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Sexton Family Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2012.s002

Scope and Contents

The Franklin B. Sexton Papers documents the life of Confederate legislator Franklin Barlow Sexton. The correspondence represents a wide range of personal and business communication. Some of the most common topics in the subject files are deeds, receipts, requests for payment and land dealings. Newspaper clippings cover a variety of topics, some of which are: agriculture, national defense, oil in Texas, poetry,churches and Texas history.


  • 1844 - 1985

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16 boxes

Language of Materials



This collection contains correspondence, personal notes, business records, legal records, business notes, ephemera and newspaper clippings listed chronologically ranging from the mid-1800s to the mid-1900s.

Sexton Family Papers
Shaneil Snipe
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Repository Details

Part of the Thomason Special Collections & SHSU University Archives Repository

1830 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville TX 77341 US