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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Daughters of the Republic of Texas:

James Edward Webb:

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the James E. Webb Papers, 1897-1916



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Webb, James E., 1859-1916.
Title: James E. Webb Papers
Dates: 1897-1916
Abstract: Printed material, correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings and programs concerns James E. Webb, attorney for the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and legal action regarding their custodianship of the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas, 1897-1916. There are also letters concerning his failed attempt in 1911 for mayor of San Antonio.
Accession No.: 86-205; 92-240; 93-40; 2008-305
OCLC No.: 77539781
Extent: 8 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

James Edward Webb (1859-1916) was City Attorney of San Antonio (1903-1911) and represented the Daughters of the Republic of Texas in legal matters. In 1911 he ran for mayor but lost.

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Scope and Contents

Printed material, correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings and programs concerns James E. Webb, attorney for the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and legal action regarding their custodianship of the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas, 1897-1916. There are also letters concerning his failed attempt in 1911 for mayor of San Antonio.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Driscoll, Clara, 1881-1945.
Webb, James E., 1859-1916 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
Places
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.
San Antonio (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James E. Webb Papers, 1897-1916, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Daughters of the Republic of Texas:

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3E221 Correspondence, printed material, legal documents, 1903-1911
Correspondence, 1912-1916
By-laws, 1908
Reports of the annual meetings, 1897-1916
Executive Committee, minutes, April 25, 1913
Miscellaneous, undated
Proposal and support for plans to improve and beautify the Alamo grounds, 1912-1913
Dr. A. B. Conley, et al. vs. The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, legal documents and briefs, 1912-1913
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3E222 Clippings, 1907-1913

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James Edward Webb:

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3E222 Correspondence, 1903-1915
Printed material:
House Bill no. 2, July 12, 1913
General and Special Laws of the State of Texas, 1911
House Journal, February 13, 1913
Legislative Record, March 30, 1913
Biographical sketch, undated
Clippings, relating to death, 1916

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