01/AR0308 Guide to the Norma Schmelling Collection Schmelling, Norma Finding Aid Authors: Elsie Ritchie.

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2014-04-22
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Guide to the Norma Schmelling Collection Manuscripts Overview of the Collection Norma Schmelling Collection 01/AR0308 7.00 Manuscripts A collection of materials relating to Norma Schmelling who was involved in politics in Texas as a lobbyist and was associated with the YO Ranch. Material consists of correspondence, diaries, and journals. Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

Gift

Accruals:

89-005, 92-003

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:

Norma Schmelling Collection, 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.

Scope and Contents

Files, correspondence and diaries of Norma Schmelling. Personal letters, journals, notebooks and scrapbooks from pre high school (1950s) through c. 1990. Also miscellaneous business files, collected publications and programs, and daily planners. Business correspondence is primarily related to gender equality in post-ERA Texas, lobbying to (and sometimes campaigning for) Texas politicians. Personal correspondence from family and close friends makes up a large part of this collection.

Detailed List of Contents id156646 id71330 1 1944-1977 307154 id156648 1 1 New Testament c. 1946 Scope and Contents

Sunday School Prize

id156641 1 1 School Papers undated id156642 1 2 Correspondence 1944-1963 id156643 1 3 Publications 1963 Scope and Contents

JFK Memorials

id156644 1 4 Correspondence 1965-1969 id156645 1 5 Correspondence 1970-1977 id156647 1 2 Notebook 1971 Scope and Contents

belonging to Ronald J. Cude, Norma Scmelling's first husband

id156649 1 3 Notebook/Diary 1971-1975 id156650 1 6 Texans for ERA 1974-1975 Scope and Contents

correspondence, stationery, articles, brochures

id156651 1 7 Texans for ERA 1974-1975 Scope and Contents

correspondence, reports

id71331 2 1976-1978 307155 id156652 2 1 66th Legislature 1976 Scope and Contents

notes, articles, cartoons

id156653 2 2 Inaugural Guide to Washington 1977 id156654 2 3 YO Ranch 1977-1978 Scope and Contents

notes, planner

id156655 2 4 75th Anniversary World Series Program 1978 id156656 2 5 YO Ranch Related Articles 1977-1979 Scope and Contents

Texas Highways, Texas Monthly, Newsweek, Austin Homes and Gardens

id156657 2 6 Records 1978 Scope and Contents

Pre-nup with Charles Schriener, Shares Certificate (Crystal Coyote)

id156658 2 1 Photo Album 1978-1980 Scope and Contents

Photos of the YO Ranch and the Schriener family

id71332 3 1978-1979 307156 id156659 3 1 Correspondence 1978 id156660 3 2 Longhorn Records 1978-1980 Scope and Contents

correspondence, auction brochures, pedigrees, notes

id156661 3 3 Correspondence 1979 id156662 3 4 Quarter Horse Information and Pedigree, Programs 1979 id156663 3 1 Norma Rae poster 1979 id156664 3 2 The Seduction of Joe Tynan poster 1979 id156665 3 5 Texas Culture Notes Scope and Contents

Texan Vocabulary

id156666 3 6 Texas Culture Notes Scope and Contents

History

id156667 3 7 Texas Culture Notes Scope and Contents

Political History

id156668 3 8 Texas Culture Notes Scope and Contents

Flora and Fauna

id156669 3 9 Texas Culture Notes Scope and Contents

Sports

id71333 4 1978-1984 307157 id156670 4 1 Miscellaneous 1978-1984 Scope and Contents

programs, brochures, calendar

id156671 4 2 Correspondence 1980 id156672 4 3 Correspondence 1980-1982 id156673 4 4 Correspondence 1982 Scope and Contents

Personal and Crystal Coyote related

id156674 4 5 The Crystal Coyote 1982-1984 Scope and Contents

Business files and correspondence

id156675 4 6 Correspondence 1984
id71334 5 1984-1991 307158 id156676 5 1 Diary 1984-1986 id156677 5 1 Correspondence 1985-1988 id156691 5 2 Planner 1986 id156692 5 3 Diary 1987 id156693 5 4 Planner 1988 id156694 5 2 Correspondence 1989 id156695 5 3 Correspondence 1990 id156698 5 4 Correspondence 1991 id71335 6 Two Scrapbooks 1961-1983 307167 Scope and Contents

Two scrapbooks, 1978-1983 and 1961-1962. Collected ticket stubs, cards, newspaper clippings, programs, etc. Primarily school related paraphernalia. Some YO Ranch related material in the 1978-1983 book.

id71336 7 Two Scrapbooks 1955-1963 307168 Scope and Contents

Two scrapbooks from 1962-1963 and 1955-1959: school memorabilia, ticket stubs, newspaper clippings and notecards.

id260271 8 Panoramic Photographs 708296 id260272 8 1 Red Coats of Reagan High School, Houston, Texas 1960-1961 Scope and Contents

Norma Inmann (later Schmelling) is identified on the image.

id260273 8 2 Band of Reagan High School, Houston 1960-1961 Scope and Contents

There are signatures on the back of the print.

id260274 8 3 Read Coats of Reagan High School, Houston, Texas 1960-1961