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Oral History Interview with Thornton Secor, September 27, 2000

Description: Interview with Thornton Secor, grandson of a prominent local doctor, from Kerrville, Texas. Thornton talks about how his grandfather ended up in the area and his various contributions to Kerrville, such as building the town's first hospital and establishing a tourist campsite. Thornton also briefly mentions the flood of 1932, and rainfall in the area.
Date: September 27, 2000
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Secor, Thornton
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Freer ISD Executive Summary

Description: Executive summary of the activities of Freer school district, including financial information,
Date: April 2014
Creator: Freer Independent School District
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Raul Rodriguez Arreola Narrative]

Description: Autobiographical narrative written by Raul Rodriguez Arreola, a former postal worker from Kerrville. Mr. Arreola relates childhood memories, stories about his life and family, and some relevant local history.
Date: 2006
Creator: Arreola, Raul Rodriguez
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Texas Attorney General Opinion: WW-901

Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Will Wilson, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Legal effect of Duval County Commissioners' Court order on its Special Road Refunding Warrants.
Date: August 12, 1960
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Transcript of file of documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence, November 25, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a file with multiple documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence. Documents include: 1. a copy of the secret treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 2. a statement by Santa Anna to Texas; 3. a copy of the public treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 4. a memorandum regarding the treaties and communications with the United States; 5. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Collinsworth and Grayson; 6. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to an unknown recipient; 7. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to T. H. Benton; 8. a letter from Sam Houston to Andrew Jackson; and 9. a description of the boundaries and size of Texas by Stephen F. Austin.
Date: November 25, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Oral History Interview with Dr. Dan Wallace Bacon, March 3, 1998

Description: Interview with Dr. Dan Wallace Bacon, a physician from Kerrville, Texas, who also served as the city and Kerr County health officer. Dr. Bacon discusses his family history, as well as his education, medical career, brief stint in the Air Force, and general town life in Kerrville. While working at Peterson Hospital in Kerrville, he treated trauma victims from car accidents on Highway 27. In the Air Force, he briefly practiced psychiatry, served as a prison doctor, and finally switched to obstetrics and gynecology. He relates stories from his time as an obstetrician, as well as a general practitioner and family physician. He also discusses the history of minority communities in Kerrville, especially during integration, and the founding of the Kerrville Veteran's Hospital. Dr. Bacon's further remembrances, as well as a historical profile of the Kerrville VA Hospital, are included at the end of the interview transcript.
Date: March 3, 1998
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Bacon, Dan Wallace
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Transcript of essay entitled, "Emigration to Texas in Mexico", 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for an essay entitled, "Emigration to Texas in Mexico," which describes the geography and agriculture of Texas, as well as explaining colonization procedures for readers interested in immigrating.
Date: 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Freer Independent School District: Management and Performance Review

Description: This is a report reviewing the the management and performance of Freer Independent School District's (ISD) educational, financial, and operational functions. Recommendations provided in the report are based on state and federal laws, rules, and regulations.
Date: April 30, 2014
Creator: Texas. Legislative Budget Board.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department