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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:

Burk-Bone Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0010
Scope and Contents Typed transcriptions of correspondence, poems and newspaper clippings relating to the Burk and Bone families of Nacogdoches County.

Burton Crossland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0040
Scope and Contents The collection includes personal and business letters, accounts, agreements, receipts and other business and legal papers of the Lister family of Tennessee and Shelby Co., Texas (1834-1867); personal letters of the Jordan Williams family of Selma and Alpine, Alabama (1857-1862) chiefly to Rosalindy Lister; and field notes, plats, deeds, bonds, court orders, accounts, receipts, land documents and letters of James R. Arnold, William W. Garret, and James S. Linn of Nacogdoches Co., Texas...

C. A. "Neal" Pickett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0164
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, speeches and biographical information.

C. K. Chamberlain Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0255
Scope and Contents This collection has correspondence, newspaper articles, programs, and newsletters, as well as historical manuscripts and book reviews submitted to East Texas Historical Journal editor Dr. Chamberlain.

C. Smith Ramsey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0028
Scope and Contents The Ramsey Collection consists chiefly of correspondence relating to some of Ramsey's experiences.

Calvin W. Hines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0196
Scope and Contents Calvin W. Hines was a professor of history at Stephen F. Austin State University. Mr. Hines did research on Elihu B. Washburn and the Franco-Prussian War. He has donated his research so that others who may be doing research on the subject would have one place to look through many documents. Most of the documents in the collection are photocopies.

Carolyn Reeves Ericson Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0099
Scope and Contents The collection contains research materials used for six of Ericson's books; Nacogdoches Fires and Firemen (1976), The People of Nacogdoches County in the Civil War (1980), Panola County, Texas in the Civil War (2001), Sabine County, Texas in the Civil War (2001), and San Augustine County, Texas in the Civil War (2002).

Charles Brightwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0216
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection consist of business receipts for the sale of cotton bales, several religious publications, World War 2 ration books, and minutes from two Primitive Baptist Association meetings.

Charles C. H. Syfan WWI Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0302
Scope and Contents There are two photographs, a letter and a newspaper article pertaining to the World War I service of Charles C. H. Syfan in this collection.