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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Oscar Branch Colquitt Papers, 1873-1941



Descriptive Summary

Creator Colquitt, Oscar Branch
Title Oscar Branch Colquitt Papers
Dates: 1873-1941.
Abstract Texas state senator (1895-1899); Texas railroad commissioner (1903-1911); governor of Texas (1910-1915); U.S. Senate candidate (1916); member of the United States Board of Mediation (1929-1933); representative of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (1935-1940). Newspaperman and lawyer. Papers concern Colquitt's career and political activities and include correspondence, letterpresses, scrapbooks, speeches, photographs, reports, campaign materials, voting records, bills and resolutions, financial documents, reference files, and genealogical materials about the Burkhalter family.
Extent 45 ft. 6 in.
Language English.
Repository Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Texas state senator (1895-1899); Texas railroad commissioner (1903-1911); governor of Texas (1910-1915); U.S. Senate candidate (1916); member of the United States Board of Mediation (1929-1933); representative of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (1935-1940). Newspaperman and lawyer.

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Scope and Contents

Papers concern Colquitt's career and political activities and include correspondence, letterpresses, scrapbooks, speeches, photographs, reports, campaign materials, voting records, bills and resolutions, financial, documents, reference files, and genealogical materials about the Burkhalter family.

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Organization

Organized by form of material.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bailey, Joseph Weldon, 1863-1929.
Ball, Thomas Henry, 1859-1944.
Colquitt, Oscar Branch, 1861-1940--Archives.
Colquitt, Rawlins M.
Davidson, Robert Vance, 1853-1925.
Ferguson, James Edward, 1871-1944.
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda Wallace, 1875-1961.
Johnson, Cone, 1860-1933.
Poindexter, William, 1854-1923.
Rankin, George Clark, 1849-1915.
Troutman, Joanna Elizabeth, 1818-1879.
Subjects (Organizations)
Battleship Texas.
Democratic Party (Tex.)
Ku Klux Klan (1915-)
New Mexico Military Institute.
Railroad Commission of Texas.
Reconstruction Finance Corporation.
Texas. Legislature.
United States. Board of Mediation.
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission.
Subjects
Caricatures and cartoons.
Churches--Texas.
Education--Texas.
Elections--Texas.
Insanity.
Industrial relations--United States.
Petroleum industry and trade--Texas.
Political poetry.
Prisons--Texas.
Prohibition--Texas.
Railroads--Texas.
Taxation--Texas.
Places
Kaufman County (Tex.)
Texas--Governors.
United States--Census--History--Sources.

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Administrative Information

Cite as

Oscar Branch Colquitt Papers, 1873-1941, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

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2E96. Letterpresses:
1889-1904
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2E97. 1903-August 1905
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2E98. August-November 1905
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2E99. November 1905-August 1906
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2E100. April-September 1906
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2E101. August 1906-May 1908
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2E102. May 1908-May 1909
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2E103. May-December 1909
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2E104. December 1909-March 1910
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2E105. February-June 1910
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2E106. March-July 1910
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2E107. July-August 1910
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2E108. August-November 1910
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2E109. November-December 1910
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2E110. January-September 1911
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2E111. November 1911-March 1912
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2E112. January-April 1912
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2E113. April-August 1912
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2E114. August 1912-April 1913
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2E115. April 1913-January 1914
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2E116. February-September 1914
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2E117. Correspondence:
1884-July, 1898
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2E118. August 1898-April 1900
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2E119. May 1900-December 1901
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2E120. Correspondence:
January-April 1902
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2E121. May 1902-February 1903
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2E122. March 1903-April 1905
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2E123. May 1905-May 1906
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2E124. June-August 1906
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2E125. August 1906-June 1907
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2E126. June 1907-March 1908
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2E127. March-September 1908
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2E128. October 1908-May 1909
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2E129. May-October 1909
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2E130. November 1909-January 1910
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2E131. January-March 1910
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2E132. March-April 1910
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2E133. April-May 1910
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2E134. May-June 1910
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2E135. June-July 1910
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2E136. July 1910
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2E137. August 1910-June 1911
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2E138. July-October 1911
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2E139. October-December 1911
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2E140. January-March 1912
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2E141. March 1912
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2E142. April 1912
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2E143. April 1912
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2E144. May 1912
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2E145. May-June 1912
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2E146. June 1912
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2E147. June 1912
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2E148. Correspondence:
July 1912
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2E149. July 1912
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2E150. July 1912
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2E151. August 1912
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2E152. August-December 1912
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2E153. January-June 1913
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2E154. June-July 1913
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2E155. July-October 1913
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2E156. November 1913-January 1914
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2E157. January-March 1914
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2E158. March-May 1914
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2E159. May-August 1914
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2E160. August 1914-January 1915
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2E161. January-June 1915
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2E162. July-October 1915
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2E163. November 1915-February 1916
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2E164. March-April 1916
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2E165. April-May 1916
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2E166. May 1916
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2E167. May-June 1916
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2E168. June-August 1916
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2E169. August 1916-September 1918
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2E170. October 1918-May 1926
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2E171. June 1926-June 1927
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2E172. June 1927-May 1929
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2E173. May 1929-December 1933
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2E174. 1934-1941 and Undated
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2E175. and Fragments Undated
Genealogical Correspondence
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2E176. Reports, notes and memoranda, 1887-1939 and Undated
Speeches by Colquitt:
1902-1906
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2E177. 1907-1930
Political poetry, 1906-1928
Minutes and proceedings, 1894-1925
Campaigns and Elections:
Speaking engagements
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2E178. Ballots and Election returns, 1900-1928
Lists of Convention delegates
County Chairmen and Democratic executive committeemen
Mailing lists
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2E179. Mailing lists and miscellaneous lists
Financial Papers:
Stock certificates
Deposit slips
Cancelled checks
Bank notes
Account papers, New Mexico Military Institute records, 1886-1935
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2E180. Bills and receipts 1873, 1885, 1897-February, 1923
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2E181. Bills and receipts 1923-1928 and Undated
Notes and memoranda
Printed statements
Legal documents, 1875-1928 and Undated
Legislative papers Texas:
1891
1895
House Bills and resolutions 1897
Senate bills 1-74, 1897
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2E182. Senate Bills 75-368, and Resolutions, 1897, 1903-1905, 1935, 1939 and Undated
Legislative Papers, Non-Texas:
Bills and Acts
Texas House and Senate Journals, United States Congressional Records
Petitions, 1911, 1914, 1929
Resolutions, 1894, 1900-1932 and Undated
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2E183. Proclamations 1907, 1911-1914
Certificates 1900-1936
Railroad Commission Papers:
Circulars, Motions and Orders, Reports and Opinions, Tabulations, Bills of Complaint, Hearings, 1903-1905
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2E184. Hearings, 1907 and Undated
Texas and Pacific Railway Company vs.Railroad Commission, Examination of Colquitt
Miscellaneous reports
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2E185. Tax Survey Committee:
Reports and Date, and Report to the 41st Legislature, June 8, 1928 January 8, 1929
United States Board of Mediation:
Travel record (hotel and church records)
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2E186. Records of Cases and Recapitulation Data
Case Reports, 106-683
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2E187 Case Reports, 684-1392
Miscellaneous-Railway Labor Act, Legal Opinions, Sample Forms
Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Press Releases:
1933-1934
1938-1939
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2E188. re: Governmental Finances (City) 1938-1939,
Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Railroad Division:
Report on the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Co.
Data on Railroad companies
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2E190. Political Cartoons
Political Scrapbooks:
1895-1897
1899-1900
1900-1902
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2E191. 1905-1909
1902-1938
1905-1911
1906
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2E192. 1906
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2E193. 1908
(R. V. Davidson, George C. Rankin, William Poindexter) 1910
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2E194. (Cone Johnson, Colquitt's Campaign) 1910
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2E195. 1910-1916
1911-1914
1914
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2E196. 1914
(Ku Klux Klan) 1916-1930
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2E197. 1917-1924
1925-1929
1926-1928
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2E198. Reference Files:
Original Index:
1. James E. Ferguson
2. Thomas Henry Ball
3. (not included in the collection)
4. Tom McClure
5. W. D. Lewis and Peter Redford (Farmers' Union)
6. J. F. Wolters
7. F. C. Weinert
8. James L. Slaydon
9. Miscellaneous Editorials (Governors' Race)
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2E199. 9. Miscellaneous Editorials (Cont.)
10. Governors' Race (1914)
11. J. H. "Cyclone" Davis
12. Joseph Weldon Bailey
13. Cone Johnson
14. (not included in the collection)
15. W. P. Lane
16. Anti-Resubmission and Submission (Prohibition)
17. Comptroller's Race
18. O. B. Colquitt
19. R. W. Simpson
20. B. F. Looney
21. Dr. J. H. Gambrell
22. Morris Sheppard
23. Samuel Palmer Brooks
24. Oceola Archer
25-28 (not included in the collection)
29. Cullen F. Thomas
30. J. L. Franklin
31. J. L. Wortham
Assassination of Huey P. Long
Johanna Troutman Memorial
Silver Service for the Battleship Texas
Alamo
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2E203. Clippings: 1892; May, 1899-June 1910
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2E204. July, 1910-April 1913
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2E205. May, 1913-December 1915
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2E206. January, 1916-December 1928
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2E207. 1929-1941 and undated
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2E208. Undated
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3Y17. Postcards
photographs
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3Y18. photographs
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3S183. photographs
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3S169. Oversize materials:
Charts
certificates
election returns
reports
political cartoons
"Exhibits for Interstate Commerce Commission's Hearing of 15% Case"
newsclippings
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2.116 OD/2 Brochures
Broadsides 1911

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