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J. Mark Smither Civil War Letters

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s072
Scope and Contents The J. Mark Smither War Letters (1861 - 1881; 1 book) includes family correspondence, newspaper clippings and a poem relating his experience fighting in the Civil War. The letters in this collection are mainly between J. Mark Smither and his mother, brother, uncle and sister. The letters include details about J. Mark Smither’s health, the weather conditions and the encounters of the members of the Hood’s Brigade; including information on any soldiers that were wounded and those who died....
Dates: 1861 - 1881

James Gilliam Gee Collection

Identifier: UAC/21/2023.ao21
Scope and Contents

This collection is mainly composed of James Gilliam Gee's biographical materials along with his wife, Cecile Gibbs Gee's guest book.

Dates: 1935; 1938; 1940 - 1946; 1967; 1982

James V. Bennett Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2012.s005
Scope and Contents The materials that make up this collection represent the life and work of James Van Benschoten Bennett. More specifically, the materials portray his role as the second Director of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons and as a prolific prison reformer. The most popular theme represented in the collection is prison policy and reform – which is often discussed in articles and speeches composed by Bennett. The collection also contains numerous correspondence and case histories of prison inmates. Pictorial...
Dates: 1905 - 1971

Jane Howe Gregory Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2013.s010
Scope and Contents

The items in this collection represent Jane Howe Gregory’s extensive research into the Texas Penitentiary system, primarily focusing on issues surrounding female inmates. Journal articles, class notes, and prison records are the most common types of materials in this collection. Prison statistics and prison reforms pertaining to female prisoners are the most common themes.

Dates: 1705 - 1999

Jefferson Davis Ship Island Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2021.s231
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence from a prisoner at Ship Island, Mississippi to Jefferson Davis. It also contains an article by Lee Meriwether regarding his childhood encounter with Davis.

Dates: 1862 - 1953

Jefferson Davis Souvenir Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s146
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a eulogy souvenir to Texans on the occassion of Jefferson Davis’ death.

Dates: 1890-01-01

Jerry W. Davis Wildlife Biologist Collection

Identifier: THR/1/2018.s175
Scope and Contents

The Jerry W. Davis Wildlife Biologist Materials are comprised of a short biography, correspondence, and publications.

Dates: 1980 - 1989

Jesse Kinard Burke Photograph Collection

Identifier: UAC/25/2023.a022
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of five black and white photographs belonging to Jesse Kinard Burke. Two photographs are of SHNI's graduating class, two are of students and faculty when Burke taught at an institute for teachers, and one is of the students and faculty when Burke was the superintendent of a grade school.

Dates: 1896 - 1897

Jessie McFarland Collection

Identifier: UAC/25/2022.a005
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of a reproduced photogrpah, typed letters between Margaret Percival and Barbara Kievit-Mason, a type-up of Jessie McFarland's letter, typed biograohical information about Jessie McFarland by Margaret Percival, and newspaper article clippings about Sam Houston State Teachers College.

Dates: 1897

Jim Tiller Santisima Trinidad Manuscript Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2021.s239
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a manuscript written by Professor Jim Tiller on the Trinity River Valley and the search for the Salcedo/ Trinidad peoples.

Dates: Other: Undated

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