By Catherine Keenan
|Title:||David Jones Eddleman Collection, 1854-1955|
|Arrangement:||The collection is arranged in four boxes by material type. One box contains materials from other collections, as described in the box contents.|
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsContains the papers of the Eddleman family concerning the genealogy and history of the family and the life of David Jones Eddleman, early settler of Denton County, Masonic Grand Lecturer of Texas, and publisher of the first daily newspaper in Indian Territory (Oklahoma) including an autobiography, birth certificates, clippings, correspondence, literary productions, personal notes, photographs and wills.
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|Repository:||University of North Texas Special Collections|
|Preferred Citation:||David Jones Eddleman Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections|
|Finding Aid Revision History:||A box level inventory was added by Catherine Keenan from a legacy paper finding aid and observed box contents on April 27, 2017.|
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Box 1810: Correspondence, Personal Notes, Documents, Literary Productions, Printed Material and PhotographsBarcode: 704412
Photo of what is noted on the image as the Daughtry House in Old Alton, Denton County, Texas, built by James Madison Daughtry in 1851 or 1852.
Another photo of the Daughtry house, this time with no notes written on the edges of the image.
Photo of Myrta Eddleman Sams' house, inscription reading, "The house where I was born- North Locus St. Denton, Texas."
A photo of an old home in a field with an adult and child figure on the porch and another person sitting inside.
NOTE: This box contains the Garrison Family Papers, the Thomas Whitfield Davidson Collection, the Lillian Gunter Family Papers and the David Jones Eddleman Collection. This box is housed in the Special Collections Department in the Willis Library and shelved in flat storage under the Garrison Family Papers with a Collection Number of HM.22.Barcode: 642568
Transcribed on the back of the photo: "Evie, Callie, June 1 - 1923"
Transcribed on the back of the photo: "Mrs. Mary Eddleman Jones, 95 years old, on Dec. 21 - 1906"
Transcribed on the back of the photo: "Porter Eddleman, Porter-Lee, Marie, Jack, M.F. Eddleman, 9-22-23"
Transcribed on the back of the photo: "Hugh Alston, June 1-23"
Transcribed on the back of the photo: "M.F. Eddleman June 1-23"