A Guide to the Granbury College Register, 1873-1901
In 1873, the Methodist Episcopal Church of Granbury, Texas, established Granbury College, which served as a private elementary and high school. In 1889, Granbury College merged with and was renamed Weatherford College. The institution was later restructured as a junior college in 1921, one of the oldest in the state of Texas.
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Minor, David. "Weatherford College."Handbook of Texas Online. June 1, 2011.
The Granbury College Register, 1873-1901, documents the establishment and administration of the school in Granbury, Texas. The register lists rules and regulations, faculty members, graduates, and members of the board of trustees. Additionally, the collection includes a record of speakers at commencements and recipients of various prizes.
This collection is open for research use.
Granbury College Register, 1873-1901, 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.
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