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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Literary Production, undated

Newspapers

Photograph, undated

Shelter Belt, undated

Cataloged Books (14 Items), undated

Maps: Cataloged (3 Items), undated

Newspapers (9 Items), undated

Newspapers: Anniversary and Special Editions (2 Items), undated

Periodicals (5 Items), undated

Reference File as Indicated (44 Items, Assorted Material), undated

Southwest Collections File: Agriculture (38 Items, Printed Material), undated

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Louise Allen:

An Inventory of Her Papers, 1884-1963 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Allen, Louise, 1903-
Title: Louise Allsen Papers,
Dates: 1884-1963 and undated
Abstract: Contains typewritten histories of Texas county newspapers by Mrs. Allen's students and related items.
Collection # S 15.1
Quantity: 2 boxes (1 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Born December 28, 1903 at Childress, Texas, Allen received a B.A. from Southern Methodist University in 1924 and an M.A. from the University of Missouri in 1949. She married James G. Allen in 1928 and had one son, James Jr. She began teaching in the Texas Technological College Journalism Department in 1930, giving instruction in agriculture and home economics journalism courses. Louise Allen published her "Lipstick Logic" column in area newspapers from 1947 to 1975, and retired from teaching in 1963.

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Scope and Content

This collection may have been originally inventoried prior to the adoption of current standards. Patrons are advised to request any associated Reference File upon visiting the archives to view the collection, as it may provide additional information regarding the organization and scope of the materials.

Contains typewritten histories of Texas county newspapers by Mrs. Allen's students, plus news clippings and papers, index cards, lists, and typewritten essays pertaining to pioneer journalism in Texas. There is also one photograph and a Shelter Belt bibliography pertaining to forestry in Texas.

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Organization

This collection may have been originally inventoried prior to the adoption of current standards. Patrons are advised to request any associated Reference File upon visiting the archives to view the collection, as it may provide additional information regarding the organization and scope of the materials.
The Louise Allen Papers is organized by the following series:

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by either the archives or the creators and authors of items in this collection, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Duplication requests are limited by departmental policies. Please contact our Reference Department for further information.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Louise. Allen, 1903-
Allen, James G. (James Garland), 1900-
Allen, Louise Crawford.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Technological College. Dept of Journalism--Faculty.
Subjects (Places)
Childress (Tex.)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
Women's mass media.
Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.--Women.
Community newspapers.
Women--Social life and customs--Newspapers
Rural journalism--Texas, West.
Newspaper editors--Texas--History.
Journalism--Study and teaching--Texas, West.
Windbreaks, shelterbelts, etc.--Texas.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Louise Allen Papers, 1884-1963 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

Processing Information

Processed by: n/a, post-1981

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Collection Inventory

Literary Production, undated

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Newspapers

New Mexico, undated
Texas
Counties, Arranged Alphabetically, 1937-1963 and undated
Lists, undated
Pioneer Journalism, 1884-1962 and undated

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Photograph, undated

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Shelter Belt, undated

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Cataloged Books (14 Items), undated

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Maps: Cataloged (3 Items), undated

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Newspapers (9 Items), undated

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Newspapers: Anniversary and Special Editions (2 Items), undated

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Periodicals (5 Items), undated

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Reference File as Indicated (44 Items, Assorted Material), undated

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Southwest Collections File: Agriculture (38 Items, Printed Material), undated

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