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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I. George Wilkins Kendall, 1848-1869

Series II. Adeline de Valcourt Kendall Dane, 1848-1923

Series III. Georgina Kendall Fellowes, 1859-1946

Series IV. Other Family Papers, 1789-1947

Series V. Family Business Records, 1851-1943

Series VI. Newspapers and Periodicals, 1846-1949

Series VII. Photographs and Negatives

Series VIII. Books and Periodicals

Series IX. Paintings and Other Artwork

Series X. Artifacts

University of Texas Arlington

Kendall Family Papers:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kendall Family.
Title: Kendall Family Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1789-1949
Bulk Dates: 1846-1946
Abstract: George Wilkins Kendall was a founder of the New Orleans Picayune and the first documented American war correspondent. He was also a sheep rancher in the area which became Kendall County, Texas. Married in 1849 to Adeline de Valcourt, he had four children: Georgina Kendall Fellowes, who collected material relating to her father's life; George William Kendall; Henry Fletcher Kendall, a West Point graduate who served in Cuba, Texas, and the Philippines; and Caroline Louise Kendall. Fletcher's son, William Henry Kendall, was also a West Point graduate and served during World War II in Hawaii. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, diaries, photographs, genealogies, biographies, books, and artifacts. The Kendall family papers include personal materials, business records, and historical sources that span three generations beginning with George Wilkins Kendall. Correspondence includes George Wilkins Kendall's letters to the New Orleans Picayune from Europe and the front lines during the Mexican War. Diaries of George Wilkins Kendall, his wife, Adeline, and his daughter, Caroline, are also included (some of the diaries are in French). Georgina Kendall Fellowes' correspondence with Kendall biographer, Fayette Copeland, provides details of George W. Kendall's life. Business records deal with the maintenance of the Boerne Cemetery and property records relating to the family ranches. Photographs document the ranches and family members. Family correspondence describes army life in the 1890s and 1900s and during World War II.
Identification: AR376
Extent: 34 boxes (12.3 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Biographical Note

George Wilkins Kendall, newspaper correspondent, writer, and rancher was born in Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, in 1809. He learned the printer's trade with Horace Greeley while still a boy and used this as a means of making his livelihood. Kendall co-founded the New Orleans Picayune with his friend Francis Alsberry Lumsum in 1837. Through this newspaper, Kendall provided readers accounts of his travels. Kendall joined an expedition from Austin, Texas, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, that claimed to be searching for new trade routes in the west. However, the party was captured by Mexican officials and forced to march to Mexico City, where the members of the expedition would spend the next two years in prison. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition Comprising a Description of a Tour Through Texas (1844) is based on Kendall's experiences during this time.

War between the United States and Mexico was declared in 1846, and George Wilkins Kendall sent news from the front lines back to the New Orleans Picayune. Kendall attached himself, at various times, to the Texas Rangers under Ben McCullough and to Generals Taylor, Worth and Scott. He is the first known war correspondent. His manuscript, The War Between the United States and Mexico Illustrated (1851), is an account of his experiences during this time.

After traveling extensively in Europe and living in Paris, where he met his wife Adeline de Valcourt, he and his family moved back to the United States; first to New Orleans, where the family only spent one year, and then to New Braunfels, Texas, in 1856. About 1860 the family once again moved, this time to Boerne, Texas, where Kendall would take up sheep ranching and introduce Merinos sheep to the region. He died at his ranch in Boerne from pneumonia on October 21, 1867.

He and Adeline de Valcourt had four children: Georgina (1850-1947), George William (1852-1876), Caroline Louise (1853-1899), and Henry Fletcher (1855-1913). After her father's death, Georgina de Valcourt Kendall Fellowes took up the task of preserving the records of her father and attempting to publish George Wilkins Kendall's manuscript, The War Between the United States and Mexico. She also preserved the records of her other family members, documenting their lives at the ranch in Boerne. Georgina Fellowes provided access to her family's records to a number of researchers.

The most substantial work based on the Kendall Family papers is Fayette Copeland's Kendall of the Picayune (1943). Georgina provided Copeland with full access to the collection, and a lengthy written correspondence between the two also sheds light on certain aspects of the life of George Wilkins Kendall and life of the Kendall family in early Texas.

Georgina married Eugene Fellowes in 1873. Eugene grew up in New Orleans, but had moved and become a member of the Illinois State Legislature. He and Georgina had one child, Kendall Fellowes, who had a career in acting in New York City. The family moved to Spokane, Washington, for the benefit of Eugene's health in 1883. He continued to practice law and was a member of the legislature when Washington became a state in 1889.

George William Kendall, like all of the Kendall children, was born in France and came to America with his parents in 1855. It was hoped that the climate in Texas would improve George's health as he was never strong. After his father's death in 1867, George assisted in the care of the ranch and of the large flock of sheep. He died, unmarried, in 1876 while visiting an aunt in Vermont.

Caroline Louise Kendall (Carrie) was discovered to be unable to hear or talk at the age of one year. When her family moved to America in 1855, she remained in France with her maternal grandmother in order to continue studies under Dr. Houdin, who was teaching her to articulate. She was able to make herself well understood in French. She came to America after the close of the Civil War and attended a school in Jacksonville, Illinois, where she learned to read and write English. She died, unmarried, on July 4, 1899.

Henry Fletcher Kendall graduated from West Point in 1878 and spent the majority of his service career in the Eighth Cavalry. He was stationed to a variety of posts in Texas, New Mexico, North Dakota, and Oregon. He married Mary Adair Jordan in 1887 and they had two children: Adeline and William Henry. While being transported to Manila in 1902, Fletcher became seriously ill and never fully recovered. He retired from the active service in 1905 and died in Portland, Oregon, in 1913.

Adolphe de Valcourt was born in Versailles, France, in 1828. He was the brother of Adeline de Valcourt Kendall. He was involved in the building of the Suez Canal and fought in the Franco-Prussian War. Their father, August Poirot de Valcourt, fought with Napoleon and was involved in the disastrous campaign in Moscow.

Nathan Kendall was George Wilkins Kendall's great great-grandfather. His will was passed down through the family, however, he had a son and a grandson named Nathan Kendall, which, sometimes, causes confusion.

Sources:


  • Copeland, Fayette. Kendall of the Picayune. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1943.
  • Fellowes, Georgina de Valcourt. A Biographical Sketch of My Family.
  • Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1844.
  • Kendall, George Wilkins. The War Between the United States and Mexico Illustrated. Austin, Texas: Texas State Historical Association, 1994.

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Scope and Contents

The collection, in 23 legal-size manuscript boxes and 11 oversize boxes, is composed of materials relating to George Wilkins Kendall and his descendants. Included are correspondence, newspaper clippings, diaries, photographs, genealogies, biographies, books, periodicals, and artifacts dating from 1789-1949. The bulk of the collection is from the period 1846-1946.

The collection is organized into ten series. The first series is the correspondence with the New Orleans Picayune and other correspondence and records belonging to George Wilkins Kendall. The second series is the diaries, correspondence, and records of his wife, Adeline de Valcourt Kendall Dane. The third series is the correspondence and records of Georgina Kendall Fellowes, the daughter of George W. Kendall and the primary collector of these papers. This series contains extensive correspondence with Fayette Copeland, biographer of George W. Kendall, and others regarding the publication of George's work. Georgina's series also includes many genealogical records relating to the family. Series four contains the correspondence and records of other family members. The fifth series contains family business records, primarily dealing with the ranches at New Braunfels and Boerne and cemetery records for the Boerne Cemetery. The sixth series contains newspapers and clippings relating to the New Orleans Picayune (including the 50th and the 100th anniversary issues) and the life and careers of various family members. Series seven is a large collection of photographs and negatives of the family, friends, homes, graves, and monuments. Series eight contains the books and periodicals which belonged to George and Georgina. Included in this are various editions of Kendall's Texan Sante Fe Expedition and other publications relating to that expedition and the Mexican War. The ninth series contains paintings and other artworks. The final series, number ten, is a collection of artifacts which belonged to George Wilkins Kendall.

The Kendall Family Papers reflect the newspaper and ranching business of one of the premier families in nineteenth century Texas. It documents the career of George W. Kendall, the first war correspondent, and his descendants. These papers document life on an early Texas sheep ranch and the zeal of a daughter to protect the memory of her father.

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Organization

The Kendall Family Papers are arranged in ten series.
Series I. George Wilkins Kendall, 1848-1869. 1 linear ft. (2 manuscript boxes)
Series II. Adeline de Valcourt Kendall Dane, 1848-1923. 1 linear ft. (2 manuscript boxes)
Series III. Georgina Kendall Fellowes, 1859-1946. 3 linear ft. (6 manuscript boxes)
Series IV. Other Family Papers, 1789-1947. 0.5 linear ft. (1 manuscript box)
Series V. Family Business Records, 1851-1943. 0.5 linear ft. (1 manuscript box)
Series VI. Newspapers and Periodicals, 1846-1949. 2.5 linear ft. (1 manuscript box and 4 oversize boxes)
Series VII. Photographs and Negatives. 3 linear ft. (3 manuscript boxes and 3 oversize boxes)
Series VIII. Books and Periodicals. 4 linear ft. (6 manuscript boxes and 2 oversize boxes)
Series IX. Paintings and Other Artwork. 0.1 linear ft. (2 folders and framed pieces of art)
Series X. Artifacts, 0.5 linear ft. (1 oversize box)

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

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Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Kendall, Geo. Wilkins--(George Wilkins), 1809-1867--Archives.
Fellowes, Georgina K. (Georgina Kendall), 1850-1947--Archives.
Dane, Adeline de V. (Adeline de Valcourt), 1829-1924--Archives.
Kendall, Henry Fletcher, 1855-1913--Archives.
Kendall, Caroline Louise, 1853-1899.
Fellowes, Kendall.
Kendall Family--Archives.
Fellows Family.
Valcourt Family.
Copeland, Fayette, 1895-1961--Correspondence.
Kendall, William Henry--Archives.
Organizations
Picayune (New Orleans, La.)
United States. Army--Military life.
Subjects
War correspondents--United States--Biography.
Sheep ranchers--Texas.
Journalists--Louisiana--New Orleans.
Mexican War, 1846-1848--Journalists.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.
Ranch life--Texas.
Women--Texas--Diaries.
Formats
Letters--Texas.
Letters--Europe.
Diaries--Texas.
Genealogies.
Photographs.
Alternate Titles
Historical Manuscripts Collection

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Related Material

Extensive holdings related to George Wilkins Kendall are also available at the Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin and in the Western History Collection at The University of Oklahoma.

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Separated Material

The maps, Map of Kendall Co., Texas. Austin: General Land Office, 1879, and Bird's Eye of Spokane Falls, W. T. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Beck & Pauli Lithographers, 1884, were removed to the Cartographic History Library, Drawer 19/10, Special Collections Division, University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. All postcards, other than those with written messages, were removed to the Post Card Collection of the Special Collections Division. A map, Map of Texas Early Pioneer Days, published in 1935 by Pioneer Flour Mills of San Antonio, was removed to the Cartographic History Library. All duplicate twentieth century newspapers and clippings and all twentieth century newspapers and clippings with no relevance to the Kendall family were deaccessioned.

All paintings and framed photographs have been removed to artwork storage.

  • Adams, E. Kendall Ranch, 1868. (framed 15" X 19")
  • George Wilkins Kendall as a Young Man, ca. early 1830s. Oil. (framed 38" X 31") Color and black and white negatives available.
  • George Wilkins Kendall. No date. Oil. (unframed 31" X 25")
  • Photo of Land Deed belonging to Bray Wilkins (framed 12" X 17 5/8") (2 copies)

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Administrative Information

Provenance

The Kendall Family Papers were purchased by The University of Texas at Arlington through the assistance of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and The University of Texas System Board of Regents. Dr. Gerald Saxon, Director of Special Collections at the time, received the materials from Mr. and Mrs. Leonard R. Nowak. Mrs. Nowak is a descendant of George Wilkins Kendall. Dorothy Sloan did the appraisal of the collection before receipt of the materials and acted as the agent for the Nowak family. The materials were transferred to The University of Texas at Arlington in January 1990.

Citation

Kendall Family Papers, AR376, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Chandler C. Jackson and Eric L. Martin, May 1995. Revised November 2000.

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Container List

 

Series I. George Wilkins Kendall, 1848-1869
1 linear ft. (2 manuscript boxes)

Arranged in four subseries: Diary; Correspondence, Notes, and Records. Each subseries is arranged chronologically. Correspondence with the New Orleans Picayune, Adeline, and business associates.
Some certificates removed to Oversize Box 226.
Box Folder
1 1 Photostatic copy of George Wilkins Kendall's diary, 1857
Daily weather entry, some financial transactions, daily activities at the Post Oak Ranch.
2 Correspondence with the New Orleans Picayune 1845-1848
Contains correspondence for publication in the Picayune, including dispatches on Texas annexation (April 7, 15, 1845), conditions in San Antonio, revolution in Paris (April 5, July 20,1848).
3 Correspondence with the New Orleans Picayune, 1849-1852
Includes dispatches on revolutions in Europe(March 22, 1849), election of Louis Napoleon (April 4, 1848), negotiations with Native American chiefs (August 6, 1851), revolution in Paris (January 5, 1852).
4 Correspondence with the New Orleans Picayune, 1853-April 1854
Includes dispatches on change in British ministry and a description of Empress Eugenie (January 7,1853), Ireland (June 4, 1853), Atlantic voyage(March 21, 1854).
5 Correspondence with the New Orleans Picayune, May 1854-1857
Revolution in Spain (June 24, 1854), New Braunfels, Texas (March 19, 1855), Australia (August 7, 1855), the Crimea (September 9, 1855).
6 Correspondence with the New Orleans Picayune, 1858-1867
New Braunfels (July 18, 1858), Sheep Ranching (February 18, 1860), Trip from New Orleans to New York August 25, 1866), Texas Reconstruction (April 8,1867), Boerne, Texas (August 2, 1867).
Box Folder
2 1 Correspondence with Adeline, 1851-1859
Includes love poem (October 23, 1851), letters to Adeline from various locations in Europe (1853) and the United States (1853-1854). Mentions Jose Antonio Navarro, Stephen Watts Kearny, descriptions of Port La Vaca, Galveston, and New Braunfels(January 1854), preparations of the ranch at New Braunfels (January 1854, February and April 1855),acquisition and development of sheep flock.
2 Correspondence with Others, 1842-1867, undated
Includes letters regarding captivity of San Antonio prisoners (1842), payment to General Henderson (January 12, 1848), letter from William Jenkins Worth regarding deed of land (January 12, 1848), letter to Governor Hamilton (August 30, 1865). Folder includes tax receipts.
3 Records, 1846-1866, undated
Claim to Fort Bend County property, Mexican War broadside, Confederate certificate, passport, account of debts of estate.
4 Correspondence of Others, 1847-1866, undated
Gaines and Peña to Viva regarding Kendall (May 27, 1847), letter in Spanish to Don Juan Nepom signed by Florencio de Arias regarding Kendall's news gathering activities during the war (undated), letter from Rejon to Santa Anna (August 29, 1847), letter from Santa Anna to Rejon (August 31, 1847),letter from Sanders to Johnson regarding thoughts on the North and South (August 1, 1866).
5 Notes Relating to George Wilkins Kendall, 1870-1939
Contains notes and correspondence relating to the publication of his book The War Between the United States and Mexico Illustrated, a manuscript copy of an unpublished conclusion written by Fletcher for Kendall's unpublished manuscript "War Between the United States and Mexico", manuscript copy of Sheep Raising in Texas.
6 Biographical Information, 1903, undated
Includes various articles and biographical sketches of George Wilkins Kendall, including one by Henry C. King.

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Series II. Adeline de Valcourt Kendall Dane, 1848-1923
1 linear ft. (2 manuscript boxes)

Arranged in three subseries: Diaries, Correspondence, and Records. Each subseries is arranged chronologically.
Certificates relating to Adeline's father were removed to Oversize Box 226.
Box Folder
3 1 Diaries, 1859-1898
2 Diaries, 1859-1898
3 Diaries, 1859-1898
4 Diaries, 1859-1898
5 Diaries, 1859-1898
6 Diaries, 1859-1898
7 Diaries, 1859-1898
8 Diaries, 1859-1898
9 Diaries, 1859-1898
10 Diaries, 1859-1898
11 Diaries, 1859-1898
12 Photostatic copy of diary January 1, 1903-March 14, 1905.
13 Diaries, 1906
14 Diaries, 1908
Box Folder
4 1 Correspondence, 1858-1903
Contains correspondence with the New Orleans Picayune officials regarding George Wilkins Kendall's death and estate (October 27, 1867, November 26, 1869), the sale of Kendall's plates and letters (December 1, 24, 1897), correspondence with the New York Public Library, Library of Congress, and the New Orleans Picayune regarding the sale of Adeline's collection of the Picayune (1903).
2 Correspondence, 1909-1914
Includes deed for property in Bexar County, letters concerning the death of Henry Fletcher Kendall, letters from H. J. Graham discussing property, business with Phoenix Insurance Company.
3 Correspondence, 1915-1918
Contains tax receipts and notices of street paving projects.
4 Correspondence, 1919-1923
Contains tax receipts and estimates for paving the streets and letter from Billy at Prep School.
5 Estate Matters, 1924
Includes a copy of will, estate inventory,obituary, bank records.
6 Correspondence of Georgina Relating to Estate of Adeline, 1924-1925
Includes correspondence with the IRS, Adeline's banks and attorneys to settle the estate.
7 Other Records, 1829-1914
Includes Adeline's birth certificate, receipts and bank statement.

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Series III. Georgina Kendall Fellowes, 1859-1946
3 linear ft. (6 manuscript boxes)

Arranged in four subseries: Correspondence, Genealogical Research, Records, and Notes. Contains extensive correspondence with Fayette Copeland regarding the biography of George Wilkins Kendall (arranged chronologically), correspondence with other business associates (arranged alphabetically) and family members.
Certificates relating to Georgina and Eugene Fellowes were removed to Oversize Box 226.
Correspondence with Fayette Copeland, 1935-1943.
Box Folder
5 1 Correspondence, 1935-1938
Copeland's letter of introduction, Fellowes checks with Hodge to make sure that the two projects will not conflict, Copeland's "George Wilkins Kendall" inventory.
2 Correspondence, 1939
Copeland asks about Georgina's father's military record, attempting to trace identities of pen names "Musing" and "Antelope."
3 Correspondence, February 23, 1940-June 27, 1940
Importance of George Wilkins Kendall's diaries, discoveries of "Musing" and Antelope" identities, status of book, Fellowes' suggestions to Copeland.
4 Correspondence, August 13, 1940-December 23, 1940
Copeland requests information on how to contact the children of Fletcher (Adeline and Billy), what did George W. Kendall call the Post Oak Ranch. (Photo of dime removed from letter to photograph file.)
5 Correspondence, February 14, 1941-July 22, 1941
Reference to George W. Kendall's time in Europe, George's reluctance to announce his marriage.
6 Correspondence, August 9, 1941-December 24, 1941
Identity of Chevalier and Gillespie, proofreading of chapters by Georgina.
7 Correspondence, March 12, 1942-December 24, 1942
Brief mention of George W. Kendall's slaves, need to condense book to satisfy publishers, need to replace misplaced photographs, where were George and Adeline married.
8 Correspondence, January 25, 1943-May 26, 1943
Publication release date of book, press release, request for Georgina's autograph on Copeland's book.
9 Correspondence, June 5, 1943-undated
Collecting book reviews and assorted notes to Copeland from Georgina.
Correspondence of Georgina K. Fellowes and Others regarding George Wilkins Kendall, 1884-1944.
Box Folder
6 1 Correspondence, A-Baltimore Sun, 1896-1943
Includes correspondence relating to the publication of George W. Kendall's war correspondence and the publication of George W. Kendall's book on the Sante Fe Expedition.
2 Correspondence, Bard-B, 1926-1943
Includes correspondence regarding a book on Lamar and requests for pictures of George W. Kendall.
3 Correspondence, C, 1884-1939
Planning historical marker honoring George W. Kendall, request for permission to move items for use by Fayette Copeland.
4 Correspondence, D, 1923-1942
Information regarding the historical marker, letter of introduction of W. Day for possible book about Kendall, letters requesting a reprint of Santa Fe book.
5 Correspondence, E-Healy, 1898-1943
Biographical sketch of Kendall for Masonic Lodge, request for location of Kendall's papers, ship named for Kendall.
6 Correspondence, Hodge-H, 1898-1940.
Intent to reprint Santa Fe Expedition book, publishing rejection notices.
7 Correspondence, I-L, 1885-1943
Request for interview, request for advice on disposal of Kendall's papers.
8 Correspondence, M-S, 1882-1943
Rejection of manuscript, War Department letter providing information on Kendall's military record, christening of S.S. George W. Kendall.
9 Correspondence, T-Watts, 1885-1944
Historical markers, Kendall's military record, rejection of manuscript, request for biographical information of Kendall.
10 Correspondence, Wentworth-Z, 1925-1943.
Request for picture of Kendall for book by Wentworth, press release regarding S.S. George W. Kendall.
Correspondence of Georgina K. Fellowes and Family Members, 1897-1943.
Box Folder
7 1 Correspondence with Adeline, 1918-1943
Includes discussion of influenza epidemic, estate matters.
2 Correspondence with Billy, 1924-1943
Discussion of Adeline's will and estate matters, attempt to dissuade Billy from joining the army.
3 Correspondence with Adeline and Billy, 1924
Discussion of estate matters.
4 Correspondence Regarding Fletcher's Illness and Death, 1904-1913
From Laura Jordan, Marie, and government officials.
5 Correspondence with Other Family Members, 1897-1943
Correspondence with Carrie, Kathleen, Kendall, Henriette, and Mary.
6 Envelopes.
Contains loose envelopes addressed to Georgina.
Correspondence of Georgina K. Fellowes with Others, 1885-1943.
Box Folder
8 1 Correspondence, A-B, 1928-1943
Includes invitation from the Agence Consulaire de France to attend ceremony honoring LaSalle (photo removed to photographic series), Dallas Morning News article about Georgina, request for memorial donation of a church pew.
2 Correspondence, C, 1897-1943
Letters to and from J. C. Carter of the Southern Pacific.
3 Correspondence, D-H, 1916-1943
Discusses Georgina's failing eyesight and need for absolute quiet, Christmas cards and birthday greetings.
4 Correspondence, I-M, 1933-1943
Letters regarding publication of Copeland's book, a request for an article for the Southern Messenger, request for a new flag from the DAR.
5 Correspondence, N-Q, 1938-1943
Letters regarding first train into Texas, inquiry about engraving of portrait of Franklin Pierce.
6 Correspondence, R-Reed, 1925-1942
Invitation to attend Indianola settlers reunion, Georgina's arrival in Texas and first impressions, discussion of Kendall's diaries, extensive correspondence with Reed.
7 Correspondence, G.P. Reed-S, 1924-1943
Dedication of church pews, arrangement of flag ceremony.
8 Correspondence, T-Z, 1885-1943
Civil service records, what to do with a damaged flag, information on Mont Vernon.
9 Correspondence Regarding the New Orleans Picayune.
Georgina's protest of name change to Times-Picayune and request that it be changed back, discussion regarding a article regarding George W. Kendall.
Scrapbooks, Notes, and Other Records.
Box Folder
9 1 Scrapbook, 1903-1936
Miscellaneous family history, notes, DAR business, correspondence from Rix, errors discovered in book about George W. Kendall. This material was originally pinned in the scrapbook. The order has been maintained.
2 Scrapbook, undated
Typed copy of Kendall's obituary, family history, typed copies of newspaper articles, miscellaneous notes. This material was originally pinned in the scrapbook. The order has been maintained.
3 Notes, Miscellaneous.
Lists of names, numbers and hand drawn maps. Copeland's 1940 speech, assorted poetry collection, calling cards, report card.
4 Notes regarding George Wilkins Kendall.
Lists of books mentioning him, typed excerpts of texts mentioning him, lists of men mentioned in Santa Fe Expedition book, Georgina's recollections of 1856.
Genealogy Record.
Box Folder
10 1 Genealogical Information of Fellowes Family.
Copies of documents from family members dating from 1574-1781. Includes biographical information on Eugene, Thomas, Victoria, and Mrs. Johnston.
2 Genealogical Information of Fellowes Family.
Copies of documents of family members dating from 1819-1935. Includes financial records of Fellowes family, notes on Sarah Fellowes Huyck, Anna L. Fellowes, and the Fellowes and Beaumont families.
3 Genealogical Information of the Kendall Family.
Biographical notes on the Converse, Colborn, and Long families. Genealogy of Nathan Kendall, biography of George Wilkins Kendall, biography of Edward K. Weston, biography of Henry Fletcher Kendall, typed copy of George W. Kendall's obituary, Rix family history.
4 Genealogical Information of the Kendall Family.
Obituary of Thaddeus Richmond Kendall, biography of Adeline and Billy, designs for the family crest, errors recently discovered in Kendall genealogy.
5 Genealogical Information on Rix Family.
Includes a scrapbook kept in the Rix family.
6 Correspondence, 1887-1938.
Georgina's correspondence to collect information for Billy and Adeline, unable to establish Lockwood's kinship to Kendall family.
7 Correspondence with Historical and Genealogy Societies, 1900-1945. 1900-1945
Application to the DAR, information on George W. Kendall from the New Mexico Historical Society, information relating to the Texas Folklore Society,application to the National Societies of U.S. Daughters of 1812.
8 Correspondence with Daughters of the Republic of Texas, 1903-1937
Statement of the situation, dues receipts.
9 Notes on Genealogy, 1828-1937
Georgina's notes--lists of names, biographies on several members of the family, including Mr. Dane. Also notes on Franklin and Benjamin Pierce.
10 Genealogical Scrapbook, undated
Random lists of names and dates.
11 Printed Material, 1849-1941, undated
Various brochures and pamphlets collected by Georgina.

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Series IV. Other Family Papers, 1789-1947
0.5 linear ft. (1 manuscript box)

Arranged in three subseries: Fletcher, Carrie, and Others. Each subseries is arranged by type of material and then chronological.
Henry Fletcher Kendall Family
Box Folder
11 1 Correspondence of Henry Fletcher Kendall, 1870-1893
Letters regarding Fletcher's appointment to West Point, letter to Carrie from West Point (in French), Fletcher's wedding invitation.
2 Correspondence of Henry Fletcher Kendall, 1894-1899
Includes plans for publishing George W. Kendall's Mexican War materials, what to do with the Post Oak Ranch, complaints of the heat in Cuba.
3 Correspondence of Henry Fletcher Kendall, 1900-1902
Discussion of George W. Kendall's engravings and the publication of his book, letters regarding Fletcher's visit with his mother and Mr. Dane.
4 Correspondence of Henry Fletcher Kendall, 1903-1913
Discusses his mother's visit, the need of an introduction to George W. Kendall's Mexican War book explaining the war, difficulty in getting mail, discussion of Post Oak Ranch business.
5 Records of Henry Fletcher Kendall, 1870-1918
Grammar school report card, high school report card, appointment to West Point, invitation to his graduation, West Point report card, Fletcher's will, special military orders, biography.
6 Correspondence of Mary Kendall, 1885-1938
Pension entitlements, genealogy.
7 Mary Kendall's Financial Documents, 1918-1926.
Pension, land title, declaration of trust.
8 Mary Kendall's Genealogical Information, 1905-undated
Application to the DAR, certified member of the Daughters of the United States Army, lists of names, incomplete family tree, line of descent from "The Mayflower" to Mary Adair Jordan, application for membership in the Society of Mayflower Descendants.
9 Mary Adair Kendall Notes, undated
Broadsides, map of a house.
10 Adeline Kendall's Papers, 1924-1941
Telegram from Georgina, insurance policy.
11 William [Billy] Henry Kendall Papers, 1906-1940
West Point appointment, military commendation, financial advice, papers retained as athletic director.
Box Folder
12 1 Adolph de Valcourt, 1861-1897
Military papers (French.)
(Large certificates in Oversize Box 226)
2 Eugene Fellowes, 1873-1895
Concert programs and court certificates.
(Large certificates in Oversize Box 226)
3 Kendall Fellowes, 1899-1937
List of instructors at West Point, church bulletin commemorating his death.
4 Caroline (Carrie) Kendall, 1853-1899
1888 diary, obituary and invitations to Carrie's funeral.
5 George William Kendall, 1869-1870
Catalog for Royal Academy, which George attended, letter to his cousin Sara.
6 Nathan Kendall, 1789-1791
Two wills. The first will is that of Nathan Kendall, born 12/12/1702, died 1771. He married Rachel Colburn, 4/8/1723, in Litchfield, N.H. The second will is that of Nathan Kendall, b.1726, died 11/10/1791 in Amherst, N.H. He was married to Rebecca Converse. Amherst and Litchfield are in Hillsborough County.
7 Correspondence with Fellowes Family, 1894-1921
Letters from Thomas, Victoria, and others regarding family genealogy.
8 Correspondence with the Kendall Family, 1818-1906
Lengthy correspondence with M. J. Averill discussing family history.
9 Correspondence with the Kendall Family, 1891-1905
Correspondence with various members of the family regarding family history, including many in Rix family and Kendall Fellowes.
10 Correspondence with the Kendall Family, 1906-1936
Attempting to find information on Revolutionary War in New Hampshire and Thomas Halsey's Revolutionary War record.
11 Correspondence with the Kendall Family, 1938-1947
Correspondence between Fellowes and William C. Hill establishing a connection between Kendall and Wilkins families.
12 Unknown Authors, Essays, undated
Essays on the French Academy, school work book, essay on Paris.
13 Unknown Authors, Notes, 1921, undated
Notes from unidentified authors, one letter in French.

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Series V. Family Business Records, 1851-1943
0.5 linear ft. (1 manuscript box)

Arranged in two subseries: Cemetery records and Property records. Each subseries is arranged chronologically.
Box Folder
1 1 Cemetery Records, 1867-1943
Correspondence relating to the maintenance of the Boerne Cemetery and receipts.
2 Cemetery Records, 1867-1943
Correspondence relating to the maintenance of the Boerne Cemetery and receipts.
3 Cemetery Records, 1867-1943
Correspondence relating to the maintenance of the Boerne Cemetery and receipts.
4 Property Records, 1861-1940
Correspondence, notes, and records relating to Comal County property and the Post Oak Ranch near Boerne. Includes 1869 survey notes of the New Braunfels ranch, 1873 map of Kendall county drawn by Fletcher, and documents related to the sale of the Post Oak Ranch.
5 Property Records, 1861-1940
Correspondence, notes, and records relating to Comal County property and the Post Oak Ranch near Boerne. Includes 1869 survey notes of the New Braunfels ranch, 1873 map of Kendall county drawn by Fletcher, and documents related to the sale of the Post Oak Ranch.
6 Property Records, 1861-1940
Correspondence, notes, and records relating to Comal County property and the Post Oak Ranch near Boerne. Includes 1869 survey notes of the New Braunfels ranch, 1873 map of Kendall county drawn by Fletcher, and documents related to the sale of the Post Oak Ranch.

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Series VI. Newspapers and Periodicals, 1846-1949
2.5 linear ft. (1 manuscript box and 4 oversize boxes)

Arranged in two subseries: Clippings and Full Sheets. The clippings are arranged chronologically. The full sheets are divided by the New Orleans Picayune and all others. Each group is arranged chronologically. Includes the Fiftieth and One Hundredth Anniversary Issues of the New Orleans Picayune.
Clippings, 1851-1949.
Box Folder
14 1 Scrapbook of Clippings, 1851-1919
Scrapbook as kept by the family relating to George Wilkins Kendall, ca.1851-1919. Includes many obituaries of George.
2 Article on Sheep Ranching, ca.1860s.
3 Clippings, 1846-1869
Includes obituaries of George W. Kendall.
4 Clippings, 1887-1900
Includes articles on Franklin Pierce.
5 Clippings, 1904-1912
100th anniversary of Franklin Pierce, articles on George W. Kendall.
6 Clippings, 1913-1919
Includes obituaries of Fletcher and Kendall Fellowes.
7 Clippings, 1920-1924
Includes obituaries of Adeline de Valcourt Kendall Dane.
8 Clippings, 1930-1936
9 Clippings, 1937-1939
Includes articles on William Henry Kendall's military career, first Texas railroad, and LaSalle monument.
10 Clippings, 1940-1941
11 Clippings, 1942-1943
Includes articles on George W. Kendall's career and reviews of Copeland's book.
12 Clippings, 1944-1948
Includes articles on George W. Kendall's career and Georgina's obituary.
13 Clippings, January 1, 1949
"Kendall at Boerne" from San Antonio Express Magazine. Article on George W. Kendall.
14 Clippings, undated
History of Kendall County.
15 Clippings, undated
Articles regarding family members' military service and the Picayune.

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Series VII. Photographs and Negatives
3 linear ft. (3 manuscript boxes and 3 oversize boxes)

Arranged in two subseries: Photographs and Negatives. Arranged by family member of immediate family, other family members, other identified, unidentified.
Photographs, People.
Box Folder
15 1 George Wilkins Kendall.
2 Adeline de Valcourt Kendall Dane.
Includes photographs of Mr. Dane.
3 Georgina Kendall Fellowes.
Includes photographs with Carrie and with Eugene and photographs of Georgina with others.
4 George William Kendall.
5 Henry Fletcher Kendall.
Includes photographs with Mary Adair and the children and Mary Adair, Adeline and Henriette de Valcourt.
6 Kendall Fellowes.
Includes several photographs of Kendall in costume.
7 Children of H. Fletcher Kendall.
Adeline, William H. (Billy), Opal (William's wife) and William's children.
8 Adeline de Valcourt Kendall Dane.
9 Other Kendall Family Members.
George W. Kendall (Son of Thaddeus), Abigail Wilkins Kendall (George W. Kendall's mother), Caroline (Carrie) Kendall, Amanda Kendall (wife of T. R. Kendall), Ralph, Caslie and Grace Kendall, Helene Kendall, and Richmond Kendall (son of Thaddeus).
10 Other de Valcourt Family Members.
Auguste Dieudonne de Valcourt (Adeline's father), Caroline de Valcourt (Adeline's mother), Antoinette (Adeline's niece), Henriette (Adeline's sister), S. de Valcourt (Adeline's brother).
11 Other Family Members.
Katherine Fletcher Kendall Rix (Sister of George Wilkins Kendall), William Rix (her husband), L. Delacour, Gustane Delacour, Marie, Mr. Clegg, Mrs. McKellar, Campbell Clegg McKellar, Mr. John Adair Fletcher's father-in-law).
12 Other Identified People.
Mrs. Elye Adams, Daniel Dane Altgelt, Constance Baker, General G. T. Beauregard, John Wilkes Booth, Mrs. James Brosher, Alexander Culbert Bullit (George Wilkins Kendall's business partner), Dr. Charles Follet, Alvah M. Holbrook (George Wilkins Kendall's business partner), Mary G. Johnston, Mary Custis Lee (autographed to Carrie Kendall), General Robert E. Lee, Mary Montgomery, Adeline Patti (opera singer), Nora Perkins, Mac Weber and family, Samuel F. Wilson (George Wilkins Kendall's business partner), Poki (William H. Kendall's family dog).
13 Unidentified People.
Photographs, Graves, Monuments, Buildings, Artifacts.
Box Folder
16 1 Photo Album.
(Removed from cover due to condition of volume)
Contains photographs of both ranches, many family members, all of the various monuments to George Wilkins Kendall, and various other photographs. This album was probably maintained by Georgina.
2 Ranch near New Braunfels, Texas.
3 Post Oak Spring Ranch, Boerne, Texas.
4 702 San Pedro, San Antonio, Texas.
(Georgina's home)
5 Other Residences.
6 Other Buildings.
Fort Buford; Fort Clark, Texas; Fort Meade; Mission Concepcion in San Antonio; Court House in Spokane, Washington; Spokane River at the Monroe Street Bridge; Franklin Pierce Mansion in South Hillsboro, New Hampshire; Residence of John A. Finch; The Argyle, home of Alice and Robert O'Grady in San Antonio.
7 Graves in Boerne, Texas, Cemetery.
Includes family groups, graves of George Wilkins Kendall, Joseph Adolph Poirot de Valcourt (Adeline's brother), Caroline de Valcourt (Adeline's mother), Louise Caroline Kendall, Kendall Fellowes, Victoria Fellowes, John and Henrietta Evans, and the O'Grady's.
8 Graves not in Boerne, Texas.
Family graves in Amherst, New Hampshire; Henry Fletcher Kendall in Vancouver, Washington; Eugene Fellowes in Spokane, Washington; family graves in Vermont.
9 Monuments.
Texas highway marker designating Kendall County located on Highway 9 south of Boerne; stone pillars marking county line between Bexar and Kendall counties on Highway 66; various LaSalle monuments and scenes in Indianola, Navasota, Port La Vaca, and Austin.
10 Artifacts and Documents.
Includes a coin; George Wilkins Kendall's school progress report for September 1817; a contract between George Wilkins Kendall and Harper and Brothers for a book dated November 23, 1843.
Photo Negatives.
Box Folder
17 1 George Wilkins Kendall.
2 Adeline de Valcourt Kendall Dane.
3 Georgina Kendall Fellowes.
4 Kendall Fellowes.
5 Family of Henry Fletcher Kendall.
6 Adeline de Valcourt Kendall Dane.
7 Other People, Identified.
8 Unidentified People.
9 Picnic at Seal Harbor.
10 Ranch near New Braunfels.
11 Post Oak Spring Ranch.
12 412 W. French Place, San Antonio.
13 Buildings.
14 Graves in Boerne, Texas, Cemetery.
15 Graves not in Boerne, Texas, Cemetery.
16 Monuments.
17 Artifacts and Documents.

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Series VIII. Books and Periodicals
4 linear ft. (6 manuscript boxes and 2 oversize boxes)

Arranged by author of books and then alphabetical by periodical.
Books
Box Folder
18 1 Abbot, F. A. Sketches in England, France and Scotland; as they originally appeared in letters to the New Orleans Picayune. New York: Wynkoop, Hallenbeck & Thomas, Publishers, 1858.
2 Adair, James Bennett. Adair: History and Genealogy. Los Angeles: James Bennett Adair, 1924.
3 Auld Kendal: A History and Guide. Kendal, [Eng.]: Atkinson & Pollitt, [1920s].
4 Copeland, Fayette. Kendall of the Picayune. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1943. (Autographed to Georgina, April 19, 1943)
5 Desbordes-Valmore, Madame. Poésies de Madame Desbordes-Valmore, 13th ed. Paris: Theophile Grandin, 1822.
6 Edwards, Frank S.A Campaign in New Mexico with Colonel Doniphan . Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1847.
7 Falconer, Thomas. Letters and Notes on the Texas Santa Fe Expedition 1841-1842. New York: Dauber & Pine Bookshops, 1930.
8 Gould, Stephen. The Alamo City Guide, San Antonio, Texas, being a Historical Sketch of the Ancient City of the Alamo, and Business Review. New York: MacGowan & Slipper, 1882.
9 Green, Rena Maverick, ed. Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick, arranged by Mary A Maverick and her son Geo. Madison Maverick. San Antonio: Alamo Printing Co., 1921.
10 Hagner, Lillie May. Alluring San Antonio: Through the Eyes of an Artist . San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1942.
11 Hill, William Carroll. The Family of Bray Wilkins "Patriarch of Will's Hill" of Salem (Middleton) Mass . Milford, N.H.: The Cabinet Press, 1943.
12 Kearny, S. W., et al. Mexican War Correspondence . Frontispiece and pages up to 13 lost.
Box Folder
19 1 Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, comprising a description of a tour of Texas, and across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Comanche and Caygüa Hunting-Grounds, with an account of the Suffering from want of Food, Losses from Hostile Indians, and Final Capture of the Texans, and their March, as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico. With Illustrations and a map, 2 vols. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1844. (2 copies)
2 Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, comprising a description of a tour of Texas, and across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Comanche and Caygüa Hunting-Grounds, with an account of the Suffering from want of Food, Losses from Hostile Indians, and Final Capture of the Texans, and their March, as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico. With Illustrations and a map, 2 vols. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1844. (2 copies)
3 Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, comprising a description of a tour of Texas, and across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Comanche and Caygüa Hunting-Grounds, with an account of the Suffering from want of Food, Losses from Hostile Indians, and Final Capture of the Texans, and their March, as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico. With Illustrations and a map, 2 vols. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1844. (2 copies)
4 Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, comprising a description of a tour of Texas, and across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Comanche and Caygüa Hunting-Grounds, with an account of the Suffering from want of Food, Losses from Hostile Indians, and Final Capture of the Texans, and their March, as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico. With Illustrations and a map, 2 vols. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1844. (2 copies)
5 Kendall, George Wilkins. Second printing, 1846.
6 Kendall, George Wilkins. Second printing, 1846.
7 Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of an Expedition across the Great South-Western Prairies, from Texas to Santa Fe; with an account of the Disasters which befel the Expedition from Want of Food and the attacks of Hostile Indians; The Final Capture of the Texans and their Sufferings on a March of two thousand miles as prisoners of war, and in the prisons and lazarettes of Mexico, 2 vols. London: David Bogue, 1845.
8 Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of an Expedition across the Great South-Western Prairies, from Texas to Santa Fe; with an account of the Disasters which befel the Expedition from Want of Food and the attacks of Hostile Indians; The Final Capture of the Texans and their Sufferings on a March of two thousand miles as prisoners of war, and in the prisons and lazarettes of Mexico, 2 vols. London: David Bogue, 1845.
Box Folder
20 1 Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, comprising a description of a tour of Texas, and across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Comanche and Caygüa Hunting-Grounds, with an account of the Suffering from want of Food, Losses from Hostile Indians, and Final Capture of the Texans, and their March, as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico . With Illustrations and a map, 7th ed. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1856. (2 copies)
2 Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, comprising a description of a tour of Texas, and across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Comanche and Caygüa Hunting-Grounds, with an account of the Suffering from want of Food, Losses from Hostile Indians, and Final Capture of the Texans, and their March, as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico . With Illustrations and a map, 7th ed. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1856. (2 copies)
3 Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, comprising a description of a tour of Texas, and across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Comanche and Caygüa Hunting-Grounds, with an account of the Suffering from want of Food, Losses from Hostile Indians, and Final Capture of the Texans, and their March, as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico . With Illustrations and a map, 7th ed. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1856. (2 copies)
4 Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, comprising a description of a tour of Texas, and across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Comanche and Caygüa Hunting-Grounds, with an account of the Suffering from want of Food, Losses from Hostile Indians, and Final Capture of the Texans, and their March, as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico . With Illustrations and a map, 7th ed. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1856. (2 copies)
5 Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition. Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1929.
6 Kendall, George Wilkins. Letters from a Texas Sheep Ranch: Written in the Years 1860 and 1867 by George Wilkins Kendall to Henry Stephens Randall, ed. Harry James Brown. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1959.
7 Kendall, William E. Letters from Europe and the East during the years 1859 and 1860. New York: G. A. Whitehorne, 1860. Inscribed to G. W. Kendall by the author.
8 Kupper, Winifred. The Golden Hoof: The Story of the Sheep of the Southwest. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945.
9 Marcy, Randolph B. The Prairie Traveler. A Handbook for Overland Expeditions. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1859.
Box Folder
21 1 Nixon, Pat Ireland. The Medical Story of Early Texas, 1528-1853. San Antonio: Mollie Bennett Lupe Memorial Fund, 1946. (Autographed to Georgina, April 23, 1947)
2 Oehlschläger, J. C. English German and German English Pocket Dictionary Englisch-Deutsches und Deutsch-Englisches Tasche Wörterbuch. Philadelphia: I. Kohler, 1864.
3 Paraissien Romain contenant les offices de tous les Dimanches. Châtillon: E. Carnillec, 1865.
4 The Picayune's Guide to New Orleans, 5th ed. New Orleans, The Picayune, 1903.
5 Protestant Episcopal Church. The Book of Common Prayer and administration of the Sacraments; and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church, in the United States of America; together with the Psalter, or Psalms of David. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1865. (Autographed by George Wilkins Kendall to George William Kendall, Dec. 25, 1866.)
6 Ross, Nancy Wilson. Westward the Women. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944.
7 Stevens, Isaac I. Campaigns of the Rio Grande and of Mexico with Notices of the Recent Work of Major Ripley. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1851.
8 Texas: A Guide to the Lone Star State compiled by the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas. American Series. New York: Hastings House, 1940.
Periodicals
Box Folder
22 1 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, no. 674, American Ed., vol. 73, no. 6 (December 1871). New York: Leonard Scott Publishing Co.
2 Book of the Month Club News, July, 1943. Contains a review of Copeland's book.
3 Coronet, March, 1938. Contains an article on George Wilkins Kendall.
4 Crónicas de la Guerra de Cuba, secundo cuaderno, 1 de Noviembre 1895-10 de Febrero 1896. Havana: El Figaro, 1896.
5 Frontier Times. Bandera, Tx: J. Marvin Hunter. Vol. 9, no. 9 (June, 1932), Vol. 12, no. 5 (February, 1935), Vol. 12, no. 6 (March, 1935).
Vol. 9, no. 9 contains an article on George W. Kendall.
6 Frontier Times. Bandera, Tx: J. Marvin Hunter. Vol. 12, no. 7 (April, 1935), Vol. 12, no. 8 (May, 1935), Vol. 15, no. 9 (June, 1938).
7 Holecamp, Paul, ed. Catalogue and Prize List, 23rd Annual Meeting, 1928, The Kendall County Fair. Boerne, Tx: Kendall County Fair Association, 1928.
8 Jack Hays, The Intrepid Texas Ranger. Bandera, Tx: Frontier Times.
9 The Knickerbocker, vol. 23, no. 4 (April 1844).
Contains a review of George W. Kendall's Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition.
10 Lee, John Thomas. The Authorship of Gregg's Commerce of the Prairie. Reprinted from the Mississippi Valley Historical Review, vol. 16, no. 4 (March 1930). (Autographed to Mrs. E. J. Fellowes by John Thomas Lee.)
Box Folder
23 1 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 83, no. 329-330 (Jan.-April, 1929).
2 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 83, no. 331-332 (July-Oct., 1929).
3 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 84, no. 334 (April, 1930), vol. 85, no. 338 (April 1931).
4 The Quill, A Magazine for Writers, Editors and Publishers, November, 1931.
Contains an article on George Wilkins Kendall.
5 Seeligson, Mrs. Lelia. A History of Indianola . Cuero, Tx.: The Cuero Record.
6 Southern Pacific Bulletin, February 1938, June 1943.
These issues contain articles on Georgina K. Fellowes.
7 The Texas Almanac for 1865. Austin: D. Richardson, 1864.
8 The Texas Almanac for 1868 and The Texas Almanac for 1869. Galveston: W. Richardson & Co., 1867, 1868.

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Series IX. Paintings and Other Artwork
0.1 linear ft. (2 folders and framed pieces of art)

Arranged by title.
Box Folder
23 9 Engravings to illustrate History of the War Between the United States and Mexico by Carl Nebel.
10 Engravings of Kendall [England].
All paintings and framed photographs have been removed to Artifacts and Artwork storage.
Adams, E. Kendall Ranch, 1868
(framed 15" X 19")
George Wilkins Kendall as a Young Man, ca. early 1830s
Oil. (framed 38" X 31")
Color and black and white negatives available.
George Wilkins Kendall. Undated.
Oil. (unframed 31" X 25")
Photo of Land Deed belonging to Bray Wilkins
(framed 12" X 17 5/8")
(2 copies)

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Series X. Artifacts
0.5 linear ft. (1 oversize box)

Certificates
Box Folder
226 1 George Wilkins Kendall,
Contains passports, New Mexico Historical Society Honorary Membership, Confederate Passports, land grant for Post Oak Ranch, other large documents. Also includes Adeline's passport and Thaddeus R. Kendall's commission to Captain.
2 Poirot de Valcourt,
Passport, military records, constitution of the Civil Society.
3 Georgina Kendall Fellowes,
DAR certificate.
4 Eugene Fellowes,
Appointments as Notary Public, Commissioner, Diploma, license to practice law and other large certificates.
5 Henry Fletcher Kendall,
Appointment to West Point, Certificate of Marriage, Mary Adair's passport.
6 George Wilkins Kendall,
Color reprint (2001) of portrait, ca. 1837.
Newspapers
Box Folder
227 1 New Orleans Picayune, 1846-1896. 1846-1946
2 New Orleans Picayune, 1937-1946
3 General Newspapers, 1846-189.
4 General Newspapers, 1911-1946
Box Folder
228 1 50th Anniversary Edition of the New Orleans Picayune, January 15, 1887
2 100th Anniversary Edition of the New Orleans Picayune, January 17, 1937
Box Folder
229 1 New Orleans Picayune, February 14, 1848-February 6,1849,
Bound volume.
Box Folder
230 1 General newspapers,
Flat, encapsulated.
Scrapbook
Box
231 Scrapbook kept by Joseph Gideon.
Contains 153 pages of manuscript and printed clippings. Gideon titled the scrapbook "A History of the War Between Mexico and the United States".
Photograph Albums
Box
232 Fletcher's photograph album.
Box
233 Unlabeled photograph album.
Artifacts
Box
234 George Wilkins Kendall's ivory handled boot pistols, his signet ring, a bronze medal presented to him as a veteran of the Mexican-American War, his 18K gold watch and chain, and a drinking horn fitted with silver and semiprecious stones. Also, Georgina K. Fellowes' 2 gold bracelets decorated in black and inscribed in 1871 to her and a silver medal of the Madonna and Child presented to Georgina.
2 original daguerreotypes of Adeline de Valcourt Kendall, 1 of Caroline and Georgina Kendall, 1 daguerreotype of the first two imported pedigreed sheep brought to Texas by Kendall and a lock of Adeline's hair in a daguerreotype case.
Portrait of George Wilkins Kendall on ivory, undated, and framed engraving of George Wilkins Kendall by Bobbett-Edmonde.
Portfolios
Box
235 Kendall, George Wilkins. The War Between the United States and Mexico Illustrated, embracing Pictorial Drawings of all the Principal Conflicts, by Carl Nebel, with a description of each Battle, by Geo. Wilkins Kendall. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1851.
Red binding; missing 5 color lithographs.
Also includes red binding for another volume, but no text or lithographs.
Box
236 Kendall, George Wilkins. The War Between the United States and Mexico Illustrated.
(2 copies) The copy with the brown boards is complete and intact. The copy with the green boards has been disbound. It is, however, complete.

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