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Fortenberry-Kirby Papers

Collection 61

Fortenberry-Kirby. Papers, 1900-1941, n.d.

1 foot, 8 inches

John Henry Kirby and Amanda Kirby Fortenberry were from Houston, Texas. They were two of the children born to John Thomas and Sarah Payne Kirby.  John Kirby was the founder of Kirby Petroleum Company. He owned several saw mills and lumber companies in Texas.

This collection consists of Christian Science journals and magazines, correspondence, bank statements belonging to Amanda Fortenberry, biographical information about Kirby, and a large number of unidentified (possibly family) photographs.  There are also other miscellaneous materials.

Series:

A. Magazines 1-01 through 2-05
B. Journals 3-01 through 3-02
C. Financial Records 3-03 through 3-04
D. Correspondence 3-05
E. Newspaper Clippings 3-06
F. Biography 3-07
G. Photographs 4-01 through 4-05
H. Miscellaneous 4-06

Inventory:

A. Magazines
1-01 Christian Science Sentinel, 1900: February 8 - December 13
1-02 Christian Science Sentinel, 1901: January 10 - December 26
1-03 Christian Science Sentinel, 1902: April 10 - December 25
1-04 Christian Science Sentinel, 1904: January 8 - December 26
   
2-01 Christian Science Sentinel, 1904: March 5 - October 29
2-02 Christian Science Sentinel, 1904: December - 1905: July 22
2-03 Christian Science Sentinel, 1905: July 29 - 1906: October 6
2-04 Christian Science Sentinel, 1907: February 16 - 1907: June 29
2-05 Christian Science Sentinel, 1907: July 20 - 1908: June 20
   
B. Journals
3-01 Christian Science, v.18, #3 (1900: June); v.18, #4 (1900: July)
3-02 Christian Science, v.18, #6 (1900: September); v.19, #3 (1901: June)
   
C. Financial Records
3-03 Bank statements, 1952-1953, 1955, 1957-1959
3-04 Receipts, 1904-1912
   
D. Correspondence
3-05 Correspondence, 1912-1941, n.d.
   
E. Newspaper Clippings
3-06 Newspaper clippings, n.d.
   
F. Biography
3-07 Biography, n.d.
   
G. Photographs
4-01 Unidentified, n.d.
4-02 Unidentified, n.d.
4-03 Unidentified, n.d.
4-04 Unidentified, n.d.
4-05 Unidentified, n.d.
   
H. Miscellaneous
4-06 Stamps, report, n.d.