The Alcalde


Photos and miscellanea from the Alcalde. Founded in 1913, the Alcalde (pronounced “all-call-day”) is the alumni magazine of The University of Texas at Austin. It is published six times a year and mailed to the 100,000 members of the Texas Exes.
Page from a scrapbook owned by legendary magician Harry Houdini, now at UT’s Harry Ransom Center.
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Page from a scrapbook owned by legendary magician Harry Houdini, now at UT’s Harry Ransom Center.

Learn more: http://txex.es/1jIleuJ

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Swimming hole.
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Barton Springs Pool, Austin, Texas, USA


Warm weather’s back in Austin.

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Swimming hole.

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Barton Springs Pool, Austin, Texas, USA

Warm weather’s back in Austin.

Today marks the third day UT has canceled classes this semester due to inclement weather.
Comic from the 1923 Cactus Yearbook.

Today marks the third day UT has canceled classes this semester due to inclement weather.

Comic from the 1923 Cactus Yearbook.

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J. Frank Dobie Chair of American and English Lit, University of Texas at Austin.
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Portrait 4 of 52
Writer, Don Graham 2014
© Matt Wright-Steel

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J. Frank Dobie Chair of American and English Lit, University of Texas at Austin.

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Portrait 4 of 52

Writer, Don Graham 2014

© Matt Wright-Steel

What we should all be doing on a beautiful day like today.
From the 1967 Cactus yearbook.

What we should all be doing on a beautiful day like today.

From the 1967 Cactus yearbook.

"I read the Alcalde from kiver to kiver.” — Pauline Wherry, BA ‘18, BS ‘19
From the archives: an ad for the Alcalde in the 1922 Cactus yearbook.

"I read the Alcalde from kiver to kiver.” — Pauline Wherry, BA ‘18, BS ‘19

From the archives: an ad for the Alcalde in the 1922 Cactus yearbook.

Happy snow day!
From the 1926 Cactus yearbook.

Happy snow day!

From the 1926 Cactus yearbook.

Rostam Kavoussi, BS ‘66, MS ‘71, Life Member, campaigning for votes in 1968.
Kavoussi, who was born in Iran, became the first student body president of a major U.S. university born outside the Western Hemisphere.

Rostam Kavoussi, BS ‘66, MS ‘71, Life Member, campaigning for votes in 1968.

Kavoussi, who was born in Iran, became the first student body president of a major U.S. university born outside the Western Hemisphere.

Here’s something that will help get your weekend off to a good start. Meet Kathleen Grace Adams, a little Longhorn who was born Sept. 10. Mom is Texas Ex Danielle Andis Adams, BA ‘07, and dad is Chad Adams.
She joins grandparents Daniel Edward Andis and Kathleen Juvrud Andis, BS ’79; Life Member; great-grandfather Duane Juvrud, JD ’56; uncle Patrick Andis, BS ’05; aunt Kasey Naples Andis, BA ’05; and great-aunt Jill Elizabeth Juvrud, Life Member.
All together now: awwwwwww!

Here’s something that will help get your weekend off to a good start.

Meet Kathleen Grace Adams, a little Longhorn who was born Sept. 10. Mom is Texas Ex Danielle Andis Adams, BA ‘07, and dad is Chad Adams.

She joins grandparents Daniel Edward Andis and Kathleen Juvrud Andis, BS ’79; Life Member; great-grandfather Duane Juvrud, JD ’56; uncle Patrick Andis, BS ’05; aunt Kasey Naples Andis, BA ’05; and great-aunt Jill Elizabeth Juvrud, Life Member.

All together now: awwwwwww!

In this 1967 Cactus Yearbook photo, residents of Tower Manor unwrap a stuffed Longhorn shortly before Christmas.

In this 1967 Cactus Yearbook photo, residents of Tower Manor unwrap a stuffed Longhorn shortly before Christmas.