County Coordinator is Jane Keppler.
County Co-Coordinator is
Jean Huot Smoorenburg
If you have any questions or would like to submit information for Robertson County, please email
one of the above.
University Associate Anthropology Professor Dr. Michael Waters has
extensively researched Camp Hearne (Hearne's World War II prisoner of
war camp) and has created a Camp
Hearne website. Additional
is available at Camp
Hearne Collection. As part of
research, Dr. Waters wishes to hear from people who have pictures,
correspondence, artifacts, any other information or items relating to
the camp. If you have information relating to Dr. Waters' research that
you wish to share, contact him at
Activities Of Robertson
By Seldon Bain Graham,
1933 University of Texas Master's Thesis. Volunteer Jo Ella Snider
Parker typed a detailed index to this work.
County War Activities 1917-1919.
Of Robertson County
By Lawrence Ward St.
Clair, 1931 University Of Texas Master's Thesis.
Of Robertson County.
Men & Women In World
War II From
is at World
Of Robertson County
By Ivory Freeman Carson,
1954 North Texas State College Master's Thesis.
Development Of Robertson County.
The Middle Brazos River
By Manford Eugene Jones,
1939 University of New Mexico Master's Thesis. It is
used with permission of Manford Allen Jones, son of the author Manford
Eugene Jones. Cotton
Hearne On The
Norman McCarver, Sr. & Norman McCarver, Jr.,
Press of Texas, San Antonio, TX, 1958, 369 pages (including a 234-page
"Biographical Sketches" section of Hearne-related individuals &
their families). Price is $46 (including shipping). Contact email@example.com
to make purchase arrangements (including credit card sales). Before his
March 2002 death, co-author Norman Lowell McCarver Jr. granted
permission for this book .
Hearne On The
The National Hotel
Ruth Rucker Lemming, Eakin Press, Austin.
(about Rucker family
hotel in Franklin)
By Mary Kathryn Spiller Briggs. Ghost
Towns Of Robertson
The Irish Of
Mary Katherine Thompson Galloway, Mary
Kathryn Spiller Briggs, Marjorie DeMaret Hicks, 1973,
42 pages. The Irish Of
Of New Baden
John George Meyer, 1882,
New Baden, TX, 16-page booklet (with large fold-out map), University Of
Texas At Austin, The Center For American History Collection. A
copy of this booklet promoting New Baden to potential European settlers
has been translated from its original old-style German to English by
volunteer Jens Heik. Deutsch
"Historical Sketch" chapter & "Bibliography" from this work
have been beautifully retyped by volunteer Darlene Klonaris 1941
WPA County Inventory.
My Tall Mountain
recollections of early Hearne with information on Belcher &
Stewart families). By
Harper C. Stewart (brother of Lutie Stewart Wilson immediately below). My Tall
This 1892 - 1893 ledger of a
general store in Franklin was purchased in 10.2002 at an e-bay
auction. It contains hundreds of surname entries, including
many full names (not just initials). This list is available
Store Ledger; see also New
Immigrants On Franklin Store Ledger.
The 1907 revision of
William T. Hearne's book, complete with the 1912 addendum.
By John Martin Brockman,
1968 Texas A&M University master's thesis, 187 pages. Port Sullivan was in
Milam County, just across the Brazos River from Robertson County. [A
copy of this work has been obtained & the author has granted
permission for it to be placed online at
Sullivan: Ghost Town.
By David G. Woodcock &
Daniel F. MacGilvray, a study of Calvert Main
Street's history, character, condition & strategies for its
preservation, Robertson County Historical Commission, 1979, 76 pages. [A copy of this work has
been obtained & will be placed online at Calvert
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