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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...