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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Bloys Family Papers, 1878-1995



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bloys Family.
Title: Bloys Family Papers
Dates: 1878-1995
Abstract: Printed and genealogical material, as well as photocopies of sermons, a marriage book, correspondence, publications, legal records, photographs, and family histories, concerning the William Benjamin Bloys Family in Fort Davis, Texas.
Accession No.: 92-270; 93-135; 94-230; 95-060; 96-196
OCLC No.: 26822558
Extent: 8 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

William Benjamin Bloys (1847-1917) was a Presbyterian minister from Tennessee and founder of the Bloys Camp Meeting Association. From 1879 to 1888, he set up churches around Coleman, Texas, before moving to Fort Davis, Texas. There he continued preaching and also set up the Cowboy Campmeeting, which became the Bloys Camp Meeting Association after his death.

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Scope and Contents

Printed and genealogical material, as well as photocopies of sermons, a marriage book, correspondence, publications, legal records, photographs, and family histories, concerning the William Benjamin Bloys Family in Fort Davis, Texas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Sermons may not be reproduced for publication without permission from the Bloys Family.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bloys Family -- Archives.
Bloys, William Benjamin, 1847-1917 -- Archives.
Boone, Martha Bloys -- Archives.
Bloys, Arthur, 1894-1975.
Fawcett, Estelle Bloys, 1892-1995.
Fawcett Family.
Yeck Family.
Subjects (Organizations)
Bloys Camp Meeting Association -- History -- Sources.
Places
Coleman (Tex.)
Fort Davis (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.
Texas, West -- History -- Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bloys Family Papers, 1878-1995, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/A89b Rev. William B. Bloys:
Photocopy of marriage book, 1878-1917
Photocopy of sermons, undated
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2.325/A104d Martha Bloys Roberts Boone Dibbens family:
Photocopies of legal records, [20th century]
Photocopies of correspondence, [20th century]
Photocopies of publications, [20th century]
Photocopies of photographs, [20th century]
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3B27 Family histories:
Bloys and Fawcett, 1992
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2.325/A104b Bloys and Yeck – Photocopy of “Bloys Family Tidbits” by Genevieve Birch Bloys, 1995

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