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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 328 Collections and/or Records:

Evelyn Ellis Morgan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0281
Scope and Contents This collection was received from the Women’s Shelter of Nacogdoches. The majority of the collection is stereographs and un-mailed postcards. There are some postcards send by Marion Ellis to her family while she was in Europe in 1910-11, possibly on her honeymoon with husband, Lee Randolph, whom she married in July 15, 1910. The un-mailed European postcards were most likely collected by Evelyn Ellis during her time with the American Red Cross in France during World War I. There are also...

F. I. Tucker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0249
Abstract The collection consists correspondences, newspapers articles, and research concerning the Texas Historical Foundation and East Texas.

Fair View/Oak Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: A-0215
Scope and Contents The collection has Sunday School attendance records for Fair View (1922) and Oak Ridge (1934-1935) Methodist Episcopal Church in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Fears-Carpenter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0257
Scope and Contents The Fears-Carpenter Collection: From Slavery to Freedom is a collection of transcripts based on the genealogical research done by Joel V. Fears Sr. There are six original portraits and a photocopy of the Doches Gazette with a story about Emeline Fears Carpenter.

Flores-Patterson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0335
Content Description Photographs (18); postcards (12); funeral notice and obituary of Fred W. Harlacher; and genealogical research (photocopies of pedigree charts, family trees, notes, and photographs) on the Flores and Patterson families

Floyd-Pate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0086
Scope and Contents Essays by Middleton B. Floyd concerning his ancestors, Thomas Beckworth Floyd, Dolphin Floyd, John W. Floyd and Joseph Boling Pate. One essay contains extracts from Pate's letters to his mother written from Vicksburg, Mississippi; Port Caddo, Marshall, Nacogdoches and Harrison County, Texas; and Caddo Parish, Louisiana describing his life as a traveling salesman.

Foster Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0284
Scope and Contents The bulk of the letters are from the daughters Clydene and Nelva. Clydene writes mostly about her travels. She was a student, teacher, worked in a war office, and liked movies. She writes from several locations including California, Washington D.C., Arizona, and Oklahoma. One of the most noteworthy letters in the collection comes from Clydene, in which she writes about the school explosion in New London, Texas (Box 1 Folder 4). Nelva’s letters consist almost entirely of letters written...

Francis Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0049
Scope and Contents Original letters; autobiographical, religious and creative writing manuscripts; business and legal documents of Francis Wilson and other Wilson family members.

Francois Arsene Gutziet Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0121
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal correspondence between Nona Gutzeit and Mrs. Frank G. Trau, both members of the Daughters of American Colonists National Society, which provides a brief genealogical outline of the Gutzeit family. The collection includes legal documents relating to the property of F. A. Gutzeit in Medina County and Bexar County, Texas. Also included are the death certificate of F. A. Gutzeit's sister, Marguerite Clemence Phillipps, and a warranty deed for property willed to his...

Frederick Voigt Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0117
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopis and typed transcripts of letters from Voigt to his first wife, written during his service in the Confederate Army. They contain descriptions of camp life including health conditions, food, clothing, and drilling. He also writes about the progress of the war and personal matters relating to family and Nacogdoches friends. Among those persons mentioned frequently are Fritz Hoya, Charles S. Taylor and family, Capt. Henry C. Hancock, William Clark, and W....