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J. B. Sanders Research Collection

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Identifier: A-0273
Scope and Contents The research collection has a wide range of materials—correspondence, maps, negatives, photographic prints, pedigree charts, research for Sanders’s publications, as well as a few of those publications—concerning the families and places of East Texas. The majority of negatives and prints are photographs of other photographs or documents. Several prints, especially those of a 1928 lynching at the Center Courthouse, are particularly graphic. There are several oversize documents in the...

L. T. Barret Collection

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Identifier: A-0274
Scope and Contents The L. T. Barret Collection compliments the more extensive Lyne Taliaferro Barret Papers (A-5) by adding new documentation of L. T. Barret’s mercantile and farming pursuits, military service, masonry, and community service. While the collection consists primarily of bills, receipts and promissory notes issued and received by L. T. Barret and Thomas Jefferson Johnson, there is also business, family, military, and personal correspondence, advertising, slave contracts and legal documents. ...

Mattie Lou McLendon-Ballard Papers

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Identifier: A-0228
Scope and Contents The collection contains over one hundred and thirty letters and fragments of McLendon family letters, most sent to Nancy Bridges, her daughter Lydia McLendon, Lydia's husband Loami and their daughter Mattie Lou McLendon. The dates of the letters range from 1849-1902 and are sent from various family members such as John E. McLendon, his brother Bartow and various friends. They paint a detailed picture of weather, crops and economics of the time period, both in East Texas and Alabama, where some...

McFarland-Russell Family Papers

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Identifier: A-0019
Scope and Contents The McFarland-Russell family papers consist of personal and business correspondence, legal and business papers, Confederacy related items, materials related to the history of Orange, Texas, and a large amount of material of personal and genealogical interest produced and collected by members of these two East Texas families.

Price-Hall Family Collection

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Identifier: A-0250
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Price – Hall family letters, photographs and newspaper clippings about the family.

Ronald Wade East Texas History Collection

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Identifier: A-0235
Arrangement Boxes 1-8 (12 linear feet) do not have a defined intellectual hierarchy beyond the physical box/folder division of the collection. Box 9 (0.5 linear feet) is a 2012 addendum and arranged into 3 series: 1. Presidents (9 folders) 2. Politicians and Political Events (3 folders) 3. Miscellaneous (1 folder)