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Jasmine Rudd Burks Collection | University of North Texas Special Collections

By Mandi McMillan

Collection Overview

Title: Jasmine Rudd Burks CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 02/19/U0723
Extent: 2.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Organized according to material content and subject.
Date Acquired: 03/00/2016. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

Information and belongings of NTSU graduate, Jasmine Rudd Burks.

Collection Historical Note

Jasmine Rudd Burks was born in Greenwood, Texas on November 15, 1908. Burks attended North Texas State University after graduating from the Denton Demonstration school in 1924. Burks was very involved at NTSU serving on the Campus Chat team, a member of the Green Jackets and a yell leader. Jasmine married Joe Burks and lived the remainder of her life in Denton. Burks died on January 7, 2006.

Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 2016-038
Acquisition Source: JoAnn Burks Boyd
Acquisition Method: Gift.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 642218
Folder 1: NTSU PublicationsAdd to your cart.
 
Item 1: 75th Anniversary Bulletin of North Texas State University, 1965-02Add to your cart.
Publication about the physical features of the NTSU campus, as well as the enrollment characteristicsn and information about what the university offers to students.
Item 2: North Texas State University Homecoming Pamphlet, 1951-11-01 – 1951-11-09Add to your cart.
A detailed schedule of events taking place during homecoming weekend at NTSU on November 6-9, 1951.
Item 3: Fight, North Texas Sheet Music, no dateAdd to your cart.
Sheet music by for the song "Fight, North Texas" by Floyd Graham and his Aces of Collegeland.
Item 4: NTSU Alma Mater Song, Copyright 1969Add to your cart.
Sheet Music for the NTSU Alma Mater song, "Glory to the Green and White."
Folder 2: Poem Journal, 1925Add to your cart.
Journal created by Miss Burks that begins with an introduction saying that it will contain the recorded minutes of Burks' senior class meetings at the Demonstration school, though very few pages contain minutes. The majority of the journal is original poems by Burks and clippings of newspaper poems.
Folder 3: Photographs of Jasmine Rudd Burks, 1925, 1928Add to your cart.
 
Item 1: Demonstration School Group Yearbook Photo, 1925Add to your cart.
Three pages of Burks' senior yearbook from the Demonstration school. One page contains a group photo of her with classmates.
Item 2: Jasmine Rudd (Burks) and Joe Burks, 1928Add to your cart.
Photocopy of Jasmine Rudd Burks sitting with Joe Burks, who would later be her husband, on a bench on the NTSU campus.
Box 2: Green Jacket and CapAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 642107
Item 1: Green Jacket Cap, circa 1925Add to your cart.
One green and white striped beanie with green turned up sides and back and a green button on top. There is writing on the leather band around the interior of the cap.  The name "Rudd" is at the back of the leather band.
Item 2: Jacket, circa 1925Add to your cart.
A jacket worn by members of the Green Jacket organization.  The Green Jackets were a spirit and service organization at the University of North Texas.  They worked registration, blood drives, among other activities on campus.  The jacket is green with white trim, two large white buttons, the letter "T" on one side, and an eagle patch.  The trim is stained and the jacket has holes in it.
Item 3: Pin, 1925Add to your cart.
One brass pin decorated in the center with an eagle with his wings spread wide; below is the date (1925) and above a rectangular bar with "Green Jackets" on it.

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