The Resource Helen Hornsby Collection

Helen Hornsby Collection

Label
Helen Hornsby Collection, 1889-1999
Title
Helen Hornsby Collection
Inclusive dates
1889-1999
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection consists of materials owned and collected by Helen Hornsby Crawford and her family. Items are arranged in general chronological order, beginning with Miss Hornsby's high school days. Materials dating after her death include topics related to the university, such as Lyndon Johnson, the inauguration of Bob Hardesty, homecoming, and the 50th reunion of the SWT class of 1949
Biographical or historical data
Helen Hornsby was born January 14, 1874. She was the great-granddaughter of Reuben Hornsby and Sarah Morrison Hornsby, who settled in Texas in 1830 and 1832. Helen Hornsby was one of the First 17 faculty at Southwest Texas State Normal School, teaching from 1903 to 1919. Hornsby Hall, a women's dormitory, was named for her. Following her teaching career, she married Charles Buchanan Crawford, a pioneer cattleman. They had a home in San Marcos and spent time on their ranch property in Hays County. Mrs. Helen Hornsby Crawford died September 20, 1965 and is buried in Hornsby Bend Cemetery in Travis County. Source: Helen Hornsby Crawford biography (Box 1, folder 2).
Cataloging source
TXI
Label
Helen Hornsby Collection
Link
https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/5957
Instantiates
Note
Materials separated from the resource: Five items were separated from this accession because they are university publications; each was moved to its respective archives series. 1. Program dedication of the historical marker at the site of the Federal Fish Hatchery, April 3, 1970 moved to property files. 2. Program rededication of Old Main, November 4, 1972 moved to building files. 3. Program of The Inauguration of Robert L. Hardesty, September 23, 1982 moved to Hardesty inauguration. 4. Booklet, The Class of 1949 Golden Anniversary and College Club Reunion Directory, October 15-16, 1999 moved to alumni directories. 5. Decal, "SWT Alumnus" moved to artifacts and Beacon on the Hill: Southwest Texas State University, 1903-1978 by Ronald C. Brown (with Myrtle Hornsby Callan, March 1980, inside front page) moved to the repository shelf with the cataloged books
Control code
942908012
Extent
  • 1
  • 0.4 Linear feet.
Governing access note
Open to researchers without restriction.
Immediate source of acquisition
Dixie Patterson.
Physical access
Location of resource may be stored off-site and advance notice may be required for use
System control number
(OCoLC)942908012
Type of unit
box
Label
Helen Hornsby Collection
Link
https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/5957
Note
Materials separated from the resource: Five items were separated from this accession because they are university publications; each was moved to its respective archives series. 1. Program dedication of the historical marker at the site of the Federal Fish Hatchery, April 3, 1970 moved to property files. 2. Program rededication of Old Main, November 4, 1972 moved to building files. 3. Program of The Inauguration of Robert L. Hardesty, September 23, 1982 moved to Hardesty inauguration. 4. Booklet, The Class of 1949 Golden Anniversary and College Club Reunion Directory, October 15-16, 1999 moved to alumni directories. 5. Decal, "SWT Alumnus" moved to artifacts and Beacon on the Hill: Southwest Texas State University, 1903-1978 by Ronald C. Brown (with Myrtle Hornsby Callan, March 1980, inside front page) moved to the repository shelf with the cataloged books
Control code
942908012
Extent
  • 1
  • 0.4 Linear feet.
Governing access note
Open to researchers without restriction.
Immediate source of acquisition
Dixie Patterson.
Physical access
Location of resource may be stored off-site and advance notice may be required for use
System control number
(OCoLC)942908012
Type of unit
box

Library Locations

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