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Oran M. Roberts

Oran M. Roberts

Chapter 440

United Daughters of the Confederacy ®


Houston, Harris County, Texas


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GREETINGS

Welcome to the Oran M. Roberts Chapter 440 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy® (UDC).


Adelia A. Dunovant

Organizing & Founding President: Miss Adelia A. Dunovant

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Meetings

Date: Second (2nd) Saturday of
September ~ November ~ January ~ March ~ June

Time: Noon

Location: Clayton Genealogy Library
5300 Caroline ~ Houston, Texas

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CHAPTER'S MOTTO, COLOR & FLOWER

Charter Granted: 20 February 1901
Motto: Memory is the mother of muses.
Colors: Red & White
Flower: Pansy

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Who Are the United Daughters of the Confederacy®

The United Daughters of the Confederacy® (UDC) is a historical lineage organization made up of the direct and collateral female descendants of the soldiers, sailors, and statesmen of the Confederate States of America (1861-1865). The aims of the General organization, which was founded in Nashville, TN, in 1894 and reorganized in Atlanta, GA, in 1895, are to preserve and protect the historical writings of the Confederacy, the true history of its people, and historic sites of Confederate valor, while honoring the memory of those gallant boys in gray.

If you live in Houston and would like to pursue membership in the UDC through the
Oran M. Roberts Chapter 440, please contact us for further information:

P. O. Box 16604
Houston, Texas 77222-6604

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CHAPTER INFORMATION

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red bullet     UDC Military Service Awards red bullet     Chapter & Member Publications
red bullet     UDC Pioneer in Space Awards .
red bullet     Chapter Awards Presented red bullet     2010 Student Essay Contest


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UDC Charm

Charms are 1.5-inches in length from top of clasp to bottom. They make a perfect clip-on item for zippers, purses, cell phones, etc. The cost: $3 ea. + postage and handling. Send your orders to: Oran Roberts Chapter 440, UDC; P. O. Box 16604, Houston, Texas 77222-6604.

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Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Program
Help Our Chapter Raise Funds with your Kroger Purchases

Click on the link above and print-off the form. Take it with you to Kroger and have the check-out clerk scan it with your Kroger tag. The Chapter will receive a percentage of the proceeds from the program.

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UDC Links of Interest

Texas Division - Home Page UDC General - Home Page
Texas Division - Calendar of Events UDC Membership Information
Texas Division - Mailing List Why I am a Confederate Daughter
Texas Division - Scholarships Black Confederate Soldiers Committee
District I - Home Page Days of Observance

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This webpage was created on 19 Feb 2005 and was last revised on 4 Jan 2014

Copyright © 2005-2012 - All rights reserved

On 12 July 1994 our name "United Daughters of the Confederacy" was officially approved by the Patent Trademark Office of the United States and may not be used without the express written permission of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, 328 North Boulevard, Richmond,
VA 23220-4057.

On 26 July 1994 our insignia (logo) was also approved by the Patent Trademark Office of the United States. Therefore they are not to be used without permission and when displayed must have the copyright symbol. As stated in the 1997 UDC Bylaws on page 41, Article 34 Insignia Section 2, a & b.

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Webmaster & Website Owner - Lynna Kay Shuffield


The Confederate Memorial Tartan is woven in Scotland and serves as a tribute to the soldiers of the Confederacy. The tartan combines Confederate gray with the colors of the battle flag. There is also a yellow stripe representing the cavalry, a blue stripe for the infantry, and a red stripe for the artillery.

The Confederate Memorial Tartan: Officially approved by the Scottish Tartan Authority," Sebesta, Edward H. (2000) in Scottish Affairs, no. 31 (Spring) p. 55-84. The publisher is Unit for the Study of Government in Scotland, Edinburgh University, Chisholm House, High School Yards, Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ, Scotland.