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Ralph Adam Smith Manuscripts, 1936-1938

By Pam Palmer, 1984

Collection Overview

Title: Ralph Adam Smith Manuscripts, 1936-1938

ID: A/110

Creator: Smith, Ralph Adam

Extent: 2.0 Volumes

Languages: English [eng]


Historian, graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University, and Abilene Christian University faculty member from San Augustine. Collection includes typewritten drafts, with handwritten corrections and notes of Smith's master's thesis, The Life of Alexander Horton, and doctoral dissertation, A. J. Rose, Agrarian Crusader of Texas.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Box and Folder Listing

Volume 1: Master of Arts ThesisAdd to your cart.
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