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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:

Henry T. Curl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0013
Scope and Contents These papers include Civil War letters from Henry Curl to his wife, Julia, and one to her brother, Lawrence S. Taylor. The letter to Lawrence is quite long and gives an extremely detailed and interesting account of Henry's experiences in the war.

Henry Watson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0140
Scope and Contents Civil War letters from Watson, Rusk County soldier, to his parents and sister while serving in the Texas Cavalry. Also include service records, receipt for a gun, and a pension application. This is a collection of photocopied material.

Henson-Harlacher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0295
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of two accounting ledgers and invoices for Henson and Harlacher, Draymen; and Fred W. Harlacher, Grading and Heavy Hauling. The collection also includes family photographs and correspondence.

Herrera Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0015
Scope and Contents The Herrera Family Papers include a original land grant signed by Gov. Hubbard. There are also 15 original deeds of sale, mostly concerning portions of the original grant, dated 1886 to 1965. The collection also includes family photographs, account books and a copy of the will of Marvin Falcon and Beulah Herrera Falcon.

High School Graduation Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: A-0252
Scope and Contents Memory book belonging to Oveta Bruke who went to Nacogdoches High School. The scrapbook also has references to Lufkin High School.

Holdeman/Holderman Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0137
Scope and Contents This collection has the family bibles of John and Elvira McClean Holdeman and Alma Florence McCasland Holdeman as well as photocopies of Republic of Texas land documents and Confederate military service records of the Nacogdoches family.

Holloway Lee Power Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0093
Scope and Contents The collection contains agricultural, mathematical, and personal notes; religious meditations; correspondence; and a few legal and business papers. There are also some papers of one of Power's sons, Holloway Bunyan Power, born in 1834 in Alabama. He also was a farmer, and upon his father's death on November 6, 1866, he succeeded him as a preacher for Bethany Baptist Church. Some of the records of the church are included with this collection.

Holmes/Herndon and Stone/Young Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0271
Scope and Contents The collection contains family photographs, legal documents, store ledgers and scrapbooks.

Howe-Piper Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0105
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of sheet music for voice and piano from 1850 to 1920. There are also stamping patterns from 1883-1885.

Hubert Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0058