Norma Schmelling CollectionAdd to your cart.

By Elsie Ritchie

Collection Overview

Title: Norma Schmelling CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 01/ AR0308
Extent: 7.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 07/07/1989. More info below under Accruals.


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.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

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 hours notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Accruals: 89-005, 92-003
Acquisition Source: Norma Schmelling and Sylvia Inman
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Norma Schmelling Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections


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