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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Onsite at SRH:

Offsite:

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Gregg Cantrell Papers, [1799]-2001



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cantrell, Gregg, 1958-.
Title: Gregg Cantrell Papers
Dates: [1799]-2001
Abstract: The Gregg Cantrell Papers, [1799]-2001 contains 1990s research material for Cantrell’s book, Stephen F. Austin, Empresario of Texas (1999).
Accession No.: 2009-343
Extent: 3 ft., 3.5 in.
Language: Materials are written in English, Spanish, and French.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Gregg Cantrell earned his Ph.D. in American History from Texas A&M University in 1988. He also holds an M.B.A in Management from Texas A&M. He focuses on southern U.S. and Texan history courses while teaching at Texas Christian University. Dr. Cantrell has published numerous articles and books, including Kenneth and John B. Rayner and the Limits of Southern Dissent (1993), Stephen F. Austin, Empresario of Texas (1999), and Feeding the Wolf: John B. Rayner and the Politics of Race, 1850-1918 (2001).

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Scope and Contents

The Gregg Cantrell Papers, [1799]-2001, contains 1990s research material for Cantrell’s book, Stephen F. Austin, Empresario of Texas (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999). Materials include notes, drafts and page proofs, articles, correspondence, photographs, and photocopies of original and published materials from the 19th and 20th centuries in English, Spanish, and French.

Archivist’s Note: This collection contains photocopies from other collections at the Briscoe Center and from other libraries and archives in the United States and Mexico. Restrictions may apply to the photocopies from other repositories, and inquiries should be made to those repositories for use permissions. Collections holding original materials at the Briscoe Center are listed in the Related Material section of this finding aid. Also, several folders were empty when received by the archives, and these are indicated with an “[empty folder]” note after the folder title in the inventory.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

A portion of these papers are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval. (SRH Big Basement)

Copyright of unpublished material written by Gregg Cantrell belongs to him.

Some materials are photocopies from other libraries, such as Yale’s Beinecke Library and SMU’s DeGolyer Library among others, and cannot be reproduced or used in publication without their consent.

Other documents are restricted from use due to laws regarding Social Security Numbers and educational grades.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Cantrell, Gregg, 1958- -- Archives.
Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836.
Mier y Teran, Manuel de.
Austin, Moses, 1761-1821.
Subjects
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas.
Pioneers -- Texas -- Biography.
Places
Austin’s Colony (Tex.)
Brazoria County (Tex.)
Mexico -- History – 1821-1861.
Texas -- History -- To 1846.
Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836.

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Related Material

See also Austin Papers: the Stephen F. and Moses Austin Papers, Austin (Moses and Stephen F.) Scrapbook, Austin (Moses) Papers, Austin (Stephen F.) Collection , Austin (Stephen F.) Calling Card , Bexar Archives Original Manuscripts and Printed Material and Translations, Bryan (Guy M.) Papers, Bryan (Moses Austin) Papers, Perry (Hally Ballinger Bryan) Papers, Perry (James F. and Stephen S.) Papers, and Zavala (Lorenzo de) Papers.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gregg Cantrell Papers, [1799]-2001, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Laurel Rozema, January 2010.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Onsite at SRH:

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3S186 Manuel Mier y Teran letterbook from Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, [original 1830-1835]
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2K256 Research project material: [RESTRICTED]
Grant time and attendance report, 1996
Research proposal evaluation form, undated

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Offsite:

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2009-343/1 Photocopies of original source materials, [originals ca. 1829-1836]
Photos of Mexican officials, [originals undated]
Email and Cantrell’s curriculum vitae, 1995-1996
Folders 2-9, 11-16, 57
[Photocopies of original source materials; folders 9 and 15 are empty]
Photocopy and transcription of James F. Perry and wife vs. David Graham writ, [original 1846]
Photocopies of publications, [originals 1836, 1904-1964, 1984]
Correspondence, 1996-1998
Correspondence about Austin book illustrations and maps, June 16, 1999
Photocopies of publications, [originals 1904-1905, 1966-1993]
Photocopy of Exposición at Pública sobre los Asuntos de Texas y Las Siete Guerras por Texas, Esteban F. Austin, estudio de Pablo Herrera Carrillo, 1959
Annales du Muséum du Havre, no. 55, November 1997
Photocopies of original source materials, [originals 1836-1837]
Research notes and photocopy order form, 1996, undated
Course syllabus and exam instructions, undated
Stephen F. Austin calling card, [ca. 1820s-1830s]
Photocopies of original source materials, [originals 1828-1834]
Photocopies of publications and speeches, [originals 1828, 1834, 1966, 1970, undated]
McKinley thesis, "Life of James F. Perry"
Wilson thesis, "The Mission of Austin, Archer, and Wharton"
Letts thesis, "George Fisher"
Janicek diss., "The Development of Early Mexican Land Policy"
Reséndez diss., "Caught Between Profits and Rituals…"
Trigy thesis: "Father Michael Muldoon"
Moore thesis, "The Role of the Baron de Bastrop "
Coose thesis, "The Texan’s Necessities of life, 1821-1845"
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2009-343/2 Xerox copies – Primary sources – Missouri
Indians
Illustrations:
Permits
Receipts/costs
SFA (Senate chamber portrait)
Moses Austin
[empty folder]
Durham Hall
[empty folder]
SFA, age 12
Mine a Breton, 1799
Transylvania Univ.
Chouteau House
Joseph H. and George Anne Hawkins
SFA’s pistols and tomahawk
SFA (cook portrait)
Plaza, Mexico City
Ramos Arizpe
Maps (Frazier)
Plan of San Felipe, 1824
Samuel May Williams
Jared E. Groce
[Manuel] Mier y Teran
Anastacio Bustamante
Lucas Alamán
"Notice" (Broadside to emigrants)
Mary Austin Holley
Gómez Farías
SFA w/ dog by Brazos
SFA’s sketch of Inquisicíon
Sterling C. Robertson
Almonte
Santa Anna
Zavala
Juan Seguín
Henry Smith
William H. Wharton
SFA’s calling card
SFA, (Millspaugh portrait) ca. 1836
SFA sillouette, 1836
SFA funeral notice ("The Patriarch Has Left Us")
"The Log Cabin"
SFA statue ([Elisabet] Ney)
Surveys at Peach Point:
Mary A. Holley’s Texas title page
"To the Settlers in Austin’s Settlement" (broadside)
e-mail and other corr. With various sources ("Bones")
DRT Library at the Alamo
Coppini
Bibliographical materials
UDC – capitol controversy
Alamo controversy
Joanna Troutman
"The Bones of Stephen F. Austin" paper with notes, undated
Photocopy request forms and notes, 2001, undated
Chapter 4 page proofs [unidentified book]
Photocopies of publications, [originals 1999, undated]
"Bones" images
Stephen F. Austin reput[ation] article
Colquitt
SFA reburial
Mexican docs., (mainly AGN transcript and some B.A.) 1833-1834
Archives – SFA
Xerox copies – primary sources – Texas, 1825-1829
Land
Laws
Health – SFA
Hawkins
Bibliog.
Crisp
Baron de Bastrop
[empty folder]
Bexar Archives
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2009-343/3 Xerox copies – Primary sources – Texas, 1821-24
Biog. Sketches, reminiscences
Xerox copies – secondary sources – Texas, 1830-33
Xerox copies – Mission to the US – 1835-1836
Xerox copies – secondary sources – Texas, 1835-36
Xerox copies – primary sources – Mexico, 1833-1835
Xerox copies – secondary sources – Mexico, 1833-1835
Xerox copies – primary sources – Texas, 1835-36
Xerox copies – primary sources – Texas, 1830-33
Xerox copies – secondary sources – Texas, (incl. Mexico trip, 1822-1823) 1821-24
Xerox copies – secondary sources – Texas, 1825-29
War of 1812
Xerox copies – secondary sources – Missouri
Xerox copies – secondary sources – New Orleans
[empty folder]
Xerox copies – primary sources – Arkansas
Xerox copies – secondary sources – Arkansas
Jose Manuel de Herrera (and daughter?)
Texas Geog., Agri., Pop., descriptions
Rodriquez, O., The Evolution of Mexican Political System
Masculinity/Manhood/Gender
SFA Misc.
Mexican bibliography
Personality
Prison case
Romanticism, etc.
Slavery
Spanish
SFA Workshop Travscript – SMU, Feb. 8, 1997
Publisher
Xerox copies – primary sources – New Orleans
[empty folder]
Moses – Austin
Xerox copies – Primary sources – Boyhood
Xerox copies – secondary sources – Boyhood
Archives – Mo. La. Ark. Ky. D.C. Conn.
Photocopies from the Center for American History, 1997 [originals 1889, 1833-1836, 1846]
Professional correspondence, 1995-1997
Personal correspondence, undated
SFA book: introduction page proofs, undated
Speech to Austin-Bryan-Perry Family Reunion, June 18, 1994
Photocopies and transcriptions of source material, [originals 1813-1834]
Photocopy of Checklist of Microfilm at the Benson Latin American Collection, [original 1980]
Notes, undated
Photocopies of publications, [originals 1830, 1936, 1980, 1996]
"Second Texas Flag Raising over Stephen Fuller Austin Death Site" by Mrs. Doris M. Fentress, November 3, 1995
Photocopies of Celia Gutierrez Ibarrra publications from the Bibliotecas National de Antropologia e Historia, [originals 1986-1994]
Floppy disk with photos of a lecture
Ill.: Exterior and interior, Inquisición
Photoduplicates from other collections used for SFA book illustrations

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