David Laughlin Research Files on the LDS Chruch in Texas
At the time this collection was assembled, David Laughlin worked as a reference librarian for Texas A&M University (1989-1993; This collection contains research files, correspondence, bibliographical data, photographs, theses, and photocopies of manuscript documents concerning the history of the LDS Church in Texas in the 19th and early 20th century. A majority of the research files focus on Lyman White and the LDS Colony he established. Other subjects include milling in Texas and early LDS pioneers George Miller, Davis Henry Bays, Charles Waldo Bays, and Robert Franklin McBride. The collection also includes the research files and thesis of Herman Hale Smith. The geographical areas of research are mainly Tyler, Orange, and Bandera Counties, and the towns of Gilmer, Kelsey, Bandera, and Zodiac. Mr. Laughlin conducted research in numerous repositories including the Barker Library, the library at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas State Library, various municipal libraries and various private family and ranch libraries.
School:Brigham Young University
School Location:USA - Utah
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:white lyman smith herman hale loughlin david bays davis henry charles waldo church of jesus christ latter day saints texas mormon mormons flour industry
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