University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Bible Collection, 1765-1911



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bible Collection
Title: Bible Collection
Dates: 1765-1911
Abstract: The Bible Collection contains numerous bibles from Texan families, many with genealogical information.
Accession No.: 82-266; 90-330; 2002-210; 2009-216; 2012-163; 2014-130
Extent: 25 ft., 10 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The Bible Collection contains numerous bibles from Texan families, many with genealogical information.

N.B. Some bibles are not listed here because they have their own or a part of other collections with their own individual finding aids.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Access to portions of this collection are restricted. Contact repository for further information.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.


Index Terms

Subjects
Bible, English.
Bible, German.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bible Collection, [1772?]-1911, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Revised by Laurel Rozema, September 2009, Maria Soscia, June 2012, and Paloma Graciani Picardo, September 2014.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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4L869a Alexander Family Papers
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4L864 Austin family bible
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4L960 Barron (Elbert Macby) Collection
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4L808 Battle (William James) Papers:
Battle family bible
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4L859 Battle (William James) bible
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4L884 Battle family bible
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4L880 Bicket family bibles
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4L850 Birger-Sauer family bible
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4L812 Black (Myrtie) bible
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4L861 Brady (Thomas Charles) Family Papers:
Brady family bible
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4L959 Bryan (Beauregard and Lillian) bible from Moses Austin Bryan to his daughter-in-law Lillian Lyles Bryan
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4L855 Bryan (James Perry) Papers:
Bryan (Octavia) bible
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4L870 Austin-Perry-Bryan family bible
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4L800 Bryson (James Gordon) Papers:
Bryson bible
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4L879 Burgess-Jefferson family bibles:
Burkitt, William. Expository notes, with practical observations, on the New Testament… [17th ed.], [1772?]
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4L865 Calvert family bible
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4L801 Cassel (Joanna) family bible
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4L803 Childress (George Campbell) Papers:
Childress (Annie Jennings) family bible
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4L853 Clark (Simeon English) Papers:
Clark family bible
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4L953 Costley family bible
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4L810 Cunningham family bible
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4L883 Dennison family bible
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4L957 Dermy (Thomas) family bible
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4L951 English (John W. and Florence C.) bible
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4L872 Ewell family bible
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4L815 Gower (J.M.) and Esher (Edward B.) family bible, 1892
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4L961 Guenther (John) family bible in German, published in Philadelphia, PA, [ca. 1872]
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4L857 Hoffman (James L.) family bible
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4L806 Howson (John D.) Family:
Carved ebony family bible from cousin J. D. Laudland of Liverpool on May 14, 1850
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4L805 Carved ebony family prayer book from cousin J. D. Laudland of Liverpool on May 14, 1850
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4L811 Johnson (Elizabeth) leather family bible, printed by D. Fanshaw, No. 20, Slote-lane, New York, 1820
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4L813 Junker (Katherine Haberkarn) prayer book
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4L814 Kellersberger Family Papers:
Kellersberger family bible
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4L852 Kemp (Louis Wiltz) Papers:
Kemp family bible
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4L964a King (Charles) Family Bible:
The Self-Interpreting Bible by John Brown and Henry Cooke, printed by Brown and Cooke, 1859
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3H337 Clippings and notes, undated
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4L873 Kircheville family bible
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4L856 LePell family bible
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4L862 Lomax (Terrence) family bible, 1869
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4L866 Martin (Garland Rhodes) family bible
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4L881 McCelvey-Calhoun-McHenry Family Papers:
Family bible
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4L871 Michard (Henry B.) bible
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4L804 Millard (W. H.) family bible from his mother Susannah Millard
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4L869 Mitchell (Asa and Charlotte Woodmancy) family bible bound in deerskin by Asa Mitchell, 1822
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4L956 Nash family bible
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4L867 Neblett family bible
[RESTRICTED]
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4L858 Newcomb (James Pearson, Sr.) Papers:
Newcomb family bible
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4L885 Nimmo (James) family bible
[RESTRICTED]
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4L875 Ogden family bible
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4L807 Owen (Margaret White) family bible from her daughters Mrs. Jessie White Collis, Laura Owen Rodriguez, and Lillian Owen Edwards
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4L802 Parker (Benjamin) family bible attained by Native Americans at the 1836 Fort Parker massacre, 1792
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4L882 Rhone family bible
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4L877 Schiller Family Bibles:
Schiller family bible
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4L878 Schiller family bible
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4L954 Schiller bible
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4L874 Shelton (Thomas Jefferson) family bible
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4L876 Simpson (John Harper) Papers:
Simpson family bible
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4L952 Smalley (Freeman J.) Family Papers:
Smalley (Freeman J.) family bible
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4L868 Sutherland (George) Papers:
Sutherland family bible
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4L863 Taulman (Joseph Edward) Papers:
Chaffin (John Ellis) family bible, printed by American Bible Society, New York, 1854
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4L809 Smith (John, Jr.) family bible, formerly belonging to “Grandfather Smith,” and presented to John Smith, Jr., from his aunt Mariah Smith in July 1911, printed E. and J. White, New York, 1816
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4L950 Taulman leather family bible, 1870
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4L860 Taulman (Elizabeth) leather bible, printed by Towar & Hogan, Philadelphia, 1830
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4L955 Taulman (Peter J.) leather bible with apocrypha and family record to 1878, printed for William Durelle, Bookseller, 1801
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4L851 Thompson (Ernest Othmer) Papers:
Thompson family bible
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4L816 Villavaso-Rather family bible
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4L854 White (Francis Menefee) Papers:
White family bible presented to Francis’ mother by her daughters Augustine Fischer and Michell J. Chevallie, 1830, 1847
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4L958 Widen family bible
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4L962 Mr. and Mrs. Forest Glen Tilton bibles in German:
1765
1797
Samuel H. Baker and Martha E. Trotter bible, printed by American Bible Society, New York, 1844
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4L964b James L. Alcorn family Bible