David B. Gracy II

David B. Gracy II

Governor Bill Daniel Professor Emeritus


Biography

Dr. Gracy worked in the Texas State Archives and University of Texas Archives before becoming Archivist, Southern Labor Archives, Georgia State University, and then Director, Texas State Archives. He is a former President of both the Society of American Archivists and the Academy of Certified Archivists, and a Fellow of the Texas State Historical Association. Dr. Gracy's research interests include the history of archival enterprise, of archives and libraries in Texas, and of the information domain. He is the author of Archives and Manuscripts: Arrangement and Description; of Littlefield Lands: Colonization on the Texas Plains, 1912-1920; and of Moses Austin: His Life.



Dr. Gracy also is the editor of Libraries & the Cultural Record, the only journal devoted exclusively to the broad history of collections of knowledge that form the cultural record.

Degrees

B.A., 1963, and M.A., 1966, both in History from The University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., 1971, History, Texas Tech University.

Courses

YearSemesterCourse NumberCourse
2011SpringINF 386History of Information and Society Emergence of the Information Domain
2010FallINF 386CArchives, Records, and Preservation in the Modern World
2010SpringINF 389SIntroduction to Archival Enterprise II
2009FallINF 389RIntroduction to Archival Enterprise I
2009SpringINF 389SIntroduction to Archival Enterprise II
2008FallINF 389RIntroduction to Archival Enterprise I
2008SpringINF 386History of Information and Society Emergence of the Information Domain
2008SpringINF 389SIntroduction to Archival Enterprise II
2007FallINF 180JIntroduction to Information Studies
2007FallINF 389RIntroduction to Archival Enterprise I
2007SpringINF 389NSeminar in Archival Enterprise Archival Enterprise II
2006FallINF 386History of Information and Society Library History in the Modern Era
2006FallINF 389DIntroduction to Archival Enterprise
2006SpringINF 386CArchives, Records, and Preservation in the Modern World
2006SpringINF 389MIntroduction to Issues in Records Information
2006SpringINF 389CArchival and Records Enterprise Seminar in Forged Historical Documents
2005FallINF 389DIntroduction to Archival Enterprise
2005FallINF 389FOrganization of Records Information
2005SpringINF 386CArchives, Records, and Preservation in the Modern World
2005SpringINF 389CArchival and Records Enterprise Seminar on Forged Historical Documents
2005SpringINF 389CArchival and Records Enterprise The Archival Facility
2004FallINF 389DIntroduction to Archival Enterprise
2004FallINF 389FOrganization of Records Information