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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Manuscript Material:

Photographs:

Motion picture film [35mm] RESTRICTED:

Videocassettes:

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Graham (Shad) Papers, 1946-1970



Descriptive Summary

Creator Graham, Shadrack
Title GRAHAM (SHAD) PAPERS
Dates: 1949-1970
Accession No. 83-066, 85-128, 90-220, 98-326
Extent manuscript, printed, photographic, moving images
Language English.
Repository Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Filming records of Shadrack Edmond Graham (1896-1969), documentary film maker. The collection consists of shooting records and lists of businesses in small towns. For example: Muskogee, Oklahoma; Odessa, Texas; Bozeman, Montana and Casper, Wyoming, where he made the "Our Home Town" film series, 1946-1959 [this film did not survive].

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Portions of this collection are restricted. Please contact the Photography Archivist for more information.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Donner, Stanley
Graham, Charles Edmond
Graham, Shad E.
Graham, Ruth
Leake, Grace
Yarborough, Ralph
Subjects
Actors and actresses
Automobiles--Driver Education
Communism and anti-Communism
Films
Motion Pictures
Safety education
Texas City Disaster
UT Department of Radio-Television-Film
Places
Missouri City, Texas
Pasadena
Rice University
Texas City, Texas
Texas

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

The Graham (Shad) Papers, 1949-1970, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Manuscript Material:

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3U307 Our Home Town series, 1946-1959
Correspondence, 1959 and undated
Notes
Script
Newspaper clippings, undated
Records of filming
June 1946 - September 1947
November 1947 - April 1949
May-December 1949
May-October 1954
March-May 1955
July-August 1956
December 1957
July 1958
October 1958
May 1959
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3U308 undated
The Fighting Judge, 1957
Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough, July 1, 1957
Ten Commandments of Safe Driving, 1957
Letters to Shad Graham, 1957-1960
Letters of introduction, 1959
Notes
Script
Printed materials, 1957-1959
Wake Up America - To Sow This Seed, 1960
Correspondence, 1960-1962
Printed promotional material, 1960
Through The Sallyport, Golden Years, 1962
Letters to Shad and Ruth Graham, 1962
Script
Notes
Printed materials, 1962
Wake Up America - You Can Survive, 1963
Dialogue
Script
Notes
Printed materials:
Brochures
Pamphlets, 1953, 1960-1962
Business forms
Birthday card
Notes
Printed materials, 1961-1967 and undated
Shad E. Graham Memorial Film Fund:
Memorial banquet plans, 1969-1970
Correspondence:
Ruth Graham to Stanley T. Donner, University of Texas
University of Texas Department of Radio-Television-Film and Jack Valenti
R.S.V.P letters
Interdepartmental notes and letters
Guest lists
Program
Toastmaster’s cue cards
Seating plan
Printed material
Film fund:
Interdepartmental correspondence
Draft of charter and biography
Printed material:
Brochures
Donation form
Newspaper clippings, 1969
Biographical material:
Manuscripts
Newspaper clippings, 1968-1969

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Photographs:

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3S122 Shad Graham and an unidentified man in a studio
Crossing guards and people taking a pledge to drive safely
Shad Graham with a pipe and a movie camera
Shad Graham with his father Charles Edmond Graham in an early motion picture

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Motion picture film [35mm] RESTRICTED:

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2.407 Arkansas:
El Dorado
North Little Rock
Colorado:
Pueblo
Cortez
Idaho:
Boise
Coeur D’Alene
Louisiana:
Houma
Montana:
Bozeman
Butte
Kalespell
Missoula
New Mexico:
Alamogordo
Farmington
Hobbs
Roswell
North Dakota:
Williston
Texas:
Brownfield
Killeen
LaMesa
Odessa
Wichita Falls
Titled, Miscellaneous, and Unidentified Films:
Who’s Who in Corpus Christi
To Sow This Seed
The Trail
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2/FILM I9 Texas City, Texas, 1947 [16mm]

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Videocassettes:

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3W92c Texas City, Texas, 1947 [VHS]
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3W92d-RESTRICTED FOR PRESERVATION PURPOSES Texas City, Texas, 1947 [Betacam SP]

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