Alvin Mansfield Owsley Collection, 1904-1972 | Manuscripts
By Bridgett Tanner and Laura Treat; Perri Hamilton; Rachel Motes
|Title:||Alvin Mansfield Owsley Collection, 1904-1972|
|Arrangement:||Series 1-3 are arranged according to topic and described at folder level. Series 4-9 are arranged according to material type and topic and are described at folder or item level.|
|Date Acquired:||00/00/1976. More info below under Accruals.|
Browse by Series:
- [Series 1: Alvin M. Owsley, 1919-1972, undated],
- [Series 2: Owsley Family Collection, 1883-1973, undated],
- [Series 3: Owsley Family Collection (2), 1917-1989, undated],
- [Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1905-1966, undated],
- [Series 5: Oversize Materials, 1903-1972, undated],
- [Series 6: Photographic Materials, 1909-1972, undated],
- [Series 7: Artifacts],
- [Series 8: Artifacts (2)],
- [Series 9: Media, 1927-1947, undated],
- [Series 10: Publications],
- [Series 11: Owsley Letter Transcripts],
- [Series 12: Exhibit Photographs]
- Series 7: Artifacts
- Box 100618: Hat
- Box 100624
- Contains World War I communication container; two walking canes; and two souvenir gold clubs.
- Barcode: 628228
- Box 100626
- Contains spat; three Romanian costume fragments; double brested blazer; and a Romanian sash.
- Barcode: 628227
- Box 100630
- Contains a skirt; vest; wool coat; riding pants; and a belt.
- Barcode: 628254
- Box 100631
- This box also contains artifacts from the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Records.
- Barcode: 628229
- Box 100632
- Contains a wooden and brass plaque; leather picture; necklace; and belt.
- Barcode: 628255
- Box 100633: Two Skirts
- Barcode: 628230
- Box 100651
- Contains the following: ten personal plaques; American Legion Silver; American Legion 1966; American Legion Founders; American Legion Outstanding Service; Carl Estes: American Legion; three Century Club - YMCA; Century Club Park Cities; Dallas Federal Bar Association; Mrs. Owsley at National Gaurd.
- Barcode: 628232
- Box 100668: Also boxes 100670 and 100679
- Contains World War I feed bag and belt; bead necklaces; a Sam brown belt; painted ivory backs; pen set; three paper weights; Signature stamp; Navy paper weight; and Kitchen scene artwork.
- Barcode: 628235
- Box 100669
- Contains a canvas wallet; gloves; napkin; hat; wall hanging; Batik wall hanging; woven belt; socks; fingerless mittens; hat; envelope; handkerchief; cap with legion pin; Canadian Veterans cap; and fabric remnants.
- Barcode: 628236
- Item 100672: Picture of Sheraton Hotel, Denton Texas
- Box 100681
- Contains gas mask bags, remnants, and tube: a card with cloth covering; three stirrups; two chunks of metal; silver box; chicken device; cake candle; traveling clock; card case; pot holder; forty stones; case with spectacles inside; and a silver box.
- Barcode: 628251
- Box 100682
- Contains a bamboo pole in six sections; picture frame; two tassels attached to cords; cuff links and pen; American flag with car mount; key to Jackson Mississippi and presentation box; key to Atlantic City; redwood Night stick; key to Neward New Jersey (broken); Nigh Stick Bat award; locket in a box; and a thimble.
- Barcode: 628250
- Box 100690
- Contains a horse show ribbon; souvenir; chief badge; horse show ticket and two pins; nine medals; a medallion; medal from France; American Legion; wooden key from Boston; ID Badge; wooden key from Maine; two gavels; wooden key; silver plate from Copenhagen; Democratic National Conventino 1932; and a sign plate plaque.
- Barcode: 628247
- Item 100671: System Center Poster Royce West
- Box 100693
- Contains Presiden name plate; VMI Centennial ribbon (1939); twelve medals; 1968 National Convention medal; Lion International button; three badges; Order of the Elks medal; ribbon and patch; 1962 National Convention medal; National Commander medal; Guest Medal; Glover Cleveland Medal; American Legion medal; two 1964 National Convention medals; ten buttons and bars; Tarrant County for Senate ribbon; Atlantic City Special Delegate badge; plate; plaque; 1962 National Convention ribbon; and a Distringuished Guest pin.
- Box 100694: Gas Mask and Case
- Box 100695
- Box 100706
- Contains three medals; hair from David; hair from Lucy; American Legion; one medical bracelet; two fans; lace handkerchief; sword shaped letter opener; 1951 medal; 1969 medal; name tag; address stamp; family stamp; invitation stamp; and Bells stamp.
- Barcode: 628380
- Item 100735: Rug
- Box 100673: Ocelot Pelt
- Barcode: 663144
- Item 100672a: Picture of Sheraton Hotel, Denton Texas
- Barcode: 5001932813