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  • 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, ...
  • 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) ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mozelle Tonne Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-29)
    Mozelle Tonne and her husband Gilbert have lived in San Angelo for over 50 years. Mozelle has written a few articles for publication, and most of her research has focused on family history. She published a book about her ...
  • Mrs. J.Q. Counts Photograph Collection 

    West Texas Collection (2015-01-27)
    Mr. and Mrs. J.Q. Counts were early settlers of West Texas. Mrs. Counts was the daughter of Lindsey Houston McDorman, who settled in Coke County in the late 1880’s. The collection contains two ca. 1900’s photographs found ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.