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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

I. Memorabilia Items

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Memorabilia:

An Inventory of Its Collection, 1935-2002, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Texas Tech Memorabilia,
Dates: 1935-2002
Abstract: Memorabilia items relating to Texas Tech University.
Collection # U 119.1
Quantity: 2 Boxes (1.5 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The University Archive, housed within the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, is the repository for memorabilia from Texas Tech University.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains various memorabilia items- wooden collectibles, pens, a graduation tassel, decals, proclamations, a razor, a shovel and spoon used in groundbreaking ceremonies, and a souvenir brick from the United Spirit Arena.

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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)
Formby, Marshall Clinton, 1911-1984
Granberry, Jim
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University--Collectibles
Texas Tech University--Miscellanea
United Spirit Arena
United Spirit Arena--Collectibles
Texas Technological College
Texas Technological College--Collectibles
Texas Technological College--Miscellanea

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Texas Tech Memorabilia, 1935-2002, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
1995-0138-B; 1999-0080-A; 2001-0129-A; 2001-0252-A; 2002-0014-B; 2002-0049-A

Gifts, 1995-2002

Processed by

Justin McDonald, Sandhya Madireddy, and Brenda L. Haes, 2003

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Collection Inventory

 

I. Memorabilia Items

box folder
1 1.1 Graduation Tassel from A. J. Montoto, 1963
1.2 Leather strip from Matador Office Building Dedication, 1973
1.3 Student Identification Card for D'ann Sammons, 1929
1.4 Keychain for the On Campus Night Shuttle, 2007
1.5 Pen used by the incorporators to sign the Articles of Incorporation for the TTU School of Medicine Foundation, February 13, 1970
1.6 Pen used by Marshall Formby in the press box at the TTU vs Texas game, September 30, 1972
1.7 Pen used by President Lyndon B. Johnson in the press box at the TTU vs Texas game, September 30, 1972
1.8 Two wooden coins from the Office of the Registrar with the Double T logo, undated
1.9 Small notepad with the Masked Rider, Ben Holland, on the horse Midnight Matador, 2003-2004
2 Literary Production: Mayoral Proclamation, Texas Tech-Lubbock Week, 1971
3 Printed Material: Big Twelve Notepads (2), undated
4 Printed Material: Bookmarks from PrintTech (24 copies, 2 different types of bookmarks), undated
5 Printed Material: Texas Technological College Campus Tour Guides (2 copies), undated
6 Printed Material: "Double T" Decals (54 copies), undated
7 Printed Material: Salesman's Sampler, Graduation Announcements, 1967
8 Printed Material: Double T and Tech Seal Decals (5 copies), 1935
9 Printed Material: Double T and Tech Seal Decals (2 copies, different version), 1935
10 Printed Material: "This Is Texas Tech" Pamphlets (5), undated
11 College Bookstore - book cover and stationary, 1951
12 La Ventana Hardback Notebooks, 2000-2002
box item
2 1 Red metal spoon used in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Athletic Dining Facilities, undated
2 TTU Teaching Academy gold pin with genie lamp and red Double T [2 identical items] transferred from the Jay Harris Collection, undated
3 Shovel used for groundbreaking ceremony for the TTU Library Addition, February 2, 1973
4 Wooden (?) collectible of the Administration Building, 1998
5 Wooden (?) collectible of the Jones Stadium, 1998
6 Wooden (?) collectible of the Bell Tower, 1998
7 Miniature cotton bail with tag from the Textile Research Center, undated
8 Stress Reducing Hardhat for University Center Groundbreaking (3 items), undated
9 Shovel used in Museum Groundbreaking, 1968
10 Souvenir Brick from United Spirit Arena, 1999
11 TTU pencils (2 different ones), undated
12 Red and black pom poms (4 items), undated
13 Plastic, round Cotton Kings hockey puck holder given out during a game, undated
14 Plastic drinking mugs with TTU logs and information, as well as a Crickets baseball one (8 items), undated
15 Plastic water bottle for Fitness Information Technology Challenge F.I.T., 2005

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