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Sam N. Lee Journals

 Collection
Identifier: A-0342
The 1884 to 1913 journals were written by Sam Lee. The journal entries are short and mostly describe crops being planted or harvested. There are some personal notes of information such as when his sister Cordie or Bessie visit, who preached the church services and where, and when people in the community died.

Dates

  • 1884-1913

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet

Biographical / Historical

Samuel N. Lee (1844-1916) came to Texas in the late 1850s with his mother Sara Adams Lee (1820-1887) and five siblings. In 1860 the family was living with Lemuel and Elizabeth Adams in Rusk County, Texas. In 1878 Sam married Malinda Jane Crews (1854-1941) and raised their family in the Rusk and Gregg County area.

Arrangement

This collection consists of 13 items described in 3 folders and housed with other collections in a banker's box. It is organzied at the folder-level.
Title
Guide to the Sam N. Lee Journals
Status
completed
Author
Linda Reynolds
Date
10/05/2020

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository

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