University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Bluntzer Family Collection, 1849-1946



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bluntzer, Robert.
Title: Bluntzer Family Collection
Dates: 1849-1946
Abstract: Correspondence, legal records, financial records, photographs and drawings, and scrapbooks from Nicholas and Robert Bluntzer make up the Bluntzer Family Collection, 1849-1946.
Accession No.: 64-118; 65-098
Extent: 1 ft., 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, legal records, financial records, photographs and drawings, and scrapbooks from Nicholas Bluntzer Family and Robert Bluntzer make up the Bluntzer Family Collection, 1849-1946. Also included are photographs of Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, Round Robin letters to and from Texas servicemen in World War II, scrapbooks on the Bluntzer and Sullivan families containing biographical sketches, pictures, poems, obituaries, family stories, genealogy.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bluntzer Family -- Archives.
Bluntzer, Nicholas -- Archives.
Bluntzer, Robert -- Archives.
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945 -- Texas.
Soldiers -- Texas.
Places
Texas -- History -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bluntzer Family Collection, 1849-1946, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Nicholas Bluntzer Collection:

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2L299 Land papers:
Releases, 1877, 1899-1905
Transfer of title, 1903
Deeds, 1849, 1868-1911, 1928
Leases, 1890, 1898, 1908, 1918
Field notes, 1850, 1872, 1904-1907, undated
Abstract title, 1888
Legal papers:
Court suits, 1901-1904
Power of attorney, 1896-1901
Judgment, 1900
Affidavits, 1891, 1904, 1906
Probated will, 1898
Citations, 1900, 1901
Financial papers:
Receipts, 1888, 1905, 1910
Promissory note, 1901
List of assets
Stock certificates, 1895-1900
Ledger
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3Y582 Photograph of Chester W. Nimitz in cowboy hat



 

Robert Bluntzer Collection:

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2L300 Nineteenth century letters
Round Robin letters:
September 1942 - March 1946
undated
Fragments
Lists of names and addresses
Biographical sketches
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2L301 Copies, 1932-1934
undated
Fragments
Poems
Photographs
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2L150 Round Robin newsletters, 1943-1945, undated
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Microfilm 802.43 Scrapbooks:
Sullivan family
Bluntzer family
Family stories
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3Y582 Photographs:
Nimitz signing terms of surrender of Japan, September 2, 1945
Portrait of Major Tarlton Stafford
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3S205 Color print of "Cimetiere National de Douaumont la nuit"