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A.M. Aikin, Jr. Papers

Identifier: 2008.028
Scope and Contents

The A.M. Aikin, Jr. Papers consists of six broad series: Press Files, Correspondence, Legislative Files, Bills and Amendments, Resolutions, and Speeches from Mr. Aikin's career as as Texas state senator. His papers are incomplete, only covering his first twenty years in the State Senate, 1939-1959.

Dates: 1939-1959, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1947-1959,

J.P. Maxwell Diaries

Identifier: 2019.26
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single series made up of individual, handwritten diaries spanning 1943-1945, 1947-1951, 1953-1957 and belonging to James P. Maxwell, a farmer and businessman from Roxton,Texas in Lamar County. Also contains a file folder with a handwritten homemade family sausage recipe from a diary.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1957

Local History Vertical File Collection

Identifier: 2008.015
Scope and Contents The Local History Vertical File Collection consists of topical files regarding individuals, families, businesses, communities, and events in historic and present-day Northeast Texas. The collection consists of essays, family histories, news clippings, directories, pamphlets, letters, maps, and other manuscript materials. The files were compiled by Dr. James Conrad through his personal research and through small donations to the Special Collections Department. This collection is on-going and...
Dates: c. 1900 - present

Skipper Steely Collection

Identifier: 2008.007
Scope and Contents This is an ongoing collection defined to the file level, with acquisitions from 1992 and 2018 so far. While this collection contains materials related to Texas and United States history, the majority of the materials concern Paris and Lamar County, Texas. The 1992 acquisition is divided into three broad series: subject files, research files, and family files. The 2018 acquisition contains similar materials but the files are organized alphabetically only, without separating subject, research...
Dates: 1816 - 1990