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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Bibliography

Description of Series

Personal Papers, 1886-1969

Family Papers, 1837-1969

Personal Papers, 1887-1970

Papers, 1890-1920

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Julia Duggan Hart:

An Inventory of Her Papers, 1837-1970 and undated, in the Southwest Collection, Special Collections Libraries



Descriptive Summary

Creator Hart, Julia Duggan, 1873-1970
Title: Julia Duggan Hart Papers,
Dates: 1837-1970 and undated
Abstract: Personal papers and collected materials relating to the life of Julia Duggan Hart and the Duggan family in Texas.
Collection # S 413.1
Quantity: 3 boxes (3 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

A poet and musician, Hart was born in 1873 in Hays County, Texas. She graduated from the Waco Female Academy in 1890, and married Edward H. Hart in 1894, who died in 1900. Her well- known poem, "Star Gold," was written in memory of her son, Vernon Duggan Hart, who died in France during World War I. She lived in Stamford, Texas, and Abilene, Texas, and was active in Gold Star Mothers, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and United Daughters of the Confederacy. She died in 1970 in Abilene, Texas.

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, financial and legal material, genealogical material, literary productions, photographs, printed material, and scrapbook material pertaining to the life and activities of Julia Duggan Hart, the Duggan family, and other related families. It bulks (1902-1966) with personal papers, especially correspondence.

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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.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by either the archives or the creators and authors of items in this collection, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Copy requests are restricted based on departmental policies. Please contact our Reference Department for further information.

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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 (Persons)
Hart, Julia Duggan, 1873-1970.
Hart, Julia Duggan, 1873-1970--Archives.
Hart, Julia Duggan, 1873-1970--Correspondence.
Hart, Edward H.
Hart, Vernon Duggan.
Duggan Family.
Subjects (Organizations)
American Gold Star Mothers, Inc.
Places
Abilene (Tex.)
Abilene (Tex.)--Social life and customs.
Subjects
Genealogy.
World War I.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:
  • Duggan and Gracy Properties (Littlefield, Texas) Papers, 1934-1958
  • Arthur P. Duggan, Sr., Papers, 1860-1957
  • Arthur P. Duggan, Jr., Papers, 1936-1966
  • Sarah Elizabeth Harral Duggan Papers, 1920-1965
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library Oral History Collection:
  • Arthur P. Duggan, Jr. oral history interview [sound recording], 1956
  • Mrs. Alice Duggan Gracy oral history interview [sound recording], 1956
  • Many more oral histories may be found among our oral history abstracts as well as among our oral history transcripts.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Julia Duggan Hart Papers, 1837-1970 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

Gift, 1970-1971

Processing Information

Processed by: Abel Ramirez, August 2002

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Bibliography

Gracy, David Bergen II. George Washington Littlefield: A Biography in Business. 1971.

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Collection Inventory

Personal Papers, 1886-1969

Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence, 1910-1917
2 Correspondence, 1917-1918
3 Correspondence, 1918-1923
4 Correspondence, 1924-1937
5 Correspondence, 1938-1952
6 Correspondence, 1955-1959
7 Correspondence, 1960-1966
8 Correspondence, undated
9 Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Correspondence, Yearbooks, Newspaper clippings, Proceedings, 1945-1969
10 Disabled American Veterans of the World War, Clippings, and Printed Material, 1931
11 Gold Star Mothers, Correspondence, Literary Production, Minutes, Internal Lists, Photos, Clippings, Misc., 1923-1965 and undated
12 Literary Production, undated
13 Littlefield, Texas (Early History), Correspondence, Photos, News Clippings, 1916-1953
14 Newspaper Clippings, 1930-1962
15 Pear Chappell Study Club, 1922-1924
16 Photographs, 1886-1943 and undated
Box Folder
2 1 Printed Material, undated
2 Scrapbook Material, 1914-1934
3 United Daughters of the Confederacy, Correspondence, Yearbooks, Program, Newsclippings, 1950-1965
4 Vernon Hinkle Travel Parties, 1937

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Family Papers, 1837-1969

Box Folder
2 5 Ida Campbell, 1917-1923
6 Alston Duggan Family, Genealogy, Address Book, Correspondence, Legal Documents, Financial Documents, Diary, Photos, News Clippings, 1888-1969
7 Arthur P. Duggan, Literary Production, Photos, and News Clippings, 1894-1935
8 Arthur P. Duggan, Printed Material, Senate Journals, 1935
9 Auty O. Duggan, Printed Material, Senate Journals, 1935
10 C. J. Duggan, Correspondence, Literary Production, Photos, and News Clippings, 1908-1962 1908-1962
11 Judge E. B. Duggan, 1954
12 Malone Duggan, Correspondence, Photos and News Clippings, 1894-1964
13 R. F. Duggan, Correspondence, Literary Production, Photos, and News Clippings, 1917-1963
14 Thomas Brown Duggan, Correspondence, Genealogy, Photos, and News Clippings, 1837-1961
15 Thomas H. Duggan, Correspondence, Genealogy, Photos, and News Clippings, 1837-1961
16 William Alston Duggan, Correspondence, Photos, and News Clippings, 1893-1964
17 Malone Family, Correspondence, Photos, and News Clippings, 1893-1964
18 Mrs. A. L. Putnam, Correspondence, Photos, and News Clippings, 1963 and undated

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Personal Papers, 1887-1970

Box Folder
3 1 Correspondence, 1902-1941
2 Legal Documents, Deeds, Notes, Mortgages, Releases, and Insurance Agreements, 1887-1911
3 Financial Documents, Receipts, Checks and Invoices, 1890-1918
4 Miscellaneous, 1900-1970
5 Scrapbook Material, 1917-1970

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Papers, 1890-1920

Box Folder
3 6 Vernon Duggan Hart (Son, Killed in Action, WWI, 1918), including Correspondence, Maps, Photos, News Clippings, and "Gold Star" Poem, 1918-1919

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