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Scope and Contents While ostensibly a genealogical collection detailing Ellen Landers’s ancestry going back more than 6 generations, the Ellen Landers Collection also offers valuable insight into topics such as the interstate slave trade, antebellum politics in Georgia, the 1856 Democratic National Convention, secession, and 1880s courtship etiquette. The majority of historical documents are correspondence to and from family and friends, but there are also bills and receipts, dance invitations, and one month of...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a Bryan family Bible, a registry in the Bible with genealogical information on the Bryan family, a letter to James Bryan from Moses Austin Bryan, copies from published sources of articles related to Stephen F. Austin and Bryan family members, and other genealogical materials.
Scope and Contents The Fears-Carpenter Collection: From Slavery to Freedom is a collection of transcripts based on the genealogical research done by Joel V. Fears Sr. There are six original portraits and a photocopy of the Doches Gazette with a story about Emeline Fears Carpenter.
Scope and Contents Essays by Middleton B. Floyd concerning his ancestors, Thomas Beckworth Floyd, Dolphin Floyd, John W. Floyd and Joseph Boling Pate. One essay contains extracts from Pate's letters to his mother written from Vicksburg, Mississippi; Port Caddo, Marshall, Nacogdoches and Harrison County, Texas; and Caddo Parish, Louisiana describing his life as a traveling salesman.
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal correspondence between Nona Gutzeit and Mrs. Frank G. Trau, both members of the Daughters of American Colonists National Society, which provides a brief genealogical outline of the Gutzeit family. The collection includes legal documents relating to the property of F. A. Gutzeit in Medina County and Bexar County, Texas. Also included are the death certificate of F. A. Gutzeit's sister, Marguerite Clemence Phillipps, and a warranty deed for property willed to his...
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection consist of original documents and letters and other materials collected and produced by Jimmie Willis Hanks (granddaughter of J. T. Bogard) of Center, Texas and Irene Bogard Winton of Beaumont, Texas, while working on family history. Family lines researched include those of Hanks, Bogard, Burleson, Miller, Hartsfield, Barfield, and Shipp. There is a small amount of material on the Key and Hyde families. Mrs. Hanks incorporated the files of Mrs. Winton into hers and...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of original documents and research materials collected by Mary Martha Hackney on the Ingraham family of Nacogdoches County, the Blount family of San Augustine County, the Gough family, and other families connected to them, including the B. F. Prices, Landons and Tuckers. The collection contains photocopies, carbons, typescripts, and original manuscript materials.
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 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.