Emil Rassman Collection




West Texas Collection

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Emil Rassman of Midland, TX served on the Board of Regents for the Texas State University System and the Board of Regents for the West Texas Chamber of Commerce; he was also affiliated with the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum and other civic and service organizations. The collection includes 2,000 volumes including many scarce books and pamphlets on Texas history, the American Southwest and the Civil War and a substantial collection on Robert E. Lee. Some books are located in the general stacks and some in the West Texas Collection. Housed in the archives are five volumes created for Rassman when he served as president of the West Texas Chamber of Commerce. They include the organization’s publication, newspaper clippings and other memorabilia and information on the organization. A book list is located in the Rassman file.


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Texas History, American Southwest, Civil War, Robert E. Lee, West Texas, Emil Rassman


Emil Rassman Collection, West Texas Collection, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX