Daughters of the American Revolution, 1926-2002 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

Title: Daughters of the American Revolution, 1926-2002Add to your cart.

ID: B/30

Extent: 12.5 Linear Feet

Subjects: Daughters of the American Revolution. Texas Society -- Records and correspondence, Genealogy -- Societies, etc., Women -- Societies and clubs

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This historical collection includes diaries, correspondence, legal papers, military papers, financial papers, advertisements, almanacs, catalogs, genealogy, and land grants, some of which are signed by Texas and United States presidents and Texas governors. Subjects covered include the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I, World War II, education, women's clubs, churches, social events, Texas and World fairs, and other exhibitions.

The dates of the historical collection range from 1660 to 1975. Also included in the collection are records of the Nacogdoches Chapter, beginning with its organization in 1926. These records consist of minutes of meetings, correspondence, yearbooks, reports, membership lists, project materials, pamphlets and clippings.

In addition to these records, the Nacogdoches Chapter of the DAR has contributed a number of book and microfilm gifts to Special Collections throughout the years

Collection Historical Note

The Nacogdoches Chapter of the Texas Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was organized in 1926 by Mrs. Mabel Lott Barham. Since then, the chapter has been involved in numerous projects relating to conservation, education, patriotism, and historic restoration. In 1936 the chapter assisted in a dedication of the Old Stone Fort, an authentic replica located at Stephen F. Austin State University. In the 1960's microfilm records were placed in the East Texas Research Center. The DAR continues to actively donate material to the East Texas Research Center. (Texas Society Daughters of American Revolution. History of the Texas Society National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Commemorating the Bi-Centennial era in Texas 1929-1974.[Midland, Texas]:Texas Society Daughters of American Revolution, 1975.)

Subject/Index Terms

Daughters of the American Revolution. Texas Society -- Records and correspondence
Genealogy -- Societies, etc.
Women -- Societies and clubs


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Nacogdoches Chapter Records],
[Box 2: Nacogdoches Chapter Records],
[Box 3: Nacogdoches Chapter Records],
[Box 4: Nacogdoches Chapter Records],
[Box 5: Nacogdoches Chapter Records],
[Box 6: Texas Documents],
[Box 7: Land Documents],
[Box 8: Civil War, Money, Miscellaneous Non-Texas and Texas Items],
[Box 9: Family Papers],
[Box 10: Family Papers],
[Box 11: Bilsing Family Papers],
[Box 12: Whiteselle-Huey Family Papers],
[Box 13: Whiteselle-Huey Family Papers],
[Box 14: Churches, Cities, Clubs, Educational Institutions ],
[Box 15: Educational Institutions and World War I],
[Box 16: World War II],
[Box 17: World War II, Almanacs, Catalogs],
[Box 18: Catalogs],
[Box 19: Exhibition Catalogs and Guides],
[Box 20: Miscellaneous],
[Box 21: Miscellaneous Family Papers],
[Box 22: Miscellaneous Personal Papers],
[Box 23: Miscellaneous, Oversize],
[Box 24],
[Box 25: Minutes of meetings],
[Box 26: Minutes of meetings],
[Scrapbook 1: 1973-1976],
[Scrapbook 2: 1979-1980],
[Scrapbook 3: 1980-1981],
[Scrapbook 4: 1981-1982],
[Scrapbook 5: 1982-1985],
[Scrapbook 6: 1982-1988],
[Scrapbook 7: 1979-1982],
[Scrapbook 8: 1988-1991],
[Scrapbook 9: 1991-1994],
[Volume 1: DAR, Texas Society. Proceedings of the Annual State Conference, 1905, 1907, 1916, 1919, 1921-1922, 1924-1927, 1929-1965, 1982-1987],
[Volume 2: DAR, Texas Society. Directory, 1938, 1940, 1946, 1948, 1951, 1956, 1959, 1962, 1965],
[All]

Box 20: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Railroad tariff schedules. Printed. 2 items, 1889Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Texas Heroes card game. Printed. 1 itemAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Photographs: people standing by a burning log, n.d.; photograph and description of DAR silver cup and pitcher, 1944; photograph of boy by statue of Washington, n.d. Print, typescript. 4 itemsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Historical Letters Compiled by Jane Douglass Chapter DAR 1946. Letters, speeches, and documents mostly re: war and family, 17791946, arranged chronologically. Names included: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Herndon Haralson, J. L. Hallum ' John H. Dye, John P. Coles, Stephen F. Austin, J. W. Hassell, Comfort E. Parks, Elmirah McKenzie, James Pinckney Henderson, Harriet Moss Caldwell, Abner Nash, Milton E. B. Ragsdale, Robert E. Lee, Robert Hicks, Billy Dean Brundidge, Blake Hawk, Gov. Coke Stevenson, Gen. George C. Beach, Gen. James a Bethea, J. W. Molder, Carolyn Davidson, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Harold V. Hardison, Gen. George Patton, Col. John A. Smith, Jr. Subjects include: American Revolution, Texas Revolution, Civil War, World War II, Texas and Pacific Railroad, Free State Of Van Zandt. Typescript, certified copy, some originals in bound volume. 1 item Folder 5: Account book for store with employment records and cotton ledger, [Locksburg, AR?], 1878-1883, 1895. Handwritten in bound book. 1 itemAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Account book for store with employment records and cotton ledger, [Locksburg, AR?], Handwritten in bound book. 1 item, 1878-1883, 1895Add to your cart.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Nacogdoches Chapter Records],
[Box 2: Nacogdoches Chapter Records],
[Box 3: Nacogdoches Chapter Records],
[Box 4: Nacogdoches Chapter Records],
[Box 5: Nacogdoches Chapter Records],
[Box 6: Texas Documents],
[Box 7: Land Documents],
[Box 8: Civil War, Money, Miscellaneous Non-Texas and Texas Items],
[Box 9: Family Papers],
[Box 10: Family Papers],
[Box 11: Bilsing Family Papers],
[Box 12: Whiteselle-Huey Family Papers],
[Box 13: Whiteselle-Huey Family Papers],
[Box 14: Churches, Cities, Clubs, Educational Institutions ],
[Box 15: Educational Institutions and World War I],
[Box 16: World War II],
[Box 17: World War II, Almanacs, Catalogs],
[Box 18: Catalogs],
[Box 19: Exhibition Catalogs and Guides],
[Box 20: Miscellaneous],
[Box 21: Miscellaneous Family Papers],
[Box 22: Miscellaneous Personal Papers],
[Box 23: Miscellaneous, Oversize],
[Box 24],
[Box 25: Minutes of meetings],
[Box 26: Minutes of meetings],
[Scrapbook 1: 1973-1976],
[Scrapbook 2: 1979-1980],
[Scrapbook 3: 1980-1981],
[Scrapbook 4: 1981-1982],
[Scrapbook 5: 1982-1985],
[Scrapbook 6: 1982-1988],
[Scrapbook 7: 1979-1982],
[Scrapbook 8: 1988-1991],
[Scrapbook 9: 1991-1994],
[Volume 1: DAR, Texas Society. Proceedings of the Annual State Conference, 1905, 1907, 1916, 1919, 1921-1922, 1924-1927, 1929-1965, 1982-1987],
[Volume 2: DAR, Texas Society. Directory, 1938, 1940, 1946, 1948, 1951, 1956, 1959, 1962, 1965],
[All]

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