Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Wright, Chairman of the Board of Texas Farm Products Company, with prominent public officials; material relating to the Federal Reserve System; genealogical material on Adams and Wright families; and items pertaining to Texas Farm Products Company, Nacogdoches.
Abstract Typescript of a journal describing the early days of the Texas Revolution and a trip from Nacogdoches to Clifton Forge, Virginia, by this wife of a prominent Nacogdoches businessman. Also includes biographical and genealogical information on the Thorn family and their descendants.
Scope and Contents This collection was formed by gathering items from a variety of sources. The family Bible of Thomas J. Rusk, gift of a descendant, and a letter written by him to his brother, David, were transferred to us by the Stone Fort Museum. The letter was written during the same time period, that of Rusk's service as a U. S. Senator in Washington, as letters in the Department in the Thomas J. Rusk Letters collection. The "Heritage" columns by Lucille Fain which appeared in the ...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and business correspondence; writings; newspaper and magazine articles; brochures; biographical and genealogical materials; and Texas forestry history by and about Jones, known as "the Father of Texas Forestry." Researchers may find the ledger of correspondenceof particular interest. It has letters, notes and telegrams from important individuals such as Texas' U. S. Senator Morris Sheppard, Texas Governor Pat M. Neff, timber baron John...
Abstract Legal documents of Jesse Watkins, Justice of the Peace of Nacogdoches (1837-1838); diary and autobiography of Richard Overton Watkins, Presbyterian minister and Texas Ranger of Nacogdoches; reminiscences of Jesse J. Watkins about the Runaway Scrape, the Cherokee Indian War and other early Texas events; and genealogical material of the Watkins family.
Scope and Contents The collection is the first 11 pages of a family Bible, including three pages listing family information. This includes the marriage of W. A. Morris and Alice Corley in 1910 and the birth of a son, William Raymon Morris, in 1911.
Scope and Contents These reminiscences are of people and events encountered during Arnett's early years and travels to and in Texas and his life there until 1848. At the end of the volume are some typescripts of letters written in 1879 and 1880 and genealogical material.