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Ziperman, Margaret "Peg", 1915-2017

  • SC.ar.004
  • Person
  • 1915-2017

Margaret L. "Peg" Ziperman was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia, in 1915. She received her bachelor's degree at American University and completed graduate work in English Literature at Indiana University. She later earned a second graduate degree in Library and Information Science.

As the wife of an officer in the Army Medical Corps, Dr. H. Haskell Ziperman, Peg had the great fortune to live in many locations and travel the world over. It was during these travels that Peg began to collect postcards documenting the places she visited, as well as those she did not.

Peg spent much of her retirement as a volunteer librarian at the McNay Art Museum Library in San Antonio, Texas. She was a member of the Friends of the McNay, a benefactor of Trinity University, a member of the Board of Directors of the San Antonio Chamber of Music Society, and a member of the Alamo City Theatre Board of Volunteers. She passed away in 2017 at the age of 102.

Women Intercollegiate Athletics Oral History Project

  • UA13.001
  • Corporate body
  • 2017-

The oral histories were conducted by the Women’s Intercollegiate Athletics Committee, beginning in fall of 2017 to provide greater insight into the pre-1982 history of Trinity women’s intercollegiate athletics. Committee members include university historian and professor emeritus R. Douglas Brackenridge, retired physical education professor Shirley Rushing Poteet, university archivist and records manager Jessica C. Neal, alumna and former athlete Betsy Gerhardt Pasley (1977), and senior reference librarian Meredith Elsik. This oral history project endeavors to create an archival collection that captures the recorded spoken memories of alumni, faculty, staff, and administrators. This project also seeks to collect publications, past audio and video interviews, photographs, and memorabilia that document women’s athletics at Trinity.

Tuttle, W.B. (William Buckhout), 1874-1954

  • Person
  • 1874-1954

Colonel William Buckhout Tuttle was born in 1874 in Ohio. After attending the University of Virginia, he joined the First Virginia Cavalry. During World War I Tuttle was an officer in the Army's construction division, retiring as commander of the 315th Engineers. Tuttle came to San Antonio in 1906 to take a position as Vice-President and General Manager of the gas, electric, and traction utilities in the city. He is credited with bringing natural gas supplies to San Antonio, as well as supervising the shift from streetcars to bus transportation. During World War I he served as consultant to the War Production Board. Tuttle served as chairman of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee, playing an important role in the development of Randolph Field. In his retirement, Tuttle pursued his interests in flood-control and conservation, serving as chairman of the San Antonio River Authority. He is credited with obtaining the city's first federal grant for the much needed flood-control program. Tuttle supported the Boy Scouts, YMCA, and other civic enterprises. He passed away in September 1954 at the age of 80.

Trinity University Special Collections and Archives

  • SC.ar.002
  • Corporate body
  • 1979-

The staff of Trinity University Special Collections and Archives will, upon occasion, assemble an artificial collection of related materials to serve as a teaching collection.

Tolson, Chester L., 1923-2015

  • LCNAF n 2002103749
  • Person
  • 1923-2015

Reverend Chester L. Tolson was born in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from San Francisco Theological Seminary, and served as pastor at numerous Presbyterian churches. He also served as the Church Executive for the Presbytery of Los Angeles, the Capital Funds Director for the Presbyterian Church USA, and Development Officer for the Crystal Cathedral Ministries. Rev. Tolson taught religion at Lewis and Clark College, and was the Assistant to the President under Dr. James Laurie at Trinity University (1967-1969). He was the author of books on prayer and church fundraising. Rev. Tolson lived for many years in Apple Valley, California, with his wife Carol and four children. He passed away in 2015.

The Trinitonian, Trinity University

  • UA08.001
  • Corporate body
  • 1875-

The Trinitonian (1900-present) is the weekly student-run newspaper of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. First published under the name Trinity Exponent (1888-1900), the periodical traces its history to 1888, when a number of campus literary societies banded together to launch a monthly magazine exhibiting student creative work in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. At that time, such literary societies (and their related publications) afforded students a rare opportunity to express ideas and opinions outside of the classroom. In 1900 the Trinity Exponent was renamed the Trinitonian, and by 1915 it had evolved into a weekly newspaper that covered campus news and calendar information, as well as some local and world events. Currently, contributions to the Trinitonian are open to the university community, but staff is comprised primarily of Trinity students. The publication features campus news, political opinions, literary works and criticisms, and advertisements.

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