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"Aggie Joke Teller" Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1220
  • Collection
  • 1980

This collection includes 4 packages containing materials from an "Aggie Joke Teller" collection, created by CELCO Company Richardson, TX, in 1980.

Arne A. Jakkula Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1188
  • Collection

This collection contains information about the work of A. A. Jakkula at the Texas A&M Research Foundation in the Oceanography Department. Included is a photo album with pictures, newspaper articles, and biographies of people involved in the ship "Atlantic", which was renamed "Dr. A.A. Jakkulan" because of his contribution to its development.

Jakkula, Arne A.

Austin Mardon Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1375
  • Collection
  • 1986-1989

This collection includes flags (felt) brought along on the geographical expedition in search of meteorites in Antarctica, headed by A&M professor John Wormuth, from November 1986 to February 1987. The expedition was an international collaborative effort between Japanese, Austrian, Dutch, and American researchers with William A. Cassidy (University of Pittsburgh) as the expedition team leader.

Other items included are a Texas House Resolution awarding Austin Mardon the United States Navy's Antarctica Medal on February 27, 1989.

Mardon, Austin A. (Austin Albert)

Bachelor Hall Records

  • US TxAM-C 1205
  • Collection
  • 1890s-1920s

This collection includes documents, ledgers, expenses, and other items such as a World War I officers ledger containing signatures of the officers who attended or visited Texas A&M.

Bardin H. Nelson Papers

  • US TxAM-C 327
  • Collection

This collection contains unpublished papers written by A&M Professor Bardin H. Nelson discussing education, nutrition, and a number of other topics.

Carl F. Jaedicke Foil Figure Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1190
  • Collection

The collection contains foil figures from the Texas A&M College Slide Rule Contest (1947). Figures included: 5 fish; 4 Texas-shaped molds; 1 figure with a circular shape with the name of the college written; and 1 wooden figure.

Jaedicke, Carl F.

Charles H. Alvord Papers

  • US TxAM-C 1167
  • Collection
  • 1909-1911; undated

This collection contains papers dealing with agricultural topics at the A&M College of Texas during Alvord's service from 1899-1945, along with a picture of the first General Agricultural and Livestock Train in Texas (1910).

Alvord, Charles H.

Charles W. Crawford Manuscript

  • US TxAM-C 1203
  • Collection

This collection includes the manuscript of One Hundred Years of Engineering at Texas A&M University which was first published in 1976. The manuscript is broken up to have one chapter in a folder inside the box. The book is about 350 pages and includes information on the development and early years of the Texas A&M Engineering program, the different departments, and the people. Graphs and charts, as well as an appendix, are included at the end of the book.

Crawford, Charles W.

Charles Woodward Hutson Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1169
  • Collection
  • 1893-1900

This collection includes biographical notes about English Professor Charles Woodward Hutson, an excerpt from a letter of W. J. Walden, Class of 1900 (August 19, 1954), and a chant of the Texas A&M Class of 1898 (2 copies).

Hutson, Charles Woodward, 1840-1936

Chinese Student Association Papers

  • US TxAM-C 1156
  • Collection
  • 1963; 1971-1972

This collection includes a directory from the Chinese Student Association at TAMU from 1971-1972 and information about student run events during that time. Also included is the CSA constitution, dated 1963.

Class of 1945 Anniversary Reunion Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1157
  • Collection
  • 1995

This collection includes documents from the Texas A&M Class of 1945 Anniversary Reunion, which took place in 1995. Materials include muster programs from 1995, a schedule of events, and a registration list.

Class of 1995 Scrapbook

  • US TxAM-C 1422
  • Collection
  • 1995

The Class of 1995 scrapbook contains photographs and miscellaneous clippings of events throughout the year 1995.

Commencement Invitations Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000287
  • Collection
  • 1878-1992

This collection contains the formal invitations to commencement ceremonies. The invitations record the time, day, and place of each commencement ceremony. This collection has invitation from the late 19th century till the early 1990s. These invitations were not exclusively made in College Station/Bryan, Texas. These invitations were formerly owned by students, their family, and friends.

Commencement Programs Collection - College of Veterinary Medicine

  • US TxAM-C C000293
  • Collection
  • 1984-1999

This collection functions as a record of commencements done by Texas A&M's College of Veterinary Medicine. These programs are reports to the public, who attends the commencement, and clearly list all candidates for graduation.

Corps of Cadets Caps Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1246
  • Collection
  • 1907-1977

This collection contains 5 Corps of Cadets caps/hats from individuals from the class of 1908, 1977, and other unknown years.

D. Yarbrough Texas A&M College Scrapbook

  • US TxAM-C 320
  • Collection
  • circa 1938

This collection consists of a scrapbook showing "Early Views", mostly buildings, of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas through photographs taken by D. Yarbrough, Co. "A" Engineers (most dated 1938 on the back).

Included is a photo of the "Duncan House, College Station" which is probably the house of the Board of Directors (W. A. Duncan, as director of food services, was assigned a living space in that building). Photographs of several community buildings are also included:  The Boyett Apartments (North Gate), A&M Methodist Church, Baptist Church, Christian Church, St. Mary's (Catholic) Chapel, A&M Consolidated High School, and A&M Consolidated Grammar School (both schools were located on campus). There is also a close-up photo of a "typical" project house, and a long-distance shot of a group of project houses.

David G. Woodcock Collection

  • TxAM-CRS 1327
  • Collection
  • 1911-2013; Undated

This collection contains materials that were part of the work done by David Woodcock through the Center for Heritage Conservation as well as the Design Review Sub-Council (DRsc), which reports to the Council for Built Environment and is responsible for ensuring all construction and renovation on the Texas A&M Campus. The materials focus on DRsc review, the Campus Houses that A&M faculty lived in, the Riverside Campus, formerly the Bryan Air Base and the Annex, and historic Bryan and College Station.

Woodcock, David G.

David H. Rosen Psychology and Medicine Collection

  • TxAM-CRS C000130
  • Collection
  • 1949-2014

The majority of the collection is made up of miscellaneous subject files, which follow Dr. Rosen's detailed research, colleagues, and projects. In addition to the subject files, four series of special subject files, denoting those of particular importance, have been created for subjects containing multiple files.

The collection also contains files on the publications of Dr. Rosen, in addition to a number of books either written or contributed to by Rosen. The Presentations and Audio-Visual Materials series archive the many lectures given by Dr. Rosen at Texas A&M University and around the world. Four of the cassettes in the Audio Visual Materials Series record interviews with survivors of suicide attempts from the Golden Gate Bridge. One film reel, Discussion with Dr. Carl Jung, is in a degraded condition and stored in the film vault.

As Dr. Rosen focused most of his work on Analytical or Jungian Psychology, the majority of his collection is dedicated to his research, publications, and lectures given on the subject.

Rosen, David H., 1945-

Department of Oceanography Research Reports

  • TxAM-CRS 429
  • Collection
  • 1950-1979

This collection of reports was assembled by a staff member who worked in the department from 1949 to about 1974. Some reports were added after 1974, but that was not done as consistently as before. Thus, for the first twenty-four years, the collection should be at least virtually complete.

All of the reports are in good condition. The earliest ones were published as mimeograph copies while the later ones seem to be published as photo-offset copies.

Dr. Louis Brandt Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1226
  • Collection
  • 1895-1889; 1964

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings about Dr. Brandt, and his manuscripts about Texas Fever.

Brandt, Louis

E. L. Reilly Co., Inc. "Texas A&M Today..." Report

  • US TxAM-C 1285
  • Collection
  • 1967-11

This collection contains 2 copies of "Texas A&M Today as seen by High School Seniors and the General Public" (295 pages) report conducted by the E. L. Reilly Company, a consulting company based in New York that provides consumer and marketing research on companies, universities, and schools during the 1960s.

The project was commissioned by the Former Student Association to address concerns about slow growth even after diversifying and accepting more students in the 1960s. In November 1967, a group study was performed among high school students with the results showing that Texas A&M University, compared to other comparable Texas universities, was rated 4th most popular out of the five schools.

Earl Oxford Hall Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000042
  • Collection
  • 1913-1946

This collection is the result of the family of Earl O. Hall seeking to determine the circumstances of his last mission (in February 1943), and the location of the action where the plane was shot down. The search took several years and resulted in the discovery of several incorrect versions of the events of that day. With the assistance of the Air Force Historical Unit at Maxwell Air Force Base, a good record of the actions of the 42nd Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) from December 1941 through February 1943 was assembled. The collection consists of family papers from the Hall family, records from the family of Joaquin Castro, Co-Pilot, correspondence to and from the Hall family, correspondence from individuals in the South Pacific, correspondence from the Army Air Force, and other related correspondence. Material from printed histories of the Seventh Air Force, the 13th Air Force, the 42nd Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), and other published material sheds light on the wartime history of the area, and conditions of the military bases in 1942.

Hall, Earl Oxford

Eta Kappa Nu - Gamma Mu Chapter Minutes

  • US TxAM-C 1163
  • Collection
  • 1962-1966

This collection consists of a record book containing meeting minutes from the Gamma Mu Chapter at Texas A&M University of Eta Kappa Nu.

Exhibit Collection, "Easterwood Airport"

  • US TxAM-C 1240
  • Collection

This collection includes many articles, advertisements, and maps of the Easterwood Airport ranging from 1938-1986.

The items in the collection were assembled and used as part of a Texas A&M University exhibit on the history of Easterwood Airport, also known as Easterwood Field, which is the regional airport for Texas A&M University, Bryan-College Station, and Brazos County, Texas. The airport is owned by Texas A&M, who authorized the development of an airport at the existing site in 1938.

Exhibit Collection, "In Fulfillment of a Dream: African Americans at Texas A&M University"

  • TxAM-CRS C000308
  • Collection
  • 1837-2002

This collection follows the African American experience here at Texas A&M and consists primarily of secondary materials such as biographies and timelines of Black American Aggies. There are also primary materials in the media section of the collection, which consist of cassette tapes filled with interviews.

F. E. Giesecke Papers

  • US TxAM-C 1223
  • Collection

This collection includes pages from Giesecke's textbook “Mechanical Drawing”, geometric drawings, and his early grade reports from A&M.

Giesecke, Friedrich E.

Fish Drill Team Telegram

  • US TxAM-C 1293
  • Collection
  • April 6, 1967

This collection contains a telegram with a list of the student freshman Corps of Cadets on the drill team for April 6, 1967.

Forest W. Cooper Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1161
  • Collection

This collection contains letters to Forest W. Cooper, an A&M student, who was elected First Lieutenant in the Corps of Cadets in 1923. The letters within were sent by Dana X. Bible, James Sullivan, and "Puny" Wilson, all who were involved with A&M athletics. Also, information about Cooper and the collection are included.

Glenn L. Sneed Collection

  • US TxAM-C 1171
  • Collection

The collection contains items pertaining to the Class of 1898 and the Semi-Centennial Celebration of the A&M College of Texas.

Sneed, Glenn L.

Graduate College Publications

  • TxAM-CRS 525
  • Collection
  • 1967-1973

This collection consists of the publication Graduate College News.

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