Nacogdoches County Postal Services, 1846-1993 | East Texas Research Center

By Natasha McClanahan, 1994

Collection Overview

Title: Nacogdoches County Postal Services, 1846-1993Add to your cart.

ID: B/4

Extent: 3.0 Linear Feet

Subjects: Blueprints -- Texas -- Nacogdoches, Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.), Nacogdoches (Tex.) -- History -- Sources, Nacogdoches County (Tex.) -- History -- Sources, Postal service -- Registers, Postal service -- Texas -- Nacogdoches County -- History -- Sources, Postmasters -- Texas -- Nacogdoches County

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collection includes history of Nacogdoches County Post Offices, newspaper articles, blueprints of the Nacogdoches Office, diagram of lock boxes, map of rural routes for Nacogdoches, and a box and key register.

Collection Historical Note

Nacogdoches County has been served by post offices of the Republic of Texas, the Confederate States of America, and the United States of America. The first Postmaster for the city of Nacogdoches, Adolphus Sterne, was appointed February 19, 1840. His office was in the Old Stone Fort, which was located on its original site in downtown Nacogdoches on the corner of North Fredonia and East Main streets. The first federal building to serve as Post Office in Nacogdoches, located on the square, was built in 1917. From 1964 until 1988, the Nacogdoches city Post Office was located at 204 West Main. In 1988, a new building was constructed at 3007 North University Drive. Enough land was purchased to accommodate for expansion when required.

Subject/Index Terms

Blueprints -- Texas -- Nacogdoches
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Nacogdoches (Tex.) -- History -- Sources
Nacogdoches County (Tex.) -- History -- Sources
Postal service -- Registers
Postal service -- Texas -- Nacogdoches County -- History -- Sources
Postmasters -- Texas -- Nacogdoches County

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Related Materials:

Matlock, Vicki. The former post offices of the city of Nacogdoches. Nacogdoches, TX: Matlock, 1975. ETRC HE6376.N32 M37 1975x

Sanders, J. B. The post offices and post masters of Nacogdoches County, Texas, 1845-1930. Center, TX, 1964.  ETRC HE6376.A1 T48

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

[Box 1],
[Bundle 1: Blueprint & map, June 11, 1917, 1963.],
[Ledger 1: City of Nacogdoches Post Office Box and Key Register, 1917-1918],

Bundle 1: Blueprint & map, June 11, 1917, 1963.Add to your cart.
(1) Blueprint of Nacogdoches Post Office diagram of lock boxes (2) Map of rural routes, Nacogdoches Post Office,

Browse by Box:

[Box 1],
[Bundle 1: Blueprint & map, June 11, 1917, 1963.],
[Ledger 1: City of Nacogdoches Post Office Box and Key Register, 1917-1918],


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