Prepared by: Sheena Wilson (May 8, 2022) Edited & Curated by: Dr. T. DeWayne Moore (October 28, 2022)
Title of Collection: UA0024 – The Erma Vivian Stuart (Mrs. John C. Winfree) Collection
Dates: 1935-1971; Bulk 1966-1971
Extent: 11 folders
Abstract: The Erma Vivian Stuart collection consists of 11 folders of news clippings, biographies, and historical sketches from 1935-1971.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research
Use Restrictions: Written permission must be obtained from the Special Collections/ Archives Department and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.
Biographical Note: Born on October 27, 1906, in Hempstead, Texas, Erma V. Stuart is the wife of judge John C. Winfree. She served on the thesis committee of graduate students in the 1960s. She became a judge in Waller County after her husband died in 1961. She was the only female judge in the history of Waller County. She declined to run in the following election of 1962. She died in 1998, she is buried in Hempstead, Waller County, Texas.
Scope & Contents: The Erma Vivian Stuart (Mrs. John C. Winfree) Collection consists of 11 folders of news clippings and historical sketches from 1935-1971. Most documents are about individuals associated with PVAMU or Waller County.
Arrangement: We arranged this collection in one series by subject and alphabetically.
Series I Subject Files
Preferred Citation: The Erma Vivian Stuart Collection, UA0024, Special Collections/Archives Department, John B. Coleman Library, Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University
Winfree, Erma Vivian Stuart
Series I Subject files