Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 189
Abstract: This collection consists of a biography written by Houston Wade about Michel B. Menard, founder of Galveston. Included are newsclippings about Menard, other Texas personalities, and correspondence to Mr. Wade regarding the Menard family history.
Dates: 1938 - 1939
Identifier: MS 271
Overview Correspondence, scrapbooks, business papers, ledgers, tributes and memorials, audiotapes of oral history interviews, clippings, photos, and other papers of Sharp and his wife, Estelle (Boughton) Sharp, active in Houston, Tex., civic and philanthropic affairs. Topics include oil industry, lives of the Sharp family, Howard Hughes family, growth of Houston, Spindletop Oil Field, founding of the Texas Company and Sharp-Hughes Tool Company, and establishment of United Charities.
Dates: 1868 - 1978
Identifier: MS 280
Overview Correspondence, memos, oral history interviews, political pamphlets, broadsides, and clippings, relating to Hall's involvement with the Texas and national Democratic parties and soil and water conservation and improvement. Correspondents include Minnie Fisher Cunningham, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Sam Rayburn, Jim Wright, and Ralph Yarborough.
Dates: 1923 - 1990
Identifier: MS 006
Overview Correspondence, documents, Civil War materials, clippings, and other papers of Hamman including accounts of early Texas historical events and political opinions as well as his legal and business papers regarding oil land, gas, and minerals; together with papers of his wife, Ella Hamman; papers of John Hamman (1879-1966), founder of Hamman Exploration Col, later Hamman Oil and Refining Co., pioneer in the development of mineral resources in Texas, and lawyer specializing in land and corporation...
Dates: 1828-1966, bulk dates 1861-1889; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1889
Identifier: MS 035
Abstract: Journal describes Texan Confederate soldier W.W. Heartsill's experiences during the U.S. Civil War, including material related to Texas ranching activities, Indian and Mexican affairs, and botany; the Texas Secession Convention; generals Braxton Bragg, Stonewall Jackson, Joseph E. Johnston, and John W. Whitfield; his work with the W.P. Lane Rangers (later Company F, 2nd Regiment, Texas Calvary); battles of Chickamauga and Vicksburg; prisoners of war; and Confederate Army Trans-Mississippi...
Dates: 1861 - 1866