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Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.


Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

James Harper Starr papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01469

James Harper Starr was a banker, physician, land agent, public official, and railroad official (1809-1890). Letters, letterpresses, diaries, memoranda books, legal and business papers, land books, financial papers, expense account books, military papers, commissions and appointments, and autobiographical sketches comprise the James Harper Starr Papers, which concern the career and family of James Harper Starr during the period 1796-1905.

Dates: 1796 - 1905

Charles Bellinger Stewart papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02383

Comprised of typescripts and Photostats of correspondence, legal documents, military orders, a biographical sketch, and a list of documents, the Charles Bellinger Stewart Papers, 1834-1880, 1921, chronicle Stewarts’ medical, military, and political career.

Dates: 1834 - 1880; 1921

Swen Magnus Swenson papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01838

Swen Magnus Swenson was the first Swedish immigrant to Texas and the founder of the SMS Ranches of West Texas. Correspondence, legal documents, a deed, account papers, and clippings comprise the papers and relate to Swenson’s work as a merchant, banker, financier, and cattleman.

Dates: 1843; 1858 - 1896; 2011 - 2017

John Milton Swisher items

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01839

The items of John Milton Swisher, soldier, farmer, and banker, include reminiscences by Swisher of his early life, his participation in the Battle of San Jacinto and his return home to Washington County, as well as his recollections of some noteworthy Texans of the day.

Dates: 1879; 1881

Charles Stanfield Taylor papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01570

Personal papers of Charles Stanfield Taylor, member of the Texas Revolutionary Committee of Correspondence and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Dates: 1832 - 1864

Texas letters collection

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01675

Correspondence comprise the Texas Letters Collection, 1857-1861, containing letters written by Tennessee immigrants in Texas describing conditions in Caldwell, Hays, Hopkins, and Hunt counties.

Dates: 1857 - 1861

James Waller Thomas papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01679
Abstract An early Texas newspaperman, James Waller Thomas served as editor of the Clarksville Messenger. While living in Clarksville, he held posts as assistant postmaster, postmaster, and mayor of Clarksville. In 1859 Thomas moved to McKinney in Collin County, where he served as postmaster from 1866-1887 and as county treasurer. There he also started the McKinney Messenger, which was the first newspaper in the county. The Thomas...
Dates: [1850s-1890s]

United States Office of Indian Affairs letters

Identifier: camh-arc-004925

The United States Office of Indian Affairs letters are comprised of letters sent and received by government officials relating to their administrative activities regarding requests for supplies; conditions; and treaties related to indigenous tribes located in present-day Texas.

Dates: 1838 - 1862

Henry H. Vollentine collection

Identifier: camh-arc-004847

The Henry H. Vollentine collection, 1831-1969, includes materials collected by Henry and Genevieve Vollentine regarding Gonzales County and other Texas history, as well as printed penmanship ephemera.

Dates: 1831 - 1969

Thomas William Ward papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01316

Thomas William Peg Leg Ward (1807-1872), architect, veteran of the Texas Revolution and government official, was born in Ireland in 1807. His papers contain originals and photocopies of correspondence with family members, friends, and business associates; bills of lading and receipts; legal documents; certificates and a proclamation; broadsides; and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1825 - 1885

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