02/02/UP0003 Guide to the President Menter B. Terrill Records President Terrill, Menter B.

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Guide to the President Menter B. Terrill Records 1894/1931 University of North Texas Special Collections Overview of the Collection President Menter B. Terrill Records 1894-1901 02/02/UP0003 Terrill, Menter B., 1868-1931 1.00 English University of North Texas Special Collections
University of North Texas, Willis Library 1155 Union Circle # 305190 Denton, TX, URL: https://library.unt.edu/special-collections/
This collection contains speeches given by President Terrill, the subscription in supoprt of the Normal College, and a list of degrees conferred. Programs, catalogs, clippings, a teaching certificate, and a tribute to President Terrill are also included.
Biographical Information:

Terrill came to Denton from Terrill College in Decherd, Tennessee; a school founded by his father. He learned from his father the complications of running a small private school. President Terrill helped to make the Normal College into a State Normal College. Unfortunately, he did not become the first President of the new State Normal College. He went on to study at Yale University and then came back to Texas. He then started his own school in Dallas, Terrill School, a preparatory school for boys. President Terrill died in February 1931. (Biographical information from Rogers, James L. The Story of North Texas, 2002)

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material: Catalogs Clippings (information artifacts) Speeches (documents) Personal Name: Terrill, Menter B.
Administrative Information Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection ae subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department.  Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

President Menter B. Terrill Records, University of North Texas Special Collections

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

Collection is housed in the UNT Archives and Rare Book department vault.  The UNT Archives and Rare Book department request a 24 hour notice from patrons in order to page materials from patrons in order to page materials from vault and ready the materials for use.  Please contact the UNT Archives and Rare Book department for further information.

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is arranged by date.

Scope and Contents

Papers that document President Terrill's administration that include speeches, financial documents, catalogs, a teaching certificate, and a clipping.

Detailed List of Contents id14210 481 President Menter B. Terrill Records 1894-1901 707805 Scope and Contents

Menter B. Terrill's records who was the third President of UNT.

id14211 481 1 Terrill Administration, Speech 1901 id14212 481 2 Terrill Administration, Speeches u.d. id14213 481 3 Terrill Administration, Financial Material - Subscription Pledge 1898 id14214 481 4 Terrill Administration, Lists 1890-1901 id14215 481 5 Terrill Administration, Printed Material - Program 1899-1900 id14216 481 6 Terrill Administration, Printed Material - Teaching Certificate 1896 id14217 481 7 Terrill Administration, Publications - Catalog 1894 id14218 481 8 Terrill Administration, Publications - Catalog 1896 id14219 481 9 Terrill Administration, Publications - Catalog 1897 id14220 481 10 Terrill Administration, Publications - Catalog 1900 id14292 481 11 Terrill Administration, Publications - Clipping 1899 id14293 481 12 Terrill Administration, Publications - Tribute 1931