President Menter B. Terrill Records, 1894-1901Add to your cart.

Collection Overview

Title: President Menter B. Terrill Records, 1894-1901Add to your cart.
ID: 02/02/ UP0003
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged by material type and date.

Abstract

This collection contains speeches given by President Terrill, the subscription in supoprt of the Normal College, and a list of degrees conferred. Programs, catalogs, clippings, a teaching certificate, and a tribute to President Terrill are also included.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Terrill came to Denton from Terrill College in Decherd, Tennessee; a school founded by his father. He learned from his father the complications of running a small private school. President Terrill helped to make the Normal College into a State Normal College. Unfortunately, he did not become the first President of the new State Normal College.  He went on to study at Yale University and then came back to Texas. He then started his own school in Dallas, Terrill School, a preparatory school for boys. President Terrill died in February 1931. (Biographical information from Rogers, James L. The Story of North Texas, 2002)

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection ae subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department.  Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

Collection is housed in the UNT Archives and Rare Book department vault.  The UNT Archives and Rare Book department request a 24 hour notice from patrons in order to page materials from patrons in order to page materials from vault and ready the materials for use.  Please contact the UNT Archives and Rare Book department for further information.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Acquisition Source: UNT
Preferred Citation: President Menter B. Terrill Records, University of North Texas Special Collections

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