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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Notes to Researchers

Description of Series

Collected History

Legal Documents

Officers

Executive Board of Directors

Membership Meetings

Committees

Printed Material

Speeches

Events

Newspaper Clippings

Photographs

Ephemera

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Pan American Round Table of San Antonio Records, 1909-2006



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Pan American Round Table of San Antonio
Title: Pan American Round Table of San Antonio Records
Dates: 1909-2006
Creator Abstract: The Pan American Round Table (PART) was established October 16, 1916, in San Antonio, Texas. It is an independent, nonsectarian, nonpolitical, noncommercial and nonfederated women's organization. The purpose of the Pan American Round Tables is to acquaint members with the language, geography, history, literature, arts, culture, and customs of the republics of the Western Hemisphere, with the objective to foster mutual understanding, knowledge, and friendship among the peoples of the Western Hemisphere.
Content Abstract: The organizational records of The Pan American Round Table of San Antonio consist primarily of correspondence, minutes, reports, yearbooks, scrapbooks, programs and photographic materials that document the activities, interests, and events of the group. Most strongly documented are the initial years of the movement, when Florence Terry Griswold was Director, 1916-1941. Of note, the records include an extensive and rich collection of printed material, primarily bulletins, booklets, and Pan American Union publications, related to Panamericanism, Mexico, and Latin America prior to 1950.
Identification: MS 3
Extent: 25 linear feet (42 Boxes)
Language: Materials are mostly in English with some in Spanish and Portuguese.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Historical Note

The Pan American Round Table (PART) was established October 16, 1916, in San Antonio, Texas. It is an independent, nonsectarian, nonpolitical, noncommercial and nonfederated women's organization. Charter members of PART, present at the first meeting at the Menger Hotel, included: Florence Terry Griswold (Mrs. John Case), Olivia Nolte (Mrs. Walter), Mrs. A.C. Pancoast, Mrs. Joseph Burton Dibrell, and others. PART borrowed extensively from the Pan American Union in its structure and symbolism; the round table concept was taken from the use of such a table at the Pan American Union headquarters in New York City, and members of PART represent each of the American republics.

The founder and Director General of PART from 1916 to 1941 was Florence Terry Griswold. Griswold founded PART out of concern for women and children who were refugees from the Mexican revolution of 1913, with the intention of facilitating better relations between the United States and Mexico. The premise of PART was that a women's organization would have the unique ability to build relationships that men involved in business and politics were not fostering, and if the women of Mexico and the U.S. could become friends, then such ties would influence men of commerce and government towards greater understanding and cooperation. This premise drew directly from the ideals of Pan Americanism and its principle that through education, rather than legislation, understanding and friendship will grow.

Under the direction of Griswold, the founding round table in San Antonio became the center of a well-organized movement and helped to establish round tables throughout Texas, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Southwestern United States. The second round table was founded in Laredo in 1921, and the first round table outside the United States was established in Mexico City in 1928. In 1921, the state organization, Pan American Round Tables of Texas was founded, and by 1944, international growth demanded that an international body, the Alliance of Pan American Round Tables, be formed.

Between the World Wars, a period when isolationism was prominent in U.S. politics, the women of PART were particularly active in their efforts to encourage mutual knowledge, understanding and friendship among the people of the Western Hemisphere. In 1921, members of San Antonio PART were the first American women ever to be invited by the first lady of Mexico, Mrs. Alvaro Obregon, to attend and to speak to a conference sponsored by the Federal Chamber of Commerce in Mexico about problems facing women. In 1931, in cooperation with the Pan American Union, PART of Texas aided in persuading President Herbert Hoover to proclaim April 14 as Pan American Day. In 1935, PART of Texas organized and implemented the placement of a tablet dedicated to Pan American friendship on the International Bridge in Laredo, TX. In 1939, San Antonio PART hosted a visit by Mabel Vernon and the Peoples Mandate to End War Goodwill Tour during the PART of Texas convention. In 1941, Florence Terry Griswold died, and the centrality of the San Antonio PART to the larger PART movement decreased as each round table became more autonomous.

San Antonio PART has continued the work of Griswold by providing scholarships to foreign nationals wishing to study in the U.S.; donating books related to countries in the Americas to libraries, universities, and primary schools; entertaining students, military personnel, diplomats, and other visitors from Latin America; supporting adult education and cultural programs about the Americas; sponsoring lectures by university professors and experts on Latin America; and contributing to disaster relief funds for Latin American countries. San Antonio PART has frequently been host to both PART of Texas conventions and Alliance conventions. Members of San Antonio PART have spoken out against the spread of communism in the Western Hemisphere and discrimination against Mexicans; and they also voiced support of the Good Neighbor policy and repeal of legislation that taxes travel to and from Latin American countries. In 1975-76, the San Antonio PART initiated restoration the gravesite of Florence Terry Griswold and the inscription of the stone with a commemoration of Griswold's founding of PART. The San Antonio PART was host to the celebration of PART's Diamond Jubilee in 1991. As of 2002, the San Antonio PART is still active and meets regularly. Accessions will continue to be added to these records.

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Scope and Content Note

The records of The Pan American Round Table of San Antonio cover the years, 1909-2006, and include a significant amount of material from the Pan American Round Table of Texas, 1921-(1959) 1989. Of note within these records is an extensive and rich collection of printed material, primarily bulletins, booklets, and Pan American Union publications, related to Panamericanism, Mexico, and Latin America prior to 1950. The organizational records consist primarily of correspondence, minutes, reports, yearbooks, scrapbooks, programs and photographic materials which document the activities, interests, and events of the group. Most strongly documented are the initial years of the movement, when Florence Terry Griswold was Director, 1916-1941. The majority of the materials are in English, with some in Spanish, and a few in Portuguese.

Collected History and Legal Documents provide a broad overview of the establishment of the Pan American Round Table movement and its early history. But the Officers provide the most information about the Pan American Round Table movement. The largest concentration of material is correspondence, spanning over seventy years. The records of PART San Antonio includes materials from every director from 1916-1989, except for two terms during 1951-1955. The most extensive correspondence is that of Griswold who exchanged letters not only with women throughout Texas, but also leaders of Latin American countries; Leo S. Rowe; Mabel Vernon; and other persons prominent in peace movements and Panamericanism in the 1930s. The organizational purpose of PART San Antonio is revealed in the Executive Board of Directors ; Membership Meetings ; Committees ; Newspaper Clippings series; and the yearbooks, found in Printed Material , which document the business of the organization, its officers and members, and what type of work and events they undertook as a group. The ideas and perspectives that the members of the PART San Antonio were exposed to is documented in the Printed Materials and Speeches which they collected as part of their library. Among these documents are speeches by government officials, publications from the Pan American Union, and materials in Spanish from Latin American countries. Photographs and scrapbooks, a sub-series of Collected History provide visual documentation of PART San Antonio.

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Arrangement

Collected History
Legal Documents
Officers
Executive Board of Directors
Membership Meetings
Committees
Printed Material
Speeches
Events
Newspaper Clippings
Photographs
Ephemera

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

One folder of financial records has been restricted.

This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Pan American Round Table of San Antonio must be obtained from University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

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Index Terms

People:
Griswold, Florence Terry, 1875-1941.
Hull, Cordell, 1871-1946.
Rowe, L. S. (Leo Stanton), 1871-1946.
Vernon, Mabel, 1883-1975.
Valls, John A.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Subjects
Pan American Round Table of San Antonio. Archives.
International Boundary Commission, United States and Mexico.
Pan American Union.
Pan-Americanism.
Women--Texas--San Antonio--Societies and clubs--History.
Pan American Day.
United States--Relations--Latin America.
Latin America--Relations--United States.
Local Subjects
Clubs and Organizations
Mexican Americans
Pan-Americanism
San Antonio History
Women's Groups

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification fo item], Pan American Round Table of San Antonio Records, 1909-2006, MS 3, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Records were donated in 1993, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2007, 2004, 2006, 2007 (Acc. # 1993-002, 1997-027, 1997-030, 1998-017, 2000-010, 2001-011, 2002-008, 2002-068, 2002-081, 2004-055, 2006-009, 2007-012).

Processing Information

Processed by Jill Jackson, Archivist, December 1996.

Additions encoded by Tatina Wulzer, Collections Assistant, December 2008.

Processed by Tatina Wulzer, Collections Assistant, September 2009.

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 Notes to Researchers 

The arrangement of Griswold's correspondence is based on its original order. Griswold's correspondence was housed and arranged in wooden letter Box files upon receipt. Explanation of the filing system was written on the interior of the lid of many of these Boxes. Where appropriate the schema was extended to unorganized correspondence. Within the Griswold correspondence there were three main divisions: correspondent, country, and round table. Those letters that fall outside of this schema are letters that were in files with subject names, and correspondence prior to 1930 which has been arranged as a unit under General Correspondence.

Among the received materials from the Pan American Round Table were two linear feet of files already housed in archival folders and inventoried, it appears that these items were part of their library. These materials have been kept together physically to maintain provenance (Boxes 13-16), but intellectually some of the materials have been placed in series and sub-series with like materials or subjects, such as Speeches, State Conventions, Pan American Day. The bulk of these "library" materials are in the sub-series Vertical Files.

1921-1989, 2.1 linear feet transferred in July 2007 to be part of PART of Texas

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Collected History

Essays, printed material and scrapbooks prepared by members of the Pan American Round Table of San Antonio to document its history, the origin of the Pan American Round Table movement, and the life of the founder, Florence Terry Griswold.
Arranged by type of record.
Box
1 Essays
1 "Origin of the Pan American Round Table", undated
2 "Florence Terry Griswold and the Beginning of the Pan American Round Table", by Mildred Beasley, undated
3 "Outline of Pan American Activities Under Direction of Pan American Round Table of San Antonio, TX, 1916-1936", undated
4 Pan American Round Table history through 1942, undated
5 Early history of Pan American Round Table up to 1950s, undated
6 "Facts About the Pan American Round Table of San Antonio, Texas", undated
Biographies
7 Florence Terry Griswold, 1976 and undated
Box
25 Scrapbooks
1916-1941
Box Folder
24 1 1944-1951
Box Folder
OM8 1-3 1952-1957
Box Folder
24 2 1955-1956
Box
OM9 1955-1957
Box
OM3 1956-1957
Box
OM4 1973-1975
1975-1976 and 1977
Box
OM7 Photos and clippings, March 1981-May 1983
Box Folder
OM9 1-6 June 1983-May 1985
Box
OM7 1987-1989
1-3 1995-1997
Box
OM2 New World Flag Scrapbook, 1942, undated
Box Folder
26 1 Brief information about the Alliance of Pan American Round Tables, undated
2 Pan American Round Table of Texas…dates of organizations in chronological order, September 1982
3 The State Convention, undated
Biographies
Box Folder
26 4 Florence Terry Griswold, biography by others (errors), 1975-1976 and undated
5 Terry family genealogy, undated
6 Memorial program for Mrs. Griswold, 1941
Essays
Box Folder
26 7 "What Is A Pan American Round Table?, undated"
8 "The Object of The Pan American Round Table. What It Stands For, undated"
"Florence Terry Griswold: A Biography"
Box Folder
26 9 Correspondence about book, 1973-1990 and undated
10 Biographical and historical: Florence Terry Griswold and Pan American Round Table, undated
11 "Florence Terry Griswold: A Biography" by Lois Terry Marchbanks - book information, 1983
12 Austin Pan American Round Table, undated
13 Beaumont Pan American Round Table, undated
14 Beeville Pan American Round Table, undated
15 Brownsville Pan American Round Table, undated
16 Conroe Pan American Round Table, undated
17 Corpus Christi Pan American Round Table, undated
18 Corsicana Pan American Round Table, undated
19 Dallas Pan American Round Table, undated
20 Del Rio Pan American Round Table, undated
21 Eagle Pass Pan American Round Table, udnated
22 Edinburg Pan American Round Table, undated
23 Fort Worth Pan American Round Table, undated
Box Folder
27 26 Houston Pan American Round Table, undate
Box Folder
26 25 Laredo Pan American Round Table
26 McAllen Pan American Round Table
27 Odessa Pan American Round Table, undated
28 Rio Grande City-Roma Pan American Round Table, undated
29 San Antonio Pan American Round Talbe, undated
30 San Benito Pan American Round Table, undated
31 Waco Pan American Round Table, undated
32 Rock Island, Illinois Pan American Round Table, 1983
33 Los Gatos - Saratoga, California Pan American Round Table, 1983
34 San Jose, California Pan American Round Table, 1983
35 Santa Clara, California Pan American Round Table, 1983
36 Albuquerque, New Mexico Pan American Round Table, 1983
37 Las Cruces, New Mexico Pan American Round Table, 1981-1983 and undated
38 Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, undated
39-40 Assorted material, undated
Scrapbooks
Box Folder
26 41 1976-1977
Box Folder
27 1-2 1989-1993
3-4 1993-1995
5-6 1999-2001
Box Folder
28 1-3 2001-2003

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Legal Documents

Records document the establishment of the Club and its governance structure.
Arranged by type of record.
Box Folder
1 8 Charter
9 Constitutions
Box Folder
28 4 Constitution and by-laws of Pan American Round Table of Texas, March 1987 and undated
5 Estatutos de la Alianza de Mesas Redondas Panamericanas May 1986 and undated

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Officers

This is the most expansive and substantive series in the collection. It is rich in information regarding the first twenty-five years of the Pan American Round Table of San Antonio and consists primarily of correspondence. The largest sub-series within the Officers series is Directors (1916-1989), which includes correspondence and reports of most of the directors, except for a gap in the early 1950s. The bulk of the Director sub-series is the correspondence of Florence Terry Griswold. Griswold's correspondence is ordered by correspondent and encompasses a wide range of topics from immigration to peace The correspondents include persons of national, state and local prominence. Of particular note are Herbert Hoover, Cordell Hull, Leo S. Rowe, Mabel Vernon, Alexina Falls Chase (Mrs. C.C.), and Agnes Martin (Mrs. Albert).
The bulk of the correspondence with Agnes Martin is in regard to the dedication of a Pan American tablet at the International Bridge in Laredo, TX in 1935. Personal correspondence with John A. Valls, a lawyer and judge in Laredo, TX, which predates the founding of PART and continues until Griswold's death is also here. The majority of the Correspondence by Correspondent is to persons in the United States.
Griswold's correspondence with people outside of the United States is usually with individuals rather than representatives of countries or organizations. Correspondence by Country is primarily letters to representatives of foreign governments, such as ministers, secretaries, and leaders in Latin America. Correspondence by Round Table mostly relates to the formation, operation, and business of round tables. Other materials of note in the Officers series are the reports of conference delegates, and the treasurer's reports.
Arranged by position and type of record, and organized both alphabetically and chronologically.
Box
1 Director
Florence Terry Griswold (Mrs. John Case)
12 List of Correspondents, 1938-1939
General Correspondence
10 Miscellaneous, 1913-1929
11 Form letters, 1939
Correspondence by correspondent
13 Abren - Ayers, 1933-1939
14 Baker - Butler, 1936-1940
15 Caldwell - Cuthbertson, 1933-1941
Box Folder
29 11 Castro, Ajay, 1983-1990
Box Folder
1 16 Chase, Alexina Falls (Mrs. C.C.), 1932-1934
Box Folder
29 12 Cole, Mrs. Roy L. (Dee), Dallas, 1987-1988
Box Folder
1 17 D'Acosta - Duron, 1933-1941
18 Dees, Elsie (Mrs. W.W.), 1938-1940
19 Eichel - Espil, 1935-1940
20 Fahy - Frenger, 1933-1940
21 Galarza - Guerra, 1936-1940
Box Folder
29 13 Garrecht, Claire M., USAF (Ret.), 1988-1992 and undated
14 Giles, Jan, undated
15 From Glascock, Dolly, 1992-1993
16 To Glascock, Dolly, 1991-1998
Box Folder
2 1 Hackett - Huntress, 1930-1940
2 Hoover, Herbert, 1928-1940
3 Hull, Cordell, 1933-1940
4 Ickes - Izaguirre, 1930-1939
5 Jackson - Josefé, 1933-1940
6 Kauffmann - Kroeger, 1933-1940
7 Lackland - Lynch, 1931-1940
8 Mackenzie - Murry, 1927-1941
9 Marchbanks, Lois (Mrs. Clyde), 1938-1941
Box Folder
29 17 To Mrs. Marchbanks, 1939-1951
18 To Mrs. Marchbanks, 1980-1990 and undate
Box Folder
2 10 Martin, Agnes (Mrs. Albert), 1934-1936
Box Folder
29 19 To Mrs. Jean McCormick, 1989-1991 and undate
Box Folder
30 1 From Mrs. Jean McCormick, 1990-1991 and undated
2 From Hazel Meyers, 1991-1992
Box Folder
2 11 Nájèra - Norris, 1933-1940
12 Obregon - Owens, 1933-1940
13 Pabst - Prickett, 1933-1940
14 Qualia - Quiroga, 1936-1940
15 Race - Ruiz, 1935-1941
Box Folder
3 1 Rowe, Leo Stanton, 1929-1937
2 Rowe, Leo Stanton, 1938-1941
3 Sacks - Spears, 1930-1940
Box Folder
30 3 Simpson, Gladys, 1989-1992
Box Folder
3 4 Starcke - Sykes, 1936-1941
5 Tafolla-Tyler, 1927, 1931-1941
6 Upshaw - Uriburu, 1938-1940
7 VanDusen - Vickers, 1937-1939
8 Valls, John A., 1910-1941
9 Vernon, Mabel, 1939-1940
10 Walker - Wyth, 1934-1940
11 Wickham, Fletcher Ryan, 1934-1940
12 Yost - Yzquido, 1934-1937
13 Zabre, 1934-1936
Box Folder
30 4 Zuniga, Gloria N., 1989-1991
5 Griswold correspondence to Marchbanks, 1941-1954, 1997 and undated
6 Circular letters, 1989-1996 and undated
7 Form letters, undated
8 Assorted, 1968-1996 and undated
Box
4 Correspondence by country
1 Argentina, 1936-1940
2 Bolivia, 1935-1940
3 Brazil, 1933-1940
4 Chile, 1933-1940
5 Columbia, 1935-1939
6 Costa Rica, 1935-1940
7 Cuba, 1935-1940
8 Dominican Republic, 1930-1940
9 El Salvador, 1935-1940
10 Ecuador, 1936-1939
11 Guatemala, 1934-1939
12 Haiti, 1935-1937
13 Honduras, 1936-1937
14 Mexico, 1925, 1927, 1931, 1932
15 Mexico, 1933-1935
16 Mexico, 1936-1938
17 Mexico, January 1939-June 1939
18 Mexico, July 1939-December 1939
19 Mexico, 1940-1941
20 Mexico, undated
21 Nicaragua, 1935-1940
22 Peru, 1935-1940
23 Panama, 1935-1939
24 Paraguay, 1929, 1935-1940
25 Puerto Rico, 1938-1940
26 Uraguay, 1936-1941
27 Venezuela, 1937-1939
Box
5 Correspondence by Round Table
1 Austin, 1937-1940
2 Beaumont, 1939
3 Brownsville, 1937-1940
4 El Paso, 1937-1940
5 Dallas, 1937-1940
6 Laredo, 1937-1940
7 McAllen, 1937-1940
8 Mexico, 1929, 1933-1934
9 Mexico, 1935
10 Mexico, 1936
11 Mexico, 1937
12 Mexico, 1938
13 Mexico, 1939
14 Mexico, 1940
Box Folder
29 6 Corpus Christi, undated
Box
5 Correspondence by subject
15 Menger Hotel, 1940-1941
16 Monte Alban Jewels, 1933-1934
17 Resolutions, 1936-193
Subject Files
18 Mexico City Pan American Round Table, 1937, 1940, undated
19 National and International Pan American Round Table Constitutions, 1931, undated
20 Pan American Student Forum, 1933-1936
21 Union Continental Femenina, undated
22 Union Femenina Ibero-Americana, undated
Box Folder
29 7 The National Association of Child Warefare, undated
Box Folder
5 23 Notes, 1922-1939
Dolly Glascock
Box Folder
30 9 Richter Operating Workover record, 1997
10 (Ledger) Record of Account, 1996
Box Folder
6 1 Ruth Coit, 1942
2 Elvira Guerra (Mrs. Henry), 1944
3 Olivia Nolte (Mrs. Walter), 1947
4 Mrs. W.S. Randall, 1947-1949
Madeline Nelson (Mrs. James Cecil)
Correspondence
5 General, 1949-1950
6 Pan American Union, 1949-1950
7 Director, Pan American Round Table ot Texas, 1949-1951
8 Simona Wofford (Mrs. Henry), 1956
Nana Singer (Mrs. Richard)
9 Correspondence, 1957
Box Folder
30 11 Annual report- Director/President, 1991-1995
12 Two year period report, 1984-1986 and undated
13 Business/Board meeting minutes, 1995
14 Director's Manual, undated
15 Guideline for Table Directors, 1981 and undated
16 Handbook for Table Directors, 1985-1987
17 Information/protocol for Directors, undated
18 Meeting minutes, 1982
19 New director ceremony - Reynosa, September 1991
20 Report by Mrs. John Case Griswold, 1939-1940
21 Report of the Director Zone I, 1982-1983
22 Report of Zone I-Director to the Board of Directors P.A.R.T. Pueblo, Mexico, 1987
23 Report, 1989-1991
24 Report-1992-1993, May 7, 1993
25 Table Report, September 2, 1992
26 Report of the Parliamentarian, May 16, 1997
27 Slate of Officers, 1993-1995 and undated
Box Folder
6 10 Reports, 1957-1959
11 Mrs. Louis H. Haring, Jr., 1960
12 Florence Korth (Mrs. R. M.), 1961-1963
Jane Mosley (Mrs. Austin W.)
13 Correspondence, 1963-1965
14 Reports, 1963-1965
15 Mildred Beasley (Mrs. Fred R.), 1965-1967
16 Jean Wilson (Mrs. William), 1967-1968
Louise Arnold (Mrs. Kent)
17 Correspondence, 1968-1969
18 Reports, 1968-1969
19 Jane Slavens (Mrs. Stanley), 1970-1971
20 Eleanor Armstrong (Mrs. Burton), 1972-1973
Elizabeth Rehmann (Mrs. Edward)
21 Correspondence, 1973-1975
22 Report, 1973-1975
Diane Dupré (Mrs. Daniel)
Correspondence
23 General, 1975-1976
24 Restoration of Florence Terry Griswold's grave, 1975-1976
Barbara McCluer (Mrs. N.E.)
25 Correspondence, 1976-1977
26 Reports, 1976-1977
Thriza Guttman (Mrs. Herman)
Correspondence
27 General, 1977-1979
28 Pan American Round Table of Texas, 1977-1979
29 Reports, 1977-1979
Box Folder
7 Louise Arnold (Mrs. Kent)
Correspondence
1 General, 1979-1981
2 Pan American Round Table of Texas, 1979-1981
3 Reports, 1980-1981
Sally Crawford (Mrs. T. H.)
4 Correspondence, 1981-1983
5 Reports, 1981-1983
Jurema Uzdavines (Mrs. Edmond)
Correspondence
6 General, 1983-1985
7 Pan American Round Table of Texas, 1983-1984
8 Reports, 1983-1985
9 Audreyjane Castro (Mrs. Charles), 1986
Claire Garrecht (Brig. Gen. (Ret.))
10 Correspondence, 1987-1989
11 Reports, 1987-1989
Corresponding Secretary
12 Mrs. Austin Mosley (Jane), 1961-1962
13 Mrs. Lester Whipple, 1964-1965
14 Reports, 1977-1981
15 General Correspondence, 1921-1980
Box Folder
28 6 Minutes from P.A.R.T. San Antonio, September 1928-March 1930
7 Meetings, 1978-1983
8 Meetings, 1984-1990
Box Folder
29 1 Meetings, 1990-1995
2 Minutes, 1947-1956
3 Minutes, 1956-1967
4 Report, 1990-1995
5 Comptroller of Public Accounts, Tax exemption letter form, 1964, 1978-1989 and undated
Custodian
Box Folder
29 8 Flags, undated
9 Flag ceremony data - El Paso Convention, 1991
10 Reports, 1987-1993 and undated
Box
7 Parliamentarian
Box Folder
30 28 Parliamentary Institute, 1997
29 Report of Table Parliamentarian 1989-1991, May 17, 1991
Box Folder
7 16 Report
Recording Secretary
Box Folder
30 30 Report, May 19,1991
Box
7 Treasurer
17 Correspondence, 1939, 1950-1990
Box Folder
30 31 Correspondence, 1991-1996
Box Folder
7 18 Working Papers, 1975-1988
19 Stock Certificates, 1976-1984
Box Folder
8 1-5 Reports, 1933-1951, 1965-1990
Box Folder
30 32 Annual reports, 1988-1989
33 Financial reports, 1995-1996
34 Monthly report of the Treasurer, 1980-1990
35 Report, 1982-1984
36 Reports, 1993-1997
Box Folder
23 9-10 Cash Books, 1979-1986
Box Folder
31 1 Financial Statements, 1988
2 Financial ledgers [RESTRICTED - removed from Box], 1999
3 NRM Energy Company L.P., April 27, 1987
4 Assorted, undated
Box
8 Delegate to Alliance Meeting
6 Report to Convention, 1970-72, 1982
7 Report on Convention, 1988
Delegate to State Convention
8 Report on San Antonio Activities, 1933-1949, 1981
9 Report on Convention, 1930, 1940, 1951, 1983
Box Folder
31 5 Alliance correspondence, 1996 and undated
6 Mary Emily Rugle's file concerning request of San Antonio Pan American Round Table to keep their charter in perpetuity, 1967-1973 and undated
7 Officers of Pan American Round Table directory, 1982-1984 and undated
8 Directory, 1988-1990

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Executive Board of Directors

Minutes recording the decisions Executive Board of Directors are the bulk of this series. Reoccurring issues are expenditures and membership.
Arranged by type of material, and organized chronologically.
Box Folder
8 10 Agendas, 1976
Box Folder
31 9 Board meetings, 1992-19994
Box Folder
8 11-14 Minutes 1933, 1949,1964-1989
Box Folder
31 10 Minutes, 1993-1995
11 Assorted, 1995 and undated

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Membership Meetings

Minutes are the bulk of this series. Within the minutes are the reports of the committees relating informationregarding activities, the health of members, and finances. The minutes also document resolutions considered for approval.
Arranged by meeting, and organized chronologically.
Box Folder
31 12 Board of Director's minutes, 1985-1991
13 Business meeting minutes, 1989-1991
Box
8 Business Meetings
15 Agendas, 1950-1979
16-17 Minutes, 1921, 1933, 1937-1938, 1949-1950, 1968-1989
18 Luncheon Meeting Minutes, 1967-1974
Box Folder
31 14 Minutes, 1939 and undated

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Committees

There are eighteen committees represented in this series and include membership, fine arts, archives, program, etc. Correspondence, minutes, reports, and notes comprise the bulk of the material in the series. The largest sub-series is the Program Committee which contains materials documenting the commemoration of Pan American Day in San Antonio and dedication of the Pan American tablet at the International Bridge in Laredo, TX. Also of note are the working papers and reports of the Scholarship Committee include biographical information on scholarship recipients, and data on financial disbursements.
Arranged by committee, and organized chronologically.
Ad Hoc Committee
Box Folder
31 15 P.A.R.T. 2000, 1994-1995 and undated
Alliance Pan American Women Committee
Box Folder
31 16 Area B workshop material, October 29, 1988
17 Correspondence, 1991-1993
18 Correspondence, 1993-1995 and undated
19 Directory, 1992-1994
20 Reports, 1992
21 Correspondence, January 31, 1993
Box
9 Archives Committee
1 Correspondence, 1957, 1973
Box Folder
31 22 Correspondence and clippings, 1962-1969 and undated
23 Dates of Organization in chronological order, April 1, 1971
Box Folder
9 2 Historian/Archivist Report, 1979-1989
Box Folder
31 24 Historian's reports, Johnnie Maly, 1987-1995
25 Historian Pan American Round Table - Johnnie Maly (1983-1985) and Mildred Beasley (1985-1987), 1983-1987
26 Historian's report of the V Convention in Porto Algegre, Brazil, November 1955
Box Folder
9 3 Historians Notes, undated
Convention Committee
Box Folder
31 27 Committees for the regular activities, 1952-1953
28 Correspondence, 1983-1985 and undated
29 Forty-third Convention "Dallas-Fort Worth Safari," March 22-25, 1987
Box Folder
9 4 Pan American Round Table of Texas, 1979
Box Folder
31 30 Planning information, 1956 and undated
Box Folder
32 1 Reports, 1989-1991
Box
9 Courtesy
5 Reports, 1966, 1974-1985
6 Correspondence, 1949, undated
Credentials Committee
Box Folder
32 2 Report, October 24, 1944
Box Folder
9 7 Custodian Report, 1977-1989
Fine Arts Committee
Box Folder
9 8 Fine Arts Committee Reports, 1981-1989
Box Folder
32 3 Report, 1990-1994
Frinedship Committee
Box Folder
9 9 Friendship Committee Reports, 1983-1984
Box Folder
32 4 Report, 1995-1997
Incoming PART Executive Committee
Box Folder
32 5 Correspondence, 1989-1991
Interchange Library Comittee
Box Folder
32 6 Correspondence, 1972 and 1991
7 Mass correspondence, February 14, 1990
8 Material list, 1991-1993
Box
9 Liason Committee
10 Correspondence, 1973-1975
11 Reports, 1978-1988
Box Folder
32 9 Reports, 1989-1995
Box Folder
9 12 Library Committee Working Papers, 1947-1951
Membership Committee
Box Folder
32 10 Annual reports, 1989-1995
11 Copies of Informative materials: forms for past due member letters, 1979-1993
Box
9 Correspondence
13 1921-1950
14 1974-1979
15 1980-1988, undated
Box Folder
32 12 1984-1996
13 Installation, undated
14 Installation services, 1995
15 Membership information sheets, undated
16 Membership orientation, September 20, 1985
17 New members, 1971-1973, 1991-1997 and undated
Box Folder
9 16 Reports, 1977-1989
17 Business Records, 1974-1977
18 Attendance Records, 1950-1951
19 Rosters, 1979-1987,undated
Notification Committee
Box Folder
9 20 Notification Committee Reports, 1975-1987
Box Folder
32 18 Reports, 1989-1991 and undated
Nomination Committee
Box Folder
32 19 Correspondence, 1990-1996
20 Nomination form, 1990
Box Folder
9 21 Nominating Committee Reports, 1980-1985,undated
Box Folder
32 21 Reports, 1991-1995
22 Rules and regulations, undated
Committee of Presentations
Box Fodler
32 23 Assorted Material, undated
Box
9 Program Committee
Box Folder
32 24 V Convention of the Alliance of Pan American Round Tables Highlights in the History of P.A.R.T., undated
Box
9 Correspondence
22 1932-1934, 1950
23 1973-1989
Box Folder
32 25 1983-1996
Box
9 Working Papers
24 1925-1935
25 1941-1950
26 1973-1987
Subject Files
27 New World Flag, 1942-1943
Box Folder
10 1 Foreign Trade, 1940s
2 Mexico City Pan American Round Table, Convention Schedules, 1964, 1966, 1983
2 Program Committee
Box Folder
32 26 Annual reports, 1993-1997
Box Folder
10 3 Reports, 1973-1989
Box Folder
32 27 Memo-report of the program chairman, undated
Box Folder
10 4 Meetings, 1983-1986
Box Folder
32 28 Programs, 1995-1997
29 Restoration of gravesite, 1991 and undated
Box Folder
10 5 Schedules of Events, 1978-1988
Box Folder
32 30 State convention-McAllen, 1995
Box Folder
10 6 Programs and Invitations, 1926-1989
Pan American Day
7 1934, 1936
Box Folder
16 7 Austin, 1937
7 San Antonio, 1936
Box Folder
10 8 1938, 1950
9 1968
10 1974
11 1979-1983
12 Essay Contest, 1934
Box Folder
16 11 Dedication of the Pan American Tablet at the International Bridge,Laredo, TX, 1935
Box Folder
10 13 "Do you know the country yourepresent?", undated
14 Installation of Officers, 1971, 1979, 1983
15 Poster Contest, 1964
1 Restoration of Florence Terry Griswold's Grave, 1976
17 Girl Scout Conference, 1968
Protocal Committee
Box Folder
32 31 Correspondence, 1996
Box Folder
10 18 Protocal Committee Report, undated
Publicity Committee
19 Working Papers, 1974-1981
Box Folder
32 32 Annual Board meeting report, May 16, 1995
Box Folder
10 20 Reports, 1983
Regulations Committee
Box Folder
32 33 Alliance presentation, undated
The Committee of Representatives of American Republics
Box Folder
32 34 Report, 1990-1997
Resolutions Committee
Box Folder
32 35 Correspondence, April 16, 1987
Revisions Committee
Box Folder
32 36 Amendment revisions for the By-laws, Article VIII-Scholarships, section 4 Florence Terry Griswold Scholarship Committee, January 1991
37 Recommendations to the State Convention, March 1995
Box Folder
10 21 Revisions Committee Report, 1980
San Antonio Bicentennial Committee
Box Folder
32 38 Memorandum, November 25, 1975
Box
10 Scholarship Committee
22 Working Papers, 1963-1988
23 Griswold Fund, 1955-1957
24 Reports, 1967-1989
Box Folder
32 39 "Adopt-A-Student" Scholarship program, 1989-1991 and undated
40 Awards, May 5, 1991
41 The Florence Terry Griswold Scholarship program - "The First Forty-Five Years," Summer 1992
42 General correspondence, 1951, 1969-1973, 1987-1990
43 General correspondence, 1990-1997 and undated
44 General correspondence scholarship fund - Ma. del Refugio Moreno, 1971-1975
45 Lakeside School for the Deaf, 1987-1997
46 Printed material, 1982, 1991-1995
47 Biennial report, 1995-1997
48 Reports, 1988-1992 and undated
49 San Antonio Art Institute, 1987-1990 and undated
50 Scholarship recipients, 1993-1995
Box Folder
33 1 TI -IN Network - correspondence, 1990
2 TI -IN Network - catalogs, Spring 1990
3 TI -IN Network - printed material, 1989-1990
4 TI -IN Netwrok - newsletters, 1989-1990
5 TI -IN Netwrok - personal, 1989-1990
6 Assorted material, 1982-1994 and undated
7 Special Committee for Formation Implementation of Youth Groups, undated
Box Folder
13 8 Telephone Reports, 1983, undated
Box
10 Yearbook Committee
26 Reports, 1977-1989
Box Folder
33 8 Report, 1991-1995
Box Folder
10 27 Memo, undated
Box Folder
33 9 Description of proposed marker at the International Bridge in Laredo, Texas, 1934 and undated
10 Assorted, 2000 and undated

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Printed Material

This series is the second largest in the collection and includes a wide range of formats and subject mater. Included are materials such as yearbooks and newsletters created by the Pan American Round Table of San Antonio, and a vast collection of bulletins, booklets, magazines, songbooks, press releases, proclamations, certificates, and invitations collected by the organization. The near complete run of yearbooks document the membership and annual activities of the organization. The collected materials of note are the numerous publications from the Pan American Union, and materials in Spanish from Latin American countries. Many of these documents provide information on political, social and economic situations in and attitudes toward Latin America and Mexico in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Some items of note in this series are individually cataloged.
Arranged by form, organized chronologically.
Box Folder
11 1-5 Yearbook Materials, 1918-1924
Yearbooks
6 1927-1928, 1928-1929
7 1930-1931, 1931-1932
8 1933-1934, 1934-1935
9 1935-1936, 1936-1937
10 1939-1940, 1940-1941
11 1941-1942, 1946-1947
12 1949-1950, 1957-1958
13 1958-1959, 1959-1960
14 1960-1961, 1962-1963
15 1963-1964, 1964-1965
16 1965-1966, 1967-1968
17 1968-1969, 1969-1970
18 1970-1971, 1971-1972
19 1972-1973, 1975-1976
20 1976-1977, 1978-1979
21 1979-1980, 1980-1981
22 1981-1982, 1982-1983
23 1983-1984, 1984-1985
24 1985-1986, 1987-1988
25 1988-1989, 1989-1990
26 1990-1991, 1992-1993
27 1993-1994
Box Folder
33 11 Beaumont, 1941-1958
12 Dallas, 1941-1942 and 1992-1993
13 Fort Worth, 1982-1983
14 Laredo, 1993-1994
15 McAllen, 1950-1952
San Antonio
Box Folder
33 16 1918-1942
Box Folder
34 1 1942-1956
2 1956-1967
3 1965-1985
Box Folder
35 1 1967-1980
2 1985-1994
3 1994-1999
4 1999-2003
5 Waco, 1980-1981
6 Mexico, 1940-1942, 1991-1996
Box
36 Newsletters
1 Bulletin # 1-14, 1969, 1991-1995 and undated
2 Lakeside School for the Deaf, 1990-1995 and undated
3 Mesa Redonda Panamericana De Leon, undated
4 Panagram, October 1960
5 Good Neighbor Commission of Texas, August 1983
6 Panamericana Texana, 1968-2000
7 Panamericana Texana - message from State Director, 1992-1994
8 Pan American Bulletin, 1968-1978, 1991-1994 and undated
9 Pan American Round Table News Bulletin, undated
10 Pat Saiki State Senate - 7th District, April 7, 1974
Box Folder
12 1 Table Talk, San Antonio PART, 1980-1988
2 Saludos, Mexico PART, 1960
Box Folder
36 11 The Wici Connection, January 1990
12 Table Talk, 1944, 1984-2003
Box
14 Bulletins
34 Report on the Women's Auxiliary Conference of the Second Pan American Scientific Congress, 1916
Box Folder
12 5 Women's Auxiliary Committee of the U.S. of the Second Pan American Scientific Congress, 1921
Box Folder
14 39 Second Women's Pan-American Conference, Third Pan-American Scientific Congress, Lima, 1924
31 Consejo Nacional de Mujeres del Peru, January & April 1927
Box Folder
13 19 Institute of International Education:Fourteenth Annual Report of the Director, 1933
Box Folder
14 4 Boletín Vial Panamericano, June-July 1936
American Nation Series, 1936
40 "Honduras", no. 12
40 "Panama", no. 15
40 "Peru", no 17
Box
12 Memoranda on International Problems
6 "An Interview with Col. Fulgencio Batista", 1939
Box Folder
15 16 [Cuba], vol. 1, no. 12, 1939
3 Boletín Bibliografico Mexicano, 1940
Box Folder
14 36 Boletín Linotípico, 1940
Del Instituto Chileno Norte Americano de Cultura
32 May 1941
Box Folder
12 7 June 1941, September 1941
Box Folder
14 1 Agriculture in the Americas, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1941
Box Folder
16 8 Boletin, Mesa Redonda Panamericana de Lima, 1967
Box
12 Booklets
8 Profirio Diaz and the Future of Mexico, by El Licenciado Verdad, 1909
Box Folder
15 22 Reglamento General de la Asociacion Mexicana de la Cruz Roja, 1914
12 The Trouble In Mexico and Its Only Solution, by Zeferino Dominguez, 1914
30 Article 27 and the Mexican Farm, Association of American Owners of Land in Mexico, [1921]
Box Folder
14 33 The Call of South America: An Authoritative Statement of Fact, by John Barrett, 1922
Box Folder
16 24 Derechos Civiles de la Mujer y Ley de Relaciones Familiares, by G. Sofia Villa de Buentello, 1923
Box Folder
13 20 The Black Czar: Plutarco Elias Calles, Bolshevik Dictator of Mexico, by Fancisco Gomez del Rey & Hernan Diaz, 1928
Box Folder
15 19 Las Objeciones al Convenio Montes de Oca-Lamont, Salvador Mendoza, 1931
1 Relaciones Internacionales Iberoamericanas, Embajada de México en España, 1931
Box Folder
14 35 Elo Fraternal: Dedicado Aos Jovens, Vinculo Internacional de Amizade, 1934
38 First Annual Report of the Inter American Commecial Arbitration Commission, 1935
Box Folder
13 16 A Study Outline of the Hispanic Countries, The Pan American Student Forum, Dallas #1, 1935
Box Folder
15 4 Three Americas, The Committeee on Cultural Relations with Latin America, vol. 1, no. 1-2, 1935
26 Foreign Trade Series, "El Salvador", 1935
26 Foreign Trade Series, "Venezuela", 1936
Box Folder
13 23 Un Vuelo Hacia La Amistad, by the Pan American League, 1936
Box Folder
12 9 Educational Trends in Latin America, 1936-1937, by Ernesto Galarza, [1937]
10 Promotional tract about San Antonio and PART, [1937]
Box Folder
16 17 Objectivo y Bases de Organizacion de los Consejos Nacionales… Union de Mujeres Americanas, Inc., 1937
Box Folder
13 4 Mexico y su Petroleo, by F. Bach & M. De La Peña, 1938
Box Folder
36 13 Educational and Civic Activities of the Women of Mexico, October 1939
Box Folder
13 15 An Adventure in Friendship, The Pan American League, 1941
5 Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs, 1941
Box Folder
15 18 Credo de Libertad: La Constitución y Otros Documentos Históricos de los Estados Unidas, 1951
Box Folder
12 11 A Homage to Mrs. Rosaura Quesada de Martinez Garza, by Marg-Riette Montgomery, 1956
12 Operation Amigos, Comite Norteamericano Pro-Mexico, A.C., 1956
Box Folder
36 14 Handbook for State and City Commissions on the Status of Women, 1968
15 New Generation: American Women. What Price Liberation, Fall 1969
16 A Matter of Simple Justice: The Report of the President's Task Force on Women's Rights and Responsibilities, April 1970
17 Women in 1971-Human Equality Citizens'- Advisory Council on the Status of Women , January 1972
18 Women - Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women, May 1973
19 Women- Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women, June 1974
20 Mesa Redonda Panamerican, by Terry de Marchbanks, 1983
Box Folder
12 13 A Brief History of the Pan American Round Table, Diamond Anniversary 1916-1991, PART of San Antonio, 1991
Box Folder
36 21 Conozcamos Oruro, undated
Box
16 Magazines
Dominican Republic
3 October 1934, February 1937, February 1938, May 1938
4 February - April, August 1939
Box Folder
14 5 Lands of Romance: Travel Topics of the New World, 1937
Modern Mexico
Box Folder
36 22 Vol. 9, No. 11, April 1938
Box Folder
15 15 Vol. XVII, no. 8, 1945
Box Folder
36 23 Vol. 17 No. 6, November 1944
Box Folder
13 6 Pan American, November 1923; May, September, December 1924
Box Folder
12 15 Revista Aerea Latino Americano, 1942
Tiempo
Box Folder
13 8 July 1942
Box Folder
36 24 No. 12, July 24, 1942
Box Folder
13 22 Universidad: Mensual de Cultura Popular, August 1936, September 1936
Box Folder
15 23 Cidade Maravilhosa: Rio de Janeiro, 1955
Box Folder
36 25 World Convention, 1956
Box
12 Articles
16 "Contemporary Pan American Paintings Exhibited at Baltimore Museum of Art", Pan American Magazine, 1931
17 "Argentine-Brazilian Rapprochement"Pan American Union, undated
Box Folder
15 8 "The Real Trujillo: An Appraisal of the Trujillo Administration in the Dominican Republic", by H. Murray-Jacoby, The Daily Record, 1938
Box
12 Legislation
19 Texas House Bill 573
Box Folder
37 1 Equal Rights, 1970-1971
Box Folder
12 20 Resolutions, 1920, 1930-1939, 1989
Press Releases
21 Pan American Round Table, San Antonio, [1935]
Box Folder
14 37 The [U.S.] Department of State, 1936
Box Folder
12 22 National Defense Council, 1941
23 Office of Emergency Management, 1941
Proclamations
24 1930-1976
Box Folder
24 5 1940
Box Folder
37 2 1990
3 State proclamation, 1993
Box
OM6 1940
Box
OM1 1991-1992
Box
OM6 1977-2006
Box Folder
37 4 Citizen's Advisory Council on the Status of Women, 1972-1976 and undated
5 Boletin Pan Americano, undated
Box Folder
12 25 Invitations from other organizations, 1921-1950, undated
26 Certificates, 1960-1991, undated
Box
OM6 Diploma, undated
Box Folder
12 27 Poems, undated
Box
13 Vertical Files
10 Dominican Republic, political and historical information, 1938
11 "Latin America: Books for Young Readers", American Library Association, 1941
12 Libros:Revista bibliografica Americana, 1940
12 Pan American Union Country Pamplets
Box Folder
14 9 Panamericanismo, Pan American Association, vol. 1, no. 2, 4, 5, 7, & vol. 2, no. 2, 1941-1942
Box Folder
15 13 Colonial Mexico, vol. 1, no. 1, 1933
14 Seventh American Scientific Congress, Mexico, 1935
20 Pathfinder: A News Review of World Affairs, February 1939
29 Primer Congreso Internacional de Comercio de la Cuidad de Mexico, 1921
Box Folder
16 2 "La Proteccion a la Infancia en Mexico", undated
5 Mexico?, Knights of Columbus Supreme Council, 1926
6 Eigth Annual Yearbook, Pan American Student Forum, Dallas Chapter #1, 1935-1936
18 Inter-American Conference, Southern California, 1941
20 Resolutions, Columbia PART, 1960
22 Weekly News Sheet, Publicity Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico, 1935
23 Codigo de Moral Eugenica, Sociedad Mexicana de Eugenesia, undated
25 Actividades Culturales de la Mesa Redonda Panamerican de Managua, 1967
27 Tourist information, various locales, 1937, undated
Box
12 Pan American Union Publications
14 "Activities of the Division of Intellectual Cooperation During the Year 1931-1932", 1932
3 Draft Project of Treaty on the Creation of the Association of American Nations, [1936]
Box Folder
15 11 Project of Treaty on the Creation of the Association of American Nations, [1936]
Box
16 Pan American Union
28 May 1937
Box Folder
14 14 November 1938
Box Folder
13 2 Bulletin of the Pan American Union, November 1938
Box Folder
16 16 Cuidad Trujillo, American City Series, 1938
Box Folder
12 4 The Pan American Bookshelf, 1938
Box Folder
13 9 The Pan American Union in the Field of Inter-American Cultural Relations: A Memorandum, by Concha Romero James, 1938
Box Folder
14 2 Report on…Eighth International Conference of American States, Lima Peru, 1938
Box Folder
13 7 The Americas: A Panoramic View, 1939
Box Folder
15 7 Contributions to the Intellectual Life of the Western Hemisphere 1890-1940, 1940
Box Folder
13 21 Pan American Union, 1890-1940, by L.S. Rowe, 1940
Box Folder
15 21 Panorama: A Record of Inter-American Cultural Events, 1942
Box Folder
12 18 "Folk Songs and Dances of the Americas", Pan American Union, 1951
Box
14 Pan American Union Country Pamplets
10 "Argentina", 1952
11 "Bolivia", 1955
12 "Brazil", 1953
13 "Chile", 1950
14 "Columbia", 1952
15 "Costa Rica", 1955
16 "Cuba", 1955
17 "Dominican Republic", 1951
18 "Ecuador", 1954
19 "El Salvador", 1953
20 "Guatemala", 1950
21 "Haiti", 1954
22 "Honduras", 1953
23 "Mexico", 1952
24 "Nicaragua", 1950
25 "Panama", 1955
26 "Paraguay", 1954
27 "Peru", 1946
28 "Uruguay", 1954
29 "Venezuela", 1953
30 The Inter-American Way of Life, 1953
Box Folder
15 24 Annals of the Organization of American States, vol. VI, no. 3, 1954
Box Folder
16 19 Catalogue of Pan American Union Publications in English, Portuguese and French, Pan American Union, 1954
Box Folder
13 13 Organization of American States: A Handbook for Use in Schools, Colleges, and Adult Study Groups, by Margaret Kiser, 1955
14 The Organization of American States and the United Nations, by Manuel Canyes, 1955
Box Folder
15 25 The Pan American Confederation for Highway Education, undated
Box Folder
13 18 Inter-American Highlights, 1890-1940, by William Manger, undated
Box Folder
15 2 Pan American Union, the Organization of American States in Action, undated
Box Folder
37 6 The Organization of American States in Action, undated
Box
15 Pan American Day
5 Pan America Celebrates: A Pageant, by Mabel Kunkel, 1935
6 Simon Bolivar, The Liberator: A Pageant Drama, 1935
Box Folder
13 24 Americans All: A Pageant for Parent-Teachers Association, 1935
Box Folder
14 3 The Meaning of Pan American Day, Pan American Union, undated
Box Folder
15 9 The Americas, Pan American Union, undated
10 A Primer of Pan Americanism, by Sister Mary St. Patrick McConville, 1937
Box Folder
37 7 San Antonio, undated
8 Assorted, undated

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Speeches

The bulk of the speeches are from the 1930s and 1940s. The orators for whom there are more than one speech are Florence Terry Griswold, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Louis Galdames, Angelina Elizondo de Garcia Naranjo and Romeyn Wormuth. There is no indication of how many of the speeches came to be among the records of PART, though the topics are all related to Inter-American interests. Of particular note are Griswold's speeches which detail her expectations and desires for PART, the speeches about the role of women in Pan Americanism, Galdames' speech honoring the centenary of the birth of Don Eugenio Maria de Hostos, and the speeches about Mexico in the late 1930s.
Arranged by orator, chronologically, and by title.
Elizabeth Duncan Koontz
Box Folder
37 9 "Era and Upward Mobility For Women," May 10, 1972
Box
16 Florence Terry Griswold
29 "Mexico and the United States", 1922
30 "Pan Americanism", 1932
31 Untitled, [Delivered on Pan American Day], 1934
32 Untitled, [Delivered in Mexico City], 1938
33 "Pan Americanism", undated
34 "Pan American Round Table", undated
35 Untitled, undated
36 Untitled, undated
37 Untitled, undated
Box
17 Franklin D. Roosevelt
1 "Remarks by the President at Fort Francis E. Warren Cheyenne, Wyoming.", October 11, 1936
2 "Address of the President of the United States to the Brazilian Congress at Rio de Janeiro", November 27, 1936
3 "Speech of the President at Montevideo", December 3, 1936
Louis Galdames
4 "Brief Biographical Sketch of De Hostos", 1938
5 "Breve Semblanza de Hostos", 1938
Angelina Elizondo de Garcia Naranjo
6 Untitled, 1938
7 Untitled, 1939
Romeyn Wormuth
8 Untitled,, 1934
9 "The Two Great Liberators--Washington and Bolivar", 1938
Box
14 Assorted
Arranged chronologically.
41 "Latin American Commercial Possibilities, the Obstacles Encountered and How They May be Overcome", by Hon. Ricardo Villafranca, 1910
Box Folder
17 10 "The League of Nations", by Senator Albert Fall, 1919
Box Folder
14 42 "La Fiesta de la Raza" and "Cómo debe ser la mujer si quiere ser feminista", by C. Trejo Lerdo de Tejada, 1922
Box Folder
17 11 "Citizenship", 1922
Box Folder
13 17 "Discursos en el Teatro Nacional Panama", by Don Aníbal Ríos D. & Florencio Harmodio Arosemana, 1928
Box Folder
15 17 "Cuba and Sugar Stabilization", by Thomas L. Chadbourne, 1931
Box Folder
17 12 "The Answer to Those Who Don't Like Isolation…", by Senator Dennis Chavez, [1932]
Box Folder
15 27 "Discursos Pronunciados en el acto Inaugural por el Presidente Constitucional de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos, General Lazaro Cardenas", 1935
Box Folder
17 13 Untitled, by Edward L. Reed, 1935
14 Untitled, by Sr. Torreblanco, 1935
15 Untitled, by Senator Abel Chemont, [1936]
16 "Recent Developments in Brazil", 1937
17 Untitled, Delivered in Lima, Peru by Alfred M. Landon, December 1938
Box Folder
15 28 "Messages to the Mexican Nation on the Oil Question", by Lazaro Cardenas, 1938
Box Folder
17 18 "Solidarity of the Americas", by Thomas Portwood, 1939
Box Folder
13 3 "Educational and Civic Activities of the Women of Mexico", by Emilia Enriquez de Rivera, 1939
Box Folder
17 19 Untitled, by T.L. White, 1939
20 "Pan American Student Forum / Foro Estudiantel Panamericana", by Fletcher Ryan Wickham, 1939
21 "The Western Hemisphere Speaks to the World", by Arthur Domangue, 1940
Box
13 National and International Problems Series, Department of State for Foreign Affairs, Mexico, 1941
1 "The Mexican Soldier and the Destiny of the Americas"
1 "Panamerican Friendship"
1 "To the Second National Congress of the C.T.M"
1 "To the 1941 Graduating Class of Teachers"
Box Folder
17 22 Untitled, [1940s]
23 "Memorial Program for Mrs. Griswold", by Mrs. J. Tom Williams, 1941
24 "The Pan Americanism of Belief or Pan Americanism of Convenience?", by Philip A. Kazan, 1947
25 "Remarks of Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson at Dedication Cermonies of Women's Pavilion Hemisfair", 1968
Orator unknown
Alphabetical by title.
26 "Acceptance of the Flag of the Americas", by J.C. Cochran, undated
27 "Cooperating with the Pan American Union", E.H. Sparkman, undated
28 "Maya Sculpture Rescued from the Jungle", by J. Alden Mason, undated
29 "Our Relations with Latin American", undated
30 "The Pan American Woman", undated
31 "Women's Sphere in Pan Americanism", by Rev. Eugene Sugranes, CMF, undated
32 Untitled, [by member of Union Femenina Ibero-Americana], undated
33 Untitled, [by president of Union Femenina Ibero-Americana], undated
34 Untitled, [incomplete], undated

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Events

The bulk of this series is comprised of materials related to the organization of the celebration in San Antonio to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of the Pan American Round Table. Reservations document countries and persons participating in the celebration.
Arranged by subject and form, organized chronologically.
Box Folder
17 35 Pan American Cinema Institute, 1967
Diamond Jubilee
36 Correspondence, 1991
37 Notes
Reservations
38 General
Texas
39 Austin - Fort Worth
40 Harlingen - Waco
41 California
42 New Mexico
43 Mexico
44 Dominican Republic
45 Peru
46 Cancelled
Box Folder
37 10 75 Anniversary Gala report, undated
11 Correspondence, June-October 1991 and undated
12 Dedication of plaque, 1992 and undated
13 Funcionarias, undated
14 Press releases, October 1991
15 Clippings, 1992-1993 and undated
16 Video cassette tape of Gladys Simpson, October 1991
17 Assorted material, 1991 and undated
18 America's Day, undated
19 Area "B" workshop - Corpus Christi, Texas, Ocotber 29, 1988
20 Bodas de Cristal, XV Aniversario de la Mesa Redonda Panamericana de Cd. del Carmen, June 13, 1988
21 Beeville chapter luncheon, September 11, 1995
Conference
Box Folder
37 22 San Antonio, 1939
Conventions
Box Folder
37 23 Alliance Convention, Mexico City, September 23-27, 1944
24 State Convention, Fort Worth, Texas, March 28-29, 1951
25 26th Convention-Beaumont, Texas, April 19-19, 1953
26 10th Convention - San Antonio, Texas, March 6-12, 1966
27 Alliance Convention - Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1974
28 XV Bienial Convention assorted - Lima, Peru, 1976
Box Folder
38 1 International Convention - Acapulco, Guerrero, October, 1980
2 XVIII Convention of Alliance of Pan American Round Table, October 11-15, 1982
3 18th Biennial Convention - El Paso, Texas, 1982-1983
4 Convention installation luncheon, April 13, 1983
5 XIX Biennial Convention - McAllen, Texas, October 14-19, 1984
6 State Convention, 1985
7 Report of San Antonio Table to Alliance Convention - Cancun, Mexico, September 1986
8 XX Convention Internacional de La Alianza de Mesas Redondas Panamericanas - Cancum, Mexico, September 22-26, 1986
9 43 Convention "Dallas/Fort Worth Safari," March 23-25,1987
10 XXI Alliance Convention - Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, September 26-30, 1988
11 44 Convention - Laredo, Texas, March 12, 15, 1989
12 22 International Convention = Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 1989-1990
13 XXIII Convencion Bienal de la Alianza de Mesas Redondas Panamericas - Lima, Peru, 1989-1992
14 State Convention - Austin, Texas, 1993
15 47 State Convention - Las Palmas Del Valle Convention - McAllen, Texas, March 24-25, 1993
16 Pan American Women, 1993-1996 and undated
17 Alliance Convention - Pueblo, Mexico, February-October 1996
18 XXV Biennial Convention - Puebla, Puebla, Mexico, October 11-16, 1996
19 State Convention - Corpus Christi, Texas, November 1996-April 1997 and undated
20 Santiago, Chile, undated
Pan American Day
Box Folder
38 21 A Primer of Pan Americanism, by Sister Mary St. Patrick McConville, 1937
22 Message on Pan American, 1981, 1992-1996
23 Correspondence, 1975-1976
24 Invitations and programs, 1941, 1954-1962, 1989-2000
25 Lunceon program -Beaumont club, April 18, 1982
26 "OAS," 1890-1948
27 Invitation, April 14, 2000
28 Directory - Pan American Associations in the United States, undated
Box
OM9 Poster, 1957
Box Folder
38 29 Fiesta de Navidad - Bright Shawl, December 17, 1974
30 Historical marker information, 1931-1934, 1966-1992 and undated
Box Folder
39 1 Holiday lunch, December 17, 1995
2 Invitations, 1991-1997 and undated
3 Laredo - Fiesta de Cinco de Mayo invitation, May 3, 1996
4 Thank you card from Laredo club - Diamond Jubilee celebration, April 1996
5 A Pan American prayer, undated
6 Place settings for countries, undated

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Newspaper Clippings

Articles from San Antonio papers, and from other papers in Texas and Mexico document in Spanish and English the activities of the Pan American Round Table and it members. These clippings illuminate the involvement and prominence of PART members in actively promoting friendly relations with Latin American countries, and initiating means of better educating San Antonians about Spanish speaking countries in the Americas. Of note are articles from 1921 regarding a PART trip to Mexico City, from the 1950s regarding the Good Neighbor Commission, and the continuous mention of PART on the Club and Society pages of the local newspapers.
Arranged chronologically.
Box Folder
23 1 Removed from yearbooks, undated
2 1920s -1930s
3 1940s
4 1950s
5 1960s
6 1970s
7 1980s
8 undated
Box Folder
39 7 Lakeside School of the Deaf, 1995 and undated
8 Assorted publicity, 1964-1980 and undated
9 1941-1945
10 1964-1969
11 1970-1979
12 1981-1989
13 1991-1999
14 undated
Box
OM1 October 20, 1939

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Photographs

Pictures of attendees at various meetings.
Box Folder
23 11-14 Miscellaneous
Box Folder
39 15 Miscellaneous, undated
Box Folder
23 15 Pan American Installation of Officers, May 1981
Box Folder
39 16 Plaque dedication at Menger Hotel (historical marker), undated
Box Folder
24 10 Negatives

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Ephemera

Signature books, a flag, ribbons, stamps, a video and other mementos.
Box Folder
24 3 Guest Book, 1923-1932
Box Folder
39 17 Guestbook, 1921, 1991
Box Folder
24 4 Map of Pan American Round Table – Texas Locations, 1953
6 Postage stamps, 1992
7 Pins, Ribbons, and printed materials, 1933, 1935, 1939, undated
8 Pan American Round Table of San Antonio Yearbook, 1999-2000
9 Pan American Round Table of San Antonio Reading Room book lists, undated
Box
OM1 New World Flag and Scarf belonging to Francis Griswold plus two ribbons, undated
Box
OM2 Pan American Historiography , 1940
Signature Book, 1937-1952
Declaration of American Principles, December 4, 1938
Declaration of the Principles of the Solidarity of America, December 4, 1938
Box
OM5 Banner, undated
Flags, undated
XXV Convention collectors plate, 1996
Tiles from 1953 convention - Monterrey, Mexico, 1953
Homaje Al 90 Aniversario, 1916-2006, undated

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