University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Ku Klux Klan No. 279 Records, 1921-1936



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ku Klux Klan No. 279
Title: Ku Klux Klan No. 279 Records
Dates: 1921-1936
Abstract: Collection of original material documenting the organizational, financial, and ceremonial records of Ku Klux Klan No. 279 in Uvalde, Texas.
Extent: 10 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Collection of original material documenting the organizational, financial, and ceremonial records of Ku Klux Klan No. 279 in Uvalde, Texas. Includes ledgers and membership lists, as well as handbooks for ceremonial activities and ephemeral items such as admission tickets and pledge cards. Also included are the research surveys and findings of Professor Juan O. Sánchez of Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College in Uvalde, Texas.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ku Klux Klan No. 279 Records, 1921-1936, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2.325/G123 Membership lists [originals]
Bound volume: meeting minutes “Klonklaves” [originals]
Receipts, membership dues, pledge cards
“Kloran” ceremonial handbooks, Klan funeral service handbook, anti-Communism pledge cards, Klan meeting admission tickets
Membership and dues records
Bulletins
Quarterly and annual reports
Transfer forms and applications for citizenship
Correspondence
Proclamations
Financial and property records
box
2.325/G124 Bound volumes: financial ledgers
Meeting minutes “Klonklaves” [photocopies]
Membership lists [photocopies]
Research surveys and findings by Juan O. Sánchez