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Elga Daniels Bonifield Papers, 1927-1947, 1971-1983

By Pam Palmer, 1986

Collection Overview

Title: Elga Daniels Bonifield Papers, 1927-1947, 1971-1983

ID: A/122

Creator: Bonifield, Elga Daniels (1908-)

Extent: 2.0 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1985

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of a scrapbook, fan mail and other correspondence, clippings and magazines with articles about Elga, photographs, mementos, and Elga's notes on her tours and writings for periodicals.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Acquisition Method: Gift


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence from Chilean Nitrate of Soda Educational Bureau, 1927Add to your cart.
re: contest, tour, The Farmer's Wife magazine, Hawaii. Includes Leah Parker, Herbert C. Brewer, "furry" Purrington
Folder 2: Correspondence from Chilean Nitrate of Soda Educational Bureau, 1928Add to your cart.
re: tour to Florida and Cuba. Includes Purrington, Brewer, and A. G. Floyd
Folder 3: Correspondence with organizations, 1927-1928Add to your cart.
re: public appearances
Folder 4: Correspondence from E. Y. Fitch of Wilson, AR [companion on the two educational tours], 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence from Blanch Beall of Wilson, AR [friend of Fitch and sister of Elstner, who was on the tour], 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence from W. W. Aiken, editor of THE CROCKETT COURIER, 1927, UndatedAdd to your cart.
re: summer job for Elga, her writing aspirations
Folder 7: Correspondence from Fannie Louise Simpson [Nacogdoches poet and teacher], 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence from Ida Mae "Pete" Jordan of Trinity, TX [friend of Elga's from SFATC], 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence from Troy Olds of Nacogdoches, 1926-1929Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence from Margie Lyon, Nacogdoches, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence from friends, 1927-1929, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence from friends--Christmas cards, 1927-1928, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence from fans, Jan. 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Correspondence from fans, Feb. 1927Add to your cart.
Includes 2 letters from Liverpool, England
Folder 15: Correspondence from fans, Mar. 1927, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence from fans, Apr.-June 1927Add to your cart.
Includes letter from South Africa
Folder 2: Correspondence from fans, Aug.-Dec. 1927Add to your cart.
Includes letter from British Columbia
Folder 3: Correspondence from fans, Jan.-Feb. 17, 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence from fans, Feb. 18-20, 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence from fans, Feb. 21-22, 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence from fans, Feb. 23-[28], 1928Add to your cart.
Fan letter from Ernest George in Dardanell, Arkansas, February 23, 1928. [image]
Folder 7: Correspondence from fans, Mar.-June 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence from fans, 1929, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence from relatives[?] re: genealogy, family matters, 1927-1941Add to your cart.
Includes obituary for Mary Latishia Daniels [Elga's mother]
Folder 10: Correspondence re: contests, 1938-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence from East Texas Chamber of Commerce, 1976Add to your cart.
re: 50th Anniversary meeting. Includes programs
Folder 12: Miscellaneous correspondence, 1928-1976Add to your cart.
re: Stephen F. Austin State University, World War II, feature story on Elga by Geneva Stephens. Includes EAST TEXAS magazine.
Folder 13: Correspondence re: financial matters and financial papers, 1927-1930, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Includes A. W. Birdwell
Folder 14: Calling cards, 1928, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Includes Margie Neal, first woman State Senator of Texas, with autographed envelope
Folder 15: Empty envelopes, probably mostly from fan letters, 1926-1928Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Elga's notes on her tours, including telegraph report to Nacogdoches DAILY SENTINEL and text of radio speech given in Atlanta, GA, 1927-[1928]Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Certificates from Texas ARM University Extension Service, American Red Cross, Boy Scouts of America, [1926?], 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Programs, 1927-1928Add to your cart.
Includes Atlanta, GA; Washington, D.C.; Lufkin and Palestine, TX; Memphis, TN; Lakeland, FL; Havana, Cuba
Folder 3: Programs, 1929-1930, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Includes SFASU, Nacogdoches High School, Mayer & Schmidt's Fashion Revue, Tri-State Fair at Amarillo, TX
Folder 4: EAST TEXAS magazine, May 1927Add to your cart.
featuring Elga Daniels
Folder 5: THE GRACE LOG magazine, Jan./Feb. 1927Add to your cart.
with article on cotton contest winners
Folder 6: REVISTA DE AGRICULTURA COMERCIO Y TRABAJO magazine from Havana,Cuba, July 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Photographs, mostly of Elga on tours,and Nacogdoches Rotary Club, ca. 1927-1928Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Travel brochures for Mountain Lake Sanctuary, FL; Havana, Cuba; and Kentucky State Capitol, ca. 1927-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 9: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Wedding announcements, 1928 and 1931; railroad ticket stub, 1927; Nacogdoches High School season ticket with note signed by R. E. Price, Undated; article on bridge playing in Nacogdoches, 1973
Folder 10: Scrapbook of clippings and mementos, including Elga's writings in newspapers and some drawings, 1926-1928Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Newspaper clippings, [1926-1928]Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Newspaper clippings, [1927-1947], UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Newspaper clippings, [1971-1983], UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Newspaper clippings, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Newspaper clippings - oversized, [1976-1979]Add to your cart.
Folder 16: THE LONGVIEW DAILY NEWS/LONGVIEW MORNING JOURNAL. Supplement about East Texas Chamber of Commerce, 1976Add to your cart.
Includes Elga Daniels Bonifield and Kelly Plow Company
Oversized 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Two boards with clippings, ca. 1927Add to your cart.
lacquered on them
Item 2: Two boards with clippings, ca. 1927Add to your cart.
lacquered on them