University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Glenn Dooley Photograph Collection, ca. 1930-1949



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dooley, Glenn
Title: Glenn Dooley Photograph Collection
Dates: ca. 1930-1949
Abstract: Glenn Dooley was a professor of chemistry and a genealogist. Public buildings in Texas, primarily county courthouses and the state capitol, are the major focus of this collection.
Accession No.: 88-251
Extent: ca. 300 photographic prints
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in Kansas in 1905, Glenn Dooley moved with his family to Texas in 1910. He taught chemistry in various universities and colleges until his retirement in 1970. In addition to teaching he was involved in genealogy, which led to his interest in county courthouses and other places of historical importance.


Scope and Contents

Public buildings in Texas, primarily county courthouses and the state capitol, are the major focus of this collection. Also included are images of bridges, rivers, riverboats, and stadiums, one photograph of the Alamo, and scenic views of Mexico.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects
Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.)
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)
Mexican-American Border Region
Bridges
Courthouses—Texas
Public buildings
River boats
Rivers
Stadiums

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Glenn Dooley Photograph Collection, ca. 1930-1949, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3Y99 Photo album
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3Y114 Photographs