Beulah Harriss Papers, 1932-1951
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Brief Description: Papers that cover part of the career of Beulah Harriss, The papers primarily deal with the Athletic Association, the Lone Star Conference, and awards to athletes.  They contain correspondence, lists, and meeting minutes.
Held at:
University Archives
Record Series Number: 02/17/U0498
Created by: Beulah Harriss (1889-1977)
Volume: 2.0 Boxes
Acquired: 00/00/2014.
Arrangement: The papers are in the order they were received in.
Biographical Note for Beulah Harriss (1889-1977) : Beulah Harriss moved from Nebraska to Texas to join the faculty of the North Texas State Normal College (now the University of North Texas) in 1914.  She was the first woman hired as a member of the athletic faculty.  Ms. Marriss supervised the women's athletic program.  Ms. Harriss was also active in the community, organizing the Denton Girl Scouts in 1919.  Ms. Harriss founded the Green Jackets Club  in 1926 as a service and spirit organization at UNT.  She  served as a faculty advisor for this organization for four decades.  Beulah Harriss retired in 1960 and died in 1977 at the age of 88.
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Notes: Jack Watson  Gift