Sparks Family Papers, 1835-1971
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Brief Description: Correspondence, receipts, essays, newspaper articles, legal documents, photos, and other papers, relating to John Marion Sparks (1831-1909), physician, and his daughter, Johnnie May (Sparks) Wyres (1885-1971) of Nacogdoches, Texas. Includes records relating to Sparks Manufacturing Company, producers of Hair Vigor, a hair restorer developed by Dr. Sparks; genealogical material on the Sparks family; material on Nacogdoches history and families for a proposed book by Wyres; and on Old North Church, Nacogdoches, first organized Baptist church in Texas.
Held at:
East Texas Research Center
1936 North Street
Nacogdoches, TX 75961
Phone: 936-468-4636
Email: asketrc [at]
Record Series Number: A/44
Volume: 1.0 Linear Feet