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TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Series List

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Correspondence

Woolford Tales

Manuscripts

Texana

Printed Material

Personal

Photographs

Newspapers

Bess Carroll Woolford

Maps

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Sam and Bess Woolford Papers, 1834-1979 (bulk 1930-1975)



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Woolford, S. W. (Sam W.) and Woolford, Bess Carroll
Title: Sam and Bess Woolford Papers
Dates: 1834-1979
Bulk Dates: (1930-1975)
Creator Abstract: Sam and Bess Woolford were journalists and historians working in Texas in the twentieth century.
Content Abstract: The collection's manuscripts, research notes and other material document Texas history and folklore. A large number of Texas newspapers are also included. Most of the material dates from 1930-1975. Mr. Woolford wrote a column in the San Antonio Light from 1955 to 1975. The "Woolford's Tales" column spanned topics such as Texan archeology, Texan history and biographies of Texans. Most of these columns are in the collection. Additional writings by Mr. Woolford and his wife as well as their collection of Texana are held within this collection.
Identification: MS 36
Extent: 20 linear feet (approximately 15,000 items)
Language: Materials are primarily in English with some materials in German.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Biographical Note

Sam Woolford was born on April 2, 1897 in Galton, Illinois and spent his childhood in many cities including San Antonio from 1908 to 1912. Mr. Woolford returned to San Antonio in 1919. He became a cub reporter beginning a long career with the San Antonio Light that same year. After reporting on the military in San Antonio, Mr. Woolford held several positions including Sunday Editor from 1928 and 1941 and City Editor from 1941 to 1946. He retired from the San Antonio Light in 1950.

While working at the paper, Mr. Woolford hired Bess Carroll as a cub reporter in 1923. She had written for and edited several small papers including the Sommerset News and the Harlandale Hearld. She became a features writer for the San Antonio Light and a correspondent for several Hearst wire services. She and Sam Woolford were married in 1932.

After leaving the San Antonio Light in 1936, Bess Carroll Woolford served as Information Officer in several government agencies. She also was editor of Texas: A Guidebook to the Lonestar State, published by the Works Progress Administration as part of the American Guide series. In 1942, Mrs. Woolford became the first woman branch manager of the Office of War Information. She also wrote Allied propaganda to be broadcast to Nazi occupied countries on the Voice of America.

When Mr. Woolford retired from the San Antonio Light , he and his wife moved to Moonshine Valley, a ranch near Boerne, Texas. They continued to write both on separate projects and collaboratively. Their book, The San Antonio Story, was published in 1950. Mr. Woolford also wrote a Sunday column for the San Antonio Light from 1955 to 1975 called "Woolford's Tales" These columns were stories on the history and folklore of Texas the Southwest. Some of these stories were collected and published in Tales of the Moonshine Valley.

Sam and Bess Woolford were also active supporters of the Witte Museum in San Antonio. They were both friends of long time Curator Ellen Quillin. Mr. Woolford served on the Board of Directors and promoted the museum through a radio variety show in the 1930s. Mrs. Woolford wrote an extensive history of the Museum, The Story of the Witte Memorial Museum 1922-1960. The Museum also published the archaeological finds made by Mr. Woolford during his many exploratory trips to west Texas.

Bess Woolford died on March 20, 1971 in Kerrville, Texas at the age of 69. Sam Woolford died on April 6, 1980 near Boerne, Texas at the age of 83.

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Scope and Content Note

The papers of Sam and Bess Woolford are divided into nine series dating from 1834 to 1977. As journalists and writers and as historians of Texas and the southwest, their papers document Texas history and folklore. The bulk of the material belonged to Sam Woolford.

Correspondence contains letters to and from Sam Woolford. These letters are largely from people commenting on his "Woolford Tales" column. There is also some personal correspondence from family and friends. Additional personal material can be found in the Personal series.

"Woolford Tales" contains drafts, typed copies and clippings of Mr. Woolford's weekly column of the same name. "Woolford Tales" ran in the San Antonio Light from 1955 to 1975, nearly all of the columns are represented here. Access to the "Woolford Tales" is aided by a subject index created by Mr. Woolford. Many of the columns concern the natural beauty and history of certain locations in the Southwest such as a group of columns on the Big Bend and the Ozarks. Mr. Woolford also wrote biographical columns of prominent Texas people and families. Some examples are Frank Olsmith, J.C. Hume, Henry Martyn Trueheard and Camila Hanks. Other items written by Sam Woolford, including a compilation of selected Woolford Tales, published as Tales from the Moonshine Valley are in the Manuscripts series. The series consist of articles and speeches written by Sam Woolford about Texas history, both published and unpublished. Several of the manuscripts later served as a basis for a "Woolford Tales" and a few like The San Antonio Story, were written with his wife Bess Woolford.

Material relating to Texas and research into Texas history and folklore can be found in the Texana series. It consists primarily of collected documents such as three bound volumes of correspondence from William Armstrong, a Texas businessman and financier. These documents were used to assist Sam and Bess Woolford in the writing of "Woolford's Tales" and other projects. Also included are extensive notes by Sam Woolford on San Antonio and Texas History. Bulletins of groups of which Sam or Bess Woolford were members such as the Southwest Texas Archeological Association and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas are located in the printed materials series along with many items not related to Texas.

Some issues of newspapers from Texas and around San Antonio are also included in the collection. There are several Editions of the San Antonio Light. Of particular note is an editorial group of World War I photographs published in serial form by the paper in 1934. Most of these issues are from papers that Sam or Bess Woolford worked on but historic issues of other papers are also included.

Material detailing the independent career and writings of Bess Carroll Woolford is kept in its own series. These papers include drafts of her published work, The History of the Witte Memorial Museum. Material, which Bess Woolford wrote with Sam Woolford, is located in the Manuscript series.

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Series List

Correspondence, 1923-1977
Woolford Tales, 1955-1975
Manuscripts, 1936-1976
Texana, 1834-1961
Printed Material, 1923-1979
Personal, 1904-1975
Photographs, 1912-1937 and undated
Newspapers, 1899-1977
Bess Carroll Woolford, 1918-1971

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Usage Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Woolford Papers must be obtained from University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

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Index Terms

Organizations
Witte Memorial Museum.
Witte Memorial Museum. Southwest Texas Archeaological Society.
Persons
Woolford, S. W. (Sam W.)
Woolford, Bess Carroll.
Topics
American literature--Texas--20th century
American newspapers--Texas
Authors, American--Texas--20th century
Folklore--Texas--History--20th century
Folklore--Texas--Texas Hill Country
Folklorists--United States
Locations
Boerne (Tex.)
Moonshine Valley (Tex.)
Genres/formats
Correspondence.
Field notes.
Manuscripts.
Newspapers.
Newspaper columns.
Photographs.
Slides (photographs).
Local Subjects
Literary/Literature
Writers

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sam and Bess Woolford Papers, 1834-1979, MS 36, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

All the materials in this collection were donated in 1981 by the estate of Sam Woolford (Acc. 1981-01).

Processing Information

Processed by Eric Hartmann, Processing Archivist, January 1999.

Revisions: Finding aid updated in June 2011 by Juli McLoone. JPL map case materials added as "Maps" series

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Correspondence

Personal correspondence from family and friends and professional correspondence about Sam Woolford's writing. Most of the professional correspondence is from readers of his "Woolford Tales" column.
These materials are arranged by topic and organized chronologically
Personal
Box Folder
1 1 Undated
2 1932-1959
3 1960-1964
4 1965-1969
5 1970-1978
Professional
6 Undated
7 1925-1935
8 1946-1959
9 1960-1963
10 1964-1969
11 1970-1972
12 1973-1976
13 San Antonio Light, 1923-1944

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Woolford Tales

Handwritten and typed drafts of Sam Woolford's Sunday column in The San Antonio Light. A selection of the columns have been clipped from the paper.
Arranged by type of manuscript and organized chronologically.
Box Folder
2 1 Indexes
Drafts and Copies
2 Undated
3 January 1955
4 February 1955
5 March 1955
6 April 1955
7 May 1955
8 June 1955
9 July 1955
10 August 1955
11 September 1955
12 October 1955
Box Folder
3 1 November 1955
2 December 1955
3 January 1956
4 February 1956
5 March 1956
6 April 1956
7 May 1956
8 June 1956
9 July 1956
10 August 1956
11 September 1956
12 October 1956
13 November 1956
14 December 1956
15 January 1957
16 February 1957
17 March 1957
18 April 1957
19 May 1957
20 June 1957
21 July 1957
22 August 1957
23 September 1957
Box Folder
4 1 October 1957
2 November 1957
3 December 1957
4 January 1958
5 February 1958
6 March 1958
7 April 1958
8 May 1958
9 June 1958
10 July 1958
11 August 1958
12 September 1958
13 October 1958
14 November 1958
15 December 1958
16 January 1959
17 February 1959
18 March 1959
19 April 1959
20 May 1959
21 June 1959
22 July 1959
23 August 1959
24 September 1959
25 October 1959
26 November 1959
27 December 1959
Box Folder
5 1 January 1960
2 February 1960
3 March 1960
4 April 1960
5 May 1960
6 April 1960
7 May 1960
8 June 1960
9 July 1960
10 August 1960
11 September 1960
12 October 1960
13 November 1960
14 December 1960
15 January 1961
16 February 1961
17 March 1961
18 April 1961
19 May 1961
20 June 1961
21 July 1961
22 August 1961
23 September 1961
24 October 1961
25 November 1961
26 December 1961
27 January 1962
28 February 1962
29 March 1962
30 April 1962
31 May 1962
32 June 1962
33 July 1962
Box Folder
6 1 August 1962
2 September 1962
3 October 1962
4 November 1962
5 December 1962
6 January 1963
7 February 1963
8 March 1963
9 April 1963
10 May 1963
11 June 1963
12 July 1963
13 August 1963
14 September 1963
15 October 1963
16 November 1963
17 December 1963
18 January 1964
19 February 1964
20 March 1964
21 April 1964
22 May 1964
23 June 1964
24 July 1964
25 August 1964
26 September 1964
27 October 1964
28 November 1964
29 December 1964
30 January 1965
31 February 1965
32 March 1965
33 April 1965
Box Folder
7 1 May 1965
2 June 1965
3 July 1965
4 August 1965
5 September 1965
6 October 1965
7 November 1965
8 December 1965
9 January 1966
10 February 1966
11 March 1966
12 April 1966
13 May 1966
14 June 1966
15 July 1966
16 August 1966
17 September 1966
18 October 1966
19 November 1966
20 December 1966
21 January 1967
22 February 1967
23 March 1967
24 April 1967
25 May 1967
26 June 1967
27 July 1967
28 August 1967
29 September 1967
30 October 1967
31 November 1967
32 December 1967
Box Folder
8 1 January 1968
2 February 1968
3 March 1968
4 April 1968
5 May 1968
6 June 1968
7 July 1968
8 August 1968
9 September 1968
10 October 1968
11 November 1968
12 December 1968
13 January 1969
14 February 1969
15 March 1969
16 April 1969
17 May 1969
18 June 1969
19 July 1969
20 August 1969
21 September 1969
22 October 1969
23 November 1969
Box Folder
9 1 December 1969
2 January 1970
3 February 1970
4 March 1970
5 April 1970
6 May 1970
7 June 1970
8 July 1970
9 August 1970
10 September 1970
11 October 1970
12 November 1970
13 December 1970
14 January 1971
15 February 1971
16 March 1971
17 April 1971
18 May 1971
19 June 1971
20 July 1971
21 August 1971
22 September 1971
23 October 1971
24 November 1971
Box Folder
10 1 December 1971
2 January 1972
3 February 1972
4 March 1972
5 April 1972
6 May 1972
7 June 1972
8 July 1972
9 August 1972
10 September 1972
11 October 1972
12 November 1972
13 December 1972
14 January 1973
15 February 1973
16 March 1973
17 April 1973
18 May 1973
19 June 1973
20 July 1973
21 August 1973
22 September 1973
23 October 1973
Box Folder
11 1 November 1973
2 December 1973
3 January 1974
4 February 1974
5 March 1974
6 April 1974
7 May 1974
8 June 1974
9 July 1974
10 August 1974
11 September 1974
12 October 1974
13 November 1974
14 December 1974
15 1975
Clippings
The following clippings are oversize materials.
Box
OM1 1955-1960
Box
OM2 1961-1968
Box
OM3 1969-1974

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Manuscripts

Articles and books written by Sam Woolford including The San Antonio Story and Tales from Moonshine Valley. Some of these works were written with Bess Woolford. Some speeches written by Sam Woolford are also included.
Arranged by type of manuscript and organized chronologically.
Writings
Box Folder
12 1 Advent of Auto in San Antonio, 1971 and undated
2 Alamo Survey for the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, 1957
3 Albert of the Buckhorn, undated
4 Don't Worry About Me, undated
5 Belle's Letters, undated
6 Drought, undated
7 Gone with the Binge, undated
8 George Castor Martin, 1954
Gulf Coast Adventure
9 1953
10 1953
11 The Hunted Fisherman, 1956
12 Lucky Town U.S.A., undated
13 Miscellaneous, 1957 and undated
14 The Open Gate, undated
15 Ozark Memoirs, 1959
16 Pecos Crossing, undated
17 Pioneer Housekeeping, undated
18 The Pretty Girls of Fort Union, undated
19 Roy Bean, undated
Box Folder
13 San Antonio Story
1 Correction Copy, undated
2 Drafts, undated
3 San Vincete Trading Post 1936 Expedition, 1936
4 Shrimp Boat, undated
5 Success Story, undated
6 Texas Ranger Strip, 1936
Box Folder
14 Tales from Moonshine Valley, 1973
1 Typed Copy
2 Typed Copy
3 Printed Copy
4 Texas Women's Book, undated
5 Threshing Day, undated
6 Thresher's Dinner, undated
7 Transcribed Interview, 1976
8 Unidentified, undated
9 Untitled, undated
10 Witte Museum, undated
11 Yorricks for Jose, undated
Speeches
12 "Animal Lore", 1965
13 "Arthur Baird", undated
14 "The Christmas Story", undated
15 Daughters of the Republic of Texas, 1935
16 "Ghost Writing", undated
17 Ingenhuett Funeral, undated
18 Miscellaneous, undated
19 "Robert E. Lee in Boerne", 1963
20 San Antonio Arts League, 1965
21 "Smither's Day", undated

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Texana

Materials pertaining to Texas people and places as well as the history and folklore of Texas. It includes transcriptions of 19th century newspaper articles from around the state and handwritten notes by Sam Woolford. Most of this series consists of research materials for the "Woolford's Tales" column. There is also some material from the Works Progress Administration project in which Bess Woolford was involved.
Arranged by topic and organized alphabetically.
Historical Reference Materials and Manuscripts
Box Folder
15 1 Adventures in Texas, 1843
2 Alamo Materials, undated
3 Articles, 1866-1883, 1973 and undated
4 Big Bend Camp Notes, 1936
5 Bible, undated
6 Bibliography, undated
7 Buffalo, undated
8 Carrie Nation, 1908
9 Card Game, undated
Correspondence of William Armstrong
10 March 1900- December 1900
Box Folder
16 1 October 1900-February 1901
2 December 1900-December 1901
Clippings, Transcribed
3 Austin, 1883-1886
4 Corpus Christi, 1858
5 Dallas, 1875
Fort Worth
6 Daily Democrat, 1879-1880
7 Daily Gazette, 1887-1888
8 Standard, 1877-1905
9 Star Telegram, 1913
Box Folder
17 1 Galveston, 1873-1876
Houston
2 The Age, 1873
3 Daily Post, 1890-1895
4 Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register, 1843-1873
5 Morning Star, 1839-1840
6 San Antonio, 1872-1929
7 Unidentified, undated
8 Chisus Mining Company, 1935-1939
9 Duval Diary, 1863
10 Factbook, undated
11 Folklore, undated
12 Ford, John S., undated
13 Fort Worth, undated
Box Folder
18 1 Gable, Charles H., undated
2 Gambler Feud, undated
3 History of the American Indian, 1834
4 Houston Charter, 1889
5 Houston Fire Department, 1858
6 Hume, J.C., 1961
7 Journey Through Texas, 1856
8 Kuykendall, undated
9 Ledger, 1894-1898
10 Manufacturing, 1938 and undated
11 Maps, undated
12 Miscellaneous, undated
13 History of Fort Bliss
14 Mississippi River
Box Folder
19 1 Neil, William A., 1875
2 Notes, undated
3 Ozark Memoirs, undated
4 Panhandle, 1905
5 Pellon Kickapoo, undated
Radio Scripts
6 Adventures of Sunny and Buddy, undated
7 Miscellaneous, undated
8 Reward Advertisement, 1874
9 San Antonio Ordinance, 1882
10 Spanish Goliad, undated
11 Teacher's Contract, 1880
12 Theatres, undated
13 Transportation Documents, 1882 and undated
14 Union/Confederate Reunion, 1888
Box Folder
20 1 West Texas Historical Association, undated
2 Will's Diary, 1878-1886
Works Progress Administration
3 Division and Sectionalism, undated
4 Geology and Paleontology, undated
Grazing
5 1940
6 1940
Miscellaneous
7 1935-1940
8 1935-1940
9 Old Time Church Singing, undated
Box Folder
21 1 Texas History, 1936
2 Texas Missions, undated
3 Texas Places, undated
4 The West, undated
5 Wildlife of the Southwest
Notes
Handwritten
6 Undated
7 Undated
Notebooks
8 Civil War Comes to San Antonio, 1961
Box Folder
22 1 Folklore, undated
2 Hanks, undated
3 History for Tomorrow, undated
4 Mexican Revolution, undated
5 Notes for Books, undated
6 Ozarks, undated
7 Rio Grande Dam, undated
8 San Antonio Rifles, undated
9 SPAAA, undated
Unidentified
10 Undated
11 1961

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Printed Material

Bulletins of groups to which Sam Woolford belonged as a selection of magazines, catalogs and travel brochure. Most of this material relates to subjects other than Texas history and folklore. Materials that focus on Texas can be found in the Texana series (S4).
Arranged by type of material and organized chronologically.
Box Folder
23 1 Air Force Programs, 1952-1968
Bulletins
Daughters of the Republic of Texas
2 1956-1957
3 1958-1959
4 1970-1971
5 Electric Railroader's Association, 1971-1976
6 Institute of Texas Cultures, 1976-1977
7 Miscellaneous, 1918-1976
8 San Antonio Museum Association, 1930-1931
9 Southern Texas Archeological Association, 1974
Texas Historical Commission,
10 1975-1976
Box Folder
OM6 6 Oversize materials, 1974-1977
Box Folder
23 11 Texas State Historical Association, 1968-1976
12 Witte Museum, 1931-1933
Box Folder
24 Pamphlets and Magazines
1 American Antiquity, 1936
2 As High, 1923
3 A Chronological History of the Singers of German Songs in Texas, 1948
4 Fortune, 1976
5 Frontier Times, 1926-1929
6 Historical Highlights of Eagle Pass and Maverick County
7 Hobbies, 1934
8 Horseman of the Americas, 1968
9 Hrdkicka, undated
10 Humor, 1932
11 Lure of the Southwest, 1934
12 Mexican Arts, 1930
Miscellaneous
13 1930-1966
Box Folder
25 1 1967-1973
2 Naylor's Epic Center, 1934
3 Our Heritage, 1959-1965
4 Southern Living, 1973-1975
5 Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 1976
6 The Texas Aggie, 1979
7 Texas Monthly, 1975
8 Texas Parade, 1961-1974
9 That Reminds Me, undated
10 Readers Digest, 1970
11 U.S. Senate, 1954
Travel Brochures
12 1924-1946
Box Folder
26 1 1976 and undated
2 Scrapbooks, undated
Book Catalogs
3 Undated
4 1929-1977

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Personal

Biographical material and private papers such as contracts belonging to Sam Woolford.
Arranged by topic and organized alphabetically.
Box Folder
26 5 Biographical, 1971-1975 and undated
6 Boy Scouts of America, 1935-1937
7 Contracts, 1904-1960
8 Financial Papers, 1962-1975
Box Folder
27 1 Medical Papers, 1937-1975
2 National Archives, 1935 and undated

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Photographs

Photographs of places in San Antonio and around Texas. This includes photographs of Texas wildlife. There are also some wire service photos from the 1930s and some photographs and postcards from Mexico.
Arranged by topic and organized alphabetically.
Wire Photos
Box Folder
27 3 1917, 1930-1931
4 January-October 1932
5 November-December 1932
6 1933
7 1934-1937 and undated
San Antonio
8 Adele Kaufmann Murder, undated
9 Alamo and Missions, 1928 and undated
10 Aztec Theatres, undated
11 Military, 1912-1919 and undated
Box Folder
OM6 7 Oversize materials, 1921 and undated
Box Folder
27 12 San Antonio Zoo and Brackenridge Park, undated
13 San Fernando Cathedral, undated
14 Siamese Twins, undated
15 Various SA [San Antonio] scenes
Texas and The Southwest
Box Folder
28 1 Big Bend, undated
2 Big Springs State Park, undated
3 Davis Mountain State Park, undated
4 Indians, undated
5 Longhorn Cavern, undated
6 Mercedes Texas, undated
7 Misc Identifiable photos
8 Various Views in the Rio Grande Valley
9 Various Views of Texas Coastal Area
10 Scenes in Various Texas Towns
11 School Teacher in West Texas Frontier Town
12 Will Rogers, 1971
Wildlife and Archeology
Rattlesnakes
13 Handlers, undated
14 Battle with Missouri Blacksnake, undated
15 Reptiles and Mamals, undated
16 Miscellaneous, undated
17 The Mystery of Life, undated
Mexico
18 Mexican Revolution, 1913 and undated
19 Mexican Life, undated
20 Personal, undated
Miscellaneous
21 Door sculpted by Pompeo Coppini, undated
22 France during or after World War I, undated
24 John Nance Garner, undated
25 U.S. Customs Air Patrol, undated
23 Unidentified, undated

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Newspapers

Individual issues of newspapers from San Antonio and other places in Texas. Most of the newspapers are copies of the Sunday San Antonio Light from the 1930s when Sam Woolford was Sunday Editor. Copies of The Sommerset News that were edited by Bess Carroll in 1922-1923 are also included.
Arranged by type of newspaper and arranged alphabetically.
Box
29 Clippings
1 Big Bend, undated
2 Book Reviews, 1950-1976
3 Greenville Football, 1964-1971
4 Miscellaneous, 1950-1976
5 Southwest, 1927 and undated
6 Texas, 1926-1976
San Antonio
The following newspapers are all oversize materials.
Box Folder
OM4 1 San Antonio Light, 1910-1977
Box Folder
OM6 1 San Antonio Express, 1899-1976
2 Frei Presse Fur Texas, (German) 1904
3 Miscellaneous, 1923, 1966-1978
Texas
Box Folder
OM5 1 Amarillo Sunday News-Globe, 1938
2 Boerne Star, 1968-1976
3 Brownsville Hearld, 1946-1950
4 The Comfort News, 1972-1977
5 The Corpus Christi Caller-Times, 1949
6 Dallas Morning News, 1902-1972
7 Eagle Pass News-Guide, 1949
8 The Radio Post (Fredricksburg), 1934, 1967
9 The Houston Post, 1949
10 Miscellaneous, 1927-1957
11 The Sommerset News, 1922-1923
12 Harlandale Herald, 1923
13 Outside Texas, 1926-1937 and undated

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Bess Carroll Woolford

Manuscripts and other material written by Bess Carroll Woolford. This includes drafts of her work on the Witte Museum well as a group of artricles on San Antonio history published in The San Antonio Light. Material written with Sam Woolford can be found in the Manuscripts series. A small amount of material relating to the Voice of America and some correspondence is included.
Arranged by type of material and organized alphabetically.
Box Folder
29 7 Biographical, 1971
8 Correspondence, 1936-1961
Manuscripts
9 Addresses and Lectures, undated
10 Articles, 1934 and undated
Drafts
11 Undated
12 Undated
Box Folder
30 1 Undated
Amelia Williams
2 Chapter 1, undated
3 Chapter 2, undated
4 Chapter 3, undated
5 Chapter 4, undated
6 Miscellaneous, undated
7 Archeology of Texas, undated
Texas Centennial Historical Series
8 1935
Box Folder
31 1 Undated
The Story of the Wine Memorial Museum, undated
2 Handwritten Manuscript
3 Outlines and Forward
4 Chapters 1-6
5 Chapters 7-12
6 Chapters 13-14
7 Chapter 15
8 Chapter 16
Box Folder
32 1 Chapters 17-20
2 Chapter 21
3 Chapters 22-24
4 Chapters 25-26
5 Chapters 27-28
6 Chapters 29-30
7 Miscellaneous
8 Miscellaneous, 1918-1937
9 Notebook, undated
Box
33 Recipes
1 Cookbooks, undated
2 Clippings, 1945-1946 and undated
San Antonio Light
3 Undated
Box Folder
OM6 4 Oversize materials: Story of San Antonio: 300 Years of Romance, 1927
5 Oversize materials: San Antonio / Alamo History series, 1935-1936
Box Folder
33 4 Voice of America, undated

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Maps

Maps donated by Sam and Bess Woolford. Principally consists of 20th century maps of the state of Texas or Texas Counties, and 18th century maps of French posessions in Canada. Miscellaneous maps of other cities, states, and countries are also present.
Arranged according to storage area.
Box Folder
JPL Map Case 1 Drawer 12 Road map of Bexar, 1940
Drawer 12 Brownsville, Cameron County, aeronautical chart, published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey 1954
Drawer 12 Topographical Map of Travis County, published by A. R. Roessler 1875
Drawer 12 Maxon Springs, Pecos County / Terrell County, progressive military map, 1908
Drawer 12 Lytle quad, Atasoca County, TX, tactical map, 1943
Drawer 12 Cometa quad, Maverick / Zavala Cties, tactical map, published by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers 1943
Drawer 12 Brackettville quad, Kinney County, tactical map, published by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers 1944
Drawer 12 Boerne quad, Kendall County, tactical map, published by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers 1931
Drawer 12 Sarita quad, Hidalgo & Nueces Cties, tactical map, published by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers 1928
Drawer 12 San Carlos quad, Hidalgo County, tactical map, published by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers 1926
Drawer 12 Bracken quad, tactical map, published by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers 1932
Drawer 12 Texas, county map, undated
Drawer 12 Terlingua quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1926
Drawer 12 Santigo Peak quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1918
Drawer 12 Reagan Cayon quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1918
Drawer 12 Nine Point Mesa quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1918
Drawer 12 Monument Spring quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1922
Drawer 12 Maravillas Canyon quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1919
Drawer 12 Marathon quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1921
Drawer 12 Hood Spring quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1918
Drawer 12 Hess Canyon quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1923
Drawer 12 Bullis Gap quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1918
Drawer 12 Buck Hill quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1925
Drawer 12 Bone Spring quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1920
Drawer 12 Alpine sheet, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1927
Drawer 12 Altuda Quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1923
Drawer 12 Aqua Frio quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1917
Drawer 12 Tascostal Mesa quad, Presidio County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1917
Drawer 12 Ruidosa sheet, Presidio County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1904
Drawer 12 Polvo sheet, Presidio County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1913
Drawer 12 Marfa quad, Presidio County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1923
Drawer 12 Jordan Gap quad, Presidio County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1918
Drawer 12 Bee and Goliad Counties. Ranch Property Map for Earle H. Silven of Beeville, TX, undated
Drawer 12 Kenedy County, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1923 or 1946
Drawer 12 Willacy County, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1921
Drawer 12 Josephine Island quad, Cameron County, tactical map, published by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers, 1931
Drawer 12 Fort Brown quad, Cameron County, tactical map, published by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers, 1926
Drawer 12 Brownsville quad, Cameron County, tactical map, published by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers, 1926
Drawer 12 Dove Mountain quad, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1912
Drawer 12 West San Antonio quad, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), undated
Drawer 13 North American Continent, road map, published by American Automobile Association, undated
Drawer 13 Highway map of Mexico, published by Conoco, undated
Drawer 13 Eastern Canada, topographical map, published by National Geographic Society, undated
Drawer 13 Carte Des Bayes, Rades Et Port De Plaisance dans l'Isle de Terre Neuve, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin and Guillaume Dheulland, 1744
Drawer 13 Carte de la Riviere de Richelieu et du Lac Champlain, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin and Desbruslins, 1744
Drawer 13 Carte de la partie orientale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin , Desbruslins, and Pierre-Francois-Xavier de Charlevoix, 1744
Drawer 13 Carte de l'Isle de Terre-Neuve, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin and Guillaume Dheulland, 1744
Drawer 13 Carte de l'Isle Royale, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin , 1744
Drawer 13 Carte de l'isle d'Orléans et du passage de la Traverse dans le fleuve St Laurent..., by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin , Guillaume Dheulland, and Pierre-Francois-Xavier de Charlevoix, 1744
Drawer 13 Carte de l'Isle de Montréal et ses environs…, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin and Guillaume Dheulland, 1744
Drawer 13 Carte Du Fonds De La Baye De Hudson : que les Anglois appellent Baye James, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin and Desbruslins, 1744
Drawer 13 Carte de la baye de Hudson, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin , 1744
Drawer 13 Carte de l'Accadie dressée sur les manuscrits du Dépost des cartes et plans de la marine, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin , 1744
Drawer 13 Carte du cours de la rivière du Saguenay appellée par les sauvages Pitchitaouichetz , by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin and Guillaume Dheulland, 1744
Drawer 13 Netherlands , published by Isaak Tirlian in Amsterdam (Netherlands) , 1749
Drawer 13 Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionale …, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin and Guillaume Dheulland, 1744
Drawer 12 Indian Hills quad, Brewster County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1924
Drawer 13 Plan de la Baye de Pansacola, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin and Guillaume Dheulland, 1744
Drawer 13 Carte des costes de la Floride Francoise : suivant les premieres découvertes, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin , 1744
Drawer 13 Carte de l'ocean occidental et partie de l'Amerique septentrionale, by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin , 1744
Drawer 12 Jordan Gap quad, Presidio County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1918
Drawer 12 North America during Colonial wars 1689-1748, undated
Drawer 12 Germany, topographical map, 1923
Drawer 12 Africa, topographical map, published by C.S. Hammond & Co in New York, 1923
Drawer 12 Jordan Gap quad, Presidio County, TX, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1918
Drawer 12 Europe, no date
Drawer 12 Jugo-Slavia , published by C.S. Hammond & Co. (N.Y.) in New York, 1923
Drawer 12 Scandinavia / Finland, topographical map, published by C.S. Hammond & Co. (N.Y.), no date
Drawer 14 Big Bend National Park Project. Also includes pencil drawing, 1935
Drawer 14 Daily weather map (blank, no markings), published by United States. Weather Bureau., undated
Drawer 14 Inyo County / Mono County, CA, topographical map, no date
Drawer 14 Aransas Bay, fishing map, published by Roy Hinton, undated
Drawer 14 New Mexico, topographical map, published by C.S. Hammond & Co. in NewYork, 1923
Drawer 14 Preliminary archaeological survey of a portion of the Texas coast, site map, by George C. Martin andWendell H. Potter, 1927
Drawer 14 San Antonio and Aransas Pass railway and connections, railway map, published by Woodward & Tiernan Ptg. Co. in St. Louis (Mo.), 1891
Drawer 14 Wyoming, topographical map, published by C.S. Hammond & Co. in NewYork, no date
Drawer 14 Aransas National Wildlife refuge, published by United States. National Park Service., probably 1955
Drawer 14 San Jancito battle ground, pencil drawing, undated
Drawer 14 Arabia. Topographical Map, published by C.S. Hammond & Co. in NewYork, 1923
Drawer 15 Nine highway maps of Texas, undated
Drawer 15 Del Rio, aeronautical chart, published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1955
Drawer 15 Corpus Christi, aeronautical chart, published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1955
Drawer 15 American Airlines system map, air flights map, published by American Airlines, Inc., undated
Drawer 15 Golden Gate bridge - Redwood Empire, topographic map & information, published by Redwood Empire Association, undated
Drawer 15 Los Angeles County, city map, published by Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County, undated
Drawer 15 Los Angeles and vicinity, published by General Petroleum Co., undated
Drawer 15 Texaco touring map of Colorado-Utah-Wyoming, road map, published by Rand McNally, 1946
Drawer 15 Eighth Corps Area Engineer reproduction plant, topographic map, 1934
Drawer 15 Rand, McNally & Co's Indian Territory and Texas topographic map, published by Rand McNally, 1876
Drawer 15 Santiago Mountains, TX southern border, aeronautical chart, published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1956
Drawer 15 University of Texas mineral survey, topographical map, by William B. Phillips, probably 1916
Drawer 15 Greater New Orleans, by Williamm E. Boesch, undated

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