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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Memorabilia Items

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Memorabilia:

An Inventory of Its Collection, 1929-2017, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Texas Tech Memorabilia,
Dates: 1929-2017
Abstract: Memorabilia items relating to Texas Tech University collected through various sources.
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 pertainint to Texas Tech University.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains various memorabilia items collected over the years through various sources.

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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, 1929-2017, 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, 1995-2017

Processed by

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

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Collection Inventory

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 Mayoral Proclamation for Texas Tech-Lubbock Week, 1971
3 Big Twelve Notepads (2 copies), undated
4 Bookmarks from PrintTech (24 copies, 2 different types of bookmarks), undated
5 Texas Technological College Campus Tour Guides (2 copies), undated
6 Stickers of the 2 overlapping Ts with "Texas" written in white on one T and "Tech" written in white on the other T (54 copies), undated
7 Salesman's Sampler, Graduation Announcements, 1967
6 Stickers of the Double T with the Texas Technological College Seal (6 copies loose, 1 copy encapsulated), 1935
9 Stickers: 1) The Masked Rider with "Texas Tech" written above and "Red Raiders" below (1 copy, undated) and 2) miniature stickers of 2 overlapping Ts with "Texas" written in white on one T and "Tech" written in white on the other T (19 copies, undated), undated
10 "This Is Texas Tech" Pamphlets (5 copies), undated
11 College Bookstore - book cover and stationary, 1951
12 La Ventana Hardback Notebooks, 2000-2002
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2 Red metal spoon used in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Athletic Dining Facilities, undated
TTU Teaching Academy gold pin with genie lamp and red Double T [2 identical items] transferred from the Jay Harris Collection, undated
Shovel used for groundbreaking ceremony for the TTU Library Addition, February 2, 1973
Miniature cotton bail with tag from the Textile Research Center, undated
Stress Reducing Hardhat for University Center Groundbreaking (3 items), undated
Shovel used in Museum Groundbreaking, 1968
Souvenir Brick from United Spirit Arena, 1999
TTU pencils (2 different ones), undated
Red and black pom poms (4 items), undated
Plastic, round Cotton Kings hockey puck holder given out during a game, undated
Plastic drinking mugs with TTU logs and information, as well as a Crickets baseball one (8 items), undated
Plastic water bottle for Fitness Information Technology Challenge F.I.T., 2005
50th Anniversary of Campus Busing postcard with bus token attached on the backside (2 copies), March 6, 2017
Double sided “Black and Scarlet Certificate” in the shape of an oversized dollar bill. “The Magnificent Texas Tech” paper “Ten Texas Tech Bucks” bill contains an image of the Masked Rider in the center with various Texas Tech logos on both side, such as the Texas Tech Seal, the Administration Building and the Double T. It also states “This certificate is illegal tender but can be used for bragging about Texas Technological College,” November 13, 1954
Fan in the shape of Raider Red’s head, with eyes cut out, and the words “Raider Fan” written in black in on the wood handle. The fan was given out during new employee orientation in the fall 1997. The red coloring of Raider Red’s eyebrows and mustache are faded, 1997
Large button with “The Big Dig 10.09.09” given out to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new Rawls College of Business building, October 9, 2009
Green Frisbee with “Is it worth it? Integrity matters. Strive for honor. Texas Tech University” written in the center. The Frisbee was given out during the annual Arbor Day celebration, 2016
Green wrist computer pad “Is it worth it? Integrity matters. Strive for honor. Texas Tech University” written in the center. This was given out during the annual Arbor Day celebration, 2016
Toothpick set and first aid kit (2 copies) given out by the Department of Environmental Health and Safety, undated

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