University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Coral Horton Tullis Papers, 1934-1952, undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tullis, Coral Horton, 1882-1967
Title: Tullis, Coral Horton, Papers
Dates: 1934-1952, undated
Abstract: Comprised of correspondence, the Coral Horton Tullis Papers, 1934-1952, undated, document her work as a history professor at the University of Texas.
Accession No.: 67-49a
Extent: 8 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born to John Thomas and Collistia (Polk) Horton in Elmo, Texas, historian and educator Coral Horton (1882–1967) taught in Travis County schools (1901-1903) and Austin public schools (1904-1906) after graduating from Denton’s Terrill School. In, 1906, she married John Ledbetter Tullis with whom she had four children. After ten years in Oregon, the family returned to Austin in 1922, where Tullis earned a B. A. and M. A. from the University of Texas. Appointed to the history department’s faculty in 1924, she retired as an assistant professor in 1959. Tullis was also corresponding secretary of the Texas State Historical Association from 1927 to 1967 as well as treasurer from 1942 to 1967.

Source:

Winfrey, Doris H. “Tullis, Coral Horton.” Handbook of Texas Online. Accessed March 8, 2011.


Scope and Contents

Comprised of correspondence, the Coral Horton Tullis Papers, 1934-1952, undated, document her work as a history professor at the University of Texas. The collection includes letters relating to Tullis’s work teaching history, course grades, and a savings account.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Tullis, Coral Horton, 1882-1967 -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin. Dept. of History -- History
University of Texas -- Faculty
University of Texas -- Grading

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coral Horton Tullis Papers, 1934-1952, undated, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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

 

Inventory:

box
2L461 Correspondence:
1934-1935
1937
1943
1952
Undated