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James Gillespie Hopkins and his wife Mary Elizabeth Brune Hopkins were history enthusiasts who researched and presented Colorado County's colorful past for current and future generations. Their writings and extensive collection of articles and photographs pertaining to the county and surrounding region have been given to the Nesbitt Memorial Library archives. The Hopkins Collection is the largest collection in the archives. It contains material on all facets of Colorado County’s history, including political, economic, and socio-cultural information.
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1 Ctn 1 File 1 Samuel J. Redgate, Obituary: One of Austin's Old 300; Republic of Texas Legislator. Died 1893
2 Ctn 1 File 2 Board of Land Commissioners, General Land Office: Minutes Of. First Settlers of Austin's Colony
3 Ctn 1 File 3 American Revolution Bicentennial: Program in Columbus. 1974
4 Ctn 1 File 4 Agricultural Extension Service: 1943-1948 Annual Reports
5 Ctn 1 File 5 Glidden Baptist Church: History Of. Includes Photos
6 Ctn 1 File 6 "Bedford County Historical Quarterly:" Bedford County, Tennessee. Articles Re: Colorado County Genealogy. 1981
7 Ctn 1 File 7 Bruce, J.S.: Reminiscences, 1857-20th Century: Includes Brief Memoirs of Other Eagle Lake Residents. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight
8 Ctn 1 File 8 Burford Family: Family History, Genealogy. Sources: Various, Including Historical Research
9 Ctn 1 File 9 Baptist Church, Columbus: History Of, 1855-1980. Source: Church Booklet (Includes Church Records, Newspaper Articles)
10 Ctn 1 File 10 Baptist Church of Christ, Union: History Of, 1855-1873. Source: Historical Research, Church Documents
11 Ctn 1 File 11 Business History: Columbus Meat and Ice Company. 1883-20th Century. Source: Colorado County Citizen Excerpts
12 Ctn 1 File 12 Business History, Columbus: Crescent Gin and Mills, Columbus Iron Works, R.E. Stafford & Co., Columbus Bridge Co., Gail Borden & Co., Sigler Saw Mill, Towell & Shaw Gin. Sources: Colorado County Citizen Excerpts
13 Ctn 1 File 13 Catholic Daughters of the Americas: 1998 Program Announcement. Source: Flyer
14 Ctn 1 File 14 Civil War: "Battle of Sabine Pass." 1863. Sources: News Articles, Letters by Veterans Of Battle; Weimar Mercury; Research Notes; R.V. Cook Manuscript
15 Ctn 1 File 15 Capital Punishment in Colorado County: History of 19th-20th Century Executions. Sources: Historical Research, Letters, Newspaper Excerpts
16 Ctn 1 File 16 Colorado County: 1870 Voting List. Source: County Document
17 Ctn 1 File 17 Colorado County Commissioners' Court: 1860-1875 Minutes (Incomplete). Source: Court Records
18 Ctn 1 File 18 Czech Immigration: Passenger Lists, 1848-1871. Partially Covers Colorado County. Source: Leo Baca
19 Ctn 1 File 19 Clack Family: Family History, Genealogy. 17th-20th Centuries, England and U.S. Source: Octavia Z. Bond
20 Ctn 1 File 20 Columbus: Brief 1823-1973 History Of. Includes Photos of Historic Homes. Source: Columbus Sesquicentennial Inc.
21 Ctn 1 File 21 Catholic Church, Sacred Heart, La Grange: 1886-1936 History Of. Source: Booklet
22 Ctn 1 File 22 Catholic Church, Hostyn: Brief History Of, 1831-1981. Includes Photos. Source: Parish History Committee
23 Ctn 1 File 23 Catholic Church, Frelsburg: Marriages and Baptisms, 1840s-1860s. Source: Church Records
24 Ctn 1 File 24 Civil War, Colorado County: 1861-1865. Source: Booklet, Historical Research by James G. Hopkins
25 Ctn 1 File 25 Chesterville, Colorado County: Swedish Colony, 1895-1920. History Of. Includes Personal Accounts. Source: Historical Research, Various
26 Ctn 1a File 1 Colorado County: Waddell, John L., Champion Deer Hunter. 1914. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight
27 Ctn 1a File 2 Colorado Federal Savings and Loan, Columbus: Brief History Of Re: 34th Year Publicity. Modern Era. Source: Brochure
28 Ctn 1a File 3 Colorado Citizen Newspaper, Columbus: Stock Offer. 1911. Source: Copy of Share
29 Ctn 1a File 4 Columbus Female Seminary: History Of Re: Historical Marker. Founded 1851. Sources: Varied
30 Ctn 1a File 5 Columbus: Famous Men, 1899s-1900s. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight
31 Ctn 1a File 6 Columbus: First School, Opened 1823. Source: Research Paper by James G. Hopkins
32 Ctn 1a File 7 Columbus: First Town Surveyed and Platted. 1823. Source: Research Paper by James G. Hopkins
33 Ctn 1a File 8 Columbus Garden Club: History Of. 25th Anniversary. 1961. Source: Handbook
34 Ctn 1a File 9 Columbus Garden Club: 1955-56 Accounting Journal.
35 Ctn 1a File 10 Columbus Garden Club: Annual Flower Show, 1950s-1970s. Sources: Programs, Flyers
36 Ctn 1a File 11 Columbus Garden Club: 1999 Arbor Day. Includes Photos. Sources: Varied
37 Ctn 1a File 12 Columbus Garden Club: Re: Blue Star Highway Marker, Other. 1999. Includes Photos. Source: Club Booklet, Various
38 Ctn 1a File 13 Columbus Garden Club: 1970s Flower Shows. Sources: Club Reports, Handbooks
39 Ctn 1a File 14 Columbus Garden Club: Show Prizes 1952-1955; 1957-63. Sources: Various
40 Ctn 1a File 15 Columbus Garden Club: 1950-1980 Yearbooks. Source: Yearbook Copies
41 Ctn 1a File 16 Columbus Gun Club: Organized 1879. Sources: List of Officers, Members; Other
42 Ctn 1a File 17 Columbus High School: 1921 Commencement Invitation
43 Ctn 1a File 18 Columbus High School: 50th Reunion, Class of 1957. Includes "Then and Now" Photos, Donation To Columbus ISD. Sources: Newspaper Articles.
44 Ctn 1a File 19 Columbus, Stafford Opera House: History Of, 1800s-1900s. Source: O.A. Zumwalt
45 Ctn 1a File 20 Columbus: Brief History Of, 1800s-1900s. Source: Houston Post Newspaper
46 Ctn 1a File 21 Columbus: History Of. Source: Colorado County Citizen 1998 Terquasquicentennial Edition
47 Ctn 1a File 22 Columbus, Early History Of: Includes History of Other Area Towns, Early Railroad. Sources: Newspaper Extract, James G. Hopkins Research
48 Ctn 1a File 23 Columbus, Frelsburg: Law Enforcement Controversy, Protests. 1889. Source: Colorado County Citizen, Correspondence
49 Ctn 1a File 24 Columbus: Live Oak Art Center, Brunson Bldg., Magnolia Homes Tour, Stafford Opera House. Modern Era. Source: Brochure
50 Ctn 1a File 25 Columbus: 1853 Map. Source: Copy of Map
51 Ctn 1a File 26 Columbus: 1879 Map. Source: Copy of Map
52 Ctn 1a File 27 Columbus: Promotional, Tourism Maps. Modern Era. Sources: Copies of Various Maps
53 Ctn 1a File 28 Columbus: Brief History Of. 1800s-1900s. Source: Pamphlets
54 Ctn 1a File 29 Columbus: Pioneer Era. 1820s-1840s Businesses. Source: Research by James G. Hopkins
55 Ctn 1a File 30 Columbus: 1900s Politics, Elections. Source: Various
56 Ctn 1a File 31 Columbus: Post Masters, 1835-1842, 1861-62. Source: Book Excerpts
57 Ctn 1a File 32 Columbus: 1800s Book, Journal Extracts Regarding.
58 Ctn 1a File 33 Columbus: 1872-73 Public Education, Masonic Support Of. Source: Document Regarding
59 Ctn 1a File 34 Columbus: 1867 Railroad Bridge Subscriptions. Source: Original Document, Typed Copy
60 Ctn 1a File 35 Columbus: 1973 Sesquicentennial Celebration. Includes City, County History. Sources: Various
61 Ctn 1a File 36 Columbus: Site of Texas Capitol(?). 1820s. Source: Research Paper by James G. Hopkins
62 Ctn 1a File 37 Columbus: Tap Railroad: History Of. 1860s-1890s. Source: Research by James G. Hopkins
63 Ctn 1a File 38 Columbus: Visitor's Guide. Modern Era. Source: Magazine
64 Ctn 1a File 39 Columbus: "Welcome" Pamphlet. Includes Photos. Modern Era. Source: Brochure
65 Ctn 1b File 1 Colorado County: Black History Roots In. Sources: Brochure, Correspondence, Flyer
66 Ctn 1b File 2 Colorado County Courthouse: History Of. Source: James G. Hopkins Historical Research W/Atrributions
67 Ctn 1b File 3 Colorado County Historical Survey Committee: Members, Minutes, Projects, Etc., 1969-1974. Includes 1968 Pen and Ink Drawings. Source: Various
68 Ctn 1b File 4 Colorado County Historical Commission: Organizing Of. By-Laws, Lists of Early Members, Other. 1961-1970. Source: Copies of Original Documents
69 Ctn 1b File 5 Colorado County Historical Markers: Photographs Of
70 Ctn 1b File 6 Colorado County: Histories of Communities, Towns In (Brief). Source: Typewritten Copies w/Attributions
71 Ctn 1b File 7 Colorado County: Historical Markers Found In, Inscriptions For. Additional Information Re: Marked Sites. Includes Photos. Sources: Original Texts, Newspaper Accounts
72 Ctn 1b File 8 Colorado County Historical Commission: By-Laws, Historical Marker Text, Other. Source: Handbook, Dedication Program, Photocopies of Commission Records
73 Ctn 1b File 9 Colorado County Historical Commission: 1975-1978 Meeting Minutes. Source: Commission Documents, Newspaper Articles
74 Ctn 1b File 10 Colorado County Historical Commission: 1974-1980 Meeting Minutes. Source: Commission Documents, Newspaper Articles
75 Ctn 1b File 11 Colorado County Historical Commission: Members List, 1962-1969; Committees Information; Newspaper Articles. Source: Commission Documents
76 Ctn 1b File 12 Colorado County Historical Commision: Meeting Minutes, Dates Range From 1969-1975. Includes Members Lists, News Articles and Photos, Pen and Ink Sketches. Source: Commission Documents
77 Ctn 1b File 13 Colorado County: 1951 Obituaries. Source: Newspaper Clippings (Fragile)
78 Ctn 1b File 14 Colorado County: Bank Drafts, 1879-1892. Various Signees, Banks. Source: Original Drafts
79 Ctn 1b File 15 Colorado County: 1910 Political Announcements; Biographies of County Leaders. Sources: Colorado Citizen; "A Twentieth Century History of Southwest Texas," 1907
80 Ctn 1b File 16 Colorado County: Columbus Druggists, Histories Of. Source: Colorado Citizen, June 1, 1899
81 Ctn 1b File 17 Colorado County: North Half and South Half Ownership and Lease Maps (2) with Well Data (Map Codes No. 121.1; 121.2). Revised in 1961. Source: Edgar Tobin Aerial Surveys
82 Ctn 1b File 18 "A Short History of Colorado County." Softbound Booklet. 1978. 3 Copies. Source: Mrs. James G. Hopkins
83 Ctn 1b File 19 "Early Settlers and Bits of History of Colorado County 1821-1845." 1973. 3 Copies. Source: Compiled by Colorado County Historical Survey Committee
84 Ctn 1b File 20 "History of Lower Colorado County." Softbound Booklet. 1964. 2 Copies. (Pages Are Photocopies of Low Quality)
85 Ctn 1b File 21 Colorado County: Obituaries, Biographies Local Notables. Late 19th-Early 20th Centuries. Sources: Book and Newspaper Excerpts
86 Ctn 2 File 1 Columbus: History Of, Early Settlement. 1821. Source: 1984-85 "Texas Almanac"
87 Ctn 2 File 2 Columbus Rail Road Hospital: History Of. 1881-1887. Source: Colorado Citizen
88 Ctn 2 File 3 Colorado County: Osage Benefit Concert, 1877. Source: Colorado Citizen
89 Ctn 2 File 4 Columbus: "Reminiscences of Boyhood in Columbus." Mss in Progress. 1908-1919. Rough Draft, Notes, Newspaper Clippings. Source: Raymond Metzke, Author
90 Ctn 2 File 5 Columbus: History Of. Includes Maps. Source: Manuscript, Notes
91 Ctn 2 File 6 Columbus: 1923 Centennial Celebration. Source: Colorado Citizen
92 Ctn 2 File 7 Columbus: Columbus Day, Official Quincentennial Town of Texas. 1992. Brief History Of. Source: Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce, News Releases, Other
93 Ctn 2 File 8 Colorado County: 1870 Voters' Roll. Source: County Document
94 Ctn 2 File 9 Count Leon de Serin: 1891 Death Notice Of. One-time Resident of Colorado County. Source: Colorado Citizen
95 Ctn 2 File 10 Dewees, W.B. and Family: History Of. Includes Death Notices. Source: Colorado Citizen
96 Ctn 2 File 11 Eagle Lake: History of Lakeside Sugar Refinery and Sugar Industry in County.
97 Ctn 2 File 12 Eagle Lake: Tourism Booklet. Includes Photos of Historic Homes. Source: E.A. Fox and Company
98 Ctn 2 File 13 Eagle Lake: "Comprehensive Economic Development Plan." 1985. Source: Clrinc Community Land Resources
99 Ctn 2 File 14 David, Brown and Related Families: Genealogy, 1850s-Modern Era. Source: Census
100 Ctn 2 File 15 Eagle Lake History: Notes, Research For Book Regarding. Sources: Varied
101 Ctn 2 File 16 Eagle Lake History: Notes, Research For Book Regarding. Sources: Varied
102 Ctn 2 File 17 Ehrenworth-Untermeyer Building: Columbus. Deed Description. 1868. Source: Colorado County Document
103 Ctn 2 File 18 Episcopal Church: St. John's Columbus. 1856-1956 History Of. Source: Booklet
104 Ctn 2 File 19 Episcopal Church (Of Christ): Eagle Lake. 19th-20th Century History Of. Source: Booklet. Includes Some Church Records
105 Ctn 2 File 20 Ervendberg. Louis Cachand: 19th Century Register, History. Source: Original Register (Translated from German by Jim Kearney)
106 Ctn 2a File 1 Colorado County Census Index. 1860
107 Ctn 2a File 2 Colorado County: 1850 Census Index. Source: From Old Mexican Municipality
108 Ctn 2a File 3 Colorado County Medical Society: Organization Of, News Articles Regarding. 1894, 1905. Source: Local Newspapers
109 Ctn 2a File 4 Colorado Citizen Newspaper: Two Copies, 1861, 1885. Sources: Photocopies of Original Newspapers
110 Ctn 2a File 5 Colorado Citizen Newspaper: Selected Issues. Advertisements, Business History, Other. 1905. Source: Photocopies of Original Newspaper
111 Ctn 2a File 6 Colorado Citizen Newspaper: March 15, 1906 Issue. Includes Terrell Election Law. Source: Photocopies of Original Newspaper
112 Ctn 2a File 7 Colorado County Archives: Historical, Dedication Of. May 5, 1972. Source: Original Program
113 Ctn 2a File 8 Colorado County: Czecho-Slovak Day, Contributions To. June 23, 1919. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, June 28, 1919
114 Ctn 2a File 9 Colorado County: List of Civil War Companies, Including Members From Colorado County; Reunion of Green's Brigade. Sources: The Bellville Countryman, May 2, 1865; Colorado Citizen, March 13, 1924
115 Ctn 2a File 10 Colorado County: J.T. Pinchback Execution of Deed of Trust. 1923. Source: County Records (Carbon of Original)
116 Ctn 2a File 11 Colorado County: Statement of School Account To Mrs. A.E. Waller From W.B. Carruth. Osage. 1875. Source: Photocopies of Original
117 Ctn 2a File 12 Colorado County: Photos of School Classes, Reunions. Most Identified, But Undated
118 Ctn 2a File 13 Colorado County: "First Corn Planted in the Colony." 1822. Source: Letter Extract From Wm. McNair to Stephen F. Austin; "Papers of the Texas Revolution;" Compiled by J.G. Hopkins
119 Ctn 2a File 14 Colorado County: 1891 Economic Statistics, 1895 Tax Assessments. Source: Weimar Mercury
120 Ctn 2a File 15 Colorado County: Commissioners' Court Records, Election Reports, Meeting Minutes. 1892, 1906. Sources: Photocopies of Originals
121 Ctn 2a File 16 Colorado County: Frelsburg History. Source: Compiled by James G. Hopkins. Includes Bibiography, Attributions
122 Ctn 2a File 17 Colorado County: "The History of Frelsburg. Kraewinkel (Crow's Nest)." 1986. Softbound Booklet. 4 Copies. Source: Frelsburg Historical Committee
123 Ctn 2a File 18 Colorado County: Newspaper Report Re: Delegates to German-American Convention. Source: Colorado Citizen, June 2, 1892
124 Ctn 2a File 19 Colorado County: Newspaper Update Re: Garwood, Including Building of Presbyterian Church. Includes Photo. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, July 9, 1910
125 Ctn 2a File 20 Colorado County: Garwood Presbyterian Church Meeting Minutes, Register, List of Pastors. 1925-1940. Source: Photocopies of Original Documents
126 Ctn 2a File 21 Colorado County: Garwood Presbyterian Church Meeting Minutes, Register. 1928-1940. Source: Photocopies of Original Documents
127 Ctn 2a File 22 Colorado County: Election/Campaign News, Poll Taxes, Notaries. 1890, 1891, 1894, 1899, 1905. Source: Weimar Mercury
128 Ctn 2b File 1 Colorado County: Early History Of (Up to Americanization). With Footnotes. Includes Maps. Source: Manuscript by J. Shatto(?)
129 Ctn 2b File 2 Colorado County: "History of Colorado County Past Reconstruction, 1873-1900." With Attributions. Source: Handwritten Manscript by Bernice Kraatz Koliba
130 Ctn 2b File 3 Colorado County: Variety of Maps Of. Some Fragile. Sources: Various
131 Ctn 2b File 4 Colorado County: 1838 Deed of Conveyance to Eli Clapp. Republic of Texas Era. Source: Photocopy of Original Document
132 Ctn 2b File 5 Colorado County: Early History Of W/Attributions. Includes List of Original Spanish Land Grant Recipients. Source: Photocopy of Original Handwritten Notes
133 Ctn 2b File 6 Colorado County: "The Early History of Colorado County (Master's Thesis)." 1939. Source: Norma Shaw, B.S., Southwest Texas State Teacher's College
134 Ctn 2b File 7 Colorado County: Bound Collection of Published Material Regarding. Sources: Various Book Excerpts
135 Ctn 2b File 8 Colorado County: "Long-range County Program," Program Building Committee. 1972. Sources: Texas Agricultural Extension Service; USDA
136 Ctn 2b File 9 Colorado County Medical Society: Formation, Early Meeting Of. 1894. Source: Weimar Mercury
137 Ctn 2b File 10 Colorado County Merchants: 1874(?) List Of. Source: Unnamed Local Newspaper, Late 1890s
138 Ctn 2b File 11 Colorado County Masonic Lodge: Caldonia Lodge No. 68. Meeting Minutes, Correspondence, Handbook Excerpts. Late 1800s-Early 1900s. Sources: Photocopies of Original Documents
139 Ctn 2b File 12 Colorado County: Nada News Articles, Some Obituaries. Dates Range From 1888 to 1931. Sources: Various, Compiled by James G. Hopkins
140 Ctn 2b File 13 Colorado County: List of County Men Killed or Wounded in World War I. 1919. Source: Red Cross; Colorado Citizen
141 Ctn 2b File 14 Coast of Texas: News Article Re: Hurricanes Affecting. 1932. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight
142 Ctn 3 File 1 Alley, J.R., 1847-1926: Obituary. Alleyton Pioneer. Source: Colorado Citizen
143 Ctn 3 File 2 Alley, Mary E. (Mrs. J.M.), 1878-1925: Obituary. Source: Colorado Citizen
144 Ctn 3 File 3 Berger Family: Columbus. History, Genealogy, 1873-1943. Source:School Essay by Leslie Berger, Columbus High School, 1963
145 Ctn 3 File 4 Berger Family: Garwood. History, Genealogy, 1877-1947. Source: School Essay Jim Berger, Garwood High School, 1963
146 Ctn 3 File 5 Bittner Family: History, Genealogy, 1880-1946. Source: School Essay by David Bittner, Garwood High School, 1962
147 Ctn 3 File 6 Bittner Family: History, Genealogy, 1880-1946. Source: School Essay by Al Joe Bittner, Garwood High School, 1963
148 Ctn 3 File 7 Bernardo: German Settlement. 19th-20th Century History Of. Includes Photos of World War I(?) Soldiers.
149 Ctn 3 File 8 Bostick, Sion R., 1819-1895: Member Old 300, Veteran Texas Revolution, Battle of San Jacinto. Farmer. Source: Research by James G. Hopkins
150 Ctn 3 File 9 Borden, John P., B. 1810: Wharton County Veteran Texas Revolution, Battle of San Jacinto. Planter. Source: Research by James G. Hopkins
151 Ctn 3 File 10 Boenisch Family: History, Genealogy, 1883-1948. Source: School Essay by Lynette Boenisch, Garwood High School, 1963
152 Ctn 3 File 11 Brotherton, Robert, D. 1839: Member Old 300, Noted "Indian Fighter," First Coloardo County Clerk. Source: Research by James G. Hopkins
153 Ctn 3 File 12 Bowers, Ann (Mrs. John H.), 1838-1925: Obituary. Pioneer. Source: Colorado Citizen
154 Ctn 3 File 13 Bubela Family: History Of. Source: School Essay by Betty Bubela, Garwood High School, 1963
155 Ctn 3 File 14 Catholic Church, Columbus: 1879 Founding Of. Source: Colorado Citizen
156 Ctn 3 File 15 Catholic Church, St. Anthony's, Columbus: 1854-1948 History Of. Source: Research by James G. Hopkins
157 Ctn 3 File 16 Catholic Church, Nada (Vox Populi): Founding, Early History Of, 1889-1947. Source: Research by Elaine Bubela and Carol Krenek
158 Ctn 3 File 17 Chollett Family: Genealogy, 19th-20th Centuries. Source: Mary E. Hopkins Charts, Notes
159 Ctn 3 File 18 Civil War Reunion: 1911, Eagle Lake. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight
160 Ctn 3 File 19 Civil War: 1865 Special Order N. 55, General Kirby-Smith's Headquarters Setting Prices for Goods. Source: Bellville Countryman
161 Ctn 3 File 20 Civil War: Military Pay Scale. 1861. Source: Bellville Countryman
162 Ctn 3 File 21 Coulter School: History Of, 1914-1935. School Near Garwood. Source: Jeanny Engstrom, Garwood High School, 1963
163 Ctn 3 File 22 Methodist Church: In Republic of Texas, Early Statehood. List of Marriages, 1839-1957.
164 Ctn 3 File 23 Colorado Citizen: 1908. Article Re: New Owner, I.G. Stafford. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight
165 Ctn 3 File 24 Colorado County: List of Early Pioneers, 1822-1870s. Source: Colorado Citizen
166 Ctn 3 File 25 Columbus High School: 1896 Commencement Program. Source: Photocopy of Original Document
167 Ctn 3 File 26 Columbus Historical Markers: Notes Regarding. Modern Era. Source: James G. Hopkins
168 Ctn 3 File 27 Colorado County: Firsts in Texas History, 1820s-1870s. Source: Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce
169 Ctn 3 File 28 Cranek Family: History Of. Source: School Essay by Florence Cranek, Garwood High School, 1963
170 Ctn 3 File 29 Cunningham, Leander C., 1810-1895: Texas Revolution Veteran. Source: "Heroes of San Jacinto," by Louis Wiltz; Other Research
171 Ctn 3 File 30 Colorado County: 20th Century Land Frauds. Source: Various
172 Ctn 3 File 31 Colorado County Historical Commission: 1970s-1980s Correspondence, Announcements, 1978 History Booklet, Other. Includes Photos. Source: Original Documents
173 Ctn 3 File 32 Colorado River: Navigation Via: 1837-1860. Source: James G. Hopkins' Notes, Manuscript
174 Ctn 3 File 33 Colorado County Courthouses: 1840-1848. History of Series of County Courthouses. Source: James G. and Mary E. Hopkins
175 Ctn 3 File 34 Columbus Tap Railroad: Historical Marker Re: Exum Whitfield (1818-1887, President Of). Source: Mary Elizabeth Hopkins, Exum's Great-Granddaughter
176 Ctn 3 File 35 Colorado County Historical Survey Commission: History Of, 1953-1960s. Source: James G. Hopkins
177 Ctn 3 File 36 Colorado County: History Of 1820s Pioneer Era. Source: Book and Research Paper Excerpts
178 Ctn 3 File 37 Columbus Waterworks: History Of. 1883-1912. Source: James G. Hopkins
179 Ctn 3 File 38 Colorado County Historical Commission: 1990s Era Marker Program. Source: Original Documents
180 Ctn 3 File 39 Colorado County Courthouse/Jail: History Of, 1830s-Modern Era. Source: Newspaper Articles, James G. Hopkins Research
181 Ctn 3 File 40 Columbus Female Seminary: 19th Century History Of. Source: Research by James G. Hopkins, Newspaper Excerpt
182 Ctn 3 File 41 Darden Fannie: Colorado County 19th Century Cultural History. Sources: Darden Diary Excerpt, Other
183 Ctn 3 File 42 Dewees, Lizzie, 1844-1927: Obituary. Source: Colorado Citizen
184 Ctn 3 File 43 Dilue Rose Harris Home: 19th Century History Of. Includes Some History of Area Pioneer Era. Source: James G. Hopkins
185 Ctn 3 File 44 Dorseak Family: 20th Century History Of. Source: School Essay by Karen Dorseak, Garwood High School, 1963
186 Ctn 3 File 45 Eagle Lake, Farris Hotel: Founded 1912. Program Re: Historical Marker Dedication. Source: Marker Application, Research by Helyn H. Farris. 1977
187 Ctn 3 File 46 Eagle Lake: 1903-1912 History Of. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight
188 Ctn 3 File 47 Eagle Lake: 19th-20th Century History Of. Includes Importance of Preserving History. Source: James G. Hopkins Program
189 Ctn 3 File 48 Education, Colorado County: Op/Ed Letter by County Judge J.W. Johnson. School Term 1877-78. Source: Colorado Citizen
190 Ctn 3 File 49 Engstrom Family: Garwood. 19th-20th Century History Of. Source: School Essay by Brad Engstrom, Garwood High School, 1963
191 Ctn 3 File 50 Foard, Robert L. (1831-1898): Civil War Veteran, Attorney. Source: James G. Hopkins
192 Ctn 3 File 51 Frelsburg: 19th-20th Centuries History Of. Source: Mrs. Walter Moeckel, Other
193 Ctn 3 File 52 4-H Clubs: Colorado County, 1930s-1940s.
194 Ctn 3 File 53 "Gammel's Laws of Texas:" Index To. Extract of Laws Re: Colorado County
195 Ctn 3 File 54 Garwood Grocery Stores: 1901-1963 History Of.
196 Ctn 3 File 55 Garwood: 1827-1986 History Of. Source: James G. Hopkins, Other
197 Ctn 3 File 56 Garwood: 1893-1940s History Of. Includes Schematic of Town. Source: School Essay by Cynthia Hefner, 1963
198 Ctn 3 File 57 Garwood: History Of. Source: School Essay by Kathy Stienke, Garwood High School, 1963
199 Ctn 3 File 58 Garwood: Overview, History Of. Source: School Essay by Rayna Engstrom, 1963
200 Ctn 3 File 59 Garwood: History Of, Spotlighting Historic Buildings. Source: School Essay by Linhart Matula, 1963
201 Ctn 3 File 60 Garwood Area: "The History of the Land on Which I Live," Essay Re: History of Spanish Land Grant. Source: Allen Wied, Garwood High School, 1963
202 Ctn 3 File 61 Garwood: 1992 Postmaster Installation Ceremony. Source: Original Invitation
203 Ctn 3 File 62 Garwood: Education In. Source: School Essay by Margaret Leigh Lobpries, Garwood High School, 1963
204 Ctn 3 File 63 Garwood Telephone System: History Of. Source: School Essay by Kathy Stienke, Garwood High School, 1963
205 Ctn 3 File 64 Gerbermann, Bishop Hugo: Roman Catholic Missionary. Biography Of. Source: School Essay by Catherine Gerbermann, Garwood High School, 1963
206 Ctn 3 File 65 Gravel Industry: Updates On In Colorado County. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, May 9, 1914
207 Ctn 3 File 66 Gravel Company: Hedges Sand & Gravel to Build Local Plant. Source: Colorado Citizen, Feb. 12, 1909
208 Ctn 3 File 67 Halyard and Related Families: Family History, Genealogy. Source: Correspondence, Research Notes, News Articles
209 Ctn 3 File 68 Hardy, Claude F. "Jeff:" Obituary. Columbus Resident, Retired Vice President Brown & Root. 1979. Source: Houston Post Newspaper
210 Ctn 3 File 69 Herbert/Harbert Family: History Of. Source: Research Paper by James Harbert Wooten Jr., M.D.
211 Ctn 3 File 70 Herbert, Claiborne C.: 1814-1853. Biography Of. Mexican War Veteran, State and Confederate Legislator. W/Attributions, Excerpts. Source: James G. Hopkins
212 Ctn 3 File 71 Hoffman Family: History Of. Source: School Essay by Clement Korenek, Garwood High School, 1963
213 Ctn 3 File 72 Hopkins, James G.: Program by: "Colorado County Firsts in Texas." Source: Program Script, Excerpts From Various Publicatins
214 Ctn 3 File 73 Hopkins, James G.: Letter Re: Hopkins 1992 Resignation from County Historical Commission. Signed: "Larry." Source: Photocopy of Original Document
215 Ctn 3 File 74 Hopkins Family: Memorial Booklet for Mary Adair Hopkins (D. 1945); Other Deaths, Letter Re: Samuel Hopkins (D. 1875). Source: Notes, Original Booklet, Photocopies of Original Documents
216 Ctn 3 File 75 Hopkins, Mary Elizabeth: "Developing a Rural Community. . .": Presented at 1973 Winedale Conference. Source: Booklet, Photocopies
217 Ctn 3 File 76 Hopkins, Mary Elizabeth: Family History, Genealogy. Source: Photocopies of Original Documents, Notes, Family Tree Forms, News Clippings, Census
218 Ctn 3 File 77 Hopkins, Mary Elizabeth: News Clippings Re: Family Weddings. Most Dated Early 1950s. Some Fragile. Sources: Various Newspapers
219 Ctn 3 File 78 Hruzek Family: 1979 Letter From Sisters M.Flora and M. Raphaella; 12th U.S. Census. Source: Original Letter, Photocopy
220 Ctn 3 File 79 Janish Family: History Of. Source: School Essay by Michael Janish, Garwood High School, 1963
221 Ctn 3 File 80 Kansteiner Family: History Of, Genealogy. Headstone Inscriptions, Census Data, Other Documents. Photocopies. Source: Janice Kansteiner Canik
222 Ctn 3 File 81 Korenek Family: History Of. Source: School Essay by James Korenek, Garwood High School, 1963
223 Ctn 3 File 82 Kesler Family: 19th Century History Of. Research Paper, Data. Source: Mary Elizabeth Hopkins, Other
224 Ctn 3 File 83 Krenek Family: History Of. Source: School Essay by David Krenek, Garwood High School, 1963
225 Ctn 3 File 84 Labay Family: History Of. Source: Charles labay Jr., Garwood High School, 1963
226 Ctn 3 File 85 Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran, Frelsburg: History Of. Includes Bibliography. Source: Research Paper by Mrs. Walter Moeckel
227 Ctn 3 File 86 Muckleroy, Mike (1808-1896): Early Colorado County Settler, County Legislator. Source: Biography Of by Mrs. Frederick Crocker Smith Jr. W/Attributions, Copies of Original Documents
228 Ctn 3 File 87 Nada: History Of. Notes on 1890s Demographics, Notes for Presentation. 1979. Source: Mary E. Hopkins Original Notes
229 Ctn 3 File 88 Nada: "History of an Early Community." Source: School Essay by Margaret Buxkamper, Bishop Forest High School, Undated (Modern Era)
230 Ctn 3 File 89 Pinchback Cemetery: History Of. Source: Compiled by Mary E. Hopkins
231 Ctn 3 File 90 Pinchback, James R.: Veteran, Texas Revolution/San Jacinto. Brief Information Regarding
232 Ctn 3 File 91 Pioneers, Colorado County: 1821-1845. Source: Booklet Compiled by Colorado County Historical Survey Committee. 1973
233 Ctn 3 File 92 Pisek (Town): Brief History Of. On Present Site of Lone Oak. Late 1890s-Early 1900s
234 Ctn 3 File 93 Reminiscences: Capt. Jesse Burnam Re: Surgical Removal of Neighbor's Leg. Probably 1800s. Source: 1901-02 Magazine Excerpt
235 Ctn 3 File 94 Stage, Railway Schedule: 1860. Also Report of Preachers Appointed to Texas Conference. Source: Bellville Countryman
236 Ctn 3 File 95 Whitfield, Exum Philip: Genealogy Correspondence Regarding. Source: Mary Elizabeth Hopkins. 1960s
237 Ctn 4 File 1 Colorado County: Abandoned Surveys. Dates Unknown But Most Likely 19th Century. Source: 1 Handwritten List, 1 Typewritten List
238 Ctn 4 File 2 Colorado and Surrounding Counties: "Presicribed Range Burning in Texas;" "Key to Common Shrubs." Source: Texas A&M University System, Texas Parks and Wildlife Pamphlets
239 Ctn 4 File 3 Colorado County: Information Re: Courthouse Restoration. Includes Courthouse History. Modern Era. Source: Three Typewritten Reports
240 Ctn 4 File 4 Colorado County: Information Re: Local Vinyards, Fruit Production. 1870s-1890s. Sources: Book Excerpts, News Articles. Photocopies
241 Ctn 4 File 5 Colorado County: Forms, Information and Correspondence Re: Historical Markers. Dates Vary. Sources: Originals and Photocopies of Documents
242 Ctn 4 File 6 Colorado County: "Firsts" in Texas. Includes Excerpts of Funeral Reading and Headstone Inscription of "Infidel" Ike Towell. Sources: Historical Research by James G. Hopkins, News Articles
243 Ctn 4 File 7 Colorado County: Booklet, "Early Settlers and Bits of History Of Columbus and. . .1821-1845." 1973. Source: Colorado County Historical Survey Committee; Mary E. and James G. Hopkins, Co-Chairmen
244 Ctn 4 File 8 Colorado County: "History Of Lower Colorado County." Booklet. 1964. Donated by Cindy Hefner
245 Ctn 4 File 9 Colorado County: "Historical Facts of Sheridan Depot," Other Sheridan News Items. 1930-1936. Source: Handwritten Submissions to Colorado County Citizen
246 Ctn 4 File 10 Colorado County Officials: 1836-1865. Handwritten Information in Composition Book. Date and Author Unknown. (1920 Latest Date Listed)
247 Ctn 4 File 11 Colorado County: Brief Histories of County Towns, Settlements In. 1800s-1900s. Source: Research Papers, Some News Articles
248 Ctn 4 File 12 Colorado River: Navigation Of. 1690-1873. Source: Book, Newspaper Excerpts.
249 Ctn 4 File 13 Cook, R.V., Col.: Obituary, Brief Biography Of. Local Lawyer, Senator, Newspaper Correspondent. Source: Colorado Citizen, Aug. 23, 30, 1877
250 Ctn 4 File 14 Colorado County: Photographs, Most Unidentified. 18th-19th Centuries
251 Ctn 4 File 15 Clark Finney (Isabella): Family History, Court Petitions, Legal Documents. 1840s-1890s. Source: Photocopies of Original Documents
252 Ctn 5 File 1 Burtis, Sarah Word (1836-1929): Genealogy, Family History, Including DAR Application, Census, Other Documents. Includes Photo of Sarah Burtis
253 Ctn 5 File 2 Burtis, Charles T., "Charlie" (1855-1917): Genealogy, Family History, 18th-20th Centuries. Sources: Census, Genealogy Worksheets
254 Ctn 5 File 3 Burtis Family: History, Genealogy. Includes 1895 Marriage License of W.M. Burtis to Emma Je Luck. Sources: Census, Genealogy Worksheets
255 Ctn 5 File 4 Burtis, Fannie Austin (1864-1944): Family History, Genealogy. Includes DAR Application. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Newspaper Article
256 Ctn 5 File 5 Burtis, Ford Families: DAR Applications, Marriage Record, Genealogy Forms. Includes Photo of Nora Burtis Gustavus (B. 1870). Sources: Photocopies of Original Documents
257 Ctn 5 File 6 Burtis and Related Families: Late 1800s-Early 1900s Records Regarding. Sources: Excerpts From Various Reference Books
258 Ctn 5 File 7 Burtis and Related Families: Genealogy, Family History. Sources: Genealogy Forms, Newspaper Articles
259 Ctn 5 File 8 Caldwell County: "A Guide to Historic . . ." Including Luling, Lockhart. 1998. Source: Original Handbook
260 Ctn 5 File 9 Calhoun Community (Colorado County): Brief History Of By Gardner Duncan. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Feb. 26, 1987
261 Ctn 5 File 10 Catholic Church (Roman) in Colorado County: History Of. Includes Photocopies of Photos (Poor Quality). Research Paper by Unknown Author. Undated
262 Ctn 5 File 11 Chamber of Commerce, Columbus: Welcome Booklet. Modern Era. Source: Original Booklets (2)
263 Ctn 5 File 12 Cheetham Community: Brief History Of. Includes Photo. Source: Research Paper by Unknown Author. Undated
264 Ctn 5 File 13 Chesterville Community: Brief History Of. Includes Photocopied Photographs (Quality Fairly Good). Source: Research Paper by Unknown Author. Undated
265 Ctn 5 File 14 "Chesterville, 1895-1920: History Of By Ruth (Mrs. B.D.) Anderson. 1980. Source: Booklet, Manuscript
266 Ctn 5 File 15 Chesterville, Eagle Lake: Newspaper, Other Items Regarding. 1903-1923. Source: Newspaper, Reference Book Excerpts
267 Ctn 5 File 16 Civil War Roundtable: 2004. Held in Baltimore, MD. Source: "Old Liner" Newsletter
268 Ctn 5 File 17 Church of Christ, Columbus: History Of, Historical Marker Inscription. 1973. Source: Photocopies of Original Research, Marker Text
269 Ctn 5 File 18 Confederate Veterans: Applications for Headstones. (Thatcher, Fowlkes, Brune, McCane, Jones). Source: Original Application Forms
270 Ctn 5 File 19 Confederate Cotton: "Transporting Cotton to Mexico." Source: Handwritten Essay W/Attribution. Undated, Author Unknown
271 Ctn 5 File 20 Confederacy: "Conscription and Evasion." Source: Handwritten Essay W/Attribution. Undated, Author Unknown
272 Ctn 5 File 21 Confederacy: "The Part Cotton Played in the War Between the States." Source: Handwritten Essay. Undated, Author Unknown
273 Ctn 5 File 22 Confederacy: Letters from Confederate Soldiers. 1843-1865. Sources: Copies of Original Letters, Modern Era Newsclippings, Other Correspondence
274 Ctn 5 File 23 Confederate Pension Rolls: Oct. 18, 1917 Letter to the Editor, Galveston SemiWeekly News. Also Includes Other Local News Items, 1868, 1871
275 Ctn 5 File 24 Confederate Postmasters: 1963. Source: "Confederate Postmasters in Texas" Excerpts, Grover C. Ramsey
276 Ctn 5 File 25 Content Community: Very Brief History Of. Source: "Weimar, Texas, First 100 Years, 1873-1973"
277 Ctn 5 File 26 Company B: Hood's Brigade, Fifth Texas Regiment, Members Of. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, March 25, 1911
278 Ctn 5 File 27 Cummings, James: First Anglo Civil Officer Named in Texas (Provisional Alcalde, 1822). Source: "Texas Under Many Flags," Clarence R. Wharton, 1930
279 Ctn 5 File 28 "Czechoslavakian Immigrants Arriving and Settling in Colorado County." Source: Compilation by Billie Osina Kusey.W/Bibliography
280 Ctn 5 File 29 Denk, Twarucek Wedding: Newspaper Item Regarding. Source: Colorado Citizen, May 7, 1909
281 Ctn 5 File 30 "Early Texas in Old Original Newspapers:" Catalog. Modern Era. Source: Madrona Incorporated
282 Ctn 5 File 31 Early Newspaper Items: Re: Colorado County Towns. 1907-1934. Sources: Area Newspapers
283 Ctn 5 File 32 Eagle Lake: Collection of Newspaper Items. 1907-1923. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight
284 Ctn 5 File 33 Eagle Lake: News Items, Statistics. 1882-1947. Sources: Area Newspapers, Reference Book Excerpts
285 Ctn 5 File 34 Eagle Lake: News Items. 1901-1907. Sources: Area Newspapers
286 Ctn 5 File 35 Eagle Lake: Land Dispute. 1910 News Report Regarding. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Oct. 1, 1910
287 Ctn 5 File 36 Eagle Lake: Masonic Lodge Minutes, Documents. 1870s-1920s. Source: Copies of Original Documents
288 Ctn 5 File 37 Eagle Lake Headlight Newspaper: History Of. 1885-1913. Source: Bruce W. McCarty, Editor and Proprietor
289 Ctn 5 File 38 Eagle Lake: City Plats. 1908. Source: Original Document and Copy Of
290 Ctn 5 File 39 Eagle Lake Headlight: "Welcome Hunters" Special Edition Tabloid. 1973. Source: Original
291 Ctn 5 File 40 Eagle Lake: Baylor College Glee Club Appearance. Mid- To-Late 1920s. Source: Original Newspaper Clipping
292 Ctn 5 File 41 Ellinger: Founding and Brief Demographic History Of. Source: Colorado Citizen, Oct. 28, 1880; Feb. 3, 1881
293 Ctn 5 File 42 Ellinger: Newspaper Column Regarding. Source: Colorado Citizen, Feb. 3, 1881
294 Ctn 5 File 43 Garwood Methodist Church: Booklet, "History of Garwood Methodist Church." 1942. Source: Original Booklet (Fragile)
295 Ctn 5 File 44 Garwood: Town Lot Owners, List Of. 19th-20th Centuries. Source: Original Ledger Book
296 Ctn 6 File 1 Fayette County: Map Of. Includes LaGrange, Flatonia, Schulenburg. 1998-99. Source: Original Map
297 Ctn 6 File 2 "Fayette County, Texas Marriage Records, 1838-1870." Booklet. 1980. Source: Mrs. Frances Terry Ingmire
298 Ctn 6 File 3 Foard, Robert L.: Biography w/Attributions. Includes Photocopies of Photos, Book/Magazine Excerpts. Source: James G. Hopkins Research for Historical Marker
299 Ctn 6 File 4 Fort Bend County: Public Records. Covers 1838 to 1868. Source: Fort Bend County Genealogical Society, 1978
300 Ctn 6 File 5 Frelsburg: Brief History Of. Undated, Unknown Author
301 Ctn 6 File 6 Garwood: "Birth of a Town" Essay. 1964. Source: Jane Hopkins
302 Ctn 6 File 7 Garwood/Calhoun: School Districting Controversy. 1919-20. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight
303 Ctn 6 File 8 Garwood/Nada: Genealogy Worksheets of Residents. Surnames A-H. 19th-20th Centuries. Source: Original Worksheets
304 Ctn 6 File 9 Garwood/Nada: Genealogy Worksheets of Residents. Surnames H-R. 19th-20th Centuries. Source: Original Worksheets
305 Ctn 6 File 10 Garwood/Nada: Genealogy Worksheets of Residents. Surnames R-W. 19th-20th Centuriesl Source: Original Worksheets, 1870, 1880 Censes
306 Ctn 6 File 11 Garwood: History Of. Sources: Newspaper/Newsletter Excerpts, Historical Marker Dedication Program, Marie Frnka, Other. Compiled by James G. Hopkins
307 Ctn 6 File 12 Garwood: History Of, 19th-20th Centuries. Sources: Varied, Primarily News Articles
308 Ctn 6 File 13 Garwood: Colorado County Precinct 4 Poll Tax Roll. 1929. Fabric Bound. Source: Original Document
309 Ctn 6 File 14 Garwood: "Birth of a Town" Essay. 1964. Source: Jane Hopkins
310 Ctn 6 File 15 Garwood: Historical Marker Research Paper, Inscription. 1985. Source: Research by James G. Hopkins
311 Ctn 6 File 16 Garwood: Photocopies of Photos Of. Most Unidentified and of Poor Quality
312 Ctn 6 File 17 Garwood: School Play Program. 1928. Source: Photocopies of Original Program
313 Ctn 6 File 18 German Immigration: Regarding Colorado County Immigrant Families. 1982 Manuscript. Source: Garnett P. and Walter P. Noser
314 Ctn 6 File 19 German Settlers: Information Regarding Colorado County Immigrants and Agriculture. 1845 Thesis. Source: Arthur L. Schuette, B.A.
315 Ctn 6 File 20 Gillespie Family: Family History, Genealogy. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, News Articles
316 Ctn 6 File 21 Gillespie Family: Family History, Genealogy. Includes Photos, Historical Documents. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Other
317 Ctn 6 File 22 Gillespie Family: Family History 19th-20th Centuries. Sources: Newspaper Articles, 1870, 1880 Censes
318 Ctn 6 File 23 Gillespie Family: Family History, Genealogy. Sources: Newspaper Articles, Correspondence, Book Excerpts, Photocopy of Photos
319 Ctn 7 File 1 Gillespie, McDonald, Victor Family: History, Genealogy. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Family Bible Entries, Other
320 Ctn 7 File 2 Gillespie, Martha Joanna (B. 1849): Married H.T. Sale. Source: Genealogy Worksheet
321 Ctn 7 File 3 Gillespie Family: History, Genealogy. Includes Copy of 1867 Letter. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Family Bible Entries, Obituaries, Other
322 Ctn 7 File 4 Gillespie, Wright Families: History, Genealogy. Sources: Genealogy Research, Family Bible Entries, Other
323 Ctn 7 File 5 Glidden: History Of. 1883-1929. Sources: Newspaper Articles, Federal Records
324 Ctn 7 File 6 Goree, Thomas (And Others): 1837-1905. Superintendent of Texas Prisons. Sources: Historical Research Papers, Censes, Book Excerpts, Federal Records
325 Ctn 7 File 7 Goree Family: History, Genealogy. Sources: Historical Research Papers, Book Excerpts, Public Records, Censes`
326 Ctn 7 File 8 Goree/Durst Family (Primarily Durst Family): History, Genealogy. Sources: Public Records, Historical Research Papers, "Snedecor's Greene County Directory, 1856"
327 Ctn 7 File 9 Goree/Durst Family (Primarily Durst Family): History Of. Sources: "Durstania Centennial," 1950(?); Correspondence; Historical Research Papers; Public Records; Obituaries; Other
328 Ctn 7 File 10 Griffits Family: Sketchy History Of. Sources: Obituary for Clara Calliedonia Griffits (1868-1913), Correspondence
329 Ctn 7 File 11 Grocer's List (1881). Source: Copy of Original Delivery List, 1881 Application to Colorado County Surveyor
330 Ctn 7 File 12 Harrison, William Henry (B. 1916): "Recollections of My First Quarter Century And More" Manuscript, 1994-2006
331 Ctn 7 File 13 Heine/Braden Families: Genealogy, History Of. Includes Unidentfied Photos. Sources: Book Excerpts, Genealogy Worksheets, Obituaries, Other
332 Ctn 7 File 14 Heinrich/Rhode: Wedding Of. 1876. Source: Letter to Colorado Citizen from Ben H. Neal
333 Ctn 7 File 15 Hennecke Family: "Partial History of the Joseph Hennecke, R. and Anna Maria Midike Family." Historical Research. 1983. Source: Arliss Treybig
334 Ctn 7 File 16 Herbert, Capt. Claiborne C. (1814-1867): Legislator. Biography Of w/Attributions. Source: James G. Hopkins
335 Ctn 7 File 17 Herbert, Stephen (B. 1809): News Article Re: 100th Birthday Of. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Jan. 23, 1909
336 Ctn 7 File 18 Holman-Seifert Homestead (Weimar): Historical Marker Dedication. 1977. Source: Original Dedication Program
337 Ctn 7 File 19 Hopkins Family: Family History. Source: Historical Research, Personal Recollections
338 Ctn 7 File 20 Hopkins Family: Family History. Sources: Handwritten Family History Essays
339 Ctn 7 File 21 Hopkins, James G.: 1992 Warranty Deed. Source: Copy Of Original
340 Ctn 7 File 22 Hopkins, Mary E.: Mary Elizabeth Hopkins Santa Claus Museum. Source: Original Advertising Handout
341 Ctn 7 File 23 Hopkins/Seymour Families: Miscellaneous Information Regarding. Sources: Correspondence, News Articles
342 Ctn 7 File 24 Hunt, Capt. William G. (B. 1813): Attended "Texian Veteran" Reunion. Also Biography Of. Source: Colorado Citizen, April 21, 1892
343 Ctn 7 File 25 Hughs, W.A. (1836-1917): Confederate Veteran and "Greatest Hunter in Texas." Biography Of. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Feb. 10, 1917
344 Ctn 7 File 26 Local Residents' Genealogy: Includes Some Photos. Sources: Immigration Records, Censes, Genealogy Worksheets, News Articles
345 Ctn 7 File 27 Perry Family: Genealogy, Family History. Sources: Death Certificate, News Articles, Genealogy Worksheets
346 Ctn 7 File 28 "Texas County Records:" Prepared by Michael Heskett. 1990. Source: Local Records Division, Texas State Library
347 Ctn 7 File 29 Youens, Dr. William Thomas: Obituary. Source: Houston Post, Aug. 14, 1972
348 Ctn 8 File 1 Ijams, Annie: Personal Papers Of, 1870s-1920s. Source: Original Documents
349 Ctn 8 File 2 Jones, Pauline: Marriage Of, to Willam A. Northington. Source: Colorado Citizen, Aug. 28, 1879
350 Ctn 8 File 3 Kennon, Munford: Attorney. Notice of License to Practice Law. Source: Colorado Citizen, Sept. 6, 1877
351 Ctn 8 File 4 Land Certificates: List Of. Third Class, 1839. Source: Typewritten List
352 Ctn 8 File 5 Lee, Robert E.: "In Memory of Robert E. Lee." 1898 Address to UDC Chapter by Capt. William Dunovant. Source: Original Bound Address Text
353 Ctn 8 File 6 Lewis, John: Booklet, "The Welsh Lineage of John Lewis, 1592-1657." Source: Grace McLean Moses, 1992
354 Ctn 8 File 7 Linke (Linkey) Family: Public Records, Vital Statistics Regarding. Source: Photocopies of Original Documents
355 Ctn 8 File 8 Little, Odom Families: "A Genealogy of the Little-Odom Family. . ." Booklet. 1874. Source: Lawrence L. Little, Margaret M. Little
356 Ctn 8 File 9 Lockhart Post-Register Newspaper: 1940. Front Page Story Re: Election of Commissioner R.F. Leyendecker. Source: Original Newspaper (Fragile), Photocopy Of
357 Ctn 8 File 10 Lutheran Churches: In Colorado County, Histories Of. Includes Brief Biographies of Some Pastors. Source: Newsletter Excerpts, Historical Research Papers
358 Ctn 8 File 11 Mahon, Mrs. F.G. (B. 1846): Memoirs Of.
359 Ctn 8 File 12 Maigne-Walther House: History, Details Of. Includes 1968 Magnolia Homes Tour Program. Sources: Mary E. Hopkins, Other
360 Ctn 8 File 13 Masonic Lodges: "Stories That Have Been Told," 1948. Information Regarding Local Lodges. Source: Mary F. Holland
361 Ctn 8 File 14 Masons: "Our American Masonic Heritage" Essay. Source: Charles Klein. Undated
362 Ctn 8 File 15 Matthews, John (B. 1796): Biography Of and History Of Matthews Community. Source: Historical Research Paper, Author Unknown
363 Ctn 8 File 16 Mentz Community: Statistics Regarding. 1853-1932. Source: Compiled by James G. Hopkins
364 Ctn 8 File 17 Methodist Church: News Articles Regarding. 1940s or 1950s. Source: Photocopies of Original Articles
365 Ctn 8 File 18 Memoirs: Variety of Locals' Brief Remembrances. Sources: 1903 Book Excerpt; Weimar Mercury, April 16, 1915
366 Ctn 8 File 19 Methodist Church, Garwood: History Of Between 1909-1942. Source: Photocopy of Register of Members, Historical Research Paper
367 Ctn 8 File 20 Miller, John F. (1798-1854): Early County Official. Biography Of. Source: Research Paper by James G. Hopkins. W/Attributions
368 Ctn 8 File 21 Montgomery County (TX): 1850 Census. Handbook, 1969. Source: Transcribed by Mrs. V.K. Carpenter
369 Ctn 8 File 22 Montgomery County: "Montgomery County, Texas Marriages, 1838-1894." Booklet, 1977. Source: Montgomery County Genealogical Society
370 Ctn 8 File 23 Montgomery County: "Montgomery County, Texas Marriage Records, 1842-1879." Booklet, 1985. Source: Norma Rutledge Grammer
371 Ctn 8 File 24 Montgomery House (Columbus): Inscription for Historical Marker. 1972. Source: Photocopy of Original Text
372 Ctn 8 File 25 "The Mount Vernon File:" Washington County (TX). Map, Marker Dedication Program, Deed, History, 1993 TX Senate Resolution. Source: Visitor's Packet
373 Ctn 8 File 26 Movie Pressbook: "Baby the Rain Must Fall." Filmed in Columbus, Released 1965. Source: Original Pressbook
374 Ctn 8 File 27 "Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal:" Historical Booklet Re: Colorado County. September, 1991. Includes History of Glidden Ax Murderer. Source: Original Journal
375 Ctn 8 File 28 "Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal:" Historical Booklet Re: Colorado County. May 1997. Cover Art By "Jaxon" (Jack Jackson). Source: Original Journal
376 Ctn 8 File 29 "The New England Historical and Genealogical Register:" Booklet, 1950. Source: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2 Copies)
377 Ctn 8 File 30 Newsom, Fannie: Former Eagle Lake Resident's Reminiscences Of Early Days in Texas. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Feb. 3, 1912
378 Ctn 8 File 31 Oakland Community: History Of. Includes List of Texas Legislators From Oakland. Sources: Book and Newspaper Excerpts, Masonic Records, Obituaries, Other
379 Ctn 8 File 32 Oakland Community: History Of. Includes Brief Biography of Early African-American Legislator R.L. Smith (B. 1861). Sources: Book and Newspaper Excerpts, Demographics, Other
380 Ctn 8 File 33 Opera House (Weimar): Articles Re: Upcoming Shows. Source: Weimar Mercury, Dec. 5, 1896; Dec. 26, 1896.
381 Ctn 8 File 34 Original Land Grants (Colorado County): List Of. 1824-1836. Source: "The Spanish Archives of the General Land Office of Texas," 1955
382 Ctn 8 File 35 Osage Community: History Of; Newspaper Article Regarding. Source: James G. Hopkins; Colorado County Citizen, Dec. 23, 1963
383 Ctn 8 File 36 Pennington's Air Ship Company: Newspaper Article Re: Closing Of. Source: Colorado Citizen, July 30, 1891
384 Ctn 8 File 37 Prisoner of War Camps in Texas: World War II. Including Colorado County. Sources: Correspondence, Records, Interviews Of Former Guards and Others by James G. Hopkins
385 Ctn 8 File 38 Patents: By Colorado County Residents, 1846-1861. Source: "The Southwestern Historical Quarterly," 1959
386 Ctn 8 File 39 Paulsen Family: Genealogy Of. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Obituaries, Book Excerpts
387 Ctn 8 File 40 Pisek Community: Brief History Of. Source: Historical Research Paper, Undated, Author Unknown
388 Ctn 8 File 41 Pinchback Family: Genealogy, Family History. Sources: Family Records and Papers, Genealogy Worksheets, Correspondence
389 Ctn 8 File 42 Pinchback Family: Genealogy, Family History. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Family Records, Correspondence, Historical Marker Information, Other
390 Ctn 8 File 43 Pinchback Family: Photographs, Family Records and Legal Papers, Biographies. Sources: Originals and Copies of Original Documents/Photos
391 Ctn 8 File 44 Pinchback Family: Genealogy, Family and Public Records. Includes Some Photos. Sources: Originals and Copies of Original Documents, Genealogy Worksheets
392 Ctn 8 File 45 Pinchback Family: Genealogy. Many Photos. Includes 1986 DAR Gravemarking Program. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Original and Copies of Original Documents, Correspondence, Other
393 Ctn 8 File 46 Pinchback Family: Genealogy, Family History, Many Photos. Includes Account of E.C. Pinchback's 1906 Murder. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Family Records, Biographies, Other
394 Ctn 8a File 1 Pinchback Family: Family History, Genealogy, Family and Public Records, Some Photos. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Copies of Original Documents
395 Ctn 8a File 2 Poindexter, Reverend: News Article Regarding. Source: Colorado Citizen, June 25, 1885
396 Ctn 8a File 3 Poll Tax: Colorado County 1846 Poll Tax List. Source: Copy of Original List
397 Ctn 8a File 4 Prairie Point/Oakland Community: History Of. Source: Historical Research Paper, Undated, Author Unknown
398 Ctn 8a File 5 Property Owners: 1849(Tax) Assessing Roll For Colorado County. Source: Typewritten Copy of Original Document
399 Ctn 8a File 6 Provident City: 1910 City Plat, Notes for Marker Dedication Program, Photo, "The Homefinder" Magazine, Other Miscellaneous. Sources: Original Documents, Newspaper Articles, Other
400 Ctn 8a File 7 Provident City: Miscellaneous. News Articles; "The Homefinder" Magazine (1911); Marker Dedication Invitation, Program; Other. Sources: Originals and Copies Of, Other
401 Ctn 8a File 8 Provident City: History Of. List of Businesses, Census Data, Correspondence, Maps. Sources: Originals and Copies Of, Other
402 Ctn 8a File 9 Provident City: Photographs Of, Newspaper Articles, 1989 Historical Marker Dedication Program. Sources: 1979 Houston Post, 1989 El Campo Leader-News, 1966 El Campo Citizen
403 Ctn 8a File 10 Provident City: History Of. Includes 1987 Historical Marker Inscription, 1911 and 1912 Copies of "The Homefinder." Sources: Newspaper Articles, Research Papers, Other
404 Ctn 8a File 11 Provident City: History Of, Statistics, Public Records, Banking Records, Many Photos. Sources: Newspaper Items, Book Excerpts, Other
405 Ctn 8a File 12 Provident City: Deeds, Banking Records, 1910 Census (Local), Public Records, Correspondence. Sources: Original Documents and Copies Of
406 Ctn 8a File 13 Rabb, William: Probable First American Child Born in Fayette County. News Article Re: Visit to Area. Source: Colorado Citizen, June 18, 1896
407 Ctn 8a File 14 Railroad: "Map of the Southern Pacific Company, 1902." Source: Copies (2) of Original Map
408 Ctn 8a File 15 Railroads: Information Re: Local Roundhouses. Source: Colorado County Citizen, April 4, 1957
409 Ctn 8a File 16 Reinhard Wied Families: Genealogy. Source: Booklet
410 Ctn 8a File 17 Religious Publications: Roman Catholic Bulletins 2006-2007; Equipper's Outreach "From This Day Forward" Booklet; Tommy and Rachel Burchfield's "Youth Ministry Concepts" Booklet
411 Ctn 8a File 18 Republic of Texas: John F. Miller Papers, Early to Mid-19th Century. Source: Photocopies of Documents Loaned by Mrs. Ed. Oberchain (1932)
412 Ctn 8a File 19 Rice Culture in Colorado County: History Of. Includes Photos, Historical Marker Text. Source: James G. Hopkins Research Paper, Newspaper Articles, Book Excerpts, Correspondence
413 Ctn 8a File 20 Rock Island: History Of. Some Photos. Includes Information on Post Office, Myrtle Cemetery. Sources: Notes, Research Paper, News Articles, Other
414 Ctn 8a File 21 Rock Island: History Of via 1968 Correspondence Regarding. Source: B.H. Tolliver(?), Nancy Mairs to Laura Griffits Littleton
415 Ctn 9 File 1 Rock Island: 1896-97 Settlement Of. Sources: Public Records, Newspaper Articles, Book Excerpts
416 Ctn 9 File 2 Rock Island: 1897-1909 Settlement and History Of. Sources: Public Records, Newspaper Articles
417 Ctn 9 File 3 "Run Into the Roundhouse, Nellie! He Can't Corner You There:" Melodrama by Neil Badders. Source: Script, Music Score (For Pianist Angie Giddens)
418 Ctn 9 File 4 Sandemeyer House (Columbus): Built 1861. History Of. Source: Historical Research Paper w/Attributions. Undated, Author Unknown
419 Ctn 9 File 5 Santa Ana Community: Colorado County. History Of. Source: Historical Research Paper. Undated, Author Unknown
420 Ctn 9 File 6 Santa Claus Museum (Columbus): 1994 Copy of "Texas Highways," Other Memorabilia. Sources: Newspaper Articles, Visitor's Register, Other (Originals and Copies)
421 Ctn 9 File 7 School Censes: Eagle Lake. 1918-1923. Source: Original Consolidated Census Rolls
422 Ctn 9 File 8 School Censes: Glidden, 1924-1943. Source: Original Consolidated Census Rolls
423 Ctn 9 File 9 School Censes: Eagle Lake, 1922-1947. Source: Original Consolidated Census Rolls
424 Ctn 9 File 10 School Censes: Eagle Lake, 1907-1918. Source: Original Consolidated Census Rolls
425 Ctn 9 File 11 School Censes: Bernardo, 1925-1945, 1947-48. Source: Original Consolidated Census Rolls
426 Ctn 9 File 12 School Censes: Rock Island, 1911-1919, 1926-27. Source: Original Consolidated Census Rolls
427 Ctn 9 File 13 School Census: Columbus, 1917-18. Source: Original Superintendent's Census Report
428 Ctn 9 File 14 School Censes: Garwood, 1921-1933. Source: Original Superintendent's Census Reports
429 Ctn 9 File 15 School Censes: Garwood, 1935-1945, 1947-48. Source: Original Superintendent's Census Reports
430 Ctn 9 File 16 School Censes: Colorado County, 1910, 1912. Extremely Faded, Unreadable. Source: Original Consolidated Census Rolls
431 Ctn 9 File 17 School Censes: Weimar, 1908-1909 (Fragile), 1924-1948. Source: Original Consolidated Census Rolls
432 Ctn 9 File 18 Schools, Colorado County: History Of. Source: Photocopies of Dewey Brown Thesis, Undated
433 Ctn 9 File 19 Seftenbert-Brandon House: Restoration Project Proposals, Bid Forms. Source: Photocopies of Original Documents, Undated. Magnolia Homes Tour/Arthur J. Willrodt & Assoc.
434 Ctn 9 File 20 Shaw Family: Genealogy, Family History. Sources: Family Records and Research, Legal/Public Records, Genealogy Worksheets
435 Ctn 9 File 21 Shaw Family: Genealogy. Source: Genealogy Worksheets
436 Ctn 9 File 22 Shaw Related Families: Genealogy. Source: Genealogy Worksheets
437 Ctn 9 File 23 Shaw Family: Genealogy. Source: Genealogy Worksheets, Family Records, Public/Legal Records
438 Ctn 9 File 24 Shaw Family: Genealogy. Source: Genealogy Worksheets
439 Ctn 9 File 25 Shaw Related Families: Genealogy. Includes Copy of Photo. Source: Genealogy Worksheets
440 Ctn 9 File 26 Shaw's Bend Community: History Of. Includes Copies of Photos. Source: Historical Research Paper. Undated, Author Unknown
441 Ctn 10 File 1 Shaw Family: Genealogy, Family History. Includes Photos, Will. Other. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Family Records, Birth/Death Announcements, News Clippings
442 Ctn 10 File 2 Shaw Family: Genealogy, Family History. Includes Photos, Handwritten Will. Other. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, News Clippings, Funeral/Wedding Announcements, Census
443 Ctn 10 File 3 Shaw's Bend: Newspaper Article Re: Naming Of By Henry Kuhn. Source. Colorado County Citizen, April 27, 1950
444 Ctn 10 File 4 Shaw's Bend: News Article Re: New Postoffice: Source: Colorado Citizen, Nov. 9, 1893
445 Ctn 10 File 5 Sheridan, Town Of: History Of. Source: Historical Research Paper, Author Unknown, Undated
446 Ctn 10 File 6 Sheridan, Cheetham Communities: History Of. Sources: Newspaper Clippings; Copies of Original 1909 Survey Letter, Plat, Map; Historical Research Papers
447 Ctn 10 File 7 Sheridan, Cheetham, Marie Communities: History Of, Newspaper Articles Regarding (1890s). Sources: Colorado Citizen, Book Excerpts, Statistics
448 Ctn 10 File 8 Sheridan, Cheetham Communities: History Of, News Articles Regarding (Late 1800s-Early 1900s). Area Newspapers, Book Excerpts, Statistics
449 Ctn 10 File 9 Sheridan, Town Of: News Articles Regarding, 1920s-Early 1960s. Sources: Local Newspapers, Reference Book Extracts Re: Statistics
450 Ctn 10 File 10 Sheridan Land & Improvement Company: Copies of Deeds, Dates Ranging 1860-1913. Source: "Abstract of Title to Tract No. 17 in Walker Wilson Labor Survey"
451 Ctn 10 File 11 Shimek, Community Of: History Of. Source: Appears to Be Personal Remembrance Essay, Author Unknown, Undated
452 Ctn 10 File 12 "The South Carolina Historical & Genealogical Magazine:" 1950. Two Copies. Source: South Carolina Historical Society
453 Ctn 10 File 13 "Special Places of Texas:" Magazine, Modern Era. Source: Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter
454 Ctn 10 File 14 Stafford Opera House (Columbus): Prospectus Re: Heritage '76 Meeting House. 1973-74. Source: Original Prospectus Booklet
455 Ctn 10 File 15 Sutherland School (Colorado County): Photograph of Students, 1927. Source: Original Photograph
456 Ctn 10 File 16 Switzerland: Bound, Fold-Out Map Of. 1989. Source: Original Map
457 Ctn 10 File 17 Tait Family: Correspondence, Other Family History Of (19th Century). Sources: Copies of Original Letters, Newspaper Articles
458 Ctn 10 File 18 Tax Roll: Colorado County, 1837. Source: Typewritten Copy of Original Roll
459 Ctn 10 File 19 Texas, Colonial Era: "Marriage By Bond In Colonial Texas." Hardbound, 1972. Source: Bennett Smith, Author
460 Ctn 10 File 20 Texas Sports: 1929-30 Columbus High School Basketball, First Athletic Team in Texas to Strike. Source: Historical Research Paper w/Footnotes. Author Unknown, Undated
461 Ctn 10 File 21 Texas Trail Drive: First, 1821 To Near Columbus. Source: 1947-48 "Texas Almanac"
462 Ctn 10 File 22 Texas Medicine: First Surgery in Texas by Early Settlers on Colorado River. Source: "The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 1901-02"
463 Ctn 10 File 23 Texas First: Mary Elizabeth Hopkins Santa Claus Museum (Columbus). Source: Unknown, Modern Era
464 Ctn 10 File 24 Texas Maps: Four Foldout Maps, Modern Era. Sources: Original Maps
465 Ctn 10 File 25 Texas Land Surveys: Colorado County. Mid-To-Late 19th Century. Source: Photocopies of Original Documents
466 Ctn 10 File 26 Texas Legislative History: Notes, Correspondence Re: History Of State Legislators. 1975. Source: Original Documents
467 Ctn 10 File 27 Texas, Maps Of: 1860, 1873, 1895, 1904 Versions. Sources: Copies of Original Maps
468 Ctn 10 File 28 Texas: Guidelines for Contributors to "Handbook of Texas." Source: Texas State Hisgtorical Association
469 Ctn 10 File 29 "Texas Under Many Flags" (Book): Excerpts From Pertaining to Colorado County. 1930. Source: American Historical Society, Inc., Author Clarence R. Wharton
470 Ctn 10 File 30 Texas Revolution: Sion R. Bostick Tells Of Capture of Santa Anna. Source: Dallas News/Colorado Citizen, Dec. 10, 1891
471 Ctn 10 File 31 "Texas Women: A Celebration of History:" Softcover Booklet. 1981. Source: Texas Foundation for Women's Resources, Mary Beth Rogers, Project Dirctor
472 Ctn 10 File 32 Theuman, Prof. A.C.: News Item. Source: Colorado Citizen, Dec. 24, 1891
473 Ctn 10 File 33 Towell, Ike P. (1850-1934): Columbus Political Official, Segregationist, Self-Described Infidel, Suicide. Includes Family Tree, Photos. Source: News Items, Death Certificate
474 Ctn 10 File 34 Towns in Colorado County: Brief Overviews Of. Source: Unnamed, Undated Book Excerpts.
475 Ctn 10 File 35 Townsend Family: Diary, Genealogy Worksheets, Public Records, Correspondence. Source: Photocopies of Original Documents
476 Ctn 10 File 36 Townsend Family Papers: Public Records, Deed, Genealogy, Correspondence. Sources: Photocopies of Original Documents
477 Ctn 10 File 37 Tumlinson Family: Legal Documents, Family History, Genealogy, Notes, Correspondence. Sources: Book Excerpts, Genealogy Worksheets, Original Documents and Copies Of
478 Ctn 10 File 38 Tumlinson Family: History Of, Texas Ranger History Re: Capt. John J. Tumlinson. Sources: Primarily Book Excerpts
479 Ctn 10 File 39 Tumlinson Family: Legal Documents Regarding Beginning in 1828. Sources: Photocopies of Original Documents
480 Ctn 11 File 1 Pinchback Family: History Of. Source: Undated, Handwritten Notes Regarding. Author Unknown
481 Ctn 11 File 2 Polk, Rainosek, Munster, Other Families: "I Remember" Softcover Booklet Re: Early 1900s Everyday Life. 1971. Source: Mary Polk, Author
482 Ctn 11 File 3 Prisoner of War Camps, WWII: In Colorado County. Labor Reports: Source: Photocopies of Original Reports
483 Ctn 11 File 4 Quay, Sen. Mathias S. (D. 1904): Political Announcements, News Items Regarding, Obituaries. Sources: Local Newspaper Items
484 Ctn 11 File 5 "Rau Family Tree: A Texas Branch:" Softcover Book. 1991. Includes Photographs. Source: Original Book Compiled by Rau Family Members
485 Ctn 11 File 6 Red Bluff School: 1926 Class Photograph. Source: Original Photograph
486 Ctn 11 File 7 Republic of Texas: "The Marked Gravesites of Citizens of the Republic of Texas." Booklet. Source: Daughters of the Republic of Texas
487 Ctn 11 File 8 Reese, J.W.: Newspaper Article Regarding Accidental Shooting of Brother Less Reese. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Nov. 30, 1907
488 Ctn 11 File 9 Religious History, Local: "Contretemps in the Methodist Church." Publication Editorial. Source: The Occasional, April 4, 1879
489 Ctn 11 File 10 Ricks, John R. A.: Of Columbus. Obituary. Source: Colorado Citizen, May 20, 1910
490 Ctn 11 File 11 Rock Island Community: History Of. Sources: News Articles, Book Excerpts, Historical Research by James G. and Mary E. Hopkins
491 Ctn 11 File 12 Schools, Colorado County: History Of, 19th-Early 20th Centuries. Sources: News Articles, Local Newspapers
492 Ctn 11 File 13 San Jacinto, Battle Of: "The Honor Roll of the Battle," Booklet of Participants. 1965. Source: Original Booklet, San Jacinto Museum of History Assn.
493 Ctn 11 File 14 Sandmeyer, J.F.: Obituary. Source: Colorado Citizen, July 28, 1892
494 Ctn 11 File 15 Sanford, Tanzy (1864-1951): Born as Slave. Obituary. Source: Newspaper Clipping
495 Ctn 11 File 16 Scates, William B.: Texas Revolution Veteran Donation Grant, Certification Of Receiving. Source: Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 1961
496 Ctn 11 File 17 Scherer, Rev. J.J.: News Item Regarding Columbus Visit. Source: Colorado Citizen, Sept. 24, 1896
497 Ctn 11 File 18 Schultz, L.F.: Award-Winning Musician (Accordianist). Newspaper Article Regarding. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Sept. 9, 1905
498 Ctn 11 File 19 Seymour, Sam K. Jr. (1895-1988): Biography. Director, Lower Colorado River Authority; President, Local Electric Cooperative; Other. Source: James G. Hopkins
499 Ctn 11 File 20 Sharp, J.B.: Political Announcement, District Clerk Candidate. Source: Colorado Citizen, Oct. 22, 1896
500 Ctn 11 File 21 Shropshire, C.T.: Colorado County Cattleman. News Article Regarding. Source: Colorado Citizen, June 23, 1898
501 Ctn 11 File 22 Simpson, Emma (Columbus): President of Columbus' Simpson Bank, Only Female Bank President in U.S. News Item Regarding. Source: Colorado Citizen, Jan. 28, 1892
502 Ctn 11 File 23 Simpson, Hon. Friench ( Columbus): State Senator. Newspaper Article Regarding. Source: Colorado Citizen, April 13, 1893
503 Ctn 11 File 24 Shaw Family: Genealogy; Family History; Family, Public Documents. Includes Photo.Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Booklet Re: Texas Revolution
504 Ctn 11 File 25 Smith Family: "Tennessee Smithology" Book Re: Smith Family History, Genealogy. Includes Photos. Source: Emma Barrett Reeves, Author
505 Ctn 11 File 26 Spooner, Judge Thomas H. (Gonzales): Political Announcement Re: Re-Election to District Judge. Source: Colorado Citizen, May 21, 1896
506 Ctn 11 File 27 Stafford Opera House (Columbus): History Of. Includes Slides, Photos, Advertisements Re: Programs. Sources: Varied, Including Bill Stein, Local Newspapers, Other
507 Ctn 11 File 28 Stapleton, William: Memoirs of Colorado County Pioneer Family. Source: Weimar Mercury, April 30, 1915
508 Ctn 11 File 29 Stein, Bill: Part I, Historical Research File Re: Colorado County. Sources: Varied, Including Correspondence, News Articles, Public Records, Other
509 Ctn 11 File 30 Stein, Bill: Part II, Historical Research File Re: Colorado County. Sources: Photocopies of Newspaper Articles Beginning in 1800s.
510 Ctn 12 File 1 McCan, Viser Family: "James McCan and Sarah S. Viser, History and Genealogy of Their Descendants, 1828-1983." Source: Original Book, by Karen McCann Hett
511 Ctn 12 File 2 McGary, Austin (1846-1928): "In Memory of Papa." 1987. Church of Christ Minister, Civil War Veteran. Source: Original Book
512 Ctn 12 File 3 McGary, Related Families: Family History, Genealogy. Includes Photos. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Book Excerpts, Legal Documents, Other
513 Ctn 12 File 4 McGary, Brazelton Families: Family History. Sources: DAR Lineage, Censes, Public Records
514 Ctn 12 File 5 McGeary, McGary, McGarey, McGara Family Assn.: Genealogy, Family History. Sources: Public Records, Genealogy Research, Booklet
515 Ctn 12 File 6 McGary, Hugh: "Hugh McGary: Father and Son." Booklet. 1978. Biographies of the Two McGarys. Source; Hallie H. Strickland
516 Ctn 12 File 7 McGary, Isaac (1800-1866): Biography, Genealogy, Family History. Includes Photograph: Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Book Excerpts, Legal Documents, Other
517 Ctn 12 File 8 McGary, Isaac: Personal History Of. Veteran of San Jacinto, 1846 Mexican War, Judge, Other. Source: Varied Historical Research, Legal Documents, Book Excerpts, Other
518 Ctn 12 File 9 McGary, Isaac: Personal History Of, Family Genealogy. Sources: James G. Hopkins, Legal Documents, Censes, Book Excerpts, Other
519 Ctn 12 File 10 McGary, Isaac: Primarily Legal and Public Records, Some Correspondence. Sources: Copies of Original Documents
520 Ctn 12 File 11 McGary, Isaac: Personal History Of. Sources: Book Excerpts, Other
521 Ctn 12 File 12 McGary, Isaac: Family, Personal History Of. Sources: Essay, Genealogy Worksheets, Book Excerpts, Censes, Family and Legal Records
522 Ctn 12 File 13 McGary, Burtis Families: Family History, Genealogy. Includes Photo. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Book Excerpts, Censes, Other
523 Ctn 12 File 14 McGary, Burtis, Gillespie Families: Family History, Genealogy. Includes Photos. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, Book Excerpts, Other
524 Ctn 12 File 15 McGary and Related Families: Family History, Genealogy, Legal and Public Documents. Sources: Newspaper Articles, Copies of Original Documents, Other
525 Ctn 12 File 16 McGeary, McGary, McGarey, McGara Family: Family Newsletter, Nov. 1982. Includes Genealogy Worksheets. Source: Copies of Original Newsletter
526 Ctn 12 File 17 McGeary, McGary, McGarey, McGara Family: History Of. Sources: Book Excerpts, Censes (Beginning With 1790 U.S. Census)
527 Ctn 12 File 18 McGeary, McGary, McGarey, McGara Family: 1982 Family Newsletter, Other. Sources: Copies of Original Documents
528 Ctn 13 File 1 Colorado County: Notaries Public Of. 1899, 1905, 1907. Source: Weimar Mercury
529 Ctn 13 File 2 Colorado County: Smallpox Outbreaks, 1883-1898. Source: Newspaper Articles Regarding
530 Ctn 13 File 3 Colorado County: Yellow Fever Epidemics, 1867, 1873. Sources: News Articles, Book Excerpts, Correspondence
531 Ctn 13 File 4 Columbus: Slides Of, Many 19th, Early 20th Centuries. Source: James G. Hopkins
532 Ctn 13 File 5 Eagle Lake, Garwood: Late 19th-Early 20th Centuries. Many Identified, Dated. Source: James G. Hopkins
533 Ctn 13 File 6 Nada, New Bielau, Oakland, Osage, Pin Oak School, Pisek Communities: Early Photos Of. Many Identified, Dated. Source: James G. Hopkins
534 Ctn 13 File 7 Provident City, Rock Island Communities: Early Photos Of. Many Identified, Dated. Source: James G. Hopkins
535 Ctn 13 File 8 Santa Anna, Shaw's Bend, Sheridan Communities: Early Photos Of. Many Identified, Dated. Source: James G. Hopkins
536 Ctn 13 File 9 Vox Populi, Weimar Communities; Rice Farming: Early Photos Of. Many Identified, Dated. Source: James G. Hopkins
537 Ctn 13 File 10 Sheridan: Photos, Photocopies, Notes for Program Regarding. Source: James G. Hopkins
538 Ctn 14 File 1 United Daughters of the Confederacy: History Of Columbus Chapter. Source: Research Paper With Attributions. Author, Date Unknown
539 Ctn 14 File 2 Union, Colorado County: Results of Voting to Secede From, Civil War Era. Source: Book, Newspaper Extracts
540 Ctn 14 File 3 Vox Populi Community: History Of. Sources: Research Paper, Newspaper Articles, Postmaster List
541 Ctn 14 File 4 Walker County: "1850 Texas Census" (Walker County); "Walker County Texas 1860 Census." Softbound. Sources: Mrs. V.K. Carpenter; Arlene Wyatt Greathouse
542 Ctn 14 File 5 Walker County: "Marriage Records of Walker County, 1846-1880." Softbound, 1978. Source: Walker Counthy Genealogical Society, Huntsville Public Library
543 Ctn 14 File 6 Walker County: "Walker County Texas Cemeteries." Softbound, 1992. Includes News Article Regarding. Source: Walker County Genealogical Society (Stewart, Banes, and Banes)
544 Ctn 14 File 7 Walker, William H., M.D. (B. 1844): Biography Of. Source: "A History of Texas and Texans," Frank W. Johnson, 1916
545 Ctn 14 File 8 Wallace, Col. J.W. E. (1796-1877): Biography Of Early Colorado County Settler, Texas Revolution Veteran. Source: Book Excerpts, News Articles, Research Papers, Other
546 Ctn 14 File 9 Waller County: "A History of Waller County Roads." Booklet, 1976. Source: Waller County Historical Commission, Peggy Wunsch Martin
547 Ctn 14 File 10 Washington, George: Gregorian Calendar Change of Birthdate. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, April 24, 1909
548 Ctn 14 File 11 Weimar (Also Osage): Histories Of. Source: "Weimar, Texas, First 100 Years, 1873-1973;" "Colorado County Sesquicentennial Commemorative Book," 1986
549 Ctn 14 File 12 Weimar: History Of. Sources: Public Documents, Masonic Records, Newspaper Articles, Historical Essay
550 Ctn 14 File 13 Weimar: History Of. Sources: Newspaper Articles, Predominately Weimar Mercury
551 Ctn 14 File 14 Weimar: History Of. Sources: Newspaper Articles, Obituary, Business Listings
552 Ctn 14 File 15 Weimar Mercury, Colorado County Citizen: Four Issues-2 May 10, 1973, June 14, 1973, June 21, 1973. Sources: Original Newspapers
553 Ctn 14 File 16 Whitfield Family: Family History, Genealogy. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, News Articles, Personal and Public Documents (Copies Of)
554 Ctn 14 File 17 Whitfied Family: Family History, Genealogy. Sources: Genealogy Worksheets, News Articles, Personal and Public Documents (Copies Of)
555 Ctn 14 File 18 Wolters Family: "The Wolters-Herder Family in Texas, 1835-1957." Booklet
556 Ctn 14 File 19 Women's History: "Women on the Texas Frontier." Booklet. 1983. Source: Ann Patton Malone (Texas Western Press)
557 Ctn 14 File 20 Yoakum: "Yoakum Tomato Festival," 1941 Program. Source: Original Program
558 Ctn 14 File 21 Youens-Hopkins House: Information Re: Historical Marker, Including Inscription Text. Sources: Application, Historical Research, Deeds, Plats, Other
559 Ctn 14 File 22 Zumwalt, Malzena Ann: Newspaper Article Re: 100th Birthday, Colorado County Citizen, May 1, 1941. Source: Original Newspaper (Fragile)
560 Ctn 15 File 1 Hopkins, Related Families: Genealogy, Family History, Family Stories. Includes Photos. Source: Manuscripts, Public Records
561 Ctn 15 File 2 Hopkins, Related Families: Genealogy, Family History. Includes Photos. Source: News Articles, Public Records, Cemetery Records, Genealogy Research
562 Ctn 15 File 3 Hopkins, Related Families: Genealogy, Family History. Includes Photos. Source: Public Records, Genealogy Research, Personal Letters
563 Ctn 15 File 4 Hopkins, Related Families: Genealogy, Family History. Includes Photos. Source: Public Records, Census Data, Genealogy Research
564 Ctn 15 File 5 Hopkins, Related Families: Genealogy, Family History. Includes Photos. Source: Genealogy Research, News Articles, Personal Reminescences
565 Ctn 15 File 6 Hopkins, Related Families: Genealogy, Family History, Hopkins Coat of Arms, 1791 Deed of Gift (North Carolina). Includes Photos. Source: Genealogy and Historical Research, Public Records
566 Ctn 15 File 7 Hopkins, Related Families: Genealogy, Family History. Includes Photos. Source: Genealogy Research, "Texas Under Many Flags" Article,
567 Ctn 16 File 1 Dedication, Garwood Texas Historical Marker, Oct. 19, 1985. Source: 2 Brochures
568 Ctn 16 File 2 Record of Galveston Internments, 1859-1872. Source: Public Records (1976), News Articles
569 Ctn 16 File 3 Colorado County Gravel Industry, History Of. Source: Compiled by James G. Hopkins From Local Newspapers
570 Ctn 16 File 4 Garwood, History Of. Includes Photos. Source: Magazine and Newspaper Articles, Public Records, Historical Research Papers
571 Ctn 16 File 5 Garwood, History Of; Collection of Newspaper Articles 1920-1929. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Colorado Citizen, Reference Book
572 Ctn 16 File 6 Garwood, History Of; Collection of Newspaper Articles 1912-1919. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Colorado Citizen, Reference Book
573 Ctn 16 File 7 Garwood, History Of; Library History, Garwood Historical Marker Dedication, Newspaper Articles 1882-1911. Source: Booklets, Brochures, Area Newspapers
574 Ctn 16 File 8 Genealogy Hardback Book Featuring Greene, Scoggin, White, Dyer, Other Families. By : J. Sharon Johnson Doliante. Source: Genealogical Serendipity, Vol. I
575 Ctn 16 File 9 Good and Related Families Genealogy, History. Source: News Articles, Genealogical Research Compiled by James G. Hopkins
576 Ctn 16 File 10 Nada, History Of. Source: Fire Insurance Rates Booklet (1938) w/1955 Supplement; News Articles (1931-1935) Compiled by James G. Hopkins
577 Ctn 16 File 11 List of Colorado County Officials During Republic of Texas Era. Source: Returns of Election Held 4 Feb. 1839, County Colorado (Photocopy); 1836 Letter
578 Ctn 16 File 12 Osage, History Of; Masonic Lodge Minutes (1872-1884). Source: Confederate Postmaster List; Other Information Compiled by James G. Hopkins
579 Ctn 16 File 13 Colorado County Overview. Source: "Colorado County Super Star" 8 Page Tabloid Insert, Colorado County Newspapers (c. 1970s)
580 Ctn 16 File 14 List of Colorado County Poll Taxes and Exemptions (1910). Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Handwritten Notes. Copied by James G. Hopkins
581 Ctn 16 File 15 List of Colorado County Poll Taxes (1906). Source: Eagle Lake Headlight. Copied by James G. Hopkins
582 Ctn 16 File 16 Colorado County Political History (1902-1918). Includes White Man's Party Information. Source: Compiled From County Newspapers by James G. Hopkins
583 Ctn 16 File 17 Colorado County Political History (Late 19th Century. Source: "Platform of the Independent Party," Democratic and Republican Tickets. (Photocopies)
584 Ctn 16 File 18 List of Colorado County Postmasters, 1835-1921. Source: Typwritten List, Probably Compiled by James G. Hopkins
585 Ctn 16 File 19 Colorado County Totals, Prohibition Vote (1887). Source: Weimar Mercury, Compiled by James G. Hopkins
586 Ctn 16 File 20 Colorado County Rail Road Subscriptions; Commissioner's Court Reports (1891). Source: Original List, News Articles (Photocopies)
587 Ctn 16 File 21 Southern Pacific Railroad Line Re: Colorado County. Source: "Guidebook of the Western United States," U.S. Dept. of the Interior (1933)
588 Ctn 16 File 22 Colorado County Railroads (1898-1909). Source: Compiled From County Newspapers by James G. Hopkins
589 Ctn 16 File 23 Colorado County Reconstruction Elections; Bill of Sale for Slave Girl (1853, 1857, 1865, 1867). Source: Photocopies of Original Documents
590 Ctn 16 File 24 Colorado County Resources for Immigrants (1895). Source: Weimar Mercury, Copied by James G. Hopkins
591 Ctn 16 File 25 Colorado County, Rice Culture In (Includes Report of Garwood Historical Marker) (1974). Source: Various, Compiled by James G. Hopkins
592 Ctn 16 File 26 New School Teachers Hired (1884). Source: Colorado Citizen, Copied by James G. Hopkins
593 Ctn 16 File 27 Texas Secession, Civil War Information Re: Colorado County (Includes 1862 Bill of Sale). Source: Original Document, Other Compiled by James G. Hopkins
594 Ctn 17 File 1 Glidden, Photographic Slides Relating To, Binder-Type Album. Source: James G. Hopkins
595 Ctn 17 File 2 Garwood, Photographic Slides Relating To, Binder-Type Album. Source: James G. Hopkins
596 Ctn 17 File 3 Garwood, Photographic Negatives Relating To, Binder-Type Album. Source: James G. Hopkins
597 Ctn 17 File 4 Colorado County Towns/Cities, Photographic Negatives Relating To, Binder-Type Album. Source: James G. Hopkins
598 Ctn 17 File 5 Garwood, Photographic Slides Relating To, Binder-Type Album. Source: James G. Hopkins
599 Ctn 17 File 6 Columbus, Photographic Slides Relating To, Binder-Type Album. Source: James G. Hopkins
600 Ctn 17 File 7 Glidden, Photographic Slides Relating To, Binder-Type Album. Source: James G. Hopkins
601 Ctn 17 File 8 Rock Island, Photographic Slides Relating To, Binder-Type Album. Source: James G. Hopkins
602 Ctn 17 File 9 Sheridan, Photographic Slides Relating To, Binder-Type Album. Source: James G. Hopkins
603 Ctn 18 File 1 Alleyton, History Of. Some Columbus History. Source: County Newspaper Articles Copied/Compiled by James G. Hopkins
604 Ctn 18 File 2 Colorado County, African-American History In. Includes Photos. Source: Handwritten Oral/Written History; News Articles
605 Ctn 18 File 3 Alleyton (and Columbus), History Of. Includes Photos. Source: Essay, News Articles Copied/Compiled by James G. Hopkins
606 Ctn 18 File 4 Altair, History Of. Source: Essay, Other Items. Copied/Compiled by James G. Hopkins
607 Ctn 18 File 5 3 Magazines-2 "Antiquing in Texas" (1980); 1 "Antiques USA" (1981) w/Columbus Articles
608 Ctn 18 File 6 Ben Marshall Baker Brief Bio Re: Historical Marker. Source: Official Texas Historical Marker Colorado County Order 3707
609 Ctn 18 File 7 The Baptist Church in Texas (Mercer Family Involvement In). Source: Essay w/References, Unknown Author
610 Ctn 18 File 8 Bartels-Moeller House (Columbus), History Of. Source: Essay, Unknown Author
611 Ctn 18 File 9 Beason Papers (1890), English/Spanish. Source: Photocopies of Original Documents
612 Ctn 18 File 10 Brief History of Beason's Crossing. Source: 2 Copies of Essay by Mr. and Mrs. James G. Hopkins
613 Ctn 18 File 11 Bernardo, History Of. Includes Photos. Source: Essay, Demographics Copied/Compiled by James G. Hopkins
614 Ctn 18 File 12 Borden and Osage, Histories Of. Source: Compiled by Jack Montgomery
615 Ctn 18 File 13 Gail Borden, Brief Bio; Borden, History Of. Source: "Handbook of Texas," Biographical Directory. Copied by James G. Hopkins
616 Ctn 18 File 14 Bordenville, History Items Regarding. Includes Photo. Source: Brief Essay, Unknown Author
617 Ctn 18 File 15 Senator Adam Braden Obituary, 1884. Source: Colorado Citizen, Copied by James G. Hopkins
618 Ctn 18 File 16 Brick Storehouse, Columbus, History Of. Source: Research Paper, Unknown Author
619 Ctn 18 File 17 Robert Brotherton Biography. Source: Biographical Essay w/References. Unknown Author
620 Ctn 18 File 18 Brunson-Goldsmith-Grogan-Wendel Building, Columbus, History Of. Source: Research Paper, References, Unknown Author
621 Ctn 18 File 19 Buescher (and Calhoun), Histories Of; Story Re: Saloon. Includes Photos. Source: Research Paper, Personal Remembrance
622 Ctn 18 File 20 Burford and Related Families, History/Genealogy. Source: Booklet w/Photos (1999) Compiled by Betty Arnold Loftiss
623 Ctn 18 File 21 Dr. Sam Burford and Family. Source: Deeds Information, Resumes, Public Records, Abstract of Title, Obituary, Will, Other
624 Ctn 18 File 22 Burford Family, History/Origins Of. Includes Photos. Source: Genealogy Research Forms, Book Extract, Biographies
625 Ctn 19 File 1 Columbus Garden Club: Minutes, Fiscal Years, 1997-2004
626 Ctn 19 File 2 Columbus Garden Club Scrapbook Re: 1960 Flower Show
627 Ctn 19 File 3 Columbus Garden Club Publicity Scrapbook, 1970-1978
628 Ctn 19 File 4 Columbus Garden Club Scrapbook, 1956-57. Publicity and Information Re: Blue Star Highway Dedication. Photos Included
629 Ctn 19 File 5 Columbus Garden Club Scrapbook, 1992-1999. Newspaper Clippings, Photos
630 Ctn 19 File 6 Columbus Garden Club Scrapbook 1969-70. Newspaper Clippings, Photos (Including Flower Show Photos)
631 Ctn 19 File 7 Columbus Garden Club Scrapbook 1978-1992
632 Ctn 20 File 1 List of Colorado County Delegates to 1893 Stockmen's Convention. Source: Colorado Citizen
633 Ctn 20 File 2 List of Colorado County World War I Veterans, Registrations. Source: Shropshire-Upton Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy
634 Ctn 20 File 3 Colorado District Dec. 31, 1825 Census. Source: "The First Census of Texas 1829-1836" by Marion Day Mullins (1959)
635 Ctn 20 File 4 Letters from John Tumlinson to the Governor of Texas Re: Indian Attacks, 1823. Source: "Manuscript Letters and Documents of Early Texians 1821-1845." Includes Photocopies of Originals
636 Ctn 20 File 5 List of Colorado District Settlers, 1823. Source: "Manuscript Letters and Documents of Early Texans 1821-1845," E.W. Winkler (From Spanish Archives of Texas). Includes Photocopies of Original List
637 Ctn 20 File 6 Letter from Henry J. Hajovsky, Colorado County Tax Assessor-Collector to Hopkins Rice Office in Garwood Re: Blank Voter Registration Applications. 1971. Source: Original Letter
638 Ctn 20 File 7 List of Colorado County World War I Veterans
639 Ctn 20 File 8 Colorado County Statistics, 1892. (Largely Agricultural Statistics). Source: Weimar Mercury, 1892.
640 Ctn 20 File 9 "Explorer's Map," Colorado River Trail. Modern Era. Source: Lower Colorado River Authority
641 Ctn 20 File 10 Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Texas, Meeting Minutes of Caldonia Masonic Lodge 68, Columbus. 1858-1931. Includes Photocopy Re: Lodge Formation/Founding, as Well as Historical Marker Text. Copied by James Hopkins
642 Ctn 20 File 11 Columbus, Brief History Of by O.A. Zumwalt. Source: Local Newspapers. Dates Range from 1878 to 1931
643 Ctn 20 File 12 Columbus News Reports, Various, 1893, 1894, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1900, 1908. Includes Report of Large Fire Near Downtown Columbus in 1893. Sources: Local Newspapers
644 Ctn 20 File 13 Columbus News Reports, Various, 1908 through 1928. Includes Reports of 1924 Death of Sam Pang, Chinese Laundry Owner and ". . .only Chinaman in the County," and 1928 Unearthing of Mastodon/Mammoth Bones. Sources: Local Newspapers
645 Ctn 20 File 14 United Daughters of the Confederacy Program by James Hopkins. 1975. Emphasis on John Shropshire. Includes 1861 List of Local Members of Fifth Regiment, Texas Mounted Volunteers (Cavalry). Source: Research by James G. Hopkins
646 Ctn 20 File 15 Book, "Tennessee Settlers and their Descendants," Tennessee Genealogical Society. 1994. Hardbound
647 Ctn 20 File 16 "Crime in Texas," Texas Crime Statistics, 1994, 2000. Softbound. Source: Texas Department of Public Safety
648 Ctn 20 File 17 "Early Days in Texas," Curriculum Bulletin Re: Early Texas History. Softbound. Source: Dorothy Sinclair, Houston Public Schools Curriculum Dept. 1958
649 Ctn 20 File 18 "Exotics in Texas," Texas Parks and Wildlife Handbook, Max Traweek and Roy Welch. 1992
650 Ctn 20 File 19 "Community Residency," Packet Re: Cultural Offerings of a Given Community and Associated Programs/Projects. Source: Texas Folklife Resources. 2001-2002
651 Ctn 20 File 20 "The Furbearers of Texas" Handbook. Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife, David J. Schmidly, John Tveten. 1988
652 Ctn 20 File 21 "Texas State Travel Guide," Thorough Coverage, Many Photographs, Includes Columbus. Tourism Magazine. Source: State Dept. of Highways and Public Transportation. Modern Era
653 Ctn 20 File 22 Newspaper Item Re: Texas Ranger James Newsom. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, May 27, 1916
654 Ctn 20 File 23 Newspaper Item Re: F.A. Tanner, White Man's Party Candidate for Colorado County Commissioner. Source: Colorado Citizen, April 15, 1910
655 Ctn 20 File 24 Obituary, Rebecca E. Townsend. Source: Colorado Citizen, Aug. 18, 1892
656 Ctn 20 File 25 Obituary, Judge E.L. Theuman. Source: Colorado Citizen, Jan. 15, 1909
657 Ctn 20 File 26 Obituary, H.S. Townsend. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Nov. 29, 1930
658 Ctn 20 File 27 "Original Land Holders of Some Texas Counties," Land Office File Numbers. Source: Harris County Genealogical Society. 1976
659 Ctn 20 File 28 "The 50 Best Books on Texas," Fiction/Non-Fiction. Softcover. Source: A.C. Greene. 1982
660 Ctn 20 File 29 Reprints: Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in Texas; Papers of the Texas Revolution; Original Titles of Record; Historic Matagorda County; Writings of Sam Houston; 1952 Handbook of Texas; 59 for Freedom; Others. Sources/Dates: Various
661 Ctn 20 File 30 Obituary (3); Sarah Myrah Thatcher. Sources: Weimar Mercury (1897); Colorado Citizen (2-Both 1897)
662 Ctn 20 File 31 Biographies/Obituaries: Hon. Wells Townsend (One-Time Lieutenant Governor and State Senatorand Mrs. Wells Townsend (Obituary Only). 1876, 1878, 1882, 1891, 1914, 1934.
663 Ctn 20 File 32 "Thomas, Walters & Related Welsh Families of Sourthern Minnesota. . ." Softcover. Genealogy, Includes Photos. Source: Judith A. Walters
664 Ctn 20 File 33 "The Seven Townsend Brothers of Texas 1826-1838." Genealogy. Includes Photos/Biographies; Letter to "Anna" from M. H. Townsend. Source: Tula Townsend Wyatt. 1974
665 Ctn 20 File 34 Obituary: Capt. Light Townsend (Texas Ranger). Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, May 14, 1932
666 Ctn 20 File 35 Newspaper Report Re: List of Colorado County Sheriffs (To That Date). Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Jan. 23, 1932
667 Ctn 20 File 36 Dr. Lawrence Augustine Washington, Jr., Nephew of President George Washington: Personal Information, Letters, Other. Includes Mt. Vernon Handbook, 2 "True West" Magazines, 1976. Sources and Dates: Various
668 Ctn 20 File 37 Manuscript: "The Widow's Plight and Place" by Paul C. Boethel, Re: Widowhood in Early Texas. Includes Letter to Bill Stein. Several Copies Showing Editing Marks in Ms. Source: Undetermined
669 Ctn 20 File 38 Wilkinson, Leroy. Letter Re: Land Dispute. 1837. Source: Colorado County Clerk's Office Records
670 Ctn 20 File 39 Obituaries (2): R. W. Walker. Sources: Eagle Lake Headlight, Weimar Mercury. Jan. 28 and 29, 1916
671 Ctn 20 File 40 Washington, L.A. (Nephew of Pres. George Washington): 1876 Newspaper Item; Deeds, 1858 and 1871. Source: Colorado Citizen; Handwritten Deeds
672 Ctn 20 File 41 Election to State Legislature: Capt. J.M. Woolsey. Source: Colorado Citizen. 1886
673 Ctn 20 File 42 Obituary: Mary E. (Ware)West. Sources: Colorado Citizen, Oct. 26, 1893.
674 Ctn 20 File 43 Newspaper Report Re: Knife Attack Upon R.E. Watson. Source: Colorado Citizen, May 24, 1918
675 Ctn 20 File 44 Woolsey, J.P., Candidate for Colorado County Clerk, Biography. Source: Colorado Citizen, Aug. 25, 1892
676 Ctn 20 File 45 "Wesley Brethren Church - A Century of Service to the Saviour, 1864-1964" (Wesley, TX). Handbook. History of Church, Including Photos. 1964
677 Ctn 20 File 46 "Wilbecks in Denmark and Texas." Genealogy Handbook Re: Descendants of Andreas Johansen Wilbeck 1831-1985. Source: Karen McCann hett, Dorothy Crawford Shackelford. 1985
678 Ctn 20 File 47 "The Wolters-Herder Family in Texas" 1835-1980. Second Edition. Genealogy Booklet. 1980
679 Ctn 20 File 48 Obituary: Andrew Cochran Zumwalt. Civil War Veteran. Source: Weimar Mercury, July 15, 1905
680 Ctn 21 File 1 "Hardship and Promise," Genealogy/History of Henneke and Middeke Families. Source: Arliss Treybig. 1992
681 Ctn 21 File 2 "The Houston Post Story," Booklet. History of Houston Post Newspaper. (Some Pages Missing.) Undated, Modern Era
682 Ctn 21 File 3 Dallas Opera House Program. 1913-1914. Original Program
683 Ctn 21 File 4 Handwritten Original Poems, One Addressed to Annie Burford, Undated School Paper on Hummingbirds, Newspaper Item, Handwritten Notes. Source: Originals; Colorado Citizen. Jan. 6, 1898
684 Ctn 21 File 5 Horseracing in Colorado County: Newspaper Reports, Book Excerpt from "Texas" by Dr. Ferdinand Roemer, 1935. Other Dates Range 1886-1893. Source: Dr. Roemer, Colorado Citizen
685 Ctn 21 File 6 Harris, Dilue Rose (Mrs. Ira): News Articles By and About, Biography, Sister's Obituary (Mrs. Vick Leyendecker), Harris' Obituary. 1881, 1911, 1914. Source: Local Newspapers
686 Ctn 21 File 7 "History of Hospital in Columbus, Texas," J.H. Wooten, Jr., M.D. Handwritten in Theme Book, Typed Copy (w/Bill Stein), 1937 Newspaper Clippings. Undated Mss., Written Modern Era
687 Ctn 21 File 8 "Johnson Gleanings, Vol. I," Softcover. Johnson Family Genealogy/History. William A. Yates. 1976
688 Ctn 21 File 9 Jones, Gen. Augustus: Biography, Obituary, Masonic Lodge Memoriam, 1891 News Item Re: Wife and Daughter. 1887, 1891. Colorado Citizen, Dubuque, Iowa Daily Telegraph
689 Ctn 21 File 10 "Good Time Rhymes," Poems by Joyce Loessin. Softcover. 1999
690 Ctn 21 File 11 St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Columbus, Founded 1919. Handbook of History, Then-Current Information (1979). Includes Photos
691 Ctn 21 File 12 Trinity Lutheran Church, Frelsburg, History Of. Herder/Holloway Family Tree, Correspondence, Hand-Written Notes, Biographies, Historical Marker Dedication Information (1978-79). Dates Vary
692 Ctn 21 File 13 "The Lyman Wight Colony in Texas," Booklet, J. Marvin Hunter. History of Latter Day Saints (Mormon)1846 Settlement in Texas. Source: Historical Research by Author
693 Ctn 21 File 14 Columbus Tourism "Brochuremap." 2 Copies. Modern Era. Source: Columbus Chamber of Commerce.
694 Ctn 21 File 15 Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Bielau (Founded 1886): History Of, Information for Historical Marker (1986?). Family Histories of Some Congregants. Sources: Varied
695 Ctn 21 File 16 St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Columbus: Softcover Booklet. Church History, 1919-1979. Includes History of Scherer Family. Some Photos, Poor Quality.
696 Ctn 21 File 17 Munn Family, Genealogy/History. Includes Family Tree Charts, Maps, Other. Source: Compiled by Mac Q. Munn, Late 1980s-1990s. Sources: Varied, Many
697 Ctn 21 File 18 Mexican War, Colorado County Men In. Sources: "Texas Veterans in the Mexican War," (1846 Muster Rolls), 1984, Charles D. Spurlin; Local Newspapers; Hopkins Genealogical Library
698 Ctn 21 File 19 Kessler's Lake Spa, Newspaper Clipping Re: Program on Kessler's Lake by Mary E. Hopkins. Modern Era. Source: Colorado Citizen
699 Ctn 21 File 20 McCormick, George (Confederate Soldier): Reminiscences Of, Letters By, Biography. Includes Photo of McCormick, Maps. 1861-1864. Other Notes Modern Era. Source: McCormick Letters, Other Writings
700 Ctn 21 File 21 Methodist Church, Columbus: News Item Re: Rev. J.J. Scherer as Guest Minister. Source: Colorado Citizen, Oct. 8, 1896
701 Ctn 21 File 22 "Man and Family Here Fleeing From Mexico," Newspaper Report on Crisis in Mexico. Source: Colorado Citizen, March 25, 1916
702 Ctn 21 File 23 Methodist Church, Colly Memorial United, Eagle Lake: 1972 Centennial Celebration Program. Includes Some History.
703 Ctn 21 File 24 "Methodism in Weimar," First United Methodist Church 1974 Centennial Celebration Program. Includes Photos and Some History
704 Ctn 21 File 25 Magnolia Homes Tour Programs (Columbus), 1979, 1981, 1983. Source: Magnolia Homes Tour, Inc.
705 Ctn 21 File 26 "Revolutionary War Patriots of Marshall County, Tennessee." Hardcover by Jane Wallace Alford. 1976
706 Ctn 21 File 27 "What's Going On," New York Tourism Bulletin, 1914. Source: City News Publishing Co.
707 Ctn 21 File 28 Nagel, Charles, Secretary of Commerce and Labor: Biography, Other News Items. Source: Weimar Mercury, 1909
708 Ctn 21 File 29 Nagel, Charles, Secretary of Commerce and Labor: News Articles Regarding Biography, Visit to Colorado County. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, 1909
709 Ctn 21 File 30 Newspapers, Area: List Of and Information Re: Source: Newspaper Articles, Newspaper Clippings, Handwritten Notes, Correspondence
710 Ctn 21 File 31 "Marriage and Death Notices from Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette, 1799-1825," Carrie L. Broughton. Source: Mary E. Hopkins Collection
711 Ctn 21 File 32 "Texas Pecan Orchard Management Handbook," 1977. Source: Texas Agricultural Extension Service, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, United States Department of Agriculture
712 Ctn 21 File 33 World War II Prisoner of War Camps (Colorado County-Garwood, Eagle Lake): Sources: Interviews, Newspaper Articles, Research and Program Notes, Other. Includes Photos.
713 Ctn 21 File 34 "Stalag --Texas, 1943-1945," Re: World War II Prisoner of War Camp, Robert Warren Tissing. Photocopies of Book Excerpt. Source: "Military History of Texas and the Southwest."
714 Ctn 21 File 35 Prause, Arnold Senior and Jullana Koehler Prause, Golden Wedding Anniversary. Source: Colorado Citizen, May 24, 1888
715 Ctn 21 File 36 Putney, Judge R.W.: Obituary. Source: May 21, 1896
716 Ctn 21 File 37 Papenberg, W.C.: White Man's Party Candidate for Colorado County District Clerk, Re-Election Announcement. Source: Colorado Citizen, March 4, 1910
717 Ctn 21 File 38 Pierce, Thomas W., Will Of Re: Public Education Bequests. Source: Weimar Mercury, Feb. 8, 1890
718 Ctn 22 File 1 United Daughters of the Confederacy, Annual Convention Program Booklets, 1950-1958
719 Ctn 22 File 2 Daughters of the American Revolution, John Everett Chapter, State Conference Programs, 1984-1986
720 Ctn 22 File 3 Daughters of the American Revolution, Annual Confererence Programs, Dates Range from 1949-Mid-1980s.
721 Ctn 22 File 4 Other DAR, UDC Correspondence and Memorabilia, Including Financial Statements
722 Ctn 23 File 1 Colorado County, Rice Culture In. Source: James G. Hopkins Historical Research
723 Ctn 23 File 2 Houston Post Newspaper, President Reagan Wounded. March 31, 1981.
724 Ctn 23 File 3 McGary, Gillespie and Related Families' History. Sources: Book Excerpts, Marriage and Deed Records.
725 Ctn 23 File 4 Motley Family Genealogy
726 Ctn 23 File 5 Madisonville, TX Public Schools, History Of. Source: "Past and Present," Vol. 3, #3. Madison County Genealogical Society
727 Ctn 23 File 6 McCormick, George, Scrapbook Re: His Life. 1872-1944. Photocopies, Including Photos. Source: Myrah Jane McCormick Draper
728 Ctn 23 File 7 "A Short History of Colorado County," Mrs. James G. Hopkins. 1978
729 Ctn 23 File 8 Hopkins Family Genealogy, Correspondence Re:. 1972. Source: James G. Hopkins
730 Ctn 23 File 9 Hopkins, Jim: Letter from Will Rogers Jr., Book Excerpt Re: Calf-Roping Record Broken by Hopkins in 1900 Rodeo
731 Ctn 23 File 10 Hopkins, Jim: Correspondence Re: Death Of, Including from Actor Jack Webb's Mother; Leon Hale Column
732 Ctn 23 File 11 Mary E. Hopkins: Ax Handle Saloon Memo Re: from Crockett Leyendecker. Modern Era
733 Ctn 23 File 12 Hopkins, James: Colorado County Historical Survey Committee Program Re: "Firsts" in Colorado County. March 21, 1974
734 Ctn 23 File 13 Hopkins, Mary Elizabeth: "Developing a Rural Community," 1973 Presentation at Winedale Conference on the Principles of Architectural Preservation and Restoration
735 Ctn 23 File 14 Hopkins, James: 1988 Presentation To Columbus Rotary Club Re: San Jacinto Veterans
736 Ctn 23 File 15 Hilderbrandt, Will: Shooting Death of by W.L. McDow. Source: Weimar Mercury, Jan. 27, 1900
737 Ctn 23 File 16 Hoover, Tuck: Murder of by James Coleman; Follow-up News Report. Source: Weimar Mercury, Feb. 22 and Feb. 29, 1896
738 Ctn 23 File 17 Hopkins, James, Colorado Co. Historical Commission Correspondence. 1983-1985
739 Ctn 23 File 18 Hoyt (or Hoit), Samuel W.: Excerpt Re: Disposal of His Land Following His Death. Sources: "Historic Matagorda County, Vol. I," Other Excerpts
740 Ctn 23 File 19 Hopkins, Jane Elizabeth: Birth Certificate. 1949
741 Ctn 23 File 20 Hope, Marshal Larkin: Knifing Of by Ike Towell. Source: Dec. 28, 1889
742 Ctn 23 File 21 Hopkins, John Jr. and James G.: 1951 Deed. Source: Colorado and Harris Counties' Records
743 Ctn 23 File 22 Hood's Texas Brigade (Confederate): Colorado County Members Of. Source: James G. Hopkins, Colorado County Historical Commission; Book/Research Paper Excerpts
744 Ctn 23 File 23 Hopkins, James G.: Correspondence Re: Local Family Histories. 1970s
745 Ctn 23 File 24 Hopkins, Mary Elizabeth: Genealogical Research, Family History Recording, Instructions Re:. Modern Era
746 Ctn 23 File 25 Historical Markers, Columbus: Information and Correspondence Regarding for 1973
747 Ctn 23 File 26 Hopkins, Mary Elizabeth: "Developing a Rural Community: A Case Study of Columbus, Texas," Winedale Conference, 1973
748 Ctn 23 File 27 Local Physician, Dr. John Henry Bowers, 1817-1907: Biography of Early Columbus Physician Who Wrote on Epidemic Disease in Texas. Source: Book/Research Paper Excerpts; Colorado Citizen, April 21, 1892
749 Ctn 23 File 28 Historical Marker Re: Robert Brotherton, One Of Stephen F. Austin's "Old Three Hundred." Source: Biography by James G. Hopkins
750 Ctn 23 File 29 Municipality of Colorado (Republic of Texas): Ordinance and Decree Creating. Passed Jan. 8, 1836, Signed by John M'Mullen, Jan. 11, 1836. Source: "The Papers of the Texas Revolution 1835-1836"
751 Ctn 23 File 30 Official Texas Historical Marker Re: Texas First Fourth of July Celebration in Beason's (Beeson's) Park, Columbus. 1975. Sources: Various Book/Research Paper Excerpts
752 Ctn 23 File 31 Maps: One of Colorado County, One of Towns Therein. 1965, Revised Sept. 1, 1971 and Jan. 1, 1974. Source: Texas State Highway Department
753 Ctn 23 File 32 Map: Colorado County. 1965, Revised Feb. 1, 1981. Source: Texas Highway Department
754 Ctn 23 File 33 Maps and Plat: Plat of Sheridan (1941); Ed Rabel Oil Lease Map (1952?); Map of Colorado County Towns (Revised 1971); Colorado County Map (Revised 1981). Source: Sunray Oil Corp., Texas State Hwy. Dpt.; Other
755 Ctn 23 File 34 Maps: Columbus (Modern Era); Colorado County (1879 Lithograph), Revised Colorado County (1974, 1981), Brazoria County. Sources: Texas State Hwy. Dpt., Texas General Land Office, Other
756 Ctn 23 File 35 Mill, Cotton Seed Oil (Columbus): History of. 1881-1891. Source: Colorado Citizen
757 Ctn 23 File 36 List of County Histories Owned by James G. Hopkins. Undated-Modern Era
758 Ctn 23 File 37 "Short History of Colorado County," Mrs. James G. Hopkins. 1978
759 Ctn 23 File 38 "First Water Pumped from the Colorado River," Historical Application for Columbus Water Works. Source: James G. Hopkins
760 Ctn 23 File 39 "First Town to Dig Artesian Well," Historical Application for Columbus Water Works. Source: James G. Hopkins
761 Ctn 23 File 40 "Gas From Old River Bed Is Bottled at Columbus:" Newspaper Article. Source: Weimar Mercury, Sept. 11, 1914
762 Ctn 23 File 41 Columbus Female Seminary (1851-1883): Masonic Support Of. Sources: Varied. Compiled by James G. Hopkins
763 Ctn 23 File 42 Columbus and Colorado County Businesses, Early History Of: Dates Range from 1874 to 1911. Sources:Articles in Local Newspapers
764 Ctn 23 File 43 Columbus Tap Railway, History Of (First Railroad Built in Texas). Sources: Various-Compiled by James G. Hopkins
765 Ctn 23 File 44 Mercer, Eli (Pioneer Texan): Biography Of. Sources: Various-Compiled by James G. Hopkins
766 Ctn 23 File 45 "Early Settlers and Bits of History of Columbus and Colorado County 1821-1845. 1973. Compiled by Colorado County Historical Survey Committee, Historic Preservation Committee (Mary E. Hopkins and James Hopkins, Respective Chairmen)
767 Ctn 24 File 1 Metal Photographic Slide Holder: Contains Slides of Columbus Historical Homes, Buildings, City Views
768 Ctn 24 File 2 Metal Photographic Slide Holder: Contains Slides of Columbus Historical Homes, Buildings, Bridges, Views. Also 2 Slides of Colorado County World War II(?) Veterans
769 Ctn 24 File 3 Metal Photographic Slide Holder: Contains Slides of Columbus Historical Markers
770 Ctn 24 File 4 Metal Photographic Slide Holder: Contains Slides of Columbus Historical Homes, Buildings, Views, Unidentified People, Other Historical Points of Interest. Also Slides of "Flying Jenny" Paddlewheel River Boat
771 Ctn 24 File 5 Metal Photographic Slide Holder: Contains Slides of Columbus Historical Homes, Early Businesses, Other Historical Points of Interest
772 Ctn 25 File 1 Burford Family Genealogy/Family History: Correspondence Regarding. 1953-1965. Source: Mary E. Hopkins, Phil Burford, Cameron Allen
773 Ctn 25 File 2 Allen, Monroe E. (B. 1860) Farmer, Businessman, Postmaster: Biography Of. Source: "A History of Texas and Texans, Volume III," Frank W. Johnson, 1916
774 Ctn 25 File 3 "The Old Three Hundred:" List of Stephen F. Austin Colonists with Dates. Source: "A History of Texas From Wilderness to Commonwealth," Louis J. Wortham, 1924
775 Ctn 25 File 4 Letter to Stephen F. Austin from James Cummins Re: Indian Problems. 1826. Photocopy. Source: Original Letter
776 Ctn 25 File 5 "Resolution of Confidence and Respect" for Stephen F. Austin from General Council of the Provisional Government of Texas. 1835. Photocopy. Source: Original Letter
777 Ctn 25 File 6 Baar, Blanche: First Woman to Hold Office in Colorado County (Superintendent of Public Instruction). Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Jan. 11, 1919
778 Ctn 25 File 7 Baker, Moseley: Letter to Dr. Ashbel Smith Re: Vaccine for Local Children, Other Subjects. 1840. Photocopy. Source: Original Letter
779 Ctn 25 File 8 Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado Railroad (1859): History of First Railroad in Texas, Text for Historical Marker.
780 Ctn 25 File 9 Burford Family History, 1800s-1900s. Sources: Varied, Including Family Bible Entries, Gravestone Markers, Deed Records, Interviews, Newspaper Clippings, Other
781 Ctn 25 File 10 Burford Family History, 1700s-Modern Era. Sources: Various
782 Ctn 25 File 11 Burford/Youens Genealogy, Family History. Sources: Family Tree Charts, Other
783 Ctn 25 File 12 Burford/McGary/Goree/Gillespie and Other Related Families: Family History, Genealogy. Includes Hopkins Correspondence. Sources: Various
784 Ctn 25 File 13 Burford, Pinchback and Related Families: Photo Album. Originals and Photocopies. Includes 1905 Sketch by Bill Burford of Bronson's Saloon Hostess. 19th-20th Century
785 Ctn 25 File 14 Columbus Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet Program, 1966. Original
786 Ctn 25 File 15 "Cullings from Cheetham," News Item Re: Donation of Wood to Protestant Home for Destitute Children. Source: Weimar Mercury. Jan. 12, 1907
787 Ctn 25 File 16 Columbus as Principal Confederate Supply Depot. Source: Book Excerpts
788 Ctn 25 File 17 Cluck, Hattie Standifer (1846-1938): Biography of the Early Texzas Cowgirl, Traildriver, and Cattlewoman. Source: Book, Newspaper, Research Papers Excerpts, Family Bible Records
789 Ctn 25 File 18 Colorado Citizen: History of the First Newspaper in Colorado County; Established in Columbus, 1857
790 Ctn 25 File 19 Colorado County Cemeteries, Gravestones: Composition Book w/Gravestone Entries
791 Ctn 25 File 20 Colorado College, Columbus: 1859 Attendance Records. Photocopies. Source: Original Records, Transcribed 1988
792 Ctn 25 File 21 Colorado County Courthouse (Columbus): Fire In. Source: Weimar Mercury, Jan 5, 1912
793 Ctn 25 File 22 Colorado County Democratic Executive Committee: List of Precinct Chairmen/Local Doctors Attend Medical Association Meeting. Source: July 24, 1924; July 31, 1924
794 Ctn 25 File 23 Commissioner's Court Report Re: Dispute Over Opening the Columbus, Eagle Lake, and Herbert's Ferry Road. Source: Weimar Mercury, March 11, 1899
795 Ctn 25 File 24 Colorado County: Report of 1837(?) District Court Meeting. Includes Report of Whipping and Branding for Theft. Source: "South Texas Genealogical and Historical Society Gonzales, Texas," 1970
796 Ctn 25 File 25 Colorado County: Brief Early History Of. Handwritten Notes, Unidentified Author
797 Ctn 25 File 26 Colorado County: Formation of a Game Protective Association. Source: Weimar Mercury, Aug. 11, 1894. Includes Defining of a Hunting Season
798 Ctn 25 File 27 Colorado County: County "Firsts" in Texas. Source: James G. Hopkins Research, Compilation
799 Ctn 25 File 28 Colorado County: Furniture in Pioneer Era. Source: Notes for Program Given by James G. Hopkins
800 Ctn 25 File 29 Colorado County: Frontier Recreation.
801 Ctn 25 File 30 Colorado County "Firsts:" 1800s.
802 Ctn 25 File 31 Colorado County: List of Indigent Women, Widows and Families of Soldiers (Confederate). 1864-1866. Source: Texas State Archives
803 Ctn 25 File 32 Colorado County: Report of "Knights of the Golden Circle," a Pro-Slavery Secret Organization. 1860
804 Ctn 25 File 33 Colorado County: Report on Meeting of County Medical Society. Source: Colorado Citizen, Oct. 2, 1924
805 Ctn 25 File 34 Colorado County Men in Mexican War, List of with Rank
806 Ctn 25 File 35 Colorado County: 1846 Poll Tax List
807 Ctn 25 File 36 Colorado County: Population Growth, 1849-1876. Sources: Commissioners Courty Records, Newspaper and Book Excerpts
808 Ctn 25 File 37 Colorado County: 1895 Representatives to Texas Legislature. Source: "Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-1962"
809 Ctn 25 File 38 Colorado County: Texas Slave Insurrection of 1860
810 Ctn 25 File 39 Colorado County: List of Small Towns In w/Postmasters Of. 1876. Source: "Colorado County, Texas: Its Health, Climate, Soil, Advantages and Resources," Printed at Colorado Citizen, 1877
811 Ctn 25 File 40 Colorado County: Stage Lines, Including Mail. With Price List. First Line Founded in 1839
812 Ctn 25 File 41 Colorado County: 1860 List of County's Wealthiest Men. Includes Number of Slaves Owned.
813 Ctn 25 File 42 Colorado River Ferry: Newspaper Item Re: Charly Maigne's Ferry becoming Unmoored. Source: Dec. 27, 1877
814 Ctn 25 File 43 Colorado River: Navigation Of, Beginning in 1823.
815 Ctn 25 File 44 Columbus, Impression Of: In 1847 By German Scientist Dr. Ferdinand Roemer.
816 Ctn 25 File 45 Columbus: Texas' First Fourth of July Celebration (1826); 1939 "The Cattleman" Article Re: John F. Miller Home. Source: James G. Hopkins
817 Ctn 25 File 46 Columbus: Boedecker Building, History Of. Source: Colorado Citizen, Oct. 31, 1919
818 Ctn 25 File 47 Columbus Civic Club (Organized in 1908): "Treasured Thoughts of My Friends," Booklet
819 Ctn 25 File 48 Columbus: Evolution of the City. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Sept. 5, 1908
820 Ctn 25 File 49 Columbus: Text For Historical Marker, April 12, 1973
821 Ctn 25 File 50 Columbus: Sale of Lots, June 3, 1837. Includes Photocopies of Early Map of Osage and Early Contracts by W. B. Dewees. Sources: "Telegraph and Texas Register," Originals
822 Ctn 25 File 51 Columbus and Colorado County: Bicentennial Program By James G. Hopkins. 1976
823 Ctn 25 File 52 Columbus Water Works: History Of for Proposed Historical Marker. Sources: Varied, Compiles by James G. Hopkins
824 Ctn 25 File 53 Columbus (?) First Grade Band: 1923 Photo Of
825 Ctn 25 File 54 Columbus Water Works: Problems With. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Aug. 25, 1906
826 Ctn 25 File 55 Confederacy: "Regulations of the Ordnance Department of the Confederate States. . ." Handbook. 1861. Source: Original Booklet
827 Ctn 25 File 56 "Consumer Reports Buying Guide," 1984. Original Book
828 Ctn 25 File 57 "A DeSha of Old Kentucky:" Murderer/Habitual Criminal John Rollins Langdon DeSha, Son of Governor of Kentucky (1824-1828). Booklet. Source: AuthorClarence Wharton
829 Ctn 25 File 58 Dick, Hattie Mae Everett , 1900-1974: Organizing Member, John Everett Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution; Many Other Civic and Government Activities. Source: Mary E. Hopkins
830 Ctn 25 File 59 Eagle Lake in 1876: Description and Brief History Of. Source: "Colorado County, Texas: Its Health, Climate, Soil, Advantages and Resources," Rowan Green
831 Ctn 25 File 60 Ehrenworth-Untermeyer Building, Columbus: History Of. Purchase Agreement Signed 1872. Source: Handwritten Historical Research Paper, Author Unknown. Original and Photocopy
832 Ctn 25 File 61 Fort Bend Courthouse, Richmond, TX: Historical Marker Dedication Program. 1981
833 Ctn 25 File 62 Fowlkes, John Abner B. 1843: Biography Of. Born Colorado County, Confederate Veteran, Lavaca County Rancher. Source: "A History of Texas and Texans, Volume III," Frank W. Johnson, 1916
834 Ctn 25 File 63 Garwood: History Of. Source: James G. Hopkins
835 Ctn 25 File 64 Garwood: Historical Marker Dedication Program (4), Flyer (1). 1985. Original Programs
836 Ctn 25 File 65 Girls Camp: 1935 Photo Of
837 Ctn 25 File 66 Hairston/McKnight/Haynes Families: Genealogy Of. 1817-20th Century. Sources: Censes, Family Group Sheets, Newspaper Columns, Book Excerpt
838 Ctn 25 File 67 Historical Marker Dedication: Asa and Rebecca Harper Townsend. 1990. Invitation, Brief Biographies, Some Genealogy, Photos, Correspondence
839 Ctn 25 File 68 Hopkins, Mary Elizabeth: Letter From Marguerite Badgett Re: Marriage Record of Philip Burford and Rebecca Clack. 1983. Source: Original Letter
840 Ctn 25 File 69 Johnson, Jesse H.: Lived in Columbus, U.S. Consul; at Matamoros, Mexico. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, Oct. 4, 1913
841 Ctn 25 File 70 Keith, James Long Jr.: Album "Baby's Record." Hardbound. Art by Maude Humphrey. 1911-1913. Original Book
842 Ctn 25 File 71 Lacey, William Demetris (1808-1848): Signed Texas Declaration of Independence. Colorado County Resident. Source: James G. Hopkins Historical Research
843 Ctn 25 File 72 Lockhart, Texas: Program, "Night Ramblings in a Texas Graveyard," Cemetery Tour. 2005. Two Original "Speaking of the Dead" Programs
844 Ctn 25 File 73 Lotto, Frank, Etc.: Granted Certificate of Moral Character Prior to Applying for Law License. Source: Colorado County Commissioners Court. 1892-93
845 Ctn 25 File 74 Matagorda County: List of Dead Letters, Other Classified Ads. 1837. Source: Matagorda Bulletin Newspaper
846 Ctn 25 File 75 Montgomery House, Columbus: Dedication of Historical Marker Program. 1973. Source: Original Program
847 Ctn 25 File 76 Oakland In 1876: Location Of, List of Masonic Lodge Officers, Members. Sources: 1877 Book Excerpt (Rowan Green), Colorado County Archives List of U.S. Postmasters (National Archives), 1876 Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Texas
848 Ctn 25 File 77 Osage in 1876: Location, Brief History Of. Masonic Lodge Officers, Members; Town Physician. Sources: 1877 Book Excerpts (2) (Rowan Green), Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Texas
849 Ctn 25 File 78 Oakland Star Mail Route: Discontinuation Of, Dissatisfaction With. Source: Weimar Mercury, April 7, 1916
850 Ctn 25 File 79 "Texas, C.S.A., A Spotlight on Disaster:" Problems With and For Texas Home Guard During Civil War. Authjor: James Farber
851 Ctn 25 File 80 "Texas Marriages Volume I, A-L, 1824-1850;" Softbound. 1981. Author: Helen Swenson
852 Ctn 25 File 81 "Texas Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883:" List Of Pensioners Including Causes, Etc. Includes Colorado County. 1970
853 Ctn 25 File 82 Texas Rangers (Of Austin's Colony) 1823-1986: Historical Marker Dedication Program (2). May 1986. Source: Original Programs
854 Ctn 25 File 83 Texas Ranger James J. Ross: "One of Austin's Old Three Hundred." One of Organizers of Texas Rangers. Biography, 1986 Historical Marker Dedication, Correspondence. Includes Photos. Source: O.G. McClain, 1983
855 Ctn 25 File 84 Texas Railroads: Map Of. Undated. Source: Commercial Atlas of America
856 Ctn 25 File 85 Texas Roads: Report on Establishment and Development Of, 1716-1845. 1934. Source: Ellen Marshall, M.A.
857 Ctn 25 File 86 Thompson, Wells (1837-1914): Columbus Attorney, State Senator, District Judge, Lt. Governor. Biography Of. Source: "Handbook of Texas;" Newspaper Articles; "Colorado County Chronicles; "Other Book Excerpts
858 Ctn 25 File 87 Tooke, Isam: Obituary. Columbus Mayor 1889-1892. Source: Weimar Mercury, Feb. 6, 1892
859 Ctn 25 File 88 Wallace, Joseph Washington Elliot: Obituary. Texas Veteran. Source: Colorado Citizen, Aug. 30, 1877
860 Ctn 25 File 89 Wallace, Will: Columbus Musician, Composer. Source: Weimar Mercury, May 16, 1901
861 Ctn 25 File 90 Washington, Dr. L.A./George Patrich: Newspaper Items Regarding. Nephew and Grand-Nephew Respectively of President George Washington. Source: Colorado Citizen. April 19, 1883
862 Ctn 25 File 91 Weimar in 1876: History Of for Sesquicentennial. Sources: James G. Hopkins Research; Book and Official Records Excerpts; Masonic Lodge Records
863 Ctn 25 File 92 White, Helen: Playwright. Correspondence Recommending. 1940. Source: Lois Ware, English Teacher, Kountze(?) High School
864 Ctn 25 File 93 Woolsey, J.P.: Political Announcement for Office of Colorado County Clerk. Source: Colorado Citizen, Aug. 25, 1892
865 Ctn 25 File 94 Will of T.W. Pierce: Newspaper Item (Galveston News) Regarding Mr. Pierce's Will. Includes Bequests for Public Education. Source: Weimar Mercury, Feb. 8, 1890
866 Ctn 25 File 95 Provident City: Invitation for Colorado County Historical Commission Meeting at That Site. 1979
867 Ctn 25 File 96 Railroad Rates: Colorado County, 1860s. Note Regarding. Source: Probably James G. Hopkins Note for Program
868 Ctn 25 File 97 Twitty/Burford Family Genealogy, History: Mary E. Hopkins Correspondence Regarding. 1960s
869 Ctn 25 File 98 Smith, George W.: Information, Research, Correspondence for Smith's Historical Marker in Columbus; Maps of Early Columbus. 1990s
870 Ctn 25 File 99 Southern Pacific Railroad Hospital, Columbus: 1880s. History Of. Sources: Varied, Including Book Excerpts, Deed Records, Railroad Historical Records
871 Ctn 25 File 100 Tait, Dr. Charles William (1815-1878): "The Tait Family" Scrapbook, History Of, Biography of Dr. Tait. Bound, Photocopies. Compiled: Modern Era. Sources: Book Excerpts, Newspaper Items, Correspondence
872 Ctn 25 File 101 Tait, Dr. Charles William (1815-1878): Letters Of. Photocopies, Typed Copies of Letters. 1840s-1860s. Source: Tait Family
873 Ctn 25 File 102 Thomas, H.C. (B. 1857): "A Sketch of My Life," Autobiography Of. Also Brief History of Colorado County. Source: Copies of Original Document
874 Ctn 25 File 103 World War I: 1918 Armistice Celebration in Columbus. Source: Note Regarding, Author Unknown
875 Ctn 25 File 104 Shooting of Frank Boring: News Article Regarding. Source: Weimar Mercury, May 1, 1897
876 Ctn 26 File 1 Photographic Slides in Carousel: Glidden Program, Sept. 20, 1979. Source: James G. Hopkins
877 Ctn 26 File 2 Photographic Slides in Carousel: United Daughters of the Confederacy Museum Program, 1979. Tray 1. Source: James G. Hopkins
878 Ctn 26 File 3 Photographic Slides in Carousel: United Daughters of the Confederacy Museum Program, 1979. Tray 2. Source: James G. Hopkins
879 Ctn 26 File 4 Photographic Slides in Carousel: Historical Marker Program. 1979. Tray 2. Includes Explantory Notes. Source: James G. Hopkins
880 Ctn 26 File 5 Photographic Slides in Carousel: Nada Program. 1980. Source: James G. Hopkins
881 Ctn 26 File 6 Photographic Slides in Carousel: Unidentified Program, Date. Source: James G. Hopkins
882 Ctn 27 File 1 Photographic Slides in Carousel: Rock Island Program. Undated. Includes Explanatory Notes. Source: James G. Hopkins
883 Ctn 27 File 2 Photographic Slides in Carousel: Columbus Program. Undated. Includes Explanatory Notes. Source: James G. Hopkins
884 Ctn 27 File 3 Photographic Slides in Carousel: Historical Markers Program. 1979. Tray 1 (Tray 2 in Carton 026). Source: James G. Hopkins
885 Ctn 27 File 4 Durst Family History/Genealogy. Includes Biographies, Family Lineage, News Articles, Correspondence. Source: Various
886 Ctn 27 File 5 Hastedt, John (1865-1941): Political Offices Held, Candidacy Announcements, Census, Obituary. Source: "Colorado County Chronicles," Colorado Citizen, 1880 Census
887 Ctn 27 File 6 Wirtz, Jacob Gideon (1852-1921), Phebe Jane (1849-1935): Headstone Inscriptions, Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery, Columbus
888 Ctn 27 File 7 Buffalo Bayou, Brazons and Colorado Railway Company: 1859-1860 Stockholders Report; History of Railway. Photocopies. Source: Book Excerpts
889 Ctn 27 File 8 Texas State Historical Survey Committee: Correspondence to Mr. and Mrs. James G. Hopkins (1968) Re: Annual Meeting
890 Ctn 27 File 9 "Early Settlers and Bits of History of Columbus and Colorado County 1821-1845:" 1973. Source: Colorado County Historical Survey Committee
891 Ctn 27 File 10 Eagle Lake: Photocopies of Photos, Early 1900s-1960s. Some Identified
892 Ctn 27 File 11 Eagle Lake: History Of. Most Items 1870s, 1939. Source: Local Newspaper Items
893 Ctn 28 File 1 Photographic Slides: United Daughters of the Confederacy Museum
894 Ctn 28 File 2 Photographic Negatives: Unidentified
895 Ctn 28 File 3 Photographs: Provident City, Late 19th-Early 20th Century
896 Ctn 28 File 4 Photographs: Provident City, 1911
897 Ctn 28 File 5 Photographs: Provident City
898 Ctn 28 File 6 Photographic Slides: Eagle Lake
899 Ctn 28 File 7 Photographic Slides: Various Towns
900 Ctn 28 File 8 Photographic Negatives: Unidentified
901 Ctn 28 File 9 Photographic Slides: Eagle Lake(?)
902 Ctn 28 File 10 Photographic Slides: Nada
903 Ctn 29 File 1 Railroads and Other Transportation, Colorado County: History Of. Source: Historical Research Paper, Author Unidentified
904 Ctn 29 File 2 Rudicil, Cora: Obituary. Longtime Colorado County Teacher. Source: Colorado County Citizen, March 19, 1964
905 Ctn 29 File 3 Rice Culture in Colorado County: Historical Marker w/Photographs. Photocopies
906 Ctn 29 File 4 Rice Culture, Garwood Area: "Garwood's First Rice Irrigation Pump" Historical Research Paper by James G. Hopkins; "Rice Farming in Colorado County," by Lester Cranek, Garwood High School, Grade 11, 1963
907 Ctn 29 File 5 Schiurring, Chriss R. (B. 1883): Biography of Colorado County Rice Grower, Association Manager, Bank President. Source: James K. Beaird, Garwood High School, Grade 10, 1963
908 Ctn 29 File 6 Shootings/Feud: Shooting of Will Hillebrand by William McDow; of Reinhardt Hillebrand by Jesse Wink; Of William Wink by Rhinehardt Hillebrand; Rhinehardt Hillebrand Wedding. Sources: Newspaper Accounts, 1900; 1903; 1905; 1910
909 Ctn 29 File 7 Smith, George W. (1822-1873): Was Associate Justice, Texas Supreme Court, Victim of 1873 Yellow Fever Epidemic. Biography Information For Smith's Historical Marker. Source: James G. Hopkins
910 Ctn 29 File 8 Stage Lines, Colorado County: Historical Information Regarding. Source: James G. Hopkins Research Paper
911 Ctn 29 File 9 Stafford, Sarah E.: Widow of R.E. Stafford. Obituary. Source: Eagle Lake Headlight, May 20, 1911
912 Ctn 29 File 10 Sugar Industry in Colorado County: 19th-20th Centuries. Includes Brief Biography of Capt. William Dunovant (1844-1868), Local Sugar and Cotton Planter; Also Newspaper Reports. Source: James G. Hopkins Research Paper, Other
913 Ctn 29 File 11 Tendick, R.P. (1837-1888): Brief Biography Of. Served as Colorado County Clerk, State Senator, Columbus Postmaster. Source: James G. Hopkins Paper
914 Ctn 29 File 12 Texas Rangers: History Of. Sources: Book, Magazine Excerpts. Compiled by James G. Hopkins
915 Ctn 29 File 13 "The Founders, The Heroes, The Early Pioneers and Statesmen of Texas 1824-1864;" A Collection of Five Hundred Documents Signed By. Source: Charles F. Heartman Catalog
916 Ctn 29 File 14 Texas A&M Branding Ceremony (1979): Correspondence, Photographs. Source: Z.L. Carpenter, Head and Professor, Texas A&M College of Agriculture
917 Ctn 29 File 15 Texas Revolution Veterans from Colorado County: Paper, Notes for Columbus Rotary Club Program. Source: James G. Hopkins
918 Ctn 29 File 16 Toliver, Bettie: Wife of James A. Toliver. Obituary. Source: Weimar Mercury, Sept. 20, 1902
919 Ctn 29 File 17 Toliver, James A.: One-time Justice of Peace, County Commissioner, Sheriff, Tax Collector, Postmaster, County Surveyor. Obituaries. Sources: The Mercury, July 7, 1911; Eagle Lake Headlight, July 8, 1911.
920 Ctn 29 File 18 Townsend Play Ground: History Of. Source: Historical Research Paper by James G. Hopkins
921 Ctn 29 File 19 Trammell Family History: Source: 1963 School Paper by Sammy Trammell, Garwood High School, 10th Grade
922 Ctn 29 File 20 Tuttle Family History: Source: Gay Ann Tuttle, School Paper, Garwood High School, 10th Grade, 1963
923 Ctn 29 File 21 Vox Populi: History Of. Source: Helen Jane Eill, School Paper, Garwood High School, 11th Grade, 1963
924 Ctn 29 File 22 Warren Family History: Source: Franklin Warren, School Paper, Garwood High School, 10th Grade, 1963
925 Ctn 29 File 23 Wealthy Men of Colorado County (19th Century): Brief Biographies Of For Program. Sources: Collection of Notes, Research Papers, Book Excerpts Compiled by James G. Hopkins
926 Ctn 29 File 24 Whitfield, Fay: Obituary for 19-Year-Old. Source: The Headlight, May 24, 1912
927 Ctn 29 File 25 Whitfield/Wilrodt/Braden and Related Families: Genealogy, Family Histories. Includes Correspondence, Family Trees, DAR Applications, Other. Source: Mary E. Hopkins Collection
928 Ctn 29 File 26 Wilrodt/Braden and Related Families: Genealogy, Family Trees, Census Records.
929 Ctn 29 File 27 Woolson, Abner W. (B. 1814): Texas Revolution Veteran, Brief Biography Of. Source: Note Regarding W/Attributions
930 Ctn 29 File 28 World War II: Biography of Norman Lee Lanier, Killed in Action 1944. Source: School Paper by Carol Jo Mendell, Garwood High School, 10th Grade, 1963
931 Ctn 29 File 29 World War II: "The Call of Uncle Sam," War History of Howard Lobpries. Source: School Paper by Brenda Lobpries, Garwood High School, 10th Grade, 1963
932 Ctn 29 File 30 Yates Family Genealogy/History: Research Notes, Correspondence
933 Ctn 30 File 1 Columbus and Colorado County: Odds and Ends of History Of. Lists of Officials, Businessmen. 19th-20th Centuries. Sources: Local Newspaper Articles
934 Ctn 30 File 2 Columbus and Colorado County: Odds and Ends of History Of, Including Sharp Criticism of Actress Lilie Langtry: 19th Century. Sources: Local Newspaper Articles
935 Ctn 30 File 3 Columbus and Colorado County: Odds and Ends of History Of. Lists of Local Officials, Businessmen. 19th-20th Centuries. Sources: Local Newspaper Articles
936 Ctn 30 File 4 Colorado County: Notes, Correspondence Regarding. Miscellaneous. Source: Hopkins Collection
937 Ctn 30 File 5 Columbus and Southern Pacific Railroad (1867s): History Of. Sources: Newspaper Articles, Book Excerpts
938 Ctn 30 File 6 Darden, Fanny: Local 19th Century Poet and Artist. Diary Excerpts and Correspondence. Includes Sketch of Boy. Photocopies and Typed Copies
939 Ctn 30 File 7 Historical Commission, Colorado County: Correspondence Regarding County Courthouse Historical Cornerstone Marker. 1990. Source: James Hopkins Collection
940 Ctn 30 File 8 Hopkins, Mary E.: Correspondence Re: Historical Marker, Farm-Market Road Extension. 1973. Source: Mary E. Hopkins Collection
941 Ctn 30 File 9 Menefee, William (1791 or 1796-1853): Biography Of. Member of General Council of Texas' Provisional Government; Judge; Representative to Congress of Texas Republic. Source: James G. Hopkins Historical Paper
942 Ctn 30 File 10 Priesmeyer, Henry (B. 1885): Biography/History Of. Source: School Paper by Ronald B. Priesmeyer, Garwood High School, 10th Grade, 1963
943 Ctn 30 File 11 Sabine Pass: 1867 Letter Regarding to Mrs. J.G. Logue from Blance L. Estill. 1863 Letter to "Eliza" From R.V. Cook. Uncompleted Copy of 1850 Letter to "Julius." Source: Handwritten Copies
944 Ctn 30 File 12 Sabine Pass: Letter to "Eliza" from R.V. Cook Re: Union Blockade of Sabine Pass. 1863. Source: Photocopy of Original Letter
945 Ctn 30 File 13 Sabine Pass: "A Little Reminiscence of the Confederate War." Two Copies. Author: "Old Soldier." Source: Weimar Mercury, May 2, 1891
946 Ctn 30 File 14 St. Roch's Catholic Church Marriage Records, May 28, 1860-Nov. 29, 1899: List Of.
947 Ctn 30 File 15 Wallace, J.W.E., (1796-1877), United States Consul to the Texas Colonies: Biography Of, Columbus Resident. Includes Copy of Historical Marker Photo. Source: Historical Research Paper by James G. Hopkins
948 Ctn 31 File 1 Burford Family Receipts, Bank Records: Dates Range from 1893-1921. Source: Original Documents (Fragile)
949 Ctn 31 File 2 Burford Family Land Records: Dates Range from 1859-1935. Source: Original Documents (Fragile)
950 Ctn 31 File 3 Burford Family Land Records: Dates Range from 1868-1881. Source: Original Documents (Fragile)
951 Ctn 31 File 4 Burford Family Land Records: Dates Range from 1866-1889. Source: Original Documents (Fragile)
952 Ctn 31 File 5 Burford Family Land Records: Dates Range from 1879-1933. Source: Original Documents (Fragile)
953 Ctn 31 File 6 Burford Family Land Records, Correspondence Re: Dates Range from 1869-1904, Correspondence dated 1935. Source: Original Documents (Fragile)
954 Ctn 31 File 7 Burford Family Land Records: Dates Range from 1878-1891. Source: Original Documents (Fragile)
955 Ctn 31 File 8 Burford Family Land Records: Dates Range from 1880-1886. Source: Original Documents (Fragile)
956 Ctn 31 File 9 Burford Family Land Records: Dates Range from 1867-1895. Source: Original Documents Fragile
957 Ctn 32 File 1 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence: 1940. Source: Original Documents
958 Ctn 32 File 2 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence: January 1941. Source: Original Documents
959 Ctn 32 File 3 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence: February 1941. Source: Original Documents
960 Ctn 32 File 4 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence: March 1941. Source: Original Documents
961 Ctn 32 File 5 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence: April 1941. Source: Original Documents
962 Ctn 32 File 6 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence: May 1941. Source: Original Documents
963 Ctn 32 File 7 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence: June 1941. Source: Original Documents
964 Ctn 32 File 8 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence: July 1941. Source: Original Documents
965 Ctn 32 File 9 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence: August 1941. Source: Original Documents
966 Ctn 32 File 10 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence. September 1841. Source: Original Documents
967 Ctn 32 File 11 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence. October 1941. Source: Original Documents
968 Ctn 32 File 12 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence. November 1941. Source: Original Documents
969 Ctn 32 File 13 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence. December 1941. Source: Original Documents
970 Ctn 32 File 14 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence. January 1842. Source: Original Documents
971 Ctn 32 File 15 County Judge Henry Buescher Correspondence. February 1942. Source: Original Documents
972 Ctn 32 File 16 Live Oak Art Club: Re: Art Competition/Art Festival; Thank You Letter to Liza and Truman McMahon. 1962-1963. Source: Original Documents, Some Carbon Copies
973 Ctn 32 File 17 Magnolia Homes Tour, 1962: Information Regarding-Brochures, Maps, Correspondence, Notes Re: Homes on Tour. Source: Original Documents, Some Carbon Copies
974 Ctn 32 File 18 Magnolia Homes Tour, 1963: Information Regarding-Correspondence, Publicity Copy, Receipts, Notes, List of Committee Members. Source: Original Documents, Some Carbon Copies
975 Ctn 32 File 19 Magnolia Homes Tour, 1964: Correspondence Regarding. Source: Original Documents, Some Carbon Copies
976 Ctn 32 File 20 Magnolia Homes Tour, 1964: Flyer, Correspondence, List of Magnolia Belles, Notes, Histories of Homes on Tour, Financial Statements, Publicity Copy. Source: Original Documents, Some Carbon Copies
977 Ctn 32 File 21 Magnolia Homes Tour, 1965: Publicity Copy, 1962 Jefferson Historical Pilgrimage Program, Notes, Correspondence. Source: Original Documents, Some Carbon Copies
978 Ctn 32 File 22 Magnolia Homes Tour, 1965: Correspondence Regarding, Committees and Members. Source: Original Documents, Some Carbon Copies
979 Ctn 32 File 23 Magnolia Homes Tour, 1966: Correspondence Regarding. Source: Original Documents, Some Carbon Copies
980 Ctn 32 File 24 Magnolia Homes Tour, 1967: Correspondence Regarding. Source: Original Documents, Some Carbon Copies
981 Ctn 32 File 25 Magnolia Homes Tour, 1968: Letter from Colorado County Citizen to Wallace Engraving Company. Source: Carbon Copy of Original Letter
982 Ctn 32 File 26 Magnolia Homes Tour, Undated: List of Antiques in Charles Moeller House; Publicity/Advertising Copy; Letter (1962); Rules for Fiddle Contest (1966). Includes Photocopies of Pen and Ink Drawings of Historic Homes. Source: Originals and Copies
983 Ctn 32 File 27 Simpson House Documents: 1988 Letter to "Mary Elizabeth" from "Friench;" 1901, 1903 Receipts for Dr. C.A. Williamson; 1905 Results of Title Investigation; 1925 Receipt from Untermeyer Bros. Hardware, Furniture and Undertaking. Source: Original Documents
984 Ctn 32 File 28 Simpson House Documents: 1922 Warranty Deed; 1922 Vendor's Lien Release; 1900 Vendor's Lien Release; 1901 Warranty Deed; 1901 Notary Seal (Fragile, Torn); 1901 Warranty Deed (Fragile, Torn). Source: Original Documents
985 Ctn 32 File 29 Simpson House Documents: 1906 Warranty Deed; 1906 Contractor's Lien; 1903 Receipt By Reason of Court Judgment; 1913 Quitclaim/Mechanic's Lien. Source: Original Documents
986 Ctn 32 File 30 Simpson House Documents: 1902 Real Estate Sales Contract; 1903 Real Estate Sales Contract; 1903 Power of Attorney, Tillie Stupl to Edwin A. Malsch; 1904 Warranty Deed; 1905 Release of Vendor's Lien. Source: Original Documents
987 Ctn 32 File 31 Simpson House Documents: 1883 Deed; Receipts, 1901-1905; 1883, 1897, 1906 Warranty Deeds; 1897 Legal Papers Re: Real Estate Sale; 1882 Real Estate Title; 1898, 1897 Warranty Deeds. Source: Original Documents
988 Ctn 32 File 32 Simpson House Documents: 1897 Warranty Deed; 1897 Notary Public Certificate; 1925 Real Estate Conveyance; 1954 Warranty Deed; 1918 Release Vendor's Lien; 1906 Warranty Deed; 1916 Contract of Sale; 1914 Court Judgement. Source: Originals, Copies
989 Ctn 33 File 1 Agricultural Implements: Fabric Bound Notebook Featuring. Undated, Perhaps Late 19th Century. Source: W.H. Patton, Winnebago, Ill., Dealer in Farm Machinery, Vehicles, Etc.
990 Ctn 33 File 2 Columbus High School Commencement Announcement, 1922. Source: Original Document
991 Ctn 33 File 3 Donor Agreement Forms: Nesbitt Memorial Library Texas Collection and Archives. Source: Original Forms
992 Ctn 33 File 4 Drug Store: The First in the Republic of Texas (1844): Historical Marker Information Re: Dr. Logue's Drug Store in Columbus. Source: Research Paper by James G. Hopkins
993 Ctn 33 File 5 Farmer's Institute, Garwood: Program Schedule. 1921. Source: Original Document (Fragile)
994 Ctn 33 File 6 Hopkins, James Dennis: Funeral Notice. April 13, 1966. Source: Original Notice
995 Ctn 33 File 7 Historical Marker, Application For: "The Beginning of Rice Culture in Colorado County." 1973. W/ References. Source: Research Paper by James G. Hopkins
996 Ctn 33 File 8 History of Shropshire Upton Chapter 361, United Daughters of the Confederacy: Program. W/References. Source: Copy of Research Paper and Program by James G. Hopkins.
997 Ctn 33 File 9 History of Ehrenworth-Untermeyer Building (Columbus): 1872. W/References. Source: Research Paper by James G. Hopkins
998 Ctn 33 File 10 History: Beason's (Beeson's) Crossing, Later Columbus (1820s): Short History Of. W/References. Source: Historical Research Paper by James G. and Mary E. Hopkins
999 Ctn 33 File 11 History Of: Colorado County Courthouse: (1889): W/References. Source: Historical Research Paper by James G. and Mary E. Hopkins
1000 Ctn 33 File 12 Hopkins, M.E., Author: "A Short History of Colorado County." Manuscript w/References.
1001 Ctn 33 File 13 Hopkins, Mary E.: Correspondence, Texas Historical Commission Work. Includes Maps, Letters, "By-Laws of the Colorado County Historical Commission," List of 1979-1980 Commission Members. Original Documents and Photocopies
1002 Ctn 33 File 14 St. Mary's Catholic Church, Nada: Photos Of. Undated-Modern Era
1003 Ctn 33 File 15 "Texas, Chesterville and Rice:" Handbook w/Photos. Photocopy. Undated, Probably Early 1900s. Source: Southern Pacific Railroad Sunset Route.
1004 Ctn 34 File 1 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Mrs. Robert Addicks, Born Sept. 10, 1893 - Died Feb. 11, 1960.
1005 Ctn 34 File 2 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Albert Addicks, Born 1863 - Died 1944
1006 Ctn 34 File 3 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Bertha Addicks, Born 1869 - Died 1938
1007 Ctn 34 File 4 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Elmer Blair, 1874 - 1936
1008 Ctn 34 File 5 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Ester Blair
1009 Ctn 34 File 6 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Florence Blair, 1877 - 1845
1010 Ctn 34 File 7 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: George R. Blair, Born June 27, 1881 - Died Jan. 28, 1893
1011 Ctn 34 File 8 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Harmon L. Bock, Born June 22, 1866 - Died March 21, 1898
1012 Ctn 34 File 9 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Sallie F. Bock (Wife of H.L. Bock); Born Dec. 21, 1867 - Died Dec. 19, 1887
1013 Ctn 34 File 10 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Burford, Infant Son of W.T. and M.R. Burford, Born, Died April 17, 1887
1014 Ctn 34 File 11 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Charlotta Eldora Burford, Daughter of J.C. (J.E.?) and C.E. Burford, Born Oct. 8, 1880 - Drowned July 3, 1893; Aged 12 Years and 8 Months and 29 Days
1015 Ctn 34 File 12 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Charlotta Eldora Burford, Wife of J.E. Burford, Born Aug. 26, 1857 - Died May 6, 1881
1016 Ctn 34 File 13 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: F.M. Burford, Born Nov. 26, 1823 - Died Aug. 8, 1877
1017 Ctn 34 File 14 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: R.F. Burford, Born Oct. 9, 1857 - Died May 30, 1890. (Son of F.M. and Cordelia Shaw Burford)
1018 Ctn 34 File 15 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Cordelia Burford, Wife of F.M. Burford - Born July 25, 1831; Died Nov. 26, 1889
1019 Ctn 34 File 16 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Arthur Lee Burford, Oct. 17, 1876 - Jan. 15, 1900. (Son of W.T. and M.R. Burford)
1020 Ctn 34 File 17 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Willie Burford (Infant Daughter of W.T. and M.R. Burford), Born Oct. 21, 1891 - Died May 28, 1892
1021 Ctn 34 File 18 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: H.S. Cable (Masonic), Feb. 4, 1818 - Nov. 9, 1876
1022 Ctn 34 File 19 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Amey L. Campbell, Born Oct. 15, 1873 - Died June 29, 1909
1023 Ctn 34 File 20 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: F.E. Caldwell, Oct. 23, 1903, Aged 80 Years. Ferd E. Caldwell, Co. A. 5th Reg., Texas Cavalry C.S.A., Oct. 23, 1823 - Oct. 23-1903
1024 Ctn 34 File 21 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Elizabeth Campbell (Mother, May 22, 1867 - Dec. 8, 1924
1025 Ctn 34 File 22 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Sarah E. Campbell, Wife of Roger Campbell, Died Sept. 14, 1889, Aged 67 Years, 10 Months
1026 Ctn 34 File 23 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Sarah Fay Campbell, Born Aug. 17, 1893 - Died Dec. 24, 1897
1027 Ctn 34 File 24 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: John J. Campbell, Born March 20, 1860 - Died Nov. 10, 1932
1028 Ctn 34 File 25 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: F.C. Campbell (Father), Aug. 11, 1864 - April 22, 1943
1029 Ctn 34 File 26 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Eleanor A. Chapman, Jan. 9, 1849 - Sept. 14, 1923
1030 Ctn 34 File 27 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: George S. Chapman, Dec. 23, 1837 - June 6, 1906
1031 Ctn 34 File 28 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Charles Colquest, Born Feb. 26, 1839 - Died March 20, 1908
1032 Ctn 34 File 29 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Mrs. Mary Colquest, Born 1839 - Died March 2, 1912
1033 Ctn 34 File 30 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Mrs. A. Denton, Born Nov. 19, 1836 - Died Jan. 20, 1913
1034 Ctn 34 File 31 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Marie A. Feyrer, Born July 5, 1931 - Died Jan. 13, 1933
1035 Ctn 34 File 32 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: William Harvey Fisher, son of R.?. And M.A. Fisher, Born April 16, 1878 - Died Sept. 20, 1880
1036 Ctn 34 File 33 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Chas. F. Gilmore, Died 12, 1930
1037 Ctn 34 File 34 Osage Cemetery, Headstone Inscription: Goode, C.
1038 Ctn 34 File 35 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: James Allen Goode, Born Oct. 4, 1890 - Died April 15, 1922
1039 Ctn 34 File 36 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Obe Goode, June 4, 1859 - Jan. 20, 1953
1040 Ctn 34 File 37 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Pauline Goode (Nee Hirsch), Born Oct. 9, 1877 - Died June 27, 1900
1041 Ctn 34 File 38 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: T. J. Grace, Born July 18, 1830 - Died Aug. 18, 1880
1042 Ctn 34 File 39 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Bettie Graves, Wife of L.L. Graves, Born Nov. 15, 1874 - Died Nov. 28, 1903
1043 Ctn 34 File 40 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Emanuel Graves, Cpl., Co. H., 16th Texas Infantry CSA, 1835 - 1909
1044 Ctn 34 File 41 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Rebecca Elinder Graves, 1851 - 1886 (Rebecca E. McMillan married Emanuel Graves 15 April 1869)
1045 Ctn 34 File 42 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Luther L. Graves, Born 1875 - Died 1936
1046 Ctn 34 File 43 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Lottie Harrell, Born May 14, 1900 - Died July 29, 1941
1047 Ctn 34 File 44 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Nancy Harrell, Nee June, Born July 24, 1832 - Died March 17, 1903
1048 Ctn 34 File 45 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Willie L. Harrell, Born July 27, 1893
1049 Ctn 34 File 46 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Dr. John B. Harris (Father), Born July 21, 1848 - Died April 7, 1885
1050 Ctn 34 File 47 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: John Nimmo Harris, Born March 28, 1881 - Died Sept 13, 1895
1051 Ctn 34 File 48 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Mary R. Harris, Wife of J.B. Harris, M.D., Born Oct. 26, 1847 - Died April 20, 1881
1052 Ctn 34 File 49 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: John Heinsohn, Born March 22, 1850 - Died Feb. 6, 1894
1053 Ctn 34 File 50 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Adella Hicks, 1880 - 1881
1054 Ctn 34 File 51 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Ida Hicks, 1862 - 1937
1055 Ctn 34 File 52 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Ora Hicks, 1882 - 1896
1056 Ctn 34 File 53 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Cataline C. Jones, Colorado Grays 22nd Brigade, CSA, 1815 - 1892
1057 Ctn 34 File 54 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Mdge (Madge?) Jones (Sister), 1921 - 1956
1058 Ctn 34 File 55 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Mrs. E.T. Kimbrough, Feb. 5, 1801 - Aug. 29, 1880
1059 Ctn 34 File 56 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Mr. Gail B. Kolberg, 1885 - 1956
1060 Ctn 34 File 57 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Gideon McLeary, Born in Tennessee Feb. 11, 1834 - Died in Colorado County, Texas May 1, 1860
1061 Ctn 34 File 58 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: James A. McLeary, Born in Virginia April 28, 1788 - Died in Columbus, Texas May 5, 1873
1062 Ctn 34 File 59 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Mrs. Eliza Ann McMillan, Born May 17, 1831 - Died June 18, 1898
1063 Ctn 34 File 60 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Hardy Jefferson McMillan, Born Jan. 5, 1907 - Died Aug. 27, 1960
1064 Ctn 34 File 61 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Ira McMillan, Born April 6, 1889 - Died June 21, 1889
1065 Ctn 34 File 62 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: James McMillan, Born Nov. 12, 1822 - Died April 20, 1909
1066 Ctn 34 File 63 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Lema (or Lena) McMillan, Born June 20, 1946 - Died Sept. 18, 1963
1067 Ctn 34 File 64 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Maria McMillan, Born Nov. 21, 1885 - Died May 26, 1955
1068 Ctn 34 File 65 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Ollie McMillan, Born Aug. 12, 1891 - Died Oct. 15, 1892
1069 Ctn 34 File 66 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: W.J. McMillan, Born Aug. 8, 1847 - Died Aug. 8, 1902
1070 Ctn 34 File 67 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: William T. McMillan, Born Jan. 13, 1882 - Died Dec. 31, 1960
1071 Ctn 34 File 68 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Annie T. McNeill, Daughter of J.A. and ? McNeil, Sept. 6, 1864 - July 29, 1886
1072 Ctn 34 File 69 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: James A. McNeill, Oct. 30, 1831 - Dec. 22, 1888
1073 Ctn 34 File 70 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Eder Matthews, Dec. 19, 1875 - Feb. 22, 1900
1074 Ctn 34 File 71 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: John Y. Matthews, 1869 - 1932
1075 Ctn 34 File 72 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Aletha P. Moore, 1848 - 1917
1076 Ctn 34 File 73 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Charlie Moore, 1865 - 1958
1077 Ctn 34 File 74 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Elizabeth Moore, Nov. 11, 1849 - April 14, 1907
1078 Ctn 34 File 75 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: F.D. Moore, Pvt. Crumbars, (Unreadable), Confederate States Army, May 1, 1846 - June 18, 1937
1079 Ctn 34 File 76 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Henry Moore, Dec. 23, 1860 - Nov. 1, 1936
1080 Ctn 34 File 77 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: James B. Moore, Born 1820 - Died 1867
1081 Ctn 34 File 78 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Melmuth Moore, 1854 - 1880
1082 Ctn 34 File 79 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Winnie A. Moore, 1827 - 1910
1083 Ctn 34 File 80 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Clara Newsome, Daughter of M.H. and Onie Newsome, 1888 - 1889
1084 Ctn 34 File 81 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: L.M. Newsom (Grandfather), 1831 - 1884
1085 Ctn 34 File 82 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: M.C. Newsome (Uncle), 1861 - 1935
1086 Ctn 34 File 83 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Sarah Newsom (Grandmother), 1834 - 1912
1087 Ctn 34 File 84 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Peter Nave, March 19, 1848 - Oct. 22, 1873
1088 Ctn 34 File 85 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Frank L. Shaw, May 31, 1867 - Sept. 11, 1896
1089 Ctn 34 File 86 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Phebe E. Shaw, Wife of F.T. Shaw, Born Jan. 22, 1831 - Died Nov. 28, 1878
1090 Ctn 34 File 87 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Infant of W.H. and A.B. Shaw
1091 Ctn 34 File 88 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Hubbard Shaw, 1883 - 1906
1092 Ctn 34 File 89 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Robert D. Shaw, 1865 - 1920
1093 Ctn 34 File 90 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Robert H. Shaw, Dec. 18, 1825 - Sept. 2, 1893
1094 Ctn 34 File 91 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Sou. V.A. Talleson, Born in Tishmingo County, Mississippi Dec. 26, 1849 - Died Aug. 17, 1906
1095 Ctn 34 File 92 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: James August Taylor, Born Aug. 15, 1902 - Died Aug. 2, 1904
1096 Ctn 34 File 93 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: J.S. Taylor, Feb. 22, 1875 - Sept. 30, 1899
1097 Ctn 34 File 94 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Julia Willie Taylor (Mother), Born Aug. 8, 1882 - Dec. 9, 1911
1098 Ctn 34 File 95 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Leon Taylor, Dec. 8, 1907; - Jan. 15, 1910
1099 Ctn 34 File 96 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Olga Willie Taylor, Born Jan. 3, 1904 - Died June 1, 1926
1100 Ctn 34 File 97 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Rose Lee Taylor, March 12, 1870 - May 29, 1946
1101 Ctn 34 File 98 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Sarah Taylor, March 31, 1850 - Feb. 17, 1937
1102 Ctn 34 File 99 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Susannah Marie Taylor Wilson, Feb. 2, 1842 - July 3, 1918
1103 Ctn 34 File 100 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Thomas John Taylor, Born Oct. 26, 1863 - Died Nov. 8, 1942
1104 Ctn 34 File 101 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Waymond W. Taylor, Son of J.S. Taylor, Died Aug 24, 1897, Aged 10 Months, 19 Days
1105 Ctn 34 File 102 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: William H. Taylor, May 21, 1868 - Nov. 26, 1923
1106 Ctn 34 File 103 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: William L. Williford, Co. A, 5th Texas Cavalry, CSA, Born Feb. 15, 1840 - Died July 22, 1903
1107 Ctn 34 File 104 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: William W. Wilson, Born May 1, 1833 - Died Dec. 16, 1892
1108 Ctn 34 File 105 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Henry C. Thomas, 1848-1881
1109 Ctn 34 File 106 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Robert Lee Thomas, Son of H.C. and M.R. Thomas, Dec. 17, 1872 - July 7, 1874
1110 Ctn 34 File 107 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: W.S. Wilson, Feb. 26, 1844 - Dec. 24, 1885
1111 Ctn 34 File 108 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: A. York
1112 Ctn 34 File 109 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Calvin York, Dec. 20, 1814 - Jan. 11, 1877, 62 Years and 22 Days
1113 Ctn 34 File 110 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Hatch York, May 14, 1855 - Jan. 22, 1896
1114 Ctn 34 File 111 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: H.K. York, Died Nov. 1, 1889, Aged 42 years, 7 Months
1115 Ctn 34 File 112 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Martha York (Mother), Nov. 24, 1825 - March 1, 1916
1116 Ctn 34 File 113 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: C. M. Watson (Brother), 1900 -
1117 Ctn 34 File 114 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Eva Jane Watson (Mother), 1868-1955
1118 Ctn 34 File 115 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: P.B. Watson, 1903 - 1961
1119 Ctn 34 File 116 Osage Cemetery Headstone Inscription: Daniel Wilson, Born Dec. 19, 1870 - Died Dec. 26, 1907
1120 Ctn 35 File 1 Photographic Slides, Early Era: Advertising, Local Businesses I
1121 Ctn 35 File 2 Photographic Slides, Early Era: Advertising, Local Businesses II
1122 Ctn 35 File 3 Photographic Slides, Early Era: Local Agriculture, Products and Activities
1123 Ctn 35 File 4 Photographic Slides, Becker House
1124 Ctn 35 File 5 Photographic Slides, Area Bridges (Including Rail Road Bridge), Early Era
1125 Ctn 35 File 6 Photographic Slides, Area Businesses I, Early Era
1126 Ctn 35 File 7 Photographic Slides, Area Businesses II, Early Era
1127 Ctn 35 File 8 Photographic Slides, Area Churches, Early Era
1128 Ctn 35 File 9 Photographic Slides, Colorado River Scenes, Early Era
1129 Ctn 35 File 10 Photographic Slides, Floods in Area, Early- to Mid-1900s
1130 Ctn 35 File 11 Photographic Slides, Frelsburg/Mentz, Early Era
1131 Ctn 35 File 12 Photographic Slides, Garwood I, Early Era
1132 Ctn 35 File 13 Photographic Slides, Garwood II, Early Era
1133 Ctn 35 File 14 Photographic Slides, Area Historic Buildings I, Early Era
1134 Ctn 35 File 15 Photographic Slides, Area Historic Buildings II, Early Era
1135 Ctn 35 File 16 Photographic Slides, Area Historic Homes I, Early Era
1136 Ctn 35 File 17 Photographic Slides, Area Historic Homes II, Early Era
1137 Ctn 35 File 18 Photographic Slides, Historical Markers, Maps, Other
1138 Ctn 35 File 19 Photographic Slides, Area Items of Interest (Moccasin Belle Anchor, Court Oak, Etc.), Early-Modern Era
1139 Ctn 35 File 20 Photographic Slides, Local Scenes I, Early Era
1140 Ctn 36 File 1 Photographic Slides, Local Scenes II, Early Era
1141 Ctn 36 File 2 Photographic Slides, Area People I, Early Era
1142 Ctn 36 File 3 Photographic Slides, Area People II, Early Era
1143 Ctn 36 File 4 Photographic Slides, Provident City I, Early 19th C
1144 Ctn 36 File 5 Photographic Slides, Provident City II, Early 19th C
1145 Ctn 36 File 6 Photographic Slides, Provident City III, Early 19th C
1146 Ctn 36 File 7 Photographic Slides, Provident City IV, Early 19th C
1147 Ctn 36 File 8 Photographic Slides, Santa Claus Museum (Columbus) I, Modern Era
1148 Ctn 36 File 9 Photographic Slides, Santa Claus Museum (Columbus) II, Modern Era
1149 Ctn 36 File 10 Photographic Slides, Slawson Ranch (Excellent Slides of Early-Day Ranching)
1150 Ctn 36 File 11 Photographic Slides, Trains/Depots/Railroads I, Early Era
1151 Ctn 36 File 12 Photographic Slides, Trains/Depots/Railroads II, Early Era
1152 Ctn 36 File 13 Photographic Slides, Vineyards, Local I, Early Era
1153 Ctn 36 File 14 Photographic Slides, Vineyards, Local II, Early Era
1154 Ctn 36 File 15 Photographic Slides, Vineyards, Local III, Early Era
1155 Ctn 37 File 1 Area Agriculture, Early Photos Of: Hauling Rice, Cotton Gins, Threshing Machines
1156 Ctn 37 File 2 Area Bridges, Early Photos Of: One Dated 1913
1157 Ctn 37 File 3 Area People, Early Photos Of I: All Identified. Includes Judge Mansfield, Other Area Residents, 1899 Photo of Ft. Worth Sheriff's Convention. Originals and Copies.
1158 Ctn 37 File 4 Area People, Early Photos of II: Some Unidentified. Some 19th Century. Originals and Copies
1159 Ctn 37 File 5 Garwood Parades, Early Photos Of: Late 19th Century(?) to Modern Era. One Dated 1908.
1160 Ctn 37 File 6 Historic Homes and Businesses in Area, Photos Of. Slide Presentation Notes. 19th-20th Century. Kulow Hotel Photo Dated 1904. Originals and Copies
1161 Ctn 37 File 7 Railroad Photos (Workers), Early Era; 1897 Glidden Railroad Station. Originals and Copies
1162 Ctn 37 File 8 Scenes of Interest, Local, Early/Modern Eras. Aerial, Flood and Other Photos of Columbus in Early 1900s. Early Map of Texas. Originals and Copies
1163 Ctn 37 File 9 School Classes, Early Photos Of: Late 1800s-Early 1900s. Includes 1897 Teachers, Payment Schedules, School Board Members
1164 Ctn 37 File 10 Schools and School Children, Early Photos Of I: 19th Century-1930s. Includes Photocopy of Now-Defunct Colorado Academy. Originals and Copies
1165 Ctn 37 File 11 Schools and School Children, Early Photos of II: Many Unidentified. Also Includes 1931 Commencement Program
1166 Ctn 38 File 1 Photographic Slides: Pierce Ranch I. Shows Examples of Early Ranch Life and Work
1167 Ctn 38 File 2 Photographic Slides: Pierce Ranch II. Examples of Early Ranch Life and Work
1168 Ctn 38 File 3 Photographic Slides: Pierce Ranch III. Examples of Early Ranch Life and Work
1169 Ctn 38 File 4 Photographic Slides: Pierce Ranch IV. Examples of Early Ranch Life and Work
1170 Ctn 38 File 5 Photographic Slides: Various Local People (Identified), Late 19th-Early 20th Century
1171 Ctn 38 File 6 Photographic Slides: Wharton County Historical Markers, Buildings, and Homes
1172 Ctn 38 File 7 Photographic Slides: Wharton County Historical Markers-Stand Alone As Well As On Buildings, Homes
1173 Ctn 38 File 8 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Burford Home
1174 Ctn 38 File 9 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Burford and Hahn Homes
1175 Ctn 38 File 10 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Draper Home
1176 Ctn 38 File 11 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Draper, Draper/McCormick, Leyendecker, and Paulsen Homes
1177 Ctn 38 File 12 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Nesbitt, Adkins, and Fitzpatrick Homes
1178 Ctn 38 File 13 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Fitzpatrick and Gunn Homes
1179 Ctn 38 File 14 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Garwood/Hopkins, and Garwood Homes
1180 Ctn 38 File 15 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Mrs. Gunn's Home
1181 Ctn 38 File 16 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Hopkins' Garwood Home
1182 Ctn 38 File 17 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Hopkins/Gunn Home(s)
1183 Ctn 38 File 18 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Hopkins/Whitfield Home(s)
1184 Ctn 38 File 19 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Hopkins' Columbus Home
1185 Ctn 38 File 20 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Hopkins' Columbus Home, and Simpson-Youens Home
1186 Ctn 38 File 21 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Hopkins' Columbus Home
1187 Ctn 38 File 22 Photographic Slides: Antiques in a Columbus Home, Possibly Hopkins'
1188 Ctn 38 File 23 Photographic Slides: Antiques in a Columbus Home, Possibly Hopkins'
1189 Ctn 38 File 24 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Hopkins' Columbus Home
1190 Ctn 38 File 25 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Hopkins' Columbus Home
1191 Ctn 38 File 26 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Unidentified Home, Possibly Hopkins'
1192 Ctn 38 File 27 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Hahn, Ilse-Miller, and Paulsen Homes
1193 Ctn 38 File 28 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Ilse-Miller Home, One Slide in Thatcher House
1194 Ctn 38 File 29 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Hopkins' Columbus Home, Leyendecker Home, One Slide in Pinchback Home
1195 Ctn 38 File 30 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Koliba Home, Several Slides of Antiques Identified as "Liza"
1196 Ctn 38 File 31 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Home, Slides Identified as "Liza"
1197 Ctn 38 File 32 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Koliba, and Obenhaus Homes
1198 Ctn 38 File 33 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Tait Ranch House. Includes Slides of Dr. Tait's Certificate, a Reward Circular, and a Dated Carving
1199 Ctn 38 File 34 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Tait Ranch House. Also, Additional Slides of Dr. Tait's Certificate, a Reward Circular, and a Dated Carving
1200 Ctn 38 File 35 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Tait Ranch House
1201 Ctn 38 File 36 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Tait Town House, as Well as Slides Marked Simply "Tait"
1202 Ctn 38 File 37 Photographic Slides: Antiques in Unidentified Home
1203 Ctn 39 File 1 Alleyton Photographs: Various-Residents, Businesses, Floods, Vehicles, Depots, Etc. Some Unidentified. Most Dated Early 20th Century. Originals and Copies
1204 Ctn 39 File 2 Altair Photographs: Mostly Residents (Including School Children); Bridges, Some Photos of Storm Damage. Most Unidentified, Dated 1920s-1930s. Originals and Copies
1205 Ctn 39 File 3 Buescher Photograph: Mrs. L.F. (Elisa Heyne) Ordner; Rau (Heyne) House. Copies of Original Photos
1206 Ctn 39 File 4 Chesterville Photographs: Various-Farms, Rail Depot, School, Businesses, Town Plat. Copies of Original Photos
1207 Ctn 39 File 5 Eldridge Photographs: Homes; Worker in Seed Cane Field. Originals and Copies
1208 Ctn 39 File 6 Garwood Photographs: Various-Historical Markers, Residents, Ranch Life, Parades, Businesses, Fire Damage, Floods, Buildings, Homes, Bridges, School Classes/Athletes. Most Seem to be Early 20th Century. Originals and Copies
1209 Ctn 39 File 7 Glidden Photographs: Various Subjects and Dates. Many of Residents, Many Railroad-Related Photos. Also Buildings, Homes, Businesses, Churches, Schools. Many Undated, Unidentified. Originals and Copies
1210 Ctn 39 File 8 Lone Oak Photograph: Century-Old (+) Log Cabin on Kermit Kickler Farm. Copy of Original Photo
1211 Ctn 39 File 9 Mentz Photographs: Various, Including Family Band of Arnold Prause; St. Roch's Church Interior/Exterior; Agricultural Workers. Originals and Copies
1212 Ctn 39 File 10 Matthews Photographs: John Matthews House; Matthews' Plantation Overseers House. Original and Copy
1213 Ctn 39 File 11 Becker House Photographs: 1990 Photos of House in Disrepair. Original Photos
1214 Ctn 39 File 12 Dr. Burford's Home in Mexico: Modern Era Photos Include Unidentified Young Woman. Original Photos
1215 Ctn 39 File 13 Clothing Photographs: 19th-Early 20th Century. Color and Black and White Photos of Bonnet, Child and Adult (?) Dresses. Original Photos
1216 Ctn 39 File 14 Historical Markers: Photographs of Area Historical Markers. All Appear to be Original Photos
1217 Ctn 39 File 15 Local Agricultural: Photographs of Farm/Ranch Products and Producers. Some Photos Include Jim Hopkins. Date of 1907 Noted. Appear to be Copies
1218 Ctn 39 File 16 Local Arts and Crafts Show/Fair: Photographs Of as Yet Unidentified Site, Former Colorado County Judge H.O. "Butch" Strunk Identified. Original Photos
1219 Ctn 39 File 17 Local Buildings of Interest: Photographs Include 1890 Colorado County Court House, 1880 Rail Road Hospital. Originals and Copies
1220 Ctn 39 File 18 Local Residents, Identified, Photos Of: Many Late 19th-Early 20th Century. Originals and Copies
1221 Ctn 39 File 19 Local Residents, Unidentified, Photos Of: Several of Late 19th-Early 20th Century African-American Residents. Originals and Copies
1222 Ctn 39 File 20 Local Vineyards/Wineries, Photos Of Include Workers, Grape Vineyards, Winery Buildings, Vintner's Homes. Also, Handwritten Notes Re: Area Vinyards' History. Originals and Copies
1223 Ctn 39 File 21 London, Photos Of: Possibly 1970s. Original Photos
1224 Ctn 39 File 22 Mastodon/Mammoth Jawbone, Photos Of (2). Discovered in 1928 at Gemmer & Tanner Gravel Pit, the Jawbone Now on Display in Eagle Lake's Prairie Edge Museum
1225 Ctn 39 File 23 Water Tower: Photographs of Columbus Water Towers Dating from 1883 to Modern Era. Originals and Copies, 1 Postcard
1226 Ctn 40 File 1 Audio Tape: Program on Columbus History 1826-19th Century(?), Beginning with Beason's (Beeson's) Crossing. Includes Information on Educational, Business,Church, and Social Life. Undated. Side 1 Only.
1227 Ctn 40 File 2 Audio Tape: Jazz Piano Concert, Live. Side 1 Only
1228 Ctn 40 File 3 Audio Tape: Program, Believed to Be By James Hopkins, "The Colorado County Firsts in Texas."
1229 Ctn 40 File 4 Audio Tape: Program Re: "Baker" or "Becker" Family. Tape Partially Damaged and Unclear.
1230 Ctn 40 File 5 Audio Tape: Opens with Prayer Honoring Judge Joseph Jefferson Mansfield, Followed by Program Re: Mansfield. Tape Difficult to Hear
1231 Ctn 40 File 6 Audio Tape: Judge Joseph Jefferson Mansfield Historical Marker Dedication. Opens with Pledge to Flag Followed by Tribute to Mansfield from Unidentified Attendees. Side 1. Sound on Side 2 Too Garbled to Make Out
1232 Ctn 40 File 7 Audio Tape: Interview by Mary E. Hopkins Re: Reminiscences of Her Aunt Mattie Burford Paulsen. Dated 9/21/1975. Audio Very Clear. Interesting
1233 Ctn 41 File 1 Unidentified Photographs: Homes, Buildings
1234 Ctn 41 File 2 Unidentified Photographs, Photocopies: Miscellaneous
1235 Ctn 41 File 3 Unidentified Photographs, Photocopies: People - Individuals
1236 Ctn 41 File 4 Unidentified Photographs, Photocopies: People - Large Groups
1237 Ctn 41 File 5 Unidentified Photographs, Photocopies: School Classes
1238 Ctn 41 File 6 Unidentified Photographs, Photocopies: People - Small Groups
1239 Ctn 41 File 7 Unidentified Photographs, Photocopies: Storm Damaged Buildings, Late 19th-Early 20th Century. Site Unknown