A Guide to the E. W. and Hazie Davis LeFevre Papers, 1894, 1934-1958
Born in DeKalb, Tennessee, Elbert Walter (E. W.) LeFevre (1895-1984) married Mattie Hazie Davis (1898-1982) of Palo Pinto, Texas, in 1922. The couple bore two children, whom they raised in Eden, Texas. The LeFevres were members of the Eden Methodist Church, for which E. W. served as treasurer.
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Composed of minutes, financial records, correspondence, and an unpublished manuscript, the E. W. and Hazie Davis LeFevre Papers, 1894, 1934-1958, document the LeFevres’ involvement in the Eden Methodist Church in Eden, Texas. Minutes chronicle the activities of the Eden Study Club, while three ledgers concern the finances of the church, such as donations and expenditures. Additionally, correspondence from E. W. LeFevre concerns donations to the church, while an unpublished manuscript of an 1894 newsletter The Literary Star of Paint Rock, Texas, discusses news and notable events, including marriages.
This collection is open for research use.
E. W. and Hazie Davis LeFevre Papers, 1894, 1934-1958, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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.
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