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Texas -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

George Washington Brown autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337237]
Identifier: MSS 480
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography. Brown writes about his early life and travels. He tells about going to California in 1849 to participate in the gold rush, about encounters between whites and Indians in Texas, and about his life in that state.

Dates: 1910

George P. Hammond papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 908

Primary source materials relating to the New Southwest part of the United States including the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah. Also included are materials on Mexico. The materials are in English and Spanish, and many relate to the settlement of the area by people of European descent and to the Indians.

Dates: 1566-1963

David L. Laughlin research files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2327
Scope and Contents This collection contains research files, correspondence, bibliographical data, photographs, theses, and photocopies of manuscript documents concerning the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Texas in the 19th and early 20th century. A majority of the research files focus on Lyman Wight and the LDS Colony he established. Other subjects include milling in Texas and early LDS pioneers George Miller, Davis Henry Bays, Charles Waldo Bays, and Robert Franklin McBride....
Dates: 1989-1993

Miranda family papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331982]
Identifier: MSS SC 3227
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a microfilm copy of handwritten documents. These materials are in Spanish and relate to the holdings of the Miranda family largely in Texas and Arizona. One item, dated 1848, relates to the war with the United States.

Dates: 1792-1864

Money on the hoof : sometimes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322668]
Identifier: MSS SC 2664
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. Taylor writes about the history of the cattle business in Texas. The manuscript was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Dates: 1972

Mormon colonies in Texas

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 162
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of published and unpublished articles dealing with Mormon settlements in three counties of Texas led by Lyman Wight. Also included are letters of enquiry by Elray L. Christiansen, the mission president for the Mormon Church in Texas.

Dates: 1845-1858, 1896-1974

Texas legal documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 360
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed legal documents and manufacturing labels from Texas. The signatures include those of Sam Houston, Stephen F. Austin, and James Bowie. The items relate to the activities of the Arkansas and Texas Land Company and the Comal Manufacturing Company.

Dates: 1826-1850

Elisha Warner journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314137]
Identifier: MSS SC 1695
Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal of the Warners' Texas mission for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1962-1963