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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...

DiAnn Vick Collection

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Identifier: A-0277
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials found in books gifted to the University from the donor's estate.

Dorthy Palmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0222
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of deeds, but there are also promissory notes, photographs, negatives, several land surveys, some estate papers, a land grant, and a plat map. The majority of the documents pertain to Nacogdoches County.

Researchers may find several of the c.1920s photographs and negatives in folder 1 to be of particular interest.

Edwin Welsh Bush Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0334
Scope and Contents The diary kept by Edwin Welsh Bush documents his journey from Gallatin, Sumner County, Tennessee to Texas in 1852. Bush entered the state by way of Pendleton’s Ferry and then made his way through Milam, San Augustine, Melrose, and Nacogdoches. The diary also contains notes written about travels through Texas and return trips to Tennessee between 1853 and 1854. Interesting anecdotes include Sam Houston’s railroad speech in Nacogdoches June 14, 1853; the Fourth of July in Melrose; the appearance...

Hugh Byar Collection

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Identifier: A-0205
Scope and Contents The Hugh Byar Collection is composed of twenty-four Nacogdoches County, Texas deeds spanning the years 1847-1901.

J. Roy Gray Collection

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Identifier: A-0152
Scope and Contents This collection consists of original deeds and other documents relating to the von der Hoya family in Nacogdoches. One item of interest is a conveyance of property in Nacogdoches from Thomas J. Rusk to Bennett Blake which includes the Red House. The Red House was the Old Spanish Barracks until 1832, and in 1845 it became Nacogdoches University.

J. W. Christian Family Papers

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Identifier: A-0253
Scope and Contents Collection consists mostly of deed records for J. W. Christian and property he owned.

James Joseph Greve Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B-0112
Scope and Contents Papers of a former Nacogdoches County, Texas, attorney regarding warranty deeds, execution of wills, deeds of sale, deeds of trust, oil and gas leases, divorces, quit claim deeds, promissory notes, fire insurance policy, field notes and vendors lien notes

James Taylor Lacey Acknowledgement Books

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Identifier: A-0067
Scope and Contents Record of acknowledgments taken by Lacey, notary public of Rusk County. Shows transactions regarding land transactions: deeds, powers of attorney, oil and gas leases, and vendor's releases.

Lenvill B. Martin Collection

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Identifier: A-0283
Content Description This collection has of minutes, programs, maps, and photographs pertaining to Nacogdoches County schools in the mid twentieth-century. There are also promissory notes, tax receipts, deeds, and receipt books for Lenvill B. Martin and his ancestors. Materials of particular interest to researchers might include: - Four oversize maps from c.1970 showing how Lenvill Martin, who was superintendent, planned the desegregation of Nacogdoches' schools (See Bundles 2-3). - Minutes and...