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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Shaver Family Papers

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Shaver Family Papers, 1890-1978



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Shaver Family
Title: Shaver Family Papers
Dates: [1890]-1978
Creator Abstract: Dr. Benjamin Borroum Shaver, son of Lillie Terrell Shaver, was born in San Marcos, Texas, on June 17, 1914. The Shaver family moved to San Antonio when Benjamin Shaver turned twelve years old. Dr. Shaver was still a practicing physician at age 90 at the NABI Biomedical Center in San Antonio.
Content Abstract: The collection comprises a photograph album, a 1932 San Antonio Junior College yearbook, two loose photographs, and an invitation for a dance at the New York University gymnasium, dated 1903.
Identification: MS 135
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (6 items)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Biographical Note

Dr. Benjamin Borroum Shaver, son of Lillie Terrell Shaver, was born in San Marcos, Texas, on June 17, 1914. The Shaver family moved to San Antonio when Benjamin Shaver turned twelve years old. Dr. Shaver was still a practicing physician at age 90 at the NABI Biomedical Center in San Antonio.

Source: "Making the Rounds", San Antonio Express News, March 27, 2005.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection includes a green photograph album (circa 1890s), holding a large number of older pictures (some of which are identified). This photo album was presented to Lillie Terrell Shaver, a former principal of a public school in Greenville, Texas. There are also two loose photographs, one dated 1956 and the other undated. The collection also contains a 1932 San Antonio Junior College yearbook. The yearbook belonged to Ben Shaver and is initialed or autographed by some of his friends with a few notes addressed to him. A final piece in the collection is a dance invitation, at the New York University gymnasium, dated 1903.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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.

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Shaver Family Papers must be obtained from University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Shaver Family.
Shaver, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Borroum), 1914-
Shaver, Lillie Terrell.
Subjects
Family--Texas--San Antonio
Locations
San Antonio (Tex.)--History.
Genres/Formats
Photographs.
School yearbooks.
Local Subjects
Family Collections
San Antonio History

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Shaver Family Papers, [1890]-1978, MS 135, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Received as a gift from Dr. Benjamin Shaver in 2004 (Acc. 2004-037).

Processing Information

Processed by Michelle Mark, History Intern, May 2005.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Shaver Family Papers

Arranged alphabetically by format.
Box Folder
1 1 Invitation, 1903
2 Photograph, 1956
3 Photograph, undated
4 Photograph Album, circa1890s
5 San Antonio Junior College Yearbook, 1932
6 Santa Rosa Medical Center Award, December 19, 1978

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