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Easley-Thornton Family Collection

By Marissa Church

Collection Overview

Title: Easley-Thornton Family Collection

ID: A/245

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 00/00/2007

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The majority of the collection consists of both the Easley and Thornton family photos from 1900-1937. A few interesting photos include those of the newly built Canton Court House in 1937. This collection also contains a blank marriage license, personal letters, and postcards.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Method: Gift

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Photographs, including Oscar P. Thornton, Levi Ralph and family, Mathias Smith, Melissa Weldon Thornton, Mary Thornton, and Mary Easley, 1900-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Blank marriage license for Collin County, TexasAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Personal letters belonging to Mary Easley, and miscellaneous envelopes, 1926-1935Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Letter from the Southern Marble and Stone Company, 1/29/1926Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Thornton family tintypes include Oscar P. Thornton, Farther Thornton, Grandfather Welden, and Grandmother ThorntonAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Photographs, including Mary Easley-Thornton, and Oscar Thorntonmay, 1914-1920Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Letter from the Gilmer, Texas tax office, 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 8: JBB Davenport Land survey of Spanish Land Grant in Upshur County, Texas, 1847-1924Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Collection of Mary Easley's Postcards while she was living in Canton, Texas, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Knipp Brothers and Company loan receipt for JM. Easley, 5/101899; and tax letter belonging to JM Easley for Canton, Texas, 5/10/1899Add to your cart.