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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Frances Goff Papers, 1914-1994



Descriptive Summary

Creator Goff, Frances, 1916-1994
Title Frances Goff Papers
Dates: 1914-1994
Abstract Goff was the first personnel director of the Texas Railroad Commission, served as secretary to a Texas state legislator and Governor W. Lee O'Daniel and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. Correspondence, financial records, printed material, clippings, speeches, maps, memoranda, rosters, schedules, photographs, audio tapes, and motion pictures film document her life and career.
Accession No. 93-385 - 96-277
Extent 39 ft.
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Frances Goff of Kenedy, Texas, began her career in 1937 as secretary to a Texas state legislator, became secretary to Governor W. Lee O'Daniel after his re-election in 1940, worked for the House Appropriations Committee in 1941, and was appointed the first personnel director of the Texas Railroad Commission. In 1944 she enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps, rising to the rank of sergeant major before her release and return to Austin in 1946, when she was named State Budget Director and assisted in writing the bill creating the Legislative Budget Board. In 1951 she was hired by Dr. R. Lee Clark, director of the newly-created M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in Houston as his assistant and soon became director of special projects, overseeing the hospital's construction and supervising every expansion from 1951-1978. During the same period Goff became involved with the American Legion Auxiliary's education program, Texas Bluebonnet Girls' State and became the program's director in 1952. She retired from M. D. Anderson in 1982 and died in 1994.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, financial records, printed material, clippings, speeches, maps, memoranda, rosters, schedules, photographs, audio tapes, and motion pictures film document the life and career of Frances Goff. Of particular note are papers related to her involvement in the development of M. D. Anderson Cancer Hospital and Tumor Institute in Houston, Texas, as well as her work with the Texas Bluebonnet Girls' State program of the American Legion Auxiliary (1952-1994). Ann Richards, governor of Texas from 1991-1995, was a delegate to Texas Bluebonnet Girls State in 1949 and became a friend of Goff's and a staunch supporter of the Girls' State program. Two former Girls' State delegates, Arliss Treybig and Rubyrae Phillips, donated materials to the Goff archives, as did Anne Morgan who succeeded Goff as director of Texas Bluebonnet Girls' State.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Clark, Randolph Lee, 1906-
Goff, Frances, 1916-1994--Archives.
Morgan, Anne Hodges, 1940-
Phillips, Rubyrae.
Richards, Ann, 1933-
Treybig, Arliss, 1934-
Subjects (Organizations)
Girls State. Texas.
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Subjects
Cancer--Hospitals--Texas--Houston.
Girls--Societies and clubs--Archival resources.
Hospitals--Texas--Houston--Archival resources.

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Related Material

Related material included in Texas Bluebonnet Girls State Records. Contact repository for further information.

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Administrative Information

Cite as

Frances Goff Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

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2.325/F309 Personal 1.
1. Letters from Robert Barnnett, then attending Texas A&M. See especially letter of October 4, 1932, where Rob refers to Frances taking exception to his intrusive questions re her whereabouts; 12-1-32 letter pretty revealing; 11-17-32 letter v. good; 11-2-32; 9-18-32 interesting closing remark.
2. 3 personal letters from "Bill," in school, but also working in the Texas Treasury Department headed by Charley Lockhart.
3. Family history, box 1 of: includes copy of an interesting speech Frances's mother gave at her own high school graduation; marriage certificate of Frances's parents, October, 1915; copy of Frances's birth certificate, July 16, 1916; 1924 letter from Frances to her mother and Mr. Stripling; a series of Frances's early report cards; undated letter from Frances's mother to her own mother; letters from Frances to her mother, 1925; undatedbirthday poem from Frances to her maternal grandmother, affectionately known as "Big Mama;" Frances's schoolday memories, 1928-9; Frances's diploma from elementary schools, May, 1929.
4. Family history, box 2 of: includes correspondence between Frances and her maternal grandmother at the death of her mother in the summer of 1929, including a wonderfully vivid account of why Frances preferred to live in Center over Kenedy; telegram of condolence from her father at the death of her mother; letters of condolence from family friends at the death of Frances's mother; a tattered cookbook; copy of Frances's report card from her senior year in high school; a copy of what looks to be one of Frances's favorite poems by Kipling; land deeds, etc...; copy of the program from Frances's uncle's funeral, Mr. Henry Ingram, Jr, 10-12-42.
5. At least four folders of family photographs.
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2.325/F310 Personal 2-3.
1. Scrapbook 1 (oversize): deals mostly with 1940's and Frances's wartime experience: copy of Frances's honorable discharge, 1946; photos of Frances's friends and war-time colleagues; copy of the 12-22-45 telegram promoting Frances to staff sergeant; signed photographs from those Frances worked with and for; pasted newspaper clippings from the Women's Army Corps; memorabilia from a trip to Washington, D.C, and New York City; some materials pertaining to Frances in post WW II days, including her time as Director of the Budget (4-15-47).
Scrapbook materials: Loose material in the scrapbook has been separated into folders and placed into Personal 2.
1. Personal from Scrapbook 1 contains loose personal papers and newspaper clippings, c. 1940s and early 1950s, including: 3-2-44 wartime letter from Major James Taylor to Mr. Walter Book; a make-do Christamas card created by Frances; an unidentified poem written for Frances on herbirthday; a signed menu from Joe "Awful" Coffee; July 1950 Austin Gossip Digest, see p. 61; picture of Mrs. P.R. Goff, Sr. and other newspaper clippings; Frances's notice to friends that she was moving to Houston; first day ticket to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, 1952.
2. Folder of photographs, entitled, in her writing, "Frances Goff, Personal." This folder contains photos of Frances during and after the war; personal photos; photos of wartime friends and colleagues; 1 photograph of M.D. Anderson Hospital in its early development stages.
3. Personal from Scrapbook 1 contains loose newspaper clippings of Frances's association with the American Legion, c. 1940's and early 1950's.
4. Personal from Scrapbook 1 contains loose newspaper clippings of Frances's association with Girls State, c. 1950's + one more recent article.
5. Personal from Scrapbook 1 contains loose newspaper clippings of Frances's association with M.D. Anderson, c. 1950's.
(Former Box 3)
1. Folder entitled "Estate of Mr. A.T. Goff," loose material arranged chronologically, attached material left as received.
2. Black plastic carrying case, containing Mr. Goff's tax records primarily from the early 1970's. This case also contains an address book, entitled "Five Year Remembrance Record," with handwriting similar to Frances's.
3. Bank statements and unused checks of a joint account that Frances held with her father, early 1971; this folder also contains a yellow legal pad detailing the expenses of A.T. Goff from April, 1971 to December, 1971.
4. Material, chronologically ordered, that pertains to property held by A.T. Goff and his Mr. G. Garcia; Mr. Goff's share of this property passed to Frances upon his death in 1971; this folder also contains Mr. Goff's health insurance records; land deeds for property Mr. Goff owned in Kenedy, as well as correspondence between lawyers and interested persons, 1928-1940.
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3W96d Photographic slides, vacation
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2.325/U1 Personal:
Hall of Fame, 1986
70th Birthday, July 1986
Lists
Certificate, Delta Kappa Gamma, undated
Miscellaneous, undated
Personal correspondence, 1977
Freedom Foundation Award
Miscellaneous, 1914-1994
Personal, correspondence
Littlefield Society, 1992
Scholarchip fund
Photographic scrapbook
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2.325/U3 NBY #5
Personal:
Financial records, 1987-1990
Correspondence, personal, 1970-1977
Guest book, 70th Birthday, July 12, 1986
Texas Bluebonnet Girls State:
Ledger, 1952-1958
Personal:
Texas Hall of Fame, photo Album, 1986
Correspondence, greeting cards
Printed materials:
Miscellaneous
Texas Women: A Celebration of History, signed to Frances Goff by Ann Richards, 1981
Photographs:
Album, miscellaneous and Birthday party, undated
Miscellaneous photographs
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2.325/F317 Texas Girls State 1.
1. At least 3 folders of Texas Girls State newsletters, entitled "The Bluebonnent," a few from 1984 and 1987, but most from 1989-1994. Some of this material looks useful and relevant to Frances Goff.
2. Folder entitled Misc. contains all sorts of materials, including Frances's old nametags; an August 1965 copy of "The Texas Freemason;" "Policies and Procedures of the American Legion Auxiliary;" 2 copies of "An American Woman's Bicentennial Prayer," by Marjorie Holmes, first printed in Ladies HomeJournal; Girls State Songs; a prayer that was particularly meaningful to Frances, c. 1992; Girls State Balance Sheet, August, 1993; Counselor and Staff Guide Book for Texas Girls State, 1994.
3. Frances Goff's speeches/messages to the Texas Girls State. Unfortunately, this folder only contains 3 speeches, one is her 1978 Address to Citizens of Girls State. Another is her ALA speech entitled "What Girls State is All About," undated, but delivered no earlier than 1990; also included is 1990 Girls State excerpts from the "Bluebonnet;" this folder also contains Frances's response to Governor Ann Richards speech to Girls State in June of 1994, to which her Republican opponent objected.
4. Folder of photographs, many of which relate to Frances Goff and Texas Girls State, but others dealing with her interest in the Texas School for the Blind.
5. Folder of correspondence, most of which entails praise for Frances and her association with Texas Girls State, especially in recognition of its 50th anniversary. Some of this looks quite useful.
6. Bluebonnent Girls Sate Manual, for 1986, 1987, 1992, and 1993.
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2.325/F318 Texas Girls State 2.
1. Copies of "The Bluebonnent," 1962-1972; 1975-1977, 1979.
2. Girls State Rosters, 1956-1993.
3. Counselor and Staff Guidebook, 1978.
4. Texas Girls State music.
5. 1977 Girls State Budget.
6. Materials relating to Texas Girls State Film, [sim] 1976-7.
7. Photos: this folder contains photographs spanning Frances Goff's long career. Included are two sets of photos, seemingly chosen by Frances herself, which reflect the breadth of her interests. In the set sent to the Texas State Historical Association in 1990, there is a particularly excellent photo of Frances with Ann Richards, who wrote: "To Frances who started me on this career many years ago. I love you." Out of all the many photos in this collection, this folder has some of the best. In the envelope post-marked 9-22-92, there are more recent photos of Frances with then Governor Richards.
8. Folder entitled Misc, 1 of: Materials arranged in rough chronological order and include: a list of Girls Nation Senators, 1951-1980; loose financial records of Frances and Girls State, [sim] 1957; copy of July, 1969 "Lone Star," the newspaper of the American Legion, including an article reporting the speech of former President Lyndon Johnson who had spoken at Girls State; May 1975 Texas state legislation commending the work of Girls State; a prayer that apparently meant a lot to Frances; [sim]1978 newspaper clippings relating to Texas Girls State; Texas Girls State songs; an undated, unidentifiable legal pad with information relating to Texas Girls State.
9. Folder entitled Misc, 2 of: Materials arranged in rough chronological order and include: accolades for Frances as she was accepted in the Texas State Hall of Fame in 1986; copies of the July 1992 cover of Texas Monthly, with Frances on a motorbike; 1993 newspaper clipping relating to Texas Girls State; a variety of reports relating to Governor Ann Richards June 1994 speech to Girls State, and its relevance to the election campaign.
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2.325/F315 Texas Girls State 3.
1. Folder entitled "Texas Lutheran College, 1981." Materials include arrangements between Girls State and TLC for the 1981 session, including a letter from Frances to Mr. Keith Stadmueller concerning the pest situation in the cafeteria.
2. Folder entitled "Program, 1981." This material pertains to the schedule of events for Girls State, 1981.
3. Folder entitled "Budget, 1981." Material includes bills for Girls State, many of which relate to the transportation costs of residents in transit to and from Seguin.
4. Folder entitled "Bluebonnet, 1981." In this folder there are copies of the Girls State newsletter, 1981, as well as correspondence between Frances and various printers who worked with Girls State; also in this folder is a map of Texas and a notepad, both indicating the hometowns of the Girls State residents for 1981.
5. Folder entitled "Texas Lutheran College, 1982." Materials include arrangements between Girls State and TLC for the 1982 session, including a wonderful letter from Keith Stadmueller about "roaches in the orange juice." Also included here are all of the materials needed for the session.
6. Folder entitled "Budget, 1982." Receipts for income and expenditure, including bills for transportation, printing, and TLC.
7. Folder entitled "Arrangements, 1982." This folder includes correspondence between Frances and potential speakers and preparation for the 1982 Girls State inaugural at the Texas State Capitol.
8. Folder entitled "Bluebonnet, 1982." Aside from copies of the 1982 Bluebonnet, this folder includes a map and note pad indicating the home towns of each of the residents.
9. Folder entitled "Budget, 1983." Record of incomes and expenditures, including the phone bill for Girls State, TLC, and transportation costs.
10. Folder entitled "Orientation, 1983." Materials include interesting correspondence between prospective citizen Ms. Ramona R. Fritz and Martha Philebar, May, 1983; April 1983 correspondence relating to the 12th District Convention minutes; correspondence between Girls State and Outstanding Young Americans; pre-arrival information for prospective citizens; tentative schedule of events for the upcoming session.
11. Folder entitled "Printing, 1983." Material includes printed material to be copied for 1983 Girls State.
12. Folder entitled "TLC, 1983." Material includes arrangements for the 1983 session.
13. Folder entitled "Committee, 1983." Minutes for Girls State Committee Meeting for 1983 Girls State session; 1983 Girls State roster.
14. Folder entitled "Arrangements, 1983." Folder includes map and memo pad indicating home towns of Girls State residents; 1983 copies of the Bluebonnet; correspondence with prospective speakers; arrangements for inauguration.
15. Folder entitled "Insurance, 1983." Folder includes payments for attached claims; physician's statements; applications for insurance coverage.
16. Folder entitled "Staff, 1984." Folder includes correspondence between citizens invited to work as staff in 1984 and Frances Goff. Most of this correspondence is of a very positive nature.
17. Folder entitled "Inventory, 1984." This folder includes medical items needed for the 1984 session, as well as treatments for various ailments.
18. Two untitled brown folders that include evaluations of citizens who were to be considered for counselor positions in 1984. This folder corresponds closely with #16.
19. Folder entitled "Insurance, 1984." Folder includes payments for attached claims; medical records for specific citizens; physicians' statements; applications for insurance coverage.
20. Folder entitled "1984 Counselors." Folder includes names and addresses of 1984 counselors.
21. Folder entitled "Committee, 1984." In addition to the minutes of the annual committee meeting in preparation for the 1984 session, this folder includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and criticisms of Girls State for not adhering to their selection criteria. One correspondent in this folder was Lloyd Doggett, replying to the concerns of a constituent.
22. Folder entitled "Budget 1984." Receipts and disbursements for 1983 as Frances and the committee prepared for the 1984 session.
23. Folder entitled "Girls State Arrangements, 1984." Map and memo pad indicating hometowns of Girls State residents; excellent correspondence here between Ann Richards and Frances, pertaining to the nomination of Geraldine Ferraro as the Democratic Party's vice presidential candidate; other correspondents include Anne Hodges Morgan.
24. Folder entitled "TLC, 1984." This folder includes arrangements for the 1984 Girls State session at TLC.
25. Folder entitled "TLC, 1985." This folder includes arrangements for the 1985 Girls State session at TLC.
26. Folder entitled "Misc. correspondence." This folder includes random correspondence between Frances, prospective Girls State citizens, letters of recommendation and referrals.
27. Folder entitled "Budget, 1985." This folder includes records of receips, deposits, and expenditures for 1984 in preparation for the 1985 session.
28. Folder entitled "Committees, 1985." This folder includes minutes of the Girls State Committee Meeting for the 1985 Girls State session, as well as instructions and suggestions for unit Girls State Chairman.
29. Folder entitled "Insurance, 1985." Girls State applications for insurance plans, as well as a few more specific records.
30. Folder entitled "Orientation, 1985." This folder includes some of France's correspondence, but nothing of great importance.
31. Folder entitled "Printing, 1985." These materials include a list of items to be printed for the 1985 session, including award and attendance certificates.
32. Untitled brown folder of recommendations of citizens to be counselors in the 1986 session. This material is interesting in that it highlights those characteristics that were valued in the Girls State program.
33. Folder entitled Arrangements, 1985." This folder includes some rather mundane correspondence between Frances and those state officials she hoped would participate in the Girls State program, 1985. This folder also includes copies of the 1985 Bluebonnet, as well as a map and memo pad indicating the home towns of the residents for the 1985 session.
33. Untitled brown folder of recommendations of citizens to be counselors during the 1987 session.
32. Folder entitled "Printing, 1986." These materials include items to be printed for the 1986 session, including the Dedication sent to the citizens upon their being notified of their acceptance in the program.
33. Folder entitled "Inventory, 1986." List of inventory items.
34. Folder entitled "Insurance, 1986." This folder includes insurance records and audit reporting forms.
35. Folder entitled "GS Staff and Counselors, 1986." Letters of citizens responding to the opportunity to serve in the capacity of counselor in the 1986 session. This letters often express the opinions of the residents concerning their experience at Girls State.
36. Folder entitled "TLC, 1986." This folder includes some interesting correspondence, including the nomination of Frances for the TLC Distinguished Service Award, as well as Frances's revealing praise for a TLC employee found in her 7-9-86 letter to Keith Stadmueller.
37. Folder entitled "Guide Book, 1986." A rough copy of the Girls State Guide book, 1986. 3.
38. Folder entitled "Committee, 1986." This folder includes a memo entitled "Suggestions for Considerations in Restructuring the Girls Nation Program;" instructions for Girls State chairman; some correspondence; and the minutes of the 9-27-85 Girls State committee meeting, in preparation for the 1986 session.
39. Folder entitled "Budget 1986." This folder includes revenues, outlays, and invoices for the 1985 session as the committee worked to prepare next year's budget.
40. Folder entitled "Arrangements, 1986." This folder includes correspondence between Frances and prospective speakers and state leaders who were to participate in the Girls State program. Nothing here seems immediately arresting.
41. Untitled folder inclduding map and memo pad indicating the hometowns of the residents; roster corrections for the 1986 session; orders of Sunday worship; calendar of events for the 1986 session.
42. Untitled folder including the 1986 Counselor and Staff Guide Book; loose copies of the 1986 Bluebonnet; the 1986 manual.
43. Folder entitled "Printing, 1987." This folder includes materials to be printed for the 1987 session, as well as estimates of various printers.
44. Folder entitled "Budget, 1987." This folder includes records of expenses, expenditures, incomes, and receipts as the committee prepared to create its budget.
45. Folder entitled "Insurance, 1987." This folder includes records of insurance claims, as well as adjustments for the next year.
46. Folder entitled "Arrangements, 1987." This folder includes correspondence between Frances and prospective speakers and state leaders who were invited to participate in the Girls State program. None of this material is immediately striking.
47. Folder entitled "Orientation, 1987." This folder includes old airline tickets, and a receipt of items to be reduced and copied.
48. Folder entitled "Committee, 1987." This material includes the agenda for the 9-26-86 meeting; the minutes for this meeting; and a tentative budget. Also included in this folder is a copy of the 1987 Bluebonnet.
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2.325/U9a Texas Girls State 4.
1. Untitled folder with photographs, ∼ 1960s.
2. Untitled folder: 6-20-66 address delivered at Texas Girls State by Senator Barbara C. Jordsan; contains 2 copies of The Lone Star; 6-21-68 letter from Girls State Staff and Counselors to Frances Goff; 1968 address delivered to Texas Girls State by Anne Hodges; 6-12-75 Mrs. Maurice Kubby address to Texas Girls State.
3. Copies of the Texas Girls State Bluebonnent, 1977-1979.
4. Folder entitled "Betty," contains: one Girls State roster; a host of descriptive questionaires from graduates of Girls State; this folder contains a questionaire completed by future Governor Ann Richards, as well as Ann Morgan.
5. Folder entitled "GS Film, 1978." This folder contains correspondence and records for the production of the Girls State Film of 1978, organized by Frances Goff.
6. Folder entitled "GS Texas Lutheran College, 1980." This folder contains correspondence between Frances Goff and the TLC administration, mostly concerning the organization and planning of the upcoming Girls State session. Other materials include an inventory of what Girls State required for its sessions.
7. Folder entitled "GS Program, 1980." This folder contains a copy of the Girls State schedule in 1980, as well as a Texas state map marking the relative representation of various Texas towns and cities.
8. Folder entitled "GS Budget, 1980." Within all of the facts and figures, there is an excellent 9-21-79 letter in this folder from a mother to Frances about her daughter's experience at Girls State. Frances planned to use the letter in the 1980 orientation.
9. Folder entitled "GS Bluebonnet, 1980."
10. Folder entitled "Rosters, 1987." This folder also contains the familiar Texas map, as well as copies of the 1987 Bluebonnet.
11. Folder entitled "TLC, 1987."
12. Folder entitled "Texas Girls State, Misc., 1988." This folder contains rosters, Governor's appointments; 6-20-88 remarks from Governor William Clements to Girls State; and the familiar Texas state map, showing that Texas Girls State in 1988 represented 320 schools.
13. Folder entitled "Printing 1988." This folder contains letters from Goff to those who supported the attendance of particular citizens; printing requirements; the 1988 daily schedule; form letter from Frances to each citizen, informing her as to the session to come; staff listings for 1988.
14. Folder entitled "TLC, 1988." This folder contains organizational materials and correspondence between Texas Girls State and TLC as the 1988 session approached.
15. Folder entitled "Insurance, 1988." This folder contains materials relating to the insuring of Texas Girls State citizens, 1988.
16. Folder entitled "Committee, 1988." This folder contains a wealth of interesting information, including: a 6-27-88 letter from Renell Horton to Frances, praising Girls State, but highlighting theft as a recurring problem; Frances Goff's memo for the record, 1988, dealing with issues like school representation and particular citizens and their fitness to attend Girls State; records of the Executive Committee meeting, 1987; records of the Girls State Director's Conference, Indianapolis, 1987; minutes of the Girls State Committee Meeting for the 1988 session; Louise Holder's 7-1-87 letter to Frances, asking to be replaced on the Girls' State Committee.
17. Folder entitled "Budget, 1988." Facts and figures pertaining to the 1988 session and pending organizational issues.
18. Folder entitled "Arrangements, 1988." This folder contains interesting material, namely correspondence between Frances Goff and the speakers she arranged to visit Girls State; 7-11-88 letter from Ann Richards to Frances, where she admits being "scared out of my wits" about the keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention; arrangements for Girls' State use of Texas House of Representatives; the inauguration of Girls State officials at the Texas State Capitol.
19. Untitled red folder containing Teresa Michele Zunker's "In Goff We "Trust," published in the Texas Historian, May, 1990. Ms. Zunker was a senior at Seguin High School.
20. Untitled folder containing an unidentified yellow piece of paper and a 1988 copy of the "Bluebonnet."
21. Untitled folder with Girls State Materials, including Flag Day ceremonies; 1988 rosters; and a corrected copy of the 1987 roster.
22. Folder entitled "TLC, 1989." Contains materials relating to the organization of Girls State and TLC.
23. Folder entitled "Inventory, 1989."
24. Folder entitled "Girls State, ∼ 1989." This folder contains the familiar 1989 map of Texas (393 schools represented); the 1989 "Bluebonnet;" a corrected copy of the 1989 roster.
25. Folder entitled "Arrangements, 1989." This folder contains materials relating to the speaking schedlule at Girls State, as well as arrangments for the inauguration to be held in the Texas State Capitol. The folder does contain a 3-30-89 letter from Frances Goff to President George Bush, with a revealing first paragrahph.
26. Folder entitled "1989 Budget." Facts, figures, plans, and correspondence pertaining to the upcoming Girls State session.
27. Folder entitled "1989 Committee." Among bits of correspondence, this folder contains minutes for the Girls State Committee meeting for the 1989 session, held on 9-30-88.
28. Folder entitled "1989 Insurance." This folder contains materials relating to the various types of insurance necessary for Girls State.
29. Folder entitled "1989 Printing." This folder contains the 1989 introduction to Girls State; tentative staff listings; 1989 Girls State Dedication; necessary printing supplies for the upcoming session.
30. Folder entitled "1989 Orientation." This folder contains miscellaneous newspaper clippings; 3-27-89 letter from Frances Goff to Delores Valigura, highlighting the Girls State selection policy; 1-22-88 letter from Miriam Junge, National Secretary of the American Legion Auxiliary, to Frances Goff; a copy of the annual Flag Ceremony held at Girls State.
31. Folder entitled "Texas Lutheran College, 1990." This folder includes letters from the TLC administration to Frances Goff that relate to preparations for the 1990 session. Some of her notes in the margins are of interest. Also included here are several itemized bills.
32. Folder entitled "Printing, 1990." This folder includes 1990 letter of introduction; a certificate in honor of Frances's service to Girls State; several letters from Frances to Girls State sponsors; the 1990 Girls State dedication, with Frances's notes in the margins.
33. Folder entitled "Orientation, 1990." This folder includes a letter to Frances suggesting changes in The Bluebonnent, with a few of Frances's notes in the margins; a note confirming the invitation extended to Ann Richards to speak at Girls State; 4-30-90 letter from N.W. Willett to Frances, with her notes in the margin; 5-31-90 Frances Goff to Ruby Flannery about the Girls State Committee 1990-1991; funeral program and newspaper obituary for Honorable John Ben Shepard; 1989 Girls State registration by unit; 1990 map locating the home towns of the residents of Girls State.
34. Folder entitled "Insurance 1990." Correspondence and bills pertaining to Girls State's various insurance policies, including a detailed chronology of one resident's ulcer treatment, a condition that eventually forced her home.
35. Folder entitled "Committee 1990." Folder includes interesting correspondence between Frances and Terry E. Priestap about Girls State membership; minutes of Girls State Committee meeting for 1990 Girls State session, held on 9-22-89.
36. Folder entitled "Budget, 1990." Detailed list of budgetary items, itemized bills and transportation costs.
37. Folder entitled "Arrangements, 1990." This folder includes correspondence between Frances and those state officials who agreed to take part in the 1990 Girls State program. Notables include Ann Richards, Bill Hobby, Governor Bill Clements, and many others. The folder also includes correspondence between Frances and N.W. Willett, concerning the diminishing interest for the annual video among the residents. The folder contains also copies of the 1990 Bluebonnent, as well as a pad noting the hometowns of each of the residents.
38. Folder entitled "Texas Lutheran College, 1991." The usual exchange of correspondence between Frances and the TLC administration. One very interesting source is a 8-7-91 letter from Frances to Keith Stadmueller. correspondents include Debra A. Robinson and Dr. Russell Kitchner.
39. Folder entitled "Printing, 1991." This folder includes estimates, invoices, and items to be copied for the Girls State session, 1991.
40. Folder entitled "Orientation, 1991." Among the usual orientation materials, this folder includes lively correspondence written to Frances by residents. One of the most entertaining is the 1989 Citizen Evaluation Questionnaire, filled in by Martisha E. Turk at the back of the folder. Other items in this folder include a list of residents, state ballots, and Girls State inventories.
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41. Folder entitled "Insurance, 1991."
42. Folder entitled "Committee 1991." Among other materials, this folder includes the minutes for the Girls State Committee meeting for the 1991 session, held on 9-28-90.
43. Folder entitled "Budget, 1991." This looks to be straightforward material that all pertains to the 1991 Girls State budget, including itemized bills and expense receipts.
44. Folder entitled "Arrangements, 1991." This folder includes invitations to speakers and escorts of those residents elected to state positions. Lena Guerrero, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Dan Morales. There is an interesting letter here from Lena Guerrero to Frances, making mention of a conversation that highlighted the agenda of Governor Richards.
45. Folder entitled "1991 Roster." Includes the map of Texas identifying hometowns of residents.
46. Folder entitled "Miscellaneous." Material includes an oversized envelope containing what looks to be a copy of the Girls State constitution; correspondence between Frances and a former citizen seeking to become a counselor.
47. Folder entitled "Insurance, 1992." Material includes insurance records, as well as the various ailments afflicting Girls State residents in the 1992 session.
48. Folder entitled "G.N. Office." Materials include travel arrangements for the Girls Nation meeting in 1992; in this folder there are descriptions of the activities of each of the Texas Girls State representatives.
49. Untitled materials. A check book and record of expenditures with receipts for Girls State.
50. Folder entitled "Printing, 1991." Material includes office supplies, registration materials, the Bluebonnet, schedules, and award certificates, all to be printed for the upcoming session; the folder also includes bills for printing expenses.
51. Folder entitled "Committee, 1992." Material includes a Girls State roster for 1992; 7-7-92 letter from Frances to the members of the American Legion auxiliary; minutes of the 9-27-91 Girls State Committee meeting for the 1992 session.
52. Folder entitled "Texas Lutheran College, 1992." Material includes dates and TLC quotations for the 1992 Girls State held in Seguin.
53. Folder entitled "Printing, 1992." Material includes office supplies, music, stickers, registration materials, waiver claims, and award certificates, all to be printed for the upcoming session. The folder also includes bills for the work to be completed.
54. Folder entitled "Girls State Invitation List, 1992."
55. Folder entitled "Orientation, 1992." Material includes arrangements for the Girls State visit to the Texas House of Representatives, 1992; a 3-20-92 memo for the National Girls State Chairman (Donna Light) to all Girls State directors on the subject of public relations; "Credo For My Relationship with Others;" 2-11-92 memo from Frances to the Girls State Committee (Tammy and Arliss); August 1991 correspondence between Frances and Lisa A. Adeeko, seeking to return to Girls State as a counselor; November 1991 copy of Texas Government Today, with an article featuring Frances and American Legion programs; a photocopy of the American Legion National News, summer, 1991; Girls State roster, 1992.
56. Folder entitled "Budget, 1992." Material all related to the 1992 Girls State Budget, detailed records of receipts and expenditures.
57. Folder entitled "Arrangements 1992." Material includes Girls State Staff Roster, 1992; 1992 National Party platform; 1992 Federal party platform; procedure for the Girls State inauguration of 1992 Governor and state officials; correspondence between Frances and potential speakers for 1992 is not too revealing; arrangements for the 1992 inauguration of Girls State officials, including 4-20-92 letter from Ann Richards requesting an exception to the moratorium on the use of the state capitol rotunda.
58. Untitled materials: schedule for Girls State, 1993; copies of the Bluebonnet, 1990-1992.
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2.325/F314 Manuals from 1956; 1958-1970; 1972-1979; 1981-1994.
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2.325/F311 Texas Bluebonnet Girls State, reel-to-reel audio tapes
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2.325/F292-F301 Texas Bluebonnet Girls State:
Motion picture film
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2.325/A73c Arliss Treybig
Rubyrae Phillips
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2.325/U7 Misc. 1.
1. Folder entitled "Misc." # 1, with a tremendous variety of materials, including: a photograph of Frances on St. Patrick's Day, 1986; a formal portrait; M.D. Anderson plans; Ann Richards and Frances visit M.D. Anderson; Frances writes the Houston Chronicle on 11-11-90 in opposition to the Republican candidate for governor; 12-5-91 correspondence between Ann Richards and Cindy Montesinos, with a useful reference to Frances at the end of Cindy's letter; letters honoring Frances at the time of her retirement from M.D. Anderson in 1982; newsletters honoring her service.
2. Navy blue folder with a variety of materials, including photographs, blank birthday cards, a 12-30-91 letter from Frances to the Am. Legion National Security/Foreign Relations Division, asking for copies of their National Crime Prevention phamphlets for Girls State; personal correspondence, and travel itineraries.
3. Key to the city of Seguin, presented to Frances in 1972.
4. Bright yellow folder with a variety of materials, including 1989 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Service nomination; Governor Clements welcomes Girls State to the state Capitol, 6-20-88; a copy of George W. Strake's reference for Frances, written in 7-87.
5. Royal blue folder containing copies of Frances's birth certificate; application to Who's Who of American Women; personal correspondence; 9-1-82 letter offering Frances a 1/3 time basis appointment at MD Anderson.
6. Over-size envelope of miscellaneous photos of Frances through the years.
7. One red folder and one pink folder dealing entirely with Women in Military Service for America (WIMSA), including correspondence and newsletters; unattached from any folder is a large white flag from the same organization.
8. Green folder with a variety of materials, including letters of praise for Frances as she retires from M.D. Anderson in the summer of 1982.
9. Large blue folder with materials relating mostly to Frances's papers and her arrangements with the University of Texas.
10. White folder covering Frances's association with the Harris County Psychiatric Center, mostly from the early 1990's.
11. Folder entitled "Chancellor's Council," including materials pertaining to Frances's work for the University of Texas, again, from the early 1990's.
12. Loose leaf ring binder entitled, "A Tribute to Miss Goff." Material includes: newspaper tributes; short biographies, listing Frances's many accomplishments; 1986 material pertaining to Frances's nomination to the Texas Women's Hall of Fame, with many letters of recommend- ations, including one from Ann Richards; 1985 letters of recommendation for Frances to be chosen for a Freedoms Foundation Award; pictures of Frances in action; a copy of Goff's Prayer; a copy of Frances's honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, 1946; 1985 letter from Governor Mark White, recommending Frances for Freedoms Foundation Award; similar letters (often very revealing) from graduates of Girls State; 1985 letter of recommendation from Charles A. LeMaistre, President of The University of Texas System Cancer Center; copy of Toby Lynn Crockett's tribute to Frances, a ninth grade essay entitled "A Living Texas Woman I Admire;" undated tribute to Frances Goff, written by Girls State Graduate Linda Roper Sease, who named her daughter after Frances; photos of Frances in action at Girls State; copies of the Girls State Daily Program; brown envelope containing many of the letters and materials just described.
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2.325/F307 M.D. Anderson 1, Entitled by Frances Goff as "MDAH History Project."
1. "Covet Correspondence." Correspondence between Sylvia Covet, editor of the history of MDAH, 1961-1976, and the hospital staff, including Dr. Clark.
2. "History Project: Style, Memos, Et..." This folder contains an outline of the second history of MDAH, as well as a record of Dr. Clark's efforts to push the project through to completion. Especially prominent are memos to particular people in charge of topics for the book, which fell further and further behind schedule, 1976-1977.
3. "History Project: Permission Letters." This folder contains letters to medical journals, requesting permission to quote for the History of M.D. Anderson Hospital, 1961-1976.
4. "History Project: Questions and Answers." Unanswered uestions, 11-1-78, about MDAH from an unidentified source.
5. "History: Completed Sections." 2-20-78, Introduction, pp. 1-3: cancer and the objectives of MDAH.
6. "History Project: Checklist." Topics to be covered in various stages of completion.
7. "History Project: 1. General." Memo from Dr. Glenn Knotts to Frances, asking her to verify information gathered for the project; efforts, not necessarily relating to Frances, to complete the medical topics for the history project.
8. "History Project: 2. Outline." R. W. Cumley to Dr. Clark, 1-26-76 memo detailing the outline for the upcoming book.
9. "History Project: 3. Front Matter." Table of Contents; picture of MDAH; Table of Organization of the University of Texas System, 8-31-72.
10. "History Project: 5. Introduction." 2-20-78, Dr. Clark edits the intro- duction of the upcoming book.
11. "History Project: Dreams and Aspirations." Working draft for early parts of the project; copy of Dr. R. Lee Clark's "M.D. Anderson's Legacy to Texas," originally published in Texas Medicine, October, 1968; more early text, "From Dreams to Realities."
12. "History Project: Divine Unrest." various drafts of that section of the project that was to deal with Dr. Clark; one copy of these drafts was reviewed by Dr. Clark himself.
13. "History Project: Gimbel, RI, Pavil, etc." Chronology of MDAH physical expansion, 1954-1977; drafts on physical expansion; interoffice memo from John Bush to Glenn Knots, 1-26-77, with Frances Goff mentioned on the last page of this paperclipped material.
14. "History Project: 11A. ESP." Outline and edited drafts for Environ- mental Science Park, with Joseph Patrick Kennedy as Acting Director.
15. "History Project: 13. Lutheran Pavilion, etc." Edited draft of chapter 4, dealing with physical expansion, especially Lutheran Hospital Pavilion.
16. "History Project: 17. Robertson Lab." Edited draft for project.
17. "History Project: 30. Radiotherapy." db to Walter, 4-25-77, "Rough instructions on Radiotherapy chapter;" Erskine Lecture, "The Evolution from 1949 of the Basic Concepts Underlying the Practice of Radiotherapy to 1977," by Gilbert H. Fletcher, M.D.; assorted lectures and presentations by Fletcher; various aspects of radiotherapy to be explored in the project.
18. "History Project: 63. Directions for Future." edited draft of what looks to be the conclusion of the history project.
19. "History Project: 72. Update." From Dedicatory Addresses, 1976, including remarks from Betty Ford and other members of the President's Cancer Panel; newspaper clippings on Red Cross Volunteers, 11-1-78.
20. "History Project: 44. Office of the President." section of the book dealing with the stated functions of the Office of the President of M.D. Anderson Hospital; draft entitled "Directions for the Future;" more Dedicatory Addresses, including one from Dr. Clark; this folder also includes drafts of chapters entitled "Dreams and Realities," "Association of American Cancer Institutes," "International Cooperative Programs."
21. "History Project: 47. ESP." includes a brochure from the University of Texas Environmental Science Park, which was administered by MDAH.
22. "History Project: 52. Dial Access." includes the 10-31-78 Dial Access Catalogue, which seems to be a list of types of cancer and experts in each particular field.
23. "History Project: 54. Management Engineering." includes a draft for Systems Engineering at MDAH.
24. "History Project: 55. Office of Clinics." includes drafts for MDAH's Office of Clinics, as well as material apparently composed by Dr. C. Stratton Hill, Associate Director for Clinics.
25. "History Project: 56. Office of Research." includes material relating to the function of MDAH's Office of Research.
26. "History Project: 59. Dental Oncology." includes drafts, memos, and revisions of material pertaining to MDAH's Department of Dental Oncology.
27. "History Project: 60. "National Cooper. Programs." includes drafts, memos, and revisions of material pertaining to MDAH's National Cooperative Programs.
28. "History Project: 60. "Accomplishments and Projections." includes edited drafts about MDAH's mission, including section entitled "What Makes a Cancer Center Comprehensive."
29. Two untitled brown folders which includes drafts in various stages from various outlines for the MDAH history project. As a whole, these two folders appear to constitute a full (if rough) draft of the MDAH History Project.
30. Untitled manila folder including the University of Texas System Cancer Center, September 1978-August 1980; other random newsletters.
31. Manila folder entitled "Second Twenty Years." includes a 2-25-81 interoffice memo from Diane Romero (Historical Resources Project) to Dr. Clark, explaining the halting progress of the manuscript project; an unidentified letter (possibly from Jane Brandenberger, Director of Public Affairs and Special Programs), written on 5-5-81 to Pat, Al, and Nancy; Romero to Covet, 12-8-80, re photocopying expenses.
32. "History Project: 11 B. Annex and Rehabilitation." includes drafts and revisions materials pertaining to physical expansion, especially the Annex and Rehabilitation Center; a memo (mentioning part of Frances Goff's role) from Dr. Robert C. Hickey to Dr. Albert E. Gunn, 11-10-80, explaining the History Project and plans to complete the manuscript of The Second Twenty Years: History of Cancer Center, 1961-1981.
33. "History Project: 43. Research Medical Project." includes drafts and revisions for the Research Medical Library, including a short note from Frances Goff on the back of the first draft; Marie Harvin to Dorothy later in the folder.
34. "History Project: 49. Director's Office." in addition to material relating to the Office of the Director, this folder contains a memo (12-8-80) highlighting the various roles of the MDAH staff (including Frances Goff) in the History Project.
35. "History Project: 51. Extramural Programs." drafts and revisions of MDAH's Office of Extramural Programs.
36. "History Project: 53. Professional and Public Affairs." includes drafts and revisions (even a photograph) of material relating to the Office of the Vice President for Patient Affairs and its role at MDAH; 11-2-76 memo from Dr. Clark to all department heads at MDAH is included.
37. "History Project: International Cooperative Programs." more drafts and revisions relating to MDAH's world-wide cooperative efforts in the field of cancer research and treatment
38. Untitled oversized brown envelope including various drafts of MDAH's psychiatry's service, a 2-16-81 memo from Dr. Frank Adams to Dr. Clark; draft and revision for the Second Twenty-Year History from the Department of Public Information and Education.
39. Orange folder entitled "History: Department of Nursing." includes materials relating to MDAH's Department of Nursing, as well as a longer history (2 copies) penned by Renilda Hilkemeyer, R.N., which covers the years 1955 to 1977; this folder also includes a 6-18-81 letter from Hilkemeyer to Brandenberger.
40. Untitled manila folder which including Dr. Clark's article, written in October 1968, entitled "M.D. Anderson's Legacy to Texas," found in Texas Medicine; Murray Copeland to Brandenberger, 6-26-81, and attached material relating to the National Large Bowel Cancer Project; 11-1-81 newspaper clipping honoring Dr. Clark.
41. "History Project: 39. Patient Care." includes drafts and revisions for material relating to MDAH patient care, which relates to activities of the Hospital Division; included in this material is a 1-6-81 letter from Warren Rutherford to Frances Goff, detailing the revisions that were made in this material as the project continued to develop.
42. The University of Texas System Cancer Center Planning Retreat, April 14-16, 1978. This report was marked as "confidential;" brochure from the Anderson Mayfair, a medically oriented hotel of the University of Texas in the Texas Medical Center; two copies of The Cancer Bulletin, 1979-1980; Guidelines for Developing a Comprehensive Cancer Centre, prepared by the Committee on International Collaborative Activities (CICA), Geneva, 1980; loose bits of stationery.
Material moved from box 2 to box 1:
7. Black notebook entitled "R. Lee Clark, M.D." includes materials pertaining to the Rotary International House. Most of these materials involve Dr. Clark, and relate to the acquisition and consolidation of land for MDAH. The materials cover a ten year period, from 1970 to 1980.
8. Folder entitled "Pending" includes unorganized material throughout the 1970s. More than other MDAH materials, Frances' various responsibilities emerge from these memos, thank you letters, and inter- office requests.
9. Folder entitled "Virgnia Kilgo Memorial Fund" includes correspondence between (among others) Frances and Dr. Clark as the details of this memorial for a MDAH employee were decidedin the mid 1970s. The first page of this folder includes an interesting (though unidentifiable) memo.
10. Plaque in honor of Dr. R. Lee Clark.
11. Film reel, April, 1972, entitled "Texas Tall - 1972," with Governor Shivers introduction.
12. Folder entitled "Dedication of Robertson Labs." This folder includes materials relating to this dedication, as well as a 5-24-72 memo from Dr. Clark to Frances praising her work in this endeavor.
13. Manila envelope entitled "RLC and Paul Rogers." This folder includes black and white photos of Dr. Clark and Representative Paul Rogers during the latter's visit to MDAH in April of 1972.
14. Folder entitled "March 4, 1973-Bd. of Regents Meet." This folder includes a variety of materials relating to the 3-4-73 ground breaking for the Lutheran Hospital Pavilion. Of particular interest are a 3-9-73 memo from Dr. Clark to Frances praising her organizational successes, various receipts, some of Frances's handwritten notes and revisions, a 2-6-73 memo from Joe E. Boyd detailing the delegated responsibilities for the groundbreaking, a 2-7-73 (the responsibilities had been delegated one day earlier) letter from Frances to the Shamrock Hilton about the menu for the event.
15. Folder entitled "Pending--Graphics." Largely from the mid 1970s, this material relates to Frances's responsibilities for the MDAH graphic system. Little of this material is personal or reveals much about Frances at MDAH.
16. Folder entitled "Memorials-Rooms." Materials include correspondence detailing persons who memorialized rooms at MDAH. The folder one letter from Frances, as well as a 8-5-76 memo from Frances to Dr. Clark.
17. Folder entitled "Shivers Portrait." This folder includes materiasl relating to the 5-23-79 unveiling of the Shivers portrait at MDAH. Frances played an important role in these proceedings. Among a "Who's Who" guest list, the folder includes revealing correspondence between Governor Shivers, Frances, Frances's secretary Betty S. Smith and others.
18. Folder entitled "Memorandums--Dr. LeMaistre." Of all the materials relating to Frances and her work at MDAH, these are some of the most revealing. Included here is an outstanding 11-20-78 memo from Frances to Dr. LeMaistre in which she details her own responsibilities at MDAH, her hopes for her role in the future, and ways in which she balanced MDAH and Texas Girls State; a 9-15-81 letter from LeMaistre to Frances praising her for her work; a draft to establish a department of Special Projects in the President's office; a 11-30-79 memo from John R. Bush to Frances about her job description; inter-office memos (some rather amusing) sent between Frances and others dealing with the 11-11-79 visit of the UK's Princess Margaret to MDAH; excellent correspondence between LeMaistre and Frances, September-October, 1979, dealing with a recommendation for the position of Director for Human Resources; 8-13-79 memo from Frances to LeMaistre; Frances's 3-14-79 preference for the Shamrock Hilton over the Astro Village; 1-30-79 change in MDAH's institutional smoking policy; Frances to LeMaistre, 9-28-87 over a prospective institution name change.
19. Folder entitled "Correspondence--9-1-77." This folder includes a variety of interesting and useful information. Patients, friends, and associates correspond with Frances about their interaction with MDAH. Highlights include: a revealing 8-5-80 memo from Frances to Rigdway's, Inc.; recations of guests to tours of MDAH given by Frances; a wonderful 2-11-80 letter from John C. Beasley that details Frances's personal strengths within the MDAH milieu; newspaper clippings detailing the dismissal of Dr. Creighton Edwards; Wyvonne D. Boyd to Frances, detailing the former's dismissal from MDAH; useful 4-25-78 letter from Elaine Maas to Frances.
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2.325/F305 M.D. Anderson 2.
1. Folder entitled "1950s - 1960s Misc." This folder includes the November 1953 directory of MDAH; a rough obituary for Virginia Gentry Bailey Newell, who was active in MDAH in the 1950's; a copy of "The Clark Story," reprinted from The Modern Hospital, October 1953; unidentified oral histories of MDAH, focusing largely on the early days (1940s and 1950s); a copy of the proposed memorial to Louis and Amelia Gimbel, in the MDAH and Tumor Institute, 10-12-61; estimates from an architectural firm for work in 1967.
2. Frances's February 1952 copy of Architectural Forum: The Magazine of Building, as well as the October 1953 copy of Cancer News.
3. Folder entitled "Photographs, ∼ 1950s-1970." This folder includes a variety of photographs, from portraits of Dr. Clark to young patients at MDAH to the 1951 building site to a photographed Christmas card.
4. Untitled manila envelope containing studies conducted in order to propose new construction at MDAH. Topics here include a cost benefit analysis of single patient rooms, intensive care needs, and outpatient visits. Frances's leadership does not come out of this material.
5. Untitled cardboard container including various publications such as The Cancer Bulletin, May-June 1950, May-June, 1969; "The Rights and Responsibilities of Universities and Their Faculties: A Statement by the Association of American Universities, adopted 3-24-53; UT report of the Chancellor, 1951-2; "Developing a University from Good to Great."
6. Miscellaneous photographs of MDAH in small manilla envelope, ∼ late 1960s to early 1970s. 12. Photographs and memos, ∼ 1972 of a Mrs. Weiss at MDAH.
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2.325/F304 M.D. Anderson 3.
1. Folder entitled "Misc. 1." This folder includes a variety of materials, ∼ 1980s: invitation to Frances's retirement reception, August, 1982; program for Dr. Clark's retirement ceremony, October, 1981, which contains a personalized inscription from Dr. Clark for Frances; two copies of the Messenger, both of which pertain in some way to Frances; 8-7-89 memo from Frances to Dr. James Bowen, which includes some institutional history of MDAH; a personalized, undated, letter from "Kate" to Frances upon her discharge (Kate appears also to have been a citizen of Girls State); Frances's Freedom Foundation List; Frances's working copy of an invitation list to an unidentifiable function, 8-18-82; the 1988 copy of MDAH's employee handbook; photographs in a brown envelope of the Shivers and Clark portrait hangings.
2. Folder entitled "TMC." Frances's address list for the Texas Medical Center Board of Directors.
3. Folder entitled "History Project: Office of Clinics." draft and revisions for the twenty year history.
4. Folder entitled "Book--Second Twenty Years." This folder includes miscellaneous memoranda relating to the preparation of an institutional history for MDAH. Little of this relates to Frances.
5. Orange folder entitled "Frances." This folder contains a variety of materials: October, 1987 issue of the American Legion Auxiliary's National News; an autographed photo of Frances with Lloyd Bentsen; correspondence detailing the American Legion Auxiliary's support for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; memoranda, drafts, and revisions highlighting the American Legion Auxiliary's Cancer Fund (∼1989), including 25 practical tips to help those facing a serious illness. Only parts of this material (ie the revisions) are personal to Frances.
6. Folder entitled "Rotary." This folder contains materials relating to the ∼ 1982 fund raising issues between the Houston Rotary Club and MDAH for the building of a Rotary-MDAH International House. Included here re memos between Dr. LeMaistre and Frances that to some extent detail their working relationship; lastly, there is a 4 page summation of the economic aspects of medical care and care for the medically indigent in Texas, written by Jeff Rasco.
7. Folder entitled "Frances--`Sussie."' This thin folder includes includes the surprise birthday party invitation for Frances, 8-12-86; correspondence with Jeff Rasco, among others.
8. Folder entitled "Clark." This folder includes materials relating to the creation of a Dr. Clark Memorabilia Center at MDAH. Frances's role in this 1987 project is pretty well detailed.
9. Folder entitled "Misc. 2." This folder includes materials relating to the 11-19-87 dedication of the R. Lee Clark Clinic Building. Frances's responsibilities in this endeavor come through clearly in these papers, all of which were bound together, some going back to the mid-1970s and the naming of Lutheran Hospital Pavillion.
10. Untitled red folder containing materials relating to the Harris County Psychiatric Center and its invitation to Frances to join their Volunteer Services Board. Also of interest here is Frances's 3-2-89 letter to Dr. LeMaistre stating her desire to refrain from any conflict of interest. Finally, this folder, as found, includes an address list for the Health Science Center Board.
11. Folder entitled "Clark Cases." This folder contains primarily photos of the Clark cases at MDAH, one of which features Frances and Dr. Clark in western attire.
12. Folder entitled "Goff - Retirement Party." Guest lists for Frances's undated retirement reception.
13. Folder entitled "Memorials." Though Frances undoubtedly was responsible for much of this work, her actions do not emerge from these lists of plaques and memorials at MDAH.
14. Folder entitled "Memorials: Memos, PO's, etc." Though this folder is comprised mostly of lists, there is a series of memos between Frances, Dr. LeMaistre, and others, as well as some of Frances's hand-written notes.
15. Folder entitled "Memorials: Back-up information." This folder contains mostly back-up lists of memorials, and the hand-written notes are not Frances's.
16. Folder entitled "Memorials: Availability list." Pages of lists, and again, the hand-written materials are not Frances's.
17. Untitled brown folder containing several copies of "In Goff We Trust," written ∼ 1989.
18. Two video tapes of which Frances was a part, both entitled "Employee Courtesy and Attitude," 5-26-80.
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2.325/F303 M.D. Anderson, box 4.
1. Folder entitled "Misc. 1." This folder contains a variety of materials: Frances's original application for employment at Anderson; Frances's hand-written revisions of her own chronology; photographs of Governor Richards at MDAH; a December 1991 copy of the Messenger; Governor Richards's designation of MDAH "Golden Jubilee;" 1985 Annual Report; the 1991 Master Plan for the Golden Jubilee.
2. Pink folder entitled "FG Building File." Frances's records of MDAH building projects.
3. Folder entitled "Shivers Conference Room - 1986." This folder contains Frances's records of her responsibilities with the Shivers Conference Room, ∼ 1986.
4. Untitled blue folder of meeting minutes for the Harris County Psychiatric Center, of which Frances was a board member in the early 1990s. Some of her responsibilities are revealed here.
5. Folder entitled "Governor - Pending." This folder contains a variety of materials, in no apparent order: Frances's certificate of honorable discharge, January, 1953; personal letters from Governor Richards to Frances; letters of recommendation to the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program; memos from Dr. LeMaistre relating to proposals from the Governor; a copy of Governor Richards's State of the State Address, 2-91; a magazine article of Governor Richards.
6. Two copies of MDAH's Golden Jubilee Edition of the Patient Care Report, 1989-1991, as well as the Facility Services handbook.
7. A blue "Briefing Book" for MDAH, intended to give staff members with a convenient source of accurate, uniform statistical information about the cancer center. This was developed ∼ late 1980s, early 1990s.
8. Untitled manila folder containing materials related to the Texas Women's Hall of Fame, 1993, and the selection of Dr. Eleanor D. Montague of MDAH. Frances's letters of recommendation are included.
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2.325/U4 NBY #4
Texas Bluebonnet Girls State:
Notes, lists, 1994, undated
The Book of Goff: A Tribute to Frances Goff for 40 years of Service, scrapbook, Session 1992
Photographs:
1960, 1962-1970, undated
Album, 1992
Miscellaneous
Dr. Sharon Bintliff, clippings, 1971
Correspondence, letters of recommendation, 1964-1992
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2.325/F302 MDAH #5 with Miscellaneous and Girls State
Women in Military Service for America Memorial, 1991
Girls State:
Girls State Committee Meeting for 1993 Girls State session
Girls State Inventory, 1993
Girls State Store report, 1993
Girls State General Ledger, August 31, 1993
Girls State YTD General Ledger, August 31, 1993
AMEX Life Insurance information packet
M.D. Anderson Hospital:
History Project:
Special projects
24. Diagnostic Radiology
Radiotherapy
23. Develop. Therapeutics
32. Surgery
19. Office of Research
37. Virology
22. Lab. Medicine
42. Medical Communication
41. Information and Publications
50. Development Office
38. Epidemiology
Building Expansion
40. General Administration
35. Biomathematics
General Information
21. Anesthesiology
15. Anderson-Mayfair
48. Exper. Animals
Administration - Vest Version
Personnel
26. Medicine
Paula Stewart, folder of forms
Radiotherapy
Developmental Therapeutics
34. Biology
36. Physics
Radiotherapy
25. Gynecology
Systems Engineering
16. Inst. of Hemotherapy
33. Biochemistry
28. Pathology
29. Pediatrics
Rotary House International:
Development Office
Proposal
Patient Accomodation Survey, Final Report, April 8, 1981
Memorandum of Agreement, Rotary Club of Houston and University of Texas System Cancer Center, M.D. Anderson Hospital, 1983
"Mediocrity versus Excellence: Education Reform and Big Business in the State of Texas," by L. Kyle Heffley. B. A. Thesis, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 1985
Guest book, "Frances: The Original Mis Texas Celebrates her 75th Birthday!" Westin Galleria Ballroon, Houston, Texas, July 20, 1991
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2.325/U5 From the Library of Frances Goff, 1.
Barbee, Leland: Selected Poems. This book is inscribed by the author. c. 1962.
Berkeley, Ralph G: Sight for a Lifetime: What You Can Do about Cataracts, Glaucoma and Other Common Problems of Eyes over 40. c. 1989.
Bintliff, Sharon and Frances A. Rhoads: Developmental and Learning Disabilities. This small volume is inscribed: "To Coach - Without you - I'd have never made it!" c. 1977.
Cumley, Dr. R.W.: The First Twenty Years of the University of Texas Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute. c. 1964.
3 copies.
Konjias, Helen T.: The Manual of the M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research. c. 1945.
Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth: On Death and Dying. This book looks to be a gift from Jim Moore. c. 1969.
Macon, N. Don: Clark and The Anderson: A Personal Profile. This book is inscribed. c. 1976.
Macon, N. Don: South From Flower Mountain: A Conversation with William B. Bates. This book is inscribed. c. 1975.
Macon, N. Don: A Story of the Texas Medical Center and How It Began. c. 1973.
Manion, Clarence: The Key to Peace: A Formula for the Perpetuation of Real Americanism. This book is inscribed. c. 1951.
Mark, Hans, and Arnold Levine: The Management of Research Institutions: A Look at Government Laboratories.
Peale, Norman Vincent: The Joy of Living. c. 1953.
Proceedings at the Dedication of the M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research. c. 1944.
Smith, Anita: The Intimate Story of Lurleen Wallace: Her Crusade of of Courage. This book is inscribed by the author. c. 1969.
Taylor, Harvey Grant, M.D.: Remembrances and Reflections. c. 1991.
Tucker, Lee and Marsha: Houston: A Sesquicentennial Commemorative. c. 1986.
Van Dyke, Vonda: Your Love Is Here. c. 1974.
The Western Paintings of Fred Red Harris, c. 1971.
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2.325/U6a From the Library of Frances Goff, 2:
General and Special Laws of the State of Texas:
1943, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954
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2.325/U6b 1963, 1968, 1969
Constitution of the State of Texas. c. 1976.
Journal of the Senate of the State of Texas: First Called Session of the the Fifty-First Legislature, convened 1-31-50, adjourned 3-1-50.
Smith, Bea Ann: Prophylactic Due Process: Constitutional Infirmities of the Texas Lower Court System. c. 1975.
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2.325/U2 NBY #2
Financial records, 1994, undated
The Bluebonnet, 1990-1994
Personal:
Calendars, 1993-1994
Financial and insurance records, 1982, 1994
Clippings, 1994, undated
Medical care, 1994
Photographs:
undated
Proof sheets, A-E, undated
Videocassette:
Ann Richards, A Tribute to Frances Goff, July 16, 1991
Ann Richards, Democratic Caucus, January 31, 1992
Poster, Snoopy
Two for the Show, advertisement, undated
Funeral books:
Alfred T. Goff, 1971
Annie E. Ingram, 1957
Printed material:
Texas: Its Government And Politics
A Concise History Of Texas
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2.325/U27a Photographs:
Photographs, unframed and unidentified
R. Lee Clark
Texas Bluebonnet Girls State, undated
Governor Ann Richards and Frances Goff
Miscellaneous, vacation related
Bea Ann Smith with Frances Goff and Ann Richards
Texas Bluebonnet Girls State
Group at the Copacabana, New York, and at the Sherman, undated
Miscellaneous
Photograph album, personal
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2.325/U23c DB 1
Ann Richards
Travel diary, 1974, 1966
Passport, drivers license, 1966-1987, 1985
The Fisrt Twenty Years, by R. Lee Clark, signed to Frances Goff, 1964
Certificate, honorary citizen, City of Seguin, 1970
Correspondence
Music, patriotic
American Legion Auxiliary Convention, September 30-October 1, 1994
Memorial service, R. Lee Clark, May 26, 1994
Memorial service, Frances Goff, October 1, 1994
Boys/Girls Nation booklet, 1976
Plaque, "Serenity"
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2.325/U24 Wall hanging, Snoopy
Photographs, Texas Bluebonnet Girls States, individuals and groups
Printed material
Correspondence
Calendar
Financial records
Memories: A History of the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, E. W. D'Anton, 1991
Office files, Mary Ann Poch, 1969-1979, 1994
Photograph album, ca. 1960s
In Memory. Robert D. Moreton
Hall of Fame recommendations, 1994
Women in Military Service for America, Field Representative manual, 1993
Obituaries
Clippings, Ann Richards and Texas Bluebonnet Girls State, 1994
Reel-to-reel, Ronnie Chapman, Bangkok
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2.325/U23b NBY #8
Photographs, deframed and unidentified
Plaques:
Women in Communications Matrix Award, 1974
Texas Girls State, 13 Years Dedicated Service, 1965
Distinguished Service Awards, 30 Years Dedicated Service to Bluebonnet Girls State, 1980
Correspondence, Girls State, American Legion Auxiliary, Seguin, Texas, 1994
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2.325/U23a M. D. Anderson, (db1)
Photographs, 1987
Special Projects
Photograph of Hon. Allan Shivers, Campaign Chairman
File card address list
Small printed photograph of a young R. Lee Clark
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2.325/U27b Texas Legislative Manual, 1953, 1955, 1957
Correspondence, 1982-1984, undated
Certificat, American Legion Auxiliary, 1992
Photographs, Ann Richards, Frances Goff, and flag "Women in Military Service for America Memorial," undated
Speech, American Legion Auxiliaty Convention, "What Girls State Is All About," 1990
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2.325/U25 Audio/Visual material:
Reel-to-reel:
Marilyn Vanderbur, undated
Girls State:
Sister Mary Bernadette, 1964
Jack Cox, 1966-1968
Ann Hodges, 1969
Barbara Jordan, 1965, 1968
Dr. Schwarz, 1955
Eggers, 1968
Miss America, 1965
Roll #XJ, EPA Shoot, PSA, June 27, 1980
Hair Naturally, undated
JJ's Super Subs, "Bad Bart," undated
Unidentified
Videocassette:
Virginia Kilgo Memorial Fountain Dedication Ceremony, November 22, 1977
Ann Richards presentation, "Public Issues Forum," May 33, 1990
The Classics, undated
Audio cassette:
"Self-Image Psychology, The Formula for Success," by Jim Will, PhD., 1984
Meeting Planners International:
"Open Communication," Dr. Robert Pennington, III, May 22, 1985
"Developing a Leadership Style," Dr. Samuel J. Mantel, Jr., Parts I and II
"Building a Team," Dr. Samuel J. Mantel, Jr., Parts I and II
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2.325/U26 Videocassette:
Ann Richards, May 22, 1990
"A Day To Remember," M. D. Anderson Center's Golden Jubille Community Open House, April 14, 1991
TMC Historical Resource, Frances Goff, interview by Don Macon, June 7, 1977
Memory Service for Arthur Kleifgen
The Chancellor's Report, UT System 1991,
UT, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, "Governor Ann Richards Greeting," March 18, 1992
Reel-to-reel:
Girls State:
Marilyn Vandiver, 1967
Barbara Jordan, 1968
Allan Reyes, 1968
Mrs. Carl Flack, 1968
Miss Debra Brock, 1968
Don Newberry, 1969
Unidentified
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2X47 Oral history interviews, Frances Goff interviewed by Dr. Lewis L. Gould
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2.325/B90 Oral history interview transcript, Frances Goff, interviewed by Dr. Lewis L. Gould, September, 9, 1993
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3B51 Photographs
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3S65.3 Photographs
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3S389-3S391 Photographs
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3So43 Oversize photographs, certificates, documents

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