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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 (2014-01-25)
    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 ...
  • Gold Star Mothers of Tom Green County Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    Mrs. Mary Wilbanks worked for the Veteran’s Administration and kept a list of the mothers and fathers who had lost sons and daughters during World War II. Mrs. Wilbanks stayed in touch with the mothers for a number of ...
  • Historical and Biographical Record of the Cattle Industry and the Cattlemen of Texas and Adjacent Territory 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    Collection contains one book, Historical and Biographical Record of the Cattle Industry and the Cattlemen of Texas and Adjacent Territory by James Cox, published in 1895. The book contains histories and biographies of ...
  • Historical Markers and Sites in Irion County 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    John Gray is the son of Joyce Gray, Irion County Tax Collector and member of the Historical Commission. John Gray researched the historical markers and sites in Irion County for a Boy Scout project. The collection contains ...
  • J. B. Morris Boy Scout Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    In 1944, J.B. Morris became District Executive of the Concho Valley Council Boy Scouts of America, serving in Del Rio and San Angelo. During that time he collected a number of early San Angelo BSA history, including role ...
  • Junior League Historic Survey of San Angelo Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2014-01-25)
    The Junior League was started as the Young Women’s Service League; the name was changed in about 1957. In 1984, the Junior League of San Angelo voted to match a grant offered by the Texas Historical Commission for the ...
  • Lillian and Gladys Talbert Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    Lillian, 1903-1987, and her younger sister Gladys Talbert grew up in San Angelo. The collection consists of material from both Lillian and Gladys’ years at San Angelo High School and at Mary Hardin Baylor. In addition, ...
  • Marilyn Mohler Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    While a student under Dr. Escal Duke at Angelo State University, Marilyn Mohler submitted this research paper, entitled “The Hatton Building on Concho Avenue, San Angelo, Texas” and about the Hatton Building (Miss Hattie’s) ...
  • Mary O'Harrow Robinson Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    The collection includes the San Angelo Garden Club Yearbooks, 1956-1969 and 1988-1989; a scrapbook of the 1936 flood in San Angelo; Needlecraft magazines from 1914 and 1919; genealogy; and books. The genealogy includes the ...
  • Mozelle Tonne Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    Mozelle Tonne and her husband Gilbert have lived in San Angelo for over 50 years. Mozelle has written a few articles for publication, and most of her research has focused on family history. She published a book about her ...
  • Mrs. J.Q. Counts Photograph Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    Mr. and Mrs. J.Q. Counts were early settlers of West Texas. Mrs. Counts was the daughter of Lindsey Houston McDorman, who settled in Coke County in the late 1880’s. The collection contains two ca. 1900’s photographs found ...
  • Pancho Villa and the Border Revolution 

    West Texas Collection (2014-01-25)
    Material pertains to Pancho Villa and the Border Revolution including books, periodicals, maps, manuscripts, lantern slides, music and post cards covering all aspects of the military operation including first use of military ...
  • Pocahontas Chapter of the DAR 

    West Texas Collection (2014-02-28)
    The Pocahontas Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was founded by Mrs. Penrose Ions in 1910. Mrs. Ions was one of the first 500 women in the United States to become a member when the DAR was founded in ...
  • Ralph Preston Fairbanks Art Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    Ralph Preston Fairbanks (1931-1990), the owner of the art collection, was actively involved with Fort Concho and the Tom Green County Historical Commission. The collection contains 10 pieces of artwork: 6 watercolors by ...
  • Ray B. Johnston Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2014-01-25)
    Ray B. Johnston was born in Bryan, Texas on December 25, 1892, and moved to San Angelo when he was eight years old. He worked as a farmer in Irion County. Following a drop in crop prices at the Santa Fe RR freight warehouse. ...