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Descriptive Summary

Biographical/Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Maurine Bryant Collection, 1852-1970



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bryant, Vivian Maurine
Title: Maurine Bryant collection
Dates: 1852-1970
Abstract: Photographs, correspondence, printed material, clippings, and a scrapbook compose the Maurine Bryant Collection, 1852-1970, documenting the lives of Bryant, her mother Dorothy "Dolly" Vickers, and their extended family.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02703
Extent: 3 inches
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical/Historical Note

During the 1920s, Dorothy "Dolly" Vickers attended the College of Industrial Arts in Denton, Texas, which has since been renamed Texas Women's University. She later married Ernest L. Bryant, with whom she had several children including Vivian Maurine Bryant. Bryant attended Douglas High School in Douglas, Arizona, and eventually moved to Florence, Arizona.

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Scope and Contents

Photographs, correspondence, printed material, clippings, and a scrapbook compose the Maurine Bryant Collection, 1852-1970, documenting the lives of Bryant, her mother Dorothy "Dolly" Vickers, and their extended family. Correspondence consists of several letters to Dolly from Frank L. Vickers during his service in World War I and a letter to Maurine regarding her baptismal records. Clippings from 1915 to 1952 concern Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Vickers, Archie McDonald, William Ray Vickers and Mary E. Ernly. Printed material includes funeral programs for F. L. Vickers and F. M. Bralley, president of the College of Industrial Arts (now Texas Women's University); a literary club yearbook for 1924 to 1925; and a program from a musical performance at Douglas High School. Dolly's scrapbook (ca. 1900s) contains clippings and photographs of family and friends. Loose photographs depict the Bryan, Vickers, McDonald, and Glenn families as well as El Paso and the students and campus of the College of Industrial Arts in the 1920s. Postcards chronicle travel in Texas, Louisiana, and Germany.

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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.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Bryant, Dorothy "Dolly" Vickers
Bryant, Vivian Maurine
Family Names
Bryant (Family)
Glenn (Family)
McDonald (Family)
Vickers (Family)
Corporate Names
College of Industrial Arts (Denton, Tex.)
Texas Women's University
Subjects
World War (1914-1918)
Places
El Paso
Germany
Louisiana
Texas
Document Types
Postcards

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Maurine Bryant Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1966-129; 1998-333

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.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

box
2M399 [SRH1230010396] Correspondence
1918
1920
1970
Newspaper clippings
Ephemera
Postcards
box
3Y582 [SRH1230028857] Photographs
El Paso, Texas
College of Industrial Arts
Bryant family
Glenn family
McDonald family
Vickers family
Miscellaneous
Postcards

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