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[Letter from Chester W. Nimitz to William Nimitz, October 3, 1902]

Description: Handwritten letter from Chester Nimitz to his father in Kerrville. Nimitz relates his experiences while returning to the Academy for his second year. He mentions marching in the Grand Army of the Republic parade in Washington in the near future. Nimitz relates a story about arriving at the Academy wearing a giant sombrero he purchased in San Antonio while returning. This letter is on US Naval Academy stationery.
Date: October 3, 1902
Creator: Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Transcript of Letter from Chester W. Nimitz to William Nimitz, October 3, 1902]

Description: Transcription of letter from Chester Nimitz to his father in Kerrville. Nimitz relates his experiences while returning to the Academy for his second year. He mentions marching in the Grand Army of the Republic parade in Washington in the near future. Nimitz relates a story about arriving at the Academy wearing a giant sombrero he purchased in San Antonio while returning.
Date: October 3, 1902
Creator: Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Charles Scheffel, May 10, 2000

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Charles Scheffel. Scheffel grew up in Oklahoma and enlisted in the Army ROTC in 1940. He was called up in 1941 after Pearl Harbor. He was allowed to finish out his senior year of college and was married in March 1942. He embarked on the Queen Elizabeth from New Jersey in September 1942. As leader of 200 men, he landed in Scotland and drove with them to Whittington Barracks where they joined with the British 51st Highlanders.… more
Date: May 10, 2000
Creator: Scheffel, Charles
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Scrapbook for The Experience, 1981-1984]

Description: Scrapbook containing color photographs, letters, name tags, stickers, brochures, invitations, and tickets in relation to "The Experience" and its' participants. John Logan Briggs Jr. is the creator of "The Experience," a self-discovery workshop for the LGBT community. The scrapbook also documents social gatherings of those who participated and coordinated "The Experience."
Date: [1981..1984]
Creator: Briggs, John Logan, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Article: Obituaries]

Description: A series of obituaries in the Texas Medical Association's June 1988 Texas Medicine journal. Those listed in the obituaries included Dr. May Owen, Dr. William Frank Renfrow, Dr. Louis Reed Robey, Dr. Hampton C. Robinson, Dr. Lowell Edison Rutledge, Dr. Cassie Elizabeth Stuermer, Dr. Robert W. B. Terrell, Dr. Robert H. Thomason, and Dr. Leopoldo Villareal.
Date: June 1988
Partner: Texas Medical Association

Oral History Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, March 9, 1998

Description: Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, World War II veteran and owner/operator of a plant nursery in Center Point, Texas. Mr. Mosty tells stories from his service in WWII, including how his unit was one of the first to meet liberated prisoners of war, as well as how he was wounded and taken prisoner. He also discusses studying at A&M, his work for the National Park Service, and running a plant nursery in the 1920s.
Date: March 9, 1998
Creator: Witt, Gerald & Mosty, Robert Lee
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Clyde Jones, April 5, 1999

Description: Interview with Clyde Jones, former part-owner of Kerrville's first radio station, KERV, from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Jones discusses how he came to the area and his involvement with radio station, as well as some of the challenges he and his crew encountered. He also talks about his work with the Mental Health and Retardation Center at the Kerrville State Hospital. Mr. Jones briefly discusses his band, The Poverty Playboys.
Date: April 5, 1999
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Jones, Clyde
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Ethel Baker Starkey, March 28, 2013

Description: Interview with Ethel Baker Starkey, whose husband's ancestors were Texas Hill Country settlers, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Starkey discusses her husband's family history. She also talks about coming to Kerrville for a job with her family.
Date: March 28, 2013
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis & Starkey, Ethel Baker
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Jean Mathis Lidiak, August 15, 2011

Description: Interview with Jean Mathis Lidiak, a former middle school secretary from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Lidiak talks about growing up in Kerrville, her family, and her work at various businesses and the Veterans Administration hospital. She also discusses her husband's education, his service in World War II, and the auto companies he worked at. The interview transcript includes photos of Mrs. Lidiak and her family, on pages 23-28.
Date: August 15, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis; Sutton, Jeanne Schumacher & Lidiak, Jean Mathis
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, August 25, 1999

Description: Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, vice-chair of the Kerr County Historical Commission from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Snodgrass talks about growing up on a primitive ranch, struggling to survive during the Depression, meeting and marrying her husband, their family, their involvement with music, and her efforts to preserve the history of Kerr County. She also briefly discusses the honors and awards her volunteer work has earned her. Pages 2-13 include a written statement by Miles Abernathy… more
Date: September 25, 1999
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Clarabelle
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Official Reports to the Twenty-Fifth National Assembly of The Links, Incorporated, June-July 1986

Description: This book contains reports from the national officers and program directors of The Links, Inc., about the activities of the national level of the organization from 1984-1986. It was presented to the 25th National Assembly. This conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the United States.
Date: 1986
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Program for the Twenty-Fifth National Assembly of the Links, Inc., June-July 1986

Description: This booklet contains a program of events, and committee membership lists for the 25th National Assembly of The Links, Inc. The conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the United States. The theme for this year's conference is "Making History -- Providing Hope: Celebrating the Black Family."
Date: 1986
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Agenda for the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. Meeting - March 17, 1986]

Description: Agenda for the March 17, 1986 meeting of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Items for discussion include the chapter's correspondence, treasury reports, committee reports, and current business. Also included with the agenda is a letter that was part of a February 1986 mailing to local chapter presidents of The Links, Inc. regarding the upcoming National Assembly in Nashville, Tennessee. Items discussed in the letter include hotel room rates, the program of events, registration informati… more
Date: March 17, 1986
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
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