Baylor University Poage Library

Correspondence, 1930-1963

Correspondence, Hatton Sumners' Family, 1930-1963

Mrs. Sumners = Hatton Sumners' mother = "Little Mother"
Anna Catherine Walker Sumners (d. Dec. 2, 1926)

Papa = Hatton Sumners' father, W. A. Sumners (d. Aug 1919)

Bub = Hatton (d. April 19, 1962)

T.A. = brother

Kate = sister, Mrs. Willis J. Davis

Willis = husband of Kate, Willis Jonathan Davis (d. Nov. 24, 1963)

[E] = Includes envelope

1930s

2

101

T. A.

Hatton

To "Dear Brother"
Signed "Your devoted brother"

Nov. 5, 1930

2

102

Gertrude

Hatton

To "Dear Cousin Hattton"
Signed "Gertrude
Mailed from "St. Agnes School Kyoto, Japan [E]

March 20, 1932

2

103

Kate

Hatton

To "Dear Bub"
Signed "Much love, your devoted Sis"
Letterhead "Buckhead Theatre"

June 29, 1932

2

104

Hatton

Sam Rayburn

To " My dear Sam"
Signed "Sincerely yours" [E]

July 26, 1938

Hatton

Sam Rayburn

To "My dear Sam"
Signed "Sincerely yours"

Aug 16, 1938

Sam Rayburn

Hatton

To "My dear Mr. Sumners"
Signed "Sincerely your friend

August 19, 1938

1940s

2

105

Hugh Sumners

Kate

To "Hello Mrs. Katy"
Signed "Hugh Sumners (Hubert B Sumners)
From Tulsa OK [E]

Oct 30, 1941

2

106

Ileta

Kate

To "Dearest auntie"
Signed "Much love from both of us, Devotedly" Relatives lived near Dallas

Fall [1940s]

2

107

Leverett Davis

Hatton

To "My dear Judge Sumners"
Signed "Leverett Daivs, Colonel, CAP
Letterhead "Civil Air Patrol/Boise, ID [E]

April 26, 1948

2

108

Hatton

Kate

To "My dear Sis"
Signed "Love Hatton"
Letterhead "The Dallas Athletic Club"

Aug 21, 1948

2

109

Hatton

Kate

To "My dear Sis"
Signed "Love Hatton"
Letterhead "The New Hotel Hungerford/ Seattle, Washington"
Includes American Bar Association Resolution to be offered by Hatton Sumners
 [E]

Sept 4, 1948

2

110

Hatton

Kate

To "My dear Sis"
Signed "Love Hatton"
Letterhead "The New Hotel Hungerford/ Seattle, Washington" [E]

Sept 9, 1948

1950s

2

111

Jack Winemiller

Hatton

To "Dear Mr. Sumners
Signed "Jack Winemiller, Vice President
Letterhead "Ayres Compton Associates/Dallas, Texas

March 9, 1955

2

112

Christine

Hatton

To "My dear Hatton"
Signed "Love Christine
(Hatton in hospital)

Feb 5,[1950s]

2

113

David Lawrence

SLC

To "Institute for Research in Law and Government, Southwestern Legal Center, SMU
Signed "David Lawrence
RE requesting address for Sumners' sister

April 23, 1962

David Lawrence

Kate

To "Mrs. Willis J. Davis
Signed "My sympathy to you and the family"
Includes article by Lawrence "Usurpation" from U. S. News & World Report April 30

April 26, 1962

2

114

Alfred Murrah

Kate

To "Mrs. Kate Sumners Davis
Signed "Alfred P. Murrah
Letterhead "United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit/Oklahoma City, OK
RE death of Kate's husband Willis
 [E]

Dec. 2, 1963


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