By C. Moore
|Title:||NaDeane Walker Anderson Papers, 1941-2006|
|Primary Creator:||Walker Anderson, NaDeane (1921-2013)|
|Arrangement:||Materials are arranged into six (6) boxes. Boxes 1-3 contain professional and personal papers, photographs and two audiovisual materials that are arranged chronologically. Boxes 4 and 5 contain artifacts. Box 6 contains oversize artifacts and audio cassette tapes that are also arranged chronologically.|
|Date Acquired:||04/29/2021. More info below under Accruals.|
|Forms of Material:||
Scope and Contents of the Materials
This collection contains article drafts, artifacts, awards, certificates, clippings, correspondence, article expenses and receipts, photographs, publications and audio cassette tapes containing information related to her early life and education, as well as her career in journalism during and after the Second World War.
Awards and certificates consist of NaDeane's certificates of membership for Alpha Chi Scholarship Society and English Fraternity Sigma Tau Delta in 1941 and 1942 respectively at North Texas State Teachers College (NTSTC), diploma from NTSTC in 1942, Distinguished Service Medal Award from The Texas Heritage Foundation in 1959, Katie Award trophy and certificate for “Best In-Depth Newspaper Reporting” from the Dallas Times Herald in 1972, Sigma Chi Delta Professional Journalistic Society certificate from 1973, The Headliners Club award and recognition for reporting "on conditions contributing to child abuse and a civic awakening aimed at solutions" in 1974, The Mental Health Association for Dallas County certificate of recognition for "Outstanding endeavors in the promotion of mental health," The Texas Licensed Child Care Association award for "Outstanding Achievement" in 1977, and The National World War II Museum certificate of recognition for "Outstanding Support" in 2006.
Professional papers consist of NaDeane's work as a foreign correspondent, fashion editor and investigative reporter. Includes typewritten article drafts and proofs for The Associated Press (AP), as well as typewritten drafts with corresponding photographs for the AP, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and International Herald Tribune. Also contains typewritten drafts for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Television, Dallas Times Herald and International Herald Tribune. Xerox copies and clippings of published articles for the AP, International Herald Tribune, and Dallas Times Herald can also be found. Personal clippings are included with personal correspondence and contain published articles written and not written by NaDeane about her family. Additionally, professional correspondence, earnings, lists of stories and expenses, and receipts are included.
Correspondence includes letters with the Dallas Times Herald, International Herald Tribune, McCall's magazine, Newsday, The Sunday Times, Astraka Ltd., H.M. Inspector of Taxes, Old English Watches Ltd., The Left-Handers' Association, Trixways Ltd., John Hawkins at Paul R. Reynolds, Inc. and Director of the Department of Journalism at North Texas State University (NTSU) Cecil Eugene "Gene" Shuford. Personal correspondence consists of letters of congratulations for the birth of NaDeane and Godfrey Anderson's daughter, Jane Melinda, from The Associated Press Assistant General Manager Wes Gallagher, Daniel L. Schorr, and Cecil Eugene "Gene" Shuford at NTSU.
Photographs include a 1946 I.D. card picture of NaDeane, a photograph of Women's Army Corps (WAC) servicewomen including NaDeane, a photograph of NaDeane and two fellow Fort Worth Star-Telegram reporters, portraits of NaDeane as a journalist and fashion editor in the 60s, photographs of NaDeane interviewing subjects like Richard Chamberlain, Twiggy, Vidal Sassoon and Yves Saint Laurent, and solo portraits of Mabel Maugham Beldy, Tony Bennett, Milton Berle, Margot Fonteyn and Roberto Arias, Noel Harrison, Mariana Hill, Gerald Scarfe, William Tolliday, Twiggy, and members of The National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) Walter Hines Page Chapter from circa 1960s. The bulk of interview photographs are by renowned photojournalist Marilyn Stafford. A photograph of NaDeane with Mary Kaucer Seagraves, Vivian Castleberry, and Erin Sneed from 1982, a photograph of NaDeane with an Unidentified Woman from circa 2004, and a photograph of female veterans at a ceremony at The National World War II Museum are also included.
Artifacts consist of medals, patches, pins, and a campaign hat from NaDeane's service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and the U.S. Army's Stars and Stripes Paris edition newspaper during the Second World War. Also contains an audio cassette recorder and audio cassette tapes of NaDeane's interviews, such as with former Texas State Attorney General Jim Mattox, when she worked as an investigative reporter for the Dallas Times Herald. Additionally, audiovisual materials with recordings of NaDeane's participation with the Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation's "The Women's Memorial Oral History Project" are included.
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|Repository:||University of North Texas Special Collections|
|Acquisition Source:||Jane Anderson Frederick and David G. Anderson|
|Preferred Citation:||NaDeane Walker Anderson Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections|
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Includes The Press Club of Berlin (January 1, 1946), Identification Card for Berlin, Germany (1946), Registered Travel Authority for Correspondents for The Associated Press (December 31, 1947 & January 16, 1947) and Identification Card in Russian for The Associated Press (December 31, 1947). Also contains a 1x1.5" inch photograph of NaDeane and an Unidentified Woman.
Photograph and clipping of three (3) Fort Worth Star-Telegram reporters; Red Cross Club Director Ruth Mahaffey, Captain Bess Stephenson and WAC Private NaDeane Walker (circa 1950s). Also contains “Journey of a Journal to Lapland” article draft by NaDeane for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram with photographs (April 1954).