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    Mary Daggett Lake Collection

    Accessibility Notice: Due to the age and complexity of the original material, these linked scrapbook PDFs are made up of scanned images. If you need assistance accessing the content in one of the documents, please contact Archivist Dawn Youngblood  at 817-884-3272.

    Advertisements 1880-1891 Cover Page

    Advertisements
    undated, 1880, 1882, 1883, 1891
    A scrapbook given as a birthday gift, most likely to Mary Daggett Lake. Started by someone else but finished by the recipient. Contains colored advertisements, cards and a few pages from books. 12 by 15 inches. 78 pages.

    Native Americans 1915-1921 Cover Page

    Cato Sells
    1913-1921
    Contains newspaper clippings related to Cato Sells, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs from 1913-1921. 11 by 12 inches. 216 pages.

    Climbing the Family Tree Scrapbook

    Climbing the Family Tree
    1959
    Contains newspaper articles on genealogy. 9.5 by 14.5 inches. 36 pages. 

    Climbing the Family Tree 1963-1964 cover

    Climbing the Family Tree Indexed
    1963-1964
    Newspaper clippings about genealogy. 11.5 by 16 inches. 105 pages.

    Elizabeth M. Archer Scrapbook

    Elizabeth M. Archer
    undated, 1829-1832, 1835
    Consists mostly of poetry, but also contains a few pages from books and color and pencil drawings. 8 by 10 inches. 95 pages. 

    Fay Lightfoot 1917, 1920 Cover Page

    Fay Lightfoot
    undated, 1915, 1917, 1920
    Scrapbook made by Fay Lightfoot, likely during high school and young adulthood. Includes photographs, cards, bookmarks, programs and pieces of memorabilia such as paper umbrellas and cigarettes. 8.5 by 6.5 inches. 111 pages.

    Flags of Texas 1835 to 1839 Scrapbook

    Flags of Texas 1835-1839
    undated
    Contains drawings of the flags of Texas by students at Diamond Hill School. 16 by 11.5 inches. 32 pages. 

    Flowers and Gardening, 1939-1940

    Flowers and Gardening, 1939-1940
    1939-1940
    Primarily contains newspaper articles on flowers, gardening and landscaping, many of which were written by Mary Daggett Lake. Also includes a few documents from Lake’s time as President of the Texas Federation of Garden Clubs. 16 by 11.5 inches. 83 pages.

    Flowers and Gardening, 1940

    Flowers and Gardening, 1940
    1940
    Newspaper articles about flowers and gardening, many of which were written by Mary Daggett Lake. 12 by 15 inches. 52 pages.

    Flowers and Gardening, 1940-1941

    Flowers and Gardening, 1940-1941
    1940-1941
    Contains newspaper clippings about gardening, many of which are written by or include Mary Daggett Lake. 12 by 15 inches. 57 pages.

    Flowers and Gardening, 1942-1944

    Flowers and Gardening, 1942-1944
    1942-1944
    Newspaper clippings about flowers and gardening, many of which were written by Mary Daggett Lake. 12 by 15 inches. 46 pages.

    Flowers and Gardening, 1944-1947

    Flowers and Gardening, 1944-1947
    1944-1947
    Newspaper articles about flowers and gardening, many of which were written by Mary Daggett Lake. 12 by 15 inches. 103 pages.

    Fort Worth Centennial 1949 Cover Page

    Fort Worth Centennial
    1949
    Newspaper clippings about the Fort Worth Centennial. 14.5 by 12.5 inches. 91 pages.

    Fort Worth Pioneers and Gardening Cover Page

    Fort Worth Pioneers and Gardening
    undated, 1923-1935
    Contains newspaper articles, most of which were written by Mary Daggett Lake, as well as a couple photographs and other articles written by Lake. 16 by 11 inches. 103 pages.

    Fort Worth's First Hundred Years 'Where the West Begins'
    undated, 1949
    Contains newspaper clippings related to 19th and 20th Century Fort Worth, Texas. 16 by 13 inches. 68 pages.

    Gardening, undated, 1941-1942
    undated, 1941-1942
    Contains mostly newspaper clippings, as well a few other documents, related to gardening. Some of the newspaper articles were written by Mary Daggett Lake. 12.5 by 14.5 inches. 82 pages.

    Genealogy, 1919 Scrapbook

    Genealogy
    1919
    An otherwise empty scrapbook with Mary Daggett Lake and Will F. Lake’s family genealogy written on the inside of the back cover. 9 by 11.5 inches. 3 pages. 

    Genealogy 2 1968-1969 Cover Page

    Genealogy Articles
    undated, 1968-1969
    Newspaper articles on genealogy, most of which were written by Damon Veach for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. 12 by 16 inches. 46 pages.

    J. Frank Dobie, 1943-1961 Cover Page

    J. Frank Dobie, 1943-1961
    1943, 1949-1950, 1955-1961
    Contains newspaper articles written by J. Frank Dobie. 14.5 by 9.5 inches. 142 pages.

    J. Frank Dobie, 1950-1961 Cover Page

    J. Frank Dobie, 1950-1961
    1950-1952, 1956-1961
    Contains newspaper articles written by J. Frank Dobie. 14.5 by 9.5 inches. 120 pages.

    Lambs 1887-1942 Cover Page

    Lambs
    1887, 1927, 1938-1942
    A collection of memorabilia related to lambs, such as poetry, holiday cards, literary references and advertisements. 9 by 11 inches. 134 pages.

    Mrs. O.O. Spencer undated Cover Page

    Mrs. O.O. Spencer, undated
    undated
    Contains newspaper clippings, most likely collected by Mrs. O.O. Spencer, on topics such as history and science. 13.5 by 10.5 pages. 52 pages.

    Mrs. O.O. Spencer, undated, 1908, 1934 Cover Page

    Mrs. O.O. Spencer, undated, 1908, 1934
    undated, 1908, 1934
    Contains newspaper clippings, most likely collected by Mrs. O.O. Spencer, on a variety of topics, including science, nature and Fort Worth history and as well as a few personal items of Spencer's, such as letters. 9.5 by 11.5 inches. 202 pages.

    Mrs. O.O. Spencer 1940 Cover Page

    Mrs. O.O. Spencer, undated, 1940s
    undated, 1940s
    Contains newspaper clippings, most likely collected by Mrs. O.O. Spencer, on a variety of topics, including World War II, animals and history. 9 by 13 inches. 112 pages.

    Miscellaneous Articles 1933-1934 Cover Page

    Mrs. Tarrant Goes Shopping
    undated, 1933-1934
    Contains clippings of the newspaper series “Let’s Go!” and “Mrs. Tarrant Goes Shopping,” the former of which, at least, was written by Mary Daggett Lake. 10.5 by 9 inches. 26 pages.

    Newspaper and Magazine Clippings, undated, 1949, 1951 Cover Page

    Newspaper and Magazine Clippings, undated, 1949, 1951
    undated, 1949, 1951
    Contains articles on topics such as Fort Worth history and gardening, as well as advertisements. 12.5 by 14.5 inches. 304 pages.

    Newspaper Clippings, 1893-1908 Cover Page

    Newspaper Clippings, 1893-1908   
    1893-1908
    Contains newspaper clippings from a variety of places and several different topics, including religion, politics, the Civil War and the death of Robert G. Ingersoll. 17 by 14.5 inches. 51 pages.

    Newspaper Clippings, undated, 1893-1905 Cover Page

    Newspaper Clippings, undated, 1893-1905
    undated, 1893-1905
    Contains news clippings on a variety of topics, including religion, politics and literature. 17 by 15 inches. 44 pages.

    Newspaper Clippings, undated, 1949 Cover Page

    Newspaper Clippings, undated, 1949
    undated, 1949
    Contains miscellaneous newspaper articles, most of which are about Tarrant County, as well as a program invitation. 16 by 12.5 inches. 79 pages.

    Political Articles 1910 Cover Page

    Political Articles
    1910
    A collection of newspaper articles related to local, state and national politics. Articles are from such locations as Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. 12.5 by 15 inches. 1,752 pages. Note: This file is 697MB. Please allow extra time to load.

    Quilting, 1848-1849 scrapbook

    Quilting
    1948-1949
    Contains newspaper clippings related to quilting and Star-Telegram-Leonard Quilt Show. 11 by 15 inches. 76 pages.

    Religion 1892-1898 Cover Page

    Religion
    undated, 1892, 1894, 1898
    Contains newspaper clippings pertaining to religion, specifically to figures such as Charles Augustus Briggs, Robert G. Ingersoll and Thomas Dixon. 12 by 9.5 inches. 58 pages.

    Tarrant County First Hundred Families 1923-1936 Cover Page

    Tarrant County First Hundred Families
    undated, 1923-1936
    Newspaper clippings, mostly about Tarrant County's first hundred families. 12.5 by 16 inches. 45 pages.

    Theatre Programs 1927-1936 Cover Page

    Theatre Programs
    1927-1936
    Programs primarily from The Little Theatre. 12 by 9 inches. 185 pages.

    Twigs and Trees 1955-1958 Cover Page

    Twigs and Trees
    1955-1958
    Contains newspaper articles from the San Antonio Light about genealogy, American history and Texas history. 14.5 by 10 inches. 181 pages.

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