Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
These papers were collected and produced by Dienst and include the Bryan-Hall papers.
The Edward Clark Papers, 1842-1910, 1946, contain a typescript of Clark’s diary (1842-1843) as well as photostats of letters and other documents relating to his political career. The photostatic letters and documents concern Clark’s activities as an attorney, legislator, and governor of Texas. The diary describes his social life and illnesses as a young widower near Marshall.
Photostats comprise the Juan Bautista Elguézabal Reports, 1799-1805, chronicling Elguézabal’s career as governor of Texas.
Collected by historian Lewis L. Gould, letters and ephemera, comprise the Lewis L. Gould Collection of Texas Political History, documenting 19th and 20th Century Texas politics.
Correspondence, speeches, legal records, scrapbook, a proclamation, and a commission comprise the Andrew Jackson Hamilton Papers, 1847-1913, documenting Hamilton’s political and legal career in Texas.
Collection of Sam Houston Hearne, great-grandson of Sam Houston, consists primarily of Houston family correspondence, letters sent and received by Houston during and directly after the Texas Revolution and during his Texas presidency, and correspondence between Houston and Guy M. Bryan concerning Stephen F. Austin.
A bound volume containing a will and biographical sketch compose the Frank W. Henderson Papers, 1925-1928, documenting his final legal requests and his father’s career.
William P. Hobby, Sr. (1878-1964), was an editor and publisher, in addition to serving as governor of Texas from 1917 to 1921. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, printed material, and legal documents relating to William P. Hobby, Sr.; his son, William P. Hobby, Jr.; and other family members.
James S. Hogg, lawyer, businessman and politician, was attorney general (1887-1890) and governor (1891-1895) of Texas. The papers relate to his political campaigns and career, including government reforms and regulation of industries, and development of The University of Texas and other educational institutions; Texas and United States politics, including Progressive and Populist movements; and genealogy, history, biography, and philanthropy of Hogg, his family, and his heirs.
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.