A. Personal & Family Collection
Found in 368 Collections and/or Records:
The majority of the collection consists of both the Easley and Thornton family photos from 1900-1937. A few interesting photos include those of the newly built Canton Court House in 1937. This collection also contains a blank marriage license, personal letters, and postcards.
The letters, notes, and tape recordings in this collection document Edward Walraven’s discussions and interviews with Mr. Bob Murphey, a Nacogdoches attorney and humorist. Correspondence is dated from 1986 to 1992. Walraven was interested in humor and its place in the culture.
This collection has photocopies of Edwin N. Swinburn's autobiography, his Confederate enlistment and discharge papers, newspaper articles about his wife's death, and reminiscences of his 86th, 88th, 90th birthday.
This collection consists of correspondence with publishers, biographical material, reviews, newspaper clippings, and galley proofs relating to Gaston's books: The Early Novel of the Southwest (1961), Conrad Richter (1965), and Eugene Manlove Rhodes: Cowboy Chronicler (1967).
This collection consists of a scrapbook, fan mail, correspondence, newspaper clippings and magazines with articles about Elga, photographs, mementos, Elga's tour notes, and her writings for periodicals.
The collection contains photographs, postcards, correspondence, and newspaper articles pertaining to Mr. Evans' research on East Texas Homes.
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.
In the diary she writes of her daily activities - church, quilting, gardening, horseback riding, callers who came and visits she paid. She writes about Francis Wilson (Methodist preacher. See Francis Wilson Papers), a Methodist Conference, the Regulator-Moderator War and Sam Houston's coming to settle the disputes
The collection consists of scrapbooks, diaries, and loose items including correspondence; clippings about friends, relatives, and religious leaders; obituaries; verse, humor, and human interest stories; writings of Edward B. Willis; recipes; marriage and birth announcements; programs; photographs; financial records; sketches of birds and butterflies; religious notes, and poems Mrs. Lindsey wrote upon special occasions for family and friends.
The scrapbook is predominantly poetry and short stories clipped from the 'The Henderson Times' around the turn of the century (1890s-1900s). The newspaper clippings are glued onto an older 1880-1881 account book.
The collection has Sunday School attendance records for Fair View (1922) and Oak Ridge (1934-1935) Methodist Episcopal Church in Nacogdoches, Texas.