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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

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Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Tyler County Scrapbook and Obituary, 1908, 1930-1944



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tyler County
Title: Tyler County Scrapbook and Obituary
Dates: 1908, 1930-1944
Abstract: Scrapbook consists of obituaries which were clipped from various Tyler County newspapers. Also included are newspaper clippings about other events in Tyler County, arranged chronologically, and short reports written about Tyler County cities and notable sites, arranged alphabetically by place.
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Sketch

Tyler County is in southeastern Texas near the Louisiana border. Woodville is the county seat and largest town. . The Neches River forms the boundary of Tyler County on the north and east. The county was settled by people from the southern United States, and was mostly populated early on by farmers, remaining agricultural and rural through 1900. The lumber and dairy industries gained more momentum in Tyler County in the late 1940s and 1950s.

Source: Handbook of Texas Online, s.v. "Tyler County," http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/TT/hct10.html (accessed May 27, 2010).

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Scope and Contents

The bulk of the material consists of obituaries, arranged alphabetically by the surname of the deceased, which were clipped from various Tyler County newspapers. Some clippings are pasted on pages with others and are therefore out of order. Also included in the scrapbook are newspaper clippings about other events in Tyler County, arranged chronologically, and short reports written about Tyler County cities and notable sites, arranged alphabetically by place. Most of the material is dated in the range 1930-1937, with one clipping from 1908 and two clippings from the 1940s.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Obituaries--Texas--Tyler County.
Places
Texas--History--Local
Texas--History--Tyler County.
Tyler County (Tex.)
Tyler County (Tex.)--Genealogy--Sources.
Tyler County (Tex.)--History.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Tyler County Scrapbook and Obituary, 1908, 1930-1944, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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