University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Herman Toepperwein Collection, 1895-1905

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Toepperwein (Herman)
Title Herman Toepperwein Collection, 1895-1905
Identification: AR 73-18
Extent 4 mounted collodion prints
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Creator Sketch

Herman Toepperwein was born in Menard, Texas, in 1907, the son of Emil and Sophie Nauwald Toepperwein. He is a direct descendant of the first German immigrants to the Fredericksburg area. After successful careers as an attorney and author, Toepperwein died in Kerrville, Texas, in 1976.

Scope and Contents

Two photographs by Emil Toepperwein show the town of Menard, Texas, and a Sunday School picnic near Menard at the San Saba River. The remaining two photographs by Noah H. Rose show Fritz Luckenbach's hotel and Emil Toepperwein's store and a view of the 1899 Menard flood. There are extensive annotations by Herman Toepperwein on the verso of the photographs.


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Hunter, John Warren, 1846-1915.
Luckenbach, Fritz.
Rose, Noah H.
Toepperwein, Emil.
Menard (Tex.)--Photographs.
Stores, Retail--Texas--Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Herman Toepperwein Collection, 1895-1905, the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Collection



3y22 Photographs