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Scope and Contents The Bowman Collection is a mixture of oral histories, newspaper clippings, and copies of primary and secondary sources documenting nineteenth century Texas. Almost all of the oral histories are represented in the collection as handwritten, typed and copies – all three are often stapled together. The collection is organized in three series, professional papers including speeches and articles as well as correspondence, research files organized geographically, and research files organized by...
Dates: c. 1810 - 1940, inclusive
Scope and Contents The Brenda Black White collection is mostly composed of correspondence and poetry. The collection is organized into eleven series: Correspondence, Poetry, Manuscripts, Activity Files, Biographical Files, Medical Files, Photographic Materials, Drawings and Paintings, Audio and Audiovisual Materials, Clothing, and Books. Series I, Correspondence, n.d., 1925, 1944, 1955-2009, professional and personal correspondence received and sent by BBW. She frequently photocopied her outgoing mail....
Dates: 1914-2009, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1962-2009,
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into two series.Series I, A Young Man Comes to Texas, 1852-1866 Files; consists of letters from the Tennessee State Archives in Nashville and transcribed by Dr. William E. Sawyer.Alfred wrote regularly to his brother Morton prior to 1856. There are a few letters to his parents and other members of the family as well. The letters are full of interesting descriptions of Texas during...
Dates: n.d., c. 1979
Scope and Contents The E.H. Watson Collection consists of correspondence from E.H. Watson to a friend Ervin, E.E., who served in the United States Navy, and one letter written by Dr. D.C. Butler D.C. of the Department of English at East Texas State Teachers College dated December 15, 1953. E.H.W. wrote of subjects related to Commerce, Northeast Texas, ETSTC, and general gratitude towards E.E. and his gifts. In the letter dated June 11, 1945, E.H.W. described his...
Dates: n.d., 1944-1954
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into seven series: Activity Files, Biographical Materials, Correspondence, Newspaper Clippings, Photographs, Scrapbooks, and Speeches, Writings. The bulk of the materials are in English with some materials in Spanish. The collection consists of materials related to his foreign service in eight different countries and life in Texas after retirement. Series I. Activity Files, 1926-1975; consists of itineraries, programs, maps,...
Dates: 1921-1975, inclusive
Scope and Contents The J. Mason Brewer Collection consists of materials related to Dr. Brewer’s career as an academic and teacher, author of African American folklore & history, and personal life. The collection is organized into eight series: Biographical Materials, Correspondence, Activity Files, Newspaper Clippings, Literary Works, Photographs, Three dimensional objects & Scrapbooks, & Books.Series I, Biographical Materials, 1896-1975, consists of materials...
Dates: 1896-1975, inclusive
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into six series: correspondence, magazines, newspapers, other documents, photographs, and publications. It also includes a separate scrapbook.Series I. Correspondence contains letters, telegrams, and other forms of correspondence between Davis and his family, friends, political colleagues, newspaper editors, and others. It also includes correspondence materials sent on Davis' behalf by family members as well as materials...
Dates: 1891-1964, undated, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1910-1940,
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is made up of JB’s column "Remember When?" both newspaper clippings and drafts. The collection is organized into five series: Biographical Materials, Manuscripts, Newspaper Clippings, Photographs and Negatives, and Research Files. The collection does not include any materials related to JB's career as an insurance agent or his antique store except for one brochure included in Biographical Materials. Series I. Biographical...
Dates: 1937-1944, inclusive
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 as...
Dates: c. 1900 - present
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two series documenting the history of the W. L. Mayo family: Series I. General family history and Series II. Individual family members. Series I. consists of correspondence, documents, family trees, newspaper, notes, and photographs and negatives relating to the family generally or as a whole. Series II. consists of sub-series on the Mayo family members Henry Charles Booth, Aileen Mayo, Beatrix "Trixie" Mayo (Thompkins), Booth Mayo, Douglas Mayo, Gladys Mayo (del...
Dates: 1880-1987, undated
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into ten series. Series I, Awards, contains music awards and recognitions awarded to Ruby over her musical career. Series II, Books and Publications, contains books, magazines, and various clippings pertaining to Ruby's career. Included in this series is a copy of Today I'll Think About the Rain, a complete anthology of Ruby's works.Series III, Clothing, includes Ruby's performance attire such as belts,...
Dates: 1923-2006, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1940-1970,
Scope and Contents The Tuttle Family Materials consists of legal papers, photographs, a newspaper clipping, and correspondence. The bulk of the materials are those of Mrs. J.A. Tuttle.
Dates: n.d., 1902, 1930, 1943, 1948, 1951
Scope and Contents The Wilhelmina Kuenstler Warren Papers is arranged into two series, Correspondence and Newspaper Clippings. Series I, Correspondence consists of photocopies of WKW's mail to friends and relatives. The only incoming mail occurs in 1945. The correspondence consists of descriptions of WKW activities during her husband's Foreign Service beginning in 1921 at their first appointed station in Havana, Cuba. Correspondence from 1929 consists of WKW's everyday activities of Spanish lessons, playing golf...
Dates: 1921-1937, 1945, 1956
- Texas, East -- History. 10
- Hunt County (Tex.) 4
- Texas, East. 4
- East Texas State University -- History. 3
- Texas, East -- Biography. 3
- African Americans—History 2
- Ambassadors. 2
- Ankara (Turkey) 2
- East Texas State College. Training School -- History. 2
- Fannin County (Tex.) 2
- Greenville (Tex.) 2
- Managua (Nicaragua) 2
- Personal correspondence 2
- Texas -- History -- 1846-1950 2
- African Americans -- Folklore 1
- Ambassadors -- United States -- Correspondence. 1
- American newspapers--History 1
- Authors, American -- 20th century. 1
- Budapest (Hungary) 1
- Chautauqua series 1 ∧ less
- Warren, Fletcher 2
- Warren, Wilhelmina Kuenstler 2
- Aikin, A.M., Jr. 1
- Allmond, Ruby 1
- Atkins, Chet 1
- Berle, Adolf A., Jr. 1
- Black, John B. 1
- Bowman, L.L. (Lucius Linton) 1
- Brewer, J. Mason 1
- Brookes, Stella Brewer 1
- Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David) 1
- Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar) 1
- Howell, Alfred 1
- Howell, Morton Boyte 1
- Messersmith, George S. (George Strausser) 1
- RCA Corporation 1
- Rayburn, Sam 1
- Sanders, L. F. 1
- Sawyer, William E., Dr. 1
- Tuttle, J.A., Mrs. 1 ∧ less