Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Tech Tips:

An Inventory of the Collection, 1942-1975, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library

Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Tech Tips Collection,
Dates: 1942-1975
Abstract: The collection contains the Tech Tips books given by Texas Tech to entering students.
Collection # U 177.1
Quantity: 1 Box (1.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Tech Tips were handbooks for male and female entering students that described Housing and Dining policies and fees, traditions at the college, etiquette and dress for female students, and described the various student organizations on campus. The University Panhellenic Association, the Resident Associations and Councils, and the Association of Women's Studies put together the Texas Tip guidebooks.

Scope and Content

The collection bound volumes of the Tech Tips publications from 1942-1975. The books from this collection have been digitized and can viewed at



The collection is arranged into two series - Tech Tips for Women and Tips for Tech Men.


Access Restrictions

Open for research

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 (Organizations)
Texas Tech University
Texas Technological College
College students--Texas--Lubbock--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
College students--Housing.
Texas Technological College--Students--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Texas Technological College-- Students--Social life and customs.
Women college students--Texas--Lubbock--Conduct of life--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Related Material

Teeing Off at Texas Tech Collection, 1955-1962

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Tech Tips Collection, 1942-1975, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Gifts, undated

Processed by

Lynn Whitfield, 2011

Collection Inventory


Tech Tips Publications

box item
1 1 Tech Tips, 1942
2 Tech Tips, 1943-1944
3 Tech Tips, 1946-1947
4 Tech Tips, 1947-1948
5 Tech Tips, 1948-1949
6 Tech Tips, 1949-1950
7 25 Tips for the Tech Coed, 1950-1951
8 Tech Tips, 1951
9 Tech Tips, 1952-1953
10 Tech Tips, 1953-1954
11 Tech Tips, 1954-1955
12 Tech Tips, 1955-1956
13 Tips to the New Techsan: A Handbook for Women Students, 1956-1957
14 Tech Tips, 1957-1958
15 Tech Tips, 1958-1959
16 Tech Tips, 1959-1960
17 Tech Tips, 1960-1961
18 Tech Tips, 1961-1962
19 Tips for Tech Men, 1961-1962
20 Tech Tips, 1962-1963
21 Tech Tips, 1963-1964
22 Tips for Tech Men, 1964-1965
23 Tech Tips, 1964-1965
24 Tech Tips, 1965-1966
25 Tech Tips, 1966-1967
26 Tech Tips, 1967-1968
27 Tips for Tech Men, 1967-1968
28 Tech Tips, 1968-1969
29 Tips for Tech Men, 1969-1970
30 Tech Tips, 1969-1970
31 Tech Tips, 1970-1971
32 Tech Tips, 1971-1972
33 Tech Tips, 1972-1973
34 Tech Tips, 1973-1974
35 Tech Tips, 1974-1975