President Robert L. Marquis Records, 1923-1934Add to your cart.

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Collection Overview

Title: President Robert L. Marquis Records, 1923-1934Add to your cart.
ID: 02/02/ UP0006
Primary Creator: Robert L. Marquis (1880–1934)
Extent: 8.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged by material type then date. Boxes 488-494 were numbered according to an old numbering system. A 2015 accretion to the collection reflects Special Collections' current numbering system and is housed in Box 1.
Forms of Material: Administrative reports
Clippings (information artifacts)
Speeches (documents)
Languages: English


Papers that document the presidency of Robertl L. Marquis which include correspondence, committee reports, budget issues, statistics, and professional organizations.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Records of UNT President Robert Lincoln Marquis (1880 - 1934). The collection includes correspondence, enrollment record, reports, statistics, budget, clippings, speeches, contracts and resolutions.

Biographical Note

Robert Lincoln Marquis was the sixth President of the University of North Texas. He served from 1923-1934.

President Marquis was born in Goliad County in 1880. He received an A.B.  from Texas Christian Univeristy, a B.S. from the University of Texas and a M.S. from the University of Chicago. He taught at Jarvis College, John Tarleton College, and Sam Houston State Normal. He also taught at West Texas State Normal College until he moved to Denton to teach biology. He then became president of Sul Ross State Normal and then returned to Denton to become the President at North Texas State Teachers College.

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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 Archives and Rare Books 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: 2015-023 (May 2015 accretion)
Acquisition Source: UNT/Susan Marquis Friday
Preferred Citation: President Robert L. Marquis Records, University of North Texas Special Collections


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