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Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library

5th & Detroit, Box 41041

Lubbock, Texas 79409-1041

Description:

The Southwest Collection/Special Collections Building: A gallery along the north side of the building houses permanent displays on the Southwest Collection as well as the other units of the University Library, which have offices in the new facility. Those offices include the University Archives, the Archive of the Vietnam Conflict and the Library's Rare Books Collection. Additionally, the facility is the new home for editorial offices of the West Texas Historical Association and its annual yearbook.

http://www.swco.ttu.edu/swcgeneral.php

Categories: Millard Fillmore,

Collections:
Grover Cleveland to Frederick Charles Lange, 23 Aug. 1903
Grover Cleveland to S.H. Church, 11 Feb. 1908
Seaman Asahel Knapp Papers, 1869-1931
William H. Taft to Alicia E. Landerson, 31 Dec. 1913
Henry Cohen Papers, 1850-1951
[Presidential pardons] / Millard Fillmore.
Calvin Coolidge to H.V. Woods, 9 August 1932
Postmaster Appointment of George T. Swank

Note that this is an incomplete collections list. Please contact the organization directly for the most current information about their holdings.


Grover Cleveland to Frederick Charles Lange, 23 Aug. 1903

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. Letter written August 23, 1903 from Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts to Frederick Charles Lange. Discussion of Mr. Lange's book, "The industrial crisis," published in 1903. Accompanied by copy (transcript, typewritten). Holograph signed.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/8548940

Size
2 pages

Presidential content includes:

- Grover Cleveland

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Grover Cleveland to S.H. Church, 11 Feb. 1908

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. Letter written from Princeton, New Jersey to S.H. Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, February 11, 1908. A thank you letter to S.H. Church, secretary of the Carnegie Institute, for a memorial volume of the Dedication of the Carnegie Institute.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/8548920

Size
1 item

Presidential content includes:

- Grover Cleveland

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Seaman Asahel Knapp Papers, 1869-1931

Knapp, Seaman Asahel, 1833-1911. Agriculturist. Born in 1833 in New York. Attended Poultney Academy and Union College (1856). Taught at Fort Edward Institute and later founded Ripley Female College in Poultney, Vermont (1863). In 1866, he moved to Iowa to farm. In 1879, he was appointed Professor of Practical and Experimental Agriculture at Iowa State Agricultural College and held this post until 1885 when he moved to Louisiana, where he became active in rice farming and served as the first president of the Rice Grower's Association. In 1897, he began working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, taking charge of the Demonstration farms in the South, and was active in the formation of the Agricultural Extension Service. Knapp married Maria Hotchkiss in 1856 and they had three sons and two daughters. One son, Bradford, served as president of Texas Technological College from 1932-1938. Seaman Knapp died in 1911.

Includes correspondence, financial and legal materials, charts, maps and graphs, photographs, printed material, newsclippings, literary productions and scrapbooks pertaining to agriculturalist Seaman A. Knapp. Collection bulks (1892-1912) with correspondence, including letters from William Howard Taft and Booker T. Washington, and printed material and literary productions concerning early 20th century agriculture.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/24324167

Size
6,334 leaves

Presidential content includes:

- William Taft

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William H. Taft to Alicia E. Landerson, 31 Dec. 1913

Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. [Letter] 1913 Dec. 31, New Haven, Conn. [to] Alicia E. Landerson, New York / Wm. H. Taft. Letter to a friend praising her spirit even though she is crippled. Written after his tenure as President of the United States. Personalized letterhead. Holograph signed.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/8557655

Size
1 leaf

Presidential content includes:

- William Taft

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Henry Cohen Papers, 1850-1951

Cohen, Henry, 1863-1952. Henry Cohen was Rabbi from 1888 to 1949 of Congregation B'nai Israel in Galveston, Texas. Papers document his religious and social welfare activities and other interests. Henry Cohen was born April 7, 1863 in London England. In 1884 he was ordained a rabbi and led congregations in Kingston, Jamaica (1884-1885) and Woodville, Mississippi (1885-1888) before transferring to Galveston, Texas where he led the Temple B'nai Israel from 1888 to 1949. Cohen was influential in religious and social welfare activities in Texas; he was especially well-known for his work on hospitals, schools, and immigration issues. A noted prison reformer, Cohen served on the Texas Prison Board. An authority on the Talmud, Cohen published a number of essays. He married Mollie Levy of Galveston and the couple had two children.

 

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utcah/00020/cah-00020.html

Size
52 ft

Presidential content includes:

- William Taft

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[Presidential pardons] / Millard Fillmore.

2 leaves ; 28 cm.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Printed form with ms. inserts, signed.
Pardons signed by Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States.
http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/8396630

Size
2 leaves

Presidential content includes:

- Millard Fillmore

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Calvin Coolidge to H.V. Woods, 9 August 1932

Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933. Letter to H.V. Woods, Bridgewater, Vermont, August 9, 1932. Personalized letterhead with Northhampton, Massachusetts as the return address. Typescript signed. Bill for a number of items plus a l0% discount.

 

http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/8548950

Size
1 leaf

Presidential content includes:

- Calvin Coolidge

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Postmaster Appointment of George T. Swank

July 11, 1882, Washington, Chester A. Arthur appointing George T. Swank postmaster. Appointment of George T. Swank as postmaster at Johnstown, Pennsylvania in Cambria County. Countersigned by T.O. Howe, Postmaster General.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/8491385

Size
1 sheet

Presidential content includes:

- Chester A. Arthur

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