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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 UT Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs Records, 1974-2009



Descriptive Summary

Creator: UT Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs
Title: UT Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs Records
Dates: 1974-2009
Abstract: Articles, correspondence, speeches, photographs, videocassettes, and CDs/DVDs comprise the UT Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs Records, 1974-2009, documenting the “Character Above All” lecture series and the career of Barbara Jordan.
Accession No.: 2012-012; 2012-150; 2014-018; 2014-025
Extent: 2 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Founded in 1970, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs is a graduate school at the University of Texas at Austin. Offering degrees of Masters of Public Affairs (MPAff), Masters of Global Policy Studies (MPGS), and a PhD in Public Policy, the school prepares students for leadership roles in governmental and non-governmental organizations in the private and non-private sectors. Commencement speakers have included former Texas Governor Ann Richards, 41st U.S. President George H. W. Bush, and American journalist Bill Moyers.

Source:

Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. Accessed April 3, 2012. http://www.utexas.edu/lbj/.

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Scope and Contents

Articles, correspondence, speeches, photographs, videocassettes, and CDs/DVDs comprise the UT Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs Records, 1974-2009, documenting the “Character Above All” lecture series and the career of Barbara Jordan. The “Character Above All” lecture series, sponsored by the LBJ School of Public Affairs was conceived by Robert Wilson, a Dallas-based communications consultant, and was recorded in Austin, Texas in the Bass Lecture Hall. The series examines the character and leadership of presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to George H. W. Bush. Documents pertaining to Barbara Jordan were assembled by Max Sherman during his tenure at the school and used for research on the book he edited about Jordan entitled Barbara Jordan: Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use of video material by appointment only; please contact repository for more information.

Use of digital materials by appointment only; please contact digital archivist for more information.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bush, George, 1924-
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006.
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994.
Reagan, Ronald.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Truman, Harry, 1896-1980.
Beschloss, Michael R.
Hertzberg, Hendrik
Ambrose, Stephen A., 1950-
Cannon, James
Dallek, Robert
Reeves, Richard, 1936-
Wicker, Tom.
Noonan, Peggy, 1950-
Goodwin, Doris Kearns.
McCullough, David G.
Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996.
Sherman, Max R.
Subjects (Organizations)
Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.
Subjects
Presidents -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African American women legislators.
Legislators--United States--20th century.
Places
Austin (Tex.)
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

UT Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs Records, 1995, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Maria Soscia, April 2012.

Subsequent revisions made by Maria Soscia, June 2012.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/J84b Ten videocassettes comprising the “Character Above All” lecture series:
Michael Beschloss on George H. W. Bush, 1995
Hendrik Hertzberg on Jimmy Carter, 1995
Stephen Ambrose on Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1995
James Cannon on Gerald Ford, 1995
Robert Dallek on Lyndon Johnson, 1995
Richard Reeves on John F. Kennedy, 1995
Tom Wicker on Richard Nixon, 1995
Peggy Noonan on Ronald Reagan 1995
Doris Kearns Goodwin on Franklin Roosevelt, 1995
David McCullough on Harry Truman, 1995
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2F507 Materials pertaining to Barbara Jordan assembled by Max Sherman during his tenure at LBJ School of Public Affairs:
Shinjini’s book draft
Speeches, 1974-1998
Editing/ C-E comments, 1994-2006
Royalties and contracts, 2006-2007
Post-writings, pre-publication correspondence and notes, 1968, 1996- 2005
Post-publication documents, 2006-2007
Publicity (documents and DVDs), 2007-2009
Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder edited by Max Sherman:
Publication, 2006-2007
Development, 2003-2006
Responses/reactions, 2007
Correspondence, August 10, 1988
From Barbara Jordan research box, 1989-2005
Email correspondence, 2007
Barbara Jordan’s research for essays on ethics, power, and civil Resistance, 1963, 2001, undated
Hollywood Women’s Political Committee First Annual Barbara Jordan Award for Political Courage and Commitment, March 11, 1988
Townes Hall Notes, 1990
Annual Survey of American Law, 1989
Barbara C. Jordan Selected Speeches, edited by Sandra Parham, 1999
A Private Woman in Public Spaces, by Barbara A. Holmes, 2000
Max Sherman lecture on Barbara Jordan (program and photographs), February 3, 2009
Photographs of and relating to Barbara Jordan, 1971-1996
Jordan Photographs (CD), April 24, 2006
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2F508 Articles, flyers, correspondence, miscellaneous, 1974-2007
Videocassettes:
Ethics in the Public Sector with Barbara Jordan
A Conversation with Lady Bird Johnson & Barbara Jordan
Excellence in Public Services
Barbara Jordan Speech Democratic National Convention, July 21, 1988
Barbara Jordan on LBJ & Civil Rights, May 7, 1986
Barbara Jordan Speech in LBJ Atrium, October 6, 1988
A Barbara Jordan Memorial, January 28, 1996 (2 copies)
Barbara Jordan Funeral, January 20, 1996
CDs/DVDs:
Barbara Jordan Speeches (2 copies)
Barbara Jordan (2 copies)
Rediscovering Barbara Jordan, February 2009
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2.325/D47f Barbara Jordan background information, 1984-2002
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4Jc55a Max Sherman speeches, 1975-1988
Publications concerning revisions to the Texas constitution
Link Between Public Universities and State Capitals, conference proceedings, 1993
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2.325/S74a Oversize posters and political cartoons, including Ted Kennedy, Jimmy Carter, Barbara Jordan, and the Equal Rights Amendment.
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Maps Map of Texas showing the Texas House districts and their elected representatives, published by the General Land Office, 1973.
Map of Texas showing the Texas Senate districts and their elected senators, published by the General Land Office, 1973.

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