Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History

Frank H. Wray Collection

Manuscript Collection: MC144

Collection Summary

Creator: Wray, Frank H.
Title: Frank H. Wray collection
Dates: 1890-1920
Abstract: Two calling cards and a photograph constitute the collecting interests of Fran H. Wray of Granbury, Texas.
Identification: MC144
Quantity: 3 items
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History, La Porte, Texas

Creator Sketch

Little is known of the life of Frank Hinchen Wray of Granbury, Texas. He was born on February 20, 1880, in Texas and died on December 12, 1963, in Granbury, Texas. His siblings include George Wray, Mrs. L. L. Wilkes of Dallas, Walter L. Wray, and Judge Lem T. Wray of Waxahachie.

Scope and Content Note

The Frank H. Wray Collection contains two calling cards from the years 1890 to 1920 and a photograph, circa 1890, of downtown Granbury, Texas. The calling cards are an advertisement for Madam Walters who gives advice on love and business affairs, lost articles, etc. Each card is surrounded by six cuts grouped around the border. The photograph features downtown Granbury with several wagon loads of cotton in the foreground.


Organized into two series; arrangement is chronological.


Restrictions on Access


Terms Governing Use

Open for research by appointment.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the San Jacinto Museum of History. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Jacinto Museum of History as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Index Terms

Walters, Madam
Granbury (Tex.)
Visiting cards

Administrative Information


[Identification of Item], Frank H. Wray Collection, MC144, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.


Gift of Mrs. Frank H. Wray, 1943.

Processing Information

Processed by Lisa M. Lomas, 2011.


Carpenter, Linda and Barbara Owens. "Wray Obituaries." Accessed: 06/10/2011


box folder
159.5 1 Cards undated: circa 1890-1920

box folder
159.5 2 Photograph 1890