CS_00/CS_13. Texas History
Found in 2785 Collections and/or Records:
Janet Lipscomb Alexander taught grade school in Caldwell County, Texas from 1926-1970 and was a genealogist. The papers document Alexander's childhood, career, and family.
Papers of Alexander, Confederate veteran, lawyer, and district judge, and partner in Waco, Texas, law firm known consecutively as Alexander and Winter; Alexander, Winter and Dickson; Alexander and Campbell; and Alexander and Atkinson, document his business affairs and legal practice in Waco, Texas.
The photographs and documents in this collection were owned by Brownwood, Texas, resident Melrose Alexander, who died in 1994.
Papers relating primarily to the religious activities of Alexander (1811-1882), for 45 years a Methodist clergyman and circuit rider stationed in Texas who was instrumental in the founding of Texas University, later Southwestern University, of which he served as president.
The T.C. Alexander diary gives a daily account of the U.S. Army's march from Tennessee to Mexico, the army's action in Mexico, and its return to the United States.
Entries related to real-estate transactions in the Austin vicinity, produced by Allan (ca. 1826-1888), appointed state treasurer in 1867.
Letter from Allard, November 8, 1935, in Byers, Texas, to Mrs. J.A. Byler, describes the Battle of Dove Creek, in Tom Green County, January 8, 1865, in which the Kickapoo Indians, en route to Mexico from Indian Territory, were attacked by and defeated Captain Henry Fossett's state border guards.
Photostats of a diary and two copies of the reminiscences of an officer in William Walker's Nicaraguan expedition (1856-1857).
The Beverly Whipple Allen Papers, 1853-1938, relate primarily to the pastoral duties of Allen, a Methodist clergyman, while some of the papers pertain to Allen's first career as an attorney in Austin.
Correspondence of George and Georgiana Allen relate to their experiences as Americans establishing a plant nursery in Mexico and fleeing Mexico during the Mexican Revolution.