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    Richard Davenport Jones Collection

    Summary: This collection was delivered by Weldon Cannon on December 4, 2013.  It was given to him by donor for whom collection is named.  Material includes extensive family research, a 1983 letter referring to the Dora Davenport Jones Collection, and the original ledger book of the Grapevine Farmers Association dating to 1889. Image shown is the 1916-1917 Seymour High School Basketball Team "Champs of West Texas" - Joe Buck Jones is fourth from the left.

    Basketball Team 1916 Seymour Texas

    Extent: 4 linear feet
    Family Names
    • Jones
    • Haley
    • Leake
    • Cannon
    • Texas Counties: Tarrant, Baylor
    • Tennessee, various counties


    • Civil War
    • Confederate States of America
    • United Daughters of the Confederacy
    • United Confederate Veterans
    • Haley-Cannon Reunion
    • Camp Bowie
    • John Lane correspondence about Haley and Cannon families
    • Grapevine Farmers Association
    • Canadian flyer's swagger stick from World War I
    • North Texas Baptist College