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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Accession Number

OCLC Number

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Mae Estelle Meyers Papers, 1934-1963



Creator Meyers, Mae Estelle 1908-
Title: Mae Estelle Meyers papers
Dates: 1934-1963
Abstract: Papers and mathematical instruments relating to Mae Estelle Meyers' tenure in the U.S. Navy and patent on improved plotting board for aviators.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00364
Extent: 2.6 linear feet
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical Note

LCDR Mae Estelle Meyers (1908-2001) was a U.S. Navy WAVES veteran of World War II and a U.S. Navy Reserve veteran. In 2001, she wrote the novel The Sacred Grove under the pen name "Marion Lewis."

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Scope and Contents

Papers, mathematical instruments, and navigational tools relating to Mae Estelle Meyers' tenure in the U.S. Navy and patent on improved plotting board for aviators comprise the Mae Estell Meyers Papers, 1934-1963. Also included is Texas Told in Pictures, a collection of watercolor paintings in celebration of the Texas centennial done by sixth grade students in Dayton, Texas, in 1936. In addition are watercolors of Austin and UT buildings by Mae Estelle Meyers, 1934, and military-issued insignia and uniform accessories.

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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
Meyers, Mae Estelle 1908-
Corporate Names
The University of Texas at Austin
United States. Navy
Subjects
Air pilots, Military
Patents

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Separated Material

Materials including military-issued insignia and uniform accessories have been separated to the Material Culture unit. See material culture registrar for more information.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mae Estelle Meyers Papers, 1934-1963, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Accession Number

2001-136

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OCLC Number

57614713

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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4A311 [SRH1230025333] Texas History Told in Pictures: by the sixth grade students in Dayton, Texas March-April 1936
Cover to Texas History Told in Pictures
U.S. Naval roster of officers, April 1944
Correspondence, 1952-1963
Assorted military handbooks
Navigational charts and maps
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4C135 [SRH1230025930] Navigational handbooks
Navigational problems, charts, and notes
Disaster control recovery plan
Trip to Spain: trip arrangements, brochures, postcards, and receipts
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4C713a [SRH1230025721] Patent documentation
News clippings regarding Meyers' patented navigational plotting board
Notes and study guides
Notes on radiation and atomic energy
U.S. Navy subject course exams taken by Meyers
Officers' correspondence course booklets, 1949-1956
Aviators flight log book and notebooks
Log sheet--Navigator forms and notes
Preliminary engineering report, 1948
News clippings
Assorted
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3So18b [SRH1230022160] Photographs, Meyers and her patented navigational tool
Photographs of navigational tool
Photos of various bridges in Texas
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2W46 [SRH1230020198] Watercolors painted by Meyers

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