Texas Technological College was founded in 1935 by Senate Bill No. 103. The college open in the fall of 1925 with a much larger enrollment class than expected. The college officially change its name to Texas Tech University on September 1, 1969 with approval by the State legislature. The university's commencement programs are published by the Office of Official Publications.

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Lynn Whitfield,
University Archivist
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library
Box 41041
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas 79409-1041
Phone (806) 742-3749

Visit The University Archives website for more information on the history of Texas Tech University.

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