Sister Louise Smith Collection


Hemphill Berry Design Guidebook 

Summary: Donor is a member of the religious order of St. Mary of Namur, a Catholic teaching order that came to Fort Worth in 1885 to establish St. Ignatius Academy. Ultimately, the order went on to found, and fill as teachers, many Catholic schools in the Fort Worth and Dallas area. Sister Louise now resides near Our Lady of Victory in the retirement home established by the sisters. She is very active in building and protecting the order’s archives. The source for most of this gift was Ann Sutherland, who attended the sisters’ schools, lived near the convent, and was a longtime retail employee of Dillard’s Department stores.

  • Book: Dillard's: The First Fifty Years, by Leon Joseph Rosenberg; Foreword by Sam Walton. University of Arkansas Press, Series in Business History, Fayetteville, AR. Hardback edition 1988
  • Booklet: "The Texas ABC Book," by Judy Alter and Sally Jackson. Picnic Press, Fort Worth, Texas, 1981. Paperback edition with inscription by authors, 1981
  • Booklet: "Hemphill/Berry Design Guidebook: The Charm of Yesterday with the Spirit of Tomorrow." City of Fort Worth Planning Department, 1986
  • Newspaper clippings related to Dillard's, Tandy Center, and Neiman-Marcus undated, 1982, 1991, 2002
  • Newspaper clippings related to Hemphill/Berry Street rehabilitation, 1984
  • Obituaries:
    • Bob Sonnamaker (voice of Big Tex), 1992
    • Randall Duell (Six Flags Designer), 1992


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