01/AR0906 Guide to the Margaret Parx Hays Papers Hays Finding Aid Authors: Maddison Craig.

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The Margaret Parx Hays (MPH) papers contain a collection of letters, photographs, and official documents that depict two separate themes. First, U.S. Foreign Relations through the State Department in both Latin America and Southeast Asia. Second, the local history of Cooke County and Gainesville, TX through the Cooke County Historical Society and prominent genealogy.
Administrative History:

Margaret Parx Hays (MPH) was born in Gainesville, TX in 1918. After attending Newsome High School in Gainesville, TX (graduated 1931), MPH attended Gainesville Jr College and finally North Texas State Teacher's College (NTSTC), where she received her Bachelor of Science in Education in 1934. After working at the Registrar's office for NTSTC for a few years, she took a hiatus to complete a Masters in Education at the University of Michigan where she matriculated in 1938. MPH returned to her employment at NTSTC until she enlisted in the State Department for her first assignment to the domestic post of New Orleans, LA in 1942. During this time, MPH also applied to the Department of State Foreign Service Office, in which she was approved upon release of her 6mo assignment in New Orleans. She moved to Washington D.C., took the oath and began training for both Foreign Service and Language (Spanish) prior to her first assignment in Dec, of 1942 to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her duty stations are as follows:

12/42 - 1/45: Foreign Service Clerk (Cryptographic Clerk) Buenos Aires, Argentina. At this post, MPH served in a position that left her uniquely aware of the WWII Argentine-US relationship, in which the US denied Lend-Lease aid to Argentina who promptly overthrew the neutral government in favor of a pro-Ally one month before the end of the war.

12/45-12/47: Vice Consul, Cheif Consular Section, Bogota, Columbia. Here, too, MPH witnessed a revolution that overthrew the government for a new one.

3/48-9/50: Vice Consul, Visa Officer/Personnel Officer, Rio de Janiero, Brazil.

1/51-5/54 Area Personnel Placement Officer (Far East), Washington D.C.

7/54-6/55 Personnel Officer, Manila, Philippines. This position ended when MPH was promoted to Consul after passing the Foreign Office Exam. Additionally, this tenure was characterized by a Red Scare investigation into a specific passport denial case, in which MPH was accused of being a communist sympathizer.

6/55-8/56: Consul Cheif Passport Unit, Manila Philippines. The Philippines celebrated their 10-year Independence Day from the United States on July 4, 1956.

12/56-12/58: Consul: Assistant Cheif Visa Dept./Cheif Passport Dept. Mexico City, Mexico. MPH was stationed closer to home than she had been before at this duty station, and so this position was characterized by closeness with family.

6/59-3/61Career Development Officer (Personnel Needs Analyst) Washington DC

3/61-3/62 Assistant Cheif, Latin American Branch, Passport Office, Washington DC

3/62-6/62 Chairman, Staff Corp Review Panel, Washington DC

8/62-7/64 Consul, Chief, Citizenship and Passport Office, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China. After some dedicated sexism from her direct supervisor, MPH retired with prejudice.

After her retirement from the FSO in 1964, MPH returned to Washington D.C. to work at the American University as the Latin American Political Education Analyst and published extensively on the wants and needs of Latin American students in the political realm of the Cold War.

MPH returned home to her ailing mother in 1966 and began a new career by establishing the Cooke County Historical Society (CCHS). Through the foundation of the CCHS, MPH opened the Morton Museum in 1967 through extensive campaigning and grant writing to fund the project. In 1971-1973, MPH worked as a counselor and the Head of the Cooke County Mental Health Hospital working directly with mentally ill patients. Upon completion of her tenure there, MPH worked diligently for the next decade on memorializing and preserving Gainesville, TX and the historical significance of Cooke County. In 1981-1983, MPH served as the first (and to date, only) female Mayor of Gainesville, TX. She continued her work with the Morton Museum, and the foundation and renovation of the Santa Fe Depot museum until her formal retirement in 2002. MPH moved to Chapel Hill, NC to be closer to her sister and nephew, until her death in 2008.

Administrative Information Preferred Citation:

Margaret Parx Hays Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections

Arrangement of Materials:

The Margaret Parx Hays (MPH) papers are arranged into 5 series: Photos, Biographical, Educational, Historical, and Landscape.

Scope and Contents

The MPH Papers contain papers, letters, photographs, extensive notes, and official documents depicting the life of MPH. The collection is organized first by series of which there are 5: Photos, Biographical, Educational, Historical, and Landscape.

For the most part, items within each series are organized second by type (Correspondence, official document, news clippings), and lastly, chronologically.  The Photographic series is organized into 4 boxes: Personal, Historical and Genealogical, and Sides and Postcards, and Postcards (and Conferences). Each of these boxes is organized chronologically.

The second series, Educational, contains materials from schooling and study as both student and teacher for MPH, MPH's mother Ianna Hays, and her sister Estelle. The Education series is organized into 3 boxes: Conferences (and Postcards continued), Educational Materials and Notes, and Formal Educational Publications (and Genealogy).

Third, the series Biographical is divided into 9 boxes: Educational publications (and genealogy as continued), Family Correspondence and BIographical, Personal Correspondence, Personal Publications, Travel Publications (Box 1-4[genealogy]), and Personal News Clippings. Within each of these boxes, the material is organized chronologically.

The fourth series is historical, divided into 4 boxes of Historical Publications, Internal Notes, Official Correspondence, and News Clippings (and internal notes continued). Within each of these boxes, the material is for the most part organized chronologically.

Lastly, the fifth series is Landscape, arranged into one box, Misc. due to the size and shape of these documents. Documents here are arranged as close to their original order as possible in accordance to this finding aid.

The original intention of the collection was maintained as closely as possible, and unusual groupings of items within folders are annotated on each folder respectively.

The collection includes pieces from her mother, Ianna (Jones) Hays through her death, ranging from 1850 to 2008. Items that were collected by MPH but originally belonged to her mother or sister Estelle (Wallace) Hays are annotated as such.

Detailed List of Contents id210253 Photos 1880-2004 Scope and Contents

Collection of photographs taken or collected by Margaret Parx Hays personally.

id210254 1 Personal Photos 714247 1880-1990 714247 Scope and Contents

Personal photographs stored and taken from personal life and trips around the world.

id210255 1 1 Photos: North Texas 1880s (Folder 1 of 3) 1880-1900 Scope and Contents

As part of a personal genealogical study, as well as through research for the Morton Museum, MPH collected old photographs of people in cardboard-backed print. Each photo is labeled with general categories and descriptions, but do not contain specific dating and/or subject matter names. These are appropriated to Cooke County, Texas.

id210256 1 2 Photos: North Texas 1880s (Folder 2 of 3) 1880-1900 Scope and Contents

As part of a personal genealogical study, as well as through research for the Morton Museum, MPH collected old photographs of people in cardboard-backed print. Each photo is labeled with general categories and descriptions, but do not contain specific dating and/or subject matter names. These are appropriated to Cooke County, Texas.

id210257 1 3 Photos: North Texas 1880s (Folder 3 of 3) 1880-1900 Scope and Contents

As part of a personal genealogical study, as well as through research for the Morton Museum, MPH collected old photographs of people in cardboard-backed print. Each photo is labeled with general categories and descriptions, but do not contain specific dating and/or subject matter names. These are appropriated to Cooke County, Texas.

id210258 1 4 Photos: Paternal Grandparents 1900-1920 Scope and Contents

Lawrence Hays and Lucy (Carpenter) Hays were life-long North Texas residents, and whose photos contributed to North Texans genealogical research and Civil War histories.

id210259 1 5 Photos: Grade School 1919-1933 Scope and Contents

Born in 1912, Attended elementary, middle (intermediate), and high school in Gainesville, Texas. Graduating from Newsome Daughtry High School, these photos are a collection of her childhood and graduation photos.

id210260 1 6 Photos: Immediate Family 1900-1940 Scope and Contents

Immediate family consisting of father (P.O. [Parx Orr] Hays), mother {Ianna [Jones] Hays), and two sisters (Luanna and Estelle Hays). These photos encapsulate the girls' childhood until their father's death in the late 1940s.

id210261 1 7 Negatives: North and South Dakota 1937 Scope and Contents

On a road trip through the Southern United States, MPH took a large collection of photos of Mount Rushmore and Yellowstone National Park as displayed here. This folder associates with the "Travel Publication" section, including brochures and materials from this trip.

id210262 1 8 Pictures: World's Fair, Chicago, IL 1933 Scope and Contents

MPH visited the World's Fair with her sister Estelle, and collected purchased photographs from a booth there. In association with this folder is a section of "Travel Publications" from brochures and information collected from similar stands.

id210263 1 9 Photos: Denton Teacer's College Trips 1938 Scope and Contents

After graduating from North Texas State Teachers College (Denton, Texas in 1933), MPH was employed at the Registrars office as a secretary. During her tenure, these photos were collected by bus trips taken by the school to various North Texas destinations.

id210264 1 10 Photos: Texas/Southwestern US Roatrip 1937 Scope and Contents

MPH and her sister Estelle took a road trip through Texas to Arizona, New Mexico, the Grand Canyon, and Southern California. These photos are mounted to paper as a sort of "scrapbook" that was de-ringed for preservation purposes but retained on the paper for their original context.

id210265 1 11 Photos: P.O. Hays 1900-1940 Scope and Contents

Portraits are taken of just P.O. (Parx Orr) Hays, MPH's father taken immediately before his marriage to Ianna Hays (marriage 1908) and his death in the late 1940s.

id210266 1 12 Photos: Family Portraits Pre-1945 Scope and Contents

Pictures of the whole family (father P.O. Hays, mother Ianna Hays, and sisters MPH, Estelle, and Luanna) prior to the death of P.O. Hays around 1945.

id210267 1 13 Photos: Misc. FSO 1942-1962 Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous photos were taken by MPH during her Foreign Service tenure. These photos have neither a location nor date associated with them but occur during her time in office.

id210268 1 14 Photos: New Orleans, Louisiana 1942 Scope and Contents

Prior to MPH's assignment in the F.S., she was assigned to a Peace Office in the New Orleans. She was employed there for only a few short months before her assignment to Washington D.C. for training during the Fall of 1942.

id210269 1 15 Photos: Washington D.C. 1942 Scope and Contents

While awaiting her first foreign service assignment, MPH trained and lived in Washington D.C. for a few months. These photos were taken during her exploration of the city prior to the move to Buenos Aires, Argentina at the end of 1942.

id210270 1 16 Photos: Buenos Aires, Argentina 1942-1945 Scope and Contents

During World War II, MPH was stationed at the U.S. embassy as a secretary for the passport office in Buenos Aires. Due to the nature of her job, she was permitted to travel around the area to visit other cities nearby. These photos catalog her travels and home in Buenos Aires during her assignment there.

id210271 1 17 Photos: Buenos Aires Revolution 1944 Scope and Contents

During World War II, MPH was stationed at the U.S. embassy as a secretary for the passport office in Buenos Aires. During 1944, Buenos Aires experienced a drastic change in power due to the polar axis shifts between Allied and Axis powers on the European front. Due to tensions with the United States denying lend-lease aid to Argentina, a violent revolt of power happened in 1944 finally aligning Argentina with the Allied powers a few months before the end of the war. MPH documented the revolution and military involvement in the immediate area near the embassy and her home.

id210272 1 18 Photos: Chile; Ascuncion, Paraguay; and Iguaza, Argentina 1942-1945 Scope and Contents

During World War II, MPH was stationed at the U.S. embassy as a secretary for the passport office in Buenos Aires. Due to the nature of her job, she was permitted to travel around the area to visit other cities nearby. These photos catalog her travels in neighboring countries and areas in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile during that time.

id210273 1 19 Photos: Uruguay 1944 Scope and Contents

During World War II, MPH was stationed at the U.S. embassy as a secretary for the passport office in Buenos Aires. Due to the nature of her job, she was permitted to travel around the area to visit other cities nearby. These photos catalog her travels to neighboring Uruguay during that assignment.

id210274 1 20 Photos: Bogota, Columbia 1945-1947 Scope and Contents

Immediately following World War II, MPH received her second assignment to the U.S. embassy in Bogota, Columbia continuing secretarial work in the Passport office. Due to the nature of her job, she was inclined to travel between Columbia and other areas nearby. These photos document her travels and her home during that assignment.

id210275 1 21 Photos: P.O. Hays Grave 1948 Scope and Contents

MPH could not take leave during her assignment in Bogota, Columbia for the death of her father. Instead, she received pictures of the flowers on her father's grave as condolences from family and friends.

id210276 1 22 Photos: Rio de Janiero, Brazil 1948-1950 Scope and Contents

During the early years of the Cold War, MPH was stationed in Rio continuing her work in the passport office. She was, again, permitted to travel the city and the surrounding areas in her free time. These photos catalog her travels and document her home.

id210277 1 23 Photos: U.S.S. Uruguay 1954 Scope and Contents

Due to limited airline transportation for long-distance international trips at the time, MPH opted for the U.S.S. Uruguay to carry her to her new assignment in the Philippines.

id210278 1 24 Photos: Bangkok, Thailand 1954 Scope and Contents

During her assignment to Manila, Philippines, MPH was able to travel Asian regions extensively. During these travels, MPH visited Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Siem Reap. This folder collects her Bangkok leg of the journey.

id210279 1 25 Photos: Trinidad 1953-1955 Scope and Contents

During her transition between assignment in Bogota and Manila, MPH did some independent traveling in the Western Indies. These photos were undated, so the travel is estimated between the two duty stations.

id210280 1 26 Photos: Manila, Philippines 1954-1956 Scope and Contents

MPH received an assignment to Manila, Philippines during the height of the Cold War. During this time, she was promoted from the Passport office secretary to Foreign Service Officer (1955), as one of the first 200 women to pass the test. Her promotion included additional travel time, so this folder includes extensive travel around the area

id210281 1 27 Photos: Mexico City, Mexico 1956-1958 Scope and Contents

Closer to home, MPH was assigned to Mexico City, Mexico. Her photos include trips with family who drove down from Gainesville, Texas to visit.

id210282 1 28 Photos: U.S.S. Cleveland 1962 Scope and Contents

Opting for a boat ride to her duty station in Hong Kong, MPH took the steamliner cruise ship from California to Hong Kong and documented the trip through photographs.

id210283 1 29 Photos: Department of State 1960 Scope and Contents

Between international duty stations, MPH had tenure in Washington D.C. with the FSO headquarters in the Department of State. These photos catalogue her time in Washington in a more-formal capactiy.

id210284 1 30 Photos: Hong Kong, PRC (China) 1962-1964 Scope and Contents

MPH's last assignment to Hong Kong, and pictures of travel of surrounding areas, are included here. The dates encapsulate her assignment here until her retirement in 1964.

id210285 1 31 Photos: House, Washington D.C. 1964 Scope and Contents

MPH and her dog Cricket enjoyed a house in Washington D.C. from 1964-1966 as she worked with the American University (Washington D.C.) on a Latin American social experiment and publication prior to returning to Texas.

id210286 1 32 Travel: North Carolina 1998 Scope and Contents

MPH first traveled to North Carolina late in her life, eventually retiring to the area because of proximity to her family. Estelle (Hays) Wallace, Virgil Wallace and children lived in the Chapel Hill, NC area.

id210287 1 33 Photos: Hawaii 1962 Scope and Contents

On her trip to Hong Kong on the U.S.S. Cleveland, the ship made a stop for refueling in Hawaii. Photos taken here depict the Big Island and on-board activities during the stop.

id210288 1 34 Photos: Colorado 1969 Scope and Contents

During her retirement from the Department of State, MPH continued on to another career through the CCHS and local involvement. MPH traveled to Colorado and collected photographs of museums and landmarks for research and development purposes for the new Museum opening in Cooke County (Morton Museum).

id210289 1 35 Photos: Correspondence from Gainesville, TX 1950-1966 Scope and Contents

During her time overseas, MPH received many letters from friends and family including photographs collected here. Most include photos of family and updates about loved-ones.

id210290 2 Historical and Genealogical Photos 714248 1960-2002 714248 Scope and Contents

This box includes two separate categories of photographs. First, MPH collected photographs of and for the CCHS, Morton Museum, and Santa Fe depot. The second, MPH collected photos of her own personal family history rooted into North Texas and traced her lineage back to the Civil War and Revolutions based on photos found here.

id210291 2 1 Gainesville, Texas Historical 1880-1900 Scope and Contents

As part of a historical narrative of the area, MPH collected photographs of miscellaneous people from the North Texas area of Gainesville, Texas. These photos have no date or label associated with them but are printed on era-appropriate cardboard backing.

id210292 2 2 North Texas 1960-1970 Scope and Contents

Professionally printed pictures of major landmarks in the Cooke and Denton, Texas County areas.

id210293 2 3 Cooke County History 1960-1960 Scope and Contents

Photos include historical homes and log cabins in the area, documented their original state prior to submission for historical landmark designation.

id210294 2 4 Santa Fe Depot 1960-1970 Scope and Contents

Prior to restoration, these photos document the Santa Fe Depot prior to the CCHS's renovation and preservation into the modern museum that exists today in Gainesville, Texas.

id210295 2 5 Morton Museum Exhibits 1970 Scope and Contents

As the museum first opened, these pictures depict the original exhibits presented by the Morton Museum (Gainesville, Texas)

id210296 2 6 Morton Museum 1966-1979 Scope and Contents

These photographs decipt the original building and restoration of the old firehouse on the square into the Morton Museum (Gainesville, Texas). These photos also include photos of MPH receiving initial donations for the restoration of the building.

id210297 2 7 Morton Museum Kids Summer Camps 1970-1971 Scope and Contents

In an effort to include the community into the preservation of local history and to acquire more educational grant funding, Morton museum initiated and documented children's educational camps at the museum.

id210298 2 8 Louanna Hays and Family 1977-12 Scope and Contents

Sister Louanna Hays sent a Christmas Card  inclusive of family photos to MPH.

id210299 2 9 Morton Museum Christmas 1984-12 Scope and Contents

Santa visited the Morton Museum, and photographs document his arrival and children's activities present for a Christmas celebration.

id210300 2 10 Morton Museum 1980-2000 Scope and Contents

The Morton Musem expanded to outdoor activities for special events, and encompassed the restoration and preservation of the Santa Fe Depot building and local cemetaries. This collection includes miscelaneous photos of Morton Museum preservation efforts.

id210301 2 11 Wagon Train 1986 Scope and Contents

A Wagon Train was hosted for the Sesquincential of Cooke County. The Wagon Train encompassed the city of Gainesville, Texas in a promotion of preservation efforts and history.

id210302 2 12 Independence Day, Gainesville, Texas 1990-07-04 Scope and Contents

A July 4th celebration in downtown Gainesville, Texas included the Morton Museum and Santa Fe Depot for historical preservation and accuracy in Indenpendence Day activities.

id210303 2 13 Fairview Cemetery, Gainesvilly, Texas 1997 Scope and Contents

The CCHS engaged in renevation and restoration of the Fairview Cemetery to trade roots of the area back to the "The Great Hanging" and other major Civil War events in the area. Pictures of the before and after of older tombstones are included.

id210304 2 14 Personal Photographs, Gainesville, Texas 1970-1999 Scope and Contents

MPH personal photos of her time in Gainesville, Texas encompassing her time with the CCHS, Morton Museum, as Mayor of Gainesville, and her formal retirement from the system.

id210305 2 15 Louisiana 1990s Scope and Contents

MPH traveled to New Orleans, and down the Mississippi in a Steamboat named the "Steam Queen". Along this trip she documented the boat, her sister Estelle, and major historical cites and museums along the way.

id210306 2 16 Other Railway Museums, Texas 1990s Scope and Contents

Throughout the decade, MPH traveled to other Railway stations as inspiration for education and grant-writing for the Santa Fe Depot. Despite her formal retirement from the board, MPH stayed active in decision-making for the Museum.

id210307 2 17 Santa Fe Depot Amtrack 1999 Scope and Contents

AMTRACK, the major railway, reconnected Gainesville, Texax to the remainder of the grid. What used to be a major railway depot (in fact, the establishment of Gainesville revolved around the major local station that connected Dallas and Houston to Oklahoma and Colorado), the Santa Fe Depot hosted the grand opening of the Amtrack inaugeral arrival and departure.

id210308 2 18 Portraits 2000-2008 Scope and Contents

Professional portraits of MPH immediately following retirement

id210309 2 19 Award Recipients 1990-2008 Scope and Contents

All photographs of awards that MPH received during this time are collected here, and appropriately labeled.

id210310 2 20 90th Birthday: Carolina Meadows, NC 2003 Scope and Contents

At her retirement home, MPH celebrated her 90th birthday with her sister Estelle (who lived there) and Estelle's son Wesley who acted as MPH's formal guardian and doctor.

id210311 2 21 Swearing in as the Mayor 1978 Scope and Contents

Gainesville, Texas on the steps of the old restored courthouse.in 1978 (to 1983), MPH was sworn in as Mayor of Gainseville, Texas. The first female to ever do so, and is still the only female to hold that position to this day (2018)

id210312 2 22 Sesquincentenial, Gainesville, Texas 1986 Scope and Contents

The 150th anniversary of Cooke County encouraged the Morton Museum and the CCHS to promote the event with a Wagon Train and other events throughout the city of Gainesville, Texas.

id210313 2 23 Estelle's Family 1990s Scope and Contents

Mrs. Virgil Wallace (Estelle Hays Wallace) and her family after the death of her husband. Estelle and her sons Wesley and Chad are depicted in many of the photos, as well as their wives and children.

id210314 2 24 Friends 1993-11 Scope and Contents

Friends, who remain unnamed, are depicted in Gainesville, Texas with MPH. These could be members of the CCHS panel.

id210315 2 25 Tearing down Oneida 1988 Scope and Contents

Onedia School (Gainesville, Texas) was a building that MPH was unable to save, and documented its destruction fully and through each step.

id210316 2 26 Ianna Hays 1940-1970s Scope and Contents

Ianna (Jones) Hays, mother of MPH, depicted through-out her life in all individual photos.

id210317 2 27 1301 Pecan Street, Gainesville, Texas 1966-2000 Scope and Contents

MPH returned to Gainesville, Texas in 1966 after her retirement from the Foreign service. She moved in with her elderly mother to assist her at her childhood home on 1301 Pecan Street. Today the original house is in different private hands, but holds a historical landmark for Hays' contribution to the City.

id210318 2 28 Louanna, Estelle, and Margaret Pre-1945 Scope and Contents

Childhood photos of the girls together, prior to high school graduation. These exist in printed photo, in cardboard photo print, and in negatives

id210319 2 29 Peru 1978 Scope and Contents

Travel photos from a later-in-life trip through Mexico to Peru.

id210320 2 30 Santa Fe Depot Days Grand Opening 2001 Scope and Contents

In its final form, the Santa Fe Depot completed restoration including exhibits for Depot Days 2001. This celebration included honors to the retiring MPH prior to her move to NC.

id210321 2 31 "The Great Hanging" Exhibit 2002 Scope and Contents

At Georgia Bass Park in Gainesville, Texas, MPH worked with the history departments at the University of North Texas (her alma matter by a new name) and Texas A&M Commerce professors to compile accurate representations of what had happened in Gainesville, Texas referred to as the Great Hanging. These photos depict the park area in which the exhibit was to be set up.

id210322 2 32 Ianna's Nursery, Gainesville, Texas 1960 Scope and Contents

When MPH's mother Ianna retired from the Gainesville School System as a teacher in early 1960, she decided to continue working by opening a Nursey and Childhood education center. These photos include early pupils mailed to MPH before she returned home.

id210323 2 33 Geneology: Reece Hays (pat) 1880-1920 Scope and Contents

Reece Hays, cousin to PO Hays, depicted in his wedding photo (1912) and other older professional portraits. These include familial name labeling, but not specific dating all printed on cardboard-backed photographs.

id210324 2 34 Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Wallace 1970s Scope and Contents

MPH's sister Estelle and husband Virgil immediately before his death in the mid-1970s.

id210325 2 35 Hong Kong, PRC (China) 1962-1964 Scope and Contents

During her duty station at Hong Kong, PRC (China), MPH's officer position afforded her time to travel to neighboring areas. These pictures depict her travels through Hong Kong and Kowloon.

id210326 2 36 Mr. and Mrs. Parx Orr Hays 1910-1940 Scope and Contents

PO Hays and Ianna (Jones) Hays from their marriage in 1909 to PO's death in the 1940s.

id210327 2 37 Geneology: Hays (Horn) pat. Scope and Contents

Patrilineal geneology with the Horn/Hays side of MPH's family. Her cousin (Horn) collected these photographs and associated geneological information that traces the Hays family back to the Bell/Washington revolutionaries.

id210328 2 38 Geneology: Hays (Carpenter) pat. Scope and Contents

Patrilineal Geneology to Lucy (Carpenter) Hays, MPH's patrilineal grandmother. All photos are older than 1920s, and include cardboard backing.

id210329 2 39 Jones Farm 1880s Scope and Contents

The Jones farm where Ianna (Jones) Hays and her siblings grew up on, located in Gainesville, Texas. Today, it is a historically preserved building thanks to the work of MPH with the state of Texas.

id210330 2 40 Geneology: Jones, mat. (Folder 1 of 2) Scope and Contents

Matrilinial Geneology, including the Jones family related to MPH through her Mother's family. All women from this line are Daughters of the American Revolution and trace back to their Revolutionary ancestors.

id210331 2 41 Geneology: Jones, mat. (Folder 2 of 2) Scope and Contents

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id210332 2 42 Johnnie Neilson Collection Scope and Contents

Mailed to MPH from Johnnie Neilson, a female cousin on her father's side. Johnnie Neilson reoccurs through the collection as an immediate family member (Aunt to MPH?) to whom PO Hays owed a lot of money to during the 1930's depression.

id210333 2 43 Carolina Meadows Apartment 2002-2008 Scope and Contents

MPH elected to move herself into a retirement home when she experienced slight macular degeneration. During this time, her photography slowed and audio taped material increased. These photos depict her living quarters for documentary purposes.

id210336 3 Slides and Postcards 714249 1860-2000 714249 Scope and Contents

This box contains slides in clear plastic slide-sleeves for preservation. Also included are personal blank postcards collected through travels for photographic souvenirs. Lastly, this box also contains 2 odd-shaped items to complete the photography series.

id210337 3 1 Tru-View Reels 1933 Scope and Contents

Old movie reels, collected from the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. The 8 Films include: "TV Series 5"; "C. of P. 1"; "Passion Play"; "Passion Play 2"; "Passion Play 3"; "C. of P. 3"; "Days of '49"; and no label

id210338 3 2 Geneology: Civil War Ancestor 1850 Scope and Contents

The grandfather of C.N. Jones (matrilinial great grandfather), who died in the Civil War in 1860. This photograph is in its original hardshell frame with cover, with gold inlay.

id210339 3 3 Postcards: India Scope and Contents

Collected from India, including major attractions

id210340 3 4 Post Cards: Middle East (Israel, Beruit, Jordan) Scope and Contents

Colored postcards including major tourist attractions

id210341 3 5 Post Cards: Europe (Roma, Paris, Athens, London) Scope and Contents

Including major attractions for each city, collected on the same trip

id210342 3 6 Post Cards: Thailand 1954 Scope and Contents

Including major temples and tourist attractions, collected during her time stationed at Manila, Philippeans

id210343 3 7 Post Cards: North Carolina 1951 Scope and Contents

Tourist attractions depicted, such as the Biltmore House in Asheville, NC and other major attractions.

id210344 3 8 Post Cards: Maryland 1970 Scope and Contents

Tours of major historic homes, and depicted through professional postcards

id210345 3 9 Post Cards: Virginia 1970 Scope and Contents

Monticello and Mount Vernon professional postcards collected from touring the area

id210346 3 10 Post Cards: Gainesville, Texas 1960s Scope and Contents

Collected from her time in Gainesville in the above time period. Due to proximity in processing, these post cards might have been stocked at a gift shop in the Santa Fe depot/Morton Museum and relate directly the exhibits in house during the time period.

id210347 3 11 Post Cards: U.S.S. Cleveland and Hawaii 1962 Scope and Contents

On her ship travels to Hong Kong as a duty station via Hawaii, post cards were collected from the ship and from on-shore excursions while the ship refueled.

id210348 3 12 Post Cards: Cooke County, Texas Scope and Contents

Misc. post cards from major tourist and historical attractions throughout the county.

id210349 3 13 Post Cards: USA 1980-2000 Scope and Contents

General post cards collected through U.S.A. travel to various locations including Colorado and Glacier National Park.

id210350 3 14 Slides: MPH and Friends no date Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous photos with friends, through her FSO and Gainesville Residences

id210351 3 15 Slides: "Rio/Bogota seconds" 1944-1950 Scope and Contents

These slides are of MPH's travels in both Rio and Bogota, but because of the storage of the collection they are inseperable. Without further contextual information not included, they are labeled and re-stored into plastic slides as they were found.

id210352 3 16 Slides: Lima, Peru no date Scope and Contents

Trips and Travels through Peru. These slides are labeled by location, but do not have a date.

id210353 3 17 Slides: Arkansas no date Scope and Contents

These slides are a professionally purchased strip of Hot Springs, AK but do not include a date. Slides are red-exposed and may contain some significant color damage.

id210354 3 18 Slides: Washington D.C. 1942 Scope and Contents

Immedately after joining the Foreign Service, MPH was transferred to Washington D.C. for further training. While waiting for her first assignment, these photos were taken of her exploration of the area.

id210355 3 19 Slides: Argentina 1942-1945 Scope and Contents

During World War II, MPH was stationed at the U.S. embassy as a secretary for the passport office in Buenos Aires. Due to the nature of her job, she was permitted to travel around the area to visit other cities nearby. These slides catalog her travels and home in Buenos Aires during her assignment there.

id210356 3 20 Slides: Chile 1944 Scope and Contents

During World War II, MPH was stationed at the U.S. embassy as a secretary for the passport office in Buenos Aires. Due to the nature of her job, she was permitted to travel around the area to visit other cities nearby. These slides include her trip to Chile in the neighboring area.

id210357 3 21 Slides: Bogota, Columbia 1945-1947 Scope and Contents

Immediately following World War II, MPH received her second assignment to the U.S. embassy in Bogota, Columbia continuing secretarial work in the Passport office. Due to the nature of her job, she was inclined to travel between Columbia and other areas nearby. These photos document her travels and her home during that assignment.

id210358 3 22 Slides: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1948-1950 Scope and Contents

During the early years of the Cold War, MPH was station in Rio continuing her work in the passport office. She was, again, permitted to travel the city and the surrounding areas in her free time. These slides catalog her travels and document her home.

id210359 3 23 Slides: President Juarez Parade 1953-01 Scope and Contents

In Mexico City, Mexico, MPH documented a parade in honor of President Pablo Benito Juarez Garcia (1858-1872) and is considered the most revolutionary and revered President in Mexico's history.

id210360 3 24 Slides: Eisenhower Inaugeration 1953 Scope and Contents

Washington D.C., inaugeration parade for President Dwight D Eisenhower.

id210361 3 25 Slides: Angkor Wat/Siem Reap, Camboda 1954-12-25 Scope and Contents

For Christmas of 1954, during her duty assignment to Manila, Philippeans, MPH traveled to the temples at Angkor Wat and Siem Reap with 2 French ambassadors to Manila. At the time, she and her two friends had the temples to themselves, prior to the revolutionary change that the Khmer Rouge brought to the area only 10 years later. A seperate part of these slides are on a digital library display for the University of Madison Wisconsin SE Asia presentation.

id210362 3 26 Slides: Bangkok, Thailand and India 1954-12 Scope and Contents

These slides depict MPH's tour through Asia while duty stationed at Manila, Philippeans. These slides are also on the same trip as the Angkor Wat/Siemp Reap, Cambodia trip through the month of December.

id210363 3 27 Slides: Hong Kong, PRC (China) 1954 Scope and Contents

Prior to her duty station there, MPH visited Hong Kong and Kowloon on a tour of SE Asia. She departed Hong Kong and flew directly to Cambodia and can be associated with those slides as well.

id210364 3 28 Slides: Hawaii 1954 Scope and Contents

On her first trip to Hawaii, via the U.S.S. Uruguay, these slides were taken when she went ashore during refueling on her way to her Manila, Phillipeans assignment.

id210365 3 29 Slide: Manila, Philippeans 1954-1956 Scope and Contents

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id210366 3 30 Slides: Manila, Philippeans July 4th Celebration 1956-07-04 Scope and Contents

The Philippeans celebrated their 10-year independence day on July 4th, 1956. Including military-grade helicopters, these slides depict the oddly-American celebration of the local people of their independence from the United States.

id210367 3 31 Slides: Oaxaca, Mexico 1956-1958 Scope and Contents

Including her duty-station of Mexico City, MPH traveled extensively to other regions and provinces of Central America during this time, including Oaxaca, Mexico and documented it via these slides.

id210368 3 32 Slides: Su Casa, ciudad de Mexico 1956-1958 Scope and Contents

In Spanish: This collection of photos is noted about her house in Mexico City, including her dog Cricket and staff

id210369 3 33 Slides: Guanajato, Mexico 1958 Scope and Contents

Including her duty-station of Mexico City, MPH traveled extensively to other regions and provinces of Central America during this time, including Oaxaca, Mexico and documented it via these slides.

id210370 3 34 Slides: Acapulco, Mexico 1958 Scope and Contents

Including her duty-station of Mexico City, MPH traveled extensively to other regions and provinces of Central America during this time, including Acapulco, Mexico (the beach resort area) and documented it via these slides.

id210371 3 35 Slides: San Miguel, Mexico City, Mexico 1956-1958 Scope and Contents

Including her duty-station of Mexico City, MPH traveled extensively to other regions and provinces of Central America during this time, including extensive travel in city limits included here.

id210372 3 36 Slides: Dog Show and Xoaliraulea, Mexico 1958 Scope and Contents

With her AKC Certified Irish Terrior that she inherited from another FSO who relocated countries and couldn't take him with, Cricket enlisted in a Dog Show in Mexico City. He won best in breed, so to celebrate they traveled to some ancient Mexican ruins. The photos are clear, and the context is clear, but the spelling of the place associated did not bring up any search results.

id210373 3 37 Slides: Hong Kong, PRC (China) 1962-1964 Scope and Contents

MPH's last assignment to Hong Kong, and pictures of travel of surrounding areas, are included here. The dates encapsulate her assignment here until her retirement in 1964.

id210374 3 38 Slides: Denmark 1964 Scope and Contents

After retirement, MPH decided to travel extensively before returning to Washinton D.C, including Denmark

id210375 3 39 Slides: Athens, Greece 1964 Scope and Contents

After her retirement from the Foreign Service in 1964, MPH did some extensive European and Middle Eastern travel prior to returning to Washington D.C., including Athens, Greece.

id210376 3 40 Slides: Jerusalem, Palestinian Territory 1964 Scope and Contents

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id210377 3 41 Slides: Vienna and Cyprus 1964 Scope and Contents

<p style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Verdana,sans-serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;"> After her retirement from the Foreign Service in 1964, MPH did some extensive European and Middle Eastern travel prior to returning to Washington D.C., including Vienna and Cyprus.

id210378 3 42 Slides: Family Trip to California 1964 Scope and Contents

When she returned the United States, MPH and her sister Estelle, along with the Wallace family, traveled by vehicle to California.

id210379 3 43 Slides: Washington D.C. Area 1970 Scope and Contents

On a return casual trip to Washtington D.C., MPH visited historical landmarks in the area.

id210380 3 44 Slides: Texas Historical Society Meeting 1970 Scope and Contents

Galveston, Texas. MPH attended the meeting in association with the CCHS, but also for personal growth in history. She took notes on grant writing, as seen under "Conferences" later in this collection.

id210381 3 45 Slides: Downtown Gainesville, Texas 1970 Scope and Contents

As a part of a movement toward preservation for the area, including historical markers for the CCHS, MPH documented the town square and various of the older houses in the city area for later notes.

id210382 3 46 Slides: 1301 Pecan Street, Gainesville, Texas 1977 Scope and Contents

For the purpose of appraisal, and for her sisters' edification, MPH documented her international furniture and the state of her Mother's Pecan Street home after she had moved in.

id210383 3 47 Slides: People's Republic of China 1980 Scope and Contents

By invitation only, a few years after Ping Pong diplomacy with Communist China, MPH was a part of a small group who traveled to the PRC. They received an exclusive tour that limited access to pictures, but MPH took them anyways. Documentation of her breaking the law is included in her "Personal Correspondence" file on the subject. These pictures include the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, and various government and religious buildings.The group itself consisted of historians exclusively, including coordinators from the Smithsonian. The list makes MPH's experience in museums seem small, which says a lot about her life experience and persuasive writing abilities to be included.

id210384 3 48 Slides: Oneida School Demolition 1988 Scope and Contents

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id210385 3 49 Slides: A. Lopez Mateo Parade 1994 Scope and Contents

Mexico City, Mexico. President of Mexico from <span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13.93px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22.28px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">1958 to 1964, he was celebrated for his liberal ideas and extensive education and economic reforms. Celebrated at the parade, MPH was visiting for leisure. </span>

id210386 3 50 Slides: Dog Show and Southwestern US Trip 1999 Scope and Contents

Showing her Irish Terrier (AKC certified) at the Dog Show, and then traveling with her Sister Estelle across the southerwestern U.S.

id210391 3 51 Slides: Montague County Dedication 1990s Scope and Contents

The dedication of the historical marker for the county's involvement in agriculture and the Civil War. MPH attended the unveiling ceremony.

id210392 4 Post Cards (and Conferences) 714250 1920-1940 714250 Scope and Contents

Post cards from domestic and international travel as a method of capturing photographs. This box is split between the Series "photos" and "Educational".

id210715 4 1 Pre-1920s Postcards 1880-1920 Scope and Contents

Postcards collected from various international locations, printed prior to 1920. These were either collected personally, or mailed to MPH and her family by her older sister's travels.

id210716 4 2 LA, MS 1938 Scope and Contents

On a road trip across the North Texas area, on the way East, MPH collected postcards in Louisiana and Mississippi in association with travel to Michigan for her Masters' degree in 1938.

id210717 4 3 Mexico 1939-1940 Scope and Contents

On a trip with friends from North Texas State Teacher's College, MPH collected these postcards on a roadtrip to Mexico between 1939 and 1940.

id210718 4 4 Argentina 1942-1945 Scope and Contents

During her first foreign service duty station, MPH collected these postcards from her travels around Argentina near Buenos Aires.

id210719 4 5 Chile 1944 Scope and Contents

During her duty station at Buenos Aires in the Foreign Service, MPH traveled to nearby Chile and collected these postcards recreationally.

id210720 4 6 Uruguay 1944 Scope and Contents

In attache to her trip to Chile, MPH while stationed in Buenos Aires visited nearby countries and cities collecting postcards recreationally on a big trip in 1944.

id210721 4 7 China (Folder 1 of 2) 1979 Scope and Contents

As an active participant in the Cook County Heritage Society, in addition to her Foreign Service experience, MPH was invited behind the Communist curtain to tour the PRC (People's Republic of China) in 1979 immediately following ping-pong American diplomacy during a time of strained relations. In addition to major museum curators and historians, MPH visited across China collecting post cards because photographs were not allowed.

id210722 4 8 China (Folder 2 of 2) 1979 Scope and Contents

As an active participant in the Cook County Heritage Society, in addition to her Foreign Service experience, MPH was invited behind the Communist curtain to tour the PRC (People's Republic of China) in 1979 immediately following ping-pong American diplomacy during a time of strained relations. In addition to major museum curators and historians, MPH visited across China collecting post cards because photographs were not allowed.

id210723 4 9 Japan 1980 Scope and Contents

After completing her scheduled and government-guided tour of the PRC, MPH continued to Japan for a short visit and collected these postcards in lieu of pictures. She likely did not bring her photography gear because of its restricted use in China.

id210724 4 10 New Orleans, LA 1940 Scope and Contents

Prior to her application to the Foreign Service, MPH was stationed for a few months in New Orleans with the State government office as a secretary. Her travels and tours of New Orleans are documented through these post cards.

id210725 4 11 Texas no date Scope and Contents

General postcards from travel across Texas, with no specific acquisition date.

id210393 Educational 1900-2000 Scope and Contents

This series includes educational material and training materials from Ianna (Jones) Hays and MPH. Through grade school, MPH's degree in Education (NTSTC 1933), Ianna Hays' BS in Education (NTSTC 1948), MPH's MA in Education (U of Michigan 1938). This series also includes extensive additional higher education consisting of educational conferences for vocational promotion (1933-2000).

id210394 4 Conferences (and Post Cards) 714250 1903-1998 714250 Scope and Contents

As advancement for her personal education, MPH attended many historical and professional development conferences. She took great notes and saved all promotional and educational materials as a part of the collection. Included is a conference MPH's Mother Ianna attended on similar subject matter that MPH studied.

id210726 4 12 Epsworth Conference, Detroit, MI 1903 Scope and Contents

Ianna Hays, MPH's Mother, took her first trip out of the state of Texas to Detroit, MI for an Epsworth League meeting. She saved all pamphlets regarding the "For Christ" meeting, to better teach Sunday School at her home in Gainesville, Texas later in life.

id210727 4 13 Latin Conference, Denton, Texas 1932 Scope and Contents

MPH, as a student of Latin, attended the Latin Conference on campus at her University: North Texas State Teacher's College in Denton, Texas. The publications here include a variety of pamphlets and publications distributed by the campus for this educational conference.

id210728 4 14 National Education Association Conference, Cleveland, OH 1934 Scope and Contents

As a teacher, Ianna Hays attended this conference while working on her BS in Education at North Texas State Teacher's College. She attended the conference and collected all professionally published pamphlets.

id210729 4 15 NTSTC Teacher's Conference, Denton, TX 1940 Scope and Contents

At the fourth annual Teacher's conference sponsored by the campus, either Ianna or MPH could have attended. This folder includes the publication in book format titled "Educating for the New Age" published for the conference.

id210730 4 16 Texas Small Museum Institute 1966, 1980 Scope and Contents

This small museum institute MPH attended prior to the first museum opening (Morton Museum), and again 15 years later for a refresher for the opening of the Santa Fe Depot. This folder contains her notes and pamphlets for both attendences.

id210731 4 17 TX State Historical Survey Committee Conferences 1967, 1974, 1994, 2004 Scope and Contents

Attending essentially once a decade, MPH returned to the TSHSC conferences to better evaluate the educational and historical value of the surrounding Cook County area. This folder includes her notes and pamphlets for those conferences.

id210732 4 18 National Trust for Historical Preservation Conference 1970 Scope and Contents

As the foremost grant writer for the CCHS, MPH attended the conference and took extensive notes to further grant write for funding for the Santa Fe Depot. The Conferences included tips and tricks for writing your Congressmen, in which a large uptake in correspondence formally to Congressmen happens in the collection afterward.

id210733 4 19 TX State Historical Markers Guidelines Meeting 1971 Scope and Contents

To formalize markers for the historical tour in Gainesville, TX, MPH continued grant writing and historical outline writing for Texas State historical markers around the city. Many homes, fields, and Civil War cites were later authenticated and sign-posted afte this conference.

id210734 4 20 "AAM" Conference, Ft. Worth, TX 1974 Scope and Contents

The American Association of Museums conference in Fort Worth was a national museum conference for preservation and grant writing that just so-happened to be nearby. MPH attends the first time in 1974 and again in 1978 (see Box 4, Folder 22).

id210735 4 21 Texas Association of Museums Meeting 1975-03-14 Scope and Contents

As a smaller branch of the AAM (American Association of Museums), the Texas Association of Museums conferences include networking with other locally-based historical. art, and science museum including a calendar of break-away groups for specific ideas.

id210736 4 22 "AAM" Conference, Kansas City, MO 1978 Scope and Contents

In her second AAM (American Association of Museums) conference, (see Box 4, Folder 20), MPH took extensive notes on grant writing and nationalization of a local museum.

id210737 4 23 AAM China 1980 Scope and Contents

In correspondence with the assocation, their historical conference in China was both diplomatic and problematic. One of the members of the group took and published photographs that were restricted, concluding in an additional meeting for the tour staff as documented in this file.

id210738 4 24 Texas Heritage Conference 1981 Scope and Contents

In collaboration between the Main Street Project, the Texas Heritage Conference discussed the revitalization of the inner-city and extensive publications about the utilization of local restaurants and attractions to collaborate for museum attendence.

id210739 4 25 Texas Association of Museums Conference 1998-04-14 Scope and Contents

This conference centered around publications about items/paperwork preservation and materials, as well as formal museum-issued publications. This conference provided hints and examples of cemetery guides and exhibition guides.

id210740 4 26 Historical Preservation Conference, Gainesville, Texas 1988 Scope and Contents

After attending historical conferences for over 2 decades, MPH and the Cook County Historical Society sponsored a community event that hosted a historical preservation conference. Attendees were both laymen locals and professional historians by nearby Universities.

id210741 4 27 Methodist Church Preservation Clinic 1991 Scope and Contents

Transferring from historical markers to permanent building preservation, MPH transferred her grant writing skills to preserve the historic church that she attended in Gainesville, TX. She attended this clinic in Richardson and Gainesville to promote the preservation of local church histories.

id210742 4 28 Word Perfect Seminar 1993-07 Scope and Contents

As an avid typewriter user, with the advent and expansion of computers and word processors in the home, MPH attended a Word Perfect conference to "practice". As the pre-emptive program to Microsoft Word processing, she practiced formal typing and writing with hints and tricks published here.

id210743 4 29 CCHS Preservation Week 1994, 1995 Scope and Contents

The CCHS sponsored a community event that included the local university staffs to annual preservation weeks that promoted new Texas State Historical markers, preserved churches, and the new exhibits at the completed Santa Fe Museum and Morton Museums. MPH was no longer on the board, but collaborated and assisted with these events.

id210744 4 30 National Preservation Conference 1995-10 Scope and Contents

This conference included preserving items/documents as well as buildings. Formal tools for sysematic filing and finding aids are included in this folder, as they became standardized.

id210745 4 31 Rail Station Revitalization Conference 1998 Scope and Contents

Concerned about the finalization of the Santa Fe Depot and the inclusion of a new Gainesville Amtrack station, MPH attended this conference and took extensive notes on the inclusion of Railway history and building preservation.

id210396 5 Teaching Materials and Notes 214251 714251 Scope and Contents

As Ianna Hays and Estelle Hays both served as active teachers, MPH collected their older teaching material for historical purposes. Additionally, because MPH received a higher education in Education, her interest was keen as it applied to her careers.

id211320 5 1 Sunday School Promotions 1918/1928 Scope and Contents

MPH was active in the methodist church, that stayed with her throughout her life. This documents the beginnings.

id211321 5 2 Publication: Sunday School Education Materials 1950s Scope and Contents

Ianna Hays taught Sunday School after retiring from public school teaching. She opened her own religious-based nursery and used materials such as these.

id211322 5 3 NTSTC Publication 1900-1940 Scope and Contents

Official capacity publications from the college encouraging campus participation. These were likely from MPH's personal collection, but could have been Ianna's as well, as she attended during that time.

id211323 5 4 Jones Family Report Cards 1903-1906 Scope and Contents

Family Report Cards from the turn of the century Texas public education

id211324 5 5 Book- Jones Family Primer 1880 Scope and Contents

A rare publication as part of the collection, in poor to fair condition. Be careful when handling this book. The primer is a widely-published in later years book.

id211325 5 6 Primary School Work: Lucille Jones (Folder 1 of 2) 1910 Scope and Contents

Ianna's sister's school work from high school, as history and science progressed at the turn of the century Texas public school.

id211326 5 7 Primary School Work: Lucille Jones (Folder 2 of 2) 1910 Scope and Contents

Ianna's sister's school work from high school, as history and science progressed at the turn of the century Texas public school.

id211327 5 8 School Work and Transcripts (Folder 1 of 2) 1920-1942 Scope and Contents

MPH's school work through grade school and Teacher's training at NTSTC

id211328 5 9 School Work and Transcripts (Folder 2 of 2) 1920-1942 Scope and Contents

MPH's school work through grade school and Teacher's training at NTSTC

id211329 5 10 Primary School History Workbooks 1920-1929 Scope and Contents

Remarkable history coverage of the Great War, as in present tense.

id211330 5 11 Notes: Primary School Civics and Geography 1923-1924 Scope and Contents

MPH's gradeschool work with interesting 1920s changes. The incorporation of certain countries unavailable at later times, with direct influence of inter-war politics.

id211331 5 12 Notes; Primary School Home Ec. 1924-1925 Scope and Contents

Incorporating strict rules about dress and housekeeping, the Home Economics course dictated a lot of formal rules about dignity as it pertained to the female gender.

id211332 5 13 Primary School World History 1925 Scope and Contents

High school history as it was altered in the inter-war period

id211333 5 14 Spanish Workbook 1925-1926 Scope and Contents

MPH's later mastery of the language began with this workbook.

id211334 5 15 Notes: BS Education @ NTSTC, Biology 1928 Scope and Contents

MPH's biology notes, for educating the next generation in the sciences

id211335 5 16 UMich Education C119 Unpublished Work 1938 Scope and Contents

In her Mastery of Education at the University of Michigan, MPH worked on her thesis with extensive research found here prior to publication

id211336 5 17 UMich Master of Education Notes (Folder 1 of 3) 1938-1939 Scope and Contents

MPH's Master of Education degree acquired through archaic teaching methods and thoughts about child psychology.

id211337 5 18 UMich Master of Education Notes (Folder 2 of 3) 1938-1939 Scope and Contents

MPH's Master of Education degree acquired through archaic teaching methods and thoughts about child psychology.

id211338 5 19 UMich Master of Education Notes (Folder 3 of 3) 1938-1939 Scope and Contents

MPH's Master of Education degree acquired through archaic teaching methods and thoughts about child psychology.

id211339 5 20 BS Education @ NTSTC Notes 1941 Scope and Contents

Ianna Hays returned to school when her daughter MPH worked there. Ianna finished her Bachelor of Science in 1941 from NTSTC.

id211340 5 21 Elementary Education Book List 1938 Scope and Contents

Notes regarding the extensive education of elementary students, based on the current educational psychology and the current published book accessability.

id211341 5 22 Publication: Teaching and Booklist 1940 Scope and Contents

Ianna Hays' acquired booklist pertaining to education, based on the available books during the war

id211342 5 23 Final Thesis BS Education @ NTSTC 1941 Scope and Contents

Ianna's final thesis regarding elementary education to matriculate her Bachelor of Science in Education from North Texas State Teacher's College in 1941

id210395 6 Educational Publications (and Genealogy) 714252 Scope and Contents

Ianna Hays attended the NTSTC while MPH was employed there. Ianna, Estelle, and Margaret all matriculated from NTSTC with a BS in Education between 1930-1938. These materials are educational for students of Education to practice on their own students later in life. Additionally, the beginning of the Genealogy series starts here.

id211821 6 1 Pub: Pi Lambda Theta 1935 Scope and Contents

"A Quarter of a Century of Pi Lambda Theta" published in 1935, is a rare copy of the handbook and review of the organization's history. MPH was a member.

id211822 6 2 Notes; BS Education @ NTSTC (ianna) 1941 Scope and Contents

As a part of Ianna Hay's Bachelor of Science coursework at North Texas State Teacher's College, Ianna took extensive notes on the history of childhood education.

id211823 6 3 BS Education @ NTSTC, Official Pub (Ianna) mat. 1941 Scope and Contents

As a part of Ianna Hay's Bachelor of Science coursework at North Texas State Teacher's College, Ianna took extensive notes on the history of childhood education.

id211824 6 4 Coursework: BS Education @ NTSTC Library Sciences 1941 Scope and Contents

As a part of Ianna Hay's Bachelor of Science coursework at North Texas State Teacher's College, Ianna took extensive notes on the history of childhood education.

id211825 6 5 Pub: Teaching Primers for Typing and Handwriting 1946 Scope and Contents

Three published primers for teachers to assist their students in both handwriting and typing (typewriter) usage.

id211826 6 6 U. North Texas Pub 1971-2000 Scope and Contents

North Texas magazine publications, selected years in the date range.

id211827 6 7 Teachers Employment 1902-1940 Scope and Contents

During Ianna Hays tenure teaching in the state of Texas, her formal hire by the state and continued employment are formally documented here.

id211828 6 8 Thesis: U Michigan 1938 Scope and Contents

"Vocational Aspirations of Seniors at NTSTC" study by MPH

id211829 6 9 Correspondence: Teacher's Retirement System 1952-1965 Scope and Contents

Ianna Hays formal correspondence with the State of Texas Education Retirement System to finalize and formalize her retirement. Correspondence includes pension benefits, and other corresponding material.

id211830 6 10 Notes: Chemistry @ TWU (Louanna) 1927 Scope and Contents

MPH's older sister Louanna attended Texas Women's University, and saved her corresponding Chemistry notes regarding education.

id211831 6 11 Pi Lambda Theta Pub 1939 Scope and Contents

MPH's membership of the organization at NTSTC included Newsletters and updates about the organizations activities.

id211832 6 12 Pi Omega Pi 1940 Scope and Contents

Latin Club and other campus memberships extended to life-long participation long after graduation. This folder includes event invitations and calling cards regarding the organization.

id211833 6 13 Kappa Delta Pi 1932 Scope and Contents

MPH's membership to this greek organization extended for academic reasons. This folder includes programs and songs regarding membership.

id211834 6 14 Diplomas 1930-1938 Scope and Contents

Including her Bachelors, Masters, and HIgh School diplomas.

id211835 6 15 Notes: BS Education (Estelle) 1929 Scope and Contents

Estelle, MPH's older sister, also had a degree in education from a local college, and her notes are available here.

id210397 Biographical 1903-2000 Scope and Contents

The biographical series is loosley named to include anything personal to MPH that excludes her work with the CCHS after 1966. Therefore, Travel Publications from her extensive travels, personal correspondence between herself and others as well as amongst her family, and news clippings are located here.

id211820 6 (Educational Publications) and Genealogy 714252 714252 Scope and Contents

Continued from previous series. The genealogy portion of this box contains more genealogy paperwork, discussing charts and news clippings.

id211836 6 16 Ianna (Jones) Hays Will 1931-1966 Scope and Contents

Ianna Hays hand wrote her will in 1931. She additionally added pages as time went on to include other assets and her grandchildren. Heart-felt notes regarding her feelings towards her children are included here.

id211837 6 17 Self-Authored Life Story Ianna Hays 1960-1966 Scope and Contents

Immediately prior to her death, Ianna Hays detailed her upbringings and memories from early childhood in the beginnings of an autobiography.

id211838 6 18 Ianna Jones Hays Birth Certificate 1886 Scope and Contents

Ianna Jones was born in 1886, and did not get a formal birth certificate until applying for her passport in the 1950s.

id211839 6 19 Birth Records 1912 Scope and Contents

MPH's Birth Records collected by her mother. This was unusual at the time, as birth records were not yet standardized.

id211840 6 20 Genealogy: Matrilineal Scope and Contents

A Collection of miscellaneous genealogy paperwork collected by MPH's notes.

id211841 6 21 Genealogy: Rev. E.D. Piott Scope and Contents

In relation to her sister Louanna Hays Piott, Reverand Piott traced back to the 1800s.

id211842 6 22 Genealogy Publication: Ladonia 1836-2000 Scope and Contents

The community, and formalized city, of Ladonia, Texas published a Genealogical record of the township between these dates.

id211843 6 23 Genealogy: Piott Publications (mat.) Scope and Contents

Through her sister's in-laws, MPH traces past lineage for her sister's marriage

id211844 6 24 News Clippings: Nielson Genealogy (mat.) Scope and Contents

Including CN Jones and family, these news clippings help trace the MPH matrilineal line and actions.

id211845 6 25 Genealogical Photos: Neilson (mat.) Scope and Contents

The Neilsons, photograph and collected for a personal record in attachment to MPH's study of her matrilineal line.

id211846 6 26 Photos: Horns (mat.) Scope and Contents

Sidney Horn and Louanna's relatives, traced with the Piott family.

id211847 6 27 Genealogy: Orr/Hays (pat.) Scope and Contents

MPH's father and patrilineal grandfather are traced through history in this folder.

id211848 6 28 Genealogy: Piott/Jones (mat.) Scope and Contents

The marriage of the Piott and Jones lines, as traced through the late 1880s

id211849 6 29 Genealogy: Washington 1661-1667 Scope and Contents

MPH believed, after extensive research through local genealogical societies, that she could trace her heritage back to (Marsha) Washington, as documented here.

id211850 6 30 Genealogy: Jones, Richard (Batte) 1692-1759 Scope and Contents

Believing that her roots centered in the American Revolution, MPH traced her Jones line back to Richard Jones and his participation as a Colonist in Virginia.

id211851 6 31 Genealogy: Leonards Scope and Contents

It is unknown how the Leonards fit into the large picture of MPH's genealogical heritage, but it was located in the original collection near the material it is thus filed with.

id211852 6 32 Family History: Oral, Jones Scope and Contents

MPH requested that the local community submit written stories of their family's experiences. Instead of losing the valuable history of passing parents, MPH invested time in interviewing local Joneses.

id211853 6 33 Genealogy: Jones, Truman Scope and Contents

MPH Believed that Truman Jones was a matrilineal relative, but she did not include him in her genealogical chart so it is unsure where he fits into the large scope of the project

id211854 6 34 "Top Household Calendar" 1916 Scope and Contents

A Rare Book. Leather-bound with twine fasteners. This calendar included cooking tips and farmer's almanac information.

id210406 7 Family Correspondence and Biographical 1900-2006 714253 Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Ianna, Estelle, and PO Hays is documented here. Discussions in these letters are either about MPH or about pertinent life events to the family, including the marriage of Ianna and PO in the early 1900s.  The biographical section of this box includes birth certificates, marriage certificates, and other institutional or government issued formal document.

id211289 7 1 Correspondence: League of Women Voters, Long Term Senior Care 1996-1997 Scope and Contents

As an active member of the League of Women Voters for the state of Texas, MPH was worried about her own health in the senior care system. She was an active lobbyist for the betterment of regulations and care for seniors, around 10 years prior to her own move into the system.

id211290 7 2 Personal Correspondence 2000-2008 Scope and Contents

Including her move to Carolina to the Carolina Meadows retirement home, correspondence between her sister and friends. Correspondence ends with MPH's death in 2008.

id211291 7 3 Family Correspondence 1890-1909 Scope and Contents

Correspondence collected by Ianna Hays, from Ianna Hays to her friends and family as well as future husband. PO Hay's correspondence from employers and family, as well as to his future wife.

id211292 7 4 Family Correspondence: Aunt Lucile Jones 1913-1915 Scope and Contents

Letters to and from Ianna and her Mother's sister Lucile.

id211293 7 5 Famiyl Correspondence 1900-1919 Scope and Contents

About the Children's births to MPH's grandparents and Ianna's siblings. Also about debt acrued for the movement to Gainesville, Texas

id211294 7 6 Love Letters 1901-1906 Scope and Contents

Letters between Ianna Jones and PO Hays prior to their marriage in 1906.

id211295 7 7 Family Correspondence 1920-1929 Scope and Contents

Effected by the Great Depression, familial debt and drama arouse from loans the Hays family had acrued. MPH and her sisters begin to write.

id211296 7 8 The Importance of Pewter 1929-1947 Scope and Contents

At the beginnings of the Depression, the collection and maintenence of Pewter was a big investment for the family. Ianna continued correspondence with producers in the interest of savings.

id211297 7 9 Family Correspondence 1930-1939 Scope and Contents

Ianna begins to write her daughters married and off to college. The letters are about MPH but her letters are not included here. Instead, in her personal correspondence file.

id211298 7 10 Family Correspondence 1940-1949 Scope and Contents

Ianna begins to write her daughters married and off to college. At the beginning of the war as educators, Ianna and daughter Estelle are concerned about the distribution of war rations at their schools. The letters are about MPH but her letters are not included here. Instead, in her personal correspondence file.

id211299 7 11 P.O. Hays Employment 1930-1950 Scope and Contents

With a loan taken and repaid to his Aunt, PO switched employment several times between 1900 and his death in the 1950s. From Butcher, to mechanic, to Real Estate Agent, PO was always in search of the best way to provide for his family.

id211300 7 12 PO Hays Professional Correspondence 1940-1949 Scope and Contents

The written correspondence between prospective clients and himself, including land deed conversations and long-term loan information during wartime

id211301 7 13 Father's Death Correspondence 1949-12 Scope and Contents

Correspondence to Ianna Hays and sisters about the death of PO Hays

id211302 7 14 Family Correspondence 1950-1959 Scope and Contents

Ianna writes her daughters, especially regarding MPH's absence. Ianna attempts to work out the family's financial affairs after PO's death.

id211303 7 15 Hays Family Oil Interests 1954-1956 Scope and Contents

After PO's death, cashing out the Hays family oil interests became an issue that Louanna, Estelle, and MPH had to negotiate together. Condencending language toward women about their uneducated state was frequent in incoming correspondence.

id211304 7 16 Family Correspondence (Folder 1 of 2) 1960-1971 Scope and Contents

When Margaret moved home to help her mother, Ianna's letters became their letters to and from MPH's sisters. Revolving around the health and care of their mother.

id211305 7 17 Family Correspondence (Folder 2 of 2) 1960-1971 Scope and Contents

When Margaret moved home to help her mother, Ianna's letters became their letters to and from MPH's sisters. Revolving around the health and care of their mother.

id211306 7 18 Family Correspondence 1980-1989 Scope and Contents

Between siblings about the Hays and Jones family estates centered in Gainesville, Texas.

id211307 7 19 League of Women Voters, Gainesville, TX 1990-1999 Scope and Contents

Correspondence from MPH to and from the League revolving Voters rights and political activism

id211308 7 20 Funeral: Louanna Hays Piott Scope and Contents

Condolences from neighbors and her sister regarding the death of MPH's older sister.

id211309 7 21 Bio: Bank Statement 1945-1947 Scope and Contents

Bank statements regarding international transfers from local Gainesville, TX bank to Latin America at the end of the war.

id211310 7 22 Bio: Immunizations 1962-1963 Scope and Contents

Immunizations prior to her appointment in China, regarding state of the art medicine at the time.

id211311 7 23 Bio: Ianna Hays Death Certificate and Memorial 1972 Scope and Contents

With the death of their mother, MPH saved her death certificate for legal purposes and her memorial documentation for sentimental ones.

id211312 7 24 Awards 1973-2006 Scope and Contents

Awards for a variety of things, mostly from FSO and Community involvement

id211313 7 25 Bio: CV/Resume Scope and Contents

Up to date, including community involvement and all duty stations. Good for referencing the collection in context.

id211314 7 26 Bio: International Drivers License, Hong Kong, PRC 1962-1964 Scope and Contents

Received during her duty station in Hong Kong

id211315 7 27 Daughters of the Revolution Applicaiton, Ianna Hays 1955-1957 Scope and Contents

With the collection and research of MPH's genealogy, Ianna applied to the Daughters of the Revolution and was accepted.

id211316 7 28 Daughers of the Revolution Correspondence 1968 Scope and Contents

For her own application, and for the application of her sisters, MPH engaged in conversation regarding the lengthy application process

id211317 7 29 Bio: Class Reunion 45th and 50th, Gainesville, TX 1974, 1979 Scope and Contents

The pamphlet and correspondence regarding the attendence of her high school reunion

id211318 7 30 Bio: 1301 Pecan St, Gainesville, TX 2000 Scope and Contents

The appraisal and inspection of her childhood home, her parents had purchased in the early 1900s after marriage. The Hays residence was appraised for value including a historical marker and designation, due to the Hays family history and involvement in the community.

id211319 7 31 BIo: Last Will and Testament 1994 Scope and Contents

More than a decade before her death, MPH made the final changes to her Will leaving the majority of her items and finances to the CCHS and to her neices and nephews.

id210407 8 Personal Correspondence 714254 1921-1999 714254 Scope and Contents

Kind of unusually, MPH kept a copy of each of the letters she sent  and mailed the carbon copy. The majority of this collection is MPH's personal writings by typewriter, but progresses to computer print by the early 1990s. A few files contain responses. All correspondence is filed BY DATE.

id211255 8 1 Misc. Correspondence no date Scope and Contents

This file contains 10-20 pieces of correspondence on a variety of formats, with no date or locational context to be included in a more specific part of the collection.

id211256 8 2 Personal Correspondence, Gainesville, TX 1921-1938 Scope and Contents

Correspondence such as notes passed in grade school, and letters written home from college are included in this folder.

id211257 8 3 University of Michigan, Personal 1938-1938 Scope and Contents

Written from Michigan while working on her Masters in Education. MPH wrote to and from her Mother and the NTSTC campus who paid for the degree and time away.

id211258 8 4 FSO Enlistment, Official 1942 Scope and Contents

Over the course of a few months, the Department of State correspondence with MPH about release from her duties in New Orleans (that required the consent of a governor, thus provided here), and her encouragement to move to Washington D.C. to continue the process.

id211259 8 5 Interim FSO Appointment, Washington D.C. 1945-07 to 1945-12 Scope and Contents

MPH recieved Spanish language training while waiting for her first over-seas appointment. She wrote home anxiously to her family, excited about exploring Washington D.C. and anxious about her pending move.

id211260 8 6 New Orleans, LA 1941-1942 Scope and Contents

While working for the local state department in Lousiana, she wrote home about her time and adventures in New Orleans.

id211261 8 7 Buenos Aires, Argentina 1942-06 to 1945-01 Scope and Contents

Correspondence home about her excitement and duty station here includes her travels to other locations, the revolution, the sexism and difficulty she experienced in the office, and her lengthy travel between the US and Argentina.

id211262 8 8 Bogota, Columbia 1945-12 to 1947-12 Scope and Contents

After a brief pause in Gainesville, MPH renelisted to the FSO and continued to write home about her time in Bogota. Topics include office work, local fashion and household customs, the revolution and government politics, and travel.

id211263 8 9 Rio de Janiero, Brazil 1948-03 to 1950-09 Scope and Contents

At this duty station, MPH focused her writings mainly on her new apartment and her travels, as the political environ was limited

id211264 8 10 Red Scare Correspondence, Brazil 1948 Scope and Contents

MPH was accused by a disgruntled former American Citizen as being a Communist Sympathist and the height of the Cold War. In this folder, MPH's official correspondence and statements published to the state department are paired with friends' concerned letters.

id211265 8 11 Official Correspondence 1945-1950 Scope and Contents

Officialy correspondence to and from MPH and the Department of State regarding Red Scare issues and promotion hold-backs

id211266 8 12 Washington D.C. 1950-10 to 1954-06 Scope and Contents

Correspondence from her home in Washington DC to her parents and friends, while in between assignments to other international locations

id211267 8 13 Manila, Philippines 1954-07 to 1956-08 Scope and Contents

During her time station in Manila. Correspondence includes: letters to and from her mother and sisters, letters from her trips through Asia, official correspondence regarding promotional material

id211268 8 14 Mexico City, Mexico 1956-12 to 1958-12 Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding her duty station while in Mexico, including visits from her family members due to the close proximity.

id211269 8 15 Washington D.C. 1959-06 to 1962-05 Scope and Contents

During her intermittent years in residence in Washington DC, in between international duty assignments. To and from her family in Gainseville, TX.

id211270 8 16 Hong Kong, PRC 1962-08 to 1964-07 Scope and Contents

Regarding her retirement and Asian travel, all correspondence here is outgoing and intermittent to Gainseville, TX

id211271 8 17 Washington D.C. 1964-1966 Scope and Contents

Upon her retirement from the FSO, MPH remained in Washington D.C. at the American University and continued to write to her ailing mother at home.

id211272 8 18 FSO Dispute and Retirement Correspondence 1962-1964 Scope and Contents

Under a particularly nasty employer, MPH felt like she was being discriminated against. Instead of continuing on with the FSO, she retired instead. She made clear through this official correspondence why she felt her discrimination was real and tangible, and recieved vague and disinterested replies.

id211273 8 19 Post-FSO Federal Applications 1964-1966 Scope and Contents

After retirement, as she settled in Washington D.C., MPH applied for other federal employment through these outgoing applications.

id211274 8 20 Hays Bill Correspondence 1965-1966 Scope and Contents

MPH was active in writing her Congressmen about the unfair promotional practices and oddly-structured FSO formatting. She wrote extensively on the topic encouraging change.

id211275 8 21 American University, Washington D.C. 1966 Scope and Contents

Correspondence to and from the University, and her family regarding her work at the university.

id211276 8 22 Gainesville, TX 1966-1969 Scope and Contents

This personal correspondence was about her own personal interests, and is clearly seperated for the purposes of his collection from MPH's correspondence in the CCHS capacity.

id211277 8 23 Gainesville, TX 1970-1976 Scope and Contents

Personal correspondence, intentionall seperated from her correspondence in official capacity for the CCHS and Museums

id211278 8 24 Condolences for Mrs. PO Hays 1972-03 Scope and Contents

Regarding the death of her mother, Ianna Hays.

id211279 8 25 Gainesville, TX 1977-1989 Scope and Contents

Personal correspondence, intentionall seperated from her correspondence in official capacity for the CCHS and Museums

id211280 8 26 Correspondence as Mayor of Gainesville, Texas 1981-1983 Scope and Contents

As Mayor, MPH wrote to many different former city council members about changes to legislation and billing that she pursued as policy.

id211281 8 27 William Ray Bellamy Incarceration 1982-1999 Scope and Contents

MPH as Mayor was placed as the sole caregiver for Mrs. Bellamy in her old age, with the power of attorney. MPH cared for her until her death because she had no other living relatives, with one exception of William "Ray" Bellamy who was incarerated at Huntsville State Penitentiary. MPH continued correspondence with Ray, who was illiterate and had cellmates assist with his writing. Ray appealed his sentence, of which he was found guilty of Robbery and Attempted Rape in the states of LA and TX for two seperate crimes a week apart. MPH stayed in contact with him, until his assumed death?

id211282 8 28 Personal Correspondence Gainseville, TX (Folder 1 of 2) 1990-1999 Scope and Contents

Personal correspondence, intentionall seperated from her correspondence in official capacity for the CCHS and Museums

id211283 8 29 Personal Correspondence Gainseville, TX (Folder 2 of 2) 1990-1999 Scope and Contents

Personal correspondence, intentionall seperated from her correspondence in official capacity for the CCHS and Museums

id213987 8 30 American Henry Co., Hong Kong, PRC 1964 Scope and Contents

MPH's correspondence regarding clothing purchases from China.

id210408 9 Personal Publications 714255 1898-1992 714255 Scope and Contents

These official publications (official: defined as published by a corporation, government, school, or personally published) are a part of the MPH personal collection. She retained these items for their reference value, historical value, and sentimental value.

id211856 9 1 Official Pub: The Journal of Osteopathy 1898-1901 Scope and Contents

The published Journal of Osteopathy was in MPH's collection, but without context. With some background information, they appear to have belonged to her mother Ianna.

id211857 9 2 Pub Clippings: Teaching 1906 Scope and Contents

When Ianna taught grade school, these clippings could have served as pneumonic devices to assist children with learning to read and write.

id211858 9 3 Furniture Home Eco 107 for Estelle Hays 1917 Scope and Contents

MPH cut out magazine furniture and pasted them to brown paper for her sister. These pieces of furniture looked to be quite modern for the times, and likely was a "wish list" pulled from a catalog.

id211859 9 4 Pub: Yukon Basin Gold Dredging Scope and Contents

PO Hays switched careers regularly; this could have been a part of his collection for the next "scheme" to make money.

id211860 9 5 Recipes 1910-1940 Scope and Contents

As cookbooks did not add to the collection, instead this selection of recipes hand-written for the family by Ianna Hays remains with the collection. As a poor family in the Great Depression and World War I and II, utilizing the things on hand was important.

id211861 9 6 Official Pub: Gainesville Jr High and Newsome High School 1920-1929 Scope and Contents

These personal publications are separate from the general education collection because they document MPH's time in the school system.

id211862 9 7 Pub: Majestic Theatre Playbills 1928 Scope and Contents

The local grade school students performed their plays and musicals at the local theatre, likely because the school had no such space. The Playbills collected here for both for students and for professional plays during this time period.

id211863 9 8 Off Pub: NTSTC 1930-1939 Scope and Contents

The official publications for green organization membership and educational participation, all pertinent to MPH's education experience

id211864 9 9 Off Pub: U of Mich Masters' Education Supplementary Materials 1938-1939 Scope and Contents

These materials assisting with attending U Mich in her College of Education.

id211865 9 10 NCTC Junior College Collection Scope and Contents

This folder contains photocopies of documents regarding the school. MPH attended NCTC for a short time prior to enrolling at NTSTC.

id211866 9 11 Pub: "A Letter from a Bald-headed Dad" by Robert Quillen 1929 Scope and Contents

This newspaper-published letter from a father to his "flapper" daughter encourages women to remain in their subservient roles. This is an original publication, so the paper is very fragile. Likewise, the information here formed MPH's original views of the roles of women in the world.

id211867 9 12 Pub: Poems by WH Bruce Scope and Contents

There is no immediate record of who WH Bruce is, from a cursory search through the University system. This suggests that WH Bruce is a private unpublished person, and these type-writer poems were small-scale and possibly personally published for MPH.

id211868 9 13 Pub: Junior Music 14 Club, Gainesville, TX 1929 Scope and Contents

MPH, in association with the Majestic theatre, was involved in the arts through both drama and music.

id211869 9 14 Pub: "Better Meals for Less Money" 1941 Scope and Contents

As the U.S. begins to enter the war after December 1941, publications such as this encouraged women to take a part in the war effort by changing the way that they take care of the children at home. This means adjusting the at-home diet to include cheaper items in an efficient way.

id211870 9 15 NTSTC Bulletin 1932-138 Scope and Contents

Even After graduation, MPH worked for the NTSTC campus prior to enlisting in the FSO.

id211871 9 16 20th Century Typewriting Pub 1934 Scope and Contents

As a part of the college curriculum, NTSTC encouraged proficient typewriting skills. Publications like this assisted in teaching people how to proficiently survive their courses with the use of a typewriter.

id211872 9 17 Pub: "Forecast" Home Ec. Magazine 1936-1937 Scope and Contents

At the height of women at home, returned after WWI, this magazine depicts women and their influential (and encouraged) role in the home. MPH likely included this in her collection, because she found it ironic.

id211873 9 18 Latin American Archeology 1942-1947 Scope and Contents

As the academic study of Latin America became in vogue, MPH was stationed in Latin America with extensive interest in history.

id211874 9 19 FSO Pub: Panamerican Basics 1945 Scope and Contents

Her entry into the FSO was framed by a mastery of the Spanish language; MPH was stationed in Latin America for over a decade and received appropriate training regarding it from the diplomatic service department.

id211875 9 20 FS to FSO Promotion 1955 Scope and Contents

After finally passing the foreign service officer exam, MPH received her commission and commission paperwork formally in 1955 while stationed at Manila.

id211876 9 21 Department of State Official Publications 1950-1965 Scope and Contents

A collection of FSO publications regarding diplomacy, diplomatic missions, and the State of the Union.

id211877 9 22 Off Pub: FSO Promotion Infographics 1961 Scope and Contents

Concerned with the promotional structure during the Hays Bill congressional hearing, MPH collected these as was her concern in promotion.

id211878 9 23 Church Pub, Washington D.C. 1958-1962 Scope and Contents

While MPH was living in Washington D.C., she attended Foundry Church and saved the pamphlets. These include political leanings and promotional information.

id211879 9 24 Pub: FSO Hong Kong Prep 1961-1962 Scope and Contents

After her assignment to Hong Kong as Consulate, MPH received study materials to prep for a Communist country by the US State Department. While living in Washington D.C. she studied these materials and made annotations.

id211880 9 25 Pub; American Directories, Hong Kong 1962-1964 Scope and Contents

Published internal record of the personnel on hand in Hong Kong at MPH's duty station who worked at the State Department.

id211881 9 26 Pub; Irish Terriers of America 1963 Scope and Contents

MPH adopted an Irish Terrier while in Manila from a woman who worked for the State Department who bred them and was forced to move with a new duty station. Cricket, her new dog, was actively involved in the organization and received high honors at competitions MPH participated in globally.

id211882 9 27 American University Latin America Pub 1964-07 Scope and Contents

MPH, after retirement from the FSO, was employed by the American Unversity of Washington D.C. to organize and research the political situation in Latin America. Based on her experience and research, MPH published these works for the State Department and University.

id211883 9 28 Pub; Latin America Studies Academe Research 1966 Scope and Contents

While employed at the American University, MPH collected information about students in Latin America and their political leanings to promote diplomacy through the State Department.

id211884 9 29 Official Pub: US State Department Newsletter 1966-1967 Scope and Contents

After retirement, MPH began receiving and collecting Newsletters from the State Department regarding news and promotions to keep in touch.

id211885 9 30 Pub: Retired FSO Mailers 1979-1989 Scope and Contents

After retirement from the FSO, MPH collected newsletters that were casually published for retirees.

id211886 9 31 National Voter Magazine 1991-1992 Scope and Contents

MPH was politically active in her later years. She joined the Women's Voter league and was active in lobbying for Senior Citizen rights. This magazine was included in her membership to the voter's league with tips and tricks for successful lobbying.

id211887 9 32 Official Pub: WWII Ration and Childcare Pamphlets 1942-1945 Scope and Contents

Estelle (Hays) Wallace collected these WWII pamphlets that were published and distributed to local schools at which she taught. These pamphlets instructed teachers on how to correctly distribute food stamps to the local community, as well as how to appropriately address the war and shortages to children.

id213990 9 33 Socialist Labor Party Official Publication 1934 Scope and Contents

A newspaper printed publication searching for supporters of the American Socialist Labor Party. Concerns include the "withering of society".

id210409 10 Travel Publication (Box 1 of 4) 714256 1903-1945 714256 Scope and Contents

At the beginning of her life, Margaret Parx Hays travled extensively prior to enlisting in the Foreign Service. This box includes her mother's and her personal travel until her first years of enlistment. All personal travel publications are formally published brochures, books, pamphlets, and maps from travel agencies, museums, and other tourist destination spots.

id210747 10 1 Detroit, MI 1903 Scope and Contents

On Ianna Hay's conference trip to Detroit, MI for the Epsworth League, she collected these travel publication materials as souvenirs.

id210748 10 2 Chicago World's Fair (Folder 1 of 2) 1993 Scope and Contents

On MPH and her sisters trip to the Chicago World's Fair, she collected pamphlets from each booth regarding travel and the future of technology.

id210749 10 3 Chicago World's Fair (Folder 2 of 2) 1933 Scope and Contents

On MPH and her sisters trip to the Chicago World's Fair, she collected pamphlets from each booth regarding travel and the future of technology.

id210750 10 4 Cleveland, OH 1934 Scope and Contents

When attending an educational conference, Ianna Hays collected these publications while visiting the city.

id210751 10 5 Texas 1936 Scope and Contents

On a roadtrip in Texas, MPH collected publications of local and regional attractions.

id210752 10 6 Yellowstone and Mt. Rushmore (Folder 1 of 2) 1937 Scope and Contents

MPH and her family took a roadtrip to visit Yellowstone National Park and Mt. Rushmore in the Northern United States while she was in college.

id210753 10 7 Yellowstone and Mt. Rushmore (Folder 2 of 2) 1937 Scope and Contents

MPH and her family took a roadtrip to visit Yellowstone National Park and Mt. Rushmore in the Northern United States while she was in college.

id210754 10 8 Natchez, Mississippi 1938 Scope and Contents

Likely in addition to other roadtrip materials. MPH collected these publications regarding the area in Mississippi found near collections from Texas.

id210755 10 9 Georgia 1939 Scope and Contents

As a part of a trip with the school, NTSTC visiting major cites in G.A.

id210756 10 10 United Fruit Company "Great White Fleet" 1940 Scope and Contents

The major cruise-liner sponsored by the Banana monopoly company in Latina America, MPH has a boarding pass dated for Nov 1940 but no published destination. This cruise ship included publications on Latina American menus but appears to have a Hawaii influence, which is conclusive with other correspondence and publications.

id210757 10 11 New Orleans, LA 1940 Scope and Contents

Centering around Bourbon Street, these travel publications were acquired when MPH was working in New Orleans prior to her FSO appointment.

id210758 10 12 Michigan 1938 Scope and Contents

During her tenue at the University of Michigan for her Masters' in Education, MPH traveled the state collecting these materials.

id210759 10 13 Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras (Folder 1 of 2) 1940 Scope and Contents

These Latin American publications appear to be connected either by ship or by cartrip. Flights at the time were lengthy and time consuming, so these brochures include the small cities inbetween major destinations in these countries.

id210760 10 14 Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras (Folder 2 or 2) 1940 Scope and Contents

These Latin American publications appear to be connected either by ship or by cartrip. Flights at the time were lengthy and time consuming, so these brochures include the small cities inbetween major destinations in these countries.

id210761 10 15 Pan American Airlines 1940-1949 Scope and Contents

Through a variety of trips, MPH used the Pan American Airlines for international travel (the only major airline at the time). These tickets, on-board promotions, and other publications are for a various set of destinations across predominantly the U.S. and Central America.

id210762 10 16 Virginia (Folder 1 of 2) 1941-1962 Scope and Contents

While MPH was in the FSO, the State department HQ in Washington DC stood as a launching point for major tourist attractions on the Eastern seaboard.

id210763 10 17 Virginia (Folder 2 of 2) 1941-1962 Scope and Contents

While MPH was in the FSO, the State department HQ in Washington DC stood as a launching point for major tourist attractions on the Eastern seaboard.

id210764 10 18 Argentina (Folder 1 of 2) 1942-1945 Scope and Contents

During her first duty station with the State department, MPH prepared traveling formation prior and during her travels to various areas in Argentina.

id210410 11 Travel Publications (Box 2 of 4) 714257 1942-1964 714257 Scope and Contents

Spanning her Foreign Service years, this box contains all travel publications for her personal travels around duty stations, and on her return home trips.

id210765 11 1 Argentina (Folder 2 of 2) 1942-1945 Scope and Contents

During her first duty station with the State department, MPH prepared traveling formation prior and during her travels to various areas in Argentina.

id210766 11 2 Uruguay and Peru 1942-1945 Scope and Contents

During her first duty station with the State department, MPH prepared traveling formation prior and during her travels to various areas surrounding Argentina that were excessible over a long weekend or a short vacation.

id210767 11 3 Columbia 1943-1947 Scope and Contents

MPH's duty station assignment to Bogota, Columbia afforded her plenty of time to explore the surrounding area for leisurely travel, as published here.

id210768 11 4 Washington D.C. (Folder 1 of 2) 1945-1954 Scope and Contents

At the Department of State headquarters, MPH arrived and departed frequently in between duty stations (and was formally assigned there between 1951-1954. She traveled extensively in the area when her time afforded it.

id210769 11 5 Washington D.C. (Folder 2 of 2) 1945-1954 Scope and Contents

At the Department of State headquarters, MPH arrived and departed frequently in between duty stations (and was formally assigned there between 1951-1954. She traveled extensively in the area when her time afforded it.

id210770 11 6 Rio de Janiero, Brazil 1948-1950 Scope and Contents

MPH explored Rio and other parts of Brazil with these formal publications. For a better understand of her time here, see "Slides" in association with Brazil at this time.

id210771 11 7 North Carolina 1951 Scope and Contents

With her sister and family (Wallace) were living in North Carolina, MPH visited only a short distance from Washington D.C.

id210772 11 8 Mexico (Folder 1 of 2) 1956-1958 Scope and Contents

As her FSO duty station in Mexico City, Mexico was relatively close to her family in Texas, MPH traveled quite a bit to different parts of Mexico with friends and family.

id210773 11 9 Mexico (Folder 2 of 2) 1956-1958 Scope and Contents

As her FSO duty station in Mexico City, Mexico was relatively close to her family in Texas, MPH traveled quite a bit to different parts of Mexico with friends and family.

id210774 11 10 U.S.S. Uruguay 1954 Scope and Contents

Due to limited airline transportation for long-distance international trips at the time, MPH opted for the U.S.S. Uruguay to carry her to her new assignment in the Philippines, stopping over in Hawaii.

id210780 11 11 Philippines 1954-1956 Scope and Contents

MPH's duty station here, including promotion, did not include very extensive travel inside of the country due to close proximity to the American-involved Korean War. However, some travel in the area and to other Asian countries was still a possibility.

id210783 11 12 U.S.S. Cleveland Hawaii to Hong Kong 1962 Scope and Contents

With limited airline travel direct from the U.S. to Asia at the time, MPH opted for a route to Hong Kong on the luxury cruiseliner the USS Cleveland and collected brochures and travel menus while onboard.

id210775 11 13 Texas to California Drive (Folder 1 of 2) 1962 Scope and Contents

With the intention to head to her next duty station at Hong Kong, China via the U.S.S. Cleveland departing California, MPH made a vacation of the drive with her sister and her family (Wallace).

id210776 11 14 Texas to California Drive (Folder 2 of 2) 1962 Scope and Contents

With the intention to head to her next duty station at Hong Kong, China via the U.S.S. Cleveland departing California, MPH made a vacation of the drive with her sister and her family (Wallace).

id210784 11 15 Hong Kong, China (Folder 1 of 3) 1962-1964 Scope and Contents

At her final duty station, MPH had quite a bit of seniority and therefore vacation time. She traveled extensively through China and the surrounding areas as documented in travel publications here.

id210411 12 Travel Publications (3 of 4) 714258 1962-1989 714258 Scope and Contents

Including her final years in the FSO, her retirement, and the years that followed: this travel publication box is a continuation of the series two before, and one to follow.

id210785 12 1 Hong Kong, China (Folder 2 of 3) 1962-1964 Scope and Contents

At her final duty station, MPH had quite a bit of seniority and therefore vacation time. She traveled extensively through China and the surrounding areas as documented in travel publications here.

id210786 12 2 Hong Kong, China (Folder 3 of 3) 1962-1964 Scope and Contents

At her final duty station, MPH had quite a bit of seniority and therefore vacation time. She traveled extensively through China and the surrounding areas as documented in travel publications here.

id210787 12 3 "Free World" USA Travel 1962-193 Scope and Contents

A travel magazine published in 1963 regarding best travel destinations from 1962.

id210788 12 4 England 1964 Scope and Contents

Upon retirement from the US Department of State, MPH took the opportunity to travel Europe and the Middle East extensively before returning to Washington D.C.

id210789 12 5 New York/New Jersey 1966 Scope and Contents

Upon completion of her tenure at the American University in 1966, MPH traveled a little domestically before returning to the house of her mother in Gainesville, TX.

id210790 12 6 Gainesville, Texas and Surrounding (Folder 1 of 2) 1970-2000 Scope and Contents

Due to her interest in promoting the local museum and tourism industry, MPH collected brochures from all of the local businesses and museusms. It is possible she visited all of these places in addition to saving their brochures due to proximity and involvement in the industry.

id210791 12 7 Gainesville, Texas and Surrounding (Folder 2 of 2) 1970-2000 Scope and Contents

Due to her interest in promoting the local museum and tourism industry, MPH collected brochures from all of the local businesses and museusms. It is possible she visited all of these places in addition to saving their brochures due to proximity and involvement in the industry.

id210792 12 8 Texas Brochures (Folder 1 of 2) 1970-2000 Scope and Contents

Due to her interest in promoting the local museum and tourism industry, MPH collected brochures from all of the local businesses and museusms. It is possible she visited all of these places in addition to saving their brochures due to proximity and involvement in the industry.

id210793 12 9 Texas Brochures (Folder 2 of 2) 1970-2000 Scope and Contents

Due to her interest in promoting the local museum and tourism industry, MPH collected brochures from all of the local businesses and museusms. It is possible she visited all of these places in addition to saving their brochures due to proximity and involvement in the industry.

id210794 12 10 Arkansas 1972 Scope and Contents

MPH and her sister Estelle visited Arkansas and Lousiana, although this collection only saved brochures from Little Rock and the immediate area.

id210795 12 11 Department of State, Washington D.C. 1976 Scope and Contents

In some sense of irony, MPH saved the brochure for the new diplomatic quarters in which the U.S. government received distinguished visitors. Dated 1976, it is possible she visited Washington D.C. again at this time, but might have been mailed to her instead.

id210796 12 12 Bogota, Columbia 1978 Scope and Contents

Possibly collected out of interest from the area because she lived there (1945-1947), but more likely she returned with her mother on a trip through Latin America.

id210797 12 13 Macau 1962 Scope and Contents

When stationed at Hong Kong, China, MPH traveled throughout Hong Kong and Kowloon as well as nearby Macau.

id210798 12 14 Hong Kong, PRC (Folder 1 of 3) 1979 Scope and Contents

MPH, as a part of the American Association of Museums, was able to go behind the Communist curtain and travel through China as part of a diplomatic group. Pictures allowed were limited, so her collection of post cards and published travel documents was large to compensate.

id210799 12 15 Hong Kong, PRC (Folder 2 of 3) 1979 Scope and Contents

MPH, as a part of the American Association of Museums, was able to go behind the Communist curtain and travel through China as part of a diplomatic group. Pictures allowed were limited, so her collection of post cards and published travel documents was large to compensate.

id210800 12 16 Hong Kong, PRC (Folder 3 of 3) 1979 Scope and Contents

MPH, as a part of the American Association of Museums, was able to go behind the Communist curtain and travel through China as part of a diplomatic group. Pictures allowed were limited, so her collection of post cards and published travel documents was large to compensate.

id210801 12 17 Japan 1980 Scope and Contents

In attache to her China trip, MPH visited Japan without a camera (limited use allowed in China). Instead, she collected extensive brochures and post cards as souvenirs.

id210802 12 18 Austin, Texas 1981 Scope and Contents

Likely in association with the Texas Heritage Association meeting in Austin, Texas (driving distance from her home in Gainesville, TX), MPH collected some Austin, Texas travel publications.

id210803 12 19 Hawaii 1988 Scope and Contents

MPH had traveled to Hawaii in 1954 and 1962, but nothing in the collection supports an additional trip in 1988. However, she collected these brochures.

id210804 12 20 Austrailia 1989 Scope and Contents

Extensive books and pamphlets were purchased on Austrailia and New Zealand. It is unclear whether these were just a part of her collection or if she traveled there.

id210412 13 Travel Publications (4 of 4) and Genealogy 714259 1042-1998 714259 Scope and Contents

This box contains two parts. First, the travel publication segment comes to an end with modern travel. Second, the genealogy section is completed through extensive research into both Patrilineal and matrilineal lines of MPH's family. This heritage can be traced back to the Civil War, American Revolutions, and in one hypothetical instance to 1042.

id211185 13 1 Travel Pub: New Zealand 1989 Scope and Contents

Professionally published material (high gloss) on the travel, flora, and fauna of New Zealand including the indigenous peoples. It is unclear whether MPH actually traveled to New Zealand, or if she simply collected material in this year. This folder coincides with the Australia collection of the same year.

id211186 13 2 Travel Pub: Cameron Parish, LA Historical 1990 Scope and Contents

As a part of MPH's unending fascination with museums and historical societies in local areas, MPH collected maps, brouchures, and printed stories from the area on her LA travels.

id211187 13 3 Travel Pub: Louisiana 1993 Scope and Contents

On a trip with her sister Estelle that included a steamboat tour, MPH traveled throughout LA visitng major historical monuments and museums in a quest to find things to take back to the Cook County Historical Society.

id211188 13 4 Travel Pub: Meridian, Mississippi 1998 Scope and Contents

Interested in developing the Santa Fe Depot further, MPH traveled to Meridian, Mississippi to visit the Union Station renevation there, and collected travel brouchures.

id211189 13 5 Genealogy: Jones Family Reunion 1991 1991 Scope and Contents

MPH, as an avid genealogist, traced her Jones family lineage (matrilineal) to the Civil War and the American Revolution. The "Jones" cousins met at a reunion to mesh genealogical knowledge found here.

id211190 13 6 Genealogy: Duckett (Folder 1 of 2) Scope and Contents

Including correspondence and genealogical charts, MPH corresponds with the matrilineal side of her family regarding the Jones/Duckett line. The Duckett line is formally traced back to the family's immigration to the U.S. in the early 1700s, and subsequent involvement in the Revolutionary War. The records here are quite extensive, and trace back the 1600s European roots in an organized and published manner.

id211191 13 7 Genealogy: Duckett (Folder 2 of 2) Scope and Contents

Including correspondence and genealogical charts, MPH corresponds with the matrilineal side of her family regarding the Jones/Duckett line. The Duckett line is formally traced back to the family's immigration to the U.S. in the early 1700s, and subsequent involvement in the Revolutionary War. The records here are quite extensive, and trace back the 1600s European roots in an organized and published manner.

id211192 13 8 Genealogy: "MD and VA Colonials" by Dolamite re: Duckett 1991 Scope and Contents

This formal publication traces the Colonial and Revolutionary Duckett family members and their peers during the 1600s - early 1700s. These are matrilineal relations to MPH. (Jones)

id211193 13 9 Genealogy: Carpenter (Hays) Scope and Contents

Patrilineal: MPH traces the Lucy (Carpenter) Hays line of her family, who was her Father's Mother (Patrilineal Grandmother) to her early 1800s relatives through charts and correspondence found here.

id211194 13 10 Genealogy: Boyd (Maternal Grandmother) Scope and Contents

Including correspondence, MPH traces her Mother's Grandmother (Matrilineal) Sarah Elizabeth Boyd to the year 1629. Relatives involved with the Revolution and Civil War's (charts, correspondence, and signature pages) are listed here. Additionally, possible relations to European royalty are charted here.

id211195 13 11 Genealogy: Jones/Neislon and Connor Scope and Contents

Beginning the research on C.N. Jones (Connor Neilson) who was a prominant judge and lawyer in the North Texas area, MPH traces her Jones cousins in this folder through charts and correspondence.

id211196 13 12 Genealogy: Lawrence (and Wife) Hays, Pat 1851 Scope and Contents

Lawrence Hays (MPH's Paternal Grandfather) married his first wife, Lucy (Carpenter) Hays who produced sons (PO Hays, MPH's father). Lawrence remarried after 1960, and is documented through charts and newspaper clippings here.

id211197 13 13 Genealogy: John Hays, pat. b. 1751 Scope and Contents

John Hays, as a distant patrilineal grandfather to MPH, participated in the Revolution. John Hays' sons, (also John and Jedd) participated and died in the Civil War later.

id211198 13 14 Genealogy: Jehu Orr Hays, Pat 1862 Scope and Contents

Genealogy charts, including letters home to his wife, Jehu is traced through his life and death in the Civil War. MPH documented this relationship through letters with family members, pictures, and court records (copied).

id211199 13 15 Genealogy: Hays Family by Media Research Bureau Scope and Contents

Compiled in Washington D.C. (undated, but appears to be from the 1960s on typewriter paper), the Media Research Bureau published a collection on the family name Hays at the bequest of MPH.

id211200 13 16 Genealogy: Horn/Hays Scope and Contents

Including the marriage certificate of Georgia (Louanna) Hays to Sidney Horn, MPH traced the lineage of the Horn line as it affected her sister. This included Georgia's application to the Daughters of the Revolution that required her husband's lineage as well.

id211201 13 17 Genealogy: MPH Pedigree Chart Scope and Contents

MPH collected her own genealogy chart in a concise place, for reference during further familial research.

id211202 13 18 Genealogy Correspondence: Annie (Hays) Horn Scope and Contents

In partnership with her Cousin by marriage, MPH assisted Annie in tracing the Hays/Horn lineage is it related to her sister Georgia (Louanna). The Horn line was traced back to Europe in the 1500s.

id211203 13 19 Genealogy: Mrs. CN Jones (Boyd) Scope and Contents

On her Mother's side of the family, CN Jones was a prominent North Texas judge and lawyer. His wife, Sarah Elizabeth Body (Betty)'s parents Body/Hayter are traced back to the 1700s on scratch paper through interactive oral history with MPH's mother, Ianna.

id211204 13 20 Genealogy: CN Jones (Folder 1 of 2) 1851-1942 Scope and Contents

The prominant lawyer and Matrilineal Grandfather to MPH is personally discussed through correspondence, news clippings, and copies of formal government records.

id211205 13 21 Genealogy: CN Jones (Folder 2 of 2) Scope and Contents

The prominant lawyer and Matrilineal Grandfather to MPH is personally discussed through correspondence, news clippings, and copies of formal government records.

id211206 13 22 Genealogy: Percy (Jones) Mat. 1042 Scope and Contents

This typed piece relates MPH's Matrilineal Jones line back to Northumberland in the year 1042.

id211207 13 23 Genealogy: Marion/Jones (mat.) 1964 Scope and Contents

Benjamin Marion, one of the refugees to South Carolina (huegenot), is written about and charted in connection to the Jones line of MPH's family.

id211208 13 24 Genealogy: "Thomas Powell and John Hardman" by C Powell Jr. 1616-1985 Scope and Contents

This copied publication traces MPH's matrilineal line traces these two farmers in Colonial Virginia through their descendants to the year 1985.

id211209 13 25 Genealogy: Correspondence Eula Jones 1909 Scope and Contents

The letters in this folder are from the Texas schoolboard to certify Eula Jones' time as a school teacher, and are included in the genealogy section because of Eula's direct connection to the Jones family line (MPH Matrilineal)

id211210 13 26 Genealogy: Ebed Jones 1774 Scope and Contents

As MPH researched the extensive Revolutionary-era Jones family, she collected Heritage Foundation publications and correspondence surrounding the birth and life of Ebed Jones.

id211211 13 27 Genealogy: Publication "Civil War Veterans" and "Berry Picking" mat. Scope and Contents

Copies of these official publications were used and annotated by MPH in search of her genealogical history. These publications centered around Fannin County, Texas.

id211212 13 28 Notes and Copies: Genealogy Jones, mat. Scope and Contents

In a wide variety of hand-written notes spanning the collection, this file contains MPH's copies and incomplete work in progress for additional genealogical research.

id211213 13 29 Genealogy: Jones/Colbert/Williamson Scope and Contents

Those loosly-based Jones history incorporates the Colbert and Williamson families into the Jones family by marriage in the 1800s.

id211214 13 30 Genealogy: Jones/Marion/Neilson Scope and Contents

Incorporating loosly-based Jones' narratives, MPH traves CN Jones' matrilineal line through the Neilson and Marion Civil war Histories.

id211215 13 31 Genealogy: Jones/Palmer 1814 Scope and Contents

Connecting Eula B. Jones to the Palmer line, MPH traces the Palmer history through its loosly-based Jones connection.

id211216 13 32 Genealogy: Jones Cemetery, Cooke County, Texas Scope and Contents

MPH was the informant on the cemetery, and so all knowledge concerning the cemetery and its occupants comes from this collection of genealogical research. In short, this folder collects them into birth and death dates, including relationships. Still present are graves with no markers. The file contains typed instructions and copies of photographs to locate the marked and unmarked gravesites.

id211217 13 33 Genealogy: Marriage and Death Notices, Asheville, NC: re; Duckett 1840-1870 Scope and Contents

Through the Duckett family lineage, MPH traces further records through Marriage and Death notices copied here.

id210413 14 Personal News Clippings 714260 1916-1999 714260 Scope and Contents

Including both Genealogical news clippings (to further chart her lineage, see files containing further information in Travel Pub (4 or 4) and Genealogy), and including personal news clippings from her travels. This box specifically focuses on clippings collected BY MPH, but contains some clippings ABOUT MPH as well.

id211220 14 1 Genealogy News Clippings: Lucy C Hays 1916 Scope and Contents

Regarding Lucy (Carpenter) Hays, MPH's Paternal Grandmother, and her marriage certificate and death.

id211221 14 2 Genealogy News Clippings: Jones 1929 Scope and Contents

This collection of news clippings centers around 1929, but includes copied news articles from modern Texas newspapers that references the older articles. The 1920s articles are on the original newspaper print and should be handled carefully.

id211222 14 3 Genealogy News Clippings: "Aunt" Laura Hays 1919-1960 Scope and Contents

After Lawrence Hays' first wife's death in 1916, (Lucy Carpenter Hays) he remarried. The family referred to his new wife as "Aunt" in published news articles about her accomplishments and later death.

id211223 14 4 Genealogy News Clippings: Boyd Scope and Contents

A collection of familial news clippings regarding the Boyd/Hays family, as patrilineal relations to MPH

id211224 14 5 News Clippings: Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Wallace 1960-1969 Scope and Contents

Texas paper publications about MPH's sister Estelle and her husband Virgil surrounding their many accomplishments and children.

id211225 14 6 News Clippings: Louanna Hays Piott Scope and Contents

News clippings of her sister Louanna and family from her marriage announcements.

id211226 14 7 Newspaper: Texas Christian Advocate 1912, 1916 Scope and Contents

These two complete publications of the Texas Christian Advocate contain general church preservation, building, and service pamphlets. These are on the original paper.

id211227 14 8 News Clippings: Gainesville Daily Register, Gainesville, Texas 1919-1925 Scope and Contents

Various news clippings, likely saved by Ianna Hays, regarding the family and major historical moments.

id211228 14 9 Newspaper: Gainesville High School, Gainesville, Texas 1923-1937 Scope and Contents

These magazines/newspapers printed on the original high-gloss paper follow the high school's activites. These were collected by MPH and some articles and pieces were cut out for other purposes.

id211229 14 10 News Clippings 1928-1941 Scope and Contents

Articles saved by MPH and about MPH prior to her FSO enlistment. These are majority collected from Gainesville Daily Register (Gainesville, Texas)

id211230 14 11 News Clippings: Majestic Theatre 1928 Scope and Contents

From the Majestic Theatre in downtown Gainesville, Texas, these programs involved both traveling troupes and High School productions.

id211231 14 12 Newspaper: "The Campus Chat" NTSTC, Denton, Texas 1932-1941 Scope and Contents

MPH collected a variety of complete papers from the campus publisher through her tenure as both a student and an employee of the North Texas State Teachers College.

id211232 14 13 News Clippings from Family Correspondence 1942-1960 Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous news clippings mailed to MPH from the Gainesville Daily Register to her postings overseas.

id211233 14 14 News Clippings 1942-1964 Scope and Contents

During MPH's tenure in the FSO, this folder contains the miscellaneous clippings that do not fit into other categories.

id211234 14 15 News Clippings: Latin America 1938-1940 Scope and Contents

Prior to MPH's departure, she collected articles about Latin America for curiosities sake. MPH had a habit of collecting information about a place prior to departing for that location, and these news clippings could have been market research prior to her stationing.

id211235 14 16 Newspapers and Clippings: Argentina 1942-1945 Scope and Contents

MPH collected the Buenos Aires paper during significant events, including the regime change and revolution in 1944. The paper, La Nacionale, is in both full format and in significant clippings that MPH would mail home to her mother.

id211236 14 17 News Clippings: Ianna Hays 1950-1970 Scope and Contents

While overseas, MPH collected news articles about her mother's success in Gainesville as a teacher and influential member of society. These were printed in the Gainesville Daily Register.

id211237 14 18 News Clippings: Manila, Philippeans (Folder 1 of 2) 1954-1956 Scope and Contents

During her tenure at Manila, MPH collected news articles printed in the local paper about the Korean War and pro-american propaganda. The daily "Manila Bulletin" printed in English was focused on distribution to American military members and diplomats.

id211238 14 19 News Clippings: Manila, Phillppines 1954-1956 (Folder 2 of 2) Scope and Contents

During her tenure at Manila, MPH collected news articles printed in the local paper about the Korean War and pro-american propaganda. The daily "Manila Bulletin" printed in English was focused on distribution to American military members and diplomats.

id211239 14 20 News Clippings: Mexico City, Mexico 1956-12 to 1958-12 Scope and Contents

"The News" published in Mexico City every Sunday in English for tourists is the main collection here. Also, clippings regardings MPH's success as a diplomat are present in Spanish (of which MPH was fluent and would translate in letters to her mother).

id211240 14 21 News Clippings: Ianna's Nursery 1960-1969 Scope and Contents

Upon retirement from the schoolboard, Ianna opened her own nursery and collected the news clippings to share with MPH.

id211241 14 22 News Clippings: Washington D.C. 1961-1966 Scope and Contents

Upon retirement, MPH returned to her home in Washtingon D.C., continuing to collect local clips about herself and her life to share with her mother.

id211242 14 23 News Clippings: Obituaries 1960-2000 Scope and Contents

MPH had personally seperated these obituaries into an individual category, outside of her traditional correspondence. To keep the integrity of the importance of these obituaries, they are independently stored and labled here.

id211243 14 24 Newspaper: Washington D.C. "Foggy Bottom News" 1961-2000 Scope and Contents

MPH lived in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington D.C. with many other Department of State employees. She was part of the founding of a newletter release for the area, and collected them long after she had returned to North Texas.

id211244 14 25 Hays Bill Clippings 1965-1966 Scope and Contents

The Hays Bill, aptly named, passed regarding funding and restructing of the Foreign Service. MPH believed that the current structure favored the rich and powerful (predominantly white men) and challenged the system regularly. This folder pairs with the Hays Bill Correspondence file in Personal Correspondence.

id211245 14 26 News Clippings: Hong Kong, PRC 1962-1964 Scope and Contents

While stationed in China, MPH collected these articles about the Department of State office. These were clipped from the Hong Kong Tiger Standard and the South China Morning Post, both of which are printed in English.

id211246 14 27 Newspapers: Washington D.C. "The Georgetowner" (Folder 1 of 2) 1964-1966 Scope and Contents

These newspapers served as neighborhood bulletins and tourist guides, relating local historical news to the citizens that lived there. Importantly, MPH saved these as later inspiration to the Morton Museum.

id211247 14 28 Newspaper: Washington D.C. "The Georgetowner" (Folder 2 of 2) 1964-1966 Scope and Contents

These newspapers served as neighborhood bulletins and tourist guides, relating local historical news to the citizens that lived there. Importantly, MPH saved these as later inspiration to the Morton Museum.

id211248 14 29 Newspaper: "The Voice" Denton, TX 10-1970 Scope and Contents

A Denton city newspaper independent of the camps, the Voice discusses Gainesville's historic tours.

id211249 14 30 News clippings: Mental Health Clinic, Gainesville, Texas 1975-1978 Scope and Contents

After MPH's progressive work leading the county mental health clinic, she collected clippings that referred the either the degress or progress of the institution as a whole.

id211250 14 31 Personal News Clippings 1980-2010 Scope and Contents

From a wide variety of sources, MPH collected all articles about herself that she would find. From various awards and recognition, MPH's friends and correspondents would mail her versions of articles published in other newspapers as collected here.

id211251 14 32 News Clippings: League of Women Voters 1990-1999 Scope and Contents

MPH became a political activist for the political left after retirement from the Cooke County Historical Society. She continued on to encourage women voters and easy access to polls through activism. A major cause that the League took up under the watchful eye of MPH was senior citizen care and protection rights.

id211252 14 33 News Clippings; MPH Favorite 1985-1999 Scope and Contents

MPH herself placed her favorite articles into laminated sheets and collected them in an individual binder. To preserve the integrity of these articles, they are individually found in this folder without the binder for long-term preservation.

id211254 14 34 News Clippings: Long Term Senior Care Legislation 1996-1997 Scope and Contents

Important to MPH as she neared a retirement home herself, she partnered with the League of Women Voters to passionately speak about the importance of Senior Care restrictions and regulations.

id210398 Historical 1966-2000 Scope and Contents

MPH founded the Cooke County Heritage Society (CCHS), often referred to as the Cooke County Historical Society in letters and paperwork, in 1966. Immediately after fundraising and gaining community support, the CCHS opened the Morton Museum in the old fire station in Gainesville, TX. MPH was an active board member, even during her tenure at the Mental Hospital and as Mayor. MPH continued to campaign for funding and completing historical research until her official retirement in 2002. MPH also began work on the restoration of the Santa Fe Depot (completed in 2001), and other historical ventures documented here.

id210402 15 Historical Publications 714261 1889-2008 714261 Scope and Contents

This box contains MPH's historical publications, that were founded by either Personal research or published through the CCHS. This includes a section of publications utilized for historical research from the area.

id213796 15 1 Cooke County Maps n.d. Scope and Contents

These items were already folded into folder size, so they were returned to an acid-free folder without reshaped housing. These maps are estimated to be around the time MPH collected Soil and Historical Resource surveys, but are undated. They are not current maps.

id213797 15 2 Pub: History of Montague County 1889 Scope and Contents

In an effort to collect samples of local history, MPH collected neighboring Montague County's historical publications.

id213798 15 3 Official pub: Camp Howze n.d. Scope and Contents

Responsible for WWII POW and Infantry Training for the US Army, the Camp is celebrated as historically important and preserved by the CCHS.

id213799 15 4 Pub: Biographical Info, Texas Government 1889 Scope and Contents

Under a Blue Texas, MPH sourced information about the Texas government during Gainesville, TX's foundational years.

id213800 15 5 Pub: CCHS Publications and Bibliographies n.d. Scope and Contents

In a general collection of publications and research material, this folder contributed to exhibits in both museums but are not identified specifically.

id213801 15 6 Pub: Centennial Gainesville, TX 1950 Scope and Contents

MPH saved the 1850-1950 publication about Gainesville, TX from her Mother's collection. On her return, MPH modeled the 125/150 year celebrations on this formatting.

id213802 15 7 Brochures: Museum Membership Brainstorming 1967-1968 Scope and Contents

In the CCHS's early years, membership and financial support through sponsorship were crucial. Through Grantwriting and Local support, the Morton Museum was founded. Membership ideas and support promotional material in the foundations early years are collected here.

id213803 15 8 Trails of Texas Pub 1967 Scope and Contents

In her initial years of history collection, MPH sourced local Trails information to root Gainesville, TX history back to the settlers and the American revolution. This trails publication covered both state-sponsored, federally-sponsored and local trails.

id213804 15 9 Brochures: Gainesville, TX General History n.d. Scope and Contents

MPH wrote historical brochures of her own under the collaboration and supervision of the CCHS that she founded. Brochures like this were for the general public's information on the surrounding areas and promoted both local histories and local businesses.

id213805 15 10 Pamphlet: Denton County Historical n.d. Scope and Contents

In an effort to collect samples of local history, MPH collected neighboring Denton County's historical brochures.

id213806 15 11 Pub: "Meals by Fred Harvey" by Henderson 1969 Scope and Contents

A Cooke County Local wrote a piece on the Harvey House, a local restaurant that served the community and train travelers in the early 1900s. This publication covers local Gainesville, TX history and was a part of a few Morton Museum walking tours.

id213807 15 12 Brochures: Texas History 1970-2000 Scope and Contents

MPH's love of travel did not end with her retirement from the FSO. Instead, MPH continued to travel across Texas to various destinations collecting brochures for informational and historical reference. Invested in the CCHS and foundation of the Santa De Depot/Morton Museum, she collected brochures from other museums across the state of Texas.

id213808 15 13 Brochures: Texas Museum's Childrens' Programs 1970-1971 Scope and Contents

In an effort to garner the local community's support for the Morton Museum, MPH collected Brochures from visits to other Texas Local Museums. In these collections, a focus on children's programs allowed MPH to support local schools and summer programs in later CCHS years.

id213809 15 14 Gainesville, TX Bi-centenntial American Revolutionary Meeting 1976 Scope and Contents

As a part of the United States national movement to celebrate the Nation's bicentennial birthday, the city of Gainesville in collaboration with the CCHS celebrated their American revolutionary roots with a semi-secret meeting.

id213810 15 15 Soil Survey, Cooke County, TX 1979 Scope and Contents

A formal soil survey provided historical information to MPH about surround archeological digs. With rumors of Native American remains in the area, MPH kept a close watch on soil conditions and topography in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

id213811 15 16 Official Publication: Texas Main Street Project 1980-1989 Scope and Contents

The State of Texas Tourism and Historical commissions were interested in promoting small-town Texas to the larger public. This involved the restoration of old historic Main Streets and the subsequent funding support for each.

id213812 15 17 MPH Historical and Edited Published Works 1980-2000 Scope and Contents

Each of MPH's final copy published works for the CCHS on local histories, in which she was either first author or second (formal editor).

id213813 15 18 "Cross Timbers Genealogical Post" 1980-1988 Scope and Contents

Cross Timbers, a region of North Texas, wrote a monthly newsletter published for locals interested in their historical genealogy and significance. MPH collected these to assist in her own genealogical study, but also in the methods and practices of the area to promote historical advantage for CCHS.

id213814 15 19 Pub: Cooke County Historic Resource Survey 1981 Scope and Contents

With State-level assistance, MPH complied a historical resource survey for Gainesville, TX grant writing. In this report, MPH found each historical event, place, and marker potential. Additionally, this survey demonstrated the ability for tourism and the local community to support historical tourist attractions ie Museums, markers, etc.

id213815 15 20 Official Pub: Springs of Texas 1981 Scope and Contents

Many Texas public parks services were opening land works to the public as a draw for tourism. MPH investigated the matter through publications like this one.

id213816 15 21 Pub: Gainesville Chamber of Commerce 1982-1989 Scope and Contents

MPH was greatly invested in the success of Gainesville local business and government spending. In her tenure as Mayor and the decade following, MPH followed the Chamber of Commerce closely.

id213817 15 22 Official Pub: Surface Transportation Project 1990-1999 Scope and Contents

In an effort to formalize and promote the Santa Fe Depot, MPH became interested in grant writing for Transportation projects instead of historical ones. Additionally, the Federal government's interest in promoting surface transportation projects led to a formal grant that supplied Amtrak to the Gainesville, TX city and county limits again.

id213818 15 23 Dr. Meluguin Address to CCHS 1992-09-15 Scope and Contents

Dr. Rob Meluguin, Professor of Government at the Cooke County Community College, addressed the CCHS on political atmospheres historically in the area. The address was transcripted and published formally.

id213819 15 24 Pub: Texas Committee for the Humanities 1993-1995 Scope and Contents

MPH collected this publication for both its program overview and its grant program. MPH was a known excellent grant writer and used publications like this to structure her grant writing.

id213820 15 25 Morton Museum Walking Guide 1996-1997 Scope and Contents

The Morton Museum, in partnership with the CCHS, published walking tours every year to view the historical markers, historical homes, and other historical locations in the area. These walking guides include both locations and descriptions for each historical point, whether official through the State of Texas Historical Society or not.

id213821 15 26 CCHS Committee to Retire Old Buildings, Gainesville, TX 1997-2000 Scope and Contents

The CCHS met to discuss the retirement and addition of older buildings to the historical registry. This involved official applications to the State of Texas Historical commission and subsequent historical documentation that is collected here.

id213822 15 27 Pub: "The Howeths" Cooke County, TX 1997 Scope and Contents

MPH, in tracing the historical accuracy of her genealogy, collected publications such as this for both historical and personal research.

id213823 15 28 Fairview Cemeteries 1997 Scope and Contents

MPH, obsessed with her own genealogy, traced the historical importance of several cemeteries in the area. The Fairview plots, however, contained a mass of Cooke County information unrelated to her personal linage.

id213824 15 29 Morton Museum Walking Guides 1998-1999 Scope and Contents

The Morton Museum, in partnership with the CCHS, published walking tours every year to view the historical markers, historical homes, and other historical locations in the area. These walking guides include both locations and descriptions for each historical point, whether official through the State of Texas Historical Society or not.

id213825 15 30 Morton Museum Exhibit Guide 2000-2008 Scope and Contents

Each exhibit published after MPH left Texas for North Carolina is documented there, through mailers to keep her updated.

id213826 15 31 Nelson Grove Cabin and Cemetary, Cooke County, TX 2000 Scope and Contents

After exploring her personal ancestry in the Gainesville area, MPH traced her Genealogy back to the Nelsons and their ancestral cabin and cemetery here. MPH successfully traced her lineage to most of the members of the unmarked cemetery.

id213827 15 32 Pub: Gainesville National Bank History 2001 Scope and Contents

Gainesville, Texas was a banking area that was over 100 years old when this article was published. Additionally, Bonnie and Clyde made bank runs near this area, and this article documents their time near here as well.

id213828 15 33 "The Great Hanging" by MPH 2003 Scope and Contents

MPH wrote her own version of the history of the "Great Hanging" utilizing several sources for her research including Historians at the University of North Texas, personal oral histories from local Gainesville Citizens, and several formally published articles on the topic to write a more complete story. The "Great Hanging", an event in which Confederate sympathizers hung to death several North Texas Union sympathizers in the square after the war in Gainesville, TX. MPH sought to commemorate the event in the park in which it occurred and collected an abundance of research personally and through the History department at the University of North Texas to institute the exhibit.

id213829 15 34 Pub: Great Hanging Research 1999-2002 Scope and Contents

The "Great Hanging", an event in which Confederate sympathizers hung to death several North Texas Union sympathizers in the square after the war in Gainesville, TX. MPH sought to commemorate the event in the park in which it occurred and collected an abundance of research personally and through the History department at the University of North Texas to institute the exhibit.

id213830 15 35 "Outlaws of the Old West" by Carl Breihan n.d. Scope and Contents

Recording pieces of "old west" history in Texas, MPH added this printed copy of this article to her historical publication collection.

id213831 15 36 "Smoke Signals: C.O. Indian Tribes" by Edward Swick n.d. Scope and Contents

Likely printed for MPH's historical education, the tribes listed here do not have an apparent connection to North Texas but MPH deemed them important enough to include in her personal collection of historical publications.

id213832 15 37 Texas Historical Marker Pubs and Applications Scope and Contents

During MPH's tenure working with the CCHS, she implemented a large number of changes for Cooke County through the State of Texas, including the application, writing, and permanent marking new historical sites across the county.

id213833 15 38 Pub: Misc. Events CCHS 1989-2000 Scope and Contents

Including canceled walking tours, scripts for museum tours that were incomplete, and other published materials

id210403 16 Internal Notes 714263 1966-2000 714263 Scope and Contents

MPH kept particular notes on all aspects of the CCHS; including fundraising, minutes, applications, group memberships, and grant writing.

id213875 16 1 CCHS Sesquicentennial Celebration 2000 Scope and Contents

At the Sesquicentennial Celebration for Gainesville, TX, the CCHS promoted several events and took notes about the publications provided for the event.

id213876 16 2 Chisolm Trail Mobile Museum 1967 Scope and Contents

Along the train tracks, the Chisolm Trail Mobile Museum moved along the train tracks and parked in Gainesville for the promotion and ideation of the Santa Fe Museum and the promotion of the Morton Museum's new opening.

id213877 16 3 Cooke County Historical Resource Survey 1967-1970 Scope and Contents

In the early years, the resource survey began to take shape prior to formalized federal submission. These notes contributed to the formalized publication (see: CCHS Publications Box)

id213878 16 4 CCHS Accession Records n.d. Scope and Contents

During the creation of the Morton Museum, the CCHS was gifted a variety of items for exhibitions from locals including MPH as documented here.

id213879 16 5 CCHS Article Research n.d. Scope and Contents

This folder contains miscellaneous written research for publishing articles regarding Cooke County histories.

id213880 16 6 CCHS General Meeting Recaps 1987-2000 Scope and Contents

In lieu of formalized meeting minutes, MPH began to keep shortened notes about the brainstorming and meeting information for monthly CCHS board meetings.

id213881 16 7 Texas Wagon Train Sesquincential 1986 Scope and Contents

Notes and information surrounding the wagon train. This folder associates with pictures (See Historical Pictures) and formal pamphlets regarding the event.

id213882 16 8 Cooke County Church History Written Research 1967 Scope and Contents

As a part of the ongoing historical survey of Cooke County, MPH collected notes about the foundation and preservation of old churches in the area.

id213883 16 9 Morton Museum Kids Summer Camp 1970-1971 Scope and Contents

Encouraging local participation, the Morton Museum offered summer camps with these notes and groups for K-12 students.

id213884 16 10 Morton Museum Blueprints 1966 Scope and Contents

The blueprints for the final construction and renovation of the old farm house, posted in search of grant money to complete the project.

id213885 16 11 Morton Museum Guestbook 1967 Scope and Contents

Locals signed in as they experienced the Morton Museum for the first time. This guestbook has been stripped of the formal book formatting for preservation purposes.

id213886 16 12 Morton Museum Program of Activities 1966 Scope and Contents

With the foundation of the CCHS came the importance of creating community awareness of the new Museum, including new activities to encourage the locals to participate.

id213887 16 13 Morton Museum Membership Brainstorming 1966 Scope and Contents

This folder contains general handwritten and typed notes from CCHS meetings regarding the foundation of the Morton Museum and options regarding membership from locals and businesses for a nominal fee.

id213888 16 14 Gainesville Historic Home Tours Notes n.d. Scope and Contents

While MPH was concerned with the Morton Museum Walking Tours, and the historical marking of local homes and sites, MPH often made historical homes that were currently occupied a part of the tour. Therefore, the Historic Homes category of currently occupied homes was separate and included tickets for museum fundraising as local citizens opened their historic homes to the public.

id213889 16 15 Morton Museum Exhibit Transcripts 1968-1980 Scope and Contents

Each exhibit included a full script for docents and videographers to document. The utlization of a common script included the wealth of historical information that MPH collected from research and local oral histories.

id213890 16 16 TX State Historical Survey Committee Mailers 1966-1969 Scope and Contents

The Survey Committee mailers to MPH assisted in keeping her up to date on the committee's grant and formalization policies and procedures.

id213891 16 17 CCHS Publicity/Media list n.d. Scope and Contents

CCHS understood the importance of connection with the local media for the positive publicity surrounding the museum both for attendance and fundraising. The Society collected these names for direct media contact concerning press releases for newspaper and media recognition.

id213892 16 18 Fundraising 1966-1968 Scope and Contents

For the foundation of the Morton Museum, grants and local funding were needed for exhibition and restoration of the old fire station. Notes and general mailer correspondence are documented here.

id213893 16 19 Foundation Correspondence and Research 1966-1967 Scope and Contents

With the initial opening of the CCHS, MPH collected minutes, letters, and research materials for local histories.

id213894 16 20 CCHS Log Cabin Registry 1973-2000 Scope and Contents

The CCHS registered historical log cabins both internally and with the Federal Log Cabin registry.

id213895 16 21 Foundation Minutes 1992-05-1993-07 Scope and Contents

The foundational minutes for the CCHS, as MPH stepped down as director and as active participant. Instead MPH moved to a consultant as she got older.

id213896 16 22 Santa Fe Depot Pub. Mailer 2000 Scope and Contents

With the completion of the restoration, the Santa Fe Depot sent out mailers about the initial opening of the museum. This mailer was unique to MPH instead of wide-spread, thought parts were not unique.

id213897 16 23 Fundraising--Bricks 1999-2000 Scope and Contents

With the renovation of the Santa Fe Depot, MPH and the CCHS offered the sale of foundational engraved bricks to the local community. Individuals, families, and businesses purchased bricks to set into the foundation of the museum's exterior. These bricks are documented by purchase price and message in this folder. The landscape and legal size letters were previously folded and placed with the collection as they arrived.

id213898 16 24 Center for Non-Profit Management n.d. Scope and Contents

Through the collection of grant writing and non-profit management material, MPH was able to successfully found the CCHS and open 2 subsequent museums.

id213899 16 25 Surface Transportation Policy Project, Santa Fe Depot 1992 Scope and Contents

In light of the Federal Government grant offering, MPH began Transportation-focused grant writing for the Santa Fe Depot. However, the government ran out of funding to support this venture prior to the completion of application processing.

id213900 16 26 Inventories n.d. Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous inventories regarding the Morton Museum and Santa Fe Depot.

id213901 16 27 B&B Preservation 1993 Scope and Contents

Including several historical restaurants and houses in downtown Gainesville, MPH wanted to preserve the local bed and breakfast that old train patrons stayed at overnight.

id213902 16 28 Gainesville, TX Civic Directory 1968 Scope and Contents

This directory included information regarding local organizations and personnel that would be part of the Gainesville community supporting local history and heritage.

id213903 16 29 CCHS Museum Federal Application 1967 Scope and Contents

In an effort to qualify for charitable museum taxes and grants, MPH included a federal museum application. The process included local historical surveys and is documented in part and with the completed application here.

id213904 16 30 Official Notes 1966-1974 Scope and Contents

MPH attended all meetings for the historical society she founded, and kept minutes and important notes for each meeting.

id213905 16 31 CCHS Auctions 1984-1994 Scope and Contents

For fundraising, the CCHS held a silent auction every year with a large collection of materials donated. These publications included what items were auctioned, from where they came, and their estimated values.

id213906 16 32 Morton Museum MPH Collection Inventories 1966-1999 Scope and Contents

While putting together exhibits, MPH collected inventories for donated and purchased historical materials.

id213907 16 33 Notes: Santa Fe Depot Restoration 1999 Scope and Contents

Restoration of the Santa Fe Depot involved grant writing for both transportation and historical commissions. Additionally, notes about the building and preservation, exhibits, and financing.

id210404 17 Family Histories and Official Correspondence 714262 1835-2010 714262 Scope and Contents

This box is split into 2. First, MPH made a call for papers through the CCHS, asking for family histories to pieces together gaps in the literature for Gainesville, TX. Her call for papers and the documented replies are published here. Second, In her capacity as lifetime member, MPH often fielding letters from locals, politicians, and historical societies to ensure the preservation and advancement of the CCHS and the Morton and Santa Fe Museums.

id213908 17 1 Family: Call for Papers/ Family Histories 1987 Scope and Contents

MPH called for local historians to submit their families' histories to the CCHS for collection and publication. This call for papers came out to CCHS members my mail and included "how to" instructions.

id213909 17 2 Family History: Dr. Samuel Seth Ligon by Mrs. AY Gunter Scope and Contents

In response to MPH's Call for Papers, Gunter responded with the story of her ancestor who was an early Cooke County settler

id213910 17 3 Family History: "The Great Hanging" by George Ragsdale 1892 Scope and Contents

Including a hand-written Ragsdale account, a typed family history, and MPH's notes on the subject for publication in response to her call for papers.

id213911 17 4 Oral History Transcript: Mrs Douglas B Holman 1948 Scope and Contents

Transcripted oral history by her family, Mrs. Holman recounted her parent's (maybe grandparent's) experience in the Civil War, and her time settling in the Gainesville, TX area.

id213912 17 5 Hays Family History by MPH n.d. Scope and Contents

MPH utilized her mother's experiences and her genealogical studies to write her own family's history of settling in the Cooke County area.

id213913 17 6 Family History: "Ware Ranch" by Ethyl Fae Ware 1841-1970 Scope and Contents

Mrs. Ware wrote the story of her husband's parents settlement into the Cooke County area in 1841, and their time in Texas during the Civil War.

id213914 17 7 Family History: JM Lindsay by Dr. Meluguin 1835-1919 Scope and Contents

Dr. Rob Meluguin from the Cooke County Community College wrote a detailed account of JM Lindsay, a settler to the Gainesville, TX area in 1857.

id213915 17 8 Officially Published Stagecoach Histories, Selected misc. Scope and Contents

A collection of photocopied book pages of the following, in relation to Cooke County Histories; The First 100 Years in Cooke County by A Morton Smith (a book which was regarded as foundation to the Morton museum) That Old Overland Statecoach by Boyd, chapter 1 and 9 Through Unexplored Texas by WB Parker, pg 84/85 The Butterfield Overland Mail by Waterman L Ormsby, the only through passenger on the first westbound stage, selected pages and primary documents History of Irion County by Marvin Carr, pgs 8,29,36 The Butterfield Line by Boyd, The southern Overland Mail blazed an unbroken trail from Missouri to California in the late 1850s. The Stagecoach Mail author unknown

id213916 17 9 Pub Family History: Early Settler Research, Cooke County 1987 Scope and Contents

MPH's collection of photocopied publications regarding early settlers in North Texas.

id213917 17 10 Family History: WR Strong, by self 1914 Scope and Contents

Titled "reminiscence", WR Strong self-published his local history in response to MPH's call for papers.

id213918 17 11 Family History: Belle Rodgers 1850-1938 Scope and Contents

In response to MPH's call for papers, Rodger's story was recorded about her memories in the square. Specifically, she recorded what she had remembered about the way the square looked and was constructed for the purposes of reconstruction.

id213919 17 12 TX State Historical Committee Correspondence 1966-1970 Scope and Contents

MPH was constantly in correspondence with the TX State Historical Committee for museum foundation and historical resource purposes.

id213920 17 13 CCHS Foundation Official Correspondence 1966-1969 Scope and Contents

In light of the foundation of the CCHS, mailers to the community and community response are documented here.

id213921 17 14 CCHS Grant Correspondence 1967 Scope and Contents

In her duties as the grant writer, MPH collected the correspondence from successful and unsuccessful attempts at getting grant money for the CCHS.

id213922 17 15 Museum Accredidation Committee Correspondence 1971 Scope and Contents

In her official capacity as President, MPH was responsible for the formal accreditation of the museum including historical resource surveys.

id213923 17 16 Correspondence: Senate Bill 321 1969 Scope and Contents

MPH wrote to Senators to state her public opinion on the Antiquities Committee sponsored by the state for historical and archeological preservation.

id213924 17 17 Correspondence: TX State Historical Survey Committee 1970-1985 Scope and Contents

With the continued development and accounting for historical resources (newly developed homes, train stations, family histories etc.) This correspondence from MPH to the TSHSC includes the promotion and advancement of new financial resources offered by the state.

id213925 17 18 CCHS Correspondence (Folder 1 of 2) 1968-1970 Scope and Contents

General correspondence between MPH and the public and government offices regarding the works and actions of the CCHS and foundation/support of the Morton Museum

id213926 17 19 CCHS Correspondence (Folder 2 of 2) 1968-1970 Scope and Contents

General correspondence between MPH and the public and government offices regarding the works and actions of the CCHS and support of the Morton Museum/foundation of the Santa Fe Depot

id213938 17 20 CCHS Correspondence 1971-1976 Scope and Contents

General correspondence between MPH and the public and government offices regarding the works and actions of the CCHS and support of the Morton Museum/foundation of the Santa Fe Depot

id213927 17 21 CCHS Correspondence 1977-1989 Scope and Contents

General correspondence between MPH and the public and government offices regarding the works and actions of the CCHS and foundation/support of the Morton Museum/Santa Fe Depot. These years include MPH's step down from an active role with the Society as she focused on the Mental Health Hospital and Mayorship of Gainesville.

id213929 17 22 CCHS Correspondence 1999-2010 Scope and Contents

General correspondence between MPH and the public and government offices regarding the works and actions of the CCHS and support of the Morton Museum/foundation of the Santa Fe Depot. However, these years cover her full retirement from the program as she only responds to messages directed at something she exclusively is able to handle.

id213930 17 23 National Preservation Needs Correspondence 1999 Scope and Contents

Specific to the preservation of historical buildings and landmarks, MPH corresponds with the National Preservation society regarding methods and grant information.

id213931 17 24 CCHS Other Group Membership 1997-1998 Scope and Contents

A written record of memberships that the CCHS and thus MPH were participants in. For example, other museum and historical associations at a state and federal level make up a majority of memberships on the list.

id213932 17 25 Sesquincentennial Correspondence Cooke County, TX 1997-1999 Scope and Contents

Regarding Gainesville's birthday, the CCHS organized an event in which local politicians attended.

id213933 17 26 Correspondence: Amtrak, Gainesville, TX 1999 Scope and Contents

Amtrak Trains decided, after some petition from MPH, to begin regular service through the historic train station in Gainesville, TX. Gainesville was originally founded as a train station point to the West, as a major transportation hub. This historic event was important to the CCHS and was celebrated throughoutt the county.

id213934 17 27 Correspondence and Notes; Depot Days and Opening 1992-2000 Scope and Contents

With the adoption of the Santa Fe Depot and subsequent renovation, Depot Days allowed the public an inside look at the to-be museum and encouraged fundraising and community involvement.

id213935 17 28 Harvey House Depot Days 2001-2002 Scope and Contents

The Harvey House, the former diner and bed and breakfast in Gainesville for the past train-station riders, was celebrated and added to the Depot Days celebration when the Santa Fe Depot renovation opened.

id213936 17 29 The Great Hanging, Gainesville, TX 2002-2003 Scope and Contents

The "Great Hanging", an event in which Confederate sympathizers hung to death several North Texas Union sympathizers in the square after the war in Gainesville, TX. MPH sought to commemorate the event in the park in which it occurred and collected an abundance of research personally and through the History department at the University of North Texas to institute the exhibit. This folder contains MPH's extensive notes on other histories written on the topic, as well as a variety of mappings for the actual Museum installation she intended to place in its original location.

id213937 17 30 Bass Park "The Great Hanging" Installation 2003 Scope and Contents

For the Bass Park Great Hanging installation, MPH would require funding and plot on the land. All phases of the project are listed here, including historical resources to apply to the new exhibit. There is no evidence that the exhibit ever came to fruition.

id213939 17 31 University of North Texas Legislation 1988-1989 Scope and Contents

MPH agreed to serve as part of UNT's Legislative Advisory Committee in regards to "lobbying" for state education funding. Due to financial crises, MPH served as a writer to Senate and House members regarding educational funding for North Texas, the expansion of the University of Texas at Dallas to a four-year institution, and the promotion of the University of Texas at Austin for higher education. During this time, MPH served as a promotional advisor for the furtherance of government (from her FSO experience) and specifically her history experience (with the CCHS).

id210405 18 News Clippings (and Internal Notes) 714264 1915-2000 714264 Scope and Contents

MPH saved news clippings regarding CCHS and other historical information from the Gainesville Daily Register.

id213940 18 1 CCHS New Clippings (Folder 1 of 6) 1966-2000 Scope and Contents

MPH collected clippings regarding local histories, the museum and CCHS work, major local events, and other miscellaneous things she found important published exclusively in the Gainesville Daily Register. Some clippings are dated, but not all. Most are on the original newspaper print, but some are photocopies. No part of this segment of folders is duplicated, so each piece is unique.

id213941 18 2 CCHS New Clippings (Folder 2 of 6) 1966-2000 Scope and Contents

MPH collected clippings regarding local histories, the museum and CCHS work, major local events, and other miscellaneous things she found important published exclusively in the Gainesville Daily Register. Some clippings are dated, but not all. Most are on the original newspaper print, but some are photocopies. No part of this segment of folders is duplicated, so each piece is unique.

id213942 18 3 CCHS New Clippings (Folder 3 of 6) 1966-2000 Scope and Contents

MPH collected clippings regarding local histories, the museum and CCHS work, major local events, and other miscellaneous things she found important published exclusively in the Gainesville Daily Register. Some clippings are dated, but not all. Most are on the original newspaper print, but some are photocopies. No part of this segment of folders is duplicated, so each piece is unique.

id213943 18 4 CCHS New Clippings (Folder 4 of 6) 1966-2000 Scope and Contents

MPH collected clippings regarding local histories, the museum and CCHS work, major local events, and other miscellaneous things she found important published exclusively in the Gainesville Daily Register. Some clippings are dated, but not all. Most are on the original newspaper print, but some are photocopies. No part of this segment of folders is duplicated, so each piece is unique.

id213944 18 5 CCHS New Clippings (Folder 5 of 6) 1966-2000 Scope and Contents

MPH collected clippings regarding local histories, the museum and CCHS work, major local events, and other miscellaneous things she found important published exclusively in the Gainesville Daily Register. Some clippings are dated, but not all. Most are on the original newspaper print, but some are photocopies. No part of this segment of folders is duplicated, so each piece is unique.

id213945 18 6 CCHS New Clippings (Folder 6 of 6) 1966-2000 Scope and Contents

MPH collected clippings regarding local histories, the museum and CCHS work, major local events, and other miscellaneous things she found important published exclusively in the Gainesville Daily Register. Some clippings are dated, but not all. Most are on the original newspaper print, but some are photocopies. No part of this segment of folders is duplicated, so each piece is unique.

id213946 18 7 News Clippings: Chisolm Trail Museum, Gainesville, TX 1967 Scope and Contents

The mobile Chisolm Trail museum as it came to Gainesville, TX is recorded in the Gainesville Daily Register on both on its way, and during its stay.

id213947 18 8 News Clippings: Cooke County Church Histories 1972 Scope and Contents

During MPH's collection of historical survey information for Federal and State grants, she collected Newspaper articles regarding the history of churches in the area that were founded more than 100 years prior to the date the articles were published in the Gainesville Daily Register.

id213948 18 9 Heritage Highlights 1966-08 to 1974-12 Scope and Contents

The CCHS released the Heritage Highlights as a "newspaper" for the goings on in the Gainesville, TX area regarding historical discoveries and events. The mailer was once a month, and collected here in its entirety, including add-on mailers.

id213949 18 10 Heritage Highlights 1975-01 to 1985-03 Scope and Contents

The CCHS released the Heritage Highlights as a "newspaper" for the goings on in the Gainesville, TX area regarding historical discoveries and events. The mailer was once a month, and collected here in its entirety, including add-on mailers.

id213950 18 11 Heritage Highlights 1985-04 to 1994-12 Scope and Contents

The CCHS released the Heritage Highlights as a "newspaper" for the goings on in the Gainesville, TX area regarding historical discoveries and events. The mailer was once a month, and collected here in its entirety, including add-on mailers. This folder begins the addition of brightly colored paper.

id213951 18 12 CCHS Mailer Add-ons 1980-2000 Scope and Contents

The CCHS released the Heritage Highlights as a "newspaper" for the goings on in the Gainesville, TX area regarding historical discoveries and events. The mailer was once a month, and collected here in its entirety, including add-on mailers.

id213952 18 13 News Clippings: Camp Howze, Gainesville, TX 1985 Scope and Contents

Clipped from the Gainesville Daily Register, Camp Howze Days were important for recalling the WWII history including infantry training and POW camp.

id213953 18 14 News Clippings: Olena School 1915, 1995 Scope and Contents

Both from the Gainesville Daily Register, news about the opening and closing of the Olena School in Gainesville, TX reporting on its construction and tear down.

id213954 18 15 News Clippings: Santa Fe Depot Days Opening 2001 Scope and Contents

Both originals and photocopies from the Gainesville Daily Register reporting on the final completion of restoration on the Santa Fe Depot Museum.

id213955 18 16 News Clippings: The Great Hanging, Gainesville, TX 2002 Scope and Contents

As MPH began to publish her findings and petitioning for the creation of a Great Hanging Memorial, the Gainesville Daily Register picked up on the story and published it.

id213956 18 17 News: Cooke County College 1965-1989 Scope and Contents

The Local community college kept the publication of news bulletins for the local community and for its students.

id213957 18 18 Notes: CCHS Gainesville Circus n.d. Scope and Contents

Regarding the Gainesville Circus, the first traveling circus in North Texas, the collection of research and exhibit materials are annotated here.

id213958 18 19 CCHS Financials 1966-1968 Scope and Contents

For the foundation of the Morton Museum, this is the collection of formal financial records regarding donations and stipends, and how they were spent.

id213959 18 20 CCHS Minutes 1989-1995 Scope and Contents

Formal minutes recorded, as MPH returned to a more active position in the CCHS post-Mayorship.

id213960 18 21 CCHS Membership 1988-2000 Scope and Contents

Extensive records including addresses and donations of membership for each year from the CCHS.

id213961 18 22 TP Airheart Collection, Denver, C.O. n.d. Scope and Contents

Photocopied material from the exhibit for notes regarding a new exhibit. While MPH was interested in the history of the West, the Morton Museum ultimately settled on North Texas history exclusively.

id213962 18 23 Cooke County Archeological Dig 1969 Scope and Contents

During a construction dig, workers discovered what was presumed to be Indian remains in Cooke County. MPH took a great interested in the local history of the area, including the archeological discoveries made there, as she noted all information and collected news clippings regarding the event.

id213963 18 24 First Board of Trustees Meeting 1968-11-21 Scope and Contents

MPH conducted the first Board of Trustees meeting for the Morton Museum, after collecting enough patronage to warrant a board.

id213964 18 25 Texas League of Women Voters n.d. Scope and Contents

MPH's participation initially rested in ensuring funding for the museum and educational programs. After retirement from the CCHS, MPH continues lobbying for Senior Citizen's rights.

id213965 18 26 CCHS Board Packet n.d. Scope and Contents

This packet was bracketed in a folder and removed for preservation purposes. It is unclear if this is the first board packet because MPH served in that capacity for several years. However, this version of the packet seems to be newer as it does not include the Santa Fe Depot. The packet itself serves as a tool for board members to conduct membership applications, to pursue funding, and for further information for the community.

id213966 18 27 CCHS Guestbook 1966 Scope and Contents

A guestbook for CCHS meetings prior to the museum opening. This documents those in the community interested in membership, which was later used for that purpose.

id210399 Landscape Format Scope and Contents

All items from the MPH collection that could not fit into a letter folder and rehoused here.

id210400 19 Miscellaneous 714265 1850-1979 714265 Scope and Contents

This box contains an assortment of landscape documents, each individually identified and labeled by folder.

id213967 19 1 Family Correspondence: Wallace Family 1940-1960 Scope and Contents

The Wallace family, as a part of MPH's study of her genealogy, collected this correspondence between Estelle (Hays) Wallace's family.

id213968 19 2 Photo: James Lawrence Orr 1850-1859 Scope and Contents

This sketch of paternal Great-Uncle Orr was created in Gainesville, TX prior to the Civil War. This is on the original backing, and is slightly oversized for general letter housing.

id213969 19 3 Genealogy: Neislon/Jones Scope and Contents

The history of CN Jones and his family collected, on legal paper, by MPH for her matrilineal genealogy.

id213970 19 4 Foreign Service Day 1965 Scope and Contents

Including an invitation to retirees, MPH attending the event in Washington D.C. She also collected the American Legion report of the US Department of State at the time.

id213971 19 5 Daughters of the American Revolution Immediate Family Working Applications Scope and Contents

The Daughters of the American Revolution is a historical group that requires tracing family lineage back to the American Revolution. These working relationships include evidence (family bibles, etc.) of the Hays daughter's relationships.

id213972 19 6 Daughters of the American Revolution Jones Family Applications n.d. Scope and Contents

The Daughters of the American Revolution is a historical group that requires tracing family lineage back to the American Revolution. The Jones side of MPH's family used her genealogical study to trace their own lineage for application to the society.

id213973 19 7 Genealogy: Jones Family Pedigree Charts Scope and Contents

Influential Justice, Honorable CN Jones (Neilson) and his family's genealogy chart as it traces to MPH and back to the Revolution.

id213974 19 8 Correspondence: Hays, Civil War 1862 Scope and Contents

Legal-paper copied Civil War letters, recounting the battles in Tennessee and the familial relationships back to Texas on MPH's father's side.

id213975 19 9 News: Foggy Bottom News 1958-1961 Scope and Contents

An extension of the Foggy Bottom News file under "Personal News Clippings", except the portion of the collection on landscape legal paper as found here.

id213976 19 10 Appraisal of Pecan St. Home 2002 Scope and Contents

With her retirement from the CCHS and decision to move to North Carolina to be closer to family in her old age, MPH had her Pecan St. Home appraised that had been in her family since her childhood.

id213977 19 11 "Sense and Nonsense: A Tale of a Trip to Guatemala and Honduras" 1940 Scope and Contents

Including pictures, this oversized paper journal includes and documents MPH's trip to these countries prior to her foreign service time.

id213978 19 12 Travel Pub: Monticello 1970-1979 Scope and Contents

MPH traveled to the home of Thomas Jefferson at Monticello and collected this oversized paper picture book as a souvenir.

id213979 19 13 Slides: Peru 1942-1945 Scope and Contents

These attached oversized slide reels were purchased of major sites in Peru at the time. These are attached and cannot be placed into slide pages.

id213980 19 14 Hays Property Deed and Lien 1900-1919 Scope and Contents

These official government Liens include many members of the community involved in the purchase and sale of various pieces of property in Texas.

id213981 19 15 Hays Warrant Deed and Financing 1919-1930 Scope and Contents

Financing and warranties for the Hays family property at Pecan Street, leading up to the Great Depression.

id213982 19 16 Hays Property Bank and Insurance 1937-1945 Scope and Contents

When PO Hays became a Real Estate agent, the purchase and sale of different homes were recorded. Additionally, with his death, the lien of the home returned to his wife and daughters.

id213983 19 17 Gainesville, TX City and Property Taxes 1954-1956 Scope and Contents

MPH paid the city and estate taxes for her mother on the Pecan St property, after her mother's retirement and the decline in health.

id213984 19 18 Maps circa 1940 Scope and Contents

Maps of Argentina, Columbia, and surrounding areas near MPH's Latin American duty stations.

id213985 19 19 County Records: Jones Property n.d. Scope and Contents

County Records regarding familial lands with the Log Cabin Registry, such as the Neilson/Jones cabin.

id213988 19 20 Official Appointment Awards 1950-1970 Scope and Contents

Awards, officially signed by both the US Government and the Foreign government to which she was an ambassador.

id213989 19 21 Business, Calling, and Membership Cards Scope and Contents

Misc. calling cards from various FSO appointments, business cards from the museum, nametags from conferences, and membership cards. No date.