Austin College - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

R. L. Polk & Co's. Sherman City Directory, 1925

Description: The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a Complete Alphabetical List of Business Firms and Private Citizens; A Miscellaneous Directory of City and County Officials, Churches, Public and Private Schools, Banks. Asylums, Hospitals and Homes, Commercial Bodies, Secret Societies, Street and Avenue Guide, and Numerical Street Directory. Also a complete Classified Business Directory and a Buyers' Guide." Index to content is on page 8; index to advertisers starts on page 9.
Date: 1925
Creator: R.L. Polk & Co.
Item Type: Book

Worley's Sherman City Directory, 1950

Description: The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "an Alphabetical Directory of Business Concerns and Private Citizens, a Directory of Householders, Occupants of Office Buildings and Other Business Places, Including a Complete Street and Avenue Guide, and Much Information of a Miscellaneous Character; also a Buyers' Guide and a Complete Classified Business Directory." General index is on page 7; index to advertisers starts on page 8.
Date: 1950
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Co.
Item Type: Book

R. L. Polk & Co.'s Sherman City Directory, 1912-1913

Description: The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a complete alphabetical list of business firms and private citizens; a miscellaneous directory of city and county officials, churches, public and private schools, banks, asylums, hospitals and homes, commercial bodies, secret societies, street and avenue guide, etc., etc., etc. Also a Complete Classified Business Directory and Numerical Street Directory." Indexes to content and advertisers are on the page following the title page.
Date: 1912
Creator: R.L. Polk & Co.
Item Type: Book

History and Business Guide of Sherman and Grayson County, Texas

Description: This text gives an overview of the histories of Grayson County, Texas and of the county seat, Sherman touching on government, business, religion, organizations, and other aspects of life. The book also contains advertisements from local businesses.
Date: 1940
Creator: Anderson, Ed. H.
Item Type: Book

Memories of the 20th Century: Stories by Eleanor Monroe

Description: This book is part of 'Telling Our Stories,' a humanities project at Austin College and contains the autobiographical anecdotes of Eleanor Monroe about her family and life in Sherman, Texas.
Date: 2009
Creator: Monroe, Eleanor; Lincecum, Jerry Bryan & Redshaw, Peggy A.
Item Type: Book

The Clock and the Storyteller: Memoirs of Shirley Clark

Description: This book is part of 'Telling Our Stories,' a humanities project at Austin College and contains the autobiographical anecdotes of Shirley Clark about her family and life in Texas.
Date: 2009
Creator: Clark, Shirley; Lincecum, Jerry Bryan & Redshaw, Peggy A.
Item Type: Book

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 31, 1875]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. John wrote to his wife while traveling and working as a judge. In this letter, he mentioned a case of horse theft he was involved in and told her about the weather and his health. The letter ended with him writing about a vote on a new constitution and how fortunate he and his wife were that so many of their children were still alive. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout."
Date: October 31, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from May P. [Frear] to Sarah Osterhout, April 29, 1873]

Description: Letter from May P. [Frear] to her grandmother, Sarah Osterhout. She wrote her grandmother to let her know how she and her family were doing. The letter mentioned photographs that May had taken and she promised to send one to Sarah. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. Sarah Osterhout. Sen."
Date: April 29, 1873
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Sally Osterhout, January 13, 1875]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his niece, Sally Osterhout. He wrote her after receiving a letter a couple weeks prior. He was glad to hear his mother was well and told Sally what was happening with John and his family. He mentioned some of the cases he was working on, his children's schooling, and how his wife had recently come down with a pneumonia.
Date: January 13, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Mary to her Sister, October 16, 1887]

Description: Letter from Mary to her sister regarding their mother's death. She detailed the last moments of her mother and the funeral. She ended her letter by wishing her sister could have been there to help lessen the mourning process.
Date: October 16, 1887
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, January 21, 1872]

Description: Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her husband, John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote about work that was being done around their home, including gathering wood and field work. In the letter, she mentioned how she and the children were getting along while he was away and that she hoped he would return home soon.
Date: January 21, 1872
Creator: Osterhout, Junia Roberts
Item Type: Letter