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80 Letters in Support of Cannon Air Force Base

Description: Eighty copies of a form letter (some with slight variations) signed by community members in Curry and Roosevelt Counties, New Mexico and sent to the U.S. Base Realignment and Closure Commission (BRAC) in support of Cannon Air Force Base.
Date: June 2005
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Ronald Woodroof to William Waybourn - September 6, 1988]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Ronald D. Woodroof to William Waybourn, president of Dallas Gay Alliance, regarding the pneumococcal vaccine. It includes a copy of a press release from the Dallas County Health Department regarding the vaccine.
Date: September 6, 1988
Creator: Woodroof, Ronald D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

2001: A Texas Folklore Odyssey

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society "is a journey or odyssey through the Texas Folklore Society as of the year 2001 A.D. It contains a sample of the research that members of the Society were doing at the turn of the millennium as represented at the 1998, 1999, and 2000 meetings." The volume covers "a wide variety of contemporary and historical topics," including baby lore, stories about notable women, stories about food and cooking, information about the Model T Ford, and more (inside front cover). The index begins on page 339.
Date: 2001
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

Journal of Advanced Composition, Volume 13, Number 2, Fall 1993

Description: The Journal of Advanced Composition contains a collection of papers regarding writing and rhetoric: "The JAC is a forum for theory, research and pedagogy regarding (1) those writing courses beyond the freshman courses, excluding technical and creative writing, (2) writing in courses which are not themselves writing courses, particularly in the liberal arts and sciences, and (3) work in theory, research or pedagogy which is advanced or progressive and will shed light on the field as a whole while at the same time providing insights for advanced composition" (volume 1, number 1).
Date: 1993
Creator: Association of Teachers of Advanced Composition (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries

Journal of Advanced Composition, Volume 12, Number 2, Fall 1992

Description: The Journal of Advanced Composition contains a collection of papers regarding writing and rhetoric: "The JAC is a forum for theory, research and pedagogy regarding (1) those writing courses beyond the freshman courses, excluding technical and creative writing, (2) writing in courses which are not themselves writing courses, particularly in the liberal arts and sciences, and (3) work in theory, research or pedagogy which is advanced or progressive and will shed light on the field as a whole while at the same time providing insights for advanced composition" (volume 1, number 1).
Date: 1992
Creator: Association of Teachers of Advanced Composition (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Letters of Captain Edward P. Jaeger to Mrs. Elizabeth Pierce Jaeger 1968-1969

Description: Transcript of recorded letters sent by Captain Edward P. Jaeger (Ed) to his wife, Elizabeth Jaeger (Libby) while stationed in South Vietnam as part of the U.S. Army Medical Corps. He discusses both personal and military topics including plans for having children; future personal financial planning; racial tensions and Black Power activities; shopping for civilian consumer goods; renovation of the Officer's Club; physicians’ negative attitudes about serving in Vietnam; procurement of medical supplies; holiday celebrations; planning for a post-Vietnam cross- country vacation in the U.S. and Canada; personnel problems; comments about various senior officers; procurement of captured enemy equipment for use as trading items and gifts; comments about the Paris peace negotiations for ending the war; planning for a leave in Hawaii with his wife and parents; personnel morale problems; discipline problems among enlisted personnel; preparation for leaving Vietnam and the Army; comments about student unrest and anti-war demonstrations in the U.S.
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Date: August 1, 1998
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

The Letters of Captain Edward P. Jaeger to Elizabeth P. Jaeger 1968-1969

Description: Bound collection of photocopied letters written by Captain Edward P. Jaeger (Ed) to his wife, Elizabeth Jaeger (Libby) while stationed in South Vietnam as part of the U.S. Army Medical Corps. He discusses life in Vietnam as well as topics that his family has written to him about.
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Date: June 1, 1997
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

The Letters of Captain Edward P. Jaeger to Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Jaeger 1968-1969

Description: Transcript of recorded letters sent by Captain Edward P. Jaeger (Ed) to his parents while stationed in South Vietnam as part of the U.S. Army Medical Corps. He discusses both personal and military topics including a chronicle of his departure for Vietnam; description of Vietnamese village life and culture; assignment to the 17th Field Hospital at An Khe; physical description of facilities at 17th Field Hospital; his responsibilities as medical supply officer; descriptions of and comments about unit personnel; problems in procuring medical supplies; problems with drunkenness among personnel; enemy mortar attacks; discipline problems; his institution of reforms in the medical supply operations; effects of constant changeovers in unit command; remodeling of the Officer's Club; leisure time and recreational activities; racial tensions; comments about U S domestic politics; personal financial matters; planning for a leave in Hawaii with his wife, Elizabeth, and parents; drug problems among personnel; comments about the anti-war movement in the States; description of Cam Ranh Bay and the military facilities there; medical supplies and black marketeering; description of the medical depot supply system; future civilian employment plans; transfer to Qui Nhon to the 67th Evacuation Hospital; comments about the Paris peace negotiations for ending the war; interest in stateside sports; comments about the doctors and nurses; comments about the Army's decorations and commendations policies; plans for leaving Vietnam and separation from the Army.
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Date: August 1, 1998
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Letter from Phil Johnson to Circle of Friends board members]

Description: Letter from Phil Johnson on Circle of Friends letterhead, written to board members. It includes a brief description and history of the organization and a proposed change to the organizational documents to change the title from "By-Laws" to "Bi-Laws."
Date: [1965..1974]
Creator: Johnson, Phil
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. B. M. Williams to B. M. Williams, Jr. - February 24, 1907]

Description: Letter from Mrs. B.M. Williams of Gainesville to her son, describing events that have happened at home, including health of family members, the farming business, the weather, and a torrential hail storm. It includes the original envelope, addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams, Jr. in El Paso, Texas.
Date: February 24, 1907
Creator: Williams, Mrs. B. M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. B. M. Willliams to B. M. Williams, Jr. - November 5, 1907]

Description: Letter from Mrs. B. M. Williams of Gainesville, Texas to her son B. M. Williams, Jr., discussing previous letters, normal household goings on, church gossip, and domestic chores such as gardening. It includes an envelope addressed to Byrd M. Williams, Jr. in Ogden, Utah.
Date: November 5, 1907
Creator: Williams, Mrs. B. M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Irene Williams to B. M. Williams, February 11, 1923]

Description: Letter from Irene Williams to her husband, complaining that he has not been writing to her and updating him on family and local news. She also enclosed clippings of four newspaper articles on various topics related to El Paso, Texas. The envelope is addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams in Long Beach, California.
Date: February 11, 1923
Creator: Williams, Irene
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Johnson to his brother - October 27, 1906]

Description: Letter from "Johnson" to his brother, written on University of Texas at Austin letterhead. The writer discusses getting his friend a job, and references their previous correspondence, asking what the friend might want the writer to send. The envelope is addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams in El Paso, but a handwritten note on the back says: "Opened by mistake by B. M. Williams - 720 N. Florence." The postmarks on the envelope are from El Paso, TX and Austin, TX.
Date: October 27, 1906
Creator: Johnson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Chestnut Bluff - June 12, 1887]

Description: Letter to and from unnamed individuals, in which the writer discusses the prevalence of scarlet fever in their hometown of Dyersburg. It also includes an account of the possible sickness of the writer's son, and ends with her calling for the doctor.
Date: June 12, 1887
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from The Kiplinger Editors, July 22, 1988]

Description: Letter from the Kiplinger Editors, on July 22, 1988, discussing the growth of new business locations and expansions in Texas in 1989. It mentions the opening of the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science.
Date: July 22, 1988
Creator: The Kiplinger Editors
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

[Memo from Rogers Redding to Jim Miller, September 27, 1988]

Description: Memo from Rogers Redding to Jim Miller, on September 27, 1988, sending him a summary of the most recent meeting of the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science Advisory Board.
Date: September 27, 1988
Creator: Redding, Rogers W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

[Letter from Frederick Kirby to Hugh Callaway - February 22, 1994]

Description: Letter from Frederick Kirby, one of the killers of Hugh Callaway's friend (Thanh Nguyen), asking Callaway to give the inmate a second chance. It includes the envelope addressed to Callaway.
Date: February 22, 1994
Creator: Kirby, Frederick E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Lew to Mr. Byrd Williams - November 6, 1955]

Description: Letter from "Lew" at Stewart Studios in Bay City, Texas to Byrd Williams of Fort Worth, requesting that Williams share tips about his customer service practices in his photography career, from which Lew intends to write an article.
Date: November 6, 1955
Creator: Stewart, Lew
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston, Volume 3: 1848-1852

Description: This book is the third in a series of four volumes and contains collected correspondence to and from Sam Houston. The letters include footnotes that give clarification and context. The volume also has appendices, a bibliography, and an index (which starts on page 493).
Date: 1999
Creator: Roberts, Madge Thornall
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston, Volume 4: 1852-1863

Description: This book is the fourth in a series of four volumes and contains collected correspondence to and from Sam Houston. The letters include footnotes that give clarification and context. The volume also has an appendix, addenda, bibliography, and an index (which starts on page 523).
Date: 2001
Creator: Roberts, Madge Thornall
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press