Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Consisting chiefly of clippings, the Baptists Scrapbook, 1845, [ca. 1910-1947], documents the history of Baptists in Texas during the first half of the 20th century.
The Robert A Burns Collection, 1839-1984, contains printed material, photographs, legal documents, correspondence, and clippings regarding research on the history of Samuel Bell Maxey, the Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site, and residents in Paris, Texas, Lamar County, and Red River County. Of special interest are aerial and panoramic photographs of Paris, Texas, as well as documents from the Republic of Texas and early Texas statehood.
Henry Cohen was rabbi of Congregation B'nai Israel in Galveston, Texas, from 1888 to 1949. Papers document his religious and social welfare activities and other interests.
A constitution, newspaper clippings, and a short history comprise the Comanche County Baptist Association Records, 1875, 1884, documenting the Baptist Association in Comanche, Erath, and Hamilton counties, and the history of Comanche County, Texas.
Professor William Fletcher Cummins (1840-1931) was a Texas Methodist clergyman and geologist.
Collection aquired from Edward Eberstadt & Sons, booksellers, that includes source materials related to the early history of Texas and the Southwest.
The First United Methodist Church of Waco records consist of directories, invitations, brochures, and newspaper clippings related to the establishment of the church and its celebration of its 150th anniversary.
William Winston Fontaine (1834-?) was a school administrator and founder as well as a colonel in the Richmond Artillery during the Civil War. Correspondence, diaries, literary productions, notebooks, account papers, legal documents, and newspaper clippings of Fontaine and the Fontaine family concern genealogical research, family affairs, and schools and colleges.
Correspondence comprises the bulk of the John C. Granbery Papers, 1863-1955. The collection also includes copies of Granbery’s publication The Emancipator, as well as newspaper clippings, personal notes, printed material, photographs, sheet music, and news scripts (essays written by Granbery on social and economic issues) detailing his life, political activities, and his service during World War I.