University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the William Gerhard Bartels Papers, 1826-1883



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bartels, William Gerhard
Title: William Gerhard Bartels Papers
Dates: 1826-1883
Abstract: Papers of Bartels (1806-1885), who emigrated from the Duchy of Oldenburg, Germany, to Austin's Colony in 1834 and established a farm near Industry in Austin County include German-language letters, contracts, wills, receipts, and birth certificate and passport.
Extent: 1 inch
Language: Materials are written in German and English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Papers of Bartels (1806-1885), who emigrated from the Duchy of Oldenburg, Germany, to Austin's Colony in 1834 and established a farm near Industry in Austin County include German-language letters, contracts, wills, receipts, and birth certificate and passport.


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Index Terms

Subjects
Bartels, William Gerhard.
Industry, Mill Creek, Texas.
Germany.
Germans in Texas.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Gerhard Bartels Papers, 1826-1883, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2N399 William G. Bartels Letters, 1816-1885 (German)
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3S178 Passport, 1834