Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Texas Tech: Fiftieth Anniversary Activities Committee:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1965-1975, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Fiftieth Anniversary Activities Committee,
Dates: 1965-1975
Abstract: This collection includes committee files, notes, literary productions, and programs pertaining to Texas Tech's fiftieth anniversary.
Collection # U 79.1
Quantity: 1 Box (0.6 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Starting in 1972, the Texas Tech University Fiftieth Anniversary Activities Committee began laying the ground work for a variety of celebrations and programs from 1973 through 1975. The committee was chaired by Dr. Charles Hardwick of the Philosophy Department.


Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, committee meeting minutes, member lists, schedule of events, speeches and associated printed materials. There are also congratulatory letters and proclamations from various academic institutions. Most of these files are from Dr. Hardwick. There are two folders of his materials as chair. These have been kept in original order and separated into to folders by years. The collection also contains 3 prints.


Organization

The collection was arranged by original order.

Restrictions

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)
International Center for Arid and Semi-Arid Land Studies.
Texas Tech University.
Subjects
Ceremonies and celebrations--Texas--Lubbock.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Texas Tech: Fiftieth Anniversary Activities Committee Records, 1965-1975, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection #(s): U 79.1 and U 79.2 were combined.

Gifts, undated

Processed by

Grant Gerlich, 2016


Collection Inventory

Manuscripts

box folder
1 1 40th anniversary materials,1965
2 Early planning: pre-committee materials (3 prints),1969-1970
3 Committee member lists, meeting memos and agendas,1972-1974
4 Committee correspondence and memoranda,1973-1974
5 Committee chair files and correspondence,1972
6 Committee chair files and correspondence,1973-1974
7 Miscellaneous notes,1973-1974
8 50th anniversary seal contest,1972
9 First graduating class lists,1927-1929
10 Charter Day materials: correspondence and program,1972-1973
11 International Center for Arid and Semi-Arid Land Studies (ICASALS) Symposium,1972-1974
12 Steering Committee report,June 6, 1974
13 Luncheon/convocation invitation and acknowledgment letters,1974
14 Correspondence from invitees,1974
15 Luncheon program: speeches and introductions,1974
16 Luncheon and convocation attendee lists,1974
17 Matured by the Past... Challenged by the future by William E. Green,1972
18 Printed materials,1973-1975
19 Congratulatory proclamations from Brigham Young and Indiana Universities,1974
20 Congratulatory letters and proclamations,1974