Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Albert B. Cunningham:

An Inventory of Photographs, 1938-1953, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library

Descriptive Summary

Creator Cunningham, Albert Benjamin, 1888-1962
Title: Albert B. Cunningham Photograph Collection,
Dates: 1938-1953
Abstract: Donated by Albert B. Cunningham, the photograph collection dates from 1938-1953.
Collection # SWCPC 302 E2
Quantity: 12 b/w copy prints
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Born in 1888 in West Virginia, Albert B. Cunningham was a veteran of World War I and a Methodist circuit rider. He received his Ph.D. from New York University in 1929 and came to Texas Tech University where he taught English for 20 years. Cunningham completed 42 novels and numerous short stories prior to his death in 1962. Many of these were mysteries written under the pseudonyms Garth Hale or Estil Dale.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains portraits of Albert B. Cunningham, Texas Tech University English professor, novelist and mystery writer with his wife at their home in Lubbock, Texas.


Access Restrictions

Open for research

Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collectin/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Cunningham, Albert Benjamin, 1888-1962
Cunningham, Albert Benjamin, Mrs.
Dale, Estil, 1888-1962
Hale, Garth, 1888-1962
Jones, Clifford Bartlett, 1885-1972
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Technological College. Dept of English
Universities and colleges--Texas--Lubbock--Photographs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Albert B. Cunningham Photograph Collection, 1938-1953, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas


Gift, undated

Processed by

A. Ramirez