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Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to the Howard and Walker families. The items include correspondence, legal documents, genealogies, deeds and wills. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).
Scope and Contents This collection contains a scrapbook related to Hugh White's attendance at Polytechnic College and Vanderbilt University. The scrapbook contains original photographs (classmates, groups of people, buildings, and landscapes), graduation biographies, faculty biographies, programs, invitations, post cards, a canceled check, newspaper clippings, calling cards, and a letter on L.M. White Oil Operator letterhead. Photographs of particular interest include an image of a large telescope...
Dates: 1954 - 2000
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of photographs and documents pertaining to the Hull family of Fort Worth in the late 1800s. General Description: 1 box (.5 linear feet)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers, correspondence, and research of William Hunter McLean. It contains materials on Adam Hunter and his sons. The collection was kept in original order with only a few minor adjustments. The materials on R. D. Hunter were located in one large folder which was divided into several. A few items, such as charters and photographs, were separated like the because of their significance. The folder on the Warfield Family Research has information on the legend that...
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of 6 bibles, 1 recipe book, and 1 bound copy of 12 issues of Massachusetts Magazine from 1794. Scott’s Bible, Vol. 1, contains birth information for members of the Hutchins family. The Holy Bible: Self-Pronouncing with Revised Questions and Answers, Teachers Edition contains information about members of the Scroggs and Hutchins families. The materials date from 1794 to...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of primarily of commencement programs donated by Mrs. Norvella Langston Stewart, whose father was a teacher at I. M. Terrell from 1901 to 1914. She and her sisters attended the school. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.25 linear feet).
Dates: 1889 - 1936
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the memoir of Ida Turner, other narratives, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a scrapbook. The correspondence consists of letters by Ruth A. Dishrow and her attempts to get the manuscript published. Digital objects include an Invitation to Opening Exercises of the Woman’s Building of the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, The World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago Employee Passbook, and a portrait photograph of Ida L. Turner. Contents of folders 11-19, Box 2, and...
Scope and Contents Note The collection consists of four scrapbooks, a history of Castleberry schools, and a program from the presentation by Castleberry Acappella Choir of the musical West Side Story.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to the life of J. C. Duvall. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of course materials, correspondence, maps, research guides, and other printed materials used by J. D. Morrison in his genealogical research. The materials date from 1970-1992 and measure .75 linear feet (2 boxes). The majority of the collection is comprised of course materials from a Tarrant County Junior College Genealogy course Mr. Morrison took in 1992. Of significant interest is the Migration Trails Map showing primary travel routes east of the Mississippi.
Scope and Description The J. Pete Zepeda Collection consists of one box of materials with inclusive dates of 1971-1994. Certificates, awards, correspondence, photographs and plaques are included in the collection.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of books donated by Jack Danciger in 1961 and includes books by him and his wife. The collection dates from 1880-1966. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the genealogical research of Janice Nicolson Holmes on the Nicolson and Leigh/Lea/Lee lines. These papers were donated on August 20, 2000 by her daughter, Niki Kantzios. She wrote the book, Nine generations of direct descendants of the Robert Nicolson who patented 500 acres in Charles City County in the Virginia Colony on January 3, 1655/56 about the Nicolson Family.
Scope and Contents The Jazz Preservation Project Collection consists of music recordings, interviews, posters, exhibit materials, clippings, photographs, programs, marketing materials, notes, correspondence, invitations, newsletters, reports, publications, membership records, subject files, and planning records documenting jazz in Fort Worth. Much of the collection consists of photocopies and scanned and printed copies of original materials that are not in the collection. The materials date from 1933-2012 and...
Scope and Contents The Yarbrough Collection consists of Jeannie Yarbrough’s collected memorabilia including cards and letters (including many to extended family), photographs, pins, patches, leases and property tax receipts, certificates and documents relating to the life of James Thomas Archer III, news clippings, a hospital identification bracelet, and an audio tape of J. Edgar Hoover. The collection covers the years 1932-2000 and measures 2.17 linear feet (5 boxes) of materials.Series I,...
Scope and Contents Note The Jenkins/Nauert Family Papers contains personal documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The materials date from 1904-1982 and measure .2 linear feet (1 box).
Dates: 1904 - 1982
Scope and Contents Note The Jesse F. Tarlton Papers consists of personal documents, obituaries, photographs, a tie clip of Mr. Tarlton’s, and the scissors used at the 1957 ribbon-cutting of the DFW Turnpike. The materials date from 1912-1971 and measure .2 linear feet (1 box). Due to the small size of the collection, the materials are described at the folder level. The first folder consists of personal documents of Mr. and Mrs. Tarlton, including their marriage certificate, diplomas, teaching certificates,...
Dates: 1912 - 1971
SCOPE AND CONTENTS NOTE The JFK Tribute Collection consist of articles, correspondence, photographs, DVDs, architectural drawings, and other printed materials that document the creation and dedication of the JFK Tribute. The materials date from 2008-2013 and measure 16.96 linear foot (6 boxes). The collection is arranged into 3 series. The first series, JFK Tribute (2008-2013), contains correspondence, invitations, programs, photographs, video recordings, articles, and planning materials related to the JFK...
Scope and Contents Note The Jim Taulman Slides consist of lists of locations and architectural firms and 178 35mm photographic slides and (12) 4x5” transparencies that document distinctive structures, landmarks, and scenes throughout Fort Worth, Texas. The materials date from 1978-1989 and measure .2 linear feet (1 box). Mr. Taulman photographed architecture, historic structures and skylines he felt would make a significant contribution to the preservation of the history of Fort Worth. Due to the small...
Dates: 1978 - 1989
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to Maj. Gen. John W. Naylor (1896-1958). Naylor was born in Fort Worth in 1896. He was the oil editor with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram from 1923 until 1944. He then became an independent oil operator. He started his military career at the age of 14 when he joined the 4th Texas Infantry. He served in World War I with the 90th division. He served on staff in Washington D.C. during World War II. After the war, he became assistant division commander...
Scope and Contents Personal papers, clippings, photographs, a scrapbook, and books belonging to jazz musician Johnny Case.
Dates: 1963 - 2016
Scope and Contents The Joseph Bandor Papers chronicle Joseph P. Bandor’s involvement with various Catholic service organizations in North Texas, including Knights of Columbus, Order of the Holy Sepulchre, and Dallas-Fort Worth Council of Catholic Men; as well as his travels through Europe and the United States. The collection consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, programs, directories, newspapers, newsletters, clippings, pamphlets, certificates, and ephemera. The date range of this collection is 1944-1990. ...
Scope and Contents The photographs in this collection are of early aircraft, military aircraft, and airliners.
Dates: 1919 - 1978
Scope and Contents The Joseph Wilson Papers contain letters and legal documents created and collected by the Wil-sons and Oneals. The collection contains only scanned copies of the items and no original mate-rial. The scans and prints of the materials were created in 2013.