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Overview of the Collection

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Austin History Center

Timothy Hart Williams Scrapbook

An Inventory of the Collection



Overview of the Collection

Creator: Williams, Timothy Hart, Sr.
Title: Timothy Hart Williams Scrapbook
Inclusive Dates: 1942-1954
Bulk Dates: 1942
Abstract: Timothy Hart Williams was a prominent merchant in Austin, Texas for the first half of the 1900s. The Timothy Hart Williams scrapbook contains a collection of get well soon letters written by the members of the University Presbyterian Church to Williams in 1942 expressing friendship and best wishes during a time of illness.
Identification: AR.1994.037
Quantity: .8 linear feet (1 scrapbook)
Location: Archives stacks
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library,  810 Guadalupe,  PO BOX 2287,  Austin, TX 78768

Biographical Note

Timothy Hart Williams, Sr. was born in Des Arc, Arkansas on February 6, 1869. He moved to Austin, Texas in 1900 and worked in the mercantile business until his death on March 19, 1954. He was the head of the firm of T. H. Williams & Company until his son, T. H. Williams, Jr., took over active management in the 1940s. He married Marie Julie Biron in 1902 and they had two daughters (Lucile and Mildred) and two sons (Paul and T. H., Jr.). Williams was a member of the Austin Rotary Club and the University Presbyterian Church.

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Scope and Contents

The scrapbook consists of a collection of letters written to Timothy Hart Williams in January of 1942. All of the letters were written by members of the University Presbyterian Church expressing friendship and good wishes for a recovery from an illness that had caused him to miss church services. Letters from Austin businessmen such as Walter E. Long (Chamber of Commerce) and Fred W. Adams (Adams Extracts) are included. In addition, there is a Timothy Hart Williams, Sr. Memorial Resolution issued by the Austin Rotary Club to his family upon his death in 1954.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use

None.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Persons:
Williams, Timothy Hart Sr., 1869-1954.
Organizations:
University Presbyterian Church.
Places:
Austin (Tex.)

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Related Material

Austin Files - AF Biography Williams, Timothy Hart

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Timothy Hart Williams Scrapbook (AR.1994.037). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: unknown

Donation Date: unknown

Processing Information

Finding aid created and processed by Molly Hults/2010.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 
Location Box
Archives stacks 1 Timothy Hart scrapbook, 1942-1954

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