Found in 2605 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
Bulk of collection comprised of research material including notes, notebooks, notecards, blueprints, maps, and magazines. Materials pertain to the American West, forts, Native Americans in Texas, the U.S. Cavalry, and the U.S. Army, mostly dating to the 1880s.
Papers are largely an alphabetical listing, from 1914 to 1923, of unpaid accounts of Dr. J. S. H. Allen of Emory, Texas. Other items include a statement and a letter regarding a 1935 account.
The Katherine R. Allen oral history collection, 1974, includes three audio cassette tapes containing oral history interviews of Jack Holland, F. C. McConnell, and Arno Nowotny. The interviews were conducted by Katherine Allen in 1974 as part of her dissertation concerning the history of student housing at the University of Texas at Austin.
Some materials relate to the 1944 firing of University of Texas president Homer P. Rainey by the board of regents, the ensuing actions of the faculty, and the issue of academic freedom. One group of papers consists of academic research notes and drafts of literary productions on Thomas A. Hickey and the history of labor and socialism in Texas by Ruth A. Allen. One item includes a 1973 profile of University of Texas regent Edward A. Clark and a speech by Clark on the University of Texas.
Samuel Tabor Allen was active in pre-Republic of Texas politics and was a major landholder. The papers document Allen's personal, business, and political activities in Texas during the pre-Republic and Revolutionary period, as well as the affairs of some of his family members.
William Y. Allen was a Minister and educator in Kentucky and the Republic of Texas. Photostat copies of letters by Allen, arranged chronologically.
University of Texas and Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center archivist (1925-1960) was born in Henrietta, Texas, in 1895, taught school at various locations in the state (1917-1923), authored several books on Texas history, and died in 1985. Papers relate to personal and business affairs of Allen.