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Finding Aid for the Winter Family Papers

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Finding Aid for the Winter Family Papers, 1817-1960s





Descriptive Summary

Repository:Tyrrell Historical Library, Beaumont Public Libraries, 695 Pearl St, Beaumont, TX 77701
Creator:Winter family
Title:Winter Family Papers
Dates:1817-1960s
Extent:18 cubic feet in 28 boxes
Creator Abstract:This collection holds papers from six generations of the Winter family, beginning with Ann Clarke, born in 1779. Over the course of these generations, the family moved from North Carolina, to Alabama, to Louisiana, to Missouri, and finally to Texas.
Content Abstract:The materials in this collection date from 1817 to the 1960s. All of the material belonged to Edwina Winter and her family. The bulk of the collection is composed of the papers of generations of Mrs. Winter's mother's family. The collection includes books, scrapbooks, correspondence, diaries, newspaper clippings, memoirs, autograph books, calling cards, ledger books, and photographs.
Identification:AC-339
Language:Materials are in English.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Edwina Winter and George E. Holland, 2000 September 15.

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