Description:

Miscellaneous family and other material, with an especially noteworthy collection of photographs that includes twenty photographs of notable sites in and around Columbus made in 1886. The collection was donated to the library by Lois Stafford Burt in 1987. A notebook with extensive genealogical information which she kept all her life was added to the collection in 1998.

Contents:

Columbus Civic Club yearbook, 1913-1914 (1-1)

Columbus Municipal Concert Association programs, 1950-1951 (1-2)

Alice Trickey school Christmas Recital programs, 1939, 1940 (1-2)

Invitations to dance at Stafford Opera House, 1946 (1-2)

Glidden School Roll of Pupils, 1911 (1-3)

Columbus High School Graduation Programs, 1922, 1923, 1942, 1956 (1-3)

Columbus High School Parent's Night Program, 1939 (1-3)

Texas Construction Materials Company history and organization (1-4)

Correspondence: Roy Burt to Lenora Burt, 1918 (1-5)

James Burt to Lenora Burt, 1919 (1-5)

Funeral Notices: Mrs. B. F. Stafford, 1909; Charles Tait, 1931; Leroy Burt, Jr., 1975; Lenora Burt, 1983 (1-6)

Wedding Invitation: Burt-Burtschell, 1922 (1-6)

Birth Announcement: Leon Zwiener, Jr., 1925 (1-6)

Stafford Bank advertisement (1-7)

Columbus Centennial Celebration, invitation, 1923 (1-8)

Tait home, invitations to open houses, 1956, 1957 (1-8)

Four H Club, Gold Star Tea program, 1973 (1-8)

Alice Naylor art exhibit, invitation, 1960 (1-8)

Leyendecker Dance Studio, program, 1964 (1-8)

St. John's Episcopal Church: Program for the Consecration Ceremonies, 1942 (1-9)

St. John's Episcopal Church: Centennial Observance bulletin, October 28, 1956 (1-9)

J. C. Burt, contractor, letterheads (1-10)

Spanish American War material:

Roster, First Texas Regiment, 1898 (1-11)

Reunion brochures, 1947, 1955 (1-12)

Oaks Theater schedules, 1966-1967 (1-13, 1-14)

J. J. Mansfield speech to El Campo Rotary Club, c. 1940 (1-15)

Notebook of births, deaths, marriages, and other important events (1-16)

Ella Zwiener autograph album, beginning in 1899 (Box 1)

Ella Zwiener account and scrap book (Box 1)

Photographs numbered 0001 through 0050, 0263 through 0270 and assimilated into the photograph collection