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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Bibliography

Collection Inventory

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

United Confederate (Civil War) Veterans:

An Inventory of the Collection, 1909-1919 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator United Confederate Veterans
Title: United Confederate Veterans (Civil War) Collection,
Dates: 1909-1919 and undated
Abstract: Records for the United Confederate (Civil War) Veterans from 1909-1919.
Collection # S 1105.1
Quantity: 1 wallet (0.1 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The United Confederate Veterans was organized in 1890 by former confederate veterans. It staged annual reunions in various southern cities, including Dallas and Amarillo and other Texas locations.

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes handwritten minutes, printed programs for the 1910 United Confederate Veterans (UCV) Reunion at Amarillo, Southern Cross of Honor certificates, small scrapbooks, and other memorabilia. Some of the items are in fragile condition.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
Confederate States of America. Army.
United Confederate Veterans.
Places
Amarillo (Tex.)--History.
Canyon (Tex.)--History.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans.
Subjects
Reunions--Texas--Amarillo.
Veterans--Texas.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:
  • George Washington Littlefield Papers, 1860-1922
  • United Confederate (Civil War) Veterans Collection, 1863-1967 and undated

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

United Confederate (Civil War) Veterans Collection, 1909-1919 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

Gift, 1999

Processing Information

Processed by: Abel Ramirez, August 2000

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Bibliography

Askew, H. G. Second Texas Brigade, United Confederate Veterans (The Banner brigade of the U. C. V. in 1916). Austin, Texas, 1916.

Philpott, William Bledsoe. "The Sponsor Souvenir Album and History of the United Confederate Veterans' Reunion, 1895. Patriotic Poems, War Songs, Romantic Incidents, Biographical and Historical Sketches. "Houston: Sponsor Souvenir Company, 1895.

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Collection Inventory

Item folder
Wallet 1 1 Southern Cross of Honor Recipients, 1915 and undated

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Item folder
Wallet 1 2 Minutes of the Southern Cross Veterans, 1910-1913 and undated

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Item folder
Wallet 1 3 Printed Material: Panhandle Reunion Programs, 1910-1919

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Item folder
Wallet 1 4 Scrapbooks: Member Registers, 1914 and undated

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Item folder
Wallet 1 5 Memorabilia: Panhandle UCV Reunion Ribbon and Pin, 1909 and undated

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