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Marion Day Mullins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 145

The collection includes postcards of Texas courthouses. Some are actual photo postcards and others are artist renderings. Most are blank but a small number are written and addressed to Mr. Ben Hearne. Two are addressed to Rebecca W. Smith.

Dates

  • 1909-1945 and undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

0.50 Linear feet

Overview

The collection includes postcards of Texas courthouses. Some are actual photo postcards and others are artist renderings. Most are blank but a small number are written and addressed to Mr. Ben Hearne. Two are addressed to Rebecca W. Smith.

Biographical / Historical

Ms. Mullins was a noted genealogist-historian and researcher. In 1927 she earned both bachelor's and master's degrees and a teaching certificate from TCU. Her longtime friend Rebecca Smith Lee established two TCU scholarships in her name. 

Summary Biography

Ms. Mullins was a noted genealogist-historian and researcher. In 1927 she earned both bachelor's and master's degrees and a teaching certificate from TCU. Her longtime friend Rebecca Smith Lee established two TCU scholarships in her name. 

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by county seat.

Physical Location

Vault BF 2

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Marion Day Mullins.

Separated Materials

Portrait of a Girl by Murray Bewley TCU permanent art collection number 467.85 MCB Library Special Collections inventory number 35 Located in Special Collections room 3133
Title
Guide to the Marion Day Mullins Texas Postcard Collection
Author
Compiled by Lisa Peña
Date
2014

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

Contact:
TCU Box 298400
2800 S. University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76129-0001
Fort Worth Texas 76129
(817) 257-4566
(817) 257-7282 (Fax)