Anna Schott Motley Collection, 1897-1990 | East Texas Research Center

By Zachary W. Taylor

Collection Overview

Title: Anna Schott Motley Collection, 1897-1990Add to your cart.

ID: A/242

Primary Creator: Motley, Anna Schott

Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet

Subjects: Families -- Miscellanea, Families -- Texas -- Nacogdoches, Photographs

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of photographs, documents, and a ledger dating between the 1890s and the 1990s.

Collection Historical Note

The Schott family of Nacogdoches, Texas was headed by Frank Sebastian Schott who was born January 20, 1871, in Chicago Illinois, and his family came from the Rhine area of Germany. The collection itself is named for Anna Mary Schott, the wife of Frank Sebastian Schott, who was born in Nacogdoches on June 2, 1876. Her grandfathers were William Clark and Charles S. Taylor, both of whom were signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836.

Frank and Anna married on New Years Eve of 1907. Frank Schott was a successful traveling salesman for Nunn-Busch Shoes. The couple had three children, Francis Joseph (Buck) Schott (b. 1912), Anna Mary Schott (b. 1914), and Eugene Edward Schott (b. 1916). Frank Schott passed away July 16, 1939, and Anna Mary on February 29, 1964. They are buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Nacogdoches, Texas.

Subject/Index Terms

Families -- Miscellanea
Families -- Texas -- Nacogdoches

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Related Materials: Charles S. Taylor Papers. ETRC Personal & Family Collection. A-31

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Photographs],
[Box 2: Photographs],
[Bundle 1: Parade Photographs of Prize Winners],

Box 2: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Mary Clark & Jennie HarrisAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: SoldiersAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Stonefort, Ballpark, & PlantAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Travelers, WorkersAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Travelers, WorkersAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Unidentified Men & 1 Framed Picture of a ManAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Unidentified Young WomenAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: W. Murray Tolman, 1897Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Young ChildrenAdd to your cart.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Photographs],
[Box 2: Photographs],
[Bundle 1: Parade Photographs of Prize Winners],


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