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Overview Harold and Lucile Pape papers document the lives of two citizens of Gregory, Texas who served their town, he as the Justice of the Peace and she as the Postmaster in the late 1800s and first half of the 1900s. The records reflect the town’s civil controversies, minor criminal cases, correspondence and administrative documents of each office including oil and gas leases and justice court documents. Some biographical information of the Pape family, starting with Carl Wilhelm Pape, Harold Pape’s...
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Overview Rex H. (Jim) Stever was a geologist and collector of postage stamps and postal history lore. He spent much of his life researching the postal service in Texas and collecting postage stamps and letters. This collection picks up right as Texas was annexed into the United States of America and tells the story of Texas in the latter half of the 1800’s like nothing else could.
- Subject: Postal service X