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Albert and Lera Millard Thomas Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0254
Abstract

Letters to and from family members and friends with the majoritiy of the letters being from Albert to Lera.

Dates: 1915-1960

Billie B. Kemper Research Collection on Lindley Beckworth

 Collection
Identifier: A-0076
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence and research material for Kemper's graduate thesis on Lindley Beckworth, lawyer, Texas legislator, and U.S. representative, of Gilmer, Texas. There are also 28 oral history interviews (OH-1767 to OH-1794) on cassette tape that have been integrated into the separate Oral History Collection.

Dates: 1937-1980

David V. Muckleroy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0053
Scope and Contents

The collection contains four original land deeds (1849-1851) and copies of two other land documents. There are also several biographical and genealogical materials, including a typescript of an account by Jesse H. Muckleroy (son of David) tracing the family's move from Tennessee to Texas and the establishment of their farm near Nacogdoches.

Dates: 1840-1871

Hanks-Bogard-Burleson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0171
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection consist of original documents and letters and other materials collected and produced by Jimmie Willis Hanks (granddaughter of J. T. Bogard) of Center, Texas and Irene Bogard Winton of Beaumont, Texas, while working on family history. Family lines researched include those of Hanks, Bogard, Burleson, Miller, Hartsfield, Barfield, and Shipp. There is a small amount of material on the Key and Hyde families. Mrs. Hanks incorporated the files of Mrs. Winton into hers...
Dates: 1774-1900; Event: Donated in 1995

Kelsey Harris Douglass Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0132
Scope and Contents The collection includes seven letters written by Kelsey H. Douglass to his wife Minerva while he was a member of Congress in Houston. The letters are mostly concerned with getting things done at home during Kelsey's absence. These letters were laminated with the intent of preserving them. Unfortunately the lamination is starting to turn darker in color. There are also two letters from Minerva Douglass' aunt and uncle, Jesse and Mary Childress Benton. One letter was written from Nachitoches,...
Dates: 1837-1840, 1987; Event: Donated in 1988

Ottis E. Lock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: G-0002
Scope and Contents

Material in this collection mainly consists of correspondence during his time as a state Congressman and Senator. There is also some personal correspondence during and after his time in political office.

Dates: 1938-1990

Peyton Forbes Edwards Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: A-0066
Scope and Contents

Stamped "General Index - Peyton F. Edwards" the ledger serves as an index to Dockets D and E of an unidentified record of judgments. The names included in the index are those of Nacogdoches residents of the period.

Dates: circa 1873

Robert Wilson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0081
Abstract

Robert Wilson was a businessman, soldier in the Republic of Texas Army and congressman of Harrisburg, Texas. Photostats of Wilson's letters to his son, James Theodore Dudley Wilson, and some miscellaneous other documents.

Dates: 1835-1856

Thomas Jefferson Word Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0163
Arrangement This collection consists of three series arranged across two boxes and one oversized bundle. Series 1: Mississippi (Box 1)     Subseries 1: Personal Materials 1837-1872 – Correspondence, receipts, and personal estate documents in separate folders and in chronological order.     Subseries 2: Professional Legal Papers 1840-1871 – Correspondents and legal cases in separate folders and in...
Dates: 1834-1911

Washington Whitesides Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0236
Dates: 1941-1945

Watkins Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0051
Abstract

Legal documents of Jesse Watkins, Justice of the Peace of Nacogdoches (1837-1838); diary and autobiography of Richard Overton Watkins, Presbyterian minister and Texas Ranger of Nacogdoches; reminiscences of Jesse J. Watkins about the Runaway Scrape, the Cherokee Indian War and other early Texas events; and genealogical material of the Watkins family.

Dates: 1836-1973

Wayne Christian Political Papers

 Collection
Identifier: G-0005
Scope and Contents

This collection consists predominantly of research (articles, emails, memos, notes, pamphlets, reports) about legislative issues. The collection includes drafts and final copies of many bills that Representative Christian authored. The casework and correspondence demonstrate the wide range of issues that a state legislator handles for their constituents.

Dates: Event: Transferred 10/2/2012