University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Betty Smith Mallory Collection, 1908-1924



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Mallory, Betty Smith
Title: Mallory, Betty Smith, Collection
Dates: 1908-1924
Abstract: Comprising scanned images of documents concerning the Mt. Zion Sacred Harp Singing Convention, the Betty Smith Mallory Collection, 1908-1924, chronicles the Smith family’s involvement in sacred harp singing.
Accession No.: 2012-091
Extent: 1 CD
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Betty Smith Mallory’s ancestors moved from Alabama and Georgia to East Texas in the early 1900s. Maintaining the family tradition of sacred harp singing, the Smith family holds annual concerts, while also participating in the Mt. Zion Sacred Harp Singing Convention in Mt. Zion, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Comprising scanned images of documents concerning the Mt. Zion Sacred Harp Singing Convention, the Betty Smith Mallory Collection, 1908-1924, chronicles the Smith family’s involvement in sacred harp singing. The documents consist of meeting minutes and lists of members and attendees at the singing convention.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Mallory, Betty Smith -- Archives.
Smith family --Archives.
Subjects
Sacred harp.
Shape-note singing.
Places
Mt. Zion (Tex.).
Smith County (Tex.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Betty Smith Mallory Collection, 1908-1924, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Bethany Anderson, July 2012.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3D104 Minutes and membership lists on CD, 1908-1924