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Fort Worth -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Jarvis-Van Zandt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS04
Scope and Contents The Jarvis – Van Zandt Family papers include legal documents, land titles, photographs, personal correspondence, news clippings, genealogy notes, and ephemera covering a period of more than one hundred seventy years. Letters, diaries, and reminiscences written in the 19th and 20th centuries found in the papers offer insights on the life of Texas pioneers. Other materials, such as business, tax, and real estate records shed light on some aspects of Fort Worth’s economic history. The collection...
Dates: 1841-1974

Oscar Monnig Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 124
Collection Scope and Content Summary The collection includes correspondence, booklets, articles, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, catalogues, tax receipts, leases, advertisement flyers, brochures, and minutes from the Monnig Dry Goods Company. The photographs of the building, located in news clippings, dated from 1912-1962 provided the best documentation to illustrate the various stages of growth and change of the building interior and exterior. Most of the correspondence and legal documents are dated from the late 1920s through...
Dates: 1878-1978 (inclusive), 1901-1978 (bulk)

Tom B. Saunders Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 146
Overview

Administrative records, correspondence, and memorabilia document the Tom B. Saunders Company from 1899 to 1974. The collection includes material on other notable Texas trail drivers collected by the family. The family's Fort Worth Stock Show planning material is also included.

Dates: 1899-1974; Majority of material found in 1923-1974