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


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[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[Box 4],
[Box 5: Vinzent papers, 1848-1858],
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Box 5: Vinzent papers, 1848-1858Add to your cart.
(Photostats)
Folder 1: Gray and Campbell, New Orleans, Louisiana, accounts and business letters, to Charles Vinzent, Mt. Enterprise, 1848Add to your cart.
10 items (Photostats)
Folder 2: Gray and Campbell to Charles Vinzent, 1849Add to your cart.
11 items (Photostats)
Folder 3: Gray and Campbell to Charles Vinzent, 1851Add to your cart.
5 items (Photostats)
Folder 4: Gray and Campbell to Charles Vinzent, undatedAdd to your cart.
2 items (Photostats)
Folder 5: Edward Vinzent, letter to Carl (Charles), and note, 1851, 1852Add to your cart.
3 items (Photostats and typed translation)
Folder 6: David Collins, Mt. Enterprise, letters from Charles Vinzent, Julien Devereux, and P. G. Reiersen, 1851Add to your cart.
6 items (Photostats)
Folder 7: Charles Vinzent business papers, 1848Add to your cart.
7 items (Photostats)
Folder 8: Charles Vinzent business papers, 1849Add to your cart.
4 items (Photostats)
Folder 9: Charles Vinzent business papers, Jan.-Apr. 1851Add to your cart.
9 items (Photostats)
Folder 10: Charles Vinzent business papers, May 1851Add to your cart.
3 items (Photostats)
Folder 11: Charles Vinzent business papers, June 1851Add to your cart.
9 items (Photostats)
Folder 12: Charles Vinzent business papers, July and no month, 1851Add to your cart.
5 items (Photostats).
Folder 13: Charles Vinzent business papers, 1852-1854Add to your cart.
4 items (photocopies, typescript)
Folder 14: Miscellaneous papers, including field notes from a deed of David Gage to Charles Vinzent; shipping list marked CV; unsigned letter to Moses Greenwood and Co.; one old envelope marked "Private papers," n.d. and 1849, undated, 1849Add to your cart.
4 items (Photostats).
Folder 15: Petition and suit: Bennett Smith and R. E. Wynne, Exrs. vs. William F. Sparks, et al, dispute regarding ownership of a piece of land. Heirs mentioned: Sparks, Rogers, Sharp. Rusk County and Nacogdoches County citizens, 1858Add to your cart.
1 item (Photostat)

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