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Allen Tupper True and True family papers, 1841-1987

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Series 2: Subject Files , 1873-1955
(box 1, 23 folders)

This series includes letters, journals and autobiographical accounts, notes, ephemera, printed material, and legal documents such as mining and stock certificates and wills, concerning members of the True family and organizations with which they were associated.
Files relating to Margaret Allen Tupper True contain: an undated journal written by Margaret Tupper True's mother, Ellen Smith Tupper (transcript precedes handwritten journal); receipts for purchase of land, 1879-1892; and a diary, 1881-1888, which contains entries primarily concerning Allen Tupper True as a baby, and includes 2 photographs of True, a lock of his hair, and a cyanotype of Franklin School, El Paso, Texas. The files also contain a diary from 1891-1926, that includes entries primarily concerning Katherine Goodrich True as a baby, and includes a family tree chart; notes about the family; 4 photographs of Katherine True, 1891-1905; 1 photograph of Allen Tupper True, 1905; a composition by Katherine True; a notebook on conditions in various schools, 1907-ca. 1911; 4 real estate deeds, 1908-1913; and inheritance tax documents, 1926. The Cactus Club file contains undated miscellaneous writings by True.
See also Series 9: Photographs, and Series 12: Artifacts.
Subject files are on reel 4891.
Description Container Select
Margaret Allen Tupper True (True's mother), 1873-1926
1
8-12
Henry Alphonso True (True's father), 1883-1925
1
13-14
Ira Goodrich True (True's uncle), 1904-1914
1
15
James Polk True (True's uncle), undated
1
16
Mary Josephine True (True's aunt), 1888-1918
1
17
Eliza Tupper Wilkes (True's aunt), 1879-1917
1
18
James Beaman True (True's brother), 1878-1920
1
19
American Smelting & Refining Company, 1880-1916
1
20-24
Author's Lodge (Masons), 1908-1955
1
25-28
Cactus Club, 1929-1947
1
29
Central City Opera House Association, Colorado, 1933-1948
1
30

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