Denton Family Collection, 1820-1991 | University Archives

By Marissa Posada, Daniel Lucio, Rachel Motes

Collection Overview

Title: Denton Family Collection, 1820-1991Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1936-1967
ID: 01/HM. 61
Extent: 14.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged around individuals and subjects with each box representing either an individual family member/researcher or the type of content contained within.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1994
Languages: English

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This collection contains personal genealogical research concerning the Denton family. This research is primarily in the form of personal letters, photos, family trees, official and unofficial documents, and other sources as well.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Denton family has throughout the years compiled various sources ranging from photos to documents in order to preserve adequate genealogical knowledge. This is a collection of all the sources utilized for the genealogical research as well as a record of the pursuit of the genealogical research itself. In particular, this collection contains information regarding how the Denton family came to establish itself in the U.S. such as governmental and informal records, photos, letters, and family trees.

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Access Restrictions: Selected items in this collection are restricted. Please contact the UNT Special Collections for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Portions of this collection are stored off-site and require a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.  Boxes 1 - 11 and Box 14 are housed in the Research Collections Library.
Acquisition Source: UNT
Acquisition Method: This collection was a donation to the UNT Archives from the Denton family itself.
Preferred Citation: Denton Family Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections
Finding Aid Revision History: Rachel Motes processed the accretion of [Box 14] to this collection on August 11, 2017.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

Box 4: Dwight Wilson DentonAdd to your cart.
Bar Code: 50091
Folder 1: James & Johnathan Denton, Philip Dorsey Denton, 1964-1965Add to your cart.
(Sellman and Robinson)
Folder 2: Jonathan & Hiram Denton, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Rev. Richard Denton, undatedAdd to your cart.
Mostly S. E. Virginia Dentons
Folder 4: Rev. Richard Denton - Nathaniel and Daniel, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: "Some Decendants of Rev. Richard Denton", 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 6: John Sauage Denton Notes by D.W.  & L.G. Denton, October 2 & 3, 1961Add to your cart.
Copied at Franklin, Tennessee.
Folder 7: Jonathan and Susan Denton, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Marion G. Denton, 1943-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 9: William P. Denton & Melinda Jones, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Rev. Richard Denton Line - Jonas & Jane Denton, 1965-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 11: William Denton, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 12: William Denton, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Kyle Correspondence, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Kyle & Walters, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Clarence & Belle Kessler, undatedAdd to your cart.

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