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Archie P. McDonald Manuscript of Adolphus Sterne Diary, 1838-1851

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Identifier: A-0109
Scope and Contents The collection consists of McDonald's draft manuscript, including chapter notes, to HURRAH FOR TEXAS! THE DIARY OF ADOLPHUS STERNE 1838-1851, published by Texian Press in 1969. The manuscript does not include the index or bibliography printed in the published version.

Cartwright Journals

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Identifier: B-0104
Scope and Contents The collection is filled with accounting ledger, personal information and a few diary entries. About half the ledgers are accounts both settled and unsettled. There are also ledgers that contain orders that had yet to be filled. James Cartwright chronicled business matters in his ledgers.

Edwin Welsh Bush Collection

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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...

Emily Hughes Davis Sexton Diary

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Identifier: A-0061
Scope and Contents In the diary she writes of her daily activities - church, quilting, gardening, horseback riding, callers who came and visits she paid. She writes about Francis Wilson (Methodist preacher. See Francis Wilson Papers), a Methodist Conference, the Regulator-Moderator War and Sam Houston's coming to settle the disputes

J. M. Cartwright Papers

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Identifier: A-0036
Scope and Contents Day books, account books and bills from J. M. Cartwright's store in Nat, Texas from which he peddled into other East Texas towns. Also includes tax receipts, correspondence, and business advertisements, genealogical material concerning Lewis, Campbell and Radley families. The bulk of the collection covers the period of the 1870s through the 1890s.

Karle Wilson Baker Papers

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Identifier: A-0002
Scope and Contents The Karle Wilson Baker Papers include diaries; manuscripts; correspondence with publishers, editors, writers, fans, friends, and organizations; newspaper clippings and other biographical materials; photographs; and historical research materials, including some original materials dating back to the 1830's.

R. C. McCrary WWII Collection

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Identifier: A-0156
Scope and Contents This collection includes service documents, personal papers, and a diary in which McCrary kept details of bombing missions in Europe which he took part in from May to September, 1944. There are also aerial photographs from bombing raids into Germany.

Rhodes Family Papers

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Identifier: A-0092
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, reports on the ministry, announcements of preaching, sermon notes, receipts, miscellaneous reports, lists, programs, and a memorandum book and diary of Arnold Rhodes. The memorandum book and diary relate Rhodes' often discouraging experiences as an itinerant minister traveling throughout Southeast Texas. The collection contains the minutes of the 21st annual meeting of the New Bethel Association. Also included are newspaper clippings about Arnold and...

Rusk County Daybook and Scrapbook

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Identifier: A-0200
Scope and Contents The scrapbook (pages 1-70) consists of stories and other clippings from Rusk County, Texas newspapers as late as 1892. The daybook (pages 71-211) is from Henderson, Texas and records the accounts of various customers at a mercantile store, 1850-1851. This book is a photostat. The owner and location of the original copy is unknown.

Sam N. Lee Journals

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Identifier: A-0342
Scope and Contents The 1884 to 1913 journals were written by Sam Lee. The journal entries are short and mostly describe crops being planted or harvested. There are some personal notes of information such as when his sister Cordie or Bessie visit, who preached the church services and where, and when people in the community died.