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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Memorabilia

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Memorabilia:

An Inventory of Its Collection, 1929- , at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Texas Tech Memorabilia,
Dates: 1929-
Abstract: Memorabilia items relating to Texas Tech University collected through various sources.
Collection # U 119.1
Quantity: 2 Boxes (1.5 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The University Archives, housed within the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, is the repository for memorabilia and collections related to Texas Tech University.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains various memorabilia items collected over the years through various sources.

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Organization

The collection is organized into the following series:

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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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)
Formby, Marshall Clinton, 1911-1984.
Granberry, Jim.
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Tech University.
United Spirit Arena.
Texas Technological College.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:
  • U 119.2 Memorabilia, 1930s
  • U 119.3 Memorabilia, undated
  • U 119.4 Memorabilia, 1927 and 1939
  • U 119.5 Memorabilia, 1955-1967

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Texas Tech Memorabilia, 1929- , Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
1995-0138-B; 1999-0080-A; 2001-0129-A; 2001-0252-A; 2002-0014-B; 2002-0049-A

Donations, 1995-2019

Processing Information

Processed by: Justin McDonald, Sandhya Madireddy, and Brenda L. Haes, 2003

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Collection Inventory

Memorabilia

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1 1A Memorabilia items #1-13, 1929-2007 and undated
1) Button - "I heart Tech", undated
2) Button - "Guns Up" printed over a Double T logo, undated
3) Graduation Tassel from A. J. Montoto, 1963
4) Leather strip from Matador Office Building Dedication, 1973
5) Red metal cut out of the modern Double T emblem, undated
6) Student Identification Card for D'ann Sammons, 1929
7) Keychain for the On Campus Night Shuttle, 2007
8) Pen used by the incorporators to sign the Articles of Incorporation for the TTU School of Medicine Foundation, February 13, 1970
9) Pen used by Marshall Formby in the press box at the TTU vs Texas game, September 30, 1972
10) Pen used by President Lyndon B. Johnson in the press box at the TTU vs Texas game, September 30, 1972
11) Two wooden coins from the Office of the Registrar with the Double T logo and text in red ink, undated
12) One wooden coin from the Office of the Registrar with the Double T logo and text in black ink, 2006-2007
13) Small notepad with the Masked Rider, Ben Holland, on the horse Midnight Matador, 2003-2004
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1 1B Memorabilia items #14-20, 19747-2018
14-15) Texas Tech Ex-Students Association Double T Coins glued to envelopes (one pink and one green), 1974
16) Loose Texas Tech Ex-Students Association Double T Coin (no envelope attached), 1974
17) Commemorative gold coin marking the 50th anniversary of campus busing by Citbus (attached to double sided postcard), 2017
18) Blue ribbon with silver text for the "South Plains Coalition for Child Abuse Prevention CCAP" and "Cherish the Children" (2018?), undated
19) Black and blue ribbon commemorating the memory of Texas Tech Police officer Floyd East Jr. (who was killed by a student on October 8, 2017), October 10, 2018
20) Pink ribbon with "ZTA" and "Think Pink" attached to a gold pin, 2018
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1 2 Mayoral Proclamation for Texas Tech-Lubbock Week, 1971
3 Big Twelve Notepads (2 copies), undated
4 Bookmarks from PrintTech (24 copies, 2 different types of bookmarks), undated
5 Texas Technological College Campus Tour Guides (2 copies), undated
6 Stickers of the 2 overlapping Ts with "Texas" written in white on one T and "Tech" written in white on the other T (54 copies, 1 copy encapsulated), undated
7 Salesman's Sampler, Graduation Announcements, 1967
8 Stickers of the Double T with the Texas Technological College Seal (6 copies, 1 copy encapsulated), 1935
9A Stickers - Miscellaneous (22 items), undated
1) Texas Tech Matador with sword in front of a steer's head with "Texas" and Tech" written in red on either side (1 copy encapsulated), undated
2) The Masked Rider with "Texas Tech" written above and "Red Raiders" below (1 copy), undated
3) miniature stickers of 2 overlapping Ts with "Texas" written in white on one T and "Tech" written in white on the other T (19 copies), undated
4) Oversized Double T with "Texas" and "Tech" written in white (1 copy encapsulated), undated
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1 9B Stickers - Miscellaneous (22 items), undated
5) Texas Tech Libraries bumper sticker, undated
6) "Stickettes" Double T stickers with the academic seal in the center, 20 per sheet (2 sheets, 1 sheet is missing 3 of the stickers), undated
7) Two "Texas Tech Alumni Band" stickers and a smaller matching card, undated
8) Two Double T stickers with the words "Texas Tech Century Club", undated
9) Double T sticker with Raider Red riding a snorting horse and the words "Texas Tech Ex-Students Association", undated
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1 10 "This Is Texas Tech" Pamphlets (5 copies), undated
11 College Bookstore - book cover and stationary, 1951
12 La Ventana Hardback Notebooks, 2000-2002
13 Miscellaneous items #1-2, 19747-2018
1) Award design by J. O'Brien for an unidentified Double T black walnut plaque, January 11, 1989
1) Program for "The Inspiring Leadership of Winston Churchill" signed by his granddaughter Celia Sandys, March 30, 2011
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2 Red metal spoon used in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Athletic Dining Facilities, undated
TTU Teaching Academy gold pin with genie lamp and red Double T [2 identical items] transferred from the Jay Harris Collection, undated
Shovel used for groundbreaking ceremony for the TTU Library Addition, February 2, 1973
Miniature cotton bail with tag from the Textile Research Center, undated
Stress Reducing Hardhat for University Center Groundbreaking (3 items), undated
Shovel used in Museum Groundbreaking, 1968
Souvenir Brick from United Spirit Arena, 1999
TTU pencils (2 different ones), undated
Red and black pom poms (4 items), undated
Plastic, round Cotton Kings hockey puck holder given out during a game, undated
Plastic drinking mugs with TTU logs and information, as well as a Crickets baseball one (8 items), undated
Plastic water bottle for Fitness Information Technology Challenge F.I.T., 2005
50th Anniversary of Campus Busing postcard with bus token attached on the backside (2 copies), March 6, 2017
Double sided “Black and Scarlet Certificate” in the shape of an oversized dollar bill. “The Magnificent Texas Tech” paper “Ten Texas Tech Bucks” bill contains an image of the Masked Rider in the center with various Texas Tech logos on both side, such as the Texas Tech Seal, the Administration Building and the Double T. It also states “This certificate is illegal tender but can be used for bragging about Texas Technological College,” November 13, 1954
Fan in the shape of Raider Red’s head, with eyes cut out, and the words “Raider Fan” written in black in on the wood handle. The fan was given out during new employee orientation in the fall 1997. The red coloring of Raider Red’s eyebrows and mustache are faded, 1997
Large button with “The Big Dig 10.09.09” given out to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new Rawls College of Business building, October 9, 2009
Green Frisbee with “Is it worth it? Integrity matters. Strive for honor. Texas Tech University” written in the center. The Frisbee was given out during the annual Arbor Day celebration, 2016
Green wrist computer pad “Is it worth it? Integrity matters. Strive for honor. Texas Tech University” written in the center. This was given out during the annual Arbor Day celebration, 2016
Toothpick set and first aid kit (2 copies) given out by the Department of Environmental Health and Safety, undated

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