Alexander M. Troup Collection | Manuscripts
|Title:||Alexander M. Troup Collection|
|Arrangement:||The Alexander M. Troup collection is composed of personal papers and 23 series. The collection’s series list includes Mr. Troup’s personal papers (correspondence, research files, as well as art archives and artworks); the Troup family papers; the Troup gallery papers and artwork; and a grouping of series which focus on a specific area, community, or construction site. These site-specific series include the American Airlines/Dallas Arena Recovery 1965-2000series; the Artic Research series; the Austin/Market/Jackson St. series; the Deep Elm (Honest Joe’s)/ Fairmont St. series; the Fair Park series; the French Brick Study series; the Folk Art series; the Hollywood, Film, Fashion, and the Image series; the Howard Hughes series; the JFK Archives; the Laws St. series; the Material Culture series ( for items without a specific location or community); and the Material Culture of Ethnic Communities in Dallas Co series(which includes the following communities: African Americans; the Hispanic Community; the Jewish Community and other ethnic Communities); the Newspaper Collection (includes Occupy clippings and General Clipping collection); the Oak Cliff/Cedar Creek series ;the Red Light district series; the San Jacinto-Camp Street Series; the St. George Hotel series; and the Separated Materials series.|
|Acquisition Source:||Alexander M. Troup|
Browse by Series:
- [Series 1: Alexander M. Troup Papers],
- [Series 2: Troup Family Papers],
- [Series 3: Art],
- [Series 4: American Airlines/Dallas Arena Recovery, 1965-2000],
- [Series 5: Arctic Research],
- [Series 6: Austin-Market-Jackson Streets],
- [Series 7: Deep Elm-Fairmont Streets],
- [Series 8: Dealey Plaza],
- [Series 9: Fair Park],
- [Series 10: French Brick Study],
- [Series 11: Folk Art],
- [Series 12: Hollywood, Film, Fashion, and the Image],
- [Series 13: Howard Hughes],
- [Series 14: JFK Archives],
- [Series 15: Laws Street],
- [Series 16: Material Culture],
- [Series 17: Material Culture of Ethnic Communities in Dallas Co.],
- [Series 18: Newspaper Collection],
- [Series 19: Oak Cliff-Cedar Creek],
- [Series 20: Red Light District],
- [Series 21: San Jacinto-Camp Streets],
- [Series 22: St. George Hotel],
- [Series 23: Swiss Avenue],
- [Series 24: Separated Materials],
- [Series 25: Accretion]
- Series 7: Deep Elm-Fairmont Streets
- The Deep Elm-Fairmont St. series contains various artifacts from Deep Elm and Fairmont St. in Dallas, Texas. Deep Elm during the 1920's and 1930's was the place for young jazz and blues musicians to get their start in the business. Notable artists such as Little Hat Jones, Emma Wright, Bessie smith, and Ma Rainey to name a few. Most of the artifacts are from Honest Joe's Pawn Shop, which was owned by Rubin Goldstein. He was nationally known as "Honest Joe" and told stories of his experiences as a pawn broker on Elm St. Elm St. later became a dangerous and rough neighborhood with the construction of the Central Expressway.
- Box 207: Shoe Shaving Box from Honest Joe's
- This box contains a shoe shaving box from Honest Joe's.
- Barcode: 400960
- Box 208: Crowd's St. Saloon
- This box contains immigrant import beer bottles. Original box number is 1924.
- Barcode: 400961
- Box 209: Prohibition Collection #1
- This box contains bottle stoppers and bottles from the prohibition era. Original box number is 1926.
- Barcode: 400962
- Box 210: Chapman Kelly Iron Artifact and Helmet from Honest Joe's
- This box contains an iron artifact from Chapman Kelly Gallery and a helmet for the Dallas Observer photo. Original box numbers are 1969 and 1999/2000.
- Barcode: 400963
- Box 211: Fairmont Street-Uptown Artifacts
- This box contains uptown artifacts dated c.2007. Original box number is 2000.
- Barcode: 400964