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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:

Birdwell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0221
Scope and Contents Joel Birdwell family land documents from Nacogdoches and Rusk Counties.

Blount Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0008
Scope and Contents Abstracts of title and correspondence of the Nacogdoches family and materials relating to the Nacogdoches Oil Mill Company.

Bob Fagelson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0247
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles, magazines, maps, newsletters, photographs, magazines, pamphlets, and other published material relating to the China-Burma-India theater of World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of full and partial issues of the Hump Pilot's Association quarterly newsletter and the China-Burma-India Veteran Association's monthly magazine 'CBI Sound-Off'.

Bob Pierce Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0210
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a compilation of letters sent home to family in the early 1970s by Bob Pierce during his tour of duty in the Vietnam War, with the exception of one letter sent to Pierce from his sister, Kathy. The letters only indicate the day and month that they were written, with postmark information on two letters indicating the year in which written. The letters involve general information about conditions and circumstances experienced while serving duty in Vietnam, and provide...

Bone Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0162
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the collected letters of the descendants of Robert Donnell Bone and Griselda Minerva Burk Bone, who lived in Douglass and later in Mt. Selman, Texas. Most of the letters in the collection are from the children of Robert and Minerva, Winstead Paine Bone, Nevie Lee Bone McKee, James Robert Bone, and John Newton Bone; to their parents and to each other. There are some letters from other family members and from friends, as well as a few business related documents. There...

Bone Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0009
Scope and Contents Included in the collection of letters between Dr. Bone and Minerva are letters to the Bones from family and friends, report forms from the post office at Douglass, and two poems (probably written by Dr. Bone). Typescripts for most of the papers in the collection are in a booklet in Box 2. Several 19th century newspapers belonging to Dr. Bone are cataloged and shelved with the newspaper bundles.

Bonnie and Clyde Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0267
Abstract "Bestselling author Jeff Guinn combines exhaustive research with surprising, newly discovered material to tell the real tale of two kids from a filthy Dallas slum who fell in love and then willingly traded their lives for a brief interlude of excitement and, more important, fame. "Go Down Together" has it all—true romance, rebellion against authority, bullets flying, cars crashing, and, in the end, a dramatic death at the hands of a celebrity lawman."

Boynton-Binford Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0070
Scope and Contents The letters describe Central and East Texas -- the land, weather, transportation, business. They discuss philosophy of love and marriage. Places mentioned include Auburn and Crawford, Alabama; and Henderson, Waxahachie, Dallas, Larissa, and Jamestown, Texas.

Bryan J. Reynolds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0073
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a notebook of carbon typescripts of poems, some of which are signed by the author, plus two poems xeroxed from the SFA student publication, Pulp. The poems offer a variety of settings. Many are about the sea and ports, others are set in East Texas, France and Spain. The author expresses concern about the World War in Europe and has tributes to three favorite authors, Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant and Carl Sandburg.