University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Allen H. Hughey Papers, 1911-1913



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hughey, Allen H., 1910-1997
Title: Hughey, Allen H., Papers
Dates: 1911-1913
Abstract: Composed of correspondence and circulars, the Allen H. Hughey Papers, 1911-1913, document Hughey’s involvement in the Debating and Declamation League of Texas Schools for the El Paso School District.
Extent: 54 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A resident of El Paso, Texas, Allen H. Hughey (1910-1997), served as director of the El Paso School District for the Debating and Declamation League of Texas Schools. In addition, he worked as an engineer for the Standard Oil Company.

Source:

"Allen Harrison Hughey, Jr." Rootsweb. Accessed June 16, 2011. http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=brightwell2008&id=I3192.


Scope and Contents

Composed of correspondence and circulars, the Allen H. Hughey Papers, 1911-1913, document Hughey’s involvement in the Debating and Declamation League of Texas Schools for the El Paso School District. Correspondence between Hughey and Ed Shurter, associate professor of public speaking at the University of Texas at Austin, concern the development of a high school debate curriculum in the School District as well as various scholarships for students. Additionally, circulars concern the Debating and Declamation League of Texas Schools and books on debating published by the South-West Publishing Company.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hughey, Allen H., 1910-1997 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Debating and Declamation League of Texas Schools.
El Paso Independent School District (Tex.).
University of Texas at Austin. Dept. of Public Speaking.
Subjects
Debates and debating -- Texas -- El Paso.
High schools -- Texas -- El Paso.
Places
El Paso (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Allen H. Hughey Papers, 1911-1913, 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
2E257 Correspondence and broadsides, 1911-1913