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Scope and Content Notes The Fort Worth Poetry Society collection consists of 14 boxes, or 4.75 linear feet of materials from 1910-1993. It is arranged in three series. Series I, Administrative and Historical Records, consists of minutes from meetings, the Constitution and By-Laws of the Society, and other materials related to the history and administration of the society. Series II, Publications, consists of materials published by the Society, independently published by members of the society, and...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one scrapbook of the Fort Worth Police Association that has newspaper articles about the Fort Worth Police Department. The compiler of the scrapbook did not date the articles. Internal evidence suggests that the scrapbook dates from the early 1970s.
Scope And Content The Fort Worth Police Department, Miscellaneous Records collection contains department newsletters and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1955 - 1968
Scope and Contents Note The Fort Worth Public Library Art Department Subject files include clippings, articles, postcards, and photographs depicting Fort Worth. Subjects include churches, homes, industry and trade, lakes, landmarks, parks, public buildings, schools, skyline, theatres, universities and colleges, views, and portraits. The majority of the materials are not dated, but the items appear to be from the 1930s-1950s. The collection measures .8 linear feet (2 boxes).
Dates: 1930 - 1959
Scope and Contents The extent of the collection is 3 boxes (1.5 linear feet).
Scope and Contents This collection consists of student directories from Fort Worth area schools including public and private. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).
Scope and Contents Note The programs date from 1914-2014. They are arranged in chronological order and housed in 5 boxes measuring 1.8 linear feet.
Dates: 1914 - 2014
Scope and Contents Note The collection consists of 30 issues the Fort Worth Today newspaper, ranging from October 20 -26, 1987 to January 4, 1988. The newspaper covered current events and issues, advertised local businesses, and had a “City Guide” to restaurants and entertainment. The collection measures 1.1 linear feet (1 box).
Scope and Contents Note The Fort Worth Weekly claims to serve as an alternative to the area’s mainstream news publications, providing “incisive, irreverent reportage that keeps readers well informed and the powers-that-be worried.” The collection contains 121 issues of the Fort Worth Weekly, beginning with May 2, 1996 through August 15, 2001. This collection measures 1.08 (4 boxes).
Scope and Contents Note The Fort Worth’s Legendary Landmarks Photographs consist of black and white prints of images taken to illustrate the architectural history of Fort Worth in the book of the same title. The photographs were taken by Byrd Williams IV over an unspecified eight-year period, but the book was published in 1995. Structures had to meet four criteria to be included in the book: 1) constructed prior to 1945, 2) within the city limits by January 1, 1994, 3) listed in the...
Scope and Contents This collection consists mainly of correspondence and a diary of Frances Kelly during 1919-1920. The majority of the letters were addressed to Frances Kelly in c/o J. A. Dixon, Dundee Bldg., Room 4.
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of novels and story collections (many of which are first editions) by author Fannie Hurst, collected by Frances Lewis. One of the Fannie Hurst books was inscribed by the author to her “Heavenly Twin”. Additionally, the collection contains newspaper clippings about Ms. Hurst, a photograph of her, and a letter written by her, to Mrs. Lewis. It also includes copies of Little Women and Little Men, by...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials pertaining to Frank and Mary Graves of Fort Worth, Texas. The account book relates to purchase of property, stocks and bonds. The clippings pertain to his participation in chess tournaments. The journal is a record of royalties collected from the property owned in Aransas Pass. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).
Scope and Contents Note The Freear/Cowherd Family Papers consists of personal papers from Polly Bird Freear Boothe Cowherd. These papers include additional genealogical research related to the Bird, Davis, and McLennon Families, and memorabilia and photographs from Walnut Springs, Texas. Also included are materials related to the Freear’s social activities, Landon Freear’s business activities, photographs, personal family correspondence, and newspapers clippings. The materials date from 1879-1998, and measure 1.92...
Dates: 1879 - 1998
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one scrapbook of newspaper clippings of the Frontier Fiesta of 1937. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to the Fry family. It includes materials on the Butler, Chilton, Shelton, Clemens, Douglas, Downman, Hale, Hatcher, Holcombs, Hunter, Keown, Macrae, Scruggs, Smith and Valentine families. It also includes related materials from Virginia and Tennessee. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials on Frederick Fuller with a few items concerning his William G. Fuller and his daughter, Evelyn Fuller Perkins. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of various types of cash registers invented by Frederick Fuller. There are only a few items relating to William G. Fuller and his family. The extent of the collection is 1 box and one oversize custom enclosure (.5 linear feet).
Scope and Content The collection consists of a complete run of the literary magazine from 1974 to 2001, a copy of The Summit Beckons, and a folder of biographical information about Ms. Thompson. The extent of the collection is 3 boxes (1.5 linear feet).
Dates: 1974 - 2001
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of both black and white and color negatives. The negatives date from the 1930s to 1998, and the collection measures .2 linear feet (1 box). The negative images include relatives of Lois B. Waters in Greenville, South Carolina in the 1930s and 40s, Charles Gallegos’ graduation from Trimble Technical High in June of 1979, and his trip to Mérida,Yucatán, Mexico in 1998.
Dates: 1930 - 1998
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographs taken by Gary Collins while he was a student at Western Hills High School. The photographs are of locations in Fort Worth including some related to the tornado in 2000.
Scope and Contents This is a ledger from a general store located in Decatur, Texas, dating from March 1878 until August 1878.
Scope and Contents Note The George Duane Kellam Papers consist of 10 boxes, or 6.5 linear feet, and 5 reels of 16mm film, from 1937-2002. The collection is divided into five series: Series I: Professional Papers. Contains photographs, appointment books, and other materials relating to Kellam’s career at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Series II: Personal Papers. Contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating to Kellam’s involvement with...
Dates: 1937 - 2002
Scope and Description The Gina Puente-Brancato Collection consists of two legal size archival boxes of documents comprising 1 linear foot. The collection consists of materials documenting the entrepreneurial endeavors of the Puente-Brancato family in the wine industry 1994-2008. Included in the collection are newspaper clippings; journal articles; press releases; journals; and newsletters.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a legal record book of the attorney, G. M. C. Davis from Sherman, Texas in Grayson County. The first few pages of the book is pasted over with newspaper clippings of poems. The miscellaneous consists of materials found inside the book. The majority of the book concerns the Dick Edwards murder case in Denison, Texas.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to the families of Walter C. Goldsworthy and Anna Katherine (Johnson) Goldsworthy. The extent of the collection is 1 box and 1 custom oversized enclosure (.5 linear feet).
Scope and Contents Note The Gordon Trice collection consists of color and black and white photographs. The subjects of the black and white photographs are award-winning authors and illustrators who are affiliated with the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature. The Lincoln Memorial photographs are in color. The portraits are undated, and the Lincoln Memorial photographs were taken in 2009. The collection is arranged in two series, Authors and Illustrators and ...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to the Gose family and research for The Gose book : the descendants of Stephen Mathus and Mary Frances Gerking Gose, Decatur, Wise County, Texas by Thelma Pearl Chitwood Yost.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a scrapbook, a placard commemorating the 25 year celebration of Congressman and US House Speaker Jim Wright, postcards, photographs, and a research paper. The scrapbook is titled Snaps and Scraps, with notations of “Gracie Scrapbook, 1961-64, TCU-ZETA” handwritten on the cover. It contains newspaper clippings, greeting cards and invitations, postcards and memorabilia from travel; and programs from musicals, concerts, and other events. The contents of the scrapbook...