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University History: GEOG 4427

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This page contains resources that may be useful for the GIS Design & Implementation course project that begins in the fall of 2015.  More information will be added to this page when additional resources are identified.  Thank you for helping us with this project!

Survey resources

Map resources

Narrative resources


Undergraduate Catalogs from the 1960s contain maps, but there is little consistency with the style and placement. 

  • From 1959-60 through 1962-63, maps appear on or near page 8 of the catalog.
  • From 1963-64 through 1968-69, 2-page maps appear at the back of the catalog.

The catalogs also include a narrative section about the physical plant, which provides information about campus buildings.  It's a good place to look for information about the opening of new buildings.

Original resources in the University Archives

The following resources are not yet digitized, so they must be accessed via the University Archives.  Contact UnivArchives@txstate.edu with questions and/or to make an appointment to view materials.  Let us know how we can help!

Building and property files contain articles, photos, dedication programs, and other information about dates of building construction, demolition, and openings.  Examples include the 1948 article about transforming Evans Field into a stadium and Dr. Pohl's description of historical campus sport fields in The Death of Evans Field: The End of an Era

 

President's reports to the Board of Regents contain information sent to the board regarding campus construction.  The reports include descriptions of property acquisitions, construction plans, dates, naming decisions.

 

Campus master plans from 1985 and 1995 are in the University Archives.