University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Frank J. Schlueter Photographs, 1909-1913.



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Schlueter, Frank J.
Title: Frank J. Schlueter Photographs
Dates: 1909-1913
Abstract: Compilation of photographs by Frank J. Schlueter (1874? – 1972), a Houston commercial photographer, purportedly used to promote Texas City around the time of its incorporation in 1911.
Extent: 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Compilation of photographs by Frank J. Schlueter (1874? – 1972), a Houston commercial photographer, purportedly used to promote Texas City around the time of its incorporation in 1911. Images include ships being loaded, warehouses, city views and unidentified views of military camps. Also contains newspaper clippings about Texas City. A significant group of Schlueter’s work is housed at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center of the Houston Public Library.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Schlueter (Frank J.)
Subjects
Commerce--Texas
Petroleum industry and trade -- Texas.
Shipping--Texas
Places
Texas City (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frank J. Schlueter Photographs, 1909-1913, 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
3Y132 Photograph album, [Click for images] 1909-1913