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  • 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. ...
  • Robert and Nona Carr Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    Robert G. Carr (1895-1978) was an oil operator and a member of the U.S. Air Force, serving in both world wars and instrumental in bringing Goodfellow Air Force Base to San Angelo in 1940. Robert and Nona Carr were longtime ...
  • Robert T. Neill Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    Robert T. Neill (1879-1962) was the U.S. Commissioner in San Antonio, the assistant district attorney in El Paso, and an attorney with the Justice Department in Washington D.C. He later worked as a defense attorney, ...
  • Ron and Barbara Thompson Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-10)
    Dr. and Mrs. Thompson donated a book on the oil and gas industry which was placed in Closed Stacks. In addition, the collection contains a scrapbook kept by Mrs. Thompson’s mother and containing information on old homes ...
  • San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    The San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc., was organized in 1972. The collection consists of papers, photographs, and scrapbooks containing SAG&HS and San Angelo genealogical and historical information.
  • Shannon Medical Center Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-10)
    The Shannon West Texas Memorial Hospital began in 1923 under the direction of Dr. H. R. Rush and Dr. W. F. Chambers in the Findlater House and included a nursing school. In 1931, Margaret A. Shannon, widow of wealthy rancher ...
  • Steve Conrad Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-03)
    Collection contains one scrapbook from Mrs. Guy Lavender, president of the Victory Study Club. She was born 28 July 1913 in Brandon, TX the daughter of Harry and Vela Neal. She married Guy Lavender on 23 December 1933 ...
  • Tom Green County Historical Society Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    The Tom Green County Historical Society was organized in 1944 by Susan Miles, Grace Bitner and Doris Hoffman. The collection contains research material compiled by the Society, including papers, photographs, newspaper ...
  • Tweedy Family Papers Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2014-02-28)
    Joseph Tweedy came to the Concho Valley in 1877 and established the community of Knickbocker Texas. He reared sheep and in 1881 was elected president of the first Wool Growers Association in the area. He also helped start ...
  • The Twentieth Century Club 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    The Twentieth Century Club, established 10 January 1901, is San Angelo’s oldest social club, concerned with both social activities and civic duties. The collection contains minute books, correspondence, newspaper clippings, ...
  • Unclaimed Marriage Licenses of Tom Green County Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    These are the original marriage certificates that were not claimed by the married couples. The earliest ones were issued by Ben Ficklin, the former county seat of Tom Green County. The collection contains 6 boxes of ...
  • United Council of Church Women Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-10)
    The United Council of Church Women was organized in 1939 in San Angelo, TX as an interdenominational group. Originally called the Federation of Church Women, they would meet every fifth Thursday during the year and women ...
  • United Methodist Church, Southwest Texas Conference Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-03)
    The collection of historical data and materials was spearheaded by Ann Clark during her 12 years (starting in 1976) as District Historian for the Southwest Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. The collection ...
  • Vancourt Store Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    Mrs. Smith was for many years associated with the West Texas Collection at ASU. The collection includes two ledgers from the Vancourt, Texas store. One is dated 1920-1922 and the other 1925-1927. The ledgers contain the ...
  • Vernon Payne Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    Vernon Payne (1910-1997) produced Starbeams and Heliowinds, the San Anglelo Amateur Astronomy Association journal, and Avalon Dispatch and the Singing Prairies for the State Poetry Society. The collection includes personal ...
  • Victory Study Club Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-10)
    The Victory Study Club was begun in 1942 in San Angelo, TX when a group of young women petitioned the Literary Review Club to sponsor a junior club. The first meeting was held at Massie Clubhouse with 15 charter members. ...
  • Wanda Medders Newspaper Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2014-01-25)
    Mrs. Wanda Medders purchased the bound volume from a former employee of the paper. The collection contains a bound volume of the San Angelo Daily Standard, dated 1 May 1921-31 August 1921.
  • Woman's Forum Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-10)
    The Woman’s Forum was organized 15 February 1937. Since that time the group has sponsored numerous other organizations. These organizations have been involved in charitable and social work within the city. The collection ...