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Dawson Letters Collection, 1907-1912 | Manuscripts

By Amanda Montgomery

Collection Overview

Title: Dawson Letters Collection, 1907-1912Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1907-1912
ID: 01/AR088
Primary Creator: Jake Dawson
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The collection materials are arranged in folders by the names of the three male members of the Dawson family who wrote the letters.
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of 13 handwritten letters and their transcriptions from the following members of the Dawson family: Jake, Jess, J.L., and Arch. Jake Dawson wrote three letters to his family while he attended Denton Normal College. Jess Dawson wrote letters to his father and mother and Arch Dawson wrote to  family members while he attended Denton Normal College from 1910-1912. The collection also includes some of the envelopes in which the letters were mailed. The collection gives insight into the lives of students at Denton Normal College at the beginning of the 20th century.

Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Method: Transferred to Archives from the Historical Collection in 1986.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 2725Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000005286
Folder 1: Envelope, 1907-1912Add to your cart.
Includes a note on the envelope that states "transcript"/ "Dawson letters" / "written by boy while in this college" / "1907-1912"
Folder 2: Envelope, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes the statement "Bulletin"/ "of the" / " North Texas State Teachers College" / " Teachers College Station" / " Denton, Texas" / "Entered as Second-Class Mail Matter August 18,1903". It states the words "#459", "Dawson Letter Archives".
Folder 3: Jake Dawson wrote to Homer Dawson, November 1, 1907Add to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 4: Jake Dawson wrote to Dawson Household, November 17, 1907Add to your cart.
Includes the handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 5: Jake Dawson wrote to folks, December 1, 1907Add to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 6: Jess Dawson wrote to folks, January 6, 1908Add to your cart.
Includes the handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 7: Jess Dawson wrote to his mother, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes the handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 8: Jess Dawson wrote to his mother, February 1, 1908Add to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 9: Envelope sent to J.L Dawson, February 16, 1908Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: J.L. Dawson wrote to folks, March 30, 1908Add to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 11: J.L. Dawson wrote to folks, April 11, 1908Add to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 12: J.L. Dawson wrote to his father, May 23, 1908Add to your cart.
Includes the handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 13: Arch Dawson wrote to folks, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 14: Arch Dawson wrote to folks, April 13, 1910Add to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 15: Arch Dawson wrote to Homer Dawson, April 21, 1910Add to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 16: Arch Dawson wrote to his brother, June 16, 1911Add to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 17: Arch Dawson wrote to his brother, April 13, 1911Add to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 18: Arch Dawson wrote to folks, December 15, 1911Add to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 19: Arch Dawson wrote to his mother, March 29, 1912Add to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.
Folder 20: Arch Dawson wrote to his mother, April 4, 1912Add to your cart.
Includes the envelope, handwritten letter and the document of the transcribed letter.

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