University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Thomas F. Hodge Reminiscences, 1926



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hodge, Thomas F.
Title: Hodge, Thomas F., Reminiscences
Dates: 1926
Abstract: Two typescripts compose the Thomas F. Hodge Reminiscences, 1926, documenting Hodge’s involvement in the founding and the history of West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College.
Extent: 2 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Thomas F. Hodge served as the secretary and treasurer of the Campaign Association for the West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Texas Technological College), helping to establish the college in 1916.


Scope and Contents

Two typescripts compose the Thomas F. Hodge Reminiscences, 1926, documenting Hodge’s involvement in the founding and the history of West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College. The reminiscences concern Hodge’s lobbying efforts to gather support and funding for the college as well as the role of various politicians in its formation. Additionally, the college’s transformation to the Texas Technological College is briefly discussed.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hodge, Thomas F. -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Technological College.
West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College.
Subjects
Universities and colleges -- Texas -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Places
Texas -- Politics and government.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas F. Hodge Reminiscences, 1926, 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

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2E246 Reminiscences, 1915-1917