A Guide to the Barbara J. Farrow Collection, 1880-1980
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.
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.
This collection is open for research use.
Barbara J. Farrow Collection, 1880-1980, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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