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Overview of the Collection

Organizational Note

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Tall Texans of Dallas Collection



Overview of the Collection

Accession No.: MA01-9
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library
1515 Young St Dallas,
TX 75201
Title: Tall Texans of Dallas Collection
Dates: 1955-1980
Quantity: cubic feet
Language: The records are in English.

Organizational Note

The Tall Texans of Dallas is a non-profit social group for tall people. The Tall Texans of Dallas is part of the Tall Clubs International. The Dallas chapter was formed in August 1943 as the Tip Toppers Club. It later changed its name to Tall Texans of Dallas in 1976. The height requirement to join is 6'2 or taller for men and 5'11 or taller for women. Tall Clubs International sponsors both a Texas and International beauty pageant. Past winners of both contest have been members of the Dallas Chapter.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains material from both the Tip Toppers Club and the Tall Texans of Dallas. Materials included in the collection are membership applications for both clubs, scrapbooks, clippings and programs. The collection also contains information on members of the Dallas chapter who participated in the Miss Tall Dallas, Miss Tall Texas and Miss Tall International.

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Related Material

The Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division contains the following materials on the Tall Texans of Dallas.
Vertical File: Clubs & Organizations - Tall Texans of Dallas
Vertical File: Clubs & Organizations - Tip Toppers Club
Vertical File: Contests - Miss Tall International
Vertical File: Contest - Miss Tall Dallas
Newsletter: Longline 1979-1986 (newsletter)

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Organizations:

Tall Texans of Dallas
Tip Toppers Club

Places:

Dallas

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA01-9 Tall Texans of Dallas, Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Processing Information

Processed by Bryan McKinney

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Box Folder
1 1 Register
2 Applications for Membership - A-E
3 Applications for Membership - F-I
4 Applications for Membership - J-L
5 Applications for Membership - M-R
6 Applications for Membership - S-Z
7 Honorary Membership Certificate
8 Clippings
9 Big Tex in '76 event materials October 1976
10 Chisholm Trail Round Up Certificate July 1988
11 Miss Tall Dallas & Miss Tall International Programs 1981
12 Miss Tall Dallas Program 1988
13 Miss Tall Dallas Coronation Program 1989
14 Photographs - Social Event Photographs. 1980s
Scrapbook - Tip Toppers Club 1955-1957
Scrapbook - Tip Toppers Club 1962
Scrapbook - Tip Toppers Club 1969-1970
Scrapbook - Tip Toppers Club 1971-1972
Scrapbook - Tip Toppers Club 1973
2 Scrapbook - Tip Toppers Club 1974
Scrapbook -Miss Tall Texas & Miss Tall International Pageant 1974
Scrapbook - Miss Tall Dallas Pageant 1977
3 Ephemera - Miss Tall Dallas Trophy
Ephemera - Gavel