University of Texas Arlington

University of Texas at Arlington Library Division of Archives and Manuscripts Records:

A Guide

Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at Arlington. Library. Division of Archives and Manuscripts.
Title: University of Texas at Arlington Library Division of Archives and Manuscripts Records
Dates: 1967-1979
Identification: AR219
Extent: 9 boxes (3.8 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

Originally founded as the Texas Labor Archives in 1967, this division's collecting scope was later expanded to include the Texas Political History Collection and the University Archives. Its name changed in 1973 to Division of Archives and Manuscripts. In the early 1980's it merged with the Special Collections Division of the UTA Libraries.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memos, reports, photographs, news releases, newspaper clippings, lists, brochures, agreements, newsletters, articles, certificate, proposals, policy statements, and financial records. The bulk of the correspondence is by or to Dr. George N. Green, one of the founders of the Texas Labor Archives, and Robert A. Gamble, later Director of the Division of Archives and Manuscripts. Included are founding documents of the Texas Labor Archives along with early brochures, clippings, news releases, and annual progress reports, as well as reports of the library committee organized to establish the Special Collections Division. The correspondence in the collection primarily involves negotiations between donors and archivists. The memoranda consists principally of communications between the Archives and other Library Departments.


The original order of this collection was maintained. Incoming correspondence was arranged chronologically, whereas outgoing correspondence was arranged alphabetically. Memoranda, arranged chronologically, follow correspondence.



Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Green, George N. (George Norris)--Correspondence.
Gamble, Robert A.--Correspondence.
University of Texas at Arlington. Library. Division of Archives and Manuscripts--Records and correspondence.
Texas Labor Archives.
University Archives.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Related Material

AR236: Library Administrative Office Records, 1917-1983

Administrative Information


University of Texas at Arlington Library Division of Archives and Manuscripts Records, AR219, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.


Transfer. 1980.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box Folder
1 1 Incoming Correspondence March, 1967-December, 1967
2 Outgoing Correspondence 1967
3 Incoming Correspondence January, 1968-December, 1968
4 Outgoing Correspondence 1968
5 Incoming Correspondence January, 1969-December, 1969
6 Outgoing Correspondence 1969
7 Incoming Correspondence January, 1970-June, 1970
8 Outgoing Correspondence January, 1970-June, 1970
9 Incoming Correspondence July, 1970-December, 1970
10 Outgoing Correspondence July, 1970-December, 1970
11 Incoming Correspondence January, 1971-June, 1971
Box Folder
2 1 Outgoing Correspondence January, 1971-June, 1971
2 Incoming Correspondence July, 1971-December, 1971
3 Outgoing Correspondence July, 1971-December, 1971
4 Incoming Correspondence January, 1972-June, 1972
5 Outgoing Correspondence January, 1972-June, 1972
6 Incoming Correspondence July, 1972-December, 1972
7 Outgoing Correspondence July, 1972-December, 1972
8 Incoming Correspondence January, 1973-June, 1973
Box Folder
3 1 Outgoing Correspondence January, 1973-June, 1973
2 Incoming Correspondence July, 1973-December, 1973
3 Outgoing Correspondence July, 1973-December, 1973
4 Incoming Correspondence January, 1974-June, 1974
5 Outgoing Correspondence January, 1974-June, 1974
6 Incoming Correspondence July, 1974-December, 1974
Box Folder
4 1 Outgoing Correspondence July, 1974-December, 1974
2 Incoming Correspondence January, 1975-June, 1975
3 Outgoing Correspondence January, 1975-June, 1975
4 Incoming Correspondence July, 1975-December, 1975
5 Outgoing Correspondence July, 1975-December, 1975
Box Folder
5 1 Outgoing Correspondence July, 1975-December, 1975
2 Incoming Correspondence January, 1976-June, 1976
3 Outgoing Correspondence January, 1976-June, 1976
4 Incoming Correspondence July, 1976-December, 1976
5 Outgoing Correspondence July, 1976-December, 1976
Box Folder
6 1 Incoming Correspondence January-June, 1977
2 Outgoing Correspondence January-June, 1977
3 Incoming Correspondence July-December, 1977
4 Outgoing Correspondence July-December, 1977
5 Incoming Correspondence January-June, 1978
6 Outgoing Correspondence January-June, 1978
7 Incoming Correspondence July-December, 1978
8 Outgoing Correspondence July-December, 1978
9 Incoming Correspondence January-June, 1979
Box Folder
7 1 Outgoing Correspondence January-June, 1979
2 Incoming Correspondence July-December, 1979
3 Outgoing Correspondence July-December, 1979
4 Incoming Memoranda 1969
5 Outgoing Memoranda 1969
6 Incoming Memoranda 1970
7 Outgoing Memoranda 1970
8 Incoming Memoranda 1971
9 Outgoing Memoranda 1971
10 Incoming Memoranda 1972
11 Outgoing Memoranda 1972
12 Incoming Memoranda 1973
13 Outgoing Memoranda 1973
14 Incoming Memoranda 1974
Box Folder
8 1 Outgoing Memoranda 1974
2 Incoming Memoranda 1975
3 Outgoing Memoranda 1975
4 Incoming Memoranda 1976
5 Outgoing Memoranda 1976
6 Incoming Memoranda 1978
7 Outgoing Memoranda 1978
8 Incoming Memoranda 1979
9 Outgoing Memoranda 1979
9 Miscellaneous Subject Files
10 Association of Southern Labor Historians (1967-1975)
Correspondence (1967-1972), proposal, newsletters.
11 Brochure (Labor Archives) undated
Brochures, negatives, samples of text for brochures.
11A Guide to the Collections 1974
12 Labor Archives Advisory Committee 1970-1974
Reports, memoranda, notes, agendas.
13 McKnight Agreement (Book List) 1968, undated
Brochure, agreement, list of books.
14 National Endowment for the Humanities 1973, 1975.
Note, correspondence, grant proposal, draft, instruction sheet.
15 Newspaper Correspondence 1970-1973.
16 Newspaper Correspondence 1974-1976.
Box Folder
9 1 New York Times Oral History Project 1970, 1974-1975, undated
Correspondence, brochure, fact sheets, agreement.
2 Policy Material (Founding Documents) 1967-1973, undated
General description of the Archives, outline, agreement, statement of purpose, proposal for labor history course, progress report, memoranda, criteria for Special Collections.
3 Proceedings 1974, undated
Lists, correspondence.
4 Proposals 1968-1975, undated
Correspondence, proposals, request for funds, memoranda.
5 Publicity (Labor Archives) 1967-1969.
Newspaper clippings, newsletters, photograph, circular, brochure, draft of article, reprint of journal article.
6 Publicity (Labor Archives Opening) 1968.
Invitations, certificate, brochures, newspaper clippings, photographs, memoranda, agenda, invitation list.
7 Publicity (Labor Archives) 1967-1976.
News releases, newspaper clippings, newsletters, program, form letter, Library Memorandum No. 16, description of the Archives, form, committee report, copies of articles, photographs.
8 Regional Historical Resources Depository Program and Agreement 1971-1977, undated
Copy of act pertaining to regional depositories, county maps, copy of journal article, correspondence, description of project, brochure copy of depository agreement, draft of news release, minutes, circular, list of "Records of Texas County and District Clerks, 1820-1950".
9 Reports (Annual) 1967-1976.
10 Reports (Quarterly) 1969-1973.
Proposal, quarterly report, ten-year projection.
11 Zale Oral History Project 1971-1974.
Proposal, lists of interviewees, correspondence, news release, deed of gift agreements, report, financial records.