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Collection Summary

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Calendar

Description of Series

Correspondence

Legal

Printed Materials

Creative Works

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History

A. W. Griffen Collection

Manuscript Collection: MC022



Collection Summary

Creator: Griffen, A. W., collector
Title: A. W. Griffen collection
Dates: 1838-1883
Abstract: This small collection of Texana ranges from 1838 to 1883.
Identification: MC022
OCLC Record No. 47108194
Quantity: 14 items
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History, La Porte, Texas

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, legal documents, printed materials, and a poem (1838-1883) comprise this collection of Texana accumulated by A. W. Griffen and donated to the San Jacinto Museum of History in January of 1941.

A calendar of the A. W. Griffen Collection is available in the Herzstein Library or online at http://www.sanjacinto-museum.org/Herzstein_Library/Manuscripts/Finding_Aids/Griffen/

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Arrangement

Organized into four series; arrangement is chronological.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None.

Terms Governing Use

Open for research by appointment.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the San Jacinto Museum of History. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Jacinto Museum of History as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

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Index Terms

Names:
Davis, M. H.
Mooney, C. E.
Oldham, William, 1798-1868
Organizations:
Corsicana Street Railway Company
Subjects:
Land tenure--Texas
Marriage records--Texas--Navarro County
Places:
Navarro County (Tex.)
Robertson County (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Citation

[Identification of Item], A. W. Griffen Collection, MC022, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.

Acquisition

Gift of A. W. Griffen, 1941.

Processing Information

Processed by Sarah Canby Jackson, 2001.

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 Calendar 

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Inventory

 

Correspondence

box folder
20.4 1 J. L. McCrackin to Major Oldham 1843, 08/24

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Legal

box folder
20.4 2 Certification 1838, 03/24
3 Deed 1868, 08/01
4 Land Grants 1845, 1860,
5 Marriage Bonds 1849, 1852
6 Marriage Licenses 1850, 1883

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Printed Materials

box folder
20.4 7 Broadside, Certificate 1870, 1883

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Creative Works

box folder
20.4 8 Poem: "Old Mrs. Spruce / For her own use..." n.d.

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