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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Grover C. Boswell papers, 1894, 1909-1954



Creator: Boswell, Grover C.
Title: Grover C. Boswell papers
Dates: 1909-1954
Abstract: The Grover C. Boswell Papers, 1894, 1921-1953, contain personal records, speeches, correspondence, and newspaper clippings spanning 45 years of Boswell's career as an educator and Rotarian.
Identification: camh-arc-003993
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Language: Materials are written English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical Note

Grover C. Boswell (1888-1953) was a well-known Texas educator. He was the dean of McMurry College in Abilene and president of Weatherford College and Ranger Junior College. In his 45 years of education, he served as school superintendent at Ranger, Megargel, Ringgold, Byers, and McLean. Boswell was a Methodist steward for 37 years and a long-time Rotarian, serving as president of both the Weatherford and Ranger Clubs.

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Content Description

The Grover C. Boswell papers, 1894, 1921-1953, contain personal records, speeches, correspondence, and newspaper clippings spanning 45 years of Boswell's career as an educator and Rotarian. Newspaper clippings from various sources describe operational changes at Weatherford College and Ranger Junior College, Rotarian events, and local programs from the Methodist Church.

Correspondence, notes, and biographical sketches by Boswell, president of Weatherford College and professor, relate to a biographical study of Milton Koger Little (1852-1942), a Methodist clergyman who served as circuit rider and local pastor at Lanham in Hamilton County; Waco; Thornton in Limestone County; Corsicana; Waxahachie; Fort Worth; Vernon; Abilene; Belton; and Weatherford (1876-1922).

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

A portion of this collection is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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
Boswell, Grover C.
Subjects
Education, Higher
Education, Higher--Administration
Methodist Church

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Grover C. Boswell papers, 1894, 1921-1953, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection processed by archives staff.

Subsequent revisions made by Mandy Ryan, December 2017.

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Accession Number

2017-104

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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2Q106 Correspondence, notes, biographical sketches, and sermon outlines by Boswell related to a biographical study of Milton Koger Little. 1939-1940

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3E473 Newspaper clippings regarding Ranger College 1940-1953

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3E473 Newspaper articles on Grover C. Boswell 1929-1953

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3E473 Ranger Junior College student newspaper, The Stampede 1950-1951

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3E473 Newspaper clippings about Rotary and Boswell and miscellaneous essays by Boswell 1941-1953

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3E473 Warranty deeds, land deeds, and mortgage records 1935-1954

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3E473 The Development of Personality in a Child and other speeches undated

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3E473 Miscellaneous programs and bulletins 1921-1950

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3E473 Personal records, speeches, and correspondence of Grover C. Boswell 1909-1953

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3E473 Rotary International, Governor's Monthly Letter July 1949-May 1950

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3Fo3a The Daily Ranger 1953

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3Fo3a East Texas Teaching College, Class of 1926 photograph 1926

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3Fo3a Photograph: United Methodist Unification Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri 1939

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