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undated, 1880, 1882, 1883, 1891
A scrapbook given as a birthday gift, most likely to Mary Daggett Lake. Started by someone else but finished by the recipient. Contains colored advertisements, cards and a few pages from books. 12 by 15 inches. 78 pages.
Contains newspaper clippings related to Cato Sells, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs from 1913-1921. Sells was a resident of Tarrant County from roughly 1905 to 1913. He returned to Fort Worth, Texas after his retirement in 1921 and remained until his death in 1948. 11 by 12 inches. 216 pages.
the Family Tree
Contains newspaper articles on genealogy. 9.5 by 14.5 inches. 36 pages.
Climbing the Family Tree Indexed
Newspaper clippings about genealogy. 11.5 by 16 inches. 105 pages.
Elizabeth M. Archer
undated, 1829-1832, 1835
Consists mostly of poetry, but also contains a few pages from books and color and pencil drawings. 8 by 10 inches. 95 pages.
undated, 1915, 1917, 1920
Scrapbook made by Fay Lightfoot, likely during high school and young adulthood. Includes photographs, dance cards, programs and ephemera. 8.5 by 6.5 inches. 111 pages.
Flags of Texas 1835-1839
Contains drawings of the flags of Texas by students at Diamond Hill School. 16 by 11.5 inches. 32 pages.
and Gardening, 1939-1940
Primarily contains newspaper articles on flowers, gardening and landscaping, many of which were written by Mary Daggett Lake. Also includes a few documents from Lake’s time as President of the Texas Federation of Garden Clubs. 16 by 11.5 inches. 83 pages.
Flowers and Gardening, 1940
Newspaper articles about flowers and gardening, many of which were written by Mary Daggett Lake. 12 by 15 inches. 52 pages.
Flowers and Gardening, 1940-1941
Contains newspaper clippings about gardening, many of which are written by or include Mary Daggett Lake. 12 by 15 inches. 57 pages.
Flowers and Gardening, 1942-1944
Newspaper clippings about flowers and gardening, many of which were written by Mary Daggett Lake. 12 by 15 inches. 46 pages.
Flowers and Gardening, 1944-1947
Newspaper articles about flowers and gardening, many of which were written by Mary Daggett Lake. 12 by 15 inches. 103 pages.
Fort Worth Centennial
Newspaper clippings about the Fort Worth Centennial. 14.5 by 12.5 inches. 91 pages.
Fort Worth Pioneers and Gardening
Contains newspaper articles, most of which were written by Mary Daggett Lake, as well as a couple photographs and other articles written by Lake. 16 by 11 inches. 103 pages.
Fort Worth's First Hundred Years 'Where the West Begins'
Contains newspaper clippings related to 19th and 20th Century Fort Worth, Texas. 16 by 13 inches. 68 pages.
Gardening, undated, 1941-1942
Contains mostly newspaper clippings, as well a few other documents, related to gardening. Some of the newspaper articles were written by Mary Daggett Lake. 12.5 by 14.5 inches. 82 pages.
An otherwise empty scrapbook with Mary Daggett Lake and Will F. Lake’s family genealogy written on the inside of the back cover. 9 by 11.5 inches. 3 pages.
Newspaper articles on genealogy, most of which were written by Damon Veach for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. 12 by 16 inches. 46 pages.
J. Frank Dobie, 1943-1961
1943, 1949-1950, 1955-1961
Contains newspaper articles written by J. Frank Dobie. 14.5 by 9.5 inches. 142 pages.
J. Frank Dobie, 1950-1961
Contains newspaper articles written by J. Frank Dobie. 14.5 by 9.5 inches. 120 pages.
1887, 1927, 1938-1942
A collection of memorabilia related to lambs, such as poetry, holiday cards, literary references and advertisements. 9 by 11 inches. 134 pages.
Mrs. O.O. Spencer, undated
Contains newspaper clippings, most likely collected by Mrs. O.O. Spencer, on topics such as history and science. 13.5 by 10.5 pages. 52 pages.
Mrs. O.O. Spencer, undated, 1908, 1934
undated, 1908, 1934
Contains newspaper clippings, most likely collected by Mrs. O.O. Spencer, on a variety of topics, including science, nature and Fort Worth history and as well as a few personal items of Spencer's, such as letters. 9.5 by 11.5 inches. 202 pages.
O.O. Spencer, undated, 1940s
Contains newspaper clippings, most likely collected by Mrs. O.O. Spencer, on a variety of topics, including World War II, animals and history. 9 by 13 inches. 112 pages.
Mrs. Tarrant Goes Shopping
Contains clippings of the newspaper series “Let’s Go!” and “Mrs. Tarrant Goes Shopping,” the former of which, at least, was written by Mary Daggett Lake. 10.5 by 9 inches. 26 pages.
Newspaper and Magazine Clippings,
undated, 1949, 1951
undated, 1949, 1951
Contains articles on topics such as Fort Worth history and gardening, as well as advertisements. 12.5 by 14.5 inches. 304 pages.
Contains newspaper clippings from a variety of places and several different topics, including religion, politics, the Civil War and the death of Robert G. Ingersoll. 17 by 14.5 inches. 51 pages.
Clippings, undated, 1893-1905
Contains news clippings on a variety of topics, including religion, politics and literature. 17 by 15 inches. 44 pages.
Newspaper Clippings, undated, 1949
Contains miscellaneous newspaper articles, most of which are about Tarrant County, as well as a program invitation. 16 by 12.5 inches. 79 pages.
A collection of newspaper articles related to local, state and national politics. Articles are from such locations as Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. 12.5 by 15 inches. 1,752 pages. Note: This file is 697MB. Please allow extra time to load.
Contains newspaper clippings related to quilting and Star-Telegram-Leonard Quilt Show. 11 by 15 inches. 76 pages.
undated, 1892, 1894, 1898
Contains newspaper clippings pertaining to religion, specifically to figures such as Charles Augustus Briggs, Robert G. Ingersoll and Thomas Dixon. 12 by 9.5 inches. 58 pages.
Tarrant County First Hundred Families
Newspaper clippings, mostly about Tarrant County's first hundred families. 12.5 by 16 inches. 45 pages.
Contains newspaper articles from the San Antonio Light about genealogy, American history and Texas history. 14.5 by 10 inches. 181 pages.
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