From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History - 78 Matching Results

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[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

[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 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 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

[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 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 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 from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Josephine Bramlette, May 2, 1942]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Josephine Bramlette, on May 2, 1942, acknowledging receipt of her most recent letter, and taking a moment out of his busy day to tell her he is doing well.
Date: May 2, 1942
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, July 1, 1943]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on July 1, 1943. He discusses helping his son get to a place where he can provide for himself, and mentions the things Don left in his room at Dr. Moten's house.
Date: July 1, 1943
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Josephine Bramlette Moten, August 20, 1943]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Josephine Bramlette Moten, on August 20, 1943. He mentions his concern about his son Don's imminent entry into the army, and says he is trying to work out a position for his son in the medical field.
Date: August 20, 1943
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Dr. Thomas Parran, August 22, 1943]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Dr. Thomas Parran, Surgeon General, on August 22, 1943. Moten asks if Dr. Parran can help his son find a proper position in the army, befitting his station as a graduate of a school of optometry.
Date: August 22, 1943
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to L. T. Lambert, August 22, 1943]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to L. T. Lambert of Denton, on August 22, 1943, enclosing his dues. He mentions his son's induction into the army, and the reasons for cancelling his plans to visit Denton.
Date: August 22, 1943
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Walter Davis, August 26, 1943]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Walter Davis of Giddings, on August 26, 1943, discussing the renewal of Davis' lease, and renovations he was making to the property.
Date: August 26, 1943
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum