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TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Publications

Miscellaneous

Business Related Materials

Miscellaneous

Business Related Materials

Miscellaneous

Books

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Clara Harris:

An Inventory of Her Papers, 1935-1976, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Harris, Clara
Title: Clara Harris Papers,
Dates: 1935-1976
Collection # S 1526.1
Quantity: 6 boxes (6.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Although entitled Clara Harris, most of this collection's materials are those of her husband, Foster Harris. He was employed by the Phillips Petroleum Corporation and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

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Scope and Contents

There are no materials of a personal nature in the collection. There is a large collection of periodicals disseminated by Masonic organizations, such as New Age, The Texas Freemason, Order of the Eastern Star, and Rainbow Girls. Another large body of periodicals originated with Phillips 66 Petroleum Company. These include, "Philnews " and " Make Tank", and relate to safety, employee training, production and financial subjects. Other publications dealing with a range of topics are also part of the collection. These include college textbooks, Toastmaster and Toastmistress periodicals, and business related materials dealing with the petroleum industry.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Harris, Clara
Harris, Foster
Harris, Foster--Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Texas
Order of the Eastern Star
Order of the Rainbow for Girls
Phillips Petroleum Company
Subjects
After-dinner speeches
Freemasons--Texas
Freemasonry--Texas
Petroleum industry and trade
Women and freemasonry

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Clara Harris Papers, 1935-1976, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
91-0519-B

Gift, 1991

Processed by

A. Ramirez, June 14, 2000

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Collection Inventory

 

Publications

box folder
1 1 "Make Tank ", Various months, 1953-1958
2 "Make Tank ", Various months, 1959-1960
3 "The New Age ", September-December, 1963
4 "The New Age ", January, March, May, July September, November, December, 1964
5 "The New Age ", February, May, July-September, December, 1965
6 "The New Age ", January-August, October-December, 1966
7 "The New Age ", January-December, 1967
8 "The New Age ", January-June, August-December, 1968
9 "The New Age ", January-December, 1969
10 "The New Age ", January-May, July-December, 1970
11 "The New Age ", January-December, 1971
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2 1 "The New Age ", January-December, 1972
2 "The New Age ", January-December, 1973
3 "The New Age ", January-March, May, June, October-December, 1974
4 "The New Age ", January, March-April, June-December, 1975
5 "The New Age ", January, February, 1976
6 Official Bulletin, May-October, December, 1962
7 Official Bulletin, Grand Chapter of Texas, Order of the Eastern Star, January, April-June, August-December, 1963
8 Official Bulletin, Grand Chapter of Texas, Order of the Eastern Star, January-December, 1964
9 Official Bulletin, Grand Chapter of Texas, Order of the Eastern Star, January-August, October-December, 1965
10 Official Bulletin, Grand Chapter of Texas, January-April, June-October, December, 1966
11 Official Bulletin, Grand Chapter of Texas, Order of the Eastern Star, January-September, November-December, 1967
12 Official Bulletin, Grand Chapter of Texas, Order of the Eastern Star, January-June,
13 Official Bulletin, Grand Chapter of Texas, October-December, 1968
Order of the Eastern Star, January-December, 1969
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2 14 Official Bulletin, Grand Chapter of Texas, Order of the Eastern Star, January-October, 1970
15 Report-Order of the Eastern Star, 1966-67
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3 1 "Philnews", December, 1938, January-February, April-May, August, 1939
2 "Philnews", January, August, November, 1939, November, 1941, March, June, September, November, 1942
3 "Philnews", June-July, 1952, March-April, 1953 March-April, May, November, 1954, January, March-May, July, October, December, 1955, March-April, August-October, 1956
4 "Philnews", January, March,-June, August, October-November, 1957, April-December, 1958
5 "Philnews", January-April, June-September, November, 1959
6 "Philnews", January-April, August-December, 1960
7 "Philnews", January-May, September-November, 1961
8 "Philnews", January-March, May-August, October-November, 1962
9 "Philnews", January-December, 1963
10 "Philnews", January-February, June-July, September-December, 1964
11 "Philnews", January, April-May, 1965, January, May-December, 1966
12 "Philnews", January-June, August-December, 1967
13 "Philnews", January-July, 1968
14 "Philnews", March-April, September, November, 1972, February-March, 1973
15 "Philnews", April-June, August-September, November-December, 1975
16 "Philnews", January-March, 1976
17 "Rainbow Girls News", April-December, 1967
18 "Rainbow Girls News", January-March, May-December, 1968
19 "Rainbow Girls News", February-December, 1969
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4 1 "Rainbow Girls News", January, March-June, 1970
2 "The Texas Freemason", July-December, 1963
3 "The Texas Freemason", January-December, 1964
4 "The Texas Freemason", January-December, 1965
5 "The Texas Freemason", January-December, 1966
6 "The Texas Freemason", January-December, 1967
7 "The Texas Freemason", January-December, 1968
8 "The Texas Freemason", January-December, 1969
9 "The Texas Freemason", January-December, 1970
10 "The Texas Freemason", January-December, 1971
11 "The Texas Freemason", January-February, April-December, 1972
12 "The Texas Freemason", January-November, 1973
13 "The Texas Freemason", January-February, April-May, July-August, November-December, 1974
14 "The Texas Freemason", January, March-December, 1975
15 "The Texas Freemason", January-February, 1976
16 "The Toastmaster", November-December, 1966
17 "The Toastmaster", January-December, 1967
18 "The Toastmaster", January-June, 1968
19 "The Toastmaster", Special Edition) July, September-November, 1967, January, 1968, (November, 1967-
20 "The Travelers", 1951, 1954-1958, 1960

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Miscellaneous

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5 1 Teaching Related Materials, Publisher Materials, Sample Tests

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Business Related Materials

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5 2 Correspondence, 1937-1963

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Miscellaneous

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5 3 Correspondence, Meeting Minutes, Order of the Eastern Star, 1963-1968

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Business Related Materials

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5 4 Speeches, 1952-1960 and undated
5 Phillips Petroleum Company: An Analysis, 1955-1956
6 Employee Manuals, Insurance, Stock Option, 1949-1961
7 Employee Agreements, 1949-1961
8 Report to Stockholders, 1954-1958
9 Report to Stockholders, 1959-1962
10 Notice of Dividend, 1955, 1958-1963
11 Thrift Plan, 1955-1963
12 Notice of Annual Meeting of Stockholders, 1952-1962
13 Annual Report, 1946-1948, 1954
14 Annual Report, 1955-1960, 1962
15 Petty Cash Expenditures, 1961-1963
16 Employee Information publications
17 Safety Manuals

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Miscellaneous

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5 18 Personal notes, documents, felt armband, undated

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Books

Notebooks
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6 Foreman's Meeting Notebook, 1938
Diagram Notebook, undated
Letter Writing Workshop Notebook, 1960
Analysis Notebook, ca. 1960
Maintenance Manual Notebook, 1960
Supervisor Training Notebook, undated
Blueprint Reading and Sketching Notebook, 1947
Student Directory, University of Texas, 1954-55, 1955-56
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6 Published Books
Handbook of Current English, 1955
Plain English Handbook, 1951
Kittle's Penmanship, 1953
College Typewriting Technique, 1952
Upper Room Hymns, undated
Gregg Shorthand Simplified For Colleges, 1953
Key Topics in Mathematics for the Primary Teacher, 1962
Correctness and Precision in Writing, 1955
Toward Better Reading Skill, 1953
Let's Be Human, 1947
Mathematics for Oil Field Workers, 1935

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