6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Texas--Social life and customs.

  1. 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...

  2. Frank J. Malina papers, 1912-1986

    15,175 items ; 54 containers ; 21.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aerospace engineer, rocketry pioneer, and kinetic artist. Correspondence, reports, research and subject files, writings, biographical material, and other papers chiefly documenting Frank J. Malina's career as an aerospace engineer at the California Institute of Technology and later as director of the U.S. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His subsequent career in kinetic art in Paris and as founder of...

  3. Katherine Anne Porter papers, 1935-1974

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

    Summary:

    Journalist, author, and political activist. Correspondence chiefly from Porter to Marcelle Sibon, Porter's French translator, along with other papers relating to Porter's personal and private affairs, her work as an author, and literary topics in general.

  4. Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    3,000 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas,...

  5. Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    13 items ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

  6. James O. Harrison papers, 1803-1913

    5,000 items ; 19 containers ; 7.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and railroad official. Correspondence, legal and financial records, biographical material, photographs, writings, notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in various Southern states and work with Lexington, Kentucky, public schools.