Republic of Texas
Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:
The Briscoe, Howe, and Thomson Families Papers, 1793-1947, document loosely interrelated business and personal affairs of Texas families Briscoe, Howe, and Thomson. This consists primarily of legal documents, correspondence, accounts, field notes, and genealogical materials. A large portion of the collection pertains to early and Confederate statehood as well as the Republic of Texas. The materials were collected by Dorothy Knox Howe Houghton, a descendent of these families.
The Britton Collection of Texana, 1818-1846, 1864-1866, 1885, is comprised mainly of documents, letters, broadsides, maps, treasury notes, and similar materials relating to Texas history, especially the Republic of Texas period (1836-1845).
The Briscoe Center’s extensive collection of broadsides contains more than 5,000 public notices from across North America dating from approximately 1750 to 2000.
Volney Mason Brown, University of Texas graduate and lawyer in El Paso, Texas, collected historical manuscripts. This collection documents the life and activities of Volney Mason Brown, including his collection of materials related to Texas history.
The Moses Austin Bryan papers, 1824-1897, 1926, relate to his activities as secretary to his uncle Stephen F. Austin, secretary of the Texas legation to the United States in 1839, major in the Civil War, and organizer and secretary of the Texas Veteran Association.
Photocopied manuscripts and a typescript comprise the Charles Grandison Bryant Papers, 1842-1867, 1941, which relate to Bryant’s business and army activities, the service of his son Andrew Jackson Bryant in the Texas Navy, and his family.
Papers pertain to the career of David G. Burnet (1788-1870), president ad interim of the Republic of Texas and later secretary of state of the Republic and of the state of Texas.
The Burnett, Marsh, and Staples family papers, 1819-1903, are comprised of correspondence, legal materials, and receipts from family members including John L. Burnett, Jr.; his mother, Sarah Marsh Burnett; William Staples; Eliza Mattingly; Mary Marsh Carr; and Kate Burd. The papers also include genealogical records taken from family Bibles, and a handwritten family tree highlightling relationships among family branches.
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.
Business records, legal documents, social and political materials, printed material, photographs, and correspondence compose the Frank Caldwell Collection, 1778-1941. Frank Caldwell (1883-1962) was a traveling salesman in Austin, Texas, who devoted most of his life to collecting rare books and documents about Texas.