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Battle, William James, papers, 1870-1959.

Author: William James Battle
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Papers were produced and collected by Battle (1870-1955) and relate to his professional career at the University of Texas (1893-1917, 1920-1949), his graduate studies while at Harvard (1890-1893), his personal life, his life in Austin, Texas, his travels in Europe and America, his lifelong interest in classical languages, civilization and fine art, and to his role in the controversy between Governor James Edward
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Named Person: Samuel E Asbury; Kemp P Battle; William James Battle; Harry Yandell Benedict; John William Calhoun; Paul Philippe Cret; Charles William Dabney; Edwin Whitfield Fay; James Edward Ferguson; Anna Hiss; David Franklin Houston; Homer P Rainey; C P Spencer, Mrs.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William James Battle
OCLC Number: 35748595
Description: 36 ft., 3 in.

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Papers were produced and collected by Battle (1870-1955) and relate to his professional career at the University of Texas (1893-1917, 1920-1949), his graduate studies while at Harvard (1890-1893), his personal life, his life in Austin, Texas, his travels in Europe and America, his lifelong interest in classical languages, civilization and fine art, and to his role in the controversy between Governor James Edward Ferguson and the University of Texas (1914-1917).

Also included is his involvement in campus planning and in the design and construction of new buildings at UT. Persons of note represented in the papers are Samuel Asbury, Harry Benedict, John W. Calhoun, Paul Cret, Charles Dabney, Edwin Fay, Anna Hiss, David Franklin Houston, Homer P. Rainey, and Mrs. C.P. Spencer. Also included are the memoirs of his father, Kemp Plummer Battle, president of the University of North Carolina.

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