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Battle of San Jacinto (Texas : 1836)

Subject Source: FAST

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Temple Lea Houston papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02850

Composed of a speech and two copies of a book review, the Temple Lea Houston Papers, 1880, document Houston’s interest in Texas history.

Dates: 1880

Robert Hancock Hunter diary

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01797

Robert Hancock Hunter served during the Texas Revolution, participating in the Grass Fight and the siege of Bexar in both Captain James Franklin Perry’s volunteer company and Captain John Bird’s company. The diary contains reminiscences of Hunter related to his service with Captain Bird’s company, the Battle of San Jacinto, Runaway Scrape, and the Grass Fight, and includes appended notes by Mrs. Beulah Gayle Greene of Edna, Texas.

Dates: 1813 - 1892

Hobart Huson papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02862

Historical narratives comprise the Hobart Huson Papers, 1836, 1935, 1938, 1943, concerning the history of Refugio County and 19th century Texas.

Dates: 1836; 1935; 1938; 1943

Edward Daniel and John Joseph Linn family papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01668

Papers of Edward Daniel Linn and his father John Jospeph Linn. John ("Juan") Linn was the alcalde of Victoria prior to the Texas Revolution. Edward Linn, a prominent citizen of Victoria, was the editor and publisher of the Victoria Advocate in the 1870s and 1880s, a director of the New York Texas, and Mexican Railroad, four-term member of the U.S. Congress and three term senator in the Texas Legislature.

Dates: 1833 - 1941

Jose Antonio Menchaca reminiscences

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02303

The José Antonio Menchaca Reminiscences, 1807-1836, contains six volumes of Menchaca’s unpublished memoirs. These volumes relate to Menchaca's experiences as a soldier during the Battle of San Antonio and during the development of San Antonio. The memoirs concern military, political, and social affairs in Texas.

Dates: 1807 - 1836

John Sutherland Menefee papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00424
Scope and Contents

Collection includes account books, bills, financial records, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1813 - 1934

Nathan Mitchell papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01924

Pennsylvania-born Nathan Mitchell (1817-1897), soldier and merchant, was an early settler of Texas, arriving in 1822 as a young boy with his father, Asa Mitchell (1795-1865) and mother, Charlotte Woodmancy Mitchell. The collection includes a watch, photographic images, notes, and a bound narrative.

Dates: 1822 - 1897

Oklahoma Historical Society oral history collection

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01928

The Oklahoma Historical Society Oral History Collections includes more than 7,500 recorded interviews on a wide range of Oklahoma’s history. This collection contains six audiocassettes of eight interviews with Oklahoma citizens who explain the social history and founding of the state during the pioneer era as well as give some information on the social history and founding of Texas.

Dates: 1956; 1983 - 1985

José Enrique de la Peña collection

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00393
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Peña’s personal papers that provide an eyewitness account of the Mexican army’s campaign to suppress the Texas Revolution. The personal papers, or narrative, fall into two sections: a field diary (109 pages) and an extended memoir (400 pages) based upon the diary. Peña wrote the memoir by verifying happenings he recorded in his field diary and by adding information based upon his fellow officer’s reports. The Peña account provides a look at...
Dates: 1835 - 1840; 1857

Sherwood Y. Reams letter

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.03047

The Sherwood Y. Letter, 1836, documents Reams’ experiences as a soldier during the Texas Revolution.

Dates: 1836