CS_00/CS_13. Texas History
Found in 2783 Collections and/or Records:
Hugh D. Adair was a resident of San Antonio, Texas and referred to as “Colonel Adair.” Papers relate to literary production by Adair, "Texas Rangers and Colt Revolvers."
W. S. Adair was a journalist with the Dallas Morning News. Included are newspaper articles compiled by Adair from reminiscences of Texans, relating to agriculture, cultural affairs, government and military affairs in nineteenth-century Texas.
Correspondence, legal and financial records, photographs, memoirs, and printed items comprise the Adams-Gilmore Family Papers, [ca. 1840s-1900s], documenting the business and social activities of Harvey A. Adams, George Gilmore, and members of their families, particularly in Texas.
The B. F. Adams Letter Books, 1891-1900, document Adams’ career as a judge, real estate agent, and lawyer in Marfa, Texas.
The Captain A. L. Adams Confederate Muster Roll, 1864, documents the roster of Company G of the 18th Texas Cavalry.
The Donald Adams Collection consists of an 1850 family bible, a scrapbook of Adams’ childhood, eight scrapbooks covering Adams’ Texas Senate career, a Texas Senate guestbook, and photographs and a cartoon concerning his time in the Texas Senate.
The Edward P. “Ned” Adams papers consist of 71 hand-written letters from Adams to his fiancée Eleanor Anderson which describe his work in the Texas and Louisiana oil fields. The letters date from 1937-1938 and provide a first-hand account of prospecting and drilling for oil during the Texas oil boom years.
Reminiscences, diary and letter of early Fayette County pioneer Harvey Alexander Adams (1812-1895). Includes recollections of childhood and young manhood in Providence, Rhode Island and Ohio (Carthage, Columbus, Licking County); journey to New Orleans and descriptions of physical geography and culture of New Orleans and vicinity in 1836; journey to Texas, Indian menace and descriptions, particularly of the Nacogdoches area.
Papers relate to commerce and education in the Limestone County, Texas area.
Manuscript letter from Secretary of State John Quincy Adams to President James Monroe, dated July 20, 1819, regarding the Adams-Onis Treaty.