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Albert Aldrich Nelson Papers

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Identifier: A-0022
Scope and Contents In addition to a diary of Nelson's adventures on a whaling ship, the collection includes business, legal and personal correspondence pertaining to topics like surveying and local politics.

Ellen Landers Collection

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Identifier: A-0275
Scope and Contents While ostensibly a genealogical collection detailing Ellen Landers’s ancestry going back more than 6 generations, the Ellen Landers Collection also offers valuable insight into topics such as the interstate slave trade, antebellum politics in Georgia, the 1856 Democratic National Convention, secession, and 1880s courtship etiquette. The majority of historical documents are correspondence to and from family and friends, but there are also bills and receipts, dance invitations, and one month of...

Jerry K. Johnson Political Collection

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Identifier: G-0008
Content Description Material in this collection consists of scrapbooks with photos and newspaper clippings, personal letters and documents, certificates of awards, appreciation, and membership, campaign materials, and political letters and documents from Johnson’s time as a Texas State Representative (1989-1997). There are also several books about the Texas State Government, as well as documents about Stephen F. Austin State University and various events relating to SFASU.

Roy Blake Sr. Congressional Papers

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Identifier: G-0006
Scope and Contents Material in this collection mainly consists of correspondence during his time as a Texas state Congressman (1973-1978) and Senator (1978-1989).

Rusk County Democrat Newsletter Collection

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Identifier: B-0162
Content Description The newsletter contains a political calendar of Rusk County Democratic Party events, informational items, exhortations to vote, humor, and editorials. Many of the editorials are written by Mr. Jones, who regularly extolled the working class virtues of Democrats and his perceived shortcomings of Republicans. --Excerpted from a letter accompanying the donation of the collection.

Stephen F. Austin Letters

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Identifier: A-0123
Scope and Contents The letters in this small collection were written by Stephen F. Austin during trips to Mexico which were undertaken on behalf of the Texas colonists in an attempt to work out differences between the settlers and the Mexican government. The letters are addressed to Samuel M. Williams, a business associate of Austin, and Austin's sister and brother-in-law, Emily Austin Bryan Perry and James Franklin Perry, who were all living in or near San Felipe de Austin, Texas. All the letters except the one...

William H. Tucker Papers

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Identifier: A-0079
Scope and Contents The papers consist of correspondence to, from and about Tucker concerning family matters, politics, the Civil War, and farming.

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