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Wortham family papers, 1802-1920 (bulk 1890-1900).
BANC MSS P-I 112 Box 1; BANC MSS P-I 112 V.1
Collection Overview

Title:

Wortham family papers, 1802-1920 (bulk 1890-1900)

Creator/Contributor:

Wortham family., creator

Abstract:

Contains correspondence, clippings, a scrapbook and announcements related to the Wortham family of Montana and Texas. Scrapbook was Dennis Wortham's.

Date:

1890 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-tx -- n-us-mt
Wortham family -- Archives
Wortham, William A. (William Amos) -- 1830-1910
Texas. -- State Orphan Home.
Montana -- History -- 19th century
Texas -- History -- 19th century

Note:

Colonel William A. Wortham, the patriarch of the Wortham family, was in the Confederate Army and he and his wife Adeline ran the State Orphans Home in Corsicana, Texas. Three of their sons were newspapermen.

Type:

Scrapbooks.
Clippings.
Family papers.

Physical Description:

print
1 box and 1 v. (.3 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-I 112 Box 1
BANC MSS P-I 112 V.1

Origin:

Montana