Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
Francis Marion Behrns papers, 1871-1941, are comprised of papers produced and collected by Behrns, Llano and San Saba County educator and founder of West Texas Normal and Business College at Cherokee. In addition to the college, the papers concern the Home National Bank in Llano, land transactions in West Texas, and travel.
Reminiscences of Bell (b. 1869) concern family and Dimmit County area history.
Recollections by Benedict (b. 1874) of his 1894 experience as a cowboy on the 8 Ranch in the Panhandle area of Texas.
Legal and financial records relate to Margaret Borland's activities during the last half of the nineteenth century as owner of one of the largest herds of cattle in Texas and as one of the first women to go up the trail to Kansas.
Comprising business and financial records, correspondence, newspapers, trade publications, and clippings, the Dolph Briscoe, Sr., Papers, 1933-1954, document the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association and livestock industry as well as Briscoe’s ranching activities.
The John Wheeler Bunton Papers, 1751, 1837-1880, document the political, agricultural, and family business of Bunton and his relations through correspondence, business records, and a broadside.
Business correspondence, bank notes, receipts, bank statements, checks, sales records, tax records, ledger books, personal correspondence, insurance, will, church records, legal documents, and map relate to Byrne’s activities as a rancher and real estate agent.
Photographs of ranching activities, such as branding, penning cattle herds, fencing, and hunting, at the Callaghan Ranch near Encinal, Texas.
Papers concern the careers of the Cator brothers, buffalo hunters and cattlemen. Included are correspondence, John Cator’s diary (1845-1846), financial papers, and advertisements relating to naval service in the Eastern Mediterranean, immigration to North America, buffalo hunting, and the cattle industry.