×
Special Alert

Coronavirus Resources and Protocol

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins has ordered individuals living within Dallas County to shelter at their place of residence through April 30, 2020. All non-essential businesses are required to cease activities at facilities within Dallas County and all public or private gatherings of any number of people outside of a single household are currently prohibited. Travel information, hospitality industry guidance, and the latest COVID-19 resources can be found at the link below...
Learn More
Back To Previous Page

Texas First Ladies Historic Costume Collection

  • 304 Administration Drive
  • Denton,TX 76204
  • (940) 898-3644
Details

The Collection was created by the late Dr. Marion Day Mullins.  It was assembled by the Texas Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution during Dr. Mullins' term as State Regent from 1937 to 1040.   She presented the collection to TWU on behalf of the DAR in 1940.  There are over 40 gowns in the collection with 17 being on display at any given time.  Each gown has been loaned or donated to the University. The gowns are from the time when Texas was a Republic through present day and include not only governors' wives and governors but presidents' wives as well. 

The Collection is open Monday through Friday and admission is free.

 

   .