Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Michael and Nancy Kelsey:

An Inventory of Their Papers, 1848-1976 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Kelsey, Michael and Nancy
Title: Michael and Nancy Kelsey Papers,
Dates: 1848 and undated
Abstract: The papers of Michael and Nancy Kelsey contain bibles, ledgers, school annuals, correspondence, financial materials, artifacts, scrapbooks, newspapers, photographs, and various printed materials.
Collection # S 1773.1
Quantity: 14 boxes (14 linear feet) and 2 posters
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Michael and Nancy Kelsey have been actively collecting materials that relate to the lives and times of the Texas Confederate Army veterans and their ancestry. The have also collected assorted other genealogical materials, as well as materials on a broad variety of subjects, housed in the Southwest Collection.


Scope and Content

A collection of materials that relate to the lives and times of the Texas Confederate Army veterans and their ancestry, including bibles, ledgers, school annuals, correspondence, financial materials, artifacts, scrapbooks, newspapers, photographs, and various printed materials relating not only to the Texas Confederate Army and the Civil War, but also to the various families and events to which they were related in other eras. A small amount of material covering unrelated, miscellaneous topics are housed in the collection as well.


Organization

The collection is organized alphabetically by subject and family name. Boxes 10 through 11 are organized alphabetically by item type, then by title.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Kelsey, Michael
Kelsey, Nancy
Subjects (Places)
Confederate States of America
Texas
Texas--Genealogy
Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Related Materials in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

Michael Kelsey oral history [sound recording], (2016)

Nancy Kelsey oral history [sound recording], (2016)


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Michael and Nancy Kelsey Papers, 1848-1976 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Collection accession #(s):
2012-0219-B

Gift, 2012

Processed by

William McDonald, 2013


Collection Inventory

Bell County TX

box folder
1 1 Guestbook (Moved to box 11)



Bell County Schools

box folder
1 2 Photos



Boyce County, TX

box folder
1 3 Ledger (Moved to box 10)



Belton High School Band

box folder
1 4 Scrapbook



WH BRown Jr

box folder
1 5 Correspondence
6 Financial Material
7 Ledgers (Moved to box 10)
8 Oversize (Listed on form A)
9 Newspaper
10 Photos
11 Printed Material
12 Printed Material



Bradley-Buffington Papers

box folder
1 13 Photos
14 Supporting Documents



Carson, Knoxville, TN

box folder
1 15 Correspondence
16 Financial
17 Memorabilia



Roy Cowan

box folder
1 18 Correspondence
19 Financial
20 Oversize (listed on form A)
21 Photos
22 Artifacts (Listed on Form A)
23 Printed Material



Roger Conger

box folder
1 24 Photos



C. S. White

box folder
1 25 Legal Materials



Dilling-Echols Papers

box folder
1 26 Correspondence
27 Newspapers
28 Photos



Duckworth

box folder
1 29 Scrapbook
30 Scrapbook
31 Photos



Edna Mathews Papers

box folder
1 32 Scrapbook



Eichmann, Elder, Knowles, Stone Papers

box folder
2 1 Legal Materials
2 Newspapers
3 Photos
4 Photos
5 Photos
6 Photos
7 Printed Material



Fariss

box folder
2 8 Books (Moved to box 10)
9 Corrsepondence
10 Correspondence
11 Ledgers-Ellis County
12 Legal Material
13 Newspaper
14 Photos
15 Supporting Documents



First Baptist Church, 1948

box folder
2 16 Visitor's Log



MF Flenniken

box folder
2 17 Correspondence
18 Correspondence
19 Correspondence
20 Correspondence
21 Correspondence
22 Correspondence
23 Correspondence
24 Financial Material
25 Memorabilia
26 Supporting Documents



R. R. Hagler

box folder
3 1 Financial Materials
2 Financial Materials
3 Financial Materials
4 Financial Materials
5 Financial Materials
6 Legal Material
7 Memoribilia
8 Photos



Hill Family

box folder
3 9 Financial Material
10 Deed, 1887
11 Field Notes - Land
12 Estate Papers
13 Bankruptcy, 1973
14 Deed-James Hill to Robert Hill, 1869
15 Deeds, various, 1883
16 Deeds, various, 1869-1978
17 Deeds John Hill to Thomas Hill, 1873
18 QJ Hill to Thomas Hill, 1873
19 TAW Estate papers
20 Thomas AW Hill and James Hill agreement, 1972
21 Legal Materials - William Holmes
22 Photos
23 Supporting Documents



Hiller, John - papers

box folder
3 24 Correspondence



Hodges

box folder
3 25 Bibles (Moved to box 10)
26 Printed Materials



Hodde-Honerskamp papers

box folder
3 27 Correspondence
box folder
4 1 Legal Material
2 Ptinted Material
3 Printed Material
4 Printed Material
5 Printed Material



Janean Rheay

box folder
4 6 Corresppondence
7 Corresppondence
8 Corresppondence
9 Corresppondence
10 Corresppondence
11 Financial Materials
12 Financial Materials
13 Photo
14 Printed Material



Karmen

box folder
4 15 Photo



John Alexander

box folder
5 1 Bible (Moved to box 10)
2 Correspondence
3 Correspondence
4 Correspondence
5 Correspondence
6 Financial Material
7 Financial Material
8 Newspaper
9 Photos
10 Printed Materials
11 Printed Materials



Morgan Family - papers

box folder
5 12 Photos



Moser

box folder
5 13 Photos
14 Photos
15 Support Documents



Nash

box folder
6 1 Financial Materials
2 Memorabilia
3 Newspaper
box folder
5 4 Scrapbook
box folder
6 5 Support Documents



Nash Papers

box folder
6 5 Support Documents
6 Ledger 1 (Moved to box 10)
7 Ledger 2 (Moved to box 10)
8 Photos
9 Supporting Documents



Nicholson-Lash

box folder
6 9 Support Documents
11 Correspondence
12 Correspondence
13 Correspondence
14 Financial Materials
15 Printed Materials
16 Scrapbook



Photographs

box folder
6 17 Berry Family
18 Cloud County, KS
19 Gordon, TX - sixth grade
20 Grandbury, TX
21 Ireland Families, Salado, TX
22 Moorefield Family, Birmingham, AL
23 Mrs. IE Jobe-Haywood, Gonzales, TX
24 Rung, TX



P. J. Willis and Bros.

box folder
6 25 Correspondence



Ratliff-Diggs-heeler - papers

box folder
7 1 Correspondence



Ray papers

box folder
7 2 Correspondence



Reed

box folder
7 3 Correspondence



Roscoe

box folder
7 4 Correspondence



Raymond Lash

box folder
7 5 Artifact(listed on form A)
6 Bible (Moved to box 10)
7 Correspondence
8 Legal Material
9 Momorabilia
10 Newspaper
11 Photos
12 Printed material
13 Support Documents



Rucker, Peter

box folder
7 14 Correspondence



S. Duckworth

box folder
8 1 Correspondence
2 Correspondence
3 Correspondence
4 Correspondence
5 Legal Material
6 Newspaper



Salado

box folder
8 7 Printed Materials
8 Printed Materials



San Andres Masonic Lodge

box folder
8 9 Artifact
10 Correspondence
11 Financial Material
12 Legal Materials



Satchell, James

box folder
8 13 Correspondence



Shwarte

box folder
8 14 Correspondence



Scoggin

box folder
8 15 Correspondence



Scott, Dr. AC

box folder
8 16 Ledger (Moved to box 10)



Shaw

box folder
8 17 Correspondence



Sheaville and Sample

box folder
8 18 Correspondence



Shipp

box folder
8 19 Correspondence



Shoaf

box folder
8 20 Correspondence



Simpson

box folder
8 21 Correspondence



Smith

box folder
8 22 Correspondence



Spires G. C.

box folder
8 23 Correspondence



Stephenson

box folder
8 24 Correspondence



Stockton, A. W. - papers

box folder
8 25 Correspondence
26 Memorabilia
27 Photos



Stubblefield

box folder
8 28 Correspondence



Suggs

box folder
8 29 Correspondence



Taylor, W. L.

box folder
8 30 Correspondence



Temple, TX

box folder
8 31 Scrapbook



Texas Technological College

box folder
8 32 Scrapbook



Thomas-Lovelace

box folder
9 1 Bibles (Moved to box 10)
2 Book (moved to box 10)
3 Correspondence
4 Directories
5 Legal Materials
6 Memorabilia
7 Photos
8 Photos
9 Photos
10 Photos
11 Photos
12 Photos
13 Printed Materials
14 Supporting Documents



Thomas Papers

box folder
9 15 Correspondence
16 Financial materials
17 Memorabilia
18 Photos
19 Supporting Documents
20 1848
21 1854
22 1855
23 1856
24 1857
25 1858
26 1864
26 1864
Thompson
box folder
9 27 Correspondence
Tobler, Albert
box folder
9 28 Correspondence
Tomlinson, TE
box folder
9 29 Correspondence
Trica
box folder
9 30 Correspondence
Turner
box folder
9 31 Correspondence
Urban Papers
box folder
9 32 Correspondence
Vanderpool
box folder
9 33 Correspondence
Untitled Ledger
box folder
9 34 Ledger (Moved to box 10)
Various
box folder
9 35 Correspondence
36 Correspondence
Vann
box folder
9 37 Correspondence
3 Photos
39 Supporting Documents
Veit
box folder
9 40 Correspondence
Waldo
box folder
9 41 Correspondence
Webb
box folder
9 42 Correspondence
Williams, Isaac
box folder
9 43 Correspondence
White, David
box folder
9 44 Correspondence
Whitfield
box folder
9 45 Correspondence
Wilcox papers
box folder
9 46 Correspondence
Woodward
box folder
9 47 Memorabilia
Wright, TC
box folder
9 48 Correspondence
Yost-haas
box folder
9 49 Bible (moved to box 10)
50 Correspondence
51 Memorabilia
52 Photos
53 Supporting Documents
Bibles
box folder
10 1 Yost
2 Holy Bible Concordancd
3 Holy Bible Red Letter Edition
4 Holy Bible - SF Reid
5 Holy Bible - Violet Roberts College
6 New Testament - Willis Dulany
7 New Testament American Standard - Naomi Hodges
8 The Life of Jesus Christ
9 Blank Ledger Book
Books
box folder
10 10 Cathedral Child
11 Edmond Dantes
12 First Baptist Church - Sesquicentennial book
13 Five Year Diary
14 Little Jack Rabbit and the Big Brown Bear
15 Memories and Recollections of a Country Boy
16 Stories for Little Children
17 The Nations of Europe
18 Treasure Island
19 Vicomte De Bragelonne
20 Who's Who,1975-1976
21 Car storage book
22 Debit book 1
23 Debit Book 2
24 Expense Book
25 Spiral Note Book
26 Sales book
School Annuals
box folder
11 1 Baylor, 1922
2 Baylor, 1924
3 Belton High School (HS), 1921
4 Clifton HS,1925
5 De Leon HS, 1921
6 De Leon HS, 1922
7 De Leon HS, 1924
8 Killeen HS, 1929
9 Lakeview HS, 1950
10 Ranger HS, 1922
11 Ranger HS, 1928
12 Rock Springs HS, 1949
13 Rock Springs HS, 1950
14 Rock Springs HS, 1951
15 Southwestern University, 1920
box folder
12 1 Check Register,1937
2 Account Book - comissioner's,1931
3 Warrant Ledger
4 Warrant Ledger - commissioner's
5 Check Register
6 Roster of Ex-Confederate Vets and Roster of Camp 122, TX,
7 Receipt book, 1949 and undated
8 Freight book, Parcel Post and Day Ledger
9 Rental property ledger, 1941 and undated
10 Rent repairs Ledger
11 Ice Account Ledger
12 Rental monthly Ledger
13 Reciept ledger
14 Medical Ledger - Dr. A. C. Scott
box folder
13 1 Meeting minutes Ledger
2 Daily Ledger, 1860
3 Record Ledger - green,
4 Household Ledger
5 Day Book, August 1885-January 31, 1885
6 Tire Inspection appointment ledger
7 Day Book - Wahalla, TX
8 Rent Book
9 Mills County Treasurers Receipts 1-250
box folder
12 10 Mills County Treasurers Receipts 1-249
11 Mills County Treasurers Receipts 250-501
box folder
14 1 Mills County Treasurers Receipts 501-1000
2 Mills County Treasurers Receipts 1001-2501
3 Sales order ledger