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