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Walton Chapter, D.A.R. Collection (MC 99)


/Organizational Note

The George Walton Chapter of the DAR was named for George Walton, soldier, statesman, governor, senator, jurist, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. The organizing regent of the Walton chapter was Mrs. Elisha Paul Dismukes, Sr. An organizational meeting was held in her home on February 22, 1901. A charter was granted to the chapter by the National Society July 4, 1901.

Mrs. Elisha P. Dismukes,Sr. was the first Regent, Mrs. Walter W. Curtis the Vice Regent, Miss Frances Stephens Scott the recording Secretary, Miss Maude M. Lee Dismukes the Corresponding Secretary, Mrs. William Pope Harrison the Registrar, Miss Anne M. Hughes Bruce the Assistant Registrar, and Miss Ruby de Graffenreid Du Pont the Historian.

Scope and Content


This collection details the meetings and activities of the Walton Chapter of the DAR through minutes, reports, programs and other organizational material.

1901-1998 6 boxes (6 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the George Walton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Walton Chapter of the D.A.R. (MC 99)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Provenance

These materials were donated to the Archives by Mrs. Montyne D. Thompkins in October of 2000


Note to Researchers

See also:

Oglethorpe Chapter, DAR Collection, MC 40


Box and Folder/Item List

Box 1 – Scrapbooks

Item 1 – 1952-1953

Item 2 – 1955-1956

Item 3 – 1956-1957

Item 4 – 1958-1959

Item 5 – 1959-1960

Item 6 – 1962

Box 2 – Scrapbooks

Item 1 – 1963-1964

Item 2 – 1965-1966

Item 3 – 1969-1970

Item 4 – 1974-1976

Item 5 – 1980-1982



Box 3

Item 1 – Recording Secretary's Record Book, May 1919 to June 1, 1922

Item 2 -- Recording Secretary's Record Book, 1922-23 and 1923-24

Item 3 – Recording Secretary's Record Book, Oct 1924- June 1926

Item 4 – Recording Secretary's Record Book, Oct 1926 – June 1928

Item 5 – Recording Secretary's Record Book, 1928- 1931

Item 6 – Recording Secretary's Record Book, 1931 – 1932

Item 7 – Recording Secretary's Record Book, Jan 1934- June 1937

Item 8 – Recording Secretary's Record Book, Oct 1937 – Apr 1939

Item 9 – Recording Secretary's Record Book, Oct 1939- June 1944

Item 10 – Recording Secretary's Record Book, Oct 1944- June 1949

Item 11 – Recording Secretary's Record Book, 1949- 1953

Item 12 – Minutes, 1958-1961

Item 13 – Minutes, June 7, 1962 –May 7, 1970

Item 14 – Minutes, 1974-1978

Item 15 – Minutes, 1984-1989

Item 16 – Minutes, Sept 1990–1992

Box 4 – Proceedings of the Georgia Society of the National Society of the DAR

1943

1951-1952

1955-1956

1956-1957

1957-1958

1959-1960

1960-1961

1961-1962

1963-1964

1964-1965

1965-1966

1966-1967

1967-1968

1968-1969

1970-1971

1971-1972

1972-1973

1973-1974

1974-1975

1975-1976

1976-1977

1978

1978-1979

1979-1980

1081-1982

1982-1983

1983-1984

1984-1985

1985-1986

1986-1987

1987-1988

1988-1989

1989-1990

1990-1991

1991-1992

1992-1993

1993-1994

1994-1995

Box 5

Item 1 – Books

The Last Great Nation on Earth
, by Rose L. Martin
In Washington: Diamond Anniversary, 1980-1965
Pillars of Patriotism

Item 2 – First Meeting of the George Walton Chapter of the DAR, November 7, 1901

Item 3 – History of the George Walton Chapter, NCDAR

Item 4 – Programs – Continental Congresses, 1984-1985

Item 5 – Scrapbooks

1923-1939
1944-1949
1951-1952
1960-1961

Item 6 – State Conference Programs

1938 – Columbus, Georgia
1944 – Atlanta
1947 – Atlanta
1948 – Savannah
1966 – Atlanta
1967 – Macon
1968 – Savannah
1970 – Atlanta
1986 – Macon

Item 7 – Yearbooks of the George Walton Chapter, 1927-1998

Item 8 – Program of the opening of Meadow Gardens (Reproduction), November, 1901

Item 9 – By-Laws of the George Walton Chapter, adopted 1906, revised 1933

Item 10 – Video – DAR George Walton Chapter

Box 6

Item 1 – Scrapbook, 1978-1980

Item 2 – Scrapbook, 1986 - 1988

Item 3 – Scrapbook – American History Essay Contest, 1980-2006

Item 4 – Bicentennial Calendar, 1987

Item 5 – Constitution Week, Sept 17 – 23