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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

Artifact Collection

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Armistead Albert Aldrich Papers, 1835-1945



Descriptive Summary

Creator Aldrich, Armistead Albert, 1858-
Title Armistead Albert Aldrich Papers,
Dates: 1835-1945
Abstract Armistead Albert Aldrich (1858-1945) was an attorney, abstracter, state legislator, local historian, church lay leader and county judge of Houston County, Texas. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, land and business records, notebooks, scrapbooks, pamphlets, clippings and photographs document the personal and business affairs of Armistead Aldrich.
Extent 28 ft.
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Armistead Albert Aldrich (1858-1945) was an attorney, abstracter, state legislator, local historian, church lay leader and county judge of Houston County, Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, land and business records, notebooks, scrapbooks, pamphlets, clippings and photographs document the personal and business affairs of Armistead Aldrich. Included are legal records of land claims, historical and genealogical materials concerning the Aldrich family, the Houston County area, Presbyterian church and club activities, participation on the Texas Centennial Commission, affiliation with the Houston County Democratic Party and service on the Austin College Board of Trustees.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Aldrich, Armistead Albert, 1858-1945--Archives.
Aldrich family.
Subjects
Austin College (Sherman, Tex.)
Democratic Party (Houston County, Tex.)
Texas Centennial Commission.
Judges--Texas--Houston County.
Lawyers--Texas--Houston County.
Legislators--Texas.
Places
Houston County (Tex.)--History--Sources.

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Administrative Information

Cite as

Armistead Albert Aldrich Papers, 1835-1945, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

Box
2L169. General correspondence, 1867-1920
Box
2L170. General correspondence, 1921-1936
Box
2L171. General correspondence, 1937-1952
Letters, Mary Aldrich to O. C. Aldrich 1878-1880
Calvin Aldrich to A. A. Aldrich, 1943-1945
Box
2L172. Diaries, 1933, 1935-1945
Box
2L173. Account books, 1881-1938
Box
2L174. Account books, 1885-1926
Box
2L175. Account books, 1934, 1936, 1938;
Bank deposit books, 1904-1922
Personal expense notebooks, 1839-1945
Box
2L176. Tax receipts
Cancelled checks
Purchase receipts
Box
2L177. Miscellaneous financial papers
Notebook of land grant surveys
Box
4M281. Account book, oversize 1885-1893,
Box
2L178. Notebooks:
Historical
Genealogical
Addresses
Box
2L179. Papers:
Democratic Party
Houston County, 1928, 1930 and 1932 elections
Box
2L180. Papers:
Democratic Party, Houston County, elections 1934 & 1936
Correspondence and campaign literature, Senator Tom Connally, 1928-1937
Lovelady Prohibition Issue, 1938
Box
2L181. Sunday School attendance record books, Presbyterian Church, Crockett, 1871-1890
Box
2L182. Sunday School attendance records, 1891-1892, 1925
Minute books, misc. notes and clippings
Box
2L183. Correspondence and papers, Tenny Memorial Presbyterian Church
Box
2L184. Papers:
Lions Club
Cadman Club
Shakespeare Club
Near East Fund
Box
2L185. Papers:
Davy Crockett Memorial Association
Blanding Memorial
Austin College
Box
2L186. Scrapbooks
Box
2L187. Scrapbooks
Box
4M282. Scrapbook
Box
4M283. Scrapbook
Box
4M284. Scrapbook
Box
4M285. Scrapbook
Box
4M286. Scrapbook
Box
4M287. Scrapbook
Box
2L188. Clippings
Box
2L189. Clippings
Box
2L193. Docket books
Box
2L194. Professional papers--Subject classified file, A
Box
2L195. Professional papers, B-BUS
Box
2L196. Professional papers, BUT-CHU
Box
2L197. Professional papers, CLA-CRE
Box
2L198. Professional papers, CRO-DOU
Box
2L199. Professional papers, DR-EN
Box
2L200. Professional papers, EQ-FU
Box
2L201. Professional papers, G-HAP
Box
2L202. Professional papers, HAR-HEA
Box
2L203. Professional papers, HEB-I
Box
2L204. Professional papers, J
Box
2L205. Professional papers, K-LEE
Box
2L206. Professional papers, LEF-Mc
Box
2L207. Professional papers, M
Box
2L208. Professional papers, N-OKLA. v. M
Box
2L209. Professional papers, OKLA. v. N-OZ
Box
2L210. Professional papers, P-Q
Box
2L211. Professional papers, R
Box
2L212. Professional papers, SA-SH
Box
2L213. Professional papers, SI-SP
Box
2L214. Professional papers, ST-TI
Box
2L215. Professional papers, TO-WA
Box
2L216. Professional papers, WE-Z; Fragments
Box
2L217. Other legal papers
Appellate court briefs and miscellaneous papers
Box
2L218. Deeds
Box
2L219. Deeds
Box
2L220. Deeds
Box
2L221. Deeds
Mineral rights deeds
Titles
Box
2L222. Field notes
Box
2L223. Vendor's lien notes,
Transfers, renewals, releases from liens, etc.
Box
2L224. Contracts and agreements
Mortgages
Transfers and conveyances
Box
2L225. Bills of costs
Judgments
Citations
Box
2L226. Divorces and bankruptcies
Wills
Stock certificates
Box
2L227. Promissory notes
Receipts
Powers of attorney
Miscellaneous notes and worksheets
Box
2L228. Miscellaneous legal papers
Box
2L229. Transcribed county records, A-C
Box
2L230. Transcribed county records, D-F
Box
2L231. Transcribed county records, G
Box
2L232. Transcribed county records, H-J
Box
2L233. Transcribed county records, K-M
Box
2L234. Transcribed county records, N-S
Box
2L235. Transcribed county records, T-Z and fragments
Box
2L236. Miscellaneous notes and papers
Box
2L237. Houston County Historical Records
Box
2L238. Elisha Clapp Collection:
Correspondence, business, and legal papers
Certificates, membership cards, passes
Miscellaneous material
Box
3S176 Certificates and diplomas
Box
3S103. Photographs
Box
3S162. Oversize photographs

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Artifact Collection

Box
2L282. Biographies for book on history of Houston County:
Correspondence, notes, literary productions

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