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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Melrose Alexander Collection, ca. 1890-1980



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Alexander, Melrose
Title: Melrose Alexander Collection
Dates: ca. 1890-1980
Abstract: The photographs and documents in this collection were owned by Brownwood, Texas, resident Melrose Alexander, who died in 1994.
Accession No.: AR2000-92
Extent: 6 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The photographs and documents in this collection were owned by Brownwood, Texas, resident Melrose Alexander, who died in 1994. They consist primarily of family photographs of the Alexander, Anderson, and Griffin families and their friends; teachers and students at Daniel Baker College in Brownwood; and dwellings, ranch life, and livestock in Brownwood and Brown County, Texas. A significant portion of the photographs portray Melrose Alexander’s son, Elman Anderson, who died in Word War II.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Persons
Alexander, John
Alexander, Melrose
Anderson, Elman
Anderson, Ted
Anderson, W. G.
Everette, Etta
Griffin, Nancy Alma
Griffin, Quilla A.
Grisham, Mary
Jones, John
Jones, Sally
Subjects
Cattle
Daniel Baker College
Horses
Ranches and ranching
World War II
Places
Brownwood, Texas
Brown County, Texas

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Melrose Alexander Collection, ca. 1890-1980, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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3S202.2 Photographs:
Anderson, Elman
Family members, identified
Identified miscellaneous subjects
Mounted photographs
Other identified persons
Photographs from 1890 album, identified and unidentified
Unidentified persons and subjects
Albums:
1954 album
“Snapshots of Baby” [Elman Anderson]
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2R35 Manuscript material:
Alexander & Rehm financial statement, 10/12/63-5/18/64
Birth announcement, Dorothy May and Paul Grady, March 24, 1910
Brown County Historical Society newsletter, April 17, 1980
Music Lover’s Club program, Daniel Baker College, 1912
“The Bill And Dick Alexander Foundation” trust document, April 11, 1965
The Trail [yearbook of Daniel Baker College], 1916
Postcards:
“Elect Dolph Briscoe Governor”
“The Great Chamber in ‘The House of Seven Gables,’ Salem, Mass.”
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Artifact Collection 1890 album (empty)

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