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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 Hornaday (Walter C.) Papers, 1919-1970



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hornaday, Walter C., 1891-1970
Title: Walter C. Hornaday Papers
Dates: 1919-1970
Abstract: Newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, printed materials, and ephemera comprise the Walter C. Hornaday Papers, 1919-1970, documenting Hornaday’s career as a writer for the Dallas Morning News.
Accession No.: 72-6; 74-5
Extent: 7 ft., 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Walter C. Hornaday (1891-1970) was a writer for the Dallas Morning News. He is known for an article on the American Airlines Flight 157 crash of 1949 as well as historical and political stories related to Texas and the United States.

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Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, printed materials, and ephemera comprise the Walter C. Hornaday Papers, 1919-1970, documenting Hornaday’s career as a writer for the Dallas Morning News. Clippings concern national, state and local politics; Texas history and famous Texans; the assassination of President Kennedy (1963); and the United Nations (1945). Correspondence includes personal letters, cards, business, and legal papers. Printed materials and ephemera relate to World War I veterans' reunions and benefits and the Texas Centennial Exposition, and also contain personal invitations; cards; publications; a map; programs; and political material relating to the Conference on International Organization (1945), Presidents Eisenhower and Truman, and the Yalta Conference (1948).

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hornaday, Walter C., 1891-1970 -- Archives.
Dealey, Ted, 1892-
Allred, James V., 1899-1959
Connally, Tom, 1877-1963
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971
Driscoll, Clara, 1881-1945
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Ferguson, James E.
Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
Lomax, John Avery, 1867-1948
Moody, Daniel James, 1893-1966
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee), 1890-1969
Patman, Wright, 1893-1976
Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Subjects (Organizations)
Dallas morning news
Subjects
Newspapers -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Journalism -- United States -- History --20th century.
Journalists -- United States -- History --20th century.
Politics and politicians -- Texas.
Yalta Conference (1945)
Democratic National Convention
Political campaigns -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Places
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Austin (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Clarendon (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Dallas (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Houston (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
San Antonio (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Sherman (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Waco (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Dublin (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Fort Worth (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 20th century.
Camp Gruber (Okla.) -- History -- 20th century.
Bonn (Germany) -- History -- 20th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Walter C. Hornaday Papers, 1919-1970, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3E279 Dallas Morning News clippings, items of national interest:
October-November 1944
January 1947-August 1948
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3E280 September 1948-December 1949
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3E281 January-December 1950
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3E282 January 1951-December 1952
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3E283 January 1953-December 1954
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3E284 January 1955-June 1956
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3E285 July 1956-December 1957
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3E286 January-December 1958
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3E287 January 1959-December 1959
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3E288 Clippings pertaining to Texas history, 1930-1970, undated
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3E289 Clippings and other items pertaining to famous Texans, 1937-1970, undated
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3E290 Clippings and memorabilia pertaining to national politics, 1928-1960, undated
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3E291 Clippings and memorabilia pertaining to national politics, 1924-1965, undated
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3E292 Clippings and memorabilia pertaining to national politics, 1928-1960, undated
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3E293 1919-1968, undated
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OD1273 Clippings:
Miscellaneous
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3N72 Miscellaneous
Scrapbook
News articles:
Articles by W. C. Hornaday, with notes
Articles by W. C. Hornaday, with correspondence
Miscellaneous political material:
Conference on International Organization, 1945
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Governor's Conference, 1950
Political party conventions
Report on Yalta Conference, 1948
Texas state government
President Harry S. Truman
Miscellaneous personal:
Cards
Publications
Map
Correspondence, 1918-1960, undated
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3N73 Nathan Adams commemoration
Invitations and programs, 1927-1960, undated

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