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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Edward and Rhea Howard Papers



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Howard, Edward
Creator Howard, Rhea
Title: Edward and Rhea Howard Papers
Extent 4 items
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

The founder of the Wichita Daily Times in Wichita Falls, Texas, Edward Howard and his son Rhea built a successful media company in Texas. They were active in both state and national politics.

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Scope and Contents

Small group of photos and one duplicate cashier's check from Edward and Rhea Howard. Photos show the Howard family's strong ties to Texas politics, while the cashier's check reflects the importance of gas and oil lease revenues for the University of Texas.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edward and Rhea Howard Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

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3Y140 Photo of Senator Tom Connally and Ed Howard, black and white, undated
Photo of Rhea Howard and former President Lyndon Baines Johnson, black and white, undated
Photo of Senator Tom Connally giving a speech, inscribed "To my fine friend Rhea Howard with cordial respect," signed by Connally, black and white, undated
Display copy of cashier's check in the amount of $1 million paid to the University of Texas from Ed Howard's Reagan County Purchasing Company, derived from oil and gas revenues on university land, 1928

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