Contact Us
Texas Archival Resources Online

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Austin History Center

Adele Zedler Papers

An Inventory of the Collection



Overview of the Collection

Creator: Zedler, Adele Louise Weymouth
Title: Adele Zedler Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1950-1970
Abstract: Adele Weymouth Zedler, an Austin, Texas resident, was a wife and mother involved in numerous civic and volunteer activities in the community. Her papers, dated from 1950 to 1970, highlight Zedler's community involvement, her University of Texas Law School career and everyday household financial transactions.
Identification: AR.2002.022
Quantity: .2 linear feet (1 box)
Location: Archives stacks
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library,  810 Guadalupe,  PO BOX 2287,  Austin, TX 78768

Biographical Note

Adele Louise Weymouth Zedler was born to Lucy and Wilfred Weymouth on December 31, 1920, in Dallas, Texas. She graduated from Rockford High School in Rockford, Illinois; Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison. Adele married Dr. Garland Gus Zedler on January 19, 1946. The couple moved to Austin in 1949 where Dr. Zedler opened a radiology practice.

Zedler was active with the Girl Scouts of America, the Seton Hospital Auxiliary and the Texas Medical Association Auxiliary. In addition, she audited courses at the University of Texas Law School and passed the Texas Bar Exam.

Dr. Zedler died in 1971. Adele Zedler died on May 2, 2000.

Return to the Table of Contents


Scope and Contents

The papers, dated from 1950 to 1970, highlight Adele's community involvement, her University of Texas Law School career and everyday household financial transactions. A membership roster and cards, correspondence, and invoices document the Zedler's participation in the Westwood Country Club, Austin Cerebral Palsy Center, Kiwanis Club, Headliners Club, Travis County Medical Society and the Texas Medical Association Auxiliary. Legal papers, correspondence, reference materials and a photograph of the April 1968 Grand Jury chronicle Zedler's experience on the April Term, 1968, Grand Jury. Also included are a University of Texas School of Law 1956-1958 catalogue, class schedules, student directory and class directory from Zedler's time auditing UT law classes. Everyday household expenses in the 1950s are documented by the inclusion of receipts from a wide variety of Austin businesses, taxing agencies, utility companies and airline companies, including the now defunct Braniff International Airways and Trans Texas Airways. In addition there is an ink drawing of Alline Burch Gilbert (Austin resident), the connection to the Zedlers is unknown.

Return to the Table of Contents


 

Arrangement

Arranged by material type.

Return to the Table of Contents


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use

None.

Return to the Table of Contents


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Persons:
Gilbert, Alline Burch.
Zedler, Adele Louise Weymouth.
Zedler, Garland.
Organizations:
University of Texas Law School.
Places:
Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
Family--Texas--Austin.

Return to the Table of Contents


Separated Material

Several issues of the The Kappa Beta Pi Quarterly were offered to the UT Tarlton Law Library. The Journal (Travis County Medical Society) Vol. 6, No. 8 transferred to Periodical Collection.

Return to the Table of Contents


Administrative Information

Custodial History

Donated by the daughter of the creator.

Preferred Citation

Adele Zedler Papers (AR.2002.022). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: DO/2001/027

Donation Date: 2002, 2003, 2007

Processing Information

Collection processed and finding aid encoded by Molly Hults in 2012.

Return to the Table of Contents


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Box Folder
1 1 Community involvement\memberships, 1950-1970
2 Grand Jury, 1968
3 Law school, 1957-1958
4 Receipts-airline, 1952-1962
5 Receipts-household, 1950-1962
6 Receipts-tax and utility, 1950-1963
7 Drawing, undated

Return to the Table of Contents