University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the George Kane UT and Austin Collection, 1974-1991



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kane, George, collector.
Title: Kane, George, UT and Austin collection
Dates: 1974-1991
Abstract: Ranging in date from 1974 to 1991, the George Kane UT and Austin collection consists of photographs and printed materials related to the University of Texas and the city of Austin. The collection primarily consists of photographs taken by Kane of the Texas Union, including UT Dart Club competitions; UT football games; live performances by touring musicians on campus; and assorted campus scenes and events. Also included are handbills advertising music performances at the Texas Union, circa 1987-1991.
Accession No.: AR 2014-235
Extent: 1 ft.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

George Kane was a business student at the University of Texas from 1978 through 1984 and a staff member of the Texas Union from 1979 until 1992. Kane was also a founding member of the UT Dart Association.


Scope and Contents

Ranging in date from 1974 to 1991, the George Kane UT and Austin collection consists of photographs and printed materials related to the University of Texas and the city of Austin. The collection primarily consists of photographs taken by Kane of the Texas Union, including UT Dart Club competitions; UT football games; live performances by touring musicians on campus; and assorted campus scenes and events. Also included are handbills advertising music performances at the Texas Union, circa 1987-1991.


 

Arrangement

The papers are arranged chronologically within five series organized by material type:
  • I. Color slides, 1974-1985
  • II. Film negatives, 1978-1983
  • III. Photographic prints, circa 1975-1985
  • IV. Printed materials, circa 1983-1991
  • V. Digital materials, circa 1978-1985

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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

Use Restrictions

A portion of this collection is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Kane, George--Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Longhorns (Football team)--Photographs.
University of Texas at Austin--Buildings--Photographs.
University of Texas at Austin--Photographs.
University of Texas at Austin--Sports--Photographs.
University of Texas at Austin--Students--Photographs.
University of Texas Longhorn Band--Photographs.
Subjects
College sports--Texas--Austin--Photographs.
College students--Texas--Austin--Photographs.
Student activities--Texas--Austin--Photographs.
Student housing--Texas--Austin--Photographs.
Texas Union--Photographs.
Universities and colleges--Texas--Austin--Photographs.
Universities and colleges--Professional staff--Texas--Austin--Photographs.
Places
Austin (Tex.)--Photographs.

Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Artifacts Collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Kane UT and Austin Collection, 1974-1991, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Amy Bowman, December 2014.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

I. Color slides, 1974-1985

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2014-235/1 Mac Davis at Six Flags over Texas, July 26, 1974
UT vs. SMU and Arkansas football, 1978
UT vs. Arkansas and NTSU football, 1978
UT vs. SMU and Houston football, 1978
Billy Joel in concert at UT’s SEC, November 16, 1978
Bob Dylan in concert at UT’s SEC, November 25, 1978
UT vs. Texas A&M football, December 1978
Bruce Springsteen in concert at UT’s SEC, December 7, 1978
Linda Ronstadt in concert at SEC, December 15, 1978
UT campus and surrounding streets, 1978-1979
Events at Texas Union and around campus, 1978-1981
State Capitol, city of Austin, Lake Travis, Mount Bonnell and Memorial weekend flooding, 1978-1981
Civil War cyclorama copy slides and West Point cannon, 1979, undated
State Capitol and Governor’s Mansion, March 1979
UT vs. Baylor football, November 24, 1979
UT vs. Arkansas and Utah State football, 1980
UT vs. SMU football, October 1980
UT vs. Oklahoma and Houston football, 1980
UT Darts Team at Texas Union and West Mall, 1980-1981
UT students and Texas Union employees, San Antonio Zoo, horseback riding, Six Flags, 1980-1981
UT Tower, circa 1980-1985
UT Dart Club vs. SA team, 1981
UT Austin, including Tower in snow, circa 1981-1985



 

II. Film negatives, 1978-1983

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2014-235/1 UT campus/people, September-October 1978
UT vs. Texas A&M football, December 1978
Austin, including campus, 1978
Austin and UT campus, 1978, March 1979
Mr. Bill’s birthday party, Texas Union, March 30, 1979
Texas Union ACUI tournament, February 1982
UT Centennial celebration at Texas Union, 1983



 

III. Photographic prints, circa 1975-1985

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2014-235/1 Texas Union employees and UT students, circa 1975-1988
Photographic prints from around Texas, circa 1975-1988
Contact sheets of UT campus, events and surrounding area, circa 1978-1983
Bob Dylan at the SEC, November 25, 1978
Dart Club competitions at the Texas Union, 1980-1981
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3S227 Longhorn Band performance, circa 1980-1985
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2014-235/1 UT Dart Club at Texas Union, circa 1980-1990
Texas Union after snowstorm, January 1985



 

IV. Printed materials, circa 1983-1991

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3S227 Texas Union calendar, 1983-1984
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2014-235/1 Texas Union employee handbook, 1988
Karen Laughlin clippings, with photographs, circa 1980-1983
Texas Union event handbills (8x10), circa 1987-1991
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3S227 Texas Union event handbills (11x17), circa 1987-1991



 

V. Digital materials, circa 1978-1985

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2014-235/1 DVD with digitized images, UT football, snow, circa 1978-1985, undated