Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center

MSS.0342 Donna Beth Shaw Research Collection



Descriptive Summary

Creator Shaw, Donna Beth
Title: Donna Beth Shaw Research Collection
Dates: 1936-2009
Identification: MSS.0342
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet, (1 box)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Biographical Note

Donna Beth Shaw was an active member of the historical community for Houston and Texas. She graduated from the University of North Texas in 1965. A long-time genealogist and a member of the Texas State Historical Association, Ms. Shaw wrote the book, Mirabeau B. Lamar: A Texas Patriot and His Poems, which was self-published in 2011.


Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains the research materials of Donna Beth Shaw as she prepared her book Mirabeau B. Lamar: A Texas Patriot and His Poems as well as her research on Frostown, Texas.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Donna Beth Shaw Research Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.


Index Terms

Lamar, Mirabeau Buonaparte, 1798-1859
History--Research
Poetry--History and criticism
Texas--Genealogy
Texas--History--To 1846

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Donna Beth Shaw Research Collection, MSS 0342, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Donna Beth Shaw in 2012.

Processing Information

Processed by Emily Scott in February 2015.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 
Box Folder
1 1 Digital copy of Mirabeau B. Lamar: A Texas Patriot and His Poems; August 1, 2009



 
Box Folder
1 2 Research on Mirabeau B. Lamar; Folder 1 of 2; 1900s



 
Box Folder
1 3 Research on Mirabeau B. Lamar; Folder 2 of 2;



 
Box Folder
1 4 Research on Frostown, Texas; 1936-1987