University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the UT Library Staff Association Records, 1949-1957



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at Austin. Library. Staff Association.
Title: UT Library Staff Association, records
Dates: 1949-1957
Abstract: Bulletins, correspondence, notices, and the association’s constitution and by-laws comprise the University of Texas Library Staff Association Records, documenting their activities from 1949 to 1957. The records also include some photographs, correspondence, pamphlets, and military insignia belonging to librarian Lorena Baker.
Accession No.: 68-137; 84-3
OCLC No.: 854917334
Extent: 1.5 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The University of Texas Library Staff Association was a localized organization of staff members at the University of Texas Library in the mid-twentieth century.


Scope and Contents

Bulletins, correspondence, notices, and the association’s constitution and by-laws comprise the University of Texas Library Staff Association Records, documenting their activities from 1949 to 1957. The records also include some photographs, correspondence, pamphlets, and military insignia belonging to librarian Lorena Baker.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Allen, Winnie.
Baker, Lorena, 1897-1990
Benson, Nettie Lee.
Eckert, Flora.
Gibson, T.J., 1918-
Hargrave, Helen, 1894-1985
Ratchford, Fannie, 1888-
Skinner, A.E., 1928-
Whitten, Sam Gerald, 1924-1986
Wilson, Logan, 1907-
Winkler, Ernest William, 1875-1960
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin. Library.
University of Texas. Library. Staff Association -- Archives.
Subjects
Academic libraries -- Texas.
Librarians -- Texas.
Library clubs.
Societies -- Texas.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

Related Material

See also the UT Library Records, 1884-1991 and the Lorena Baker Papers, 1947-1989.

See also the University of Texas at Arlington Library Staff Association Records at the University of Texas at Arlington Special Collections in Arlington, Texas.


Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Photograph Collection and Artifact Collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

UT Library Staff Association Records, 1949-1957, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by W.H.R., October 1968.

Subsequent revisions were made by Lynn Bell, January 1984; archives staff, June 2004; Vanessa Attia, June 2013.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3H180 Constitution and by-laws, April 1951
Notices and correspondence, 1949-1952
Staff Association Bulletins, 1950-1957
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3J441 Lorena Baker items, including 2 photo albums, autograph album, miscellaneous photos, pamphlets, post-cards and photo-portrait of Schuyler Smith