University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the David Houston Doom Family Photographs, ca. 1896-1948



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Doom, David Houston
Title: David Houston Doom Family Photographs,
Dates: ca.1896-1948
Abstract: David Houston Doom was a prominent Austin attorney and judge. The collection consists of family photographs and photographs of friends of the Dooms as well as some unidentified photographs and houses.
Extent: 5 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

David Houston Doom was a prominent Austin attorney and judge; his wife Nellie Horne Doom was active in Austin city affairs and a supporter of equal rights for women.


Scope and Contents

The collection consists of family photographs and photographs of friends of the Dooms as well as some unidentified photographs and houses. Also included are a clipping and an obituary for Mrs. Doom (3/16/1948) and the guest book from the Dooms' wedding in 1896.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Doom, David Houston
Doom, Nellie Horne
Subjects
Houses
Portrait photographs
Subjects (Places)
Austin (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

David Houston Doom Family Photographs, ca. 1896-1948, 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
3S38 Manuscript material:
Clippings, 3/16/1948
Wedding guest book, 1896
Photographs:
Houses
Unidentified groups
Unidentified men
Unidentified women
Billy Doom
Dave Doom
Mrs. Dave Doom
Esther Doom
Richard Rector
Rev. Faye Walker, Earl Walker
Grandmother Doom, Mable Norwood and grandchild
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Lively and Morris Jr.
Lola Martin
Anna Griffith
Mayne Lane
Katie
Joe Shelby Smith