University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the American Legion Tickville Band Notebooks, 1931



Descriptive Summary

Creator: American Legion Tickville Band
Title: American Legion Tickville Band Notebooks
Dates: 1931
Abstract: The American Legion Tickville Band Notebooks, 1931, contain correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, and song lyrics, which document the band’s performances, members, and reactions from hosts and audience members.
Accession No.: 89-182
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Carl Barnes Post No. 69 in Ranger, Texas, sponsored the American Legion Tickville Band. The comedic band was directed by Dr. Harry A. Logsdon and performed at fundraising events for fraternal orders and the American Legion throughout Texas.


Scope and Contents

The American Legion Tickville Band Notebooks, 1931, contain correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, and song lyrics, which document the band’s performances, members, and reactions from hosts and audience members. The collection also includes material not related directly to the band, such as newsletters of the Elks fraternal order as well as articles pertaining to the American Legion and Dr. Logdson.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Logdson, Dr. Harry A.
Subjects (Organizations)
American Legion Tickville Band -- Archives
American Legion. Texas
Subjects
Veterans -- Societies, etc. -- Texas
Bands -- Texas -- History
Places
Texas -- Music -- History

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

American Legion Tickville Band Notebooks, 1931, 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.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3.325/C104c American Legion Tickville Band Notebooks 1931