University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the DeWitt Family Photograph Collection, ca. 1870-1920



Descriptive Summary

Creator: DeWitt Family
Title: DeWitt Family Photograph Collection
Dates: ca. 1870-1920
Abstract: The DeWitt family settled near Newburg in Comanche County around 1870. The collection includes studio portraits of the DeWitt family taken in Comanche County from 1890 to 1920 as well as images of houses and outdoor pictures of family members.
Accession No.: 83-251
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

The DeWitt family settled near Newburg in Comanche County around 1870.


Scope and Contents

The collection includes studio portraits of the DeWitt family taken in Comanche County from 1890 to 1920 as well as images of houses and outdoor pictures of family members. Also included are a number of unidentified portraits as well as a notebook, several obituaries and a newspaper clipping.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
DeWitt, John E.
DeWitt family
Loveless, M. R.
Wallace, Arthur
Subjects
Children and youth--Photographs
Horses--Photographs
Houses--Texas--Photographs
Portrait photographs
Tintypes
Places
Burnet (Tex.)
Comanche County (Tex.)
Oak Cliff (Tex.)
West Texas

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

DeWitt Family Photograph Collection, ca. 1870-1920, 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
3T10 Photographs
Manuscript material