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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Accession Number

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

William Henry and Helen Butler Whitley Papers, 1901-1946



Creator Whitley, William Henry, 1880-1924
Creator Whitley, Helen Butler, 1882-
Title: William Henry and Helen Butler Whitley papers
Dates: 1901-1946
Abstract: Helen Day Butler, daughter of Dr. Samuel Lovick and Lucy Lorine Lee Butler of Bullard, Texas, was born on September 20, 1882. In 1905 she married William Henry Whitley (1880-1924), son of Sharp R. and Prudence Graham Whitley of Jacksonville, Texas. The records relate to the history and genealogy of the Butler family and the Whitley family.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01868
Extent: 7.17 linear feet
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical Note

Helen Day Butler, daughter of Dr. Samuel Lovick and Lucy Lorine Lee Butler of Bullard, Texas, was born on September 20, 1882. In 1905 she married William Henry Whitley (1880-1924), son of Sharp R. and Prudence Graham Whitley of Jacksonville, Texas. The couple lived in Dallas and Waxahachie and had three children, Gladys, Helen, and William Lovick, who died as an infant. William Henry Whitley, a newspaper publisher with United Publishing Co., died in 1924 in Waxahachie.

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Scope and Contents

The William Henry and Helen Butler Papers, 1901-1946, include letters, notebooks, genealogical materials, legal papers, account books, photographs, albums, membership cards, school report cards, diplomas, maps, newspaper clippings, books, pamphlets, almanacs, and catalogs. The records relate to the history and genealogy of the Butler family and the Whitley family, and contain newspaper clippings concerning World War II. Additionally, the account books, legal papers, clippings, and pamphlets pertain to the United Publishing Company.

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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
Whitley, Helen Butler, 1882-
Whitley, William Henry, 1880-1924
Family Names
Butler family (undifferentiated)
Whitley family
Corporate Names
United Publishing Company
Subjects
Genealogy
Newspaper publishing
World War (1939-1945)
Places
Dallas
Texas
United States
Waxahachie

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Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Library Unit.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Henry and Helen Butler Whitley Papers, 1901-1946, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by R. Dahlstrom, January-February 1972. Subsequent revisions were made by Angela R. Olivera, November 1983.

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Accession Number

70-037

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

Correspondence
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3J260 [SRH1230017355] William Henry Whitley
Helen Butler Whitley
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3J261 [SRH1230017356] Helen Butler Whitley
Correspondence of historical interest
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3J262 [SRH1230017357] Genealogical materials
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3J263 [SRH1230017358] Genealogical materials
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3J264 [SRH1230017359] Genealogical materials
Notes on and excerpts from books and articles
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3J265 [SRH1230017360] Notes on and excerpts from books and articles
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3J266 [SRH1230017361] Notes on and excerpts from books and articles
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3J267 [SRH1230017362] Notes on and excerpts from books and articles
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3J268 [SRH1230017363] Legal papers
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3J269 [SRH1230017364] Legal papers
Poems
Recipes
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3S39 [SRH1230027723] Photographs and albums
Printed materials
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3J271 [SRH1230017365] Membership cards, school report cards and diplomas
Maps
Newspaper clippings and scrapbooks
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3J272 Newspaper clippings and scrapbooks
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3J273 [SRH1230017366] Newspaper clippings and scrapbooks
Ballots, addresses, laws
Books, pamphlets, almanacs, and catalogues
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3J274 [SRH1230017367] Books
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3J275 [SRH1230017368] Books
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3J276 [SRH1230017369] Books
volume
4M439 Albums
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3Y79 [SRH1230028407] Photograph: Will Whitley, Wolfe City, Texas , 1907

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