Board of Regents Records, 1930-1993 and undated

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Board of Regents Records, U 30. 10., 1930-1993 and undated

Board of Regents Records, 1930-1993 and undated

Records of the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University from 1930-1993 and undated.

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Situated on 2000 acres and located 10 miles west of Lubbock, Texas, Reese Air Force Base was named after 1st Lt. Augustus F. Reese, Jr., a pilot from Shallowater, Texas, who was killed in a bombing raid in Italy on May 14, 1943. It was previously known as the Air Corps Advanced Flying School and the Lubbock Army Air Field. On September 1, 1949, the name was changed to Reese Air Force Base. The base's history extends from 1941-1997 and after 56 years of training pilots the base was f...

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Smith, Preston, 1912-

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Born in 1912 in Williamson County, Texas, E. Preston Smith moved with his family to a farm 14 miles west of Lamesa in 1923. He graduated from Lamesa High School in 1930 and received his B.B.A. from Texas Technological College in 1934. Smith married Ima Smith in 1935 and the two became parents of two children. In 1944, Smith was elected to the Texas House of Representatives where he served three terms. He moved to the Texas Senate in 1956, and served three terms there as well. ...

Mahon, George Herman, 1900-1985

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George Herman Mahon was born on September 22, 1900, near Haynesville, Louisiana to John Kirkpatrick and Lola Willis (Brown) Mahon. In 1908 the family moved to Loraine, Mitchell County, Texas. Mahon graduated from Loraine High School in 1918. On December 21, 1923 he married Helen Stephenson. The couple had one daughter. Mahon received his BA in 1924 from Simmons College (later known as Hardin-Simmons). He graduated from the University of Texas Law School in 1925. After additional pos...

Formby, Marshall Clinton, 1911-1984

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Attorney, politician, newspaper publisher, radio executive. Born 1911 in Commo, Hopkins County, Texas. B.A., Texas Technological College, 1932; M.A., University of Texas, 1937; J.D., Baylor University, 1951. Served as county judge of Dickens County, Texas (1937-1940); Texas State Senator, Lubbock District (1941-1945); Texas Highway Commission (1953-1959); Texas Turnpike Authority; and the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University (1967-1971). Was also a newspaper publisher and owned or co-owned ...

Jones, Clifford Bartlett, 1885-1972

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Businessman, ranch manager and college president. Born in 1885 in Rico, Colorado. Manager of the Spur Ranch in Dickens County, Texas, from 1913-1939. Instrumental in the establishment of Texas Technological College, served on the original Board of Directors, and was the third president of the college from 1939-1944. Member of the West Texas Chamber of Commerce and the Good Roads Movement. Active in land sales and colonization, banking and politics, and numerous social, historical and fraternal o...

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Haley, Elizabeth G.

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Graves, Lawrence L.

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Author, historian, educator. Born in 1917 at Perry, New York. Awarded Ph. D. in American History by the University of Wisconsin (1954). Taught history at the University of North Carolina Women's College (1950-1955). Joined the faculty of Texas Technological College in 1955. Served as Professor of history, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and as Interim President in 1979. Graves edited "A History of Lubbock," contributed to "Builders of the Southwest," and coordinated the "Handbook of Tex...

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Originally called the Board of Directors when Texas Technological College was established in 1925, the Board of Regents is the body of individuals responsible for the overall administration of the Texas Tech University System. This governing body is comprised of nine members appointed to six-year terms by the Governor of Texas, and is concerned with setting policies and procedures, financial managment and strategic planning for the university and its growth. From the guide to the Boa...

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Texas Technological College

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Dr. Billy Ross, the chair of the School of Mass Communications at Texas Tech University, and a Mass Communications faculty member, Richard Schroeder, went to Pueblo, Colorado, to film German World War II art works which were supposed to be returned to Germany. Ross received permission from the U. S. Army to film the works. Ross wrote down the documentation information that went with each art work while Schroeder did the photography work. From the guide to the German Art from the Bill...

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Organized on the Texas Technological College campus as the Eagle Scout Club in the fall of 1938, the club officially became the Beta Sigma Chapter on April 30, 1939. A service organization, APO is a national service fraternity affliated with the Boys Scouts of America. The chapter was recognized in 1942 for having the nation's largest pledging class. Service projects have included placing benches across campus, helping conduct student elections and the Carol of Lights events, planning homecoming...

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Begun in 1927 with the first graduating class, the Texas Tech Alumni Association went through several name changes before settling on the name of Ex-Students Association in September, 1949. Another name change occurred in February 2002 when members of the organization voted to become the Texas Tech Alumni Association. At this time, the organization had roughly 24,000 members and believed the name change would attract a larger membership. The organization represents all w...