The East Texas Digital Archives is a website you’re going to want to explore if you have ancestors from the East Texas area. There are almost twenty different collections each with it’s own unique treasures. Below are some links to just a few of the many collections;
- Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors
- East Texas Research Center
- Heritage Center of Cherokee County
- Oral History Collection
- Texas Documents at Steen Library
- University Archives
Many of these collections contain digitial images of the original documents as well as a transcription. You might find a civil war letter written by or to your ancetsor or from the unit in which they served. You could find funeral records about one of your relatives.
For researching East Texas ancestors a trip to the East Texas Digital Archives will be well worth the time.