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My Philip Nolan Scrapbook

Description: Scrapbook created by Gustine Courson Weaver containing materials related to the life and history of Philip Nolan, for whom Nolan County, Texas was named. Nolan was an Irish immigrant to the Texas-Louisiana area and a prolific horse trader and freebooter during the period of Spanish rule in Texas before Texas became a republic. The scrapbook contains articles about Nolan, photographs and photo copies, correspondence created for obtaining research materials, as well as snippets about Weaver's own life.
Date: [..1942]
Creator: Weaver, Gustine Courson
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Card from Byrd Williams III scrapbook]

Description: Card with a photo of a desert landscape including a prickly pear cactus and yucca plants in the front of the image as well as other plants and hills in the background. Handwritten text on the back says "A new picture for us but "too full" for a Solon -- no impact. "Frame" help - another "frame" try. 16 x 20 work. Copy. [...]"
Date: 193u
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections