Sidney L. Renfro Papers, 1919-2010Add to your cart.

Collection Overview

Title: Sidney L. Renfro Papers, 1919-2010Add to your cart.
ID: 02/19/ U0202
Primary Creator: Renfro, Sidney L. (1919-2010)
Extent: 2.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged by series.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2010
Forms of Material: Catalogs
Clippings (information artifacts)
Languages: English


The personal papers of Sidney L. Renfro that belonged to his parents, Wirt and Lola, who both attended North Texas State Normal College (now the University of North Texas).

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains documents, photographs, and artifacts belonging to Wirt and Lola Renfro as given by their son, Sidney L. Renfro, from when they attended North Texas State Normal College in the 1920s-1940s. Items include correspondence, grade records, job photos, a course catalog, newspaper clippings, and an NTSN banner and penant.

Collection Historical Note

Sidney Renfro was born in Brownwood, Texas in 1934 to Lola Johnson and Wirt Renfro, who met at Normal College (now the University of North Texas). Both became teachers and taught high school for more than 30 years, thanks in large part to their education from North Texas State Normal College. Wirt passed away in 1972, followed by Lola in 1974. Sidney's grandmother and uncle remained in Denton and he visited the area many times, including the old historical museum.

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 at the Willis Library and is available for same-day paging.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Acquisition Source: Sidney L. Renfro
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Sidney L. Renfro Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections
Finding Aid Revision History: May 2018 by Nicole Yatsonsky - input all folder information, Abstract, Scope/Content, Historical Note, and Use/Access fields


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