Covington Family Papers, 1890-1924 | East Texas Research Center

By Nichole Strouse, 2008

Collection Overview

Title: Covington Family Papers, 1890-1924Add to your cart.

ID: A/251

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Subjects: Families -- Miscellanea, Families -- Texas, East, Family records

Forms of Material: Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains an audio tape, personal letters, legal notices, bills of health, and bank receipts dating from 1890 to roughly 1924. Most of the personal letters are to Mrs. L. Covington from her daughter Sarah and son-in-law, Mr. H.T. Temme concerning their personal life, marriage and Sarah's schooling. A few other letters are written by other family members, including sisters and other children concerning the health and well being of Mr. Covington. Many of the health letters and notices are from the Horton Medicine Company.

Collection Historical Note

Mr. and Mrs. L. Covington lived in Goldthwaite, TX beginning around 1890. They had two daughters and one son. Their daughter, Sarah, married Mr. Harry T. Temme, and moved to Tyler. Mrs. L. Covington was active in the Mills County Baptist Church. The Covingtons were an agricultural working family in East Texas.

Subject/Index Terms

Families -- Miscellanea
Families -- Texas, East
Family records

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Acquisition Method: Gift


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Folder 4: Newspapers Clippings (mostly spiritual songs, medical news, obituaries and names of enlistees)Add to your cart.
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Folder 6: Bank Account Information and receiptsAdd to your cart.

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