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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory of Papers

Inventory of Photographs

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Samuel Gideon Papers, 1908-1945



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gideon, Samuel Edward (1875-1945)
Title: Samuel Gideon Papers
Dates: 1908-1945
Extent: 8 ft., 2 in.
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1875, Samuel Edward Gideon's formal education included the study of architecture at M.I.T. and Harvard, as well as a degree from the School of Fine Arts (Fontainebleau, France). He taught at Texas A&M and M.I.T. before becoming a professor at the University of Texas in 1913. Gideon was an authority on early Texas architecture and worked to preserve the home of writer William S. Porter (O. Henry) as a museum. He remained active in numerous professional organizations and endeavors until his death in Austin in 1945.

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Scope and Contents

Papers and photographs document the professional life of Samuel E. Gideon. Includes correspondence, biographical material, clippings, articles, essays, student papers, sketches, photographs, negatives, slides, and paintings.

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Restrictions

Access Restriction

Some photographic material is restricted for preservation.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Samuel Gideon Papers, 1908-1945, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory of Papers

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2G503 Notes on sketches and photographs
Correspondence, general
Diary, early years
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2G504 Obituary
Biographical material
O. Henry material:
Published writings and articles on O. Henry
Correspondence
Clippings
Rough notes
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2G505 Clippings
Literary productions, lectures
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2G506 Historical essays:
Places:
Austin
Bastrop
Castroville
Fredericksburg
Houston
Mexico
San Antonio
Persons:
Jacob Harrell
James Stephen Hogg
Lungwitz-Petri
Old Black Mandy
Mormons
Elisabet Ney
Admiral Nimitz
Sophia Porter
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2G507 Miscellaneous fragments
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2G508 Miscellaneous fragments
Student themes
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2G509 Student themes
Printed material:
Clippings: The Campusanto
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4L406 Scrapbook
Make-up for "Historic and Picturesque Austin"
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2G510 Clippings:
Architecture:
Anderson - Hays Counties
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2G511 Houston - Zapata Counties
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2G512 University of Texas
Preservation of Texas landmarks
Other locales
History, Texas
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2G513 Magazines
Pamphlets
Brochures
Sketches
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4N30 Collection of old newspapers (1863-1878)

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Inventory of Photographs

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3S66 Glass Slides [RESTRICTED]:
Georgia
Los Angeles, CA.
Mexico
Natchez
New Orleans Iron Works
New York
Pennsylvania
Washington, D.C.
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3S67 Governor's Palace in San Antonio
Texas towns:
Austin
Boerne
Brady
Castroville
Center Point
Fredericksburg and vicinity
Hills Prairie
Jacksboro
Jefferson
Lockhart
Mission Valley
New Braunfels
Round Rock
San Augustine
Seguin
Sutherland Springs
Webberville
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3S68 Arts and crafts
Lithograph paintings
South Texas
Texas towns:
Anderson
Bastrop
Belmont
Brownsville
Bullard
Carthage
Columbus
Comfort
Crockett
DeWitt County
Driftwood
El Tigre
Floresville
Fort Belknap
Fort Cibolo
Fort Davis
Fort Leaton
Fort McKavett
Fort San Elizario
Fort Trevinos
Fulton
Glen Eden
Goliad
La Grange
Langtry
Lufkin
Nacogdoches
Panna Maria
Plantersville
Poth
Preston Bend
Rio Grande City
Round Top
Salado
San Bartolo Ranch
Taylor
Washington
San Antonio Missions
West Texas
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3S69 Anita Arneson
California missions
Dog run houses
General early Texas
San Antonio residences
Texas towns:
Anahuac
Chapel Hill
Corpus Christi
Galveston
Houston
Huntsville
Marshall
Navasota
Port Isabel
Rockport
Victoria
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3S70 Glass Slides [RESTRICTED]:
Castroville, Texas
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3S71 Williamsburg, VA.
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3S72 Blue Bonnet Farm Historical Museum
Massachusetts
Texas towns:
Jasper
Jefferson
Liendo
Marshall
Virginia
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3S73 La Villita--San Antonio
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3S74 NYA (National Youth Association), Fredericksburg
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3S75 Austin, Texas
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3S76 Camouflage--World War I
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3S77 Dave Williams houses
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3S78 Europe: Jerusalem, Israel
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3S79 Mexico
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3S80 Half-timber houses, all counties
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3S81 Mexico
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3S82 Barr family
Muntz houses
National Youth Administration tour
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3S83 Glass Negatives [RESTRICTED]:
Glass negatives
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3S84 Glass negative: front page of Telegraph & Texas Register, April 14, 1836
Film, 3 rolls
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3S85 Photographic Prints:
NYA pictures
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3S86 NYA pictures
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3S87 CWA photos, 1934
Texas architecture:
Texas counties, Aransas through Gillespie
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3S88 Texas counties, Gillespie through Parker
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3S89 Texas counties, Robertson through Zapata
Unidentified Texas photos
Photos of other locales: Socorro, New Mexico
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3S225 Rock Springs arboretum and municipal rose garden in Fort Worth, ca. 1934
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3S90 Photographic Negatives [RESTRICTED]:
CWA projects in Texas, ca. 1934
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3S91 Unidentified Texas
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3T90 Pictorial Material:
Sketches and woodblock prints of Austin area scenes
Photographs and drawings pertaining to O. Henry
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4N11a Watercolors and drawings by Gideon

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