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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Booker-White Collection, [ca. 1910s]-1922



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Booker, Anna Mae White, collector.
Title: Booker-White Collection
Dates: [ca. 1910s]-1922
Abstract: The Booker-White Collection, [ca.1910s]-1922, consists of a 1921 certificate for the United Daughters of the Confederacy awarded to Anna Mae White Booker, a photograph of Erastus Waldron [1913?], a 1922 newspaper clipping about Waldron’s experience at the Battle of Gettysburg, and black-and-white photographs of Waldron’s family from around the 1910s. The Booker-White Collection, [ca.1910s]-1922, consists of a 1921 certificate for the United Daughters of the Confederacy awarded to Anna Mae White Booker, a photograph of Erastus Waldron [1913?], a 1922 newspaper clipping about Waldron’s experience at the Battle of Gettysburg, and black-and-white photographs of Waldron’s family from around the 1910s.
Accession No.: AR 2002-114, 2002-115, 2010-310
Extent: 1/4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in 1844, Erastus Waldron from Carthage, Missouri, served as a Confederate soldier in Company D of the 28th Virginia Infantry during the Civil War. A participant of Pickett’s Charge during the Battle of Gettysburg, Waldron received numerous awards for his bravery. Waldron’s family includes his daughter Josephine Waldron Booker, grandson Karl William Booker, and great-granddaughter Geraldine Mae Booker.

Karl William Booker’s wife, Anna Mae White, was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Her grandfather, J.F. White, was a Confederate soldier in the 2nd North Carolina Regiment during the Civil War.

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Scope and Contents

The Booker-White Collection, [ca.1910s]-1922, consists of a 1921 certificate for the United Daughters of the Confederacy awarded to Anna Mae White Booker, a photograph of Erastus Waldron [1913?], a 1922 newspaper clipping about Waldron’s experience at the Battle of Gettysburg, and black-and-white photographs of Waldron’s family from around the 1910s.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Booker, Ann Mae White--Archives.
Waldron, Erastus--Archives.
Waldron Family.
Subjects (Organizations)
United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Subjects
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Places
Carthage (Mo.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Booker-White Collection, [ca. 1910s]-1922, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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2.325/D32c Certificate for the United Daughters of the Confederacy awarded to Anna Mae White Booker, (Oversized) 1921
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3C115 Photograph of Erastus Waldron, [1913?]
Photographs of Waldron family, [ca. 1910s]
Newspaper clipping related to Erastus Waldron from the Joplin News Herald, July, 1922

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