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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

Black Lives Matter Posters

Identifier: THR/01/2024.s283
Scope and Contents

Four posters with names and bible scriptures written on the front and back, along with "Black Lives Matter", for use during the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020.

Dates: 2020

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

Camp Huntsville Construction Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2022.s246
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials donated by Dr. Brian Jordan. Materials in this collection are originated by the Fretz Construction Company. This collection includes detailed ledgers and supply estimates for the construction of the “Camp Huntsville” P.O.W. camp, which housed German and Japanese prisoners during World War II.

Dates: 1942

Carnaval De Huejotzingo Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2015.s084
Scope and Contents The Carnaval De Huejotzingo Collection contains the art work of Fernando Ramirez Osorio. The majority of the artwork is large poster sized prints that have been autographed by Osorio. The poster prints are individually numbered and packaged in large Carnaval De Huejotzingo commemorative envelopes. A complete set includes five poster prints and the collection contains five complete sets. One set has been framed and is displayed on the first floor of the Newton Gresham Library. The collection...
Dates: 1962 - 2007

Carrasco Siege Periodical Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2021.s233
Scope and Contents

This is a single item collection containing a special insert printed by “The Huntsville Item” newspaper featuring many articles regarding the Carrasco prison siege and hostage standoff at the Huntsville Unit prison.

Dates: 1975-07-23

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