Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Fagan Dickson Papers, 1950-1978 MS 281

Collection Summary

Creator Dickson, Fagan, 1904-1977
Title: Fagan Dickson papers
Dates: 1950-1978
Abstract: The papers of Dickson Fagan (1903-1977), Austin, Texas attorney active in the Democratic Party, include correspondence with both state and national political figures as well as Fagan's personal and business subject files clippings, published materials and notes, dating from 1950-1978.
Identification: MS 281
Quantity: 9.5 Linear Feet(9 boxes)
Language: English .
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texashttps://library.rice.edu/woodson

Biographical Note

Austin, Texas attorney (1903-1977) active in the Democratic Party.

Scope and Contents

Papers include correspondence with both state and national political figures as well as Fagan's personal and business subject files of clippings, published materials, and notes, 1950-1978.

Correspondents include Dickson, James F.; Bentsen, Lloyd; Briscoe, Dolph; Buckley, William F. Jr.; Cranston, Alan; Carter, Jimmy ; Domenici, Pete V.; Dugger, Ronnie; Fullbright J.W.; Ford, Gerald; Faulk, John Henry; Johnson, Lyndon B.; Jordan, Barbara; Kissinger, Henry; McCarthy, Eugene; McGovern, George; Maverick, Maury, Jr.; Moos, Malcom; Mondale, Walter F.; Moyers, Bill; Muskie, Edmund; Nixon, Richard M.; Pickle, J.J. (Jake); Richards, Ann; Thurmond, Strom; Weddington, Sarah; and others.


Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Index Terms

International economic relations
Lawyers -- Texas
Document Types
clippings (information artifacts)
Subjects (Persons)
Fulbright, J. WIlliam (James William), Senator, 1905-1995
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Faulk, John Henry
Ford, Gerald, 1913-2006
Domenici, Pete
Dugger, Ronnie
Dickson, James F.
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000
Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Bentsen, Lloyd
Briscoe, Dolph
Weddington, Sarah Ragle
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhouse), 1913-1994
Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996
Richards, Ann, 1933-2006
Pickle, J.J.
Mondale, Walter F., 1928-
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012
Moyers, Bill D.
Moos, Malcolm
Kissinger, Henry, 1923-
Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
McCarthy, Eugene, 1916-2005
Maverick, Maury, Jr.
Subjects (Corporations)
Democratic Party (U.S.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fagan Dickson Papers, 1950-1978, MS 281, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Gift of W. Hall via Ellis Rudy, 1978.

Formerly part of W. Hall papers - contact WRC staff for further information.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Correspondence

Scope and Contents note
Arranged alphabetically.
1 Abourezk, James (Senator)
Alsop, Joseph
Anderson, W.A. Jr.
Ball, George
Ballew, W.V. Jr.
Barklay, John
Baruch, Isak
Bennett, Michael
Bentsen, Lloyd (Senator)
Berger, Elmer (Dr.)
Blankenship, John D.
Boorman, James A.
Boudin, Leonard
Briscoe, Dolph
Brown, George S. (General)
Buck, Pitman Jr.
Buckley, William F. Jr.
Bush, George
Carter, Jimmy (President)
Chewning, Leroy
Church, Frank (Senator)
Clark, Ramsey
Coffin, Tristram
Cooper, Bill
Cranston, Alan (Senator)
Curley, James E.
Cushman, Robert E.
Domenici, Pete V. (Senator)
Douglas, William O.
Dugger, Ronnie
Egan, Ed
Ervin, Sam J. (Senator)
Faulk, John Henry
Fisher, John B.
Fisher, O.C. (Representative)
Ford, Gerald R. (President)
Fullbright J.W. (Senator)
Gardner, J.W.
Garza, Kiha de la (Representative)
Glass, Frank
Glubb, Sir John (General)
Hall, Walter G.
Hansen, Clifford P. (Senator)
Harthe, Vance (Senator)
Haynes, Marvin J.
Hilmy, H.E. Amin II
Horsbrugh, Patrick
Humphrey, Herbert H. (Senator)
Hutchins, Robert M.
Jabara, Abdeen
Jacobs, Harry
2 Johnson, Lyndon B. (President) - general correspondence
Johnson, Lyndon B. (President) - clipping file
Johnson, Lyndon B. (President) - 1960 election
Johnson, Lyndon B. (President) - Civil Rights
Jordan, Barbara (Representative)
Keeton, Page
Kissinger, Henry
Kritzeck, James
Levinson, Morris
Lilienthal, Alfred M.
McCarthy, Eugene (Senator)
McGovern, George (Senator)
McHugh, James D.
Mallison, W.T. Jr.
Marretos, Sam
Marshall, Douglas B.
Maverick, Maury Jr.
Mondale, Walter F. (Senator)
Montoya, Joseph M. (Senator)
Moos, Malcolm
Moyers, Bill
Muskie, Edmund (Senator)
Nicholson, Hugh M.
Nixon, Richard M. (President) - correspondence
Nixon, Richard M. (President) - clippings
Nunn, Sam (Senator)
Olds, Greg
O'Neal, John F. (Representative)
Overton, George W.
Owens, Charles W. Jr.
Parten, J.R.
Patman, Wright (Representative)
Pell, Claiborne (Senator)
Percy, Charles H. (Senator)
Pickle, J.J.
Price, Bob (Representative)
Rapaport, Albert
Rapaport, Bernard
Rarick, John R. (Representative)
3 Richards, Ann
Rose, Donald C.
Sanford, Terry (Governor)
Schroeder, Patricia (Representative)
Sharlot, M. Michael
Sharp, Eliot H.
Stein, Lou
Stinespring, William F.
Taft, Robert Jr. (Senator)
Talmadge, Herman E. (Senator)
Tanas, George Botros
Thurmond, Strom (Senator)
Tower, John (Senator)
Trimble, Seldon
Tuchman, Barbara M.
Tugwell, Rexford G.
Tunney, John V. (Senator)
Weber, L.
Weddington, Sarah
Willens, Harold
Wilson, Charles (Representative)
Wright, Charles Allen
Wright, Edwin
Yarbrough, Don
Young, Andrew

Series II: Professional subject files

3 Africa
American Civil Liberties Union
American Jewish Alternative to Zionism (AJAZ)
American Friends Service Committee
American Palestine Committee
American Security Council
American-Statesman newspaper ads
American United - Glenn L. Archer
Anti-Defamation League
Association of Arab-American Graduates - John Faris
Austin Chamber of Commerce
Austin City Council race 1977
B.E.F. (organizations and activities)
Business Executives Move (B.E.M.) - Henry Niles
Common Cause
Constitutional amendments, Texas
Dickson vs. Nixon - readings, briefs, orders
4 Speech material
Foreign Policy Association
Foregin Policy of the USA (new; ) beginning 11-16-71
FBI - Fagan Dickson
Greater Austin Association
"Hate" letters
Aid to Israel - articles and letters
------- misc.
A.B.A. articles
USDA Asc. Christian Co. office
American Bar Association 1958-70
M.D. Anderson, Houston
Askew Farm Services
Austin Committee on Foreign Relations, Inc.
Austin Woods and Water Club
Book of the Month Club
Burns, Latham C.
The Center 1969-70
The Century 1971
Convocation Center at Houston, TX 6/3/72 --
The Center 1972
The Center 1973
The Center, Austin Washington 6/14/73, 10/8-11/73
The Center, Chicago 11/3-4/74
5 The Center, Santa Barbara, CA 2/22/75
The Center, Santa Barbara, CA 5/10/75
The Center, financial reports
The Center, board meetings
The Center, correspondence 1974-75
The Center
Central Christian Church
Christian Quarries, Inc.
Clayton Brokerage Co.
Committee to Impeach the President
F.D. articles on Israel and Middle East
Dickson vs. Ford, Judgement and Appeal
Dickson vs. Ford, et.al., 5th Circuit Court
Dickson vs. Nixon - misc. letters and articles
Country Club
Dixon, John M. Jr.
Dixon, John Sr. & Margaret
Dickson - divorce hearings
6 Dickson vs. Dickson appeal
Dickson vs. Dickson
Dickson vs. Dickson - hearing 12/20/74
Supersedeas bond hearing, Judge Herman Jones 5/14/76
Cataclysms & Miracles
Scope and Contents note
(includes Dickson nameplate)
The Christian Century
Democratic primary 5/1/76
Establishment clause (subjects of interest to FD)
Israel and the Middle East 1976
Israel and the Middle East 1975
Israel as the 51st state
Israel - misc. letters
Israel - readings and evidence
Mailing lists, members of Congress, etc.
Middle East International, Michael Adams, editor
Middle East articles
Social Security
Texas Bar Foundation
Stocks information
Travel - general office beginning 9/69
Zionist Organization of America
Clippings on Civil Disorders Commission
7 Est. clause correspondence
Dickson properties settlement 6/2/72
Copies of misc. papers, PDD & FD prior to 1973
Mandamus and injunction in Court of Civil Appeals
Temporary orders
Killeen Legal Defense Fund
The League of Arab States
Militant Christian Americans - Lottye K. Keech
Military Industrial Complex
National Association of Arab Americans
National Council of American-Soviet Friendship
New Albany Bible Students - Mrs. David Doran
Presidential campaigns 1976
Religion in Politics
Religion in Outer Space
Religion - 2nd coming
Texas Bill of Rights panel program
Texas Bill of Rights foundation TV program, Middle East
Tidelands newspaper clippings
University of Texas Law School and Texas exes
UNA USA 1975-76
World Peace through Law Center
Yarborough, Ralph

Series III: Personal Subject Files

8 Admirals Club
Austin Ballet Society
Dickson, Fagan - personal correspondence
Dickson, James F. - correspondence
Dickson-Shapiro publicity
Georgetown College
Headliners Club
Harvard Club
Highland Lakes Golf Club
Hunting, general
Hunting, pigeon
Hunting, quail
Hunting resorts
Hyder, Elton M. Jr.
Income tax 1976
Kentucky Colonels
9 Kentucky Derby
Kiwanis Club
Knights of the Symphony
Law books, West Publishing Co.
Leases-Fagan Dickson
Limousin Foundation
Longhorn Club
Names, addresses, files
Philosophical Society of Texas
Sargent, James
Senator's Club
Smithsonian Institute
Stites, Margaret
Stock 1976
Subscriptions renewals and refusals
Texas State Bar correspondence
Texas Press Club
Travel-safari and world trip
Travel-South America
Travis County Bar Association
University of Texas