University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Hannah Easley Faw Scrapbooks, [ca. 1890s-1920s]



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Faw, Hannah Marjorie, 1875-1959Faw, Hannah Mary Easley, 1844-1942
Title: Hannah Easley Faw Scrapbooks
Dates: [ca. 1890s-1920s]
Abstract: Eight volumes of clippings compose the Hannah Easley Faw Scrapbooks, [ca. 1890s-1920s], documenting the interests of Faw and her daughter Hannah Marjorie Faw at the turn of the 20th century.
Extent: 10 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical

Hannah Mary (Easley) Faw (1844-1942) lived in Grimes County, Texas with her husband Lemuel G. Faw. The couple had four children including Hannah Marjorie Faw (1875-1959), who later lived in Navasota and collected books and ephemera.

Source:

Stevenson, Dan. "Lemuel (Lem) G. Faw (1830-after 1880)." Ancestry.co.uk. Accessed May 31, 2011.


Scope and Contents

Eight volumes of clippings compose the Hannah Easley Faw Scrapbooks, [ca. 1890s-1920s], documenting the interests of Faw and her daughter Hannah Marjorie Faw at the turn of the 20th century. Comprising newspaper clippings of poems, short stories, essays, and news stories, the volumes relate to topics including entertainment, religion, education, prohibition, and Texas history. One scrapbook primarily concerns the Spanish-American War, while another chiefly contains humorous anecdotes from the Galveston Daily News.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Faw, Hannah Marjorie, 1875-1959 -- Archives
Faw, Hannah Mary Easley, 1844-1942 -- Archives
Subjects
Women -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Press coverage -- United States.
Prohibition -- Texas -- History
Places
Texas -- History

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hannah Easley Faw Scrapbooks, [ca. 1890s-1920s], 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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2J132 Scrapbook
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3L187 Scrapbook
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3L188 Scrapbook
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3L299 Scrapbook
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3L300 Scrapbook
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3L304 Scrapbook
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4N8j Scrapbook of anecdotes from Galveston Daily News contest
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4N8k Spanish-American War scrapbook