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  • Baptist Church of Christ at Spring Creek, Talpa, Texas Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    The Baptist Church of Christ at Spring Creek was located in Coleman County just northeast of the community of Talpa. The collection includes a ledger of church records for September 1894-1904. The ledger is very fragile. ...
  • Basil D. Arthur Scrapbook Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    Collection consists of eight scrapbooks of newspaper clippings that pertain to the town of Knickerbocker compiled by Basil D. Arthur and his daughter between the 1940’s and 1990.
  • Betty Sowell Morck Genealogy Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    Betty Sowell. 1915-1989, was married to Jack Milford Morck of Long Beach, CA. She was a dedicated genealogist. Materials were organized by Walter Sowell of San Angelo, TX. The extensive material in the collection covers ...
  • Bierschwale-Coombes Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-17)
    Charles Coombes of Benjamin Texas married Eleanor Bierschwale in 1937. Coombes was employed by West Texas Utilities and active in civic affairs and the Christian Church. The collection is compiled of two linear feet covering ...
  • Brady Aviation School, Curtis Field Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    Curtis Field, today the home of the municipal airport, was located in McCulloch County, TX and was named for the mayor of Brady, Harry L. Curtis, who proposed the site. Construction began in November 1940. A primary ...
  • Broome, Hunter, Stranahan, Merchant Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-10)
    Collection consists of documents, legal documents such as deeds and liens, photographs, maps, and correspondence pertaining to the Broome, Stranahan, Merchant, and Hunter families and in particular Claude A. Broome, Lizzie ...
  • Business Men's Bible Class Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-17)
    The Business Men’s Bible Class was organized in November 1928. The goal of the organization was to include unchurched men in a non-denominational religious organization. The class has no rules and regulation, no special ...
  • Buttery Family Library Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    Dorothy Buttery collected books, pamphlets, and travel materials from various places and donated them to the WTC. The collection contains 15 linear feet of books (located in regular and closed stacks), pamphlets (indexed ...
  • Captain Greg Eanes Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    Captain Eanes, an Air Force officer and one-time student at ASU, researched the battle of Sayler’s Creek at the West Texas Collection, and his father’s newspaper in Virginia published the article Eanes wrote based upon his ...
  • Cissy Edmond Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-03)
    Cissy Edmond (1908-1996) was a long-time resident of San Angelo and a member of the Pocahontas Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Cissy Edmond conducted genealogical research on many families, including ...
  • Colonel Robert E. Byrns Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    Colonel Robert E. Byrns (1910-1999) was active in the military and served in World War II before later working as a professor of history at Angelo State University. The collection contains 46 issues of Frontier Times; an ...
  • Concho Contemporary Fine Arts Association Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    The Concho Contemporary Fine Arts Association (CCFAA) was a local chapter of the Texas Fine Arts Association (TFAA) that was ratified in 1980, under the direction of Mrs. Donna Swartz, and disbanded in the late 80’s once ...
  • Concho Valley Electric Co-op Power Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-17)
    Today the Concho Valley Electric Cooperative, a non-profit organized in May 1940, serves over 4,400 members and has 3,606 miles of line covering 4,175 square miles in ten counties: Tom Green, Coke, Concho, Sterling, ...
  • Crews' Register of Funerals, Runnel County Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    The ledger contains record of the sales of caskets (usually including funeral) from Charles Crews’ Funeral Parlor. It includes the name of deceased, residence, age, date of death, cause of death (for some), and other items ...
  • David Williams Letters 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    David and Helen Williams lived in Yandell, Texas, where they ranched for a living. In October 1886, David Williams was involved in a fatal drowning accident along the North Concho. James Coleman is the grandson of David ...
  • Dorothy Kelly Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    Dorothy King Kelly was the daughter of Oscar John King, who worked for Marathon Oil Company for 20 years, starting in 1930. Oscar John King appeared in the photograph included in the collection of the Orient Railroad along ...
  • Dr. Arnoldo De León Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    Dr. De León is from Corpus Christi and received his B.A. from Angelo State University and his MA. And PhD. from Texas Christian University Collection, and currently is a Professor of History at Angelo State University. ...
  • Dr. Kate Adele Hill Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    Dr. Kate Adele Hill, a native of Travis County and the author of three books related to her work as a county home demonstration agent, was the granddaughter of Sam H. Hill, early Schleicher County settler. The family’s ...
  • E.L. Nunnally Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    E.L. Nunnally was a high school Latin teacher at San Angelo High School for two decades and in 1928 became the first registrar at San Angelo Junior College. The collection includes the Westerner yearbooks for San Angelo ...
  • Ed Fisher Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2014-01-25)
    Ed Fisher (born 1924) had a varied career. He taught at Angelo State University, surveyed land, and worked in real estate. After his retirement he poured himself into writing about the history of West Texas. The majority ...