Sara Bavousett

1947 - 1997

Bavousett Family
Papers, 1928-1994 and undated
2 boxes (0.75 linear feet)

     The collection contains the family papers of Roe C. and Neva Deen Bavousett, parents of Sara Bavousett Aleshire (1947-1997).  Items vary from news clippings, miscellaneous publications on Lubbock, postcards, family photographs, information on Texas Tech, military records, property tax receipts, war ration stamps, Lubbock Army Air Field information, family correspondence, and financial records.
     The Bavousett Family owned farm property in Cochran and Yoakum Counties, Texas.  Roe C. Bavousett (1910-1974), a 1933 graduate of Texas Technological College, was a military veteran and served some time at the Lubbock Army Air base during World War II.  Neva Deen Bavousett was a professor at Texas Tech working in the Department of Foods and Nutrition.  Neva and Roe were married on October 23, 1933 in Lubbock, Texas. 

Sara Bavousett Aleshire obtained her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1986.  Her specialty was in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology.  She was with the Department of Classics at UC Berkeley at the time of her death in 1997.