12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Texas--History.

  1. Marquis James papers, 1914-1955

    14,000 items ; 48 containers ; 19 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author. Diary, correspondence, book material, literary and biographical articles, radio scripts and plays, legal and financial papers, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to James’s work as a biographer.

  2. John J. Crittenden papers, 1782-1913

    2,600 items ; 30 containers ; 5.2 linear feet ; 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States attorney general, United States senator, and governor of Kentucky. Chiefly correspondence and some legal papers, speeches, and state papers relating to Crittenden's career in politics and government.

  3. John Hamilton and William Hamilton correspondence, 1838-1896

    300 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence of the Hamilton family, primarily of brothers, John Hamilton, Texas pioneer and soldier; and of William Hamilton, lawyer and soldier. Letters of John Hamilton are addressed to his mother, Rosanna Boyd Hamilton, and other family members from his home in Zavala, Texas. William Hamilton's letters were written primarily during his service as a private in Company D, 2nd Regiment...

  4. French and American Claims Commission records, 1861-1884

    7,000 items ; 21 containers ; 8.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Commission established in 1880 by a treaty between the governments of France and the United States to resolve outstanding claims by French citizens residing in the United States for property confiscated or destroyed during the Civil War. Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Includes material relating to the Union Army's western offensive and...

  5. Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803

    2,000 items ; 18 containers ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

  6. Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903

    5,200 items ; 15 containers ; 10 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African-American education, religion, and his business ventures.

  7. James Knight and Walter C. White papers, 1825-1867

    70 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; 2.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    “Old Three Hundred” colonists and land grantees from Stephen F. Austin’s colony in Texas. Correspondence, financial, legal, and real estate papers, and a hand-drawn map of Fort Bend County, Texas.

  8. Luis Aury papers, 1801-1911

    62 items ; 1 container ; 0.25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    French privateer and governor of an independent republic which he established in Galveston, Texas. Correspondence, legal records, and other papers relating to Aury's experiences as a member of French naval forces sent to Hispaniola in 1802, corsair conducting raids on English and Spanish ships in the Caribbean Sea, naval commander for the United Provinces of Rio del Plata (Provincias Unidas del...

  9. Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943

    4,000 items ; 24 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6 linear feet ; 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, editor, army officer, diplomat, and presidential secretary. Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, newsclippings, scrapbook, sketches, photos, and other papers covering Donelson's career as aide-de-camp and secretary to Andrew Jackson, charge d'affaires to Texas, minister to Prussia, editor of the Washington Union, and candidate for vice president....

  10. William Franklin Patterson papers, 1812-1937

    230 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil engineer and army officer. Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments relating principally to Patterson’s Civil War service in the Union Army.