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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the William James Battle Papers, 1870-1959



Descriptive Summary

Creator Battle, William James
Title: William James Battle Papers
Dates: 1870-1959
Abstract Papers were produced and collected by William James Battle (1870-1955) and relate to his professional career at the University of Texas (1893-1917, 1920-1949), his graduate studies while at Harvard (1890-1893), his personal life, his life in Austin, Texas, his travels in Europe and America, his lifelong interest in classical languages, civilization and fine art, and to his role in the controversy between Governor James Edward Ferguson and the University of Texas (1914-1917).
Extent: 36 ft., 3 in.
Language: Materials are in English
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

William James Battle, born in Raleigh, North Carolina, received a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1888 and a Ph.D. from Harvard in 1893, the same year he went to the University of Texas as associate professor of Greek. Dean of the College of Arts by 1908 and Dean of Faculty by 1911, Battle was elected acting president of the university in 1914. After a controversial two years he stepped down and in 1917 went to the University of Cincinnati until 1920 when he returned to UT as professor of classical languages and chairman of the Faculty Building Committee. He retired in 1948 but remained as a professor emeritus and returned to North Carolina shortly before his death in 1955.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, speeches, lectures, literary efforts, syllabi, notes, student records, architects' drawings, minutes, diplomas and certificates, newspaper clippings, diaries, printed material, photographs, and other pictorial material topically arranged. Papers were produced and collected by Battle (1870-1955) and relate to his professional career at the University of Texas (1893-1917, 1920-1949), his graduate studies while at Harvard (1890-1893), his personal life, his life in Austin, Texas, his travels in Europe and America, his lifelong interest in classical languages, civilization and fine art, and to his role in the controversy between Governor James Edward Ferguson and the University of Texas (1914-1917). Also included is his involvement in campus planning and in the design and construction of new buildings at UT. Persons of note represented in the papers are Samuel Asbury, Harry Benedict, John W. Calhoun, Paul Cret, Charles Dabney, Edwin Fay, Anna Hiss, David Franklin Houston, Homer P. Rainey, and Mrs. C. P. Spencer. Also included are the memoirs of his father, Kemp Plummer Battle, president of the University of North Carolina. Photographic collection includes images of Battle's associates at the University of Texas and of various campus buildings, architecture from U. S. universities and cathedrals, and other significant buildings in Canada, Mexico and Europe. Also includes many photographs of sculptures and reproductions of Renaissance paintings.

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Subjects (Persons)
Asbury, Samuel Erson, 1872-1962.
Battle, Kemp P. (Kemp Plummer), 1831-1919
Battle, William James, 1870-1955--Archives.
Benedict, Harry Yandell, 1869-1937.
Calhoun, John William, 1871-.
Cret, Paul Phillipe, 1876-1945.
Dabney, Charles William, 1855-1945.
Fay, Edwin Whitfield, 1865-1920.
Ferguson, James Edward, 1871-1944
Hiss, Anna.
Houston, David Franklin, 1866-1940.
Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price), 1896-.
Spencer, C. P., Mrs.
Places
Austin (Tex.).
Subjects
Architecture--Texas--Austin.
Classical languages--Study and teaching.
Lighting, Architectural and decorative.
Universities and colleges.
University of North Carolina.
University of Texas--History--Sources.
University of Texas--Presidents.
University of Texas. Board of Regents.--History--Sources.
University of Texas at Austin--Faculty.
University of Texas at Austin--Planning.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William James Battle Papers, 1870-1959, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection revised by Erin Donohue, November 2013.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

Box
2K140 Diaries:
1890-1934
Expense list, 1916-1940
Box
2K141 Diaries, 1939-1954
Box
4Q275 Appointment calendars, 1944-1954
Box
2K142 Travel:
European trip, correspondence and material, 1895
Mediterranean trip, correspondence and materials, 1903-1904
Box
2K143 European trip materials, 1924-1926, 1935
East Coast trip materials, 1947
Texas Classical Association correspondence, 1929-1935
Correspondence
Account book
Box
2K144 Battle's 70th birthday celebration:
Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, cards, regrets, guest register, place card, November 30, 1940
Review of W. J. Battle's book, The Story of All Saints Chapel
Rainey-Regent controversy, 1944-1949, undated
Box
2K145 Phi Beta Kappa correspondence
Papers about Samuel Asbury
Christmas card lists and notes
University of Texas degree lists and student grades
Notebooks, address books, poems, religious books
Pictorial catalogues and pressed flowers
Box
2K147 Episcopal diocese seal
Syllabus, earlier forms of Greek art
Notes on books concerning Greek history, art and architecture
Box
2K146 Description of University buildings
Box
2K244 Development of University of Texas campus:
Building Committee plans, correspondence, procedures, documents
Building Committee of the Board of Regents, 1924-1940
Permanent building fund, documents and letters, 1931
Calhoun correspondence
Campus lights, 1933
Chemical Engineering building, 1940-1942
Main (Tower) correspondence, 1934-1937
Classrooms, 1923-1924
Clocks, 1932-1936
Coney letters, 1935-1937
Consultants, 1929-1930
Cornerstones and plaques, 1931-1950
Box
2K146 Correspondence:
Academic room, 1934-1936
Anthropology building, 1919-1923
Architects, relations with, 1924
Art museum, 1936
Bells for main building, 1927-1935
Band hall and Naval ROTC building, 1942
H. Y. Benedict, 1920-1936
Box
2K244 Paul Cret:
Correspondence and sketches:
1930-1931
Box
2K245 1932-1945
Death of, correspondence, 1945
Clippings and sketches; Statue of Diana, correspondence, 1940
Dormitories, 1934-1937
Education Department, 1923-1934
Correspondence and literature on flags for campus, 1936
Gill correspondence, 1932-1934
Sketches and correspondence, Greek open-air theater, 1926, 1931
Electrical fixtures, 1932-1934
Greenhouse correspondence and sketches, 1924
Anna Hiss correspondence, 1940-1941
Hogg Auditorium, correspondence, seating diagram, 1934
Home economics teahouse, 1935
Intramural athletic facilities
Landscaping, sketches, bids
Law building, committee report, 1941-1943
Box
2K246 Library, miscellaneous correspondence, sketches, 1928-1934
Main library, 1930-1931
Library inscriptions, sketches
Library decorations, 1932-1933
Library, miscellaneous correspondence, decorations, 1932-1934
Proposed seminar rooms, library correspondence, 1934
Box
2K247 Library decoration, 1932-1934
Main building furniture, dedication, 1935-1937
Memorial Museum:
Correspondence, sketches, miscellaneous, 1936-1937
Correspondence and sketches about dinosaur tracks, 1940
Proposed American Legion Memorial Museum, 1933-1934
Music building, 1940-1943
Petroleum Engineering building, 1940-1941
Naming of buildings, 1930-1936
Pharmacy building, 1934-1938
Box
2K248 Plot plans, 1931-1933
Correspondence:
1923-1929
1930-1933
Clipping, 1929
Plot sketch, 1927, Correspondence, 1923-1929, Booklet, 1923
Booklet, 1928
Proposed President's House, clippings, correspondence, 1939-1940
Rainey correspondence, 1939-1943
Board of Regents, notes, 1923-1943
Stark Museum correspondence, 1928-1937
Clippings, 1933
The Future Development of the University of Texas, 1944
Box
2K249 Minutes:
Building Committee, 1923-1943
Board of Regents, 1922-1942
Faculty Building Committee miscellaneous reports, 1919-1932
Box
2K253 Development of University of Texas campus:
Enlarging the University campus, 1887, 1921, 1923
Building and plans, 1932, 1933, 1952
University buildings, cornerstone, portraits in buildings 1901-1941,
Box
2K250 University of Texas, general:
Lecture notes
Literary productions, class notes, Greek prose
Greek "83," 1947-1949
Literary material, lecture notes, Greek verbs
Class notes:
Greek Orators and Life
Mycenaean bibliography
Pindar
Plato and Plautus
Pliny the Younger
pronunciation and syntax of Latin
Lecture notes:
Roman chronology
Roman dress
Roman genealogies and history
Roman life and literature
Terence and Theocitus
Thucydides
Principles of teaching
Virgil
Xenophon
Box
2K251 Notes from classical languages
Box
2K252 General correspondence:
CAMWS, meetings, 1944-1945, 1957-1958,1957-1958
Phi Beta Kappa, 1945-1959
Miscellaneous materials
Box
2K253 Clippings, pamphlets, and correspondence concerning sculpture, stained glass
Correspondence:
General, 1893-1952
Church, 1904-1952
Certificates, licenses, commissions, 1895-1950
University of Texas Extension Division bulletins, undated
Ferguson controversy
General faculty minutes, 1917
Board of regents minutes, 1914-1917
Battle articles, 1915-1920
University of Texas administrative annual records, 1893-1951
Box
2K254 Memoirs of Kemp Plummer Battle
Box
3E254 Materials related to Ferguson-University controversy
Literary efforts
Speeches, notes
Envelopes, notes
"An Encouraging Episode in American Education and Politics" essay
Resignation letter press release, April 7, 1917
Sunday talks, notes, speeches
Notes: Fundamentals of university, Dallas, March 2, 1925
Keeping Lent notes
Box
3E255 Classics notebooks:
Aeschylus outline I and II
Classics verb book
Aristophanes - Achaucians
Greek notes
Apology Socrates abstract
Glossary to Prometheus Bound
Greek declensions
Notes on the Pastoral Epistles
Liddell's Rome
Glossary to Virgil's papers
Greek grammar
Sorcery in Cyprus
Box
3E256 Plato's Protagoras
Translations from Thycydides
"A Term in Horace and Catullus"
"Classics and Counting Rooms," by Lawrence F. Abbott
Miscellaneous:
Virgil Society, 1928-1955
Classical language staff, 1883-1950
"Birds of the Greeks and Romans," lecture prepared to go with a set of 60 slides sent out by the Bureau of Visual Instruction, Department of Extension, 1933
"Old Greek Education," Eby's syllabus
Newspaper clippings, buildings and Battle, 1943, 1952-1955
Town and Gown Club
Howard, Ernest E., speech, "Talk to the Patton Club," December 13, 1943
University of Texas Main Building
Harvard University Tercentenary
Miscellaneous
Box
3E257 Dr. Edwin Fay:
Miscellaneous correspondence and lecture notes
Notes for etymology (Greek and Latin) articles
Manuscripts, unpublished books
Box
4M49 Christmas card book
Harvard University scrapbook, 1890-1893
Box
OD1220 Oversize archival material
Box
OD1273 3 architects' drawings, blueprints, 1927, 1932, 1935
Box
3S105 Photographs:
Persons:
Identified
Brown, R. L., family
Groups associated with University of Texas
Unidentified
Box
3S106 Education building construction, 1917
University of Texas buildings and campus scenes
University of Texas perspective of future development, 1933
Non-Austin, Galveston identified places
Architecture:
United States universities and other places
Canada, Mexico, and Europe
Sculpture and architectural details
Box
3S107 Stained glass
Seals
Civil War lithographs, 1863
Reproductions of Renaissance paintings
Miscellaneous engravings, drawings, watercolors, and block prints
Box
3T403d Panoramic photographs
Box
3S162 Oversize photographs:
Persons; University of Texas scenes; Yellowstone National Park; stained glass windows; art works
Box
4L808 Holy Bible
Box
4L859 Holy Bible
Box
4L884 Holy Bible
Box
3S127a Photographic material
Box
2L305 Historical articles:
Barker portrait
Andy Adams
Governor's mansion
T. M. Campbell campaign speech
San Antonio articles
Frontier Times, December 1940
Southwest Review, Spring 1947
San Jacinto Museum and monument pamphlets
Memorial to James S. Hogg, Under Texas Skies
Texas Centennial Exposition, 1936
University publications concerning the progress of the University and Ferguson fight
Development of the University of Texas
Episcopal Church material; Saint David’s, All Saints Chapel, and Trinity
Auto trip to California
Letter to Battle from D. M. Little
Texas Brags, and Texas Roundup, 1952,1930
Box
2L306 New Orleans
University of Chicago calendar, 1893
Chicago
Trip to Chicago, New York, and North Carolina, 1934
Trip to Harvard, September 1936
Opening of Rice Institute
France tourist map
New York Singer building
Guide to "old Sarum," Wiltshire, England
Burr, "Adventures in Parish History"
Austin City Government plans
Box
4P181 Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences:
Records of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, volume 1, 1909-1910
Box
4P238 Committee on Examination Exemptions, 1912-1913
Assistantship applications, 1899-1903
Box
4P238 Physics examinations, 1913
Latin exam papers from unaffiliated high schools, 1916-1917
[School of Military Aeronautics] Exam questions for February 1, 1918
Box
4Q275 Greek exam questions and class rolls, 1922-1923
Latin exam questions and class rolls, 1922-1923
Box
4P246 Greek examinations:
1893-1900
Box
4P247 Governor Ferguson attack on Battle, statement to the Board of Regents, 1915
Friends, clippings, invitations
Box
4P248 Personal correspondence:
H. P. Steger, M. H. Liddell, J. B. Clark, S. E. Mezes, J. G. Brown, R. L. Brown, B. S. Hollimon, [ca. 1902-1908]
Friends, invitations to marriage ceremonies
Christmas greetings
Box
4P249 Classified correspondence:
H. T. Parkin; E. J. Mathews; letters concerning illness; C. P. Patterson, Roberta F. Lavendar; W. E. Metzenthin resolution, Texas Academy of Science; Hogg organization, [ca. 1912-1950]
A. Caswell Ellis; Ellis episode, consideration of Battle for North Carolina presidency, [ca. 1904-1919]
Box
4P250 Masterson windows; All Saints' Chapel; Willet Stained
Glass Company; K. P. Lewis; interesting autographs, Mrs. R. L. Brown; Board of Regents; L. Miller; D. M. Robinson; E. Boyden; W. L. Bray; N. Booker; G. D. Hunt, [ca. 1917-1951]
Clippings concerning Battle, [ca. 1915-1954]
Box
4P251 Harvard material, Battle as a student and alumnus, [ca. 1892-1950]
Christmas gift lists
Greeting cards
Box
4P252 Greeting cards
Box
4P253 Greeting cards
Box
4P254 Greeting cards
Box
4P255 Greeting cards
Box
4P245 Greeting cards
Box
4P246 Greeting cards
Box
4P247 Greeting cards
Box
4P256 Beard thesis, 1926
Religion:
Communicant Committee
Seal of the Diocese of Texas
Seal of the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest
Grace Hall
Prayer book
Centennial of Texas Diocese
Cathedral in Texas
Marriage canon
"25 Years of Church in Texas"
All Saints' story
Quin Foundation
Seal of St. Andrew's School, [ca. 1930-1951]
Washington statue:
Correspondence
Daughters of the American Revolution
Presentation sketch by Paul Cret, 1927-1955
Box
4P257 Printed material, periodicals, programs, 1930-1953
Correspondence, 1906-1908
Box
4P258 University Co-op, correspondence, clippings, printed material, [ca. 1899-1953]
Foundation growth and support
Souvenirs of North Carolina and Virginia trip, 1953
Passport
Addresses, notes, undated
Box
4P259 Addresses, notes
Thesis subjects (Classics)
Photographs of Battle, undated
Box
4P260 Addresses, notes on articles, undated
Box
4P261 Photographs of Battle, undated
Printed material:
The University of Texas, Some Important Facts and Figures Related Thereto, 1937
Benedict, H. Y., Sourcebook of the University of Texas, 1918
Box
4P287 Classified correspondence:
E. Crane; R. Eikel; letters concerning Battle "profile"; University of Athens Centennial; Battle's "Turris Magna" greeting card, [ca. 1934-1950]
Bank account book, 1931-1946
Trip to North Carolina, journal, 1954
Journal, 1936-1949
Notes, addresses, articles, undated
Box
4P325 Building Committee:
Classified correspondence, A-D, [ca. 1923-1932]
Box
4P326 Classified correspondence, E-M, [ca. 1923-1932]
Box
4P327 Classified correspondence, N-Z, [ca. 1923-1932]
Box
4P328 Barker Center
University buildings
Building Committee
University Club
All Saints' Building, undated
Box
4Q274 Garrison Hall, correspondence, floor plans, printed material, 1925-1927
Box
4Q277 Littlefield Dormitory, correspondence, printed material, 1925-1927
Box
4Q278 Library Building, correspondence, printed material, 1923-1927
Box
4Q279 Chemistry Building, correspondence, 1920-1931
Box
4P329 Cincinnati papers, correspondence, printed material, [ca. 1920], 1933
Articles:
Laguna Gloria
Tributes to R. L. Batts
S. E. Mezes, H. Y. Benedict
Handbook of Texas
Miscellaneous newspaper articles
Book orders, correspondence:
Marquis Company
Blackwell, Ltd.
Various bookdealers
Logan Wilson inauguration, 1953
Addresses, conferences, undated
Box
4P332 General correspondence, printed material, M-Z, 1940-1944
Box
4P333 General correspondence:
A-Z, 1943-1944
Recognition of fifty years of service to University of Texas, 1944
Harvard Club, [ca. 1944-1946]
Commission on Social Reconstruction, [ca. 1944-1946]
Box
4Q173 Dean of the College of Arts:
Correspondence, L-Q, 1909-1910
Box
4Q176 Correspondence:
A-G, 1908-1909
Students, 1908-1909
Box
4Q177 H-Q, 1908-1909
Box
4Q178 R-Z, 1908-0909
Box
4Q179 Athletics, 1908-1910
Box
4Q180 Faculty, 1908-1909
Box
4Q181 Individual approvals, 1908-1909
Box
4Q182 A-D, 1909-1910
Box
4Q183 E-K, 1909-1910
Box
4Q184 Reports to the President by the Dean of the College of Arts and the Dean of the Faculty, 1905-1918
Box
4Q185 Correspondence:
R-Z, 1909-1910
Box
4Q186 A-B, 1910-1911
Box
4Q187 C-D, 1910-1911
Box
4Q188 E-G, 1910-1911
Box
4Q189 H-K, 1910-1911
Box
4Q190 L-M, 1910-1911
Box
4Q191 N-R, 1910-1911
Box
4Q192 S, 1910-1911
Box
4Q193 T-Z, 1910-1911
Box
4Q194 Applications for admission by individual approval, A-Z, 1910-1911
Miscellaneous clippings, 1918
Box
4Q204 Dean of the Faculty:
Correspondence:
E-J, 1911-1912
Box
4Q205 A-D, 1911-1912
Box
4Q206 M-Q, 1911-1912
Box
4Q207 K-L, 1911-1912
Box
4Q208 R-S, 1911-1912
T-Z, 1911-1912
Box
4Q210 YMCA, 1911-1912
A-C, 1912-1913
Box
4Q212 C-G, 1912-1913
H-L, 1912-1913
Box
4Q214 M-Q, 1912-1913
T-Z, 1912-1913
Box
4Q216 R-S, 1912-1913
Box
4Q219 C-F, 1913-1914
Box
4Q220 G-K, 1913-1914
Box
4Q221 L-O, 1913-1914
Box
4Q222 T-Z, 1913-1914
A-B, 1913-1914
Box
4Q234 A-B, 1916-1917
C, 1916-1917
Box
4Q237 P-S, 1913-1914
D-K, 1916-1917
Box
4Q239 L-R, 1916-1917
S-Z, 1916-1917
Box
4Q271 University Club:
Correspondence, invitations, notices, lists, printed material, 1905-1938
Box
4Q272 Correspondence, printed material, [ca. 1917-1952]
Box
4Q273 Correspondence, printed material, [ca. 1917-1952]
Box
4Q274 University seal, correspondence, notes, printed material, [ca. 1901-1947]
YMCA building, correspondence, printed material, [ca. 1898-1922]
Box
4Q280 Association of Religious Teachers
Committee on Bible Courses, correspondence, printed material, 1916-1946
Faculty business:
Correspondence:
Circulars, ca. 1914-1917
Box
4Q282 Circulars, 1917-1924
Box
4Q283 Circulars, 1924-1928
Box
4Q284 Circulars, 1928-1929
Box
4Q286 Circulars, 1929-1930
Circulars, 1930-1931
Box
4Q287 Circulars, etc., 1931-1933
Faculty business
Graduate School, correspondence, circulars, 1937-1938
Box
4Q289 Committee on the College of Fine Arts, correspondence, 1937-1938
Texas Fine Arts Association, correspondence, printed material, 1924-1939
Box
4Q292 Classics Department
Church affairs
Personal correspondence, 1922-1944
Box
4Q293 Literary production, addresses, reviews, articles, related correspondence, [ca. 1903-1955]
Box
4Q294 Department of Classical Languages:
Requisitions, stenographic accounts, maintenance and equipment accounts, [ca. 1937-1942]
Box
4Q295 Teachers' reports to the president, 1920-1948
Casts of Greek sculpture, 1936
Biennial budget recommendations, 1937-1945
Annual budget recommendations, 1936-1942
Departmental library fund, 1933-1935
Books and library, 1938-1941
Keys to Classics Library, 1938-1940
Box
4Q296 Latin tournament, programs, correspondence, etc., 1924-1944
"Latin Leaflet," correspondence, 1940-1944
Box
4Q297 Latin Teachers' Institute, correspondence, papers, programs, lists, 1939-1941
Box
4Q275 Texas Folk-Lore Society:
Programs, 1909-1948
Publications catalog, undated
Box
4Q298 Texas Philosophical Society, correspondence, papers, programs, lists, 1939-1941
Box
4Q299 Book circulars, advertisements, [ca. 1934-1950]
Varia, memorabilia, printed material, correspondence concerning the University of Texas:
1893-1898
Box
4Q301 1898-1900
1900-1902
Box
4Q303 1902-1905
1905-1907
Box
4Q305 1907-1909
Box
4Q306 1909-1911
Box
4Q307 1911-1912
1912-1913
Box
4Q308 1913-1914
1914-1915
Box
4Q309 1915-1916
Box
4Q310 University of Cincinnati, 1917-1919
University of Cincinnati, 1917-1919
Box
4Q312 1916-1917
1917-1920
Box
4Q313 University of Cincinnati, 1919-1920
Box
4Q314 1920-1922
Box
4Q315 1922-1923
Box
4Q321 1923-1928
Box
4Q322 1926-1930
Box
4Q323 1930-1935
Box
4Q324 1932-1935
Box
4Q325 1935-1941
Box
4Q326 1941-1948
Box
4Q327 1944-1950
Box
4Q328 1951
Box
4Q329 Stone, C.L. "Facts Relating to Removal of the University," 1921
Texas Constitutional amendment of 1913 concerning the issuance of bonds for University of Texas construction, 1913-1914
Certificate of appreciation to Mrs. M. L. Stark from the Board of Regents for gift, 1927
University Centennial Exposition, volume V, 1936
University of Texas statistics table, undated
Box
4Q374 Personal correspondence:
Box
4Q375 Friends, 1886-1896
Friends, 1897-1906
Box
4Q376 Friends, 1907-1916
Elizabeth Ney collection, 1909
Box
4Q377 Personal correspondence:
Box
4Q378 Friends, 1917-1920
Friends, 1921-1925
Committee on College Physical Training, 1921
Box
4Q379 Personal correspondence:
Friends, 1925-1926
Friends, A-M, 1926-1927
Box
4Q380 Friends, N-Z, 1926-1927
Friends, 1927-1928
Quarter-Major System Committee, 1927
Committee on Official Publications, 1927
Box
4Q381 Personal correspondence:
1928-1929
A-C, 1929-1930
Candidates for Classics Department positions, 1917-1929
University Club, 1925-1929
Classical Association of the Middle West and South, 1930
Box
4Q382 Personal correspondence, D-Z, 1929-1930
YMCA, 1929-1930
Box
4Q383 Personal correspondence:
1930-1931
A-Q, 1931-1932
Box
4Q384 R-Z, 1931-1932
1932-1933
Box
4Q385 1933-1934
Box
4Q386 1934-1935
A-F, 1935-1936
Department of Classical Languages budget recommendations, 1920-1934
Committee on Fine Arts, 1935-1936
Box
4Q387 Personal correspondence:
G-Z, 1935-1936
Box
4Q388 1937-1938
A-J, 1938-1940
Box
4Q389 K-Z, 1938-1940
A-K, 1940-1942
Box
4Q390 L-Z, 1940-1942
A-B, 1942-1944
Box
4Q526 University buildings, data sheets, descriptions, undated
The Churchman, 1910-1917
Box
4Q527 Committee on the Organization of the Graduate School:
Correspondence, questionnaires, pamphlets, 1927-1928
H. Y. Benedict questionnaires, 1929
Dean H. W. Harper correspondence, data, 1924
Box
4Q528 Correspondence, reports, questionnaires, minutes, 1927-1928
Classified files:
Battle's election as acting University of Texas President, 1914
University of Texas budget, 1915-1916, 1916-1917
Report to the Regents, 1916
Governor Ferguson attack on Battle, 1915-1916
Material prepared for the Legislature, 1914-1915
Battle withdrawal of candidacy for University of Texas presidency, 1915
Reports to the Regents, 1915-1916
Box
4Q319 Classified files:
Birthday letters, 1946-1949
Christmas gift letters, 1947-1950
Presentation of Battle portrait, letters, speech, clippings, 1949
Battle's retirement citation, 1949
Battle recognition at commencement, 1943
Battle appointment at University of Texas, 1893
Letters, University of Cincinnati, 1920
Speech by James P. Hart, 1953
"Two Gentlemen at UT," (Battle, Harper), 1941
Cardiogram of Battle, 1929
Biographical data on Battle, 1949-1950
Miscellaneous family papers, genealogy, 1898-1908
Box
4Q275 Song, "Nancy Till," as sung by Mrs. K. P. Battle to her children, 1857-1875
Box
4Q320 Colbert, Miss Jonnie, correspondence, clippings, 1944-1950
Crane, Edward, correspondence, clippings, 1945-1954
University of Texas, Austin, Texas, George W. Brackenridge will, clippings, articles, [ca. 1915-1949]
Box
4R3 Classified files [scrapbook]:
Letters of appreciation to Battle, [ca. 1917]
University of the South, 1946-1949
Photographs of Battle, undated
Box
4P330 Classified files:
Austin Art League
Southern States Art League
Texas Fine Arts Association, [ca. 1913-1953]
Box
4P240 Classified files:
Governor Ferguson attack on Battle
Resignation from the University
Vinson succeeds Battle as University of Texas President
Commencement address
Return to the University, 1916-1917
Box
4P241 Classified files:
Governor Ferguson vs. the University
Period at the University of Cincinnati
Charges filed against Governor Ferguson
Return to the University
Ferguson campaign, 1917-1920, 1932
Box
4Q529 Miscellaneous clippings on various Texas subjects, [ca. 1904-1940]
Box
4Q530 Miscellaneous clippings scrapbook, [ca. 1870-1875]
Clippings on University of Texas, 1917
Miscellaneous clippings, [ca. 1920-1935]
Box
4Q531 Clippings on Texas subjects, [ca. 1920-1935]
Box
4R95 Governor Ferguson controversy:
Ferguson vs. University of Texas
Ferguson speeches, messages
Editorial comment
Campaign vs. Ferguson
President Vinson and faculty action
Ex-Students' Association and Citizens' Committee for University vs. Ferguson
Confirmation of Ferguson's nominees for regental positions, 1917
Regents' meeting
Indictment of Ferguson
Regents' meeting
Legislature special session
Impeachment of Ferguson, 1917
Box
4R96 Removal of Dr. S. J. Jones and J. A. Lomax injunction
Battle letter concerning W. T. Mather
J. A. Lomax account of his relations with Governor Ferguson, 1917
Ex-Student's Association and Citizens' Committee for University vs. Ferguson
The Ferguson Forum
Ferguson's meeting with the Regents
Editorial comment
Investigation of University by Legislature
Ferguson's veto of University appropriation
Regents' meeting, 1917
Box
4R97 Pamphlets protesting Ferguson actions
Will C. Hogg and Ex-Students' Association, 1917
Box
4Q328 Governor Ferguson controversy:
Printed material, 1917
Clipping, 1944
House Journal, Ferguson testimony, 1917
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4Q329 Senate Journal, 1917
"An Interview by Will C. Hogg," 1917
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3S146 Oversized materials:
Photographic materials
Broadsides
Architectural drawings
Artifact collection.

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