Battle of San Jacinto (Texas : 1836)
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Composed of a speech and two copies of a book review, the Temple Lea Houston Papers, 1880, document Houston’s interest in Texas history.
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.
Historical narratives comprise the Hobart Huson Papers, 1836, 1935, 1938, 1943, concerning the history of Refugio County and 19th century Texas.
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.
The José Antonio Menchaca Reminiscences, 1807-1836, contains six volumes of Menchaca’s unpublished memoirs.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.
Collection includes account books, bills, financial records, correspondence, and photographs.
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.
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.
The Sherwood Y. Letter, 1836, documents Reams’ experiences as a soldier during the Texas Revolution.