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Texas, her Texas : the life and times of Frances Goff

Author: Nancy Beck Young; Lewis L Gould; University of Texas at Austin. Center for American History.
Publisher: Austin : Published for the Center for American History by the Texas State Historical Association, ©1997.
Series: Barker Texas History Center series (Texas State Historical Association), no. 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Texas, Her Texas is the fascinating story of Frances Goff and her three remarkable careers: in Texas government as legislative aide and State Budget Director; at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; and as Director of the Bluebonnet Girls State Program of the American Legion Auxiliary. Based on Goff's personal papers and interviews with those who knew her, including former Texas Governor Ann
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Frances Goff; Frances Goff
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Beck Young; Lewis L Gould; University of Texas at Austin. Center for American History.
ISBN: 0876111592 9780876111598
OCLC Number: 36066122
Description: xvi, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Barker Texas History Center series (Texas State Historical Association), no. 6.
Responsibility: Nancy Beck Young and Lewis L. Gould ; preface by Ann W. Richards.

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Texas, Her Texas is the fascinating story of Frances Goff and her three remarkable careers: in Texas government as legislative aide and State Budget Director; at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; and as Director of the Bluebonnet Girls State Program of the American Legion Auxiliary. Based on Goff's personal papers and interviews with those who knew her, including former Texas Governor Ann Richards, the book provides inside glimpses of such leaders in.

State politics as Coke Stevenson, Allan Shivers, and Richards herself. The fast-paced narrative also describes the founding and early years of M.D. Anderson and Goff's key role as an aide to Dr. R. Lee Clark in building this world-renowned cancer treatment facility.

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