|Title:||Gustine Courson Weaver Collection, 1853-1942|
|Arrangement:||This collection is arranged into series by type of material.|
Scope and Contents of the Materials
Gustine Weaver collected all forms of materials including dolls, manuscripts, pop-up books, miniature books, journals, newspaper clippings, and “Heidi” materials, among other things, including some artifacts. Mrs. Weaver also created scrapbooks of her own life as well as the many subjects she was interested in.
Included in this collection are the Te Ata scrapbooks, which have original photographs and clippings of the famous Native American. A scrapbook of Dickie Jones, the voice of Pinocchio, and scrapbooks on fabrics are also included with these materials. The remaining scrapbooks in this collection are in a bound format and are titled “Dolls,” “Heidi,” “Illustrators,” with additional titles arranged according to subject matter.
The collection includes the Weaver family photo album with photographs of Gustine Weaver’s father, John Courson, her sister, Olive Courson, and many of their cousins and other relatives. The album dates back to the late 1800s and includes primarily cartes de visites and cabinet cards.
Collection Historical Note
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|Repository:||University of North Texas Special Collections|
|Acquisition Source:||Gustine Courson Weaver|
|Preferred Citation:||Gustine Courson Weaver Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections|
|Finding Aid Revision History:||December 2018 by Nicole Yatsonsky - completed unprocessed items, added Abstract, Arrangment, and Biographical Note, revised the Scope/Content, and barcoded all boxes.|
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Contains articles from the Dallas Morning News (April 6th, 1932, April 22nd, 1934), Christian Science Monitor (January 27th, 1934), Journal of the National Education Society (1934), New York Times Magazine (February 25th, 1934), the Christian Herald (March, 1937) and inventory lists.
Contains the New York Times Book Review (February 18th, 1934) and The Mentor (1928).