads: "Port Arthur Civilian Defense Air Raid. This is to certify that George Gondron has been duly appointed an air raid warden. This is his authority to carry out the duties given wardens by the chief air raid warden."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Alpine, The Last Frontier Land

Description: Research paper written by Delia Jurado about the history of Alpine, Texas. The paper covers Alpine from the time it was formed in 1882 as Murphyville until the 1930s. Also covered are the history of Sul Ross State University and its namesake, Lawrence Sullivan Ross. This paper was written in 1971 as a research project for a class at Marfa High School.
Date: December 13, 1971
Creator: Jurado, Delia
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Antiques in my Family: American History Research Paper

Description: Research paper written by Conchita Herrera about antiques in her family. Covered are antique guns, furniture and kitchenware. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1972.
Date: 1972
Creator: Herrera, Conchita
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Ashton House and Family

Description: Research paper written by Cheryl Donaldson about the Ashton House, a house in Marfa, Texas. The paper covers the house from when it was built in 1898 by Dr. Monagin to its sale after Mrs. Ashton's death in 1941. This paper was written in 1970 for a class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1970
Creator: Donaldson, Cheryl
Partner: Marfa Public Library

An Audit Report on Security at the Texas Lottery Commission

Description: A comprehensive study performed by the State Auditor's Office of all aspects of lottery security, specifically investigating concerns regarding the Commission's business resumption/disaster recovery site and determining the effect of the Commission's reorganization on its Security Division.
Date: May 3, 2006
Creator: Texas. Office of the State Auditor.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Austin College Show

Description: Blue biographical sheet for an Austin College show about Claudia Webb Betti and one of her art pieces.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

An Autobiography of Dionisio Marquez Cordero

Description: This is a research paper written by Jesus Cordero for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1974. It gives a first hand account of the interesting life of Dionisio Marquez Cordero. As a child and young man, most of his family was killed in Mexico during the revolution. He eventually came to Texas, married three times and had 12 children. He had many interesting jobs. He became a US citizen in 1962.
Date: May 20, 1974
Creator: Cordero, Jesus Manuel
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Aviation in Presidio County

Description: Research paper written by Matt Henderson for an American History class at a Marfa high school in 1974 about the history of aviation in Presidio County.
Date: January 13, 1974
Creator: Henderson, Matt
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Background information on Claudia Betti]

Description: A sheet of biographical information about Claudia Webb Betti. This includes educational background, as well as exhibit experience.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Barbed-Wire: A Research Paper For American History

Description: Research paper written by Cookie Schneider about the history and types of barbed wire. The paper mentions William D. Hunt, who obtained the first patent for barbed wire in 1867. This paper was written in 1967 for an American History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Schneider, Cookie
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Barbed Wire An Agent of Civilization

Description: Research paper written by Steve Lee Graham about the history of barbed wire. The paper covers the early uses and controversies of barbed wire. It also covers how barbed wire is made. This paper was written in 1965 for an English IV class at Marfa High School.
Date: May 7, 1965
Creator: Graham, Steve Lee
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Barton Family Tree and Bob Barton Obituary]

Description: Photocopy of a family tree chart for the Barton family. The chart is both typed and handwritten and lists the husband, wide, and children in order of birth. There is also an obituary from the San Marcos Daily Record for Bob Barton Sr.
Date: 1874~
Creator: Eanes History Center
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

Biographical Data of John B. Connally

Description: Detailed summary of the personal life, career (from service in World War II through appointment as Secretary of the Navy), and accomplishments of John B. Connally.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Biographical information on Claudia Webb Betti]

Description: A sheet containing biographical information about Claudia Webb Betti, including but not limited to qualification and educational background.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Biographical Sketch of Manuel Orgain]

Description: Biographical summary of Manuel Orgain, a "Negro cowman" who drove freight wagons and herded cattle and livestock through several trails across Texas, and to other states. It recounts several specific events, including a story about the 1869 flood on the San Gabriel River, and other storms.
Date: 1948
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Biography of Dudley H. Snyder]

Description: Biography of Dudley Snyder, a cattle rancher and businessman. This handwritten paper includes his birth in Mississippi, early businesses, and time on the Chisholm Trail.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sharpe, John McKee, Sr.
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Biography of Esotonia Bencomo

Description: This is a research paper written about Esotonia Bencomo by a relative of hers for an American History Class at Marfa High School. It describes her life of being raised by her grandmother and how she went off to college and never married.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Biography of Gertrude Johnson and Winnie Johnson]

Description: Photocopy of a biography of Gertrude (Mrs. Frank A.) Johnson and Winnie (Mrs. E. W.) Johnson that talks about the two women as founding members of the Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas. The document also states that the two women will be given "Honorary Life Memberships in the Women of the Church" for their work through out the years to the church. At the bottom of the first page there is "From Church: Westlake Presbyterian Church Collection, Notebook" handwritten in pen.
Date: 1971
Creator: Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[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