University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Barbara J. Farrow Collection, 1880-1980



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Farrow, Barbara J.
Title: Farrow, Barbara J., Collection
Dates: 1880-1980
Abstract: Comprised of correspondence, certificates, printed material, financial records, newspaper clippings, and photographs, the Barbara J. Farrow Collection, 1880-1980, chronicles Farrow’s family history and the history of Dimmit County, Texas.
Accession No.: 91-211
Extent: 5 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Barbara Johnson Farrow graduated from Baylor University and resided in Carrizo Springs, Texas. She was related to Urban Farrow (1904-1985), who worked as an attorney in Dimmit County, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Comprised of correspondence, certificates, printed material, financial records, newspaper clippings, and photographs, the Barbara J. Farrow Collection, 1880-1980, chronicles Farrow’s family history and the history of Dimmit County, Texas. Certificates include Urban Farrow’s high school graduation diploma, a certificate of acceptance into the Texas Masons, and Barbara Farrow’s diploma for her baccalaureate degree from Baylor University, among other items. Financial records document the business transactions of the Farrow family, while printed material consists of a volume of sheet music. The collection also includes a scrapbook of correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to the Dimmit County Tuberculosis Association, compiled by A. P. Johnson, and photographs depicting members of the Farrow and Johnson families.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Farrow, Barbara J. -- Archives.
Farrow, Urban, 1904-1985.
Johnson, A. P.
Farrow family.
Johnson family.
Subjects (Organizations)
Baylor University -- Students -- History -- 20th century.
Dimmit County Tuberculosis Association -- History -- 20th century.
Subjects
Freemasons -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Places
Carrizo Springs (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Dimmit County (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Barbara J. Farrow Collection, 1880-1980, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection contains unprocessed materials.

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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2.325/U501 Barbara J. Farrow Collection
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2.325/OD33 Barbara J. Farrow Collection
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2.325/D23b Barbara J. Farrow Collection
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2.325/D23e Barbara J. Farrow Collection
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3T780 Photographs