University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Texas Veterans Association Papers



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Texas Veterans Association
Title: Texas Veterans Association Papers
Dates: 1870-1910
Abstract: Correspondence, administrative and legal documents concern the Texas Veteran' Association and members.
Extent 3 ft., 5 in.
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The Texas Veterans Association was formed in 1873 as an organization for those who served before, during and just after the Texas Revolution. The Association met annually, but was dissolved in 1907. The work begun by the Texas Veterans Association has been continued by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.


Scope and Contents

The Texas Veterans Association Papers consist of letters, minutes, legal documents, military discharges and register concerning Texas veterans of the Texas Revolution and the Mexican War. Papers consist of a personal dossier of each member; proof of military service; and official minutes of the Association. Papers relate to military affairs and social affairs.


Index Terms

Organizations:
Texas Veterans Association--Archives.
Places:
Texas--History, Military--19th century--Sources.
Subjects:
Veterans--Texas--History--Sources.
Veterans--Texas--Societies, etc--History--Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Texas Veterans' Association Papers, 1870-1910, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

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2H118 Papers:
A-Fn
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2H119
Fo-K
box
2H120
L-P
box
2H121
Q-W
box
2H122
Wo-Z, lists, and minutes
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2H123
R-Z, miscellaneous
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2H124
Miscellaneous papers, Underwood-Westcott
Minute books
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2J130
Roll book, April 20, 1892-1901
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4L280
Texas Veterans' Association reunion register, May 18, 1974