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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.
Creator: Anderson, Ed. H.
Description: Copy of "David Mitchell and Descendants" originally written by Thomas Mitchell, Jr. The manuscript starts with David Mitchell, possibly a Revolutionary soldier, and details what is known about his life and those of his descendants. The record ends with the marriage of his widow, Sarah Patterson Mitchell Frear, to Abraham Frear. It states that she was the mother and grandmother of many Frears and Mitchells in the family. After the record, there is a note about the original manuscript's author; it was then copied by Ora Osterhout.
Date: August 10, 1936
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Item Type: Paper
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 is on page 8.
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Co.
Description: The first extract is from Burgess Osterhout to May Patterson Frear Osterhout, referred to as Mrs. Paul Osterhout, discussing what he had found at the Osterhout library. He found their family coat of arms and promised to mail her a photo of it. The second letter fragment is from George E. Osterhout to May Patterson Frear Osterhout regarding a marker for Jeremiah Osterhout's wife, Juna Reno.
Date: January 24, 1931
Creator: Osterhout, Burgess & Osterhout, George E.
Item Type: Letter
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.
Creator: R.L. Polk & Co.
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 list of business firms and private citizens; a miscellaneous directory of city and county officials, churches, public and private schools, banks, asylums, hospitals, commercial bodies, secret societies, street and avenue guide, and a complete Classified Business Directory, The Buyers' Guide." Index to content is on page 13; index to advertisers starts on page 14.
Creator: R.L. Polk & Co.