Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Forestry and Agriculture, Arthur Temple College of
Scope and Contents A number of files in this collection deal with a lawsuit between Stephen F. Austin State University, originating in the College of Forestry, and Seymour I. Somberg, a former professor. The files are from the Dean of Forestry at the time of the litigation, Laurence C. Walker. There are also some files that deal with Walker and his position in the Forestry School after the lawsuit was filed. This collection has materials that cover some early years of the development of the Forestry School at...
James D. Strickland Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of folders containing memorabilia from James Strickland while he was in the navy.
Dates: Event: Donated 10/18/2021 ; Event: 1938-1959
John Forbes Papers
Scope and Contents The collection contains legal papers, correspondence, business papers, Republic of Texas Army Commissary Records, and biographical and genealogical material on Forbes. There is a transcript of the David G. Burnet treason trial and papers relating to Sam Houston, David Crockett, and Andrew Jackson. See Separated Materials for two volumes of transcripts of the Forbes vs. Labadie trial that include detailed testimony on the Battle of San...
Found in: East Texas Research Center / John Forbes Papers
Samuel Houston Papers
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...
Found in: East Texas Research Center / Samuel Houston Papers
Watts Family Papers
Correspondence, land documents, legal and financial papers of this San Augustine County family. Family members also lived in Virginia, Ohio, Mississippi and items in the collection relate to those places. Includes correspondence with James Pinckney Henderson, the first Governor of the State of Texas.
Found in: East Texas Research Center / Watts Family Papers