Legislators -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Scope and Contents Calvin W. Hines was a professor of history at Stephen F. Austin State University. Mr. Hines did research on Elihu B. Washburn and the Franco-Prussian War. He has donated his research so that others who may be doing research on the subject would have one place to look through many documents. Most of the documents in the collection are photocopies.
Arrangement Collection dispersed across 313 boxes with the original order of the materials intact. Arranged in 2 series--Federal (U.S. House of Representatives) Papers and State (Texas House of Representatives and Senate) Papers. I. Federal Papers (arranged in 13 sub-series) 1. Correspondence (205 boxes) Congressman Wilson's office used different methods to file correspondence, subject files and project files. Files from 1973-1977 are arranged alphabetically. Files from 1977-1983...
Scope and Contents These papers relate to the activities of Sam Houston mainly while he was governor of Tennessee, President of the Republic of Texas, and U. S. Senator from Texas. Included among the legal documents are photocopies from a lengthy land dispute with James H. Starr. The correspondence includes copies of seven letters to Eber Worthington Cave, mostly written in the last year of Houston's life, as well as one to Adolphus Sterne in 1842. All were omitted from the publication of 'The Writings of Sam...