01/HM.17 Guide to the Mary Jones Collection Jones, Mary Finding Aid Authors: Jaime Janda.

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Guide to the Mary Jones Collection 1827/1922 Manuscripts Overview of the Collection Mary Jones Collection 1827-1922 1866-1907 01/HM.17 English Manuscripts Administrative History:

Mary Smith McCrory Jones was the wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas, Anson Jones, and first president of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

Gift

Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

Mary Jones Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

Collection is housed in the UNT Archives and Rare Book department vault. The UNT Archives and Rare Book department requires a 24 hour notice from patrons in order to page materials from the vault and ready the materials for use. Please contact the UNT Archives and Rare Books department for further information.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, letters, legal documents, financial documents, and biographical material relating to Mary Jones' activities in Texas after the death of her husband, Anson Jones. Correspondents include her sons Samuel, Charles, and Cromwell, and her daughter Sallie. Also included is a family estate ledger and publications of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (1901-1921).

Detailed List of Contents id204136 Correspondence and Financial Files id55577 759 Personal Files:  Correspondence and Letters 704320 id62066 759 1 Correspondence with Samuel Jones 1854 - 1875 id62067 759 2 Correspondence with Samuel Jones 1877 - 1892 id62068 759 3 Letters to Charlie Jones 1860 - 1861 id62069 759 4 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones December 3, 1866 - December 12, 1869 id62070 759 5 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones January 16, 1870 - August 14, 1870 id62071 759 6 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones September 5, 1870 - December 17, 1871 id62072 759 7 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones January 6, 1872 - December 29, 1872 id62073 759 8 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones January 6, 1873 - November 25, 1873 id62075 759 9 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones March 1, 1874 - December 19, 1874 id62076 759 10 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones January 11, 1875 - May 28, 1875 id62077 759 11 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones June 3, 1875 - December 5, 1875 id62078 759 12 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones January 19, 1876 - December 16, 1876 id62079 759 13 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones January 19, 1877 - December 14, 1877 id62080 759 14 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones January 8, 1878 - May 30, 1878 id62081 759 15 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones June 2, 1878 - December 30, 1878 id62082 759 16 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones January 17, 1879 - April 23, 1879 id62083 759 17 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones May 1, 1879 - August 20, 1879 id62084 759 18 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones September 7, 1879 - December 16, 1879 id62085 759 19 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones April 4, 1880 - July 18, 1881 id62086 759 20 Correspondence with Cromwell Jones February 26, 1882 - August 18, 1887 id55624 760 Correspondence and Letters 704321 id62087 760 1 Correspondence with Sallie Jones Ashe August 2, 1862 - July 18, 1877 id62088 760 2 Correspondence with Sallie Jones Ashe August 8, 1877 - August 5, 1892 id62089 760 3 Letters from Mary Jones - Sister-In-Law 1858 - 1861 id62090 760 4 General Correspondence June 23, 1845 - October 11, 1874 id62091 760 5 General Correspondence February 28, 1875 - May 9, 1875 id62092 760 6 General Correspondence February 26, 1876 - December 17, 1877 id62093 760 7 General Correspondence January 8, 1878 - November 11, 1879 id62094 760 8 General Correspondence March 4, 1880 - April 25, 1885 id62095 760 9 General Correspondence August 21, 1886 - October 21, 1888 id62096 760 10 General Correspondence January 1, 1889 - July 8, 1889 id62097 760 11 General Correspondence September 6, 1889 - December 1, 1889 id62098 760 12 General Correspondence January 5, 1890 - July 24, 1890 id62099 760 13 General Correspondence August 12, 1890 - November 28, 1891 id62100 760 14 General Correspondence February 18, 1892 - November 8, 1893 id62101 760 15 General Correspondence January 14, 1894 - December 3, 1895 id62102 760 16 General Correspondence January 30, 1896 - May 9, 1897 id62103 760 17 General Correspondence June 4, 1897 - July 25, 1898 id62104 760 18 General Correspondence August 17, 1898 - December 21, 1899 id62105 760 19 General Correspondence January 19, 1900 - May 13, 1901 id62106 760 20 General Correspondence June 21, 1901 - August 5, 1902 id62107 760 21 General Correspondence August 23, 1903 - December 23, 1904 id62108 760 22 General Correspondence January 9, 1905 - January 8, 1908 id62109 760 23 General Correspondence id62063 761 Personal/Financial Files 704322 id62110 761 1 Legal and Financial Documents 1860 - 1908 id62111 761 2 Biographical Material (1 of 2) id62112 761 3 Biographical Material (2 of 2) id62113 761 4 Notes and Drafts (1 of 4) id62114 761 5 Notes and Drafts (2 of 4) id62115 761 6 Notes and Drafts (3 of 4) id62116 761 7 Notes and Drafts (4 of 4) id62117 761 8 Literary Productions Clippings 1858, 1907 - 1908 id62118 761 9 Literary Productions - Publication: Letters Relating to the History of Annexation by Anson Jones 1848 id62119 761 10 Literary Productions - Publication: Biography of Jose Antonia Navarro 1876 id62120 761 11 Literary Productions - Publication: The Southern Cause by R. Cave 1894 id62121 761 12 Photographic Material - Print id62122 761 13 Samuel Jones: Letters April 6, 1858 - May 11, 1899 id62123 761 14 Cromwell Jones: Correspondence October 19, 1869 - September 1, 1882 id62124 761 15 Cromwell Jones: Diary 1865 - 1869 id62125 761 16 Cromwell Jones: Diary 1873 - 1882 id62126 761 17 Cromwell Jones: Diary 1883 id62127 761 18 Cromwell Jones: Legal Document 1871 id62128 761 19 Cromwell Jones: Financial Documents 1886 - 1906 id62129 761 20 Cromwell Jones: Literary Productions - Clippings id62130 761 21 Cromwell Jones: Literary Productions - Publication: Letters Relating to the History of Annexation by Anson Jones 1852 id62131 761 22 Sallie Jones Ashe: Correspondence March 9, 1862 - December 31, 1882 id62132 761 23 Sallie Jones Ashe: Correspondence August 22, 1883 - September 19, 1902 id62133 761 24 Sallie Jones Ashe: Correspondence March 9, 1903 - December 20, 1904 id62134 761 25 Sallie Jones Ashe: Correspondence September 3, 1906 - December 31, 1907 id62064 762 Personal/Financial Files Barcode id62135 762 1 Sallie Jones Ashe: Correspondence January 2, 1908 - August 11, 1915 id62136 762 2 Sallie Jones Ashe: Correspondence id62137 762 3 Sallie Jones Ashe: Correspondence id62138 762 4 Sallie Jones Ashe: Notes, Legal Documents, and Financial Documents id62139 762 5 Sallie Jones Ashe: Printed Material id62140 762 6 Sallie Jones Ashe: Literary Productions - Clippings id62141 762 7 Sallie Jones Ashe: Literary Productions - Publication: Annual School Report, Houston, Texas 1892 - 1893 id62142 762 8 Sallie Jones Ashe: Literary Productions - Publication: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Meeting, Daughters of the Republic of Texas 1901 id62143 762 9 Sallie Jones Ashe: Literary Productions - Publication: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Meeting, Daughters of the Republic of Texas 1904 id62144 762 10 Sallie Jones Ashe: Literary Productions - Publication: Fourteenth Annual Meeting, Daughters of the Republic of Texas 1905 id62145 762 11 Sallie Jones Ashe: Literary Productions - Publication: Daughters of the Republic of Texas: Statement of the Situation 1908 id62146 762 12 Sallie Jones Ashe: Literary Productions - Publication: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Meeting, Daughters of the Republic of Texas 1914 id62147 762 13 Sallie Jones Ashe: Literary Productions - Publication: Year Book, Alamo Mission Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas 1916 - 1917 id62148 762 14 Sallie Jones Ashe: Literary Productions - Publication: Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting, Daughters of the Republic of Texas 1917 id62149 762 15 Sallie Jones Ashe: Literary Productions - Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth and Thirtieth Annual Meetings, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and Executive Committee, Daughters of the Republic of Texas 1920 - 1921 id62150 762 16 Willie Ashe: Correspondence December 10, 1879 - November, 1892 id62151 762 17 Willie Ashe: Diary 1888 - 1891 id62152 762 18 Willie Ashe: Notes - Translations of Caesar's Commentaries 1882 id62153 762 19 Willie Ashe: Notes - Animal Stories and Translations of Caesar's Commentaries 1883 id62154 762 20 Willie Ashe: Notes - Biographical Sketches 1882 id62065 763 Personal/Financial Files 704324 id62155 763 1 Willie Ashe: Notes - History Books Read 1884 id62156 763 2 Willie Ashe: Notes - Translation of Vergil's Aeneid 1884 id62157 763 3 Willie Ashe: Notes - Translation of Vergil's Aeneid 1884 id62158 763 4 Willie Ashe: Notes - Bible Questions 1885 - 1886 id62160 763 5 Willie Ashe: Notes - Recitations 1890 id62161 763 6 Willie Ashe: Notes - Translation of Cicero id62162 763 7 Willie Ashe: Literary Productions - Clippings id62163 763 8 Willie Ashe: Literary Productions - Essay 1882 id62164 763 9 Willie Ashe: Literary Productions - Reports 1891 id62165 763 10 Willie Ashe: Literary Productions - Speech 1884 id62166 763 11 Letters June 26, 1827 - June 16, 1883 id62167 763 12 Letters September 5, 1884 - January 28, 1893 id62168 763 13 Letters September 12, 1897 - March 3, 1900 id62169 763 14 Letters September 7, 1902 - November 19, 1902 id62170 763 15 Letters 1903 - July 10, 1904 id62171 763 16 Letters July 11, 1904 - December 31, 1907 id62172 763 17 Letters January 23, 1908 - April 26, 1917 id62173 763 18 Letters id62174 763 19 Letters id62175 763 20 Notes: Poetry and Stories id62176 763 21 Financial Document: Account Book id62177 763 22 Financial Document: Receipts id62178 763 23 Printed Material: Advertisement id62179 763 24 Literary Productions: Clipping, Publication, and Speech id125737 427-761 Print Box, Sink Mat 706602 id129013 759-760 Oversize 706388 id129837 760-763 Oversize 706387 id204135 9 Letter Transcripts 702930 id204137 9 1 Letter Transcripts 1827/06/26 - 1860/11/09 id204138 9 2 Letter Transcripts 1861/03/11 - 1870/02/25 id204139 9 3 Letter Transcripts 1870/02/28 - 1871/?/17 id204140 9 4 Letter Transcripts 1872/01/96 - 1874/06/09 id204141 9 5 Letter Transcripts 1874/06/28 - 1875/?/13 id204142 9 6 Letter Transcripts 1875/03/12 - 1875/12/05 id204143 9 7 Letter Transcripts 1876/01/19 - 1877/12/17 id204144 9 8 Letter Transcripts 1878/01/08 - 1878/08/11 id204145 9 9 Letter Transcripts 1878/08/22 - 1879/04/20 id204146 9 10 Letter Transcripts 1879/04/23 - 1880/11/25 id204147 9 11 Letter Transcripts 1880/11/27 - 1884/04/07 id204148 9 12 Letter Transcripts 1884/04/16 - 1887/06/27 id204126 10 Mary Jones Collection Letter Transcripts 1887-1897 702929 Scope and Contents

This box contains transcripts for the Charles B. Moore and Claude D. White Collection and the Bullock Hyder Collection.

id204127 10 1 Transcripts 1887/07/26 - 1888/10/21 id204128 10 2 Transcripts 1889/01/01 - 1889/12/01 id204129 10 3 Transcrips 1890/01/05 - 1892/08/05 id204130 10 4 Transcripts 1892/10/03 - 1902/01/09, undated