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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 Joanne Steed Guinn Papers, 1942-1961



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Guinn, Joanne Steed, 1927-1998
Title: Guinn, Joanne Steed, Papers
Dates: 1942-1961
Abstract: Composed of correspondence, diplomas, newspaper clippings, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs, the Joanne Steed Guinn Papers, 1942-1961, document Guinn’s international travel experiences as a teacher.
Accession No.: 99-169
Extent: 2 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, Joanne Steed (1927-1998) was the daughter of Clarence Carter Steed and Winnie Bracewell. After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin in 1950, Joanne worked as a teacher in California and Texas as well as abroad in such countries as Japan, Turkey, Germany, and Italy as an employee for the United States Department of Defense. In 1972, she married Tom Guinn, an oil-field equipment salesman, and the couple settled in El Paso, Texas. Her husband’s work required that they travel internationally as well as host a variety of foreign guests.

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Scope and Contents

Composed of correspondence, diplomas, newspaper clippings, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs, the Joanne Steed Guinn Papers, 1942-1961, document Guinn’s international travel experiences as a teacher. Correspondence consists of letters and postcards exchanged between acquaintances and family members concerning Guinn’s travels in Germany, Italy, Japan, and Turkey. Scrapbooks chronicling her travel abroad include newspaper clippings; printed items such as brochures and restaurant menus; postcards; and photographs. Additionally, the collection contains memorabilia, such as matchbook folders, and Guinn’s junior high and high school diplomas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Donor maintains copyright of unpublished materials.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Guinn, Joanne Steed, 1927-1998 -- Archives.
Subjects
Teachers -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Places
Germany -- Description and travel.
Italy -- Description and travel.
Japan -- Description and travel.
Turkey -- Description and travel.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joanne Steed Guinn Papers, 1942-1961, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection contains unprocessed materials.

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.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2.325/C76-C77 Papers, 1942-1961
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3S303 Photographs

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