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Anna Schott Motley Collection

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

Dates

  • 1897-1990

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

1.25 Cubic Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

The Schott family of Nacogdoches, Texas was headed by Frank Sebastian Schott who was born January 20, 1871, in Chicago Illinois, and his family came from the Rhine area of Germany. The collection itself is named for Anna Mary Schott, the wife of Frank Sebastian Schott, who was born in Nacogdoches on June 2, 1876. Her grandfathers were William Clark and Charles S. Taylor, both of whom were signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836.

Frank and Anna married on New Years Eve of 1907. Frank Schott was a successful traveling salesman for Nunn-Busch Shoes. The couple had three children, Francis Joseph (Buck) Schott (b. 1912), Anna Mary Schott (b. 1914), and Eugene Edward Schott (b. 1916). Frank Schott passed away July 16, 1939, and Anna Mary on February 29, 1964. They are buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Nacogdoches, Texas.

Arrangement

This bulk of this collection is described in 24 folders and housed in two clamshell boxes. There are also materials in an oversized bundle.

Related Materials

Charles S. Taylor Papers. ETRC Personal & Family Collection. A-0031
Title
Guide to the Anna Schott Motley Collection
Author
Zachary W. Taylor

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository

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