Summary: The donor is the great nephew of Earl S. Bailey. They are both descendants of the W. B. Fondren family of Weatherford, Texas. Fondren was a friend of General Edward H. Tarrant, for whom Tarrant County is named. Tarrant died at Fondren's home in 1858 and was buried temporarily in the Fondren Cemetery. Earl Stephen Bailey was killed in France during World War I. The collection contains Bailey family correspondence during this era, photographs, and honors.
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