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Texas -- History -- 1846-1950

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Dale Healy, Jr., Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-267
Scope and Contents


Rancher. Two manuscripts, one (1950) by Frank Dale Healy, Jr., concerning Healy family history and life in the Oklahoma Panhandle during Territorial days, including a description of related photographs; and one (ca. 1920) written by George Henry Healy, concerning ranching on Padre Island, Texas. Frank Dale Healy Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: ca. 1920-1950

Lemuel Hensley Tittle Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-616
Scope and Contents


Attorney. Legal documents (1891-1900), including tax and pay receipts; judicial documents (1894-1899), including injunction bonds, writs of injunction and transcripts of injunction, all from Greer County, Texas and Greer County, Oklahoma. Also included are sheriff deputization certificates (1895-1899), citizen announcements of cattle brands claimed (1894), a homestead certificate (1903) and a teacher certification (1899), also from Greer County, Oklahoma. Lemuel Hensley Tittle Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1891-1903

Mexican Border War ephemera

 Collection — Box M-64
Identifier: WHC-M-2706
Scope and content


Collection of picture postcards and printed souvenirs (1916-1918) from the Border War between Mexico and the United States during the Mexican Revolution.

Dates: 1916 - 1918

Noah Hamilton Rose Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1109
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints from the original nitrate negatives of early Texas history, Texas Rangers, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, and wild west shows. Also included are photographs of ranchers, cattlemen and cowboys of the Southwest, the U.S. Army during the Apache campaigns, the Little Big Horn battlefield and the Indian Wars of 1876 and 1890-1891, along with churches, cathedrals, and missions of Texas, California and Arizona. The collection also contains images of Comanche, Sioux, Shoshoni, Pueblo, Creek, Chippewa, Maricopa, Arapaho, Papago, Kickapoo, Yuma, Modoc, Cheyenne, Pawnee, Kiowa, Navajo, Apache, and Crow Indians. Prominent western personalities include Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, Sitting Bull, Frank and Jesse James, Heck Thomas, Bill Tilghman, Chris Madsen, Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, the Daltons and Youngers, Judge Roy Bean, George A. Custer, California Joe, the Sundance Kid, Butch Cassidy, and the Earp brothers.

Dates: 1836-1940