Batts, Robert Lynn, papers, 1885-1935.
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The history of Texas A&M University, the first public institution of higher education in Texas, began in 1871, when the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas was established as a land-grant college by the Texas Legislature. Classes began on October 4, 1876. Although Texas A&M was originally scheduled to be established under the Texas Constitution as a branch of the yet-to-be-created University of Texas, subsequent acts of the Texas Legislature never gave the university any authority over ...
Lawyer, banker, investor, and governor of Texas (1914-1917). From the description of Ferguson, James Edward, collection, 1911-1936. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23469789 Lawyer, banker, investor, and governor of Texas (1914-1917). Collection concerning James E. Ferguson was assembled by Alex Dienst, Texana collector and Ferguson's friend, and primarily documents Ferguson's political career and the controversy over his activities as governor. Included ...
Harry Yandell Benedict (1869-1937) was a mathematician, astronomer and educator. He served as the tenth president of the University of Texas from 1927 until his death. Benedict belonged to many academic societies and authored several books. He was instrumental in the building of the McDonald Observatory. Benedict Hall on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, is named for him. From the description of Benedict, Harry Yandell, papers, 1855-1940. (University of Texas Libraries...
U.S. attorney general, regent of the University of Texas, and lawyer. From the description of Thomas Watt Gregory papers, 1896-1933 (bulk 1919-1933). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78567157 Biographical Note 1861, Nov. 6 Born, Crawfordsville, Miss. 1883 A.B., Southwestern Presbyterian University, Clark...
Robert Lynn Batts (1864-1935) was born on November 1, 1864 in Bastrop, Texas. In 1886, he received an LL.B. from University of Texas and went into private practice from 1886-1891. From 1891-1893, he was an assistant state attorney general of Texas and then a law professor at the University of Texas in Austin from 1893 to 1900. After returning to private practice from 1900-1917, Batts was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson to be a federal judge to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fif...