Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History

B. Rice Aston Collection

Manuscript Collection: MC136



Collection Summary

Creator: Aston, B. Rice (Benjamin Rice), 1934-2007
Title: B. Rice Aston collection
Dates: 1887-1989
Dates: (Bulk: 1923-1954)
Abstract: This collection contains copies of newspaper articles about Texas history.
Identification: MC136
Quantity: 2 boxes (.8 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History, La Porte, Texas

Creator Sketch

Benjamin Rice Aston, attorney and historian, was born in Houston on February 26, 1934, graduated from Rice University in 1956, and continued his education at the University of Texas School of Law. An active member of the Sons of the American Revolution, the Sons of the Republic of Texas, and the San Jacinto Descendants, Aston died on February 22, 2007.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains copies of newspaper articles about Texas history, copied from the Dallas Morning News, the Houston Chronicle, the Houston Post, the Houston Press, the San Antonio Express and other Texas newspapers. Arrangement is by subject and chronological, as arranged by the donor; series are Texas - The Colonial Period, Texas Indian Stories, the Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Texas, Six Battles of the Texas Revolution, San Jacinto, The Texas Navy, Texas 1836-1936, Sam Houston, and Early Days in Houston.


Arrangement

Organized into nine series; arrangement is by subject and chronological.

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.


Index Terms

Names:
Aguayo, José de Azlor y Virto de Vera, marqués de, 1677-1734
Austin, Moses, 1761-1821
Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Babb, Dot
Baggett, Jesse B., b. 1807
Barnett, George W., 1893-1848
Barnett, Thomas, 1798-1843
Blount, Stephen W. (Stephen William), 1808-1890
Bower, John White, 1808-1850
Briscoe, Andrew, 1810-1849
Bryan, Louise Chilton, 1877-
Bunton, John Wheeler, 1807-1879
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836
Byrom, John S. D. (John Smith Davenport), 1798-1837
Carson, Samuel Price, 1798-1838
Childress, George Campbell, 1804-1841
Clark, William, 1798-1871
Coleman, Robert M., ca. 1799-1837
Collinsworth, James, 1806-1838
Conrad, Edward, 1811-1836
Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836
Dickson, Richard Hogue, b. 1831
Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Dowling, Dick, 1838-1867
Ellis, Richard, 1781-1846
Fisher, John, 1800-1865
Fisher, Samuel Rhoads, 1794-1839
Gaines, James, 1776-1856
Godoy, Manuel de, príncipe de la Paz, 1767-1857
Goodrich, Benjamin Briggs, 1799-1860
Gould, Marian K.
Grimes, Jesse, 1788-1866
Hardeman, Bailey, 1795-1836
Harris, B., b. ca. 1862
Henry, O., 1862-1910
Hill, George Alfred, 1892-1949
Houston, Andrew Jackson, 1854-1941
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Johnson, M. L. (Marshall La Fayette), b. 1848
Kilman, Edward W., b. 1869
Kimble, H. S.
Laffite, Jean
Lang, Willis T.
La Salle, Robert Cavelier, sieur de, 1643-1687
Legrand, Edwin Oswald, 1801-1861
McKinney, Collin, 1766-1861
Menard, Michel Branamour, 1805-1856
Menefee, William, 1796-1875
Mottley, Junius William, 1812?-1836
Navarro, José Antonio, 1795-1871
Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar, 16th cent.
Parker, Baldwin, 1887-1963
Parker, Cynthia Ann, 1827?-1864
Parmer, Martin, 1778-1850
Peak, June (Junius W.), 1845-1934
Peck, Lora B.
Potter, Robert, 1799?-1842
Power, James, 1788?-1852
Ramón, Domingo, d. 1723
Robertson, Sterling Clack, 1785-1842
Rusk, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1803-1857
Ruiz, Francisco Antonio, ca. 1804-1876
Shackleford, Jack, 1790-1857
Stapp, Elijah, 1783-1843
Stewart, Charles B. (Charles Bellinger Tate), 1806-1885
Swisher, James Gibson, 1794-1862
Taylor, Charles S. (Charles Stanfield), 1808-1865
Thomas, David, ca. 1801-1836
Waller, Edwin, 1800-1881
West, Claiborne, ca. 1800-1866
Wharton, Clarence, 1873-1941
Woods, James B., 1802-1851
Ziegler, Jesse A.
Houston family
Organizations:
Museum of Houston and Texas History (Houston, Tex.)
San Jacinto (Aircraft carrier : CVL-30)
San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park (Tex.)
Texan Mier Expedition (1842-1844)
Texas. Navy--History
Texas Rangers--History
Subjects:
Alabama Indians
Alamo Cenotaph (San Antonio, Tex.)
Apache Indians
Cherokee Indians
Cheyenne Indians
Comanche Indians
Concepcion, Battle of, Concepcion, Tex., 1835
Creek Indians
Explorers--Texas
Fortification--Texas
Goliad Massacre, Goliad, Tex., 1836
Gonzales, Battle of, Gonzales, Tex., 1835
Indians of North America--Texas
Karankawa Indians
Killough Massacre, 1838
Koasati Indians
Missions--Texas
Petroglyphs--Texas
Resaca de la Palma, Battle of, Tex., 1846
Sabine Pass, Battle of, Tex., 1863
San Jacinto, Battle of, Tex., 1836
San Jacinto Memorial Monument (Houston, Tex.)
San Patricio, Battle of, San Patricio, Tex., 1836
Seminole Indians
Twin Sisters (Cannon)
Places:
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)--Siege, 1836
Houston (Tex.)--History
San Augustine (Tex.)--History
Texas--Centennial celebrations, etc.
Texas--History
Texas--History, Naval
Washington (Tex.)--History

Administrative Information

Citation

[Identification of Item], B. Rice Aston Collection, MC136, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.

Acquisition

Gift of B. Rice Aston, 1998.

Processing Information

Processed by Lynn Rodriguez, 2008.


Bibliography

B. Rice Aston Obituary, http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SAR-TALK/2007-03/1172864935


Inventory

Texas - The Colonial Period

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150 1 Sam Miller, "State's Story Dates Back To Columbus Age", 1928 June 16
1 Dallas Morning News , "Robert T. Hill Relates of Colonist and Scientist Who Crossed Texas About 1528", 1932 July 24
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "In Cabeza Land With the Geologists", undated: 20th century, October 28
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "Stupendousness of Texas History...Now in Its Fifth Century", undated
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "Did Cabeza Cross the Colorado at Austin?", undated
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "The Roots of Texas History: Gold Seeking Explorers On Cabeza de Vaca's Tracks", undated
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "Four Survive of the 250 Who Landed on the Texas Coast", undated
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "Further Wanderings With Cabeza: Getting the Explorer Back to the United States", undated
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "240 Marooned Ones Perish on Texas Coast: Frightful Fates of the Narvaez Survivors", undated
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "Cabeza Goes Marching On And Sees Lots of Things That Most People Miss", undated
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "The Getaway---Cabeza's Route Encounters Geography", undated
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "The Mexican Alps and American Congo", undated
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "From Nuts to Tunas, Cabeza Ventures Into Prickly Peary Land", undated
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "The Rio Grande Embayment: The Wonderland Where Cabeza Wandered and Where His Cross-Continent Journey Started", undated
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "Balcones Mountains and Mexican Sierras And Lots of Other Things Not Much Known About", undated
1 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "Unscrambling Misinterpreted Cabeza de Vaca and His Journey", undated
1 Dean Tevis, Beaumont Enterprise, "Spanish Entrada to Neches in 1716 Is Recounted", 1933 May 14
1 Houston Chronicle, "Monument to First Road in U.S., Blazed by Order Of King, to Be Unveiled Thursday at Normangee" , 1939 May 26
1 Will Branan, "When Texas Was Given to the 'Sausage Maker'", undated
1 Houston Post Dispatch, "New Book Contains Information About Texas Exploration" , 1927 February 20
1 Houston Post Dispatch, "Texas History Lost 150 Years Found in Library of Mexico" , 1931 January 25
1 Houston Chronicle, "Site of First Anglo-Saxon Grave in Texas Threatened" , 1938 March 5
1 Houston Press, "Governor Gives Data On Texas People in 1803" , 1936 August 31
1 "Early History Traced in Talk To Bar Group" , 1929 October 20
1 J. Marvin Nichols, Houston Chronicle, "Dream of Franciscan Padres for Texas", undated
1 Beaumont Enterprise, "Spanish Colonization Began In Eastern Texas 100 Years Before Founding of Virginia" , 1936 June 14
1 Dallas Morning News, "More Texas Colonial History" , 1935 March 31
1 Houston Chronicle, "Governor of Texas Used to Come Up From Mexico to Shoot Bison" , 1935 April 21
1 Sam Houston Dixon,"Burr's Designs on Mexico and Texas", undated
1 San Antonio Express, "Texas Independence Won from Spain, But Victory Short-Lived" , 1936 June 9
1 Fannie E. Ratchford, "Ancient Relic in State Vault Was Used by Old Moses Austin On His Trip to Texas in 1820", undated
1 Mrs. Bruce Reid, "Tremendous Texas. Early Texas Bore Name of Indian Maid", 1929 June 16
1 San Antonio Express, "Story of Founding of Austin Colony Told in Four Plaques" , 1938 July 10
1 Houston Post, "Austin County Observes Holiday Today in Honor of 'Father of Texas'" , 1938 November 3
1 Austin Statesman, "Memorials Re-Live Early Austin Days" , 1939 March 26
1 R. L. Cartwright, Houston Chronicle, "Pioneer Pens Some Reminiscences of Early History in East Texas", 1928 December 23
1 Houston Press, "Historical Meeting Is Held" , 1928 May 3
1 Houston Chronicle, "Curious Sidelights in History Show the Humor of the Texas Pioneers" , 1930 January 26
1 Houston Chronicle, "Spanish Missionaries Lauded for Part in Civilization of Texas, Carlos E. Castenada, University Latin American Librarian, Pays Tribute to Catholic Padres of Early Days" , 1939 April 20
1 San Antonio Express, "Austin Statue Stands Near Palace Where He Was Ousted" , 1939 December 10
1 San Antonio Express, "Model of Austin Statue" , 1938 March 19
1 "Texas and Beaumont History Told in Colorful Paintings in Local Hotel Lobby by Miss Joy Postle" , 1936 January 8



Texas Indian Stories

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150 2 Houston Chronicle, "East Texas Contributes Wealth of Material for History of Vanished Race" , 1934 January 24
2 Mary Lipscomb Reed, Houston Chronicle, "Caddo Indians Had Legend of Flood, Similar to That of Tribes in Other Lands", 1929 May 12
2 Mrs. Bruce Reid, Houston Chronicle, "Early Texas Bore Name of Indian Maid", 1929 June 16
2 Houston Chronicle, "Anthropologist Tells of Ancient Civilization of Indian Tribes In Texas" , 1932 November 22
2 Mary Jourdan Atkinson, Houston Chronicle, "Where Did Texas' Indians Come From? There is Evidence They Migrated From Peru Rather Than Russia", 1953 August 9
2 Houston Chronicle, "Vital Record of Mexican History Is Found in Bank, 500-Year-Old Document Tells Picture Story of Indian Migration" , 1940 June 18
2 Houston Chronicle, "Idol of Prehistoric Texas Race Found Used as Door Prop by Colorado Negro For 20 Years; Is Now Valuable Relic" , 1923 June 17
2 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Cannibal Karankawas 'First Families' of South Texas. Indians Wept Copiously On Meeting Strangers", 1933 December 3
2 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Karankawas Enslaved Famed Spanish Explorer in Texas. Galveston Was Named 'Island of Misfortune'", 1933 December 10
2 Houston Post, "Karankawas Spolied de Vaca's Dream of Colony in Texas" , undated
2 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Optimistic Missionaries Tried to Civilize Karankawas. Red Men Used Learning To Facilitate Massacres", 1933 December 31
2 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Lafitte's Men and Cronks Battled at Galveston Island. Savages Frightened By 'Mother of Texas'", 1934 January 7
2 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Playful Karankawas Sacked Stephen F. Austin Colony. Wax Figures of Twelve Apostles Guarded Camp", 1934 January 14
2 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Cannibal Karankawas Vanished Less Than Century Ago", 1934 January 21
2 R. W. Noble, Houston Chronicle, "Texas Indians Were Cannibals, Temple Surgeon Asserts", 1929 December 1
2 Houston Post, "History of Fierce Karankawa Indian Tribe Overlooked By Early Writers Traced in Post" , 1933 December 3
2 Aline Thompson Rother, Houston Chronicle, "Souvenir of 'Old Hickory'", 1948 March 14
2 Houston Chronicle, "Catholic Historian Uncovers New Data on Indians of Texas in Old Manuscript Recently Discovered" , undated
2 Houston Chronicle, "Relics of Texas Indians Dug Up On Two Rivers" , 1950 August 27
2 Evelyn Miller Pierce, Dallas Morning News, "Big Supply of Indian Relics Retrieved on Overton Farm ", 1934 October 7
2 "Mounds Explored. Indian Relics Found In Old Texas Rendezvous" , 1929 July 4
2 "Indians Used Damon Mound 'Sour Dirt' For Medicine And So Do Residents Now" , undated
2 Houston Chronicle, "Texas Mounds Yield Relics of Vanished Indians" , undated
2 Arthur W. Woolsey, San Antonio Express, "Buried Secrets of Texas Cannibal Indians Uncovered by University Archaeologists", 1932 October 2
2 Mary Brock, "Digging Up Indian Relics Is Nowotony's Hobby", undated
2 Pauline Booker, Preview, "True Tale Of Texas: She Saved The Fort", 1951 January
2 Ross Phares, Preview, "True Tale of Texas: The 'Patrick Henry of the Plains'", 1951 January
2 Tom Toney, Houston Chronicle, "A Family 'Tree'", 1951 April 29
2 Ethel M. Nail, Houston Chronicle, "Story in Stone", undated
2 Leo McClatchy, Texas Parade, "Vanished Americans. The Records of a Forgotten Race are Located In Big Bend Country", 1939 May
2 Charles Kilpatrick, Houston Chronicle, "Texas' Last Indian Massacre", 1950 January 22
2 Aline Rothe, Houston Chronicle, "Friend of the Pioneers", 1950 August 6
2 Ross Phares, Houston Chronicle, "Kidnaped By the Companches", 1952 July 7
2 Ross Phares, Houston Chronicle, "Ambassador to the Comanches, Ranger Noah Smithwick Found Them Kindly and Trustworthy", 1951 July 15
2 Vivian Richardson, Dallas Morning News, "How Willie Porter Illustrated Wilbarger's Epic of the Pioneers Is Revealed After 38 Long Years", undated
2 Jesse A. Ziegler, Houston Post, "Early Houstonians Had Good Trade With Indians. Warlike Comanches Visit City. Geronimo Was Shown to Citizens Here", 1937 July 4
2 "Vast Tribal Array of Texas Indians Vanishes With Frontier" , undated
2 Atkinson's Sunday Evening Post, "An Indian Battle" , 1933 August 17
2 Houston Chronicle, "When Cherokee War Whoops Rang Through Texas" , 1931 May 3
2 C. L. Douglas, "Famed Band of Officers Owed Their Jobs to Indians Who Held Pow-Wow to Repel Invasion of Whites", undated
2 John Terry Hooks, "Captain Peak Chased Indians And Desperadoes Over the Plains of West Texas Years Ago", undated
2 Sam Houston Dixon, Houston Post Dispatch, "Envoys To Indians Escape Death", 1930 October 14
2 Roy Hall, Dallas Morning News, "Frontier Forts That Foiled the Redskins", 1933 October 8
2 Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "Natives of Palo Pinto Recall Indian Trouble" , 1933 March 31
2 Houston Chronicle, "When Indians Ran Things In Texas" , 1940 October 13
2 H. Conger Jones, San Antonio Express, "Seminole Scouts, Old Enemy of Indians, Still Thrive on Border", 1933 September 24
2 Flora Humphries, "Goacher Cabin, Oldest Lee County Building, Site of Bloody Indian Raid", 1937 April 18
2 Baldwin Parker as told to J. W. Airey, Houston Chronicle, "Baldwin Parker Relates Indian's Own Version of Capture of Cynthia Ann", 1936 May 17
2 T. Clint Baird, Houston Chronicle, "Keeping Texas History Straight. It Was Sull Ross Who Captured Cynthia Ann Parker", 1908 February 18
2 Houston Post, "Cynthia Ann Parker Grandson. White Wife Died Yearning For Indian Life; Offspring Snub It." , 1939 October 26
2 Fred Mosebach, San Antonio Express, "Indians Always Drawing Card Here Since Chief Costalito Came to Town", 1934 August 5
2 Henry C. Fuller, Dallas Morning News, "A Forced Detour. How John Forbes, Heading a Vigilance Committee, Prevailed on President Jackson to Keep the Creek Indians Out of East Texas", 1931 November 1
2 J. T. Small, "Dallas Man Tells of Encounter Of 12 Whites and 75 Redskins In Runnels County in the '70s", undated
2 Raymond Barnett, "Battling the Marauding Red Men Did Not Interest Captain Lang As Long as the Buffalo Lasted", undated
2 Houston Post, "'Lo' Goes to War" , 1942 December 8
2 Harry Parks, Wichita Daily Times, "Legend and Indian Folklore Inspire Wichitan Composer", 1951 March 11
2 Ellen Douglas MacCorquodale, "Texas Woman Adds To Store Of Indian Lore", 1923 October 21
2 Houston Chronicle, "Indians, Peeved at Postoffice Mural, Start Picketing, Saying 'It Stinks'" , 1941 June 14
2 Houston Chronicle, "Annual Hopi Snake Dance Offers Baffling Mystery" , 1946 August 4
2 Houston Chronicle, "Aged Man Living in Woods Says He Likes Present Cold Weather" , 1940 January 28
2 Houston Post-Dispatch, "Texas Indian Girl Writes Tribe History" , 1931 October 11
2 Houston Chronicle, "Last of Tecos, Tribe Of Indians For Whom Texas Was Named, Now Is Dead" , 1930 August 28
2 Dean Tevis, Beaumont Enterprise, "New Houses With Stoves Too Much for Indians Who Cling to Ancient Cabins", 1930 October 26
2 Houston Post Dispatch, "Fund Urged to Send Indians to Capital" , 1928 February 8
2 Houston Post, "Indians Will Trek to County For Conclave. Black Hawk Clan to Hold Pow-Wow in December" , 1933 August 13



Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Texas

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150 3 Houston Post, "Texan Declaration of Independence" , 1905 April 10
3 Houston Chronicle, "99 Years Ago Today Texas Declared Independence at Washington on The Brazos" , 1925 March 2
3 Theresa M. Hunter, Dallas Morning News, "After 94 Years in a Rusty Tin Box, Sacred Document of Texas at Last Gets a Nobler Home", 1930 March 2
3 Fannie Ratchford, Dallas Morning News, "Texas' Lost Declaration of Independence", 1933 March 5
3 Houston Post, "113 Year-Old English Paper Telling of Texas Declaration Is Presented To University" , 1932 November 27
3 Houston Chronicle, "Texas Declaration" , 1934 March 2
3 Anna Ellis, San Antonio Express, "Texas Independence", 1936 March 1
3 Louise Chilton Bryan, Houston Chronicle, "Texas' Declaration of Independence - Its Whys, Wherefores", 1936 March 1
3 "Pages From the Declaration of Independence of Texas" , undated
3 Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "100 Years Ago Today: Delegates Are Gathering At Washington-on-the-Brazos" , 1936 March 1
3 Bonnie Tom Robinson, Houston Press, "Eyes of Texas Turn to Spot Where 58 Men Declared Texas Independence", 1936 March 2
3 San Antonio Express, "Unanimous Declaration of Independence" , 1936 March 2
3 Houston Press, "Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Texas" , 1936 March 2
3 Louise Chilton Bryan, Brenham Banner-Press, "Texas Declaration of Independence Called Americanism At Its Best", 1936 March 2
3 Palestine Herald-Press, "Texas Republic Born 100 Years Ago With Independence Declaration" , 1936 March 15
3 Ed Kilman,Houston Post, "Texas Constitution Born at Tumultuous Convention on Brazos", 1936 April 28
3 "An Immortal Document and Its Birthplace" , undated
3 Bernard Brister, San Antonio Express, "Texas Declaration Author Tennessean Haunted by Poverty", 1936 June 10
3 F. M. Delany, Dallas Morning News, "West Texan's Proof May Settle Moot Question Of Who Wrote State's Declaration of Freedom", 1936 September 25
3 Houston Chronicle, "Descendants of Signers Of Texas Declaration Organize, Name Officers" , 1936 September 27
3 Houston Chronicle, "Judge Lewis Fisher Heads Descendants of Texas Heroes" , 1936 September 26
3 Houston Chronicle, "Houstonian Believes 59 And Not 58 Men Signed For Texas Independence" , 1937 March 1
3 Houston Chronicle, "5000 Attend Celebration At Brenham" , 1937 March 3
3 Houston Chronicle, "Declaration's History Cited By Attorney" , 1938 March 2
3 Houston Chronicle, "Signing of Declaration of Texas Independence Is Told In Diary of Eye Witness" , 1938 March 2
3 Houston Chronicle, "Painting of Signing Texas Independence Declaration To Be Displayed March 2" , 1939 February 26
3 Jane Y. McCallum, Austin Statesman, "Why Put Lot Of Doubt On Independence Declaration?", 1939 March 2
3 "Scenes at Old Washington Celebration" , undated: 1937
3 Robert M. Hayes, Dallas Morning News, "Texans Will Unveil Statue to One of Its Little-Known Heroes", 1939 February 25
3 Dallas Morning News, "Pioneer Statesmen of Texas To Be Honored on Thursday" , 1939 February 25
3 Houston Press, "O'Daniel Hints He'll Run Again for Governorship" , 1940 March 2
3 Houston Post, "Governor O'Daniel, Dr. Rainey, Justice Sharp To Speak at Old Washington-on-Brazos Today" , 1940 March 2
3 Houston Chronicle, "Texas' 104th Independence Day Observed" , 1940 March 3
3 Houston Post, "Crowd of 25,000 to Attend Texas Independence Day Fete" , 1940 March 1
3 Houston Chronicle, "Rare Journal Of Meeting To Declare Independence Of Texas Is Shown Here" , 1940 March 17
3 "Rare Volume, Believed to Be Only Copy of First History of State, Is Discovered Accidentally" , undated
3 Lexie Marlin Nall, "Comments on Texas Independence Day By Signer Found by Beaumont Descendant", undated: 1930
3 Houston Chronicle, "Writer of Texas Declaration Is Accorded Honor" , undated
3 "Written at Washington on the Brazos in 1836" , undated
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Jesse B. Baggett", 1936 August 27
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Thomas Barnett", 1936 October 6
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - George W. Barnett", 1936 October 22
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Col. Stephen W. Blount", 1936 November 1
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - John White Bower", 1936 October 27
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Andrew Briscoe", 1936 August 11
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - John Wheeler Bunton", 1936 November 10
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - John S. D. Byrom", 1936 September 15
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Samuel P. Carson", 1936 August 9
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - William Clark", 1936 October 29
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Robert M. Coleman", 1936 August 30
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - James C. Collingsworth", 1936 August 2
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Edward Conrad", 1936 September 28
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Richard Ellis", 1936 September 10
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - John Fisher", 1936 September 13
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - S. Roads Fisher", 1936 October 6
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - James Gaines", 1936 September 27
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Dr. Benjamin Briggs Goodrich", undated: 1936 November
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Jessie Grimes", 1936 August 15
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Bailey Hardeman", 1936 August 7
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Edwin Oswald Le Grand", 1936 October 13
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Collin McKinney", 1936 August 25
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Colonel Michael Branaman Menard", 1936 November 6
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - William Menifee", 1936 August 13
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - William Mottley", 1936 August 1
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Jose Antonio Navarro", 1936 September 21
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Robert Potter", 1936 August 23
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Martin Parmer", 1936 September 13
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - James Power", 1936 October 18
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Sterling C. Robertson", 1936 August 8
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Thomas Jefferson Rusk", 1936 August 3
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Francisco Antonio Ruiz", 1936 September 22
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Elijah Stapp", 1936 September 7
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Dr. Charles B. Stewart", 1936 August 6
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - James Gibson Swisher", 1936 October 15
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Charles S. Taylor", 1936 August 5
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - David Thomas", 1936 September 8
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Edwin Waller", 1936 August 4
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Claiborne West", 1936 October 25
3 F. M. Delaney, Dallas Morning News, "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - James B. Woods", 1936 October 20



Six Battles of the Texas Revolution

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150 4 Houston Chronicle, "Allred, Other High State Officials Will Dedicate Gonzales Monument Today" , 1937 March 14
4 Houston Post, "Gonzales Monument" , 1937 March 14
4 San Antonio Express, "Defiance of Gonzales Citizens One of the Sparks That Kindled War for Independence" , 1936 June 9
4 Houston Press, "Cos' Iron Hobbles Set Spark to Texas Revolt" , 1931 April 21
4 Anna Ellis, San Antonio Express, "A Page of the Story Telling Of the Valiant Band Wrich [sic] Struggled Onward to Victory - State Monument Will Be Unveiled Thursday Next in Concepcion Park", 1932 April 17
4 Austin Statesman, "Who Will Go With Old Ben Milam into San Antonio?" , 1956 February 26
4 Houston Chronicle, "Storming of San Antonio, Turning Point in Texas' Revolution, Is Celebrated" , 1935 December 7
4 San Antonio Express, "Students Honor Milam's Memory" , 1939 March 7
4 "Wreath Placed at Milam's Grave" , undated: 1939
4 San Antonio Express, "Texas Paster [sic] of 1936 [sic] Appeals for American Aid" , 1936 November 29
4 San Antonio Express, "Texas To the Brave & Generous" , 1936 November 29
4 "Tablet Marks Historic Spot" , 1928 December 2
4 "Wreaths at Milam Monument" , undated
4 Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "Texas Hero to Be Honored at Cameron" , 1938 July 15
4 "Will Unveil Milam Monument" , undated
4 Sam Acheson, Dallas News, "Historic Alamo Siege Began Hundred Years Ago Today", 1936 February 23
4 Daily Sun Centennial Edition, "East Learned of Massacre From New Orleans Papers, Brought Aboard Sailing Ship" , undated
4 Lufkin News, "Fall of Alamo Reported Week Later By Early-Day Newspaper" , undated: 1936
4 Beaumont Enterprise, "Fall of Alamo Described In First Newspaper Three Weeks After Catastrophe" , 1936 May 31
4 Houston Press, "Bexar Has Fallen! Said Story in New York Sun on April 12, 1836" , 1936 April 21
4 J. Frank Dobie, Austin American Statesman, "At Alamo Before The Battle Began", 1956 March 4
4 Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "Mexican Army Puts On Shoes, Prepares To Assault Alamo" , 1936 March 5
4 Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "Texans Set About Repairing and Reinforcing the Alamo" , 1936 February 28
4 J. Frank Dobie, Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "Loss of Alamo Was Culmination Of Neglect, Divided Authority", 1956 February 26
4 J. Frank Dobie, Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "Santa Anna Opened Final Attack On Alamo Against Advice of Staff", 1956 March 25
4 J. Frank Dobie, Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "'I Shall Never Surrender or Retreat', Travis' Plea for Reinforcements America's Most Heroic Message", 1956 March 18
4 J. Frank Dobie, Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "Santa Anna Seemed Far Away to Small, Disgruntled Alamo Garrison", 1956 March 4
4 San Antonio Express, "The First Day: February 23, 1836" , 1936 February 23
4 San Antonio Express, "The Third Day: February 25, 1836" , 1936 February 25
4 San Antonio Express, "The Fourth Day: February 26, 1836" , 1936 February 26
4 San Antonio Express, "The Sixth Day: February 28, 1836" , 1936 February 28
4 San Antonio Express, "The Seventh Day: February 29, 1836" , 1936 February 29
4 San Antonio Express, "The Eighth Day: March 1, 1836" , 1936 March 1
4 San Antonio Express, "The Tenth Day: March 3, 1836" , 1936 March 3
4 Clarence Wharton, "100 Years Ago Today In Texas - November 24, 1835", 1935 November 24
4 Clarence R. Wharton, "100 Years Ago Today in Texas - Feb. 16, 1836", 1936 February 16
4 Clarence R. Wharton, "100 Years Ago Today in Texas - Feb. 17, 1836", 1936 February 17
4 Clarence R. Wharton, "100 Years Ago Today in Texas - Feb. 23, 1836", 1936 February 23
4 Clarence Wharton, "100 Years Ago Today in Texas - February 27, 1836", 1936 February 27
4 Clarence Wharton, "100 Years Ago Today in Texas - February 28, 1836", 1936 February 28
4 Clarence R. Wharton, Dallas Morning News, "One Hundred Years Ago Today in Texas - March 1, 1836", 1936 March 1
4 Clarence R. Wharton, "One Hundred Years Ago Today in Texas - March 2, 1836", 1936 March 2
4 Clarence R. Wharton, "One Hundred Years Ago Today in Texas - March 3, 1836", 1936 March 3
4 Clarence Wharton, "100 Years Ago Today in Texas - March 6, 1836", 1936 March 6
4 Eugene Sugranes, San Antonio Express, "Ninety-Six Years Ago Today The Alamo Fell", 1932 March 6
4 TLS Sen Strom Thurmond to L. Charles Billings, transmitting two copies of Congressional Record of September 12, 1989, containing Billings' speech dedicating birthplace of Col. William Barret Travis, 1989 September 12
4 Congressional Record - Senate, "Dedication of the Monument Marking the Birthplace of Co. William Barret Travis" , 1989 September 12
4 Frederick Polley, Houston Chronicle, "Our America" etching of the Alamo, 1939 April 9
4 San Antonio Express, "These Died, 100 Years Ago Today, That Texas Might Come Into Being" , 1936 March 6
4 San Antonio Express, "Gonzales Honors Alamo Defenders" , 1936 February 26
4 San Antonio Express, "Alamo Chapter Was Organized There Dec. 1, 1847, and Maj. James H. Ralston First Worshipful Master - All Masons Here To Do Honor to Their Fallen Brothers at Historic Shrine, Friday Afternoon Next" , 1936 March 1
4 Aline Rothe, Houston Chronicle, "Child Refugee from Fort Was Ancestor of Texas U. Student", 1955 March 6
4 Beaumont Enterprise, "The Heart of Texas" , 1942 March 22
4 San Antonio Express, "Corrigan Sees Dad's Alamo Poem" , 1938 August 26
4 J. Frank Dobie, Austin American Statesman, "Texans Had Little Time to Get Inside the Alamo", 1956 March 11
4 Ed Kilman, Houston Post "Travis and Bowie Slain In Fort Ordered Evacuated", 1936 April 28
4 Dallas News, "Dozens Survived Alamo Siege, U. of Texas Professor Reveals to Refute Century-Old Belief" , 1936 January 11
4 Ed Kilman, Houston Post "Alamo and Goliad Massacres Followed Disobeyal of Orders", 1936 April 28
4 "Two Sons of Carolina Who Became Texas Heroes" , undated
4 San Antonio Express, "Bones of Alamo Defenders Found Buried Behind Cathedral Altar; Letter of Capt. Seguin Confirmed" , 1936 July 29
4 Houston Press, "Alamo Bones Buried Despite Protests" , 1938 May 12
4 Houston Chronicle, "Bones of Alamo Martyrs Buried In Old Cathedral" , 1938 May 11
4 Houston Post, "Marker to Texas Heroes Dedicated" , 1938 April 5
4 San Antonio Express, "Bones Recently Unearthed Here Not Those of Alamo Defenders" , 1936 August 16
4 Kolb Perkins,"Crockett's Memoirs Tell Of Buying Rum From Yankee Ten Times With Same Coonskin", undated: 1928
4 Mrs. S. J. Wright, San Antonio Express, "Where Lie the Bodies Of the Alamo Heroes? The Story of a Rare Devotion", 1932 July 10
4 San Antonio Express, "Author Tells Story of Alamo Based on Research Work" , 1940 January 27
4 Robert M. Hayes, Dallas News, "Crockett Memorial Dedication Draws 15,000 Celebrants", 1937 July 2
4 Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "Elizabeth, the Wife of David Crockett" , 1936 February 23
4 Houston Chronicle, "McVey's Monument to Crockett" , 1939 January 15
4 J. Frank Dobie, Houston Post, "$100,000 Alamo Monument Resembles Grain Elevator - Heroes As Much Like Real Thing As Paunchy Salesman In Rented 10-Gallon Hat", 1939 November 19
4 Mary Wittliff, Houston Post, "Alamo Replicas to Be State Buildings at Two World's Fairs", 1938 March 26
4 Houston Chronicle, "San Antonio to Honor Heroes of Alamo With $100,000 Cenotaph" , 1938 March 26
4 "Alamo Plaza at San Antonio" , undated
4 "Cenotaph Honoring Alamo Heroes" , undated
4 C. M. Meadows, Dallas News, "Alamo Plaza Is Site for $100,000 Cenotaph; Cenotaph in San Antonio Erected to Heroes of Alamo Is Ready for Dedication", 1940 February 3
4 Houston Chronicle, "'Empty Tomb,' Marble Memorial Erected to Heroes of Alamo, Awaits Dedication" , 1940 February 3
4 San Antonio Express, "Heroism of Alamo Defenders Symbolized in Models for Memorial" , 1939 March 10
4 San Antonio Express, "Coppini Pictures Bowie and Bonham on Cenotaph" , 1938 October 14
4 San Antonio Express, "Cenotaph in the Making" , 1939 May 17
4 San Antonio Express, "Gonzales raised funds to finance this memorial..." , 1936 March 1
4 San Antonio Express, "Private Showing Of Heroic Carving Set For Sunday" , 1938 June 5
4 Beaumont Enterprise, "Texans Are Paying Homage to Heroes of Alamo At Famous Shrine of Freedom in San Antonio" , 1936 May 31
4 San Antonio Express, "Alamo Hero Monument Designed 50 Years Ago" , 1940 January 2
4 San Antonio Express, "Room in Alamo To Be Reopened" , 1936 December 29
4 San Antonio Express, "Paintings Used in Invitations To Pilgrimage to Hang in Alamo" , 1940 February 2
4 Houston Chronicle, "Alamo Museum at San Antonio Completed At Cost of $325,000" , 1937 October 2
4 San Antonio Express, "Alamo Heroes Featured In Cenotaph Plan" , 1938 February 26
4 San Antonio Express, "School Children of City Pay Honor to Heroes of Alamo Fall" , 1940 March 7
4 Palestine Herald Press, "Irish Patriots Killed As Texas Freedom Signed" , 1930 March 15
4 Clarence R. Wharton, Dallas News, "The Goliad Campaign", 1933 May 28-October 1, undated
4 R. E. Sparkman, Dallas News, "Alabama Baron Had Big Role in Texas History. Captain Shackleford's Memory Kept Green For Aid at Goliad In Fight for Freedom", 1938 April 24
4 C. R. Wharton, "Tragedy Stalks Close On Heels Of Disaster At Goliad", undated
4 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Two Year Search for Grave of Fannin's Men Successful", undated
4 Houston Chronicle, "New Goliad Auditorium Is Dedicated" , 1937 December 4
4 Houston Post, "Rededication to Pioneer Ideals Asked by Bobbitt in Goliad Talk" , 1937 December 5
4 Marjorie Rogers, Dallas News, "Mystery of Angel of Goliad Never Has Been Solved", 1936 February 9
4 "Fannin Battlefield" , undated
4 Houston Chronicle, "Frontiersman Near Century Mark Thrills Youngsters With Tales" , 1930 May 25
4 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Allred Says Texas Revolted From Tyranny of Santa Anna", 1940 March 3
4 Houston Chronicle, "'Mystery of the Mutineers' Is Solved By Yellowed Notation Written by Sam Houston" , 1938 April 3
4 "Old Poster Found In Massachusetts Pleads For Texas" , undated
4 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Dead Leaders' Reburial Urged For State Cemetery at Austin", 1929 January 13
4 "Victory Monument in Galveston" , undated
4 Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "Austin Urges Texas To Act To Prevent Mexican Rule" , 1935 September 9
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Tejas Built Large Grass House in Short Time With Each Doing Share", 1935 December 1
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Murder of La Salle Near Navasota by Own Men Told for Children by Miss Peck", 1935 December 8
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Father Massanet Built Church for Tejas Near What is now Crockett", 1935 December 15
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Texas Colonists Were Provoked by Mexican Tax and Slavery Laws", 1936 January 26
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Attempt to Capture Texas Cannon at Gonzales Led to Preparations for War", 1936 February 2
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Texans Quarreling Over Early Politics Caused Delay in Attack on Mexico", 1936 February 16
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Everything in Confusion When Sam Houston Took Command at Gonzales", 1936 March 1
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Sam Houston Was Named as President of Texas in September of 1846", 1936 March 15
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Lamar Was Only President of Texas Who Was Sworn Into Office in Houston", 1936 March 29
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Texas Congress Gathered in Little Frame House in Houston With Leaky Roof", 1936 March 22
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Houston Found Treasury Empty and Debt Heavy on Succeeding Lamar", 1936 April 5
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Texans Rejoice as U.S. Prepares to Accept New Republic as Member State", 1936 April 11
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Texas' Claim to Vast Area in Middle West Results in U.S. Court Litigation", 1936 April 26
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Stories of Missions and Spanish-French Battles are Related", 1935 December 22
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "American Expeditions Into Texas Ended with Dr. Long's Venture in 1819", 1935 December 29
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Story Related About Land Given Early Texas Settler by Mexicans", 1936 January 5
4 Lora B. Peck, Houston Post, "Early Texas Colonists Proved Their Courage by Enduring Hardships", 1936 January 12



San Jacinto

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150 5 "The First Anniversary Ball of the Battle of San Jacinto" , 1887 April
5 Pamela Brown, "A Mexican's Account of San Jacinto", 1927 April 17
5 Houston Post, "Soldier At San Jacinto Tells of Famous Battle" , 1928 April 22
5 Henry C. Fuller, Houston Press, "San Jacinto Saw Birth Of Liberty", 1928 November 11
5 Houston Chronicle, "San Jacinto Day To Be Observed At Battlefield" , 1930 April 20
5 Maurice Elfer, "Santa Anna's Version of San Jacinto", 1930 April 21
5 Houston Chronicle, "Facts of San Jacinto Battle Are Tersely Set Forth In New History By Clarence Wharton" , 1930 November 09
5 "Twenty-Minute Battle Gave Texas Its Freedom" , 1931 April 21
5 Kate Hassell, "Letter Written by Great-Uncle of a Dallasite Reopens Old Controversy As to the Texas Marching Tune", undated
5 Bonnie Tom Robinson, Houston Press, "Heroes of San Jacinto to Parade Through Book", undated: 1932
5 Bonnie Tom Robinson, Houston Press, "Trails of Texas Heroes Led to Romance, Tragedy, Wealth After San Jacinto", 1933 April 20
5 Houston Chronicle, "Flag That Gen. Sidney Sherman Carried In San Jacinto Fight Is Formally Given to State" , 1933 April 21
5 "Thousands Join Pilgrimage to Battleground" , 1933 April 21
5 Houston Chronicle, "Soldiers At San Jacinto Honored On Anniversary Of Battle of Revolution" , 1933 April 22
5 Dallas Morning News, "Historic Shrine of Texas - San Jacinto Battlefield" , 1933 July 30
5 Houston Chronicle, "Two Living Widows of Veterans Of Battle Of San Jacinto Are Found" , 1934 August 13
5 Dean Tevis, Beaumont Enterprise, "San Jacinto Fought 99 Years Ago Today Rated 16th Decisive Battle in History", 1935 April 21
5 "San Jacinto Shaft Base To Be Dedicated" , 1935
5 "Plans Offered For Memorial At San Jaicnto [sic]" , 1935 April 9
5 Eugene Millis, "At San Jacinto", 1935 April 21
5 Beaumont Enterprise, "Graves Of Texas Soldiers Sought" , 1935 September 15
5 "San Jacinto Centennial Body Elects" , 1935 September 19
5 Houston Chronicle, "San Jacinto's Observance In 1936 Planned" , 1935 September 29
5 "Will Plow $1,000,000 Furrow" , undated: 1935
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Chronicle, "Honor Paid San Jacinto Heroes as Soil is Turned For Colossal Memorial", 1935 October 23
5 "Jones Breaks Ancient Plow in Ceremony" , undated: 1935
5 Melba V. Newton, "Throng Stirred by Patriotic Ceremonies", undated: 1935
5 Houston Chronicle, "Catholics' Centennial Chiefs Named" , 1936 January 26
5 Houston Chronicle, "5000 Notables Invited To Celebration" , 1936 March 18
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Eyes of Nation Focused On Historic San Jacinto Memorial Rites Today", 1936 March 27
5 Houston Post, "San Jacinto Shaft Ceremony Will Be on Air, Dedicatory Addresses Will Be Heard Over NBS-KPRC" , 1936 March 27
5 Houston Press, "100-Year Old Plow Bites Into Hallowed Soil of San Jacinto" , 1936 March 27
5 Houston Chronicle, "Principals and Scenes at San Jacinto Ground Breaking Ceremony" , 1936 March 28
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Santa Anna Finds San Felipe in Ashes With 'Texian' Company Barricaded Across Brazos River", 1936 April 808
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Houston Meets Mutiny Threat By Ready Graves", 1936 April 9
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Santa Anna Discards Plan To Ferry Brazos", 1936 April 10
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Refugees Flee Before Mexican Advance While Houston's Army Drills on Brazos", 1936 April 11
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Planter Demands Houston's Army Leave Trees Alone, So Fence Rails Used as Fuel", 1936 April 15
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Sam Houston Crosses Swollen Brazos As Arrest of Deserters Is Ordered", 1936 April 14
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Texas Army Marches Toward Harrisburg With High Hopes of Meeting Mexican Troops After Long Wait", 1936 April 17
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Battle Fervor of Exhausted Texas Troops Raised as Houston Prepares for Conflict", 1936 April 20
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Tense Atmosphere of Eager Suspense Envelops Camp of Little Army Near Buffalo Bayou", 1936 April 21
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Cavalry Clashes", 1936 April 21
5 Houston Chronicle, "Museum Of Texas History To Open Here" , 1936 April 12
5 Houston Post, "Hill Tells Story of San Jacinto Battle Heard Many Times at Grandsire's Knee" , 1936 April 16
5 Houston Chronicle, "Bradley Says Santa Anna Expected Total Victory In Battle of San Jacinto" , 1936 April 17
5 Houston Post, "Thousands See Display At Battle Site" , 1936 April 18
5 Houston Post, "Battle Ground Site Purchase Recalls Story" , 1936 April 18
5 Houston Post, "Colonel Frank Andrews' Address Before Sons and Daughters of Texas Pioneers" , 1936 April 17
5 Houston Post, "Throngs Flock to City For Big Celebration of San Jacinto Centennial" , 1936 April 20
5 Houston Post, "Texas Co-Eds To Sell Coins. Centennial Mementos Will Be Available at Battle Field" , 1936 April 20
5 Houston Press, "Follow San Jacinto's Heroic Example, Governor Allred Urges Texans" , 1936 April 21
5 "These 11 - They Were the Heroes Who Died" , 1936 April 21
5 Houston Press, "'Lost Acre' of Battleground Found; 'Plaster' Peeled From Gilt Altar Without Scratch; No Food Hijacking" , 1936 April 21
5 Houston Press, "'Texans Fought Like Demons,' Says Mexican Writing of San Jacinto" , 1936 April 21
5 Judd Mortimer Lewis, Houston Post, "San Jacinto", 1936 April 21
5 Houston Press, "Trees Frame Battleground Shelter House" , 1936 April 21
5 Houston Chronicle, "Colorful Pageantry of Field Mass at San Jacinto Battleground" , 1936 April 22
5 Houston Chronicle, "Republic Sons, Daughters Hold Program" , 1936 April 22
5 Houston Press, "Start of Work on San Jacinto Monument Due This Month; Contractors Get Plans" , 1936 May 22
5 Houston Chronicle, "The San Jacinto Museum" , 1936 June 8
5 Houston Post, "Work Starts on San Jacinto Monument" , 1936 August 30
5 Houston Chronicle, "Work Of Transforming Battlefield Into Place Of Beauty Under Way" , 1936 November 1
5 Houston Chronicle, "Foundation For San Jacinto Memorial Shaft" , 1936 September 25
5 Houston Chronicle, "Complete Description of San Jacinto Memorial Issued For First Time" , 1936 October 25
5 Houston Post, "San Jacinto Shaft Will House Valued Trophies of Texas" , 1936 October 27
5 Houston Chronicle, "San Jacinto Memorial Shaft To Take Largest Concrete Pouring Known in History" , 1936 October 27
5 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "100-Year-Old Diary of Mexican Soldier Details San Jacinto and Alamo Battles", 1936 November 22
5 Houston Press, "Allred Asks Removal of His Name From Cornerstone As Patriots Call Memorial Protest Meeting Tonight" , 1937 April 7
5 Houston Chronicle, "Heroes To Get Full Honors in Memorial" , 1937 April 8
5 Houston Chronicle, "Inscription For Shaft Is Redrawn Here" , 1937 April 13
5 Houston Post, "Thousands to See RFC Chief Seal Historical Documents in Tallest U.S. Monument Today" , 1937 April 21
5 Jerry Donoghue, Houston Chronicle, "Warm Tribute Paid Pioneers By Jesse Jones", 1937 April 21
5 Houston Chronicle, "Full Text of Jesse H. Jones Address at Battlegrounds" , 1937 April 21
5 Houston Post, "Relic From San Jacinto Battlefield May Prove Valuable to Collectors" , 1937 April 25
5 Houston Post, "Spanish Moss Is Shorn From Trees That Saw Defeat of Santa Anna" , 1937 April 1
5 Houston Chronicle, "Hot Sun Pushes Shaft At San Jacinto Away From It, Inspection Visit Reveals" , 1937 September 4
5 Houston Post, "First of Eight Panels in 600-Word Account Written For San Jacinto Shaft Is Turned Over to Cutters" , 1937 December 8
5 Chester Rogers, "Tall and Impressive Memorial Shaft At San Jacinto Is Nearing Completion", 1937 December 12
5 Houston Chronicle, "Battleground Memorial At San Jacinto Is 235 Feet Above Foundation" , 1937
5 Houston Chronicle, "Photographs of historical frieze on San Jacinto Monument" , 1938 March 6
5 Houston Chronicle, "San Jacinto History Body Is Appointed" , 1938 April 24
5 Houston Post, "Shaft Dedicated To Heroes" , 1938 December 1
5 "Plans Made Here For Opening of 'Greatest Museum'" , 1938 December 23
5 Houston Press, "Needed: A Museum" , 1938 December 23
5 Houston Chronicle, "Meet Is Called to Plan Historical Museum In San Jacinto Monument" , 1938 December 23
5 Houston Press, "San Jacinto Museum Gets Portrait" , 1938 December 23
5 Houston Chronicle, "Jesse Jones To Take Part In Dedication" , 1939 April 12
5 Houston Chronicle, "San Jacinto Celebration Plans Ready" , 1939 April 13
5 Houston Press, "Ceremonies for Dedication of Museum Drawn" , 1939 April 13
5 Houston Chronicle, "Museum Gets Messages Of Well Wishers" , 1939 April 14
5 Houston Press, "That's Texas" , 1939 April 22
5 "Items From Collections at San Jacinto Museum" , 1939 April 16
5 "Historians to Attend Battle Shaft Museum Dedication" , undated
5 Ione Kirkham, "Travis' Appeal For Provisions and Men Shown", undated: 1939
5 "Exhibit to Be Opened on Thursday" , undated: 1939
5 "Many Famous Documents Included" , undated: 1939
5 Houston Chronicle, "San Jacinto Museum Ready for Opening" , 1939 April 16
5 Houston Post, "Poem by Mrs. Mary Myers Callaway On San Jacinto Monument Will Be Presented to Museum by Author" , 1939 April 16
5 Houston Chronicle, "Spanish Missionaries Lauded for Part In Civilization of Texas" , 1939 April 20
5 Houston Chronicle, "Speaker Says Vision Of Texas as Haven For Liberty Grips Europe" , 1939 April 20
5 "San Jacinto Museum of History Dedicated" , 1939 April 20
5 Houston Chronicle, "Vatican Sends Letter Of Felicitations to Texans" , 1939 April 20
5 Houston Chronicle, "Texans Resolve to Guard Liberty Won At San Jacinto as Museum Rites Begin" , 1939 April 21
5 Houston Chronicle, "Folklore and Legend Have Place in Museum, Declares Dr. Tsanoff at Dedication" , 1939 April 21
5 Houston Press, "Battle Changed World History, Says Wharton" , 1939 April 21
5 Houston Post, "Texas Urged to Save Rich Historical Data" , 1939 April 21
5 Houston Press, "Early Texas Lives Again" , 1939 April 21
5 Ed Kilman, "San Jacinto Battle Is Waged Again In Picture", 1939 April 22
5 Sherman Fricks, Houston Chronicle, "The San Jacinto Monument", 1939 May 27
5 Houston Chronicle, "100,000th Visitor Sees Monument" , 1939 July 24
5 Houston Post, "Colonial Dames Will Dedicate Museum Plaque" , 1939 November 24
5 Houston Chronicle, "Houston Woman Presents San Jacinto Memorial Poem to Jesse H. Jones" , 1939 November 30
5 "San Jacinto Sword Presented" , 1939
5 Houston Post, "San Jacinto Victory Cleared Way For United States' March to Pacific" , 1940 April 10
5 Houston Post, "City Will Get 2-Day Holiday For San Jacinto" , 1940 April 21
5 Houston Chronicle, "Stirrup Used in 1000-Mile Ride By Brenham Man Given Museum" , 1940 April 21
5 "San Jacinto After 104 Years" , 1940 April 21
5 Houston Chronicle, Photographs of Monument Museum, 1941 March 30
5 Houston Post, "When Texas Honored Men Who Won Them Their Independence" , 1940 April 22
5 Houston Chronicle, "Plaque Unveiling Set Wednesday At Battleground" , 1940 April 23
5 Patricia Hampton Noland, Houston Press, "Sun and Shade", 1940 December 06
5 Houston Chronicle, "Gun Used In Battle of San Jacinto To Be Given To Museum" , 1941 April 16
5 "Immortal Name of Houston Acclaimed by O'Daniel in San Jacinto Talk" , 1941 April 22
5 Houston Post, "San Jacinto Monument" , 1941 October 23
5 Houston Chronicle, "Col. Flanagan Gives Letters to Museum" , 1942 April 12
5 Houston Chronicle, "Houston Will Pay Debt Owed to Old, Says Roosevelt" , 1942 May 31
5 Houston Post, "72 W.A.C.'s Inducted In San Jacinto Ceremony" , 1942 April 22
5 Houston Chronicle, Pictures, 1940 April 21
5 "The highest monument in America" , 1940 October
5 "Scenes In San Jacinto Park and Battleground" , undated
5 Houston Chronicle, "Former Director of Monument Museum Is Buried at Sea" , 1945 July 6
5 Houston Chronicle, "New San Jacinto Museum Director Named By Board" , 1945 July 6
5 Houston Press, "Honor For Hero" , 1946 April 22
5 Martin Dreyer, Houston Chronicle, "Robert J. Cummins Has Directed $250,000,000 in City Construction", 1949 October 9
5 Houston Chronicle, Pictures of San Jacinto Monument and Battlegrounds, 1950 April 21
5 "A Historic Watch" , 1951 April 15
5 Houston Chronicle, "Visitors to Monument Would Crowd Chicago" , 1950 June 4
5 Chester Rogers, Houston Chronicle, "A Memento From La Salle?", 1951 February 4
5 Houston Chronicle, "Letters Given San Jacinto Museum" , 1951 March 4
5 Chester Rogers, Houston Chronicle, "It Saw Service at San Jacinto", 1951 April 15
5 Houston Chronicle, "Picture of San Jacinto Monument" , 1951 April 19
5 Martin Dreyer, Houston Chronicle, "Houston Portrait Comes 'Home' to San Jacinto", 1951 April 19
5 Houston Chronicle, "Sam Houston's Portrait" , 1951 April 21
5 Houston Post, "Thousands of Texans made the pilgrimage to San Jacinto Battleground" , 1951 April 22
5 Ed Kilman, "Mystery of the Twin Sisters - Or Were They Quads or Sextuplets?", 1951 April 22
5 Houston Chronicle, "'I'd Like to Come Back,' Says Mac" , 1951 June 15
5 Zarko Franks, Houston Chronicle, "Saga of the Twin Sisters. Clue to Cannon Worth $500", 1952 April 20
5 Chester Rogers, Houston Chronicle, "San Jacinto Day Marks Texans' Victory Over Mexicans - and a Beautiful Park Commemorates It", 1952 April 20
5 Houston Post, "San Jacinto Victory Unmatched In Ancient or Modern History" , 1952 April 20
5 Ellen Middlebrook, Houston Post, "National Monument To Houston Urged", 1952 April 22
5 Houston Post, "Founder Honored" , undated
5 Houston Chronicle, Photograph of the doors of the San Jacinto Monument, 1952 April 27
5 Chester Rogers, Houston Chronicle, "San Jacinto Centennial Almost Celebrated Three Years Too Soon", undated
5 Houston Chronicle, "Sam Houston Poured His Heart Out" , 1953 April 6
5 Houston Chronicle, "History-Making Documents" , 1953 April 16
5 "18 Minutes That Shook The World" , 1953 April 19
5 "San Jacinto Perspective" , 1953 April 19
5 Chester Rogers, Houston Chronicle, "What Happened to the 'Twin Sisters?'", 1953 April 19
5 Charles A. Frandolig, Houston Chronicle, "Small Crowd Watches San Jacinto Ceremony", 1953 April 22
5 "Historic Rifle Presented to San Jacinto Museum of History" , 1953 July 6
5 Chester Rogers, Houston Chronicle, "Collection of Milam-McKinney Papers Given San Jacinto Museum of History", 1954 January 24
5 Houston Chronicle, "San Jacinto Monument Given Fast Elevator" , 1954 February 7
5 Frances Poindexter, "Newly Improved Section Of San Jacinto Battleground Is Revelation to Visitors", undated: 1935
5 "'Texians' Objected to Being Texans" , undated
5 "Arise, Sir Knight" , undated
5 "Texas Patriot Gives Account of San Jacinto" , undated



The Texas Navy

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151 1 Winnie Allen, "Texas Navy, Two Youths in That Service Have Left Us Thrilling Tale Of Stirring Scenes at Sea", 1927 March 13
1 L. W. Kemp, Houston Post Dispatch "Houston's Attitude Toward Commodore Moore Causes Adoption of Condemnation Resolutions", 1930 February 9
1 L. W. Kemp, Houston Post Dispatch "Mutiny On Board 'San Antonio' Quelled As U.S. Revenue Cutter Arrives At Scene", 1930 January 19
1 "Navy of Texas Republic, Too Expensive to Keep on Seas, Now Has Its Glory Kept Alive by Dallas Numismatist" , 1931 September 27
1 Mildred B. Cobb, "Texas Navy Engaged in Many Battles", 1933 April 30
1 "Texas Navy's Deeds As Hired Raiders in Mexico Are Recalled" , 1935 November 30
1 Lou W. Kemp, Houston Post, "Isaac Burton's 'Horse Marines' Texas Rangers Won Naval Victory by Capturing Mexican Fleet With Lasso", 1936 March 22
1 Robert F. Carter, Houston Post, "Battle Between Texas Schooner San Felipe and Correo Mexicano Sept. 1, 1835, Described", 1936 April 19
1 Houston Chronicle, "Cruiser Houston Wasn't First Ship So Named; One in Texas Navy in '39" , 1936 April 19
1 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Attempted Seizure of American Brig Off Mouth of Brazos in 1835 Hastened Revolution", 1936 April 28
1 Lou W. Kemp, Houston Post, "Saga of Commodore Edwin Moore: Treason, Piracy, and Murder Charges Reward Sea Dog's Texas Navy Triumphs", 1936 May 10
1 Beaumont Enterprise, "Story of the ships in which men of the Texas republic went down to the sea" , 1936 May 31
1 "Texas Navy Takes Shape Gradually" , undated
1 "Texans Take Prize Ship In Mexico" , 1936 June 3
1 Houston Press, "Texans Find U.S. Ship Carries Mexico Arms So They Seize It" , 1936 June 4
1 Houston Press, "Ships Taken by Horse Marines in Battle Of Velasco" , 1936 June 5
1 Houston Press, "Flag Droops First Time For Texas" , 1936 June 8
1 Houston Press, "Second Navy Of Texas Appears" , 1936 June 9
1 Houston Press, "Yucatan Aid Given Texas Navy Men" , 1936 June 10
1 Houston Press, "Lamar Aids Yucatan's Rebels" , 1936 June 11
1 Houston Press, "Texans Get Rent Fees For Navy" , 1936 June 12
1 Houston Press, "Crew Rises In Mutiny On Ship" , 1936 June 15
1 Houston Press, "Texans Bar Mexicans' Shipping" , 1936 June 16
1 Houston Press, "Texas Tries To Dispose Of Navy" , 1936 June 17
1 Houston Press, "Mutineers Hanged to Foreyard" , 1936 June 18
1 C. L. Douglas, Houston Press, "Thunder on the Gulf - Fleet Finds Steamers To Fight", 1936 June 19
1 Houston Press, "Don Tomas Marin dares Commodore Edwin Moore to bring his two Texas ships out of Campeche anchorage and fight him in 'three fathoms of water'" , 1936 June 20
1 Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "Old Files Yield Texas Navy Uniform Buttons" , 1936 August 30
1 San Antonio Express, "First Lady of Texas Admiralty - Ginger Rogers Becomes Admiral in Texas Navy" , 1936 February 23
1 Houston Chronicle, "Sailing Ships Still Can Be Operated at Profit, Says Veteran of 'Iron Man Days'" , 1937 January 1
1 Houston Chronicle, "Will E. Kendall Tells of Heroic Exploits of Tiny Fleet in Address Here" , 1937 March 14
1 Houston Chronicle, "Little Known Texas Navy Which Aided Republic Is Honored At Galveston" , 1937 May 15
1 Houston Chronicle, "Sale of Texas Navy and Troubled Events of Republic Recounted" , 1937 June 13
1 Galveston News, "Navy of Republic of Texas Played Vital Part in Struggle for Freedom" , 1939 August 15
1 "Memorial to Naval Heroes" , undated
1 "Story of Texas Republic's Tiny War Fleet Told by Wharton in Navy Day Address" , undated
1 "Cocky 'Gobs' of Texas Blockaded Matamoros" , undated
1 Edward Jamieson, Houston Chronicle, "Carrier San Jacinto Launched at Camden", 1943 September 27
1 Houston Chronicle, "Sons of Republic Honor Two Texans Who Died in Battle" , 1944 October 3
1 Houston Post, "Lone Star Flag Baptized" , 1944 September 24
1 "Houstonian's Bonds Bought Carrier San Jacinto" , undated
1 Houston Chronicle, "Former San Jacinto Chief is Promoted" , 1944 December 29
1 Houston Chronicle, "Houstonians Can Be Proud Of San Jacinto, Sailor Says" , 1945 August 19
1 Houston Chronicle, "Carrier May Be Assigned To Gulf Area" , 1949 May 19
1 Houston Chronicle, "San Jacinto Carrier Crew Plans Reunion" , 1950 April 7
1 Houston Chronicle, "San Jacinto Is One of Ships In Sea Force" , 1945 July 10
1 Houston Chronicle, "Lone Star Flag Waved Proudly On Big Carrier" , 1945 July 10
1 Garland Roark, Houston Chronicle, "Grace of God and American Credit Launched Texas Navy", 1960 September 21
1 "Come on...Texas!!" , 1962



Texas - 1836 to 1936

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151 2 Ray Riggs, San Antonio Express, "The Lone Star Rises - Being a Chronicle of Historical Events", 1936 September 20
2 William Brian Spinks, "Precocious Infant Texas Declared War and Then Found It Was Broke", 1930 March 20
2 Houston Chronicle, "$155,000 Loan Made To Young Republic of Texas In 1836 Remains Unpaid" , 1936 December 1
2 John S. Mayfield, "The Lone Star's First Birthday", undated: 1932
2 "The First Anniversary Ball of the Battle of San Jacinto" , 1887 April
2 L. W. Kemp, Houston Post Dispatch "Early Tropical Storms Which Swept Texas Coast With Heavy Damage Toll Recorded", 1928 November 25
2 "Duel Decided Command of Texas Army: Later Mutiny Showed Its Head in Ranks" , undated
2 L. W. Kemp, Houston Post Dispatch "Ears of Texans Who Died in San Miguel Prison Cut Off To Prove They Did Not Escape", 1928
2 L. W. Kemp, Houston Post Dispatch "President and Vice President of Republic of Texas Wore Hunting Shirts at Inaugural Ceremonies", 1929 August 25
2 L. W. Kemp, Houston Post Dispatch "Glimpses of Texas History", 1934 March 16-May 11, undated
2 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Albert S. Johnston, Wizard of War. Shiloh Hero Fought Duel With Felix Huston and Challenged Sam Houston", 1936 April 5
2 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Second Mexican War Threat Killed Franco-Texienne Measure", 1936 July 5
2 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Double Tragedy Spared Lamar Necessity of Campaign. Houston Snowed Deserving Stephen F. Austin Under", 1936 January 9
2 Nugent E. Brown, "Iowan Relates Interesting Facts of Cattle Drives in Early Texas; Used by Hough", 1924 December 14
2 "Diary of Adolphus Sterne, Rich in Texas History, Is Presented At Joint Session" , 1925 February 15
2 Gordon Turrentine, "Heroes of Texas Revolutionary Days are Honored", undated: 1923
2 "Efforts of Texas Republic to Build Up Adequate Navy Despite Losses at Sea Told" , undated
2 Berry B. Cobb, Dallas Morning News, "Texas Advertised by Map of 1840", undated
2 Houston Chronicle, "David Burnet Statue Will Be Erected" , 1937 May 16
2 Houston Chronicle, "Huge Statue Of Burnet Is Finished Here" , 1938 April 20
2 Houston Press, "Monument to Texas Heroes Being Erected" , 1937 January 30
2 Houston Press, "Texans Kept Rifles Ready To Fight Again" , 1936 April 21
2 Ethel Johnson Roe, "Daughters of Republic of Texas Preserve Relics, Keep Alive Memories of Men Who Bled for Liberty", 1923 April 15
2 William P. Hobby, Houston Post, "Lone Star State Passes Century Mark", 1936 June 7
2 Austin Statesman, "From the First Birthday to the 100th" , 1936 March 26
2 Beaumont Enterprise, "President Had Cabinet As In American Plan" , 1936 May 31
2 Trueman O'Quinn, Dallas Morning News, "In June 1836 the Lone Star Patriots Again Sprang to Arms at the Rumor of a Second Invasion by Mexico", 1930 November 26
2 Dean Tevis, "War Between Regulators And Moderators Stopped By General Sam Houston", undated
2 Houston Post, "Missive Bares Impatience Of Loyal Texans In Continued Rejection of Annexation Treaty" , 1929 March 3
2 "Where Texas Heroes Sleep" , undated
2 W. D. Hornaday, Houston Chronicle, "Former Embassy Still Stands On Spot Where Row Occurred in Austin", 1929 March 29
2 "Story of Youth's Journey Through Indian Infested Texas in 1846 To Feature Kansas Historical Tales" , 1929 December 29
2 Houston Post, "The Strange Story of the Mier Expedition" , 1928 September 30
2 "Mexican Cruelty Decreed That A Man Who Drew A Black Bean Should Be Blindfolded And Shot; Mr. Fleming Was Friend Of Last Six Of These Heroes of Texas Republic" , undated
2 Houston Press, "Harris County Men Rest With Mier Heroes" , undated
2 "Mier Expedition Sketches" , 1929 May 26
2 Beaumont Enterprise, "High School Girl's Article On Story of Mier Expedition Praised by State Historian" , 1936 May 3
2 Houston Post Dispatch, "Adventurer Artist of Republic Era Records Scenes From Daring And Ill-Fated Texas Expedition" , 1929 May 29
2 Robbie M. Powers, Dallas Morning News, "The Texas Marchers to Santa Fe Bearing Only a Good Will Message Walked Into Prison and Torture", 1929 September 8
2 Dean Tevis, Beaumont Enterprise, "Strange Story of Ponce in Saga of Texas French", 1932 October 9
2 Beaumont Enterprise, "Reception Given Creole Caravan by Capt. Hugh B. Johnson at His Home in Days of Texas Republic" , undated
2 Harry L. Sexton, Houston Chronicle, "Legion Marks Resaca De la Palma", 1924 May 11
2 Mrs. Bruce Reid, Houston Chronicle, "Spirits Guard Cannon, Battle Relic of Texas' Liberation Struggle", 1929 July 7
2 Sam Houston Dixon, Houston Chronicle, "Historic Texas Battle Site", 1924 May 11
2 Beaumont Enterprise, "Texans Have So Many Romantic Memories Importance of May 19 In Mexico Hostilities Forgotten" , 1939 May 11
2 Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "Lee's Military Service in Texas Is Recalled" , 1939 January 18
2 Pearl Hendricks, Houston Chronicle, "Battered Files of Old Houston Weekly Tell of Civil War Valor", 1942 November 15
2 Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "U.D.C. Expects to Dedicate Confederate Shaft Oct. 15" , 1931 September 15
2 Houston Post, "Monument to Texas Heroes To Be Unveiled" , 1949 September 8
2 Houston Post, "Past is Important, Says Byrne at Rites" , 1949 September 9
2 "Stories of Early Texas Recalled by Tom Seamens" , undated
2 Houston Chronicle, "L. W. Kemp Presents Bronze Statue of Dick Dowling at Sabine Pass Battle Site" , 1937 May 23
2 Houston Post, "Dick Dowling And Confederacy Paid Tributes" , 1941 March 17
2 Beaumont Enterprise, "Unveiling of Dick Dowling Monument Will Be Feature of U.D.C. Convention Today" , 1937 May 22
2 San Antonio Express, "Sabine Pass Hero Honored By Shaft" , 1935 November 3
2 San Antonio Express, "Carpetbagger Oath" , 1935 August 21
2 Jesse A. Ziegler, "Houston's 'Navy' Hurried Up To Turn Tide", 1937 January 3
2 Alice Bruce Currlin, Houston Post, "Judge Phelps Tells of Battle at Palmetto", 1933 May 7
2 E. O. Hughes, "Texas Adventures of Colonel Quayle", circa 1932
2 Ft. Worth Star Telegram, "Julia Jackson Chapter U.D.C. Monument to Confederate Soldiers" , 1939 April 30
2 Dallas Morning News, "Gettysburg Reunion Recalls Hatchet-Burying Ceremonies Here Near Half Century Ago" , 1938 July 4
2 Houston Chronicle, "Battle of Sabine Pass Fought 67 Years Ago Saved East Texas From Invasion" , 1930 September 6
2 Beaumont Enterprise, "Sabine Heroes Earn Gratitude And Local Fame" , 1936 May 31
2 Houston Chronicle, "Aged County Resident Describes Explosion At Civil War Powder Mill" , 1931 April 10
2 "Monument to Texas Heroes" , undated
2 Gertrude Harris, San Antonio Express, "Monuments to Perpetuate One Man Act Texas Put on in Civil War", 1936 October 25
2 H. M. Dougal, Houston Chronicle, "Story of Old Confederate Arsenal at Tyler And Prison Camp Compiled For Reunion", 1928 November 4
2 Mrs. Leonie Weyand per Houston Wade, LaGrange Journal, "The Tragic Era", 1934 February 8
2 Mrs. Leonie Weyand per Houston Wade, LaGrange Journal, "Civil War Days at Home", 1934 January 25
2 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Albert Sidney Johnston", undated
2 Dallas News, "Aunt Sophia Porter Mounted a Mule And Swam Red River in the Dark When Federals Took the Settlement" , 1929 July 14
2 Mrs. T. A. Humphries, "Old Quintana, Texas' First Seaport", undated
2 "Problems of Early Texans Revealed As Old Records Are Unearthed At State Capitol" , undated
2 "Stirring Border Tale Revealed in Records on General Miles" , undated
2 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "Russelling and Rangering in Old-Time Comanche", 1933 August 11
2 "Battles of Border Guardians Related by Rio Grande Customs Officials Visiting in Houston" , 1929 July 14
2 Houston Post, "'Winners of West' Form Camp in Texas" , 1927 January 16
2 Houston Chronicle, Article on O. M. Roberts, undated: 1930s December 12
2 Houston Chronicle, "Bitter Political Fights Along Border Recalled In Finding of Several Old Newspapers" , 1928 March 4
2 Fred D. Ball, "He Participated in the Last Hunt Ever Held in Lone Star State", undated
2 Dallas Morning News, "Dallas and Texas 50 Years Ago" , 1936 February 16
2 Robert T. Hill, Dallas Morning News, "The Marooned Frontier", 1932 December 4
2 "Shelter Given Homeseekers Upon Their Arrival" , undated
2 Preston Sneed, Dallas Morning News, "Charles L. Ware of Fort Worth Recalls Battle at Round Rock When Train Robber 'Cashed In'", 1925 July 17
2 R. H. Ward, "How Texas Got Rid of Davis Fifty Years Ago; Old Days Recalled by Events of Now", 1926 August 15
2 Tom Bullard, "First Bridge Over Brazos River", undated
2 Allene Loveless Fread, "Brit Dawson's Pioneer Days in Navarro County", undated



Sam Houston

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151 3 J. Frank Dobie, Houston Post, "Story of How Houston Passed Out Corn Seeds at San Jacinto Recalled", 1940 April 21
3 Bernhardt Wall, Houston Press, "Following General Houston", 1934
3 "Only Manuscript Version Of General Houston's Report On San Jacinto Is Found" , 1935
3 Dean Tevis, "'The Texas Emigrant' Gives Many Interesting Details in Life of General Houston", undated
3 Ed Kilman, Houston Press, "Letters of Texas Hero To Personal Friend Are Included In First Gift", 1925 June 28
3 Houston Chronicle, "'Uncle Tom' Fall of Melrose Is 86 Today; Remembers Civil War Battle And Gen. Sam Houston" , 1940 March 10
3 George Stimpson, Houston Post, "Sam Houston Legend in Washington; Hero of San Jacinto Left Tracks", 1940 May 3
3 Sarah McClintock, Huntsville Item, "Remininscences Of My Youth and Gen. Houston In The Early Sixties", 1941 March 6
3 Mamie Wynne Cox, Huntsville Item, "Writer Digs Up Graphic Accounts of Sam Houston As Told By Eastern Paper", 1941 March 6
3 "An Announcement That Saddened All Texas Death of Sam Houston" , undated
3 Houston Press, "Sam Houston Landmark Is Sold" , 1943 July 8
3 Travis L. Land, Galveston News, "Days of Texas Republic Recalled by Yellowed Letter of Sam Houston", 1942 June 7
3 Pearl Hendricks, Houston Chronicle, "Greatest of All Texans Born 150 Years Ago Next Tuesday", 1943 February 28
3 Pearl Hendricks, Houston Chronicle, "Sam Houston's Death, 80 Years Ago Monday, Recalls Stirring Life", 1943 July 25
3 Pearl Hendricks, Houston Chronicle, "Old Clippings Tell Curious Tales About Sam Houston", 1941 May 4
3 Erna Foxworth, Houston Chronicle, "The Human Side of Houston", 1947 June 22
3 "New Book Shows Texas Hero as Poet Philosopher and Teacher" , undated: 1945
3 Erna Foxworth, Houston Post, "The President Was a Diplomat", 1951 March 4
3 "Men and Women Who Knew Him Hold Untold Memories of Hero's Human Traits" , 1936 April 21
3 C. L. Douglas, "Book Was Inspirational Guide for the Hero Of San Jacinto", undated
3 Houston Chronicle, "President Jackson's Defense Of Houston for Thrashing Congressmen Will Be Sold" , 1939 March 26
3 Houston Chronicle, "Many a Story Is Found in These Old Papers On Famed Leader" , 1939 July 23
3 Houston Post, "Telling Off on Sam" , 1947 November 23
3 Alfred E. Menn, Houston Post, "Sam Houston's Secret Disclosed By Ancient Documents and Talks", 1951 August 26
3 Olive Branch White, Naylor's Epic Century Magazine, "Margaret Lea Houston, Wife of General Sam Houston", 1936 April
3 Houston Post, "Five Intimate Portraits" , 1936 April 21
3 Flora Humphries, Houston Chronicle, "Frustrated Early Romance Caused Houston's Firt Wife to Leave Him, Texas Relative Says", 1939 April 16
3 Houston Press, "Gail Patrick Adopted As Daughter of Texas" , 1939 April 7
3 Flora Humphries, Houston Chronicle, "'Inside Story' of Rift Revealed by Waco Woman", 1939 April 16
3 Mabel Morris Mayfield, "Sam Houston's Daughter", undated
3 John K. Gurwell, Houston Press, "Sam Houston Taught School In This Log Cabin", 1953 December 4
3 Houston Chronicle, "Laurels of San Jacinto Victory Sent to Museum" , 1943 October 13
3 Houston Chronicle, "'Come to Bower' Still Rings From Piano Sam Houston Gave Daughter on Birthday" , 1941 January 19
3 Houston Chronicle, "Fame of Sam Houston Is Credited in New Biography to His Playing Bad Hand Well" , 1939 July 16
3 "History in an Envelope" , undated
3 Portraits of Sam Houston, 1936 April 28
3 Houston Chronicle, "Thousands Pay Tribute To Sam Houston at Huntsville" , 1953
3 Houston Post, "2000 Assemble in Huntsville Ceremonies, Texans Honor Birth of Houston and Independence in Historic City" , 1959 March 3
3 Houston Chronicle, "Historical Mystery About Sam Houston 'Day' Solved" , 1939 February 28
3 Mary Starr Barkley, Houston Chronicle, "His Father Helped Sam Houston in an Hour of Need", 1950 December 10
3 Houston Chronicle, "Sam Houston's Servant Pleads For Peace at Marker Unveiling" , 1937 August 9
3 Photographs of Houston Ancestral Home, undated
3 Photograph of Church Built by John Houston, undated
3 Photograph of Col. Andrew Jackson Houston, 1939 January 22
3 Photograph of fireplace with salvaged Sam Houston Mantle, undated
3 Houston Post, "Jeff Lives to Be 100 Because Of What Houston Told Him" , 1940 April 17
3 Houston Post, "Personal Slave of Sam Houston Recounts Death of Texas Hero" , undated
3 Houston Chronicle, "Sam Houston's Personal Slave Dies at Temple" , 1941 April 2
3 John K. Gurwell, "Happy News From Tennessee Hills", undated
3 Houston Chronicle, "Sam Houston Posed For This Picture" , 1942 May 24
3 Houston Post, "Sam Houston's Son Charges Painter Ignored 'Marked Characteristics' Of Father's Face" , 1939 February 19
3 Houston Post, "This Painting of Texas' Hero, Son Disapproves" , 1939 February 19
3 Houston Chronicle, "Library Is Showing An Original Invitation To Inaugural Ball of Governor Sam Houston" , 1939 February 19
3 "The Cover" , 1951
3 Clarence Wharton, Houston Chronicle, "Author of Texas History Says Costa's Portrait of Houston Is Greatest Yet", 1939 February 12
3 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Lawyer Prizes Part in Sam Houston Monument Dedication at Huntsville", undated
3 Houston Chronicle, "Dedication Of Museum At Huntsville Is Due Some Time In January" , 1936 November 27
3 Houston Post, "Sam Houston Shrine Plans Are Exhibited" , 1936 April 18
3 Houston Press, "Raven Moor Marker Unveiled at Service" , 1937 August 8
3 Bess W. Scott, Houston Press, "Houston's Nightcap of Brown and Tan Silk Prized Possession of Family Here", 1936 April 21
3 Houston Chronicle, "Homesite of Sam Houston To Be Marked" , 1937 August 8
3 Pete Gilpin, Houston Chronicle, "Dominoes From Houston's House", 1950 September 10
3 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Sam Houston Shrines in Texas, Tennessee Suffer From Neglect", 1953 November 22
3 Paul Hochuli, Houston Press, "Houston Audience Goes For Man of Conquest At Its World Premier", 1939 April 7
3 "Nearly Everybody Will Be There" , undated: 1939 April 6
3 Alice Bruce Currlin, "Sam Houston Home To Be Texas Shrine", 1933 November 15
3 C. C. Springfield, Houston Chronicle, "Dane Says Zoo Not Reason For Leaving Houston Home", 1953 December 17
3 C. C. Springfield, Houston Chronicle, "Because Thousands Aided Houston Home Still Stands", 1953 December 18
3 Houston Post, "Huntsville Museum Gets New Relics Collection" , 1947 May 4
3 "'Mount Vernon' Of Texas" , undated
3 C. C. Springfield, Houston Chronicle, "Sam Houston Home, Saved Once From Oblivion, Facing New Peril", 1953 December 14
3 Houston Chronicle, "Old Houston Home to Be Given to State Monday" , 1936 February 26
3 C. C. Springfield, Houston Chronicle, "Dane Used Shovel, Now Pen to Save Sam Houston Home", 1953 December 15
3 C. C. Springfield, "Sam Houston Home", undated
3 C. C. Springfield ,Houston Chronicle, "Sam Houston's Hill", 1948 December 19
3 Houston Post, "Sam Houston's Last Home to Be Restored" , 1935 January 25
3 Houston Chronicle, "Descendants Of Sam Houston's Godmother To Gather Today In Unique Reunion In Huntsville" , 1932 May 15
3 Houston Chronicle, "Sam Houston's Son, Now 81, Spends Time Writing Articles On Texas History" , circa 1935
3 Houston Post, "Gov. O'Daniel Will Announce Senate Appointee in San Jacinto Talk Today" , 1941 April 21
3 "New History Made at San Jacinto" , undated
3 Houston Chronicle, "Governor Calls Houston 'Fine Son of Fine Patriot'" , 1941 April 28
3 "Biggest State Dedicates Nation's Biggest Monument" , 1939 May 8
3 Houston Chronicle, "A. J. Houston Given Texas Senate Seat" , 1941 April 22
3 Houston Press, "Gen. Houston As Surprised As Anyone" , 1942 April 22
3 Houston Chronicle, "Appointment Is Well Received In Washington" , 1941 April 23
3 Houston Chronicle, "Hillbilly Band Is Fooling People, Maj. Decker Says" , 1942 August 16
3 Houston Press, "Sen. Joe Hill Assails O'Daniel U.S. Senate Choice" , 1941 April 22
3 Houston Post, "Senator Houston's Daughter Opposes His Plans To Leave for Washington" , 1941 April 25
3 Houston Post, "Police Guard at Gen. Houston Home Requested by O'Daniel" , 1941 April 23
3 Houston Press, "Houston Hopeful He Can Make Trip to Senate Post" , 1941 April 22
3 Dick Vaughan, Houston Press, "Naming of Gen. Houston O'Daniel's Biggest Surprise", 1941 April 22
3 Houston Post, "Appointee's Plans For Washington Trip Indefinite" , 1941 April 23
3 Houston Chronicle, "Houston Not Decided When To Take Seat" , 1941 April 22
3 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Ironic Resolution Asks Gen. Houston To Address House", 1941 April 23
3 Houston Chronicle, "A Houston Will Be Sworn Into Senate For Second Time In History Monday" , 1941 June 1
3 Houston Chronicle, "Houston Takes Oath Of Office as Junior Senator From Texas" , 1941 June 2
3 M. H. Jacobs, Houston Chronicle, "Senator Houston Takes Oath In Dramatic Capitol Ceremony", 1941 June 2
3 Houston Post, "Texas Has First Houston in 86 Years in U.S. Senate" , 1941 April 22
3 Houston Post, "Sen. Houston to Arrive In Washington Today" , 1941 May 31
3 M. H. Jacobs, Houston Post, "Death Follows Abdominal Operation", 1941 June 26
3 Houston Press, "Congress To Pay Final Respects To Sen. Houston" , 1941 June 27
3 Houston Chronicle, "Services to Be Held For Sen. Houston Tomorrow; Requiem Mass Arranged" , 1941 June 27
3 Houston Chronicle, "Son of 'Alamo' Hero Is Praised by O'Daniel" , 1941 June 27
3 Houston Chronicle, "Services to Be Held For Sen. Houston Tomorrow; Requiem Mass Arranged" , 1941 June 27
3 Houston Chronicle, "Senator Houston's Service And That of Father Form Historical U.S. Romance" , 1941 June 27
3 Houston Press, "O'Daniel Eulogy Pays Honor to Senator Houston" , 1941 June 27
3 Houston Press, "Text of O'Daniel's Eulogy to Houston" , 1941 June 27
3 Ed Kilman, Houston Post, "Saga of Temple Houston, Son of Sam, Oklahoma's Great Criminal Lawyer", 1953 May 5
3 Melba V. Newton, Houston Post, "Temple Houston and Laura Cross Lived Romance That Many Today Might Envy", 1936 April 26
3 Minnie Ligon Jones, Houston Press, "Sam Houston's Surviving Son Writing Books", 1929 January 18
3 Houston Post, "Funeral for Widow of Temple Houston Set Wednesday" , 1938 April 19
3 Dallas Morning News, "Bullet Marks Psalm in Bible Given Sam Houston Jr. by Mother; Good Book's Stirring Adventures in Civil War Battles Related" , 1939 March 5
3 Houston Post, "Capt. Sam Houston III Assigned To Duty With Army Forces in Japan" , 1949 December 12
3 Louis Blackburn, Houston Press, "Sam Houston - Another Way to Say Fighter", 1951 November 11
3 Houston Chronicle, "Sam Houston Scion Tells of Battle" , 1947 April 18
3 Houston Chronicle, "Grandson of Sam Houston To Visit Here" , 1940 April 14
3 Houston Chronicle, "Capt. Houston Dies; General's Grandson" , 1952 December 12
3 Houston Chronicle, "Taps for Maj. Sam Houston" , 1952 December 15
3 Houston Post, "Rites To Be Sunday For Capt. Sam Houston III" , 1952 December 13
3 Houston Press, "Sam Houston's Kin Awarded Medal for Sinking Warship" , 1942 August 14
3 Houston Chronicle, "Sam Houston's Kin Killed in Plane Crash" , 1943 February 8
3 Wilma Crittenden, Houston Press, "Memorial Educational Fund Fulfills Wish of Navy Flier Killed in Crash", 1943 September 9
3 Houston Chronicle, "Sam Houston's Grandson Visits School" , 1952 April 24
3 Houston Post, "A Touch of Texas History" , 1947 January 20
3 Houston Chronicle, General and Great-Grandson , undated



Early Days in Houston

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151 4 John W. Yeats, Houston Post, "Houston So Cold Ducks Died; Fish Froze in Bay; But it Was 111 Years Ago", 1934 February 25
4 Houston Press, "First Houston Lot Was Sold Century Ago" , 1928 March 24
4 Leonard Oliver, Houston Chronicle, "History Proves That Allens Were Smart Real Estate Dealers", 1940 October 13
4 Houston Chronicle, "City's Founders Were Believers In Advertising" , 1936 April 19
4 Henry C. Fuller, Houston Press, "Real Estate Men Founded Houston", 1928 October 18
4 Houston Post, "Sacking of Harrisburg By Santa Anna Produced First Houston Boom in Real Estate and Started City on Path to Greatness" , 1934 April 21
4 Houston Chronicle, "Faded Old Record Book of Allen's Shows Main Street Lot in 1837 Sold for $10" , 1939 June 9
4 Houston Post, "Sam Houston, Santa Anna and Three Harris Brothers Played Parts in Founding of City" , 1935 August 31
4 Houston Post, "Town of Houston First Offered to Public Via Press" , 1936 August 30
4 Houston Press, "First Houston Lot Was Sold Century Ago" , 1928 March 24
4 Walter Mansell, Houston Chronicle, "Houston's Growth Has Far Exceeded Predictions of Optimistic Pioneers", 1954 June 27
4 Houston Chronicle, "Tent City Grows Into Metropolis Within 100 Years" , 1936 April 19
4 Houston Post, "Town of Houston First Offered to Public Via Press" , 1936 August 30
4 Houston Post, "Book on City Growth, History in the Offing" , 1950 July 6
4 Houston Chronicle, "City Officials To Be Sworn Into Office" , 1927 April 17
4 Dorothy Trone, Houston Post, "Patriotism Flared Brightly In Hearts of Houstonians as Texas Heroes Were Honored", 1934 April 21
4 Houston Press, "Allens Honored on City Anniversary" , 1934 August 30
4 Houston Chronicle, "Houstonians Celebrate 99th Birthday Of Their City, Honoring Founders" , 1935 August 30
4 Houston Chronicle, "Founders of Houston Are Honored at Their Graves" , 1940 August 30
4 Mary Frazer, Houston Press, "113 Years Ago Today, Houston Was Born; Its Founder Honored", 1949 August 30
4 Houston Chronicle, "Mark 115th Birthday Of Houston" , 1951 August 29
4 Houston Post, "Houston Has Led in Honoring Texas and National Heroes Since Earliest Days of City" , 1935 August 31
4 "Little Known Houston Facts" , 1955 June 4
4 Houston Press, "Relic of Houston's 1837 Building Boom to Be Included In Exhibit Celebrating Ninety-ninth Birthday of the City" , 1935 August 27
4 Jesse A. Ziegler, Houston Chronicle, "Early Day, Ox-Drawn Covered Wagons Had Large Part in Growth of Houston", 1936 November 22
4 Jesse A. Ziegler, Houston Chronicle, "Great Wagon-Trains Gave City Start on Its Growth to Metropolitan Status", 1936 November 29
4 Houston Post, "Howdy Stranger!" , 1948 December 12
4 Roy Grimes, Houston Post, "City Born During Townsite Boom Leads State in Corporate Area, Employment, Retail Sales, and Homes", 1940 December 31
4 "Development of Houston Buildings From Earliest Log Cabin Days Traced" , 1935
4 Walter Cronkite, Houston Press, "'I'll Take the Same,' in Booming Voice, and Sound of Jag-Time Tune Punctuated First Church Meeting in the Village of Houston", 1936
4 Mary Reid, "Early Texas' Belles Dressed In Latest Parisian Fashion", undated
4 Houston Post Dispatch "First Harris County Court Conducted in Tiny Log Cabin Here" , 1930 December 31
4 Houston Press, "Greatness of Houston Was Seen In 1839" , 1936 April 21
4 Houston Post, "Bad Water, Yellow Fever Plagued Houston In Dark Days of 1839 When Lamar Decided To Move Capital to Site Where He Shot Buffalo" , 1939 December 10
4 Houston Post, "Buffalo Bayou Used by City Residents as Transportation Means From Pioneer Times" , 1935 August 31
4 Pearl Hendricks, Houston Chronicle, "Flavor of City Sam Houston Knew in Early 40's Gleaned From Dim Pages of Pioneer Newspapers", 1937 January 24
4 Houston Post Dispatch "Early Day Houston Described In 1845 Edition of London Paper" , 1930 May 18
4 Houston Press, "Houston of 28 Years Ago and Today Owes Growth to Men Who Backed Foresight With Bankrolls and Hard Work" , 1935 August 29
4 Houston Chronicle, "Houston Had Furniture Factory in 60's. W. C. Moore Tells of Pioneer Industry; Wagon and Buggy Spokes Also Made" , 1927 June 22
4 Ellen Middlebrook, Houston Post, "98-Year-Old Photo Mirrors City's Rise", 1954 June 27
4 Pearl Hendricks, Houston Chronicle, "Battered Files of Old Houston Weekly Tell Of Civil War Valor", 1942 November 15
4 Robert V. Johnson, Houston Post, "Houston Milk Price Rises to $1.00 a Quart - Back in 1863, Reveals W.P.A. History of City to Be Published Dec. 15", 1941 November 23
4 Jesse A. Ziegler, Houston Chronicle, "Days of 'Mud Bog' Recalled", 1936 December 13
4 "Old Paper Shows Houston Was Once 'Fortified City'" , 1939 October 1
4 Houston Post Dispatch "Half Century In Houston and What It Has Brought" , 1927 September 14
4 Jesse A. Ziegler, Houston Post, "Early Houstonians Had Good Trade With Indians. Geronimo Was Shown to Citizens Here", 1937 July 4
4 Houston Post, "Newcomer to Houston Then Needed a Guide Book and Four-Bit Hack to Find Way About City of 27,000" , 1938 February 20
4 Houston Magazine, "Two Pioneers Comment on Houston's Past" , 1940 April
4 Houston Chronicle, "Houston As It Was Back In 1902 Dreams of Leaders Come True First Anniversary Tells Story" , 1927 November 28
4 Houston Post, "In Old Houston" , 1950 February 5
4 Houston Chronicle, "Montrose Was Pasture 30 Years Ago, Realtors Recall" , 1940 June 30
4 Houston Chronicle, "500,000 Persons For City Predicted 28 Years Ago" , 1940 February 23
4 Houston Post, "Development Expert's 1912 Prediction Houston Would Be Second Chicago Recalled by Ziegler" , 1940 May 5
4 "Ninety-Eight Candles Burn on Cake At City of Houston's Birthday Party" , undated: 1934
4 Houston Press, "Houston Grows Into Industrial Leader of South" , 1939 September 30
4 "Houston's First Century" , undated
4 Houston Post, "Colorful Days In Harrisburg Are Described" , 1936 April 21
4 "And in 1897 a Horseless Carriage Was Demonstrated on Main Street" , undated
4 "Rivalry Was Keynote of Colony" , undated