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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Lu Elsie Jones Papers, 1937-1989

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Lu Elsie Jones Papers, 1937-1989 (bulk 1981-1988)



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jones, Lu Elsie
Title: Lu Elsie Jones Papers
Dates: 1937-1989
Bulk Dates: 1981-1988
Creator Abstract: From 1961 to 1989, Lu Elsie Jones was actively involved in several women's organizations in San Antonio, including the Women of the Church of Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church, the San Antonio Musical Club, the Woman’s Breakfast Club, the American Association of University Women--San Antonio Branch (including its Morning Interior Decorating Group), the Selini Study Group, and the San Antonio Council of Delphian Chapters. She is referred to as Lu Elsie Nagel and Mrs. Clair L. Jones in many of the yearbooks in this collection.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1937 through 1989 (with the bulk from 1981-1988) and documents the roles Lu Elsie Jones had in the organizations to which she belonged. Yearbooks from various women's organizations comprise the bulk of the collection. Other material includes rosters, a commitment book, invitations, and a scrapbook.
Identification: MS 52
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (about 100 items)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Biographical Note

Lu Elsie Jones was actively involved in women's organizations in San Antonio between 1961 and 1989. She was a member of the Women of the Church of Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church, the San Antonio Musical Club, the Woman’s Breakfast Club, the American Association of University Women--San Antonio Branch, and the Selini Study Group. She also belonged to the San Antonio Council of Delphian Chapters and participated on various seminar boards throughout her years there. She also belonged to the Morning Interior Decorating Group of the American Association of University Women--San Antonio Branch. She is referred to as Lu Elsie Nagel and Mrs. Clair L. Jones in many of the yearbooks in this collection.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection spans the years 1937-1989 (with the bulk of the material from 1981-1988) and documents the roles Lu Elsie Jones had in the organizations she belonged to. The bulk of the materials are yearbooks from the different women's organizations she belonged to. There are yearbooks from Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church, American Association of University Women, The Morning Interior Decorating Group, San Antonio Musical Club, the Women's Breakfast Club of San Antonio, and Selini study group. There is a scrapbook from 1937-1943, rosters, invitations from social events, and a commitment book from Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Usage Restrictions

Permission to publish materials from the collection must be obtained from University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Jones, Lu Elsie.
Organizations
American Association of University Women. San Antonio Branch.
San Antonio Musical Club.
Women's Breakfast Club (San Antonio, Tex.)
Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church (Alamo Heights, Tex.)
Subjects
Women--Societies and clubs--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Societies--Texas--San Antonio.
Locations
San Antonio (Tex.)--Societies and clubs.
San Antonio (Tex.)--History--20th century.
Genres/Formats
Yearbooks.
Scrapbook.
Invitations.
Rosters.
Local Subjects
Clubs and Organizations
Religion
Women

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lu Elsie Jones Papers, MS 52, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

No information available.

Processing Information

Processed by Tatina Wulzer, Collections Assistant, June 2008.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Lu Elsie Jones Papers, 1937-1989

Arranged alphabetically.
Box
1 Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church
1 Rosters, 1969-1979
2 Women of the Church yearbooks, 1965-1989
American Association of University Women, San Antonio Branch
3 Morning Interior Decoration Group yearbooks, 1961-1988
4 San Antonio Branch yearbooks, 1984-1988
5 First Presbyterian Church committee book, 1982
6 Invitations to social events, 1978-1989
7 San Antonio Council of Delphian chapters yearbooks, 1971-1988
8 San Antonio Musical Club yearbooks, 1965-1971 and 1981
9 Scrapbook, 1937-1943
10 Selini study group yearbooks, 1981-1989
11 Women's Breakfast Club of San Antonio, 1979-1986

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