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 - The prehistoric Indian relics collected by...
The prehistoric Indian relics collected by George T. Wright of 190 Bonham street regarded as one of the best privately owned archaeological collections in Texas, have been lent to the University of Texas for exhibit during the Texas Centennial in 1936. The collection, including pottery, celts, flint artifacts and other pieces, was packed Monday for transportation to Austin by A. T. Jackson, field foreman for the university anthropology department, of which Prof, J- E- Pearce Is head.- Mr. Jackson is visiting several private collectors in jiorth and east Texas, for the purpose of securing similar loans for the Centennial exhibit. The Wright collection, pictured here, has unusual interest In that it belongs to a decsendant of one of the first families to settle in this section, and most of the pieces came from in and around the spot where the family settled in Red River county, at Kiomatia. The co-llectlon has been assembled personally by Mr. Wright, who

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  1. The Paris News,
  2. 12 Nov 1935, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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