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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Zoe Wright Scrapbook of HemisFair Materials, 1967-1968

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Zoe Wright Scrapbook of HemisFair Materials, 1967-1968



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wright, Zoe, 1928-
Title: Zoe Wright Scrapbook of HemisFair Materials
Dates: 1967-1968
Creator Abstract: Natalie (Zoe) Wright served on the Board of Directors of the Woman's Pavilion at HemisFair 1968 in San Antonio, Texas, the first world's fair ever to be held in Texas. She was born in 1928 in San Antonio, living in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, for most of her life. She attended the University of Texas at Austin from 1945-1946 as a drama major. She has been active in several civic organizations including the San Antonio Conservation Society, Military-Civilian Club of San Antonio, San Antonio Art League, American Red Cross, and the Salvation Army.
Content Abstract: This collection is comprised of one scrapbook, compiled by HemisFair 1968 Woman's Pavilion Board of Directors member Zoe Wright. The scrapbook spans the years 1967 through 1968 and includes materials documenting HemisFair 1968, with a particular focus on materials generated by and relating to the Woman's Pavilion.
Identification: MS 273
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 scrapbook)
Language: Materials are chiefly in English, with some items in Spanish.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Biographical Note

Natalie (Zoe) Wright served on the Board of Directors of the Woman's Pavilion at HemisFair 1968 in San Antonio, Texas, the first world's fair ever to be held in Texas. She was born in 1928 in San Antonio, living in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, for most of her life. She attended the University of Texas at Austin from 1945-1946 as a drama major. She has been active in several civic organizations including the San Antonio Conservation Society, Military-Civilian Club of San Antonio, San Antonio Art League, American Red Cross, and the Salvation Army. She has worked as a director of catering at Omni La Mansion Del Rio Hotel, in addition to work as a wedding coordinator. She married Fred Wright, and is addressed almost exclusively as "Mrs. Fred Wright" in this scrapbook.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of one scrapbook, compiled by HemisFair 1968 Woman's Pavilion Board of Directors member Zoe Wright. The scrapbook spans the years 1967 through 1968 and includes materials documenting HemisFair 1968, with a particular focus on materials generated by and relating to the Woman's Pavilion.

Items in the scrapbook include maps, photographs, memorabilia (fan, ticket book, bumper stickers, Woman's Pavilion buttons, postcards, paper sack, Club Abrazo napkin, and other materials), newspaper clippings, daily schedules, several invitations to Woman's Pavilion events and other HemisFair events, pamphlets and brochures from various pavilions including the Baptist Pavilion, Japan Pavilion, Canada Pavilion, IBM Durango Pavilion, United States Pavilion, and Pabellon España; a Press identification card, correspondence (including several letters from United States federal offices such as the Department of Defense), parking permit, drawing, and other materials.

Other items pertaining to the Woman's Pavilion include a note from Vivian Hamlin welcoming Mrs. Wright as a member of the Board of Directors of the Woman's Pavilion, a photograph of the site model for Woman's Pavilion, various forms for scheduling Woman's Pavilion events, a printed information sheet describing Woman's Pavilion Coffees (events hosted by Woman's Pavilion members in an effort to raise money for the Woman's Pavilion), and photographs of various dignitaries' visits to the Woman's Pavilion, including Mrs. Lyndon Baines Johnson and Princess Grace of Monaco.

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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.

Usage Restrictions

Permission to publish materials from the collection must be obtained from University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Wright, Zoe, 1928-
Organizations
HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.)--History.
HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.). Woman's Pavilion.
Subjects
Exhibitions--Texas--San Antonio.
Fairs--Texas--San Antonio.
Tourism--Texas--San Antonio.
Women--Social life and customs--Texas--San Antonio.
Locations
San Antonio (Tex.)--History.
Genres/Formats
Scrapbooks.
Local Subjects
San Antonio History
HemisFair '68 (The 1968 World's Fair)
San Antonio History
Urban Development and Growth
Women

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Related Material

Vivian Johnson Hamlin Terrett Papers, 1966-1990, MS 100, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

San Antonio Fair, Inc., Records, 1963-1995 (Bulk 1964-1968), MS 31, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

William and Fay Sinkin Papers, 1928-1998, MS 64, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Hemisfair Memorabilia Collection, 1960s, MS 127, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections. (Unprocessed collection)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Zoe Wright Scrapbook of HemisFair Materials, 1967-1968, MS 273, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Received as a gift from Zoe Wright in January 2008 (Acc. 2008-002) and February 2008 (Acc. 2008-010).

Processing Information

Processed by Angela McClendon, Manuscripts Archivist, March 2008.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Zoe Wright Scrapbook of HemisFair Materials, 1967-1968

Items in the scrapbook include maps, photographs, memorabilia (fan, ticket book, bumper stickers, Woman's Pavilion buttons, postcards, paper sack, Club Abrazo napkin, and other materials), newspaper clippings, daily schedules, several invitations to Woman's Pavilion events and other HemisFair events, pamphlets and brochures from various pavilions including the Baptist Pavilion, Japan Pavilion, Canada Pavilion, IBM Durango Pavilion, United States Pavilion, and Pabellon España; a Press identification card, correspondence (including several letters from United States federal offices such as the Department of Defense), parking permit, drawing, and other materials.
Other items pertaining to the Woman's Pavilion include a note from Vivian Hamlin welcoming Mrs. Wright as a member of the Board of Directors of the Woman's Pavilion, a photograph of the site model for Woman's Pavilion, various forms for scheduling Woman's Pavilion events, such as a Medical Record Librarians event, a printed information sheet describing Woman's Pavilion Coffees, events hosted by Woman's Pavilion members in an effort to raise money for the Woman's Pavilion, and photographs of various dignitaries' visits to the Woman's Pavilion, including Mrs. Lyndon Baines Johnson and Princess Grace of Monaco.
Box
1 Scrapbook, 1967-1968

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