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Hugh Ayer Papers, 1943-2013 | University Archives

By Amanda McMillan

Collection Overview

Title: Hugh Ayer Papers, 1943-2013Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1963-2007
ID: 02/17/U0015
Primary Creator: Hugh Ayer (1924 - 2014)
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged by material and subject type; i.e. correspondence, class assignments, lists of books, etc. are all foldered seperately.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1992. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects: Ayer, Hugh M. (Hugh Mason), Nolen, Calvin Cleave, University of North Texas
Languages: English

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Abstract

Personal and professional papers belonging to Dr. Hugh Ayer, a North Texas State University (NTSU) History professor from 1958-1990.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection is comprised of papers that document Dr. Ayer's class assignments and course structures while at the University of North Texas, as well as correspondence and materials related to the various committees, boards, and organizations that Dr. Ayer was a part of. A small selection of correspondence and items from the inauguration of President Nolen are also included.

Biographical Note

Dr. Hugh Ayer was born on March 8, 1924. Dr. Ayer graduated from Calhoun, Kentucky High School in 1942. He received his Bachelor's degree in 1948 from Western Kentucky University. His Master's and PhD (1950 and 1957) were earned at Indiana University.  Ayer was a history professor at Culver Military Academy from 1952-1958. Afterwards he came to NTSU and taught history from 1958-1990. Ayer  was also a Chairman of the Division of Social Science and Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Hugh Ayer passed away on July 14, 2014.

Subject/Index Terms

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Accruals: 90-011, 92-017
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: Hugh Ayer
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Hugh Ayer Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections
Finding Aid Revision History:

This finding aid was revised in September 2017 by Hailey LaRock to clarify the collection content, amend spelling errors and dates, and add other missing information.

May 2018 by Nicole Yatsonsky - added Boxes 2-4, updated Scope/Content

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Papers of NTSU history professor, Dr. Hugh Ayer.
Barcode: 642090
Folder 1: Dr. Hugh Ayer Obituary, 2014-07-14Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: George Washington Poster, 1951Add to your cart.
Print of "General Order Issued by General George Washington in New Your, July 1776"
Folder 3: Bibliographies, 1950-undatedAdd to your cart.
Student written bibliography papers.
Folder 4: Lists of Research Books, 1972-1975Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Class Assignments and Syllabus, 1963-undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: List of Transparencies; Time article, 1955-undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 7: American Colonial Parliamentary Legislation Outline, undatedAdd to your cart.
An outline of information for a history class.
Folder 8: University Seal Design, 1980Add to your cart.
Notes, correspondence, and printed designs of the university seal with constructive criticism.  The university seal was to be used on awards, documents, and on the university mace.
Folder 9: University Stage Design Blueprints, 1980Add to your cart.
 
Blue Print: Moved to map case folder: 642106
Folder 10: Correspondence (1 of 2), 1965Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Correspondence (2 of 2), 1966-1980Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Inauguration Documents, 1980-1987Add to your cart.
Correspondence, notes, and lists that document the process of a presidential inauguration at the University of North Texas.
Folder 13: Inauguration, 1980Add to your cart.
Correspondence, lists, invitations, and plans that document the inauguration of President Vandiver.
Folder 14: Inauguration of President Nolen, 1971Add to your cart.
Speeches, press releases, correspondence, a program for Nolen's inauguration, a program for President Calgaard's inauguration at Trinity University, and photographs (Nolen prepared for the inaugural ceremony by Texas Governor Preston Smith and Lieutenant Govenor Ben Barnes; Board of Regents Chair A. M. Willis presents President C. C. Nolen with a ten carat medallion).
Folder 15: "A National Program for the Publication of the Papers of American Leaders", 1951Add to your cart.
 
Box 2Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 708038
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1943-1953Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1954Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1955-1956Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1957Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1958Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1959 - 1961Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1962 - 1963Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1964 - 1965Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Correspondence, 1966 - 1967Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1968-1969Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Correspondence, 1970-1981Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Correspondence, 1982 - 1984Add to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Correspondence, 1985 - 1987Add to your cart.
 
Folder 14: Correspondence, 1988-1991Add to your cart.
 
Folder 15: Correspondence, 1992-1995Add to your cart.
 
Folder 16: Correspondence, 1996 - 1999Add to your cart.
 
Folder 17: Correspondence, 2000-2001Add to your cart.
 
Folder 18: Correspondence, 2002Add to your cart.
 
Folder 19: Correspondence, 2003Add to your cart.
 
Folder 20: Correspondence, 2004Add to your cart.
 
Folder 21: Correspondence, 2005Add to your cart.
 
Folder 22: Correspondence, 2006Add to your cart.
 
Folder 23: Correspondence, 2007Add to your cart.
 
Folder 24: Correspondence, 2008Add to your cart.
 
Box 3Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 708093
Folder 1: Correspondence, 2009Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Correspondence, 2010 - 2011Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Historical Park Foundation of Denton County - Board of Directors, 2002-2004Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Historical Park Foundation of Denton County - Board of Directors, 2005-2006Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Historical Park Foundation of Denton County - Board of Directors, 2007Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Letters of Recommendation - A-G, 1959-1976Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Letters of Recommendation - H-M, 1959-1976Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Letters of Recommendation - N-Z, 1959-1976Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Salvation Army Advisory Board, 1999Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Salvation Army Advisory Board, 2000Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Salvation Army Advisory Board, 2001Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Salvation Army Advisory Board, 2002Add to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Salvation Army Advisory Board, 2003Add to your cart.
 
Folder 14: Salvation Army Advisory Board, 2004Add to your cart.
 
Folder 15: Elders Chairman, 2003-2004Add to your cart.
 
Folder 16: First Christian Church, 1993-2002Add to your cart.
Constitution, Organization Handbook
Folder 17: First Christian Church Official Board (1 of 2), 1999-2003Add to your cart.
 
Folder 18: First Christian Church Official Board (2 of 2), 2003-2007Add to your cart.
 
Folder 19: Pulpit Committee, 2001Add to your cart.
 
Folder 20: Worship Materials, 1961-2013Add to your cart.
Elder's Prayers, Devotionals, Meeting Material
Folder 21: Community Food Center - Board of Directors, 2000Add to your cart.
 
Folder 22: Community Food Center - Board of Directors, 2003Add to your cart.
 
Folder 23: Community Food Center - Board of Directors, 2004-2006Add to your cart.
 
Folder 24: Community Food Center - Board of Directors, 2007Add to your cart.
 
Box 4Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 708040
Folder 1: Jones Farm, 1997-1999Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Friends of UNT Libraries, 2005-2006Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: UNT: CAS Emeritus Faculty Council, 2003-2007Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: HPFB: Long Range Planning Committee, 1998-2007Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: HPFB: Long Range Planning Committee - Working File, 2005-2008Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Hugh M. Ayer resume, 1985-1988Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Kiwanis Club items, 1984-1985Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Joseph Rhodes Buchanan - Thesis spinoffs, 1952-1962Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Dissertation Spinoffs, 1952-1963Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Book Reviews, 1949-1974Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: "Spectrum" newsletter, 1987-2002Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: A Miscellany of Writings and Presentations, 1966-1983Add to your cart.
 

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