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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.

Jack Family Papers, 1834-1864; 70-0475 thru 70-0492. 18 items.
Correspondence of the family of William H. Jack and Laura Harrison, of Brazoria County.

Jack, William Houston Note, 1831; 04-0013. 1 page.
Request to Stephen F. Austin to pay bearer, James Whitesides, amount due. Receipt acknowledged by Whitesides and Jack on verso.

Jackson, Andrew Letter, 1844; 77-0012 oversized. 2 pages.
Signed holograph to General Samuel Houston concerning annexation of Texas to the United States.

Jacques, William Budd Papers, 1838-1862; 70-1200 thru 70-1258. 59 items.
Correspondence, memorandum bills and receipts relating to the business of Jacques, a San Antonio merchant.

Jamaica Beach Site Scrapbook, 1962-1963, 1986; 95-0005. 1 volume oversize.
News clippings and photographs concerning excavation of a Karakawa camp and burial ground Site (41GV5) on Galveston Island.

Jameson, Rufus Papers, 1855-1877; 87-0001 thru 87-0009. 9 items.
Papers include appointments as a branch pilot for the Port of Galveston, letters, steamboat pilot certificate, bills of sale and a circular for the Grand Initial Ball at the Tremont Hotel.

Jockusch, John William Papers, 1847-1871; 74-0015. 18 folders oversize.
Certificates, letters, oaths and authorizations to act as consul for the Prussian and German government.

John, Grace Spalding-Patricia John Keightley Collection, 1936-1987; 88-0011. 1 box.
Writings and exhibition catalogue for prominent Houston artist Gace Spalding John, and harp music scores by her daughter, Patricia John Keightley.

Johnston, Albert Sidney Letters, 1837; 70-1271 and 70-1272. 2 items.
Letters from Captain Andrew Neill and Lysander Wells concerning army affairs.

Johnson, Frank C. Papers, 1921-1962; 79-0015. 5 inches.
Personal and community papers of Johnson, a Galveston Austin Junior HIgh School principal.

Jones, Levi Deposition, 1868; 48-0050. 19 pages.
Deposition made by Jones in a court case, City of Galveston vs. Galveston Wharf and Cotton Press Company.

Jones, Randal, 27-0041.
See "Visit to Galveston Island in 1818."

J.O.L.O. Observatory Record Book, 1861; 27-0701. 1 volume.
Record of military watches kept by members of the J.O.L.O. in their observatory at the Hendley Building in Galveston. What the initials stand for is unknown.

Junteenth Celebration Collection, 1985, 1990-1991; 91-0008. 2 ½ inches.
Letters, programs, etc., relating to the 1991 Juneteenth celebration in Galveston sponsored by St. Vincent Episcopal House.

Junior Irving Club Records, 1934-1982; 2000-0031. 1 box.
Minute books, correspondence, membership records, etc. for the organization.

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