University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Winnie Allen Papers, 1863, ca. 1900, 1911-1964.



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Allen, Winnie
Title: Winnie Allen Papers
Dates: 1863, ca. 1900, 1911-1964
Abstract: University of Texas and Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center archivist (1925-1960) was born in Henrietta, Texas, in 1895, taught school at various locations in the state (1917-1923), authored several books on Texas history, and died in 1985. Papers relate to personal and business affairs of Allen.
Extent: 6 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

University of Texas and Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center archivist (1925-1960) was born in Henrietta, Texas, in 1895, taught school at various locations in the state (1917-1923), authored several books on Texas history, and died in 1985.


Scope and Contents

Correspondence, legal and financial documents, literary efforts, and other items organized into personal or business-related papers, then by types of documents, arranged chronologically. Literary efforts collected, produced, and edited for children's book entitled Pioneering in Texas: true stories of the early days (Dallas: Southern Publishing Co., c. 1935).


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects
Allen, Winnie--Archives.
Children's literature--Texas.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas.
Texas--Biography.
Texas--History.
Texas--History--To 1846--Juvenile literature.
Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center.
University of Texas.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Winnie Allen Papers, 1863, ca. 1900, 1911-1964, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2J116 Personal papers, 1911-1941, 1956-1957, and undated
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2J117 Personal papers, ca. 1935
University of Texas Archives, 1927-1964 and undated
Other items, 1863, ca. 1900, 1924-1932, and undated
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3Y551 Photographs, 1929 and undated