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Newton Family Papers

Identifier: P-0048
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Newton family ancestors and descendents arranged by state, related families (by name), correspondence with Mrs. Page, and miscellaneous publications. There is also a collection of "SQUAH Books" compiled by Adele Whitby Olney in San Bernadino, CA, which concerned her genealogical research.

North Texas Catholic Newspapers

Identifier: C-0107
Scope and Contents Note The collection consists of issues of North Texas Catholic from 1985-1988 and 1994-1995. There are issues missing, and only Volume 2, covering 1986-1987, is a complete run. The materials measure 1.5 linear feet (4 boxes).

Northern Texas Traction Company Records

Identifier: R-0039
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one scrapbook and contains statistics, graphs, and photographs.

Oakhurst Neighborhood Association

Identifier: R-0063
Scope and Contents Note The Oakhurst Neighborhood Association Collection consists of budget planning records and the Oak Leaflet. The materials date from 1981-2016 and measure 1.25 linear feet (4 boxes). The collection is arranged into 2 series.

The first series, Assorted (1995-2001), consists of budget planning records, historical tidbits, and the Oakhurst Patrol newsletter.

The second series, Oak Leaflet (1981-2016), consists of the neighborhood newsletter.

Olympia Investment Club Records

Identifier: R-0040
Scope and Contents The collection contains audit reports, correspondence, club minutes, statements, Internal Revenue Service documents, trade confirmations, treasurer reports, and other documents related to the club.

Open Space Program

Identifier: R-0019
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to the city of Fort Worth's proposal to build a park south of the convention center. This space eventually became the Water Garden. It includes items relating to the city application to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for money to develop the park and the proposal by the Carter Foundation to help fund the project. Folder 10 on Monning's presentation has photographs of the buildings in the proposed park area. This...

Oral Histories Collection

Identifier: C-0041
Scope and Contents This collection consists of transcripts of oral histories of Fort Worth citizens conducted primarily from 1974 until 1976. They were conducted primarily by Mrs. W. Albert (Ruby) Schmidt, a local historian. Oral History #46 discusses the naming of the Ella Mae Shamblee Branch of the Fort Worth Public Library system and Mrs. Shamblee’s role in the library system.

Otwell Family Genealogy Manuscript

Identifier: C-0043
Scope and Contents The Otwell Family Manuscript collection consist of three boxes of draft manuscripts, correspondence, genealogical data and other records relating to Dr. Otwell's research into his family history. Research data remains in the order received.

Out of Town Clubs Yearbooks

Identifier: C-0088
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of yearbooks produced by various clubs (mostly garden and heritage organizations) from beyond the Fort Worth area. The yearbooks contain information such as meeting programs, officers and committee members, and membership lists. The collection dates from 1926-1958 and measures .6 linear feet (2 boxes).

Pan American Round Table I of Fort Worth

Identifier: R-0020
Scope and Contents This collection consists of scrapbooks on The Pan American Round Table of Fort Worth. The Pan American Round Table is an organization of women devoted to the promotion of better understanding and friendship within the Western Hemisphere. Florence Terry Griswod founded the first Pan American Round Table on October 16, 1916, in San Antonio, Texas. Pan American Round Table I of Fort Worth, Texas was organized in 1944, with the late Mrs. H. V. Shank as founder. The scrapbooks include...

Panther Boys’ Club

Identifier: R-0064
Scope and Description The Panther Boys’ Club collection consists of four boxes of materials related to the executive directorship of Martha Justice. Inclusive dates for the collection are 1929-1958. The bulk of the documents include photographs; correspondence; budgets; newspaper clippings; greeting cards and personal records of Martha Justice and Malcolm Graham Ball. Martha Justice was executive director of the Panther Boys’ Club from 1941-1947 until her marriage in 1947 to Malcolm Graham Ball, Executive Director...

Pat Chadwell Jackson Papers

Identifier: W-0001
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal papers and genealogical research of Patricia Ann Chadwell Jackson.

Pearl Newsom Papers

Identifier: W-0048
Scope and Contents Note The Pearl Newsom Papers consists of scrapbooks, photographs, photograph albums, postcards, negatives, genealogy books, and biographical information relating to the life and interests of Pearl Newsom. The materials date from 1911-1989 and measure 3.38 linear feet (8 boxes). The collection has been divided into four series: Biographical, Books, Photographs, and Oversize d Materials ...

Peter Feresten Papers

Identifier: P-0029
Scope and Description Included in the collection are correspondence; personal papers; cultural research documents, including materials about African American churches and Masonic organizations; notes and scrapbooks from Peter Feresten’s exhibits; technical materials relating to photography and sound recording; and medical and financial papers. Dates for the collection are 1914 to 2007; bulk dates are 1971-2007. The collection consists of 13 boxes (6.93 linear feet) of materials. Series I, Correspondence,...

Peter Feresten Photographs

Identifier: C-0022
Scope and Description Peter Feresten’s photography collection consists mainly black and white prints although a number of color prints are included. Some of these prints have been matted for display. The sizes of the prints vary. Comprehensive dates for the collection are 1919-2007; bulk dates are [1976]-2007. The collection is made up of 9 boxes (28.76 linear feet) of materials. Series I, Documents & Signs, consists of materials used in the planning of the 2005 library exhibit of Peter Feresten’s...

Price Family Papers

Identifier: P-0096
Scope and Contents Note The Price Family Papers contain copies of court records, family lineage charts, publications, and correspondence tracing the genealogy of the Jennings family since their arrival in America. The series contains material from 1635-1947 and measures 1.80 linear feet (5 boxes). Series I, Correspondence, 1925-1947, contains letters exchanged among family members, interested parties, and professional agencies. Most correspondence was conducted by Jennings Family Record, represented by...

Pumphrey Family Papers

Identifier: P-0051
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials on the Pumphrey Family. It also includes information on the Alexander, Balch, Carpenter, Chittum, Cox, Crocker, Deacon, Dorroh, Holshouser, Key, McMahan, Moore, Nance, Parish, Pomfret, Street and Whitfield families. This material was compiled by Mrs. Myron Pumphrey nee Mildred Street of Abilene, Texas.

Quinn Family Papers

Identifier: P-0024
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of materials collected by Abby Moran while doing research for Lillian Quinn Highnote for her DAR membership. The correspondence file includes letters between Lillian Quinn Highnote, Elva Berenice Colglazier and Abby Moran. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).

Reby Cary Papers

Identifier: P-0081
Scope and Contents Note The Reby Cary Papers consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, awards and plaques, and subject files relating to the careers and interests of Mr. Cary. The materials date from 1943-2008 and measure 14.4 linear feet (23 boxes). The collection has been divided into eight series: Biographical, Subject Files, Clippings, Photographs, Audio/Visual & Electronic Records, Awards, Memorabilia, and Oversized Materials. The Biographical series (1943-2008) contains...

Reimers Collection

Identifier: C-0085
Scope and Contents Note The collection consists of materials related to the book Little Truths Better Than Great Fables, which is a catalog of the collection that was published by the Fort Worth Public Library, and materials documenting an exhibit of the Reimers Collection in celebration of National Children’s Book Week in 2003. The materials date from 1975 to 2003. The collection measures 1.58 linear feet (4 boxes), and it is arranged into two series. The first series, ...

Revolutionary War Pension Records

Identifier: C-0046
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of Military Records from the National Archives. All the records except three relate to service in the Revolutionary War. Index cards for the individuals are file with the Family Manuscripts card file.

Reynolds-Campbell Lumber Company Records

Identifier: R-0066
Scope and Contents This collection consists of account books of the Reynolds-Campbell Lumber Company. The extent of the collection is 3 boxes (1.5 linear feet).

Richard C. Thompson Papers

Identifier: P-0025
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal papers of Richard Carroll Thompson. the records date from 1915-1996. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).

Riverside Christian Church Records

Identifier: R-0077
DESCRIPTION The Riverside Christian Church Records consists of 65 boxes (36 linear ft.) of material arranged into nine Series. The records range from 1910 to 2007 with the bulk of the items being from the 1939 until 2005. I. ADMINISTRATION RECORDS (23 boxes) consist of information about attendance, membership, Board Minutes (1939-2005), financial records, insurance policies, and deeds. The most important records are the Board minutes. II. MISCELLANEOUS (1 box) consist of various...

Robert Eugene Bell Papers

Identifier: P-0035
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a scrapbook and a copy of Robert Eugene Bell's book, The Butterfly Tree.

Robert G. Johnson Record Book

Identifier: R-0032
Scope and Contents The ledger, which contains 904 records of deeds and conveyances of land in Tarrant County from June 6, 1885 to June 19th, 1896, includes transactions of prominent Fort Worth citizens like B. B. Paddock, J. P. Smith, W. A. Huffman and J. J. Jarvis.

Robert McKee Publications

Identifier: C-0038
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two publications published by Robert McKee concerning activities in downtown Fort Worth. The first was The Wire which was followed by Downtown Scene".

Rocket Club Records

Identifier: R-0021
Scope and Contents William Byron Smith was born in Long Street, Louisiana. He came to Fort Worth in 1946 and built and operated the Rocket Club until his retirement in 1973. He died on October 8, 1992. His wife, Cordia Iones Smith was co-owner and operator of the Rocket Club until 1973. She died on July 23, 1995. William D. Satterwhite was the manager of the club during this time period before he moved to the Skyliner Club. The acts that played at The Rocket consisted of ballroom dancers, acrobats, jugglers,...

Rockwood Christian Church Records

Identifier: R-0065
Scope and Contents The Rockwood Christian Church Records consist of historical church documents, handbooks, newspaper articles, sermons, Sunday brochures, committee records, membership lists, pastor notes, directories, photographs, floor plans, blueprints, maps, legal papers, and financial records. The records date from 1905-1996, with the bulk of the records dating from the 1960s-1980s. The records measure 2.5 linear feet (3 boxes).