Dawson Letters Collection, 1907-1912
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Brief Description: 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.
Held at:
University of North Texas Special Collections
University of North Texas, Willis Library
1155 Union Circle # 305190
Denton, TX 76203
Record Series Number: 01/AR0088
Created by: Dawson Family., Dawson, Jake.
Volume: 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.
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Subject Index
Denton (Tex.)
Denton County (Tex.)--History.
Genres/Forms of Material
Letters (correspondence)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/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 Notes: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Notes:   Transferred to Archives from the Historical Collection in 1986.
PreferredCitation: Dawson Letters Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections