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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Booker-White Collection, [circa 1910s]-1922



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Booker, Anna Mae White
Title: Booker-White collection
Dates: [circa 1910s]-1922
Abstract: The Booker-White Collection, [ca.1910s]-1922, consists of a 1921 certificate for the United Daughters of the Confederacy awarded to Anna Mae White Booker, a photograph of Erastus Waldron [1913?], a 1922 newspaper clipping about Waldron's experience at the Battle of Gettysburg, and black-and-white photographs of Waldron's family from around the 1910s. The Booker-White Collection, [ca.1910s]-1922, consists of a 1921 certificate for the United Daughters of the Confederacy awarded to Anna Mae White Booker, a photograph of Erastus Waldron [1913?], a 1922 newspaper clipping about Waldron's experience at the Battle of Gettysburg, and black-and-white photographs of Waldron's family from around the 1910s.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02130
Extent: 0.25 inches
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in 1844, Erastus Waldron from Carthage, Missouri, served as a Confederate soldier in Company D of the 28th Virginia Infantry during the Civil War. A participant of Pickett's Charge during the Battle of Gettysburg, Waldron received numerous awards for his bravery. Waldron's family includes his daughter Josephine Waldron Booker, grandson Karl William Booker, and great-granddaughter Geraldine Mae Booker.

Karl William Booker's wife, Anna Mae White, was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Her grandfather, J.F. White, was a Confederate soldier in the 2nd North Carolina Regiment during the Civil War.

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Scope and Contents

The Booker-White Collection, [ca.1910s]-1922, consists of a 1921 certificate for the United Daughters of the Confederacy awarded to Anna Mae White Booker, a photograph of Erastus Waldron [1913?], a 1922 newspaper clipping about Waldron's experience at the Battle of Gettysburg, and black-and-white photographs of Waldron's family from around the 1910s.

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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
Booker, Ann Mae White
Waldron, Erastus
Family Names
Waldron (Family)
Corporate Names
United daughters of the Confederacy
Subjects
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Battle of Gettysburg (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania : 1863)
Places
Missouri
United States

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Booker-White Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

2002-114; 2002-115; 2010-310

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2.325/D32c [SRH1230000822] Certificate for the United Daughters of the Confederacy awarded to Anna Mae White Booker, (Oversized), 1921
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3C115 [SRH1230015231] Photograph of Erastus Waldron, [1913?]
Photographs of Waldron family, [circa 1910s]
Newspaper clipping related to Erastus Waldron from the Joplin News Herald, July, 1922

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