Title of Collection
Gaylan Jane Collier Papers, 1947-1991
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains photos, newspapers articles, programs, and correspondence related to Collier's career teaching theater and drama.
Dr. Gaylan Jane Collier earned a BA from Abilene Christian College, MA from the State University of Iowa, and later a PhD from the University of Denver. She taught communications, theater, and drama at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Abilene Christian College (1950-1960), Idaho State University, Sam Houston State College, and Texas Christian University.
This collection has been reboxed, but remains in the order in which it was found in University Manuscripts.
Box #1 Scrapbook | 1950-1952 Includes photos, newspaper articles, programs, and correspondence Box #2 Scrapbook | 1952-1958 Includes photos, newspaper articles, programs, and correspondence Box #3 Scrapbook | 1958-1960 Includes photos, newspaper articles, programs, and correspondence Box #4 Scrapbook | 1954-1959 Includes photos, newspaper articles, programs, and correspondence Bachelor of Arts | Abilene Christian University | August 23, 1946 Master of Arts | State University of Iowa | August 10, 1949 Doctor of Philosophy | The University of Denver | August 23, 1957 Framed Certificate | Friends of the ACU Library “Friend of the Year” | 1991 Framed Certificate | Texas Christian University Board of Trustees Citation | April 17, 1991 Appreciation of Service Plaque | Texas Christian University | 1967-1991 Photo of Dr. Gaylan Jane Collier | Placed in Oversized Storage Box #5 Newspaper clippings, programs, and playbills related to Collier’s time at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Abilene Christian College, Idaho State University, and Sam Houston State College Correspondence, notes, and letters Notepads related to directing shows Photographs Notes and papers from Collier’s time as a student at the University of Denver
Extent of Collection
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #409
Center for Restoration Studies
[Identification of item], File or Folder Name, Gaylan Jane Collier Papers, 1947-1991. Center for Restoration Studies MS #409. Milliken Special Collections, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
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