Ralph Adam Smith Manuscripts, 1936-1938
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Brief Description: The collection consists of drafts of Smith's M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation. "The Life of Alexander Horton" (1936) is a biography of a San Augustine citizen prominent in early Texas history. The manuscript traces Horton's family background and domestic life, his opposition to the Fredonian Rebellion, and his experiences in the Texas Revolution, Cherokee War, and Regulator-Moderator War. "A. J. Rose, Agrarian Crusader of Texas" is the biography of a leader of the Grange organization in Texas and Oklahoma in the last three decades of the 19th Century, Archibald Johnson Rose. Both manuscripts are typescripts with handwritten notes and corrections.
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/110
Created by: Smith, Ralph Adam
Volume: 2.0 Volumes
Subject Index
Educators -- Texas
Horton, Alexander, 1810-1894
National Grange -- History -- Sources
Rose, Archibald Johnson, b. 1830
Smith, Ralph Adam -- Manuscripts
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans
Languages of Materials
English [eng]