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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Manuscripts and research materials, 1879-1999

Series II: Democratic Politics, 1952-1998

Series III: Personal Material, 1916 and undated

Series IV: Oversize and audio materials, 1917-1998

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Anne Fears Crawford papers, 1879-1999



Descriptive Summary

Creator Crawford, Anne Fears, 1932-2004
Title: Anne Fears Crawford papers
Dates: 1879-1999
Abstract: The Anne Fears Crawford papers consist mainly of research materials and drafts for three different manuscripts on Texas politicians: the Governors Ferguson, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Frankie Carter Randolph.
Identification: MS 205
Extent: 6 lin. feet (9 boxes)
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center,  Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

Anne Fears Crawford was born in Beaumont on August 26, 1932. She earned her bachelor's from the University of Texas. In addition, she obtained two master's, one in education and one in library and information science from the University of Texas. She recieved a doctorate in American studies from Los Angeles State College in 1976.

Ms. Crawford was known for her extensive writings on Texas Politics, especially on women and childrens books. Her writing accomplishments include: Texas Women: From Frontier to Future,Women in Texas with Ragsdale Crystal Sasse, Frankie: Mrs. R.D. Randolph and Texas Liberal Politics with Frances Farenthold. She was also an influential teacher at both the high school and college level.

Anne Fears Crawford died at the age of 71 in 2004.

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Scope and Contents

The Anne Fears Crawford papers consist mainly of research materials and drafts for three different manuscripts on Texas polticians: the Governors Ferguson, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Frankie Carter Randolph. In addition, there are notes and clippings on democratic politics and some personal interests.

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Series I. Manuscripts and research materials, 1879-1999
Series II. Democratic Politics, 1952-1998
Series III. Personal Material, 1916 and undated
Oversize and audio materials, 1917-1998

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Anne Fears Crawford papers, 1879-1999, MS 205, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Names
Ferguson, James Edward, 1871-1944
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda, 1875-1961
Hutchison, Kay Bailey, 1943-
Randolph, Frankie Carter, 1894-1972
Subjects
Democratic Party -- Texas
United States -- Politics and Government -- 20th century
Political science -- United States -- History-
Women and democracy
Women in politics
Political parties -- United States
Political parties -- Texas
Democratic Party (U.S.) -- History
Formats
Articles
Typescripts
Notes
Newsclippings

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Related Material

Frankie Carter Randolph papers, 1858-1983, MS 372, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/mss/ms372.html

William Allen Haynes papers, 1901-1953, MS 268, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/mss/ms268.html

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Anne Fears Crawford, 1879-1999, MS 205, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Anne Fears Crawford, 2003.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: Manuscripts and research materials, 1879-1999

Subseries A. The Governors Ferguson, 1879-1970
Ferguson, Early Years, 1870s-1910s
“From Ferguson to Farenthold: Texas Women in Politics” by Anne Fears Crawford, Ph.D, 1979
“The Woman in Front of the Man: Miriam Amanda Ferguson: Texas’ First Woman Governor” by Anne Fears Crawford, Ph.D. undated
“Facts on Ferguson” edited and published by W.V. Howerton, 1918
“The Political Career of Jim Ferguson” Thesis by Ralph Steen, 1929
Pa Ferguson’s First Campaign, notes
Ferguson impeachment 1917, notes
Notes from an interview with James Yancy on Ferguson, undated (see also audiocassette, box 8)
“Mexican-Texan Relations During the Ferguson Years” by Anne Fears Crawford, 1971
“God Almighty, Sears-Roebuck, and Jim Ferguson” by Anne Fears Crawford, 1976
“The Impeachment of Governor James E. Ferguson” thesis by Odis A. Weldon, 1955
“The Progressive Movement in Texas” thesis by James A. Tinsley, 1953
Ferguson, notes, 1910s-1940s
Jim Ferguson, notes, 1916-1944
Miriam Ferguson 1914-1961, notes
Ferguson, Jim and Ma, 1914-1940, notes
Ferguson Book typescripts
Subseries B. Kay Bailey Hutchison, 1993-1998
Kay Bailey Hutchison, Background notes
Kay Bailey Hutchison Campaign, 1993
Notes from Karl Rove Interview on Kay Bailey Hutchison, 1995
Kay Bailey Hutchison Trial, 1993
Kay Bailey Hutchison, pictures and articles
Kay Bailey Hutchison Issues
Kay Bailey Hutchison – Senate Race
Kay Bailey Hutchison – Notes and Ephemera
Willie Hutchison, correspondence
“Kay Bailey Hutchison: A Step in the Right Direction” by Anne Fears Crawford, Ph.D. 1998
Kay Bailey Hutchison – Biography Proposal
Kay Bailey Hutchison – Biography correspondence
Kay Bailey Hutchison Manuscript Draft, undated
Subseries C. Frankie Carter Randolph, 1913-1999
Camden, 1935-1987
W.T. Carter – Centennial and Obituary, 1976, 1957
Early Carter Family History, 1856-1930s
Carter Family History, 1856-1972
Carter Family Photographs, 1934-1977
Courtlandt Place
Dress Making Shop Lease, 1929, Randolph Correspondence, 1913
Ronnie Dugger, newsclippings, 1956, 1989
East Tx Publishing Company, Corporation Record Book, 1953-1954
Gilmer Aiken Committee, correspondence
Sarah Hale (1788-1879), editor of the first American ladies magazine, articles
Junior League of Houston, Correspondence (1925-29)
William Kilgarin Correspondence on Frankie Randolph, 1999
Helen Edmunds Moore, notes and articles
Willie Morris, correspondence and articles, 1961, 1995, 1999
Agnese Carter Nelms letter
Frankie Randolph Award 1988-1990
Frankie Randolph Notes and Articles
Frankie Randolph Notes
Billie Carr, 1977-1998
Notes from Interview with Eddie Ball on Frankie Randolph, 1998 (see also audiocassette, box 8)
Notes from Interview with Billie Carr on Frankie Randolph, 1995
Interview with Chris Dixie on Frankie Randolph, 1998 (see also microcassette, box 8)
Notes from Interview with Ronnie Dugger on Frankie Randolph, 1970
Notes from Interview with Bob Eckhardt on Frankie Randolph, 1995
Notes from Interview with Lydia Arnold Edmundson and George Anna Burke on Frankie Randolph, 1998
Notes from Interview with Creekmore Fath on Frankie Randolph, 1998 (see also microcassette, box 8)
Notes from Interview with Molly Luhrs on Frankie Randolph, 1995
Notes from Interview with J. Edwin Smith on Frankie Randolph, 1995 (see also audiocassette, box 8)
Notes from Interview with Kathleen Voight on Frankie Randolph, (see also microcassette, box 8)
Frankie Randolph Obituaries, 1972
Frankie Randolph Park, notes and articles
"The Formation of the Frankie Carter Randolph Policy Center" by the Citizen's Education Association
"Frankie Carter Randolph: A Woman of Contrast" by Ray Gray, 1991
Josephine Randolph, last will and testament
"What Corrupted Texas?" by Ronnie Dugger, 1997, copy and ILL request
Receipt, research for Randolph biography
Senator Ralph Yarborough, articles and correspondence, 1960s
Frankie Randolph Biography correspondence
Frankie Randolph Biography Draft

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Series II: Democratic Politics, 1952-1998

Presidential Race, 1952
Presidential Race, 1960
Newsclippings, 1963
"The American Dream and the Feminine Mystique" by Martha Mitten Allen, 1977
Anti-Era
ERA, 1977-1978
ERA, 1979-1980
Jimmy Carter Presidential Campaign Flyers
Civil Rights, 1963-1968
Democratic Politics, 1952-1968
“Democrats of Texas” (thesis notes), 1955-56
“Democrats of Texas” (thesis notes), 1957
“Democrats of Texas“ (thesis notes), 1958
“Democrats of Texas” (thesis notes), 1959
“Democrats of Texas” (Thesis by Robert G. Rogers), 1963
Harris County Democrats, notes and articles
Molly Ivins – Writings Clippings, 1995-1996
Molly Ivins, articles on
Molly Ivins - Playboy Article Typescript on Texas Politicians and Newt Gingrich
“Reflections of a Representative” by Janet L. Jette, 1978
Barbara Jordan, notes and articles
Lyndon Baines Johnson Newsclippings, 1959
Sheila Jackson Lee Newsclippings, 1998
Dan Moody, articles, undated

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Series III: Personal Material, 1916 and undated

Correspondence, undated
School notes, undated
Virgil Scott, Ephemera, undated, 1916
Texas Lumber, newsclippings
Utopia, TX and Lost Maples Park, articles
Newsclippings of creative women

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Series IV: Oversize and audio materials, 1917-1998

8 audiocassettes and 4 microcassettes, Interviews for manuscript research, 1977-1998
2 scrapbooks containing newsclippings for manuscript research on Fergusons and Yancy, 1917-1950s

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