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Amos Ben Simmons Jr. Collection

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Identifier: A-0280
Arrangement Arranged in 4 boxes.

Anna Schott Motley Collection

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

Atkinson Family Papers

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Identifier: A-0186
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs, letters, genealogical information, and news articles related to the Atkinson-Gray families.

Bemon Garsee Family Collection

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Identifier: A-0017
Scope and Contents This collection contains several photographs of the Garsee family in the 1940s, three funeral registers, as well as a San Augustine High School Diploma, and a Masonic Bible and notes. There is also a newspaper clipping and photocopy about Corporal Bemon Garsee’s time in the “bloody bucker” 28th Infantry Division in World War II. One item of interest is an original poem written by Corporal Bemon Garsee exactly one year after June 6, 1944 in remembrance of his lost...

Charles H. Tindall Family Collection

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Identifier: A-0246
Scope and Contents This is a small collection and consists primarily of photographs and newspaper clippings about the family of Charles H. Tindall. The collection also includes a song book and Dr. Tindall's prescription book.

Clarke-Page Family Collection

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Identifier: A-0227
Scope and Contents The collection consists of original manuscript letters, photocopies of official documents, material from published works, explanatory notes and a large number of historic photographs relating to the families. Most of the collection focuses on Samuel H. Page and his descendants.

Daniel W. Lay Collection

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Identifier: A-0172
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Daniel W. Lay, author and wildlife biologist in East Texas. Works provide an alternate viewpoint from the heavily industry-oriented area. It includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications, reports, research notes, negatives, and photographs.

Dorthy Palmer Papers

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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.

Easley-Thornton Family Collection

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Identifier: A-0245
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of both the Easley and Thornton family photos from 1900-1937. A few interesting photos include those of the newly built Canton Court House in 1937. This collection also contains a blank marriage license, personal letters, and postcards.

Edward B. (Jerry) Baker Aerial Photos Collection

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Identifier: A-0043
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of aerial photographs and negatives of Nacogdoches, area industrial buildings, and schools (1960s-1980s). Items researchers might find interesting include: Eight photographs taken inside the courtroom during the Edward Otho Haggins murder case featuring prominent figures during the trial. It began in February 1961 when the murder occurred. Haggins and Elsie Marie Milner were caught, tried, indicted, and convicted by June 1961. It is one of only two capital...