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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Books

Framed Certificates

Memorabilia

Plaques

Framed Photographs

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Political Science:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1928-1986 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Political Science Records,
Dates: 1928-1986 and undated
Abstract: Records of the Political Science Department of Texas Tech University from 1928-1986 and undated.
Collection # U 223.2
Quantity: 3 Boxes (3.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The Political Science department at Texas Tech University offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees, including one in public administration. The department also houses the Center for Public Service, which offers hands-on research opportunities for political science graduate students.

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of miscellaneous books, framed certificates, memorabilia, plaques, and framed photographs. Four photographs have been removed from their old frames and placed into acid-free sleeves. These images are group portraits concerning athletic activities.

The materials within this collection were donated by the family of Dr. James William Davis, a professor emeritus of political science at Texas Tech until his passing. Davis specialized in state government and constitutionals law, and served on two Texas constitutional revision committees.

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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)
Davis, J. William (James William)
Subjects (Organizations)
Southwest Conference (U.S.)
Texas Tech University--Faculty
Texas Tech University. Dept. of Political Science
Texas Tech University--Sports

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Related Material

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

  • James William Davis oral history interview [sound recording], 1968
  • James William Davis oral history interview [sound recording], 1970s
  • James William Davis oral history interview [sound recording], 1974
  • James William Davis oral history interview [sound recording], 1975
  • James William Davis oral history interview [sound recording], 1982

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Political Science Records, 1928-1986 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection accession #(s):
2001-0264-B

Gift, 2001

Processed by

Nok Pongsmas and Chaiporn Sricharoentham, March 2002

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Collection Inventory

 

Books

box folder
1 1 Abernethy, Byron R. "Constitutional Limitations on The Legislature, " 1959
2 Tamkoc, Metin. "A bibliography on the Foreign Relations of the Republic of Turkey 1919-1967 and Brief Biographies of Turkish Statesmen," 1968
3 Tamkoc, Metin. "International Civil War," 1967
4 Tamkoc, Metin. "Political and Legal Aspects of Armistice Status, " 1964

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Framed Certificates

box folder
1 5 The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Texas Society, 1949
6 The University of Texas, Doctor of Philosophy, 1940
box folder
2 1 The John Carleton Agricultural College, Associate in Science, 1926
2 Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, Chapter member, 1953
3 The State of Texas, Charter Member of the Texas Economy Commission, 1950
4 Stephenville High School, High School Diploma, 1924
box folder
3 1 Texas University of Texas, Master of Arts, 1931
2 The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, Bachelor of Arts, 1928

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Memorabilia

box folder
1 7 Edwena Davis, Texas Tech 50th, 1986
8 J. William Davis, Texas Tech 50th, 1986
9 Life Saving Service A. R. C., undated
10 The Lions club, 1947-1948
11 Official Red Carpet, The Sports commission Dallas, undated
12 Post Card, First Day of Issue, 1962
13 President of the Lubbock Lions, 1947-1948
14 Texas Teacher Certificate, 1959
box folder
2 9 Office of Price Administration, undated
10 Texas Lions League for Crippled Children, Incorporated, 1977
box folder
3 4 Texas Technological College, Department of Athletics, 1962-1963

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Plaques

box folder
1 15 Co-Sponsor Pre Law Club, Honorary Member, 1961-1962
16 Liberty Bell Award, Lubbock County Bar Association, 1964
17 Liberty Bell Award, Lubbock County Junior Bar Association, 1972
18 The Students Choice, Awarded by the Vicious Circle for Teaching and Cooperative Excellence, 1947-1948

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Framed Photographs

box folder
2 5 N. C. A. A. Infractions Committee, St. Charles Hotel, New Orleans, LA, 1963
6 Southwest Conference, 1965
7 Texas Aggies, undated
8 Texas Sports Hall of Fame Induction, 1979
box folder
3 3 Texas Tech Stadium, undated

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