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Frances Goff Papers

Frances Goff was the first personnel director of the Texas Railroad Commission, served as secretary to a Texas state legislator and Governor W. Lee O'Daniel, and worked as the director for the Texas Bluebonnet Girls' State program and director of special projects for M.D. Anderson. Audio tapes, video tapes and films document her life and career.

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Memorial Service for Arthur Kleifgen
Source:Goff (Frances) Papers
Methodist memorial service for Arthur Kleifgen, with a small amount of material on Kleifgen's role at M.D. Anderson. Two page memorial program is kept in the VHS tape container.
TMC Historical Resource, Frances Goff, Interview by Don Macon
Source:Goff (Frances) Papers
Title on video is "Video Profiles: An Interview with Frances Goff". Contains an in-depth interview with Goff recalling her personal and professional history, from working for Texas Governors W. Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel and Coke Stevenson to early fundraising and lifelong support for The M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. In a notable moment, Goff points out and comments on individual pictures of the members of the 1947 Texas Legislature, including Wardlow Lane, A.M. Aikin, Jr., Jim Taylor, Grady Hazlewood and Rudolph A. Weinert.
The Chancellor's Report [Governor Ann Richards Birthday Greeting]
Source:Goff (Frances) Papers
First two-and-a-half minutes of title program are recorded over with a birthday greeting to Frances Goff from Texas Governor Ann Richards. The remainder of the recording covers innovations in research at multiple University of Texas campuses.