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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Coral Horton Tullis Papers, 1934-1952, undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tullis, Coral Horton, 1882-1967
Title: Coral Horton Tullis papers
Dates: 1934-1952, undated
Abstract: Comprised of correspondence, the Coral Horton Tullis Papers, 1934-1952, undated, document her work as a history professor at the University of Texas.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02434
Extent: 8 items
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born to John Thomas and Collistia (Polk) Horton in Elmo, Texas, historian and educator Coral Horton (1882–1967) taught in Travis County schools (1901-1903) and Austin public schools (1904-1906) after graduating from Denton's Terrill School. In, 1906, she married John Ledbetter Tullis with whom she had four children. After ten years in Oregon, the family returned to Austin in 1922, where Tullis earned a B. A. and M. A. from the University of Texas. Appointed to the history department's faculty in 1924, she retired as an assistant professor in 1959. Tullis was also corresponding secretary of the Texas State Historical Association from 1927 to 1967 as well as treasurer from 1942 to 1967.

Source:

Winfrey, Doris H. "Tullis, Coral Horton." Handbook of Texas Online. Accessed March 8, 2011.

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Scope and Contents

Comprised of correspondence, the Coral Horton Tullis Papers, 1934-1952, undated, document her work as a history professor at the University of Texas. The collection includes letters relating to Tullis's work teaching history, course grades, and a savings account.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Tullis, Coral Horton, 1882-1967
Corporate Names
University of Texas at Austin. Department of History
University of Texas.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coral Horton Tullis Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1967-049a

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project," 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

box
2L461 [SRH1230010403] Correspondence
1934-1935
1937
1943
1952
undated

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