A Guide to the Thomas F. Hodge Reminiscences, 1926
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.
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.
This collection is open for research use.
Thomas F. Hodge Reminiscences, 1926, 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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