[Item #78994] A History of Mayo and His College. James Marcus Bledsoe.

A History of Mayo and His College

Hardcover, Commerce, Texas: Harben-Spotts Company, 1946. First Edition. Very Good. William Leonidas Mayo (1861-1917) was the founder and first president of East Texas Normal College. The College has had many names since its founding - East Texas Normal College (1889-1917) , East Texas State Normal College (1917-1923) , East Texas State Teachers College (1923-1957) , East Texas State College (1957-1965) , East Texas State University (1965-1996) , and Texas A&M University - Commerce (1996-today). This book is divided into 3 sections. The first is a biography of Mayo and the college until his death. The second is about the people who carried on including the ex-students of the original college and Mayo's descendants. The third is about the teachers, students, and leaders of the college from Mayo's death until the date of publication (1946). Each section has its own pagination. Profusely illustrated with photographs. No previous owner marks. Text and photographs clean and bright. Spine titles faded. Both ends of spine and corners gently bumped. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. [Item #78994]

Price: $75.00

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