University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Melrose Alexander Collection, circa 1890-1980



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Alexander, Melrose
Title: Melrose Alexander collection
Dates: circa 1890-1980
Abstract: The photographs and documents in this collection were owned by Brownwood, Texas, resident Melrose Alexander, who died in 1994.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00706
Extent: 6 inches
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The photographs and documents in this collection were owned by Brownwood, Texas, resident Melrose Alexander, who died in 1994. They consist primarily of family photographs of the Alexander, Anderson, and Griffin families and their friends; teachers and students at Daniel Baker College in Brownwood; and dwellings, ranch life, and livestock in Brownwood and Brown County, Texas. A significant portion of the photographs portray Melrose Alexander's son, Elman Anderson, who died in Word War II.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Alexander, John
Alexander, Melrose
Anderson, Elman
Anderson, Ted
Anderson, W. G.
Everette, Etta
Griffin, Nancy Alma
Griffin, Quilla A.
Grisham, Mary
Jones, John
Jones, Sally
Corporate Names
Daniel Baker College (Brownwood, Tex.)
Subjects
Cattle
Horses
Ranching
World War (1939-1945)
Places
Brownwood
Texas

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Melrose Alexander Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

2000-092


Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

box
3S202.2 [SRH1230022776] Photographs
Anderson, Elman
Family members, identified
Identified miscellaneous subjects
Mounted photographs
Other identified persons
Photographs from 1890 album, identified and unidentified
Unidentified persons and subjects
Albums
1954 album
"Snapshots of Baby" [Elman Anderson]
box
2R35 [SRH1230011610] Manuscript material
Alexander & Rehm financial statement, October 12, 1963-May 18, 1964
Birth announcement, Dorothy May and Paul Grady, March 24, 1910
Brown County Historical Society newsletter, April 17, 1980
Music Lover's Club program, Daniel Baker College, 1912
"The Bill And Dick Alexander Foundation" trust document, April 11, 1965
The Trail [yearbook of Daniel Baker College], 1916
Postcards
"Elect Dolph Briscoe Governor"
"The Great Chamber in 'The House of Seven Gables,' Salem, Mass."
box
Material Culture Collection 1890 album (empty)