Texas A&M University Archives



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  • The University Archives was established in 1950 to collect, process, preserve, and provide access to all records of Texas A&M University which have administrative, fiscal, legal, or historical value.

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Joseph "Joe" Utay Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1289
  • Collection
  • 1912-1965

This collection contains memorabilia from Joe Utay’s career as a football coach during the mid-1900s along with his collection of football programs and stats rosters from his time serving in the Southwest Conference. Joe Utay was a member of the Texas A&M Football team from 1905-1907 as a halfback and was the football coach from 1912-1936. He was involved with the Southwestern Conference, the Cotton Bowl, and the Texas Officials Association.

This collection includes correspondence from Douglas MacArthur (then serving as the Commandant of West Point) discussing a potential football game between West Point and Texas A&M College. This collection also contains two lawsuits appealing for Texas A&M College to admit women to the university in 1933 and 1955. (The lawsuits were given to Joe Utay for legal review.)

Utay, Joseph

Joseph Sayers Mogford Papers

  • US TxAM-C 1146
  • Collection
  • 1916-1980

This collection contains the personal letters of Dr. Joseph Sayers Mogford's (TAMU 1916) during his years as the Former Student Association's Class Agent in 1971-1980. Other documents in this collection include; a Bryan/College Station Eagle's special edition newspaper exploring the history of College Station, June 24, 1979, and Mogford's original 1916 graduation announcement.

Mogford, J. S. (Joseph Sayers), 1893-1989

Kate Adele Hill (TAEX) Papers

  • TxAM-CRS C000025
  • Collection
  • 1930-1965

This collection contains the personal papers of Kate Adele Hill during her time as an employee of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service. Included are correspondence, speeches, clippings, articles, photos about extension work, pioneer women in Texas, demonstration work, and agriculture.

Kenneth Kade Prestridges '17 Scrapbook

  • US TxAM-C 1405
  • Collection
  • 1913-1917

This collection consists of the scrapbook from Kenneth K. Prestridges containing materials from his time at A&M college from 1913-1917.

Kevin M. Bailey Collection

  • TxAM-CRS C000068
  • Collection
  • 1976-1990

This collection covers A&M Gay Student Services (GSS), Gayline, GSS Roommate Locator Service, and campus attitudes toward homosexuality and the LGBT community at the university before and after A&M officially recognized GSS as a campus organization.

Some material dates back to 1976, while other documents go as late as 1990. The bulk of the contents are from 1983-1986, being the period when the GSS lawsuit for recognition was ongoing to when litigation ended in July 1985, giving GSS official recognition. Media coverage over the issue of gay and lesbian students at A&M heated up in the fall of 1984 as GSS awaited a new court ruling. Most of the collection is local, given its subject, but also included are regional LGBT news and national entertainment news regarding LGBT persons.

Bailey, Kevin

Kyle Field Stadium Bonds

  • US TxAM-C C000038
  • Collection

Copies of documents pertaining to bonds issued for Kyle Field in 1929.

LGBTQ Archive - Bios

  • TxAM-CRS C000134
  • Collection
  • 1940-2015

This collection covers predominantly the 1990s to the early 2000s. Most publications are from the Brazos Valley or Texas area, including some national.

LGBTQ Archive - Campus Climate

  • TxAM-CRS C000138
  • Collection
  • 1990s-2010s

This collection includes campus climate research and reports from the mid-1990s to the 2010s. During this time, for several years, A&M was listed on the Princeton Review list of the top twenty LGBTQ-unfriendly campuses in the United States.

LGBTQ Archive - Chronology

  • TxAM-CRS C000135
  • Collection
  • 1985-2017

This collection contains materials from as far back as 1899, as recently as 2017, and continues to grow. The bulk of its contents are from the 1980s to 2017. This time period includes A&M’s Gay Student Services (GSS) lawsuit to gain official campus recognition (achieved in 1985), the founding of Aggie Allies (in the 1990s), debates over the language in A&M's nondiscrimination clause (multiple years), Hurricane Katrina (2005) when A&M hosted evacuees, the evolution of Coming Out Week and Gay (then LGBT) Awareness Week on campus, and the public controversy over university funding for the GLBT Resource Center.

LGBTQ Archive - Newsletters

  • TxAM-CRS C000137
  • Collection
  • 1971-2003

This collection contains the newsletters and periodicals of LGBTQ organizations, most of which are from Texas A&M University (TAMU) or the Brazos Valley. The oldest documents pre-date TAMU’s Gay Student Services, which formed in 1976. Others, such as This Week in Texas, are statewide and give insight into the lesbian music scene and gay bar life in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

The collection includes, but is not limited to material from Ag-gay Pride, Aggie Allies, Alternative (an early LGBTQ organization in Bryan-College Station), The Club (the gay bar of Bryan-College Station in the mid-1990s), and PFLAG Brazos Valley. Some of the notable publications are The Alternative News, The Connection, OutBurst, OutLook, OUTtakes, and The Spirit. Publications from the 1980s and 1990s show a growing and out LGBTQ community in the Brazos Valley area.

LGBTQ Archive - Organizations

  • TxAM-CRS C000136
  • Collection
  • 1970s-2017

This growing collection contains documents and artifacts from LGBTQ-related organizations at Texas A&M University and the Brazos Valley. The bulk of its contents are from the late 1980s to the present, but it goes back as far as the mid-1970s when Gay Student Services (GSS) began on the TAMU campus.  This period includes GSS’s court battle for official recognition on campus, the founding of Aggie Allies in the nineties, and activities of the TAMU GLBT Resource Center in all its iterations.  The papers contained within, deal with the various organizations’ origins, governing documents, and internal organizational planning.

LGBTQ Archive - Resources and Research Products

  • TxAM-CRS C000139
  • Collection
  • 1978-2014

The earliest scholarship in this collection is from 1978 before the A&M Gay Student Services (GSS) received official campus recognition. Students and scholars in the fields of Philosophy, Sociology, and History have produced work included in this collections.

LGBTQ Archive - Social Scene

  • TxAM-CRS C000140
  • Collection
  • 1994-1999

This growing collection covers the period in Bryan-College Station when the gay community was increasingly out and vocal, but still faced significant hostility on the Texas A&M University campus, where Aggie Allies was still a very young organization at this time, and in the local community. It contains papers, flyers, records, photographs, promotional items, and ephemera from the gay bar/club scene in Bryan-College Station in the 1990s.

Lawrence S. Dillon Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1387
  • Collection
  • 1952-1974

This collection includes correspondence, publications, and class notes related to or written by Biology Professor Lawrence S. Dillon. The items in the collection span Lawrence S. Dillon's works from 1946 to 1975. The collection includes class syllabi taught by Dillon, publications, AIBS directory, and conference schedules. Other items include journal articles and publications written by Dillon and his colleagues on topics pertaining to zoology, evolution, and geological events.

Dillon, Lawrence S.

Lieutenant Milby Porter Scrapbook

  • US TxAM-C 1045
  • Collection
  • 1898

This scrapbook contains photos taken during the Spanish-American War, including the Houston Light Guard, Camp Cuba Fibre (Florida), Camp Ovward (Savannah, Georgia), Camp Columbia (Cuba), Havana, and Environs (including graphic photos of human skulls).

All photographs were taken, developed, and printed by Lieutenant Milby Porter, Co. A 1st Texas Volunteer Infantry Regiment, and Former Student at Texas A&M College.

Louis L. McInnis Papers

  • US TxAM-C 1357
  • Collection
  • 1872-1908

The Louis L. McInnis Papers contains correspondence, along with other miscellaneous papers relating to Louis Lowry McInnis’ time in office at Texas A&M College. Items include some personal correspondence, along with university correspondence from Texas A&M College and Prairie View College during the period of 1872 to 1908.

McInnis, Louis Lowry, 1855-1933

Louis L. McInnis Scrapbook

  • US TxAM-C 1402
  • Collection
  • 1883-1887

This scrapbook contains material related to the Texas A&M Board of directors, Texas A&M College education between the times 1883-1887.

McInnis, Louis Lowry, 1855-1933

Lt. Haynes W. Dugan Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1215
  • Collection
  • 1941-1998; Undated

This collection includes two manuscripts written by Dugan entitled The Great Class of 1934 and On My Way to the Cemetery. The first work chronicles Dugan's life at A&M College and the latter discusses his experiences in World War II (WWII).

Other items in the collection include newspaper clippings related to WWII and the Texas A&M Aggies who fought in the war, war correspondence from the 2nd and 3rd Armored Divisions, and reunion information on the 3rd Armored Division.

Dugan, Haynes W.

Luther Goodrich Jones Texas A&M College Paddle

  • US TxAM-C 855
  • Collection
  • 1925

This collection consists of a 1925 paddle incised with the name of Luther Goodrich Jones and signed by him and 25 other people, who served on the Texas A&M College faculty.

Professor Jones served in the Agronomy Department from the early 1920s until his retirement in 1950.

MSC Bookstore Promotional Cap

  • US TxAM-C 1247
  • Collection
  • Undated

This collection consists of a single cotton baseball hat (white/maroon) with printed Texas A&M University Athletics logo and the other Texas A&M University logo with inscribed "Your Texas A&M Bookstore - The memorial Student Center".

MSC Opera and Performing Arts Society (OPAS) Guild Records

  • TxAM-CRS C000416
  • Collection
  • 1960-1995

This collection contains records from the Texas A&M Memorial Student Center Opera and Performing Arts Society (MSC OPAS) Guild, also known as MSC OPAS Encore! from 1993 to 1995. Included are meeting minutes, financial records mostly pertaining to the OPAS GALA (1985-1993), guest books, clippings, 5 scrapbooks (1980-1985; 1992-1995 school years), and other materials related to events and the Guild.

March to the Brazos Photograph Album

  • US TxAM-C 700
  • Collection
  • 1909-1911

The March to the Brazos photographic scrapbook album contains photographs from 1909 to 1911 "March to the Brazos" Corps of Cadets tradition along with Texas A&M College Campus views, Campus tents, along with military campsites, and social events.

Marmaduke Knox Thornton Jr. Papers

  • US TxAM-C S0003-F0015-1278
  • Collection
  • 1892-1990

This collection contains a biography of Thornton, personal poetry, correspondence, photographs, and papers on the Chemist’s work in chemical and agricultural engineering at TAMC (Texas A&M College) and TAEX (Texas Agricultural Extension Service).

Thornton, M. K. (Marmaduke Knox), 1892-

Marshall E. Findley Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1153
  • Collection
  • 1938-1956; Undated

This collection contains letters and photographs from Marshall Findley (Class of 1949) a graduate from Texas A&M. Findley was a member of the Corps of Cadets.

Military Walk Proposed Renovation Plans

  • US TxAM-C 1192
  • Collection
  • 2006-2010

This collection includes official documents pertaining to proposed 2006 renovation plans for Texas A&M’s Military Walk including designs, presentations, firm history, engineer reports, designs, and certifications.

The Military Walk has been an important landmark since 1876 at Texas A&M. Originally the walk was a dirt road and was paved as a narrow street in the 1940s, later paved over again like a concrete sidewalk. The walk spans 1,500 feet from Sbisa Dining Hall to the Rudder/Memorial Student Center complex. The 2006-2010 renovation to the Military Walk included a brick makeover with lights, benches, and memorial plates.

The contents are as follows:
Folder 1,
Project Approach with PowerPoint Presentation
Architectural and Engineering Qualifications Booklet
Project Approach
Patterson Architects
MEP Engineer
Landscape Architect
Civil Engineer
Historical Documentation

Folder 2,
Edwards and Kelcey Booklet
Letter of Interest
Team Organization Chart
Related Projects Approach
Film History
Principal in Charge
Quality of Serve

Folder 3,
Statement of Qualification Booklet

Mrs. Oliver P. Harris (C. P. Harris) Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1172
  • Collection
  • 1934-1950; Undated

This collection contains personal correspondence between the President of the Texas Club at Texas A&M and members. Along with Mrs. Oliver P Harris’s personal letters and papers, and references to social clubs and events during the 1930s.

Harris, C. P.

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