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Americas collection

Identifier: MS 0518
Abstract: Original letters, broadsides, pamphlets, printed materials and books documenting the 19th century and early 20th century political and cultural relationships between the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, Cuba, Spain, and Portugal.
Dates: 1811-1920

Clarence R. Wharton papers

Identifier: MS 0019
Abstract: The Clarence R. Wharton Papers includes Wharton’s papers, correspondence, research files and manuscripts related to Texas history. The correspondence pertains primarily to the preparation and/or publication of his works, such as "Gail Borden, pioneer," "Wharton's History of Fort Bend County," "Remember Goliad," "L'Archeveque," and others. Also included is manuscript material of other authors.
Dates: 1804-1956

Elizabeth Craw diary

Identifier: MS 0386
Abstract: The collection consists of the personal diary of Elizabeth Craw (1819-ca.1909), which records her journey from Ohio to see her soldier fiancé in Texas, and her experiences there. Craw’s fiancé fought and died at the Battle of the Alamo.
Dates: 1833-1841

Heiskell research on correction of Alamo defender's name

Identifier: MS 0266
Abstract: One folder with one 13 pg. letter to the governor of Texas from Roy H. Heiskell and two letters from the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Custodians of the Alamo, to Roy H. Heiskell regarding the proper spelling of his great-great uncle (and Alamo defender) Charles M. Heiskell’s name in the historical record at the Alamo.
Dates: 1977

James Lockhart Autry Family Papers

Identifier: MS 0003
Abstract Business papers, correspondence, photographs and memorabilia related to the James Lockhart Autry family of Texas (1875-present) and of North Carolina (1832), Tennessee (1824-1840) and Mississippi (1840-1875) show the life style of a family who moved into Texas and played an important role in developing both the social and economic framework of Houston. Among the business papers are correspondence and legal briefs from the terms Autry served as general counsel to the Texas Company, president of...
Dates: 1832 - 1998

Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar travel journal

Identifier: MS 0311
Abstract: On his 1835 trip from Georgia to Texas, Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar kept a manuscript diary. The journal is written in continuous narrative form, with frequent historical or descriptive passages inserted, covering the months June-October, 1835, the period during which Lamar apparently made his decision to settle in Texas permanently and join in the Texian battle for independence from Mexico.
Dates: 1835

Moses Austin Bryan letter to Col. W.W. Fontaine

Identifier: MS 0316
Abstract: This letter (10 January 1890) from Moses Austin Bryan letter to Col. W.W. Fontaine is in response to a series of questions concerning the revolutionary period in Texas history.
Dates: 1890-01-10

Sam Houston papers

Identifier: MS 0049
Abstract: Sam Houston was the leader of the Battle of San Jacinto which won Texan independence from Mexico, the first regularly elected president of the Republic of Texas, U.S. Senator from state of Texas, and later Governor of Texas. This collection of letters contains government letters and documents written by Houston, letters to Houston from other government officials, and people seeking favors, and personal materials such as letters to and from family members, and bills. Government and military...
Dates: 1821 - 1863

Thomson family of Texas papers

Identifier: MS 0288
Abstract: This collection is bound into an 8”x11” spiral binder, and contains typed transcripts of letters and recollections of various members of the Thomson family, describing family business, moves to Texas, general health of Texas colonists, the Mier Expedition, the Texan war for independence. Some accounts are first hand descriptions of participation, such as James Monroe Hill’s account of the Battle of San Jacinto.
Dates: 1832 - 1898

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Bastrop, Baron de, 1759-1827 1
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Mexico Fuel Oil Company 1
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Rice University 1
Rister, Carl Coke, 1889-1955 1
Rusk, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1803-1857 1
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Wharton, Clarence Ray, 1873-1941 1
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