Texas State University is the Newest Member of the Flickr Commons
From the Flickr Blog:
Texas State University is joining the Flickr Commons to share images of their campus history and encourage users to help them identify photos that remain a mystery in its collections.
The University Archives selects, organizes, describes, preserves and makes available the institutional records that document the academics, administration, people, and culture of Texas State University, from its founding in 1899 to the present. Holdings include publications, financial records, meeting minutes, oral histories, photographic negatives, audio and video recordings, preservation copies of theses and dissertations, personal papers, artifacts, and memorabilia. The University Archives also holds material related the San Marcos Texas area, including the Aquarena Springs Resort, which was a popular tourist destination.
Texas State University is the only college in Texas to have graduated a U.S. president. Lyndon B. Johnson began his studies in San Marcos in 1927 and received a Bachelor of Science in History and a permanent High School Teaching Certificate in August 1930.
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