02/19/U0723 Guide to the Jasmine Rudd Burks Collection Jasmine Rudd Burks Collection Finding Aid Authors: Mandi McMillan.

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Guide to the Jasmine Rudd Burks Collection 1924 University of North Texas Special Collections Overview of the Collection Jasmine Rudd Burks Collection 02/19/U0723 2.00 English University of North Texas Special Collections
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Administrative History:

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 Acquisition Information:




Preferred Citation:

Jasmine Rudd Burks Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

Arrangement of Materials:

Organized according to material content and subject.

Scope and Contents

Information and belongings of NTSU graduate, Jasmine Rudd Burks.

Detailed List of Contents id162132 1 642218 id162142 1 1 NTSU Publications id162143 1 1 75th Anniversary Bulletin of North Texas State University 1965-02 Scope and Contents

Publication about the physical features of the NTSU campus, as well as the enrollment characteristicsn and information about what the university offers to students.

id162144 1 1 North Texas State University Homecoming Pamphlet 1951-11-01 – 1951-11-09 Scope and Contents

A detailed schedule of events taking place during homecoming weekend at NTSU on November 6-9, 1951.

id162145 1 1 Fight, North Texas Sheet Music no date Scope and Contents

Sheet music by for the song "Fight, North Texas" by Floyd Graham and his Aces of Collegeland.

id162146 1 1 NTSU Alma Mater Song Glory to the Green and White Copyright 1969 Scope and Contents

Sheet Music for the NTSU Alma Mater song, "Glory to the Green and White."

id162147 1 2 Poem Journal 1925 Scope and Contents

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.

id162148 1 3 Photographs of Jasmine Rudd Burks 1925, 1928 id162149 1 3 Demonstration School Group Yearbook Photo 1925 Scope and Contents

Three pages of Burks' senior yearbook from the Demonstration school. One page contains a group photo of her with classmates.

id162150 1 3 Jasmine Rudd (Burks) and Joe Burks 1928 Scope and Contents

Photocopy of Jasmine Rudd Burks sitting with Joe Burks, who would later be her husband, on a bench on the NTSU campus.

id162259 2 Green Jacket and Cap 642107 id162260 2 Green Jacket Cap circa 1925 Scope and Contents

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.

id162261 2 Jacket circa 1925 Scope and Contents

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.

id162262 2 Pin 1925 Scope and Contents

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.