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Creson Family Papers, 1904-1963

96-0027

 

Historical Note

Sarah Hawley Creson (1903-1983), the daughter of Harry Hawley and Sarah Davis Hawley, attended St. Mary's School for Girls in Peekskill, NY, and the Scudder School in New York City, NY. As a result of a brief marriage to Robert Paul Creson, she had two children, Sarah Creson Larroca and Robert Paul Creson, Jr. Her papers in this collection consist mainly of correspondence between her daughter, who is in school, her granddaughter, Sally Larroca, who is at Camp Mystic, and an old friend, Margaret Holmes.

Sarah Creson Larroca grew up in Galveston and attended Radford School for Girls in El Paso, Texas, and Monticello College in Godfrey, Illinois. Her marriage to Edward A. Larroca, Jr. produced four children, the eldest being Sarah "Sally" Larroca. her papers in this collection consist mainly of correspondence received from her mother when Mrs. Creson was visiting Margaret Holmes in Los Angeles, California.

Mary Hawley Willis (1871 - ?) is the daughter of Joseph Henry Hawley and Sarah Brown Hawley. She was married to Short A. Willis and lived for a time in Litchfield, Connecticut and Washington, D. C. Her papers in this collection consist mainly of correspondence between her father and mother, who were separated, and her sister-in-law, Sarah Davis Hawley. There is also correspondence with Laura Ballinger Randall regarding the Daughters of the American Revolution elections of national regents.

Scope Note

Collection size: 5 inches

This collection was purchased at a Virginia Point Estate Auction by Lisa Shippee Lambert. For more information about the Hawley or Creson family, see also MSS# 96-0019, Hawley Family Papers and MSS #97-0020, Sarah Davis Hawley Papers.

Processed by: Shelly Henley Kelly, November 1996

Inventory

Box
Folder
Series
Dates
SARAH HAWLEY CRESON PAPERS  
1
1
Correspondence n.d., 1960-1963
2
Creson, Robert Paul 1961, 1963
3
Hawser, Henry 1931-1932
4
Holmes, Margaret 1959-1963
5-6
Larroca, Sally (re: Camp Mystic, Hunt, TX, Lyndon B. Johnson, John Connally) 1963
7-17
Larroca, Sarah Creson (re: Radford School for Girls, El Paso, TX, Monticello College, Godfrey, IL) 1944-1948, 1961-1963
18
Wood, Louise 1961-1963
19
Printed Matter  
   
SARAH CRESON LARROCA PAPERS  
20
Biographical Features 1943-1948
21
Correspondence 1946-1949, 1962
22
Creson, Sarah Hawley (re: Hurricane Carla)  
   
MARY HAWLEY WILLIS PAPERS  
23
Correspondence  
23
Hawley, Joseph Henry 1903, 1907
24
Hawley, Sarah Brown 1904-1905
 
25
Hawley, Sarah Davis 1908-1909
26
Randall, Laura Ballinger (re: D.A.R.) 1909-10

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