Lois Foster Blount Papers, 1750-1980
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Brief Description: The Lois Foster Blount Papers consist mostly of historical research materials with an emphasis on early Texas history, the Texas Revolution, and the Republic of Texas. About a fourth of the collection pertains to Thomas J. Rusk. Included are correspondence, biographical and genealogical materials, notes and excerpts from manuscript and printed sources, calendars and translations of some Bexar and Nacogdoches Archives. Also included are copies of legal papers and land papers, manuscripts of historical papers and scripts for historical pageants. There are also materials on Indians, petroleum, and the academic freedom controversy at University of Texas at Austin in the 1940's. Places associated with the collection include Nacogdoches and Pattonia, Texas and East Texas rivers during the steamboat era. Prominent names include David G. Burnet, Samuel Davenport and family, Dumville/Dunville family, Haden Edwards, Lemuel Dale Evans, John Forbes, James Grant, Lewis G. Harman and family, John T. Harmon, Sam Houston, Vicente Michelli, Col. Henry Millard, Jose Miguel del Moral, Miguel Musquiz, Edmund Norris and family, Pan Chao and family, Moses and Robert S. Patton, Raguet family, Homer P. Rainey, James H. Starr, Starrett/Starritt family, Charles S. Taylor, Amasa Turner, Walters family, and Antonio Gil Y'Barbo.
Held at:
East Texas Research Center
1936 North Street
Nacogdoches, TX 75961
Phone: 936-468-4636
Email: asketrc [at] sfasu.edu
Record Series Number: A/107
Created by: Blount, Lois Fitzhugh Foster (1896-1980)
Volume: 35.0 Boxes
Acquired: 00/00/1982.
Access Restrictions: Open for research.
Subject Index
Blount, Lois Fitzhugh Foster, 1896-1980
Rusk, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1803-1857
Stephen F. Austin State University -- Faculty
Texas -- History -- Sources
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Spanish;Castilian [spa]
Acquisition Notes:   Gift
Related Materials: East Texas Research Center. ETRC University  Archives. UA-60