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Robert E. Lee #239 Sons of Confederate Veterans | Fort Worth, TX | 2001 - 2010

History

The Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) is the oldest hereditary organization for male descendants of Confederate soldiers. Founded in Richmond, Virginia in 1896, the SCV serves as a historical, patriotic, and non-political organization striving to preserve the true history of the events that occurred in the years 1861-1865. The members of the Robert E. Lee Camp, #239, consider themselves an historical and genealogical organization that works to honor their Confederate ancestors.

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Provenance

The collection was donated to the Library by James Barry Turnage on May 3, 2011.

Scope and Contents Note

The collection consists of a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, meeting rosters, memorabilia, and issues of Southern Dispatch. The materials date from 2001 - 2010 and measure .2 linear feet (1 box). Due to the small size of the collection, the materials are described at the folder level.

  • Folder I : Contains items dating from 2001 - 2005, including a scrapbook and newspaper clippings.
  • Folder II: Contains a list of elected officers for 2007 and two editions of Southern Dispatch.
  • Folder III: Contains a list of elected officers for 2008, a meeting roster, memorabilia, and multiple editions of Southern Dispatch.
  • Folder IV: Consists of meeting minutes from 2009 and miscellaneous articles related to the activities of the Robert E. Lee Camp #239.
  • Folder V: Contains a 2010 roster, agendas and memorabilia.

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Last updated: Oct. 3, 2014