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Only collections with inventories are listed in alphabetical order. This represents about half of the material in the archives. Please contact the History Center regarding other materials available.

Darragh, John L. Papers, 1839-1893; 27-0044 thru 27-0699, 27-0702. ca. 2000 items.
Justice of the Peace and later City Alderman. Real estate speculator and president of the Galveston Wharf Co. and the National Bank of Texas. Papers consist of correspondence and business papers.

Darst, Elisabeth Papers, 1964-1966; 87-0026. 10 inches.
Work papers for A Guide to Historic Galveston which Darst coauthored with Douglas R. Zwiener.

Darst, H. W. Papers, 1859-1969; 95-0016. 5 inches.
Civil War letters and research material.

Darst, Homer W. (Jack) Papers, 1891-1855; 88-0006. 1 box.
Business and speech papers.

Darst, William Maury Papers, 1850-1990; 93-0023. 23 linear feet + oversize.
Research and correspondence files for newspaper columnist and teacher.

Dashiell, Jeremiah Yellott Papers, 1862; 10-0001. 1 letterpress volume.
Physician, veteran of the War with Mexico, Adjutant General and Inspector General of Texas during the Civil War and editor of the San Antonio Herald.Correspondence dealing with Texas State Troops and civil and military authorities.

Daughters of the American Revolution. George Washington Chapter Scrapbook, 1969-1982; 95-0021. 1 item oversize.
Documents the chapter’s activities.

Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Sidney Sherman Chapter Records, 1906-2001; 92-0016. 8 items, oversize.
Documents the chapter’s activities and proofs of Texas Heroes Buried on Galveston Island.

Davie, J. P. and Company Records, 1869-1913; 79-0004. 13 volumes.
Cash, day, letterpress and account books from the hardware business.

Davis, Edmund Jackson Letters, 1876; 31-1191 thru 31-1194. 7 pages.
Letters relating to the Civil War in Texas and the signing of the terms of surrender on a vessel off Galveston and one newspaper article.

Davis, Waters S. Papers, 1917-1918; 24-0068 thru 24-0070. 3 items.
Reports concerning land surveys.

Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Omicron Chapter Records. 1930-1980; 86-0011. 20 inches + oversize.
Documents the chapter’s activities.

Diamond, Jack and Flora Papers, 1925-1936; 82-0004. 2 ½ inches.
Letters, clippings, and family photographs.

Diary of a Union Soldier, 1863; 77-0002. 380 pages.
Anonymous diary of a union soldier taken prisoner in the Battle of Galveston.

District Court of Galveston County Record of Jury Certificates, 1842-1857; 30-0849. 1 volume.
Statements of certificates issued for balances due jurors for services and minutes of the Committee for the Defense of Galveston Island.

Dobbins, Archibald S. Papers, 1852-1869; 69-0005 thru 69-0050. 46 items.
Correspondence and legal papers regarding Dobbins, C.S.A. officer.

Dorsey-Breinholt Property Papers, 1894-1950; 93-0020. 1 box.
Papers regarding Outlot 17, Northeast Quadrant, in Galveston.

Dreyfus, A. Stanley Article, 1965; 71-0207. 23 pages.
Article on the early history of the Jewish community in Galveston, especially of Hebrew Cemetery Number One.

Dyer, Joseph Osterman Scrapbooks, 1915-1923, c. 1920s; 94-0008. 2 items oversize.
Clippings by Dyer on Galveston history, Native Americans and other subjects.

Dyer, Joseph O., 1871-1926; 79-0017. 5 inches..
Dyer was a physician and local historian.  Collection consists of manuscripts and research on Galveston history including pirates, plagues, Native Americans early newspapers, Texas Republic, early medicine and other subjects.

Dyer, Leon Papers, 1833-1876; 27-0006 thru 27-0012. 7 items.
Personal papers of soldier and businessman.

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