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    • 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 ...
    • Wanda 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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: ...
    • Fort Concho Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Collection 

      West Texas Collection (2015-01-22)
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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) ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.