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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 George Nokes Oral History, 2000



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Nokes, George O.
Title: George Nokes Oral History
Dates: 2000
Abstract: An audiocassette recording and interview transcript comprises the George Nokes Oral History, 2000, documenting Nokes’ political career and the creation of the Texas Veterans Affairs Commission.
Accession No.: 2011-196
OCLC No.:
Extent: 2 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

George Nokes was born in Navarro County, Texas in 1923. After graduating from high school in 1940, Nokes attended Baylor University, served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, and entered the University of Texas Law School in 1945. In 1946, he joined the state legislature for two terms before becoming a state senator. A proponent for veterans’ issues, in 1947 Nokes helped create the Texas Veterans Affairs Commission, an agency that provides assistance for veterans in obtaining federal benefits.

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Scope and Contents

An audiocassette recording and interview transcript comprises the George Nokes Oral History, 2000, documenting Nokes’ political career and the creation of the Texas Veterans Affairs Commission.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Nokes, George O., b. 1923 -- Archives.
Subjects
Government Agencies -- Texas.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas -- Legislature -- History.
Texas -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources.
Texas -- Veterans Affairs Commission -- History.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Nokes Oral History, 2000, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2E310 George Nokes oral interview, November 3, 2000
Transcript of interview

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