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:

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, 06/16
1 Dallas Morning News "Robert T. Hill Relates of Colonist and Scientist Who Crossed Texas About 1528" 1932, 07/24
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News Dallas Morning News "In Cabeza Land With the Geologists" 19xx, 10/28
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "Stupendousness of Texas History...Now in Its Fifth Century" n.d.
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "Did Cabeza Cross the Colorado at Austin?" n.d.
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "The Roots of Texas History: Gold Seeking Explorers On Cabeza de Vaca's Tracks" n.d.
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "Four Survive of the 250 Who Landed on the Texas Coast" n.d.
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "Further Wanderings With Cabeza: Getting the Explorer Back to the United States" n.d.
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "240 Marooned Ones Perish on Texas Coast: Frightful Fates of the Narvaez Survivors" n.d.
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "Cabeza Goes Marching On And Sees Lots of Things That Most People Miss" n.d.
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "The Getaway---Cabeza's Route Encounters Geography" n.d.
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "The Mexican Alps and American Congo" n.d.
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "From Nuts to Tunas, Cabeza Ventures Into Prickly Peary Land" n.d.
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "The Rio Grande Embayment: The Wonderland Where Cabeza Wandered and Where His Cross-Continent Journey Started" n.d.
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "Balcones Mountains and Mexican Sierras And Lots of Other Things Not Much Known About" n.d.
1 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "Unscrambling Misinterpreted Cabeza de Vaca and His Journey" n.d.
1 Dean Tevis Beaumont Enterprise"Spanish Entrada to Neches in 1716 Is Recounted" 1933, 05/14
1 Houston Chronicle "Monument to First Road in U.S., Blazed by Order Of King, to Be Unveiled Thursday at Normangee" 1939, 05/26
1 Will Branan "When Texas Was Given to the 'Sausage Maker'" n.d.
1 Houston Post Dispatch "New Book Contains Information About Texas Exploration" 1927, 02/20
1 Houston Post Dispatch "Texas History Lost 150 Years Found in Library of Mexico" 1931, 01/25
1 Houston Chronicle "Site of First Anglo-Saxon Grave in Texas Threatened" 1938, 03/05
1 Houston Press "Governor Gives Data On Texas People in 1803" 1936, 08/31
1 "Early History Traced in Talk To Bar Group" 1929, 10/20
1 J. Marvin Nichols Houston Chronicle "Dream of Franciscan Padres for Texas" n.d.
1 Beaumont Enterprise "Spanish Colonization Began In Eastern Texas 100 Years Before Founding of Virginia" 1936, 06/14
1 Dallas Morning News "More Texas Colonial History" 1935, 03/31
1 Houston Chronicle "Governor of Texas Used to Come Up From Mexico to Shoot Bison" 1935, 04/21
1 Sam Houston Dixon "Burr's Designs on Mexico and Texas" n.d.
1 San Antonio Express "Texas Independence Won from Spain, But Victory Short-Lived" 1936, 06/09
1 Fannie E. Ratchford "Ancient Relic in State Vault Was Used by Old Moses Austin On His Trip to Texas in 1820" n.d.
1 Mrs. Bruce Reid "Tremendous Texas. Early Texas Bore Name of Indian Maid" 1929, 06/16
1 San Antonio Express "Story of Founding of Austin Colony Told in Four Plaques" 1938, 07/10
1 Houston Post "Austin County Observes Holiday Today in Honor of 'Father of Texas'" 1938, 11/03
1 Austin Statesman "Memorials Re-Live Early Austin Days" 1939, 03/26
1 R. L. Cartwright Houston Chronicle "Pioneer Pens Some Reminiscences of Early History in East Texas" 1928, 12/23
1 Houston Press "Historical Meeting Is Held" 1928, 05/03
1 Houston Chronicle "Curious Sidelights in History Show the Humor of the Texas Pioneers" 1930, 01/26
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, 04/20
1 San Antonio Express "Austin Statue Stands Near Palace Where He Was Ousted" 1939, 12/10
1 San Antonio Express "Model of Austin Statue" 1938, 03/19
1 "Texas and Beaumont History Told in Colorful Paintings in Local Hotel Lobby by Miss Joy Postle" 1936, 01/08



 

Texas Indian Stories

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150 2 Houston Chronicle "East Texas Contributes Wealth of Material for History of Vanished Race" 1934, 01/24
2 Mary Lipscomb Reed Houston Chronicle "Caddo Indians Had Legend of Flood, Similar to That of Tribes in Other Lands" 1929, 05/12
2 Mrs. Bruce Reid Houston Chronicle "Early Texas Bore Name of Indian Maid" 1929, 06/16
2 Houston Chronicle "Anthropologist Tells of Ancient Civilization of Indian Tribes In Texas" 1932, 11/22
2 Mary Jourdan Atkinson Houston Chronicle "Where Did Texas' Indians Come From? There is Evidence They Migrated From Peru Rather Than Russia" 1953, 08/09
2 Houston Chronicle "Vital Record of Mexican History Is Found in Bank, 500-Year-Old Document Tells Picture Story of Indian Migration" 1940, 06/18
2 Houston Chronicle "Idol of Prehistoric Texas Race Found Used as Door Prop by Colorado Negro For 20 Years; Is Now Valuable Relic" 1923, 06/17
2 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Cannibal Karankawas 'First Families' of South Texas. Indians Wept Copiously On Meeting Strangers " 1933, 12/03
2 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Karankawas Enslaved Famed Spanish Explorer in Texas. Galveston Was Named 'Island of Misfortune'" 1933, 12/10
2 Houston Post "Karankawas Spolied de Vaca's Dream of Colony in Texas " n.d.
2 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Optimistic Missionaries Tried to Civilize Karankawas. Red Men Used Learning To Facilitate Massacres " 1933, 12/31
2 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Lafitte's Men and Cronks Battled at Galveston Island. Savages Frightened By 'Mother of Texas'" 1934, 01/07
2 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Playful Karankawas Sacked Stephen F. Austin Colony. Wax Figures of Twelve Apostles Guarded Camp " 1934, 01/14
2 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Cannibal Karankawas Vanished Less Than Century Ago " 1934, 01/21
2 R. W. Noble Houston Chronicle "Texas Indians Were Cannibals, Temple Surgeon Asserts " 1929, 12/01
2 Houston Post "History of Fierce Karankawa Indian Tribe Overlooked By Early Writers Traced in Post " 1933, 12/03
2 Aline Thompson Rother Houston Chronicle "Souvenir of 'Old Hickory'" 1948, 03/14
2 Houston Chronicle "Catholic Historian Uncovers New Data on Indians of Texas in Old Manuscript Recently Discovered " n.d.
2 Houston Chronicle "Relics of Texas Indians Dug Up On Two Rivers " 1950, 08/27
2 Evelyn Miller Pierce Dallas Morning News "Big Supply of Indian Relics Retrieved on Overton Farm " 1934, 10/07
2 "Mounds Explored. Indian Relics Found In Old Texas Rendezvous " 1929, 07/04
2 "Indians Used Damon Mound 'Sour Dirt' For Medicine And So Do Residents Now " n.d.
2 Houston Chronicle "Texas Mounds Yield Relics of Vanished Indians " n.d.
2 Arthur W. Woolsey San Antonio Express "Buried Secrets of Texas Cannibal Indians Uncovered by University Archaeologists " 1932, 10/02
2 Mary Brock "Digging Up Indian Relics Is Nowotony's Hobby " n.d.
2 Pauline Booker Preview "True Tale Of Texas: She Saved The Fort " 1951, 01/
2 Ross Phares Preview "True Tale of Texas: The 'Patrick Henry of the Plains'" 1951, 01/
2 Tom Toney Houston Chronicle "A Family 'Tree'" 1951, 04/29
2 Ethel M. Nail Houston Chronicle "Story in Stone " n.d.
2 Leo McClatchy Texas Parade "Vanished Americans. The Records of a Forgotten Race are Located In Big Bend Country " 1939, 05/
2 Charles Kilpatrick Houston Chronicle "Texas' Last Indian Massacre " 1950, 01/22
2 Aline Rothe Houston Chronicle "Friend of the Pioneers " 1950, 08/06
2 Ross Phares Houston Chronicle "Kidnaped By the Companches " 1952, 07/07
2 Ross Phares Houston Chronicle "Ambassador to the Comanches, Ranger Noah Smithwick Found Them Kindly and Trustworthy " 1951, 07/15
2 Vivian Richardson Dallas Morning News "How Willie Porter Illustrated Wilbarger's Epic of the Pioneers Is Revealed After 38 Long Years " n.d.
2 Jesse A. Ziegler Houston Post "Early Houstonians Had Good Trade With Indians. Warlike Comanches Visit City. Geronimo Was Shown to Citizens Here " 1937, 07/04
2 "Vast Tribal Array of Texas Indians Vanishes With Frontier " n.d.
2 Atkinson's Sunday Evening Post "An Indian Battle " 1933, 08/17
2 Houston Chronicle "When Cherokee War Whoops Rang Through Texas " 1931, 05/03
2 C. L. Douglas "Famed Band of Officers Owed Their Jobs to Indians Who Held Pow-Wow to Repel Invasion of Whites " n.d.
2 John Terry Hooks "Captain Peak Chased Indians And Desperadoes Over the Plains of West Texas Years Ago " n.d.
2 Sam Houston Dixon Houston Post Dispatch "Envoys To Indians Escape Death " 1930, 10/14
2 Roy Hall Dallas Morning News "Frontier Forts That Foiled the Redskins " 1933, 10/08
2 Ft. Worth Star Telegram "Natives of Palo Pinto Recall Indian Trouble " 1933, 03/31
2 Houston Chronicle "When Indians Ran Things In Texas " 1940, 10/13
2 H. Conger Jones San Antonio Express "Seminole Scouts, Old Enemy of Indians, Still Thrive on Border " 1933, 09/24
2 Flora Humphries "Goacher Cabin, Oldest Lee County Building, Site of Bloody Indian Raid " 1937, 04/18
2 Baldwin Parker as told to J. W. Airey Houston Chronicle "Baldwin Parker Relates Indian's Own Version of Capture of Cynthia Ann " 1936, 05/17
2 T. Clint Baird Houston Chronicle "Keeping Texas History Straight. It Was Sull Ross Who Captured Cynthia Ann Parker " 1908, 02/18
2 Houston Post "Cynthia Ann Parker Grandson. White Wife Died Yearning For Indian Life; Offspring Snub It. " 1939, 10/26
2 Fred Mosebach San Antonio Express "Indians Always Drawing Card Here Since Chief Costalito Came to Town " 1934, 08/05
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, 11/01
2 J. T. Small"Dallas Man Tells of Encounter Of 12 Whites and 75 Redskins In Runnels County in the '70s " n.d.
2 Raymond Barnett "Battling the Marauding Red Men Did Not Interest Captain Lang As Long as the Buffalo Lasted " n.d.
2 Houston Post "'Lo' Goes to War " 1942, 12/08
2 Harry Parks Wichita Daily Times "Legend and Indian Folklore Inspire Wichitan Composer " 1951, 03/11
2 Ellen Douglas MacCorquodale "Texas Woman Adds To Store Of Indian Lore " 1923, 10/21
2 Houston Chronicle "Indians, Peeved at Postoffice Mural, Start Picketing, Saying 'It Stinks'" 1941, 06/14
2 Houston Chronicle "Annual Hopi Snake Dance Offers Baffling Mystery " 1946, 08/04
2 Houston Chronicle "Aged Man Living in Woods Says He Likes Present Cold Weather " 1940, 01/28
2 Houston Post-Dispatch "Texas Indian Girl Writes Tribe History " 1931, 10/11
2 Houston Chronicle "Last of Tecos, Tribe Of Indians For Whom Texas Was Named, Now Is Dead " 1930, 08/28
2 Dean Tevis Beaumont Enterprise "New Houses With Stoves Too Much for Indians Who Cling to Ancient Cabins " 1930, 10/26
2 Houston Post Dispatch "Fund Urged to Send Indians to Capital " 1928, 02/08
2 Houston Post "Indians Will Trek to County For Conclave. Black Hawk Clan to Hold Pow-Wow in December " 1933, 08/13



 

Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Texas

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150 3 Houston Post "Texan Declaration of Independence" 1905, 04/10
3 Houston Chronicle "99 Years Ago Today Texas Declared Independence at Washington on The Brazos" 1925, 03/02
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, 03/02
3 Fannie Ratchford Dallas Morning News "Texas' Lost Declaration of Independence" 1933, 03/05
3 Houston Post "113 Year-Old English Paper Telling of Texas Declaration Is Presented To University" 1932, 11/27
3 Houston Chronicle "Texas Declaration" 1934, 03/02
3 Anna Ellis San Antonio Express "Texas Independence" 1936, 03/01
3 Louise Chilton Bryan Houston Chronicle "Texas' Declaration of Independence - Its Whys, Wherefores" 1936, 03/01
3 "Pages From the Declaration of Independence of Texas" n.d.
3 Ft. Worth Star Telegram "100 Years Ago Today: Delegates Are Gathering At Washington-on-the-Brazos" 1936, 03/01
3 Bonnie Tom Robinson Houston Press "Eyes of Texas Turn to Spot Where 58 Men Declared Texas Independence" 1936, 03/02
3 San Antonio Express "Unanimous Declaration of Independence" 1936, 03/02
3 Houston Press "Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Texas" 1936, 03/02
3 Louise Chilton Bryan Brenham Banner-Press "Texas Declaration of Independence Called Americanism At Its Best" 1936, 03/02
3 Palestine Herald-Press "Texas Republic Born 100 Years Ago With Independence Declaration " 1936, 03/15
3 Ed KilmanHouston Post "Texas Constitution Born at Tumultuous Convention on Brazos" 1936, 04/28
3 "An Immortal Document and Its Birthplace" n.d.
3 Bernard Brister San Antonio Express "Texas Declaration Author Tennessean Haunted by Poverty" 1936, 06/10
3 F. M. DelanyDallas Morning News "West Texan's Proof May Settle Moot Question Of Who Wrote State's Declaration of Freedom" 1936, 09/25
3 Houston Chronicle "Descendants of Signers Of Texas Declaration Organize, Name Officers" 1936, 09/27
3 Houston Chronicle "Judge Lewis Fisher Heads Descendants of Texas Heroes" 1936, 09/26
3 Houston Chronicle "Houstonian Believes 59 And Not 58 Men Signed For Texas Independence" 1937, 03/01
3 Houston Chronicle "5000 Attend Celebration At Brenham" 1937, 03/03
3 Houston Chronicle "Declaration's History Cited By Attorney" 1938, 03/02
3 Houston Chronicle "Signing of Declaration of Texas Independence Is Told In Diary of Eye Witness" 1938, 03/02
3 Houston Chronicle "Painting of Signing Texas Independence Declaration To Be Displayed March 2" 1939, 02/26
3 Jane Y. McCallum Austin Statesman "Why Put Lot Of Doubt On Independence Declaration?" 1939, 03/02
3 "Scenes at Old Washington Celebration" [1937]
3 Robert M. Hayes Dallas Morning News "Texans Will Unveil Statue to One of Its Little-Known Heroes" 1939, 02/25
3 Dallas Morning News "Pioneer Statesmen of Texas To Be Honored on Thursday" 1939, 02/25
3 Houston Press "O'Daniel Hints He'll Run Again for Governorship" 1940, 03/02
3 Houston Post "Governor O'Daniel, Dr. Rainey, Justice Sharp To Speak at Old Washington-on-Brazos Today" 1940, 03/02
3 Houston Chronicle "Texas' 104th Independence Day Observed" 1940, 03/03
3 Houston Post "Crowd of 25,000 to Attend Texas Independence Day Fete" 1940, 03/01
3 Houston Chronicle "Rare Journal Of Meeting To Declare Independence Of Texas Is Shown Here" 1940, 03/17
3 "Rare Volume, Believed to Be Only Copy of First History of State, Is Discovered Accidentally" n.d.
3 Lexie Marlin Nall "Comments on Texas Independence Day By Signer Found by Beaumont Descendant" [1930]
3 Houston Chronicle "Writer of Texas Declaration Is Accorded Honor" n.d.
3 "Written at Washington on the Brazos in 1836" n.d.
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Jesse B. Baggett" 1936, 08/27
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Thomas Barnett" 1936, 10/06
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - George W. Barnett" 1936, 10/22
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Col. Stephen W. Blount" 1936, 11/01
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - John White Bower" 1936, 10/27
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Andrew Briscoe" 1936, 08/11
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - John Wheeler Bunton" 1936, 11/10
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - John S. D. Byrom" 1936, 09/15
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Samuel P. Carson" 1936, 08/09
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - William Clark" 1936, 10/29
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Robert M. Coleman" 1936, 08/30
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - James C. Collingsworth" 1936, 08/02
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Edward Conrad" 1936, 09/28
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Richard Ellis" 1936, 09/10
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - John Fisher" 1936, 09/13
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - S. Roads Fisher" 1936, 10/06
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - James Gaines" 1936, 09/27
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Dr. Benjamin Briggs Goodrich" [1936, 11/ ]
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Jessie Grimes" 1936, 08/15
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Bailey Hardeman" 1936, 08/07
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Edwin Oswald Le Grand" 1936, 10/13
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Collin McKinney" 1936, 08/25
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Colonel Michael Branaman Menard" 1936, 11/06
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - William Menifee" 1936, 08/13
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - William Mottley" 1936, 08/01
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Jose Antonio Navarro" 1936, 09/21
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Robert Potter" 1936, 08/23
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Martin Parmer" 1936, 09/13
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - James Power" 1936, 10/18
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Sterling C. Robertson" 1936, 08/08
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Thomas Jefferson Rusk" 1936, 08/03
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Francisco Antonio Ruiz" 1936, 09/22
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Elijah Stapp" 1936, 09/07
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Dr. Charles B. Stewart" 1936, 08/06
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - James Gibson Swisher" 1936, 10/15
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Charles S. Taylor" 1936, 08/05
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - David Thomas" 1936, 09/08
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Edwin Waller" 1936, 08/04
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - Claiborne West" 1936, 10/25
3 F. M. Delaney Dallas Morning News "Signers of Declaration of Independence of Texas - James B. Woods" 1936, 10/20



 

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, 03/14
4 Houston Post "Gonzales Monument " 1937, 03/14
4 San Antonio Express "Defiance of Gonzales Citizens One of the Sparks That Kindled War for Independence " 1936, 06/09
4 Houston Press "Cos' Iron Hobbles Set Spark to Texas Revolt" 1931, 04/21
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, 04/17
4 Austin Statesman "Who Will Go With Old Ben Milam into San Antonio?" 1956, 02/26
4 Houston Chronicle "Storming of San Antonio, Turning Point in Texas' Revolution, Is Celebrated" 1935, 12/07
4 San Antonio Express "Students Honor Milam's Memory" 1939, 03/07
4 "Wreath Placed at Milam's Grave" [1939]
4 San Antonio Express "Texas Paster [sic] of 1936 [sic] Appeals for American Aid" 1936, 11/29
4 San Antonio Express "Texas To the Brave & Generous" 1936, 11/29
4 "Tablet Marks Historic Spot" 1928, 12/02
4 "Wreaths at Milam Monument" n.d.
4 Ft. Worth Star Telegram "Texas Hero to Be Honored at Cameron" 1938, 07/15
4 "Will Unveil Milam Monument" n.d.
4 Sam Acheson Dallas News "Historic Alamo Siege Began Hundred Years Ago Today" 1936, 02/23
4 Daily Sun Centennial Edition "East Learned of Massacre From New Orleans Papers, Brought Aboard Sailing Ship" n.d.
4 Lufkin News "Fall of Alamo Reported Week Later By Early-Day Newspaper" [1936]
4 Beaumont Enterprise "Fall of Alamo Described In First Newspaper Three Weeks After Catastrophe" 1936, 05/31
4 Houston Press "Bexar Has Fallen! Said Story in New York Sun on April 12, 1836" 1936, 04/21
4 J. Frank Dobie Austin American Statesman "At Alamo Before The Battle Began" 1956, 03/04
4 Ft. Worth Star Telegram "Mexican Army Puts On Shoes, Prepares To Assault Alamo" 1936, 03/05
4 Ft. Worth Star Telegram "Texans Set About Repairing and Reinforcing the Alamo" 1936, 02/28
4 J. Frank Dobie Ft. Worth Star Telegram "Loss of Alamo Was Culmination Of Neglect, Divided Authority" 1956, 02/26
4 J. Frank Dobie Ft. Worth Star Telegram "Santa Anna Opened Final Attack On Alamo Against Advice of Staff" 1956, 03/25
4 J. Frank Dobie Ft. Worth Star Telegram "'I Shall Never Surrender or Retreat', Travis' Plea for Reinforcements America's Most Heroic Message" 1956, 03/18
4 J. Frank Dobie Ft. Worth Star Telegram "Santa Anna Seemed Far Away to Small, Disgruntled Alamo Garrison" 1956, 03/04
4 San Antonio Express "The First Day: February 23, 1836" 1936, 02/23
4 San Antonio Express "The Third Day: February 25, 1836" 1936, 02/25
4 San Antonio Express "The Fourth Day: February 26, 1836" 1936, 02/26
4 San Antonio Express "The Sixth Day: February 28, 1836" 1936, 02/28
4 San Antonio Express "The Seventh Day: February 29, 1836" 1936, 02/29
4 San Antonio Express "The Eighth Day: March 1, 1836" 1936, 03/01
4 San Antonio Express "The Tenth Day: March 3, 1836" 1936, 03/03
4 Clarence Wharton "100 Years Ago Today In Texas - November 24, 1835" 1935, 11/24
4 Clarence R. Wharton "100 Years Ago Today in Texas - Feb. 16, 1836" 1936, 02/16
4 Clarence R. Wharton "100 Years Ago Today in Texas - Feb. 17, 1836" 1936, 02/17
4 Clarence R. Wharton "100 Years Ago Today in Texas - Feb. 23, 1836" 1936, 02/23
4 Clarence Wharton "100 Years Ago Today in Texas - February 27, 1836" 1936, 02/27
4 Clarence Wharton "100 Years Ago Today in Texas - February 28, 1836" 1936, 02/28
4 Clarence R. Wharton Dallas Morning News "One Hundred Years Ago Today in Texas - March 1, 1836" 1936, 03/01
4 Clarence R. Wharton "One Hundred Years Ago Today in Texas - March 2, 1836" 1936, 03/02
4 Clarence R. Wharton "One Hundred Years Ago Today in Texas - March 3, 1836" 1936, 03/03
4 Clarence Wharton "100 Years Ago Today in Texas - March 6, 1836" 1936, 03/06
4 Eugene Sugranes San Antonio Express "Ninety-Six Years Ago Today The Alamo Fell" 1932, 03/06
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, 09/12
4 Congressional Record - Senate "Dedication of the Monument Marking the Birthplace of Co. William Barret Travis" 1989, 09/12
4 Frederick Polley Houston Chronicle "Our America" etching of the Alamo 1939, 04/09
4 San Antonio Express "These Died, 100 Years Ago Today, That Texas Might Come Into Being" 1936, 03/06
4 San Antonio Express "Gonzales Honors Alamo Defenders" 1936, 02/26
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, 03/01
4 Aline Rothe Houston Chronicle "Child Refugee from Fort Was Ancestor of Texas U. Student" 1955, 03/06
4 Beaumont Enterprise "The Heart of Texas" 1942, 03/22
4 San Antonio Express "Corrigan Sees Dad's Alamo Poem" 1938, 08/26
4 J. Frank Dobie Austin American Statesman "Texans Had Little Time to Get Inside the Alamo" 1956, 03/11
4 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Travis and Bowie Slain In Fort Ordered Evacuated" 1936, 04/28
4 Dallas News "Dozens Survived Alamo Siege, U. of Texas Professor Reveals to Refute Century-Old Belief" 1936, 01/11
4 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Alamo and Goliad Massacres Followed Disobeyal of Orders" 1936, 04/28
4 "Two Sons of Carolina Who Became Texas Heroes" n.d.
4 San Antonio Express "Bones of Alamo Defenders Found Buried Behind Cathedral Altar; Letter of Capt. Seguin Confirmed" 1936, 07/29
4 Houston Press "Alamo Bones Buried Despite Protests" 1938, 05/12
4 Houston Chronicle "Bones of Alamo Martyrs Buried In Old Cathedral" 1938, 05/11
4 Houston Post "Marker to Texas Heroes Dedicated" 1938, 04/05
4 San Antonio Express "Bones Recently Unearthed Here Not Those of Alamo Defenders" 1936, 08/16
4 Kolb Perkins"Crockett's Memoirs Tell Of Buying Rum From Yankee Ten Times With Same Coonskin" [1928]
4 Mrs. S. J. Wright San Antonio Express "Where Lie the Bodies Of the Alamo Heroes? The Story of a Rare Devotion" 1932, 07/10
4 San Antonio Express "Author Tells Story of Alamo Based on Research Work" 1940, 01/27
4 Robert M. Hayes Dallas News "Crockett Memorial Dedication Draws 15,000 Celebrants" 1937, 07/02
4 Ft. Worth Star Telegram "Elizabeth, the Wife of David Crockett" 1936, 02/23
4 Houston Chronicle "McVey's Monument to Crockett" 1939, 01/15
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, 11/19
4 Mary Wittliff Houston Post "Alamo Replicas to Be State Buildings at Two World's Fairs" 1938, 03/26
4 Houston Chronicle "San Antonio to Honor Heroes of Alamo With $100,000 Cenotaph" 1938, 03/26
4 "Alamo Plaza at San Antonio" n.d.
4 "Cenotaph Honoring Alamo Heroes" n.d.
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, 02/03
4 Houston Chronicle "'Empty Tomb,' Marble Memorial Erected to Heroes of Alamo, Awaits Dedication" 1940, 02/03
4 San Antonio Express "Heroism of Alamo Defenders Symbolized in Models for Memorial" 1939, 03/10
4 San Antonio Express "Coppini Pictures Bowie and Bonham on Cenotaph" 1938, 10/14
4 San Antonio Express "Cenotaph in the Making" 1939, 05/17
4 San Antonio Express "Gonzales raised funds to finance this memorial..." 1936, 03/01
4 San Antonio Express "Private Showing Of Heroic Carving Set For Sunday" 1938, 06/05
4 Beaumont Enterprise "Texans Are Paying Homage to Heroes of Alamo At Famous Shrine of Freedom in San Antonio" 1936, 05/31
4 San Antonio Express "Alamo Hero Monument Designed 50 Years Ago" 1940, 01/02
4 San Antonio Express "Room in Alamo To Be Reopened" 1936, 12/29
4 San Antonio Express "Paintings Used in Invitations To Pilgrimage to Hang in Alamo" 1940, 02/02
4 Houston Chronicle "Alamo Museum at San Antonio Completed At Cost of $325,000" 1937, 10/02
4 San Antonio Express "Alamo Heroes Featured In Cenotaph Plan" 1938, 02/26
4 San Antonio Express "School Children of City Pay Honor to Heroes of Alamo Fall" 1940, 03/07
4 Palestine Herald Press "Irish Patriots Killed As Texas Freedom Signed" 1930, 03/15
4 Clarence R. Wharton Dallas News "The Goliad Campaign" 1933, 05/28-1933, 10/01, n.d.
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, 04/24
4 C. R. Wharton "Tragedy Stalks Close On Heels Of Disaster At Goliad" n.d.
4 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Two Year Search for Grave of Fannin's Men Successful" n.d.
4 Houston Chronicle "New Goliad Auditorium Is Dedicated" 1937, 12/04
4 Houston Post "Rededication to Pioneer Ideals Asked by Bobbitt in Goliad Talk" 1937, 12/05
4 Marjorie Rogers Dallas News "Mystery of Angel of Goliad Never Has Been Solved" 1936, 02/09
4 "Fannin Battlefield" n.d.
4 Houston Chronicle "Frontiersman Near Century Mark Thrills Youngsters With Tales" 1930, 05/25
4 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Allred Says Texas Revolted From Tyranny of Santa Anna" 1940, 03/03
4 Houston Chronicle "'Mystery of the Mutineers' Is Solved By Yellowed Notation Written by Sam Houston" 1938, 04/03
4 "Old Poster Found In Massachusetts Pleads For Texas" n.d.
4 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Dead Leaders' Reburial Urged For State Cemetery at Austin" 1929, 01/13
4 "Victory Monument in Galveston" n.d.
4 Ft. Worth Star Telegram "Austin Urges Texas To Act To Prevent Mexican Rule" 1935, 09/09
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Tejas Built Large Grass House in Short Time With Each Doing Share" 1935, 12/01
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Murder of La Salle Near Navasota by Own Men Told for Children by Miss Peck" 1935, 12/08
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Father Massanet Built Church for Tejas Near What is now Crockett" 1935, 12/15
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Texas Colonists Were Provoked by Mexican Tax and Slavery Laws" 1936, 01/26
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Attempt to Capture Texas Cannon at Gonzales Led to Preparations for War" 1936, 02/02
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Texans Quarreling Over Early Politics Caused Delay in Attack on Mexico" 1936, 02/16
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Everything in Confusion When Sam Houston Took Command at Gonzales" 1936, 03/01
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Sam Houston Was Named as President of Texas in September of 1846" 1936, 03/15
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Lamar Was Only President of Texas Who Was Sworn Into Office in Houston" 1936, 03/29
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Texas Congress Gathered in Little Frame House in Houston With Leaky Roof" 1936, 03/22
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Houston Found Treasury Empty and Debt Heavy on Succeeding Lamar" 1936, 04/05
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Texans Rejoice as U.S. Prepares to Accept New Republic as Member State" 1936, 04/11
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Texas' Claim to Vast Area in Middle West Results in U.S. Court Litigation" 1936, 04/26
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Stories of Missions and Spanish-French Battles are Related" 1935, 12/22
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "American Expeditions Into Texas Ended with Dr. Long's Venture in 1819" 1935, 12/29
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Story Related About Land Given Early Texas Settler by Mexicans" 1936, 01/05
4 Lora B. Peck Houston Post "Early Texas Colonists Proved Their Courage by Enduring Hardships" 1936, 01/12



 

San Jacinto

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150 5 "The First Anniversary Ball of the Battle of San Jacinto" 1887, 04/
5 Pamela Brown"A Mexican's Account of San Jacinto" 1927, 04/17
5 Houston Post "Soldier At San Jacinto Tells of Famous Battle" 1928, 04/22
5 Henry C. Fuller Houston Press "San Jacinto Saw Birth Of Liberty" 1928, 11/11
5 Houston Chronicle "San Jacinto Day To Be Observed At Battlefield" 1930, 04/20
5 Maurice Elfer"Santa Anna's Version of San Jacinto" 1930, 04/21
5 Houston Chronicle "Facts of San Jacinto Battle Are Tersely Set Forth In New History By Clarence Wharton" 1930, 11/09
5 "Twenty-Minute Battle Gave Texas Its Freedom" 1931, 04/21
5 Kate Hassell"Letter Written by Great-Uncle of a Dallasite Reopens Old Controversy As to the Texas Marching Tune" n.d.
5 Bonnie Tom Robinson Houston Press "Heroes of San Jacinto to Parade Through Book" [1932]
5 Bonnie Tom Robinson Houston Press "Trails of Texas Heroes Led to Romance, Tragedy, Wealth After San Jacinto" 1933, 04/20
5 Houston Chronicle "Flag That Gen. Sidney Sherman Carried In San Jacinto Fight Is Formally Given to State" 1933, 04/21
5 "Thousands Join Pilgrimage to Battleground" 1933, 04/21
5 Houston Chronicle "Soldiers At San Jacinto Honored On Anniversary Of Battle of Revolution" 1933, 04/22
5 Dallas Morning News "Historic Shrine of Texas - San Jacinto Battlefield" 1933, 07/30
5 Houston Chronicle "Two Living Widows of Veterans Of Battle Of San Jacinto Are Found" 1934, 08/13
5 Dean Tevis Beaumont Enterprise "San Jacinto Fought 99 Years Ago Today Rated 16th Decisive Battle in History" 1935, 04/21
5 "San Jacinto Shaft Base To Be Dedicated" 1935
5 "Plans Offered For Memorial At San Jaicnto [sic]" 1935, 04/09
5 Eugene Millis "At San Jacinto" 1935, 04/21
5 Beaumont Enterprise "Graves Of Texas Soldiers Sought" 1935, 09/15
5 "San Jacinto Centennial Body Elects" 1935, 09/19
5 Houston Chronicle "San Jacinto's Observance In 1936 Planned" 1935, 09/29
5 "Will Plow $1,000,000 Furrow" [1935]
5 Ed Kilman Houston Chronicle "Honor Paid San Jacinto Heroes as Soil is Turned For Colossal Memorial" 1935, 10/23
5 "Jones Breaks Ancient Plow in Ceremony" [1935]
5 Melba V. Newton "Throng Stirred by Patriotic Ceremonies" [1935]
5 Houston Chronicle "Catholics' Centennial Chiefs Named" 1936, 01/26
5 Houston Chronicle "5000 Notables Invited To Celebration" 1936, 03/18
5 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Eyes of Nation Focused On Historic San Jacinto Memorial Rites Today" 1936, 03/27
5 Houston Post "San Jacinto Shaft Ceremony Will Be on Air, Dedicatory Addresses Will Be Heard Over NBS-KPRC" 1936, 03/27
5 Houston Press "100-Year Old Plow Bites Into Hallowed Soil of San Jacinto" 1936, 03/27
5 Houston Chronicle "Principals and Scenes at San Jacinto Ground Breaking Ceremony" 1936, 03/28
5 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Santa Anna Finds San Felipe in Ashes With 'Texian' Company Barricaded Across Brazos River" 1936, 04/08
5 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Houston Meets Mutiny Threat By Ready Graves" 1936, 04/09
5 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Santa Anna Discards Plan To Ferry Brazos" 1936, 04/10
5 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Refugees Flee Before Mexican Advance While Houston's Army Drills on Brazos" 1936, 04/11
5 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Planter Demands Houston's Army Leave Trees Alone, So Fence Rails Used as Fuel" 1936, 04/15
5 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Sam Houston Crosses Swollen Brazos As Arrest of Deserters Is Ordered" 1936, 04/14
5 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Texas Army Marches Toward Harrisburg With High Hopes of Meeting Mexican Troops After Long Wait" 1936, 04/17
5 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Battle Fervor of Exhausted Texas Troops Raised as Houston Prepares for Conflict" 1936, 04/20
5 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Tense Atmosphere of Eager Suspense Envelops Camp of Little Army Near Buffalo Bayou" 1936, 04/21
5 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Cavalry Clashes" 1936, 04/21
5 Houston Chronicle "Museum Of Texas History To Open Here" 1936, 04/12
5 Houston Post "Hill Tells Story of San Jacinto Battle Heard Many Times at Grandsire's Knee" 1936, 04/16
5 Houston Chronicle "Bradley Says Santa Anna Expected Total Victory In Battle of San Jacinto" 1936, 04/17
5 Houston Post "Thousands See Display At Battle Site" 1936, 04/18
5 Houston Post "Battle Ground Site Purchase Recalls Story" 1936, 04/18
5 Houston Post "Colonel Frank Andrews' Address Before Sons and Daughters of Texas Pioneers" 1936, 04/17
5 Houston Post "Throngs Flock to City For Big Celebration of San Jacinto Centennial" 1936, 04/20
5 Houston Post "Texas Co-Eds To Sell Coins. Centennial Mementos Will Be Available at Battle Field" 1936, 04/20
5 Houston Press "Follow San Jacinto's Heroic Example, Governor Allred Urges Texans" 1936, 04/21
5 "These 11 - They Were the Heroes Who Died" 1936, 04/21
5 Houston Press "'Lost Acre' of Battleground Found; 'Plaster' Peeled From Gilt Altar Without Scratch; No Food Hijacking" 1936, 04/21
5 Houston Press "'Texans Fought Like Demons,' Says Mexican Writing of San Jacinto" 1936, 04/21
5 Judd Mortimer Lewis Houston Post "San Jacinto" 1936, 04/21
5 Houston Press "Trees Frame Battleground Shelter House" 1936, 04/21
5 Houston Chronicle "Colorful Pageantry of Field Mass at San Jacinto Battleground" 1936, 04/22
5 Houston Chronicle "Republic Sons, Daughters Hold Program" 1936, 04/22
5 Houston Press "Start of Work on San Jacinto Monument Due This Month; Contractors Get Plans" 1936, 05/22
5 Houston Chronicle "The San Jacinto Museum" 1936, 06/08
5 Houston Post "Work Starts on San Jacinto Monument" 1936, 08/30
5 Houston Chronicle "Work Of Transforming Battlefield Into Place Of Beauty Under Way" 1936, 11/01
5 Houston Chronicle "Foundation For San Jacinto Memorial Shaft" 1936, 09/25
5 Houston Chronicle "Complete Description of San Jacinto Memorial Issued For First Time" 1936, 10/25
5 Houston Post "San Jacinto Shaft Will House Valued Trophies of Texas" 1936, 10/27
5 Houston Chronicle "San Jacinto Memorial Shaft To Take Largest Concrete Pouring Known in History" 1936, 10/27
5 Ed Kilman Houston Post "100-Year-Old Diary of Mexican Soldier Details San Jacinto and Alamo Battles" 1936, 11/22
5 Houston Press "Allred Asks Removal of His Name From Cornerstone As Patriots Call Memorial Protest Meeting Tonight" 1937, 04/07
5 Houston Chronicle "Heroes To Get Full Honors in Memorial" 1937, 04/08
5 Houston Chronicle "Inscription For Shaft Is Redrawn Here" 1937, 04/13
5 Houston Post "Thousands to See RFC Chief Seal Historical Documents in Tallest U.S. Monument Today" 1937, 04/21
5 Jerry Donoghue Houston Chronicle "Warm Tribute Paid Pioneers By Jesse Jones" 1937, 04/21
5 Houston Chronicle "Full Text of Jesse H. Jones Address at Battlegrounds" 1937, 04/21
5 Houston Post "Relic From San Jacinto Battlefield May Prove Valuable to Collectors" 1937, 04/25
5 Houston Post "Spanish Moss Is Shorn From Trees That Saw Defeat of Santa Anna" 1937, 07/01
5 Houston Chronicle "Hot Sun Pushes Shaft At San Jacinto Away From It, Inspection Visit Reveals" 1937, 09/04
5 Houston Post "First of Eight Panels in 600-Word Account Written For San Jacinto Shaft Is Turned Over to Cutters" 1937, 12/08
5 Chester Rogers"Tall and Impressive Memorial Shaft At San Jacinto Is Nearing Completion" 1937, 12/12
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, 03/06
5 Houston Chronicle "San Jacinto History Body Is Appointed" 1938, 04/24
5 Houston Post "Shaft Dedicated To Heroes" 1938, 12/01
5 "Plans Made Here For Opening of 'Greatest Museum'" 1938, 12/23
5 Houston Press "Needed: A Museum" 1938, 12/23
5 Houston Chronicle "Meet Is Called to Plan Historical Museum In San Jacinto Monument" 1938, 12/23
5 Houston Press "San Jacinto Museum Gets Portrait" 1938, 12/23
5 Houston Chronicle "Jesse Jones To Take Part In Dedication" 1939, 04/12
5 Houston Chronicle "San Jacinto Celebration Plans Ready" 1939, 04/13
5 Houston Press "Ceremonies for Dedication of Museum Drawn" 1939, 04/13
5 Houston Chronicle "Museum Gets Messages Of Well Wishers" 1939, 04/14
5 Houston Press "That's Texas" 1939, 04/22
5 "Items From Collections at San Jacinto Museum" 1939, 04/16
5 "Historians to Attend Battle Shaft Museum Dedication" n.d.
5 Ione Kirkham "Travis' Appeal For Provisions and Men Shown" [1939]
5 "Exhibit to Be Opened on Thursday" [1939]
5 "Many Famous Documents Included" [1939]
5 Houston Chronicle "San Jacinto Museum Ready for Opening" 1939, 04/16
5 Houston Post "Poem by Mrs. Mary Myers Callaway On San Jacinto Monument Will Be Presented to Museum by Author" 1939, 04/16
5 Houston Chronicle "Spanish Missionaries Lauded for Part In Civilization of Texas" 1939, 04/20
5 Houston Chronicle "Speaker Says Vision Of Texas as Haven For Liberty Grips Europe" 1939, 04/20
5 "San Jacinto Museum of History Dedicated" 1939, 04/20
5 Houston Chronicle "Vatican Sends Letter Of Felicitations to Texans" 1939, 04/20
5 Houston Chronicle "Texans Resolve to Guard Liberty Won At San Jacinto as Museum Rites Begin" 1939, 04/21
5 Houston Chronicle "Folklore and Legend Have Place in Museum, Declares Dr. Tsanoff at Dedication" 1939, 04/21
5 Houston Press "Battle Changed World History, Says Wharton" 1939, 04/21
5 Houston Post "Texas Urged to Save Rich Historical Data" 1939, 04/21
5 Houston Press "Early Texas Lives Again" 1939, 04/21
5 Ed Kilman "San Jacinto Battle Is Waged Again In Picture" 1939, 04/22
5 Sherman Fricks Houston Chronicle "The San Jacinto Monument" 1939, 05/27
5 Houston Chronicle "100,000th Visitor Sees Monument" 1939, 07/24
5 Houston Post "Colonial Dames Will Dedicate Museum Plaque" 1939, 11/24
5 Houston Chronicle "Houston Woman Presents San Jacinto Memorial Poem to Jesse H. Jones" 1939, 11/30
5 "San Jacinto Sword Presented" 1939
5 Houston Post "San Jacinto Victory Cleared Way For United States' March to Pacific" 1940, 04/10
5 Houston Post "City Will Get 2-Day Holiday For San Jacinto" 1940, 04/21
5 Houston Chronicle "Stirrup Used in 1000-Mile Ride By Brenham Man Given Museum" 1940, 04/21
5 "San Jacinto After 104 Years" 1940, 04/21
5 Houston Chronicle Photographs of Monument Museum 1941, 03/30
5 Houston Post "When Texas Honored Men Who Won Them Their Independence" 1940, 04/22
5 Houston Chronicle "Plaque Unveiling Set Wednesday At Battleground" 1940, 04/23
5 Patricia Hampton Noland Houston Press "Sun and Shade" 1940, 12/06
5 Houston Chronicle "Gun Used In Battle of San Jacinto To Be Given To Museum" 1941, 04/16
5 "Immortal Name of Houston Acclaimed by O'Daniel in San Jacinto Talk" 1941, 04/22
5 Houston Post "San Jacinto Monument" 1941, 10/23
5 Houston Chronicle "Col. Flanagan Gives Letters to Museum" 1942, 04/12
5 Houston Chronicle "Houston Will Pay Debt Owed to Old, Says Roosevelt" 1942, 05/31
5 Houston Post "72 W.A.C.'s Inducted In San Jacinto Ceremony" 1942, 04/22
5 Houston Chronicle Pictures 1940, 04/21
5 "The highest monument in America" 1940, 10/
5 "Scenes In San Jacinto Park and Battleground" n.d.
5 Houston Chronicle "Former Director of Monument Museum Is Buried at Sea" 1945, 07/06
5 Houston Chronicle "New San Jacinto Museum Director Named By Board" 1945, 07/06
5 Houston Press "Honor For Hero" 1946, 04/22
5 Martin Dreyer Houston Chronicle "Robert J. Cummins Has Directed $250,000,000 in City Construction" 1949, 10/09
5 Houston Chronicle Pictures of San Jacinto Monument and Battlegrounds 1950, 04/21
5 "A Historic Watch" 1951, 04/15
5 Houston Chronicle "Visitors to Monument Would Crowd Chicago" 1950, 06/04
5 Chester Rogers Houston Chronicle "A Memento From La Salle?" 1951, 02/04
5 Houston Chronicle "Letters Given San Jacinto Museum" 1951, 03/04
5 Chester Rogers Houston Chronicle "It Saw Service at San Jacinto" 1951, 04/15
5 Houston Chronicle "Picture of San Jacinto Monument" 1951, 04/19
5 Martin Dreyer Houston Chronicle "Houston Portrait Comes 'Home' to San Jacinto" 1951, 04/19
5 Houston Chronicle "Sam Houston's Portrait" 1951, 04/21
5 Houston Post "Thousands of Texans made the pilgrimage to San Jacinto Battleground" 1951, 04/22
5 Ed Kilman "Mystery of the Twin Sisters - Or Were They Quads or Sextuplets?" 1951, 04/22
5 Houston Chronicle "'I'd Like to Come Back,' Says Mac" 1951, 06/15
5 Zarko Franks Houston Chronicle "Saga of the Twin Sisters. Clue to Cannon Worth $500" 1952, 04/20
5 Chester Rogers Houston Chronicle "San Jacinto Day Marks Texans' Victory Over Mexicans - and a Beautiful Park Commemorates It" 1952, 04/20
5 Houston Post "San Jacinto Victory Unmatched In Ancient or Modern History" 1952, 04/20
5 Ellen Middlebrook Houston Post "National Monument To Houston Urged" 1952, 04/22
5 Houston Post "Founder Honored" n.d.
5 Houston Chronicle Photograph of the doors of the San Jacinto Monument 1952, 04/27
5 Chester Rogers Houston Chronicle "San Jacinto Centennial Almost Celebrated Three Years Too Soon" n.d.
5 Houston Chronicle "Sam Houston Poured His Heart Out" 1953, 04/06
5 Houston Chronicle "History-Making Documents" 1953, 04/16
5 "18 Minutes That Shook The World" 1953, 04/19
5 "San Jacinto Perspective" 1953, 04/19
5 Chester Rogers Houston Chronicle "What Happened to the 'Twin Sisters?'" 1953, 04/19
5 Charles A. Frandolig Houston Chronicle "Small Crowd Watches San Jacinto Ceremony" 1953, 04/22
5 "Historic Rifle Presented to San Jacinto Museum of History" 1953, 07/06
5 Chester Rogers Houston Chronicle "Collection of Milam-McKinney Papers Given San Jacinto Museum of History" 1954, 01/24
5 Houston Chronicle "San Jacinto Monument Given Fast Elevator" 1954, 02/07
5 Frances Poindexter"Newly Improved Section Of San Jacinto Battleground Is Revelation to Visitors" [1935]
5 "'Texians' Objected to Being Texans" n.d.
5 "Arise, Sir Knight" n.d.
5 "Texas Patriot Gives Account of San Jacinto" n.d.



 

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, 03/13
1 L. W. Kemp Houston Post Dispatch "Houston's Attitude Toward Commodore Moore Causes Adoption of Condemnation Resolutions" 1930, 02/09
1 L. W. Kemp Houston Post Dispatch "Mutiny On Board 'San Antonio' Quelled As U.S. Revenue Cutter Arrives At Scene" 1930, 01/19
1 "Navy of Texas Republic, Too Expensive to Keep on Seas, Now Has Its Glory Kept Alive by Dallas Numismatist" 1931, 09/27
1 Mildred B. Cobb "Texas Navy Engaged in Many Battles" 1933, 04/30
1 "Texas Navy's Deeds As Hired Raiders in Mexico Are Recalled" 1935, 11/30
1 Lou W. Kemp Houston Post "Isaac Burton's 'Horse Marines' Texas Rangers Won Naval Victory by Capturing Mexican Fleet With Lasso" 1936, 03/22
1 Robert F. Carter Houston Post "Battle Between Texas Schooner San Felipe and Correo Mexicano Sept. 1, 1835, Described" 1936, 04/19
1 Houston Chronicle "Cruiser Houston Wasn't First Ship So Named; One in Texas Navy in '39" 1936, 04/19
1 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Attempted Seizure of American Brig Off Mouth of Brazos in 1835 Hastened Revolution" 1936, 04/28
1 Lou W. Kemp Houston Post "Saga of Commodore Edwin Moore: Treason, Piracy, and Murder Charges Reward Sea Dog's Texas Navy Triumphs" 1936, 05/10
1 Beaumont Enterprise "Story of the ships in which men of the Texas republic went down to the sea" 1936, 05/31
1 "Texas Navy Takes Shape Gradually" n.d.
1 "Texans Take Prize Ship In Mexico" 1936, 06/03
1 Houston Press "Texans Find U.S. Ship Carries Mexico Arms So They Seize It" 1936, 06/04
1 Houston Press "Ships Taken by Horse Marines in Battle Of Velasco" 1936, 06/05
1 Houston Press "Flag Droops First Time For Texas" 1936, 06/08
1 Houston Press "Second Navy Of Texas Appears" 1936, 06/09
1 Houston Press "Yucatan Aid Given Texas Navy Men" 1936, 06/10
1 Houston Press "Lamar Aids Yucatan's Rebels" 1936, 06/11
1 Houston Press "Texans Get Rent Fees For Navy" 1936, 06/12
1 Houston Press "Crew Rises In Mutiny On Ship" 1936, 06/15
1 Houston Press "Texans Bar Mexicans' Shipping" 1936, 06/16
1 Houston Press "Texas Tries To Dispose Of Navy" 1936, 06/17
1 Houston Press "Mutineers Hanged to Foreyard" 1936, 06/18
1 C. L. Douglas Houston Press "Thunder on the Gulf - Fleet Finds Steamers To Fight" 1936, 06/19
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, 06/20
1 Ft. Worth Star Telegram "Old Files Yield Texas Navy Uniform Buttons" 1936, 08/30
1 San Antonio Express "First Lady of Texas Admiralty - Ginger Rogers Becomes Admiral in Texas Navy" 1936, 02/23
1 Houston Chronicle "Sailing Ships Still Can Be Operated at Profit, Says Veteran of 'Iron Man Days'" 1937, 01/01
1 Houston Chronicle "Will E. Kendall Tells of Heroic Exploits of Tiny Fleet in Address Here" 1937, 03/14
1 Houston Chronicle "Little Known Texas Navy Which Aided Republic Is Honored At Galveston" 1937, 05/15
1 Houston Chronicle "Sale of Texas Navy and Troubled Events of Republic Recounted" 1937, 06/13
1 Galveston News "Navy of Republic of Texas Played Vital Part in Struggle for Freedom" 1939, 08/15
1 "Memorial to Naval Heroes" n.d.
1 "Story of Texas Republic's Tiny War Fleet Told by Wharton in Navy Day Address" n.d.
1 "Cocky 'Gobs' of Texas Blockaded Matamoros" n.d.
1 Edward Jamieson Houston Chronicle "Carrier San Jacinto Launched at Camden" 1943, 09/27
1 Houston Chronicle "Sons of Republic Honor Two Texans Who Died in Battle" 1944, 10/03
1 Houston Post "Lone Star Flag Baptized" 1944, 09/24
1 "Houstonian's Bonds Bought Carrier San Jacinto" n.d.
1 Houston Chronicle "Former San Jacinto Chief is Promoted" 1944, 12/29
1 Houston Chronicle "Houstonians Can Be Proud Of San Jacinto, Sailor Says" 1945, 08/19
1 Houston Chronicle "Carrier May Be Assigned To Gulf Area" 1949, 05/19
1 Houston Chronicle "San Jacinto Carrier Crew Plans Reunion" 1950, 04/07
1 Houston Chronicle "San Jacinto Is One of Ships In Sea Force" 1945, 07/10
1 Houston Chronicle "Lone Star Flag Waved Proudly On Big Carrier" 1945, 07/10
1 Garland Roark Houston Chronicle "Grace of God and American Credit Launched Texas Navy" 1960, 09/21
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, 09/20
2 William Brian Spinks "Precocious Infant Texas Declared War and Then Found It Was Broke" 1930, 03/20
2 Houston Chronicle "$155,000 Loan Made To Young Republic of Texas In 1836 Remains Unpaid" 1936, 12/01
2 John S. Mayfield"The Lone Star's First Birthday" [1932]
2 "The First Anniversary Ball of the Battle of San Jacinto" 1887, 04/
2 L. W. Kemp Houston Post Dispatch "Early Tropical Storms Which Swept Texas Coast With Heavy Damage Toll Recorded" 1928, 11/25
2 "Duel Decided Command of Texas Army: Later Mutiny Showed Its Head in Ranks" n.d.
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, 08/25
2 L. W. Kemp Houston Post Dispatch "Glimpses of Texas History" 1934, 03/16 - 05/11, n.d.
2 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Albert S. Johnston, Wizard of War. Shiloh Hero Fought Duel With Felix Huston and Challenged Sam Houston" 1936, 04/05
2 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Second Mexican War Threat Killed Franco-Texienne Measure" 1936, 07/05
2 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Double Tragedy Spared Lamar Necessity of Campaign. Houston Snowed Deserving Stephen F. Austin Under" 1936, 01/09
2 Nugent E. Brown "Iowan Relates Interesting Facts of Cattle Drives in Early Texas; Used by Hough" 1924, 12/14
2 "Diary of Adolphus Sterne, Rich in Texas History, Is Presented At Joint Session" 1925, 02/15
2 Gordon Turrentine "Heroes of Texas Revolutionary Days are Honored" [1923]
2 "Efforts of Texas Republic to Build Up Adequate Navy Despite Losses at Sea Told" n.d.
2 Berry B. Cobb Dallas Morning News "Texas Advertised by Map of 1840" n.d.
2 Houston Chronicle "David Burnet Statue Will Be Erected" 1937, 05/16
2 Houston Chronicle "Huge Statue Of Burnet Is Finished Here" 1938, 04/20
2 Houston Press "Monument to Texas Heroes Being Erected" 1937, 01/30
2 Houston Press "Texans Kept Rifles Ready To Fight Again" 1936, 04/21
2 Ethel Johnson Roe "Daughters of Republic of Texas Preserve Relics, Keep Alive Memories of Men Who Bled for Liberty" 1923, 04/15
2 William P. Hobby Houston Post "Lone Star State Passes Century Mark" 1936, 06/07
2 Austin Statesman "From the First Birthday to the 100th" 1936, 03/26
2 Beaumont Enterprise "President Had Cabinet As In American Plan" 1936, 05/31
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, 11/26
2 Dean Tevis "War Between Regulators And Moderators Stopped By General Sam Houston" n.d.
2 Houston Post "Missive Bares Impatience Of Loyal Texans In Continued Rejection of Annexation Treaty" 1929, 03/03
2 "Where Texas Heroes Sleep" n.d.
2 W. D. Hornaday Houston Chronicle "Former Embassy Still Stands On Spot Where Row Occurred in Austin" 1929, 03/29
2 "Story of Youth's Journey Through Indian Infested Texas in 1846 To Feature Kansas Historical Tales" 1929, 12/29
2 Houston Post "The Strange Story of the Mier Expedition" 1928, 09/30
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" n.d.
2 Houston Press "Harris County Men Rest With Mier Heroes" n.d.
2 "Mier Expedition Sketches" 1929, 05/26
2 Beaumont Enterprise "High School Girl's Article On Story of Mier Expedition Praised by State Historian" 1936, 05/03
2 Houston Post Dispatch "Adventurer Artist of Republic Era Records Scenes From Daring And Ill-Fated Texas Expedition" 1929, 05/29
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, 09/08
2 Dean Tevis Beaumont Enterprise "Strange Story of Ponce in Saga of Texas French" 1932, 10/09
2 Beaumont Enterprise "Reception Given Creole Caravan by Capt. Hugh B. Johnson at His Home in Days of Texas Republic" n.d.
2 Harry L. Sexton Houston Chronicle "Legion Marks Resaca De la Palma" 1924, 05/11
2 Mrs. Bruce Reid Houston Chronicle "Spirits Guard Cannon, Battle Relic of Texas' Liberation Struggle" 1929, 07/07
2 Sam Houston Dixon Houston Chronicle "Historic Texas Battle Site" 1924, 05/11
2 Beaumont Enterprise "Texans Have So Many Romantic Memories Importance of May 19 In Mexico Hostilities Forgotten" 1939, 05/11
2 Ft. Worth Star Telegram "Lee's Military Service in Texas Is Recalled" 1939, 01/18
2 Pearl Hendricks Houston Chronicle "Battered Files of Old Houston Weekly Tell of Civil War Valor" 1942, 11/15
2 Ft. Worth Star Telegram "U.D.C. Expects to Dedicate Confederate Shaft Oct. 15" 1931, 09/15
2 Houston Post "Monument to Texas Heroes To Be Unveiled" 1949, 09/08
2 Houston Post "Past is Important, Says Byrne at Rites" 1949, 09/09
2 "Stories of Early Texas Recalled by Tom Seamens" n.d.
2 Houston Chronicle "L. W. Kemp Presents Bronze Statue of Dick Dowling at Sabine Pass Battle Site" 1937, 05/23
2 Houston Post "Dick Dowling And Confederacy Paid Tributes" 1941, 03/17
2 Beaumont Enterprise "Unveiling of Dick Dowling Monument Will Be Feature of U.D.C. Convention Today" 1937, 05/22
2 San Antonio Express "Sabine Pass Hero Honored By Shaft" 1935, 11/03
2 San Antonio Express "Carpetbagger Oath" 1935, 08/21
2 Jesse A. Ziegler "Houston's 'Navy' Hurried Up To Turn Tide" 1937, 01/03
2 Alice Bruce Currlin Houston Post "Judge Phelps Tells of Battle at Palmetto" 1933, 05/07
2 E. O. Hughes "Texas Adventures of Colonel Quayle" ca. 1932
2 Ft. Worth Star Telegram "Julia Jackson Chapter U.D.C. Monument to Confederate Soldiers" 1939, 04/30
2 Dallas Morning News "Gettysburg Reunion Recalls Hatchet-Burying Ceremonies Here Near Half Century Ago" 1938, 07/04
2 Houston Chronicle "Battle of Sabine Pass Fought 67 Years Ago Saved East Texas From Invasion" 1930, 09/06
2 Beaumont Enterprise "Sabine Heroes Earn Gratitude And Local Fame" 1936, 05/31
2 Houston Chronicle "Aged County Resident Describes Explosion At Civil War Powder Mill" 1931, 04/10
2 "Monument to Texas Heroes" n.d.
2 Gertrude Harris San Antonio Express "Monuments to Perpetuate One Man Act Texas Put on in Civil War" 1936, 10/25
2 H. M. Dougal Houston Chronicle "Story of Old Confederate Arsenal at Tyler And Prison Camp Compiled For Reunion" 1928, 11/04
2 Mrs. Leonie Weyand per Houston Wade LaGrange Journal "The Tragic Era" 1934, 02/08
2 Mrs. Leonie Weyand per Houston Wade LaGrange Journal "Civil War Days at Home" 1934, 01/25
2 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Albert Sidney Johnston" n.d.
2 Dallas News "Aunt Sophia Porter Mounted a Mule And Swam Red River in the Dark When Federals Took the Settlement" 1929, 07/14
2 Mrs. T. A. Humphries "Old Quintana, Texas' First Seaport" n.d.
2 "Problems of Early Texans Revealed As Old Records Are Unearthed At State Capitol" n.d.
2 "Stirring Border Tale Revealed in Records on General Miles" n.d.
2 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "Russelling and Rangering in Old-Time Comanche" 1933, 08/11
2 "Battles of Border Guardians Related by Rio Grande Customs Officials Visiting in Houston" 1929, 07/14
2 Houston Post "'Winners of West' Form Camp in Texas" 1927, 01/16
2 Houston Chronicle Article on O. M. Roberts 193_, 12/12
2 Houston Chronicle "Bitter Political Fights Along Border Recalled In Finding of Several Old Newspapers" 1928, 03/04
2 Fred D. Ball "He Participated in the Last Hunt Ever Held in Lone Star State" n.d.
2 Dallas Morning News "Dallas and Texas 50 Years Ago" 1936, 02/16
2 Robert T. Hill Dallas Morning News "The Marooned Frontier" 1932, 12/04
2 "Shelter Given Homeseekers Upon Their Arrival" n.d.
2 Preston Sneed Dallas Morning News "Charles L. Ware of Fort Worth Recalls Battle at Round Rock When Train Robber 'Cashed In'" 1925, 07/17
2 R. H. Ward "How Texas Got Rid of Davis Fifty Years Ago; Old Days Recalled by Events of Now" 1926, 08/15
2 Tom Bullard "First Bridge Over Brazos River" n.d.
2 Allene Loveless Fread "Brit Dawson's Pioneer Days in Navarro County" n.d.



 

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, 04/21
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" n.d.
3 Ed Kilman Houston Press "Letters of Texas Hero To Personal Friend Are Included In First Gift" 1925, 06/28
3 Houston Chronicle "'Uncle Tom' Fall of Melrose Is 86 Today; Remembers Civil War Battle And Gen. Sam Houston" 1940, 03/10
3 George Stimpson Houston Post "Sam Houston Legend in Washington; Hero of San Jacinto Left Tracks" 1940, 05/03
3 Sarah McClintock Huntsville Item "Remininscences Of My Youth and Gen. Houston In The Early Sixties" 1941, 03/06
3 Mamie Wynne Cox Huntsville Item "Writer Digs Up Graphic Accounts of Sam Houston As Told By Eastern Paper" 1941, 03/06
3 "An Announcement That Saddened All Texas Death of Sam Houston" n.d.
3 Houston Press "Sam Houston Landmark Is Sold" 1943, 07/08
3 Travis L. Land Galveston News "Days of Texas Republic Recalled by Yellowed Letter of Sam Houston" 1942, 06/07
3 Pearl Hendricks Houston Chronicle "Greatest of All Texans Born 150 Years Ago Next Tuesday" 1943, 02/28
3 Pearl Hendricks Houston Chronicle "Sam Houston's Death, 80 Years Ago Monday, Recalls Stirring Life" 1943, 07/25
3 Pearl Hendricks Houston Chronicle "Old Clippings Tell Curious Tales About Sam Houston" 1941, 05/04
3 Erna Foxworth Houston Chronicle "The Human Side of Houston" 1947, 06/22
3 "New Book Shows Texas Hero as Poet Philosopher and Teacher" [1945]
3 Erna Foxworth Houston Post "The President Was a Diplomat" 1951, 03/04
3 "Men and Women Who Knew Him Hold Untold Memories of Hero's Human Traits" 1936, 04/21
3 C. L. Douglas "Book Was Inspirational Guide for the Hero Of San Jacinto" n.d.
3 Houston Chronicle "President Jackson's Defense Of Houston for Thrashing Congressmen Will Be Sold" 1939, 03/26
3 Houston Chronicle "Many a Story Is Found in These Old Papers On Famed Leader" 1939, 07/23
3 Houston Post "Telling Off on Sam" 1947, 11/23
3 Alfred E. Menn Houston Post "Sam Houston's Secret Disclosed By Ancient Documents and Talks" 1951, 08/26
3 Olive Branch White Naylor's Epic Century Magazine "Margaret Lea Houston, Wife of General Sam Houston" 1936, 04/
3 Houston Post "Five Intimate Portraits" 1936, 04/21
3 Flora Humphries Houston Chronicle "Frustrated Early Romance Caused Houston's Firt Wife to Leave Him, Texas Relative Says" 1939, 04/16
3 Houston Press "Gail Patrick Adopted As Daughter of Texas" 1939, 04/07
3 Flora Humphries Houston Chronicle "'Inside Story' of Rift Revealed by Waco Woman" 1939, 04/16
3 Mabel Morris Mayfield "Sam Houston's Daughter" n.d.
3 John K. Gurwell Houston Press "Sam Houston Taught School In This Log Cabin" 1953, 12/04
3 Houston Chronicle "Laurels of San Jacinto Victory Sent to Museum" 1943, 10/13
3 Houston Chronicle "'Come to Bower' Still Rings From Piano Sam Houston Gave Daughter on Birthday" 1941, 01/19
3 Houston Chronicle "Fame of Sam Houston Is Credited in New Biography to His Playing Bad Hand Well" 1939, 07/16
3 "History in an Envelope" n.d.
3 Portraits of Sam Houston 1936 04/28
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, 03/03
3 Houston Chronicle "Historical Mystery About Sam Houston 'Day' Solved" 1939, 02/28
3 Mary Starr Barkley Houston Chronicle "His Father Helped Sam Houston in an Hour of Need" 1950, 12/10
3 Houston Chronicle "Sam Houston's Servant Pleads For Peace at Marker Unveiling" 1937, 08/09
3 Photographs of Houston Ancestral Home n.d.
3 Photograph of Church Built by John Houston n.d.
3 Photograph of Col. Andrew Jackson Houston 1939, 01/22
3 Photograph of fireplace with salvaged Sam Houston Mantle n.d.
3 Houston Post "Jeff Lives to Be 100 Because Of What Houston Told Him" 1940, 04/17
3 Houston Post "Personal Slave of Sam Houston Recounts Death of Texas Hero" n.d.
3 Houston Chronicle "Sam Houston's Personal Slave Dies at Temple" 1941, 04/02
3 John K. Gurwell "Happy News From Tennessee Hills" n.d.
3 Houston Chronicle "Sam Houston Posed For This Picture" 1942, 05/24
3 Houston Post "Sam Houston's Son Charges Painter Ignored 'Marked Characteristics' Of Father's Face" 1939, 02/19
3 Houston Post "This Painting of Texas' Hero, Son Disapproves" 1939, 02/19
3 Houston Chronicle "Library Is Showing An Original Invitation To Inaugural Ball of Governor Sam Houston" 1939, 02/19
3 "The Cover" 1951
3 Clarence Wharton Houston Chronicle "Author of Texas History Says Costa's Portrait of Houston Is Greatest Yet" 1939, 02/12
3 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Lawyer Prizes Part in Sam Houston Monument Dedication at Huntsville" n.d.
3 Houston Chronicle "Dedication Of Museum At Huntsville Is Due Some Time In January" 1936, 11/27
3 Houston Post "Sam Houston Shrine Plans Are Exhibited" 1936, 04/18
3 Houston Press "Raven Moor Marker Unveiled at Service" 1937, 08/08
3 Bess W. Scott Houston Press "Houston's Nightcap of Brown and Tan Silk Prized Possession of Family Here" 1936, 04/21
3 Houston Chronicle "Homesite of Sam Houston To Be Marked" 1937, 08/08
3 Pete Gilpin Houston Chronicle "Dominoes From Houston's House" 1950, 09/10
3 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Sam Houston Shrines in Texas, Tennessee Suffer From Neglect" 1953, 11/22
3 Paul Hochuli Houston Press "Houston Audience Goes For Man of Conquest At Its World Premier" 1939, 04/07
3 "Nearly Everybody Will Be There" [1939, 04/06]
3 Alice Bruce Currlin "Sam Houston Home To Be Texas Shrine" 1933, 11/15
3 C. C. Springfield Houston Chronicle "Dane Says Zoo Not Reason For Leaving Houston Home" 1953, 12/17
3 C. C. Springfield Houston Chronicle "Because Thousands Aided Houston Home Still Stands" 1953, 12/18
3 Houston Post "Huntsville Museum Gets New Relics Collection" 1947, 05/04
3 "'Mount Vernon' Of Texas" n.d.
3 C. C. Springfield Houston Chronicle "Sam Houston Home, Saved Once From Oblivion, Facing New Peril" 1953, 12/14
3 Houston Chronicle "Old Houston Home to Be Given to State Monday" 1936, 02/26
3 C. C. Springfield Houston Chronicle "Dane Used Shovel, Now Pen to Save Sam Houston Home" 1953, 12/15
3 C. C. Springfield "Sam Houston Home" n.d.
3 C. C. Springfield Houston Chronicle "Sam Houston's Hill" 1948, 12/19
3 Houston Post "Sam Houston's Last Home to Be Restored" 1935, 01/25
3 Houston Chronicle "Descendants Of Sam Houston's Godmother To Gather Today In Unique Reunion In Huntsville" 1932, 05/15
3 Houston Chronicle "Sam Houston's Son, Now 81, Spends Time Writing Articles On Texas History" ca. 1935
3 Houston Post "Gov. O'Daniel Will Announce Senate Appointee in San Jacinto Talk Today" 1941, 04/21
3 "New History Made at San Jacinto" n.d.
3 Houston Chronicle "Governor Calls Houston 'Fine Son of Fine Patriot'" 1941, 04/28
3 "Biggest State Dedicates Nation's Biggest Monument" 1939, 05/08
3 Houston Chronicle "A. J. Houston Given Texas Senate Seat" 1941, 04/22
3 Houston Press "Gen. Houston As Surprised As Anyone" 1942, 04/22
3 Houston Chronicle "Appointment Is Well Received In Washington" 1941, 04/23
3 Houston Chronicle "Hillbilly Band Is Fooling People, Maj. Decker Says" 1942, 08/16
3 Houston Press "Sen. Joe Hill Assails O'Daniel U.S. Senate Choice" 1941, 04/22
3 Houston Post "Senator Houston's Daughter Opposes His Plans To Leave for Washington" 1941, 04/25
3 Houston Post "Police Guard at Gen. Houston Home Requested by O'Daniel" 1941, 04/23
3 Houston Press "Houston Hopeful He Can Make Trip to Senate Post" 1941, 04/22
3 Dick Vaughan Houston Press "Naming of Gen. Houston O'Daniel's Biggest Surprise" 1941, 04/22
3 Houston Post "Appointee's Plans For Washington Trip Indefinite" 1941, 04/23
3 Houston Chronicle "Houston Not Decided When To Take Seat" 1941, 04/22
3 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Ironic Resolution Asks Gen. Houston To Address House" 1941, 04/23
3 Houston Chronicle "A Houston Will Be Sworn Into Senate For Second Time In History Monday" 1941, 06/01
3 Houston Chronicle "Houston Takes Oath Of Office as Junior Senator From Texas" 1941, 06/02
3 M. H. Jacobs Houston Chronicle "Senator Houston Takes Oath In Dramatic Capitol Ceremony" 1941, 06/02
3 Houston Post "Texas Has First Houston in 86 Years in U.S. Senate" 1941, 04/22
3 Houston Post "Sen. Houston to Arrive In Washington Today" 1941, 05/31
3 M. H. JacobsHouston Post "Death Follows Abdominal Operation" 1941, 06/26
3 Houston Press "Congress To Pay Final Respects To Sen. Houston" 1941, 06/27
3 Houston Chronicle "Services to Be Held For Sen. Houston Tomorrow; Requiem Mass Arranged" 1941, 06/27
3 Houston Chronicle "Son of 'Alamo' Hero Is Praised by O'Daniel" 1941, 06/27
3 Houston Chronicle "Services to Be Held For Sen. Houston Tomorrow; Requiem Mass Arranged" 1941, 06/27
3 Houston Chronicle "Senator Houston's Service And That of Father Form Historical U.S. Romance" 1941, 06/27
3 Houston Press "O'Daniel Eulogy Pays Honor to Senator Houston" 1941, 06/27
3 Houston Press "Text of O'Daniel's Eulogy to Houston" 1941, 06/27
3 Ed Kilman Houston Post "Saga of Temple Houston, Son of Sam, Oklahoma's Great Criminal Lawyer" 1953, 05/05
3 Melba V. Newton Houston Post "Temple Houston and Laura Cross Lived Romance That Many Today Might Envy" 1936, 04/26
3 Minnie Ligon Jones Houston Press "Sam Houston's Surviving Son Writing Books" 1929, 01/18
3 Houston Post "Funeral for Widow of Temple Houston Set Wednesday" 1938, 04/19
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, 03/05
3 Houston Post "Capt. Sam Houston III Assigned To Duty With Army Forces in Japan" 1949, 12/12
3 Louis Blackburn Houston Press "Sam Houston - Another Way to Say Fighter" 1951, 11/11
3 Houston Chronicle "Sam Houston Scion Tells of Battle" 1947, 04/18
3 Houston Chronicle "Grandson of Sam Houston To Visit Here" 1940, 04/14
3 Houston Chronicle "Capt. Houston Dies; General's Grandson" 1952, 12/12
3 Houston Chronicle "Taps for Maj. Sam Houston" 1952, 12/15
3 Houston Post "Rites To Be Sunday For Capt. Sam Houston III" 1952, 12/13
3 Houston Press "Sam Houston's Kin Awarded Medal for Sinking Warship" 1942, 08/14
3 Houston Chronicle "Sam Houston's Kin Killed in Plane Crash" 1943, 02/08
3 Wilma Crittenden Houston Press "Memorial Educational Fund Fulfills Wish of Navy Flier Killed in Crash" 1943, 09/09
3 Houston Chronicle "Sam Houston's Grandson Visits School" 1952, 04/24
3 Houston Post "A Touch of Texas History" 1947, 01/20
3 Houston Chronicle General and Great-Grandson n.d.



 

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, 02/25
4 Houston Press "First Houston Lot Was Sold Century Ago" 1928, 03/24
4 Leonard Oliver Houston Chronicle "History Proves That Allens Were Smart Real Estate Dealers" 1940, 10/13
4 Houston Chronicle "City's Founders Were Believers In Advertising" 1936, 04/19
4 Henry C. Fuller Houston Press "Real Estate Men Founded Houston" 1928, 10/18
4 Houston Post "Sacking of Harrisburg By Santa Anna Produced First Houston Boom in Real Estate and Started City on Path to Greatness" 1934, 04/21
4 Houston Chronicle "Faded Old Record Book of Allen's Shows Main Street Lot in 1837 Sold for $10" 1939, 06/09
4 Houston Post "Sam Houston, Santa Anna and Three Harris Brothers Played Parts in Founding of City" 1935, 08/31
4 Houston Post "Town of Houston First Offered to Public Via Press" 1936, 08/30
4 Houston Press "First Houston Lot Was Sold Century Ago" 1928, 03/24
4 Walter Mansell Houston Chronicle "Houston's Growth Has Far Exceeded Predictions of Optimistic Pioneers" 1954, 06/27
4 Houston Chronicle "Tent City Grows Into Metropolis Within 100 Years" 1936, 04/19
4 Houston Post "Town of Houston First Offered to Public Via Press" 1936, 08/30
4 Houston Post "Book on City Growth, History in the Offing" 1950, 07/06
4 Houston Chronicle "City Officials To Be Sworn Into Office" 1927, 04/17
4 Dorothy Trone Houston Post "Patriotism Flared Brightly In Hearts of Houstonians as Texas Heroes Were Honored" 1934, 04/21
4 Houston Press "Allens Honored on City Anniversary" 1934, 08/30
4 Houston Chronicle "Houstonians Celebrate 99th Birthday Of Their City, Honoring Founders" 1935, 08/30
4 Houston Chronicle "Founders of Houston Are Honored at Their Graves" 1940, 08/30
4 Mary Frazer Houston Press "113 Years Ago Today, Houston Was Born; Its Founder Honored" 1949, 08/30
4 Houston Chronicle "Mark 115th Birthday Of Houston" 1951, 08/29
4 Houston Post "Houston Has Led in Honoring Texas and National Heroes Since Earliest Days of City" 1935, 08/31
4 "Little Known Houston Facts" 1955, 06/04
4 Houston Press "Relic of Houston's 1837 Building Boom to Be Included In Exhibit Celebrating Ninety-ninth Birthday of the City" 1935, 08/27
4 Jesse A. Ziegler Houston Chronicle "Early Day, Ox-Drawn Covered Wagons Had Large Part in Growth of Houston" 1936, 11/22
4 Jesse A. Ziegler Houston Chronicle "Great Wagon-Trains Gave City Start on Its Growth to Metropolitan Status" 1936, 11/29
4 Houston Post "Howdy Stranger!" 1948, 12/12
4 Roy Grimes Houston Post "City Born During Townsite Boom Leads State in Corporate Area, Employment, Retail Sales, and Homes" 1940, 12/31
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" n.d.
4 Houston Post Dispatch "First Harris County Court Conducted in Tiny Log Cabin Here" 1930, 12/31
4 Houston Press "Greatness of Houston Was Seen In 1839" 1936, 04/21
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, 12/10
4 Houston Post "Buffalo Bayou Used by City Residents as Transportation Means From Pioneer Times" 1935, 08/31
4 Pearl Hendricks Houston Chronicle "Flavor of City Sam Houston Knew in Early 40's Gleaned From Dim Pages of Pioneer Newspapers" 1937, 01/24
4 Houston Post Dispatch "Early Day Houston Described In 1845 Edition of London Paper" 1930, 05/18
4 Houston Press "Houston of 28 Years Ago and Today Owes Growth to Men Who Backed Foresight With Bankrolls and Hard Work" 1935, 08/29
4 Houston Chronicle "Houston Had Furniture Factory in 60's. W. C. Moore Tells of Pioneer Industry; Wagon and Buggy Spokes Also Made" 1927, 06/22
4 Ellen Middlebrook Houston Post "98-Year-Old Photo Mirrors City's Rise" 1954, 06/27
4 Pearl Hendricks Houston Chronicle "Battered Files of Old Houston Weekly Tell Of Civil War Valor" 1942, 11/15
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, 11/23
4 Jesse A. Ziegler Houston Chronicle "Days of 'Mud Bog' Recalled" 1936, 12/13
4 "Old Paper Shows Houston Was Once 'Fortified City'" 1939, 10/01
4 Houston Post Dispatch "Half Century In Houston and What It Has Brought" 1927, 09/14
4 Jesse A. Ziegler Houston Post "Early Houstonians Had Good Trade With Indians. Geronimo Was Shown to Citizens Here" 1937, 07/04
4 Houston Post "Newcomer to Houston Then Needed a Guide Book and Four-Bit Hack to Find Way About City of 27,000" 1938, 02/20
4 Houston Magazine "Two Pioneers Comment on Houston's Past" 1940, 04/
4 Houston Chronicle "Houston As It Was Back In 1902 Dreams of Leaders Come True First Anniversary Tells Story" 1927, 11/28
4 Houston Post "In Old Houston" 1950, 02/05
4 Houston Chronicle "Montrose Was Pasture 30 Years Ago, Realtors Recall" 1940, 06/30
4 Houston Chronicle "500,000 Persons For City Predicted 28 Years Ago" 1940, 02/23
4 Houston Post "Development Expert's 1912 Prediction Houston Would Be Second Chicago Recalled by Ziegler" 1940, 05/05
4 "Ninety-Eight Candles Burn on Cake At City of Houston's Birthday Party" [1934]
4 Houston Press "Houston Grows Into Industrial Leader of South" 1939, 09/30
4 "Houston's First Century" n.d.
4 Houston Post "Colorful Days In Harrisburg Are Described" 1936, 04/21
4 "And in 1897 a Horseless Carriage Was Demonstrated on Main Street" n.d.
4 "Rivalry Was Keynote of Colony" n.d.