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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the William Washington Arnett Papers, 1841-1892, 1909-1932



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Arnett, William Washington
Title: William Washington Arnett Papers
Dates: 1841-1892, 1909-1932
Abstract: Arnett, born in Alabama in 1823, moved many times in his early life and came to Texas in 1845. Papers deal with personal news of the various branches of the Arnett family and contain detailed reminiscences and family history.
Accession No.: OCLC number: 22902297
Extent: 3 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Arnett, born in Alabama in 1823, moved many times in his early life and came to Texas in 1845. He became a Texas Ranger in 1847 and served in the Mexican War. From 1876 until his death in 1892 he was treasurer of Kinney County.

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Scope and Contents

Papers deal with personal news of the various branches of the Arnett family and contain detailed reminiscences and family history. Included also are clippings of articles written by W.W. Arnett for the Castroville Quill and the Uvalde Hesperion about local happenings in Brackett (later Brackettville), Texas, as well as pension certificates for service in the Mexican War and transcriptions from family Bibles and historical records.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Arnett, William Washington, 1823-1892--Archives.
Arnett family.
Curlee family.
Forbes, Louisa Arnett.
Herrington family.
Milam, Minnie Arnett, b. 1879.
Frontier and pioneer life
Brackettville (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Kinney County (Tex.)--History--Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Washington Arnett Papers, 1841-1892, 1909-1932, 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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2A137 Personal correspondence, 1841-1892
Power of attorney, 1880
Resolution by Masonic Lodge, 1892
Pension certificates, 1909, 1916, 1920
Castroville Quill and Uvalde Hesperian articles by Arnett, 1870-1880
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2Q404 Reminiscences of W. W. Arnett with genealogical notes of the Arnett family, 1932

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