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Lois Foster Blount Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0107
Scope and Contents The Lois Foster Blount Papers consist mostly of historical research materials with an emphasis on early Texas history, the Texas Revolution, and the Republic of Texas. About a fourth of the collection pertains to Thomas J. Rusk. Included are correspondence, biographical and genealogical materials, notes and excerpts from manuscript and printed sources, calendars and translations of some Bexar and Nacogdoches Archives. Also included are copies of legal papers and land papers, manuscripts of...

The Rusk Family Letters

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Identifier: A-0030
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection consists of accounts, bills, advertising circulars, county records, correspondence, notes, postcards, promissory notes, and receipts addressed to David Rusk or his son John Rusk. This collection will have appeal for both the casual observer and the serious historian or researcher. Documents deserving special consideration in the collection include: • Letters (60) between Texas’ first U.S. Senator, Thomas J. Rusk, and his younger brother David...

Thomas J. Rusk Collection

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Identifier: A-0136
Scope and Contents This collection was formed by gathering items from a variety of sources. The family Bible of Thomas J. Rusk, gift of a descendant, and a letter written by him to his brother, David, were transferred to us by the Stone Fort Museum. The letter was written during the same time period, that of Rusk's service as a U. S. Senator in Washington, as letters in the Department in the Thomas J. Rusk Letters collection. The "Heritage" columns by Lucille Fain which appeared in the ...

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