CS_00/CS_02. American South
Found in 490 Collections and/or Records:
A secessionist and staunch believer in slavery and the chivalric code, Louis Trezevant Wigfall was active in Texas politics, taking part in the Galveston County Democratic convention, 1848, and serving in the Texas House of Representatives, 1850-1857. Photostats and transcripts of correspondence, a speech, legal documents, genealogy and family history, newspaper accounts, and literary productions comprise the papers.
James Campbell Wilkins (1790? - 1849) was a Natchez, Mississippi cotton planter, merchant, cotton factor, financier, and banker. The collection includes correspondence, financial records, and legal documents that relate to the lives and careers of Wilkins, his family, and his business associates
Document advertising for steam engines purchased by William Alderson & Co. in the Vicksburg Southern Sun. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Papers of George Winchester, attorney, judge, and state senator from Natchez, Mississippi; his nephew, Josiah Winchester, also an attorney; and other family members, reflect legal, political, social and economic affairs including slavery, the plantation system, and the post-Civil War era in the Natchez area.
The WPA Slave Narratives comprise over 200 narratives of ex-slaves collected by the Works Progress Administration. Counties surveyed include Coryell, Dallas, El Paso Ellis, Frio, Galveston, Harrison, Hill, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Kinney, McLennan, Medina, Navarro, Newton, Potter, Tarrant, Travis, and Val Verde Counties.
The Works Progress Administration records Texas historical records survey, 1933-1942, contains administrative reports from The University of Texas at Austin, as well as inventories of county archives by county.
The George Travis Wright Family Papers, 1824-1917, include correspondence, journals, military papers, receipts, court records, plantation records, broadsides, and printed material related to the Wright family and to the economic and social history of the Eastern Red River Valley of Texas and Arkansas from 1824 to 1917.
The William P. Wright, Jr. papers contain correspondence, photographs, photographic proofs and contact sheets, research materials regarding the Kickapoo and Tigua tribes, manuscripts, edited drafts, interviews, newspaper clippings, video and audio tapes, invoices and other business documents documenting his career as a photographer and writer.
Statement of court in Concordia Parrish, Louisiana, relates to debt owed by Alfred Louis and wife, defendants, to Young and Stewart. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
The William Young papers consist of photostatic copies of records regarding the estate of Captain William Young of Greenville District, South Carolina.