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Index Finding Aid to Archives and Manuscripts

at the Downs-Jones Library Archives and Special Collections

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Search through the index of finding aids of the available inventory at the Downs-Jones Library Archive and Special Collections. The information below represents an in-house finding aid for the collections housed in the on-site repository. Appropriate links are attached to titles that lead to another website with access to detailed descriptions about the collection at Huston-Tillotson University, and other archives throughout the state of Texas, managed by Texas Archival Resource Online.  

To access collections either visit the University Archives Digital Collections or make an appointment to visit the archives

Finding aids are continuously added to this site. Please check back soon for more updates. 

John Jarvis Seabrook and Family papers  

Accession Number(s): HTU.2021.004.1, HTU2022.004.2 – HTU.2022.004.13  

Creator: J.J. Seabrook and Minnie Miles 

Dates: 1900-1980 

Extent: 13 boxes 


  • John Jarvis Seabrook 
  • Opal Seabrook  
  • Eleanor Roosevelt  
  • Lyndon B. Johnson 
  • Robert Stanton 
  • Harry Ransom,  
  • Howard A. Spragg 
  • Katie Smith 


  • Brewer Foundation Inc.  
  • Texas College and University System 
  • Lone Star State Girl Scout Council 


  • Austin (Tex.) 
  • Orangeburg (Sc.)  
  • Fort Worth (Tex.)  
  • Evanston (Il.) 
  • Washington (D.C.)  
  • Los Angeles (Ca.)  
  • Pasadena (Tex.) 
  • Prairie View (Tex.) 
  • Savannah (Ga.) 


  • Families — Texas — Austin 
  • Programs — Church 


  • Photographic materials 
  • Text materials 
  • Personal items 
  • Journal entries  
  • Awards and accolades  
  • Board meeting minutes  
  • Catalogs 
  • Directories  
  • Correspondence  

Access: Downs-Jones Library Archive and Special Collections  

Digital access: n/a 

Governing Access: Mostly Unrestricted. Some restricted. 



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