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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Guthrie-Shofner Family Papers, 1840s-1990s



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Guthrie-Shofner Family
Title: Guthrie-Shofner Family Papers
Dates: 1840s-1990s
Abstract: Correspondence, certificates, photos, genealogical information, and ephemera compose the Guthrie-Shofner family papers. The papers document three generations of Guthries including Shadrach and J.E. Guthrie’s pharmacy in Salado, as well as Robert Lee Guthrie’s scholarly activities at Brown University and the University of Oxford.
Accession No.: 2009-307
Extent: 8 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, certificates, photos, genealogical information, and ephemera compose the Guthrie-Shofner family papers. The papers document three generations of Guthries including Shadrach and J.E. Guthrie’s pharmacy in Salado, as well as Robert Lee Guthrie’s scholarly activities at Brown University and the University of Oxford. The papers and photographs are associated mainly with the Robert Lee Guthrie family, with some additional material relating to the Shofner family. Furthermore, the collection contains two Freemason certificates: one for Shadrach Guthrie in 1830 and the other for Robert Lee Guthrie in 1922.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Guthrie, J.E.
Guthrie, Robert Lee.
Guthrie, Shadrach.
Subjects (Organizations)
Brown University.
University of Oxford.
Subjects
Freemasonry.
Places
Salado (Tex.)
Waco (Tex.)
El Paso (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Guthrie-Shofner Family Papers, 1840s-1990s, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Megan Mummey, January 2010.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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2.325/J40 Shadrach Guthrie, 1818-1860
J.E. Guthrie:
Business, bank, and land correspondence, 1889-1914
Various letters to J.E. Guthrie, 1894-1913
Stepmother’s documents and Friar’s Pt. document on Shadrach Guthrie, 1860-1893
Drug Store, letters from Mark Halsey from Salado to Waco, 1910s
Insurance policies, 1905
Robert Lee Guthrie:
Report Cards, 1910s
Recollections of Robert Lee Guthrie
Certificates, 1918-1978
Brown University Handbook, 1921-1922
Guthrie and Guthrie trial balances and fees collected, 1936-1939
Edwin Guthrie’s grade school workbook
Essay on Alfred Tennyson’s poem “In Memorium,” undated
Account book, 1886-1888
Memorial Record for Mrs. Eugenia Guthrie, 1954
Clippings on Salado, undated
Armstrong-Adams House, historical marker, 1987
Genealogical information on the Guthrie and Shofner families
Miscellaneous printed materials, undated
Envelopes and ephemera, undated
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3Y554 Photographs:
Tintypes
Photographs, 1840s-1927, undated
Photographs, Edwin Guthrie, 1895-1967
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2AA8 Oversize:
J.E Guthrie’s certificate to practice pharmacy in Texas, 1890
Shadrach Guthrie’s Mason certificate, 1830
Robert Lee Guthrie’s Mason certificate, 1922
Robert Lee Guthrie certificates, 1950-1962
Look Magazine, July 13, 1943

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