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    Thomas J. Cogdell Collection

    Summary: Thomas James Cogdell taught Chemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington from 1966 to 1999. He was born in Quanah, Texas, and attended public schools in Electra, Texas. His research at The University of Texas at Arlington was supported by the Robert A. Welch Foundation from 1969 to 1972. His teaching included general chemistry, organic chemistry, chemistry for nursing majors, some graduate level organic courses and laboratory sections. Since retirement he has participated in activities of the Arlington Historical Society, the Texas State Historical Association, the Texas Map Society, the Friends of the UTA Library and the Arlington Genealogical Society.

    Col. Abe Harris Marker in Pioneer Rest Cemetry
    • Book: A Cartographic History of Arlington and the Dallas-Fort Worth Area by David Buisseret. The Center for Greater Southwestern Studies and the History of Cartography, The University of Texas at Arlington. Copyright 2006. Paper cover
    • Book: Oak Hill Neighborhood Plan, December 2007. Prepared by Oak Hill Neighborhood Plan Steering Committee, assisted by City of Arlington Community Development and Planning Department. The ordinance adopting the plan was approved by Arlington City Council, March 18, 2008. History of the neighborhood begins on page 55, researched and written by donor. Paper cover spiral bound book. 80 pages. 
    • Postcard:"Cowboy and the Lady Artist" watercolor by Charles M. Russell, from Bradford Brinton Memorial, Big Horn, Wyoming. Contains note from donor to Susan Pritchett, dated November 19, 2006
    • Research Papers: Col. Abram "Abe" Harris, Biographical Files

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