Mrs. Oliver P. Harris (C. P. Harris) Collection

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Mrs. Oliver P. Harris (C. P. Harris) Collection


  • 1934-1950; Undated (Creation)


2.00 Boxes

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Loula (Lou Bell) Harris was born Loula Bell in 1889 to Rosa Tennessee Fox and Samuel Slade Bell. In 1914 she married Oliver P. Harris

She was involved with the Texas Club from 1934-1939 and was a socialite and philanthropist. Her interests included cooking, fashion, and parties. She moved to New York and continued to correspond with the Texas Club about social events.

She was also a member of the Peoples Mandate Committee (dating 1935-1975), a campaign for peace and freedom by ending the war and oppressive governments. She was a member of the New York American Homemaker’s Club.

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This collection contains personal correspondence between the President of the Texas Club at Texas A&M and members. Along with Mrs. Oliver P Harris’s personal letters and papers, and references to social clubs and events during the 1930s.

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  • English

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Finding Aid Authors: Samantha Reagan and Jenny Reibenspies.

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© Copyright 2019 Cushing Library. All rights reserved.

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