Found in 2605 Collections and/or Records:
Message from President James Monroe announcing that American troops had taken possession of Amelia Island, East Florida. American military intervention in the Floridas resulted in the Adams-Onís Treaty (1819), which ceded Florida to the United States and defined the boundary of the Louisiana Territory to exclude Texas.
American Legion Convention, San Antonio, photographs, 1928, is comprised of 55 4x6 inch and 16 3 1/2x5 1/2 inch bordered black and white photographic prints of a parade held in conjunction with the American Legion convention in San Antonio in 1928.
The American Legion Tickville Band Notebooks, 1931, contain correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, and song lyrics, which document the band’s performances, members, and reactions from hosts and audience members.
Correspondence, minutes, programs, clippings, and related material from the American Society of Microbiologists, Texas Branch. The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is a scientific organization, based in the United States although with over 43,000 members throughout the world. The society was created in 1899 and was called the Society of American Bacteriologists from 1899 until December 1960.
Materials originate from the American for Nonsmokers lobbying organization, which opposes the tobacco industry and promotes the rights of non-smokers.
Memoirs of the era of the Texas Revolution and the Republic of Texas by Mrs. Ames, then the wife of Robert Potter, Secretary of the Texas Navy. Microfilm holdings include Samuel K. Lewis and Edward McGinnis v. Charles Ames and Harriet Ames.
Biographical sketches of Mary Loewenberger Amsler and Charles Conrad Amsler, settlers in Austin's Colony who helped found Cat Spring, Texas.
Blacks at the University of Texas photographs, 1946-circa 1980, relate to the integration of UT and student life of Blacks and consists of prints and negatives from the Briscoe Center for American History exhibit "An End and a Beginning: Blacks at the University of Texas” and from the files of the UT Texas Student Publications, Inc., photographs.
Narrative of the life of Anders (1813- circa1900), an Arkansan who moved to Hunt County, Texas, in 1836.