Burton Crossland Collection, 1787-1987 | East Texas Research Center

By Lois Blount 1959, Linda Coingore 1979, Pam Palmer & Linda Nicklas, 1981

Collection Overview

Title: Burton Crossland Collection, 1787-1987Add to your cart.

ID: A/40

Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1959. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Business records, Crossland, Burton -- Correspondence, Deeds, Family records, Nacogdoches County (Tex.) -- History -- Sources

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Collection includes personal and business letters, accounts, agreements, receipts and other business and legal papers of the Lister family of Tennessee and Shelby Co., Texas (1834-1867); personal letters of the Jordan Williams family of Selma and Alpine, Alabama (1857-1862) chiefly to Rosalindy Lister; and field notes, plats, deeds, bonds, court orders, accounts, receipts, land documents and letters of James R. Arnold, William W. Garret, and James S. Linn of Nacogdoches Co., Texas (1854-1900).

Collection Historical Note

Born January 20, 1930, and a native of the Fairview Community near Nacogdoches, Mr. Crossland was a graduate of Nacogdoches High School and a member of the Nacogdoches Chamber of Commerce and the Jaycees. He was intensely interested in local history and belonged to the Nacogdoches Historical Society. Mr. Crossland collected these papers and documents pertaining chiefly to early Nacogdoches history which, after his untimely death in November, 1959, were placed in the library by his widow.

Subject/Index Terms

Business records
Crossland, Burton -- Correspondence
Deeds
Family records
Nacogdoches County (Tex.) -- History -- Sources

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Accruals: 1985

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Acquisition Method: Gift


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Folder 1: Outlaws, The Life and Trial of Frank James, The Wide Awake Library--Special Number, September 23, 1883Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Outlaws, facsimile certificates signed by Charles H. Hardin, Gov. of Missouri and by Thomas A. Osburne, Gov. of Kansas re: extradition of Jesse James, 1875Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Outlaws, portions of a scrapbook containing articles by William Preston "Bill" Longley, 1877, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: One Dollar Republic of Texas Note, 1840.Three Dollars Kelsey Douglass Note, 1840. One Dollar Kelsey Douglass Note, 1840Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Billfold with initials J.A.O. and John O'H[?] written on it, containing Confederate money issued by State of Alabama and Richmond, VA, 1863-1864Add to your cart.

February 11, 1864, No. 54337 The Confederate States of America, 5 dollars

June 2, 1862, Third series The Confederate States of America, 2 dollars

April 6, 1863, No. 41966 1st series The Confederate States of America, 50 cents

January 1, 1863, The State of Alabama, 23 cents

January 1, 1863, No. 3567 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 110229 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 17315 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 79033 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

December 2, 1862, No. 12954 The Confederate States of America, 2 dollars

February 17, 1864, No. 70353 The Confederate States of America, 10 dollars

January 1, 1863, No. 88397 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 3674 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 35336 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 90074 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

April 6, 186_, No. 103523 The Confederate States of America, 1 dollar

December 2, 1862, No. 5591 The Confederate States of America, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 35443 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 15337 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 105299 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 84384 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 5435 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 69365 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

January 1, 1863, No. 26305 The State of Alabama, 1 dollar

February 11, 1864, The Confederate States of America, 5 dollars

April 6, 1863, No. 50522 The Confederate States of America, 2 dollars

Folder 6: Confederate money issued by Alabama, Georgia, and Richmond, VA, 1862-1864. Two bills appear to be facsimiles. Also notes from State Bank of South Carolina, 1855, and from Bank of Black River, Ludlow, VAAdd to your cart.

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January 1, 1863, No. 58068 The State of Alabama, 50 cents

January 1, 1864, No. 3350 The State of Georgia, 1 dollar

February 1, 1863, No. 8177 The State of Georgia, 10 dollars

February 1, 1863, No. 8254 The State of Georgia, 10 dollars

March 19, 1855, No. 202 The State Bank of South Carolina, 5 dollars

April 6, 1863, 2nd series Confederate States of America, 20 dollars

September 12, 1862, No. 45893 The Confederate States of America, 100 dollars

February 17, 1864, No. 16894 The Confederate States of America, 20 dollars

February 17, 1864, The Confederate States of America, 10 dollars

September 2, 1861, No. 24094, The Confederate States of America, 5 dollars

June 2, 1862, The Confederate States of America, 1 dollar

June 2, 1862, The Confederate States of America, 1 dollar

December 1862, No. 107391 The Confederate States of America, 100 dollars

November 1862, No. 370 Bank of Black River, 10 cents

February 17, 1864, No. 18278 The Confederate States of America, 500 dollars,(REPLICA)

February 17,1864, No. 46410 The Confederate States of America, 20 dollars, (REPLICA)

Folder 7: Fractional currency received for United States postal stamps, 1863-1874, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Carbon of fragment of autobiography of Charles Adolphus Sterne [1924, full typescript available in R. B. Blake Collection v. LXII pp. 333-336]; fragment of religious writingAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Unidentified black & white photograph of small boy and black & white photograph of a woman with same child[?] on a horse, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Crossland family genealogical materials, 1986-1987Add to your cart.

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