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    Electra M. Carlin Collection

    Summary: Items from the private collection of Mrs. Electra Marshall Carlin (September 28, 1912 - February 19, 2000). The etching to the left was donated to the Archives by Electra M. Carlin in 1985; the remainder of the items were donated by her nieces, Sally House and Barbara Graves in 2000 from her estate. Carlin Gallery records are held in Frost Bank Trust.

    The Old Depot

    One ink drawing of Texas and Pacific Railroad Depot, Fort Worth, Texas, entitled "The Old Depot" - print 22/100 signed by local artist Harriet P. Grandstaff (1894-1975).

    Various Yearbooks:

    1. "The Junior Purple 1927"  (Yearbook) Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas. Published by the student body. (School later known as Parker Junior High, 1015 S. Jennings)
    2. "The 1928 Panther" (Yearbook) Central High School, Fort Worth, Texas. Published by the students of Central High School. (School later called R. L. Paschal High School (1935) and later called Trimble Technical High School 1955, 1003 W. Cannon Avenue.)
    3. "1929 Panther" (Yearbook) Central High School, Fort Worth, Texas. Published by the senior class of Central High School.
    4. "The Panther of 1930" (Yearbook) Central High School, Fort Worth, Texas. Published by the senior class.
    5. "The Sooner 1931" (Yearbook)  Published by the Student Association of the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma.
    6. "The 1932 Beechbark", published by the Class of 1932, Beaver College, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania.
    7. One Ever-Ready safety razor in black cardboard box, with enclosed box of four blades.
    8. One letter from Canadian Consulate (Dallas, Texas) to Electra Carlin, 1977. 
    9. Invitation to reception July 1977, Amon Carter Museum for: Between Friends/Entre Amis.
    10. Invitation to reception at Canadian consulate in Dallas for Bicentennial of United States.
    11. "The Panther Revue", a program  for a musical revue benefitting the Panther Boys Club, June 21-23, 1928, Pantages Theater, Fort Worth.
    12. One World War I service flag, a commemorative souvenir with the Allied participants' flags along the border, with a patriotic poem in the center.
    13. Five Valentines, c. 1905 (from penciled date on the back of some).
    14. One program: "Fifteenth Annual Exhibition of Paintings by American Artists", Fort Worth Museum of Art, Carnegie Library Building, Fort Worth, Texas. January 8 - February 8, 1924.
    15. One program: "Historical Pageant of Fort Worth"  Diamond and Golden Jubilee, November 11-14, 1923.
    16. Three crocheted and lace antimacassars.
    17. One lace pocket purse.
    18. One eyelet organdy pillowcase with lace border.
    19. One small white kid glove (child's), left-hand, with black stitched trim over top of glove.
    20. One white organdy child's dress, with bands of lace (waist, hem, neck, and sleeves).
    21. One beige lace baby cap.
    22. One white embroidered baby cap.
    23. One large lace tablecloth, cream color with roses in lace design said to have been made between 1930-1935 by Electra Marshall (Carlin).
    24. One metallic gold-framed resolution, 12 by 15 inches, from the Canadian Consulate General (Dallas), acknowledging the commitment of Electra Carlin in serving as an "ambassador" of Canadian native culture dated October 26, 1984.
    25. Copies made from photographs in family scrapbook of Joseph M. Peers, his wife Electra Anne Utley Peers, his mother-in-law Charity Jane Simkins Utley. Peers' daughter Frances Ella Peers Abey Marshall. Baby picture of Electra Marshall (Carlin). Newspaper articles on Peers and his son-in-law W. Alexander Abey.