Indians of North America
Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:
Photostatic copies of papers concern the financial affairs of Blackshear, plus letters, diaries, and business papers pertaining to the administration of the James J. Blackshear and Thomas Edward Blackshear estates, the operation of the Brunswick and Florida Railroad Company, Indian disturbances in Georgia in 1836, and genealogy of the Blackshear family.
Ninety-seven volumes of this material consist of typewritten transcriptions made by Blake (1877-1955) of official records and personal papers found in the Office of the County Clerk in Nacogdoches, in the Nacogdoches Archives located in the Texas State Archives, in the General Land Office of Texas, and in The University of Texas Archives, much of the material having been translated from the Spanish by Blake and others.
Papers consist of interviews of veterans of the Indian Wars, as well as research and materials on life in the western part of the United States during the latter part of the nineteenth century.
The Erin Bryan Diary, 1853, was kept by Bryan during an expedition to West Texas searching for mines that included stops at Comanche Springs and Phantom Hill.
These reminiscences were written by Chrisman in 1915, and chronicles his life from 1854 to 1865, including his move from Illinois to Texas and his role in organizing the community of Gatesville.
The collection contains photostats and transcripts of correspondence, certificates, military orders, and genealogical notes documenting James Clark’s career as a soldier, justice of the peace, and founder of Clarksville. In addition, correspondence also concerns members of his family, including his wife Isabella.
The Elizabeth Ross Clarke Narrative, [ca. 1920], contains Clarke’s biography of her father Sul Ross and his father Shapley Prince Ross entitled,
YA-A-H-H-OO, Warwhoop of the Comanches: The Cry that Struck Terror to the Hearts of the Pioneers in the Early Days of Texas..
The Cooke County Historical Collection contains typed transcripts of all the articles, clippings, original interviews, chapter excerpts, correspondence, and handwritten research compiled by Lillian Gunter in preparation for the writing of a book recounting the history of Cooke County and the Red River region of Texas.
This collection describes Creaton’s experiences as a child witnessing the Civil War in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and his subsequent move with his family to Fort Griffin, Texas.
The William Edwin Shapard Dickerson Tape Recording, [1934?], is comprised of a reel-to-reel tape recording of songs and stories of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians.