Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 13 handwritten letters and their transcriptions from the following members of the Dawson family: Jake, Jesse L., also known as Jess or J.L, and Arch. Jake Dawson wrote three letters to his family while he attended Texas Normal College. Jesse L. Dawson wrote letters to his father and mother and Arch Dawson wrote to family members while he attended Texas Normal College from 1910 to 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 Texas Normal College at the beginning of the 20th century.