University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Patrick Cox Papers, 1901-2007

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cox, Patrick.
Title: Patrick Cox Papers
Dates: 1901-2007
Abstract: Contains subject, research, course, and administrative files documenting Dr. Cox's career as a historian, University of Texas faculty member, and administrator for the Center for American History.
Accession No.: 2000-099; 2002-156; 2006-009; 2008-007; 2011-148
OCLC No.: 436869448
Extent: 34 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Dr. Patrick Cox is Associate Director at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin. He administers the Congressional History Collection, the Sam Rayburn Library and Museum in Bonham, the John Nance Garner Museum in Uvalde, and historic preservation projects and programs at Winedale. Dr. Cox has published numerous articles and about Texas political history, the history of journalism, and has published books about Senator Ralph W. Yarborough, and independent Texas newspaper publishers.

Scope and Contents

Contains subject, research, course, and administrative files documenting Dr. Cox's career as a historian, University of Texas faculty member, and administrator for the Center for American History.


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

A portion of these papers is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval. (SRH Big Basement)

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Cox, Patrick -- Archives.
Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967.
Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961.
Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin. Dept. of History.
University of Texas at Austin. Center for American History.
University of Texas at Austin. School of Journalism.
John Nance Garner House and Museum.
Sam Rayburn Library.
Journalism -- United States -- History.
Texas -- History.

Separated Material

Some items have been removed to the artifacts and poster collections.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Patrick Cox Papers, 1901-2007, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Revised by Laurel Rozema, August 2009.

Detailed Description of the Papers



2008-007/1 Classes taught by Patrick Cox
History Courses/Course Syllabi:
His 350 Seminar
Texas History
J 340 Press and Presidency
Philosophy and Religion
J 366 History of Journalism
Southern History and Culture
2008-007/2 His 350 Seminar
Alamo According to the Movies
His 366 Borderlands
His 320L Texas in the 20th Century
His 315K US Survey
Graduate School Papers, Southwest Texas State University
Course Evaluations, 1997-1999
2008-007/19 J 366 History of Journalism
J 340 Press and the Presidency (2)
The Press and War
His 320 Modern Texas
2008-007/20 Texas to 1845
Texas 1870 to 1930
Old South
His 350 Texas Myth and Image
J 366 History of Journalism
2008-007/21 J 366 History of Journalism
J 366 Journalism and History Syllabus Reader
2008-007/22 His 315 (2)
Journalism History
J 395 Journalism Research Methods
US 20th Century History
2008-007/23 Journalism 366
Graduate School History Courses
2008-007/2 Ralph Yarborough Research
Ralph Yarborough news clips
2008-007/11 Port Arthur Story
Special Election, 1957
WHA Files
Yarbrough versus Connally
RWY – Scribner’s Magazine
Congressional Record – Yarborough Speeches
Donated Yarborough Books
2008-007/21 Yarborough Dissertation
2008-007/23 Yarborough Speeches
4J523 Deed of gift
Yarborough papers and LBJL
Family correspondence
JFK assassination
Billy Sol Estes
Walter Hall files and correspondence
Chandler Davidson interview with Yarborough
News clips
Book events
James Allred Papers
Yarborough newsletters
4J524 Newsletters and press releases, 1963-1969
2H376 Newsletters and press releases, 1969-1970
4J525 Newsletters and press releases, 1970
2008-007/1 Personal
Vita, 2002
Water – News articles and OpEd pieces
2008-007/2 Travel Forms, 2001-2002
Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer
District Annual Report, 1994-1995
Subject Files
Race relations
South Texas Archives
Borderland Clips
PRD Research –Texas History
Lyndon Baines Johnson/Great Plains
2008-007/3 Garner Museum Files
Garner Program, Dedication 2003
Sam Rayburn/Garner Correspondence
Garner Bibliography
Rayburn Speeches on Garner
Garner Day, 1958
J.M. McDuffie Papers
Garner Journal Articles
Senate History Office Archives
Library of Congress Records
2008-007/4 Volz Feasibility Study
Harry S. Truman Library Research
2008-007/5 Opening and Rededication, November 2003
Press Releases
Media Packets
Plans and Events
2008-007/6 Uvalde Bank Centennial
Congressional Digest Index, 1921-1968
Civil Rights
Garner Profiles, Bibliography
Garner Museum Job Description
Garner Symposium, 1984
4A460a Garner Museum/Uvalde files
2008-007/7 Friends of the Garner Museum files
Friends Board
Garner Vertical File
Texas Treasures Program, 2005
Garner Honorary Degree
Garner Video Project, 2005
Garner Research Notes
2008-007/8 Garner Biographical Research
Biographical files
Newspaper clippings
4A460a Correspondence, 1901-1944
Genealogical files, 1941
Note cards
Research notes
2008-007/9 Rayburn Library Files
H.G. Dulaney Interviews, biography
Rayburn Lecture, 2003
Rayburn Foundation
Charles Layford Notes
Rayburn Video Project
Rayburn House
Acquisitions and Inventories
Newsletters – Rayburn
News Clips, Congressional Record
2008-007/10 National Historic Landmark Files
Rayburn Biography
Rayburn NEH Proposal
Rayburn Speech at UNT
Congressional Digest – Utilities Act
Foundation Board
Newsletters – Speak, Mr. Speaker
Fannin Lake
Selective Service Act 1941
Rayburn and FDR
H.G. Dulaney Biography
Ralph Yarborough Speech at Rayburn
4J526 50th anniversary, December 9, 2005
Grant requests
Clara Smith
Erwin Smith
50th anniversary event
Planning guide
Friends of Rayburn, 2005
D. Kelly letters
Museum lighting
NPS Files – Save America’s Treasures
Rayburn speeches
Rayburn programs and invitations
Sissy Day – events coordinator
THC/National Register application
2008-007/12 Henry B. Gonzalez Program/Media Files
HB 6 Program, October 2006
HB 6 Biography
HB 6 Paper Processing
Press and Media Kits
Programs and Handouts, October 25, 2006
2008-007/13 News Media Research Files
First Texas News Barons
Research and drafts
4J518 DMN files [Dallas Morning News]
Women’s Suffrage
Klan, 1920s
History of Dallas newspapers
A.H. Belo corporate reports, 1920s-1940s
G.B. Dealey Collection guide
4J519 Klan articles
Houston Chronicle
SA Express
South Texas papers
4J520 Houston riot, 1917
J.H. Jones Papers
1st draft
Page proofs, June 2005
4J521 Texas women in journalism – biog. guide
Belo Archive guide
Dallas headlines – Story of Dallas Times Herald
Lynching in Texas
Depression articles
Belo Archives – corporate, 1930s
PhD – Racial Identities in Texas by Michael Phillips
4J522 Klan articles, 1920s
Ed Kilman Papers
Belo corporate reports
Amon Carter Papers
Houston Post history
J.H. Jones Papers
San Antonio Express history
Fort Worth Star-Telegram – Centennial 1936
2008-007/14 Assorted Research Files
UT History
Bob Krueger
Barbara Jordan
Exxon Mobil
Excom Reports, 2004
Lloyd Bentsen
W. Lee O’Daniel
James Alred
Jim and Miriam Ferguson
Ralph Yarborough
Ralph Yarborough – UT Press
2008-007/21 Exxon Mobil
Excom, 2004-2005
Texas Political Characters
2008-007/22 Senate Election, 1941
2008-007/23 Texas Association of Broadcasters, 2001
Townes Hall Notes
2008-007/15 Jesse H. Jones Research Files from the Library of Congress
2008-007/16 Profiles in Power photos and notes
2008-007/17 American Journalism Historian Association Conference
2008-007/18 San Antonio, 2005
2008-007/21 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
African-American Resources
Brochures, 2002
2008-007/23 Brochures
2011-148/1 Research projects, publications
Statement of Dr. John Brademus
Yarborough, Ralph W.
Archer Center
Barton Springs, Edwards Aquifer
News Barons
Bob Bullock, Tony Profitt
David Crockett, Jose Enrique de la Pena
Ann Richards
20th century Texans in Washington
Texas Black History Preservation
King Ranch
Texas Press Association
Mexican Revolution as seen by newspapers of the Southwest
Texas Liberal Press and the Image of White Texas Masculinity, by Angus Lauchlan
Franklin D. Roosevelt cartoons from the Valentine Collection
2011-148/2 Special projects, speeches, conferences
Texas Newspaper Project
Heart Foundation
UT History Department
Barbara Jordan Essay Competition
Bullock Museum
LBJ Library
Jacob’s Well
Archives history
Lewis and Clark
Media archives at Briscoe Center
NEH Borderlands
Newspaper book at UT Press
Charles Porter: Civil War San Antonio
Page Keeton v. Frank Erwin
Parsons archives
20th century history at CAH
Rayburn, Garner
Prohibition article
SMU: deGolyer
Southwestern Historical Quarterly reviews
Speeches: Texanism, Texas Image, Texas Liberalism
Texas Philosophical Society
Port Arthur Story
Studies in Texas History
Newspaper proposal, 1999
Page Keeton
Flip Schulke
Texas State Historical Association
Texas Book Festival
Austin College
Association of Centers for the Study of Congress
Jack Brook announcement
Congressional papers with classified documents
George Christian Papers
Digital Journalist
East Texas Historical Association
Texas News Barons
John Murphy letters
Hearst Foundation grant
Belo grant and book signing
Garner Museum
Garner foundation renovation
Tully Garner house
Garner trees
Garner house clips
Friends of the Garner Museum
Natchez Conference
American Journalism Historians Association
Association of Centers for the Study of Congress
Texas Supreme Court Historical Society
Center for Southwestern and Mexican Studies
Briscoe book launch
Briscoe exhibit, web site, and memorial service
Rayburn Museum
Winedale renovations
2011-148/3 Henry B. Gonzalez
Texas Speakers project
Congressional history
Association of Centers for the Study of Congress
2011-148/4 Wimberley Valley Watershed Association
Pedernales Electric Cooperative
Cox house directions, map
Cox bio and vitae
Correspondence, 2005-2010
Travel expenses, 2009-2010
DBCAH Executive Committee, 2006-2007
Daily planners and calendars, 2003-2006
2011-148/5 VHS videotapes
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Sam
Amendments to the Constitution, Amendment 1
See It Now - McCarthy
1995 Seed News b-roll
Patrick Cox - Yarborough, February 9, 2003
Pew Center, Batten Awards, 2000
Booknotes: David H. Kennerly, September 27, 1995
Reporting D-Day: An Evening with Robert Trout, Walter Cronkite, and Andy Rooney
Olshan Foundation Repair
The Devil's Swing, directed by Alan Govenar
Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism
ExxonMobil Collection donation to UT Austin media coverage, October 2003
UT Ex-Students Association Distinguished Alumnus Awards, 1990
BELO Textbook of Democracy, Dallas Morning News
Brother Can You Spare a Billion: The Story of Jesse H. Jones
Port Arthur Story, from the Allan Shivers Papers
Double Exposure: The Margaret Bourke White Story
Reagan Press Events
The Speaker's Residence, CAH, April 11, 2005
John Nance Garner, clips from the WPA Film Library
LBJ, The Presidents Collection, American Experience
Patrick's review reel
Marguerite King Stevenson, April 9, 2004
2.116/OD 1288 Oversize, including posters, book dust jackets, etc.
4Ad113-4Ad120 Research material
Ralph Yarborough
WWII personal letters
Ralph Yarborough, The People’s Senator page proofs, edits, and book jackets
State Legislature campaigns, 1978-1980
Course syllabi
Legislative files – bill, STEP
Invitations – gubernatorial inaugurations
4Ad113 Bascom Giles and Veteran’s Land Board
3S2.2 Research material