Contents

Search this Finding Aid

alert Continue your research elsewhere

Contact Us

Schedule Research Appointment.

Contact, Report Errors, etc.

Support Our Efforts

President Weston J. McConnell Records, 1934-1951 | University Archives

By Marissa Posada and Laurel Alexander

Collection Overview

Title: President Weston J. McConnell Records, 1934-1951Add to your cart.
ID: 02/02/UP0007
Primary Creator: Weston Joseph McConnell (1934-1951)
Extent: 13.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged by material type.

Request Items From This Collection

Abstract

Records of UNT President Weston J. McConnell (1883 - 1955).  This collection includes information on faculty, special projects, organizations, student laws and regulations and the School of Music.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

President McConnell was born April 12, 1883 in Batesville, Arkansas. He taught in rural schools and high schools in Wise county and Boyd.  He attended North Texas State Normal College and received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Denver. He started teaching at North Texas State Normal College in 1916 and finished his master's degree at Denver in summer sessions. He became a professor and then dean of the college in 1923. He received a Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1925. He was president of the Association of Texas Colleges, served on the executive council of the American Association of Teachers Colleges, and as president of the Council of Texas State Teachers College Presidents and the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. He was also elected as a fellow in the American Association for the Advancemenof Science and the Texas Academy of Science. He was elected President of North Texas State TEachers College following the death of President Marquis. (Biographical information from Rogers, James L. The Story of North Texas, 2002)

Biographical Note

Weston Joseph McConnell was the seventh President of the University of North Texas. He served from 1934-1951

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Access Restrictions: Selected items in this collection are restricted.  Please contact the UNT Archives for more information.
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

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:


Box 499A: Oversize MaterialAdd to your cart.
Material from multiple collections is housed in this box.
Barcode: 708121
Item 1: Clipping, 1948/08/01Add to your cart.
A clipping from the Denton Record Chronicle, "Text of Resolution Passed by City Commission on Saturday."

This search tool is provided so that you can augment your research in other systems across the web. Simply enter or modify your search term(s) and choose one of the available services below to look up information. We'll open your request in a new browser window.

Hint: Most systems will give better results for phrases when you wrap them in "quotation marks"

alert Make sure to check for additional tools on the results page to help further refine your search. You can typically find these in the left-hand column of the page or as a horizontal menu at the top of the page.

 
 
 
 
Page Generated in: 0.847 seconds (using 248 queries).
Using 13.29MB of memory. (Peak of 13.74MB.)

Powered by Archon Version 3.21
Copyright ©2011 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign