University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Samuel Willis Tucker Lanham Papers, ca. 1880-1917



Descriptive Summary

Creator Lanham, Samuel W. T. (Samuel Willis Tucker), 1846-1908
Title Samuel Willis Tucker Lanham Papers
Dates: ca. 1880-1917
Abstract Pertains to the political career and family of Samuel Willis Tucker Lanham (1846-1908), U.S. representative from Texas (1882-1892 and 1896-1902) and 22nd Governor of Texas (1903-1907).
Extent 8 1/2 in
Language English.
Repository Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Pertains to the political career and family of Samuel Willis Tucker Lanham (1846-1908), U.S. representative from Texas (1882-1892 and 1896-1902) and 22nd Governor of Texas (1903-1907). Contains speeches, copybook, certificates, scrapbook, and photographs. Speeches are from Lanham's tenure as a congressman and as governor. The copybook contains personal correspondence while governor.

The collection is made up of manuscript, typescript, printed, photographic (albumen, gelatin, other) prints.

Papers also include Images of Lanham, various family members, politicians, and friends. Several are unidentified.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Culberson, Charles Allen
Lanham, Edwin (Ned) M.
Lanham, Frank, Jr.
Lanham, Grace C.
Lanham, Samuel Willis Tucker
Lanham, Sarah Meng
Neff, Pat Morris
Sayers, Joseph Draper
Subjects
Democratic party
Elections,Congressional
Elections, Gubernatorial
Gold Standard
Greenback Part
Politics and politicians
Texas.
Governor.
Places
Austin, Texas
Washington, D.C.

Related Material

See also Fritz Garland Lanham Papers for related materials and photographs.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

box
2B131 1. Speeches, 1890-1905 and undated
2. Correspondence and resolution, 1886, 1905, 1907, undated
3. Governor's personal correspondence copybook; January 1903-December 1906
4. Political scrapbook, ca. 1880-1886
5. Loose scrapbook material, 1889-1896 and undated
6. Poem, Edwin (Ned) M. Lanham to Grace S. Lanham, Waco High School yearbook, undated; 1917
box
2.325/V10 Oversize documents;
S.W.T. Lanham, LLD degree, Baylor University 1905
Sarah Meng Lanham, Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle certificate, 1898
Grace Lanham, Salem Female Academy Certificates, 1900 and 1901
box
3Y100 Photographs:
1. Samuel Willis Tucker Lanham, portraits and scenes in Austin and Weatherford
2. Grace Lanham, Edwin (Ned) M. Lanham and other family members
3. Political acquaintances, family friends and unidentified