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Albert S. Brient Collection
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Albert S. Brient Collection

  • US TxAM-C 282
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This collection contains an assortment of newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, and a typed 'saga' of Albert S. Brient.

Included are photographs from the 1923 Texas A&M Varsity Basketball team, biographic information on Brient, correspondence concerning his efforts to be declared a member of the "T" Association 44 years after his college days, as well as newspaper articles both about Brient and about his finally being awarded a "T".

Brient, Albert S.

Brient Materials

9 Photographs - individuals from the 1923 Texas A&M varsity basketball team.

7 Photographs - 1923 Texas A&M varsity basketball team, a group of students on campus, Brient with his fellow teammates much older, a photograph of Brient as a young man, and on the day he received his T card.

Miscellaneous newspaper articles on his basketball accomplishments and career. Mostly opinion pieces about Brient's story and the campaign led by E. King Gill to award him a T card.

Letters to and from Brient including newspaper companies thanking him for being part of an article, letters to E. King Gill, an affidavit, and friends sending him articles including a couple of letters from Connie Eckards regarding an article in Texas Aggie about Brient and his story.

Letters to and from Brient. Many from Brient himself, others discussing his life, and a letter he failed to receive.