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Huntsville (Tex.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

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

Henderson Yoakum Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2019.s195
Scope and Contents

The collection contains biographical information, correspondence, newspaper articles, a photograph, and other various materials concerning Henderson Yoakum’s life.

Dates: 1924 - 2015

Huntsville Chamber of Commerce Materials

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s073
Scope and Contents The Huntsville Chamber of Commerce Materials (1935 – 1960s; 2 boxes) contain annual reports that list members and executive personnel. These reports also provide updates on various statistics relating to Huntsville, such as the population and the number of utility connections for that given year. The newsletters in the collection highlight monthly programs and the work of various divisions in the Chamber of Commerce. The correspondence is mainly between the President of the Chamber of...
Dates: 1935 - 1965

Huntsville Item Index Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s137
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an index of The Huntsville Item from the years 1853-1966.

Dates: 1853 - 2000

Huntsville Memento Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s138
Scope and Contents

This collection contains flyers from Walker County, Texas.

Dates: 1921 - 1940

Huntsville Reunion Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s150
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a photo from a reunion of men from Huntsville Texas, and an attached article from The Huntsville Item regarding the reunion.

Dates: Other: Undated

'Huntsville... "The Mt. Vernon of Texas" ' Booklet

Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The majority of this collection contains materials from the Sam Houston State University KSHU Radio Station. Other materials include a Sam Houston State College Homecoming football program, Delta Zeta photocopied articles, an Alpha Phi Sigma certificate, paper materials from Sam Houston State University (event tickets and the College of Arts and Media magazine), and materials about the City of Huntsville.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1994 - 1999; 1939; 1959; 1964; 1967; 1982; 1992; 2019

Huntsville: Then & Now

Identifier: THR/01/2022.s245

Huntsville Walker County Photographs Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2015.s086
Scope and Contents

Many photographs within the collection have been acquired by former Special Collections Librarians. Some can be found in the Times & Places Collection at the following link: Other photographs within the collection have been collected from individual donors and the Walker County Historical Commission.

Dates: 1907 - 1990