University of Texas Arlington

Winnie Allen and Temple Houston Morrow Papers:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Allen, Winnie, and Morrow, Temple Houston.
Title: Winne Allen and Temple Houston Morrow Papers
Dates: 1951-1959
Abstract: Temple Houston Morrow was a grandson of Sam Houston. Winnie Allen was an archivist at the Library of the University of Texas, Austin. Papers are comprised of letters, an essay, a speech, and a booklet. Correspondence concerns an essay by Morrow about Sam Houston and his family, documentation on the formation of the Order of the Knights of San Jacinto of the Sons of the Republic of Texas and a copy of their ceremony of investiture. Also includes an address of Morrow's which describes pioneer life.
Identification: GA47
Extent: 10 items
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Biographical Note

Temple Houston Morrow was a grandson of Sam Houston. Winnie Allen was an archivist at the Library of the University of Texas, Austin.


Scope and Contents

Papers are comprised of letters, essay, speech, and booklet. Correspondence concerns an essay by Morrow about Sam Houston and his family, documentation on the formation of the Order of the Knights of San Jacinto of the Sons of the Republic of Texas and a copy of their ceremony of investiture. Also includes an address of Morrow's which describes pioneer life.


Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Allen, Winnie--Archives.
Morrow, Temple Houston, 1878-1966--Archives.
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863--Biography--Sources.
Organizations
Sons of the Republic of Texas--History--Sources.
Subjects
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas--History--Sources.
Places
Texas--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Historical Manuscripts Collection

Administrative Information

Citation

Winne Allen and Temple Houston Morrow Papers, GA47, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1974.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Folder
1 Winnie Allen, Archivist to Mr. Morrow about her sentiment of the introduction of The Stories Concerning Sam Houston., January 22, 1957
AL, 27.8 x 21.5 cm. 1p. typed.
Box Folder
2 Temple H. Morrow to Winnie Allen acknowledging receipt of her 'sassy' letter of the 22nd of January., January 31, 1957
ALS, 27.8 x 21.5 cm. 1p. typed
3 Excerpt from Address of Temple Houston Morrow, 33 of Lubbock, Texas, delivered at Little Rock, Arkansas., September 19, 1951
Titled "The Feast of Tishri."
28 x 21.7 cm. 3 pp.
4 Earl H. Morrow to Winnie Allen inquiring about "finding out years John H. Davidson was Pres. of University of Medicine at Galveston.", Nov. 23rd.
ALS, 27.8 x 21.7 cm.
5 Intimate Stories of My Grandfather, General Sam Houston, And His Family by Temple Houston Morrow.,
Ts., 40.2 x 21.6cm. 3 pp. inside blue legal Folder.
6 Temple H. Morrow to Winnie Allen enclosing a copy of a manuscript to give to the E.C. Barker Texas History Center., 3-23-58
ALS, 28.9 x 21.7 cm.
7 Copy of Order of the Knights of San Jacinto Ceremony of Investiture, The Sons of The Republic of Texas. Presented to the E.C. Barker Texas History Center by Temple Houston Morrow., 1957
21.3 x 13.8 cm. Blue cover. 5 pp.
8 Copy of Winnie Allen to Mr. Temple H. Morrow thanking him for the autographed ritual of the Sons of San Jacinto., April 8, 1958
Ts, 28.8 x 21.6 cm. Yellow paper.
9 Copy of Hobart Huson to Charles E. Gilbert, Jr. about locating the document "Sons of the Texas Revolution" by Houston proposing the "Order of Knights of San Jacinto.", January 13, 1959
Ts, 28.5 x 21.7 cm. 5 pp.
10 Copy of Sam Houston to Dangerfield on a personal basis about "Friends of the Order and Horses" forming the "Knights of the Order of San Jacinto.",
Ts, 28.5 x 21.7 cm. 2 pp.