University of Texas San Antonio

Inventory of the John Fletcher Collection,1959-1989



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Fletcher, John D., 1936-1963.
Title: John D. Fletcher collection,
Dates: 1959, 1989 and undated
Creator Abstract: John D. Fletcher has bachelor and master's degrees in social studies from Sul Ross State University. Fletcher taught government and history at Fox Tech High School until his death in 1963.
Content Abstract: This collection consists of 3 manuscripts: 2 authored by Fletcher and one by Walter Prescott Webb. Also included is a 25th Reunion publication from Fox Tech High School with a dedication to Fletcher.
Identification: MS 87
Extent: .2 linear feet (1 Box)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Biographical Note

John D. Fletcher was born in 1936 in Overton, Texas. He received bachelor and master's degrees in social studies from Sul Ross State University. He married Esther Clark in 1959 and the couple soon moved to San Antonio to teach at Fox Tech High School. Fletcher taught history and government and was involved with the school band. He died in April 1963 of myocarditis.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of 3 manuscripts: 2 authored by Fletcher and one by Walter Prescott Webb. Also included is a 25th Reunion publication from Fox Tech High School with a dedication to Fletcher.


 

Organization of Collection

Original Deposit of July 1999 (Acc. 1999-019)

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

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


Index Terms

Personal Names
Fletcher, John D., 1936-1963.
Webb, Walter Prescott, 1888-1963.
Organizations
Fox Tech High School.
Subjects
Texas--History.
Genres/Formats
Manuscripts.
Program.
Local Subjects
Education/Educators

Related Material

There are no known other archival collections created by John D. Fletcher at the date of accessioning.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John D. Fletcher Collection, MS 87, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Received from Esther Fletcher Curnutt in July 1999 (Acc. 1999-019).

Processing Information

More detailed processing is not anticipated at this time.


Inventory of the John D. Fletcher Collection

 

Original Deposit of July 1999 (Acc. 1999-019)

Box
1 The Texas Rangers (Walter Prescott Webb, Ph. D), undated
The Teran Expedition of 1828 and its Effects on Texas (John D. Fletcher), 1959
Untitled document (John D. Fletcher), undated
Fox Tech 1964 25th year reunion program, 1989