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Bearkitten Academy Collection

Identifier: UAC/02/2016.a001
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials from the Sam Houston State University Bearkitten Academy Childcare Center.

Please note that this collection has been audited using the SHSU Records Retention Schedule and may not contain all records for the Bearkitten Academy Childcare Center.

Dates: 1995 - 2003

Beto O'Rourke Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2019.s196
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials regarding Beto O’Rourke’s 2020 Democratic Presidential campaign.

Dates: 2018 - 2020

Bettie Hayman Collection

Identifier: UAC/25/2020.a002
Scope and Contents

The materials in this box are made up of commencement programs, a diploma, and a transcript of record booklet from Sam Houston Normal Institue and Sam Houston State College; belonging to Bettie Hayman.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1921, 1928, 1942

Big Bend Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s106
Scope and Contents

The Big Bend Materials contains various materials on Big Bend National Park. These include postcards depicting the Chisos Mountains and the Green Gulch. There are also pamphlets in this collection; one of which has a centerfold map of the Big Bend National Park. The collection contains miniature album prints showing a pictorial guide through the park. There are also newspaper clippings and maps and other materials providing additional information on the Big Bend National Park.

Dates: 1950 - 1976

Big Thicket Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2015.s095
Scope and Contents The Big Thicket lies within Hardin, Liberty, Tyler, San Jacinto, and Polk Counties in Southeast Texas, between the San Jacinto River, Neches River, and Pine Island Bayou. In October 1974, President Gerald R. Ford signed a bill that created the Big Thicket National Preserve. The Big Thicket is home to many rare and protected plants and creatures. For example, the yellow lady’s-slipper orchid and the Texas red wolf. For more information on the Big Thicket see The Big Thicket: An Ecological...
Dates: 1951 - 2014

Bookseller Catalogue Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2019.s199
Scope and Contents

The Bookseller Catalogue Collection is composed of catalogues from various booksellers. The majority are from the Jenkins Company, Texas Library Journal, and Dorothy Sloan Rare Books. The catalogues were collected over several decades by the librarians over the Sam Houston State University Special Collections.

Dates: 1969 - 2014; Undated

Britton Hispanic Texana Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s048
Scope and Contents This collection contains an original manuscript from the era of the Spanish conquest in Spanish Americain 1546. The next item is from two hundred and fifty years later – a manuscript papal document (Pius VI)with tables of the church’s revenues and additional documentation from the government in Mexico. A Royal decree from Charles IV, along with proclamations from Viceroys, Commandants and the Emperor Augustin Iturbide broaden the perspective of the collection. The collection’s chronological...
Dates: 1546 - 1877

Burns Family Slavery and Civil War Materials

Identifier: THR/01/2015.s090
Scope and Contents

The Samuel T. Burns Slavery and Civil War documents (1839-1864; 1folder) is made up of a membership application for the Daughters of the Republic of Texas for Mrs. Daisy Cowart, a descendant of Samuel T.Burns. The documents also include correspondence materials on the San Jacinto Museum of History Association. There are also several clippings from local newspapers. Bills of sale account for some slave bought by Samuel T. Burns.

Dates: 1839 - 1864

Bustamente Early Texana Letter Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s144
Scope and Contents

This is a single item collection. This collection contains a letter written by Mexican President Anastasio Bustamente.

Dates: 1807

Camp Ben McCulloch Confederate Veterans Reunion Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s047
Scope and Contents

The Camp Ben McCulloch Confederate Veterans Reunion Collection (1871-1960; three boxes) containsnewspaper articles, journals, photographs, and commemorative reunion medals. The collection alsoincludes miniature Union and Confederate General Books collected by T.F. Harwell. These miniaturebooks are located in SHSU Special Collection’s display case 5.

Dates: 1871 - 1960

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