A Guide to the Marcelle Lively Hamer Papers, 1927-1937
Mrs. Marcelle Lively Hamer (1900-1974) earned a master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1939. She served as head of the University of Texas Library’s Texas Collection and in several positions for the Texas Folklore Society.
Abernethy, Francis Edward. The Texas Folklore Society: Volume II, 1943-1971. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 1992.
Composed of literary production, newspaper clippings, and sketches, the Marcelle Lively Hamer Papers, 1927-1937, document Hamer’s research and writings on the Texas Governor’s Mansion. The collection consists of a description and history of the Governor’s Mansion, its state of repair, and sketches of its furniture.
This collection is open for research use.
Marcelle Lively Hamer Papers, 1927-1937, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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