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Descriptive Summary and Abstract

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Organization of the Papers

Restrictions

Online Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series 1. A Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education, 1970-1976 and undated

Cushing Memorial Library, Texas A & M University

Inventory of the Henry C. Dethloff Papers:

1970-1976



Descriptive Summary and Abstract

Creator Dethloff, Henry C.
Title Inventory of the Henry C. Dethloff Papers
Dates 1970-1976
Abstract Henry Clay Dethloff (b. Aug. 10, 1934) received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1956, his M.A. from Northwestern State College in 1960, and his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri in 1964. Dr. Dethloff joined the faculty of the History Department at Texas A & M University in 1969, and served as departmental chair from 1980 to 1985. The Henry C. Dethloff Papers (1970-1976) consist of four boxes (6 linear feet) containing materials Dethloff collected when researching and writing his books, A Pictorial History of Texas A & M University: 1876-1976 (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1975), and A Centennial History of Texas A & M University: 1876-1976 (College Station: Published for the Association of Former Students by the Texas A & M University Press, 1975).
Identification TAMU MSS 00062
Extent 6 linear feet
Language English.
Repository Cushing Memorial Library College Station, TX 77843-5000

Biographical Note

Henry Clay Dethloff (b. Aug. 10, 1934) received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1956, his M.A. from Northwestern State College in 1960, and his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri in 1964. Dethloff joined the faculty of the History Department at Texas A & M University in 1969, and served as departmental chair from 1980 to 1985.

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Scope and Content Note

The Henry C. Dethloff Papers (1970-1976) consist of four boxes (6 linear feet) containing materials Dethloff collected when researching and writing his book, A Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education, which was published as two titles by Texas A & M University Press: A Pictorial History of Texas A & M University: 1876-1976 (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1975), and A Centennial History of Texas A & M University: 1876-1976 (College Station: Published for the Association of Former Students by the Texas A & M University Press, 1975).

Materials include miscellaneous articles; biographical notes; correspondence; enrollment tables; lists of Texas A & M University Boards of Directors (1876-1934), Presidents (1876-1934), Secretaries of the Boards of Directors (July 15, 1876-August 1, 1965,) recipients of honorary degrees, and deceased alumni; memorandums; miscellaneous notes; background notes for the book, rough copies of chapters, final copies of chapters, manuscript copies and page proofs of the book.

The Dethloff Papers are organized into one series divided into six subseries, with all the research materials described first, followed by files containing materials representing different states in the process of completing the book for publication.

Series 1. A Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education by Henry C. Dethloff, 1970-1976 and undated, is arranged alphabetically, and contains general background information, chapter notes, drafts, manuscripts, and page proofs for Dethloff's book, A Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education, which was published by the Texas A & M University Press in 1975 as two books, A Centennial history of Texas A & M University, 1876-1976 and A Pictorial history of Texas A & M University, 1876-1976.

Series 1. Subseries 1. Research materials contains miscellaneous articles; biographical notes; correspondence; student enrollment tables; lists of the Boards of Directors (1876-1934); Presidents (1876-1934); Secretaries to the Boards of Directors (July 15, 1876-August 1, 1965); recipients of honorary degrees; deceased alumni; and memoranda.

Series 1. Subseries 2. Chapter notes, contains notes for writing individual chapters 1-27 and the Preliminary Bibliography of the book.

Series 1. Subseries 3. Rough copies, contains rough copies of the book's preliminaries, Chapter Outline and individual chapters with footnotes, as well as Preliminary Bibliographies and Appendices.

Series 1. Subseries 4. Final Copies, Subseries 5. Manuscript copies, and Subseries 6. Page Proofs complete the picture of the book as it progressed from notes to published title.

Missing from the Dethloff Papers are background notes for chapters twenty, twenty-six, and twenty-seven; the rough copy of chapter seven; and the final chapters of seven and nine.

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Organization of the Papers

This collection is organized into 6 series:
Series 1. A Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education, 1970-1976 and undated:
Subseries 1. Research materials, 1970-1976.
Subseries 2. Chapter notes, undated.
Subseries 3. Rough copies, undated.
Subseries 4. Final Copies, undated.
Subseries 5. Manuscript copies, undated.
Subseries 6. Page Proofs, undated.

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Restrictions

Access

No restrictions.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Online Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog of Cushing Memorial Library. Researchers wishing to find related materials should search the catalog under these index terms.
Names
Dethloff, Henry C.--Correspondence.
Dethloff, Henry C. Centennial history of Texas A & M University, 1876-1976--Sources.
Dethloff, Henry C. Pictorial history of Texas A & M University, 1876-1976--Sources.
Organizations
Texas A & M University--History--Sources.
Titles
Centennial history of Texas A & M University, 1876-1976.
Pictorial history of Texas A & M University, 1876-1976.
Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University

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Related Material

Dethloff, Henry C.A Pictorial History of Texas A & M University: 1876-1976 (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, ©1975). Signed by the author. Cataloged separately and housed in the repository stacks with call number: TAMU LD5309.D48.

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Received from Henry C. Dethloff of College Station, Tex. in 1980.

Processing Information

Processed by Mindy Ann Dunn in 1982.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Series 1. A Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education, 1970-1976 and undated

Research materials, chapter notes, drafts, manuscripts, and page proofs for A Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education by Henry C. Dethloff, which was published by the Texas A & M University Press in 1975 as two books, A Centennial history of Texas A & M University, 1876-1976 and A Pictorial history of Texas A & M University, 1876-1976
Subseries 1. Research materials, 1970-1976
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1/1 Battalion article "Aggie Ring: Product of Evolution, Tradition, Love," 24 March 1976
"The Genesis of Muster Day at Texas A & M," by Lawrence W. Wallace, April 1972
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1/2 Article. "A History of the A & M College of Texas," by Russell C. Watkins.
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1/3 Article. "History of the School of Veterniary Medicine," by Hubert Schmidt.
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1/4 Article. "Land-Grant Colleges & State Universities."
Article. "Land-Grant Colleges Commemorate Founding, Plan for the Future."
Article. National Geographic News Bulletin: Campus Copy, vol. 14, no. 1, Oct. 1961.
Texas A & M College Catalogue: 1879-1880.
List of Recipients of Sea Grant Merit Awards.
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1/5 Article. "Lawrence Sullivan Ross The War Years, 1861-1865," by John. A. Adams, Jr., 19 April 1972.
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1/6 Biographical notes. About Administrators of Texas A & M University.
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1/7 Correspondence. Between Henry C. Dethloff and T. R. Spence, with information about the Texas A & M University physical plant.
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1/8 Correspondence. Concerning the Centennial History.
Article. "A Small Cluster of buildings…near a raw frontier town."
Battalion article. "Centennial celebrations get $25,000 boost from Board."
Article. "A & M—the school with a difference,"Center, September 1975.
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1/9 Letter. To H. O. Kunkel.
Texas Transportation Researcher, vol. 7, no. 3, July 1971
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1/10 Correspondence. Requesting the writing of Texas A & M University Centennial History
Miscellaneous notes.
Copy of Joint Resolution No. 21.
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1/11 Correspondence. Concerning Pink Herman Levy and the Texas Governor's Messages.
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1/12 Correspondence. Concerning the Texas A & M University Special Events Subcommittee.
Texas A & M University Centennial (Significant Historical Dates of the Colleges and Divisions of Texas A & M University)
Texas A & M Centennial: Calendar of Significant Events.
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1/13 Correspondence and memorandums. Concerning centennial film and the proposal for Texas A & M University Centennial Film, 23 August 1974.
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1/14 Personal correspondence and records. Pertaining to the Texas A & M University Centennial History.
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1/15 Correspondence. About the Texas A & M University Centennial History.
"A & M Revisited: it's really changed in 10 years,"Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, 23 October 1975
Miscellaneous notes.
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1/16 Correspondence. Miscellaneous
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1/17 Correspondence. Pertaining to giving a raise to Mrs. Patricia Caruthers.
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1/18 Texas A & M University Student Enrollment tables.
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1/19 Letters. Photocopies of letters written by Thomas Gathright and letters to J. M. Stone.
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1/20 List. Texas A & M University Boards of Directors (1876-1934)
List.Texas A & M University Presidents (1876-1934)
List.Texas A & M University Secretaries to the Boards of Directors (July 15, 1876 - August 1, 1965)
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1/21 List. Recipients of Texas A & M University honorary degrees.
List. Deceased alumni of Texas A & M University .
List. Texas A & M University Administrators
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1/22 Lists. Miscellaneous names.
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1/23 Memorandums." Advance Registration List—1970 Sul Ross Reunion."
Notes. With copy of Catalogue of the State Agricultural & Mechanical College of Texas.
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1/24 Memorandums. About the Centennial History.
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1/25 Memorandum. Copies of the "Administrative Memorandum No. 55-30."
Memorandum. Listing mileages from College Station.
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1/26 Miscellaneous notes. Include instructions to, and information located by, Earl Humphrey. Chiefly concerns citations on the legislative history of higher education in Texas.
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1/27 Miscellaneous notes. Interlibrary loan request for photocopy of: "The University and A & M College,"Texas Review.
Miscellaneous notes. Interlibrary loan request for photocopy of: "Separate Boards of Regents,"Texas Review.
Miscellaneous notes. Interlibrary loan request for photocopy of: v "The University and the Texas A & M University College,"Alcalde, v. 2, pp. 386-388, . Feb. 1914
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1/28 Notes. Taken from Getting the College Under Way: A Brief Outline of Events Related to the Founding of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, April 17, 1871 to Oct. 4,1876 (College Station: Texas A & M University Library, 1970) by Ernest Langford.
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1/29 Notes. Taken from a photocopy (also present) of Statement…(re) Consolidation of A & M and the State University.
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1/30 Miscellaneous notes, memorandum. About Andrew S. Broaddus .
Background material. On Harvey Mitchell, Marshall, and Ramsdell .
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1/31 Miscellaneous notes.
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1/32 Notes. For appendices A-N.
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1/33 Miscellaneous pictures and pamphlets.
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1/34 Basketball and footballpress guides.
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1/35 Information. About the Texas Maritime Academy.
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1/36 Information. About the Texas Transportation Institute.
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1/37 Information. About the Sea Grant.
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1/38 Publicity. Newspaper article. "The Battalion: Seventy Years of Student Publications at the A & M College of Texas," by Vick Lindley.
Publicity. Newspaper article. The Texas Aggie, Feb. 1970.
Subseries 2. Chapter notes, undated
Notes for writing individual chapters 1-27 [notes for chapters 20 and 26-27 now missing from the papers] and Preliminary Bibliography of The Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education. .
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1/39 Notes. For The Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education.
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1/40-2/17 Notes for Chapter 1-27 [20,26-27 missing].
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2/18 Notes for Preliminary Bibliography.
Subseries 3. Rough Copies, undated
Rough Copies of The Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education.
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2/19 Chapter Outline.
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2/20 Rough copy of Introduction.
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2/21 Rough copy of Acknowledgments.
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2/22 Rough copy of Table of Contents.
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2/23-3/24 Rough copy of Chapter 1-27 [Chapter 7 missing] and footnotes.
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3/25 Rough copy of Preliminary Bibliographies.
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3/26 Rough copy of Appendices A-O, U.
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3/27 Rough copy of Appendix J.
Subseries 4. Final Copies, undated
Final Copies of The Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education.
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3/28 Final copy of The Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education.
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3/29 Final copy of Introduction.
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3/30 Final copy of Bibliography.
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3/31 Final copy of Table of Contents.
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3/32 Final copy of Acknowledgements.
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3/33 Final copy of Appendices A-V.
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3/34-4/26 Final copy of Chapter 1-27 [Chapter 7 missing].
Subseries 5. Manuscript copies, undated
Manuscript copy of The Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education.
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4/27 Manuscript copy of Acknowledgments and Table of Contents.
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4/28-4/54 Manuscript copy of Chapter 1-27.
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4/55-4/56 Manuscript copy of Appendices A-V.
Subseries 6. Page Proofs, undated
Page Proofs of The Pictorial History of Texas A & M: A Tradition in Higher Education.
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4/57-4/63 Page proofs of Forematter, Chapter 1-27, and Appendices and Bibliography.

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