Browse Collections (9 total)

Henrietta Wood’s Interviews


These interviews with the formerly enslaved woman Henrietta Wood appeared in 1876 and 1879. They form the basis of a book-length study of Wood…

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Texas State Penitentiary Records

Survey of Freedmen in Penitentiary, November 1866, TSLAC, Box 022-181.pdf

Images of archival records drawn mainly from the <a href="">Records Relating to the…

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Four Hundred Wagonloads of Negroes, New York Herald, November 20, 1862.pdf

This collection includes clippings from nineteenth-century newspapers, including the Marshall Texas Republican.

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Avery Family Papers

On the Rock-Salt Deposit of Petit Anse, Louisiana Rock-Salt Company.pdf

Selections from the Avery Family Papers, Records of the Antebellum Southern Plantations,, Series J, Part 5. For more about the family and their…

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Papers of Texas Governors

Pendleton Murrah to John Williams, 1865, TSLAC.pdf

Selections from the papers of nineteenth-century Texas governors housed at the Texas State Library and Archives in Austin, Texas.

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County Tax Records in Civil War Texas

This collection includes scanned images from microfilm copies of selected Texas county tax rolls from 1861 to 1865. A guide to the original microfilm…

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Texas Military Board Records

Letter from Murrah to Luckett, May 27, 1864.pdf

Photographs taken of records belonging to the collection "Military Board of Texas: An Inventory of Military Board Records at the Texas State Archives,…

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Weeks Family Papers

WF Weeks to John Moore, September 27, 1864, Weeks Family Papers, Reel 18, Frames 585ff.pdf

Items found primarily in the David Weeks and Family Papers housed at LSU and microfilmed by UPA.

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Pugh-Martin-Littlejohn Family Papers

Requisition for Corn from WR Johnston, January 4, 1865, Pugh-Williams-Mayes Papers, Reel 7, Frame 282.pdf

These items, drawn mostly from collections held at LSU (and microfilmed by UPA) and at Nicholls State University, concern the intertwined families…

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