University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the William Graham Brand Book



Descriptive Summary

Creator Graham, William
Title Graham (William) Brand Book
Dates: 1868-1876
Abstract A brand book created by William Graham that covers transactions from Fort Concho, Camp Colorado, Brownwood and Llano from 1868 to 1876.
Accession No. 2002-215
Extent .5 inches
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

William Graham (1841-1925) was a successful cattleman in Menard and Kimble counties in Texas, at one time owning over five-thousand acres. In 1903 Graham moved to the New Mexico Territory and retired there with his family.


Scope and Contents

This brand book was created by William Graham and covers transactions from Fort Concho, Camp Colorado, Brownwood and Llano from the period of 1868 to 1876. The book includes formal longhorn cattle herd summaries with brands, ear-marks and the ages of animals noted, as well as informal lists and legal documents.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Graham, William, 1841-1925
Subjects
Cattle brands -- Texas.
Cattle breeders.
Livestock brands.
Longhorn cattle.
Ranching -- Texas.
Subjects (Places)
Kimble County (Tex.)
Menard County (Tex.)

Related Material

Graham, William. Brand Book of William Graham. Uvalde, Texas: Tres Cruces de Tome Press, 2003.

Graham, Robert. Introduction to the Genealogy of the Descendants of William Graham: The West Texas Frontier from 1860. Uvalde, Texas: Tres Cruces de Tome Press, 2003.

[Both books available in Dolph Briscoe Center for American History Library]


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Graham Brand Book, 1868-1876, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin


Detailed Description of the Collection

 
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3H161 Cattle brand book of William Graham, 1868-1876