University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the John Thomas Bolton Papers, 1846-1920



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bolton, John Thomas.
Title: John Thomas Bolton Papers
Dates: 1846-1920
Abstract: Business and family correspondence of Bolton contains papers concerning the building of his house as well as photostats of letters from his father-in-law William P. Rogers during his service in the Mexican War. Papers also contain photostats of account records and a diary pertaining to Bolton's business and plantation activities.
Extent: 4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

John Thomas Bolton (1840-1915) was a physician and politician who served in the Mexican War.


Scope and Contents

Business and family correspondence of Bolton contains papers concerning the building of his house as well as photostats of letters from his father-in-law William P. Rogers during his service in the Mexican War. Papers also contain photostats of account records and a diary pertaining to Bolton's business and plantation activities.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bolton, John Thomas -- Archives.
Rogers, William P.
Subjects
Plantation life -- Texas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Places
Wharton (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Thomas Bolton Papers, 1846-1920, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3H72 Business correspondence, 1850-1893
Rogers family correspondence, 1846-1847, 1895, 1901
Miscellany, undated
Diary and plantation records, 2 vols., 1871-1920
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3H73 Ledger, 1888-1896
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3.325/V11 Wharton Spectator (photostat), 1912
Insurance certificate, 1899