University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Thomas M. Hatfield Papers, 1944-2013



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hatfield, Thomas M.
Title: Thomas M. Hatfield papers
Dates: 1944-2013
Abstract: The Thomas M. Hatfield papers, 1944-2013, are comprised of correspondence, records, printed material, clippings, speeches, maps, memoranda, schedules, photographs, books, and other materials spanning the professional career of Dr. Thomas M. Hatfield.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00590
Extent: 59.5 linear feet
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical / Historical Note

Historian Thomas M. Hatfield (1935-) was a senior research fellow at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin, where he directed its Military History Institute. Hatfield was a founding faculty member of the Normandy Scholar Program, an undergraduate honors program focused on World War II.

From from 1977 to 2007, Hatfield was Dean of Continuing Education at the University of Texas at Austin. He helped establish both John Tyler Community College in Richmond, Virginia, and was founding president of Austin Community College in Austin, Texas.

Hatfield authored books including Rudder: From Leader to Legend (2011).


Scope and Contents

The Thomas M. Hatfield papers, 1944-2013, are comprised of correspondence, records, printed material, clippings, speeches, maps, memoranda, schedules, photographs, books, and other materials spanning the professional career of Dr. Thomas M. Hatfield. Of particular note are papers related to Hatfield's involvement in the development of John Tyler Community College in Virginia and Austin Community College in Texas; his work at the University of Texas at Austin as Dean of the Division of Continuing Education (1977-2007); as a founder of the Normandy Scholars Program; and as a Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Institute for Studies in American Military History at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

A portion of this collection is stored remotely; contact repository in advance for retrieval.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Hatfield, Thomas M.
Corporate Names
Austin Community College (Austin, Tex.)
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
The University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at Austin. Division of Continuing Education
Subjects
Continuing education
Deans (Education)
Military history
World War (1939-1945)

Separated Material

A portion of this collection has been separated to the Library Unit.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas M. Hatfield Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

2007-198; 2011-352

Processing Information

Collection processed by Briscoe Center staff. Subsequent processing by Carol Mead and Colleen Hobbs, November 2020 and July 2021.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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4Zc201 [SRH1230014436] American Council of Learned Societies Administrative Officers Meeting, November 9, 1990
Austin Board of Realtors, November 15, 1977
American People Poll, March 1999
Clippings and tidbits: Continuing Education
Clippings and tidbits: Economy
Clippings and tidbits: University of Texas
Commencement Exercises: LBJ High School, May 27, 1977
Commencement: speeches by other people
Division of Extension, August 7, 1979
The Engaged Institution
TMH Engineering Speech
Fulbright Alumni Association, December 12, 1990
Eulogy: Dr. C.C. Covert, October 21, 1991
Graduate Fellows' Breakfast Group, April 1994
Hamilton, Texas, February 2, 1980
Houston Bayou Citizens Breakfast Club, June 14, 1995
Historical, Academic (speeches by other people)
LAMP speech—Elderhostel—Centenarians—"Aging in USA"
Lifelong Engineering Education: Rationale and models, September 2, 1997
Memphis State University "Dilemma of Faculty Involvement…", December 4, 1979
Migrant Student Luncheon, March 27, 1998
Migrant Student Program (References)
NASULGC, New Orleans, November 9, 1992
NASULGC, June 17, 1999
Notes for remarks to Dean's Council—"Continuing Education Vision Statement", September 19, 1997
NUCEA Symposium "Contracting for Training with the Federal Government", February 11, 1982
NUCEA, New Orleans, April 30, 1990
NUCEA, May 21, 1990
NUCEA Newsletter "It's lonely at the top…", February 4, 1991
Mission and Panorama Autonomous University of Guadalajara, September 1991
Oklahoma State University, June 2, 1981
PETEX-IMP luncheon, February 24, 1981
Ideas for Public Persuasion
Public Service and External Relations Task Force, June 26, 1981
Introduction of Dr. Bevington Reed, Sheraton Crest Inn, November 10, 1975
"Role of Extension and Continuing Education in Effecting Positive Institutional Change…", November 11, 1984
Role and Responsibility of Division of Continuing Education, July 27, 1979
Round-Up, "Update: Teaching and Research", March 30, 1979
Introduction of Edward Schroer, February 12, 1982
Speeches – Campus Trends, 1994
Speeches – CE
DCE Assembly, May 1981
"Difference Between CE and 'Regular' Academic Programs", November 30, 1981
"Strategic Planning: A Dean's Perspective", April 5, 1987
SOS Border Conference
Paper: University of Monterrey, April 28, 2004
Study materials: University of Monterrey, April 28, 2004
Post Modern University
Clippings and tidbits: Handwritten personal notes
Concerning UT (Speeches by other people)
"Colvert Celebration," materials for talk, Monroe, Louisiana, April 30, 2003
Texas Ex-Students' Association, March 2, 1977
TACSCE talk, November 21, 2002
TILF Banquet, February 27, 1984
UIL speech, March 14, 1978
U.S. Department of Education--reauthorization of Higher Education Act, November 9, 1989
University and Spirituality
University of Mexico "Development of Academic Extension at the University of Texas at Austin", November 22, 1983
University of Washington (Seattle), June 16, 1994
Audiocassette tapes (2) of speeches by Gerald Ford and John Connally at the Forum Club in Houston, 1981-1982
"What makes for excellence in Continuing Education....?", November 21, 1982
Writer's Conference "Written Words: Past and Present", September 16, 1982
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4Zc202 [SRH1230014437] FIMPES Research Materials, April 28, 2004
Welcoming remarks to TACSCE, November 18, 1981
Illiteracy, Studies of, file begun, July 1986
Adult Basic Education Conference in Houston, June 15-19, 1987
Research Universities Consortium "The Spring Hill Group"
Airline antitrust suit, class action
Consultation
Demographic changes, Texas and U.S.
John Tyler Community College
Parliamentary procedure
NUCEA
Critical issues in continuing education
Remedial courses in universities
Mandatory C.E.
External Analysis Task Force
Clippings and tidbits: Management and Communications
Dean's Office: TMH Publications
Speeches
Speeches--C.E.
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4Zd116 [SRH1230019992] Centennial Commission: Members, addresses, bios
Course materials, C and I, 1984-1985
Handbook on Adult and Continuing Education: correspondence, notes, etc.
Miscellaneous
Course materials, 1982-1983
QUEST/DO contents
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2.116 Map: "Lage West" (Western Front), color copy of the map used by Adolph Hitler and his generals in the immediate response to the Normandy invasion, June 7, 1944
[large OS--top of map cabinets] [large OS--top of map cabinets]
Map: "The World of James A. Michener", May 2004
[large OS--top of map cabinets] [large OS--top of map cabinets]
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3T403j Panoramic photograph: Navy Day in the New York Harbor, 1945
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2007-198/1 [23359436] [Binders, bound documents, 2 framed photographs, forming part of fundraising documentation for Normandy Scholars Program], 1994-1999, 2003, 2005
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2007-198/2 [23359447] [Normandy Scholars Program readings; Hatfield pocket calendars], circa 1960-circa 1999
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2007-198/3 [23359458] [Speeches], 1974, 1989-2007
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2007-198/4 [23359469] [Tour files], 1991-2013
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2007-198/5 [23359470] [UT files, Normandy Scholars Program], 1990-2009
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2007-198/6 [23359480] [Trip planning, references, Tommy Rouse], 1993-2007
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2007-198/7 [23359491] [Normandy Scholars Program?], 1993-2008
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2007-198/8 [23359505] [Pre-UT files], circa 1960-circa 1979
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2007-198/9 [23359516] [Trip planning, various reference files, speeches, continuing education 2000s], 1998-2009
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2007-198/10 [23359527] [WWII Research/Ref materials, continuing education], circa 1990-circa 2000
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2007-198/11 [23359538] [Research files; talks, trips, reference], 2004-2006
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2007-198/12 [23359549] [Various: WWII, Rudder ephemera, Normandy Scholar program. shoe box of personal letters from friend], undated
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2007-198/13 [23359550] [Reference files, research, continuing education 2000s], undated
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2007-198/14 [23359560] [Mostly Normandy Scholars], undated
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2007-198/15 [23359571] [Briscoe Center for American History and UT], 2006-2009
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2007-198/16 [23359582] [Research material for Rudder book, OS magazines, other materials], circa 1980-circa 1999
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2007-198/17 [23359593] [Rudder source material (includes "201 file"); Hatfield interview with KUT about ACC], undated
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2007-198/18 [23359607] [Continuing education], circa 1990-circa 2009
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2007-198/19 [23359618] [Hatfield trip planning documents, early 2000s; and misc. files from cabinet], circa 2000-circa 2009
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2007-198/20 [23359629] [Continuing education a/v and digital files, slides], undated
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2007-198/21 [23359630] [misc. materials; includes Rudder Medal of Honor supporting documentation (not used for Hatfield book); Alumni College booklets], 1978-1985, undated
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2007-198/22 [23359640] [Normandy Scholars files], 1995-2000
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2007-198/23 [23359651] [Continuing education], circa 1990-circa 2009
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2007-198/24 [23359662] [A/V: VHS, Broadcast Video Cassettes, U-Matic, Slides], undated
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2007-198/25 [23359764] [A/V: VHS; cassettes of Hatfield interviews of Naval ROTC grads from WWII], undated
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2007-198/26 [23359775] [Misc. Briscoe Center for American History files], undated
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2007-198/27 [23359673] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/28 [23359684] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/29 [23359695] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/30 [23359709] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/31 [23359710] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/32 [23359720] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/33 [23359731] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/34 [23359742] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/35 [23359753] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/36 [23359822] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/37 [23359811] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/38 [23370687] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/39 [23370698] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/40 [23359833] [Binders: related to Rudder book, and other subjects], undated
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2007-198/41 [23359800] [Misc., including Normandy Scholars Program], undated
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2007-198/42 [23359797] [Overhead transparencies from books in TH's collection; used for lectures - WWII and continuing education], undated
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2007-198/43 [23359786] [Overhead transparencies from books in TH's collection; used for lectures - WWII and continuing education], undated
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2007-198/20 [23359629] [Recognition: plaques - plaques removed from backings, photocopies], 1977, 1986-1987, 2006, 2012, undated
[Recognition: certificates of appreciation, certificate of appointment, membership, awards, proclamations], 1973-2009
[Recognition: certificate in Spanish], 1990
[Framed newspaper clipping of President Dwight Eisenhower at Pointe du Hoc], undated
[Continuing education: flyer for dedication of the John Tyler Community College], 1967
Photographs: 4 group photographs, 1967, 2002, undated
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OD1486 [OS: certificates of appreciation, commission, membership, completions; proclamation; flyer; framed article from The Texan upon UT opening, Oct. 8, 1900
[OS: photographs: Thomas Hatfield and Richard Box at Omaha Beach; group photograph in Jalisco, Mexico; men at [Pointe du Hoc ?] during World War II; French town; Earth from space, signed by Alan Bean; outer space], circa 1944, 1990, 2000, undated