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Huntsville (Tex.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Staples Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2018.s181
Scope and Contents

This collection contains biographical information regarding Ann Staples. Contents include anautobiographical memoir containing photos, along with correspondence between Mrs. Staples and Cheryl Spencer, who helped to review Mrs. Staples’ autobiography. This memoir gives an idea of life in 1940’s Huntsville, Texas.

Dates: 2018

Ashbel Smith Letter Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s149
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of a letter written by Jesse Kincaid to Dr. Ashbel Smith.

Dates: 1840-03-05

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

Biographical Information about Jessie McFarland's Expulsions, September 26, 2012

Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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: September 26, 2012

Charles Lee Hill and "The Houstonians," Newspaper Articles - Page 15 and Page 16

Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The materials in this collection are composed of two boxes.

Box 1 is composed of Charles Lee Hill's scrapbook and photographs of the musical group "The Houstonians."

Box 2 is composed of biographical materials and photographs about Charles Lee Hill's life and music career. As well as biographical materials about his grandfather W.T. Hill's life and time spent in the American Civil War as a Confederate officer.

Dates: September 1948

Collection of Alabama-Coushatta Materials

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s049
Scope and Contents

The Collection of Alabama-Coushatta Materials consists of correspondence, photographs, booklets, newspaper articles, programs, and pamphlets pertaining to the Alabama-Coushatta reservation and tribe,as well as laws pertaining to reservation rights. The Alabama-Coushatta Reservation is located outside of Livingston, Texas. The collection includes a focus on the “Before the Sundown” historical drama.

Dates: 1856 - 2012

Criminal Justice Clipping Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2013.s011
Scope and Contents The Texas Criminal Justice Newspaper Clipping Collection (1864-2011; four boxes) contains newspaper clippings concerning criminal justice in the state of Texas. The collection’s main focus is the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and includes many articles from the Huntsville Item and various other publications. The Texas Criminal Justice Newspaper Clipping Collection contains many Texas prison subjects including: death row, prison personnel, prison administration, facilities, escapes,...
Dates: 1864 - 2011

Exan Prison Letter Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s141
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter written from W.S. Exan to R.P. Ingram.

Dates: 1907-10-20

G. A. Wynne Ledger Transcription Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2021.s242
Scope and Contents The G. A. Wynne Ledger Transcription Collection is a transcription of a ledger filled with letters from G. A. Wynne to various parties. James Patton loaned the original ledger to SHSU Special Collections and Digital Resources to scan, digitize, transcribe, and create metadata for. The letters focus mostly on G. A. Wynne attempting to find parties that would be interested in property he owned that had a large stone quarry, as well as other natural resources. G. A. Wynne was a banker at the...
Dates: 1906-12-31 - 1909-06-08; undated

Garden Club Materials Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2018.s172
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials concerning the Huntsville Garden Club. Materials include correspondence, minutes, photographs, newspapers, brochures, and awards.

Dates: 1941 - 2016; Undated