Recent Submissions

  • Business Men's Bible Class Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-17)
    The Business Men’s Bible Class was organized in November 1928. The goal of the organization was to include unchurched men in a non-denominational religious organization. The class has no rules and regulation, no special ...
  • Bierschwale-Coombes Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-17)
    Charles Coombes of Benjamin Texas married Eleanor Bierschwale in 1937. Coombes was employed by West Texas Utilities and active in civic affairs and the Christian Church. The collection is compiled of two linear feet covering ...
  • The American Hereford Record and Herd Book Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-17)
    The collection includes 78 volumes of Hereford cattle pedigrees compiled by The Breeders’ Livestock Association.
  • Leona Bruce Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-17)
    Leona Bruce was an author from Santa Anna in Coleman County. The collection includes one box containing photographs and memorabilia from the Santa Anna area in Coleman County. Included are three copies of Santa Anna’s ...
  • Probandt Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-17)
    The collection includes two leather-bound ledgers dated 1891-1895, possibly from related to the business of Felix Probandt, an early San Angelo merchant. Each ledger lists customers whose names are included in the finding aid.
  • 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, ...
  • National Weather Service of San Angelo Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-17)
    The National Weather Service of San Angelo, originally the Weather Bureau, opened its San Angelo office in 1947 at the Mathis Field terminal. The collection includes ledgers which contain data compiled by the National ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hiram Phillips Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    Hiram Phillips owned, edited, and published The Texas Sheep and Goat Raiser Magazine. The collection includes books and pamphlets mainly about Texas and the American West, a bound collection of the Texas Sheep and Goat ...
  • Baptist Church of Christ at Spring Creek, Talpa, Texas Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    The Baptist Church of Christ at Spring Creek was located in Coleman County just northeast of the community of Talpa. The collection includes a ledger of church records for September 1894-1904. The ledger is very fragile. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Harriett Baptist Church Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    Harriett Baptist Church is located in the small community of Harriett east of San Angelo, TX. Collection includes a ledger that lists members of the church by families, a record of giving by each family, visitors each ...
  • Gary Flage Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    The materials include copies of reports and correspondence during the active period of the fort; secondary materials about the fort including stories from periodicals, interviews, newspapers, and books; a paper by Flage ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Houston Harte Art Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    The collection consists of 33 original painting by Guy Rowe created using an ancient method of painting. 32 were commissioned by the newspaper publisher Houston Harte for the creation of a book including narratives of ...
  • Pocahontas Chapter, DAR Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-02-12)
    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 ...

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