Nacogdoches (Tex.) -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The bulk of materials in this collection pertain to the Anna Raguet Garden Club, Nacogdoches Council of Garden Clubs and Texas Garden Clubs, Inc., District III. Anna Raguet Garden Club records include letters, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, photographs and negatives, scrapbooks, and yearbooks. Bank statements, check registers and receipts document the club’s expenses and community projects. Nacogdoches Council documents in the collection are guidelines, results and rules for the county’s...
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.
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Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper clippings, letters and other correspondence, business proposals, committee meeting minutes, brochures, maps, and photographs. Also included in the collection are a historic Bible from 1947, a community service award, an unused baby book, and photographs of former sheriff A.J. Spradley.
Scope and Contents Giles M. Haltom's essay on Nacogdoches in 1876 has a lot-by-lot description of buildings and houses and their occupants. It also includes together newspaper clippings on historical subjects which were collected and compiled into a scrapbook by Mrs. George Meisenheimer. Subjects covered include the history of Nacogdoches, the historical old elm tree, the Hart Hotel, Thomas J. Rusk's gravesite, the Old Stone Fort, Richard Fields and the Fredonia Rebellion, and Christ Episcopal Church. Persons...
Scope and Contents These papers include Civil War letters from Henry Curl to his wife, Julia, and one to her brother, Lawrence S. Taylor. The letter to Lawrence is quite long and gives an extremely detailed and interesting account of Henry's experiences in the war.
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...
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...