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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

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.

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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.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Castro, Henri, 1786-1865--Archives.
Subjects
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.

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Administrative Information

Cite as

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

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

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

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