Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
Thomas Watt Gregory (1861-1933) was a UT graduate, lawyer, politician, United States attorney general, and regent on the board of UT. A men's gymnasium at UT is named in his honor. The papers contain certificates and diplomas of Gregory as well as original and copies of letters pertaining to Gregory's career as attorney general.
The Leona Grimes Family Papers chronicle the Grimes family history from 1898 to 2003 through correspondence, autograph and typed manuscripts, scrapbooks, notebooks, photographs, clippings, and brochures and pamphlets. The bulk of materials are from the 1930s to 1980s.
Comprised of one Photostat and four typescript copies of George L. Griscom's diary, dated 1861-1863, as well as research materials regarding Griscom and the Ninth Texas Cavalry.
John R. Hill was a successful Texas planter, known for encouraging Polish immigration to Texas. Correspondence, broadsides, receipts, financial records, bonds, currency, legal documents, contracts, memoranda, and certificates comprise the papers.
Comprising newspaper clippings and a photocopy of a letter, the Eliza Houston Narrative, 1962, undated, chronicles the brief marriage and separation of Eliza and Sam Houston.
Papers document the life of Sam Houston, including military service, as congressman from and governor of Tennessee, as commander-in-chief of the army in the Texas Revolution, as president of the Republic of Texas, as United States senator from and governor of the state of Texas. Many important state and national figures, especially Andrew Jackson, are represented, as well as personal friends and family members.
Samuel Houston, Jr., a physician, soldier, and author, was the eldest of eight children of Sam and Margaret Moffette (Lea) Houston. The papers are comprised of a literary production by Houston as well as a pencil and ink drawing.
Letters, typescripts, photostats, and news clippings comprise the Andrew Jackson Collection, 1812-1845, 1916, and undated. The collection contains four original letters written by Jackson concerning various military and political matters.
The George B. Jenness letters consist of letters written by Jenness to his family while he was serving in the Union Army during the Civil War, a receipt for papers he donated to the Kansas State Historical Society, and a poem by Jennness entitled "The Changes of Twenty Years."
Composed of classified files, audio and video recordings, publications, and artifacts, the Bob Johnston Collection, circa 1950-circa 1989, documents the music industry career of Johnston while a CBS staff producer in New York and Nashville as well as an independent producer.