Mattie Cooper Harlin Collection
Identifier: MS 120
Scope and Contents
The collection includes a photo of Add Ran College at Thorp Springs, Texas. Of particular interest is her diary from 1890 as a student and an autograph book from 1885. There is also a program from Add-Ran College, a receipt for a Cotton Bowl ticket, a Fort Worth Press news clipping, and a poem, signed by ‘Lela.’
- Other: Date Not Yet Determined
- Harlin, Mattie Cooper (Person)
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright has not been transferred to TCU.
Biographical / Historical
Mattie Cooper attended Add Ran College, circa 1890. She married John Harlin in Gordon, Texas. Together they ran Harlin’s Store in Gordon from 1922 until the store was sold in 1973 by son, John Boyd Harlin. He donated Mattie’s keepsakes to TCU in 1985.
1.00 Linear feet
Language of Materials
Arranged by subject.
Vault DB 5
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Mattie Cooper Harlin's son, John Boyd Harlin, in 1985.
- Guide to the Mattie Cooper Harlin Collection
- Lisa Pena
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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