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Alexander Hogg Papers

History

Alexander Hogg was the first superintendent of the Fort Worth public schools, serving from 1882 - 1905. He was a nationally known educator, writer and lecturer, and was the editor of the Texas & Pacific Quarterly, a literary magazine published by the T & P Railroad Company.

Provenance

These materials were donated to the library by Hogg’s daughter, Mary Lulia Hogg, in November 1951.

Scope and Contents Note

This collection comprises two boxes of miscellaneous papers as well as three volumes that have been removed and placed in the Local History book collection. The papers consist of letters to Hogg dated 1871 - 1911, articles, pamphlets and speeches by him, several biographies, tributes and testimonials. The volumes that were removed were his book, Railroad in Education, and two volumes of the Texas & Pacific Quarterly.

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Last updated: June 6, 2014