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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Organization of Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Original Deposit of July 1999 (Acc. 1999-021)

University of Texas San Antonio

Inventory of the Ilse Griffith Papers, 1944-1995



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Griffith, Ilse, 1900-1999.
Title: Ilse Griffith Papers,
Dates: 1944-1995
Creator Abstract: Ilse Griffith was a volunteer with The San Antonio Conservation Society, San Antonio Herb Society, Institute of Texas Cultures and Texas Folklore Society.
Content Abstract: This collection consists of brochures, clippings, newsletters and assorted printed materials primarily related to historic landmarks in San Antonio and surrounding areas.
Identification: MS 88
Extent: 2.2 linear feet (2 Boxes)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Biographical Note

Ilse attended Bonham Elementary and graduated from Brackenridge High School in 1916 with the school’s very first graduating class.

After retiring from her years with Groos Bank, Griffith became active as a volunteer with The San Antonio Conservation Society, San Antonio Herb Society, Institute of Texas Cultures and Texas Folklore Society.

Griffith lived at 422 East Guenther from 1973 until she died in 1999 at age ninety-nine. During those years, she served as King William Association board president (1974-1976) and King William Fair Chair when she was seventy-five. She also served as precinct judge for over twenty years until she retired in 1998.

Source: "King William Fair Remembers Neighborhood Heroes," Bill Cogburn in The Newsletter of the King William Association, Vol. 4 No. 4, Fiesta edition 2008.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of brochures, clippings, newsletters and assorted printed materials primarily related to historic landmarks in San Antonio and surrounding areas.

This collection is housed at UTSA's HemisFair Park Campus, though off-site access is also available at UTSA's John Peace Library.

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Organization of Collection

Original Deposit of July 1999 (Acc. 1999-021)

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Usage Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Griffith, Ilse, 1900-1999.
Subjects
Historic buildings--Texas.
Locations
Texas--History.
San Antonio (Tex.)
Genres/Formats
Brochures.
Clippings.
Newsletters.
Printed ephemera.
Local Subjects
San Antonio History
Women

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Related Material

There are no known other archival collections created by Ilse Griffith at the date of accessioning.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ilse Griffith Papers, MS 88, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Received in July 1999 (Acc. 1999-021).

Processing Information

More detailed processing is not anticipated at this time.

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Inventory of the Ilse Griffith Papers

 

Original Deposit of July 1999 (Acc. 1999-021)

Box
1 Assortment of brochures and pamphlets of historical significance in San Antonio, Texas, 1989-1995
Assortment of brochures and pamphlets of Austin, Texas and surrounding areas, 1989-1995
San Antonio Missions ticket stubs and score card, 1954-1960
Playland Park employee's manuel, business card and safety guide for parents and children, undated
Heritage, a publication of the Texas Historical Foundation, 1987
Assortment of newspaper clippings, 1944-1980
Assortment of materials (brochures, calendar and correspondence), 1961, 1981 and undated
The Texican - The University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio, A New Look at the Old Days, August 1992
Heritage - The University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio (issue 1), undated
Yturri-Edmunds Historical Site Tour Material, undated
The Incarnate Word Guest House: Brackenridge Villa (1852- 1969), undated
The Villita Ordinance, 1939
Box
OM1 Oversize: Two photographs sealed on foam core, undated
Oversize: San Antonio Missions Annual Hall of Fame Banquet (illustration), 1960
Oversize: Preservation Week May 8-14 - National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1983
Oversize: College Football Centenial Award 1869- 1969
Oversize: Two Maps of the San Antonio Missions, undated

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