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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

University of Texas Arlington

Clarence Denman Papers:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Denman, Clarence Phillips, 1897-
Title: Clarence Denman Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1886-1973
Abstract: Dr. Denman was Professor of History at the University of Texas at Arlington from 1955 to 1968. His collection consists primarily of correspondence, drafts, typescripts, and notes produced while writing his book: The History of the University of Texas at Arlington, 1895-1917, which was never published. Photographs of Arlington College and Carlisle Military Academy faculty and students in addition to annual announcements and other documents sent by former students or relatives of former students to Dr. Denman are also included.
Identification: AR199
Extent: 5 boxes (2.08 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

Dr. Denman was Professor of History at The University of Texas at Arlington from 1955 to 1968.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, typescripts, notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, poster, and miscellaneous printed material. Consists mainly of materials produced and collected in the writing of The History of the University of Texas at Arlington, 1895-1917, which was never published. Records, printed materials, and photographs are included for Arlington College, Carlisle Military Academy, Arlington Training School, Grubbs Vocational College, North Texas Agricultural College, and Arlington State College. Includes diploma from Arlington Training School, a report card and diploma from Arlington College, and programs from Grubbs Vocational College.

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Organization

Material within folders is in chronological order. Folders were arranged by subject and in chronological order according to the chapter of the book.

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

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Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Denman, Clarence Phillips, 1897- --Archives.
Organizations
Arlington College.
Carlisle Military Academy.
Arlington Training School.
Grubbs Vocational College.
North Texas Agricultural College.
Arlington State College--Records and correspondence.
Arlington State College--History.
Arlington State College--Faculty--Archives.
Alternate Titles
University Archives

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Related Material

  • University Archives vertical file, "History (Arlington State College - Proposed)" (formerly "Dr. C.P. Denman and John Hudson Compile A.S.C. History")
  • University Archives vertical file, "Reunion, May 28, 1959"
  • University Archives vertical file, "Reunion, May 30, 1961"
  • AR195: Howard and Arista Joyner Collection, 1839-1950
  • AR196: James M. Carlisle Papers, 1879-1922
  • AR324: University of Texas at Arlington Photograph Collection, 1895-1979

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Clarence P. Denman, 1976, 1977.

Citation

Clarence Denman Papers, AR199, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Processing Information

The collection had no apparent external order. However, most folders were labeled and for the most part the original titles were retained. Titles were changed only to clarify content or to supply an unlabeled folder with a description.

Arlington College, Arlington Training School, Grubbs Vocational College--Materials added to Box 4, March, 1979.

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Container List

 

Box Folder
1 1 History of the University of Texas at Arlington, 1895-1917 by Dr. Clarence P. Denman, edited by Cothburn O'Neal and Quida Piner
Typescript (carbon)
2 Denman Manuscript, 1970
Typescript, Letter
3 Denman Manuscript
Photocopy
4 Dedication
Notes
5 Arlington College, Trial Chapter, Chapter I
Typescript (carbon)
6 Arlington College, Chapter I
Typescript with corrections, notes
7 Arlington College, Chapter I
Typescript, notes
8 Arlington College, Chapter I
Typescript with corrections
9 Arlington College, Deed (1895) and Charter (1900)
Notes
10 Arlington College, 1900-1901
Notes from the Arlington Journal, 1901
11 The Arlington College Exponent from the Arlington Journal, February 7, 1907
Notes. (note on folder: see a copy of the paper donated to the library)
12 Arlington Public School, 1901-1902
Notes from the Arlington Journal, 1901-1902
13 Lee M. Hammond
Family Tree, Notes, Autobiography of J.K.P. Hammond
14 Edward Emmett Rankin, "Father of Arlington College"
Biography Notes, Newsclipping
15 Edward Emmett Rankin, I., 1958-1959, 1962
Correspondence, Interview notes, Webb School 75th Birthday Booklet, Newsclippings.
16 W. M. Trimble, 1903-1904
Biography, Notes from the Arlington Journal.
17 J. E. Rogers, 1901
Correspondence, 1959, 1961, notes from the Arlington Journal.
18 Arlington College, 1898
Miscellaneous notes.
19 Carlisle Military Academy, Chapter 2
In author's handwriting with notes
20 Carlisle Military Academy, Chapter II
Typescript with notes, also notes signed by E. C. Barksdale, U.T.A. History Department
21 Carlisle Military Academy, Chapter II
Carbon Typescript and Letterhead of Carlisle's School, Hillsboro, Texas
22 Carlisle Military Academy, Chapter II
Typescript with corrections, pp. 10-43
23 Carlisle Military Academy, Chapter II
Typescript, pp. 10-17
24 Carlisle Military Academy, Chapter II
Typescript with correction, pp. 10-23
25 Carlisle Military Academy
Notes from the Arlington Journal, 1902-1912 (original folder says: files for 1906 destroyed by fire, see also folders by years for C.M.A.)
26 Carlisle Military Academy, 1902-1903
Reconstructed Roster of Students, 1902-1903, notes from the Arlington Journal Envelope with 3″ × 5″ student cards (an original folder: see also folder for Arlington Journal, 1902-1903. See notes on Interview with: Mrs. C. C. Lanier (Sallie McKee) Preston A. Weatherred
27 Carlisle Military Academy, 1903-1904
Reconstructed Roster of Students, Notes from the Arlington Journal, 1903-1904, envelope containing 3″ × 5″ student cards (on original folder: see also folders on Arlington Journal, Interviews).
Box Folder
2 1 Carlisle Military Academy, 1904-1905
Register of Cadets, 1904-1905, notes from the Arlington Journal, 1904-1905, envelope of 3″ × 5″ student cards (on folder: see previous years and later years for others)
2 Carlisle Military Academy, 1905-1906
Register of Cadets, 1905-1906, Photograph descriptions, notes
3 Carlisle Military Academy, 1906-1907
Team Lists, 1906-1907, Notes from the Arlington Journal, 1907
4 Carlisle Military Academy, 1907-1908
Reconstructed Rosters of Students, 1907-1908, notes from the Arlington Journal, 1907-1908
5 Carlisle Military Academy, 1908-1909
Reconstructed Roster of Students, 1908-1909, 1909-1910, Notes from the Arlington Journal, 1908-1909
6 James M. Carlisle
Biographical Data
7 Rosters, circa 1905
Reconstructed Roster of Students, 1907-1911, Newspaper ad for Carlisle Military Academy.
8 H. L. Graham, 1904
Notes from the Arlington Journal.
9 J. Burton Rix
Notes (Folder's original title was: Austin, information to be checked at University of Texas and elsewhere in Austin.
10 Colonel Thomas Spruance
Notes from the Arlington Journal, 1914 and miscellaneous notes
11 Preston A. Weatherred
Biography, Correspondence, 1966-1967. Carlisle Military Academy, Muster-in-roll, 1910 (photocopy), miscellaneous
12 W. C. Weeks
Correspondence, 1959, 1961, notes from the Arlington Journal, 1917, 1925
13 W. F. Weeks
Correspondence, 1961, 1964, 1966-1967, Miscellaneous Notes
14 Carlisle Military Academy
General Correspondence, Miscellaneous Notes, 1959, 1961-1962, 1966-1967
15 Carlisle Military Academy
Miscellaneous Notes
16 Carlisle Military Academy
Miscellaneous Notes
17 Carlisle Military Academy
Notes, Newsclippings, Student Cards
18 Arlington Training School, Chapter III
Handwritten and typed copy of Chapter III with notes
19 Arlington Training School, Chapter III Typescript
(carbon)
20 Arlington Training School, Chapter III
Typescript with corrections
21 Arlington Training School, Chapter III
Typescript with corrections
22 Arlington Training School - Reconstructed Roster of Students
Extent (3 copies)
23 Arlington Training School, 1913
Notes from the Arlington Journal.
24 Arlington Training School, 1914
Notes from the Arlington Journal.
Box Folder
3 1 Arlington Training School, 1915
Notes from the Arlington Journal.
2 Arlington Training School, 1916
Notes from the Arlington Journal.
3 Arlington Training School
Correspondence, 1961, Miscellaneous notes
3a Arlington Training School, 1915
Diploma of Lyda E. Smith
4 Arlington Military Academy
Typescript with corrections
5 Interviews, 1958
Typescripts and handwritten notes of personal interviews.
6 Miscellaneous
Correspondence, 1967, and undated. Newsclipping, 1961, notes
7 Reunion, May, 1959, 1917-1923
Correspondence, Newsletter, Directory of Arlington College students and faculty, newsclipping, notes cards, no dates. Lists (Faculty/Staff, Student)
8 History of Arlington State College, 1967
Booklet, Typescripts of History and Scope of Arlington State College, Handwritten copy of Characteristics of Arlington State College Today, Cartoon of Arlington State College Rebels, Newsclippings.
9 History of Arlington State College, Miscellaneous, 1959
Notes
10 Manuscript, 1958-1973
Correspondence and Committee notes.
11 Manuscript, Planning and Organization, 1959, 1969
Notes, Newsletter and Clipping.
12 Miscellaneous
Insurance form, Seating Chart
13 Name Tags
Arranged alphabetically (originally in box labeled, A. C. - A. T. S. - C. M. A., etc.)
14 Note Cards (3″ × 5″)
Notes about students and faculty members.
Note Cards (3″ × 5″)
Nine packets of 3″ × 5″ note cards with information about faculty and staff are at the end of Box 3.
Box Folder
OS125 1 Newsclipping from the Dallas Morning News, August 7, 1910 regarding Carlisle Military Academy
Extent (2 copies)
(Laminated original and photocopy)
2 Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1904.
Inscribed: Capt. Frazar Co. B. Carlisle Military Academy, 1910-1911
3 Carlisle Military Academy - The Fifth Annual Announcement, 1904-1905
4 Carlisle Military Academy - The Sixth Annual Announcement, 1906-1907
5 Carlisle Military Academy - The Seventh Annual Announcement, 1907-1908
6 Carlisle Military Academy - The Tenth Annual Announcement, 1911-1912
7 Carlisle Military Academy - Bulletin No. 1, 1910-1911
Reconstructed Rosters of Students, 1909-1910, 1910-1911
7A Carlisle Military Academy - The Commandant (Vol. 1, No. 62.), October 1910
8 Carlisle Military Academy - Calendar, 1910-1912
9 Carlisle Military Academy - The Cadet, Vol. 1. No. 2, Febrary, 1914
(fragile condition)
10 The Evening Mail: Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, April 24, 1886
History and description of Arlington (photocopy)
11 Arlington College, (circa August, 1895) 1967.
Photograph and newsclipping of the construction of the oldest building on campus
12 Arlington College - Progress Report of Miss Fannie Watson, May 17 (undated)
13 Arlington College - Program of Commencement Exercises, May 29, 1896.
(photocopy)
14 Arlington College - Arlington Journal, May, 1898.
Contains program of commencement exercises for May 25-27, 1898. (original and photocopy)
15 Arlington Training School - Announcement, 1913-1914.
(Fragile)
16 Arlington Training School - Catalog 1914, Announcements, 1914-1915.
(Fragile)
17 Arlington Training School - Catalog 1914-15, Announcements, 1915-16
Extent (2 copies)
(Fragile)
18 Arlington Training School - The Blue Bonnet, Published by the Senior Class, 1915.
(Fragile)
19 Grubbs Vocational College - Dramatic Club, Commencement, Class Day, Recital and Exhibit Programs, 1920-1922.
Extent (10 items)
20 Grubbs Vocational College - Bulletin, Vol. I, No. 3, March 1, 1918.
(Fragile)
20A Grubbs Vocational College, Commencement sermon, June 1919
21 Grubbs Vocational College - Bulletin, Vol. II, No. 5, July 1, 1919.
(Fragile) (Photo missing p. 17)
22 Grubbs Vocational College - Bulletin, Vol. V, No. 4, May 1, 1922.
Extent (2 copies)
(Fragile) (1 copy is missing cover and 3 pages).
23 Grubbs Vocational College - Bulletin, Vol. VI., No. 3, March 1, 1923.
24 Grubbs Vocational College
Arlington Journal, January 7, 1921 (2 pages of photocopy), Fort Worth Star Telegram newsclipping, "Football candidates in training at Lake Worth," September, 1922. (Arlington Journal., January 7, 1921--original copy is in OS146-15)
25 Slides - Students, faculty, campus (24) with descriptive list, 1895-1915
Box Page
OS126 1 Negatives of photographic reproductions Carlisle Military Academy - Faculty and Students, 1902-1903.
2 Carlisle Military Academy - Female members, 1904
News Article with description (photocopy)
3 Carlisle Military Academy - First Faculty, 1902-1903
4 Edward Emmett Rankin, I.
5 Arlington College, Class Photo, March 24, 1897
6 Arlington College, Class of 1895-1896.
7 Carlisle Military Academy Baseball Team, no date
(postcard)
8 Carlisle Military Academy Track Team, 1907
(postcard)
9 Carlisle College Drill Grounds and Barracks, 1907
(postcard)
10 Carlisle Military Academy Campus Landscape, 1905
Extent (3 prints)
11 Preston A. Weatherred, Mrs. Sallie McKee, 1959 Reunion
12 Carlisle Military School Football Team, 1906.
13 Carlisle Military Academy Track Team, 1908
14 Carlisle Military Academy, Class Photograph, 1902-1903
15 Carlisle Military Academy, Baseball Team, 1910-1911
16 Carlisle Military Academy, Football Team, 1905
17 Carlisle Military Academy, Football Team, (undefeated), 1907
18 Carlisle Military Academy, Track Team, 1907
19 Carlisle Military Academy, Football Team, 1905
20 Carlisle Military Academy, Campus Landscape, 1906
21 Carlisle Military Academy, Superintendent's Home, 1902
22 Carlisle Military Academy, Football Team, 1906
23 Carlisle Military Academy, Baseball Team, 1908
24 Carlisle School for Boys, Hillsboro, Texas, 1901-1902
Extent (2 prints and negatives)
25 Carlisle Military Academy, Football Team, 1906
(second team)
26 Carlisle Military Academy, Football Team, 1904
27 Carlisle Military Academy Baseball Team, 1904
28 Carlisle Military Academy, Morris Frazar, Student, 1911
29 Carlisle Military Academy, James J. Delaney, Faculty, 1904
30 Carlisle Military Academy, Cadet Officers, 1908
31 Carlisle Military Academy, Class Officers, 1905-1906
32 Carlisle Military Academy, Thurman Randal, Student
33 Carlisle Military Academy, Cadet in Marching Formation
34 Carlisle Military Academy, Football Team, circa 1905
35 Carlisle Military Academy, Football, Team, circa 1905
36 James M. Carlisle, Superintendent
Box Folder
OS146 16 Poster of Carlisle Military Academy, Arlington, Tx., undated
Extent (63.5cm × 42.5cm)
Signed by Zeese Eng. Co., Dallas, Texas
17 Arlington College Diploma Awarded to Kate Moore, May 27, 1898, signed by L. M. Hammond and M. W. Glass, Principals.
Extent (48cm × 39cm)
Panoramic Photographs of Grubbs Vocational College and N.T.A.C., collected by Dr. Denman from various donors, depicting the student body, cadet corps, faculty, and campus views are on the oversize shelf. See inventory on the following page.
Box Folder
OS160 1 Grubbs Vocational College - N.T.A.C., Arlington, Texas - Cadet Corps, January 21, 1922
Extent (20cm × 73cm)
2 North Texas Agricultural College, Arlington, Texas - Football Team, undated
Extent (20.5cm × 118.5cm)
3 Grubbs Vocational College, Arlington, Texas - Student Body, undated
Extent (25cm × 94cm)
4 Grubbs Vocational College, Arlington, Texas - Student Body, Summer Session, 1922
Extent (25cm × 92cm)
5 Grubbs Vocational College, Arlington, Texas - Student Body, January 21, 1922
Extent (25cm × 97cm)
6 Grubbs Vocational College, Arlington, Texas - Student Body, undated
Extent (25.5cm × 117cm)
7 North Texas Agricultural College, Arlington, Texas - Student Body, December 11, 1925
Extent (20cm × 97cm)
8 Grubbs Vocational College, Arlington, Texas - Student Body, undated
Extent (25cm × 94cm)
9 Grubbs Vocational College, Arlington, Texas - Student Body, November 10, 1923
Extent (20cm × 119.5cm)
10 Grubbs Vocational College, Arlington, Texas - Bird's Eye View, undated
(In exhibit case)
11 North Texas Agricultural College, Arlington, Texas - Faculty, Staff, undated
Extent (20.5cm × 108cm)?
12 Grubbs Vocational College, Arlington, Texas - Faculty, Staff, undated
Extent (2 photographs; each 20cm × 58.5cm)
13 North Texas Agricultural College, Arlington, Texas - "Hornets" Football Team, Fall 1923
Extent (20.5cm × 121cm)
14 Grubbs Vocational College, Arlington, Texas - Cadets, undated
Extent (25.5cm × 92cm)
15 Grubbs Vocational College, Arlington, Texas - Cadets, January 21, 1922
Extent (25.5cm × 108.5cm)
16 North Texas Agricultural College, Arlington, Texas - Cadet Corps, 1931
Extent (21.5cm × 79cm)
17 North Texas Agricultural College, Arlington, Texas - Aggie Band, undated
Extent (21.5cm × 119cm)
18 North Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College, Arlington, Texas - Student Body, October 10, 1934
Extent (21.5cm × 114cm)
19 North Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College, Arlington, Texas - Cadet Corps, 1930

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