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Grant, Ruth, Homer Research Collection.

.75 cubic feet

Ruth Grant's Homer Research Collection consists of research materials compiled in an attempt to write a book on the city of Homer, Texas, Angelina County's 3rd county seat. The collection documents Homer's founding and beginning as county seat in 1858, accounts of the Civil War in Homer, genealogical information on Homer’s prominent families, churches, land ownership records, post offices, schools, cemeteries, and modern correspondence with descendants of Homer settlers. Also highlighted is the Scroggins and Borden family feud focused on Robert P. Scroggins and Ben W. Borden.