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  • 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 ...
  • Edwards Plateau Historical Association Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    Abstract: The Edwards Plateau Historical Association is composed of nineteen counties from Kendall on the South to Coleman on the north. The Association was founded at Menard, TX on 20 October 1962. Each meeting focuses ...
  • Elda Dougherty Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-03)
    Elda C. Dougherty moved to San Angelo, TX from Denver, CO with her husband Dr. Newal J. Dougherty in the 1930s and worked as a professional dance instructor for most of her life. She died in 1991. The collection contains ...
  • Elton T. Mims Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    Elton T. Mims (1908-1998) was active in the historical preservation and transcribed, typed, and indexed the David Williams letters owned by the Tom Green County Historical Society. The collection contains transcriptions ...
  • Emil Rassman Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-17)
    Emil Rassman of Midland, TX served on the Board of Regents for the Texas State University System and the Board of Regents for the West Texas Chamber of Commerce; he was also affiliated with the Permian Basin Petroleum ...
  • Emsy and Annie Justice Swaim Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2014-03-20)
    Emsy and Annie Justice Swaim lived in Eden, Texas and were partners of a law firm, Swaim and Swaim, in Concho County. Emsy Swaim was an avid history buff. The Swaim Collection can be roughly divided into two main areas: ...
  • Eubank-Hubbard Genealogy Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2014-01-25)
    Hubbard Family research primarily from Wilkes County, GA, Chesterfield County, VA, Harris County, Mecklenburg County NC, and Montgomery County, TN including general records, wills, Revolutionary War records, deeds, maps, ...
  • Fort Concho Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-22)
    The Fort Concho Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas was organized 29 April 1945 by Mrs. W.W. Carson and devotes itself to the preservation of Texas History. The collection consists of scrapbooks compiled by ...
  • Fort Concho Library Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    John Neilson, Fort Concho Librarian, brought the ledger, telephone directories, and other materials to the West Texas Collection. The collection includes a ledger (Abstract of Lands, Irion County, 1854-1860), Worley’s City ...