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Loftin-Brooks Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0322
Scope and Contents These documents note the progression of land sales within one family from the time of the mid-1820s under the Mexican Government, to the Republic of Texas, the State of Texas, through to World War I. This collection provides an overview about the value and social status of owning land and the careful recording of the land sales in county records. Prominent Texas personages include Peter Ellis Bean, Henry Raguet, Thomas Rusk, Hayden H. Edwards, and Jose Mariana Acosta, governor of Coahuila and...

Madison G. Whitaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0045
Scope and Contents Included in these papers are deeds, survey plats, indentures, field notes, land grants, receipts, promissory notes, a limited amount of personal and business correspondence, and estate papers of Madison G. Whitaker. Also included are some genealogical materials on the Fitts and Whitaker families.

Norma and Verdie Brown Collection

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Identifier: B-0143

R. A. Ewing Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0349
Content Description Cherokee Co. records pertaining to R. A. Ewing: deeds and land papers related to Ironton, heirship affidavits, Ewing family genealogy, information on Boggy Creek and Carey Lake, and an oversize map of north part of the county

Summers Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0359
Content Description The collection is mostly deed records and ledgers for rent and cash. Of interest is some WWI photographs and menus from the steamship Abangarez.