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Walker County (Tex.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Female College, Girls - Group Photograph

Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: 1904 - 1906; 1914

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

Eastham Family Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s062
Scope and Contents The Eastham Family Papers (1858 - 1938; 1 box) includes account books, deeds, claim statements and accounts of the family’s arrival in Texas. The account books are from the Eastham Brothers Wholesale and Retail store. The deed in this collection is dated 1892 and it grants 160 acres to J.H. Garrett in Walker County. The two manuscripts are by Ellana Eastham Ball and they chronicle accounts of the family’s arrival in Texas. They are entitled “From Virginia to Texas and back” and “Making a...
Dates: 1858 - 1938

Gay Family Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s024
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1951 - 1975

Huntsville Historic Resources Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2018.s188
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1992

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 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

Jane Howe Gregory Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2013.s010
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1705 - 1999

John F. Kelly Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s029
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1866 - 2007