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New Acquisitions for January 2015

February 12, 2015

Manuscript Collections

Elana Guajardo campaign flyer, MS 433

Elana Guajardo campaign flyer, 2010,  MS 433

New:

  • MS 433 Guajardo (Elena) papers, 1 linear foot (7 binders) of materials from Guajardo’s campaign for District 7 seat on San Antonio City Council
  • MS 434 Community Alliance for a United San Antonio (CAUSA) records, 1 linear foot of analog materials and 8GB of electronic records documenting the activities of CAUSA related to San Antonio’s non-discrimination ordinance
  • MS 435 Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio records, 1 linear foot (7 binders) of records including board meeting minutes, fundraising and event records
  • MS 427 Pfeiffer (Maria) photograph collection, .5 linear feet
  • MS 431 Hagemann (Leola Maurer) photograph collection, .25 linear feet
  • MS 432 Jones (Virginia Watson) photograph collection, .25 linear feet

Additions:

  • MS 64 Sinkin (William and Fay) Papers, 13 boxes

University Archives

Additions:

  • UA 05.02 UTSA. Library. Public Service Department, 1 VHS (.1 linear feet) Library reference video of microfilm use instruction, created circa 1987-1989 on VHS for the Library’s Public Services Department – view digitized video online
  • UA 07 UTSA. College of Business Records, 2 box (2 linear feet) records from the Office of International Business Programs

Rare Books: 14 Titles [January Title List]

Highlight:

Thomas School for Girls, San Antonio, THE LAKE BREEZE vol.4, no.4–May, 1906. A single issue of this “magazine” for this exclusive girls school in San Antonio. Measures approx. 6″ X 9.25″ with stiff, light brown paper wrappers, total of pages printed on faintly beige, glossy paper stock. About 2/3 of the booklet is devoted to school news, activities, athletics, classes, student poems, letters home, diplomas granted, etc. The last 1/3 is ads from local businesses and professional people. No photos–all text. The cover art is signed by the student artist, 14-year old Aline Badger, later Aline Badger Carter (1892-1972) who is also the author. [description provided by book dealer].

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