Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo

A Guide to the Casino Association (San Antonio, Tex.) Register of Visitors to the Casino-Gesellschaft, 1903-1923



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Casino Association (San Antonio, Tex.)
Title: Casino Association (San Antonio, Tex.) Register of Visitors to the Casino-Gesellschaft
Dates: 1903-1923
Creator Abstract: Formed by German immigrants in San Antonio, Texas, in 1854, the Casino Association promoted appreciation of the arts and acted as a site for theatrical and musical performances.
Content Abstract: The register entries include the name of the visitor to the club, city of residence, date, and member by whom the visitor was introduced.
Identification: Oversize Bound Doc 8556
Extent: 1 volume (476 pages)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas

Historical Note

Formed by German immigrants in San Antonio, Texas, in 1854, the Casino Association promoted appreciation of the arts and acted as a site for theatrical and musical performances. Occupying its original building from 1857 to 1923, the club merged with the San Antonio Club in 1925.

References

Cameron, Minnie B. "Casino Club." Handbook of Texas Online. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/vnc01.


Scope and Content Note

The register entries include the name of the visitor to the club, city of residence, date, and member by whom the visitor was introduced.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

No restrictions. The collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Please be advised that the library does not hold the copyright to most of the material in its archival collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to secure those rights when needed. Permission to reproduce does not constitute permission to publish. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of copyright, literary property rights, and libel.


Index Terms

Organizations
Casino Association (San Antonio, Tex.)
Subjects
Clubs.
Germans--Texas--San Antonio.
Locations
San Antonio (Tex.)--Clubs.
Genres/Formats
Administrative records.
Registers (lists).

Related Material

Casino Association (San Antonio, Tex.) Letterpress Copybook, 1875-1882, Bound Doc 8375, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

San Antonio and Casino Clubs Records, 1856-1941, 1978, MS 149, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Casino Association (San Antonio, Tex.) Register of Visitors to the Casino-Gesellschaft, 1903-1923, Oversize Bound Doc 8556, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Bentley, 1995 November.

Processing Information

Processed by Warren Stricker.

Finding aid edited and encoded by Caitlin Donnelly, 2010 October.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Casino Association (San Antonio, Tex.) Register of Visitors to the Casino-Gesellschaft, 1903-1923

Volume
1 Register of visitors, 1903-1923