University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Thomas Edward Blackshear Papers, 1830-1889



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Blackshear, Thomas Edward.
Title: Thomas Edward Blackshear Papers
Dates: 1830-1889
Abstract: Photostatic copies of papers concern the financial affairs of Blackshear, plus letters, diaries, and business papers pertaining to the administration of the James J. Blackshear and Thomas Edward Blackshear estates, the operation of the Brunswick and Florida Railroad Company, Indian disturbances in Georgia in 1836, and genealogy of the Blackshear family.
Extent: 5 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Thomas Edward Blackshear was a Navasota cotton planter and secretary of the Brunswick and Florida Railroad Company's board of directors.


Scope and Contents

Photostatic copies of papers concern the financial affairs of Blackshear, plus letters, diaries, and business papers pertaining to the administration of the James J. Blackshear and Thomas Edward Blackshear estates, the operation of the Brunswick and Florida Railroad Company, Indian disturbances in Georgia in 1836, and genealogy of the Blackshear family.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Due to the fragility of these manuscripts the microfilm should be used rather than the original manuscript to make photocopies.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Blackshear, Thomas Edward.
Blackshear, Robert D.
Blackshear, James J.
Subjects (Organizations)
Brunswick and Florida Railroad Company.
Subjects
Plantations -- Texas.
Slavery--Texas.
Slavery -- Georgia.
Plantations -- Georgia.
Indians of North America--Georgia.
Places
Navasota (Tex.)
Thomas County (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas Edward Blackshear Papers, 1830-1889, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Alternative Format

All or a portion of this collection is available on CAH microfilm 18,335 Series G, Part 1, Reel 44. Photocopies should be made from microfilm, not from originals. See microfilm inventory on Reference shelves under the title, “Ante-Bellum Plantations.”

Microfilm part of Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations, Series G, from University Publications of America, 44 North Market St., Frederick, MD 21701. (OCLC: 16125404)


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3H70 Papers of Thomas E. Blackshear, 1830-1889
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CAH microfilm 18,335, Series G, Part 1, Reel 44 Microfilm of papers in the "Ante-bellum Plantations" inventory