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Daughters of the American Revolution, Nacogdoches Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0030
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

Dates

  • 1926-2002

Extent

12.50 Cubic Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

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.)
Title
Guide to the Daughters of the American Revolution, Nacogdoches Chapter Records

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository

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