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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Correspondence

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

L. de Bona:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1887-1903 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Bona, L. de
Title: L. de Bona Papers,
Dates: 1887-1903 and undated
Abstract: The papers of L. de Bona, dating from 1887-1903 and undated, contain letters relating to his Eagle Pass Hardware and Supply Store. Most letters are from neighboring Texas communities ordering supplies.
Collection # S 1762.1
Quantity: 1 box (1 linear foot)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

L. de Bona was a hispanic businessman in Eagle Pass, Texas, who ran a hardware and supply store in that area for nearly 20 years.

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Scope and Content

Collection of correspondence relating to L. de Bona's Eagle Pass Hardware and Supply Store from 1887-1903 and undated. Approximately 500 letters, varying states of condition, some browning. An important archive for a Hispanic businessman on the border in Eagle Pass, Texas, with nearly 500 letters, most from neighboring Texas communities and order supplies.

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Organization

The collection is organized by correspondence and chronologically.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Bona, L. de
Subjects (Organizations)
Eagle Pass Hardware and Supply Store of Texas
Subjects (Places)
Eagle Pass (Tex.)
Subjects
Hardware
Hispanic American businesspeople--Texas--Eagle Pass

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bona, L. de, Papers, 1887-1903 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection accession #(s):
2012-0198-X

Purchase, 2012

Processed by

Whitney Farmer, 2012

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Collection Inventory

 

Correspondence

box folder
1 1 1887-1888
2 January 13 1889- May 31 1889
3 June 2 1889- July 31 1889
4 August 1889
5 September 1889
6 October 1889
7 November 1889
8 December 1889
9 1890-1894
10 1895
11 June 15 1903
12 Undated

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