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Interview with Jesus Ybarbo

A 67 minute wide ranging interview with Jesus Ybarbo a cowhand and then a yard man for the Gaffneys and eventually caretaker of the River Ranch cemetery.

Date: September 3, 1982


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Interview with L.V. Terrell and Guerro Perez

A 500 minute wide ranging interview with L.V. Terrell and Abel "Guerro" Perez, cowhands on the Coastal Bend Ranches. They tell many stories of riding and roping and their horses.

Date: October 7, 1982


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Interview with Henry Morrow, Leo Scott, and Kemper Stoner Williams, Jr.

A 270 minute wide ranging interview/discussion with Henry Morrow from the Morrow ranching family and Leo Scott a cowhand on the Texas Coastal Bend ranches.

Date: March 4, 1983


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Interview with Richard Harris

A 264 minute wide ranging interview/discussion with Richard Harris, long time foreman on the Murphy ranches.

Date: March 28, 1983


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Interview with Lawrence Wood

A 136 minute interview with Lawrence Wood, rancher and descendant of a pioneering ranching family, talking about Coastal Bend women, the culture, and the future of ranching.

Date: March 11, 1985


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Interview with Bernice Angerstein and Jack Angerstein

A 90 minute interview with Jack and Bernice Angerstein. The first track talks mainly about Jack's uncles, C.I. Kite Tibiletti and Joe Bianchi, saddle maker and spur maker respectively. The second track is more wide ranging.

Date: May 5, 1987


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Interview with Emma Campbell

An 80 minute interview with Emily "Emma" Keeran Campbell talking growing up in the ranching culture and taking over her family ranch as an adult.

Date: May 20, 1987


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Interview with Claude Kerry McCan, Jr.

A 47 minute interview with Kerry McCan talking about the history of the McFaddin Ranch. The second part of interview is a 23 minute recording of a dinner conversation.

Date: May 20, 1987


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Interview with L.V. Terrell

A 25 minute interview with L.V. Terrell, a cowhand on the West Ranch, talking about Chris West and the West Ranch.

Date: August 6, 1987


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Interview with J. Y. Lott, K. J. Oliver, Nathaniel Youngblood, Pete Brown, Johnny de la Garza, Sonny Brown, Julian Tijerina, Jr., Ervin Brown, Elias de la Garza, Alex de la Garza, Milam Thompson, Tony Lott, and Simmie Rydolph

A 160 minute interview with thirteen of the Coastal Bend cowhands. Louise O'Connor goes through a list of old cowhands asking them if they know them.

Date: July 18, 1989


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Documents (11)

Inventory for 1865 by A. S. Crocker - a&c

Property ledger of many Texas counties. May be a state assessment from1865 listing residents, their acreage, livestock, wagons and buggies. ,

Date: 2015
Total Pages: 178

List of Property lying in Victoria owned by Non- Residents

A ledger containing a listing of property with plat numbers or descriptions to identify location and a column for value, state tax, and county tax.,

Date: 1846
Total Pages: 27

A. D. Beaty and R.H. Coleman, May 7, 1870 - March 4, 1873. Criminal.

A ledger containing Victoria court records, primarily criminal.,

Date: between 1870 and 1873
Total Pages: 165

A History of the Thomas O'Connor Ranch, 1834-1939 by Sister Margaret Rose Warburton, C.D.P.

A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Arts ansd Ciences of the Catholic University of America of the life of Irish immagrant, Thomas O'Connor [I] and his ranch.,

Date: 1940's
Total Pages: 160

Certificate of Registration of Marks and Brands

A certificate issued to Susana Holden of Victoria Co. for the registration of her brand.

Date: July 27, 1883
Total Pages: 1

Tournaments: An Account of This Early Sport In Victoria, Texas and Neighboring Communities

An article written for The Cattleman magazine by Margaret Stoner McLean describes, in great detail, the history of the game that took place in and around Victoria after the Civil War. Accompanying the article are two notices in the Victoria Advocate about the publishing of the article and about the author.

Date: September, 1948
Total Pages: 8

The Tournament in Victoria and neighboring counties

A report written by Margaret Stoner McLean written on the Tournaments of Victoria and area ranches; a contest of skill on horseback.

Date: ca. 1937
Total Pages: 15

[Notes of] Tournament Victoria Advocate. Aug. 4. 1877, p.3, col. 3

Notes taken from and article in the Victoria Advocate about a tournament held.

Date: August 4, 1877
Total Pages: 3

Little Joker The "Love at First Sight" Stallion

Article about a horse, "Little Joker", and his lineage. "Little Joker" was owned by Tom O'Connor, Jr., [IV] and previously owned by Orville Copeland.,

Date: February, 1949
Total Pages: 3

General business ledger

Financial ledger of George Amery, October 5, 1878 - July 1902. General business ledger.,

Date: October 5, 1878
Total Pages: 246

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