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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Helen Hargrave World War II Collection, 1941-1946



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hargrave, Helen, 1894-1985.
Title: Helen Hargrave World War II Collection
Dates: 1941-1946
Abstract: Records relate to the efforts of Helen Hargrave, former librarian at the University of Texas at Austin Tarlton Law Library, to keep in touch with UT law school alumni serving during World War II. Records contain correspondence with servicemen, as well as newsletters, newspapers, and magazines.
Accession No.: 72-24
Extent: 2.5 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Helen Hargrave, a 1926 graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, served as Assistant Law Librarian (1930-1939) and Law Librarian (1939-1965) at the Tarlton Law Library, University of Texas, and continued to work part-time for the library from 1965 until her retirement in 1971. She served as President of the American Association of Law Libraries and contributed substantially to the planning of the law libraries of UT Austin, Texas Southern University, and the Texas Supreme Court.

Source:

"Helen Hargrave Papers." Tarlton Law Library. Accessed March 28, 2014. http://tallons.law.utexas.edu/record=b1514640.

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Scope and Contents

Records relate to the efforts of Helen Hargrave, former librarian at the University of Texas at Austin Tarlton Law Library, to keep in touch with UT law school alumni serving during World War II. Records contain correspondence with servicemen, as well as newsletters, newspapers, and magazines.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hargrave, Helen, 1894-1985 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Tarlton Law Library.
University of Texas at Austin.
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945.
Places
Austin (Tex.)
Dallas (Tex.)
Fort Worth (Tex.)
Houston (Tex.)
San Antonio (Tex.)

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Related Material

See also the UT School of Law History Files and Helen Hargrave Papers, circa 1919-1978 at the Tarlton Law Library, University of Texas at Austin.

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Separated Material

Index "C" to News Sheet, the newsletter that Hargrave edited during WWII, has been separated to Rare Books & Special Collections at the Tarlton Law Library, University of Texas at Austin.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Helen Hargrave World War II Collection, 1941-1946, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by W.H. Richter and Maureen E. Murphy, October 1974.

Subsequent revisions were made by Vanessa Attia, March 2014.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3E321 Correspondence, 1943-1945:
A-F
box
3E322 G-P
box
3E323 R-Z
Correspondence, post-war:
A-Z
box
3E324 Announcements and invitations
Change of Address, 1943-1946
Address lists
Christmas cards, 1941-1945
V-mail envelopes
box
3E325 Classified correspondence:
Books ordered for G.I.'s
Printing material inquiries
Lawyers not in service
Refresher courses questionnaires
Interoffice memoranda
Financial statement
Ship list
Miscellaneous information, releases, returns, awards, and news
Excerpts from letters
McCormick editorials
News Sheet miscellaneous material
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3E326 Bibliography
News Sheet material:
Number:
5
10-14
Magazines
Newspapers
Newspaper clippings

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