Tweed, Mrs Richard 1977-11-28

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Mrs. Tweed talks about the Tweed family papers and history, especially about William Marcy (Boss) Tweed.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Richard Tweed

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: November 28, 1977

Location: Borger, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 20 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Margaret Tweed Knickerbocker, Papers, Richard Tweed’s aunt, Father, Richard M. Tweed, Tweed papers received (1950s), Reasons, Old family home, Other parts of family tree, Leo Hershkowitz, Tweed’s New York, Father-in-law to Texas (1930s), Insurance company, Father-in-law’s occupations, Tweed fortune, Husband, Education, Business in Borger, Texas, Southwest Collection as repository, Reasons, Books about Boss Tweed, Boss Tweed: The Story of a Grand Generation, by Denis Tilden Lynch, Other Days in Greenwich, by Frederick A. Hubbard, Tweed’s New York, by Leo Hershkowitz.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s-1977

Bulk Dates: 1930s-1950s


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