University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Henry Hyams Morris Photograph Collection, 1900.



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Morris, Henry Hyams
Title: Henry Hyams Morris Photograph Collection,
Dates: 1900
Abstract: Henry Hyams Morris (1869-1956) was a Galveston, Texas photographer. He was a charter member of the Photographic Association of Texas and won many awards for his work. These photographs portray the aftermath of the Galveston hurricane and flood of September, 1900.
Accession No.: 88-72
Extent: 1 1/12 inches (20 mounted silver gelatin prints)
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Henry Hyams Morris (1869-1956) was a Galveston, Texas photographer. He was a charter member of the Photographic Association of Texas and won many awards for his work.


Scope and Contents

These photographs portray the aftermath of the Galveston hurricane and flood of September, 1900.


Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Morris, Henry Hyams--photographer
Subjects
Death
First Baptist Church (Galveston, Tex.)
Floods
Harbors
Houses
Housing
Hurricanes
Railroads
Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Galveston, Tex.)
Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church (Galveston, Tex.)
Places
Galveston (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Hyams Morris Photograph Collection, 1900, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3Y524 Photographs, 1900