At the Libraries
View pieces of history uncovered during the renovation of Old Main to become the Sue S. Bancroft Women's Leadership Hall. The exhibit showcases artifacts placed in a wall in 1927 by Jessie Humphries and uncovered during the renovation of Old Main in November 2019, 92 years later. Located in the first floor wall case near the stairs.
Claire Myers Owens was a novelist, lecturer and nonfiction author who graduated from the College of Industrial Arts (now TWU) in 1916. Her life spanned the twentieth century and reflected many important themes affecting women’s lives and the spirituality movements of her time.
The stained-glass windows around the central dome of the library include representations of Classical goddesses and muses and of flowers native both to Texas and to Greece and Italy which gave birth to the mythology of the goddesses and muses. View this classic item from our collection and delve into the deep symbology behind beautiful stained glass windows of the library!
Discover TWU’s best kept secret. Home to the largest depository of research material about women in the Southern United States, find out why our Woman’s Collection is a premiere destination for women's history researchers, writers, filmmakers and journalists. Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Read More
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Oral History Program
We want to hear your story! The Woman’s Collection Oral History Program is dedicated to gathering and showcasing the oral histories of alumni, current students, faculty, staff and administrators of Texas Woman’s University.Contribute an Oral History