President Robert L. Marquis Records, 1923-1934 | University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: President Robert L. Marquis Records, 1923-1934Add to your cart.
ID: 02/02/UP0006
Primary Creator: Robert L. Marquis (1880–1934)
Extent: 8.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged by material type then date. Boxes 488-494 were numbered according to an old numbering system. A 2015 accretion to the collection reflects Special Collections' current numbering system and is housed in Box 1.

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Records of UNT President Robert Lincoln Marquis (1880 - 1934). The collection includes corespondence, enrollment record, reports, statistics, budget, clippings, speeches, contracts and resolutions.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

President Marquis was born in Goliad County in 1880. He received an A.B.  from Texas Christian Univeristy, a B.S. from the University of Texas and a M.S. from the University of Chicago. He taught at Jarvis College, John Tarleton College, and Sam Houston State Normal. He also taught at West Texas State Normal College until he moved to Denton to teach biology. He then became president of Sul Ross State Normal and then returned to Denton to become the President at North Texas State Teachers College.

Biographical Note

Robert Lincoln Marquis was the sixth President of the University of North Texas. He served from 1923-1934.

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Accruals: 2015-023 (May 2015 accretion)
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 Archives and Rare Books 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: UNT/Susan Marquis Friday
Preferred Citation: {President Robert L. Marquis Records}, University of North Texas Special Collections

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Box 494A: Oversize MaterialAdd to your cart.
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Barcode: 708121
Item 1: Schedule of Classes, 1928-1929Add to your cart.
The schedule shows classes at Sul Ross State Teachers College.

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