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Scope and Contents This collection consists of programs for plays produced by the Fort Worth Little Theatre. The material in the collection dates from 1921-1935. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).
Scope and Contents Note The Fort Worth Mind collection consists of both hard copies and microfilm of the newspaper and its insert, Gravure Weekly (from the 1930s). There are no complete runs of the newspaper for the years covered. The Gravure Weekly and the newspapers in Box 11 are not available on microfilm. The materials date from 1933-1984 and measure 6.67 linear feet (11 boxes).
Content Description This collection consists of records of the Fort Worth Mortgage Bankers Association. The records include treasurer's report, meeting minutes, and membership rosters.
Dates: 1954 - 2010
Scope and Description This collection consists of 25 boxes of materials and 291 mounted photographs. It is divided into twelve series: Series I: Histories. Consists of various typewritten and published histories of the bank as well as biographical information collected on some of the directors and officers. Series II: Annual Reports. Consists of the published annual narrative reports from 1946 to 1988. Series III: Financial Reports. Consists of various financial reports and...
Dates: 1946 - 1988
Scope and Contents This collection consists of scrapbooks, clippings, programs, and photographs relating to the Fort Worth Opera Association and the Opera Guild of Fort Worth. The scrapbooks were divided into two series. The collection is arranged in six series. The scrapbooks in the first series document the production of the operas while the second series document the activities of the Opera Guild. There is some overlap in coverage between the two series and the dates on the scrapbooks are approximate. Series...
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 The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Records is comprised of programs, marketing materials, photographs, negatives, slides, audio/visual recordings, clippings, and scrapbooks. The materials date from 1866-2007 and measure 50.08 linear feet (142). The collection contains three record groups: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Records, Norwood Dixon Papers, and Brooks Morris Papers. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Records have been divided into nine series: Board of Directors, Marketing,...
Dates: 1866 - 2007
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 The Gayle Hanson Papers consist of a Lake Como presentation CD, a printout of the “We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby” presentation, and several newspaper issues of La Vida News: The Black Voice, The Shorthorn, and The Dallas Examiner. Subsequent accretions to the collection include funeral programs and obituaries, A-B; C-D; E-G and H-I; S, T-V, and W; various surnames; The Black Voice (three issues); obituaries from Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Harry...
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