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Descriptive Summary

Historical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Journey from Ignorant Ridge Collection, 1975-1977



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Texas Parents’ and Teachers’ Association
Title: Journey from Ignorant Ridge Collection
Dates: 1975-1977
Abstract: Journey from Ignorant Ridge was a bicentennial project of the Texas Parents’ and Teachers’ Association, documenting the history of Texas education up to 1900.
Accession No.: 82-57
Extent: 3 ft., 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Sketch

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.

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Scope and Contents

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.

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Restrictions

Use Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

This collection is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Ley, Mary.
Bryan, Mike.
Prather, Thomas.
Kelley, Dwain.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Parents’ and Teachers’ Association--Archives.
Subjects
Education--Texas--History.
Places
Texas--History--19th century.

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Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Library Unit.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Journey from Ignorant Ridge Collection, 1975-1977, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/M62 Manuscripts and notes
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2.325/M63 Background of history of education in Texas
Research notes
Notes and printed material concerning printing
Contributors' information
Copyright permission requests
Research notes and manuscripts
Histories used
Galley proofs
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2.325/M64 Photographs, illustrations, slides and a cassette tape

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