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Mae Wynne McFarland Research Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s063

Scope and Contents

The collection is divided into five series: Series 1: Personal Correspondence contains letters, postcards, holiday cards, newspaper clippings,invitations, programs, receipts, and photographs. Series 2: Walker County/ Huntsville History includes correspondence, binders and journals of handwritten notes, typed notes, recipes, family trees, newspaper clippings, notes concerning marriage records and land records, census records, and the history of Cincinnati and the Yellow Fever epidemic. Series 3: Texas History includes Civil War History, with materials such as programs, handwritten notes,information on various Texas counties, newspaper clippings, yearbooks, brochures, receipts,correspondence, music books, periodicals, binders, and spiral notebooks filled with notes about Texas history. Series 4: War of 1812 contains extensive handwritten notes on loose papers. Series 5: Women and Charitable Organizations contains booklets, magazines, correspondence, and handwritten notes.


  • Creation: 1856 - 1977

Conditions Governing Use

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. Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.


35 boxes

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The Mae Wynne McFarland Research Collection is housed in thirty-four archival boxes and one oversized flat box. The collection also contains 109 books located within the Thomason Room and in the Main collection.

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Mae Wynne McFarland Research Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Thomason Special Collections & SHSU University Archives Repository

1830 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville TX 77341 US