University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Henri Castro Papers, 1839-1846, 1884

Descriptive Summary

Creator Castro, Henri
Title Henri Castro Papers
Dates: 1839-1846, 1884
OCLC No. 21613885
Extent 2 in.
Language Materials are in Spanish and English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Empresario; colonizer of the Texas towns of Castroville, D'Hanis, Quihi, and Vandenburg.

Scope and Contents

Papers consist of a manuscript volume containing Castro's description of Texas and his colonization efforts, along with diary entries and copies of correspondence. The collection also includes the photostat of a ship's list of L'Ebro, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous documents.


Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Castro, Henri, 1786-1865--Archives.
Ebro (ship).
Subjects (Places)
Castroville (Tex.)--History--Sources.
D'Hanis (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Medina County (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Quihi (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Vandenburg (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Texas--Emigration and immigration.

Administrative Information

Cite as

Henri Castro Papers, 1839-1846, 1884, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

Detailed Description of the Collection



2B141 Manuscript volume, 1839-1846.
Miscellaneous documents, 1844 and undated.
3S111 Photographic negative of Castro, undated.
3S167 Ship's list of L'Ebro, 1842 (photocopy).
2.116/OD 1220 Newspaper clippings, undated.