Gus Seligmann Collection, 1977-2004Add to your cart.

Collection Overview

Title: Gus Seligmann Collection, 1977-2004Add to your cart.
ID: 02/03/ U0452
Primary Creator: Seligmann, Gustav L.
Extent: 36.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged in two series. Series 1) Student Family Papers are arranged chronologically, then alphabetically by last name. Materials with no name and no date are located at the end of the series. Series 2) Personal Papers are arranged chronologically, then alphabetically by folder name. Materials with no date are located at the end of the series.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1977. More info below under Accruals.
Forms of Material: Genealogies (histories)
Research (documents)
Languages: English


This collection contains student genealogy reports and family histories as well as other assorted student papers from Dr. Seligmann's students.  Dr. Seligmann’s personal papers are in the second series.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collection contains student family histories and papers prepared for Dr. Seligmann's classes dating from 1973-2005. The reports include information such as family trees, maps, photographs, and narratives on family members.  Dr. Seligmann's personal papers date from 1955-1991. These papers contain correspondence, committee notes,  class material, grant proposals, and committee information.

Biographical Note

Gustav “Gus” L. Seligmann comes from a military family and attended schools in Germany, Virginia, Oklahoma, and New Mexico while growing up. He earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in history from New Mexico A and M. (now New Mexico State University). His Ph.D. was awarded to him at the University of Arizona in 1967.

(Oral History interview by Greg Smoak with Dr. Seligmann, University of Utah, October 4, 2012)

Subject/Index Terms

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

Selected items in this collection are restricted.  Please contact the UNT Special Collections for more information.

Use Restrictions:

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

Physical Access Note:

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

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 77-010, 79-012, 81-011, 82-008, 1984-044, 84-010, 85-012, 85-029, 90-007, 90-008, 90-00991-027, 94-003, 94-017, 96-005, 97-020, 2002-015, 2004-016
Acquisition Source: Dr. Gus Seligmann
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Gus Seligmann Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections


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