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Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Alexander Forbes Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1658
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints and glass plate negatives, taken by Andrew Alexander Forbes. Includes scenes of the range cattle industry in western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory, sodhouses, railroad construction, the United States Army, buffalo, andalso of Sac and Fox and Cheyenne Indians.

Dates: 1880-1900

Frank and Patty Grass Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2017
Scope and Contents

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Collectors. Correspondence (1876-1900) between members of the Helphenstine family, which settled in Oklahoma Territory in 1889; scrapbook of newspaper clippings (n.d.) concerning the history of Palo Pinto County, Texas; copies of the STAR NEWS Centennial Edition (1957) of Palo Pinto County, Texas; and a ledger (1907) belonging to L.E. Patterson. Frank and Patty Grass Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1876-1957

Horace Mark Hall Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-247
Scope and Contents

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Physician. A transcript of letters (1871-1873) of Horace Mark Hall, written while he was working as a ranch hand in Texas, edited, with an introduction and detailed footnotes, by Joseph S. Hall. Horace Mark Hall Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: ca. 1958

Irwin Brothers Studio Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1147
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, Hopi, and Papago Indians, ranching and homesteading scenes in the West Texas hill country along with hunting, farming, and business scenes. Photographs of Chickasha and Duncan, Indian Territory and of the Irwin family are also included.

Dates: 1880-1930

Leon H. Tittle Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1609
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Mangum, Oklahoma Territory and state, and Greer County, Texas and Oklahoma Territory. Also included are scenes of the range cattle industry, businesses, schools, and farming. Leon H. Tittle Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1882-1930

Lydia Caroline Baggett Jones Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1921
Scope and Contents

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Pioneer. Photocopies of Mrs. Jones' account of pioneer life in early Montague County, Texas, from 1854 to approximately 1867, describing early settlers and raids by the Comanche Indians; of census returns from 1860 and 1870 for the Jones and Baggett families, taken from "Early Records of Montague County, Texas" (1982); obituary (1934) of Mrs. Jones; a roll of the Nacogdohes (Texas) Mounted Volunteers from STRIPES (June 1976), and notes (1988) on the genealogy of the Jones and Baggett families.

Dates: ca. 1900-1988

Richard D. Gamble Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1995
Scope and Contents

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History professor. Photocopies of correspondence (1853-1854) from the letterbook of the commanding officer of the garrison at Fort Union, New Mexico; typescript of the diary (1853-1854) of Caleb Burwell Rowan Kennerly, entitled "Diary of a Journey to California, 1853-1854"; photocopies of articles on the founding of D'Hanis, Texas, and on exploring expeditions through the American Southwest; and notecards (n.d.) made by Gamble while conducting historical research on the Southwest.

Dates: 1853-1866