Britton Hispanic Texana Collection, 1546-1877
As Political Chief of Bexar, Ramon Musquiz was the most powerful Mexican official in Texas and as such made periodic reports to the Mexican Governor on activities in the colony. For a...
Susan Wheeler DECATUR,widow of Commodore Stephen Decatur,GeorgeTown [now part of the District of Columbia], January 16th, 1828, letter addressed to Tristran Burgess, born 1770, a member of Congress and later Chief Justice of Rhode...
This collection contains pieces printed by Samuel Bangs, generally recognized as the first printer in Texas whose work survives. Most of these were assembled by a rare books dealer for James L. Britton, III, who donated them to SHSU.
Thirty documents represents original papers signed by a number of Stephen F. Austin's "Old 300"[among the earliest Anglo settlers]. They were assembled by a rare books dealer for James L. Britton, III, who donated them to SHSU.