J.R. Parten Papers 1890-1899, 1913-1992, 2009
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Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL), originally Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith, was founded in Chicago in 1913 to fight antisemitism and other forms of bigotry and discrimination. In 2009, ADL became independent of B’nai B’rith and changed its name to Anti-Defamation League. Its activities include investigation and documentation of antisemitism, extremism, and other forms of hate in the United States; and litigation, education, and policy advocacy regarding the subjects of antisemitism, ext...
University of Texas.
These slides were transferred to the Briscoe Center from the Harry Ransom Center in 2008. From the guide to the UT Color Slides Collection 2008-079., 1938-1965, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin) These images were used for UT’s 75th Anniversary presentations in 1958. Many are copies of photographs in the Briscoe Center’s collections and are dated much earlier than the reproductions in this collection. From the guide to ...
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities (1934-1975)
From 1934 to 1937 The U.S. House Committee on Un-American Activities began as the Special Committee on Un-American Activities and was also known as the McCormack-Dickstein Committee. The Dies Committee, was created on May 26, 1938, with the approval of House Resolution 282, which authorized the Speaker of the House to appoint a special committee of seven members to investigate un-American activities in the United States, domestic diffusion of propaganda, and all other questions relating thereto...
Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961
Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn was born on January 6, 1882, in a rural area of Roane County, Tennessee. At age five, Rayburn, along with his parents and nine siblings, moved to a forty-acre cotton farm in Flag Springs, Texas. One more child was born after the move to Texas, and every member of the family had to do their share to make the farm profitable. Rayburn's interest in government coincided with the family's move, and it has been suggested that his curiosity intensified due to the "great golden...
Woodley Petroleum Company
Pure Oil Company
Texas Western College
Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Ralph Webster Yarborough (b. June 8, 1903, Chandler, Tex.-d. Jan. 27, 1996, Austin, Tex.), U.S. Senator from Texas, attended West Point and the Sam Houston State Teachers College, taught school in Texas, and spent one year in Germany as assistant secretary for the American Chamber of Commerce. He served in the Texas National Guard for three years before graduating from the University of Texas law school in 1927. He was assistant attorney general of Texas in the early 1930s and was elected distri...
Texas Observer Co.
From its first issue in 1954, the Texas Observer newspaper aimed to provide progressive viewpoints and to address topics that readers would not find in mainstream Texas newspapers. From the description of Texas Observer Records, 1952-1990. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 63680979 From its first issue in 1954, the Texas Observer newspaper aims to provide progressive viewpoints and to address topics that readers would not find in mainstream Te...
Dickson, Fagan, 1904-1977
Lawyer, of Austin, Tex. From the description of Fagan Dickson papers, 1950-1978. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 28424734 Austin, Texas attorney (1904-1977) active in the Democratic Party. From the guide to the Fagan Dickson papers MS 281., 1950-1978, (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX) A native of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Fagan Dickson (1904-1977) attended Georgetown College and received his law de...
Fogelson, E. E.
Rapoport, Bernard, 1917-2012
Bernard Rapoport was born in 1917 in San Antonio, Texas. The son of Russian immigrants, he graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1939 with a degree in economics. In 1951 he founded the American Income Life Insurance Company in Waco, serving as chair and CEO of the company. A former University of Texas System regent and major contributor to the university, Rapoport is widely known for his philanthropy and dedication to social justice, education, the Democratic Party, and the State o...
M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute
Parten, John Randolph
Spies, John, Dr.
Fund for the Republic
The Fund for the Republic originated with a 15 million-dollar grant from the Ford Foundation, and its primary mission at the outset was to award grants and fellowships to individuals and organizations such as the American Friends Service Committee and the Southern Region Conference. The Fund also sponsored projects on such topics as academic freedom, American traditions, blacklisting, censorship, civil liberties, due process, educational activities, extremist groups, foreign policy,...
Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
John Bowden Connally Jr. (February 27, 1917 – June 15, 1993) was an American politician. He served as the 39th Governor of Texas and as the 61st United States Secretary of the Treasury. He began his career as a Democrat and later became a Republican in 1973. Born in Floresville, Texas, Connally pursued a legal career after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin. During World War II, he served on the staff of James Forrestal and Dwight D. Eisenhower before transferring to the Asiati...
Plymouth Monthly Meeting
Faulk, John Henry
Folklorist, humorist, lecturer, and civil rights activist John Henry Faulk (1913-1990) was born to parents Henry and Martha (Miner) in Austin, Texas. A protégé of J. Frank Dobie, Walter Prescott Webb, and Roy Bedichek, Faulk graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where he later taught English. For his master's thesis, he analyzed ten African American sermons, and his research greatly impacted his thinking on civil liberties. Aided by his friend and fellow folklorist Alan ...
Centenary-College of Louisiana
Centenary College of Louisiana was an undergraduate college in Jackson, Louisiana. It was formed in the 1840s from a merger of the College of Louisiana in Jackson (established 1825) and Centenary College. Judge Edward McGehee (1786-1880), a planter and businessman of Wilkinson County, Mississippi, was instrumental in the founding of the college. In Woodville, Mississippi, he founded the Woodville Female Academy. From the description of Centenary College of Louisiana contract, 1845. (...
Daily Texan (Austin, Tex. : 1913)
Independent Petroleum Association of American
University of Texas medical branch at Galveston
McNutt, Paul V.
Philanthropic organization established in 1936 by Henry and Edsel Ford from profits of the Ford Motor Company. From the description of Grant files, [ca. 1936-1986]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155532303 ...
Bensten, Lloyd, Jr.
United States. Department of the Interior. Oil and Gas Division
Center for Defense Information (Washington, D.C.)
The Center was established in Washington as an independent agency to scrutinize national defense programs on a day to day basis. Director, Rear Admiral (Ret.) Gene La Rocque. From the description of Collection, 1978-[ongoing]. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 27057531 ...
Sherman, Opal Woodley Parten
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...
Independent Petroleum Association of Texas
Potsdam Conference (1945 : Potsdam, Germany)
University of Texas at Austin – Football.
Texas Memorial Museum
American friends service committee
Quaker organization formed to promote peace and reconciliation through its social service and relief programs. From the description of American Friends Service Committee records, 1933-1988 (bulk 1933-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983753 The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was organized in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States. A ...
Pacem in Terris Convocation
Thompson, E. O.
Cotton Bowl Athletic Association
National Petroleum Council.
Clark, Edward, 1906-1992
Edward Aubrey Clark (1906-1992) earned his law degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1928. In 1937, Mr. Ed, as friends knew him, attained the position as Texas’ Secretary of State. After leaving office, he began a law firm, which eventually became Clark, Thomas, Winters, and Newton, and served as legal counsel for future President Lyndon B. Johnson in the 1948 contested win to the U.S. Senate. Clark continued a working relationship with Johnson, who appointed him Ambassador to Austral...
Allied Commission on Reparations
Railroad Commission of Texas
See the online finding aid for the agency history. From the description of Railroad Commission minutes, 1891-2004. (Texas State Library & Archives Commission). WorldCat record id: 320549398 From the description of Arkansas-White-Red River Basins Inter-Agency records, 1954-1956 bulk 1955 (Texas State Library & Archives Commission). WorldCat record id: 320551070 See online finding aid for agency history. From the description of Railroad Commission ...
Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund
Ex-students’ Association of the University of Texas.
Federal reserve bank of Dallas
Member of the Federal Reserve System for the eleventh district, which includes Texas, Northern Louisiana, Southern New Mexico, and Arizona. Operating branch banks in Houston, San Antonio, and El Paso, its subscribers include all national banks in its district, and also many state bank and trust companies. Reserve banks hold the reserve balances of member banks, extend credit to member banks, issue Federal Reserve notes and act as a clearing house and collection agent for member banks. ...
Facts Forum News
Shivers, Allan, 1907-1985
Farenthold, Frances (Frances Tarlton), 1926-
Lawyer, member of the Texas Legislature (1968-1972); twice candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination (1972 and 1974); first female nominated to be the Democratic candidate for the U.S. vice presidency (1972); first female president of Wells College in Aurora, New York (1976-1980). From the description of Farenthold, Frances Tarlton, papers, 1913-2011. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21509329 Frances “Sissy” Tarlton Farenthold was...
American National Research Report
United States. Congress
Bills of the 96th Congress to provide for temporary increases in the public debt limit, and for other purposes. From the description of Public debt legislation, 96th Congress : legislative history of public debt legislation, 1979-1980. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 243776779 Bill of the 96th Congress to impose a windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil, and for other purposes. From the description of Crude oil windfall profit tax act of 1980 ...
Andrews, Michael, 1944-
Kelly, Frank K., 1914-....
The collection contains papers of Frank K. Kelly, speechwriter for Harry Truman and longtime executive with the Santa Barbara-based Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) and the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation (NAPF). From the description of The Frank K. Kelly Papers, 1907-2008 (bulk dates 1950s-1970s) (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 708255527 ...
Marshall, J. Howard (James Howard), 1905-
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.
The collection mainly contains post-1961 administrative files which the Center had microfilmed, then shipped to Princeton University, and which subsequently were transferred from Princeton University to UCSB in 1999. From the description of Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions / Princeton University Files, 1957-1969 (bulk dates 1962-1965) (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 216936155 History of the Center ...
Pan American Sulphur Company
Davies, Ralph K. (Ralph Kenneth), 1897-1971
Ralph K. Davies (1897-1971) was the Deputy Petroleum Administrator for War from 1942 to 1946. From the description of Davies, Ralph K. (Ralph Kenneth), 1897-1971 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10576064 Government official. From the description of Papers, 1941-1946. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70959631 ...
Great Northern Oil Company
University of Texas. School of Law
Parten, Patsy Edwards
Seven J Stock Farm
Moran, W. T.
University of Texas Board of Regents
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Hardeman, D. B.
Lewis, Fulton, Jr.
Bible, Dana X., 1891-1980
Blalock, Myron C.
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Parten, Ella May
University of Texas. Athletic Council
Eckhardt, Robert C.
Parten, J. R. (Jubal Richard)
Jubal Richard (Major, J. R.) Parten, businessman, political activist, philanthropist, and university regent, son of Wayne Lafayette and Ella May (Brooks) Parten, was born at Madisonville, Texas, on February 16, 1896, the sixth of eleven children of one of the pioneer families of Madison County. He spent his youth in Madisonville and graduated from Madisonville High School as valedictorian in 1913. From 1913 to 1917 he studied government and law at the University of Texas and partici...
Randall, Edward, Dr.
Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace (Organization)
University of Texas at Austin. School of Law
University of Texas at El Paso
Spies, Tom D. (Tom Douglas), 1902-1960
Spies discovered a pellagra cure. From the description of Spies, Tom Douglas, letter, 1936. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 22177083 ...
Jester, Buford H.
United States. Petroleum Administration for War
University of Texas. University Centennial Exposition
United States. Petroleum Administration for Defense
La Rocque, Gene R. (Gene Robert), 1918-
Parten, Wayne Lafayette
Independent Petroleum Association of Louisiana
Union Oil Company Cooperative (U.S.)
Roper, Elmo, 1900-1971
Elmo Roper (1900-1971) was a pioneer in the fields of market research and public opinion polling. From the description of Elmo Roper papers, 1900-1972. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 52096773 Elmo Roper ( 1900-1971 ) was a pioneer in the fields of market research and public opinion polling. Born in Nebraska on 31 July 1900, he operated a jewelry store with his brother in Iowa in the 1920s. While not successful, the experience taught him the val...
Starck, J. Lutcher
Allred, James V., 1899-1959
Jurist and governor of Texas. From the description of Proclamation of James V. Allred, 1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449510 ...
University of Texas Longhorn Band
Premier Oil and Refining Company
Chevigny, Jack E.