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Anne Fears Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 205
Finding aid note: Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Scope and Contents

The Anne 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.

Dates

  • 1879 - 1999

Creator

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Anne Fears Crawford papers, 1879-1999, MS 205, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Biographical Note

Anne 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.

Ms. 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.

Anne Fears Crawford died at the age of 71 in 2004.

Extent

6 Linear Feet ( (9 boxes))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The Anne 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.

Arrangement note

Missing Title

  1. Series I. Manuscripts and research materials, 1879-1999
  2. Series II. Democratic Politics, 1952-1998
  3. Series III. Personal Material, 1916 and undated
  4. Oversize and audio materials, 1917-1998

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Anne Fears Crawford, 2003.

Related Material

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
Title
Guide to the Anne Fears Crawford papers, 1879-1999
Status
Completed
Author
Clare Coleman
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA