02/19/U0481 Guide to the Dr. Mary Evans Papers Dr. Mary Evans Papers Finding Aid Authors: Cody Rone.

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2019-07-22
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Guide to the Dr. Mary Evans Papers 1934/1940 University Archives Overview of the Collection Dr. Mary Evans Papers 1934-1940 02/19/U0481 1.00 English University Archives The Dr. Mary Evans Papers is a collection regarding Mary Elizabeth Evans, the first woman to earn a PhD from the University of North Texas. The collection consists of photographs and a scrapbook. Administrative History:

Mary Elizabeth Evans was the first ever woman to earn a doctoral degree at the University of North Texas, named North Texas State College at the time. She achieved her PhD in 1954 while working as a full-time teacher at Wylie High School. In 1958, she joined the Home Economics department at North Texas State College and was named dean in 1969. She passed away in 2014.

Source: https://northtexan.unt.edu/node/13747

Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

Purchase

Accruals:

2014-12

Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

Dr. Mary Evans Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

Some photographs found in the collection can also be found through the Portal to Texas History.

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection consists of one box and is organized into multiple folders. The folders are arranged alphabetically and the items within the folders are kept in original order.

Scope and Contents

The Dr. Mary Evans Papers contains the personal papers of Mary Evans, the first woman to earn a PhD from the University of North Texas. The collection includes photographs and a scrapbook.

Detailed List of Contents id252269 1 719520 id252270 1 1 Photographs Undated Title:

Mary Elizabeth Evans

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Identification Ticket for Mary Evans

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Mary Elizabeth Evans with unidentified woman

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Group of Students Outside Building

id252271 1 2 Scrapbook Cover Undated id252274 1 3 Scrapbook [1 of 4] 1935-1939, Undated Scope and Contents

Some loose items from the scrapbook are free-floating within the folder.

id252277 1 4 Scrapbook [2 of 4] 1934-1935, Undated Scope and Contents

Some loose items from the scrapbook are free-floating within the folder.

id252278 1 5 Scrapbook [3 of 4] 1935-1940, Undated Scope and Contents

Some loose items from the scrapbook are free-floating within the folder.

id252279 1 6 Scrapbook [4 of 4] 1937-1938, Undated Scope and Contents

Some loose items from the scrapbook are free-floating within the folder.