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Collection Overview

Title: Hugh Ayer Papers, 1943-2013Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1963-2007
ID: 02/17/ U0015
Primary Creator: Hugh Ayer (1924 - 2014)
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged by material and subject type; i.e. correspondence, class assignments, lists of books, etc. are all foldered seperately.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1992. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English


Personal and professional papers belonging to Dr. Hugh Ayer, a North Texas State University (NTSU) History professor from 1958-1990.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection is comprised of papers that document Dr. Ayer's class assignments and course structures while at the University of North Texas, as well as correspondence and materials related to the various committees, boards, and organizations that Dr. Ayer was a part of. A small selection of correspondence and items from the inauguration of President Nolen are also included.

Biographical Note

Dr. Hugh Ayer was born on March 8, 1924. Dr. Ayer graduated from Calhoun, Kentucky High School in 1942. He received his Bachelor's degree in 1948 from Western Kentucky University. His Master's and PhD (1950 and 1957) were earned at Indiana University.  Ayer was a history professor at Culver Military Academy from 1952-1958. Afterwards he came to NTSU and taught history from 1958-1990. Ayer  was also a Chairman of the Division of Social Science and Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Hugh Ayer passed away on July 14, 2014.

Subject/Index Terms

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 hour notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Accruals: 90-011, 92-017
Acquisition Source: Hugh Ayer
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Hugh Ayer Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections
Finding Aid Revision History:

This finding aid was revised in September 2017 by Hailey LaRock to clarify the collection content, amend spelling errors and dates, and add other missing information.

May 2018 by Nicole Yatsonsky - added Boxes 2-4, updated Scope/Content


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