Memorial of Helen Marr Kirby in The Alcalde.

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Title

Memorial of Helen Marr Kirby in The Alcalde.

Subject

Memorial of Helen Marr Kirby

Description

Memorial of Helen Marr Kirby the first Dean of Women at the University of Texas at Austin published in The Alcalde. This entire issue of The Alcalde. was dedicated to memorializing Kirby.
The Table of Contents includes:
  • Helen Marr Kirby (943)
  • Old Alta Vista (959)
  • Alta Vista at Austin (962)
  • Mrs. Kirby Made Lady Assistant (973)
  • Twentieth Anniversary (984)
  • Resignation as Dean of Women (988)
  • The Gertrude Swearingen Scholarship (990)
  • The Fall of 1921 (992)
  • From Mrs. Kirby’s University Girls and Boys (1004)
  • Editorial (1026)
  • Peregrinusings (1029) 
  • Texes Exes (1033)
These images cover the pages 943-952, 954-956, 958.

The memorial is written by Lilia Casis, who would succeed Kirby as Dean of Women. The included pages briefly describe Kirby's family history, her early life, the opening of her first school for girls, and her decision to join the University of Texas first as Lady Assistant and then as Dean of Women.

Creator

The University of Texas Ex-Students Association
The Alcalde

Date

January 1922

Language

English

Type

Magazine Article
Biography
Memorial

Coverage

Texas
Women's education in early 20th century

Format

manuscript

Publisher

The Alcalde

Rights

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Source

Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Relation

Call Number: 051 AL161
UTCAT lists as Vol. 8, No. 2
Briscoe Center System has it as: Vol. 9
Whole No. 66, No. 6 (begins p 943)

Identifier

Memorial Biography of Helen Marr Kirby

Citation

The University of Texas Ex-Students Association and The Alcalde, “Memorial of Helen Marr Kirby in The Alcalde.,” Subverting Silence: Uplifting Marginalized Conversations, accessed October 3, 2022, https://givingvoicetohiddenhistories.omeka.net/items/show/240.

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