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A. Personal & Family Collection

 Classification
Identifier: A
The Family and Personal Collection offer sources for the study of a variety of topics such as agriculture, economic conditions, the Civil War, the role of Texan women, and family history in Texas history. Such collections contain diaries, letters, land records, memoirs, and other papers collected by, and centered on, an individual or successive generations of a family. Among the collections is material from Karle Wilson Baker, Stephen F. Austin, Archie P. McDonald, and local NAACP leader Arthur Weaver. These collections document the social, cultural and economic history of East Texas from European colonialism to the present day and provide a view into southern culture and life.

Found in 368 Collections and/or Records:

William W. Arnett Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: A-0142
Scope and Contents

These reminiscences are of people and events encountered during Arnett's early years and travels to and in Texas and his life there until 1848. At the end of the volume are some typescripts of letters written in 1879 and 1880 and genealogical material.

Dates: 1828-1929; Event: Donated in 1957

Williams Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0339
Content Description

The bulk of the collection is genealogical information on the Williams and Bickley families. The Journal has an autobiography written by S. R. Williams along with biographical information about members of his family.

Dates: 1900-1981

Willie Gramling Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: A-0300

Willie Lee Glass Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0287
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings and photographs (both originals and photocopies). Also present are nomination letters and letters of recommendation, copies of award certificates, biographical sketches, and several of Mrs. Glass’ publications. One item of note is an original Texas State Senate resolution granted in memorial of Willie Lee Glass in 1999.

Dates: Event: Donated 7/22/2012

Woldert Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0095
Scope and Contents Chiefly writings on East Texas history by William Albert and Albert Woldert of Tyler, Texas. Also includes some papers relating to William W. Wingfield of Nacogdoches County, Texas. The collection includes: - A letter from Albert Woldert, M. D., to Rev. George L. Crocket and a carbon copy of a typed manuscript (with handwritten notes and corrections) called THE ACTUAL LOCATION OF THE TEJAS VILLAGE (SAN PEDRO) AND THE SPANISH MISSIONS IN HOUSTON COUNTY,...
Dates: 1838-1934

World War 1, 169th Aero Squadron Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0224
Scope and Contents

History of the unit, original roster and reunion materials.

Dates: 1918-1976

Wortham Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0147
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of newspaper articles, including obituaries of members of the related Ashcroft family, an invitation, a letter, a will, and some other items relating to the Hopkins County family.

Dates: 1852-1891

Zula Orton Cariker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0326