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1893 and 1904 World’s Fair Photographs

Identifier: C-0067
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of 5 publications titled Portfolio of Photographs of the World’s Fair, from the Household Art Series that was published weekly. The collection contains Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, and 11, and all of these books contain pictures from the Chicago’s World Fair. The collection also contains one copy of The World’s Fair in Colortypes & Monotones, and it features both color and black and white pictures of the 1904...

1907 Study Club Records

Identifier: R-0003
Scope and Contents General Description: 1 box (.5 linear ft.)

’93 Club Records

Identifier: R-0006
Scope and Contents The ’93 Club Records consist of organizational records including constitution and bylaws, reports, inventories, President’s Books, Secretary’s Books, minutes, Treasurer’s Books, and yearbooks, and scrapbooks. The records date from 1894-2015, with the bulk of the records dating from 1995-2008. The records are arranged into four series and measure 7.58 linear feet (18 boxes). Series I, Organization Records, 1898-2015 consists of an Archives Committee Report, historical club documents,...

A. P. Barrett Papers

Identifier: P-0103
Scope and Description The A. P. Barrett Papers document his aviation and business interests in Fort Worth. The materials cover the period 1928-1982, and include news articles, programs, stationery, brochures, periodicals, photographs, and one album. The extent of the collection is 2 boxes. The collection has been arranged in five series.

Abby Moran Papers

Identifier: W-0043
Scope and Contents This collection consists of research materials of Mrs. Abby Moran. She received a master's degree from Texas Woman's University in 1953. In 1957, she became head of The Fort Worth Public Library's Southwest History and Genealogy department until her retirement in 1963. She died in 1974

Abner Taylor Papers

Identifier: P-0064
Scope and Contents The Abner Taylor Archive consists of correspondence, business and legal documents, printed material and a scrapbook. The material is arranged by category and then alphabetically, except for two oversized land grants which are housed with the scrapbook. Within individual folders, items are organized chronologically. The collection contains items dated from 1857 to 1932, with most items dated in the 1890s to 1900s.The scrapbook contains mostly newspaper clippings pasted onto the...

Abstracts of Title

Identifier: C-0018
Scope and Contents The majority of the abstracts of title in this collection relate to Tarrant County, although a few abstracts are from different counties in Texas and Oklahoma. The collection is arranged by state, county, city, and addition. The extent of the collection is 22 boxes (11 linear feet).

Ahdel Chadwick Papers

Identifier: W-0016
Scope & Content Note This collection of materials was assembled by Ahdel Chadwick. It consists of materials from the Fort Worth Opera, McCammon Voice Competition, Van Cliburn Competition, and programs from other performing arts events. It also includes records from the Whitlock Music Club, yearbooks from several clubs, school annuals and other school-related documents. Materials from Mr. and Mrs. Chadwick’s travels, datebooks, real estate documents, and photographs are also in the collection. The collection is...

Al Brancato Papers

Identifier: P-0077
Scope and Contents Note The Al Brancato Papers consist of photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings. The materials date from 1947-1970 and measure .4 linear feet (1 box). Due to the small size of the collection, the materials are described at the folder level. The first two folders contain photographs of Mr. Brancato during his time as a member of the Fort Worth Cats, both still and action photographs. In addition, there are several team shots of the Fort Worth Cats. The...

Albert A. Sanguinett Papers

Identifier: P-0055
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to Albert A. Sanguinett and his wife, Lillian Dickinson Kile Gardner Sanguinett.

Albert Leach Papers

Identifier: P-0074
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to Thomas Leach and his family, primarily deeds. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).

Alexander Hogg Papers

Identifier: P-0047
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings and printed matter pertaining to Alexander Hogg, who served as superintendent of Fort Worth Public Schools between 1883 and 1905. Hogg was a nationally known educator. He also was editor of the Texas & Pacific Quarterly, a literary magazine published by the T & P Railroad and author of several books, including "The Railroad in Education". The papers were donated in 1951 by his daughter Mary Lulie Hogg.11 Fort...

All Church Press Records

Identifier: R-0054
Scope and Contents Series I contains historical information and artifacts.

Series II consists of minutes and stockholder correspondence.

Series III contains certificates of stock.

Series IV consists of business correspondence.

Most of the records are arranged in chronological order. The extent of the collection is 11 boxes (5.5 linear feet.)

All Saints' Episcopal Church

Identifier: R-0050
Scope and Content Note This collection consists of miscellaneous materials on the church. The extent of the collection is 2 boxes (1 linear foot.)

Almon A. Locke Scrapbook

Identifier: C-0068
Scope and Contents Note The collection consists of scrapbook pages, clippings, correspondence, and one photograph documenting Mr. Locke’s devotion to the humane treatment of animals. The materials date from 1891-1917 and measure .4 linear feet (1 box). Mr. Locke collected articles he wrote as well as articles that interested him.

American Bicentennial Collection

Identifier: C-0069
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two binders divided into folders concerning the celebration of the American Bicentennial in Fort Worth. The folders are arranged in the same order as they were in the binders. Two folders consist of copies of the Bicentennial Review and the program for the city of Fort Worth celebration of the American Bicentennial. The last four folders consist of materials pulled from the Fort Worth 150 Committee, which was organized to celebrate Fort Worth's 150th anniversary. The...

Amon Carter Fort Worth Photographs

Identifier: C-0070
Scope and Contents Note The photographs and negatives date from 1873-1940. The collection also contains notes on the photographs compiled in 1996. Original order of the photographs has been maintained. The photographs were arranged in numeric order for item numbers assigned by the museum, and alpha-numeric order for identifiers assigned previously by the Fort Worth Library. Portions of Series I, Box 4 and Series II, Box 4 do not have assigned identifiers and are referred to by subject only. The photographs are of...

Anderson and Caldwell Families Papers

Identifier: P-0075
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials acquired by Mrs. John Q. Anderson related to the Caldwell Family. It consists of correspondence, wills, lineage charts, family group sheets, abstracts from books, manuscripts, censuses, map, etc.

The collection was kept in original order. The extent of the collection is 2 boxes (1 linear foot).

Andrew Thomas Seymour, III Papers

Identifier: P-0076
Scope and Contents Note The Andrew Thomas Seymour, III Papers consist of photographs; invitations, programs, promotional items, tickets and booklets pertaining to Bass Hall, Exchange Club of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Museum of Science & History and Van Cliburn Foundation; brochures from Thomas S. Byrne Inc.; and University of Texas reunion materials. The materials date from 1953-2007 and measure .20 linear feet (1 box).

Ann Marek Papers

Identifier: W-0038
Scope and Description The Ann Marek Collection consists of 9 boxes or 3 linear feet of materials. The collection includes biographical materials, photographs, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and awards. Comprehensive dates for the collection are 1969-2001.

Ann Pugh Heidi Musical Scrapbooks

Identifier: W-0025
Scope and Contents Note The Heidi Play Scrapbooks consists of five scrapbooks documenting the performances of Heidi over three decades. The scrapbooks include press clippings, reviews, programs, photographs, and newsletters. The materials date from 1963-1998 and measure .8 linear feet (2 boxes).

Anna Mowery Collection

Identifier: W-0044
Scope and Contents The Anna Mowery Collection consists of three boxes comprising 1 linear foot with inclusive dates of 1992 – 2008. The collection consists of materials collected by Anna Mowery from her office and of Fort Worth women’s political careers. Included in the collection are photographs, books, certificates, a congressional act and a scrapbook.

Athenaeum Club Scrapbook

Identifier: C-0063
Scope and Contents The scrapbook consists of clippings, yearbooks, letters, programs and photographs.

Ballet Programs

Identifier: C-0071
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous ballet programs from the Fort Worth Ballet, touring ballet companies, and other local companies. The collection is divided into two series. The first series contains programs from the Fort Worth Ballet (later the Fort Worth-Dallas Ballet, and subsequently Texas Ballet Theatre). The second series contains programs from touring companies and other local companies.

Barbara McLane Papers

Identifier: W-0040
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the genealogical research of Barbara McLane.

Bass Performance Hall Records

Identifier: R-0055
Scope and Contents The Bass Performance Hall collection consists of one box of materials and contains tickets, programs and a chocolate box in the shape of the Hall.

Beall and Allied Families

Identifier: C-0106
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three color tinted photographs of the Bealls and extended family. The collection was donated in 2002 by Ms. Ann McLean. Related Beall families include the Van Zandts, Bealls, and Wilsons. Artwork for the photographs was done by Emily Guthrie Smith, a local painter.

Beall-Magruder Family Papers

Identifier: P-0002
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the research and correspondence papers of Wm. Hunter McLean on Alexander Beall (1649-1744) of Maryland and Samuel Magruder (1654-1711) of Maryland. It is also on the families of Drs. Frank C. Beall & K. Heberden Beall and Van Zandt Beall. The lines are recorded with the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the state of Texas (Beall); National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century (Beall) and Society of Colonial Wars (Magruder). Hunter McLean published...

Benbrook News

Identifier: C-0064
Scope and Contents Note The Benbrook News collection begins with a single edition from August 10, 2000 and continues through May 30, 2013. Some issues are missing from the collection. The collection measures 3.25 linear feet (9 boxes).