Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Julia Duggan Hart:

An Inventory of Her Papers, 1837-1970 and undated, in the Southwest Collection, Special Collections Libraries



Descriptive Summary

Creator Hart, Julia Duggan, 1873-1970
Title: Julia Duggan Hart Papers,
Dates: 1837-1970 and undated
Abstract: Personal papers and collected materials relating to the life of Julia Duggan Hart and the Duggan family in Texas.
Collection # S 413.1
Quantity: 3 boxes (3 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

A poet and musician, Hart was born in 1873 in Hays County, Texas. She graduated from the Waco Female Academy in 1890, and married Edward H. Hart in 1894, who died in 1900. Her well- known poem, "Star Gold," was written in memory of her son, Vernon Duggan Hart, who died in France during World War I. She lived in Stamford, Texas, and Abilene, Texas, and was active in Gold Star Mothers, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and United Daughters of the Confederacy. She died in 1970 in Abilene, Texas.


Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, financial and legal material, genealogical material, literary productions, photographs, printed material, and scrapbook material pertaining to the life and activities of Julia Duggan Hart, the Duggan family, and other related families. It bulks (1902-1966) with personal papers, especially correspondence.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


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)
Hart, Julia Duggan, 1873-1970.
Hart, Julia Duggan, 1873-1970--Archives.
Hart, Julia Duggan, 1873-1970--Correspondence.
Hart, Edward H.
Hart, Vernon Duggan.
Duggan Family.
Subjects (Organizations)
American Gold Star Mothers, Inc.
Places
Abilene (Tex.)
Abilene (Tex.)--Social life and customs.
Subjects
Genealogy.
World War I.

Related Material

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

  • Duggan and Gracy Properties (Littlefield, Texas) Papers, 1934-1958
  • Arthur P. Duggan, Sr., Papers, 1860-1957
  • Arthur P. Duggan, Jr., Papers, 1936-1966
  • Sarah Elizabeth Harral Duggan Papers, 1920-1965
  • Arthur P. Duggan, Jr. oral history interview [sound recording], 1956
  • Mrs. Alice Duggan Gracy oral history interview [sound recording], 1956

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Julia Duggan Hart Papers, 1837-1970 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Gift, 1970-1971

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, August 2002


Bibliograpy

Gracy, David Bergen II. George Washington Littlefield: A Biography in Business. 1971.


Collection Inventory

Personal Papers, 1886-1969

box folder
1 1 Correspondence, 1910-1917
2 Correspondence, 1917-1918
3 Correspondence, 1918-1923
4 Correspondence, 1924-1937
5 Correspondence, 1938-1952
6 Correspondence, 1955-1959
7 Correspondence, 1960-1966
8 Correspondence, undated
9 Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Correspondence, Yearbooks, Newspaper clippings, Proceedings, 1945-1969
10 Disabled American Veterans of the World War, Clippings, and Printed Material, 1931
11 Gold Star Mothers, Correspondence, Literary Production, Minutes, Internal Lists, Photos, Clippings, Misc., 1923-1965 and undated
12 Literary Production, undated
13 Littlefield, Texas (Early History), Correspondence, Photos, News Clippings, 1916-1953
14 Newspaper Clippings, 1930-1962
15 Pear Chappell Study Club, 1922-1924
16 Photographs, 1886-1943 and undated
box folder
2 1 Printed Material, undated
2 Scrapbook Material, 1914-1934
3 United Daughters of the Confederacy, Correspondence, Yearbooks, Program, Newsclippings, 1950-1965
4 Vernon Hinkle Travel Parties, 1937



Family Papers, 1837-1969

box folder
2 5 Ida Campbell, 1917-1923
6 Alston Duggan Family, Genealogy, Address Book, Correspondence, Legal Documents, Financial Documents, Diary, Photos, News Clippings, 1888-1969
7 Arthur P. Duggan, Literary Production, Photos, and News Clippings, 1894-1935
8 Arthur P. Duggan, Printed Material, Senate Journals, 1935
9 Auty O. Duggan, Printed Material, Senate Journals, 1935
10 C. J. Duggan, Correspondence, Literary Production, Photos, and News Clippings, 1908-1962 1908-1962
11 Judge E. B. Duggan, 1954
12 Malone Duggan, Correspondence, Photos and News Clippings, 1894-1964
13 R. F. Duggan, Correspondence, Literary Production, Photos, and News Clippings, 1917-1963
14 Thomas Brown Duggan, Correspondence, Genealogy, Photos, and News Clippings, 1837-1961
15 Thomas H. Duggan, Correspondence, Genealogy, Photos, and News Clippings, 1837-1961
16 William Alston Duggan, Correspondence, Photos, and News Clippings, 1893-1964
17 Malone Family, Correspondence, Photos, and News Clippings, 1893-1964
18 Mrs. A. L. Putnam, Correspondence, Photos, and News Clippings, 1963 and undated



Personal Papers, 1887-1970

box folder
3 1 Correspondence, 1902-1941
2 Legal Documents, Deeds, Notes, Mortgages, Releases, and Insurance Agreements, 1887-1911
3 Financial Documents, Receipts, Checks and Invoices, 1890-1918
4 Miscellaneous, 1900-1970
5 Scrapbook Material, 1917-1970



Papers, 1890-1920

box folder
3 6 Vernon Duggan Hart (Son, Killed in Action, WWI, 1918), including Correspondence, Maps, Photos, News Clippings, and "Gold Star" Poem, 1918-1919