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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Albert and Jane Lewis Maury Maverick Papers, 1927-1954

Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo

A Guide to the Albert and Jane Lewis Maury Maverick Papers, 1927-1954



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Maverick, Albert, 1854-1947, and Maverick, Jane Lewis Maury, 1858-1954
Title: Albert and Jane Lewis Maury Maverick Papers
Dates: 1927-1954
Creator Abstract: Albert Maverick (1854-1947) was the youngest surviving child of Samuel Augustus Maverick (1803-1870), a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, and Mary Ann Adams (1818-1898). A resident of San Antonio, Texas, he eventually ran the land office in the Maverick building downtown. Albert's wife Jane Lewis Maury Maverick (1858-1954) was long involved in San Antonio civic affairs and a charter member of the Conservation Society, Battle of Flowers Association, and other organizations.
Content Abstract: The collection contains a letter from Jane Maverick describing her sixtieth wedding anniversary, invitations to Jane and Albert Maverick's fiftieth anniversary reception, a brief reminiscence of the Civil War by Jane Maverick, and newspaper clippings. Items were received or gathered by relatives of the Mavericks.
Identification: Doc 9928
Extent: 9 items (1 folder)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas

Biographical Note

Albert Maverick was born in San Antonio, Texas, on 1854 May 8, the youngest surviving child of Samuel Augustus Maverick (1803-1870), a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, and Mary Ann Adams (1818-1898). Albert attended but was expelled from the Texas Military Institute in Bastrop and later attended the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where he met his future wife, Jane Lewis Maury (1858-1954). Albert spent a year in England and France before marrying Jane on 1877 March 20. The couple had eleven children: Jessie (1877-1958), Agatha (1879-1954), Ellen (1881-1910), Albert, Jr. (1883-1962), Reuben (1885-1907), Phillip (1887-1977), Virginia (1889-1975), James Slayden (1890-1987), Mary (1892-1988), George Madison (1893-1980), and Fontaine Maury (1895-1954).

Relocating his family to San Antonio, Albert eventually ran the land office in the Maverick building downtown. He died on 1947 January 24 at the age of ninety-two.

Jane Maverick was long involved in San Antonio civic affairs and a charter member of the Conservation Society, Battle of Flowers Association, and other organizations. She took up painting at age sixty-five and the Art League met at her home, the Sunshine Ranch. She died on 1954 February 15 at age ninety-five.

References

Albert Maverick biographical file, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a letter from Jane Maverick describing her sixtieth wedding anniversary, invitations to Jane and Albert Maverick's fiftieth anniversary reception, a brief reminiscence of the Civil War by Jane Maverick, and newspaper clippings. Items were received or gathered by relatives of the Mavericks.

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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.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Maverick, Albert, 1854-1947.
Maverick, Jane Lewis Maury.
Maury family.
Genres/Formats
Personal papers.
Clippings.
Correspondence.
Invitations.
Reminiscences.

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Related Material

Papers of Jane Lewis Maury Maverick, ca. 1887, 1927-1944, Accession #1946, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

Maverick Family Papers, 1840-1960 (bulk 1861-1909), Col 11749, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

Samuel Augustus Maverick Family Papers, 1836-1909, Col 12545, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

Samuel Augustus Maverick Letter, 1861, Doc 1221, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

Samuel Maverick, Jr. Letter, 1912, Doc 2966, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

Lucy Maverick Letters, 1913-1941, Doc 5198, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

Maury Maverick, Jr. Research Papers, 1857-1964, Col 10841, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

Maury Maverick, Jr. Papers on the Reinterment of Joseph H. Barnard, 1979-1982, Doc 6159, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

Maverick Family Papers, 1660-1938, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Maury Maverick, Sr., Collection, 1769-1954, 1989, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Maury Maverick Jr. Papers, [ca. 1835-2000], Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Rena Maverick Green Papers, 1924-1959, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Maverick Family Papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.

Lola Maverick Lloyd Papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.

Jessie Lloyd O'Connor Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Albert and Jane Lewis Maury Maverick Papers, 1927-1954, Doc 9928, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Hillis F. McLemore, 1990 February.

Processing Information

Processed by Warren Stricker, 1997.

Finding aid edited and encoded by Tom D'Amore, 2011 September.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Albert and Jane Lewis Maury Maverick Papers, 1927-1954

Folder
1 Invitation: Mr. and Mrs. Albert Maverick, golden wedding anniversary reception, 2 copies, 1927 March 19.
Letter: Jane Maverick, Sunshine Ranch, Texas, to Lena, 1937 March 22.
Typescript: Mrs. Albert Maverick, Civil War reminiscence, 2 copies, 1943 April 29.
Clippings: 4 items, 1937-1954, undated.

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