University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert E. "Bud" Mims Papers, circa 1954-1960, 1983



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Mims, Robert E. ("Bud")
Title: Robert E. "Bud" Mims Papers
Dates: circa 1954-1960, 1983
Abstract: Contains black and white photographs, letters, and ephemera depicting student life at UT during the 1950s. Also included is material commemorating the 1983 University of Texas Centennial Celebration.
Accession No.: 2008-117; 2008-142; 2015-284
Extent: 4 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Robert E. “Bud” Mims is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Class of 1959. He was editor of The Daily Texan, 1957-1958, and completed a Master of Arts in English at UT in 1961.


Scope and Contents

Contains black and white photographs of the UT Texas Round-up Parade, 1955, and of UT students (friends of Bud Mims), circa 1954-1960. A small portion of the material relates to UT courses Mims was enrolled in and organizations he was affiliated with during the 1950s. Also included are publications, printed matter, and ephemera commemorating the 1983 University of Texas Centennial Celebration.

A photographic essay from 1956 features Midland residents and UT students Carol Travis, David Stubbeman, Virginia Lou Wilkinson, John McGuigan, and Diane Perkins. These photographs appeared in the Midland Reporter Telegram. A second photographic essay prepared for The Daily Texan, circa 1960, features UT students. The collection includes Mims' correspondence describing these photographs.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Library Unit.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert E. "Bud" Mims Papers, circa 1954-1960, 1983, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/F256 Photographs:
UT Round-up Parade [Photos taken from Texas Union balcony], 1955
Assorted photographs of UT students, from the Daily Texan or the Cactus, circa 1954-1959
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3S62a Midland Reporter-Telegram photographs of Midland residents Carol Travis, David Stubbeman, Virginia Lou Wilkinson, John McGuigan, and Diane Perkins, 1959
Daily Texan photographs of UT students, circa 1960
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2.325/F316 Letters:
Harry Ransom, 1961
Zo Elliott, 1958, 2005
University of Texas Organizations:
Friar Society Lists, circa 1911-1959
Mortar Board Caricatures, 1983
University of Texas course materials:
Art Books, 1956-1959
Photographs, 1956
University of Texas Centennial Material, 1983