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    Virgile Pitner Hutchison Collection

    B.B. Paddock

    Summary: Donor - a direct descendant of former Mayor of Fort Worth Captain Buckley Boardman Paddock (1844-1922) - gave items, papers, land abstracts, and books that belonged to B.B. Paddock, his wife, Emmie Harper Paddock, and other members of donor's family.

    Portrait of B.B. Paddock

    • Framed oil on canvas portrait of Buckley Boardman Paddock (image shown ), 20 by 24 inches, stretched canvas, artist Boris Bernhard Gordon, undated but likely around 1920.  Boris Bernhard Gordon (1882-1976)  was born in Berne, Switzerland. Gordon painted the U.S. Capitol, State Capitols, and portraits. His subjects included three Presidents - Dwight Eisenhower, Herbert Hoover and Harry Truman, as well as such notable figures as Will Rogers and Shirley Temple.
    Books that Belonged to B.B. Paddock and donor
    • Reference History Edition of Webster's International Dictionary of the English language, Revised under the Supervision of Noah Porter, D.D., LL.D. 1907 Edition, Published by G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass.
    • A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, edited by Capt. B. B. Paddock, Illustrated Volume I, The Lewis Publishing Co., Chicago and New York, 1906
    • History of Texas, Fort Worth, and the Texas Northwest Edition, edited by Capt. B. B. Paddock, Volumes I, II, III, and IV, The Lewis Publishing Co., Chicago and New York, 1906
    • An Encyclopedia of Freemasonry and its Kindred Sciences by Albert G. Mackey, M.D., containing an addendum and a self-pronouncing dictionary, by Charles T. McClenachan, Published by Louis H. Everts, Philadelphia, 1904
    • History of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Mason, and Concordant Orders by a board of editors, published by The Fraternity Publishing Company, Boston and New York, U.S.A., London, England, 1904
    • Life of Judge M. Lyle, M.D. an Autobiography, published by Henry L. Geddie Company, Fort Worth, Texas, no date
    • Practical Living for Today and Tomorrow by Judge M. Lyle, M.D. 510 S. Ballinger Street, Fort Worth, Texas, no date
    Land Abstracts of Land belonging to donor's family
    • Crockett and Montgomery Survey, Mattison Addition to Hi Mount, Fort Worth
    • Knights Subdivision of lots 3 and 4 in Block 13 Field Welch Addition, Fort Worth
    • Chamberlin Arlington Heights First Filing, Fort Worth
    • Shaw-Clark Addition to Fort Worth, P. M. Truitt Survey
    • C.B. Daggett Survey, Oakhurst Addition, Fort Worth
    • Thomas Survey, M. G. Ellis Addition, North Fort Worth
    • Archibald Robinson Survey, part of the Fielder Block, Fort Worth
    • F. Richards Survey, Lake View Addition to the City of Fort Worth
    • J. W. Conner Survey, Monticello Addition to Fort Worth
    • J. W. Conner Survey, Country Club Heights Addition to the City of Fort Worth
    • Rosen Heights Addition, Fort Worth
    • J.M.C. Lynch-Van Zandt Park Addition to the City of Fort Worth
    • Lydia J. Warwick Survey, Pasadena Heights Addition to the City of Fort Worth
    • Wm. D. Conners Survey, Hi-Mount Addition to the City of Fort Worth
    • J. Thornhill Survey, Southside Addition to the City of Fort Worth
    • John Bursey Survey, Hyde Park Addition to the City of Fort Worth
    • M. Garrison Survey
    • Hyde Park Addition
    • P.M. Truitt Survey, Shaw-Clark Addition
    • M.G. Ellis Addition
    • C.T. Hilliard Survey, Cobbs Orchard Addition
    • Lydia Jane Warwick Survey, Ryan and Pruitt Addition
    • J.W. Conner Survey, William J. Bailey Addition
    • F. Richards and L. Moore Survey, Hyde Park Addition
    • P.M. Truitt Survey, Shaw-Clark Addition
    • M. Roddy Survey, Fostepco Heights Addition
    • W.D. Conner Survey, Huff Partition
    • George Kinder Survey, Hillcrest Addition
    • John Thornhill Survey, Southside Addition
    • J.M. Lynch Survey, Van Zandt Park Addition
    • James Smith Survey, Kensington Addition
    • Lydia J. Warwick Survey, S. Hemphill Heights Addition
    • Wm Sussell Survey, Van Zandt Addition
    • P.M. Truitt Survey, Shaw-Clark Addition
    • John Davis Survey, Graham Park Addition
    Pamphlets
    • The Fort Worth Museum of Art, and Seventh Annual Exhibition of Selection Paintings, Carnegie Public Library Building, Series 1916
    • The Fort Worth Museum of Art, Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection, Fort Worth, Texas, MCMXXVIII
    Posters
    • Sepia tone group of photographs of the mayor and members of the city council of Fort Worth, Texas, at the close of the year 1900, photographs by John Swartz
    Items that Belonged to B.B. Paddock and Emmie Harper Paddock
    • Safe which belonged to B. B. Paddock, his name is across the front of the safe at the top, the name H. Peak is on the bottom front, hidden by the door (Note: this is not in Archives, but is in the care of the Tarrant County Historical Commission for purposes of museum exhibition in the 1895 Courthouse)
    • Large travel trunk which belonged to Mrs. B. B. Paddock, her name is painted on the side of the trunk
    • Pedal sewing machine which belonged to Mrs. B. B. (Emmie Harper) Paddock dated 1858
    • Book Press, 11 1/2 by 14 inches base, round wheel on top for lowering plate to put pressure on book