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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 339 Collections and/or Records:

George Foreman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0286
Scope and Contents A majority of the collection covers George Foreman's business and boxing life from 1995 to 1998.

George Louis Crocket Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0012
Scope and Contents Letters, notebooks, lectures, articles, speeches, biographical studies and other papers relating to feuds, rebellions, churches, schools and colleges in San Augustine and Nacogdoches. Includes folklore, family history and sketches on Texans and prominent U.S. and foreign citizens. Includes maps and charts, newspaper clippings on history and world events of 1900-1930. A significant portion of this collection contains George Crocket's original art work.

Gladys Hardeman Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0069
Scope and Contents "The First Oil Well in Texas and the Southwest" gives an account of the drilling at Oil Springs by Lyne Taliaferro Barret in 1866. The paper includes a description of the drilling techniques and tells of negotiations for financial backing. "Peter Ellis Bean--Man with a Story" is a biographical sketch of Bean. "The History of Melrose" gives family histories of the Hardeman, Mast, Walling, Hall, and other families residing there....

Goss Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0187

Green B. Hardwick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0232
Scope and Contents The deed conveys four-fifths ownership from Green B. Hardwick to James Cook and Joseph S. Able for one half-league of the Peter Ellis Bean grant in Cherokee County, one league of the Jose Maria Mora grant, one half-league from the Isaac Barnett headright in Anderson County, and 12 slaves.

Gregory Arriola Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0233
Scope and Contents This collection has Gregory Arriola's discharge papers from two stints in the Texas Rangers (1850-1851) and two turn-of-the-century newspaper articles with biographical information on Arriola.

Gregory Townsend Bedell Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0129
Scope and Contents SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF GREGORY BEDELL MOORE, compiled by Mrs. Bedell Moore [his daughter-in-law?] consists of photocopies of two volumes of handwritten narratives with photographs, clippings, and church programs interspersed. The volumes contain information about Moore's family, businesses, activities in the Episcopal Church, and philanthropic organizations. The volume HENRY J. LUTCHER AND G. BEDELL MOORE'S TRIP TO TEXAS 1877 contains details of their journey from Williamsport, PA...

Gribble Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0264

Guy Cox Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0075
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and business correspondence; records relating to personnel transfers, pay increases, promotions, efficiency reports; service awards; poems and letters written upon the occasion of Cox's retirement; and Cox's homey reminiscences of his 35 years as a District Forest Ranger.

Haden Edwards Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0037
Arrangement Arranged in 5 boxes and 1 bundle consisting of 800 total items.