University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Joseph Jones Collection, 1960, 1971-1990



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jones, Joseph Jay, 1908-1999.
Title: Joseph Jones Collection
Dates: 1960, 1971-1990
Abstract: The Joseph Jones Collection contains handbills and newspapers collected by Prof. Jones. Joseph Jones (1908-1999) was a professor of English at UT from 1935 to 1975.
Accession No.: 2009-325
Extent: 5 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Joseph Jones (1908-1999) was a professor of English at UT from 1935 to 1975. He graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1930, earned his MA the next year from Stanford, and finally received his Ph.D. in 1934 from Stanford. He married Johanna Zabel in 1935, and they had three children: David Clifford Jones, Judith Ann Holden, and Susan Sarrett.


Scope and Contents

The Joseph Jones Collection contains handbills and newspapers collected by Prof. Jones. Handbills advertise businesses, social and political activities, an d student organizations. Although most material is from campus at the University of Texas at Austin or the city of Austin, a few items come from other cities and universities.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Jones, Joseph Jay, 1908-1999 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin.
University of Texas at Austin -- Students.
Subjects
Advertising fliers -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Advertising -- Texas -- Austin.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

Related Material

See also Joseph Jones Caribbean Plays Collection, [ca. 1950s-1960s], Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joseph Jones Collection, 1960, 1971-1990, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Laurel Rozema, December 2009.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
3So42 UT/Austin handbills and newspapers, 1971, 1976-1983
box
3G140 UT/Austin handbills, 1976-1990
(4 folders)
Houston handbill, 1975
Texas Tech (Lubbock) handbill, 1983
University of Cape Town, South Africa, handbill, 1960
(2 copies)