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Guy Keith Jr. Correspondence Collection, 1864-2013

By Trent Shotwell

Collection Overview

Title: Guy Keith Jr. Correspondence Collection, 1864-2013

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: The Guy Keith Jr. Correspondence Collection (1864-2013; one legal folder) contains handwritten correspondence, transcriptions, and donation information.  The documents are arranged by significance.  The collection is located in the SHSU Special Collection’s Single Item Collections Archival Box.

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Guy Keith Jr. Correspondence Collection contains two handwritten letters found by Guy Keith Jr. when he was 10 years old.  The collection includes a letter from J.L. Mitchell offering cotton weighing services in Franklin, Texas and a letter from Maggie Flowers of Sumpter, Texas.  The letters were donated by Clinton Copeland, the grandson of Guy Keith Jr.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions:

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

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Preferred Citation: Guy Keith Jr. Correspondence Collection. SHSU Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.

Box and Folder Listing

Folder 2014.s034Add to your cart.
Item 1: J.L. Mitchell Letter, 1902 May 19Add to your cart.
Correspondence from J.L. Mitchell offering services as cotton weigher.  Franklin, Texas
Item 2: Maggie Flowers Letter, 1864 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Correspondence from Maggie Flowers to her cousin.  Sumpter, Texas
Item 3: Donation Documents, 2013Add to your cart.
Transcription of Maggie Flowers letter by Cheryl Spencer, donor form, a description of the town of Sumpter, Texas, and the envelope the containing correspondence.