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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

University of Texas Arlington

Arlington Genealogical Society Scrapbooks:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Arlington Genealogical Society.
Title: Arlington Genealogical Society Scrapbooks
Inclusive Dates: 1970-1986
Abstract: The Arlington Genealogical Society was chartered October 27, 1970. Its mission is to promote interest in genealogy, the preservation of historical records for future use, and to assist Arlington Public Library acquire genealogical materials. Items incorporated into the Arlington Genealogical Society Scrapbooks include minutes, member lists, organizational history, newsletters, photographs, correspondence and newspaper clippings. Clippings include obituaries of long-time Arlington residents and R. L. Jones, one of the initial directors of the society.
Identification: AR514
Extent: 2 boxes (0.5 linear feet)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections,The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

The Arlington Genealogical Society was established October 27, 1970, in Arlington, Texas. The Society is comprised of individuals united for the purpose of promoting interest in genealogy, encouraging the preservation of historical records for the future, and helping the Arlington Public Library acquire genealogical materials.

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Scope and Contents

The Arlington Genealogical Society scrapbooks were compiled by society members between 1970 and 1986 to document their activities and projects. The three scrapbooks contain minutes, member lists, organizational history, newsletters, photographs, correspondence and newspaper clippings. Items found loose in the scrapbooks were removed and placed in folders.

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Organization

The collection is arranged alphabetically and then chronologically thereunder.

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

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Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Organizations
Arlington Genealogical Society (Arlington, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Places
Arlington, (Tex)--Societies and clubs.
Arlington, (Tex.)--Genealogy.
Alternate Titles
Historical Manuscripts Collection.

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Administrative Information

Provenance

The Arlington Genealogical Society Scrapbooks were in the possession of Cherry Williams, President, until they were donated to The University of Texas at Arlington Library Special Collections, on October 10, 2006. The donation of the materials was negotiated and accessioned by Brenda McClurkin, Special Collections Historical Manuscripts Archivist. The collection was acknowledged by Ann Hodges.

Citation

The Arlington Genealogical Society Scrapbooks, AR514, Box number, Folder number, The University of Texas at Arlington Library Special Collections.

Acquisition

Gift; 2006

Accessioned as 2007-15.

Processing Information

The Arlington Genealogical Society Scrapbooks were processed and finding aid prepared by Margaret Knox-Kruschke.

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Container List

 

Box Folder
OS506 1 Centennial celebration, 1976
2 Meetings and special events, 1975-1976
Planning notes for celebrations and meeting handouts found loose in all scrapbooks.
3 Newspaper clippings, 1976-1981, undated
Loose newspaper clippings.
4 Organizational records, 1973-1976
Constitution and minutes,
5 Photographs, 1980-1981, undated
Loose photographs.
Scrapbook 1, 1970-1976
Contains newspaper clippings about Dr. R. L. Jones, one of the founding Arlington Genealogical Society’s board members.
Scrapbook 2, 1977-1983
Box
OS507 Scrapbook 3, 1983-1986

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