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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

Charles C. H. Syfan WWI Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0302
Scope and Contents

There are two photographs, a letter and a newspaper article pertaining to the World War I service of Charles C. H. Syfan in this collection.

Dates: 1917-1927

Clarence P. Harris Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0244
Scope and Contents

The collection contains papers, letters and medical diplomas belonging to Clarence P. Harris and his family.

Dates: Event: Donated 11/19/2007

Hazen-Moore-Faires Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0133
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one Civil War letter; correspondence, mostly from Dillard B. Hazen during World War I, including post cards; mostly unidentified photographs and tintypes; newspaper clippings; poll tax receipts; and World War I buttons and mementos. Photocopies of obituaries and cemetery records have been added to help identify family members.

Dates: 1861-1980

J. Elbert Reese Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0119
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other materials relating to J. Elbert Reese's extensive civic and community activities.

Dates: 1896-1985

James Carlton Owens WWII Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0161
Scope and Contents

This collection consists predominantly of letters from James Carlton Owens to his parents, wife, and children written during his Naval service in World War II. Also included are a letter from Rosa Lee Owens to James C. Owens, telegrams to the family from the military confirming the death of Owens, sympathy letters, military memorabilia, medals (including the Purple Heart), books, and certificates.

Dates: 1911-1952

Jesse D. Mixon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0354
Content Description

World War 1 and World War 2 maps and a World War 1 roster book.

Dates: Event: Donated 4/22/2013; 1919-1945

Jewel and Josie Pack Atkinson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0348
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection are letters, postcards, and photographs associated with Josie Pack Wilson Atkinson.

Dates: 1873-1963

Joe Hubert Moore WWI Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0301
Scope and Contents

There is a map, prayer book, pay record book and a military guide book in the collections. Researchers may find the guide book to San Antonio particularly interesting because it includes descriptions of Fort Sam Houston, Leon Springs Military Reservation, Camp Stanley, Kelly Field, the Balloon School, Camp Travis, Army YMCA, Camp Logan, and Camp McArthur.

Dates: 1918-1919

John (Jack) A. Forman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0125
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 37-page typescript narrative by Jack Forman of his World War II memories, papers and certificates providing a record of his military service, and documents which trace the 17-month march through Europe of his unit, Battery "A" of the 110th Gun Battalion. There are 200 photos and a number of negatives of war scenes in Europe, as well as a 48-star U. S. flag, foreign currency, and some war maps. The collection is missing four photographs, one...
Dates: 1910-2000

Lester C. Harling Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0104
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed manuscript on the causes of World War I by Prof. Harling, newspaper clippings, and some honorary materials, including a certificate signed by Gov. Allan Shivers and Secretary of State John Ben Shepperd making Harling an Honorary Admiral in the Texas Navy. There is a mock-court martial from Harling's veterans association in Leon Springs protesting Harling's "fraudulent enlistment in the Navy" while still a PFC in the U. S. Army. There is also information on...
Dates: 1927-1977

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...
Dates: Event: Donated 2/13/2018

Neill, Powers and Rhodes Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0328
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of family letters and photographs for Neill family of Shelby County, Texas. The collection includes scholastic records (class notes, assigments, a diploma), genealogical materials (bible pages, newspaper clippings, obituaries), and financial records (account books, receipts, checks), as well as more than a dozen short stories written by Lela (Rhodes)Neill. Pedigree chart of frequently mentioned family members [1] Elias Mitchel...
Dates: Event: Donated 5/27/2016

Parker Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0340
Content Description

The bulk of the collection is about Tom Parker and his daughter Nancy Parker. There are two interesting items from World War I in the collection: Tom Parker's identification tags and a pair of scissors he carried through the war in his first aid kit.

Dates: 1917-1966

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.

Dates: 1860-1988; Event: Donated 1/13/2020

The D. L. and Rosa Hancock Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0375
Content Description

World War 1 letters, house ledger, and clothing associated with D. L. Hancock and Rosa Peterson.

Dates: Event: Donated 8/3/2021; 1918-2021

Val Henry Sharp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0347
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of three items, a 1917 “Exemption from Service” certificate, a drawing of a dogtrot house, and a Harris county “Abstract for Title”.

Dates: 1912-1917

Veterans of World War I, Nacogdoches Barracks Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0040
Scope and Contents

The collection includes the original handwritten or typed minutes and mailing list from each meeting. Photocopies have been made of all originals and are located at the end of the collection. A total of 139 photos relating to World War I are included in the collection.

Dates: 1917-1977

W. T. Block Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0195
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of research notes, unpublished manuscripts and a large collection of the newspaper articles Block wrote for the 'Beaumont Enterprise between 1998 and 2004. The collection also has the manuscript pages by chapter for 'Mill Towns and Ghost Towns of East Texas', which contains information about mill towns, sawmills, tram roads, and logging camps relating to East Texas lumbering towns.

Dates: 1992-2004; Event: Donated 3/4/1993; Event: Addendum donated 10/26/2001; Event: Addendum donated 9/30/2004

William Trout Chambers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0127
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of articles and essays written by William T. Chambers relating to the geography of Texas, the United States and other parts of the world. It also includes a letter written by Dr. Chambers which describes the land of Nacogdoches County in 1840.

Dates: 1926-1986

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