Austin History Center

Covered Wagon Journey Photograph Album

An Inventory of the Collection



Overview of the Collection

Title: Covered Wagon Journey Photograph Album
Inclusive Dates: 1907-1910
Abstract: An album with 118 black and white photographs documents an unidentified group of people on a covered wagon journey in Colorado and Texas, 1907-1910.
Identification: AR.2011.046
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 album, 118 photographs)
Location: Outer Vault
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library 810 Guadalupe PO BOX 2287 Austin, TX 78768

Biographical Note

The creator of this album is unidentified.


Scope and Contents

An album with 118 black and white photographs documents an unidentified group of people on a covered wagon journey in Colorado and Texas, 1907-1910. Locations of the wagon journey include Grand Junction and Gunnison, Colorado; (Chama?), New Mexico; and the Medina River in San Antonio, Texas. Images include men and women sitting in and standing next to the horse-drawn wagon, men fishing and hunting, camp sites, cattle and ranch scenes. Toward the end of the album there are photographs of other unidentified locations and houses, as well as a scene with a group of Native American Indians. Photographs specific to Austin include a "Rambler Auto" in Hyde Park and a car stuck in a ditch.


Arrangement

The photographs were numbered in the order they appear in the album. Loose photos were left in place and numbered in order.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users. Some pages are brittle and detached from the album and should be handled with care.

Restrictions on Use

The Austin History Center (AHC) is the owner of the physical materials in the AHC collections and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the AHC before any publication use. The AHC does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Places:
Austin (Tex.).
Grand Junction (Colo.).
Gunnison (Colo.).
Subjects:
Automobiles.
Covered wagons.
Landscape photographs.
Document Types:
Black and white photographs.
Photograph albums.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

It is unknown how the donor acquired this album.

Preferred Citation

Covered Wagon Journey Photograph Album (AR.2011.046). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: DO/2011/066

Donation Date: 2011 December 31

Processing Information

Finding aid created and encoded by Nicole Davis/March 2015.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Photograph album, 1907-1910

Location PhotoAlbum
Outer Vault 150 Photograph album, 1907-1910