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Overview

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents of the Records

Arrangement of the Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Jean Houston Baldwin collection, 1845-1989, bulk 1890s-1969,

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Jean Houston Baldwin:

An Inventory of Jean Houston Baldwin Collection at the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center, Texas State Archives, 1845-1989, bulk 1890s-1969



Overview

Creator: Baldwin, Jean Houston, 1891-1983.
Title: Jean Houston Baldwin collection
Dates: 1845-1989
Dates (Bulk): bulk 1890s-1969
Abstract: The Jean Houston Baldwin Collection consists of images of Sam Houston as he appeared between 1826 and about 1861, along with research materials and correspondence pertaining to the images, and Jean Houston Baldwin's personal papers. For many years Baldwin attempted to collect every known image of her great-grandfather Sam Houston. This part of the collection includes reproductions of engravings, lithographs, daguerreotypes, and sketches. When known the original artist and date of creation is included, along with information about the reproductions. Also included are some original photographic prints and daguerreotypes, postcards, newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence, notes, receipts, brochures, and programs as supporting research materials. Baldwin's personal papers consist primarily of family and non-family correspondence, family photographs, including images of Sam Houston's wife Margaret Lea Houston and their children, newspaper and magazine clippings pertaining to family members and Texas history topics, and genealogical information on the Houston, Baldwin, John, and other related families. Dates range from 1845 to 1989, with the bulk dating from the 1890s to 1969.
Quantity: 4.7 cubic ft.
Location: Please note that these records are housed at the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center, P.O. Box 310, Liberty, Texas 77575, 936-336-8821.
Language: These materials are written in English.
Repository: Texas State Archives
Sponsor: This EAD finding aid was created in cooperation with Texas Archival Resources Online.

Biographical Sketch

Jean Houston John was born March 19, 1891, in Georgetown, Texas, to Robert A. and Margaret Houston Morrow John. She was the great-granddaughter of Sam and Margaret Houston and the granddaughter of the Houstons' oldest daughter, Nancy Elizabeth. John graduated from the University of Texas in 1913.

John married Franklin Thomas "Star" Baldwin in 1914. Baldwin was an attorney for the Texas Company, the predecessor to Texaco, and together they had six children: Jean Houston, who married Texas Governor Price Daniel; Franklin Thomas, Jr.; Robert John; Margie Clair; Jack Lea; and Frances Elizabeth.

Jean Houston Baldwin was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Houston and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. She served as a member of the State Democratic Executive Committee from 1952 through 1962 and as its vice-chairman in 1961-1962. Ten years later she was nominated to the Texas Democrats for Nixon steering committee.

Jean Houston Baldwin died September 17, 1983, and was buried in Houston, Texas.

(Sources include: "Sam Houston Lives Again in the Words of His Kinsmen,"Houston Press, April 21, 1960; "Jean John Baldwin, 92, Dies; Services Set Here This Afternoon,"Houston Post, September 19, 1983.)

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Scope and Contents of the Records

The Jean Houston Baldwin Collection consists of images of Sam Houston as he appeared between 1826 and about 1861, along with research materials and correspondence pertaining to the images, and Jean Houston Baldwin's personal papers. For many years Baldwin attempted to collect every known image of her great-grandfather Sam Houston. This part of the collection includes reproductions of engravings, lithographs, daguerreotypes, and sketches. When known the original artist and date of creation is included, along with information about the reproductions. Also included are some original photographic prints and daguerreotypes, postcards, newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence, notes, receipts, brochures, and programs as supporting research materials. Baldwin's personal papers consist primarily of family and non-family correspondence, family photographs, including images of Sam Houston's wife Margaret Lea Houston and their children, newspaper and magazine clippings pertaining to family members and Texas history topics, and genealogical information on the Houston, Baldwin, John, and other related families. Dates range from 1845 to 1989, with the bulk dating from the 1890s to 1969.

In addition to the numerous images of Sam Houston as a young man, general of the Texas Army, U.S. Senator, and governor of Texas, the collection contains material with historical information concerning Houston and nineteenth-century Texas, as well as material pertaining to some of the communities in which Houston lived, such as Maryville, Tennessee; Independence, Texas; and Huntsville, Texas. The collection includes original photographs of Sam Houston, his wife Margaret Lea Houston, and their children.

To prepare this inventory, the described materials were cursorily reviewed to delineate series, to confirm the accuracy of contents lists, to provide an estimate of dates covered, and to determine record types.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Jean Houston Baldwin arranged the Sam Houston images by individual image along with all related documentation; this arrangement was left intact, with dated material arranged chronologically within each file. The remainder of the collection was arranged by subject and then chronologically within each subject folder where possible.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Materials do not circulate, but may be used in the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center search room. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Restrictions on Use

Under the Copyright Act of 1976 as amended in 1998, unpublished works are protected for the life of the author plus 70 years. The term of copyright for published material varies. Researchers are responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).

Technical Requirements

Researchers must wear cotton gloves, supplied by staff, when handling photographic materials.

Some materials may be too fragile to photocopy. Please see Archives staff for assistance.

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Index Terms

The terms listed here were used to catalog the records. The terms can be used to find similar or related records.
Subjects (Persons):
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.
Houston, Margaret Lea, 1819-1867.
Houston family.
Subjects:
Governors--Texas--History--Pictorial works.
Texas--History--19th century--Pictorial works.
Places:
Independence (Tex.)
Huntsville (Tex.)--History.
Huntsville (Tex.)--History--Pictorial works.
Maryville (Tenn.)--History.
Document Types:
Brochures--Tennessee.
Brochures--Texas.
Clippings (information artifacts)--Texas.
Correspondence--Texas.
Notes--Texas.
Photographs--Texas.
Postcards--Texas.
Souvenir programs--Tennessee.
Souvenir programs--Texas.
Receipts (financial records)--Texas.
Sketches--Texas.
Portraits--Texas.
Daguerreotypes (photographs)--Texas.

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Related Material

The following materials are offered as possible sources of further information on the agencies and subjects covered by the records. The listing is not exhaustive.

Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center
Houston Lee Daniel collection, 1822-1993, about 11.3 cubic ft.
Jean and Price Daniel collection, 1830-1989, about 15.65 cubic ft.
Mrs. Howard A. Everitt collection, 1895-1974, 0.25 cubic ft.
Sam Houston Hearne collection, 1854-1963, 14.75 cubic ft.
Robert J. Hogan collection, 1845-1882, 0.3 cubic ft.
Dorothy Loe collection, 1851-1863, 0.1 cubic ft.
Margie Baldwin Sargent collection, 1936-1993, 2.8 cubic ft.
Franklin Weston Williams collection, 1839-1920s, 1.6 cubic ft.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

(Identify the item), Jean Houston Baldwin collection. Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Accession Information

Accession numbers: 1983.054, 1983.093, 1986.068, 1986.208, 1987.028, 1989.105, 1990.235

The initial collection was donated to the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center on June 24, 1983 by Jean Houston John Baldwin. Jean Baldwin Daniel donated additions to the collection on October 12, 1983; March 24, 1986; September 9, 1986; February 2, 1987; April 25, 1989; and December 7, 1990.

Processing Information

Original finding aid by Sally Rogers, July 1983

Additions by Elizabeth Schaadt, March 1999

Additions by Jason Wickliff, July 1999

Revised by Lynda Young and Lisa Meisch, January 2006

Revised by Lisa Meisch, September 2012, July 2016

EAD coding and DACS compliance by Halley Grogan, January 2017

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Jean Houston Baldwin collection, 1845-1989, bulk 1890s-1969,
4.7 cubic ft.

Senator Sam Houston, engraving by J.C. Buttre from B.P. Paige daguerreotype:
[Date of original daguerreotype about 1858.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 1-1 Buttre engraving, undated
[one 4 x 5-inch black-and-white photograph]
1-2 Buttre engraving from Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine, newspaper clipping, September 20, 1953
1-3 "Sam Houston's Point Amply Demonstrated," by Garland Roark, newspaper clipping, undated
[two copies]
1-4 Buttre engraving, newspaper clipping, undated
1-5 Buttre engraving from Philadelphia Record, newspaper clipping, November 3, 1901
1-6 Buttre engraving and caption, magazine clipping, undated
1-7 Buttre engraving, reproduction, undated
1-8 Note from J.J.B. (Jean John Baldwin), 1972
1-9 "'The Raven' Watches His Namesake Soar," Houston Press, newspaper clipping of engraving and caption, March 2, 1963
Sam Houston sketch by White:
[Date of original sketch unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 2-1 "Biography of Sam Houston Presents Satisfactory Portrait of the Man," by John Rosenfield Jr., newspaper clipping, undated
2-2 Sam Houston: Colossus in Buckskin, review of the book featuring a reproduction of the sketch by White, undated
Sam Houston portrait by G. Behne:
[Date of original portrait 1861.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 3-1 "Sam Houston in Life," photostatic copy of newspaper clipping, undated
3-2 "Sam Houston in Life," newspaper clipping, undated
[two copies]
3-3 "Sam Houston - One of Texas' Immortals," newspaper clipping, undated
3-4 Correspondence, G. Behne to Gov. T. Hamilton, regarding portrait of Sam Houston, March 31, 1866
3-5 Correspondence, Pauline A. Prickney to Jean Baldwin, regarding locating Behne portrait, July 19, 1962
3-6 Correspondence, Pauline A. Prickney to Jean Baldwin, regarding Behne portrait as reproduced by newspaper, July 24, 1962
3-7 Correspondence, Pauline A. Prickney to Jean Baldwin, regarding tracing of Behne portrait, about July 1962
3-8 Tracing by Pauline A. Pickney of Behne portrait of Sam Houston, from newspaper image, undated
3-9 Note to Price Daniel regarding money owed for business expense on images, undated
3-10 Note from Jean Houston Baldwin regarding Behne portrait, undated
Sam Houston portrait by F.B. Carpenter:
[Date of original portrait 1885.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 4-1 Carpenter portrait with caption, magazine clipping, undated
Lithograph by E.C. Kellogg from Mead Brothers daguerreotype:
[Date of original daguerreotype 1852.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 5-1 Kellogg lithograph, reproductions, undated
[ten 4 ½ x 5 ¾-inch ]
5-2 Mead Brothers daguerreotype, prints, undated
[two 6 ¾ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photographs]
5-3 "Sam Houston, Hero of San Jacinto, Bitterly Fought Texas' Secession," by John F. Kennedy, newspaper clipping of image and article, undated
[two copies]
5-4 "They Censured Sam," by Paul Harvey, U.S. News and World Report, magazine clipping of image and article, November 26, 1954
5-5 "The Human Side of Houston," by Erna Foxworth, Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine, magazine clipping of article and image, June 22, 1947
[two copies]
5-6 "The Human Side of Houston," by Erna Foxworth, Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine, reproduction of magazine clipping of article and image, June 22, 1947
[two copies]
5-7 "Portrait of General Houston to be presented to captain of cruiser," newspaper clipping of image and article, undated
[two copies]
5-8 "Sam Houston," newspaper clipping of image and caption, September 24, 1934
[two copies]
5-9 "Portrait of General Sam Houston Painted from Old Lithograph," newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
5-10 "Painted Life Size," newspaper clipping of image and caption, September 25, 1934
5-11 Typewritten page regarding history of lithograph, undated
[two copies]
[The original note was written by Mrs. F.T. Baldwin in 1933.]
5-12 "Full length portrait of General Sam Houston to be given to Cruiser Tonight," newspaper clipping, undated
5-13 Correspondence, Jean John Baldwin to Harry Shaw Newman regarding history of lithograph, August 6, 1934
5-14 Correspondence, H.M. Lull to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding receipt of print of lithograph, October 12, 1934
5-15 Correspondence, C.M. Cureton to Charles L. Black regarding image of Sam Houston, March 7, 1935
5-16 Correspondence, Charles L. Black to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding reproduction of image of Sam Houston, March 9, 1935
5-17 Correspondence, Tom C. King to F.T. Baldwin regarding request for information about photograph of Sam Houston, January 31, 1938
5-18 Correspondence, F.T. Baldwin to Tom C. King regarding information about photograph of Sam Houston, February 11, 1938
5-19 Correspondence, Tom C. King to F.T. Baldwin regarding information about lithograph, February 14, 1938
5-20 "General Sam Houston 1852 Lithograph from daguerreotype," label, undated
5-21 Receipt from The Old Print Shop, Inc. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, August 28, 1934
[Includes charge for eight images of Sam Houston.]
5-22 Typewritten page (prototype for caption) regarding Kellogg lithograph from Mead Brothers daguerreotype, undated
5-23 Note, "Jean" (Daniel) to "Mother" (Mrs. F.T. Baldwin), regarding missing photograph, undated
5-24 Pencil sketch by unknown artist from Kellogg lithograph, undated
[5 ½ x 8 ½-inch]
[Facsimile of Sam Houston's signature below image.]
5-25 Correspondence, Lenoir Hunt to F.T. Baldwin regarding Kellogg lithograph, April 9, 1938
5-26 Correspondence, Jean Houston Baldwin to Lenoir Hunt regarding authorization to reproduce portrait of Sam Houston, April 18, 1939
Sam Houston, about age 57, lithograph by F. D'Avignon from daguerreotype:
[Date of original daguerreotype about 1848.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 6-1 Sam Houston, about age 57, lithograph by F. D'Avignon from daguerreotype, undated
[one 8 x 10-inch black-and-white photograph]
[Sam Houston signature below image.]
6-2 Sam Houston, about age 57, lithograph by F. D'Avignon from daguerreotype, undated
[one 8 x 10-inch black-and-white photograph]
6-3 Sam Houston, image and biographical sketch, undated
6-4 "Sam Houston at the age of 57," magazine image and caption, undated
6-5 "Gift to Scouts...," Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of image and caption, November 12, 1959
6-6 "How Sam Houston's Ragged 700 Routed 6000 in 15 Minutes at Famous San Jacinto Battle," The Forceful Speaker, newspaper article and image, undated
6-7 "Writer Digs Up Graphic Accounts of Sam Houston As Told by Eastern Paper," by Mamie Wynne Cox, newspaper clipping of image and article, March 6, 1941
6-8 Correspondence, C.R. Wharton to Col. A.J. Houston regarding D'Avignon engraving, March 24, 1939
6-9 Correspondence, C.R. Wharton to Col. A.J. Houston regarding D'Avignon engraving, March 29, 1939
6-10 Correspondence, C.R. Wharton to Col. A.J. Houston regarding D'Avignon engraving, March 31, 1939
Sam Houston portrait by Tino Costa:
[Date of original portrait unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 7-1 "This Painting of Texas' Hero, Son Disapproves," newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
7-2 "A Chronicle from 1843," by Chester Rogers, Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine, magazine clipping of image and article, December 26, 1954
7-3 "Costa's Sam Houston,"Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine, magazine clipping of image, February 26, 1950
7-4 Newspaper clipping of image and article, "Old Letter Bares Houston's Feelings," by Chester Rogers, Houston Chronicle, April 6, 1953
7-5 "Sam Houston's Portrait is Presented to Baylor University by His Grandson," by Frank E. Burkhalter, newspaper clipping, undated
7-6 Note from Jean Houston Baldwin pertaining to "Senate - Raguet and Irions," undated
Sam Houston on horseback at the Battle of San Jacinto, painting by Stephen Seymour Thomas:
[Date of original painting 1892.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 8-1 "General Sam Houston," Thomas painting, about 1930s-1940s
[two 3 ½ x 5 ½-inch color postcards]
8-2 Thomas painting, about 1940s
[one 3 ½ x 5 ½-inch color postcard]
8-3 Thomas painting, about 1940s
[one 6 x 9-inch color postcard]
8-4 "The Portrait of General Sam Houston...," Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of image and caption, April 19, 1951
8-5 "A Painting is Born," by Jack M. de Beaufort, Houston Chronicle Magazine, magazine clipping of image and article, June 10, 1951
8-6 "Heroic Portrait of Sam Houston Presented City by Texas Artist," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and article, January 6, 1921
[two copies]
8-7 "Tolbert Proves Logical Historian in Version of San Jacinto Battle," newspaper clipping of image and book review, undated
8-8 Thomas painting, undated
[one 7 x 9 ⅛-inch black-and-white photograph]
[Handwritten note on upper left-hand corner with information about the painting.]
8-9 "Hero of San Jacinto," Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine, magazine clipping of image, April 15, 1951
[two copies]
8-10 "Ex-Journalist Seeks to Rouse Interest in Late Texas Artist," Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of image and article, October 23, 1957
8-11 "Houston Portrait Comes 'Home' to San Jacinto," by Martin Dreyer, Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping, undated
8-12 "20 Years Ago," Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping, undated
8-13 "Museum Gets Art," newspaper clipping, undated
8-14 Correspondence, Temple H. Morrow to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding Seymour Thomas portrait, August 15, 1953
8-15 "Vignettes of American History," Houston Chronicle Texas Magazine, photocopy of sketch, July 4, 1976
[Note: original in Oversize Box 1, Folder 5.]
Sam Houston After Battle of San Jacinto:
[Date of original image about 1836-1840.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 9-1 "A rare drawing of General Sam Houston which appeared in an old book," magazine clipping of image with caption, undated
9-2 "Texas Claims Independence; Relief for Alamo Doubtful," newspaper clipping of image and article, undated
[two copies]
9-3 "A Likeness of General Sam Houston at the time of the Battle of San Jacinto," newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
9-4 "Has Biography of Texas Hero," newspaper clipping of image and book review, undated
Sam Houston after Battle of San Jacinto, cut from first portrait:
[Date of original image about 1836-1840.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 10-1 "General Sam Houston,"Galveston Daily News, newspaper clipping of image and caption, April 22, 1896
10-2 Notes of Jean Houston Baldwin regarding this image, undated
Sam Houston engraving by J.C. Buttre:
[Date of original image about 1846-1859.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 11-1 Reproduction of engraving, undated
[Signature of Sam Houston below image.]
11-2 "Engraving by J.C. Buttre when Houston was in U.S. Senate," note from Jean Houston Baldwin, undated
Sam Houston photograph by Fredericks:
[Date of original photograph 1857.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 12-1 "Sam Houston-Civil War Casualty,"Texas Parade, magazine clipping of image and caption, February 1961
12-2 "Intimate Glimpses of Texas History Seen in Houston's Love Notes,"Galveston Daily News, newspaper clipping of image and article, August 19__
12-3 "Colossus in Buckskin," newspaper clipping of image and headline, undated
12-4 "Last photograph of Sam Houston...," magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
12-5 "Sam Houston Home to be Texas Shrine," by Alice Bruce Currlin, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and article, January 15, 1933
12-6 Newspaper clipping of images of three men, Sam Houston on the left, March 17, 1935
12-7 "General Sam Houston,"The Great Southerner, magazine clipping of image and caption, about 1936
12-8 Print of Fredericks' photograph by photographer F.W. Seiders, undated
[one 7 x 8 ⅝-inch black-and-white photograph]
Sam Houston portrait by Boris R. Gordon, based on Fredericks photograph:
[Date of original photograph 1857.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 13-1 "Painter asks either payment or portrait,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and article, June 15, 1961
13-2 "Portrait of Federal Lobby," newspaper clipping of image and article, undated
Portrait in Sam Houston Motel based on Fredericks photograph:
[Date of original photograph 1857.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 14-1 "A Touch of Texas History,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and caption, August 20, 1947
14-2 Newspaper clipping of image and caption, "'The Raven' Tradition,"Houston Post, July 21, 1953
Sam Houston engraving from Matthew Brady photograph:
[Date of original photograph 1857.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 15-1 Sam Houston engraving from Matthew Brady photograph, undated
[one 7 ¼ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
15-2 "General Sam Houston, Governor of Texas," Harper's Weekly, newspaper clipping of image and caption, March 30, 1861
[Second copy located in Oversize Box 1, Folder 1.]
15-3 "General Sam Houston," Harper's Weekly, newspaper clipping of article, March 30, 1861
Sam Houston portrait by R.L. Underwood, based on Fredericks photograph:
[Date of original photograph 1857.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 16-1 "Sam Houston Returns to Austin in Form of Life-Like Portrait," by Andrew de Shong, newspaper clipping of image and article, undated
16-2 Magazine clipping of image, undated
16-3 "Sam Houston, The General," magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
Sam Houston seated in high-backed chair based on Boris R. Gordon portrait:
[Date of original portrait unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 17-1 "Governor Sam Houston, From a Painting by Gordon...," magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
17-2 "President Sam Houston," newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
17-3 "Sam Houston...Besides being the date...," newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
Sam Houston sketch by Story based on Fredericks photograph:
[Date of sketch unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 18-1 "Sam Houston, " reproduction of lithograph(?) and caption, undated
[Biography on back.]
18-2 Typewritten note regarding Sam Houston image distributed by Texas Memorial Museum, undated
1983.054-1 Sam Houston sketch by Bud Bentley based on Fredericks photograph:
[Date of original sketch unknown.]
19-1 "U.S. Senators from Texas: Sam Houston, "Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and article, May 7, 1961
Sam Houston seated in chair, next to table:
[Date of original image unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 20-1 "Heroes -'Big Drunk'," magazine clipping of image and article, undated
[2 copies]
Sam Houston sketch by unidentified artist based on Fredericks photograph:
[Date of original photograph about 1857.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 21-1 The Raven: A Life Story of Sam Houston, book jacket image and title, undated
21-2 Newspaper clipping of Sakowitz Bros. advertisement using Frederick portrait, undated
Nettie P. Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 22-1 Poem, "Our Earthly Ideals," by "Mignonette," (Nettie P. Houston), June 27, 1867
[Copied August 29, 1868.]
22-2 Correspondence, Mrs. E.A. ("Tuggie") Evirett to Jean and Price Daniel regarding Nettie P. Houston poem, Texana material, and Jeff Hamilton, July 10, 1974
Samuel Houston engraving by W.J. Edwards from a daguerreotype:
[Date of original daguerreotype about 1846.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 23-1 Magazine clipping pertaining to book Sam Houston and Related Spiritual Forces with image of Edwards engraving, undated
23-2 Print of engraving, enlargement of face, undated
[one 7 ½ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
23-3 "Senator Houston at the time of his conversion," reproduction of engraving, undated
23-4 "Samuel Houston," reproduction of engraving, undated
23-5 Reproduction of engraving, undated
23-6 Reproduction of engraving, border stained bottom and right side, undated
23-7 Reproduction of engraving, border has been cut away, undated
23-8 Reproduction of engraving, full page-image in upper half of page, undated
Sam Houston photograph by E. Anthony:
[Date of image 1857.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 24-1 "Photo made in 1857 of Texas Hero, Bought by Dallas Resident," Dallas News, newspaper clipping of image and caption, July 8, 1936
24-2 "Texas Secedes, 6 States Form New Congress," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and article, February 5, 1961
[two copies]
Daguerreotype by Matthew Brady:
[Date of original daguerreotype about 1861.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 25-1 "Their Lives Made History," Texaco Star, magazine clipping of image and caption, about 1936
[two copies]
25-2 "Texas Culture Explained by Colorful Past," newspaper clipping of image and article, undated
25-3 Newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
25-4 Correspondence, J.E. Connor to Mrs. Price Daniel, regarding enclosed copy of Brady photograph, February 22, 1960
25-5 "Vignettes of American History," Houston Chronicle Texas Magazine, photocopy of sketch, July 4, 1976
Sam Houston schoolhouse, Maryville, Tennessee:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 26-1 "Sam Houston Schoolhouse," brochure, about 1960s
26-2 "Celebration of the 170th Anniversary of the Founding of the Sam Houston Schoolhouse," program, May 17, 1964
26-3 "Schoolhouse Where Sam Houston Taught," notepaper with reproduction of sketch, undated
26-4 "Facts about Sam Houston--About the Schoolhouse," brochure, about 1960s
26-5 "Maryville 'Horns In' on Sam Houston Stamp 'First Day'," by Robert Forshaw, Houston Press, newspaper clipping of article, January 7, 1964
26-6 "Houston's Schoolhouse Restored," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, newspaper clipping of image of schoolhouse and article, April 19, 1964
26-7 "Wildflowers that are in their prime...," Maryville Enterprise, newspaper clipping of article, May 6, 1964
26-8 "Anniversary Fete Due at Sam Houston School," Knoxville Journal, newspaper clipping of article, May 13, 1964
26-9 "Sam Houston School Marks 170th year," Maryville Enterprise, newspaper clipping of article and image of schoolhouse, May 6, 1964
26-10 "Anniversary Fete Due at Sam Houston School," Knoxville Journal, newspaper clipping of article, May 13, 1964
26-11 "Houston-Program Sunday to Mark 170th Year of Log Cabin Where He Taught," Maryville-Alcoa Daily Times, newspaper clipping of article, May 15, 1964
26-12 "Granddaughter, 93, at Houston Program," Knoxville News-Sentinel, newspaper clipping of article and image of Houston descendants, May 17, 1964
[2 copies]
26-13 "Tennessee in Houston Celebration," newspaper clipping of article, May 17, 1964
26-14 "Knucks, Gravel Presented," Maryville-Alcoa Daily Times, newspaper clipping of article and image of Houston descendants, May 18, 1964
[2 copies]
26-15 "Honor Forbear," newspaper clipping of image and caption, about May 18, 1964
26-16 "300 attend Houston School Anniversary," by Pat Fields, Knoxville Journal, newspaper clipping of article, May 18, 1964
26-17 "Tennessee Town Honors Houston's Granddaughter," Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of article, May 17, 1964
26-18 "Houston Kin at Tennessee Rites," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, May 18, 1964
26-19 "Six Houston Descendants Attend Rites," newspaper clipping of article, undated
26-20 "You are cordially invited to the Formal Opening of the Bank of Maryville...," (Sam Houston marker on side of building), Maryville-Alcoa Times, newspaper clipping of advertisement, May 18, 1964
26-21 "Schoolhouse Ceremony Marks 170th Anniversary," Maryville-Alcoa Times, newspaper clipping of editorial, May 18, 1964
26-22 "Maryville Kiwanians Return to School," Maryville-Alcoa Daily Times, newspaper clipping of image and caption, August 5, 1964
26-23 "Book Solves One Mystery about Houston," and "Open House, Membership Drive Set at Log School," Maryville-Alcoa Daily Times, newspaper clipping of two articles, November 11, 1964
26-24 "Sam Houston School Museum Started," Maryville-Alcoa Daily Times, newspaper clipping of image and caption, November 12, 1964
26-25 "Eagleton Pupil Wins National DAR Award," Maryville-Alcoa Daily Times, newspaper clipping of image and caption, November 12, 1964
26-26 Newspaper clipping of article pertaining to the subject in "Eagleton Pupil Wins National DAR Award" article, about 1964
26-27 "Postal Cancellation Expires November 17," newspaper clipping of article, about 1964
26-28 "Place Stamp So Cancellation Can Be Read," newspaper clipping of image and article, about 1964
26-29 "$100 Starts Sam Houston Shrine Fund," Houston Press newspaper clipping of article, December 1953
Mrs. John C. (America) Crawford, Jr.:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 27-1 Note from J.J.B. regarding items sent to Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr., November 26, 1961
27-2 Correspondence, Jean Houston Baldwin to Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr., regarding Sam Houston Memorial Association, likenesses of Sam Houston, November 27, 1961
27-3 Correspondence, Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding acknowledgment of Houston items, December 11, 1961
27-4 Correspondence, Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding 170th Anniversary of Sam Houston Schoolhouse, April 28, 1964
27-5 Correspondence, Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding anniversary of Sam Houston Schoolhouse, May 8, 1964
27-6 Correspondence, Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding anniversary of Sam Houston Schoolhouse, Houston family history, November 16, 1964
27-7 Correspondence, Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding Crawford family, January 6, 1965
27-8 Correspondence, Mr. and Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding Crawford family (Christmas newsletter), December 12, 1965
27-9 Christmas card, Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, December 15, 1965
27-10 Correspondence, Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding Sam Houston Schoolhouse, Daniel family, December 17, 1970
27-11 Correspondence, Mrs. Price Daniel to Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr., regarding publications, January 12, 1970
27-12 Correspondence, Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding Sam Houston, July 31, 1974
27-13 Correspondence, Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding the Crawford family, September 2, 1975
General Sam Houston, facing right, left arm resting on cane, coat open showing leopard vest, daguerreotype:
[Date of original daguerreotype about 1859.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 28-1 General Sam Houston, undated
[one 3 ½ x 5-inch black-and-white photograph]
28-2 General Sam Houston, written on back "Mrs. F.T. Baldwin 4408 Austin Ave. Houston, Texas," undated
[one 3 ½ x 5-inch black-and-white photograph]
28-3 General Sam Houston, written on back "Gen. Sam Houston - copied from an old deg.(sic) - loaned to Mr. Andrew Houston," undated
[one 4 x 5-inch black-and-white photograph]
28-4 General Sam Houston, undated
[one 3 x 4-inch black-and-white photograph]
28-5 General Sam Houston, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
28-6 Newspaper clipping of image, undated
Portrait by Bernhardt Wall:
[Date of original portrait 1935.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 29-1 "Following General Sam Houston," by Bernhardt Wall, newspaper clipping of image and article, undated
29-2 Reproduction of lithograph, edges burned, from collection of Mr. Franklin Williams, Houston, undated
General Sam Houston engraving:
[Date of original engraving unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 30-1 "General Houston," reproduction of engraving of Houston clean shaven, facing left, coat buttoned, "Return to J.T. DeShield Farmersville Texas-Collin Co.," undated
30-2 "Sam Houston," reproduction of engraving, signature below image, "A.M. John", undated
30-3 "Story Should Be Made Fresh, says Wm. M. Jones," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and editorial, March 13, 1963
30-4 Correspondence, James T. DeShields to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding request for image of Sam Houston, October 2, 1934
Margaret Lea Houston (Mrs. Sam Houston):
[Date of original daguerreotype about 1849.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 31-1 Margaret Lea Houston wearing white collar, brooch, full face, photocopy (?) from daguerreotype, undated
San Jacinto Battleground:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 32-1 "Time Capsule Burial Will Highlight 124th San Jacinto Day Anniversary," Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of article, April 17, 1960
32-2 Note from J.J.B. regarding first edition of book in time capsule, about 1960
32-3 "'San Jacinto Plow' Owed by Dallasite," newspaper clipping of article, about 1934
32-4 "Texans of today rededicated themselves...," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of images and caption, about April 1935
32-5 "San Jacinto Draws Texans," Houston Press, newspaper clipping of article, April 20, 1939
32-6 "Field of Blue for San Jacinto," Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of article excerpt, April 18, 1960
32-7 "San Jacinto Battle Flag Flew a Lady's Glove," by Garland Roark, Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of article, April 20, 1960
32-8 "Historical Observance is Spread Over 2 Days," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, April 20, 1960
32-9 Correspondence, Dixon H. Maney to members of the Republic of Texas, regarding invitation to San Jacinto Day luncheon, April 6, 1962
33-1 "Immigrant Paints the Plains With an Old West Realism," Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of article, June 15, 1975
Mrs. F.T. Baldwin with the artist Ralph Dickerman:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 34-1 "There'll Be No Bare Spot," Houston Press, newspaper clipping of article, September 1, 1961
34-2 "Hero's Return," Houston Chronicle, newspaper article clipping, March 21, 1962
34-3 Correspondence, James T. DeShields to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding painting made from the lithograph of General Sam Houston, undated
Portrait by Edward Schnabel:
[Date of original portrait about 1850-1859.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 35-1 "Sam Houston posed for this image...," magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
[Note from P.D. (Price Daniel) on bottom indicates portrait is probably not of Houston.]
35-2 Note from J.J.B. regarding probability the Schnabel portrait is fake, July 17, 1974
35-3 "Texans I never met and wish I had," by Leon Hale, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article and image, December 16, 1975
35-4 "A Peek at Painting of Texas Patriarch," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of images and editorial, December 27, 1975
Lea home, Marion, Alabama:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 36-1 "Home of Margaret Lea who married Sam Houston of Texas," March 1959
[one 2 x 3-inch color photograph]
36-2 "Home of Nancy Lea in Marion, Alabama," undated
[one 3 ⅛ x 5 ¼-inch black-and-white photograph]
Mrs. Charles K. (Joan M.) Hartwell:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 37-1 Correspondence, Mrs. Charles K. Hartwell to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding Margaret Lea Houston, January 29, 1964
37-2 Correspondence, Mrs. Charles K. Hartwell to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding Margaret Lea Houston, April 28, 1964
37-3 Correspondence, Mrs. Charles K. Hartwell to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding Margaret Lea Houston, May 21, 1964
37-4 "Margaret Lea of Alabama, Mrs. Sam Houston," research paper, prepared by Mrs. Charles K. Hartwell for the Alabama Historical Association, Auburn, Alabama, April 24-25, 1964
37-5 Correspondence, Mrs. Charles K. Hartwell to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding acknowledgment of Houston items received, Margaret Lea Houston, July 2, 1964
37-6 "Oakleigh - Mobile's Official Ante-Bellum Mansion," brochure, undated
37-7 "The Historical Mobile Preservation Society," program, 1962-1963
37-8 "The Historical Mobile Preservation Society," program, 1963-1964
37-9 "Second Alabama Preservation Conference," program, March 6-7, 1964
37-10 "Glimpses of Downtown Mobile Tour and Tea," program, April 11, 1964
Portrait by Howertoll:
[Date of original portrait about 1936.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 38-1 "Sam Houston -Texas Liberator," brochure, Dallas, Department of Publicity for Texas Centennial Celebrations, 1936
"Savior of Texas," sketch of Houston in uniform with capitol in background:
[Date of original sketch unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 39-1 "The World Will Take Care of Sam Houston's Fame," newspaper clipping of image and article, undated
Portrait by Thomas Sully:
[Date of original portrait unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 40-1 Correspondence (hand copied from original), Richard W. Norton Jr. to Director, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, regarding authenticity of Sully portrait, undated
40-2 Notes from J.J.B. regarding history of Sully portrait, undated
40-3 Correspondence, Richard W. Norton, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding Sully portrait, George Catlin miniature, November 28, 1962
40-4 Correspondence, Richard W. Norton, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding Sully portrait, December 17, 1962
40-5 "Oil Painting in the collection of the R.W. Norton Art Gallery...," Sully portrait, undated
[one 5 ⅝ x 7 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
[Note on back: "Does not appear to be Houston", Price Daniel.]
Sam Houston portrait by Penelope Lingan:
[Date of original portrait 1935.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 41-1 Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine, magazine clipping of image, December 6, 1936
41-2 "Sam Houston and San Jacinto," by James T. DeShields, Naylor's Epic-Century, magazine image and article, April 1939
41-3 "Penelope Lingan," mimeograph copy of typewritten biography, undated
41-4 Correspondence, Marion M. Branon to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding request for material, acknowledgment of gift, about February 1973
41-5 Note from Jean Houston Baldwin, address and phone number of Mrs. James A. Lingan, undated
41-6 Note from Jean Houston Baldwin, phone number of Houston Public Library, address and phone number of James Lingan, phone number of Mable Lee, undated
41-7 "Painting of Artist Exhibited," newspaper clipping of article and image (photocopy) regarding "Belle of 1914," April 3, 1927
Sam Houston sculpture by Penelope Lingan:
[Date of original sculpture unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 42-1 "Texas Heroes Live Again,"Houston Chronicle Photogravure Magazine, magazine clipping of image and article, December 6, 1936
Sam Houston monument, Hermann Park, Houston, Texas:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 43-1 Sam Houston monument, undated
[one 3 ½ x 5 ½-inch photographic postcard]
43-2 "General Sam Houston Monument...," undated
[one 7 x 9-inch photographic postcard]
43-3 "Sam Houston," undated
[one 3 ¾ x 5 ¼-inch black-and-white photograph]
43-4 "Memorial to Sam Houston," newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
43-5 "Once a bone of contention...," magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
43-6 "The General Watches Over the Corporal," newspaper clipping of image and caption, February 19, 1939
43-7 "Victory is Certain," Houston Post Sunday Magazine, magazine clipping of image and caption, September 13, 1942
43-8 "Statue - Sam Houston," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and caption, January 27, 1957
43-9 "Picture Cards," by Charlotte Phelan, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and article, April 23, 1961
43-10 "Mayor Likes Gen. Sam Shiny, So There!," Houston Press, newspaper clipping of image and article, April 17, 1962
[two copies]
43-11 "Houston Equestrian Statue is Best-Known Monument," Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of image and article, February 16, 1964
43-12 "Action Line," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and article, June 5, 1966
43-13 "Llano Artist for Memorial," newspaper clipping of article, November 8, 19__
43-14 "Victoria Artist in Reply to Tidden on Houston Monument," newspaper clipping of article, October 31, 1923
43-15 "This is the Story of the Statue!," typewritten page, about 1943
43-16 "Houston Sculptor Develops New and Startling Technique," by Eleanor Wakefield, Art Gravure Magazine - Houston Chronicle, magazine clipping of article and image, July 9, 1944
43-17 "Gen. Sam Will Feel Clean...," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of letter to editor pertaining to cleaning of Sam Houston monument, April 15, 1964
43-18 "Monument Memories," by Iola Lamar, newspaper clipping of article, undated
Battle of San Jacinto:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 44-1 "Key to Painting #1 - View from Texan Position," pencil sketch, undated
44-2 "Key to Painting #2 - View from Mexican Position," pencil sketch, undated
Sam Houston, clean-shaven, wearing checked vest:
[Date of original image about 1860.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 45-1 "The Battle of San Jacinto: Official Report of Sam Houston,"Texas Pioneer, magazine clipping of image and article, undated
Bust by Elisabet Ney:
[Date of original bust 1898.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 46-1 "Elisabet Ney's Sam Houston,"Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine, magazine clipping of image, April 15, 1956
46-2 "The bust of Houston...,"Texas Magazine, magazine clipping of image and caption, March 27, 1966
Sam Houston portrait by Grace Spaulding John:
[Date of original portrait 1925.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 47-1 Reproduction of portrait, undated
[one 4 ¼ x 3 ½-inch color photograph]
Portrait by S. Salomon:
[Date of original portrait 1910.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 48-1 "Sam Houston-Born in Rockbridge County...," magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
Sam Houston statue by Elisabet Ney in Statuary Hall, Washington, D.C.:
[Date of original statue about 1904-1905.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 49-1 "Bureau of Engraving and Printing," reproduction of engraving of Sam Houston statue, clothed in buckskin with sword at side, undated
[two copies]
49-2 "Bureau of Engraving and Printing," reproduction of engraving of Stephen F. Austin statue, clothed in buckskin with rifle and map, undated
[two copies]
49-3 "Austin or Houston - Which Shall be Removed...," by Roland A. Young, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and article, August 26, 1934
[two copies]
49-4 "Texas Statues at Nation's Capitol," newspaper clipping of article, February 19, 1905
49-5 "Honored by Texas – Statues of Stephen F. Austin and Sam Houston...," Dallas Morning News, newspaper clipping of article, February 26, 1905
49-6 "Sam Houston Legend in Washington; Hero of San Jacinto Left Tracks," by George Stimpson, newspaper clipping of article, undated
49-7 "Statues of 2 Heroes of State in Disrepair," by George Stimpson, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, September 11, 1961
[two copies]
49-8 "Texas Capitol," Houston Post by George Stimpson, newspaper clipping of image and article, May 10, 1959
Bust by Penelope Lingan,
[Date of original bust unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 50-1 "School Gets Houston Bust," newspaper clipping of image and caption (photocopy), June 3, 1927
Sam Houston statue by Pompeo Coppini, created for Texas Centennial:
[Date of original statue about 1936.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 51-1 "The figure of General Sam Houston...," magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
51-2 "Statues of Texas Heroes Have Space at State Hall," newspaper clipping of image and caption, about 1936
[Houston only.]
51-3 "Sam Houston Will Wear 'Tails' for Centennial," newspaper clipping of article, about 1936
51-4 "The Raven 'Tails'," newspaper clipping of article, about 1936
51-5 "Spirit, Personality, Purpose of Exposition Found in Hall of State," newspaper clipping of article, 1936
Sam Houston painting with Indian blanket around shoulders:
[Date of original painting 1905.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 52-1 Sam Houston painting with Indian blanket around shoulders, August 1974
[one 3 ½ x 4 ¼-inch color photograph]
[Stamped on back: "Fox Photo August 1974."]
52-2 Correspondence, Mrs. John C. (America) Crawford, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding Daniel family, Sam Houston Schoolhouse, Sam Houston painting, postmarked December 15, 1975
"Surrender of Santa Anna" painting by William H. Huddle:
[Date of original painting 1890.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 53-1 "The Surrender of Santa Anna," newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
53-2 "Who Captured Santa Anna?" by Alfred E. Menn, Houston Chronicle Magazine, magazine clipping of image and article, April 16, 1960
53-3 "On This Day Ragged Texans," by Maryrice Brogan, Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of image and article, April 21, 1960
53-4 "Surrender of Santa Anna" painting, about 1973
[one color photograph]
[Written on envelope containing photograph: "Tuggie" (Mrs. Edward A. Everitt?) gave in 1973 - Made photograph from image at San Jacinto Museum.
Sketch by Sidney Van Ulm based on the painting "The Surrender of Santa Anna:" by William H. Huddle:
[Date of original sketch about 1960.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 54-1 Sketch by Sidney Van Ulm, Houston Press, newspaper clipping of sketch in red ink and caption describing scene, April 21, 1960
[two copies]
[Caption separate from image.]
Sam Houston photograph, resembling Fredericks daguerreotype:
[Date of original image about 1856.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-1 55-1 Sam Houston by New York Photographic Co., about 1856
[one 6 ⅛ x 8 ⅜-inch black-and-white photograph]
55-2 Sam Houston published by New York Photographic Co., about 1856
[one 2 ⅜ x 3 ⅝-inch black-and-white photograph]
[Written on back: "For Mr. G.A. Forsgard comp. of S.W. Fave."]
55-3 Note from Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding history of Item 2 above, April 21, 1960
Sam Houston monument, Hermann Park, Houston, Texas:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 1-1 "The Sam Houston Monument,"The Woman's Viewpoint, magazine clipping of photograph of monument and caption, undated
1-2 "Betty Baldwin," retouched photographic print on draft paper, undated
[one 4 x 5-inch black-and-white photograph]
Sam Houston monument sketch:
[Date of original sketch about 1961.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 2-1 "Sam's Statue and the Song," by Orlan R. Jones, Houston Post Sunday Magazine, magazine clipping of sketch of monument and article, August 13, 1961
Sam Houston monument, Hermann Park, Houston, Texas:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 3-1 & 3-2 "Sam Houston Monument at Entrance to Hermann Park, Houston, Texas," different views, undated
[two 3 ½ x 5 ½-inch postcards]
Sculpture by Fred M. Torrey, submitted but not selected for the Sam Houston Hermann Park monument:
[Date of original sculpture about 1922.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 4-1 Sculpture labeled "submitted Fred M. Torrey," undated
[one 7 ¾ x 9 ¾-inch black-and-white photograph]
Bust by Dexter:
[Date of original bust 1860.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 5-1 "Satin Cloth Reveals New York Sun Editorial of 1850 Backing Sam Houston for Presidency,"Houston Post-Dispatch, newspaper clipping of image and article, June 17, 1928
[Note: See also Box 1983.054-2, Folder 44, Item 1
5-2 "Bust from a life mask made in 1860 by Dexter," magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
[two copies]
Sam Houston as Cherokee chief, age 37, head only:
[Date of original image about 1830.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 6-1 "Sam Houston as a young Cherokee Chief," magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
6-2 "As a chief of the Cherokee, age 37," magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
6-3 Miniature surrounded by leaves flanked by sword and scabbard, stamped "H.H. Morris, Galveston, Texas," reproduction of tintype, undated
6-4 Miniature surrounded by leaves flanked by sword and scabbard, cream mat, by (H.H.) Morris, Galveston, Texas, undated
[one 3 ⅞ x 5 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
6-5 Miniature surrounded by leaves flanked by sword and scabbard, cream mat, by H.H. Morris, Galveston, Texas, undated
[one 3 ¾ x 5 ¼-inch black-and-white photograph]
6-6 Miniature surrounded by leaves flanked by sword and scabbard, gray mat, by H.H. Morris, Galveston, Texas, undated
[one 3 ⅝ x 5 ⅝-inch black-and-white photograph]
6-7 Note from Jean Houston Baldwin, From Miniature in San Jacinto Museum, It is said 'an Indian Costume' and for a fancy Dress Ball in N.O. (New Orleans), undated
Sam Houston as Cherokee chief, age 37, full-length:
[Date of original image about 1830.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 7-1 Full-length portrait, holding rifle and dog standing nearby, undated
[one 6 x 8-inch black-and-white photograph]
Sam Houston miniature by J. (Joseph) Wood:
[Date of original image 1826.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 8-1 Sam Houston miniature, print of tintype(?), undated
[one 4 x 5-inch black-and-white photograph]
8-2 Sam Houston miniature, photograph by H.H. Morris, Galveston, Texas, undated
[one 3 ½ x 5 ⅝-inch black-and-white photograph]
8-3 Sam Houston miniature in gold frame, undated
[one 7 ½ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
8-4 Sam Houston miniature, magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
[two copies]
8-5 "As a young man, enlarged from a miniature," magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
[three copies]
8-6 George O' Brien John holding miniature, September 12, 1950
[one 7 ¾ x 9 ⅝-inch black-and-white photograph]
8-7 "Museum Gets Miniature of Sam Houston,"Houston Chronicle newspaper clipping of image and article, September 12, 1950
[two copies]
8-8 "Sam Houston's Children Cut Teeth on Handles of Mother-in-Law's Coffin,"Daily Progress, newspaper clipping of article and image, April 16, 1964
8-9 Receipt, San Jacinto Museum of History Association to Mrs. Robert A. John, pertaining to photograph of J. Wood miniature, April 29, 1941
8-10 Agreement, Mrs. Lester R. (Marguerite John) Ford to the Trustees, San Jacinto Museum of History Association, regarding conditions of loan of Sam Houston miniature to museum, June 21, 1950
8-11 Correspondence, George O'Brien John to Mrs. Lester R. (Marguerite) Ford, regarding loan of Sam Houston miniature to San Jacinto Museum, September 13, 1950
8-12 Receipt, San Jacinto Museum of History Association to George O' Brien John (on behalf of Mrs. Lester R. Ford), regarding Sam Houston miniature, September 12, 1950
8-13 Correspondence, Dorothy W. Knepper to Mrs. Lester R. Ford, regarding acknowledgment of receipt of Sam Houston miniature, September 27, 1950
8-14 Correspondence, John W. Brust to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding photograph of Sam Houston miniature, January 17, 1967
8-15 Correspondence, F.T. Baldwin to John W. Brunt (Brust), regarding photograph of Sam Houston miniature, February 1, 1967
8-16 Correspondence, John W. Brust to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, February 7, 1967
8-17 Receipt, Mrs. F.T. Baldwin to John W. Brust, regarding loan of photograph of Sam Houston miniature, February 1, 1967
8-18 Correspondence, John W. Brust to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding photograph of Sam Houston miniature, February 17, 1967
8-19 Note from J.J.B. regarding copy of Sam Houston miniature, undated
"The Baptism of Sam Houston," painting by Erwin Hearne, reproduction by R.C. Burleson:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 9-1 "The Baptism of Sam Houston," brochure from Baptist Foundation of Texas, Dallas, Texas, undated
Mosaic by Fred Pontello:
[Date of original image 1960.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 10-1 "Italian Native Shows Texas Love with Portrait of Sam Houston," by Jack Mohler, Houston Press, newspaper clipping of image and article, November 23, 1960
Sam Houston grave marker:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 11-1 "Bob Baldwin and Pete Seale at Monument of Sam Houston in Huntsville," undated
[one 2 ⅜ x 4-inch black-and-white photograph]
11-2 Sam Houston Alumnus, magazine clipping of image, April 1953
11-3 "Andrew Jackson's epitaph...," newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
11-4 "Governor, Former Chancellor of U.T....,"Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of image and article, March 3, 1954
11-5 "Who'll Foot Bill for Sam Houston Statue?" by Ferol Robinson and Glenn Brown, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and article, February 19, 1964
11-6 "Sculptor Does His Part for Good Will," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and article, December 16, 1964
11-7 "Sam Houston's Grave," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of letter to the editor, June 1899
11-8 "Luis Bartolome Somoza Offers Skill...," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of letter to the editor, March 18, 1964
11-9 "Gen. Sam's Toe Will Be Fixed," Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, March 19, 1964
[two copies]
Sam Houston engraving, robe over shoulders:
[Date of original image about 1860.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 12-1 Facing left with robe over shoulders with signature below image, copy of engraving, undated
12-2 Note, Price Daniel, Jr. to "Mamud" (Mrs. F.T. Baldwin), regarding copy of engraving, undated
Engagement cameo:
[Date of original pin about 1839.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 13-1 Sam Houston engagement cameo, undated
[one 3 ½ x 5-inch black-and-white photograph]
13-2 Sam Houston engagement cameo, reproduction of tintype, matted, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
[Labeled on back: Original cameo pin belongs to Mrs. Marion Whillemore (granddaughter) Houston, Texas. Now in San Jacinto Museum-Battleground. Made for his wife Mrs. Margaret Lea Houston.]
Sam Houston wearing bow tie and patterned vest:
[Date of original image about 1860.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 14-1 Sam Houston wearing bow tie and patterned vest, undated
[one 4 ⅞ x 6 ⅞-inch black-and-white photograph]
14-2 "General Sam Houston as he looked in his old age...," note from "Bobby" to Mr. and Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, 1962
[one postcard]
Sam Houston defeating Santa Anna at San Jacinto Battle, portrait by S. Salomon:
[Date of original image 1913.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 15-1 "From Oil Painting by S. Salomon," undated
[one 6 ⅜ x 9 ⅜-inch black-and-white photograph]
15-2 Note from S. Salomon regarding history of portrait, undated
Houston family coat of arms:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 16-1 Coat of arms and caption explaining the symbols, undated
[three 9 x 12-inch color prints]
16-2 "Watchem (column),"Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of image and article, October 29, 1961
16-3 "Houston Book Plate," black and white bookplate, undated
Jeff Hamilton, slave of Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 17-1 Jeff Hamilton (right), and unidentified man (left) at base of Sam Houston statue at Texas Centennial Exposition, about 1936
[one 7 ½ x 9 ⅝-inch black-and-white photograph]
17-2 Jeff Hamilton at side of Sam Houston statue at Texas Centennial Exposition, about 1936
[one 7 ½ x 9 ⅝-inch black-and-white photograph]
17-3 Jeff Hamilton (left) and unidentified man (right), undated
[one 7 ½ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
17-4 Jeff Hamilton (left) and unidentified man (right), undated
[one 7 ½ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
17-5 "On April 16, 1939, Uncle Jeff Hamilton...," newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
17-6 "Recollections of My Master-General Sam Houston," newspaper proof image and article, about 1939
17-7 "Old Jeff, 101, Bodyguard for Sam Houston, Dies," newspaper clipping of article, undated
17-8 "Jeff Hamilton, A Former Slave of General Sam Houston," newspaper clipping of article, undated
17-9 "Old Jeff, 101, Bodyguard for Sam Houston, Dies," newspaper clipping of article, March 31, 1942
17-10 Correspondence, H. Dick Golding to Jeff Hamilton, regarding interview with Lenoir Hunt, July 19, 1938
17-11 Correspondence, Mrs. Jean Houston Baldwin to Lenoir Hunt, regarding permission to reproduce Kellogg lithograph for use in book, My Master, April 18, 1939
17-12 Book jacket for My Master, by Jeff Hamilton as told to Lenoir Hunt, rough proof, about 1939
[Includes photograph of Jeff Hamilton and note to Mr. & Mrs. F.T. Baldwin from L. Hunt on jacket.]
17-13 Typewritten manuscript, Recollections of My Master - General Sam Houston, by Jeff Hamilton as told to Lenoir Hunt, table of contents and forward only, about 1939
Joshua Houston, Sr., body servant of Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 18-1 "Joshua Houston Sr. by Sam, Jr.," undated
[one 4 x 5-inch black-and-white photograph]
Sam Houston wearing hat, blanket, beard, holding rifle, engraving by N. Orr:
[Date of original engraving unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 19-1 "Texas Owes Him Much," newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
Engraving by J.W. Orr:
[Date of original engraving unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 20-1 "Major General Samuel Houston," magazine clipping of image and article, undated
Man seated with left hand resting on book or table, portrait by Samuel F.B. Morse:
[Date of original portrait unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 21-1 Label on back indicates that painting is portrait-tagged as "Sam Houston," by S.F.B. Morse, photostat copy of portrait, about 1960
21-2 Correspondence, Romana Javitz to Mrs. D.W. Knepper, inquiry about Morse portrait, September 22, 1960
21-3 Typewritten note, Dorothy Knepper to Jean (Houston Baldwin), regarding Morse portrait, about 1960
Portrait by William P. Bulkley:
[Date of original portrait unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 22-1 "He Led Texas to Independence," newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
[two copies]
Sam Houston with beard:
[Date of original image about 1850.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 23-1 Sam Houston with beard by H.H. Morris, Galveston, about 1850s
[one daguerreotype]
[Marked "copy" on bottom right-hand corner. Labeled on back, "To Isabel love Cousin Sam about 1852-1857," and "AM John."
23-2 Sam Houston with beard by H.H. Morris, Galveston, Texas, undated
[one 4 x 6-inch black-and-white photograph]
[Labeled on back, "This was made from an original daguerreotype. I would judge looks slightly younger than the senator. This is the same head used in the one you got-."]
Sam Houston wearing white linen duster:
[Date of original image about 1846-1859.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 24-1 Sam Houston wearing white linen duster, undated
[one 3 ½ x 4 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
24-2 "General Sam Houston- Presented to Mrs. Jean John Baldwin by her uncle, Temple Houston Morrow - Dallas, Texas," April 2, 1941
[two 4 ¼ x 5 ⅜-inch black-and-white photographs]
24-3 "Sam Houston, 'Old San Jacinto',"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and caption, December 12, 1954
24-4 "Critics Say...,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and article, May 15, 1976
Lithograph by H.R. Robinson from Plumbe daguerreotype:
[Date of original image about 1846.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 25-1 "General Sam Houston-Information on Other images...Being Sought,"Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of image and article, undated
25-2 "University Professor Collects Vast Array of Houston's Papers," by Bernard Brister, newspaper clipping of image and article, undated
Sam Houston with mustache, age 52:
[Date of original image 1845.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 26-1 "At the Age of 52, Taken in Kentucky in 1845," magazine clipping of image and caption, undated
[three copies]
26-2 "Here's Way Houston Should Be imaged, Surviving Son Says," newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
Sam Houston entering Houston, mural by J.M. McQuarrie:
[Date of original image 1834.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 27-1 "Murals for New Southern Pacific Station,"Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of image and caption, December 30, 1934
27-2 "Reproduction of Mural in New Southern Pacific Passenger Station, Houston, Texas," undated
[one 3 ½ x 5 ½-inch postcard]
["Betty Baldwin" written on back.]
27-3 "Houston Gets New Depot," newspaper clipping of image and caption, about 1934
Sam Houston as Marius:
[Date of original image 1831.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 28-1 "Sam Houston as Marius in the Ruins of Carthage," undated
[one 7 ½ x 8 ⅞-inch black-and-white photographs]
28-2 "Sam Houston: The Many Faces of a Man of Action,"Houston Chronicle Texas Magazine, magazine clipping of image and article, April 5, 1964
28-3 Correspondence, R. Henderson Shuffler to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding portrait of Sam Houston as Marius, November 14, 1963
28-4 Correspondence, R. Henderson Shuffler to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding visit, Houston portraits, November 21, 1963
Bust by Philip Jon Evett:
[Date of original bust about 1954.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 29-1 "British Sculptor to Present Bust of Houston to Texas,"Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of article, April 24, 1955
Portrait by Calvert:
[Date of original bust about 1940.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 30-1 Correspondence, Temple H. Morrow to Mrs. Margaret H. John regarding receipt of Calvert portrait, August 30, 1940
Press cartoons:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 31-1 "It All Makes Sense to Jeff Tanner,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article and image, October 22, 1957
31-2 "Believe It or Not - By Ripley,"Toledo Blade, newspaper clipping of image and caption, April 7, 1930
Sam Houston superimposed over San Jacinto Battlefield scene:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 32-1 "San Jacinto Battlefield and Its Hero,"Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of image and caption, undated
Sam Houston birthplace historical marker:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 33-1 Historical marker pertaining to birthplace of Sam Houston, undated
[one 2 ⅝ x 2 ⅞-inch black-and-white photograph]
Advertisements featuring Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 34-1 Sakowitz Bros. ad featuring Sam Houston and George Washington, Houston Post, newspaper clipping, April 21, 1945
34-2 Ad for Old Crow Bourbon featuring Sam Houston and Daniel Webster, Life, magazine clipping, November 14, 1955
34-3 Ad for Old Crow Bourbon featuring Sam Houston and Daniel Webster, magazine clipping, 1954
34-4 Ad for Old Crow Bourbon featuring Sam Houston and Daniel Webster, Collier's, magazine clipping, about 1954-1955
34-5 Ad for Old Crow Bourbon featuring Sam Houston portrait, San Antonio Light, newspaper clipping, November 20, 1956
34-6 Ad for Old Crow Bourbon featuring Sam Houston portrait, newspaper clipping, undated
34-7 Ad for John Hancock Life Insurance Company featuring Sam Houston at the Battle of San Jacinto, magazine clipping, about 1950s
34-8 Ad for John Hancock Life Insurance Company featuring Sam Houston at the Battle of San Jacinto, Reader's Digest, magazine clipping, about 1950s
34-9 Ad for John Hancock Life Insurance Company featuring Sam Houston at the Battle of San Jacinto, Reader's Digest, magazine clipping in black and white, about 1950s
34-10 "Chamber Receives Texas Hero's image as Gift," magazine clipping of article and image, about 1958
34-11 "San Jacinto Painting Is Given Belt,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, September 9, 1958
34-12 "Holiday Today, March 2nd In Observance of Texas Independence Day,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of ad for San Antonio National Bank, undated
[Note: See also Box 1983.054-1, Folder 30]
34-13 "Our Town...,"Houston Post, magazine clipping, ad for Austin National Bank pertaining to Houston's inauguration as president in 1841, undated
34-14 "Famous North Americans," Post 40% Bran Flakes cereal box clipping of image and caption with images of four famous Americans, including Sam Houston, undated
34-15 "Sam Houston is a Tough Act to Follow,"La Porte-Bayshore Sun, newspaper clipping of Shell ad, December 4, 1969
[Note: See also Box 1983.054-1, Folder 1]
[Located in Oversize Box 1, Folder 3]
34-16 The Houston Lawyer, magazine of Clarke & Courts Inc. ad featuring Sam Houston on page 6, September 1971
[Note: See also Box 1983.054-1, Folder 18, Item 1]
Photographs sent to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin for identification:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 35-1 Man facing left, wearing black coat and vest, wide black stock and high collared white shirt, copy of sixth plate daguerreotype, undated
[one 3 ¾ x 4 ¾-inch black-and-white photograph]
[Written on back: "not Houston J.H.B. by P.D." and "sixth plate daguerreotype"]
35-2 Correspondence, Richard Rudisell to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding identification of copy of daguerreotype, April 16, 1969
35-3 Man facing front with left hand grasping his coat lapel and right arm leaning against books, copy of daguerreotype, undated
[two 3 ⅛ x 4 ⅛-inch black-and-white photographs]
["Certainly not Sam Houston" written on one.]
San Jacinto monument:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 36-1 "Twas Here they Set a Pattern for Freedom,"Houston Chronicle Feature Magazine, magazine clipping of image and article, April 1, 1960
36-2 "Oops! Look What Happened!" by Martin Dreyer, Houston Chronicle Texas Magazine, magazine clipping of image and article, April 1, 1962
36-3 "San Jacinto Monument and Museum," with Betty Baldwin Foy, great-great-granddaughter of Sam Houston, in foreground, about 1947
[one 6 x 9-inch postcard]
36-4 Note from Jean Houston Baldwin regarding San Jacinto Monument and Museum postcard, undated
Descendants of Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 37-1 Sam Houston's daughters, Margaret Lea Houston, Mary Willie Houston, and Nancy Elizabeth Houston, reproduction, undated
[one 3 ¼ x 4 ¼-inch black-and-white photograph]
[Original image about 1853.]
37-2 Note from Jean Houston Baldwin regarding identification of persons in photograph of Sam Houston's daughters, undated
37-3 "San Jacinto Monument and Museum," with Betty Baldwin Foy, great-great-granddaughter of Sam Houston, in foreground, photocopy of color postcard, about 1947
37-4 Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine photocopy of magazine cover with Betty Baldwin Foy, great-great granddaughter of Sam Houston, in foreground, April 20, 1947
[Note: Original in Oversize Box 1, Folder 4.]
37-5 "Texans of today...,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of images and caption, April 1935
[Includes images (left to rigiht): J. Perry Moore, great-nephew of Sam Houston; Colonel Andrew Jackson Houston, son of Sam Houston; Major Stiles M. Decker, great-grandson of Sam Houston.]
37-6 The Texian volume 8, no. 1, newsletter with photograph of Houston family members at the dedication of Andrew Jackson Houston marker, February 1962
37-7 "There'll Be No Bare Spot...,"Houston Press, newspaper clipping of image and caption with Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, great granddaughter of Sam Houston, September 1, 1961
37-8 "Houston," by John Edward Weems, Marathon World, magazine article with image of Mrs. F.T. Baldwin with a bust of Sam Houston in foreground, winter 1966
37-9 Nancy Elizabeth Houston, reproduction, undated
[one 10 ⅝ x 12 ⅝-inch black-and-white photograph]
[Original image about 1860.]
Texas veterans and Daughters of the Republic:
[Date of original image 1895.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 38-1 "Texas Veterans and Daughters of the Republic on the San Jacinto Battlefield, April 21, 1895," clipping of image and caption, undated
Clippings and document pertaining to Santa Anna:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 39-1 "Santa Anna Wore Silk Underwear," by Walter C. Emerson, newspaper clipping of article and image, August 12, 1972
39-2 "Retribution Overtook Him in this Life," by Jesse A. Ziegler, newspaper clipping of article, undated
39-3 "Santa Anna's Empty Saddle,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of image and caption, April 20, 1950
39-4 "Santa Anna, Father of Chewing Gum, Loses Bonds, Palaces, Pesos," by Ed Kilman, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, undated
39-5 Document authorizing Capt. I.C.D.(?) Morrow to take charge of Santa Anna's relics and the sword of Sam Houston belonging to Sam Houston Jr., undated
[one photostatic negative]
[Note: See also Box 1983.054-3, Folder 15.]
[Date of original document January 28, 1879.]
39-6 "Biographical Sketch of Sam Houston and Santa Ana," photocopy of newspaper clipping of article, undated
[Note: Original in Box 1983.054-2, Folder 44.]
[Date of original clipping about 1855.]
Clippings pertaining to Davy Crockett:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 40-1 "Davy Crockett No King in Own Homestead," by Harry Golden, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, March 18, 1961
40-2 "Crockett Letter to be Auctioned,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, March 22, 1969
Clippings pertaining to Anson Jones:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 41-1 Transcriptions of Anson Jones correspondence, including Oliver Jones to Anson Jones, May 2, 1857; Anson Jones to Oliver Jones regarding Jones' candidacy for U. S. Senator, May 5, 1857; and Anson Jones to Judge William D. Stout regarding Jones' view toward Sam Houston, December 6, 1856, newspaper clipping, undated
41-2 "Anson Jones' Secret Notes on Sam Houston's Annexation Antics," by Ed Kilman, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, December 4, 1960
Clippings pertaining to Ashbel Smith funeral:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 42-1 "Honorary Escort Travels with Body of Ashbel Smith,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping, January 23, 1961
42-2 "Impressive Rites Held for Dr. Smith,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping, January 25, 1961
Clippings pertaining to Commodore Edwin Ward Moore:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 43-1 "Commodore Moore's Skirmish with President Sam Houston," by Andrew Fores Muir, Houston Post-Houston Now, newspaper clipping of book review, November 6, 1960
43-2 "Ed Moore's Texas Saga of the Sea Rivals That of Santa Maria," by Ed Kilman, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, undated
43-3 "Books," by Bob Sherrill, American-Statesman, newspaper clipping of book review column, review of Commodore Moore and the Texas Navy, by Tom Henderson Wells, August 28, 1960
Clippings pertaining to Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 44-1 "Who Shall Be Our Next President?" by Ed Kilman, Houston Post, newspaper clipping, reprint from the New York Sun, October 30, 1850
[Note: See also Box 1983.054-2, Folder 5, Item 1.]
44-2 "Biographical Sketch of Sam Houston and Santa Anna," newspaper clipping of article, about 1855
44-3 "Varied Career of Sam Houston," newspaper clipping of article, March 20, 1905
44-4 "Sam Houston – Comet of the Plains," by George Creel, Dallas Morning News, newspaper clipping of article and illustration, December 25, 1927
44-5 "We wrote about General Sam Houston...,""The Pathfinder" column, Houston Press, newspaper clipping of article, May 1, 1943
44-6 "The President Was a Diplomat," by Erna Foxworth, Parade, magazine clipping of article, March 4, 1951
44-7 "A Historical Report on the Drinking Habits of Certain Famous Americans," by Sigman Byrd, Houston Press, newspaper clipping of article, May 15, 1954
44-8 "How Sam Houston Held His Liquor-A Medical Report," by Sigman Byrd, Houston Press, newspaper clipping of article, May 15, 1954
44-9 "Race of 1859 Sparked Texas Civil War Fires," by Ed Kilman, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, July 11, 1959
44-10 "Legislature Convened Century Ago in Most Fateful Session," by Ed Kilman, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, January 15, 1961
44-11 "Careers of G. Washington and S. Houston Curiously Parallel," by Ed Kilman, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, undated
44-12 "After 100 Years, State Secession Holds Stern Lesson for Texans,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of editorial, February 5, 1961
44-13 "Grow a Beard for Depression," by Walter C. Emerson, newspaper clipping of article and image, about 1972
44-14 "Houston's Last Public Address," by George Robinson, newspaper clipping of article, undated
44-15 "Stonedale Reports," newspaper clipping of portion of article, undated
Magazine articles pertaining to Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 45-1 "Sam Houston," by Sam H. Acheson, American Mercury, pp. 487-495, August 1927
45-2 "Texans Get a View of the Menkew Complex," newspaper clipping, review of "Sam Houston," by Sam H. Acheson, August 1927
45-3 "How Texas Won Her Freedom," by Robert Penn Warren, Holiday, magazine clipping of article, March 1958
45-4 "Sam Houston - Magnificent Barbarian," by President John F. Kennedy, Argosy, pp. 7-8, February 1961
[two copies]
45-5 "Sam Houston – Civil War Casualty," by Orlan and Wini Jones, Texas Parade, pp. 6-8, February 1961
Correspondence regarding Sam Houston images and documents:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 46-1 Correspondence, Porter Loring to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding reproduction of image of Sam Houston, October 1, 1934
46-2 Correspondence, Mrs. John Trotwood (Mary Daniel) Moore to Mrs. Margaret H. John regarding information about 1858 daguerreotype of Sam Houston, August 2, 1940
46-3 Correspondence, M.G. Fort to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding daguerreotype of Sam Houston, February 1, 1957
46-4 Correspondence, J.T. Ellis Jr. to Henry F. Fort regarding state highway routing, acknowledgment of receipt of photographs of Sam Houston, June 13, 1958
46-5 Note from Mrs. Price (Jean) Daniel (?), "Send to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin...," about 1958
46-6 Correspondence, Ila M. Poe to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding appointment to view Mrs. Baldwin's collection of Sam Houston images, February 9, 1962
46-7 Mrs. F.T. Baldwin to Ila M. Poe regarding confirmation of appointment, February 17, 1962
[one postcard]
46-8 Correspondence, Tadd Fisher to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding rescheduling appointment, February 19, 1962
46-9 Correspondence, Tadd Fisher to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding catalogue of Sam Houston images, June 12, 1962
46-10 Correspondence, Tadd Fisher to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding illustrations for book about Sam Houston, July 18, 1962
46-11 Correspondence, Dr. Martin Rywell to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding offer to assist in researching Sam Houston, August 11, 1961
46-12 Correspondence, Lt. Daniel B. Hall Jr. to Commander Fred Williams regarding return of Sam Houston images to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, August 27, 1964
46-13 Correspondence, Anita Brewer to Mrs. Price Daniel regarding Return of Sam Houston images belonging to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, January 5, 1965
46-14 Correspondence, George L. Landolt to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding Sam Houston papers, January 27, 1969
46-15 Correspondence, Victor Lallier to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding acknowledgment of favor, undated
46-16 Correspondence, Frank H. Fowles to Gov. Price Daniel regarding 1848 lithograph by F. Davignon from a daguerreotype by Bartlett and Fuller, February 11, 1959
46-17 Note from Mrs. Price Daniel regarding advice from Mrs. F.T. Baldwin on Item 16 above, February 11, 1959
Sam Houston home, Independence, Texas:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 47-1 "Old Home of Gen'l Sam Houston at Independence, Texas. Presented to Mrs. Margaret H. John by her brother Temple Houston Morrow Dallas, Texas," by N.V. Goodwin, Dallas, Texas, July 28, 1941
[one 6 ½ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
Margaret Lea Houston home, Independence, Texas:
[Home Mrs. Houston bought following the death of Sam Houston.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 48-1 Six persons in front of house, undated
[one 3 ⅛ x 4 ⅛-inch negative]
48-2 Car in foreground, undated
[one 2 ½ x 4 ¼-inch negative]
Sam Houston home, Huntsville, Texas:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 49-1 "Houston Home – Huntsville," undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
49-2 "The Mount Vernon of Texas at Huntsville, home of Sam Houston, President of the Republic of Texas,"Holland's, magazine clipping of image and caption, May 1944
49-3 "Murals Placed in Library," newspaper clipping of two of the four murals by Mrs. D.B. Cherry on display at the Houston Public Library, depicting the first capitol of Texas and the first home of Sam Houston and caption, May 1944
49-4 Correspondence, Mrs. Lester (Renee B.) Weison, State President of Texas Society Children of the American Revolution, to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding restoration of Sam Houston Homesite in Huntsville and requesting old law books from family members to place on shelves of the law office, January 30, 1957
Sam Houston home, Timber Ridge, Virginia:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 50-1 Correspondence, W.L. McClung to Andrew Jackson Houston regarding oil painting of Houston home in Timber Ridge, Virginia, August 25, 1936
Sam Houston portrait by Julian Muench:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 51-1 Correspondence, Mrs. John Zeleznik to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding location of Julian Muench portrait, January 21, 1962
Peter Rogers mural located in State Archives Building, Austin:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 52-1 Correspondence, Peter Rogers to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding mural in Archives Building, Austin, Texas, October 14, 1964
52-2 Calling card for H. Sellers Rogers, Navasota, Texas, with note to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding reproduction of Sam Houston photograph, about 1964
Sam Houston portrait by William Scott:
[Date of original image 1846.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 53-1 Correspondence, Price Daniel to B.H. Raymond regarding possible purchase of portrait, July 26, 1976
53-2 Correspondence, R.H. Raymond to Truett Latimer regarding sale of portrait, June 3, 1976
53-3 Business card for Truett Latimer, Executive Director, Texas Historical Commission, about 1976
Portrait by Jefferson Wright:
[Date of original image unknown.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-2 54-1 Correspondence, Mrs. F.T. Baldwin to the Librarian, Austin College regarding copy of Jefferson Wright portrait, October 2, 1958
54-2 Note from Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding Jefferson Wright, undated
54-3 Note from Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding Jefferson Wright, undated
54-4 Note from Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding copy of Jefferson Wright portrait at Austin College, about 1958
Margaret Lea Houston, copy of daguerreotype by Frank Rogers, about 1940:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 1-1 Correspondence, Temple H. Morrow to Mrs. Margaret H. John regarding Frank Rogers reproduction, regarding copyright and restoration of daguerreotype, February 16, 1940
1-2 Correspondence, Temple H. Morrow to Mrs. Margaret H. John regarding Frank Rogers reproductions and copyright of daguerreotype, February 16, 1940
1-3 Correspondence, Temple H. Morrow to Franklin Williams, regarding Frank Rogers copyright of Mrs. Houston, copyright of image of Sam Houston, January 6, 1941
Sam Houston, copy of image by Frank Rogers, about 1940:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 2-1 Correspondence, Temple H. Morrow to Franklin Williams, regarding copyright of image, undated
[Note: Original letter in Box 1983.054-3, Folder 1, Item 3.]
Notes pertaining to images of Sam Houston, written by Mrs. F.T. Baldwin:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 3-1 Note regarding photograph of daguerreotype of Sam Houston that appeared in May 10, 1939 issue of Life, about 1939
3-2 Note regarding photograph of 1853 engraving by D'Avignon used in the book, The Republic of Texas, by Clarence R. Wharton, undated
3-3 Note regarding 1880s portraits of Sam and Margaret Houston based photograph taken when Houston was in the Senate, undated
3-4 Correspondence, Mrs. F.T. Baldwin to Pauline (Pinckney?) regarding 1880s portraits of Sam and Margaret Houston, undated
3-5 Note from daughter of Mrs. D.M. Decker to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding history of 1880s portraits of Sam and Margaret Houston, undated
3-6 Note to Jean (Mrs. Price Daniel) regarding instructions for reproduction of Sam Houston images by a New York artist, undated
3-7 Note regarding copy of items on loan to Pauline Pinckney from Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, November 4, 1964
3-8 Note regarding "lithograph original" and "bearded image of Houston," possibly loaned to P.D. (Price Daniel), August 30, 1961
Books pertaining to Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 4-1 Correspondence, Mrs. F.T. Baldwin to Mr. Hodges regarding The Raven, The Writings of Sam Houston, etc., undated
4-2 Commendation by L.W. Kemp regarding book, Bluebonnets and Blood, about 1938
4-3 Correspondence, L. Hunt (by Dorothy Meadows) to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding acknowledgment and return of materials used in Bluebonnets and Blood, April 8, 1938
San Jacinto Museum of History Association:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 5-1 Receipt, San Jacinto Museum of History Association to Ariadne and Marguerite Houston regarding painting, "The Battle of Sabine Pass," by Andrew Jackson Houston, November 1, 1950
5-2 Bulletin of the San Jacinto Museum of History Association, periodical contains article regarding Sam Houston letters, Fall 1958
Sam Houston Museum, Huntsville, Texas:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 6-1 "Gen. Houston Paid Tribute at Huntsville,"Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of article, September 24, 1960
6-2 "$65,000 Asked for Wing at Sam Houston Museum,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, March 19, 1964
6-3 Letter to Jean (Mrs. Price) Daniel from Ann Fears Crawford of the Sam Houston Museum requesting photographic image of painting of Antoinette Power Houston from her mother, Jean Houston Baldwin, September 5, 1983
Sam Houston State Teachers College, Huntsville:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 7-1 "Great Days of Texas History are Portrayed,"Houston Press, newspaper clipping and article, about 1936
U.S.S. Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 8-1 "Dual Significance is Seen as U.S.S. Sam Houston is Launched,"Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of article, February 7, 1961
Funeral of Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 9-1 Correspondence, H.F. Estill to J.I. Cochran regarding Rev. J.M. Cochran, minister who officiated at Sam Houston's funeral, January 20, 1937
9-2 Notarized statement by Mrs. M.A. Parks regarding Rev. J.M. Cochran, minister who officiated at Sam Houston's funeral, March 16, 1938
9-3 Notarized statement by Mrs. W.A. Leigh regarding Rev. J.M. Cochran, minister who officiated at Sam Houston's funeral, March 19, 1938
Sam Houston postage stamps:
[Designed by Tom Lea from 1848 lithograph. Lea portrayed Houston to show how he looked as President of the Republic.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 10-1 "Sam Houston Stamps,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, January 10, 1964
10-2 Three envelopes bearing Sam Houston stamps. Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr. to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, postmarked April 25(?), 1964; May 9, 1964, and November 11, 1964
Texas State Seal:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 11-1 First Seal of the Republic of Texas on face of Christmas card, Ann S. Adkins to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, undated
11-2 Notes written by Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding history of the design of the Texas State Seal, undated
Documents pertaining to Andrew Jackson manuscript regarding 1832 Sam Houston trial:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 12-1 Correspondence, M. Vandefield (?) to city editor of the Houston Chronicle regarding auction of Andrew Jackson manuscript, March 18, 1939
12-2 Description and history of Andrew Jackson manuscript by Parke-Bernet Galleries, about 1939
12-3 Reproduction of last page of Andrew Jackson manuscript, about 1939
Presentation of Andrew Jackson Houston papers to Texas State Archives by Jean Houston Baldwin:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 13-1 Dorman Winfrey and Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, March 6, 1973
[one 7 ⅝ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
13-2 Kinney, Texas State Archivist and Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, March 6, 1973
[one 7 ⅝ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
13-3 Mrs. F.T. Baldwin and Kinney, March 6, 1973
[one 7 ⅝ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
13-4 Mrs. F.T. Baldwin with unidentified individual, March 6, 1973
[one 7 ⅝ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
13-5 Kinney and Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, March 6, 1973
[one 7 ⅝ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
13-6 Price Daniel, Mrs. F.T. Baldwin and unidentified individual, March 6, 1973
[one 7 ⅝ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
13-7 Price Daniel, Mrs. F.T. Baldwin and Kinney , March 6, 1973
[one 7 ⅝ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
13-8 Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, Kinney, Dorman Winfrey and unidentified individual, March 6, 1973
[one 7 ⅝ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
13-9 Dorman Winfrey, Price Daniel and Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, March 6, 1973
[one 7 ⅝ x 9 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
13-10 "Jean Daniel - Presentation of Houston Papers - images etc. - at presentation of Andrew Jackson Houston Papers to State Archives in Austin," envelope, undated
Persons who saw Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 14-1 "Why," by Mefo (columnist), Houston Press, newspaper clipping of article, March 16, 1936
14-2 "He Met Sam Houston,"Houston Press, newspaper clipping of article, about March 1936
14-3 Correspondence, Mrs. Margaret Joyn to "Mr. Foster" regarding memories of persons who had seen Sam Houston, April 4, 1936
Images pertaining to Sam Houston's sword:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 15-1 Crutch, sword and sheath, powder horn and bag, January 22, 1899
[one 3 ⅝ x 4 ½-inch black-and-white photograph]
15-2 Note from Sam Houston, Jr. regarding authorization of Capt. I.C.D.(?) Morrow to take charge of Santa Anna's relics and the sword of Sam Houston, photocopy of photostatic negative, January 28, 1879
[See also Box 1983.054-2, Folder 39.]
Artifacts associated with Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 16-1 Fragment of typewritten page pertaining to a silver set given to William Rogers Houston by Brigadier General William P. Rogers, undated
16-2 Correspondence, Mrs. F.T. Baldwin to Kelley Oliver, regarding Sam Houston Quilt, January 10, 1951
16-3 "Sam Houston's Guns Recovered,"Houston Press, newspaper clipping of article, July 2, 1959
16-4 "Wichitan Owns Houston's Desk," by Sue Babb, Wichita Falls Times, newspaper clipping of article and image, January 21, 1973
16-5 "Houston Relic Loaned to State," newspaper clipping of image and caption pertaining to sword that was owned by Sam Houston, July 10, 19__
16-6 "Texian Treasure," possibly Austin American newspaper clipping of image and article, undated
[two copies]
16-7 "Houston's Relics May Go on Sale,"Houston Press, newspaper clipping of article pertaining to Sam Houston letters and cane, July 14, 19__
Richard Dowling memorial:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 17-1 Front view of Richard Dowling statue at Sabine Pass, Texas, undated
[one 3 ⅛ x 5 ⅜-inch black-and-white photograph]
[16 written on back.]
Family of Jean Houston Baldwin:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 18-1 Correspondence, Temple H. Morrow to Mrs. Margaret H. John, regarding reproduction of image and family business, September 16, 1940
18-2 Correspondence, Temple H. Morrow to Mrs. Margaret H. John, regarding bank statement, family business, August 29, 1944
18-3 Correspondence, Mrs. Paul Strong to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, regarding photograph of grandparents, June 19, 1974
18-4 Note, Mrs. F.T. Baldwin to Mrs. Price (Jean) Daniel, regarding photograph of Jack L. Baldwin, August 16, 1975
18-5 Epitaph(?) of Isaac Griffith John, signed by J.J.B. (Jean John Baldwin), photocopy, 1975
Jean Houston Baldwin interview:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 19-1 "Sam Houston Lives Again in the Words of His Kinsmen," by Jack Mohler, Houston Press, newspaper clipping of article, April 21, 1960
[two copies]
Correspondence to Col. Joseph Ellis, Grand Cane, Texas from Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 20-1 Correspondence, Sam Houston to Col. Joseph Ellis regarding wagon purchased by Mrs. Houston (mother of Sam Houston), reproduction, June 13, 18__
20-2 "To Col. Joseph Ellis, Grand Cane, Texas from Sam Houston," envelope reproduction, undated
Reproductions and transcriptions of Sam Houston documents:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 21-1 Correspondence, Sam Houston to Indian Nation, photostatic reproduction, November 12, 1838
21-2 Correspondence, Sam Houston to Col. Joseph Ellis regarding family news, printed reproduction, June 12, 1847
21-3 Correspondence, Sam Houston to John R. Bunke regarding journey up the Mississippi(?), photocopy, July 11, 1857
21-4 Correspondence, Sam Houston to Nicholas Dean regarding children's nurse, Isabella, typewritten transcription, May 8, 1851
21-5 Correspondence, Sam Houston to Sam Houston, Jr. regarding instructions for managing household and farm, handwritten transcription, May 15, 1861
21-6 Commission of E.M. Daggett as Brigadier General of the 20th Brigade of the Militia of the State of Texas, typewritten transcription, April 14, 1861
[Original signed by Sam Houston.]
21-7 Correspondence, Elizabeth to Jean (Mrs. F.T. Baldwin) regarding commission of E.M. Daggett, June 7, 1965
References to Sam Houston documents:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 22-1 "Only Manuscript Version of General Houston's Report on San Jacinto is Found,"Dallas News, newspaper clipping of article and image of document, October 1, 1935
[three copies]
22-2 "Sam Houston Scorned First Texas Constitution," by Ed Kilman, Houston Post Magazine section, newspaper clipping of article, June 15, 1941
22-3 "Two Opposite Qualities of Sam Houston Shown," by Ellen Garwood, Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of article, April 19, 1957
22-4 "Faded Letter Shows Houston's Devotion," by Douglas Freelander, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, November 25, 1957
22-5 "Unpublished Sam Houston Correspondence Reflects Heated Controversy Over 'Who Won the War' at San Jacinto," by Ed Kilman, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, May 4, 1958
22-6 "Letters from Sam Houston Belie Tales of Debauchery,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, September 20, 1960
22-7 "Irion's Old Letter Stack Includes Sam Houston Gems," by Leon Hale, Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, January 27, 1964
22-8 "Every Good Library Needs a Mermaid in the Freezer," by Ann Waldron, Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of article pertaining to reference to canceled check for Sam Houston's salary, January 18, 1975
22-9 "State and National Politics of Early Days Discussed in Newly Found Houston Letters," by Ann Waldron, Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping headline and image of document pertaining to deed of trust executed by Sam Houston in 1837, undated
22-10 "Sam Houston and Burnet Speeches Go to Texas U," newspaper clipping of article, undated
22-11 "Houston's Commission is Given to M'Alister," newspaper clipping of article, undated
22-12 "Items from the Capital City - Historical Letters Have Been Given to the State," photocopy of newspaper clipping of article, undated
22-13 Note from Houston Daniel to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding Mrs. Charles Bybel and Jim D. Bowmer, August 4, 1971
[Attached to Item 12 above.]
22-14 Note from Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding division of Sam Houston letters and papers left to heirs of M.H. Johns, April 19, 1957
22-15 Notes on outside of folder between Jean John Baldwin and Amelia W. Williams regarding Sam Houston correspondence, undated
Texana documents:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 23-1 "Thomas Livy...,"Waco Times Herald, newspaper clipping of image and caption pertaining to 1837 enlistment certificate for Thomas Livy, December 1, 1960
23-2 "Historical Papers Stolen from State Recovered in Waco,"Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, August 6, 1971
23-3 "Investigation Widens in Case of Missing Valuable Documents,"Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of article, August 5, 1971
23-4 "3 Prized Documents Stolen from State's Archives Recovered,"Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping of article, August 6, 1971
23-5 Correspondence, Bettie (Baldwin Foy?) to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding stolen Texana documents, about 1971
Texas history clippings:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 24-1 "The Grounds of the Texas Centennial Exposition,"Texaco Star Vol. 23, No. 1, magazine clipping of image and caption, 1936
24-2 Texaco Star Vol. 23, No. 1, magazine clipping of image of seal of Texas Centennial Exposition with caption, 1936
24-3 "Texas Left the Union 100 Years Ago Today," by Sigman Byrd, Houston Chronicle newspaper clipping of article, February 1, 1961
24-4 "How to Turn Weekends into Extra Vacations,"Houston Post newspaper clipping of article, April 21, 1970
24-5 "Yank Surrender in Texas was Bloodless," newspaper clipping of article, undated
Material pertaining to Tennessee:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 25-1 Correspondence, Temple H. Morrow to Curtis Bishop regarding unveiling of David Crockett monument, Trenton, Tennessee, October 18, 1951
25-2 "Never Forget Lebanon, Tennessee,"Houston Press newspaper clipping of editorial pertaining to disaster relief fund sent to Houston, Texas after Hurricane Carla, September 23, 1961
25-3 Correspondence, Mrs. F.T. Baldwin to Don L. Weber regarding appreciation of disaster relief fund, September 27, 1961
25-4 Correspondence, G. Frank Burns to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding newspaper clipping of "Never Forget Lebanon, Tennessee," September 29, 1961
25-5 Correspondence, Don L. Weber to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin acknowledging letter and newspaper clippings and enclosing page proofs from Wilson County History, October 2, 1961
25-6 Wilson County (Tennessee) History, edited by J. Frank Burns, page proofs pertaining to Sam Houston's life in Tennessee, about 1961
25-7 "Welcome to Lebanon Tennessee," brochure published by the Lebanon & Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, undated
25-8 Correspondence, Marie Shultz to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding pair of candlesticks from Fort Nashville, Tennessee, February 19, 1962
Reference material:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 26-1 Houston Press, newspaper clipping, banner and date, June 26, 1948
26-2 Houston Press, newspaper clipping, banner and date, March 5, 1961
26-3 Note from Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding book titles, Winning or Losing, Land of the Laurel, undated
26-4 Note from Mrs. F.T. Baldwin regarding articles pertaining to Elizabeth Paxton Houston, Aunt Eliza Revel, undated
Material pertaining to Sam Houston's will:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 27-1 Houston Post, newspaper clipping of article, no title, pertaining to subjects Sam Houston specified for his sons to study, June 15, 1961
Unidentified material:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 28-1 Letter fragment to "Bob," undated
28-2 Painting depicting Texas' Revolutionary era, undated
[one 4 ¾ x 6 ¾-inch black-and-white photograph]
28-3 "Houston's Portrait Banished from County Courthouse Wall," newspaper clipping of article, undated
Major Thomas G. Western:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 29-1 Footnote pertaining to Major Thomas G. Western copied by Jean Houston Baldwin from The Writings of Sam Houston Volume II, p. 512, Amelia W. Williams and Eugene C. Barker, eds., Austin: Jenkins Publishing Company, 1970
Unidentified bust of Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 30-1 "Houston," by John Edward Weems, Marathon World, photocopy of magazine page with photo, bust of Sam Houston in foreground, Mrs. F.T. Baldwin in background, Winter 1966
[Note: Original in Box 1983.054-2, Folder 37, Item 8.]
Margaret Lea Houston portrait:
[Date of original portrait about 1867.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 31-1 Portrait commissioned after Mrs. Houston's death, reproduction matted with oval dark brown wood frame, undated
[one 12 ¾ x 14 ⅝-inch black-and-white photograph]
Nancy Moffette Lea portrait:
[Date of original undated.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 32-1 Portrait in rectangular dark brown wood frame, reproduction, undated
[one 10 x 12-inch black-and-white photograph]
Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 33-1 Sam Houston portraits and daguerreotype, reproductions, 1914, undated
[three black-and-white photographs]
34-1 Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine, magazine clipping with image of a cover (envelope) in Sam Houston's handwriting and image of Houston, September 20, 1953
Sam Houston lithograph by F. D'Avignon:
[Date of original image 1848.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 35-1 Portraits based on F. D'Avignon lithograph, handcolored, 1951, undated
[two postcards]
35-2 Sam Houston lithograph by F. D'Avignon, reproduction, undated
[one black-and-white photographic]
Sam Houston painting by Stephen Seymour Thomas:
[Date of original image 1892.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 36-1 Sam Houston painting by Stephen Seymour Thomas, undated
[one postcard]
36-2 Sam Houston painting by Stephen Seymour Thomas, about 1940s-1950s
[one postcard]
36-3 Sam Houston painting by Stephen Seymour Thomas, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
[Written on back: "Taken April 19th by Winfred. At battleground."]
36-4 Sam Houston painting by Stephen Seymour Thomas, clippings from unknown publications, about 1950s, undated
[two copies]
Newspaper clippings pertaining to Julian Muench portrait of Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 37-1 Sam Houston portrait by Julian Muench, clipping of image, undated
37-2 "image of Houston Sails With Cruiser," December 2, 1930
37-3 "New Sam Houston Portrait Shows Texas Hero in Different Aspect," undated
37-4 "Full-Length Portrait of Gen. Sam Houston to be Given to Cruiser Tonight," undated
37-5 "New Sam Houston Portrait Exhibited," undated
37-6 "The New image of Sam Houston," undated
Newspaper clippings pertaining to Fredericks of New York portrait of Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 38-1 "Sam Houston Returns to Austin in Form of Life-Like Portrait," about 1935
38-2 "Governor's Mansion Gets Prized Houston Portrait," about 1935
Letter and reproductions of W.J. Andrews engraving of Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 39-1 Letter to Mrs. F.T. (Jean Houston) Baldwin from Herbert Fletcher pertaining to Sam Houston engravings and enclosing a Houston engraving, May 30, 1959
39-2 Sam Houston engraving by W.J. Andrews, reproduction, undated
39-3 Sam Houston engraving by W.J. Andrews, enlargement of Houston's head, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
Sam Houston portraits, originals and reproductions:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 40-1 Sam Houston wearing dark suit coat, dark cravat and white high-collared shirt, about 1850s
[one daguerreotype (photograph)]
40-2 Sam Houston wearing dark suit coat, dark cravat and white high-collared shirt, reproduction of daguerreotype clipped from publication, undated
[Date of original daguerreotype about 1850s.]
40-3 Governor Sam Houston daguerreotype by Matthew Brady, reproduction, undated
[Date of original daguerreotype about 1859-1861.]
Clippings of Sam Houston images:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 41-1 Clipping of reproduction of Matthew Brady daguerreotype, undated
[Date of original daguerreotype about 1859-1861.]
41-2 Clipping of three images of Sam Houston, undated
[Images include Julian Muench 1840s daguerreotype, F. D'Avignon 1848 lithograph, and Matthew Brady 1859-1861 daguerreotype.]
Sam Houston engraving:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 42-1 Reproduction of engraving, undated
Various Sam Houston images:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 43-1 Christmas card with color image of painting depicting Sam Houston's baptism, undated
43-2 Christmas card from Sam Houston Hotel with etching of Sam Houston based on Fredericks portrait, undated
43-3 Color image of Sam Houston wearing black suitcoat, vest and tie, and white high-collared shirt, undated
[one postcard]
43-4 Clipping of advertisement for Clarke & Courts Inc. with black and white image of Sam Houston, undated
43-5 Sam Houston lithograph by E.C. Kellogg, reproduction of Jean Houston Baldwin, 1934
[Date of original lithograph 1852.]
43-6 Texas and the West, catalog by Price Daniel, Jr. with Kellogg lithograph of Houston on cover, undated
Sam Houston miniature by Joseph Wood:
[Date of original image 1826.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 44-1 Letter from "Bettie" to "Mamoo and Pop," regarding family news and enclosed photograph of Sam Houston, June 7, 19__
44-2 Sam Houston miniature by Joseph Wood, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
Sam Houston's engagement cameo pin made for Margaret Lea Houston:
[Date of original tintype of pin 1839.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 45-1 Reproduction of tintype, undated
Images based on the Sam Houston photograph by Fredericks of New York:
[Date of original image 1857.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 46-1 Reproductions of etching based on the Fredericks photograph, undated
46-2 Reproductions of etching based on the Fredericks photograph, undated
46-3 Fredericks photograph, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
46-4 Fredericks photograph, undated
[four postcards]
Newspaper clippings of Sam Houston images:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 47-1 Clipping of 1857 Fredericks photograph, undated
47-2 General Sam Houston, clipping of image showing Houston dressed in dark suit, dark cravat and white shirt, and has one hand extended, undated
Sam Houston and Houston family images:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 48-1 Sam Houston lithograph by E.C. Kellogg, reproduction, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
[Date of original image 1852.]
48-2 Joseph Clay Stiles Morrow and Nancy Houston Morrow, reproduction with inscription on back from "JJB" to "Sis," November 1973
[one black-and-white photograph]
[Date of original image 1866.]
Sam Houston photograph by Matthew Brady:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 49-1 "General Sam Houston,"Harper's Weekly, newspaper clipping including image of engraving based on Brady photograph, March 30, 1861
[See also Box 1983.054-1, Folder 15.]
Sam Houston images by J.C. Buttre and E.C. Kellogg:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 50-1 Engraving by J.C. Buttre, about 1846-1859
50-2 Engraving by J.C. Buttre, reproduction, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
50-3 Lithograph by E.C. Kellogg, reproduction with inscription on back "To Hon. S.A. Philquist – An old image of the General as U.S. Senator from Texas. – Tom C. King," undated
Clippings of Sam Houston images:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 51-1 Sam Houston as a Cherokee chief, age 37, undated
[See also Box 1983.054-2, Folder 6.]
51-2 Sam Houston painting by F.T. Costa, undated
Sam Houston bust:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 52-1 Sam Houston bust by unidentified artist, front and side views, with inscription on back of each that reads "Chris Williams 1975 Austin," about 1975
[three black-and-white photographs]
Sam Houston bust by Elizabet Ney:
[Date of original bust 1898.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 53-1 Sam Houston bust by Elizabet Ney, blank notecard, undated
[one color photograph]
Clipping:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 54-1 "Contini's Return Recalls Legal Battle of 'Houston'," newspaper clipping, about 1976-1980
Mural by Peter Hurd:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 55-1 Mural by Peter Hurd in the Lorenzo de Zavala Archives and Library Building, Texas State Library, Austin, Texas, souvenir reproduction, undated
[one color photograph]
Prints of Sam Houston images:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 56-1 Daguerreotype by Matthew Brady with stamp on back that reads "Frank Rogers Commercial Photographer 712 Elm St. Dallas, Texas," reproduction, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
56-2 Sam Houston wearing white linen duster, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
[See also Box 1983.054-2, Folder 24.]
Engraving by J.C. Buttre:
[Date of original engraving 1858.]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-3 57-1 Engraving by J.C. Buttre from daguerreotype by B.P. Paige, undated
[two black-and-white photographs]
[See also Box 1983.054-1, Folder 1.]
58 Two men and a woman, unidentified, standing next to a painting of Sam Houston, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
[Painting may be the Grace Spaulding John portrait.]
59 thru 67 Sam Houston image proofs, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
68 Sam Houston correspondence, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
[Dates of originals include 1813, 1829, undated.]
69 Documents pertaining to Sam Houston, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
[Dates of originals include 1825, 1844, 1860.]
Documents pertaining to Sam Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-4 1-1 Minutes of the annual meeting of the Board of Trustees of Austin College documenting the laying of the cornerstone of Austin College, photocopy, June 24, 1851
[Sam Houston is listed as a member of the Board.]
1-2 Letter from A. Steme (?) to Sam Houston at Grand Cane pertaining to a court case, March 24, 1845
2 Correspondence pertaining to Sam Houston artifacts and documents, 1961, undated
3 thru 9 Newspaper clippings pertaining to Sam Houston, originals and photocopies, 1848-1989, undated
[7 folders]
10 "Sam Houston – The Man," pamphlet of an address given by Dr. Joseph J. Copeland, President of Maryville College, for the 170th anniversary of the founding of the Sam Houston schoolhouse in Maryville, Tennessee, May 17, 1964
11 thru 15 Magazine and journal articles pertaining to Sam Houston, 1951-1978
[5 folders]
16 Sam Houston's Texas by Sue Flanagan, brochure for book, about 1960s
17 Sam Houston's Texas by Sue Flanagan, newspaper clippings pertaining to book, November 1964
18 "A Whittler's Creed," printed card from the Sam Houston Whittler's Club, undated
19 Brochures pertaining to Sam Houston and his home in Huntsville, about 1926 and 1936
20 Programs and publications pertaining to Sam Houston-related events, 1936-1956
21 and 22 Newspaper clippings pertaining to Sam Houston artifacts, 1950, 1964, 1979
[2 folders]
23 Correspondence from Jean Daniel and Elizabeth Fountain Armendariz to Paul Fulks pertaining to silk vest that possibly belonged to Sam Houston, September 26 and October 14, 1960
24 Sam Houston first day covers, Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas, January 1964
25 Honolulu Star-Bulletin, newspaper clipping pertaining to Sam Houston U.S. stamp, November 4, 1968
Sam Houston souvenir items:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-4 26-1 Café Raven menu, Huntsville, Texas, undated
26-2 Souvenir ticket of train trip on the Sam Houston Zephyr, undated
26-3 "Harvest of Stars," program for concert at the Music Hall, Houston, Texas, includes drama entitled "Sam Houston," March 21, 1948
27 Clippings pertaining to the S.S. Sam Houston, 1942
28 Clippings pertaining to the "Sam Houston Cake," 1949, undated
29 Clippings pertaining to the film "Man of Conquest," about Sam Houston, 1939
30 "Two Ravens," by Cora Pritchard Dines, card with printed poem about Sam Houston, undated
31 Typed manuscripts by M.H. Stougaard and Temple Houston Morrow pertaining to the homes of Sam Houston, August 31, 1936 and April 9, 1955
32 Clipping pertaining to Sam Houston's homes, Houston Post, December 14, 1958
33 Clippings pertaining to Sam Houston-related historic sites, 1954-1971, undated
34 Clippings pertaining to Sam Houston home at Cedar Point, 1960, 1981
35 Program, brochure, and first day cover pertaining to the Sam Houston schoolhouse in Maryville, Tennessee, 1964
36 Clippings pertaining to the Sam Houston schoolhouse in Maryville, Tennessee, 1935, 1953-1955, 1964, undated
37 Clippings pertaining to Sam Houston's birthplace in Virginia, 1936, undated
38 Clipping and letter pertaining to Sam Houston's birthplace in Virginia, 1977
39 thru 48 Clippings and articles pertaining to the Sam Houston home in Huntsville, undated
[10 folders]
49 Clipping pertaining to Sam Houston monument in Hermann Park, Houston Chronicle, August 17, 1925
Box Folder
1983.054-5 1 Clippings pertaining to the Steamboat House, Huntsville, 1935, 1937, 1983, undated
2 Steamboat House, Huntsville, undated
[photographic postcards]
3 Correspondence pertaining to the Sam Houston home, Independence, 1841, 1923, 1941, undated
4 Clippings pertaining to the Sam Houston home, Independence, 1939, 1947, 1981
5 and 6 Article, clippings, and invitations with images pertaining to Independence, Texas, 1947, 1955, 1962, 1968, undated
[2 folders]
7 and 8 Clippings and correspondence pertaining to the Houston-Lea Cemetery, Independence, 1929, 1955, 1960-1965
[2 folders]
9 Clippings pertaining to the Independence Baptist Church, 1960s
10 Images of the first executive mansion in Texas, clipped from newspapers and magazines, undated
11 and 12 Images of early Texas Capitol buildings, 1939, 1952, undated
[2 folders]
13 Clippings pertaining to the Sam Houston home at Raven Hill, 1935, 1948
14 Clipping pertaining to the history of Washington, Arkansas, Arkansas Democrat, March 10, 1973
15 Pedigree chart and notes pertaining to the Aurand family history, undated
16 Clippings pertaining to U.S. Navy officer Evan Peter Aurand, a Sam Houston descendant, 1940s, 1960s
17 Research material pertaining to the Baldwin family history, undated
18 F.T. Baldwin family correspondence, 1958, 1962-1963, 1977
19 Letter to Mrs. John from F.T. Baldwin, October 4, 1937
20 Clippings and correspondence pertaining to Texaco/The Texas Company, 1917, 1959, undated
21 Clipping pertaining to presentation of pin to F.T. Baldwin as emeritus member of the Houston Bar Association, Houston Post, April 19, 1975
22 thru 24 Correspondence of Jean Houston Baldwin, 1950s-1970s
[3 folders]
25 Daughters of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapter, yearbook, 1983-1985
26 Handwritten notes pertaining to illness of Jean Houston Baldwin, 1963
27 Notes and drafts for 1970 speech to the LaPorte Ladies Reading Club by Jean Houston Baldwin, undated
28 Application to Daughters of the Republic of Texas by Jean Houston Baldwin and acceptance letter, 1960
29 Correspondence to Jean Houston Baldwin pertaining to Sam Houston Memorial Museum Quarterlies, 1970-1971
30 Sam Houston Memorial Museum Quarterlies, 1969-1970
31 Correspondence between Jean Houston Baldwin and R. Henderson Shuffler, 1963-1964
32 Clipping of article pertaining to R. Henderson Shuffler, University of Texas professor, Houston Chronicle, September 1, 1963
33 Typed notes pertaining to the Boswell family history, undated
34 Magazine clipping pertaining to Nettie Houston Bringhurst, The Texaco Star, undated
35 Print of sketch of Cleveland-Partlow House, Liberty, Texas, undated
36 Newspaper clippings pertaining to Atascosito Historical Society meeting to kick off building drive for the Sam Houston Regional Library, Liberty Gazette, October 3, 1974
37 "Daniels Give Land for Regional Depository,"Texas Libraries, Vol. 35, No. 3, Fall 1973
38 Correspondence between Jean Baldwin (Mrs. Price) Daniel and Father Anton Frank concerning funeral service of Ariadne Houston, April-May 1969
39 Letter to Jean Baldwin Daniel from Mrs. Eugene Henderson concerning family news, February 4, 1983
40 "Sam Houston Portrait Here,"San Antonio Light, newspaper clippings including image of Andrew Jackson Houston and President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the San Jacinto battleground, about 1930s-1940s
Price Daniel:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-5 41-1 Letter to Mrs. Janet Fish from Price Daniel concerning the death of her father, November 13, 1973
41-2 Program of events for Hilda B. Weinert Day at Texas Lutheran College, Seguin, Texas, with Price Daniel is listed as one of the speakers, January 29, 1965
41-3 Program for the First Texas Governor's Conference on Libraries, Austin, Texas, with Price Daniel is listed as one of the speakers, March 23, 1966
41-4 Postcard addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Price Daniel to RSVP luncheon preceding opening of the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center on May 14, 1977, undated
42 Price Daniel painting, about 1950s-1960s
[one black-and-white photograph]
43 "Price Daniel: Life and the Pursuit of Happiness in Liberty,"Sunday magazine, Dallas Times Herald, September 26, 1976
44 Handwritten note pertaining to Darby family history, about 1970s
Box Folder
1983.054-6 1 Handwritten notes pertaining to Decker family history, undated
2 Letter from Dayton Welley, Director, Journalism and Publicity Departments, Mary Hardin Baylor College, to "Dear Friend" pertaining to Journalism Day banquet honoring Jennie Morrow Decker, including dust jacket and brochure pertaining to book Out of Our Past, by Laura Simmons, about 1967
3 Letters to Jean Houston Baldwin from Jennie Morrow Decker, 1957, 1965
4 thru 6 Newspaper clippings pertaining to Jennie Morrow Decker, granddaughter of Sam Houston, 1948, 1957-1971, undated
[3 folders]
7 "The General's Granddaughter," about Jennie Morrow Decker, Texas Parade, November 1969
8 thru 10 Correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to Isabel Mary John Evans, sister of Jean Houston Baldwin, and her family, 1959-1973, undated
[3 folders]
11 thru 14 Correspondence, cards, newspaper clippings and family information pertaining to Marguerite Eleanor John Ford, about 1954-1973
[4 folders]
15 Newspaper clipping of obituary of Madge Williams Hearne, undated
16 Newspaper clippings of obituaries for Edward Leslie Hogan, Sr. and Robert J. Hogan, Jr., husband and grandson, respectively, of Roberta Alexander John Hogan, from Houston Chronicle and Houston Post, January 17, 1965 and May 15, 1970
17 Correspondence, manuscripts, and notes pertaining to the history of the Houston family, including Sam Houston, Margaret Lea Houston, and children of Sam and Margaret Houston, 1962, 1975-1976, undated
18 Newspaper clippings pertaining to various descendants of Sam Houston, including obituaries, 1940s-1960s, undated
19 Newspaper clippings pertaining to Sam Houston and Houston family history, 1939, undated
20 Houston family genealogy, Genealogical Society Bulletin, Vol. 4, No. 10, published by the Fort Worth Genealogical Society, Fort Worth, Texas, October 1961
Material pertaining to Sam Houston descendants:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-6 21-1 Typed list of living descendants of General and Mrs. Sam Houston as of March 1964, 1971, 1973
[three copies]
21-2 Handwritten list of descendants of John Houston (1650-1747), photocopy, undated
21-3 Correspondence, Mrs. Price (Jean) Daniel from Roy A. Jones, pertaining to Cottle County, Texas murder case, in which Temple Houston represented the defendant, J.J. McAdams, including attached photocopy of court papers signed by Houston, June 17, 1969
21-4 Brochure pertaining to William H. Huddle painting, The Surrender of Santa Anna, including brief biographies of individuals depicted in the painting, including Sam Houston, undated
22 Newspaper clippings pertaining to descendants of Sam Houston, 1934, 1961, 1970, undated
23 Newspaper clipping pertaining to the 100th anniversary of the state Capitol dedication in which the descendants of Sul Ross and Temple Houston would be honored, Houston Post, April 29, 1988
24 Press releases, correspondence, and lists of Sul Ross and Temple Houston descendants, pertaining to the 100th anniversary of the state Capitol dedication on April 29, 1988
25 Correspondence and memorandum pertaining to Sam Houston artifacts and letters, 1948, 1962, 1965, 1974
26 thru 37 Correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, and other documents pertaining to Andrew Jackson Houston and his daughters Ariadne and Marguerite Houston, 1928-1983
[12 folders]
Box Folder
1983.054-7 1 Typewritten manuscript pertaining to Margaret Lea (Mrs. Sam) Houston, photocopy, undated
2 "Famous Women of Early Texas,"Houston Chronicle, newspaper clipping including photograph and brief biographical sketch of Margaret Lea (Mrs. Sam) Houston, February 10, 1963
3 Clippings pertaining to birthday party for Margaret Lea (Mrs. Sam) Houston in Huntsville, Texas, March 26, 1967, undated
4 "Preface to 'The Houston Family'," by Reverend S.R. Houston, handwritten manuscript and notes, undated
5 thru 7 Correspondence, speeches (typed or printed transcriptions), newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining to Temple Lea Houston, youngest son of Sam Houston, 1963-1971, undated
[3 folders]
8 Newspaper clippings pertaining to Anna Raguet Irion, 1961, undated
9 Correspondence pertaining to the John family, 1923, 1941, undated
10 and 11 Newspaper clippings pertaining to Alfred M. John and wife Grace Spaulding John, 1971, 1972, undated
[2 folders]
12 and 13 Correspondence, notes, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Edward Brooks John family, 1943, 1955, 1968, 1970-1971, undated
[2 folders]
14 and 15 Notes and clippings pertaining to Elizabeth John (Mrs. Paul Strong), undated
[2 folders]
16 "The Diary of Eliza John: An Historical and Genealogical Record of the Early Quakers in Northumberland County, Penna., and What Befell Them," a paper read before the Northumberland County Historical Society on May 12, 1950 by Don D. John, printed article, undated
17 Invitation to kitchen shower for Frances John, 1975
Material pertaining to George O'Brien John:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-7 18-1 Resolution of the Houston Bar Association honoring George O'Brien John and accompanying letter to Mrs. F.T. Baldwin, 1961
18-2 "The Cradle Song," playbill, performed by The Houston Little Theater, Houston, Texas, featuring Rowena John (wife of George O'Brien John), 1947
19 Newspaper clippings pertaining to George O'Brien John, 1960, 1972, undated
20 Newspaper clippings pertaining to Grace Spaulding John, about 1930s, 1971, undated
21 Letter to Reverend T. Smith from J.M. Wesserd(?) pertaining to Methodist pastor Dr. Isaac G. John, September 9, 1897
22 Newspaper clipping pertaining to Dr. Isaac G. John, Nashville Banner, March 18, 1897
23 Newspaper clipping of obituary of Margaret Morrow John, 1958
[First page missing.]
24 Correspondence and newspaper articles pertaining to Patricia John, photocopy, 1973-1974
John family history:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-7 25-1 Handwritten family tree of the Robert A. John family, including names and birthdates of Robert A. John, Margaret Morrow John, and their children, undated
25-2 The Johns and the O'Briens booklet by Irma Gordon Orr, undated
Robert A. John and Margaret Morrow John estates:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-7 26-1 Typed inventory of Robert A. John estate, 1933
26-2 Correspondence and lists pertaining to items from the Margaret Morrow John estate donated to various institutions, 1959, undated
27 thru 29
[Missing folders.]
30 Handwritten poems and epitaph for Rose Stuart John (1898-1916), sister of Jean Houston Baldwin, 1971, undated
Ruth Elizabeth John Sanders and E.E. Seale, Jr. (son):
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-7 31-1 Obituary and family information for Ruth Elizabeth John Sanders, sister of Jean Houston Baldwin, 1966, undated
31-2 Copy of resolution adopted by the Texas Legislature, February 8, 1943, in memory of Ensign E.E. Seale, Jr., son of Ruth Elizabeth John Sanders, undated
32 Correspondence pertaining to the Ruth Elizabeth John Sanders Family, 1964-1966, undated
33 Newspaper clippings pertaining to the death of Ensign E.E. Seale, Jr., son of Ruth John Sanders, 1943, 1963
34 Printed sheet with lyrics of "When They Ring the Golden Bells," by Dion de marbelle, with image of Nancy Moffett Lea at the top, undated
35 Descendants of John McLean, School Master, Isle of Jura, Scotland, compiled by William Hunter McLean, with cover letter from William Hunter McLean to Mrs. F.T. (Jean) Baldwin that described family connections to Sam Houston and other Houston family members, August 20, 1973
36 thru 38 Correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, and documents pertaining to the Morrow family and its history, including invoice to J.C.S. Morrow from F.L. Price Dry Goods store for groceries, 1883, 1923, 1931, 1964-1967, 1970
[3 folders]
39 Telegrams between Governor Ross Sterling and Max Bentley pertaining to the death of Mary Houston Morrow, daughter of Sam Houston, December 15-16, 1931
40 Typed and handwritten transcriptions and two photocopies of correspondence: from Nannie Houston Morrow to her mother Margaret Lea Houston, August 11, 1867
41 "To a Wild Duck," handwritten unsigned poem, possibly by Nannie Houston Morrow, undated
Items pertaining to Temple Houston Morrow:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-7 42-1 The Texian Vol. 13, No. 1, includes obituary of Temple Houston Morrow, grandson of Sam Houston, September 1966
42-2 Handwritten notes pertaining to Temple Houston Morrow, undated
43 Correspondence from Temple Houston Morrow to various family members, 1939-1962
44 Correspondence to and from Temple Houston Morrow, pertaining to the bell presented to the Baptist Church of Independence, Texas by Nancy Moffett Lea in 1856, 1931, 1948
45 Newspaper clippings, including obituaries, pertaining to Temple Houston Morrow, 1936, 1950, 1966
46 Genealogy of the Paxton-Blair family, undated
47 Newspaper clippings pertaining to Paxton family history, undated
Paxton family history:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-7 48-1 Handwritten notes pertaining to Paxton family history, undated
48-2 The Paxtons: We Are One! by W.M. Paxton, photocopy of book, introduction through page 228, 1903
Box Folder
1983.054-8 1 The Paxtons: We Are One! by W.M. Paxton, photocopy of book, page 229-420, and index, 1903
2 and 3 Notes, clippings and family Bible page pertaining to Isabella M. Taylor, niece of Sam Houston, 1906, 1965, undated
[2 folders]
4 Handwritten note pertaining to Teasdale family history, undated
5 Wedding invitations for Marian Hearne Thornall, Lynn Nettleton Hughes, and Nancy Lea Thornall to William Joseph Burch, June 6, 1964 and June 12, 1965
6 Newspaper clipping, obituary of Marian Williams Whittemore, granddaughter of Sam Houston, Houston Post, September 28, 1963
7 Brief biographical sketch of the children of Sam and Margaret Houston, by Margaret Houston Williams, typewritten manuscript, undated
8 Newspaper clipping of obituary of Franklin Williams, grandson of Sam Houston, Houston Chronicle, December 12, 1958
9 Newspaper clippings pertaining to Joshua Houston, a slave of Sam Houston, and his descendants, Houston Chronicle, August 11, 1968
10 Correspondence and programs pertaining to dedication of historical marker at Mary Hardin Baylor College in honor of Jeff Hamilton, a slave of Sam Houston, April 17, 1976
11 Newspaper clipping pertaining to the life of Jeff Hamilton, Temple Daily Telegram, photocopy, February 17, 1974
12 Tom Blue, Sam Houston's bodyguard during the Texas Revolution, postmarked 1915
[one color postcard]
13 Handwritten manuscript pertaining to Elisabet Ney, with note on envelope indicating authorship of "Mrs. C.," undated
14 Invitation, press releases and program pertaining to the presentation of Sam Houston documents to the Texas State Library by the descendants of Andrew Jackson Houston, March 1973
15 Newspaper clipping pertaining to the presentation of Sam Houston documents to the Texas State Library by the descendants of Andrew Jackson Houston, Houston Chronicle, March 5, 1973
16 Newspaper clipping pertaining to the San Jacinto Monument, undated
17 Magazine clipping pertaining to the commemoration of Texas Independence Day (March 2, 1836), Alcalde January-February 1979
18 "The Surrender of Santa Anna," brochure pertaining to William H. Huddle painting identifying each individual depicted in the painting and includes biographical sketches of the most prominent ones, including Sam Houston, about 1970s
19 Clippings and brochure pertaining to Republic of Texas-era history, 1929, 1943, undated
20 Stephen F. Austin painting by Robert Joy, undated
[one postcard]
21 Replica of Stephen F. Austin cabin in Stephen F. Austin State Park, San Felipe, Texas, undated
[one color photographic postcard]
22 Printed reproduction of deed transferring various real and personal property from Sam Allen of Harris County and Allen and Willams of Polk County to Percy Allen of Harris County, undated
23 General warranty deed from John Beazley, Jr. to Mary Gaillard et al. transferring his portion of the estate of John Beazley, Sr., carbon copy, July 24, 1915
24 Magazine clipping pertaining to Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca, undated
25 Newspaper clipping with item pertaining to Gladys City and origins of some major oil companies, Williamson County Sun, May 25, 1978
26 Book plates with images of San Jacinto State Park, Moses Austin, Stephen F. Austin, and J.W.D. Creath, undated
27 San Jacinto Monument and Museum, undated
[one color photographic postcard]
28 Program commemorating the 140th Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto and the 28th Anniversary of the Presentation of the Battleship Texas to the State of Texas, April 21, 1976
29 Program for Sons of the Republic of Texas annual meeting, April 3, 1976
Texas Governor's Mansion images:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-8 30-1 Southwestern Bell Telephone Company brochure with black and white photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion on the front, 1964
30-2 Texas Governor's Mansion, about 1970s
[one color photographic postcard]
31 Gubernatorial inauguration pamphlet for Governor Beauford Jester and Lieutenant Governor Allan Shivers, January 21, 1947
32 Newspaper clipping of column by Governor Allan Shivers pertaining to the Historical Survey Committee, Houston Chronicle, November 22, 1953
33 Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation brochure, about 1960s
34 Historical Sketch of First Settlement and Organization of Williamson County, photocopy of pamphlet or booklet, undated
35 Newspaper clipping pertaining to historic sites in Liberty County, Liberty Gazette, January 25, 1973
36 Correspondence, invitations, and other documents pertaining to the opening of the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty, Texas, 1973-1977
37 and 38 Newspaper clippings pertaining to the opening of the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center, Liberty Vindicator, 1973, 1975, 1977
[2 folders]
39 Brochure for the Texas State Library with a color reproduction of the Peter Rogers mural and a history of the agency, about 1960s
40 Newspaper clipping pertaining to the opening of the new state archives building in Austin, Houston Post, December 10, 1960
41 Texas Sketchbook: A Collection of Historical Stories from the Humble Way, by F.T. Fields, Vol. 1, includes accounts and illustrations of the Lea House and the Independence Baptist Church at Independence, Texas, 1952
42 Texas Sketchbook: A Collection of Historical Stories from the Humble Way, by F.T. Fields, revised edition, includes accounts and illustrations of the Lea House and the Independence Baptist Church at Independence, Texas, 1958
Unidentified correspondence:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-8 43-1 Letter to "Mabel" from Ethel Alexander Hay(?), undated, pertaining to family and friends in Haskell, undated
43-2 Handwritten note to "Elizabeth" from "Miss Long" pertaining to an enclosed etching and clipping (missing), with reference to Sam Houston, with envelope addressed to Mrs. D.A. McKenzie, Floresville, Texas, from Mrs. John V. Blake, San Antonio, Texas, undated
Four poems:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-8 44-1 "To a Girl With Violets," typewritten poem, undated
44-2 "The Harvest," author identified as Sam Houston, handwritten poem, undated
44-3 "Gone," by "Nameless," typewritten poem, May 19, 1868
44-4 "The Grave of Houston," by Daisy E. Farris, newspaper clipping of poem, undated
45 Flyer with color drawing of early flags of Texas, undated
46 Funeral notice for Heard White, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.T. White, May 1898
47 Blank membership card for Santa Gertrudis Breeders International, Kingsville, Texas, 1953-1954
48 The first four Texas Capitol buildings and Independence Hall, 1836-1881
[black-and-white photographs]
49 Correspondence between Elisabet Ney and Mrs. Houston Williams, including the envelopes, December 21, 1894 and May 17, 1897
[black-and-white photographs]
50 Portraits of Thomas Moore by Sir Thomas Lawrence, Thomas Phillips, and unknown artist, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
51 Drawings of Civil War scenes in Louisiana by unknown artist, and of Texas Ordinance of Secession, 1860s
[black-and-white photographs]
Proofs of various images:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-8 52-1 Map of San Jacinto, about 1830s
[three black-and-white photographs]
52-2 Map of Texas, about 1836
[one black-and-white photographs]
52-3 The Alamo, Illustrated London News, June 15, 1844
[two black-and-white photographs]
52-4 Title page of "A Message from the President, Relative to Indian Affairs," 1838
52-5 Excerpt from unknown handwritten document, with mark on back: "The Order of San Jacinto," undated
52-6 The Red River, undated
53 Letter from Andrew Jackson to Thomas Jefferson introducing Sam Houston, October 4, 1823
[one black-and-white photograph]
54 First day cover from Sam Houston schoolhouse, Maryville Tennessee, with Sam Houston stamp, postmarked January 10, 1964
[one black-and-white photograph]
Various images:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-8 55-1 Graves near Fort Robinette, Corinth, Mississippi, depicting monument of William P. Rogers, a Houston family cousin, photograph created by Temple H. Morrow, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
55-2 Unidentified woman, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
55-3 Unidentified ship in an unidentified location, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
56 thru 58 F.T. Baldwin family, about 1940s-1970s
[black-and-white photographs]
59 Jack L. Baldwin, early 1930s
[black-and-white photographs]
60 Charlotte Darby and Darby family, Christmas card, about 1950s, 1960s
[black-and-white and color photographs]
Box Folder
1983.054-9 1 Jennie Morrow Decker, about 1910s-1920s and 1960s
[black-and-white and color photographs]
2 Margaret Morrow John, 1947-1948
[black-and-white photographs]
3 Stiles Morrow Decker, about 1910s
[black-and-white photographs]
4 Isabel Mary John Evans and family, about 1910s
[black-and-white and color photographs]
[Includes image with Governor Daniel and Mrs. Price Daniel in the Governor's Mansion.]
5 thru 7 Marguerite Eleanor John Ford and family, about 1920s-1950s
[black-and-white photographs]
8 Various houses, may pertain to Marguerite Eleanor John Ford and family, undated
[black-and-white negatives]
9 Jeff Hamilton, about 1930s
[one black-and-white photograph]
10 Roberta Alexander John Hogan, about 1900s
[black-and-white photographs]
11 The Houston family coat of arms, Houston family tree, and Houston family Bible record, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
Andrew Jackson Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-8 12-1 Andrew Jackson Houston at St. Mary's Chapel, La Porte, Texas, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
12-2 Andrew Jackson Houston's grave marker at the Texas State Cemetery, about 1960s
[two black-and-white photograph]
Box Folder
1983.054-9 13 Andrew Jackson Houston, about 1930s
[black-and-white photographs]
14 Gubernatorial campaign pamphlet and newspaper clipping pertaining to Andrew Jackson Houston, about 1910s
[black-and-white photographs]
15 Ariadne Houston and Marian Williams Whittemore, about 1900s-1910s
[one black-and-white photograph]
16 Ariadne or Marguerite Houston at Sam Houston Birthplace historical marker, about 1940s-1950s
[one black-and-white photograph]
Margaret Lea (Mrs. Sam) Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-9 17-1 Margaret Lea (Mrs. Sam) Houston at the age of 21, reproduction of daguerreotype, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
[Date of original daguerreotype about 1840.]
17-2 Margaret Lea Houston at the age of 34, about 1853
[one daguerreotype (photograph)]
18 Margaret Lea Houston Williams, daughter of Sam and Margaret Houston, reproductions, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
19 Mrs. (Margaret) Houston's birthday party, 1967
[one color photograph]
20 Upper portion of a man's portrait (possibly Sam Houston, Jr.) by Thurston J. Donnelon and accompanying correspondence to Price and Jean Daniel from the portrait's owner, April and September 1982
[one color photograph]
21 and 22 Temple Lea Houston as a young man, about the 1870s-1880s, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
Daughters of Sam and Margaret Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-9 23-1 Nancy Elizabeth, Mary William, Maggie, and Nettie Houston, reproduction of daguerreotypes, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
[Date of original daguerreotypes about 1850s-1870s.]
23-2 Nettie Houston, about 1870s
[one daguerreotype (photograph)]
Sons of Sam and Margaret Houston:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-9 24-1 Sam, Jr., William Rogers, Andrew Jackson, and Temple Lea Houston, reproduction of daguerreotypes, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
[Date of original daguerreotypes about 1860s-1890s.]
24-2 Andrew Jackson Houston, newspaper clipping with image, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
[Date of original image about 1885.]
24-3 Temple Lea Houston, about 1890s-early 1900s
[one black-and-white photographs]
24-4 Sam Houston, Jr., 1868
[one daguerreotype (photograph)]
Sam Houston homes and Virginia church:
[Images were in an envelope labeled "Houston Homes."]
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-9 25-1 Sam Houston's first home in Huntsville, Texas, about 1960s, undated
[four black-and-white photographs]
25-2 Sam Houston's first home in Houston, Texas, 1908
[one postcard]
25-3 Unidentified house, possibly a residence of Sam Houston, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
25-4 High Bridge (Presbyterian) Church in Virginia, 1945
[one black-and-white photograph]
26 Sam Houston's homes in Houston, Huntsville, and Independence, Texas, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
27 Sam Houston's home in Huntsville, Texas, undated
[two black-and-white negatives]
28 Margaret Houston's home in Marion, Alabama, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
29 and 30 Houston-Lea Cemetery in Independence, Texas, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
31 Houston-Lea Cemetery in Independence, Texas and unidentified house and log cabin, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
32 Houston-Lea Cemetery and Independence Baptist Church in Independence, Texas, undated
[color photographs]
Alfred M. John:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-9 33 thru 35-1 Alfred M. John in military uniform, about 1917-1918
[black-and-white photographs]
33 thru 35-2 Alfred M. John, about 1900s
[one black-and-white photograph]
33 thru 35-3 Alfred M. John, about 1890s
[one black-and-white photograph]
33 thru 35-4 Alfred M. John painting by Grace Spaulding John, reproduction, undated
[one color photograph]
Folder
36 Edward Brooks John family, about 1900s-1910s, 1971, undated
[black-and-white and color photographs]
Lea family:
Box Folder-Item
1983.054-9 37-1 Henry, Serena, and Varilla Lea, undated
[one black-and-white photograph]
37-2 Nancy Lea portrait by George Allen, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
38 and 39 Elisabeth Loe John and family, about 1910s-1930s
[black-and-white photographs]
40 and 41 George O'Brien John and family, 1900s, 1940s
[black-and-white photographs]
42 Dr. Isaac G. John, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
43 Jean John, 1910
[one black-and-white photograph]
44 and 45 Margaret H. John, about 1930s-1940s
[black-and-white photographs]
46 Robert Alexander John and other John family members, about 1900s-1910s
[black-and-white photographs]
47 Rose Stuart John, 1910s
[black-and-white photographs]
48 and 49 Ruth Elizabeth John and family, 1890s-1960s, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
50 thru 56 Unidentified houses, possibly John and Baldwin family homes, about 1920s-1960s
[black-and-white and color photographs]
57 Unidentified houses, possibly John and Baldwin family homes, undated
[black-and-white negatives]
58 Elizabeth M. Loe, undated
[black-and-white photographs]
59 Elisabeth (Mrs. Gail) Loe and daughter Dorothy Loe, about 1930s
[one black-and-white photograph]
60 "Toledo Woman is Granddaughter of Gov. Sam Houston," newspaper clipping including image of Elisabeth (Mrs. Gail) Loe and daughter Dorothy Loe, about 1930s
61 Emily Preston Morrow, about 1880s-1890s
[one black-and-white photograph]
62 Nannie Houston Morrow and Dorothy Loe, about 1920
[one black-and-white photograph]
63 Isabella Moore Taylor (niece of Sam Houston) and Sam Penland (nephew of Isabella Taylor), about 1870s-1900s
[black-and-white photographs]
64 Maggie Lea Houston Williams, her children and "Aunt Liza" (servant?), 1892, 1900
[black-and-white photographs]
65 Maggie Lea Houston Williams, about 1880s-1890s
[one black-and-white photograph]
66 and 67 Unidentified houses, undated
[one black-and-white and color photographs]
[One is identified as "Walnut Creek Farm, Walnut Creek, Cal."]
Box Folder
1983.054-10 1 "General Sam Houston, Governor of Texas,"Harper's Weekly, newspaper clipping of image and caption, March 30, 1861
[two copies]
2 Sam Houston engraving by W.J. Edwards, reproduction of full page image in upper half of page, originally in cardboard frame with note on back of frame "In Harper's Weekly", undated
[Original engraving is from 1846.]
3 "Sam Houston is a Tough Act to Follow,"La Port-Bayshore Sun, newspaper clipping, shell, December 4, 1969
4 Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine, cover features San Jacinto Monument in background, with Betty Baldwin Foy, great-great granddaughter of Sam Houston, in foreground, April 20, 1947
5 Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine, includes references to Sam Houston with articles "Main at Texas...an Historical Spot in History,""A Defeat that Led to Victory," and "Vignettes of American History," July 4, 1976

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