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Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly, Volume 2, Number 1, July 1910

Description: Issue of the Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly which contains articles discussing the association's activities, biographical sketches, and historical essays. Contents of this issue:"Bob Potter and Old Rose"; Letters from Bishop Waugh; Enoch Mather Martin; History of North Texas Conference; History of the Texas Conference; The Rio Grand Conference; Our Early Schools; Daniel Poe, of the Eastern Texas Conference; The Circuit Rider--Early Days in Texas; Mexican Missions at Home.
Date: July 1910
Creator: Cody, C. C.
Partner: Denton Public Library

Sanger Community Fair, Sept. 14-19, 1927

Description: Booklet for the Sanger Community Fair on September 14-17, 1927. The booklet contains several advertisements for Sanford area businesses, a program of parade and fair events, a list of committee members, a photograph and list of members of the Sanger Fire Department, and other information about the fair.
Date: c. 1927-09-14
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. 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

[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