Texas Archival Resources Online

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Lee S. Smith Papers, 1865-1988.



Descriptive Summary

Creator Smith, Lee S.
Title: Lee S. Smith Papers
Dates: 1865-1988
Abstract Reports, printed material, catalogs, correspondence, legal documents, and literary productions collected by Smith relate to higher education in Texas in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Extent: 15 ft., 5 in.
Language Materials are in English
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American HistoryThe University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Lee S. (Stanley) Smith serves as Associate Vice President in the Office of Institutional Relations and Legal Affairs of the University of Texas at Austin. He received his law degree in 1980 and has been licensed to practice law in Texas since that time. Smith focuses his attention in the Office of Legal Affairs where he provides advice on University-related legal issues and activities; assists in development and implementation of policies, guidelines, and training; and coordinates litigation between U.T. Austin and the U.T. System office.

Return to the Table of Contents


Scope and Contents

Reports, printed material, catalogs, correspondence, legal documents, and literary productions collected by Smith relate to higher education in Texas in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Return to the Table of Contents


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is stored remotely; advance notice required for retrieval; contact repository for retrieval.

Return to the Table of Contents


Index Terms

Subjects
Education--Evaluation.
Education--Texas--History--19th century--Sources.
Afro-Americans--Education--Texas.
University of Texas at Austin.

Return to the Table of Contents


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lee S. Smith Papers, 1865-1988, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Return to the Table of Contents


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

Box
2.325/K138 (05303848) Notebooks
Index Digest of State Constitutions
Convention Proceedings
Statistics, University of Houston Downtown College
Biographical articles in alphabetical order
Texas Attorney General Opinions
Constitutional Law
Court cases regarding desegregation of schools
Guidelines, procedures, and criteria relating to requests for administrative changes and new degree programs
Notebooks
Histories: University of Texas
Histories: UT, Texas A&M, Prairie View
Box
2.325/K139 (05303881) "For All Time to Come"
History of the University of Texas, by J. J. Lane
Texas Commission on Higher Education Report:
Departments, Degree Programs, and Certificate Programs authorized and available as of September 1, 1961
State Supported Institutions of Higher Learning
Texas Legislative Council Reports
The Texas Constitution of a dissertation by John McGraw, B.A., M.A. 1866
Texas Commission on Higher Education Agenda
The Formation of the Texas Constitution of Master's thesis by Annie Laura Middleton, B.A. 1845,
American Higher Education in Decline, by Kenneth H. Ashworth
Hard Tomatoes, Hard Times, by Jim Hightower
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Negro Legislators of Texas and their Descendants, by J. Mason Brewer
Box
2.325/K140 (05303860) The Participation of Negro Land-Grant Colleges in Permanent Federal Education Funds, 1917-1928, 1942
The Negro in Education, 1967, 1970-1978, 1982
The Confederate Constitutions, by Charles Robert Lee, Jr.
A history of the territory that now constitutes Waller County, Texas, from by Frank Edd White, B.A. 1821 to 1884,
The Negro in Politics in Texas, by Harrell Budd 1867-1898,
Negro Education in Texas, by Hazel Platt, B.A.
Constitutional Change in Texas During the Reconstruction, by John Pressley Carrier, B.S. 1865-1876,
The Provisions for Education in the Texas Constitution of by A. C. Ferguson 1876,
Enhancement of Texas Southern University
Reconstruction in Texas, by Charles William Ramsdell
Checklist of Theses and Dissertations in Texas History
UT Academic Degree Programs Inventory
Congressional Arts
Box
2.325/K141 (05303859) Folder containing Journal of the House of Representatives and other articles
Microfilm Prints, Texas
Historical letters
Land records
Custer in Texas, John M. Carroll
Texas Academe
House Study Group: Special Session, Preview 1981
House Study Group: Interim News
House Study Group: The Cost of a Tower
House Study Group: Special Session, Preview 1982
The Pardon, by Seymour Hersh
The History of the Houston Junior College
Texas Educational Survey Report, Vol. VI
Constitutional Law, John K. Hanft, Jr.
Constitutional Law
Program, TSHA 88th Annual Meeting
Texas, the First 150 Years
Texas A&M University Press
Lawyers for Texas
Earned Degrees Conferred, 1976-1977
The Black/White Colleges
Extent (4 copies)
Desegregation of the Nation's Public Schools: A Status Report
Students and Schools
Preliminary Plan, Prairie View A&M University
TSHA Auction of Texana
The Texians and the Texans, 1970-1975:
The Indian Texans
The Afro-American Texans
The German Texans
The French Texans
The Anglo-American Texans
The Spanish Texans
The Mexican Texans
Texas A&M Records:
Financial Report, June 3, 1886
Resolutions, January 3, 1887
Committee Reports, June 2-8, 1887
Salary Release for Professor Dinwiddie, October 10, 1887
39th meeting, A&M, April 11, 1888
41st meeting, October 12, 1888
Prairie View Normal School Minutes, February 10, 1891
Prairie View Normal School Matters, February 7 - July 1, 1892
Balances on hand, July 6, 1893
Minutes, Board of Director's meeting, January 6, 1913
Interest on Deficiency Warrants, January 19-20, 1914
Resolution separating Texas A&M and UT, January 10, 1914
Board of Directors, A&M, minutes, January 29, 1914; 1935
Authority to Adjust Branch Colleges' Salaries, July 13, 1946
Other materials related to A&M, Prairie View, TSU, 1886-1892, 1946-1956
Texas Southern University, 1st Annual Report to Office for Civil Rights
Report, House Committee on Higher Education
Governor's Task Force on Higher Education, preliminary draft
The Consequences of Federal and State Resource Allocation and Development Policies for Traditionally Black Land-grant Institutions: William Truehart 1862-1954,
Fall Headcount Enrollment forecasts
Legal Education in Texas
Box
2.325/K142 (05303870) Notebook 4, 1943-1987
"Constitution History-A" (1 of 2), 1845-1868
"Constitution History-A" (2 of 2), 1868
"Constitution History-B" (1 of 2), 1868-1870
"Constitution History-B" (2 of 2), 1876-1924
Notebook 4c, 1953-1982
Notebook 5, 1881-1986
Notebook 4b, 1947-1949
Governor's Messages: Coke to Ross, 1874-1891
Notebook 6, 1890-1900
Texas Constitution: (1 of 2), 1869-1893
Texas Constitution: (2 of 2), 1876
Notebook 30b (1 of 2), 1961-1965
Notebook 30b (2 of 2), 1966-1974
Box
2.325/K143 (05303837) Texas Statutes List
1839-1885 [1a]; 1887-1923 [1b]; 1925-1937 [1c]
1941-1967 [2a]; 1971-1977 [2b]
Journal of the House of Representatives
14th Legislature, (1 of 2); (2 of 2) 1875-18791881-1885
20th Legislature, (1 of 2); (2 of 2) 1887-18931893-1899
House Journal, (1 of 2); (2 of 2) 1901-19851919-1984
Senate Joint Resolution, (1 of 2); (2 of 2) 1979-19811981
A Joint Resolution by Delco, (1 of 2); (2 of 2) 19831983
Messages and Reports, 1876-1883
Box
2.325/K144 (05303780) Texas Southern University Board Minutes, (1 of 2); (2 of 2) 19471947-1948
Board of Regents, UT, 1882-1978
Records, Prairie View Agricultural & Mechanical College, 1875-1897, 1897-1958
Records regarding establishment of Houston Junior College, 1927-1956
Advisory Board for the University of Houston, 1957-1969
The Growth and Development of the University of Houston, (1 of 2); (2 of 2) 1950, 19771931-1977
Origin and Development of Texas Southern University, 1968, 1977, 1979
Prairie View: A Study in Public Conscience, 1878-1946
Court cases regarding segregation of Mexican-Americans in schools, 1930, 1977
PUF Plant Investment and Finances, 1925-1983
Appropriations, (1 of 2) 1966-1985
Box
2.325/K145 (05303815) Appropriations, (2 of 2) 1982-1985
Minutes, TSU Board of Regents, Volumes I-V:
Volume I, (1 of 2) 1947
Volumes II-V, (2 of 2) 1947-1950
COPY, (1 of 2); (2 of 2) 1879-18851871-1879
Letters regarding and copies of segregation cases, 1911-1955
Legal documents regarding segregation cases, 1883-1888, 1947-1964
Proposed bill designating Prairie View A&M school for low income and culturally disadvantaged, 1979
Maps
Memorials, 1893
Copies of Documents relating to Prairie View A&M, 1865-1890
Original Bills, 1881-1919
Copies of Bills, (1 of 2); (2 of 2) 1887-19511879-1887
A&M/P.V., (1 of 2); (2 of 2) 1981-19841983
Articles regarding colleges and universities, (1 of 2) 1983
Box
2.325/K146 (05303826) Articles regarding colleges and universities, (2 of 2) 1982
House Bill 626 and other court cases, 1881-1886
Minority access to higher education, 1981
Prairie View A&M Facility Study, 1982
Executive Order Regarding Black Colleges and Universities, 1980-1982
House Bill 52, 1982-1983
UH-TSU, 1983-1986
A&M, 1984-1986
HJR 19, 1983-1984
WINE, 1983-1986
Prairie View A&M Manuscripts, Correspondence
Education in the South, photocopies, 1876-1886
The Consequences of Federal and State Resource Allocation and Development Policies for Traditionally Black Land-Grant Institutions, Thesis, William Elton Trueheart, 1862-1954,1979
Manuscript, Texas Black Colleges: Prairie View A&M University--The Land (2 of 2)
Texas Statewide Review of Public Higher Education in regard to Title VI, (2 of 2) 1978
Box
2.325/K147 (05303804) Report on the Statewide Review of Higher Education in Texas, (2 of 2) 1978
Discrimination against Hispanics, 1978
Discrimination against Hispanics in Higher Education, Legal Drafts and Action Memos, 1978
Texas Southern University Institutional Self-study Report (copy), May, 1969
Texas Southern University Position Statement (copy), January 24, 1973
Texas Southern University Interim Report, September, 1975
Report on the Texas Southern University School of Law, April, 1973
Letters to White and Clements in regard to Texas Southern University School of Law, Business, Letters of Accreditation; Texas Southern University Mission Study Journal, 1980-1981
States (other than and including Texas) Compliance with Title VI, 1978
H.E.W. Review of South Carolina, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Alabama, 1981
H.E.W. Review (History of Segregation and Education from Alabama, Florida), (2 of 2) 1981
Index to Reference Notebooks (incomplete)
Notebook 3a, Texas Attorney General Opinions (copies) concerning Universities and Appropriate Use of Funds and Segregation, 1900, 1917, 1928, 1939, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1952
Notebook 8a, Texas Attorney General Opinions (copies) concerning Universities and Appropriate Use of Funds and Segregation Practice, 1960, 1961, 1969, 1970, 1978, 1980
Green Tab, Notes and memos concerning a suit against the H.E.W. for alleged discrimination against Prairie View A&M by Distribution of Funding from the P.U.F., (1 of 2) 1979-1980
Box
2.325/K148 (05303790) Green Tab, Notes and Memos concerning a Suit against the H.E.W. for alleged discrimination against Prairie View A&M by Distribution of Funding from the P.U.F., (2 of 2) 1979-1980
Texas A&M University System Funding Information, P.U.F. Funding Information, 1978
Letters and Notes to, from, and about Wilhelmina Delco, 1980-1982
Prairie View A&M and the Available University Fund (History of House Bill 141), (2 of 2) 1980-1981
Permanent University Fund, 1983
Texas Statutes List regarding Segregation and Education, 1858-1977
Texas Original Bills List regarding Segregation and Education, 1876-1901
Notebook 3b, Letters and Memos, Garrison, White, Delco, and Bonds, etc., regarding Permanent University Fund, Prairie View A&M, and Senate Bill 140, 1980-1982
Notebook 9, Microprint copies, newspapers, 1881-1882
U.T. Austin, Affirmative Action Information and Memos, 1975-1976
Arkansas Higher Education Desegregation, (2 of 2) 1974-
Texas A&M, Prairie View A&M, Newspaper copies, 1982-
Research and Notes on Distribution of Funds for Public Higher Education
U.S. District Court Records, Adams v. Bell #70-3095, Adams v. Hufstedler #70-3095
U.S. District Court Records, Adams v. Califano, Jr.; Weal, et al v. Califano, Jr.
Box
2.325/K149 (05303779) Texas Southern University (Houston) Legislative Review, (2 of 2) 1982
Constitution of the State of Texas
Texas Statewide Higher Education Title VI Review memorandum
H.E.W., Texas Higher Education Desegregation, Decision Memo, November, 1979
Report regarding Prairie View A&M, February, 1979
A&M/PV Minutes, Records, History, 1866-1982
Civil Rights Attorney's Memoranda, 1979-1980
H.E.W. Report on Findings, Conclusions of Statewide Review of Higher Education, September, 1978
Draft of the Findings of Title VI, Public Higher Education Review of Texas, 1978
A&M/PV Legislative Requests and Appropriations, 1969-1983
Unconstitutional Laws Statutory Construction Cases, 1969-1980
Sam Houston State, 1977
Texas College and University System Reports, Letters, 1973-1982
A&M/PV, State Laws concerning Reports, 1979-1982
HJR Notes (handwritten), 1982
Texas Political History Notes, 1983
Texas Library Finding Aids, 1979
A&M Minutes, Notes, 1949-1969
TSU, General, 1948-1969
"To Get" Notes, undated
Box
2.325/K150 (05298930) State Laws Concerning Higher Education in Texas, (1 of 2); (2 of 2) 1876-19801953-1982
House Bill 656--AUF Notes and Drafts, 1881-1983
House Bill 141--A&M/PV Fiscal Notes and Correspondence, (1 of 2); (2 of 2) 1979-19831979-1982
Box
2.325/K155 (05301729) Notes and Correspondence concerning Constitutional Use of PUF/AUF Funds, 1875-1978
A&M/PV Desegregation, History and Notes; Case Histories; Bibliographies; Newspaper Clippings, Delegate Lists, Bills, and Journals, 1982-1983;1866-1873
[Contains minor genealogical research on Kirby family.]
History of Blacks in Texas, References (1 of 4), 1921-1985
History of Blacks in Texas, Court Cases, articles (2 of 4), 1927-1986
History of Blacks in Texas, Economic Trends, Higher Education and Financial Allocations (3 of 4), 1875-1986
History of Blacks in Texas, Legislative History and the PUF, Discrimination Against Hispanics, Correspondence (4 of 4), 1973-1985
State Seals (Texas)
Newspaper Clippings (1 of 2), 1978-1986
Newspaper Clippings (2 of 2), 1978-1986
Program Duplication, 1975-1980
Texas Junior Colleges, 1869-1979
Adams Letter Drafts
Adams, Oklahoma, 1949-1979
Newspaper Clippings, 1979-1982
Delco (Wilhelmina) Correspondence, C.V., Testimony before U.S. Congress, HJR 19, 1983-1984
A&M/PV Convention Material, History, 1982-1983
Letters of Finding (drafts, etc.), (1 of 2) 1979-1981
Letters of Finding (drafts, etc.) (2 of 2), 1979
OGC/VI Memoranda, 1979-1980
Box
2.325/K156 (05301730) History of Slavery and Blacks, Notes, 1871-1987
Hispanics in Higher Education; Struggle for the Faulklands, 1979-1986
History and Status of Minorities: Biographical Data, 1963-1984
Appropriations of State Funds, Political Information
KKK Case, 1975-1980
Adams--Texas Review (1 of 2), 1981
Adams--Texas Review (2 of 2), 1980-1981
Adams--Case Documents and Press Releases (1 of 2), 1981
Adams--Case Documents and Press Releases (2 of 2), 1976-1979
Adams--Motion for Further Relief, 1977-1982
Histories of Development of Public Higher Education--Notes, 1979-1987
Box
2.325/K157 (05301649) Lost in the Index
Texas Higher Education, 1968-1980
Lawyers for Texas
Informing the Future: A Plan for Higher Education for the Eighties
Extent (2 copies)
The Texas Formula System
A Plan for the University of Houston System, 1982-1987
Fall Enrollment in Higher Education, 1976
Texas: The State of Civil Rights Ten Years Later, 1968-1978
From Separation to Special Designation
Comprehensive Post-Secondary Educational Planning in Texas
Extent (2 copies)
Interim Report to the 68th Texas Legislature
Minorities in Higher Education
Messages
Public Higher Education in Texas, 1961-1971
A Plan for Strengthening and Enhancement of Prairie View A&M University
The Condition of Education, 1983 edition
Working Papers
State Universities and Black Americans
Challenge for Excellence
Extent (2 copies)
Academic Degree Programs Inventory
Higher Educational Guidelines, Executive Order 11246
Post-secondary supply-demand in Texas
Governor's Task Force on Higher Education
Special Committee on Higher Education, Financing Final Report
Digest of Education Statistics, 1982
Statistical Supplement, American Report 1981
Texas Equal Educational Opportunity Plan for Higher Education
The University of Texas System Year Four, Texas Plan
The Navajo Nation: An American Colony
Military Operations of the Civil War
Report of the Select Committee on Higher Education, February, 1987
A Review of Governance and Management Practices in Texas Public Higher Education
Texas Equal Educational Opportunity Plan for Higher Education (copy)

Return to the Table of Contents