Author Archives: Stephanie Folse

Congressional Hearings (ProQuest)

Congressional Hearings (ProQuest) Part A provides full text to every published and unpublished Congressional hearing from 1824 through 1979. Coverage dates: 1824-1979.

Originally posted 2017-07-01 13:29:07.

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SciFinder

SciFinder is a comprehensive source of chemical and related scientific information, including the many different types of organic and inorganic substances. Other information includes patent and journal references, regulated chemicals, chemical reactions and chemical supplier information. Includes the ability to search by structure. Coverage dates: 1957 – Current.

Originally posted 2017-08-09 09:58:30.

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Early American Imprints

Early American Imprints Primary source books, pamphlets, and broadsides that describe life in early American history. Coverage dates: 1631-1819.

Originally posted 2017-06-10 09:17:39.

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CenStats (Census Data)

With CenStats (Census Data) you can access the following Census data: Annual Survey of Manufacturers, Census Tract Street Locator, County Business Patterns, Detailed Occupation by Race and Sex, ZIP Code Business Patterns, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, International Trade Data, and USA Counties (demographic and economic data). Coverage dates: 1990.

Originally posted 2017-06-15 13:27:45.

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Selected manuscript collections from the TCU Special Collections

You can find these collections and more on the TCU Special Collections website.

William Jackson Hammond Papers

Hammond taught history at TCU from 1929 to 1966. He became mayor of Fort Worth in 1937. The collection consists of items related to university and city affairs and includes correspondence, newspapers and newspaper clippings, course materials, writings, speeches, and documents from various clubs and associations.

Joseph Warren Hays Papers

Joseph Warren Hays was a pilot in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He served from January 1943 through November 1945. Hays flew missions over Europe in 1945 as a co-pilot of a B-24 Liberator with the 446th Bombardment Group. After the war, he returned to TCU to complete his degree in Economics. The collection includes a complete set of letters written by Joseph Warren Hays to his family while serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

Jarvis-Van Zandt Family Papers

Includes legal documents, land titles, photographs, personal correspondence, news clippings, genealogy notes, and ephemera. The papers begin with correspondence from Ida Van Zandt Jarvis and James J. Jarvis. Subsequent accessions contain records pertaining to various family members including Daniel Beall Jarvis, Khleber Miller Van Zandt, and Ann Day McDermott. The papers do not include substantial information about Texas Christian University, although some correspondence and administrative materials related to Ida Van Zandt and her son Van Zandt Jarvis pertain to TCU students’ life at the turn of the century.

Ruth Millett

Correspondence, photographs, printed material, programs, invitations, announcements, speeches, writings, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and newspaper slicks document Ruth Millett’s life and career as a newspaper columnist from 1927 through her retirement in 1967.

Originally posted 2017-05-01 05:51:26.

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