Texas, East -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Photocopies of selected documents from the Mexican Archives relating to the resettlement of Nacogdoches and East Texas by the citizens of Los Adaes and to the missions Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de los Nacogdoches and Nuestra Senora de los Dolores de los Ais (San Augustine).
Scope and Contents The collection contains research materials used for six of Ericson's books; Nacogdoches Fires and Firemen (1976), The People of Nacogdoches County in the Civil War (1980), Panola County, Texas in the Civil War (2001), Sabine County, Texas in the Civil War (2001), and San Augustine County, Texas in the Civil War (2002).
Scope and Contents A collection of materials compiled from various sources concerning many of the railroad lines which have operated in East Texas. Included in the collection are an original first mortgage bond of the Houston East and West Texas Railway Company, the Articles of Incorporation of the Red River, Sabine and Western Railway Company, a subscription list for a proposed line of the Texas and New Orleans Railway Company through Nacogdoches, correspondence relating to the history of the Moscow, Camden and...
Scope and Contents The correspondence in these papers, directed to Aldrich, mostly deals with surveys and sale of land. Among the more interesting letters in this collection are: Charles A. Sewell's denying that he ever sold arms to the Caddo Indians (1839); Charles Taylor's relating the marriage of Anna Raguet to Robert Irion, whom she chose over Sam Houston (1840); and that of David G. Burnet, Secretary of State (once President) of the Republic of Texas, calling for a survey of land for the establishment of a...
Scope and Contents The research collection has a wide range of materials--correspondence, maps, negatives, photographic prints, pedigree charts, research for Sanders’s publications, as well as a few of those publications—concerning the families and places of East Texas. The majority of negatives and prints are photographs of other photographs or documents. Several prints, especially those of a 1928 lynching at the Center Courthouse, are particularly graphic. There are several oversize documents in the...
Scope and Contents This collection contains the reminiscences of Levi Ashcroft (Ashcraft) during the turbulent years from 1838-1855 in Louisiana and East Texas. Ashcroft's reminiscences begin with an account of abuses of the legal system arising from the influx of lawless characters into the Neutral Ground between Texas and Louisiana. He writes of the murder of Joseph G. Goodbread by Charles W. Jackson, who, upon being acquitted of the murder, formed the band of Regulators to suppress crime. When the Regulators...
Scope and Contents Typescripts of official records created and accumulated at Nacogdoches during the Spanish and Mexican periods. Includes correspondence, decrees, orders, circulars, and other communications sent to the frontier from higher governmental authorities; correspondence of the commandant; correspondence and proceedings of the alcaldes and ayuntamiento of Nacogdoches; and records relating to adjacent territories of Anahuac, Attoyac, Ayish Bayou, Liberty, Neches, Sabine, San Augustine, and San Felipe....
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, notes, copies of documents such as military records, Bible records, obituary notices, census data, deeds, death certificates, and newspaper clippings used by Miss Quillian Garrison to do the research for her book Descendants of Caleb Garrison, Sr. and His Wife, Sarah Fleming 1797-1966. Many of the descendants of Caleb Garrison lived in East Texas. The town of Garrison in Nacogdoches County is named for the Garrison family. There...