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Texas -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Beto O'Rourke Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2019.s196
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials regarding Beto O’Rourke’s 2020 Democratic Presidential campaign.

Dates: 2018 - 2020

Britton Hispanic Texana Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s048
Scope and Contents This collection contains an original manuscript from the era of the Spanish conquest in Spanish Americain 1546. The next item is from two hundred and fifty years later – a manuscript papal document (Pius VI)with tables of the church’s revenues and additional documentation from the government in Mexico. A Royal decree from Charles IV, along with proclamations from Viceroys, Commandants and the Emperor Augustin Iturbide broaden the perspective of the collection. The collection’s chronological...
Dates: 1546 - 1877

Guy Keith Jr. Correspondence Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s034
Scope and Contents

The Guy Keith Jr. Correspondence Collection contains two handwritten letters found by Guy Keith Jr. when he was 10 years old. The collection includes a letter from J.L. Mitchell offering cotton weighing services in Franklin, Texas and a letter from Maggie Flowers of Sumpter, Texas. The letters were donated by Clinton Copeland, the grandson of Guy Keith Jr.

Dates: 1864 - 2013

Mae Wynne McFarland Research Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s063
Scope and Contents The collection is divided into five series: Series 1: Personal Correspondence contains letters, postcards, holiday cards, newspaper clippings,invitations, programs, receipts, and photographs. Series 2: Walker County/ Huntsville History includes correspondence, binders and journals of handwritten notes, typed notes, recipes, family trees, newspaper clippings, notes concerning marriage records and land records, census records, and the history of Cincinnati and the Yellow Fever...
Dates: 1856 - 1977

Robert A. Gammage Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2015.s096
Scope and Contents The Robert A. Gammage Collection (1956-2016; fifty five boxes) contains materials relating to the personal life and political career of Robert A. Gammage. These materials include documents, articles,publications, campaign materials, advertisements, audiocassettes, videocassettes, photographs, and correspondence. This collection has educational certificates and documents related to Robert A.Gammage’s formal education. The collection contains many books and publications on past U.S. and Texas...
Dates: 1956 - 2012

Sexton Family Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2012.s002
Scope and Contents

The Franklin B. Sexton Papers documents the life of Confederate legislator Franklin Barlow Sexton. The correspondence represents a wide range of personal and business communication. Some of the most common topics in the subject files are deeds, receipts, requests for payment and land dealings. Newspaper clippings cover a variety of topics, some of which are: agriculture, national defense, oil in Texas, poetry,churches and Texas history.

Dates: 1844 - 1985

Sutton E. Griggs Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2022.s247
Scope and Contents

The Sutton E. Griggs Papers is comprised on newspaper articles, copies of writings by Sutton E. Griggs, research papers, and other documents related to the research of Sutton E. Griggs.

Dates: 1845 - 2020; Undated

Texas Fakes Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2021.s236
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials regarding falsified Texas historical documents and document thefts.

Dates: 1989

Texas Mexico Relations Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s152
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a publication containing correspondence between Fort Brown, Texas and Mexican authorities after the death of Maj. Gen. Canales, General-in-Chief of the Division Canales, Army of Mexico.

Dates: 1881-06-28