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Manuscript/Archives Collections - S

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Accession Number Status Code Collection Title Location
MA 06.19 RC

SAN JACINTO OIL, REFINING AND TANK CAR COMPANY

1902. Stock certificates for SJORTC Company.

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MA 10.17 U

SANDERS, JUDGE BAREFOOT, MATERIALS

1960s (bulk).
Small collection of materials collected by Judge Sanders - articles and editorial cartoons about him as well as material related to President Kennedy's ill-fated trip to Dallas in November 1963.

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MA 83.18 RC

SANGER-HARRIS ARCHIVES

016.38114 D145S 1990
1880s - 1982; 110 cu. ft.
Dallas, Texas, department store. Historical materials (photographs, financial and real estate records, and newspaper clippings) on A. Harris and Co. and Sanger Brothers; promotional, sale, and special event records for Sanger-Harris from 1961 - 1982.

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MA 63.2 RC

SANTERRE AND CRETIEN FAMILIES LA REUNION COLLECTION (MSSC 6 and MS 7)

016.9292 S234YD 1986
1809 - 1960; 2 cu. ft.
Scrapbooks, correspondence, broadsides, legal documents, newspaper clippings, and photographs from two families who participated in the La Reunion colony.

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MA 10.5 U

SAVE OPEN SPACE MATERIALS

1970s - 2000s. Materials related to Save Open Space, an organization formed in 1970 intending to maintain the integrity and beauty of natural space, floodplains, creeks and waterways, in urban areas.

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MA 84.2 U

SCHMID, JOSEPH B., PAPERS

1873 - 1925. Property deeds for 2802 Swiss Avenue; tax receipts; 1925 United Confederate Veterans Reunion medal.

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MA 92.23 U

Schmid, R.A. "Smoot", see:
Guaranty Cycle Co. Scrapbook

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MA 92.1 U

SCRUGGS, MRS. GROSS R., COLLECTION

1932 - 1939; ½ inch.
Correspondence and contracts regarding publication of her book Gardening in the Southwest.

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MA 94.6 U

SCRUGGS, MARIANNE, GARDEN CLUB SCRAPBOOK

1953 - 1954; 1 Scrapbook.
History, photographs, printed programs.

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MA 85.5 RC

SCRUGGS, STUART, RESIDENCE ARCHITECTURAL RENDERINGS

016.72837 D145S 1985
1938; Drawings, 12 pages; specifications, 34 pages.
Plans for residence constructed at 3715 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Dallas, Texas, designed by M. F. Fooshee and J.B. Cheek, architects.

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MA 87.18 U

Second Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas, see:
Riggs, Mary, Collection

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MA 99.8 U

SEIB, PHILIP, COLLECTION

Copies of Seibís book Dallas: Chasing the Urban Dream, Seibís DMN op/eds and articles 1980-1997. Materials Seib collected relating to 1979 bond program and campaign for new Dallas Museum of Art (1 master videocassette).

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MA 87.5 U

SEIFERT, SHIRLEY, MANUSCRIPT

c. 1958. Missouri writer. Manuscript for the novel Destiny in Dallas. (Note: CTX has a copy of the published novel.)

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MA 84.12 I

SHAMBURGER'S SELECT BUSINESS SCHOOL COLLECTION

1882 - 1956 (bulk 1917 - 1948). Dallas, Texas, business school. Correspondence, student rosters, newspaper clippings, photographs, title abstract, shorthand texts (including books written by Mrs. R.L. Shamburger), and post cards.

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MA 89.16 U

SHANNON, FRANK, COLLECTION

1885; c. 1910. Photographs of the Artillery Company of Dallas (4th Regiment) and typesetting operations at Blaylock Publishing Co.; scrapbook pages; letter describing military photographs.

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MA 03.5 U

SHAY, KEVIN COLLECTION

1980s - 1990s
Files and photographs (2 boxes) relating to research for book(s) he intended to write.

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MA 92.20 U

SIVILS DRIVE INN RESTAURANT COLLECTION

1940 - 1956. 1 inch.
Historical sketch of the Oak Cliff restaurant by Johnnie Van Hekken, newspaper clippings, photographs, and promotional materials.

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MA 06.15 U

SLATER FAMILY COLLECTION

1930s - 1970s. Materials, correspondence, photos, directories, etc relating to Norvell and Estelle Slater.

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MA 97.13 RC

SLAUGHTER, AVERY, FAMILY COLLECTION

Oak Cliff family.

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MA 07.11 RC

SMITH, FRANCIS KILLEN, DIARY

1857 - 1860.
Francis Killen Smith wrote of her daily experiences of living on a farm in what is now north Dallas. Contains one diary, one typescript of the diary, and one CD with ten photos.

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MA 10.10 R

SMITH, RICHARD F., COLLECTION

ca. 1970-1990. Newspaper articles, photos, flyers and other material pertaining to Richard F. Smth's position on the Dallas City Council (1975-1980) and efforts as a member of the DART Board to bring light rail to Dallas.

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MA 91.11 R

SMITH, THOMAS H., COLLECTION

1991. Dallas, Texas, historian. Biographical sketches of prominent Dallasites compiled for D Magazine article.

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MA 01.6 RC

SONNEFIELD, G. W., COLLECTION

Photographs of Sonnefield's home, business, picnic, Carnegie Library, tax receipts, contract for Parkland.

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MA 91.7 R

SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

1910 - 1968.
Reports, history, curriculum, speeches, school guides, correspondence.

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MA 91.10 R

SOUTHWESTERN BELL LINE DATA

1913 - 1936. Service statistics for North Texas (and some information on other parts of the state) telephone service with some earlier summary data. Logbooks.

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MA 91.8 R

Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., see:
Dallas Transportation Department Scrapbooks

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MA 03.2 U

SOUTHWESTERN LIFE INSURANCE COLLECTION

Contains photographs, newsletters, scrapbooks, annual reports, office files, various publications.

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MA 85.15 RC

State Fair, see:
Maxvill, Charlie B., Collection

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MA 88.8 U

State-Thomas neighborhood, see:
Barentine, J.P. III, manuscript

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MA 89.12 U

Sterrett, Lew, see:
Hankins, William R., Collection

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MA 91.8 R

Streetcars, see:
Dallas Transportation Department Scrapbooks

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MA 96.2 RC

DEPARTMENT OF SUPERINTENDENCE, 57TH ANNUAL MEETING

016.3712 D145F 1996
1927; 2 boxes.
Scrapbooks compiled to commemorate the 57th annual meeting of the Department of Superintendence National Education Association, which was held in Dallas in 1927.
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