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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Ruth Horn Andrews, 1902-1977 and undated

The First Thirty Years: a History of Texas Technological College, 1925-1955

Joseph Frank Andrews, 1937-1948

Paul W. Horn, 1878-1966 and undated

Literary Production, 1894 and undated

Printed Material, 1905-1970 and undated

Memorabilia, 1921-1979 and undated

Scrapbooks, 1882-1965 and undated

Artifacts, undated

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Ruth Horn Andrews:

An Inventory of Her Papers, 1878-1979 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Andrews, Ruth Horn
Title: Ruth Horn Andrews Papers,
Dates: 1878-1979 and undated
Abstract: The collection consists of research material gathered by Andrews and personal papers of Ruth and Joseph F. Andrews and her father, Paul Horn.
Collection # S28.1
Quantity: 3 boxes (3.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Teacher and author Ruth Horn Andrews was born in 1893 in Jasper, Tennessee. Her father, Dr. Paul Whitfield Horn, was the first president of Texas Technological College. She received B.A. and M.A. degrees from Texas Technological College where she taught English (1933-1943). In 1943, she married Joseph Andrews and moved to New York City where she taught at New York University. She published The First Thirty Years: a History of Texas Technological College, 1925-1955 in 1956. Ruth Andrews died in 1986 in New York.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains material generated by Ruth Horn Andrews, her father Paul W. Horn, and Ruth's husband Joseph Frank Andrews. The contents include personal correspondence, legal material, manuscripts, speeches, printed material, and scrapbooks. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and research notes Ruth Andrews used in writing The First Thirty Years: a History of Texas Technological College, 1925-1955 (1956).

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Organization

The collection is organized by series:
Ruth Horn Andrews
Joseph Frank Andrews
Paul W. Horn
Literary Production
Printed Material
Memorabilia
Scrapbooks
Artifacts

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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)
Andrews, Ruth Horn, 1892-1986
Horn, Paul W., 1870-1932
Subjects (Places)
Lubbock (Tex.)--History
Subjects
Texas Technological College--History
Texas Tech University--History

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Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Ruth Horn Andrews Photograph Collection
  • Ruth Horn Andrews and Mabel Erwin, Oral History Interview [sound recording], 1968
  • Paul Whitfield Horn Papers, 1908-1932

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ruth Horn Andrews Papers, 1878-1979 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

Collection accession #(s):
86-0045-B, 87-0001-B

Gifts, 1962 and 1986

Processed by

Karen Hicks, 2004

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Collection Inventory

 

Ruth Horn Andrews, 1902-1977 and undated

Correspondence
box folder
1 1 Received, 1927-1977 and undated
2 "Report to a Number of Persons Who will Know Better Next Time" (Scandinavian trip), 1961
3 Legal Material, 1911-1961
Literary Production
box folder
1 4 Diary, 1929-1933
5 Poem in Honor of Ruth by Swartz, Zelma Moore, 1927
6 Speeches, 1955
7 Various Manuscripts, undated
8 Personal File, 1924-1955 and undated
9 Printed Material - News Clippings, 1902-1956 and undated
Research Material
box folder
1 10 Quotations, 1956 and undated
11 Various Topics, 1949-1963 and undated
12 Travel, 1941-1952 and undated
13 Memorabilia, 1943

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The First Thirty Years: a History of Texas Technological College, 1925-1955, 1923-1956 and undated

Correspondence
box folder
1 14 Correspondence, 1955-1956
15 Ex-Students, 1955-1956
16 Miscellaneous, 1928-1955
17 Received, 1956
18 Sent, 1956
19 Unanswered, 1955-1956
20 Printed Material - News Clippings, 1955-1956 and undated
Research Material
box folder
1 21 Administration, 1924-1955 and undated
22 Alumni-Agriculture, 1946-1955 and undated
23 Alumni, circa 1955
24 Alumni and Ex-Students, 1925-1956 and undated
25 Agriculture, 1926-1956 and undated
26 Art Course, 1925-1954 and undated
27 Athletics, 1923-1956 and undated
28 Avalanche-Journal Clippings, 1925-1944 and undated
29 Board of Directors' Meetings, 1923-1955 and undated
30 Buildings and Grounds, 1931-1955 and undated
31 Business Administration, 1931-1954 and undated
32 Chronology, undated
33 Council of Women Graduates, 1938-1945 and undated
34 Decennial, 1935
35 Degrees (Earned and Honorary), 1951-1953 and undated
36 Dormitories, 1929-1951 and undated
37 Engineering, 1924-1925 and undated
38 Engineering Alumni and Ex-Students, 1935-1955 and undated
39 Ex-Students Association, 1931-1953 and undated
box folder
2 1 Faculty, 1925-1955 and undated
2 Foreign Languages, 1931-956 and undated
3 Field Trips, Tours, etc., 1935-1955
4 Geology, 1930-1954
5 Graduate School, 1927-1955
6 Home Economics, 1926-1955
7 Dr. E. N. (Edward Newlon) Jones, 1954-1956
8 Journalism, 1925-1955
9 Library, 1925-1955
10 Military, 1925-1956
11 Miscellaneous, 1928-1955
12 Pan-Tex, 1945-1955
13 Religious Life, 1927-1956
14 Will Rogers, 1926-1955
15 Scholarships, Loans, Awards, etc., 1928-1955
16 Silver Anniversary 1950, 1930-1955
17 Speech Department, 1927-1955
18 Student Life and Tradition, 1926-1956
19 Student Union Building, 1929-1955
20 Tech and Industry, 1952-1955
21 Tech and Lubbock, 1926-1955
22 Tech Foundation, 1950-1956
23 Tech Press, 1955 and undated
24 Textile Engineering, 1927-1956
25 Very Early Days, 1925-1948
26 War Years, 1940-1955

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Joseph Frank Andrews, 1937-1948

box folder
2 27 Certificate of Recognition - ASA (American Standards Association) War Committee, 1946
28 Legal Material, 1937-1948

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Paul W. Horn, 1878-1966 and undated

box folder
2 29 Correspondence, 1923-1929 and undated
30 Horn Professorship, 1966 and undated
31 Literary Production - Journal/Scrapbook, 1878
32 Literary Production - Various, 1926 and undated
33 Memorabilia - Event Programs, 1921 and undated
34 Printed Material - News Clippings, 1888-1932 and undated
35 Artifacts, undated

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Literary Production, 1894 and undated

box folder
2 36 Eulogy for Nicholas Keith by Cash, James I., circa 1894
37 Speech - "The Seven Sages of Texas Technological College", by Gates, W. B., undated

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Printed Material, 1905-1970 and undated

box folder
2 38 The Book of Job, The Modern Reader's Bible, Wisdom Series, McMillan and Company, with associated notes, 1906 and undated
39 A Christmas Message, by Horn, Paul W., 1905
40 "London Terrace" Apartment House, New York City, 1952-1963 and undated
41 The New Century Spelling Book by McCallum, A. N. and P. W. Horn, 1908
42 New York University Bulletin, 1949
box folder
3 1 News Clippings, 1921-1967 and undated
2 News Clippings - Texas Tech University, 1966-1970 and undated
3 "Song Book: Texas Technological College", 1926
4 The Texas Techsan, November, 1955

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Memorabilia, 1921-1979 and undated

box folder
3 5 Agriculture Badges, 1979 and undated
6 Programs, 1921-1971 and undated

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Scrapbooks, 1882-1965 and undated

box folder
3 7 Scrapbook of Clippings of the writings of G. W. Horn and other materials, 1882-1904 and undated
8 Spain, 1915-1926 and undated
9 Scrapbook Material - Postcards, 1965 and undated
10 Scrapbook Material - Prints, etc., 1922 and undated
11 Photographs and other material, mostly from Mexico, 1921-1929 and undated

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Artifacts, undated

box folder
3 12 Photo albums (2) - empty, undated

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