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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Correspondence

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Lenoir Family:

An Inventory of Their Papers, 1896-1969 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Garrett, Billye Lenoir, 1923-
Title: Lenoir Family Papers,
Dates: 1896-1969 and undated
Abstract: These papers have about one hundred years of correspondence between members of Billye Lenoir Garrett's relatives.
Collection # S1584.1
Quantity: 3 boxes (3.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Billye Lenoir Garrett was born in Eliasville, Texas on March 2, 1923. Eliasville was an oil boom town near Throckmorton. She went to nursing school in Abilene, Texas and eventually settled in the Lubbock area. She retired in 1994 from her nursing position at the Lubbock State School.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains Lenoir family correspondence dating from 1896-1969. One set of letters was written by Billye's father Henry Louis Lenoir to his parents Henry Willington Lenoir and Amy Lee Posey Lenoir while he was stationed in California during the First World War. Another set of letters are from her grandparents Henry Willington Lenoir of Albany, Texas and Amy Lee Posey of Haskell, Texas during their courtship in 1896. Another set of letters was written in 1932 between Louis Lenoir to his wife Sally Bellomy Lenoir while he was at a veterans hospital in Alexandria, Louisiana. Later correspondence primarliy contains letters written to Billye from her parents in the 1950s and 1960s. Also included are copies of letters written to Sallye Lenoir by Otis Woolridge during 1917-1918 while he was serving in Europe during World War I.

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Organization

The collection is organized in chronological order as correspondence.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Garrett, Billye Lenoir, 1923-
Garrett, Billye Lenoir- --Archives
Garrett, Billye Lenoir- --Manuscripts
Lenoir, Ammie Lee Posey
Lenoir, Henry Willington
Lenoir, Louis
Lenoir, Sallye Bellamy
Subjects
Depression era – 1929 – Texas, West
Sociology – Rural – Texas
Texas – rural conditions
Family farms – Texas, West
World War I – letters

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Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Maryann Duggan Papers, 1882-2000 and undated
  • Ruth E. Cowart Papers, 1908-1963

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lenoir Family Papers, 1896-1969 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
94-0132-B

Gift, 1994

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, May 2001

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Collection Inventory

 

Correspondence

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1 1 Ammie Posey to Will Lenoir, 1896
2 Will Lenoir to Ammie Posey, 1896
3 Miscellaneous correspondence to Ammie Posey Lenoir, 1896
4 Miscellaneous correspondence to Will Lenoir, 1900
5 Miscellaneous correspondence to Will and Ammie Lenoir, 1901
6 Miscellaneous correspondence to Ammie Lenoir, 1903
7 Miscellaneous correspondence to Ammie and Will Lenoir, 1904
8 Miscellaneous correspondence to Ammie and Will Lenoir, 1905
9 Miscellaneous correspondence to Ammie and Will Lenoir, 1908
10 Miscellaneous correspondence to Ammie Lenoir, 1909
11 Miscellaneous correspondence to Ammie Lenoir, 1912
12 Miscellaneous correspondence to Ammie and Will Lenoir, 1913
13 Business Receipts, 1913
14 Louis Lenoir's parents' correspondence, 1915
15 Ammie and Will Lenoir's son's correspondence, 1915
16 Louis Lenoir in Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, 1916
17 Louis Lenoir, Wichita Falls, Texas, family's correspondence, 1918
18 Louis Lenoir, San Pedro, California, family's correspondence, 1918
19 Louis Lenoir, Buffalo, New York, family's correspondence, 1918
20 Mr. and Mrs. Will (H. W.) Lenoir, Crosbyton, Texas, son's correspondence, 1918
21 Miscellaneous correspondence, Louis Lenoir and Mr. and Mrs. Will Lenoir, undated
22 Louis Lenoir, Woodson and Eliasville, Texas, 1920
23 Mr. and Mrs. Will Lenoir, Crosbyton, Texas, son's correspondence, 1921
24 Ammie Lenoir, Crosbyton, Texas, miscellaneous family correspondence, 1921
25 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, January 1921
26 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, February 1921
27 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, March 1921
28 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, April 1921
29 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, May 1921
30 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, June 1921
31 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, July 1921
32 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, August 1921
33 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, September 1921
34 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, October 1921
35 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, November 1921
36 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, December 1921
37 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas and Eunice ?, Crosbyton, Texas, Janurary 1921
38 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas and Eunice ?, Crosbyton, Texas, February 1921
39 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas and Eunice ?, Crosbyton, Texas, March 1921
40 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas and Eunice ?, Crosbyton, Texas, April 1921
41 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas and Eunice ?, Crosbyton, Texas, May 1921
42 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas and Eunice ?, Crosbyton, Texas, June 1921
43 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas and Eunice ?, Crosbyton, Texas, July 1921
44 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas and Eunice ?, Crosbyton, Texas, August 1921
45 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas and Eunice ?, Crosbyton, Texas, September 1921
46 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas and Eunice ?, Crosbyton, Texas, October 1921
47 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas and Eunice ?, Crosbyton, Texas, November 1921
48 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas and Eunice ?, Crosbyton, Texas, December 1921
49 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, January 1922
50 Mr. and Mrs. Will Lenoir, Crosbyton, Texas, family's correspondence, January 1922
51 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, February 1922
52 Mr. and Mrs. Will Lenoir, Crosbyton, Texas, family's correspondence, February 1922
53 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, March 1922
54 Mr. and Mrs. Will Lenoir, Crosbyton, Texas, family's correspondence, March 1922
55 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, April 1922
56 Louis and Sallye Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, May 1922
57 Louis and Sallye Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, June 1922
58 Louis and Sallye Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, July 1922
59 Louis and Sallye Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, August 1922
60 Louis and Sallye Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, September 1922
61 Louis and Sallye Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, October - December 1922
62 Louis and Sallye Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas, family's correspondence, 1923
63 Correspondence between Louis and Sallye Lenoir while she was hospitalized in Olney, Texas, 1923
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2 1 Correspondence between Louis and Sallye Lenoir, 1932
2 Sallye Lenoir, Woodson, Texas and Louis Lenoir, February 1932
3 Louis Lenoir, Alexandria, Louisiana and Salley Lenoir, February 1932
4 Louis Lenoir, Alexandria, Louisiana, miscellaneous correspondence, February 1932
5 Sallye Lenoir, Woodson, Texas and Louis Lenoir, March 1932
6 Louis Lenoir, Alexandria, Louisiana and Salley Lenoir, March 1932
7 Louis Lenoir, Alexandria, Louisiana, miscellaneous correspondence, March 1932
8 Louis Lenoir, Woodson, Texas, miscellaneous correspondence, May 1932
9 Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lenoir, miscellaneous correspondence, 1936
10 Sallye Lenoir, San Angelo, Texas and Will (H. W.) Lenoir, Breckenridge, Texas, 1937
11 Louis Lenoir and son, Bryan, Texas to Sallye Lenoir, San Angelo, Texas, 1942
12 Louis and Sallye Lenoir, San Angelo, Texas to Wilburn Anderson, Amarillo, Texas, 1942
13 Sallye Lenoir, San Angelo, Texas to Laura Keeter, Elbert, Texas, 1945
14 Sallye Lenoir, San Angelo, Texas, family's correspondence, 1946
15 Miscellaneous documents, undated
16 Miscellaneous correspondence, undated
17 Miscellaneous cards, undated
18 Miscellaneous news clippings, undated
19 Miscellaneous unidentified photographs, undated
20 Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Lenoir, Crosbyton, Texas to Louis Lenoir, El Paso, Texas, San Pedro, California, and Charleston, South Carolina, 1918
21 Louis Lenoir while in the U.S. Navy to Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Lenoir, 1918
22 Letters written by Otis Woolridge to Sallye Bellamy (Billye's mother) from Europe, 1918-1919
23 Miscellaneous family correspondence, 1920s
24 Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Lenoir, Crosbyton, Texas to Louis Lenoir, 1921
25 Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Lenoir, Crosbyton, Texas, family's correspondence, 1922
26 Sallye Lenoir, Olney, Texas to Louis Lenoir, 1932
27 Louis Lenoir, Eliasville, Texas to Sallye Lenoir, undated
28 Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Lenoir, Crosbyton, Texas, family's correspondence, 1923
29 Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Lenoir, Crosbyton, Texas, family's correspondence, 1923
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3 1 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, parents' correspondence, undated
2 Letters to Billye Lenoir from parents, undated
3 Letters to Billye Lenoir Garrett from parents, undated
4 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, January 1967
5 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, January 1967
6 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, February 1967
7 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, March 1967
8 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, April 1967
9 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, May 1967
10 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, June 1967
11 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, July 1967
12 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, August 1967
13 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, September 1967
14 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, October 1967
15 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, November 1967
16 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, December 1967
17 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, January 1968
18 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, February 1968
19 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, March 1968
20 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, April 1968
21 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, May 1968
22 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, June 1968
23 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, July 1968
24 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, August 1968
25 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, September 1968
26 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, October 1968
27 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, November 1968
28 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, December 1968
29 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, January 1969
30 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, February 1969
31 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, March 1969
32 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, April 1969
33 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, May 1969
34 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, June 1969
35 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, July 1969
36 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, August 1969
37 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, September 1969
38 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, October 1969
39 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, November 1969
40 Mr. and Mrs. Amos Garrett, Lubbock, Texas, parents' correspondence, December 1969

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