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Nacogdoches County (Tex.) -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Weaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0292
Scope and Contents The Arthur Weaver Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, legal documents, ledgers, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and case files dating from 1940 to 2005. The geographic area covered in the collection is mostly the city and county of Nacogdoches, but does contain material from other East Texas counties including San Augustine, Shelby, Cherokee, Rusk, Angelina, and Polk. The collection provides information about all stages of Arthur Weaver’s life from birth until...

Burton Crossland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0040
Scope and Contents The collection includes personal and business letters, accounts, agreements, receipts and other business and legal papers of the Lister family of Tennessee and Shelby Co., Texas (1834-1867); personal letters of the Jordan Williams family of Selma and Alpine, Alabama (1857-1862) chiefly to Rosalindy Lister; and field notes, plats, deeds, bonds, court orders, accounts, receipts, land documents and letters of James R. Arnold, William W. Garret, and James S. Linn of Nacogdoches Co., Texas...

Dorthy Palmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0222
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of deeds, but there are also promissory notes, photographs, negatives, several land surveys, some estate papers, a land grant, and a plat map. The majority of the documents pertain to Nacogdoches County.

Researchers may find several of the c.1920s photographs and negatives in folder 1 to be of particular interest.

Herrera Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0015
Scope and Contents The Herrera Family Papers include a original land grant signed by Gov. Hubbard. There are also 15 original deeds of sale, mostly concerning portions of the original grant, dated 1886 to 1965. The collection also includes family photographs, account books and a copy of the will of Marvin Falcon and Beulah Herrera Falcon.

Legg General Store Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0130
Scope and Contents The Legg General Store collection contains books of accounts received as well as receipt books. There is also included a letter sent from Andy’s nephew, Lalonde Legg who was stationed overseas during World War I, to Andy in 1918. Included are land and warranty deeds, as well as oil, gas, and mineral leases.

Lois Foster Blount Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0107
Scope and Contents The Lois Foster Blount Papers consist mostly of historical research materials with an emphasis on early Texas history, the Texas Revolution, and the Republic of Texas. About a fourth of the collection pertains to Thomas J. Rusk. Included are correspondence, biographical and genealogical materials, notes and excerpts from manuscript and printed sources, calendars and translations of some Bexar and Nacogdoches Archives. Also included are copies of legal papers and land papers, manuscripts of...

Nacogdoches County Postal Services Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0004
Scope and Contents Collection includes history of Nacogdoches County Post Offices, newspaper articles, blueprints of the Nacogdoches Office, diagram of lock boxes, map of rural routes for Nacogdoches, and a box and key register.

Richard S. Orton Collection

 File
Identifier: A-0369
Scope and Contents The Richard S. Orton Collection consists of the photographs from two exhibits created by Orton and a series of 16 oral history interviews about African Americans in Nacogdoches County. The photographs capture authentic interactions between teachers and school children at several schools in Austin (1986-1990) and scenes of faith, family and life at Upshaw family reunions at County Line, an African American freedom colony in Nacogdoches County (1988-1998). The exhibit label text which appeared...

William Roark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0146
Scope and Contents The items in this collection relate to William Roark's work as a surveyor and in other official positions, to the buying and selling of slaves, and to other aspects of his life. All of the items in the collection are photocopies plus one typescript of one of the documents.