A. Personal & Family Collection
Found in 371 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Photographs (18); postcards (12); funeral notice and obituary of Fred W. Harlacher; and genealogical research (photocopies of pedigree charts, family trees, notes, and photographs) on the Flores and Patterson families
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.
This collection contains newspaper clippings, letters and other correspondence, business proposals, committee meeting minutes, brochures, maps, and photographs. Also included in the collection are a historic Bible from 1947, a community service award, an unused baby book, and photographs of former sheriff A.J. Spradley.
Record of acknowledgments taken by Ingraham, notary public of Nacogdoches County. Shows number, kind and date of instrument, description and location of land, name of original grantee, name and residence of grantor and similar information.
Letters, notebooks, lectures, articles, speeches, biographical studies and other papers relating to feuds, rebellions, churches, schools and colleges in San Augustine and Nacogdoches. Includes folklore, family history and sketches on Texans and prominent U.S. and foreign citizens. Includes maps and charts, newspaper clippings on history and world events of 1900-1930. A significant portion of this collection contains George Crocket's original art work.
The deed conveys four-fifths ownership from Green B. Hardwick to James Cook and Joseph S. Able for one half-league of the Peter Ellis Bean grant in Cherokee County, one league of the Jose Maria Mora grant, one half-league from the Isaac Barnett headright in Anderson County, and 12 slaves.