Document Type

Finding Aid

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains journals, correspondence, photographs, and other materials related to Dr. Abigail Curlee Holbrook’s life.

Biographical Note

Abigail Curlee Holbrook was born in 1897 in Waxahachie, Texas. She studied at the University of Texas where she earned her PhD. She married Thomas Jefferson Holbrook in 1943. She was active in various historical organizations throughout the state of Texas and was involved in various causes in the city of Austin. She died in 1996.

Donor Note

Michelle P. Maloney


This collection has been reboxed but remains in the order in which it was found in University Manuscripts.

Content List

Box 1
[First Folder] Finding Aid
--Yearbook (1924)
--Dailyaide: The Silent Secretary (1954)
--Dailyaide: The Silent Secretary (1958-1959)
Newspaper Articles
Library News
“Honoring George Bannerman Dealy” by T.J. Holbrook
“Texas and the West” - Featuring the writings of J. Frank Dobie
1952 Daily Desk Diary



Extent of Collection

0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #398

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Brady Cox, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz


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