A Guide to the Journey from Ignorant Ridge Collection, 1975-1977
Journey from Ignorant Ridge was a bicentennial project of the Texas Parents’ and Teachers’ Association, documenting the history of Texas education up to 1900. The book was published in 1976.
The Journey from Ignorant Ridge Collection, 1975-1977, includes manuscripts, research notes, notes concerning printing, contributors’ information, copyright permission requests, galley proofs, photocopied documents, a cassette tape, illustrations, and photographs. The materials document personal remembrances of early schools in Texas by students and teachers, and relate to the history of education in Texas as well as to the completion of the project and the publication of the book.
The collection is open for research.
This collection is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.
Journey from Ignorant Ridge Collection, 1975-1977, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection was processed by John Slate, June 1982.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers