November 25, 2020

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.

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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.

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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.

Read the Complete Blog Post, View a Few Images from the TSU Collection

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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