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A. Personal & Family Collection

 Classification
Identifier: A
The Family and Personal Collection offer sources for the study of a variety of topics such as agriculture, economic conditions, the Civil War, the role of Texan women, and family history in Texas history. Such collections contain diaries, letters, land records, memoirs, and other papers collected by, and centered on, an individual or successive generations of a family. Among the collections is material from Karle Wilson Baker, Stephen F. Austin, Archie P. McDonald, and local NAACP leader Arthur Weaver. These collections document the social, cultural and economic history of East Texas from European colonialism to the present day and provide a view into southern culture and life.

Found in 317 Collections and/or Records:

A. J. Holt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0303
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a song about Nacogdoches and and a miscellaneous speech.

African American Heritage Project

 Collection
Identifier: A-202
Abstract The East Texas Research Center is the depository for the materials of the African American Heritage Project which was started by Birdie Wade. The ETRC is also in the process of creating an interactive and educational website for the African American Heritage Project.

Albert Aldrich Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0022
Scope and Contents In addition to a diary of Nelson's adventures on a whaling ship, the collection includes business, legal and personal correspondence pertaining to topics like surveying and local politics.

Albert and Lera Millard Thomas Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0254
Abstract Letters to and from family members and friends with the majoritiy of the letters being from Albert to Lera.

Alfred Penn Texian Loan Certificate

 Collection
Identifier: A-0158
Scope and Contents A Texian loan certificate that includes Stephen F. Austin's signature (not in good condition).

Alfred S. Shivers Manuscript of Maxwell Anderson

 Collection
Identifier: A-0157
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the original typed manuscript, with corrections and notations, and the galleys, for Shivers' book, 'The Life of Maxwell Anderson', published by Stein and Day in 1983.

Alfred S. Shivers Research Collection on Jessamyn West

 Collection
Identifier: A-0074
Abstract Correspondence, notes, and clippings pertaining to the life and works of Jessamyn West: poet, novelist and short story writer. Copies of many of her works are included. Materials collected by Dr. Shivers, SFASU English Professor, in preparation for writing his critical biography, Jessamyn West (1972).

Allen Thomas Garrard Autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: A-0112
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a brief autobiography of Allen Thomas Garrard, 'Daily Sentinel' newspaper clippings on Garrard, his obituary, and genealogical data on the Garrard family.

Amos Ben Simmons Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0280
Arrangement Arranged in 4 boxes.