Battle of San Jacinto (Texas : 1836)
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Papers document the life of Thomas Jefferson Rusk as a participant in the Texas Revolution, Chief Justice of the first Texas Supreme Court, major general in army campaigns against the Native Americans, president of the Convention of 1845, and one of Texas' first two U.S. Senators.
The San Jacinto Descendant’s Records, 1965-2009, are comprised of organizational records and membership files.
The San Jacinto Museum Collection consists of materials related to the founding of the San Jacinto Monument and Museum.
Antonio López de Santa Anna Pérez de Lebrón (1794-1876), soldier and five-time president of Mexico, was born into a middle class family in Jalapa, Vera Cruz, Mexico. The papers include letters, field orders, a signature, an article, a mortgage bond, commissions, and an oil painting of Santa Anna.
Comprised of correspondence, biographical and genealogical sketches, speeches, newspaper clippings, deeds, a report, and photographs, the Sidney Sherman Papers, 1833-1835, 1873, 1936-1954, chronicle the political and military career of Sherman as well as his family history.
Correspondence between historical document researchers composes the W. C. Swearingen Letters, 1930, discussing and excerpting a letter from Swearingen to his brother Lemuel that describes Sam Houston’s campaign against Santa Anna and the Battle of San Jacinto.
The items of John Milton Swisher, soldier, farmer, and banker, include reminiscences by Swisher of his early life, his participation in the Battle of San Jacinto and his return home to Washington County, as well as his recollections of some noteworthy Texans of the day.
The Henry H. Vollentine collection, 1831-1969, includes materials collected by Henry and Genevieve Vollentine regarding Gonzales County and other Texas history, as well as printed penmanship ephemera.
Biographies of Texas veterans, biographical sketches of other early figures in the history of Texas, correspondence and photographs encompass the collection of farmer, soldier, educator, and amateur historian William Physick Zuber (1820-1913).