University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Rudolph L. Biesele Papers, 1844-1848, 1927-1939



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Biesele, Rudolph L.
Title: Rudolph L. Biesele Papers
Dates: 1844-1848, 1927-1939
Abstract: Lists of the contents of the volumes of the Solms-Braunfels Archives as well as transcripts of the Bourgeois d'Orvanne letters from them pertain to Biesele's direction of the transcription of photostats of the archives located in the Library of Congress and to his study, The History of the German Settlements in Texas, 1831-1861 (1930). The papers also contain the typescript of his essay, "The Financial History of the Confederate States" (1927), miscellaneous excerpts, notes, and a clipping.
Extent: 5 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Dr. Rudolph Leopold Biesele (1886-1960) earned his bachelor's, master's, and PhD degrees from the University of Texas, where he taught in the history department until retiring in 1957. His major area of research lie in German-Americans of Texas.

Select bibliography:


  • Biesele, Rudolph Leopold. 1930. The History of the German Settlements in Texas, 1831-1861. Austin, Tex: Press of Von Boeckmann-Jones Co.
  • Biesele, Rudolph Leopold. 1941. Workbook in American History. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts.
  • Biesele, Rudolph Leopold, and John Donald Hicks. 1952. Readings in American History. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.


Scope and Contents

Lists of the contents of the volumes of the Solms-Braunfels Archives as well as transcripts of the Bourgeois d'Orvanne letters from them pertain to Biesele's direction of the transcription of photostats of the archives located in the Library of Congress and to his study, The History of the German Settlements in Texas, 1831-1861 (1930). The papers also contain the typescript of his essay, "The Financial History of the Confederate States" (1927), miscellaneous excerpts, notes, and a clipping.


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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Biesele, Rudolph Leopold, 1886-1960
Bourgeois d'Orvanne, Alexander
Subjects
Confederate States of America -- Financial affairs.
Germans in Texas.
Colonization--History.
Colonies--America

Related Material

See also Solms-Braunfels Archives, 1842-1957


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rudolph L. Biesele Papers, 1844-1848, 1927-1939, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 
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2N406 Rudolph L. Biesele Papers, 1844-1848, 1927-1939