Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Tall Texans of Dallas Collection



Overview of the Collection

Creator: Tall Texans of Dallas Club
Title: Tall Texans of Dallas Collection
Dates: 1955-1980
Accession No.: MA01-9
Quantity: cubic feet
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library 1515 Young St  Dallas, TX 75201

Organizational Note

The Tall Texans of Dallas is a non-profit social group for tall people. The Tall Texans of Dallas is part of the Tall Clubs International. The Dallas chapter was formed in August 1943 as the Tip Toppers Club. It later changed its name to Tall Texans of Dallas in 1976. The height requirement to join is 6'2 or taller for men and 5'11 or taller for a women. Tall Clubs International sponsors both a Texas and International. Past beauty pageant winners of both contest have been members of the Dallas Chapter.


Scope and Contents

The collection contains material from both the Tip Toppers Club and the Tall Texans of Dallas. Materials included in the collection are membership applications for both clubs, scrapbooks, clippings and programs. The collection also contains information on members of the Dallas chapter who participated in the Miss Tall Dallas, Miss Tall Texas and Miss Tall International.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Organizations:
Tall Texans of Dallas
Tip Toppers Club
Places:
Dallas

Related Material

The Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division contains the following materials on the Tall Texans of Dallas. Vertical File: Clubs & Organizations - Tall Texans of Dallas Vertical File: Clubs & Organizations - Tip Toppers Club Vertical File: Contests - Miss Tall International Vertical File: Contest - Miss Tall Dallas Newsletter: Longline 1979-1986 (newsletter)


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA01-9 Tall Texans of Dallas, Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Processing Information

Processed by Bryan McKinney


Detailed Description of the Collection

 
Box Folder
1 1 Register



 
Box Folder
1 2 Applications for Membership - A-E



 
Box Folder
1 3 Applications for Membership - F-I



 
Box Folder
1 4 Applications for Membership - J-L



 
Box Folder
1 5 Applications for Membership - M-R



 
Box Folder
1 6 Applications for Membership - S-Z



 
Box Folder
1 7 Honorary Membership Certificate



 
Box Folder
1 8 Clippings



 
Box Folder
1 9 Big Tex in '76 event materials October 1976



 
Box Folder
1 10 Chisholm Trail Round Up Certificate July 1988



 
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1 11 Miss Tall Dallas & Miss Tall International Programs 1981



 
Box Folder
1 12 Miss Tall Dallas Program 1988



 
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1 13 Miss Tall Dallas Coronation Program 1989



 
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1 14 Photographs - Social Event Photographs. 1980s



 
Box Folder
Scrapbook - Tip Toppers Club 1955-1957



 
Box Folder
Scrapbook - Tip Toppers Club 1962



 
Box Folder
Scrapbook - Tip Toppers Club 1969-1970



 
Box Folder
Scrapbook - Tip Toppers Club 1971-1972



 
Box Folder
Scrapbook - Tip Toppers Club 1973



 
Box Folder
2 Scrapbook - Tip Toppers Club 1974



 
Box Folder
2 Scrapbook -Miss Tall Texas & Miss Tall International Pagant 1974



 
Box Folder
2 Scrapbook - Miss Tall Dallas Pagant 1977



 
Box Folder
3 Ephemera - Miss Tall Dallas Trophy



 
Box Folder
3 Ephemera - Gavel