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Genealogy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

James Allen Kirkpatrick Diary

 Collection
Identifier: A-0085
Scope and Contents Typescript of the diary (actually reminiscences) of the Nacogdoches native's experiences in the Civil War and later as a sheep rancher in Laredo, Texas (1841-1908). Genealogical data on the Kirkpatrick family is also included.

John C. Birdwell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0116
Scope and Contents This collection consists of typescript copies of Civil War letters between John C. Birdwell and wife Adaline Birdwell. A farmer, John Birdwell included instructions for running the farm in his absence. Her letters report the progress of crops and livestock. Both recount their hardships during the war as well as news of family and friends. John C. Birdwell describes Confederate camp conditions depicting disease epidemics, food, music, gambling, funerals, weather, and ragged condition of the...

John Forbes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0063
Scope and Contents The collection contains legal papers, correspondence, business papers, Republic of Texas Army Commissary Records, and biographical and genealogical material on Forbes. There is a transcript of the David G. Burnet treason trial and papers relating to Sam Houston, David Crockett, and Andrew Jackson.



See Separated Materials for two volumes of transcripts of the Forbes vs. Labadie trial that include detailed testimony on the Battle of San Jacinto.

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...

Madison G. Whitaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0045
Scope and Contents Included in these papers are deeds, survey plats, indentures, field notes, land grants, receipts, promissory notes, a limited amount of personal and business correspondence, and estate papers of Madison G. Whitaker. Also included are some genealogical materials on the Fitts and Whitaker families.

Mary Louisa Johnson Boone Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0090
Scope and Contents The reminiscence are broken up into short half-page to a page entries and poems about Mrs. Boone's life. This volume is a photocopy made in 1967 from the family copy in possession of Mrs. Anne P. Shaw, Longview, Texas. Table of Contents MY STORY (Dear Children, I think I will sit down awhile), 1 DAVIS FAMILY (A little of your family tree), 2 OUR FAMILY TREE (A Major up in Washington fixed our family tree), 2 Chart of Families, 3 The Davis Family...

Mary Small Fitzgerald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0055
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, poems, and biographical and genealogical materials.

McFarland-Russell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0019
Scope and Contents The McFarland-Russell family papers consist of personal and business correspondence, legal and business papers, Confederacy related items, materials related to the history of Orange, Texas, and a large amount of material of personal and genealogical interest produced and collected by members of these two East Texas families.