University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Aransas County Scrapbook and Obituary, 1851, 1930-1940



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Aransas County
Title: Aransas County Scrapbook and Obituary
Dates: 1851, 1930-1940
Abstract: The bulk of the material consists of obituaries, arranged alphabetically by the surname of the deceased, which were clipped from various Aransas County newspapers. Also included are newspaper clippings about other events in Aransas County.
Extent: 4 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the material consists of obituaries, arranged alphabetically by the surname of the deceased, which were clipped from various Aransas County newspapers. Some clippings are pasted on pages with others and therefore out of order. Also included are newspaper clippings about other events in Aransas County, arranged chronologically, and short reports written about Aransas County cities and notable sites, arranged alphabetically by place. Most of the material is dated in the range 1930-1940, with one copy of a document from 1851.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects
Obituaries--Texas.
Obituaries--Texas-- Aransas County.
Texas--History--Local.
Texas--History--Aransas County.
Aransas County (Tex.)
Aransas County (Tex.)--Genealogy.
Aransas County (Tex.)--Genealogy--Sources.
Aransas County (Tex.)--History.

Related Material

Forms part of the Texas County Scrapbook and Obituaries Collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Aransas County Scrapbook and Obituary, 1851, 1930-1940, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3L457 Obituaries:
Altenberry, Cos (father of Dr. A.E. Sweatland of Rockport), Lufkin Daily News, June 7, 1932
Barnard, Mrs. G.T. of Rockport, Corpus Christi Caller-Times, October 2, 1932
Barnard, G. T. of Rockport, Rockport Pilot, August 11, 1932
Brown, William S. of Rockport, Register Pilot, October 16, 1930
Brundrett, J.M. of Rockport, Rockport Pilot, July 28, 1932
Brunner, Agness of Rockport, Rockport Pilot, January 4, 1934
Davis, “Aunt Phenie” of Rockport, Plot Rock Port, June 28, 1934
de Lop, Anne of Rockport, Aransas Pass Progress, May 20, 1931
Erwin, Robert of Rockport, Rockport Pilot, March 12, 1931
Frandolig, Mary Caroline of Rockport, Rockport Pilot, December 28, 1933
Fulton, George W. of Rockport, Rockport Pilot, October 27, 1932
Ford, Elizabeth Janet of Sherman, Denison Herald, January 5, 1933
Hanks, Alice Elizabeth Morgan of Rockport, San Patrico News, October 5, 1933
Miller, W.I of Rockport, San Antonio Express, May 31, 1931
Scrivner, Henrietta of Rockport, Rockport Pilot, October 12, 1933
Spencer, Cuthbert of Rockport, Lockhart Register, May 12, 1932
Stansbury, George Samuel of Rockport, Rockport Pilot, August 4, 1932
Stross, Charles of Rockport, Rockport Pilot, October 11, 1934
Strother, H.W. of Houston, Corpus Christi Caller-Times, October 2, 1932
Thompson, Gustav Emil “Uncle Meily” of Fulton, Rockport Pilot, November 5, 1931
Thurmond, Dayton Julius of Rockport, Beeville, November 26, 1931
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3L77 Obituaries:
Brundett, John M. of Rockport, Register Pilot, Rockport, Texas, September 15, 1930
Newspaper clippings:
“Rockport Gains Wide Fame as Winter Resort on Coast,” Caller Times, Corpus Christi, Texas, November 29, 1936
“Last Of Tecos Tribe Indians For Who Was Named,” Novasota Examiner, Novasota, Texas, December 15, 1930
“The Fulton Mansion,” undated
“Bravonword News,” Bravonword, Texas, March 5, 1931
“Revisits Scene Of Childhood,” Rockport Pilot, August 8, 1932
“Speaker On Duck Hunt,” San Antonio Light, December 15, 1931
“Statue To Lamar Will Be Unveiled,” San Antonio Express, August 16, 1938
“Cannibals once lived in Texas and used Shark Oil in Baths,” Austin American, Austin, Texas, November 24, 1930
“Citizens Signing For Water, Gas Sewer System,” Rockport Pilot, October 20, 1932
"South Texas Cities and Commercial Guide," Aransas pass-(Aransas County)
“The Fulton Packeries,” Nueces Valley, Corpus Christi, Texas, April 18, 1876
“Records of wells, drillers’ logs, water analyses, cross sections, and map showing locations of wells," Austin, Texas, April 15, 1940
“Resources, Soul, and Climate of Texas," Austin, Texas, May 20, 1936
“Texas Mermaid Manatee found in Copans Bay," September 8, 1940
“30,000 Acre island Off Rockport coast is sold to Oil Man for 300,000," November 14, 1936
“Election just another day to these Veteran Aransas Officeholders," Rockport, July 26, 1940
Reports:
Survey of quality of underground water, April 23, 1940
Miscellaneous:
Home of George W. Fulton
History of Aransas County
Site of the town of Lamar
Site of Live Oak Point
Treport, Aransas Bay, Texas, March 1, 1851