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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:

Anna Kathryn Holbrook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0219
Scope and Contents This collection consists mainly of historical information about San Augustine. There is some personal material such as cards and invitations.

Anna Schott Motley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0242
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs, documents, and a ledger dating between the 1890s and the 1990s.

Annette Penman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0229
Scope and Contents The collection mostly consists of photographs taken during the 1930's and 1940's.

Annie Virginia Sanders Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0094
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal correspondence, notes, programs, accounts, souvenirs, religious materials, bills, receipts, and miscellaneous personal mementoes of Virgie Sanders. Also included are newspaper clippings about Virgie Sanders. The collection includes items about Nacogdoches history, Texas history, and the Texas Centennial. Topics about Nacogdoches include historic trees, the Old Nacogdoches University, businesses, historical markers, the Old Stone Fort, the Nacogdoches Opera...

Antonio Gil Y'Barbo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0175
Scope and Contents This collection contains land records, maps, newspaper articles, and genealogical records pertaining to Antonio Gil Y'Barbo. Most of the materials are photocopies and photostats.

Archie P. McDonald Manuscript of Adolphus Sterne Diary, 1838-1851

 Collection
Identifier: A-0109
Scope and Contents The collection consists of McDonald's draft manuscript, including chapter notes, to HURRAH FOR TEXAS! THE DIARY OF ADOLPHUS STERNE 1838-1851, published by Texian Press in 1969. The manuscript does not include the index or bibliography printed in the published version.

Archie P. McDonald Research Collection on Freemasonry

 Collection
Identifier: A-0077
Scope and Contents This collection represents some of the materials used in the research for 'By Early Candlelight' and includes notes, articles and pamphlets on freemasonry in Texas, the United States, and abroad and Dr. McDonald's original typescript for his book.

Ardath Mayhar Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0100
Scope and Contents This collection consists of manuscripts, galley proofs, and correspondence with publishers, editors, and writers, including most notably science fiction/fantasy writer, Andre Norton. Ardath recycles scrap paper from various sources in her work.

Arthur Weaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0292
Scope and Contents The Arthur Weaver Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, legal documents, ledgers, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and case files dating from 1940 to 2005. The geographic area covered in the collection is mostly the city and county of Nacogdoches, but does contain material from other East Texas counties including San Augustine, Shelby, Cherokee, Rusk, Angelina, and Polk. The collection provides information about all stages of Arthur Weaver’s life from birth until...