TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY
Olive Berry, Collection
DONOR/LENDER: Berry, Olive
DONATION DATE: 1997/01/30
ACCESSION NO: 97-0036-A
PRIMARY AUTHOR: Berry, Olive
CATALOG NUMBER: S 1281.1
MAIN ENTRY: Berry, Olive, Papers
INCLUSIVE DATES: 1997
QUANTITY: 1 wallet
DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Cliff Ashby from Olive Grandi Berry, January, 1997; Also 2 newsclippings concerning Olive Berry and her family.
BIOGRAPHY/HISTORY: Oliver berrys parents were in the entertainment business for many years. They had their own tent show, which traveled the Southwest for 25 years during the early 1900s. Very much like the Harley Sadler tent shows, the Grandi Family provided cheap entertainment for hundreds of families in small rural towns before the Depression.
PROVENANCE: Brought to the Southwest Collection by Cliff Ashby
RECEIVED BY: Janet Neugebauer
ORGANIZATION: Organized by series: Correspondence and Newsclippings
ASSIGNED GROUP: SWC Manuscripts
DATE ASSIGNED: 1998/11/23
ASSIGNED TO: Vanessa Miller
DATE COMPLETED: 1998/11/23
ITEMS TRANSFERRED: None
RESTRICTIONS: No restrictions on access.
SPECIAL NOTES: None
CONSERVATION NOTE: None
FINDING AID: Finding Aid available at the library.
LOCATION: A 20.7 K
PERSONAL NAMES (May include titles):
TOPICAL TERMS (May include genre/form and occupation terms):
Entertainment Business, Southwest
Tent Shows, Southwest
Rural towns Depression Era
Depression Era 1920s