University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Belo (A. H.) Foundation Photograph Collection [1880?]-[1920?]

Descriptive Summary

Creator Belo, A. H. Foundation
Title Belo (A. H.) Foundation Photograph Collection
Dates: [1880?] - [1920?]
Accession No. 98-338
Extent 22 photographic prints; 22 photographic negatives
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Creator Sketch

The A. H. Belo Foundation is named for pioneer Texas newspaper publisher Alfred Horatio Belo (1839-1901).

Scope and Contents

Photographs document 19th Century Texas, including the first faculty of the University of Texas at Austin (1883); images of Austin, Texas; sculling on the Colorado River; and portraits of noted and notorious people who lived or spent time in Texas in that period.

The majority of the negatives are glass and are housed separately from the corresponding contact prints.


Access Restrictions

Some restrictions apply. Contact repository for further information.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bass, Sam, 1851-1878--Photographs
Billy, the Kid--Photographs
Broun, William Le Roy, 1827-1902--Photographs
Dabney, Robert Lewis. 1820-1898--Photographs
Garrett, Pat F. (Pat Floyd), 1850-1908--Photographs
Gould, Robert Simonton--Photographs
Humphreys, Milton W. (Milton Wylie), b. 1844-- Photographs
Mallet, John William, 1832-1912--Photographs
Roberts, Oran Milo, 1815-1898--Photographs
Waggener, Leslie, 1841-1896--Photographs
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas--Photographs
Rowing--Texas--History--19th Century--Photographs
Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.)--History--19th Century--Photographs
Austin (Tex.)--History--Photographs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

A. H. Belo Foundation Photograph Collection, [1880?]- [1920?], Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Collection


Contact Prints



Glass negatives