Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Philip Seib Collection

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Seib, Philip
Title: Philip Seib Collection
Dates: 1980-1997
Accession No.: MA99-8
Quantity: 1 Box
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library 1515 Young St Dallas, TX 75201

Biographical Note

Philip Seib came to Dallas in 1972. He taught at Southern Methodist University's Department of Journalism from 1982 to 1999, worked as a political advisor at WFAA television from 1978 to 2000 and was a featured columnist for the Dallas Morning News from 1980 to 1999. Seib was also a member of the Texas Bar Association and has served as the assistant director of the Dallas Museum of Art. Philip Seib has written several books, including Dallas: Chasing the Urban Dream. He currently is a professor at the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication.

Scope and Contents

The Philip Seib collection contains two series. The first series is a collection of his Dallas Morning News columns and contributions to other publications such as D Magazine and Dallas. These are arranged chronologically by year. The second series contains materials relating to the 1979 bond election which included money for the creation of the new Dallas Museum of Art on Ross Ave.

Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Seib, Philip
Dallas Morning News
Dallas Museum of Fine Art
Dallas Museum of Art
Family Names:
Dallas (Tex.)
Philip Seib Collection

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA99-8 Philip Seib Collection, Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Processing Information

Processed by Bryan McKinney

Detailed Description of the Collection


Philip Seib Articles

Box Folder
1 a Register
1 1981
2 1982
3 1983
4 1984
5 1985
6 1986
7 1987
8 1988
9 1989
10 1990
11 1991
12 1992
13 1993
14 1994
15 1995
16 1996
17 1997


1979 Bond Election

Box Folder
1 18 Articles on Bond Election
19 Dallas Museum of Art Campaign Materials
20 "Attitudes of Dallas Voters Toward November 6, 1979 City Bond Election" Report
21 "Attitudes of Dallas Voters Toward Bond Issue to Fund New Museum of Fine Art" Report June 1979
22 "Post Election Arts Survey. Final Report" August 1978
23 "An Evaluation of Advertising Headlines" Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. July 1979
24 "An Evaluation of Advertising Concepts." July 1979
25 "Public Attitudes Toward Bond Election and Other Issues in Dallas County" April 1979
26 "City of Dallas Election Returns" November 6, 1979
27 "City of Dallas 1979 Bond Financed Capital Improvement Program"
28 "Arts and the Dallas Economy: A Report on the Impact of Pompeii AD 79"
29 "Final Report on Pompeii AD 1979." May 1, 1979
30 "Impact of the El Greco of Toledo Exhibit on the Dallas Economy" March 1983
31 Master Broadcast Videocassette. Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. 10 mn program. 10/4/79