Walker County (Tex.)
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is made up of twenty-five black and white photographs, a Sam Houston Normal Institute Diploma, a Sam Houston Normal Institute Commencement program, and a signed pillow cover from Lula Myrtle Teague Cox's childhood.
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.
The Gay Family Papers (1951-1975; one legal folder) include biographical information on Mary L. Gay,who was an early teacher in Huntsville, Texas. The collection also contains the Gay Family Tree,correspondence from Salome Gay Long, and documents on Southern Genealogy.
This collection contains surveys of the historic resources of Huntsville, Texas in September of 1992. It also contains a project book of slides of Huntsville resources and statements of significance of high priority properties.
This collection contains flyers from Walker County, Texas.
This collection contains a photo from a reunion of men from Huntsville Texas, and an attached article from The Huntsville Item regarding the reunion.
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: http://walkercountytreasures.com/thumbnails.php?album=10 Other photographs within the collection have been collected from individual donors and the Walker County Historical Commission.
The items in this collection represent Jane Howe Gregory’s extensive research into the Texas Penitentiary system, primarily focusing on issues surrounding female inmates. Journal articles, class notes, and prison records are the most common types of materials in this collection. Prison statistics and prison reforms pertaining to female prisoners are the most common themes.
The John F. Kelly Collection (1866-2007; one box) contains the original diary of John Felix Kelly, an early Walker County settler. His personal diary includes perspectives on events, weather, east Texas terrain, and people. The diary includes songs, scientific problems, surveying procedures, and medical treatments. The John F. Kelly Collection also contains photographs, correspondence, and additional documents that relate to John F. Kelly and his family.