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General Sam Houston Folk Festival Materials Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2019.s209
Scope and Contents

The General Sam Houston Folk Festival Materials collection is compose of newspaper clippings, brochures, and correspondence concerning the East Texas Folk Festival and the General Sam Houston Folk Festival. The East Texas Folk Festival is the predecessor to the General Sam Houston Folk Festival; the name was changed in 1989.

Dates: 1987 - 2018

George W. Morgan Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s132
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a manuscript left behind by Major General George W. Morgan detailing his military service.

Dates: 1881

German - Texan Heritage Society Newsletter Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2019.s206
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of issues from the German-Texan Heritage Society newsletter. Later issues are titled “The Journal”.

Dates: 1988 - 1990

Gibbs Brothers Account Book

Identifier: THR/01/2015.s087
Scope and Contents

The Gibbs Brothers Account Book was used to record daily transactions from December 1854 through February 1855. The ledger is unbound and in very fragile condition. The book was donated to the Texas Room of the Estill Library, Sam Houston State Teachers College, by Dr. J.L. Clark on April 3, 1962. See also the Gibbs Family Papers.

Dates: 1854-12-09 - 1855-02-27

Gibbs Family Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2013.s093
Scope and Contents

The Gibbs Family Papers contain family correspondence and obituaries. The obituaries and funeral information concern Lu Ellen Gibbs and Edwin G. Sandhop, Jr. The collection contains other materials including newspaper articles and advertisements, family biographical information, and photographs. See related collection: Gibbs Account Book

Dates: 1879 - 2010

Glenn Smith Ephemera Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2021.s240
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials donated by Glenn Smith. These materials include Smither family correspondence, research completed by May Wynne McFarland on Cincinnati, Texas, and a large WWII battalion photograph, among other ephemera.

Dates: 1860 - 1944; Undated

Gobierno Circular Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s151
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a circular published by the government of Tamaulipas referencing Sr. General D. Francisco Vital Fernandez.

Dates: 1835-12-08

Goree Family Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2013.s019
Scope and Contents The Goree Family Papers consists of documents, correspondence, articles, and photographs concerning the Goree family of Walker County, Texas. The majority of the collection is the original correspondence of Thomas Jewett Goree who served as aide to General James Longstreet during the Civil War. The collection also includes the correspondence of Eliza T. Nolley and E.K. Goree. Eliza Thomas Nolley was an early settler of Walker County and was one of the first teachers at Andrews Female...
Dates: 1833 - 1996

Grover McCormick, Sr. Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2013.s018
Scope and Contents The materials that make up this collection represents Grover McCormick’s personal and professional life. Most of the correspondence is between McCormick and his mother Nancy. There are also several letters between McCormick and his children, cousin and his sister Lucia. The first scrapbook contains a hand written timeline of the Ashcraft v. Tennessee case of 1944 and clippings with information on other important cases including McCormick's work with Jerry Lee Lewis.The second scrapbook is...
Dates: 1886 - 1968

Guy Keith Jr. Correspondence Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s034
Scope and Contents

The Guy Keith Jr. Correspondence Collection contains two handwritten letters found by Guy Keith Jr. when he was 10 years old. The collection includes a letter from J.L. Mitchell offering cotton weighing services in Franklin, Texas and a letter from Maggie Flowers of Sumpter, Texas. The letters were donated by Clinton Copeland, the grandson of Guy Keith Jr.

Dates: 1864 - 2013

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