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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...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a disc of digitized campaign speeches from the 1948 Congressional and Senate elections in Texas. It includes speeches from Roland Boyd (for Sam Rayburn), G.C. Morris, David H. Brown, Frank Davis (for Sam Rayburn), G.C. Harris (for Sam Rayburn), and Coke Stevenson. The speeches date from July 16-28, 1948. Also included in this collection is a transcription of an oral history interview with Roland Boyd conducted by Michael L. Gillette and Dave McNeely on June...