Anna Schott Motley Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of photographs, documents, and a ledger dating between the 1890s and the 1990s.
- Motley, Anna Schott (Person)
Language of Materials
The collection is in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Biographical or Historical Information
The Schott family of Nacogdoches, Texas was headed by Frank Sebastian Schott who was born January 20, 1871, in Chicago Illinois, and his family came from the Rhine area of Germany. The collection itself is named for Anna Mary Schott, the wife of Frank Sebastian Schott, who was born in Nacogdoches on June 2, 1876. Her grandfathers were William Clark and Charles S. Taylor, both of whom were signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836.
Frank and Anna married on New Years Eve of 1907. Frank Schott was a successful traveling salesman for Nunn-Busch Shoes. The couple had three children, Francis Joseph (Buck) Schott (b. 1912), Anna Mary Schott (b. 1914), and Eugene Edward Schott (b. 1916). Frank Schott passed away July 16, 1939, and Anna Mary on February 29, 1964. They are buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Nacogdoches, Texas.
1.25 Cubic Feet
This bulk of this collection is described in 24 folders and housed in two clamshell boxes. There are also materials in an oversized bundle.
- Guide to the Anna Schott Motley Collection
- Zachary W. Taylor
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script