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Mattie Cooper Harlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 120
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.’

Dates

  • Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to TCU.

Extent

1.00 Linear feet

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.

Arrangement

Arranged by subject.

Physical Location

Vault DB 5

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Mattie Cooper Harlin's son, John Boyd Harlin, in 1985.
Title
Guide to the Mattie Cooper Harlin Collection
Status
completed
Author
Lisa Pena
Date
2014
Description rules
dacs

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) 257-7108
(817) 257-7282 (Fax)