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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

University of Texas Arlington

Joyce Gibson Roach Historical Research Collection:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Roach, Joyce Gibson.
Title: Joyce Gibson Roach Historical Research Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1956-2005
Abstract: Joyce Gibson Roach, teacher, folklorist, author, was born in Cleburne, Texas in 1935. She grew up in Jacksboro, graduating from Jacksboro High School in 1954. Roach holds bachelors and masters degrees from Texas Christian University and did post-graduate work at the University of North Texas. Roach taught in Fort Worth and Keller ISDs, and has been an adjunct faculty member at TCU. Her numerous awards for non-fiction works include three Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America and the Carr P. Collins prize from the Texas institute of Letters. Roach is a Fellow in the Texas Folklore Society, Texas State Historical Association, and the Clements Center for Southwestern Studies at Southern Methodist University, and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters. This collection is comprised of research and original materials collected by Roach for her book, Wild Rose: A Folk History of a Cross Timbers Settlement, Keller, Texas.
Identification: Unprocessed mss. 2011-14
Extent: 1 box (1.0 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Biographical Note

Joyce Gibson Roach, teacher, folklorist, author, was born in Cleburne, Texas in 1935. She grew up in Jacksboro, graduating from Jacksboro High School in 1954. Roach holds bachelors and masters degrees from Texas Christian University and did post-graduate work at the University of North Texas. Roach taught in Fort Worth and Keller ISDs, and has been an adjunct faculty member at TCU. Her numerous awards for non-fiction works include three Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America and the Carr P. Collins prize from the Texas institute of Letters. Roach is a Fellow in the Texas Folklore Society, Texas State Historical Association, and the Clements Center for Southwestern Studies at Southern Methodist University, and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photographs, newsletters, printed materials, maps. This collection is comprised of research and original materials collected by Roach for her book, Wild Rose: A Folk History of a Cross Timbers Settlement, Keller, Texas.

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

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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
Roach, Joyce Gibson--Archives.
Places
Keller (Tex.)--History.
Alternate Titles
Historical Manuscripts Collection

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Related Material

AR560: Jones and White Family Papers

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Separated Material

AR520: Lyda White Collection

Unprocessed mss. 2008-29: Joyce Gibson Roach Historical Research Collection

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Joyce Gibson Roach, 2010.

Citation

Joyce Gibson Roach Historical Research Collection, Unprocessed mss. 2011-14, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Acquisition

Gift, 2010.

Accessioned as number 2011-14.

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