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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the George Wilbur Allen Papers, ca. 1880s



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Allen, George Wilbur
Title: George Wilbur Allen Papers
Dates: ca. 1880s
Abstract: Bulk of collection comprised of research material including notes, notebooks, notecards, blueprints, maps, and magazines. Materials pertain to the American West, forts, Native Americans in Texas, the U.S. Cavalry, and the U.S. Army, mostly dating to the 1880s.
Extent: 12 feet
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Bulk of collection comprised of research material including notes, notebooks, notecards, blueprints, maps, and magazines. Materials pertain to the American West, forts, Native Americans in Texas, the U.S. Cavalry, and the U.S. Army, mostly dating to the 1880s.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Allen, George Wilbur.
American West.
Forts.
Native Americans--Texas.
U.S. Cavalry.
U.S. Army.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Wilbur Allen Papers, ca. 1880s, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3N438 Pamphlets concerning Arlington National Cemetery.
Articles concerning cemeteries.
Photocopies of reports concerning soldier misconduct.
Photocopies of court martial reports.
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3N439 Photocopies of court martial reports.
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3N441 Microfilms: Early western forts.
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3N442 Microfilms: Early western forts.
Microfilms: Cavalry.
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3N446 Photocopies concerning post returns in Texas, 1870.
Photocopied officers’ reports.
Photocopies concerning regimental returns, 1870.
Data and pictures of various forts.
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3N447 Photocopies concerning letters of the Office of the Adjutant General, 1870.
Photocopies of post returns, 1870.
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3N449 Photocopies of Medal of Honor records.
History of armor information, cavalry through World War II.
File concerning flag design, cavalry and U.S.
Photocopied sheet music: marching songs.
Photocopied article concerning war with Spain.
George Allen’s personal correspondence.
Copy of “Guide to Genealogical Records.”
“Miscellaneous file” as stated by George Allen.
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3S113-3S115 Photographs.
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2.325/C149 Unprocessed additions.
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2.325/Y20C & 2.325/Y25B Artifacts: banners, flags, utensils, military medals, saddle blanket, and other material related to George Allen’s research of the U.S. Cavalry and the Junior Cavalry.

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