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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:

Bryan Holt Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0306

Bryan J. Reynolds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0073
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a notebook of carbon typescripts of poems, some of which are signed by the author, plus two poems xeroxed from the SFA student publication, Pulp. The poems offer a variety of settings. Many are about the sea and ports, others are set in East Texas, France and Spain. The author expresses concern about the World War in Europe and has tributes to three favorite authors, Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant and Carl Sandburg.

Dates: 1940-1941

Burk-Bone Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0010
Scope and Contents

Typed transcriptions of correspondence, poems and newspaper clippings relating to the Burk and Bone families of Nacogdoches County.

Dates: 1834-1900

Burton Crossland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0040
Scope and Contents The collection includes personal and business letters, accounts, agreements, receipts and other business and legal papers of the Lister family of Tennessee and Shelby Co., Texas (1834-1867); personal letters of the Jordan Williams family of Selma and Alpine, Alabama (1857-1862) chiefly to Rosalindy Lister; and field notes, plats, deeds, bonds, court orders, accounts, receipts, land documents and letters of James R. Arnold, William W. Garret, and James S. Linn of Nacogdoches Co., Texas...
Dates: 1787-1987; Event: Donated in 1959; Event: Addendum donated in 1985

C. A. "Neal" Pickett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0164
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, speeches and biographical information.

Dates: 1920-1985

C. K. Chamberlain Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0255
Scope and Contents

This collection has correspondence, newspaper articles, programs, and newsletters, as well as historical manuscripts and book reviews submitted to East Texas Historical Journal editor Dr. Chamberlain.

Dates: 1947-1969; Event: Donated 1987

C. Smith Ramsey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0028
Scope and Contents

The Ramsey Collection consists chiefly of correspondence relating to some of Ramsey's experiences.

Dates: 1921-1967

Calvin W. Hines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0196
Scope and Contents

Calvin W. Hines was a professor of history at Stephen F. Austin State University. Mr. Hines did research on Elihu B. Washburn and the Franco-Prussian War. He has donated his research so that others who may be doing research on the subject would have one place to look through many documents. Most of the documents in the collection are photocopies.

Dates: Event: Donated 8/23/1995

Carolyn Reeves Ericson Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0099
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).

Dates: 1783-1988

Charles Brightwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0216
Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection consist of business receipts for the sale of cotton bales, several religious publications, World War 2 ration books, and minutes from two Primitive Baptist Association meetings.

Dates: 1893-1940s

Charles C. H. Syfan WWI Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0302
Scope and Contents

There are two photographs, a letter and a newspaper article pertaining to the World War I service of Charles C. H. Syfan in this collection.

Dates: 1917-1927

Charles H. Tindall Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0246
Scope and Contents

This is a small collection and consists primarily of photographs and newspaper clippings about the family of Charles H. Tindall. The collection also includes a song book and Dr. Tindall's prescription book.

Dates: 1902-1988

Charles Lee Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0108
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs, conductor's scores of musical compositions, newspaper clippings, concert programs and publicity, ads for sheet music and sound recordings, correspondence, World War II Army post newspapers, Hill's writings on Army life, musical theory of jazz and swing, and music education.

Dates: 1933-1983; Event: Donated 2/8/1984; Event: Addendum donated 8/7/1984; Event: Addendum donated 1/30/1985

Charles S. Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0031
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, invoices, tax receipts, field notes, deeds, powers of attorney, and other legal documents, Confederate warrants, notes, and orders for food to be supplied to Confederate soldiers' families, and genealogical material on the Taylor and Ruoff (Ruff, Roff) families of Nacogdoches.

Dates: 1810-1930

Charles Truett and Patsy Wainwright Parrish Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0378
Content Description

This collection consist of correspondence from family and friends to Patsy as well as her husband and children. It also contains christmas cards, wedding invites and mulitple thank you cards to the family. It contains photos, art work and school work from her children and students Patsy had over the years. The collection also consist of many miscellaneous momentos she has collected during her lifetime.

Dates: Event: Donated 2014

Charlotte Baker Montgomery Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0173
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of manuscripts, three-color illustrations, galley sheets, and book dummies for her books; original cover design and pen and ink drawings; unpublished manuscripts; talks she gave for different organizations; newspaper clippings and articles about Ms. Montgomery's writing career and her work with humane education.

Dates: 1945-1997

Cheryl Keneaster Nelson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0324

Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0166
Scope and Contents

This collection has a mix of Southern correspondence, newspaper articles, rosters, orders, war tax receipts, and other papers and documents relating to the Civil War. There are originals, typed transcriptions, and photocopies in the collection.

Dates: 1860-1972; Event: Addendum donated 10/13/1931; Event: Addendum donated 6/21/1963; Event: Addendum donated c.1963-1964; Event: Addendum donated 11/15/1968

Clarence P. Harris Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0244
Scope and Contents

The collection contains papers, letters and medical diplomas belonging to Clarence P. Harris and his family.

Dates: Event: Donated 11/19/2007