Found in 2605 Collections and/or Records:
A. Garland Adair was the founder and curator of history at the Texas Memorial Museum. Materials produced by and for Adair relate to the American Legion Texas Centennial of Statehood Committee, the Republic of Texas Navy, the Texas Memorial Museum, Susanna Dickenson, John Nance Garner and Royal T. Wheeler.
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."
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 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.
Papers consist of the newspaper column Bird World, written by Adams and carried in many Texas newspapers. The articles concerned birds, bird watching, and conservation.
Composed of letters and literary productions, the Mark Adams Papers, 1988-1993, document Adams’ opinions and reminiscences about national and Texas political issues and events.
Walter Dickson Adams Papers, 1880-1961, are comprised of correspondence, speeches, reports, account books, legislative bills, prescriptions, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings and pamphlets documenting the career of pharmacist Adams (1872-1961), a prominent leader in his profession who was active in state and national politics and in the promotion of higher education in Texas.