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Historical Collection - Collected Materials | University Archives

Collection Overview

Title: Historical Collection - Collected MaterialsAdd to your cart.
ID: 01/U0663
Extent: 27.0 Boxes
Arrangement:

The individual collections are divided into the following series: general, subject headings, business and organizations, university materials, photographs, negatives and slides, and artifacts.

The individual collections are arranged based on their unique contents.

Languages: English

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Abstract

A collection of documents, photographs, and personal papers that were donated to the former museum on the University of North Texas campus that was known as the Historical Collection.  The collections have various donors.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The materials that are held include photographic prints and negatives, artifacts, business and organizational records, papers from university alumni, university and school organizations documents, and items of general historical interest.

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
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 Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Portions of this collection are stored off-site and require a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.  Boxes 80 and 81 are housed in the Research Collections Library.
Acquisition Source: Historical Collection; Art Department
Acquisition Method: Transferred to Archives from the Historical Collection in 1986. The Art Department transferred the Texas County Courthouse slides to the University Archives.
Finding Aid Revision History: Rachel Motes processed to this collection the accretions of Box 61 on August 5, 2016, Box 80 on June 30, 2017, and Box 81 on July 5, 2017.

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 2: Subject HeadingsAdd to your cart.
 
Box 3: Aday - TaylorAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 706042
Folder 1: Aday Family; Business Papers; Theron Fouts Gift, 1874-1879Add to your cart.
 
Number: ST226
Folder 2: Whitehead Letters, 1826, 1837, 1866Add to your cart.
 
Number: 2443
Folder 3: Barham Letters,Guinn Loan, 1867-1873Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Typed Copies of Letters, Hattie R., Mrs. Harvey W. Carlin, November 26, 1892, January 19, 1893Add to your cart.
 
Number: 727, 729
Folder 5: Letter Announcing H.M. Chapman's Enrollment  in the Cherokee Nation, March 7, 1970Add to your cart.
 
Number: ST213
Folder 6: Criddle LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Number: ST626
Folder 7: Nettie Jo Cummings (Home Laundry), 1900, 1905Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Blank Denton Check, Lawrence S. Helm, San Dimas, California, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Democratic Ticket and Reciept and a Notice to Hold Election, Draper Collection, November 1860, April 10, 1940Add to your cart.
 
Number: 1076
Folder 10: "Ellis Letters," Typed Copies, 1883, 1885Add to your cart.
 
Number: ST648
Folder 11: The Ellison Letters, Clyde and J. Buchan, Donors, 1881-1908Add to your cart.
 
Number: 246
Folder 12: Hasty Family Photographs and Manuscripts, 1854, 1858Add to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Letters from Concord, New Hampshire (J.H. Brown); Letters from Wilmot, New Hampshire (Susan Goodhue); 1111 Tax Receipts; Mrs. Ella Kelly (Donor), March 21, 1850, March 7, 1868, November 27, 1904Add to your cart.
 
Number: 1107
Folder 14: Poem, "The Blind Girl," E. Kelly (Donor)Add to your cart.
 
Number: 2147
Folder 15: Letter, Membership in Church, Medicines and Cures for Diseases; Maggie King (Donor), 1847, May 19, 1874Add to your cart.
 
Number: 1042
Folder 16: Mrs. B.E. Looney Collection, 1910Add to your cart.
 
Folder 17: Essay: "William Stanton" by Ralph Miller, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 18: Sale of Bale and Cotton, Loan, Mrs. Milner, 1926Add to your cart.
 
Folder 19: Letter, Eulalia Mitchell (Donor), August 30, 1874Add to your cart.
 
Number: ST270
Folder 20: Three Letters, E.B. Herndon, Sallie Smith, L.A. Parrett, 1866, 1867, 1870Add to your cart.
 
Number: ST271
Folder 21: Letters from Absolom Barnett to Family Members (Cochran); Letter from Private J.S. Sparks, U.S. Army, France to Brother G.W. Sparks, Ponder, Texas; Mrs. H.L. Taylor, 1872-1899, 1918Add to your cart.
 
Number: 2025
Box 4: Baker - ScottAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 706043
Folder 1: Letters and Receipts of Jasper C. Baker and Family, 1852Add to your cart.
 
Number: ST228
Folder 2: Jasper Baker (2), 1850, 1865, 1869, 1887-1888Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Fredrika Bremer, January 24, 1851, 1974Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Bullock Letters, 1850-1851Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Grubbs, 1899Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: George W. Clark, Biography, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Account Book, Eugene Didier, 1888Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Hatcher Family, 1812, 1912Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Well, A.D.; Hill, Ensign Louis; Henley and Sampley, 1944-1945Add to your cart.
 
Number: 2387
Folder 10: Judge Hopkins Papers, 1868, 1878Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Joe Morgan, Diary, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a typed version of events from a diary from 1865.
Folder 12: Middlebrooks, Letters and Diary, 1880, 1883, 1885, 1887Add to your cart.
 
Folder 13: George W. Scraper, Biography, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 14: Jane Scott, 1869Add to your cart.
 
Box 5: Barker - KittredAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 706044
Folder 1: Solider's Identification Card, 1919Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: 727.1
Folder 2: J.H. Basden (Teacher), 1883, 1886, 1892, 1897Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Miscellaneous and Two Bills of Civil War Era, 1874Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Boys Town Stamps, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Receipts (Miscellaneous) S. Brinton, 1822, 1823, 1828, 1830, 1835, 1842Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Nine Miscellaneous Receipts/Recomendations, Buford Britt Collection (Civil War), 1848, 1849, 1850, 1860, 1863, 1864, 1866, 1880Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: 901
Folder 7: Child's Story, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Numbers: 920.2
Folder 8: Cook, Ted, 1968Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Speech By Culkin, March 4, 1942Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: Y1107
Folder 10: Dallas College, January 24, 1938Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Invitation to Ma Ferguson's Inaugural Ball, January 20, 1925Add to your cart.
Contains an envelope that appears to be addressed to J.C. Cort.
Folder 12: Fort Dearborn, Two Jigsaw Puzzles, 1933Add to your cart.
 
Folder 13: S.Hall, Report Card (W.A. Hawk), December 31, 1900Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: 209
Folder 14: "The Story of Fort Gibson", Hanks, La Vana, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 15: Miscellaneous Pedigree of Racehorse, Jack Hardy, 1886Add to your cart.
 
Folder 16: Harriman, Philip L., " A Lecture In Print", October 1944Add to your cart.
 
Folder 17: "How Texas Trains It's Teachers", From Dallas Morning News, 1928Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: 323
Folder 18: Indians-Pages From a Book, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 19: From: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company, To: J.W. Jagoe, Houston, Texas, July 12, 1877Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: ST223.2
Folder 20: Two Letters and a Memo, Texas (Loan of J.W. Jagoe), 1878, 1887, 1892Add to your cart.
 
Folder 21: Japanese Stationery From Nasakan, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Numbers: 1174.3, 1174.3
Folder 22: Kitheld, Josie "School Days", undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Box 6: Boone, Daniel, Bates, Ed; History of DentonAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 706045
Folder 1: Bates, Ed - History and Reminscences of Denton County, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Framed Reproduction, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains writing on back of frame "The Judgement Tree where Daniel Boone held law."
Folder 3: Framed Reproduction (A), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains writing on back of frame "Original cabin of Daniel Boone built 1795. The stone house built September 26, 1820 by Nathaniel Boone. Bought in 1836 by my great great grandfather Charles Johnson sold by him in later part of Civil War."
Box 7: Bounds - Texas DocumentsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 706046
Folder 1: "Account with Negro Woman, Mary" in Seven Pieces With Envelope, Bounds, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Bill of Sale (COH), Promissary Note on Land, Mrs Boyd, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Numbers: ST281.2, ST281.3
Folder 3: Opera House Programs, 1897Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Ten Pages of Miscellaneous Land/Lot Information, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Leavitt-Wade, 1868, 1872, 1874, 1876, 1877, 1880, 1883, 1885Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Two Marriage Licenses and One Marriage Bond; A. Stuart/ A. Brookshire; J. Sutton/ N. McCall; J. Smedley/ R. Efferson, 1823, 1826, 1829Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Warranty Deed, Montague County, Texas, Myrhon/Mercheson, April 22, 1881Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Copy of Indenture of Orphan; A.B. Patton (F. Davis), 1841Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Treaty of Alliance With Union; Republic of Texas With United States, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Legation of Texas; Treaty of Annexation Between United States and Republic of Texas (Copy), 1844Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Bill of Sale-Negro Male Slave "Boyd Papers-Treaty of" Loan From Miss Marion Hedleston, January 10, 1859Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Two Bills of Sale For Slaves, December 27, 1842, 1855Add to your cart.
 
Box 8: Coddell WatkinsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 706047
Folder 1: 1 of 2 - H.B. Coddel/Publications/J.G. Young/C.H. McVeigh/UnknownAdd to your cart.
Contains checks, an envelope and bank statement of H.B. Coddel, envelope of Delta Chi with "519 Welch" and "Dr Kingsbury" on it, a biography of Colonel W.C. Young, text of a newspaper article from The Times Herald titled "Faded Copy of Diary Clue in Search for Kin," notebook paper folded into an envelope, handwritten notes, and Centennial Guide and Philadelphia Hotel Director containing train times tables and information on the U.S. Centennial Commission.
Folder 2: Criddle (Thos. & E.D), April 29, 1914Add to your cart.
Contains letters from E.D. Criddle to his sister, Emily J. Criddle.
Folder 3: Publications, July 26, 1937Add to your cart.
Contains a number of labeled envelopes, publication from The Mexican Newsletter by the National Revolutionary Party, a clipping of a poem by John Small titled "Will the Extremes Meet?, sketches of a patent, for sale cards, and a blurb on an automatic patented gate printed on the back of a Student's Schedule Card.
Folder 4: Watkins, February 10, 1890Add to your cart.
Contains a typed bulk letter signed by C.E. Watkins with multiplication on the reverse and handwritten notes about Mary Watkins.
Box 9: Fall of Fort Parker - World's Fair, St. LouisAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 706048
Folder 1: "Fall of Fort Parker" With Four Photographs, May 1836Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: 838, 906, 907
Folder 2: Garner, John N.-Residence, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Numbers: 972
Folder 3: Japanese Items, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Lindbergh, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Lindbergh Day, 1927Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Mexican Postcard, March 7, 1908Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Musician's Union Card, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Teddy Roosevelt Calendar, 1924Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: United States Army Manual On Training, 1893Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Washington, D.C. (Prints), undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 11: World's Fair- St. Louis (Album Louisiana Purchase Exhibition), 1904Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: World's Fair-St. Louis (Album of Cards); Gift of Frances Hemlett, July 1, 1911Add to your cart.
 
Box 10: Land Grant and Letter - ThomasAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 706049
Folder 1: Land Grant (In Texas); R. English/ A. Anderson Letter, Weatherford, Texas, 1873Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: Y1102.2
Folder 2: "Ten Years For the Standard Course of Study in the Public Schools"; Lefevre, Honorable Arthur, January 10, 1908Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: McLarence D./Pearce, May 24, 1811, July 4, 1866Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Neel, March 5, 1864Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: O'Neal-First Grade Certificate, October 23, 1893Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Essay On Pennsylvania Oil Industry, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Bill of Sale (Virginia); T. Perkins/ A.W. Claran, January 16, 1797Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: "Major Losses of the Permanent School Fund", undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Numbers: 588
Folder 9: Poem-"Our Flag", undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Numbers: Y218
Folder 10: Public Free Schools, 1879, 1898, 1899Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: BL82, 2282
Folder 11: Public Free Schools/ Texas University, Georgetown, Texas, October 6, 1873, 1877Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: ST.268
Folder 12: Railroad Materials (Fort Worth Time Table Number 67), 1940, 1969Add to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Rhine Travel, June 26, 1837Add to your cart.
The contents of this folder have been removed. The materials were originally housed in oversize boxes 626-1837 under the former method of archival arrangement.
Number: STF430
Folder 14: Receipt, Richardson/Williams, January 2, 1855Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: 919.3
Folder 15: Banquet Program For A Banquet Honoring Teddy Roosevelt in Dallas, April 5, 1905Add to your cart.
 
Folder 16: Russian Railroads, February 16, 1937, December 16, 1938, March 15, 1939Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: 1027
Folder 17: Dedication of San Jacinto Memorial Monument, April 20, 1939, April 21, 1939Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: 1048
Folder 18: Scottish Rite Masons, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 19: Shooting Programme (J.M. Holman), July 14, 1897, July 15, 1897Add to your cart.
 
Numbers: ST290.2
Folder 20: Smith/Natson, February 24, 1862Add to your cart.
 
Folder 21: Cattle Sales Receipt; M.J. Thomas, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 22: Texas Laws and Regulations State Teacher's Certificate, February 1929Add to your cart.
 
Folder 23: "Socialism In Song" Songbook, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Box 80: Wood CountyAdd to your cart.
This box is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.
Barcode: 708147
NOTE: This box is housed in the Research Collections Library.
Item 1: Wood County Dist. Court No. 1 Motion Docket, May 28, 1879 – April 6, 1921Add to your cart.
 
Note: At the beginning of this Docket, there is a notebook paper that states, “This volume was a donation and is not part of the RHRD Program.”

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