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

 Collection
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.

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.

Shelby County, Texas, Cooperative Association (Patrons of Husbandry) Cashbook

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Identifier: B-0012
Scope and Contents Part of the book contains a brief journal which appears to be a record of trips taken from 1895 to 1900 (author unknown). In the same handwriting are copied some inspirational thoughts. At the end of the book are several pages of a diary which begins with the announcement of the birth of Edward Boone Brackett, Jr. in 1905 and ends about 1912. There are very few entries and all have been written at some later time. The cash book is in very poor condition with many pages missing and others loose...

William A. Droddy Diary

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Identifier: A-0072
Scope and Contents Droddy’s diary begins on May 17th, 1846 at Little Cow Creek in Jasper (now Newton) County. From there, he goes to muster in Jasper, but having missed the company, fellows them to Bevilport. From there, they take a boat down the Neches River to Beaumont, and from there, they travel to Galveston, Port Isabel, then up the Rio Grande as far north as Camargo. It concludes September 2nd, 1846. The diary relates mainly camp experiences: hunting, gambling, singing, drinking, election...