University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Dorothy Aarts Essay, 1939

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Aarts, Dorothy
Title: Dorothy Aarts Essay,
Dates: 1939
Abstract: Essay on early Texas ghost towns, by then student Dorothy Aarts.
Extent: 1 item
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Aarts was a student at Incarnate Word Academy of Houston when she submitted the essay, which was later published as Ghost Towns of the Republic of Texas (Houston, 1939).

Scope and Contents

Copy of the winning entry submitted by Aarts to competition for the James Monroe Texas History Award given by the Society of the Sons of the Republic of Texas in 1939.


Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Index Terms

Aarts, Dorothy.
Cities and towns, Ruined, extinct, etc.--Texas.
Navasota (Tex.)--History--Sources.
New Kentucky (Tex.)--History--Sources.
New Washington (Tex.)--History--Sources.
San Luis (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Swartwout (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1846--Sources.
Texas--History, Local.
Zavala (Tex.)--History--Sources

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dorothy Aarts Essay, 1939, Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Papers



2J183 "Ghost Towns of the Republic of Texas," typescript copy of essay, 19 pages, 1939