From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[Letters to Mrs. W. B. Chambers from Denton County Public Schools]

Description: Letters to Mrs. W. B. Chambers from R. L. Proffer, Superintendent of Denton County Public Schools, and Pyrene Wilson, County-School Librarian, regarding the Denton County-School Library.
Date: 1935~
Creator: Denton County Public Schools
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Mrs. Chambers from Texas State Library]

Description: Letter from Edwin Sue Goree, field worker of Texas State Library, to Mrs. W. B. Chambers, Chair of Library Club, Denton County Council, P.T.A., regarding the procurement of school books. Goree replied that the Texas State Library was not able to loan books or further assistance at present but suggested establishing a Denton county library.
Date: September 14, 1934
Creator: Goree, Edwin Sue
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Record-Chronicle from Mrs. W. B. Chambers]

Description: Letter to the Record-Chronicle newspaper in Denton, Texas from the Library Extension Committee of the Denton County Council of Parents and Teachers. The letter contains information about a traveling library that was created to provide books to rural schools.
Date: May 15, 1935
Creator: Denton County Council of P.T.A.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Colonel John Singleton from L. W. Kemp]

Description: L. W. Kemp wrote Colonel John V. Singleton in response to a complaint about an inscription on a historical marker in John Simpson Chisum's honor. The discrepancy concerns the actual date of Chisum's death.
Date: October 10, 1938
Creator: Kemp, L. W.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Will Williams regarding the Chisum Trail]

Description: J. B. Cranfill writes Will Williams, President of the Denton Historical Society, in response to Mr. Williams's letter about whether the Texas cattle trail should be known as the Chisholm or Chisum Trail.
Date: July 27, 1938
Creator: J. B Cranfill, M.D. LL.D.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Lota M. Spell]

Description: Mrs. William Williams wrote Lota M. Spell of Austin, Texas concerning the installation of a historical marker at the site of John Simpson Chisum's home. John Chisum was a cattle king in Denton County in the mid-1800s.
Date: 1936-04-25~
Creator: Williams, Mrs. William
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter to Mrs. William Williams concerning John Chisum]

Description: Lota M. Spell of the Advisory Board of Texas Historians wrote Mrs. Will Williams concerning the installation of a historical marker at John Simpson Chisum's home in Denton County.
Date: April 23, 1936
Creator: Spell, Lota M.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton County letterhead]

Description: A Denton County letterhead is printed on a piece of stationary with various names and the dates of September 17, 1886-October 4, 1886. The letterhead includes a portrait of the Denton County Courthouse as well as a list of Denton County Commissioners.
Date: unknown
Creator: Denton County Commissioners
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Josephine Bramlette Moten and his sister-in-law, April 29, 1947]

Description: Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Josephine Bramlette Moten and his sister-in-law, on April 29, 1947. In the first letter, he discusses the recovery of Josephine's sister from an accident, and hopes that she will get better. He mentions vacation plans for Hot Springs or the Mayo Clinic, as well as a trip to California. In the second letter, he sends his sympathies to his sister-in-law following her accident.
Date: April 29, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, April 24, 1947]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son, Don Moten, on April 24, 1947, expressing pleasure that Don had a good trip. Moten offers to help set his son up in a new place.
Date: April 24, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Ike S. Moten and Rev. L. E. Goodlow, April 11, 1947]

Description: Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten: the first to Reverend L. E. Goodlow, on April 11, 1947; and the second to Ike S. Moten. This is a carbon copy with a letter on each side. The first letter discusses building projects, Moten's tenant in Texas, and medicine sent to Ike Moten. The second letter tells Ike Moten how to take the medicine Dr. Moten sent him.
Date: April 11, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Pierce I. Moten, February 20, 1947]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his brother, Pierce I. Moten, on February 20, 1947. He wishes his brother happy birthday, and discusses the possibility of visiting California again soon.
Date: February 20, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, February 16, 1947]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on February 16, 1947. He discusses his son's plan to set up his optometry practice in Indianapolis after recently leaving the Army.
Date: February 16, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Dr. John T. Givens, February 11, 1947]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Dr. John T. Givens, on February 11, 1947, discussing association news. Moten encloses a check for his dues for 1947, and promises to attempt to collect dues from members in his area.
Date: February 11, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, February 5, 1947]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten in Chicago, on February 5, 1947. He sends his son's club memberships, and talks about a new car for Don, as well as finding him and his wife a new place to stay.
Date: February 5, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Ike S. Moten, February 4 & 12, 1947]

Description: Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Isaac "Ike" S. Moten in Giddings, on February 4 & 12, 1947. The first letter discusses a gift of meat and sausage sent to the Motens by Ike, and his recent illness. Dr. Moten asks him to get some supplies for his tenant. In the second letter, Dr. Moten offers to treat Ike's illness.
Date: {1947-02-04, 1947-02-12}
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum