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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Mrs. Robert Leon White Papers, 1924-1966



Descriptive Summary

Creator: White, Viola
Title: White, Mrs. Robert Leon, Papers
Dates: 1924-1966
Abstract: Printed material related to Austin history and the University of Texas at Austin as well as personal correspondence and photographs compose the Mrs. Robert Leon White Papers, 1924-1966.
Accession No.: 2011-384
Extent: 1 ft., 4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Austin native Viola White (née Baker) wed Robert Leon White, an architect and professor at the University of Texas, in 1922. The couple had two children and remained in Austin.

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Scope and Contents

Printed material related to Austin history and the University of Texas at Austin as well as personal correspondence and photographs compose the Mrs. Robert Leon White Papers, 1924-1966. Faculty minutes, assorted printed materials, and correspondence document the relationship of the Whites with the university, particularly the School of Architecture where her husband worked. Letters detail donations made by the Whites to the school.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
White, Viola -- Archives
White, Robert Leon, 1898-1964
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas. School of Architecture.
Subjects
University of Texas -- History.
Places
Austin (Tex.) -- History.

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Related Material

See also Robert Leon White: An Inventory of his Drawings, 1920-1928 at the Alexander Architectural Archive in Austin, Texas.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mrs. Robert Leon White Papers, 1924-1966, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3G140 Printed material, Austin, miscellaneous, 1937-1945
Texas, miscellaneous, 1936-1960
University of Texas, miscellaneous, 1925-1964
Defense Research Laboratory , The University of Texas, 1963-1964
World's Fair, Chicago, 1933
Miscellaneous, 1926-1963
University of Texas faculty minutes, 1945-1950
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2.325/D32a Robert Leon White's architecture diploma, University of Texas, 1921
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3T84 Photographs:
Main Building, Univeristy of Texas, Austin, showing old library building
Congress Avenue, Austin, [ca. 1871]
Brigham, San Jacinto monument, 1881
Front elevation, Old Main Building architectural drawing
First University of Texas Faculty Council, [ca. 1940]

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