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History -- Texas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Al Richardson’s “Southern Illinois Corn Field” Reproduction

Identifier: THR/01/2023.s261
Scope and Contents This collection contains a reproduction of “Southern Illinois Corn Field” by Al Richardson. It was reproduced by A Lufkin Line. The Lufkin Line is a magazine by Lufkin Industries located in Lufkin, Texas. Several of Richardson’s works have been featured on the cover of this magazine. This particular print was on the cover of the Winter 1981, Volume 57, No. 4 issue. Lufkin Industries collected his work, among other artists, and later donated the pieces to the Museum of East Texas in...
Dates: 1970 - 1980

Audio Visual Collection

Identifier: THR/2014.s039
Scope and Contents

The Thomason Audio Visual Collection contains 41 individual audiocassette recordings. These audiocassette recordings include oral history interviews of several Huntsville and Walker County residents. The oral history interviews were recorded by Paul Culp, Charles Dwyer, and Dr. Gerald Holder. The collection also includes poetry readings, music, and radio broadcasts that concern Texas and past employees of Sam Houston State University.

Dates: 1976 - 2001

Cincinnati Texas Materials

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s160
Scope and Contents

The Cincinnati, Texas Materials collection covers the history of Cincinnati, Texas and several families that lived there.

Dates: 1853 - 2005

Don Reid Capital Punishment Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s125
Scope and Contents

The Don Reid Capital Punishment Collection (1959-1973; three boxes) contains materials which belonged to Don Reid, Jr. concerning his work with capital punishment in Texas. It consists of notes, letters to Mr.Reid, article rough drafts with editor’s notes, capital punishment publications, photos, magazine articles, clippings, and newspapers.

Dates: 1959 - 1973; Undated

Early Texas Business Ledger Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s103
Scope and Contents

This early Texas store ledger (1853-1854; 1 box) contains documentation of transactions. This ledger does not contain the name of the businesses.S.M.E. is written in pencil and Plantersville, Texas is written in pen on the back of the front cover.

Dates: 1853 - 1854

Edinburgh Family Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s061
Scope and Contents

The Edinburgh Family Papers (1790 - 2012; one folder) include family genealogy research and historical documents of the Edinburgh family of East Texas. The collection includes photocopied county records, maps, photographs, and correspondence relating to the family’s lineage.

Dates: 1790 - 2012; Undated

E.L. Shettles Scrapbook Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s035
Scope and Contents The E.L. Shettles Scrapbook Collection contains six scrapbooks on political and religious topics in Texas and the United States. The majority of the newspaper clippings in the scrapbooks concern Methodism and other religious topics in the Southwest. Two of the scrapbooks contain political newspaper clippings from the early 1900s. There are several folders containing loose newspaper clippings, correspondence, and articles. One folder contains a bibliography on Methodist related materials that...
Dates: 1886 - 1919

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

Galveston Documents Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s165
Scope and Contents

The Galveston Documents Collection contains correspondence, photographs, tourist information, programs, publications, and newspapers. The Galveston Documents Collection was processed from a vertical file. It focuses on Galveston, Texas in general, as well as the infamous 1900 Storm.

Dates: 1887 - 2017