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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 ...
  • Agnes Rust Gordon Smith Genealogical Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2014-01-25)
    Agnes Rust Gordon Smith, 1905-1988, was the owner-operator of the 3R Ranch in San Angelo as well as very active in civic affairs and the preservation of Texas History. Smith helped restore Fort Concho and helped organized ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Wand 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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: ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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) ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...