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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Manuscripts

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

President's Office:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1928-1943, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University. Office of the President
Title: President’s Office Records,
Dates: 1928-1943
Abstract: The collection contains administrative office files of the Texas Tech University President from 1928-1943.
Collection # U 147.13
Quantity: 11 Boxes (11.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Terms in office for the various Texas Tech University Administrations represented in this collection are Dr. Bradford Knapp (1932-1938) and Clifford Bartlett Jones (1938-1944).

Dr. Bradford Knapp attended Iowa Agricultural College (now Iowa State University) and the University of Michigan. He served as president of Oklahoma A and M College (now Oklahoma State University), president of Alabama Polytechnic Institute at Auburn, and vice-president of the Southern Agricultural Workers. He became the second president of Texas Technological College in 1932 and held that position until he died suddenly from a heart attack on June 11, 1938.

Clifford B. Jones attended Yale, became the assistant manager of the Swenson Ranch, and a was banker in Spur, Texas. Initially, Jones served on the Board of Directors for Texas Technological College, and was chairman of that entity from 1927-1938. He became the college’s third president in 1938, despite not having a college degree. Jones lasting legacy is the Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Memorial Stadium, which to this day is utilized for Red Raider football games.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains administrative records concerning the running of the newly established college in West Texas. 

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Organization

The materials are arranged into alphabetical order.

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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)
Carpenter, John William, 1881-1959
Doak, Mary Woodward, 1886-1967
Gordon, James M.
Hedrick, Wyatt C., 1888-1964
Hulen, John A., 1871-1957
Jones, Clifford Bartlett, 1885-1972
Knapp, Bradford, 1870-1938
Langston, Lonnie
Sneed, Joseph T., 1920-2008
Stevenson, Coke R. (Coke Robert), 1888-1975
Underwood, R. A.
Weeks, Margaret Woodward, 1886-1967
Wells, Spencer
West, Elizabeth Howard 1873-1948
West, James
Wilson, Roscoe
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. National Youth Administration
United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps
West Texas Chamber of Commerce
Subjects (Places)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
Dormitories
Texas Technological College--Administrators
Texas Technological College--Alumni and alumnae
Texas Technological College. Dept. of Animal Husbandry
Texas Technological College--Faculty
Texas Technological College--History
Texas Technological College--Football
Universities and colleges--Texas--Administration

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Related Material

President's Office Records, multiple collections and dates

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

President’s Office Records, 1928-1943, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gift, undated

Processed by

Shane Bowles, Conner Davis, Angela Keebaugh, 2012

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Collection Inventory

 

Manuscripts

box folder
1 1 Absences, Committee Work, 1938
2 Administrative Council, 1942
3 Administrative Research, 1937-1938
4 Advantages of the Formation of a Division of Commerce, November 1939
5 Agriculture, 1932-1934
6 Agriculture Education, 1935-1937
7 Agriculture Education, 1938
8 Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, 1934
9 Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, 1935
10 Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, 1936-1937
11 Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, 1938
12 Agricultural Economics 421, 1937
13 Alumni, 1933
14 Alumni, 1934-1935
15 Alumni, 1936
16 Alumni, 1938
17 Alumni Association, 1936-1937
18 Alumni Association, 1937-1939
19 American Association of University Professors, 1932-1933
20 American Association of University Professors, 1935
21 American Council on Education, 1935-1937
22 American Council on Education, 1937-1938
23 Animal Husbandry, 1932-1933
24 Animal Husbandry, 1933-1934
25 Animal Husbandry, 1934-1935
26 Animal Husbandry, 1935-1937
27 Animal Husbandry, 1938
28 Annual Maintenance Budget, 1936-1937
29 Annual Report of the Department of Arts and Sciences, June 1, 1934
30 Annual Report, Engineering, 1933-1934
31 Annual Reports of Division, 1938
32 Applications for Presidency (7 photos), 1932
33 Arbor Day, 1938-1939
34 Art Museum, 1933-1934
35 Applied Arts, 1935-1937
36 Architecture and Allied Arts, 1933-1934
37 Architecture and Allied Arts, 1935-1937
38 Association of American Colleges, 1934-1935
39 Association of America Colleges, 1935-1939
40 Association of American Universities, 1935
41 Athletics, 1932
42 Athletics, 1933
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2 1 Athletics, 1934
2 Athletics (2 photos), 1935
3 Athletics, 1936
4 Athletics, 1937
5 Athletics, Amateur Athletics Union Track and Field 1933
6 Athletics, Coaches Association 1935
7 Athletics Council, 1937-1938
8 Audit Report, 1935-1936
9 Auditor, 1933
10 Auditor, 1936-1937
11 Auditor, 1937-1938
12 Band, 1936
13 Bearden, Mrs. Victor C, 1937
14 Bible, 1936
15 Biology, 1934-1939
16 Bookstore, 1935
17 Budget, 1938-1939
18 Building and Grounds, 1935
19 Building and Grounds, 1937-1941
20 Business Administration, 1934
21 Business Manager, 1932-1933
22 Business Manager, 1935
23 Business Manager, 1936-1937
24 Business Manager, 1937-1938
25 Business Office, 1933-1935
26 Carpenter, John W., 1932-1933
27 Carpenter, John W., 1936-1937
28 Chemistry Department, 1932-1933
29 Chemistry Department, 1934
30 Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 1933-1937
31 Chemical Engineering, 1937-1938
32 Child Development and Family Relations, 1937
33 Civil Engineering, 1933-1934
34 Civil Engineering, 1935-1938
35 Clothing and Textile, 1937-1938
36 Commencement, 1937
37 Commencement, August 1938
38 Commencement, 1938
39 Commencement Plans, 1936
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3 1 Commencement Plans, 1937
2 Commencement Programs, 1933-1937
3 Commencement Programs, 1933-1934
4 Commencement Lists, 1938
5 Cone, Eunice Loraine, 1936
6 Convocations, 1937
7 Cook, Gertrude Harris, 1935
8 Cooperative Extension Service, 1936-1937
9 Cooperative House, 1938
10 Corner Stone Laying, Library, 1938
11 Dairy Manufactures, 1933-1939
12 Deans, 1934-1938
13 Deans and Department Heads, 1935
14 Dean of Agriculture (1 of 3), 1933-1938
15 Dean of Agriculture (2 of 3), 1933-1938
16 Dean of Agriculture (3 of 3), 1933-1938
17 Dean of Arts and Sciences, 1932
18 Dean of Arts and Sciences, 1934-1938
19 Dean of Arts and Sciences, 1935-1936
20 Dean of Arts and Sciences, 1936-1937
21 Dean of Engineering, 1932-1933
22 Dean of Engineering, 1933-1934
23 Dean of Engineering, 1935-1936
24 Dean of Engineering, 1936-1937
25 Dean of Engineering, 1937-1938
26 Dean of Engineering, 1938
box folder
4 1 Dean of Graduate Division, 1930-1937
2 Dean of Home Economics, 1932-1934
3 Dean of Home Economics, 1933-1934
4 Dean of Home Economics, 1934-1935
5 Dean of Home Economics, 1935-1937
6 Dean of Home Economics, 1937-1938
7 Dean of Men, 1937-1938
8 Dean of Women, 1933-1935
9 Dean of Women, 1936-1937
10 Dean of Women, 1937-1938
11 Dean of Women’s Office, 1933-1934
12 Dean of Women’s Office, 1934-1935
13 Department of Agriculture Economics, 1931-1933
14 Department of Interior, 1932-1933
15 Department of Speech, 1934
16 Department of Speech, 1935
17 Department of Speech, 1937-1938
18 Decennial, 1935
19 Director of Debate, 1932
20 Division of Agriculture, 1934-1936
21 Division of Home Economics, 1933-1935
22 Dormitories, 1922-1932
23 Dormitories (8 photos) (1 of 4), 1923-1934
24 Dormitories (2 of 4), 1923-1934
25 Dormitories (3 of 4), 1923-1934
26 Dormitories (4 of 4), 1923-1934
box folder
5 1 Dormitories, 1935-1936
2 Dormitories, 1936-1937
3 Dormitories, 1935-1940
4 Dormitories, 1940
5 Dormitories, Public Works Administration Forms, June 1, 1935
6 Dormitories, Budget Review, undated
7 Dormitory Applications, 1933
8 Dormitory Housing Report, 1937-1938
9 Dormitory, Laws regarding fees, dormitories, etc., 1935
10 Dormitory Naming, 1941
11 Dormitory Planning and Finance, 1937-1938
12 Dormitory Supply Catalogs, undated
13 Douglass, D. W., 1934-1939
14 Duggan, Arthur P., 1933-1934
15 Dunlap, Helen, 1938
16 Economics, 1934
17 Economics and Business Administration, 1932-1938
18 Economics and Business Administration Applications (17 photos), 1936-1937
19 Economics and Business Administration, 1935-1939
20 Education (1 photo), 1933-1934
21 Education and Psychology, 1933-1934
22 Education and Psychology, 1933-1935
23 Education and Psychology, 1935-1937
24 Electrical Engineering, 1933-1934
25 Electrical Engineering, 1937-1940
26 Ellis, Ophelia, 1931-1933
27 Engineering and Architecture Applications, 1933-1934
28 Engineering Council for Professional Development, 1933-1937
29 Engineering Drawing, 1933-1934
30 Engineering School Research Survey, December 9, 1935
31 Engineering School Research Survey, January 28, 1936
32 English, 1934-1938
33 Executive Committee, 1938-1939
34 Executive Committee Minutes, 1938-1939
35 Extension, 1933-1938
36 Faculty, 1932-1933
37 Faculty Committees, 1934
38 Faculty Organizations, 1935
39 Food and Nutrition, 1935-1939
box folder
6 1 Foreign Languages, 1934-1935
2 Fowler, Rupert Winthrop, 1937-1939
3 Fulton, George Lyman, 1938
4 General laws of the state of Texas and correspondence, 1935
5 Geology and Geological Engineering (3 photos), 1933-1937
6 Gordon, J. M., 1932-1937
7 Government, 1934-1937
8 Graduate Division, 1937-1938
9 Gulmon, Gordon Weasley, 1937
10 Haley, John A. (Mrs.), 1937
11 Harte, Houston, 1936
12 Hedrick, Wyatt C., 1932-1933
13 Hedrick, Wyatt C., 1937
14 Hill, J. Culver, 1937-1938
15 History and Anthropology, 1934-1935
16 History and Anthropology, 1934-1938
17 Hospital Cases, 1935-1938
18 Hulen, John A., 1935
19 Information Office, 1936-1939
20 Industrial Engineering, 1934-1937
21 Inquiries, 1938
22 Inventory Received, 1937-1938
23 Johnson, Thomas, 1933
24 Journalism, 1932-1933
25 Journalism, 1933-1938
26 Knapp, Bradford, 1932-1937
27 La Ventana and Toreador, 1932-1936
28 La Ventana and Toreador, 1934-1935
29 Langston, Lonnie, 1928-1942
30 Legislative Hearing, 1932-1933
31 Legislative Material, 1932-1933
32 Library, 1932-1933
33 Library, 1933-1934
34 Library, 1934-1935
35 Library, 1935-1937
36 Library, 1937-1938
37 Library Aid, 1936-1937
38 Library, the New Library, 1937-1938
39 Lubbock Sanitarium, 1933-1934
40 Mathematics, 1934-1937
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7 1 Mechanical Engineering, 1932-1935
2 Mechanical Engineering, 1935-1937
3 Meharg, Emma G., 1933-1937
4 Men’s Dormitory Number 3, Engineers Reference, 1935-1938
5 Military Science, 1933-1935
6 Military Science, 1937-1938
7 Music, 1934-1935
8 Music, Application correspondence, 1934
9 Music Department, 1932-1933
10 Museum, 1937-1938
11 National Youth Administration, 1937-1938
12 News Items and Correspondence, 1932-1933
13 News Items and Correspondence, 1933-1934
14 News Items and Correspondence, 1934-1935
15 Office Machine Inventory, 1939
16 Orientation, 1935
17 Painting, 1933-1934
18 Philosophy and Sociology, 1934-1938
19 Physical Education, Men, 1933-1934
20 Physical Education, Men, 1934-1935
21 Physical Education, Men, 1935-1938
22 Physical Education, Women, 1933-1934
23 Physics, 1933-1935
24 Physics, 1936-1938
25 Plant Industry, 1935-1937
26 Plant Industry, 1938
27 Pollard, Thomas G., 1935-1937
28 Potter, Mrs. W. R., 1935-1937
29 Presentation of Suit to King Edward VIII, 1936
30 Presidents of State Supported Colleges, Correspondence, 1932-1936
31 Presidents of State Supported Colleges, Correspondence, 1937-1938
32 Presidents Report to the Board of Directors, 1936-1937
33 Presidents Report to the Board of Directors, 1937-1938
34 Printing Press, Monetary Review, undated
35 Proposed Plan of Plotting Property, undated
36 Public Information Office (1 photo), 1933-1934
37 Public Information Office, 1934-1935
38 Purchasing Agent, 1932-1933
39 Purchasing Agent, 1935-1937
40 Questionnaires, 1934-1935
41 Registrar, 1937-1938
42 Registrar’s Office, 1933-1934
43 Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), 1935-1936
44 Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), 1936-1938
box folder
8 1 Rogers, Florence, 1931-1937
2 Room Programs 1 Semester, 1937-1938
3 Rotary Club, 1935-1937
4 Scholarships, 1932-1933
5 Scholarships, 1933-1937
6 Scholarship Awards, 1938-1939
7 Senior Class Gifts, 1936-1937
8 Sneed, Joseph T., 1933-1937
9 Southern Association of Colleges, 1932
10 Southern Association of Colleges, 1933-1934
11 Southern Association of Colleges, 1934-1937
12 Southern Association of Colleges Annual Report, 1936
13 Southwest Conference, 1937-1939
14 Sowder Estate, 1938
15 Spears, Loyd B., 1937
16 Staff, 1932-1933
17 Staff, 1933-1934
18 State Auditor, 1937-1939
19 State Board of Education, Report, 1932
20 State Board of Education, 1930-1933
21 State Board of Education, 1933-1934
22 State Board of Vocational Education, 1937-1938
23 State Departments, 1932-1933
24 State Department of Education Reports, 1932-1935
25 State Laws regarding Graduate Work, 1933
26 Statement by Bradford Knapp, House Committee on Education, 1931-1932
27 Steele, L. L., 1937
28 Strickland, Riley, 1932-1935
29 Stuart, Robert A., 1932-1933
30 Student Council, 1934
31 Student Council., 1935-1936
32 Student Council, 1936-1937
33 Student Council Records, 1932-1933
34 Student Council Records, 1933-1934
35 Student Council Records, 1934-1935
36 Student Council Records, 1935-1936
37 Student Memorial Loan Fund, 1936
38 Student Memorial Loan Fund, 1938
39 Summer School, 1934
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9 1 Summer School, 1935
2 Summer School Budget, 1936-1937
3 Summer School Budget Material, 1938
4 Sun Bowl, 1938
5 Tate, Sammie Lane, 1937-1938
6 Tech’s Needs, Compiled by Deans and Heads, 1938
7 Texas Association of Colleges, 1934-1937
8 Texas Association of Colleges, 1933
9 Texas Rural Communities, 1934
10 Texas Technological College, Its Growth and Its Needs, February 1938
11 Texas Tech Dairy Queen, 1936
12 Texas Utilities Company, 1933
13 Textile Engineering, 1933-1936
14 Textile Engineering, 1933-1937
15 Textile Engineering, 1933-1935
16 Textile Engineering Dryer Advertising, 1933-1934
17 The Golden Rule Foundation and Goodwill, 1936
18 Thompson, Stout Mylan, 1937
19 Toreador, 1937
20 Traffic Education Courses, 1937-1939
21 Underwood, R. A., 1932
22 Vocational Agriculture, 1933
23 Vocational Agriculture, 1935
24 Wells, Spencer A., 1933-1937
25 West, Elizabeth Howard, 1934
26 West, James M., 1936
27 West Texas Hospital, 1932-1933
28 Wilson, Roscoe, 1933-1935
29 Zimmerman, Dennis Esquire, 1936
box folder
10 1 Alumni, 1932-1933
2 Athletics Newspapers, 1937
3 Applications for Presidency (1 of 2) (1 photo), 1932
4 Applications for Presidency (2 of 2) (5 photos), 1932
5 Calendar, 1942-1943
6 Commencement Plans, 1932-1933
7 Commencement Plans, 1933-1934
8 Commencement Plans, 1935
9 Department of Interior, 1932-1933
10 Education and Psychology, 1937-1938
11 Extension Department, 1933
12 Faculty Meetings Minutes, 1932
13 Fraternities, 1937
14 History of Texas Tech, 1933
15 Jones, Clifford B., 1932-1933
16 Jones, Clifford B., 1933-1934
17 Jones, Clifford B., 1934-1935
18 Jones, Clifford B., 1935-1936
19 Jones, Clifford B., 1936-1937
20 Legislative Material (1 of 2), 1932-1933
1216 Legislative Material (2 of 2), 1932-1933
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11 1 Registrar, 1933-1937
2 Registrar’s Office, 1932-1933
3 Registrar’ Office, 1934-1935
4 Registrar’s Office Annual Report, 1933-1934
5 Registrar’s Office Annual Report, 1934-1935
6 Registration Reports, Miscellaneous, 1933-1935
7 Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC), 1937
8 State Board of Control, 1938-1940
9 State Board of Education, 1934-1935
10 State Board of Education, 1936-1937
11 State Board of Education, 1937-1938
12 State Board of Education Report, January 1939
13 Statistical Reports, 1935-1936
14 Teacher Retirement, 1937-1940
15 Texas Centennial, 1936
16 Texas Cotton Association, 1937-1939
17 West Texas Museum Association, 1936-1937

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