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"The Horace Chilton Memoirs, Part Ii." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 30 No. 2 (Winter, 1991): 1-11., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"The Horace Chilton Memoirs, Part Ii." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 30 No. 2 (Winter, 1991): 1-11., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Senator Horace Chilton's description of Tyler, Texas, from when he was a boy during the Civil War.


"The Horace Chilton Memoirs, Part I." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 30 No. 1 (Summer 1991): 1-19., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"The Horace Chilton Memoirs, Part I." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 30 No. 1 (Summer 1991): 1-19., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Senator Horace Chilton's memoirs of growing up in Tyler, Texas, during secession, Civil War and Reconstruction, including an account of the emancipation of the family's slaves. His father, George Chilton, belonged to the Knights of the Golden Circle, was a delegate to the Secession Convention, and served in the Third Texas Cavalry, then as ordnance officer under Gen. Bee. He was elected to Congress after the war but was denied his seat.


"The Civil War Letters Of Elbridge Littlejohn, Part 2." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 18 No. 1 (Summer, 1979): 11-50., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"The Civil War Letters Of Elbridge Littlejohn, Part 2." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 18 No. 1 (Summer, 1979): 11-50., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

The letters of Elbridge Gerry Littlejohn, Co. G, 10th Texas Cavalry, to his wife Sallie Jefferies Littlejohn, in Smith County, Texas, during the Civil War.


"The Civil War Letters Of Elbridge Littlejohn, Part 1." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 17 No. 2 (Winter, 1978): 8-60., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"The Civil War Letters Of Elbridge Littlejohn, Part 1." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 17 No. 2 (Winter, 1978): 8-60., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Letters between Elbridge Gerry Littlejohn of the 10th Texas Cavalry, and his wife Sallie Jeffries Littlejohn in Starrville, Smith County, Texas, during the Civil War.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1878-1879." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 38 No. 2 (Winter 1999): 19-29., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1878-1879." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 38 No. 2 (Winter 1999): 19-29., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Articles from the Texas Christian Advocate, a Methodist newspaper, 1878-1879, concerning Tyler and Smith County, Texas.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1874-1877.", Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1874-1877.", Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Articles gleaned from the Texas Christian Advocate, a Methodist newspaper, which deal with Tyler and Smith County, Texas, 1874-1877.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1872-1873." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 37 No. 2 (Winter 1998): 16-25., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1872-1873." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 37 No. 2 (Winter 1998): 16-25., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Articles from the Texas Christian Advocate, a Methodist newspaper, 1872-1873, concerning Tyler and Smith County, Texas.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1851-1859." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 36 No. 1 (Summer 1997): 16-25., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1851-1859." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 36 No. 1 (Summer 1997): 16-25., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Articles from the Texas Wesleyan Banner and Texas Christian Advocate, both Methodist newspapers, from the years 1851-1859, that deal with Tyler and Smith County, Texas.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Newspapers." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 31 No. 1 (Summer 1992): 36-44., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Newspapers." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 31 No. 1 (Summer 1992): 36-44., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Articles gleaned from regional newspapers concerning newspapers in Tyler and Smith County, Texas, 1860-1875.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Miscellaneous." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 35 No. 2 (Winter 1996): 18-24, Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Miscellaneous." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 35 No. 2 (Winter 1996): 18-24, Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Newspaper articles about miscellaneous activities in Tyler and Smith County, Texas, during the Civil War and Reconstruction, gleaned from regional papers.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Business & Communications; Marriages & Deaths." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 32 No. 1 (Summer 1993): 24-36., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Business & Communications; Marriages & Deaths." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 32 No. 1 (Summer 1993): 24-36., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Articles gleaned from regional newspapers concerning businesses, communications, marriages, and deaths in Tyler and Smith County, Texas, 1860-1875.


"Early Lindale Businesses." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 31 No. 1 (Summer 1992): 25, 31, 35., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Early Lindale Businesses." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 31 No. 1 (Summer 1992): 25, 31, 35., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

A listing of businesses in Lindale, Texas, as rated by the Mercantile Agency Reference Book, 1880-1897.


Gill Library At 75: Looking Back While Looking Forward, Ana Fontoura, Martha Counihan O.S.U. Jun 2016

Gill Library At 75: Looking Back While Looking Forward, Ana Fontoura, Martha Counihan O.S.U.

Martha Counihan

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'Very Quiet Day, Vague Tension': Digitizing And Sharing The Stories Of School Desegregation And Busing In Boston, Andrew Elder Apr 2016

'Very Quiet Day, Vague Tension': Digitizing And Sharing The Stories Of School Desegregation And Busing In Boston, Andrew Elder

Andrew Elder

In the summer of 2015, University Archives & Special Collections at UMass Boston began to work with a number of area archival institutions to create “a digital library of material that can be widely disseminated for both curricular and scholarly use” related to the history of school desegregation and busing in Boston. Too often, the history of Boston school desegregation seems weighted down by some of the most visible characters involved – politicians, policy-makers, court officials – so we decided early on to focus largely on identifying materials that tell a more complex, personal history of school desegregation and busing in Boston. After ...


The Myth Of Freedom Of Information., John Chenault Mar 2016

The Myth Of Freedom Of Information., John Chenault

John Chenault

The article discusses the myths surrounding the founding of the U.S. and the freedoms of information supposedly conferred by its founders in the drafting and ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Particular focus is given to the efforts of libraries in defending the public's right to know and their attempts to inform and instruct the public on the significance of openness in government. The misuse of a quote by former U.S. President James Madison about freedom of information is explored.