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Samuel Maverick letters
US TxSaT SC.000-051 · Folder · 1849-1850
Part of Miscellaneous Manuscripts

1849 letter from Peck & Van Hooce law firm of Tuscaloosa, Alabama to Samuel A. Maverick, with a copy of Maverick's 1850 reply on the same paper. The letters concern the depositing of money from a business matter.

San Antonio Tax Assessments
US TxSaT SC.035 · Collection · 1853, 1864

Two volumes of property assessments conducted in the city of San Antonio, Texas. The first is dated from 1853 by assessor José María Rodriguez. The second is dated from 1864 by assessor A. Eule. The assessments list and provides values for property owned by San Antonio citizens, including parcels of land, livestock, wagons and farm equipment, jewelry, and miscellaneous items. Enslaved people are also listed under property assessed; the names, sex, and ages of enslaved people are not listed.

San Antonio (Tex.)
Violet Alice Haynes Journal
US TxSaT SC.000-010 · Folder · 1899-1912
Part of Miscellaneous Manuscripts

A commonplace book used by Violet Alice Haynes Bowles (1873-1953), in which she recorded poetry, correspondence, genealogical research, and other notes. Much of the contents reflects her views as a member of the Daughters of the Confederacy.

John W. Sansom Manuscript
US TxSaT SC.012 · Collection · 1916

Typewritten manuscript of the "Memoirs of John W. Sansom, 1834-1916." Written several years before Sansom's death, this volume includes his first person accounts of his childhood, Union support during the Civil War, involvement in the Battle of Nueces River, and career in the Texas Rangers.

Sansom, John William, 1834-1920
US TxSaT SC.030 · Collection · 1915-1918

Collection consists of eighteen concert programs from the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, dated between 1915 and 1918.

San Antonio Symphony Orchestra
T.M. Paschal Papers
US TxSaT SC.007 · Collection · 1851-1921

The T.M. (Thomas Moore) Paschal Papers consist of letters, legal documents, bills, advertisements, telegrams, programs, and newspaper clippings. The material spans from 1851-1921. The material in this collection covers a wide range of subjects including Paschal's public career and law practice; land deals in the United States and Mexico; San Antonio civic affairs; and inventions including the Judge's invention of an electro-chemico radio active heater.

Paschal, T.M. (Thomas Moore), 1845-1919
US TxSaT SC.023 · Collection · 1921

Collection of primary source materials related to the 1921 flood in San Antonio, Texas, assembled by historian Dr. Char Miller.

Miller, Char, 1951-
US TxSaT SC.000-041 · Folder · ca. 1923
Part of Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Flyer distributed by the Onderdonk Memorial Association seeking support for the purchase of Julian Onderdonk's final painting, "Dawn in the Hills," on behalf of the city of San Antonio. The text in the flyer is credited to J. Frank Davis.

Onderdonk Memorial Association
Empire Theatre program
US TxSaT SC.000-039 · Folder · 1925
Part of Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Program for the 150th anniversary touring production of "The Rivals" by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, performed at the Empire Theatre on December 2, 1925.

Empire Theatre (San Antonio, Tex.)
Harvey Patteson Photographs
US TxSaT SC.000-020 · Folder · 1930s
Part of Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Fourteen photographs of San Jose Mission taken by Harvey Patteson of San Antonio in the 1930s. Include detailed shots of architectural features.

Ursula Lauderdale Papers
US TxSaTua UA0143 · Collection · 1870s-1940s

This collection contains material from Ursula Lauderdale, a Texas artist and former art instructor at Trinity University. It includes a small scrapbook, photographs, correspondence, documents, and news clippings. The scrapbook, clippings, membership cards, and many of the photographs help to illustrate her work as an artist during the early 20th century.

Lauderdale, Ursula Hall, 1872-1968
US TxSaTua UA0310 · Collection · 1890-1942

This collection contains material from the institution's board of trustees and registrar's office. Publications, ephemeral materials and alumni contributions complete this collection

San Antonio Female College
Pompeo Coppini Photographs
US TxSaT SC.000-028 · Folder · 1937-1944, n.d.
Part of Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Three photographs related to Pompeo Coppini: a signed print of Coppini standing with the studio model of the Cenotaph to the Heroes of the Alamo (circa 1937); a signed print of the doors to the Scottish Rite Cathedral in San Antonio (dated 1944), and an undated snapshot of Coppini and his wife.

Coppini, Pompeo, 1870-1957
W.B. Tuttle Papers
US TxSaT SC.009 · Collection · 1894-1954

The W.B. (William Buckhout) Tuttle Papers consists largely of blueprints, correspondence, land leases, maps, newspaper articles, and reports. A few photographs are also found in this collection. The material spans from 1894-1954, but the bulk of the material is from the twentieth century. The majority of the material relates to military history of San Antonio and the surrounding area; specifically, Tuttle's involvement through the Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee in the development of Kelly Air Force Base, Randolph Field, and other military installations in the area. This collection also includes records of Tuttle's work in the creation of Big Bend National Park, his work for the War Production Board, and his work for the Quartermaster Advisory Committee. There is significant correspondence with other San Antonio business leaders, as well as government officials including Maury Maverick, Sr. In addition to family records and records of his own military service, the collection also includes copies of speeches and articles written by Tuttle on a variety of military-related topics.

Tuttle, W.B. (William Buckhout), 1874-1954
US TxSaT SC.000-017 · Folder · 1959
Part of Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Three manuscripts related to the 1888 San Antonio International Fair: a timeline of events, an account of the cattle roping contest, and an account of George W. Saunders's renowned steer named Geronimo.

US TxSaT SC.041 · Collection · 1867-1962

Collection of correspondence and ephemera related to the history of a Texas family. The central figure in this collection is Mattie Strickland Russell; other correspondents in the collection include her husband, Richard Robertson Russell; her daughter, Elma Dill Spencer; her son-in-law, Richard French Spencer; her father, George Strickland; and her grandparents, Amos and Emily Strickland, among others. Additional correspondence to Mattie Russell is from children's author Will James. The collection also contains biographical information about her father, George Strickland. In addition, the collection contains ephemera related to Texas history.

Nicholson, Joseph W.
Photograph: JFK at Kelly AFB
US TxSaT SC.000-029 · Folder · 1963
Part of Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Photograph of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy visiting Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio on November 21, 1963, the day before his assassination.