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New Finding Aids Available Online

Carey C. Shuart Women's Archive and Research Collection, Finding Aids, Houston & Texas History

Finding aids for the Toby Myers Papers and the Claude Elliot Texana Collection have recently been published in Archon.

Called the “Mother of the Texas Battered Women’s Movement”, Toby Myers is an advocate, speaker and licensed social worker who has dedicated her life to the fight against domestic violence. These papers document her life as a worker in the movement through correspondence, photographs, and other printed materials.

Claude Elliot was a historian, university professor, and collector of Texas history material. The Claude Elliot Texana Collection contains a variety of materials relating to the history of Texas. These include materials from prior to 1836 up through the 1960s. Among the items found in the collection are land and legal documents, the journals of early Texans, music and poetry, and speeches given by Texas legislators.

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