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

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[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 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

[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, September 28 & October 2, 1943]

Description: Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on September 28, and October 2, 1943. In the first letter, Dr. Moten suggests that his son practice as an assistant to a doctor to get some experience, if he isn't called to the army. He also discusses Don's money troubles. In the second letter, Dr. Moten discusses treating young men who have to report to the army soon, and again mentions Don's money troubles.
Date: {1943-09-28, 1943-10-02}
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

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, April 12, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on April 12, 1946. Moten gives his son advice on getting into a good medical school, and assures him that he will help his son out whenever he needs it.
Date: April 12, 1946
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, January 5, 1947]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on January 5, 1947, noting that it is nine years since the passing of the children's mother. He asks after Don's wife, and encloses tax notices.
Date: January 5, 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 Daisy M. Moten, April 30, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his sister Daisy Moten, on April 30, 1946. He asks her if she thinks she has done the right thing by remaining single after the death of her husband, and tells her that he is very happy with his second marriage. He thanks her for a Christmas present and an Easter card, and tells her that she is always welcome to visit his home.
Date: April 30, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Walter Davis, May 17, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Walter Davis of Giddings, on May 17, 1946, informing Davis that he will always have priority over those who wish to lease Moten's property in Texas for a greater price.
Date: May 17, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Pierce S. Moten, September 27, 1943]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his cousin Pierce S. Moten of Birmingham, Alabama, on September 27, 1943. He commends him on the noteworthy job he is doing in Birmingham, and for his hospitality during their recent visit.
Date: September 27, 1943
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum