Luther Swift Collection, 1900-1956 | East Texas Research Center
By Kyle Ainsworth
Primary Creator: Swift, Luther
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Arrangement: Consists of 8 folders arranged in 1 small box.
The son of Ella Teutsch Swift and Tom Swift, Luther Swift, Sr. was born in Nacogdoches County May 13, 1879. Swift married Ethel Leak in 1899, and the couple raised two children--Luther, Jr. and Lance. Luther Swift, Sr. made a living in the cattle and oil businesses. Swift Bros. owned operated a livery barn on North Main Street for a number of years. He died March 29, 1956 and was buried in the Swift Cemetery in Nacogdoches.
"Funeral Today for Luther Swift Sr." 30 March 1956. Daily Sentinel.
Preferred Citation: [Item], Luther Swift Collection (A-279), East Texas Research Center, Ralph W. Steen Library, Stephen F. Austin State University.
Processing Information: Processed by Jenna Smith, 2011. Reviewed by Kyle Ainsworth 1/21/2012.
Browse by Folder:
[Folder 1: Legal Documents - Nacogdoches County, 1903-1917],
[Folder 2: Legal Documents - Navarro and Freestone Counties, 1921-1922],
[Folder 3: Promissory Notes and Land Notes, 1900-1914],
[Folder 4: Letters and Telegram, 1915-1922],
[Folder 5: Receipts and Checks, 1906-1916],
[Folder 6: Genealogy Materials, 1948-1956],
[Folder 7: Swift Bros. Insurance Policy, 1918],
[Folder 8: Map],
- Folder 1: Legal Documents - Nacogdoches County, 1903-1917
- Warranty Deeds, Release, and Land Contract.
- Folder 2: Legal Documents - Navarro and Freestone Counties, 1921-1922
- Oil and Gas Lease, Deed and Associated Correspondence.
- Folder 3: Promissory Notes and Land Notes, 1900-1914
- Folder 4: Letters and Telegram, 1915-1922
- Folder 5: Receipts and Checks, 1906-1916
- Folder 6: Genealogy Materials, 1948-1956
- Probate Birth Record for Luther Swift, Jr. and Obituary of Luther Swift, Sr.
- Folder 7: Swift Bros. Insurance Policy, 1918
- Folder 8: Map
- Land off Bois d'Arc St. in Nacogdoches