Rusk County Historical Association, 1843-1965 | East Texas Research Center

By Linda Nicklas, Emily Kerr, 1981

Collection Overview

Title: Rusk County Historical Association, 1843-1965Add to your cart.

ID: B/25

Primary Creator: Langford, Charles M.

Other Creators: Jaggers, Maida

Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet

Subjects: Rusk County (Tex.) -- History -- Sources, Rusk County Historical Association -- Records and correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

There are two subdivisions of the collection: the Rusk County Collection and the Vinzent papers, the latter being photostats of the originals in the possession of Mr. Sam Ross of Mt. Enterprise (1962).

Collection Historical Note

The Rusk County Historical Association includes among its purposes that of collecting and preserving documentary records of the history of Rusk County. This collection consists chiefly of materials gathered and presented to the East Texas Room, now the East Texas Research Center, at Stephen F. Austin State University in 1962-1963 and in 1965-1966. Judge Charles M. Langford of Mt. Enterprise and Maida Jaggers of Henderson especially were instrumental in arranging and preparing the letters, documents, stories, photographs, and newspaper clippings which comprise this collection. (Rusk County Historical Association Collection, Control File donor forms, ETRC.)

Subject/Index Terms

Rusk County (Tex.) -- History -- Sources
Rusk County Historical Association -- Records and correspondence

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[Box 4],
[Box 5: Vinzent papers, 1848-1858],

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Oberthier papers -- Leisure Hour Library,  Arm Chair Library, July 9, August 6, October 29, 1887, March 4, 1893Add to your cart.
4 items
Folder 2: Oberthier, undatedAdd to your cart.
Poems, clippings (fragments of a scrapbook), 4 items (printed).
Folder 3: Oberthier, 1871, 1893-1907Add to your cart.
papers Letters, receipts, etc, 12 items
Folder 4: Oberthier papers "Some Needed Reforms," address by C. K. Bell before the Texas Bar Association, Houston, July 13,1903Add to your cart.
1 item (printed)
Folder 5: Oberthier papers, 1884Add to your cart.
Schools: Catalogue of the Teachers and Pupils Summer Hill Select School, Omen, Smith County, Texas; pamphlets and fliers: Commercial College in Kentucky, public free school statutes of State of Texas, learning telegraphy,
Folder 6: Oberthier papers -- B. C. Oberthier's brief account of Civil War service, ca. 1904Add to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 7: Oberthier papers -- Texas Farm and Ranch, May1;15, 1884Add to your cart.
2 items
Folder 8: Oberthier papers -- newspaper clipping of speech of Col. O. M. Roberts at San Augustine celebrating anniversary of Texian Independence, March 8, 1843Add to your cart.
1 item (original)
Folder 9: Oberthier papers -- Book News, Nov. 1895Add to your cart.
1 item (extensively damaged).
Folder 10: Oberthier papers -- Confederate Veteran,  issue; partial index, March 1898, 1907Add to your cart.
3 items (damaged, incomplete).
Folder 11: Oberthier papers -- letters, 1856, 1892, 1901Add to your cart.
2 partial typescripts, 7 items (extensively damaged, incomplete)
Folder 12: Oberthier papers -- Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine, 1869Add to your cart.
1 item (incomplete).

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[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[Box 4],
[Box 5: Vinzent papers, 1848-1858],


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