The Ann Fears Crawford papers consist mainly of research materials and drafts for three different manuscripts on Texas polticians: the Governors Ferguson, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Frankie Carter Randolph. In addition, there are notes and clippings on democratic politics and some personal interests.
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Permission to publish from the Ann Fears Crawford papers, 1879-1999, MS 205, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
Ann Fears Crawford was born in Beaumont on August 26, 1932. She earned her bachelor's from the University of Texas. In addition, she obtained two master's, one in education and one in library and information science from the University of Texas. She recieved a doctorate in American studies from Los Angeles State College in 1976.
Crawford was known for her extensive writings on Texas Politics, especially on women and childrens books. Her writing accomplishments include: "Texas Women: From Frontier to Future," "Women in Texas" with Ragsdale Crystal Sasse, "Frankie: Mrs. R.D. Randolph and Texas Liberal Politics" with Frances Farenthold. She was also an influential teacher at both the high school and college level.
The Ann Fears Crawford papers consist mainly of research materials and drafts for three different manuscripts on Texas politicians: the Governors Ferguson, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Frankie Carter Randolph.
Series I. Manuscripts and research materials, 1879-1999
Series II. Democratic Politics, 1952-1998
Series III. Personal Material, 1916 and undated
Oversize and audio materials, 1917-1998
This collection was donated by Ann Fears Crawford, 2003.
Frankie Carter Randolph papers, 1858-1983, MS 372, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/mss/ms372.html
William Allen Haynes papers, 1901-1953, MS 268, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/mss/ms268.html