University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Barkley Family Photograph Album



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Barkley Family
Title: Barkley Family Photograph Album
Abstract: This album belonged to Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Sessions Barkley of Rockdale, Texas.The album contains 41 group and individual portraits in carte-de-visite, cabinet photograph and tintype formats.
Accession No.: 89-268
Extent: 3 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

This album belonged to Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Sessions Barkley of Rockdale, Texas. Dr. Barkley practiced medicine in Rockdale for 53 years. The album was donated to the Texas Memorial Museum in 1972 and transferred to the Briscoe Center in 1989.


Scope and Contents

The album contains 41 group and individual portraits in carte-de-visite, cabinet photograph and tintype formats. Only one, Fannie Graves Davis, is identified. Also included are a newspaper clipping of “J. L. Chinault, Commander Camp No. 752, Oxford, Miss.”, and a ribbon from the State Epworth League Conference in Houston, April 16-18, 1895.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Davis, Fannie Graves
Shinault, J. L.
Subjects
Cartes-de-visite
Cabinet photographs
Tintypes

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Barkley Family Photograph Album, 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

box
3T18 Photograph album