Richard Davenport Jones Collection

Summary: This collection was delivered by Weldon Cannon on December 4, 2013. It was given to him by the donor Richard Davenport Jones.  Material includes detailed family research, a 1983 letter referring to the Dora Davenport Jones Collection, and the original ledger book of the Grapevine Farmers Association from 1889. Image shown is the 1916-1917 Seymour High School Basketball Team "Champs of West Texas" - Joe Buck Jones is fourth from the left.

Basketball Team 1916 Seymour Texas

Extent: 4 linear feet
Family Names
  • Jones
  • Haley
  • Leake
  • Cannon
  • Texas Counties: Tarrant, Baylor
  • Tennessee, various counties


  • Civil War
  • Confederate States of America
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • United Confederate Veterans
  • Haley-Cannon Reunion
  • Camp Bowie
  • John Lane correspondence about Haley and Cannon families
  • Grapevine Farmers Association
  • Canadian flyer's swagger stick from World War I
  • North Texas Baptist College





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