Biographical Sketch

A poet and musician, Hart was born in 1873 in Hays County, Texas. She graduated from the Waco Female Academy in 1890 and married Edward H. Hart in 1894, who died in 1900. Her well-known poem, "Star Gold," was written in memory of her son, Vernon Duggan Hart, who died in France during World War I. She lived in Stamford, Texas, and Abilene, Texas, and was active in Gold Star Mothers, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and United Daughters of the Confederacy. She died in 1970 in Abilene, Texas.

Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, financial and legal material, genealogical material, literary productions, photographs, printed material, and scrapbook material pertaining to the life and activities of Julia Duggan Hart, the Duggan family, and other related families. It bulks (1902-1966) with personal papers, especially correspondence

Restricitions

Open for research

Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.

Subject (Persons)

  • Hart, Julia Duggan, 1873-1970
  • Hart, Julia Duggan, 1873-1970--Archives
  • Hart, Julia Duggan, 1873-1970--Correspondence
  • Hard, Edward H.
  • Hart, Vernon Duggan
  • Duggan Family
  • Places

  • Abilene (Tex.)
  • Abilene (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Preferred Citation

    Julia Duggan Hart Papers, 1837-1970 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

    Collection Inventory

    Personal Papers, 1886-1969

    Box 1

    Box 2

    Family Papers, 1837-1969

    Personal Papers, 1887-1970

    Box 3

    Papers, 1890-1920

    Recent Submissions

    View more